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Is it possible for us to see anything other than ourself as ‘the Self’?

On one of my recent articles, The observer is the observed only when we observe ourself alone, a friend called Zubin wrote a comment in which he ended by saying:I also think it is possible (and I don’t say this to be proud, it is just what I experi...

What is the correct meaning of ajāta vāda?

In a comment on my previous article, The difference between vivarta vāda and ajāta vāda is not just semantic but substantive, a friend called Venkat questioned my understanding of the meaning of ajāta vāda, citing something that I wrote in the s...

Parul si forta energetica mai putin cunoscuta

Parul si forta energetica mai putin cunoscutaDin cele mai vechi timpuri, se considera o ruşine să se reteze părul fetelor şi al femeilor, deoarece părul lung, împletit în cozi, era semnul bunului renume al acestora.Fetele tinere purtau cozi im...
by ochiulmintii-vedetot on Nov 8, 2016

FILMMAKER QUENTIN TARANTINO IS RETIRING AFTER 10 FILMS

FILMMAKER QUENTIN TARANTINO IS RETIRING AFTER MAKING 2 MORE FILMS TO MAKE 10. HE RECENTLY ANNOUNCED HIS PLANS AFTER TALKING ABOUT THEM FOR 2 YEARS. HE KEEPS STALLING BUT HE’S ONLY 53 AND HE WANTS TO RETIRE BY AGE 60. IF I WERE HIM I’D RET...
by The Politics of Everything on Nov 6, 2016

The difference between vivarta vāda and ajāta vāda is not just semantic but substantive

I wrote my previous article, As we actually are, we do nothing and are aware of nothing other than ourself, in reply to various comments written by a friend called Ken, and in reply to it he wrote another comment in which he argued:Thank you for your...

As we actually are, we do nothing and are aware of nothing other than ourself

In several comments on one of my recent articles, What is the ‘self’ we are investigating when we try to be attentively self-aware?, a friend called Ken wrote:Note that the Self is what is watching the movie [...] (4 September 2016 at 17:45)[...]...

Why does the term ‘I am’ refer not just to our ego but to what we actually are?

In a comment on my previous article, ‘I am’ is the reality, ‘I am this’ or ‘I am that’ is the ego, a friend called Mouna raised several objections to what I had written in it, so in this article I will try to reply to his objections.Mouna...

‘I am’ is the reality, ‘I am this’ or ‘I am that’ is the ego

In a comment on my previous article, What is the ‘self’ we are investigating when we try to be attentively self-aware?, a friend called Viveka Vairagya quoted an extract from chapter 99 of I am That in which it is recorded that Nisargadatta Mahar...

Another Child-molesting Priest?~ Don’t worry, he’ll say a few Hail Mary’s and it’ll be good enough for the Pope!

Supporters of the original and largest Christian faith are to blame for funding the behavior of this institution, and this has been going on for hundreds of years…Think about what you are supporting,this criminal organization, it’s not re...
by Seven Spheres on Aug 15, 2016

Another Child-molesting Priest?~ Don’t worry, he’ll say a few Hail Mary’s and it’ll be good enough for the Pope!

Supporters of the original and largest Christian faith are to blame for funding the behavior of this institution, and this has been going on for hundreds of years…Think about what you are supporting,this criminal organization, it’s not re...
by Seven Spheres on Aug 15, 2016

The observer is the observed only when we observe ourself alone

In a recent comment on one of my earlier articles, ‘Observation without the observer’ and ‘choiceless awareness’: Why the teachings of J. Krishnamurti are diametrically opposed to those of Sri Ramana, a friend called Zubin wrote:I read a lot...

“Black Lives Don’t Matter!”

This idiot thinks he can become white by kissing white ass! Western governments do not value the lives of the poor and underclass worldwide, they kill them off like bugs! Being poor and black in America is equivalent to being a non-person! The Britis...
by Seven Spheres on Jul 22, 2016

Untethered Soul and the voice in your head

I recently was given the book “Untethered Soul” by Michael Singer. I’m only a few chapters into it, and I’ll likely talk about it again on this blog. At the very beginning of the book, the author talks about the incessant, chattering voice in...
by Phoenix Revolution on Jul 22, 2016

If we are able to be steadily self-attentive, where do we go from here?

A friend wrote to me explaining how he is practising self-investigation and asked, ‘Where do I go from here?’ The following is what I wrote in reply to him.When you write, ‘I seem to be “witnessing” or aware of the I am thought all the time...

When can there be total recognition that the world is unreal?

A friend recently wrote to me, ‘Could you tell me whether realisation would be like deep sleep with no world present or would there still be a world but with total recognition that it is unreal. I feel driven to understand but seem to be going roun...

Why should we rely on Bhagavan to carry all our burdens, both material and spiritual?

In a comment on my previous article, What is the logic for believing that happiness is what we actually are?, a friend called Sandhya wrote, “I remember reading in some book, where Bhagavan said, ‘don’t take all the burden on yourself, but tran...

What is the logic for believing that happiness is what we actually are?

In a comment on my previous article, How to attend to ourself?, a friend called Sundar referred to my reply to his previous comment and wrote, ‘You have not explained the logic by which you say that we can get infinite peace and happiness when we m...

We can separate ourself permanently from whatever is not ourself only by attending to ourself alone

In a recent comment on one of my old articles, Ātma-vicāra and the ‘practice’ of nēti nēti, a friend called Roger tried to explain why he considers that ātma-vicāra (self-investigation) and nēti nēti (which literally means ‘not thus, no...

JFK to 911: Everything is a Rich Man’s Trick

  JFK to 911: Everything is a Rich Man’s Trick...
by Seven Spheres on May 10, 2016

“One of the Great Revolutionaries”: Daniel Berrigan Remembered as Hundreds Gather for Funeral

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by Seven Spheres on May 9, 2016


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