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Doing

Who does anything, if there is no doer ? The doer here disappeared. The doing image once held in mind – a little field marshal, strutting about, shouting orders, in charge – is long gone. For almost two years the … Continue reading

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“To Who Does This Thought Come ? “

The “I” thought : king of the weeds in a whole weedy thought patch. For a while, the absence of  “I” thoughts felt so freeing, it  almost intoxicated. Later, the rest of the weeds remind of their existence through the … Continue reading

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What to Do ?

But what do I DO !? I don’t know what to DO ! The year prior to the Gate crossing was pretty ordinary in most respects. Good health. Daily meditation. Daily inquiry. Still enjoyed reading lots of spiritual authors, especially … Continue reading

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Prekinesis

Prekinesis (Ancient Greek: “before movement”). Thought does not move the body. The thought “I” does not move the body. What moves the body ? The previous post KINETICS left off with an invitation to examine movement. Exercises such as these … Continue reading

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Waking up with Direct Pointing

The following letter has been fitted to the page with spaces arranged and name redacted as requested by the writer. No other changes made. Hi Dominic, I’m writing an account of my experience over the last ~2 weeks for reference. … Continue reading

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An Unlikely Catalyst

I like to read blogs. One day, came across the blog “Complete Humanity”. The author, Elena Nezhinsky, used a technique she describes as  “direct pointing”, pointing to help people see through the illusion of the self. Utterly fascinated, I became … Continue reading

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Vanishing Narrator

A morning,  like many other mornings, with consciousness coming slowly. Pressure. Texture. Light. Lying in place for a while, turning over, getting up. Pause. What just happened ? Getting up happened. With no conscious decision to do so. No thought … Continue reading

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Chipping Away …

A glimpse at the ” I ” left a permanent crack in the edifice of thought constructed self . Practice now strongly focused on this crack . Having read of the practice of inquiry and the use of the classic … Continue reading

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