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Ashtavakra Samhita – September 23 2017

You are not the body, nor is the body yours; you are not the doer nor the enjoyer. You are Consciousness itself, the eternal Witness, and free. Go about happily. Ashtavakra Samhita, XV.4   The Ashtavakra Samhita is the record of a dialogue between an ancient king, […]

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The Things Necessary to Knowing ‘Who Am I?’ – September 22 2017

` Each of us is here to discover our true Self… that essentially we are spiritual beings who have taken manifestation in physical form… that we’re not human beings that have occasional spiritual experiences, that we’re spiritual beings that have occasional human experiences. Deepak Chopra, Life After […]

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Not Finished with Living – September 21 2017

I am now face to face with dying, but I am not finished with living. Oliver Sacks, Gratitude I once sat across a table from a conversation between a former nun and her friend. They both were in their 70s. The nun was referencing a mutual acquaintance, […]

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The Real Self – September 20 2017

Eventually it will be seen that all thoughts are resistance. They are all images that the mind has made to prevent us from experiencing what actually is. When we have been letting go for a while and have begun experiencing what is really going on, we will […]

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Re-framing Death – September 19 2017

Whatever it is that occurs at death, I believe it deserves to be called a miracle. The miracle, ironically, is that we don’t die. The cessation of the body is an illusion, and like a magician sweeping aside a curtain, the soul reveals what lies beyond. Mystics […]

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Our True Nature – September 18 2017

Student: I am unable to have peace of mind. I am planning to go to the Himalayas in search of it.   Ramana Maharshi: You have travelled 250 miles from Madurai and come here. How much mental quietness have you got? Multiply it by the distance from […]

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Do Be Do Be Do – September 17 2017

One more trick that helps [in our seeking of a conscious way of living]. We have to be in our doing mode, our ego mode, and in our being mode, alternately. It’s neither do do do, nor is it be be be. It’s do be do be […]

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And You Are Home – September 16 2017

Enlightenment is not something that occurs in the future, after 50 years of sitting cross-legged and saying “OM.” It is right here, in this instant. The reason you’re not experiencing this state of total peace and timelessness is because it is being resisted. It is being resisted […]

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What Can You Do About the Future – September 15 2017

What can you do about the future? You can be devoted to beauty. You can be devoted to all that is sacred David Hawkins, MD, PhD   When we become frightened, we often times find ourselves automatically trying to ‘figure out’ how to fix our life. But […]

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Self Realization – September 14 2017

We loosely talk of Self-realization, for lack of a better term. But how can one realize or make real that which alone is real? All we need to do is to give up our habit of regarding as real that which is unreal. All religious practices are […]

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