Tag Archives: no-self

Zoom In, Zoom Out

While the body feels good, anything goes. But really, once discomfort shows up in any form, it’s time to pay attention to what really matters. The no self business won’t hold up under any real unpleasantness, will it ? Has … Continue reading

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Trust

Almost five years after that very strange day, when this character disappeared an echo from that disappearance finally fell away not from proof from trust the echo was the fear that this nobody-ness was some kind of epiphenomena left over … Continue reading

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Waiting Room

sitting in the waiting room bright florescents overhead magazines (new) and TV (sports) one other patient nervously flipped through Cosmo as if she could flip away the reason she had come oncology, a popular specialty this century patients invoke the … Continue reading

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Yet Another Room

For years, it felt that something was missing. Something important, even crucial. Emptiness. No-self. Dissolution. Stream entry. Prajnaparamita. Peace of God. True nature. Original nature. Spaciousness. Eternal Now. Certainly, it was not where life was lived from. And life hurt. … Continue reading

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Gurdjieff STOP Exercise

[ This Guest post comes in its entirety from the blog Truth Can Save You, found here: https://truthcansaveyou.wordpress.com/2011/12/01/the-stop-exercise-from-gurdjieff/ many thanks for it ! ] Gurdjieff would tell his disciples to engage in all kinds of activities: somebody is digging in … Continue reading

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Choice

Of course choice exists! Of course choice happens! Of course we “have” a choice! Don’t we ? The argument about free will  was delineated 2500 years ago in ancient Greece and hasn’t been settled since due to lack of evidence. … Continue reading

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Forgive Everyone, Everything, Forever

Awakening feels like a revolution. It feels like a wild revolt against the previously lived life, its values, its perspectives, its relationships. On the other side of awakening, living still happens. Here and there still appears, even though others appear … Continue reading

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Deep Listening

Yesterday attended a memorial. A friend had died, and friends and family gathered to say goodbye in each other’s company. His girlfriend had a lot on her mind. Was happy to sit with her for as long as she needed. … Continue reading

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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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Fear

No one has ever died from direct pointing. No one has received any harm at all from direct pointing. Millions around the world do die every year from cancer, heart disease, stroke, tuberculosis, diabetes, kidney disease, HIV, and severe diarrhea.(1) … Continue reading

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