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On Beyond Nonduality 2: At the Shoreline of Belief and Contradiction

By meestereric / August 19, 2020 /

Question: “If any attempt to become a non-dualist is doomed to failure, and any desire will guarantee failure then how the bloody hell does anyone ever become a non-dualist? ‘Only by not trying can you succeed’ is just so painfully paradoxical. Even making no effort requires effort and we are repeatedly told about the importance…

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Beware of the Spiritual Path: It’s Not About *You*

By meestereric / September 6, 2017 /

The “spiritual path”, though it is about happiness—causeless, innate, not from objects (situations, people or things)—is not about feeling good all the time, while you are on it… because it’s about seeing oneself from a true and honest perspective, which can be shocking or not comfortable at moments… and it’s not even about changing something…

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Surrender the Leaf to the Stream

By meestereric / April 1, 2017 /

Are Happiness and Enlightenment the same thing? Why is there purported to be an equation between consciousness and the ground of reality, where the objects of consciousness are in fact merely appearances, no matter how consistent and lawful, and like images on a screen being underneath mere screen, derived from and existing only as Consciousness?…

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