Blog Articles

Recent blog articles on topics of interest to the author, or in response to questions.

On Beyond Nonduality Teachings

By meestereric | Mar 18, 2019

No one seemed to get my “WHICH WAY TO THE SELF” sign (or t-shirt) cosmic joke, since  it when I posted it my “Group With…

The Practice of Peace (an EsotEric* Approach)

By meestereric | Mar 12, 2019

To see if I could help or address the concerns, and for the joy of writing, I jotted down these notes (an imperfect article) in…

Beyond Atheism, Agnosticism, and Theism

By meestereric | Feb 28, 2019

Most of us have been asked at some point in our lives if we believe in God. We also at some point may have been…

Painters of the Self

By meestereric | Feb 28, 2019

Sages like Ramana Maharshi, Lester, Robert Adams, Francis Lucille, Lao Tsu, Sydney Banks, and so on, are all pointing at the same Self, the same…

On Love

By meestereric | Feb 27, 2019

What do you actually love? What do you have have faith in, show your devotion to, pray to, as you go about your daily life,…

NONDUALITY: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE

By meestereric | Feb 24, 2019

Your mission, if you should choose to accept it, is to keep in mind the totality, the whole, the One that you are. The infinite.…

A Dialogue With Francis Lucille Regarding Teaching and Life Coaching

By meestereric | Jan 22, 2019

This post is a record of, first, a question the well-renowned Advaita (non-duality) teacher Francis Lucille (Rupert Spira’s teacher) was asked online a number of years…

On Beyond Being Human: a Sort of Poem

By meestereric | Jan 7, 2019

Let’s consider this scenario: It’s all or nothing: because there is no partial Self, and self-realization is not for persons (egos) or separate entities. Since…

On Beyond Life and Career Advice (for Teens and Adults)

By meestereric | Jan 3, 2019

Reflecting on Life and Career Advice (for teens or adults): Last night I watched some old videos of a famous comic, brilliant, creative, very “successful”,…

On Beyond the Body Mind World (or, Liberation for Whom?)

By meestereric | Dec 18, 2018

Happiness and Pleasure Happiness from objects makes no sense. Where is the happiness experienced? Let’s not even talk about happiness, for the time being, let’s…

On Beyond (Academic) Philosophy

By meestereric | Dec 13, 2018

For a while when in school, I fantasizing myself to be a future professor. Then I realized no one (not even the world-class philosophers with…

Non-Duality is Not Idealism

By meestereric | Dec 9, 2018

Nor is it materialism…. But is it so obvious it’s not materialism? It will be obvious they are two sides of a mistaken coin, once…

Living For the Moment or In the Moment?

By meestereric | Dec 9, 2018

Journal missive from the balcony… another set of highly imperfect notes. I once said to a young friend who I let crash in my living…

"Earth Cradling Sky"

Dialogue With A Sage: The Thousand Deaths

By meestereric | Dec 2, 2018

This article, after a brief discussion to set the stage, follows with is an email dialogue with a living sage* (whose identity will remain anonymous…

"Cloudspiration"

On Beyond Being Born

By meestereric | Nov 27, 2018

I make fun of birthdays (my “birthday” is today – this calendar date – when I’m writing this), calling them “Unborn Days”. To distill the…

My Personal Misery Trainer – Comedy Skit

By meestereric | Nov 4, 2018

“Humor is ignorance exposed” – Francis Lucille Props (optional): clipboard, running pants, a bottle of beer (Ordinary looking guy, maybe a little mussed, a little fussed,…

Meditation: “Are We There Yet?”

By meestereric | Nov 4, 2018

The scene: a group in meditation. The teacher guides them to “Open their attention”, and “Simply be in awareness”, and observe, notice the thoughts going…

The Enlightenment Contest

By meestereric | Nov 4, 2018

The scene: a non-duality spiritual retreat. Someone gets up, in the evening, after the meditation and dialogue, when announcements are made: “I have a little…

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