Tag Archives: Pure Consciousness.

ARE WE GHOSTS IN HUMAN FORMS?

Are We Ghosts In Human Forms? A ghost is merely consciousness lost in not knowing its true nature; because of this, it drifts around due to karma. The realisation of our true nature is both the purpose of life and … Continue reading

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THE MORE WE BECOME INVOLVED

The More We Become Involved The more we become involved in a material world, the more we become involved in the mental world, and the more we will become captivated. The more we talk about what we’ve done or think, … Continue reading

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MISDIRECTING CONSCIOUSNESS

Misdirecting Consciousness Now we see, now we don’t. Now we see … consciousness simply sees, never changing and never commenting. Now we don’t … because consciousness became involvedwith whatever is seen, it lost sight of itself and took on a … Continue reading

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WALKING WITH ANGELS

Walking With Angels Walking with demons is easier than walking with angels. It’s much less challenging to recognise demonic qualities in others than to see their good qualities. We have to go beyond our ordinary samsaric mind in order to … Continue reading

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FIRST MOMENT, SECOND MOMENT

First Moment, Second Moment The first moment is spontaneous nowness of pure consciousness. The second moment is commentary on the first moment. The first moment is non-material essence; it creates nothing but space. The second moment is temporal; it creates … Continue reading

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HOW ARE YOU?

How Are You? “How are you?” is a personal inquiry about someone’s health or mood. It focuses on that person’s state of mind and how life feels to them, and has the potential to be an intimate moment of genuine interest. … Continue reading

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GOOD MEDITATION, BAD MEDITATION; IDENTICAL

Good Meditation, Bad Meditation; Identical The mind is a jungle of concepts: whether there are clearings or tightly tangled undergrowth, this jungle simply abides in space. In meditation, whatever takes place in the mind, know that awareness, empty cognisance, pure … Continue reading

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NATURE AND, OH DEAR, NURTURE

Nature And, Oh Dear, Nurture Our nature is pure consciousness; it’s what we truly are. However, our nurture (the care and protection afforded us) is what we have acquired. The first is our ultimate reality, while the second is our … Continue reading

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THE GREAT DISCERNMENT

The Great Discernment Being original isn’t being different. For discernment, we need clarity, and there is nothing clearer than pure, empty cognisance. To realise emptiness, we meditate. To meditate, we need right instruction. The right instruction is knowing when to drop … Continue reading

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EXPOSING THE TRUTH

Exposing The Truth Exposing the truth is a matter of exposing this pretentious self whichattempts to impress by affecting greater importance than it actually possesses. The truth is exposed in the moment of seeing our unconscious corruption. We are not what … Continue reading

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WHY DO WE REFER TO GOD AS ‘HIM’?

Why Do We Refer To God As ‘Him’? This is not meant to be funny, politically correct, sexist or anti God. Not at all! Why was man created in God’s image? Did God have dangly bits? We have been fed illusion … Continue reading

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FINDING WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR

Finding What You Are Looking For There are around 2,360 entries on this blog … probably too many 😀 In ‘Search’ (right at the bottom of the page), try typing a word that comes to mind, and see what pops … Continue reading

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OUR HIDDEN ASPECT

Our Hidden Aspect It is sometimes difficult to discuss ‘spirit’ or pure consciousness with others as this is something they have either not have considered, or have a vague idea about. Our spiritual aspect – pure consciousness – may seem … Continue reading

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WORDS ARE NOT THE TRUTH

Words Are Not The Truth Words are not the truth. Wordless, truth is the origin of all. Words create all things. Wordless is pure consciousness. Words see manifestations. Wordless realises emptiness. “In the beginning was the word.” The beginning of … Continue reading

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CONFIDENCE AND DOUBT

Confidence And Doubt The system of good and evil The only undeniable truth in which we can trust and have confidence is pure consciousness. It’s what we are; nothing else. It is by virtue of this sacred space of pure … Continue reading

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EGO: FRIEND AND TEACHER

Ego: Friend And Teacher The term ‘ego’, at a lower level, is a derogatory remark; we say that he or she is ‘all ego’, self-centred, self-interested. The funny thing is, who do theythink is making these remarks?” 😀 Ego is … Continue reading

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REALITY IS ORDINARY

Reality Is Ordinary Our true nature of pure consciousness is ordinary. It is neither special nor a mystery: to think that is to distance ourselves from our true reality. In order to realise our true nature, we do not have … Continue reading

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OVER POPULATION?

Over Population? Some influential people believe that this planet is over populated. Does this belief answer questions about decisions made in the world? Some people just cannot share. When the code of everything is known, anything can be created and de-created. This … Continue reading

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IN TWO MINDS?

In Two Minds? Our spiritual side – that is to say, pure consciousness – is simple to see and realise; that’s if we can become less attached to our human side. We may wonder which we are – this pure … Continue reading

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THE CHOSEN FEW

The Chosen Few The chosen few are the few who choose to realise their true reality. Many believe they are the way they are; a fixed self identity that cannot change. A few look at that fixated self identity and … Continue reading

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LACK CERTAINTY, LACK IMPACT

Lack Certainty, Lack Impact If we lack certainty about what we understand, we will lack the impact needed to achieve and realise our objective. Uncertainty leads to a lack of inner peace. Of course, certainty has many levels so, conventionally, … Continue reading

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BODHICITTA, PARAMITAS, OM MANI PEME HUM …

Bodhicitta, Paramitas, Om mani peme hum … … all mean the same thing. Bodhicitta, the paramitas, om mani peme hum are all the six perfections: generosity, patience, conscience, perseverance, meditation/concentration, and wisdom There is: Relative and ultimate bodhicitta. Relative and … Continue reading

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MIND-FULL OF EMPTINESS

Mind-Full of Emptiness This is the path to enlightenment: the complete picture. There are two aspects to complete enlightenment: one is consciousness-awareness and the other is its purity of emptiness. There are also two ways of coming to this realisation. … Continue reading

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THE TRUTH IS NOTHING NEW

The Truth Is Nothing New The truth is as old as the infinite universe, in any dimension. What is this truth that is as old as the infinite universe, in any dimension? It is that which perceives this infinite universe, … Continue reading

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SECULAR, SYSTEMATIC EXAMINATION OF REALITY

Secular, Systematic Examination Of Reality We don’t have to be religious or spiritual to experience our primary nature of consciousness. Secular examination is based on our human faculties of logic, empathy, reason and moral intuition, none of which are derived from supernatural revelations. We see, … Continue reading

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“THAT’S TOO DEEP FOR ME!”

“That’s Too Deep For Me” People are fooled into believing that they cannot see “That’s too deep for me!”This is a phrase I often hear when the subject of consciousness is brought up in conversations. I explain that consciousness is … Continue reading

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THE DUALISTS

The Dualists We sentient humans live and believe in a state of duality. Duality means two. Everything is related to me. In spiritual terms, consciousness is always relating to something. Me and other. This is so ‘normal’ for humans that … Continue reading

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BEYOND BOUNDARIES

Beyond Boundaries Taking time out of our programme. Programme = before written = karma Who wrote and consented to the programme? We did. When we look at our life, we find that it has a pattern to it, and so … Continue reading

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IN PURE CONSCIOUSNESS, THERE IS NO MYSTERY

In Pure Consciousness, There is No Mystery In pure consciousness, there is no mystery: It is as clear as … just seeing! Spirituality is the psychology of mind-essence. In pure consciousness, we are all connected to every spiritual tradition that … Continue reading

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ATTACKED BY EVIL SPIRITS

Attacked By Evil Spirits This seems to happen to spiritual practitioners in particular: when we start to meditate, our mind seems to be getting worse. It’s not – we’re just noticing more. This is merely a conflict with old, cluttered … Continue reading

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WHAT IS EVIL?

What Is Evil? When a question arises, there is always an answer, but it may a little time to find a way to express this, illustrating how deep we can go in our understanding. We normally think of ‘evil’ as … Continue reading

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I AM A MIRACLE!

I Am A Miracle! Something created out of nothing. 😀 The I is a conjured-up, fictional image in the mind, recognised by the reality of pure consciousness.

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THE DEVIL KNOWS WE ARE ‘FREE IN THE MOMENT OF SEEING’

The Devil Knows We Are ‘Free In the Moment Of Seeing’ That’s why we are kept busy: the devil makes work for idle hands! Of course, there is no literal ‘devil’; the devil is an expedient images for our own … Continue reading

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THE ESSENCE OF DZOGCHEN

The Essence of Dzogchen Dzogchen is a Tibetan word for ‘the great perfection’, and the ‘great perfection’ is simply pure consciousness/empty awareness. In Sanskrit’ it is called Maha Ati. If any more is said about this, it will just sound … Continue reading

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POTENTIAL IS EVERYTHING

Potential Is Everything All beings have the potential of enlightenment. Realising that potential is compassion. Enlightenment: never forgetting our true nature of pure consciousness. Never forgetting means that all obstacles have been cleared.

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SPIRITUAL KNOWLEDGE IS USELESS WITHOUT MEDITATION

Spiritual Knowledge Is Useless Without Meditation Meditation is the experience of knowledge, and experience leads to realisation. Meditation is sitting erect and relaxed, being aware of the thoughts taking place in the mind, not following or being driven by them. … Continue reading

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LIBERATION FROM DEPENDENCY

Liberation from Dependency To be able to ‘read between the lines’ means to perceive or deduce a meaning that is hidden or  implied rather than being openly stated. ‘Independent’ is being free from outer control, not subject to another’s authority, and capable of thinking or acting for oneself. In other words, genuine liberation. We are … Continue reading

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BEING SATISFIED WITH DISSATISFACTION

Being Satisfied With Dissatisfaction As we learn, we have to drop the limitations of our previous understanding. In this realisation, we can feel either uncomfortable or elated, and that determines where we go next – or whether we stay where … Continue reading

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BUDDHIST ACCIDENTALLY FINDS GOD

Buddhist Accidentally Finds God God, in reality, is never what we think, as what we think is a concept, rather than the reality itself. What is reality? Reality is not unknowable: it is natural to us, and we cannot be … Continue reading

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I AM NOT GOOD ENOUGH

I Am Not Good Enough I’m not generous enough, patient enough, disciplined enough, or have enough concentration or knowledge. I am, in fact, defective. Should I be depressed?* The answer is NO! The point is that if we know we … Continue reading

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EMOTIONS ARE OUR ULTIMATE REALITY?

Emotions Are Our Ultimate Reality? Emotions and thoughts are Dharmakaya. ‘Dharmakaya’ is Sanskrit for ’emptiness’. Emptiness is uncontaminated consciousness = pure consciousness, our ultimate reality. How are emotions our ultimate reality? Likes and dislikes, pride, jealousy, ignorance: all have one … Continue reading

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WHATEVER PATH WE FOLLOW

Whatever Path We Follow Whatever path we follow, whatever we believe, whatever we think we know, it is essential to realise that pure perception is taking place, through the haze of the brain/mind’s chattering. We don’t have to recall special … Continue reading

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LEVELS OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Levels Of Consciousness The levels of consciousness are determined by the levels of diminishing obscurations We may have assumed that consciousness is just one level – we are conscious – but consciousness has many levels as we have many levels … Continue reading

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INNER CIVIL WAR

Inner Civil War Dividing a community is the cause and condition to conquer that community. This starts with creating conflict in the mind – an inner civil war of confusion. If the unity of emptiness and awareness – an extremely … Continue reading

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WHAT IF OUR SUFFERING WAS A BUSINESS MODEL?

What If Our Suffering Was A Business Model? “The standard technique of privatisation: defund, make sure things don’t work, people get angry, and you hand it over to private capital.” Noam Chomsky Today in the UK, Professor Steven Hawking criticised … Continue reading

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SWITCHING THE ‘LIGHT’ ON!

Switching The ‘Light’ On! Turning the mundane into the supramundane … Transforming not knowing into knowing … Changing human awareness into spiritual awareness Making impure consciousness into pure consciousness … It’s all the same. The student becomes the Buddha. God … Continue reading

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WE ALL PRACTISE SOMETHING

We All Practise Something We all adhere to certain ideas or beliefs about life; what we think is important to us. The questions are, “Where did these ideas come from?” and “How do we shake free of them?” Because of attachment and … Continue reading

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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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