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Some Notes on Self Inquiry

By meestereric / June 26, 2022 /

Self-inquiry is very simple. It is the simplest, humblest thing possible.   How Do not think, or look for steps or a “how”, or see it as a complicated process or practice through time, or a sophisticated philosophy. Self It is simply pointing to the fact that the end of the road is know who,…

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Never Not Not Two

By meestereric / June 23, 2022 /

Enlightenment There can be no enlightenment for a person. This is absolutely clear. So why worry about such a thing? It is a futile goal. Relax… “I”, as this (supposed) person was never enlightened, is not enlightened, and will never be enlightened. There is no enlightenment for any person. So why do so many pursue…

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What is Truth and Knowledge: Part 1

By meestereric / March 10, 2022 /

What is Knowledge? What is Truth? What can we know for certain, and what can we know only with a probability? What is the difference between an opinion, and knowing, or between a belief and a fact? These questions are important not just in the understanding of non-duality (which is usually taken to be a…

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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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The Difference Between Wanting To Feel Better and Understanding

By meestereric / April 20, 2020 /

INTRODUCTION Often on the self-help, spiritual and non-dual paths, there is the experience that one is on a rollercoaster ride of feelings, or feel like one is not progressing anymore, or very slowly. You might get into low moods, or react strongly to some situation, or in general are not as happy or at peace…

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Poem: My Head Is Gone

By meestereric / November 27, 2016 /

My Head Is Gone Went home and discovered My Home is everywhere Sand blasted through time My foot is a radio Picking an Infinite line Zero definition But so sublime Quiet body, Quiet mind … Love is an Atheist Utterly blind To conditions Right left forward or behind Scriptures flow fast away like rain God…

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