Miracle of Awakening
The fruits of non-dual awakening, along with some questions and discussion
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Ego's Bad Rep
In spiritual circles, ego has a bad rep. It's something one is supposed to get rid of. "If I could only control my ego, I'd be ...
Friday, August 18, 2017
Is Honesty Always the Best Policy?
In the centerfold of the Summer 2017 catalogue of the Buddhist publisher, Wisdom, there is a whimsical drawing of a bear and raven in dialog...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
And One More Time: There is NO Separate Self
Recently, I heard an interview with an engaging, modest man named Robert Wright, who has written a book called, Why Buddhism is True: The Sc...
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Comparison with others is never helpful
I've noticed that comparing oneself with others is never helpful, especially in spiritual matters. Comparison come in lots of packages...
Saturday, May 6, 2017
The provisional nature of life and thoughts
I had a stroke in February and my left side was paralyzed. I got to the emergency room quickly and, after some imaging and tests, was admini...
Friday, September 9, 2016
Secret versus Open Spiritual Teachings
I've been thinking about secret versus open paths. In some traditions, especially those with roots in Asia, the path is secret -- that i...
Friday, September 2, 2016
The Dangers of Shakti
I've written a bit before about transmission of shakti, or spiritual energy. What I want to focus on here are the dangers of transmis...
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