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WE ARE BORN MEDITATING

We Are Born Meditating Meditation is just being aware We are always meditating, but this goes unnoticed when we are distracted by events, actions or objects. Being aware is natural and ordinary, so meditation is natural and ordinary. Unfortunately, through … Continue reading

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GROSS MEDITATION, SUBTLE MEDITATION, VERY SUBTLE MEDITATION

Gross Meditation, Subtle Meditation, Very Subtle Meditation Gross meditation is watching the mind, being mindful and aware. Subtle meditation is awareness that the mind is still and empty of thoughts: there is, however, a me and there is awareness, so … Continue reading

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THERE IS NO SELF, THERE IS NO GOD, THERE IS NO BUDDHISM

There Can Be No Self, There Can Be No God, There Can Be No Buddhism Ultimately, there can only be pure uncomplicated consciousness. Nothing separate. That is non-duality.

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THE LOVELIEST TRICK EVER PLAYED

The Loveliest Trick Ever Played Spirituality is a process of progressive realisation. It is our experience and personal realisation, rather than something that we hear or read about, and then think we know. If there was just one path, then … Continue reading

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TAKING THE HEART OF THE BUDDHA’S TEACHING TO HEART

Taking The Heart Of The Buddha’s Teaching To Heart It’s really very simple. The heart of the Buddha’s teaching is spontaneous presence, which is the same as non-duality, empty essence, pure consciousness, pure awareness, nowness. It could also be described … Continue reading

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NON-DUALITY IS DETACHMENT

Non-duality Is Detachment Non-duality is detachment. Duality is attachment. In detachment, there is clarity. In attachment, there is bias. Non-duality is ultimate reality. Duality is a mental reality. In detachment/clarity, appearances are instantaneously perceived as they are. There is no … Continue reading

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WHAT IS ONENESS?

What Is Oneness? Wikipedia has a brilliant overview: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nondualism Ultimate, oneness is not two parts. Oneness is pure awareness. Pure awareness is not aware of other – or itself. Pure empty awareness is nondualism. Whatever we then call this is … Continue reading

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PERCEPTION AND REFLECTION ARE INSEPARABLE

Perception And Reflection Are Inseparable This is the realisation of the two truths – non duality. For most of us, what usually happens is that perception gets caught up in the reflection of perception (the object). This creates a subject … Continue reading

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TAKE A LOOK AT YOURSELF…

Take a look at yourself… Looking at the image ‘we’ have created over a very long period of time and call ourself means that something is aware of something else. We – our true nature, absolute reality or pure awareness … Continue reading

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RENUNCIATION

Renunciation This is the real Dharma Renunciation is often misunderstood, and can therefore seem scary! “Oh my goodness, I have to give up everything”!?! Dharma renunciation is much more subtle than that: it means not holding on. This has far … Continue reading

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THE PROBLEM WITH YOU IS ‘ME’

The problem with you, is ‘me’. The problem with you, is ‘me’.‘Me’ is adding a value to you.You can never be ‘me.’You’re not what you see.  ‘Me’ is covering the jewel with mud.‘Me’ is making you look good,turning this jewel … Continue reading

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APPEARANCE AND EMPTINESS

Appearance and Emptiness. Sometimes a sentence comes to mind that is so profound, that it gets more beautiful as it is reflected upon. When appearances and emptiness are seen as arising simultaneously that is non-dual awareness. Non-duality is not two, … Continue reading

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