What are you when the world is considered as a whole of which you form a minuscule but essential part? What will “you” appear to be when viewed from longer and longer distances? What happens then is that the “you”
Long before the venerable text Tao-te Ching was penned, the philosophy we think of as the Tao or Dao, meaning ‘way,’ ‘path’ or ‘route’ was forming. The Tao is not a name for a human-like god, a thing or a
Pink Panther Teaches timeless wisdom. A while back, a friend was sitting in a waiting room listening to an Alan Watts lecture on his iPod. Distracted, he glanced up at the TV screen fixed to the wall above him. It
Julia Tindall outlines the three main approaches to Jnana Yoga (pronounced, yana yoga) — the path of intuitive knowing. Have you ever felt that there must be something more to life, something beyond our mundane experience of the everyday world?
The quality of trance, of being hypnotized, is the hallmark of our egoic state of consciousness. Over millennia, the great spiritual masters of all traditions have realized this and given us many profound teachings about this condition. In one way
“I and the Father are one.” (Jn 10:30) “Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him. Jesus answered them, Many good works have I shewed you from my Father; for which of those works do ye stone me?
The fully open heart rests in sweet unknowingness, safe in its own embrace, rushing to meet its own perceived need that dissolves in the grace swallowing it. Dancing its tender dance of sheer delight in its own loveliness, merging with
Q: If Being, or God, is the creative source of all energy and thoughts, and some thoughts from the ego are a negative form of energy, don’t these negative thoughts originate from Being? In other words, did God create evil?
What tempts you? When we answer that question we virtually always name something that’s outside us. It’s no real surprise that we see it this way, since even the dictionary tells us that temptation comes from something or someone outside
For anyone who has risen above the level of mere survival in day to day life, the sense of purpose and meaning become important. The less gripped you are by the need to survive — or simply the perception that