Tag Archives: no-self

The Rafting Trip

The Rafting Trip by Peter Tjeerdsma Life has been a whitewater rafting trip for the personality I wear at this time. Restful pools of chilling depth . . . relaxing . . . just long enough to dump me over … Continue reading

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Science Studies… Awakening ?

Can science actually study awakening ? This April, I attended the 2014 Consciousness Conference in Tucson, AZ,  titled Toward a Science of Consciousness. The conference consists mostly of academic work in the fields of neuroscience, brain science, philosophy, psychology, and … Continue reading

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if there’s no ‘there’ out there… by miriam louisa

if there’s no ‘there’ out there… by miriam louisa I keep on checking but I always fail to find a ‘within’ or ‘out there’ apart from thoughts in mind so how can I ‘go within’ to ‘nurture’ the Immeasurable or ‘cultivate’ it … Continue reading

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We’re in an Impossible Situation, You and Me by Thassa Amzwar

We’re in an Impossible Situation, You & Me We’re in an impossible situation, You and Me. With no you. With no me. With no place to ‘situate’. With no time to exist IN. There’s nothing I can tell you. With … Continue reading

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Truth is too simple for words by Nirmala

Truth is too simple for words by Nirmala Truth is too simple for words before thought gets tangled up in nouns and verbs there is a wordless sound a deep breathless sigh of overwhelming relief to find the end of … Continue reading

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No True Things by Susan Kahn

No True Things To see that there are no true things Is to fall through crevasses, Through the appearing bedrock And into an emptiness. One finds a freedom To wander among open fields Of neither thing nor no thing. With … Continue reading

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can you, do you, live this savage wisdom? by miriam louisa

can you, do you, live this savage wisdom? by miriam louisa impossible! see this ultimate knowingness isn’t a teaching, a path, a doctrine one can ‘live’ or embody (although the earnest peddlers of nonduality apps would love you to buy the … Continue reading

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A Question the Buddha Refused to Answer

…From Culadasa ( John Yates ) …Most people at the time of the Buddha believed in reincarnation, or were at least concerned about it as a possibility, [but] the Buddha refused to answer questions about where we come from and … Continue reading

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Emotional Truth By Ed Muzika

[ Teacher week on SIAOF continues with a guest post from Ed Muzika. Enjoy !] Emotional Truth By Ed Muzika Thirty years ago I was engaged in dialogue with the leading transpersonal researchers of that time, Ken Wilber and Dan … Continue reading

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Talking to a Dying Friend by Jeff Foster

[ Teacher week on SIAOF continues. Enjoy !] Talking to a dying friend by Jeff Foster I was talking to a dying friend. He was having trouble breathing and was in a lot of pain. He was telling me how, … Continue reading

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