Stillness

Mind at large.

Each person is at each moment capable of remembering all that has ever happened to him and of perceiving everything that is happening everywhere in the universe. The function of the brain and nervous system is to protect us from being overwhelmed and confused by this mass of largely useless and irrelevant knowledge, by shutting […]

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The Hero’s Journey.

So this movie serendipitously arose in my feed today. At first, I was going to skim right past it, pretty much because I saw the name Deepak Chopra whom I find slightly on the spiritually sketchy side….but for some reason felt compelled to take a look at it despite my biases. And you know what….it […]

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Video: Awakening with ZDoggMD and Angelo DiLullo.

In this video (2hrs 9min) ZDoggMD and Dr Angelo DiLullo discuss the topics of awakening, meditation, the nature of thought, reality and the experience of non-duality. Some pretty interesting things are discussed here… some of them align with my own experiences….others not so much. And it quickly becomes evident just how the much inherent constraints […]

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Interconnection.

In order to see the intertwined nature of life, you have to incline your mind toward living from the principle of interconnection. That means self-centered demands need to be examined; opinions questioned; aversive responses countered; egoic images investigated; and mental projections reinterpreted. Start slowly and first get a sense of how distant your mind is […]

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