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Daily Practices

Daily Practices such as chanting, reciting sacred texts, prayer, "worship", bowing down in humility, yoga, taking time for a daily quiet time such as meditation, the lighting of candles and incense, all can reconnect us to our inner wisdom guide. The urge to do so, found in all cultures of the world, is the inborn… Continue reading Daily Practices

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What does “society” mean? Can we as humans live without it? (Can we as humans live with it??)

What does "society" mean? Can we as humans live without it? (Can we as humans live with it??) i have been attentively watching what the latest studies on the human brain are finding, to see if they reaffirm the concept that we as humans, are basically a blank sheet (can go either way..... good or… Continue reading What does “society” mean? Can we as humans live without it? (Can we as humans live with it??)

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On Meditation and the Unconscious: A Buddhist Monk and a Neuroscientist in Conversation

...."Psychoanalysis, for instance, contends that you need to find a way to dig into those hidden impulses and identify them, whereas Buddhist meditation teaches you to free the thoughts as they arise." https://thereader.mitpress.mit.edu/meditation-and-the-unconscious-buddhism-neuroscience-conversation/?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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The diversion from our Inner Fullness……. is Neediness

Neediness is the mind being hungry for an object. Neediness.... the single most dangerous diversion from our inner balance. Sneaky little devil that it is....... Neediness is not associated with our 5 senses, although it tricks us into thinking it is. Neediness is the mind being hungry for an object. And how do we not… Continue reading The diversion from our Inner Fullness……. is Neediness

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What is the purpose of our lives?

Why do we humans exist as individual beings? Our "meaning and purpose" is being alive and directly experiencing life and the awe of nature from the perspective of an individual being. We do this by directly living in our sense world of seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting and touching. (has been called absorption in the one)… Continue reading What is the purpose of our lives?

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Blaming Religion – a new fad

Many folks thrive on pointing the finger at things outside themselves...... in all directions except for where the problem really lies....... a favorite blaming place is religion......Quite frankly, organized religion is just filling an emptiness that folks feel when we have lost the inner sense of fullness. Pointing the finger of "who dunnit first" is… Continue reading Blaming Religion – a new fad

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Self-Inquiry – the De-constructor of our mental “Blah Blah Blah” – from the teachings of Gary Weber

Was reading an article about how some folks who practice "mindfulness" techniques actually end up having their "inner dialogue" getting louder and louder instead of quieting down, and having that "blah blah blah" get them down...... all those negative thoughts that "just won't shut off".(How in the world can we shut that damned thing off!)Gary… Continue reading Self-Inquiry – the De-constructor of our mental “Blah Blah Blah” – from the teachings of Gary Weber

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Asking ourselves why do we have such Lifes Turmoil?

It is BECAUSE of life's turmoil, that some folks are led to look for something to hang on to, or something deeper within ourselves. Others just choose to live in darkness and bitterness..... If a person is honest with themselves, it can lead to finding the " it is just as it is" inside ourselves.… Continue reading Asking ourselves why do we have such Lifes Turmoil?

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Faith is……. (part 2)

"Faith is the bridge which carries us through moments of despair" What has faith come to mean for me? when i was young, the understanding of what faith meant to me, was akin to hunkering down, closing the eyes (in many cases closing to the voice of reason), clenching my teeth, and saying "i believe,… Continue reading Faith is……. (part 2)