Category Archives: The Mystical Life

Breathing Meditation

I do not and cannot endorse Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and his Art of Living organization because of the cultish environment in which they operate and the lack of a pure motive behind his teachings on breathing meditation practice which … Continue reading

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Barry O’Brien

GRATITUDE and APPRECIATION for a Gift and most especially its Giver! We thank BARRY O’BRIEN, a participating member of the San Jose BMCM Satsang Group, who is now residing in Spokane, Washington, for his generous and wonderful gift to us … Continue reading

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Raising the “Resurrection”

Quite recently on the occasion of Easter, I received an email in which the sender, a member of the weekly satsang group meeting locally, wrote me his thoughts on “the message of resurrection.” (Easter was celebrated yesterday in the Roman … Continue reading

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The Fabric of Consciousness

Sometime around the turn of the new millennium, I came to a profound spiritual realization. It was the fruit of many years of meditation. The realization made me understand how consciousness integrates everything into a continuous seamless fabric of consciousness, … Continue reading

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Fr. Thomas Keating, OCSO

A TRIBUTE TO A GREAT TEACHER In memory of Fr. Thomas Keating, OCSO b. March 7, 1923 — d. October 25, 2018 Spiritual Mentor and Friend I share the unfortunate news that Fr. Thomas Keating, my spiritual teacher, has made … Continue reading

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The Green Tārā Mantra

Here is the mantra of Green Tārā: “Om Tare Tuttare Ture Svaha” [Acknowledgment to Miraclelove for publishing the video on YouTube.]> That is the matra to be recited to invoke the presence, grace and protection of Green Tārā. 😌 Familiarize … Continue reading

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The Moment of Awakened Awareness

The ineffable, unmanifest, undifferentiated Consciousness, that journeys to the universe of its manifestations through its mirror-mind, individuates infinitely as the Self.  Is is this Self as the subject knower that becomes increasingly aware in the manifest dimension of object forms … Continue reading

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Nonduality of the Buddha Nature

Your Buddha nature does not have a need to be accepted or approved by others. Neither does it have reason to inflict the pain of rejection or denial of others. It transcends both the need for acceptance or approval and … Continue reading

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“Freely Resting” in Nondual Awareness

Here is a piece of beautiful Dzogchen teaching, that I would like to share with you. Use it for meditation by contemplating the instruction provided and the teaching’s meaning. Nondual awareness completely lets go of attaching any importance to the … Continue reading

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Reposting “The Dangers of Unforgiveness”

  (The following is a repost of one of our early blogs published in 2011. The blog received several appreciative comments back then, for which we think it deserves a repost seven years after its original publication.) I was listening … Continue reading

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