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This blog is about the mind story – my intimate relationship with the mind. And the stories evolve around my own spiritual growth which includes my own shortcomings, observations and understanding.
Interestingly it was recognizing arrogance that propels me to look at spirituality from a different light, beginning from the Buddha’s teaching to other faith, seeing profound similarities in them. Arrogance swings me from one end of polarity to the other end, humility. And again, only in recognizing both ends was I able to come to my own balance state, the middle path. Both ends have extreme interpretations of good and bad whereas the centre has its understanding of both. The recognition I am talking about is wisdom in working, found in each and everyone of us, when we allow.
And my journey is still evolving and refining, bringing myself back again and again, consistently, allowing wisdom to unfold in me, from extremity to the middle path of non-judgment and non-violence, seeing the world as my own creation and definition.
May you find yourself in these readings and come into your inner peace and freedom.
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Quantum physics defies what Newtonian physics is all about. At the molecular level, the entire game changes. In fact it is totally in opposition to what is.
The same goes with the mind. The world I perceived outwardly is not exactly what I thought it is - a different set of rules reign within.
Beyond the falseness
Truth beckons me.
1. Your Immortal Reality, Garry Renard
2. Disappearance of the Universe, Gary Renard
3. Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle
4. The New Earth , Eckhart Tolle
5. Broken Open, Elizabeth Lesser
6. A Thousand Names for Joy, Byron Katie
7. Zen and the Kingdom of Heaven
8. The 12 Steps of Forgiveness, Paul Ferrini
9. The Silence of the Heart, Paul Ferrini
10. The Silent Road, Wellesley Tudor Pole
11. Beyond the Himalayan, M. MacDonald Bayne
12. The Last Barrier
13. Closing the Circle
14. Notes to Myself, Hugh Prather
15. Bearing Witness, Bernie Glassman
2 Replies to “The Four Reliances”
Rely on the message…
One may listen to a message when the message has a certain degree of meaning/understanding to her. Otherwise, the message is just another “incomprehensible sound”, not understood or became irrelevant to her.
Rely on the meaning…
One tends to have his own meaning when deciphering a message. The meaning to her can be a world of different from the understanding of others.
Rely on the real meaning, …
The tricky part, what is real? who to say what is real?
Rely on your wisdom mind…..
Until then…..until awaken from sleep, non-doing?… is there anything much to be done? undone?
That is why an inquiring mind is important. The key is not making any conclusions with what we experience. Open up to possibilities. When one sets his mind to this idea, the potential of inquiry opens up.