Tag Archives: CONSCIOUSNESS

NEVER BELIEVE THE TRUTH

Never Believe The Truth Belief has been our greatest deception. Belief is the opposite to knowing. Belief obscures knowing. To ‘believe’ is to accept that something is true without proof. If we believe the truth, then we will never know the truth. To knowis … Continue reading

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DON’T TAKE SPIRITUAL TRANSMISSIONS FOR GRANTED

Don’t Take Spiritual Transmissions For Granted A spiritual transmission is a transference of consciousness or energy, and it gives meaning to life. A transmission is received only if it activates a change= we change! There is understanding, experience and realisation … Continue reading

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IN TWO MINDS?

In Two Minds? Our spiritual side – that is to say, pure consciousness – is simple to see and realise; that’s if we can become less attached to our human side. We may wonder which we are – this pure … Continue reading

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‘I’ AM CONFUSED

‘I’ Am Confused ‘I’ am confused. ‘I’ have always been confused. ‘I’ will always be confused. But what is it that recognises this confusion? What is it that has always been there, recognising, knowing, being aware, being conscious? Confusion is … Continue reading

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BODHICITTA, PARAMITAS, OM MANI PEME HUM …

Bodhicitta, Paramitas, Om mani peme hum … … all mean the same thing. Bodhicitta, the paramitas, om mani peme hum are all the six perfections: generosity, patience, conscience, perseverance, meditation/concentration, and wisdom There is: Relative and ultimate bodhicitta. Relative and … Continue reading

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THE DUALISTS

The Dualists We sentient humans live and believe in a state of duality. Duality means two. Everything is related to me. In spiritual terms, consciousness is always relating to something. Me and other. This is so ‘normal’ for humans that … Continue reading

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EMPTINESS – SHUNYATA

Emptiness – Shunyata When we drop everything, emptiness is realised. Emptiness is our true nature. Emptiness is the pure state of consciousness resting within itself. That is perfect inner peace. Just look, see, and drop. So why do we constantly … Continue reading

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BELIEF IS NOT SPIRITUALITY

Belief Is Not Spirituality Belief is an idea, a story that we repeatedly imagine and accept without proof of reality. Spirituality is the direct experience of sustained resting in pure consciousness, realising ultimate reality beyond belief. Nothing and no one … Continue reading

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WHAT ARE AUTHENTIC SPIRITUAL TEACHINGS?

What are Authentic Spiritual Teachings? Authentic: Undisputed origin – not a copy or adaptation. Origin: The point where something begins. We are talking about an extremely subtle aspect of our being, being diverted. What is our origin? First, we must ask, … Continue reading

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BUDDHISM IS …

Buddhism Is … … recognition … and the realisation of that recognition. All appearances are temporary occurrences in the churning-mind-machine. Consciousness recognises these appearances, and realises that are they recognised by virtue of consciousness itself. We are that consciousness. Through … Continue reading

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CAN A SOUL BE CAPTURED?

Can A Soul Be Captured? Soul: the spiritual or immaterial part of a human being or animal, regarded as immortal. Buddhism does not accept the word ‘soul’ because of the second interpretation: a person’s moral or emotional nature or sense of identity. Confusing, isn’t it? Two opposite … Continue reading

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A FULFILLING LIFE

A fulfilling life is a matter of waking up to one’s tendencies, accepting them while not being driven by them. Even though we know we are consciousness itself, we still have to acknowledge our habitual reactions until we no longer … Continue reading

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IN AND OUT OF NOW

In And Out Of Now Now is always present, whether we notice it or not Tulku Urgyen’s phrase describes the moment now as “spontaneous presence”. but what is spontaneous presence in actuality? We can say words such as Dzogchen, Mahamudra, … Continue reading

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DISTURBING THE PEACE

Disturbing The Peace… and the intellect We have been given the image of St. George (the good) who fights against a dragon (the evil). This presupposes that there is a dragon to fight: who – or what – is this … Continue reading

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THERE’S NOTHING MORE TO SAY…

There’s Nothing More To Say… about our ultimate nature, consciousness. To say more would suggest that there is more; there’s isn’t! We merely test what we hear and read, seeing if it stands to reason, and then relax in confidence. … Continue reading

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WE LIVE IN PARALLEL REALITIES

We Live In Parallel Realities One reality is our physical, human form of body, speech and mind, while the other is consciousness, our ethereal reality. Ethereal: extremely delicate and light in a way that seems not to be of this world, from Greek aithēr ‘upper air’, from the base of aithein ‘burn, shine’ It’s a … Continue reading

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CAN WE START AT THE BEGINNING?

. . Can We Start At The Beginning? Where Science And Spirituality Meet Energy is neither created nor destroyed. Matter is neither created nor destroyed. Space is neither created nor destroyed. Time is neither created nor destroyed. Truth is neither … Continue reading

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IS ‘PURE CONSCIOUSNESS’ TOO COMPLICATED?

Is ‘Pure Consciousness’ Too Complicated? Does this purity feel too distant and something to be attained, with the effect of actually putting you to sleep? There is only consciousness. There are times when we review how something is expressed, and … Continue reading

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THE TENDERNESS OF ATTENTIVENESS

The Tenderness Of Attentiveness When something is whole, by definition, it’s unchanging and complete. When split into two, this upsets the equilibrium of wholeness. Emptiness and consciousness are two aspects of our being: Emptiness is absolute reality. Consciousness is relative … Continue reading

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WE DESPERATELY NEED TO TUNE INTO OUR CONSCIOUSNESS…

We Desperately Need To Tune Into Our Consciousness… …now! In the world in which we live, we are constantly being de-tuned. This reduces our performance and efficiency on a spiritual level, as all our efforts are focused on increasing our performance and efficiency on a … Continue reading

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I DON’T WANT TO MEDITATE!

I Don’t Want To Meditate! “I don’t see the point of meditation. I don’t like people who meditate.” Well, that’s a good starting point – and we all have to start somewhere. We don’t have to meditate. We just have … 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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CONSCIOUSNESS CAPTURING

Consciousness Capturing (being entertained to death) Some things are so important to understand, and so easily missed. We are attracted to convoluted, mysterious and sentimental theories that keep us – or rather, consciousness – confused and entertained. When our consciousness … Continue reading

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THE DANGERS OF MISINTERPRETING CONSCIOUSNESS

The Dangers of Misinterpreting Consciousness Consciousness is said to be “the state of being aware”. However, the word ‘consciousness’ has many interpretations. Science and psychology will use it one way, western philosophy will use it another way, religions another, and … Continue reading

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THE ANSWER TO LIFE, THE UNIVERSE AND EVERYTHING

The Answer to Life, the Universe and Everything  Firstly, don’t be fooled by appearances. The world is not what it seems. Life is not what it seems. Every thing is not what it seems. All that appears has absolutely no … Continue reading

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DOES CHANGING CONSCIOUSNESS, CHANGE THE WORLD?

Does changing consciousness, change the world?  From a spiritual point of view, we created the world in which we live through our projections. This is both individually and collectively.  Consciousness here means faculties of the mind: to judge, remember, value, … Continue reading

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CONSCIOUSNESS

Consciousness.  This is a very tricky subject. It’s a word that can have different meanings, depending who is using it. Some people may use the word ‘consciousness’ to mean our absolute nature, whereas others may use this word as a … Continue reading

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