Tag Archives: secular spirituality

Forgiveness: The Missing Link of Practice

Why is Metta / Lovingkindness so ” hard ” ? Why is it even a “thing ” for practitioners ? Practitioners are self-selected, interested, motivated. Do they not wish to broadcast loving  energy to the world, and to everyone they … 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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no land in sight

no land in sight by dominic 724   everyone is looking for a lighthouse, a beacon, a buoy, s o m e t h i n g to tell us we are going the right way …. it helps to … Continue reading

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transpersonal

transpersonal by dominic724   meeting apparent others across far scattered time zones views and traditions locations of mind bearing witness to pain of experience subtle confusion distinct imbalances of vision, emotion, and body each in turn standing naked speaking bare-hearted … Continue reading

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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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whatever has an explanation

whatever has an explanation by David Kennedy   whatever has an explanation is not love   words don’t apply in the love reality   breaking grammatical rules to flip the mind out of ordinary logic   shared consciousness breaks down … 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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Four Points of Dzogchen

“The essence of meditation practice in Dzogchen is encapsulated by these four points: ▪ When one past thought has ceased and a future thought has not yet risen, in that gap, in between, isn’t there a consciousness of the present … 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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