True Self

The Living Question

By meestereric / June 28, 2022 /

An earlier article was entitled “Living the Question”. This current missive turns out to be more from the non-doer perspective, so to speak… In other words, there is no one living the question (no separate entity):   you are “being lived”. By what? By an ocean of light, of love… by Life… by that which…

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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. It’s the old dictum ‘Thou art that.’ And the way to know that is to be still. Being still is simply stilling of the mind until…

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image A Constellation's Cosmic Color Celebration

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 you had no thoughts, your thought would be that you had no thoughts, which is a thought. But before that, you had no thoughts. In…

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On Beyond Online (Non-Duality) Group Meetings

By meestereric / October 20, 2021 /

I am putting the online group meetings on hold while I go to the desert for a short, unpaid “sabbatical”, and do my monk thing, like the “Fathers of the Desert” … “hang out in the Unknown” as a wise man advised me once … then we shall see. New beginnings shall arise… Some reflections:…

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Real Identity and Effortless Living

By meestereric / November 13, 2020 /

A short dialogue about identity and practices.      Hi Eric – I hope you’re doing well. I’m a 19 year old college student studying in [a city in the US]. I came upon your article on healthy ego development, and it resonated with me. I encountered Advaita Vedanta when I was 17, and I’m…

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