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To inspire and dive deeper into Consciousness, Reality and Peace

Silent Mind, Revisited

By meestereric | November 10, 2021 |

  (An older, longer, more elaborate essay on “True Meditation: A Quiet Mind Versus A Silent Mind” can be found here) “To sum up the whole thing, it’s very simple.…

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Who Are You Really?

By meestereric | October 27, 2021 |

If you had no thoughts, and if your girlfriend or boyfriend asks you what you were thinking about, and you say to her or him that you were thinking how…

On Communication, Texting, and Real Intimacy

By meestereric | October 26, 2021 |

Humans are sensitive to language like dogs are sensitive to smells. We take these funny sounds we make or think or read, seriously, like a big deal sometimes. Nations are…

The Meaning of Meaning (and On Beyond Religion)

By meestereric | October 19, 2021 |

If you’re happy and not worried, and absorbed in living, you’re generally not inherently concerned with the “meaning of life” question (although one might contemplate it for fun or to…

Why Survive?

By meestereric | October 6, 2021 |

I had a dream around 1997 that contained a revelation, where I saw that saw life as being happiness itself, and a permanent peace that resided within, beyond all thought,…

Art and Freedom

By meestereric | July 26, 2021 |

Art and Freedom, The Art of Living, Love and Consciousness, True Freedom Sometimes the obvious is useful or helpful to state. I used to be an artist. That is, I…

No Mind

By meestereric | July 9, 2021 |

The mind doesn’t actually exist. While it is useful to say, such as to a student of non-duality or of a spiritual path, that “mind” is defined as external sense…

The Heart of the Self (A Poem)

By meestereric | July 2, 2021 |

Use every moment to go deeper into the heart of the Self. It is always there. Hidden in the facade of the mind, the appearances of the moment, the people…

The Radical Journey of the Non-Dual Path

By meestereric | June 28, 2021 |

I have written before about how the non-dual understanding, or the living of it (the most or the essential thing) is the final stop on the “spiritual” journey. It’s the…

Living The Question

By meestereric | May 20, 2021 |

I recently listened to a dialogue between a very earnest and long term meditator and spiritual teacher that went went straight to the heart of something very key on the…

The Extraordinary Ordinary

By meestereric | March 26, 2021 |

Lately I’ve been experiencing a greater sense of connection within and without, that background of peace and happiness permeating daily life, whether alone or with people in public, or with…

The Infinite Heart

By meestereric | March 7, 2021 |

“When we have reached the outposts of the mind, we are ready for the journey to the heart.” ~ Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence In the experience of more…

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Non-Duality Is Not Psychotherapy

By meestereric | February 28, 2021 |

Non-duality is a description of reality. It is not a therapeutic model, or a self-help school, or a religion. In fact it undermines all religious thinking: seeing reality via the…

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