Tag Archives: KARMA

IS LIFE A PSYCHOLOGICAL TEST?

Is Life A Psychological Test? It’s certainly challenging. What is life to us? Is it a play-house of beliefs or is it a system for a deeper understanding of the nature of reality? Is life all about people mimicking one … Continue reading

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ENERGY & CONSCIOUSNESS ARE NEVER DESTROYED

Energy & Consciousness Are Never Destroyed Energy and consciousness are never destroyed: they merely change form. What is the energy that drives the body and mind? Consciousness. Throughout our lives, consciousness has never changed, but the karmic energy – which … Continue reading

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WHY I WRITE A BLOG

Why I Write A Blog Life is about getting to the point of why we are here, staying with that point, and seeing how that point refines through experience. We cannot assume that, by just reading or hearing teaching, we … Continue reading

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MAKING THE MOST OF OURSELF

Making The Most Of Ourself Our ‘self’ is an idea in the mind held together by memories to which consciousness clings. These memories are karma: this karma causes us confusion as we think it’s our reality, while feeling there is … Continue reading

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BEING AWARE OF WHAT WE ARE DOING

Being Aware Of What We Are Doing Mindfulness; the precursor to realisation. Mindfulness: Intention to cultivate awareness, returning to it again and again. Attention to what is occurring in the present moment, simply observing thoughts, feelings and sensations as they … Continue reading

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THE PROOF OF REINCARNATION

The Proof Of Reincarnation It stands to reason, but not for everyone. 🙂 From big bangs, nebula / stardust forms to give rise to the next solar system, creating all phenomena – even our bodies. All phenomena eventually gives up … Continue reading

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EVERYTHING IS APPROPRIATE

Everything Is Appropriate Karma is perfect. The law of cause and effect is perfect. Perfect ignorance, perfect karma. Perfect wisdom, perfect karma. “This is perfect, that is perfect. Perfect comes from perfect. When perfect is taken from perfect, perfect still … Continue reading

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WHEN WE COME TO OUR SENSES

When We Come To Our Senses When we come to our senses, no thought is present in that moment; that is pure awareness. When thoughts arise, all we have to do is become aware of one or other of the … Continue reading

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HOW PURE CONSCIOUSNESS IS NATURAL

How Pure Consciousness Is Natural While just perceiving through the senses, no thought is present. We might assume that, because we are seeing objects and events, thought is present. Not so. Being aware of just seeing is pure consciousness. No … Continue reading

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EVERYONE HAS AN ASSIGNMENT

Everyone Has An Assignment Everyone has an assignment … if we choose to accept it. Everyone has a divine (not religious) mission in life, an assignment to realise what we ultimately are, which is pure consciousness, rather than the mundane … Continue reading

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DOES THE PAST EXIST NOW?

Does The Past Exist Now? Yes – through our karma. ‘Karma’ is a Sanskrit word for the residue of past actions lodged in our mind that creates our habitual re-enactments such as, “There ‘I’ go again”. This is why most … Continue reading

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LETTING GO OF THE PAST

Letting Go Of The Past If we hang on to the past, nothing fresh will occur, and we will never break out of our karmic bubble. Bubbles can easily be burst, so we steer clear of anything that might seem … Continue reading

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DECEIVED BY OMISSION

Deceived By Omission Deception initiates a complicated cascade of confusion; a social domino effect that feeds our karma. How? Razzamatazz = Razzle-dazzle = show business: a media that deliberately inflates ambiguous language which omits original truth. We are so involved … Continue reading

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VERIFICATION

Verification We may wonder, “Am I doing the right thing?”. If we wait for verification from someone else, we become reliant on their judgement, and that isn’t verification. Who are we trying to impress? There is something in life/the universe/karma … Continue reading

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THROUGH REALISATION, NEGATIVITY TURNS POSITIVE

Through Realisation, Negativity Turns Positive Negativity is inspirational. When we know something is wrong, it’s positive. If we ignore what is wrong, we only create more negativity. The same goes for trying to be positive about everything; it’s a cover-up. … Continue reading

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DIVERSITY IS NATURAL

Diversity Is Natural Diversity is natural, but can create conflict. On a physical level, we have different cultures, and different cultures within a culture and so, there are different ways of thinking. When these differences are exaggerated or imposed, problems … Continue reading

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LIFE IS GREAT THE WAY IT IS

Life Is Great The Way It Is That’s a strange thing to say, when the world view is not based on truth, but on beliefs. Truth is like space; many things can happen within it, but space remains exactly the … Continue reading

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WE ARE ALL GOING TO DIE

We Are All Going To Die 😀 Death is inevitable. Each moment dies for the next moment to occur. Each moment has an effect on the next moment. What we did previously has an effect on what we are doing … Continue reading

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BODGING THE BUDDHA’S TEACHING

Bodging The Buddha’s Teaching ‘Bodging’ is a term for highly-skilled wood turners who cut green timber, and construct a pole lathe to make chairs.  Bodging can also refer to a job done of necessity, using whatever tools and materials come to hand and which, whilst not necessarily elegant, is nevertheless serviceable. This not to be confused with a ‘botched’ … Continue reading

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THE LIGHT OF DARKNESS

The Light Of Darkness The darkness is our worries, dissatisfactions, doubts and desires … it’s a huge list of excitement. The darkness is also the covering up of our worries, dissatisfactions, doubts and desires … it’s a huge list of … Continue reading

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IF WE WANT A BETTER WORLD

If We Want A Better World If we want a better world, how can this be brought about? What are we willing to actually do to make a better world? And, who will agree with us? Ordinary people aren’t bothered … Continue reading

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STUCK IN A MIND LOOP

Stuck In a Mind Loop Ever feel like you’re treading water, responding to life in the same way all the time? Instead of remaining in pure perception, consciousness becomes corrupted or distracted and, via the senses, information goes straight to … Continue reading

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ALL WE DO

All We Do  All we do is forget what we are. All we need to do is remember what we are. When we forget what we are and become a who – involved in external matter and reactions that create … Continue reading

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THE ONLY PERSON YOU WILL LEARN FROM

The Only Person You Will Learn From The only person you will learn from is you, your self. A teacher can only give general instructions from text, and offer commentaries from their own tradition and culture. We can imagine that … Continue reading

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WE HAVE NEVER BEEN SEPARATED

We Have Never Been Separated We have never been separated from the enlightened state. Few see this, looking elsewhere for happiness. Realisation of our true nature isn’t something to achieve. It is merely washing away the doubt and confusion of … Continue reading

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TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR SELF

Take A Look At Your Self This self isn’t bad or demonic; it is just a collection of ideas that we mistake for our being. The demonic aspect of self arises when we express these ideas that can cause harm, … Continue reading

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INSIGHT

Insight Nothing just happens; everything comes about due to a cause. A misunderstanding of this puts insight to sleep. Insight is recognition, and starts with a feeling that something is ‘not quite right’ – a tell-tale sign, a sound in … Continue reading

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WHY DO I WRITE EVERY DAY?

Why Do I Write Every Day? Is there too much on my mind? No; it’s the same as everyone else’s. The mind merely responds to whatever karma presents and, if karma is our teacher, there is much to see. Every … Continue reading

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WE ARE ALL DEFAULTERS

We Are All Defaulters Defaulter: a person who fails to fulfil a duty, obligation, or undertaking. According to spiritual teachings, we are primordial purity. We are beings of pure presence, and our obligation is to realise this true nature for the benefit of all sentient beings. When we failed … Continue reading

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DO WE LIVE IN TRUTH OR JUDGEMENT?

Do We Live In Truth Or Judgement? The truth is that consciousness comes before a judgement.Consciousness is our origin, and does not take sides.Taking sides means judgement. Whatever happens to us is due to our judgements, and creates karma.What sees … Continue reading

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MEDITATING, AND NOTHING HAPPENS?

Meditating, And Nothing Happens? Aware that nothing happens in meditation, we have arrived at our true being, pure awareness. The truth is this simple, and that is precisely why we miss it. Occurrence that appear in the mind are merely … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL MERIT

Spiritual Merit Merit creates our karma, our life and our future life. All our thoughts, actions and reactions in this moment now are products of our past. Merit is the blueprint for the next incarnation – the next moment. Positive … Continue reading

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SEGREGATION TURNS PEOPLE AGAINST PEOPLE

Segregation Turns People Against People The same theme is repeated throughout history; divide and conquer. Different names are used to confuse us: separation, setting apart, sorting out, isolation, quarantine, exclusion, protection, shielding, partitioning, division, apartheid, ghettos … all in the name of creating an adversary … Continue reading

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GOOD MENTAL HEALTH

Good Mental Health We all have to take care of both our physical and mental health to maintain wellbeing, free from anxiety. Our mind affects our body through the way we see life. We have to train our mind to … Continue reading

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OUR SPIRITUAL PATH IS OUR GREAT UNDOING

Our Spiritual Path Is Our Great Undoing 😀 Spirituality is pure consciousness. It is not a thing; it’s … infinite reception and transmission. Our so-called path is merely our confusion which, when recognised, does not exist, so hanging on to … Continue reading

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REALISE THE PATTERN THROUGHOUT OUR HISTORY

Realise The Pattern Throughout Our History The pattern: create belief; create an enemy. Creating a belief engenders fear and hope. Belief gives rise to injustice and divides people. Divided people become angry. Angry people react. Reaction is suppressed. Suppression creates … Continue reading

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BEING SOMETHING WE’RE NOT

Being Something We’re Not Wanting to be something that we’re not means we don’t have to look at ourselves. We can change our bodies or change our minds, but the spirit of consciousness remains the same. It’s vital to understand … Continue reading

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BUBBLES OF KARMA

Bubbles Of Karma We each live in our own bubble of karma. We can join others’ bubbles for ‘safety’ and become a froth, but we risk being washed down the drain with everyone else 😀 Realisation of our true nature … Continue reading

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PERPETUAL CONFLICT TAKES US TO THE EDGE

Perpetual Conflict Takes Us To The Edge … of beyond. When we realise that the life we are leading just doesn’t work any more, we ask why. The answer always comes from within, as we know our own story and … Continue reading

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LAUGH IN THE FACE OF YOUR DEVIL

Laugh In The Face Of Your Devil Laughing at the things that are getting you down – your pet likes and dislikes – is freeing. In the moment now, our immediate fancies do not bind us. Problems for us and … Continue reading

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THE ONE THING – THE ONLY THING – YOU CAN RELY ON

The One Thing – The Only Thing – You Can Rely On The one thing – the only thing – you can rely on is you.You are the authority on everything that happens to you. You are, first and foremost, … Continue reading

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MEDITATION

Meditation It’s not what you think!Confusion will dawn as wisdom. First, we have to recognise that we are confused and dissatisfied. This honest admittance creates the necessary motivation for change to occur, to find a natural solution to just being happy. There … Continue reading

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DON’T TAKE YOURSELF FOR GRANTED

Don’t Take Your Self For Granted Don’t take your self for granted.It’s all you have to work with! It is because we make mistakes that we can become enlightened. Our path isto see that we suffer;to see that our ‘self’ is … Continue reading

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EMPATHETIC ENTITIES

Empathetic Entities  Entity: from late Latin ens, ent- ‘being’ – (intelligent)Being: essence of a person.Essence of person: pure consciousness. Words may stir consciousness, but it is the spacious acknowledgement behind the words that illumines consciousness. There are qualities within a person that express truth without words. … Continue reading

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REALISATION ISN’T BELIEF, TRUST OR CONFIDENCE

Realisation Isn’t Belief, Trust Or Confidence Belief / trust / confidence is a trick played by the ego-devil turning consciousness away from actual now experience. Clinging to belief or trust or confidencesubtly brings us down into reifying experience.The ‘devil’ is merely ego claiming … Continue reading

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SUFFERING IS THE RESIDUE OF OUR PAST

Suffering Is The Residue Of Our Past We carry around a heavy load of karma (a reactionary attitude) which creates our present understanding and behaviour. That load is but a sticky residue from our past, and if we do not … Continue reading

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YOUR SELF IS YOUR TEACHER

Your Self Is Your Teacher It’s all you really have. Be happy with your self. It will teach you all you need to know about attaining the realisation of the essence of mind – consciousness. This self is our mind’s … Continue reading

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DEBT

Debt Debt is karma Our world has become over-excited and over-loaded due to misguided thinking; we buy into beliefs at the drop of a hat and this maintains our reliance, and we become indebted. This neediness builds and maintains our … Continue reading

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TAKING CARE OF OUR EMOTIONAL HEALTH

Taking Care Of Our Emotional Health We often succumb to feeling down or flat – sometimes for no reason – and that goes for when we feel happy for no reason too. It’s karmic. Karma is our stored propensity from … Continue reading

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