Month: <span>October 2012</span>

News

Hi all 1) Finally, I have grunted through the last few years of posts and updated Key Posts. The link on the right (under Pages) takes you to a summary of links on a variety …

Grace is Brahman

When people say they awoke through grace, they mean through something higher as yet unseen. It may be strongly felt but is still deeper than direct knowing and being. They recognize it is not the …

Karma is the Blind Spot

In articles here, I’ve occasionally mentioned that karma comes with a blind spot. This causes us to walk into circumstances we otherwise wouldn’t and do things we may later regret. We may even ask ourselves …

Walking

“We’re all just walking each other home.” – Ram Das (servant of God), aka Dr. Richard Alpert, author, Be Here Now (1971) Now in his ’80’s and in spite of a serious stroke, he’s still …

Prayer of Gratitude

In the past, I’ve written several articles on the subject of prayer. In Deep Prayer I discussed the difference between the Petitionary prayer of asking for something and an Intercessionary prayer of surrender; the prayer …

Unity into Brahman

I’ve written a number of articles on the development of Unity Consciousness. In essence, the outer world of experience is united with the inner world of being. There is no longer an “inside” and “outside”. …

On Choosing a Mantra

On the American Veda article, someone mentioned the Kriya Yoga Conference next March where the author Philip Goldberg will be speaking. I noticed both CSA sites linked from the conference page have basic effortless meditation …

Conceptual Barriers

I have seen over and over how important right understanding is. Much as we may have cultured our physiology with meditation and other spiritual practices, our beliefs about what awakening or enlightenment is will be …

Now is Memory

Now is just a memory scribed by the sages of old nothing happened never did we only need remember what is ever forgotten be what we’ve always been this is the Great Awakening nothing was …

The Samadhis of Patanjali

Awhile back, I wrote an article on the samadhis listed in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali*. At the time, I explored definitions from several translations. The result however was less than clear. Let’s try again. …

American Veda

Recently, I’ve been reading a book that’s a fascinating review of the migration of Vedanta and Yoga to the west. The book by Philip Goldberg is called American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to …

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