A True Householder

While I have been a home-owner in the past, during the last decade and the more distinct unfolding of consciousness I have rented. It has been a transitional time for obvious reasons, but also in …

100x the Bliss

A number of times here, I’ve written about the progressive unfolding of deeper bliss after Self Realization. Mature Self Realization is also called Nirvana or Sat Chit Ananda because it brings with it an unending …

Why is really Who

To a debate on philosophy vs spirituality… To me the bigger question is who wants to know. As the old texts note, we’re usually driven by desire for pleasure and aversion to pain. But when …

On Soma

Soma or Amrita is a subject I’ve noted here a number of times. On a discussion elsewhere on refinement, the topic came up and I was asked to describe it. I thought the comments were …

Defining Consciousness

A discussion on a definition of consciousness came up in another forum. The author was surprised to discover that at a Nonduality conference, most couldn’t or were unwilling to define consciousness. They could say profound …

What is Refinement?

I’ve talked here about refined perception, soma and various effects of refinement. But a recent discussion revealed I’d not talked about refinement itself for a bit. It’s quite common in some circles to speak of …