Monthly Archives: September 2014

The body is compared to a guest house

The body is compared to a guest house; it is a place to stay for just a short time and not permanently. At present, the guest of consciousness is staying in the guesthouse of the body, like renting a place … Continue reading

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Not looking for alternatives…

We don’t experience this world fully until we are willing to give everything away. Samaya means not holding anything back, not preparing our escape route, not looking for alternatives, not thinking that there is ample time to do things later… … Continue reading

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The point of training in higher knowledge

The point of training in higher knowledge is not to become a container of facts or a believer in any particular philosophical system. The whole point is to clearly see what is truth and what is illusion in how we … Continue reading

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Investigate

So much of what we do is a re-creation of habits and conditioning… “Investigate” to find out if what you are doing is taking you in a direction you truly wish to go… Love & Light!

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The five elements in Ayurveda

I have been listening to an old lecture and found this photo from Maui, which I feel would be a good one to share for these explanations from Ayurveda of the five elements…. They are, from most gross to most … Continue reading

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The essence of spiritual practice

I feel that the essence of spiritual practice is your attitude toward others. When you have a pure, sincere motivation, then you have the right attitude toward others, based on kindness, compassion, love, and respect. Practice brings the clear realization … Continue reading

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Nagarjuna’s Chatuskoti

When I think I ‘got it’, I remind myself that any particular view is by definition limited. As Nagarjuna’s Chatuskoti states: “It is not this.    It is not that. It is not both.     It is not neither.” Love … Continue reading

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Beloved, remember me!

“My own mind is fully awake, but I don’t recognize it. The essence of thinking is what is, but I don’t know this. Not controlling is true being, but I can’t stay there. Settling naturally leads to how things are, … Continue reading

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The higher the View…

The higher the View, the more careful the conduct… Love & Light!

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The best offering you can make…

“Of all the offerings you can make to someone that you revere — such as material offerings, singing songs of praise, or other gifts — the best offering you can make is to live a life according to the principles … Continue reading

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