Imaginary knowledge of self

Affirmations are popular with many because it is a form of self-hypnosis.  It appears to work for a short time until ‘the shit hits the fan’ again. A man panning for gold might find some small grain size pieces in the first few days of his search.  Those grains will keep him panning for weeks and months filled with a dream, a hope of finding a lot of gold.  Seekers in the spiritual circles will go for decades with nothing but a dream and hope.   Even when faced with devastating odds, they can’t give up the dream.  All the while […]

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Hearing is spontaneous

Most spiritual aspirants can’t bear to read anything that challenges their beliefs or their blind faith in some guru/teacher. The investment in imaginary progress is too much to let go of. Many praise this guru or that but I have not met even one who follows and praises their teacher or guru who is clearly not still seeking and not still full of erroneous beliefs.  Everything they say is based on belief and blind faith and imaginary progress. If that wonderful guru or teacher is so ‘amazingly clear’, why on earth has the seeking and the blind hero worship still […]

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On the right side of wrong?

Whatever is necessary to dislodge the believed in entity must arise. Skipping about in the shallow waters pretending to know and pretending to be a ‘teacher’ or an ‘advanced student’ is a sure way to avoid cutting through the main cause and the main feature of psychological suffering – the me fixation. Most ‘teachers’ are clearly and obviously so full of a false self-image (behavior and attitude reveal it) it is remarkable that so few of their followers see through it.  A common intelligent non believer can see through it all instantly.  Why?  Because erroneous belief in the ‘teacher’ is […]

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Beggars in disguise

99% of ‘teachers’ talk nonsense because it makes them feel important and puts food on their table. Beggars disguised as wise men or women. The greedy one’s have several mansions and property……. or own an island in the Pacific or some fancy exotic place. Why would anyone who has seen through the illusions of being separate ever keep another on an imaginary path? Some even ‘create’ a teaching they call ‘The direct path’.   Bollocks.  There is NO path whatsoever. Who, with full awareness of their true nature, can hold up a single pebble from some path they say they […]

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So Obvious

How do you point out something that is so obvious, always present, has no form of its own and it is the very ‘thing’ that allows all sentience, all cognition, without it ever flinching, blurring or disappearing? It is similar to space.  The space that you experienced as a child is the same space here now.  It has not altered or changed. It is not a thing, not an object nor is it a subject. The ‘Ah ha’ moment is a spontaneous uncaused recognition of naked awareness.  It is not the result of thinking or of some effort to see, […]

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Don’t believe it – know it!

Don’t believe what anyone tells you regarding possible attainment or anything about higher states of mind. Ordinary everyday awareness is the core essence and that is what the seeker overlooks constantly due to the attention being focused on seeking something that is not actually anywhere.  Seeking stems from a sense of lacking something.  You are complete irrespective of whatever concepts of lacking you may believe in.  The totality expresses as everything and everything is the totality – one without a second.  There are no parts that can be separate, except conceptually and a concept has no separate existence from the […]

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Experiences and meaning

We are attracted, it would seem to some things and not others.   Attraction and repulsion appear to happen quite spontaneously. Some folk seem to gel with us and others do not.   We value some folk and not others.   Is it a common view or common understanding?  We know where they are coming from, even if it is not clearly expressed in words. We may have some friends we may not see for years and yet within a short time of getting together, it seems like no time has past.  The patterns are very familiar.  We trust them […]

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The uninterrupted nature of experiencing

A common ailment is the search for meaning for ‘my life’ my ‘personal life’.  No one questions the reality of the ‘person’ that apparently is supposed to have meaning. Memory works fine without the constant referencing to an image of self.  In fact memory is clearer without the loading called ‘me’.  When the me has not been seen-through, along with every recalling of the story of ‘me’ from memory there comes the emotional baggage associated with the fixation (me) from so-called ‘past experience’.  It is assumed to the real. No one questions what an experience is or whether it has […]

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Walking in the wind – lookin’ at the sky

  The greatest teacher of all is the Sky –  Sky knows no boundary and has no centre or point.  Right here, right now is everywhere without any condition, no past or future. Observe the sky without looking for any hidden meaning and it will reveal everything as it is. The sky has no observation tower.   Right here, right now is everywhere without any condition, past or future. Even the word ‘present’, like all words, they appear upon the cognition, they float upon emptiness. ………………………………. Walking in the Wind – by Steve Winwood (Traffic) “If I could talk to you […]

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Momentary lapses of reason

Since self-centeredness is the common feature that dictates the behavior of the ‘social fabric’, any form of a message that dismisses the apparent value of ‘fixating on me’ will be dismissed very quickly by the ‘seeker of truth’ – because the seeker of truth knows nothing about truth or actual being.  Spiritual teachings that are popular, including their websites, are popular only because they include subtle ‘fodder’ for the ‘belief in me’. Thousands flock to see a guru or teacher who offers ‘hope’ for that self-centered impulse to ‘attain’ or be delivered out of suffering.   A sacred path is offered. […]

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