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Luminous texts.

Now and again one runs across texts which in the words of the Advaita masters point luminously at ‘that’. Although ‘that’ is beyond description or definition for ‘that’ is ‘this’ which is trying to describe ‘that’. ‘Oneness’ is merely revealing … Continue reading

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It all comes down to Knowing.

Yet no one is knowing this Knowing. It just is that. The Knowing that, without thought or anything arising, wholeness remains intact. A wholeness free from shape or form or substance. The Knowing itself or itself. This Knowing is of … Continue reading

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The true knowing that lays all knowledge bare.

There is a well known analogy whereby a thorn is used to remove another thorn and then both are discarded. The obvious question is: to what is this referring? I would suggest knowledge. More specifically knowledge in its various forms. … Continue reading

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Subject without object.

You are the One Subject in which the many objects appear. You can witness this now by looking out of your eyes and witnessing your bodies – hands, legs, feet – as objects. Just as the chair, table, computer or … Continue reading

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We know the truth when we hear it.

It is no coincidence that some of the most quoted words, phrases, poems strike a chord within us simply because they are conveying an eternal truth. While many will be happy sit back and listen to the flow of the … Continue reading

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The best gift to those you love.

Surely the best gift you could leave your family and friends – far better than a sum of money left in one’s will – is to be able to tell them with certainty that ‘dying’ holds no fear. Rather it … Continue reading

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‘Who Am I?’ again.

It recently struck me that this question, ‘Who am I?’, the question Ramana Maharshi, as well as numerous sages down the ages have advised we ask ourselves, functions in a similar fashion to a Zen Koan. Now let me clarify, … Continue reading

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On reading words by eminent masters

I can now attest to two kinds of reading. The reading that goes on ‘before’ as opposed to the reading that comes ‘after’. By ‘before’ and ‘after’, I am referring to the periods prior and subsequent to the realisation of … Continue reading

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Seeing & Knowing

First comes the Seeing of who you really are. ‘Who am I?’ Answering itself if you like. This Seeing is often accompanied by a sensation. Some might have an adrenalin rush with a feeling of ‘wow!’ Others might simply say, … Continue reading

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Experiencing one’s true nature

For experiencing is all that it is. It is going on no matter what the weather is like outside. When the wind blows a bitter chill and snow is forecast, there is no better place to be than safely seated … Continue reading

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