Tag Archives: distractions

RIGHT TIME, RIGHT CONNECTION

Right Time, Right Connection Connection: the relationship between something, and something else. First, we have to be in the right place, mentally. It is through the practice of sitting in stillness that we realise we do not have consciousness; we … Continue reading

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I WANT FREEDOM FROM MYSELF

I Want Freedom from Myself This is both possible and ridiculous. Our self is consciousness that identifies with a collection of ideas that we call ‘I’. It is that identification which is ridiculous as this ‘I’ is a temporary arrangement … Continue reading

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WHEN THE MIND BECOMES STILL

When The Mind Becomes Still When the mind becomes still and silent,everything is different. We are no longer obsessed,relating to memories and judgements.  We merely observe distractionsthat try to disturb inner peace. A clear view is maintained,by just noting reactions. … Continue reading

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LITTLE INNOCUOUS IDEAS

Little Innocuous Ideas Little, unfounded, innocuous articles are put out to air an idea, sow seeds and monitor traction.  Through the media, an idea is circulatedto see how far it will travel and how many will adopt it. Big ideas start from innocent-looking … Continue reading

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LIFE IS BOTH TOTALLY INSPIRING AND TOTALLY CHALLENGING

Life Is Both Totally Inspiring And Totally Challenging Many have looked to the European intelligentsia of the 60s and 70s, and found what they said to be incomplete. This is why some of us turned to the east, and discovered … Continue reading

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BEGINNERS’ BUDDHISM AND ADVANCED BUDDHISM

Beginners’ Buddhism and Advanced Buddhism These are the same teaching, and you don’t have to be Buddhist to realise these teachings: the Buddha wasn’t! It is obvious that the Buddha must have been aware of the Vedic tradition, which expressed … Continue reading

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CONSCIOUSNESS CANNOT BE TAUGHT

Consciousness Cannot Be Taught It can only be pointed out (that’s if it’s actually pointed out) and then realised. Consciousness is what we are. Why is this naturally-occurring consciousness so dressed up and ritualised? We, as humans, are fascinated by … Continue reading

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THE DARK AGE OF SOCIAL ENGINEERING

The Dark Age Of Social Engineering ‘The guiding hand’ Where do our ideas come from? We can all be accused of racism and intolerance, but what is behind the recent speed of change in demographics? Of course, people will react. … Continue reading

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INNER AND OUTER DEMONIC ACTIVITY

Inner And Outer Demonic Activity Demonic activity is anything that creates obstacles. This is especially relevant to spiritual practitioners as subtle distractions take attention away from our path to liberation, and back to the mundane. How often do we just … Continue reading

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DISTRACTION IS A TWO-EDGED SWORD

Distraction is a two-edged sword.  The mind is more sensitive than we think, and this is why we get so distracted day in, day out. The world around us is one huge distraction: the tiniest occurrence and we are caught … Continue reading

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