Tag Archives: ENLIGHTENMENT

PERCEIVING THOUGHTS

Perceiving Thoughts As with perceiving phenomena, where neither thought nor judgement is necessary (unless there is a need), so the same with thoughts in meditation. If we do have to think or reason about something, we can do that later, … Continue reading

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A BUDDHA CANNOT MAKE US ENLIGHTENED

A Buddha Cannot Make Us Enlightened A Buddha can only point out the path to enlightenment and the obstacles will present themselves as the path. It is we who decide upon and value the path to enlightenment that transcends all … Continue reading

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WHAT RECOGNISES, AND WHAT IS RECOGNISED?

What Recognises, And What Is Recognised? To cognise: to know, to be aware. Re-cognise: to know again, to recall to mind. We first have to distinguish between re-cognising and my re-cognising: the first is simply the knowing of knowing, while … Continue reading

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WHAT IF ‘ENLIGHTENMENT’ WASN’T A REALITY …

What If “Enlightenment” Wasn’t A Reality … nor life after death? I’m not saying that these concepts are true or untrue, but as spiritual scientists, we should be able to look at all possibilities. This is only, “What if?” Where … Continue reading

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CHASING THE RAINBOW?

Chasing The Rainbow? There are many sayings that can be viewed from an entirely different perspective. This is to do with the nine levels of understanding, with the same words having superior meaning. We all move through stages, rather like … Continue reading

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WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT US?

What Is So Special About Us? It is hard to believe that everyone is a potential Buddha, an enlightened being. So what on earth are we doing with our lives? The Buddha taught the path to enlightenment: Look into awareness, … Continue reading

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HOW FAR ARE WE FROM ENLIGHTENMENT?

How Far Are We From Enlightenment? We are as far from enlightenment as the sky… …and the sky touches the earth! When we realise that altruism is relative compassion When we realise that emptiness is ultimate compassion When we realise … Continue reading

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WITH PRACTICE, OUR PERCEPTION CHANGES

With practice, our perception changes The words we use may be the same, but the understanding of those words refines through experience. Basically, the experience is beyond words. The changes may be subtle and may not seem significant to others, … Continue reading

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BEING INFORMED IS NOT BEING ENLIGHTENED

Being informed is not being enlightened.  There is a problem in our language.The dictionary explains the word enlightened to mean informed.Many feel that if they are informed that they are enlightened.…and that’s it.   Being informed is merely the first … Continue reading

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TWO STEPS TO ENLIGHTENMENT

Two steps to enlightenment. Wisdom and means. Identify identification. Undo identification. . .

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