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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…

A Question of Sentience: What is Conscious and Awake?

By meestereric | January 11, 2021 |

There is a different use of the word “sentient” than in the culture at large, one that clarifies an important distinction between consciousness and the outward behavior of a bodymind.…

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The End of Self Help

By meestereric | December 31, 2020 |

Given that this is the last day of the calendar year, and a friend and I were discussing the notion of “eschatological” yesterday (how religions sometimes have that apocalyptic, “end…

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The Effortless Way

By meestereric | December 25, 2020 |

If there were an effort, where would it come from? In a stream, there are eddies and currents, and though some of these little eddies spin like mad, caught behind…

Conjugation

Why Nonduality? Or, The Last Stop (to Freedom)

By meestereric | December 22, 2020 |

As I was puttering around the place with various projects this morning I was pondering: why be into nonduality? Why be interested? Why not just let it go and forget…

True Love and Relationships, Part 2: The Yoga of Relationships

By meestereric | November 24, 2020 |

This article is the second in a series about love and relationships (the first is here).      True love is never rejected. If you come from the right place, it…

Wisps of Freedom

On Beyond Depression

By meestereric | November 16, 2020 |

I was diagnosed with “clinical depression” 30 years ago or so, and told I’d be on Prozac (a popular SSRI antidepressant at the time) for the rest of my life,…

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