Tag Archives: Pure Consciousness.

SPIRITUALITY IS HARD-NOSED REALITY

Spirituality Is Hard-Nosed Reality which is the firm foundation for compassionate, hard-nosed reality. Hard-nosed: realistic, determined, tough-minded, unsentimental, down-to-earth, no-nonsense, pragmatic, clear-thinking, realistic, practical, rational, shrewd and astute. The opposite: sentimental, superstitious: believing in lucky charms, make-believe, fantasy: making exaggerated claims. To claim that we are ’empaths here to … Continue reading

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WE DO NOT THINK AS MUCH AS WE THINK WE DO!

We Do Not Think As Much As We Think We Do! Perception isn’t thinking. The more one realises, the more one realises. One takes a step, and the next step presents itself. Most of the time, we humans are on … Continue reading

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HOW DOES THIS SOUND?

How Does This Sound? As ordinary human beings, we are governed and controlled by our thoughts and emotions. Maybe we start to ask the questions; “What am I doing? Why are we here?” Is it merely to entertain ourselves, or … Continue reading

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THE ‘MANY-GO-ROUND’

The ‘Many-Go-Round’ Are there many teachings, or only one? There are many, many teachings, with long mystical names, but in essence it is all about one, and that is pure consciousness. It is pure consciousness that has many expressions. This … Continue reading

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HOW MANY PEOPLE NEVER KNOW?

How Many People Never ‘Know’? How many people live their lives, die, and never know their true nature? 1 Billion? 2 Billion? 7 and a half billion? 7 and a half billion is the number of inhabitants on Earth to … Continue reading

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ESSENCE CANNOT BE IMPROVED OR DESTROYED

  Essence Cannot Be Improved Or Destroyed Our primary nature is pure consciousness, pure love, that cannot be improved or destroyed. It is not a thing that is created from conditions. It just is. Sadly, this pure consciousness goes unnoticed … Continue reading

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ABSOLUTE BEING OR CREATOR?

Absolute Being Or Creator? We are absolute being – pure consciousness. When pure consciousness becomes less clear, it becomes a self-creator. It’s that simple. We can be led astray because is it that simple: we love our creation – an … Continue reading

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WHO IS TO BLAME FOR EVERYTHING?

Who Is To Blame For Everything? The answer is …  empty essence! Isn’t that surprising? We may want to blame the Buddhas – or deities – for not doing more for mankind, but if they do anything, they would show … 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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HOW DO I SEE SOMETHING GOOD IN EVERYTHING I SEE?

How Do I See Something Good In Everything I See? Easy! Goodness is exactly the seeing itself. Goodness is the quality of being good or right. What could be more good or right than the purity of that seeing? Of … Continue reading

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THE OBJECT OF MEDITATION IS NOT TO MEDITATE!

The Object Of Meditation Is Not To Meditate! Meditation is just a word. The object of meditation is to become aware or conscious of our true, real, actual, non-fictional, unimagined nature. What is that? It is the awareness or consciousness … Continue reading

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IT’S A RELIEF WHEN IT STOPS

It’s A Relief When We Stop In the moment when we stop and sit down, we fall naturally into a deep relaxation. When we stop working, running, talking, meditating … we arrive at non-duality in that moment, just being. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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THE TRUTH TURNS OUT TO BE YOURSELF

The Truth Turns Out To Be Yourself … and not your self. Anything that you know is the not-self, because the self is the knowingness. This self is pure consciousness. Your self is the illusion. The world is a dream. … Continue reading

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STOP PUSHING YOUR REPLAY BUTTON

Stop Pushing Your Replay Button We repeatedly replay the past in the present, which has an effect on the future, and so we worry and suffer. The replay button becomes an addiction. Could it be that, by replaying, we hope … Continue reading

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WILL MEDITATION MAKE ME HAPPY?

Will Meditation Make Me Happy? …and have a better life? No … yes … depends … yes! No … because you (pure consciousness) are already happy. Yes … because meditation is a way of recognising that which is obscuring this … Continue reading

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WHEN DO WE WAKE UP?

When Do We Wake Up? The very moment we (pure awareness/pure consciousness) disengage from identifying with the dreaming of the chattering mind. When we are distracted and occupied by thinking, or spaced out and vacant, the moment ‘now’ is obscured … Continue reading

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SEE NO EVIL, HEAR NO EVIL, SPEAK NO EVIL

See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil Mixed understanding of this phrase can confuse. This Confucian proverb originally meant being of good mind, speech and action. In Buddhist traditions, the proverb means not dwelling on evil thoughts. In … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THE MEANING OF LIFE?

What Is The Meaning Of Life? This is really two questions: What is the meaning of life: this physical and mental existence? What is the meaning of life: this pure consciousness? Without addressing the second question, the first makes no … Continue reading

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WHAT IS REAL SELF?

What Is Real Self? The simple answer: in the stillness of mind, the real self is that which is aware of the question, “What is the real self?” This real self is not just aware; the awareness rests in its … Continue reading

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RECONSIDERING WORDS

Reconsidering Words As a student of spirituality, I chose the path of Buddhism – and within that, the Nyingma Dzogchen tradition. As a student, I write a blog of experience that might help others. A path is designated or signified … Continue reading

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