Tag Archives: Ego

STIRRING UP EGO

Stirring Up Ego Books do not stir up ego: raw experience does. We need the reaction to see the reaction, to realise the meaning of the two truths. This neutralises the reaction of ego clinging.

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THE INNER TEACHER IS NOT OUR SPIRITUAL ADVISOR

The Inner Teacher Is Not Our Spiritual Advisor The teacher shows you something. The advisor tells you something. Once we realise the clarity of the unconstructed nature of mind, the inner teacher is the mind’s mistaken constructs: we are thus … Continue reading

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EGO – THE DREAM MAKER

Ego – The Dream Maker “EGO: a person’s sense of self-esteem or self-importance: ‘He needed a boost to his ego’. A sense of personal identity.” Of course, there is no such thing as an ego: it’s a state of mind, … Continue reading

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FED UP WITH HEARING ABOUT COMPASSION?

Fed up with hearing about compassion? If we find ourselves fed up with hearing about compassion, compassion, compassion, then our motivation, motivation, motivation is not pure, and is still ego-dominated. If we are fed up with hearing about ego, ego, … Continue reading

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PLAYING WITH EGO

Playing with ego.  Essence, seeing its reflection through the reactions of emotions, believes that to be itself, and clings to this view. This is the creation of a duality. So, there are two of us: one is real, and the … Continue reading

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EGO = SELF

Ego = Self  Ego-Self is Essence’s awareness,identifying with thoughts.  There is nothing wrong with thoughts.They are an of expression of essence.It is the identification with thoughtsthat clouds the view.  Identification without recognitioncreates a storehouseof sticky residue.Karma.  The answer is recognition. … Continue reading

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DESIRE

Desire. The human realm is one of desire. Desire leads to frustration, that maintains the desire, which becomes an addiction. That’s how we get stuck!   Desire fills emptiness – our essence. Desire is the neurotic aspect of the wisdom … Continue reading

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TO EGO OR NOT TO EGO?!

To ego or not to ego?! For years, I’ve had a problem with western spirituality, especially in Buddhism. When at retreats, people walk around as if ‘they’ are not there, head to one side and slightly vacant. How did we … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL BOOTCAMP

Spiritual Bootcamp!  Our spiritual journey will have ups and downs. Some of us have a smooth journey, while for others it may be rough. Maybe if we have been brought up in a spiritual family, then our journey is one … Continue reading

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