Tag Archives: Religion and Spirituality

Veni Sancte Spiritus

A few weeks ago, a friendly acquaintance of mine gave an amazing talk on how Christianity had touched his life, the Christian practices he had observed, Christian experiences, etc.

This talk sent me off down a few lines of inquiry:

  • How am I relating to the tradition I was born in to ?
  • Specifically, how am I relating to the Holy Spirit ? ( a big part of the talk involved the Holy Spirit)

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RASA Transmission

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The End of The End of Seeking, or Is It ?

We have all heard it. Nowhere to go. Nothing to do. Depending on your disposition, this may elicit either a yawn ( of boredom, tedium or indifference ) or a scream. ( of frustration, exasperation or some such similar ) … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Practice, Walking

Eyes open, with each step repeat to yourself I forgive you one syllable each step I…forgive… you. With each step repeat to yourself I forgive me one syllable each step I…forgive… me. With each step repeat to yourself You forgive … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Practice

This life has passed physically easy and emotionally full of misery. This may be from the nature of emotions which are suffering itself. I can thank my Mediterranean ancestors for their overflowing passions. Still, what’s here is here. How much … Continue reading

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Ex Nihilo

Don’t tell me I am space we are space space is all there is I feel solid objects I feel emotions I know what I think I don’t believe what you are saying I believe in science I am myself … Continue reading

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Shaktipat: Leaving Room for Grace

His name is Ramaji. Ramaji does a kind of energetic transmission called RASA . It felt amazing – unlike anything else. * A friend of mine had told me about Ramaji. You never know what friends are into. A group of … Continue reading

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About Satori …

Oshaku Okumura, one of the foremost exponents of Dogen’s teachings, said when he was asked about Satori: “Satori is nothing but being aware of, or being alert in, whatever activity you are doing right now, right here. Any activity is … Continue reading

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Primitive Hut Retreat

primitive hut retreat on a breezy hillside of scrub forest in winter little hooves scuff by at 1:00 am one morning two owls duel hooting in the predawn dark immersed in natural quiet alive, vital, spacious, free animal, vegetable and … Continue reading

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What is Water ?

A humble , honest look at the actual day-to-day, moment to moment experience of one person. Sound familiar ? A big part of the spiritual journey, told in less than 10 minutes. This video comes from here: https://vimeo.com/68855377  

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