Amit Goswami

Dr. Amit Goswami taught physics at university for many years. In the summer of 2005, I saw him speak on physics and consciousness. Recently, he published a book, The Self-Aware Universe: How Consciousness Creates the …

Think Big

“This year, think big. Think big. Think of everything beautiful for you and your world. Think of Heaven on Earth. Think of the elimination of poverty for the world. No longer should we be stuck …

What is Unique?

Takuin has written a 2 part post on humanities fundamental decency.  In the second part he speaks to the root of belief. He goes on to talk about the process: “The constructs of this process …

Transformation

The cycle of growth and transformation is fascinating to explore. Back on Digesting Genpo, I spoke about the way I describe the cycle of growth: balance, disintegration, growth, integration,  and repeat Genpo Roshi had described …

The Waking Dream

Here and over on Tom Stine’s blog, we’ve discussed the subject of past lives a few times. Recently, I read some further Yog Vasishta (or Vasistha) that may shed some more light on the subject. …

One Way

“The exclusivism of there being only one way in which we can be saved, the idea that there is a single religious group that is in sole possession of the truth–that is the world as …

The Goal

Over the years I’ve known many seekers whose highest goal was to achieve Enlightenment. I had such a goal myself for many years. But what is this Enlightenment? Is it self realization? God Realization? Unity …

Ganesh

One of the largest faiths in the world is Hinduism. It is derived from the earlier Vedic civilization of India and has grown many branches and schools of philosophy. What most westerners don’t realize is …

The End of Ignorance

Over on Layers of Stages, Kris brought up the challenges of overcoming the ego. What Genpo called the ‘path of submission’. That critical stage when we discover the reality of Self and begin to see …

John

Its curious how certain things show up in groups. A friend of mine sent me a batch of old photos. With them was a scanned letter: “Thank you for your letter and kind thoughts. When …