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February 18, 2017

Mastering the Art of Self-Absorption - Retreat 1/2017

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November 7, 2016

Revelatory Excerpts from the Upanishads

The Upanishads are the first known written record of an inner path to enlightenment and, as such, are the original revelation of the knowledge of self. Despite this, they do not represent a unified teaching, but offer bits and pieces of insights spread throughout its various texts.

The general consensus is that two of the earliest Upanishads are Chandogya and Brihadaranyaka, and one would therefore assume that these two are ‘root’ Upanishads, and that those which were written later would be elaborations and further developments based on the original revelations.

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November 7, 2016

Upanishads: An Incomplete Revelation

The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad says: “Invisible, He sees; inaudible, He hears; unthinkable, He thinks; unknowable, He knows. None other can see, hear, think, know. He is your own Self, the immortal; the controller; nothing else matters.”

The teacher refers here to our fundamental sense of self that is hidden beyond our psychosomatic existence. He is not speaking about great enlightenment, nirvana, becoming one with the cosmos, or anything equally exciting – he is pointing to something simple, so simple that it is too simple for most people to even care about. He is pointing to our fundamental subjectivity before it has become entangled in the world of appearances and forgotten itself.

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November 5, 2016

The Revelation of Enlightenment in Ancient India

Something happened in India in the period between 800 to 500 BCE – something mysterious. Unexpectedly, as if from nowhere, the sages of the Upanishads revealed the knowledge of pure subjectivity, the knowledge of self, to humanity. For the first time in the history of human evolution, the possibility that a mysterious reality, independent of objects and our psychological identity, existed and could be directly known arose into the collective consciousness. It was at this time that a few more spiritually conscious human beings began to question the objectification of the divine as so-called ‘gods’ that ruled our fate from a place outside of who we are. And what they discovered was that the divine does not exist externally to our very own deeper consciousness and intelligence.

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October 24, 2016

Further Revelations on Essential Me

We recently created a higher resolution map of essential me, where what we used to call ‘conscious me’ was divided into two separate identities: conscious me and pure conscious me. This division is not arbitrary or superfluous: it is a more accurate reflection of the dimension of consciousness.

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October 16, 2016

Flexible Destiny: Creating our Future

We can make an important distinction between destiny and fate. The concept of fate comes from a one-dimensional, mechanistic perception of reality in which consciousness and intelligence are not seen as creative and dynamic processes. Most people essentially live mechanically and have no control over their lives, so the idea of fate becomes an appealing projection of their own powerlessness. And even many traditional spiritual teachings have embraced fate within their simplistic vision of ‘one-reality rules all’, together with a kind of passive surrender into the universal self and relinquishing of individual will.

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Revelation

October 3, 2016

Clarifying the New Map of Essential Me

To have the correct realization does not mean that one has grasped it conceptually. In addition, truth can be presented in very low or very high resolution. For instance, when non-dual teachings speak of consciousness as one state beyond and without me, they reflect some level of truth, but the resolution of their understanding is so low that the picture is highly distorted, to the point of being false. If you were to look from outer space at our planet, you would see a round shape suspended between other celestial bodies. It is indeed the earth, but the earth is much more than round object. And to know this, we must come closer to it. The closer we come, the more we understand it.

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Revelation

October 3, 2016

A High Resolution Picture of the Observer

After further contemplation, our most recent revelations regarding the observer have been further modified. The precise locations of conscious me, pure conscious me and fundamental me that were defined in the last two articles remain unchanged. However, it is more accurate to make a clear conceptual distinction between the embodied essence-me (conscious me) and its expression as the functional identity of the observer, which is tied to the center of external attention. Therefore, after conscious me has been awakened, we will call the observer the ‘secondary center of the conscious me’. Obviously, while we have used this term before to describe the observer, its primary identity of conscious me now refers to slightly different center of me than was previously thought.

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September 23, 2016

Perfecting and Correcting our Understanding of Essential Me

Through further contemplation of our recent discoveries regarding the observer, some deep revelations took place about the actual location of essence-me. What we have said so far is that, for conscious me to be awakened, we have to pass through two steps: firstly, the observer becomes conscious of its own subjectivity as the self-conscious observer, which is as if the outer layer of essence-me. Then, through surrendering towards the core of essence-me we activate pure attention and begin to feel ourselves intimately. In this way, the observer acquires the quality of pure subjectivity and transforms into conscious me.

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September 23, 2016

The Hidden Secrets of Essence-me and Immanent I am

What is the true meaning of the awakening of conscious me? What is essence-me really? And what is truth behind pure attention? The deeper we dive into it, the more we see how intricate and amazing it all is. It is like a quantum theory of our own existence, where we enter the inner world, the microcosm of our very me.

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September 7, 2016

Transcending Real and Imaginary Abuse in the Now

Before we attempt to solve the endless philosophical issues of the world, we must have some clarity about the nature of life in this relative dimension. While there is plenty of beauty in life, it is also challenging and shocking on many levels. Seeing life as it really is may surprise and alarm some, but this is only because such people live in imaginary worlds. Because of their fear of reality, they refuse to look life in the face, choosing instead to live in a dream. This is a condition shared by many pseudo-spiritual people who prefer to idealize the world rather than to come out of their minds and see reality.

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