Article Category: The Three Principles

On Beyond Non-Duality 1

By meestereric / August 12, 2020 /

More Notes to Myself… Face the facts, your attempts to become a non-dualist is an utter and complete failure. If your reason for studying or listening to nonduality (or Three Principles Psychology, or spirituality), or going to a teacher, going to satsang, or meditating, is: to feel better   to improve yourself   to improve…

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How To Stop Thinking

By meestereric / April 19, 2019 /

It is sometimes thought, or heard from spiritual teachers, that one needs to stop thinking. Why would one want to stop thinking? The question comes up when it begins to dawn on one the importance of thought and thinking in one’s life and in one’s outlook and happiness. One begins to see how much negative…

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A Dialogue With Francis Lucille Regarding Teaching and Life Coaching

By meestereric / January 22, 2019 /

This post is a record of first, a written question-and-answer dialogue between the Advaita (non-duality) teacher Francis Lucille (Rupert Spira’s teacher) and a student that was posted online a number of years ago (no longer available, so it is posted here as a service). Second, it follows with an email dialogue I had with Francis. I…

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Non-Duality is Not Idealism

By meestereric / December 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 you see it. First, some definitions. By “Idealism” here we won’t be meaning ethical or socio-political idealism (such as “living up to the ideals of a Judeo Christian ethically-based law”).…

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3P Brainwashing? A Response to Someone Distressed About a Family Member

By meestereric / October 24, 2018 /

I recently received this note from someone wanting some advice (“pick my brains”) about the Three Principles Psychology (3P), which I have written about in a number of articles. I emailed her back but her address bounced (probably misspelled). I’ll call her “A”.  I thought my response would be of possible interest to other people…

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Kissing a Sweet Goodbye to The Three Principles

By meestereric / October 21, 2018 /

  From a recording: “If you’re listening to this in your car and you find yourself in a beautiful feeling, roll down your window, pop the tape out of the tape player, and throw it out the window. Stay with the feeling, and it will teach you everything you need to know.” ~ Sydney Banks…

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Beyond the Event Horizon of Thought

By meestereric / September 21, 2018 /

Definition: “Thought” – The energy used to form the contents of experience. At this point in my life I find it harder to avoid feeling and thinking there can be only be one reality and one consciousness. How could you not? The answer is, by believing that Truth or Consciousness (or “innate health” as they talk…

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The Reality of Universal Consciousness

By meestereric / September 19, 2018 /

Jesus said, “I shall give you what no eye has seen and what no ear has heard and what no hand has touched and what has never occurred to the human mind.” – The Gospel of Thomas The hard thing to grasp about Universal Consciousness is that it is not something that can be sensed by…

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Healthy Egos and Spiritual Development

By meestereric / September 1, 2018 /

Must one must first travel the Great Arc from infant, to a healthy separate self or ego (a well-adapted adult ego in one’s environment and community) before passing down the other side of the rainbow so to speak, to the post-egoic state of non-dual understanding of permanent happiness and peace? Everything that emphasizes personality must…

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Intuitive Intelligence

By meestereric / August 16, 2018 /

“Ordinary intelligence is a cerebral function. It appears as the faculty of adaptation and organization. It allows complex problems to be handled by bringing into play a large quantity of givens. Linked to heredity and to acquired conditioning of the brain, it operates sequentially, in time. This kind of intelligence is responsible for performing math…

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