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Nikola Tesla and Plato’s Cave

By meestereric | Apr 2, 2019

These musings are in response to a friend, a spiritual teacher and former physicist & mathematician, who expressed an opinion about the inventor Nikola Tesla.…

True Meditation: A Quiet Mind Versus A Silent Mind

By meestereric | Apr 2, 2019

A Quiet Mind versus a Silent Mind is a key discernment with vast implications. The following is based in actual experience, and derives from insights…

How Can I Have an Experience of Non-Duality?

By meestereric | Mar 28, 2019

Q: I understand there’s no world “out there” that it’s all “inside” but how can I have an experience of this? My conditioning from this…

Who Becomes Enlightened?

By meestereric | Mar 26, 2019

I’ll sometimes hear or read comments like, “he’s an enlightened master”, or there is a story around some sage’s enlightenment, or a teacher or life…

What about Practices?

By meestereric | Mar 21, 2019

What about spiritual practices, such as meditation, or yoga practices? Even if, according to non-dual philosophy (or the Three Principles Psychology – 3P), “I” don’t…

On Beyond Nonduality Teachings

By meestereric | Mar 18, 2019

No one seemed to get my “WHICH WAY TO THE SELF” sign (or t-shirt) cosmic joke, since  it when I posted it my “Group With…

The Practice of Peace (an EsotEric* Approach)

By meestereric | Mar 12, 2019

To see if I could help or address the concerns, and for the joy of writing, I jotted down these notes (an imperfect article) in…

Beyond Atheism, Agnosticism, and Theism

By meestereric | Feb 28, 2019

Most of us have been asked at some point in our lives if we believe in God. We also at some point may have been…

Painters of the Self

By meestereric | Feb 28, 2019

Sages like Ramana Maharshi, Lester, Robert Adams, Francis Lucille, Lao Tsu, Sydney Banks, and so on, are all pointing at the same Self, the same…

On Love

By meestereric | Feb 27, 2019

What do you actually love? What do you have have faith in, show your devotion to, pray to, as you go about your daily life,…

NONDUALITY: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE

By meestereric | Feb 24, 2019

Your mission, if you should choose to accept it, is to keep in mind the totality, the whole, the One that you are. The infinite.…

A Dialogue With Francis Lucille Regarding Teaching and Life Coaching

By meestereric | Jan 22, 2019

This post is a record of, first, a question the well-renowned Advaita (non-duality) teacher Francis Lucille (Rupert Spira’s teacher) was asked online a number of years…

On Beyond Being Human: a Sort of Poem

By meestereric | Jan 7, 2019

Let’s consider this scenario: It’s all or nothing: because there is no partial Self, and self-realization is not for persons (egos) or separate entities. Since…

On Beyond Life and Career Advice (for Teens and Adults)

By meestereric | Jan 3, 2019

Reflecting on Life and Career Advice (for teens or adults): Last night I watched some old videos of a famous comic, brilliant, creative, very “successful”,…

On Beyond the Body Mind World (or, Liberation for Whom?)

By meestereric | Dec 18, 2018

Happiness and Pleasure Happiness from objects makes no sense. Where is the happiness experienced? Let’s not even talk about happiness, for the time being, let’s…

On Beyond (Academic) Philosophy

By meestereric | Dec 13, 2018

For a most of the time when I was at university, I fantasized about being a philosopher, an esteemed future professor, with new grand theories…

Non-Duality is Not Idealism

By meestereric | Dec 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…

Living For the Moment or In the Moment?

By meestereric | Dec 9, 2018

Journal missive from the balcony… another set of highly imperfect notes. I once said to a young friend who I let crash in my living…

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Protected: Paradigms and Non-Duality

By meestereric | Mar 31, 2020

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On Beyond the Bad News

By meestereric | Mar 30, 2020

Your own Self-Realization is the greatest service you can render the world. ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi There is an erroneous notion out there I’ve noticed,…

Share Your Being

By meestereric | Mar 25, 2020

A bit of “practical nonduality” I posted to Facebook today:   SHARE YOUR BEING I just wanted to remind you, in these “challenging times”: How…

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On Beyond Death and Predetermination

By meestereric | Mar 16, 2020

Someone in the Robert Adams community online asked about death and predetermination. (And when the world has gone crazy – well, crazier than usual…). Don’t…

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On Beyond Cause and Effect, Part II

By meestereric | Mar 13, 2020

A reader asked “how can one go beyond cause and effect?” in response to my article “On Beyond Cause and Effect“. Here is one possible…

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On Beyond False Imagination

By meestereric | Feb 21, 2020

“There appears to be a knot between the consciousness and the flesh. A knot that separates the consciousness from the flesh. This knot is called…

Beyond Separate Consciousnesses

By meestereric | Feb 19, 2020

A response to a question from a reader.   Question: I’ve been on this journey of awakening since coming across Eckhart Tolle many years ago.…

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Natural Harmony (A Valentines Day Meditation)

By meestereric | Feb 14, 2020

Consider how normally the mind controls most of us. We react to something someone says, or something we see, and we go along with this…

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Is The World Real? Reflections on Change and Illusion

By meestereric | Feb 1, 2020

Is the world real? Why is it said by non-dualist teachers and sages of Advaita vedanta that the fact that the world of phenomena, of…

Does Consciousness Ever Die?

By meestereric | Jan 21, 2020

Does Consciousness Ever Die, Disappear or “Go Under”? Q: If I am consciousness (which I know I am)… and, if consciousness gets lost under General…

Free Will: The Question Arises in the Answer

By meestereric | Jan 20, 2020

“As long as individuality lasts there is free will. All the scriptures are based on this fact and they advise directing the free will in…

Notes on Liberation and Free Will

By meestereric | Jan 19, 2020

Just by getting your (little) self out of the way you become a blessing to the world – you don’t have to do anything. But…

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The Master Game

By meestereric | Jan 5, 2020

Here we are trying to make little jokes, but life itself is a joke. We are born into a body only in order to discover…

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On Beyond Seeking

By meestereric | Nov 15, 2019

These notes are in response to a question.   QUESTION: Namaste. [I am] curious to know how your seeking started? When it ended? Many stages…

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On Beyond UG Krishnamurti

By meestereric | Nov 4, 2019

Where UG Went Wrong UG Krishnamurti (not to be confused with Jiddu Krishnamurti, his nemesis) wanted to have his cake and eat it too: be…

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On Beyond Beliefs: What Is Self-Realization?

By meestereric | Oct 31, 2019

When I ask myself this morning, where am I, this being on this…whatever it is: this “pathless path”, this understanding (for the benefit of the…

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No Body No Problem

By meestereric | Oct 15, 2019

Neither scenario or worldview that society hands us, make any sense: neither the religious model nor the scientific one: 1. That a loving benevolent God…

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On Human Genius

By meestereric | Oct 8, 2019

I got a question from a friend, an artist from Athens, Greece: Question: All humans are geniuses? This is the solution. We [only] think we…