Explorations Into Consciousness

The Infinite Inquiry (into True Intelligence and Reality)

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)…

Bespoke Meditation: The Alive Center of Being

By meestereric | June 12, 2022 |

A Meditation on Pure Beingness   “Thirty spokes has a wheel…” reads Lao Tzu*: the usefulness is the center, which still, silent, just as the usefulness of a pot is…

Awareness Is Not Mind-Like

By meestereric | June 7, 2022 |

The Mind/Consciousness Distinction   This article was spurred by a question – one that has also been asked on my website, in social media, and in my meetings, and so…

The Continuity of Awareness

By meestereric | June 5, 2022 |

One of the most fundamental questions students of consciousness and awareness have is, “If awareness is universal or nonlocal, then what about deep sleep or during anesthesia? Doesn’t consciousness go…

The Integrity of the Teacher, Part II: Power & Authority

By meestereric | April 25, 2022 |

In part 1 of this series of articles, I brought up the key question of whether one can “separate the teaching from the teacher”: a phrase I heard from former…

Notes on The Integrity Of The Teacher

By meestereric | March 29, 2022 |

 No one is in any privileged position with respect to Truth (or Beauty or Love). There are no authorities in that regard. This is something I’ve discussed over the years…

Desert Silence

By meestereric | March 27, 2022 |

The uniqueness of the experience… to be down in between those silent beautiful curving walls of the canyon – shades of tan, grey orange, yellow bright or dark in sun…

No Real Body or World? ! Why Is The Changing Unreal?

By meestereric | March 17, 2022 |

What in the world is meant by this? It’s an outlandish and ridiculous claim, an unworldly Eastern philosophical religious bit of non-sense, New Age woo woo, right? Even spiritual folks…

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,…

On Beyond “Awakened” Relating to Direct Relating

By meestereric | March 4, 2022 |

We are changing the name of the online group about relationship and the direct path from “Awakened Relating” to “Direct Relating”. This was inspired by the fact that “awakened” is…

Love, Freedom, and Relating, Revisited

By meestereric | March 4, 2022 |

“Love and freedom cannot be separated.” —Francis Lucille This is a paraphrase of what the Advaita (non-duality) teacher Francis Lucille said, since it’s been a few years since we had…

Reflections on “There is no such thing as human love”

By meestereric | February 28, 2022 |

On more than one occasion I’ve heard the Advaita (non-duality) teacher Francis Lucille (or his wife Laura also) say “There is no such thing as human love.”  What on Earth…

The Three Spiritual Paths

By meestereric | February 24, 2022 |

The Three Spiritual Paths, or How To Do Nothing   162. YOGA AND DEVOTION (125) These are both processes of intense activity, always upholding the doer and enjoyer – even…

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