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Love Beyond Love

By meestereric | Jul 5, 2020

This morning I wrote to a truth-loving friend—who was intensely thinking-oriented—encouraging her to live a more “embodied” experience of non-duality: Develop, or rather uncover, the…

On Beyond The Future

By meestereric | Jul 1, 2020

I just wanted to give readers a brief update on what’s going on here, and why there haven’t bee any new articles lately (other than…

Beyond Isms

By meestereric | Jun 9, 2020

I suppose I’m a “person of color” since I’m a sort of pinkish tannish whitish color, but I think the term is better reserved for…

On Beyond Resistance

By meestereric | May 18, 2020

This is a more an artistic, “synchronistic musing” as a friend called it, than a philosophical or logical exploration. So read it as such. Enjoy…

Why Write? Notes About Writing and Love

By meestereric | May 13, 2020

Someone asked their spiritual teacher about writing a book about their story, the remarkable experiences they’ve had that brought them to where they are now.…

The Dawning of Love

By meestereric | May 8, 2020

Just a short post to describe an experience – or attempt to.   I would sum up the week’s seeing as: All I Have To…

On Beyond Nonduality: You Are An Utter Failure

By meestereric | May 5, 2020

The tension in nondual philosophy is that it contradicts with most experience, or seems to – for many of us mere mortal-seeming humans – so…

Will The Real Sage Please Stand Up?

By meestereric | Apr 29, 2020

Who Becomes Enlightened? Who Is The Real Sage? Topic: This article, this little foray, is about coming to grips with one of the the central…

On Beyond Concepts

By meestereric | Apr 27, 2020

All Teachings are Dodos, and Tightening up what this Site is About   I let my personal feelings cloud my discernment, and published a guest…

The Difference Between Wanting To Feel Better and Understanding

By meestereric | Apr 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…

Guest Post: WHAT IS GRACE?

By meestereric | Apr 7, 2020

A brief and poetic parable by Luciana Bellini WHAT IS GRACE? ––––– Grace is like a Queen that has been preparing the palace For the…

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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Non-Duality in Action: Compassionate Response

By meestereric | Apr 21, 2019

Non-dual teachings sometimes give people license to behave badly or not work on themselves: they can become arrogant or rude, or use it as an…

How To Stop Thinking

By meestereric | Apr 19, 2019

“When you enter the silence you enter a profound peace, bliss consciousness, pure awareness. That’s what the silence is. It’s not being quiet. It’s beyond…

Is Being an Embodied Being a Fall from Grace?

By meestereric | Apr 12, 2019

I was cleaning the living room windows this morning, and noticed I could never get them perfect. They always had some kind of streaks or…

On Beyond Two Sides of Existence

By meestereric | Apr 9, 2019

The picture we are seeing here—knowing it’s just a picture (a map)—is of two sides of existence: one, the appearance, the phenomenal, the apparent material…

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Sentience, Consciousness, and Vegetarianism

By meestereric | Apr 8, 2019

You can’t eat your way to enlightenment. But you can eat in an enlightened way. In this whole discussion about diet, a spiritual path, and…

Why Spiritual Teachings Can Seem Contradictory (But Really Aren’t)

By meestereric | Apr 7, 2019

“We have two eyes to see two sides of things, but there must be a third eye which will see everything at the same time…

The Central Paradox of Meditation: Being and Doing

By meestereric | Apr 5, 2019

The central paradox of meditation is that of being and doing. Doing something in order to realize we don’t need to do anything, or in…

Beginning and Advanced Meditation: Meditating on Meditation

By meestereric | Apr 4, 2019

Now, I’m a nobody (not a famous teacher, and don’t want to teach at all: writing is my “teaching”), but this is how I see…

What Is Maya? What is Real?

By meestereric | Apr 3, 2019

POEM What is Maya? Maya is a word. A word is a sound. Sound is Maya. The real question is: what is not Maya? When…

Why No One Can Give You Enlightenment

By meestereric | Apr 3, 2019

The following are some notes regarding how one must “go the final mile” oneself, and no teacher or guru can hand you liberation on a…

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

“To ask the mind to kill itself is like making the thief the policeman. He will go with you and pretend to catch the thief,…

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…