Tag Archives: Awareness

WHATEVER PATH WE FOLLOW

Whatever Path We Follow Whatever path we follow, whatever we believe, whatever we think we know, it is essential to realise that pure perception is taking place, through the haze of the brain/mind’s chattering. We don’t have to recall special … Continue reading

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WAKING UP AND STAYING AWAKE

Waking Up And Staying Awake is coming to our senses. Coming to our senses is being mindful of whatever is taking place. Mindfulness leads to awareness, and awareness leads to pure consciousness. At every moment, we have a choice, and … Continue reading

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ESSENCE CANNOT BE IMPROVED OR DESTROYED

  Essence Cannot Be Improved Or Destroyed Our primary nature is pure consciousness, pure love, that cannot be improved or destroyed. It is not a thing that is created from conditions. It just is. Sadly, this pure consciousness goes unnoticed … Continue reading

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WHO IS TO BLAME FOR EVERYTHING?

Who Is To Blame For Everything? The answer is …  empty essence! Isn’t that surprising? We may want to blame the Buddhas – or deities – for not doing more for mankind, but if they do anything, they would show … Continue reading

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DIVIDED AND UNDIVIDED ATTENTION

Divided And Undivided Attention If our attention, awareness, consciousness is always looking for something special, then we are being divided or separated from our own pure attention, pure awareness, pure consciousness. This is duality. We have lost the plot by … Continue reading

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THE ‘ME’ FORMULA

The ‘Me’ Formula Discover the truth, and the truth turns out to be ourself. This is the highest human endeavour. Even though we discover that we are the truth we seek – which is pure consciousness – we are still … Continue reading

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WHERE DOES GOODWILL START?

Where Does Goodwill Start? It starts with ourselves. Before there can be goodwill towards others, we must be able to understand and have empathy for the confusion of others, and to do that, we have to understand our own confusion. … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES, WE FEEL WE ARE WRONG

Sometimes, We Feel We Are Wrong Sometimes, we experience doubt, worry and anxiety taking place in our mind. We might equally experience joy, happiness and confidence. Either way, we might feel wrong, confused, or even guilty. How wonderful! How wonderful? … Continue reading

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I CAN’T MEDITATE

I Can’t Meditate I want to meditate, but can’t. I don’t see the point of meditation; it seems so complicated. There are many responses to meditation, and sometimes the reasons for meditating are not clearly explained. We may be wary … Continue reading

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THE ONE THING THAT SOLVES EVERYTHING

The One Thing That Solves Everything ..and you don’t have to be religious to understand this! Awareness. Awareness is the one thing that is undeniable. By awareness, everything is known. When awareness knows itself, it is half way to enlightenment. … Continue reading

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TRUTH DOES NOT DEFY REASON

Truth Does Not Defy Reason It does not matter whether we call ourselves theist, atheist, Buddhist, scientist, a person in a cafe who says “I don’t know”, when we are asked whether we are aware, none of us can say, … Continue reading

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WHAT IS “EMPTINESS OF AWARENESS”?

What Is “Emptiness Of Awareness”? It’s the next step up from “awareness of emptiness”. Logically, we can arrive at awareness of emptiness; emptiness means unadulterated. But the experience of emptiness is beyond logic and description. We need a glimpse that … Continue reading

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THE REASON WE ARE NOT ENLIGHTENED

The Reason We Are Not Enlightened – we miss the obvious When awareness is obsessed, the view of pure awareness is clouded. It misses the obvious – its self. This pure awareness is empty essence. When awareness relaxes, so does … Continue reading

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IN THE BEGINNING WAS NOT THE WORD…

In The Beginning Was Not The Word… it was just dressed up awareness! Ultimate truth is very simple, and is realised by recognising mistaken, conventional reality, which is also very simple but has become complex and ingrained. This is the … Continue reading

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WHAT HAS EMPTINESS EVER DONE FOR ME!?

What Has Emptiness Ever Done For Me!? All our lives, awareness has been wandering around looking for something, and not feeling satisfied. That dissatisfaction is due to the lack of clarity, and clarity is none other than emptiness. Pure awareness … Continue reading

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DON’T BLAME YOUR SELF

Don’t Blame Your Self This is the last thing we (pure/empty awareness) should do because it makes the ‘self’ seem real. ‘Self’ is merely awareness that has forgotten its pure/empty nature, thus creating an idea about itself. This creation is … Continue reading

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THE PROBLEM WITH REPEATING WORDS

The Problem With Repeating Words Every day, I am self critical while writing this blog, the reason being that words are meaningless unless experienced, and put into practice. Practice makes perfect ‘-) . Merely repeating, “It is emptiness” is of … Continue reading

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TAKING AWARENESS FOR GRANTED

Taking Awareness for Granted… and so limiting our potential by not noticing this awareness! Be aware of awareness. Resting, silent, in that awareness, awareness becomes pure awareness. Be aware of habitual reactions arising in that pure awareness.Pure awareness dissolves habitual … Continue reading

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MEDITATION IS LIKE WATCHING A FILM

Meditation is like watching a film.  For a film to be projected it needs,a film, light and a screen.  The light is our essence.The film is the projection of our karma, our storehouse of reactions.The screen is the phenomenal worldonto … Continue reading

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ALIENS FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION

Aliens from another dimension.   It’s us!We are not what we seem to be.We are not of this physical dimension.  Awareness is the bridgebetween this limited dimensionand beyond.  This awareness travelsthe universelooking for its home.  Finally, awareness looks in on … Continue reading

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HOW DO I KNOW, I KNOW?

How do I know, I know? Language plays tricks. If we remove the word ‘I’ from this question, it now asks, “How does knowing know?” We then realise that there is only knowing that knows. There is no need (or … Continue reading

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THE TRUTH

The Truth.   The truth will never be found ‘out there’. The reason anything ‘out there’ may be known is because of what is ‘in here’.   The ultimate truth is our own awareness. Without that, nothing would be known, … Continue reading

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BEING AWARE

Being Aware.  Our being is aware. The method to know this is: to be aware of awareness, and drop all speculation. At that moment of recognition, there is just awareness, pure awareness. There is no me, being aware: there is … Continue reading

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