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LIVING IN A WORLD OF OPPOSITES

Living In a world Of Opposites Hell and Heaven. Samsara and Nirvana. Duality and non-duality. Awareness and whatever awareness is aware of. These are all the same thing within the realisation of mature awareness. The more we notice reflections in … Continue reading

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WALKING WITH ANGELS

Walking With Angels Walking with demons is easier than walking with angels. It’s much less challenging to recognise demonic qualities in others than to see their good qualities. We have to go beyond our ordinary samsaric mind in order to … Continue reading

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WALKING WITH DEMONS

Walking With Demons We all walk around with demons inside our minds in the form of negative emotions or criticisms. These demons may originate from trauma in early years which exaggerate our existing likes and dislikes. At first meeting, people … Continue reading

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THE REALLY UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTH

The Really Uncomfortable Truth Pure consciousness in Dzogchen is called the The Great Perfection. Our essence is the Great Perfection; we are the Great Perfection. To want to look at this subject, we have to have had some blessings from … Continue reading

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THE SECOND COMING OF THE MESSIAH

The Second Coming of the Messiah Interpretation of words is not the same as interpretation of realisation. Words have many levels of meaning, which is why we may all see things differently. We can take teachings as being literal (religious) … Continue reading

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REPTILIAN CONSCIOUSNESS IS BUDDHA CONSCIOUSNESS

Reptilian Consciousness Is Buddha Consciousness The primitive brain – also called Reptilian brain – controls the fight, flight and freeze reactions of all creatures. Beings instinctively know what to do in a situation in order to survive but, of course, … Continue reading

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HAPPINESS AND THE ‘ILLUMINATTI’

Happiness And The ‘Illuminati’ The more materialistic and conceptual we become, the less happy we are because of our reliance on conditions; we cannot stop ourselves wanting more, which leads to unhappiness, a lack of wisdom and a loss of … Continue reading

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WHAT IS CONSCIOUSNESS CONSCIOUS OF?

What Is Consciousness Conscious Of? This question deals with and illustrates the type of restricted world in which we find ourselves. Most of the time, we are aware of our environment and what we are doing in it – but … Continue reading

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DIFFICULT STUDENTS

Difficult Students Some cannot follow blindly as they need to know why. Difficult students should make teachers better teachers. Authentic spiritual teachings are not to be merely repeated and accepted: these teachings are practical methods to investigate the nature of reality … Continue reading

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INSPIRATION IS BLESSING

Inspiration Is Blessing Inspiration is blessing, but be aware. Inspiration usually comes from someone we have seen or heard about, or something we have seen, read or heard. It connects to a certain quality within, so the blessing is re-cog-nised. … Continue reading

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HOW DO I FIND TRUTH?

How Do I Find Truth? Truth cannot be read about or discussed: it can only be experienced through the recognition in the stillness of mind which reveals the clarity of pure being, pure consciousness. It is we who decide that … Continue reading

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‘I’ HAS AN EXPIRY DATE

‘I’ Has An Expiry Date Every thing has an expiry date. Our ‘I’ will cease to broadcast gossip when consciousness wakes up and realises that it already knows. “You will hear of wars and rumours of wars, but see to it that you are not troubled. … Continue reading

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FULLY BEING

Fully Being Fully being means nothing obscuring our experience. No ideas, no concepts, no fixations, no obsessions, no habitual judgements. No shadows. The true nature of our mind is totally clear of any neuroses concerning self and the world around us. … Continue reading

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ORDINARY ENLIGHTENMENT FOR ORDINARY PEOPLE

Ordinary Enlightenment For Ordinary People Ordinary enlightenment for ordinary people requires ordinary mind, ordinary consciousness and ordinary dissatisfaction to see the truth that we are the truth we seek. If, on the other hand, we want super-duper extraordinary enlightenment which … Continue reading

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SEEING THAT WE SEE: THAT’S WHAT IT’S ALL ABOUT

Seeing That We See: That’s What It’s All About Being conscious of being conscious. We are here in a human form to realise our true nature of ethereal reality. The pure conscious nucleus of intelligence. To accomplish this, we need … Continue reading

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MEDITATION MEANS ‘TO MEASURE’

Meditation Means ‘To Measure’ To consider carefully and restrain. Meditation is a boot-camp for the mind: once trained, the mind is free from contaminates, and measures out enlightened, compassionate activity. Once the mind is under control, we drop considering and restraining in … Continue reading

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THE MOMENT BEFORE THE MOMENT NOW IS NOW!

The Moment Before The Moment Now Is Now! The moment before the moment now is now. By the time now is perceived, now has already passed. Why is this important? Non-duality doesn’t lose itself in duality, and being remains in … Continue reading

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OUR PROPENSITIES AND TENDENCIES

Our Propensities and Tendencies We each have intuition and a conscience. All creatures have this ability, this knowingness that is more than merely awareness. This inner knowledge comes from deep within our essence, our essential nature of pure consciousness. It … Continue reading

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IF THERE IS NO REINCARNATION

If There Is No Reincarnation If there is no reincarnation, then there can be no enlightenment. If there is no enlightenment, then there is no point to unconditional love. If there is no unconditional love, then our short life is … Continue reading

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COURAGEOUS INTELLIGENCE

Courageous Intelligence The more we recognise the reality of consciousness, the more we are aware of whatever covers this up. The more we expose this covering, the more the recognition that the covering is an illusion. The more we recognise … Continue reading

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Hmm…REINCARNATION?

Hmm … Reincarnation? In studying the Dharma, one continually reviews what is meant and how it works. Investigative spirituality is a sustained refinement, which means that whatever was satisfying and comforting becomes no longer so, but is replaced by something … Continue reading

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KICKING THE CRAP OUT OF ONESELF!

Kicking The Crap Out Of Oneself! Crap is the stuff we no longer need – useless, unwanted nonsense. This manure is the source of happiness. It’s the Great Relief! 😀

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COCOONED IN SPIRITUALITY

Cocooned In Spirituality We come to the subject of spirituality when all else has failed us. Authentic spirituality is not escapism in to a fantasy world: it is a genuine wish to know the ultimate truth. The truth of our … Continue reading

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THE UNATTAINABLE

The Unattainable In looking for the truth, the truth will remain unattainable. We may seek the truth – the ultimate nature of our reality – believing that we do not already know this truth. It is precisely because of this … Continue reading

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BEYOND HUMAN

Beyond Human Even though we may appear to be human and identify with being human, we are not human in essence. We are, first and foremost, pure consciousness embodied in a certain form, under certain conditions, at a certain time. … Continue reading

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MEDITATING WITH EYES OPEN

Meditating With Eyes Open As we were saying yesterday, the senses are non-conceptual: in the milli-moment when we see, smell, taste, hear and touch, there is just perception – pure perception, pure awareness, pure consciousness. That is what we are! I … Continue reading

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WE MEDITATE WHEN WE FORGET

We Meditate When We Forget Meditation is for when we forget that we are pure consciousness: pure consciousness doesn’t need to meditate. Meditation is the method to recognise and realise the silent openness of pure consciousness. Once this is experienced, … Continue reading

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EVERYONE’S ADDICTED

Everyone’s Addicted Everyone is addicted to a self, a ‘me’ and ‘mine’. This is the only reason we are not enlightened; the ideas about a self get in the way. Until we truly realise this, we will continue to believe … Continue reading

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THE MOMENT OF INDIFFERENCE, BEFORE INDIFFERENCE SETS IN

The Moment Of Indifference, Before Indifference Sets In 😀 Before anything is recognised, there is a very subtle moment of pureperception, of pureconsciousness in which no judgement takes place. This is the wisdom of one taste – indifference – which … Continue reading

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TWO FACTS ABOUT CONSCIOUSNESS

Two Facts About Consciousness All creatures are bornwitha sense of awareness or consciousness. This is how we survive. There is a uniqueness to this consciousness: it has natural clarity and is empty of contrivance, before anything is identified. As humans … Continue reading

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OUR ULTIMATE REALITY

Our Ultimate Reality Is unelaborated consciousness. No rules. No joining. No dogma, No fees. No attitude. No adoration. No -isms. We are born in pure consciousness. and we die in pure consciousness. In between and after, we get muddled and … Continue reading

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IMPRISONED IN OUR OWN MIND

Imprisoned In Our Own Mind We are each imprisoned in our own mind. Have you discovered that yet? We spend our time impressing other inmates. Have you discovered that yet? To be free, all we have to do is see. … Continue reading

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THE JOY OF UNDERSTANDING EVIL

The Joy Of Understanding Evil It all depends on one’s point of view. Evil misunderstands ultimate reality, and wants us to remain in relative reality because it is there where illusions are created. In ultimate reality, evil doesn’t actually exist; … Continue reading

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WE HAVE TO BE CAREFUL WHAT WE WISH FOR…

We Have To Be Careful What We Wish For … as like attracts like. It’s unfailing. Whatever is internal is also external; if we have a certain disposition, so do others. We are all three absolute qualities: empty essenceand cognisant … Continue reading

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NOSTALGIA

Nostalgia Sentimental longing for that time in the past. We may learn from the past, but it is now when we realise what was learnt. This means letting go of the past. If we stay in that longing for a … Continue reading

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IT’S ALL VERY ENLIGHTENING

It’s All Very Enlightening We are here to realise our enlightened reality. Life itself is our teacher, once we recognise that this is so. Human teachers can only help us recognise the inner teacher of our own recognition. The outer … Continue reading

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WE DO NOT NEED LOVE

We Do Not Need Love We do not need love. We are love itself. Everyone cares to some degree about something. The quality of understanding illuminates the quality of that love.

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THE SECRET IS… WE ALL KNOW!

The Secret Is… We All Know! The secret is that we all know! That is the cosmic joke. All sentient beings know, are aware, and are conscious but they are unaware that they know, are aware, and are conscious. Could … Continue reading

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THE PROBLEM WITH IDENTIFYING FIXATIONS

The Problem With Identifying Fixations Realisation of our natural, true nature is only obscured by conceptual fixations in the mind. These aren’t easy to spot because it’s what we think we are. Fixations are obsessive attachments which we carry around, … Continue reading

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WHAT IF WE DO TAKE IT WITH US WHEN WE GO?

What If We Do Take It With Us When We Go? Take what? A quality of consciousness, an inclination. If consciousness can come into this body, could it not also leave? Are we just electro-chemicals, or consciousness within electro-chemical bodies? … Continue reading

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ALL APPEARANCES ARE MIND IMAGES

All Appearances Are Mind Images Images appear in the mind, which is our essential nature of pure empty consciousness, free of contamination. It is only when we see this that emptiness can be realised. This is the only reality we … Continue reading

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SPIRITUALITY IS REAL SCIENCE

Spirituality Is Real Science We have been led to believe otherwise – that science is real, and spirituality is a fantasy. This is a misunderstanding. For science to exist, there must be a conscious observer throughout: science is all about … Continue reading

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WE ARE THE PRODUCT OF OTHERS’ IDEAS

We Are The Product Of Others’ Ideas Product: the result of a process. For millennia, humanity has been the product to generate wealth. In recent years, technocracy – the control of society by the elite – has made this even easier. … Continue reading

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A TROUBLED MIND IS DUE TO ATTACHMENT

  A Troubled Mind Is Due To Attachment  ‘Attachment’ is holding on, which becomes a habit and then an addiction. We attach our selves to a our self identity and subtle experiences: subtle attachments will occur until the moment of … Continue reading

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THE NATURE OF CONFUSION

The Nature Of Confusion The nature of confusion is being unaware of our true nature When we ignore our absolute nature – the timeless presence of pure consciousness which actually sees – we enter a state of unconsciousness consciousness or … Continue reading

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THE IMPORTANCE OF FEELING JADED

The Importance Of Feeling Jaded When we feel jaded about our spiritual practice – or any activity for that matter – this is often thought of as being negative. We feel bored or lack enthusiasm, and it all seems pointless: we … Continue reading

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FIRST MOMENT, SECOND MOMENT

First Moment, Second Moment The first moment is spontaneous nowness of pure consciousness. The second moment is commentary on the first moment. The first moment is non-material essence; it creates nothing but space. The second moment is temporal; it creates … Continue reading

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PRAYER

Prayer Prayer is a reaffirmation of an ideal, a psychological perfection in our outlook. To remain in an altruistic attitude towards all, to remember our true nature of unbiased awareness, and to do no harm – rather than make things … Continue reading

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WHEN WE RECOGNISE THE TRUTH

When We Recognise The Truth When we recognise the truth, we recognise what isn’t true. So when we recognise what is untrue, that very recognition is the unity of the two truths.

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GOD AND VAJRAYANA

God and Vajrayana In Vajrayana, there are many devotional deities to choose from, each representing a different quality. Deity devotion and inspiration is as old as humanity; indigenous people know all about spirit qualities of the seasons, for example. In … Continue reading

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