Month: <span>March 2009</span>

Patient Blessing

Yesterday, on the recommendation of several friends, I went to a darshan with Mother Meera. She is said to be an embodiment of Mother Divine and offers not only silent darshan, but personal darshan to …

Diet and Liberation

Over on Takuin’s blog, he summarizes the results of a months fast. In the discussion, the question of diet and liberation came up. Many people consider a “pure” lifestyle to be necessary for liberation, with …

The Dance is Now

In a recent call, Lorne spoke about the reality of what is. He said that often we may be looking for some experience, yet the cosmic dance is right here in front of us and …

Blogging Home

This blog is in many ways a reflection of my process. A write up but also a journal of a journey. Because it is written, it is more the conceptual journey that follows the experiential, …

Love is pain

For many people, love is pain. Conscious or not, they carry a story of disappointment and heartbreak. We see this backstory throughout our culture, with dysfunctional relationships portrayed as the norm. In the “new thought” …

Neti Neti

Neti Neti is an old Vedantic phrase meaning ‘Not this, not this’. Nothing of the phenomenal world or of experience. One describes That by what it is not. This is a useful starting place to …

Falling Away

“When you can see that all experiences are equal expressions of the One… and that feeling bound is just as much the One as feeling free…only then does the inner division, better known as ego, …

It IS Bliss

Back on Jed or Jedi, I touched on Tom Stine’s recent posts on the books of Jed McKenna. In a further post by Tom, a readers email suggested Jed makes enlightenment sound empty and boring. …

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