Thursday, September 30, 2010

THERE'S NOTHING TO LOSE EXCEPT FALSE BELIEFS AND FALSE IDENTITIES

An Advaita forum focusing on Realisation, enlightenment, non-duality, Real Love, peace, freedom, Your original nature, abiding naturally, the Oneness, the Nothingness, and Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj.

Here, there is nothing that is believed, so there is no one here who wants you to believe anything, either. Here, the invitation is to be free of all that you have been programmed, conditioned, acculturated, and domesticated to believe so that you can be free, period.

NOTE: Co-host Louise Sterling will be posting starting tomorrow.

F.: In another Skype session yesterday with a man in the New South Wales area, he came to see the toll of having been driven all his life by the subconscious agendas of several personalities.

When the alternative was mentioned (namely, freedom from living under the influence of personality via Realization), he became the second person in as many weeks who was "afraid" of "giving up all of the personas" that have identified them for decades. Another asked recently, "I mean, am I going to fall off the earth or what?"

The reply: "You should be so fortunate."

Questioner (to Maharaj): "You too will die."
Maharaj: "I am dead already."

So how simple could the process be that those men fear?

Maharaj: "...all you need is to realize that you are dreaming. Stop imagining, stop believing. See the contradictions, the incongruities, the falsehood and the sorrow of the human state, the need to go beyond. Within the immensity of space floats a tiny atom of consciousness and in it the entire universe is contained."

The man yesterday said, "It just seems scary." The reply: "Do you really mean that freedom from personality seems scarier than the chaotic, exhausting life that you described for me earlier in this conversation...an existence that has been made miserable by identifying with personas?"

Then the invitation that was shared at an Advaitin retreat here with a man consumed with fear of death was repeated: "If you want to be free of your fear of death, go ahead and die now and be done with it. Let the false identities go. Let them 'die'."

Maharaj: "...stop imagining Your Self to be this or that. Just be." Only then, he said, can Your true nature emerge.

Interesting, is it not, that persons can catalogue decades of misery and suffering, see via the result of the enneagram personality inventory the way that all of that misery and suffering was generated by personas that drove thoughts and words and deeds and self-destructive behavior, but then still want to cling to those false identities?

Maharaj's advice regarding the delusional fear of loss was to understand that if You will give up all, then You will gain all. If You understand the wisdom beyond the irony of that statement, You might be prepared to abandon the false and see the Real.

Please enter the silence of contemplation.

Much of what Louise has shared has resonated with many site visitors. to that end, some have inquired recently if Louise offers the online Advaita Internet Course. The answer is, "Yes."
Whether taking the course with Louise or Floyd, the price of the course includes all 11 of the Advaita eBooks, questions sent after completion of the assigned readings, replies to your answers, and follow-up as required.
With either teacher, you will be guided through all seven of the steps, in order, that lead from identification with the false "I" to the Absolute (and beyond). For more specific information and details about the course, you may click on the link to the right.
Purchase at Discount the Advaita Internet Course with Louise

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Now you can receive for $40 a downloadable computer file version of the same 7-hour satsang that seekers receive when they visit for the Advaita Retreat with Floyd. You will be guided through the seven steps from identification with the false "I" to the Absolute (and beyond).
For more information or to order, click:
DVD or Downloadable computer file versions of the Four-Day Advaita Retreat

SIX WAYS THAT SEEKERS HAVE REALIZED:

1. BY WATCHING the 4-Disk Video (DVD) Set, or the same retreat available as a downloadable file. Either will provide an entire seven-hour retreat / series of satsang sessions showing three seekers being guided through all seven steps by Floyd and can provide viewers with an “experiential,” step-by-step series of satsang meetings that will move the viewers from identification with the I to abidance as the Absolute and then to abidance as That Which Is beyond
Some seekers are already using the computer file version and the DVD sets for meetings in groups in homes, playing the retreat, pausing for discussion, etc.
To find out more or to purchase the DVD set or the downloadable computer file version of the retreat, click:
DVD or Downloadable computer file versions of the Four-Day Advaita Retreat
Option “A” is for the downloadable file version, Option “B” is used to order the DVD set for delivery inside the U.S., Option “C” for international orders.
For the download, Paypal will send me a notice that payment has been received and then I will send by e-mail the downloading instruction, password, etc.
[It is recommended that you watch the video with pen and paper in hand. Write whatever you need clarified. You'll see that there are constant reviews and you might find an answer later in the seven-hour presentation. Then, after you watch it all, there will be a common ground for discussion. Purchase of the DVD’s or the file will include the right to clarifications and answers to your specific questions via e-mail.]

2. BY READING these books in this exact order:
IT'S ALL BULLSHIT (And Why Knowing It Sets You Free)
SPIRITUAL SOBRIETY (Recovering What Religions Lost)
[Those two prepare the seeker to question it all]
THE MEDITATION GUIDES
[Provide a broad overview of the understanding]
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I DIE?
[Begins to free the seeker of body identification and the desire for body continuity]
THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS "PEACE OF MIND" (There Is Only Peace if You're Out of Your Mind)
[Shows the seeker how to be free of the subconscious motivators of the false content of the “mind”]
LIBERATION
[Shows the seeker how to be free of the subconscious motivators of personas]
THE ESSENCE OF THE TEACHINGS
[Provides the final preparation for the seeker to be directed along the “path”]
FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)
[Directs the seeker along the “path”]
CONSCIOUSNESS/AWARENESS: The Nature of Reality Beyond Self-Realization (Peace Every Day When Abiding as The Absolute)
[Allows the seeker to understand the functioning of the totality, the manifestation, and what is involved with the un-manifestation]
FROM THE ABSOLUTE TO THE NOTHINGNESS
[Provides the seeker the wisdom to understand the Noneness as well as the Oneness]
Purchase an e-Book now and begin reading it in minutes (except with e-checks that can take 7-10 days). Trusting our clients as we do, all e-Books are provided to you in printable form.
SAVE IF YOU BUY ALL ELEVEN AT ONCE:
(You may order the books one at a time or you may use the following link to acquire the entire 11-e-Book set on sale for $99 if ordered at one time with the “Buy Now” button below. For this option, there will be no download links provided; once the near-instant notice of payment is received from PayPal, your e-Books will be sent to you as e-mail attachments. All are printable for your convenience.)

You may visit The Official Website of Floyd Henderson for information on each book.

3. BY ENROLLING in the Online Advaita Classes

Received 19 August 2010 from one that just completed the entire course:

I would like to extend deepest appreciation towards you for these teachings that you have offered. It has been most valuable towards what may not have been revealed throughout this manifestation labeled "anthony." Understanding Truth and finding words for gratitude are one as is all. Thank you again for pointing "me" to THAT and the understanding that came as well. Hopeful for future "contact"! Sincerely, Anthony M. W.

For information, visit Information on the Advaita Classes on the Internet
To enroll visit Enroll in the Advaita Internet Course

4. BY ATTENDING an Advaitin retreat for satsang with floyd and being guided through all seven steps. For details of the retreats offered, please visit the retreat information site.

5. BY ARRANGING satsang by telephone in the U.S. or by Skype internationally:
Use the Contact link for details or for information on making arrangements for a session

6. BY ARRANGING for floyd to travel to your location and meet with you or your group. Use the contact link above to discuss details.


The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders offers the non-duality message by way of a mystery-adventure novel, discussing the movement from pain to healing to awakening to peace.
From Dr. R.F. Maley, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus and former Head of the Department of Psychology, University of Houston: "Floyd Henderson's book, The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders, is a fun read and an interesting mystery, but perhaps more importantly it serves as a vehicle for blending Eastern Philosophy and Native American Spirituality to make an intellectually challenging novel. The book's insights into both relationships and authoritarian conditioning of people in our society make it a must read, tracing the roots of narcissistic, sociopathic and psychopathic behaviors to the very core of the culture. This truly witty and politically-incorrect study of the aggressive nature of 'the American character' offers not only a diagnosis but also a treatment plan, making the book an excellent supplemental reading in courses such as psychology, anthropology, philosophy, sociology and counseling."

You may purchase your copy of the ebook version of THE TWICE-STOLEN NECKLACE MURDERS then start reading within minutes:


The Sequel to The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders:
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF WARS


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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

WHEN THE DESIRE FOR IDENTITY BLOCKS THE FREEDOM, THE PEACE, AND THE SWEETNESS

An Advaita forum focusing on Realisation, enlightenment, non-duality, Real Love, peace, freedom, Your original nature, abiding naturally, the Oneness, the Nothingness, and Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj.

Here, there is nothing that is believed, so there is no one here who wants you to believe anything, either. Here, the invitation is to be free of all that you have been programmed, conditioned, acculturated, and domesticated to believe so that you can be free, period.

NOTE: To answer several recent inquiries: co-host Louise Sterling will be posting starting this Friday. Welcome back to Louise.

F.: During the Online Advaita Classes offered by Louise and Floyd, participants are asked to list the various roles they have assumed and played over the past years as well as the roles that they are presently assuming and playing now.

Many list only seven to ten roles initially; they are asked to return to the silence and continue their list. When a participant named Dave submitted a list of fifteen, he too was invited to reconsider. His final list included 87 roles that he was playing or that he had assumed and played over the prior fifteen years.

At some level, all seeking is for identity: "Who am I, really?" and "I don't even know who I am anymore" or "I'm leaving you because you make me feel like this or that." The talk might be of a search for wealth or status or respect or fame or a financial caretaker.

The talk might be of a search for peace or for a way to de-accumulate. The talk might be of a search for freedom from misery, suffering, pain, a "bad" relationship...whatever. But at the core of all that is a seeking of identity (or identities).

The seeker of status wants the identity of "The Famous One"; the seeker of a financial caretaker wants the identity of "The Kept Man or Woman," or "The Entitled One Receiving The Lifestyle That Is Deserved";

the talk of being at peace might be about the assumed identity of "The Peacemaker," "The Spiritual One," "The Religious One," ad infinitum. The "goal" matters not...at the core is a search for identity.

Persons marry to gain a new identity. They join street gangs and get a new identity. They go to bars "where everyone knows your name" to get an identity; or, conversely, they go to "stop-drinking programs" and are given a new identity there: "You are an alcoholic" or "You are a jerk - change for the better" or "You are a child of God, agent of God, servant of God - depend on Him."

They go to churches or temples or mosques or join other cult-like organizations to receive new identities, new labels. They seek to replace their former "bad" labels with new "good" labels to show they have "improved"...that they are now "better" (and, yes, "better than...").

Relationships and jobs and hobbies generate new identities, as do homes in upscale communities and social classes. Some buy designer clothes or expensive cars or even undergo elective surgery in order to attain a "new" identity.

All of that seeking and searching at its core is driven by cultures that encourage accumulation, more, gain, expansion, big-ness, and better-ness, and that translates into the accumulation of even more things and places and - yes, even people - in order to acquire more identities.

Here, there is no identity. For a time, ego-states were being cast aside one at a time; then the pace quickened and eventually almost all were cast aside; later, there was an identification with the Absolute or with some Supreme Self; that gave way to identifying with the Nothingness, the Void; and even that identity gave way with an understanding of the no-concept, no-identity Reality.

Any place or person or thing that assists with the perpetuation of your false identities helps perpetuate your belief in lies. Find first who you are not. That can set the stage for you to find That Which You Truly Are. That discovery, in turn, might eventually set the stage for the manifestation of total freedom from all identity.

In the book From the Absolute to the Nothingness, this is offered:

The Realized can taste what the Italians call il dolce di fare niente—“the sweetness of doing nothing.” The Fully Realized will shift to a level even beyond that and will understand something even simpler than “the sweetness of doing nothing,” namely, il dolce di Niente—“the sweetness of Nothing,” period.

Please enter the silence of contemplation.

Much of what Louise has shared has resonated with many site visitors. to that end, some have inquired recently if Louise offers the online Advaita Internet Course. The answer is, "Yes."
Whether taking the course with Louise or Floyd, the price of the course includes all 11 of the Advaita eBooks, questions sent after completion of the assigned readings, replies to your answers, and follow-up as required.
With either teacher, you will be guided through all seven of the steps, in order, that lead from identification with the false "I" to the Absolute (and beyond). For more specific information and details about the course, you may click on the link to the right.
Purchase at Discount the Advaita Internet Course with Louise


by
Clicking the Buy Now Button below:
Purchase at Discount the Advaita Internet Course with Floyd

by
Clicking the Buy Now Button below:
Now you can receive for $40 a downloadable computer file version of the same 7-hour satsang that seekers receive when they visit for the Advaita Retreat with Floyd. You will be guided through the seven steps from identification with the false "I" to the Absolute (and beyond).
For more information or to order, click:
DVD or Downloadable computer file versions of the Four-Day Advaita Retreat

SIX WAYS THAT SEEKERS HAVE REALIZED:

1. BY WATCHING the 4-Disk Video (DVD) Set, or the same retreat available as a downloadable file. Either will provide an entire seven-hour retreat / series of satsang sessions showing three seekers being guided through all seven steps by Floyd and can provide viewers with an “experiential,” step-by-step series of satsang meetings that will move the viewers from identification with the I to abidance as the Absolute and then to abidance as That Which Is beyond
Some seekers are already using the computer file version and the DVD sets for meetings in groups in homes, playing the retreat, pausing for discussion, etc.
To find out more or to purchase the DVD set or the downloadable computer file version of the retreat, click:
DVD or Downloadable computer file versions of the Four-Day Advaita Retreat
Option “A” is for the downloadable file version, Option “B” is used to order the DVD set for delivery inside the U.S., Option “C” for international orders.
For the download, Paypal will send me a notice that payment has been received and then I will send by e-mail the downloading instruction, password, etc.
[It is recommended that you watch the video with pen and paper in hand. Write whatever you need clarified. You'll see that there are constant reviews and you might find an answer later in the seven-hour presentation. Then, after you watch it all, there will be a common ground for discussion. Purchase of the DVD’s or the file will include the right to clarifications and answers to your specific questions via e-mail.]

2. BY READING these books in this exact order:
IT'S ALL BULLSHIT (And Why Knowing It Sets You Free)
SPIRITUAL SOBRIETY (Recovering What Religions Lost)
[Those two prepare the seeker to question it all]
THE MEDITATION GUIDES
[Provide a broad overview of the understanding]
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I DIE?
[Begins to free the seeker of body identification and the desire for body continuity]
THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS "PEACE OF MIND" (There Is Only Peace if You're Out of Your Mind)
[Shows the seeker how to be free of the subconscious motivators of the false content of the “mind”]
LIBERATION
[Shows the seeker how to be free of the subconscious motivators of personas]
THE ESSENCE OF THE TEACHINGS
[Provides the final preparation for the seeker to be directed along the “path”]
FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)
[Directs the seeker along the “path”]
CONSCIOUSNESS/AWARENESS: The Nature of Reality Beyond Self-Realization (Peace Every Day When Abiding as The Absolute)
[Allows the seeker to understand the functioning of the totality, the manifestation, and what is involved with the un-manifestation]
FROM THE ABSOLUTE TO THE NOTHINGNESS
[Provides the seeker the wisdom to understand the Noneness as well as the Oneness]
Purchase an e-Book now and begin reading it in minutes (except with e-checks that can take 7-10 days). Trusting our clients as we do, all e-Books are provided to you in printable form.
SAVE IF YOU BUY ALL ELEVEN AT ONCE:
(You may order the books one at a time or you may use the following link to acquire the entire 11-e-Book set on sale for $99 if ordered at one time with the “Buy Now” button below. For this option, there will be no download links provided; once the near-instant notice of payment is received from PayPal, your e-Books will be sent to you as e-mail attachments. All are printable for your convenience.)

You may visit The Official Website of Floyd Henderson for information on each book.

3. BY ENROLLING in the Online Advaita Classes

Received 19 August 2010 from one that just completed the entire course:

I would like to extend deepest appreciation towards you for these teachings that you have offered. It has been most valuable towards what may not have been revealed throughout this manifestation labeled "anthony." Understanding Truth and finding words for gratitude are one as is all. Thank you again for pointing "me" to THAT and the understanding that came as well. Hopeful for future "contact"! Sincerely, Anthony M. W.

For information, visit Information on the Advaita Classes on the Internet
To enroll visit Enroll in the Advaita Internet Course

4. BY ATTENDING an Advaitin retreat for satsang with floyd and being guided through all seven steps. For details of the retreats offered, please visit the retreat information site.

5. BY ARRANGING satsang by telephone in the U.S. or by Skype internationally:
Use the Contact link for details or for information on making arrangements for a session

6. BY ARRANGING for floyd to travel to your location and meet with you or your group. Use the contact link above to discuss details.


The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders offers the non-duality message by way of a mystery-adventure novel, discussing the movement from pain to healing to awakening to peace.
From Dr. R.F. Maley, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus and former Head of the Department of Psychology, University of Houston: "Floyd Henderson's book, The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders, is a fun read and an interesting mystery, but perhaps more importantly it serves as a vehicle for blending Eastern Philosophy and Native American Spirituality to make an intellectually challenging novel. The book's insights into both relationships and authoritarian conditioning of people in our society make it a must read, tracing the roots of narcissistic, sociopathic and psychopathic behaviors to the very core of the culture. This truly witty and politically-incorrect study of the aggressive nature of 'the American character' offers not only a diagnosis but also a treatment plan, making the book an excellent supplemental reading in courses such as psychology, anthropology, philosophy, sociology and counseling."

You may purchase your copy of the ebook version of THE TWICE-STOLEN NECKLACE MURDERS then start reading within minutes:


The Sequel to The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders:
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF WARS


For a paperback or eBook version of the book, click:

[THE YOUTUBE ADVAITA VEDANTA VIDEOS ARE AVAILABLE IN LARGER FORMATS BELOW WHICH MIGHT PROVIDE MORE COMFORTABLE VIEWING FOR SOME SITE VISITORS]

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Please enter the silence of contemplation.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

WARPED CONSCIOUSNESS or OBSCURED CONSCIOUSNESS?

An Advaita forum focusing on Realisation, enlightenment, non-duality, Real Love, peace, freedom, Your original nature, abiding naturally, the Oneness, the Nothingness, and Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj.

Here, there is nothing that is believed, so there is no one here who wants you to believe anything, either. Here, the invitation is to be free of all that you have been programmed, conditioned, acculturated, and domesticated to believe so that you can be free, period.

NOTE: To answer several recent inquiries: co-host Louise Sterling will be posting starting this Friday. Welcome back to Louise.

F.: To a visitor who asked about "repairing the condition of his consciousness which has been warped" and "his chances to ever Realize":

First, there is no “your” consciousness. The consciousness speaks. Talk of “your” anything is coming from body-mind-personality identification. Next, consider an example often used here: you look at a steel beam and you think you know what it is. You do not. The use of an electron microscope would allow you to see what is real beyond appearances.

But suppose that the lens of your microscope is smudged with contaminants. That means in your case the invitation is to consider Realization to be less about repairing the consciousness and more about removing all of the contaminants (ignorance) that are blocking the chance to employ the microscope (consciousness) to see clearly and accurately.

And if consciousness sees clearly and accurately, what does it see? ItSelf. Reality. Truth.

In the early stage, some beginners grasp the notion of “corrupted consciousness” more easily than they can grasp “the obscuring of consciousness with layer-upon-layer of corrupted (that is, false) concepts.”

Later, they can be shown that (1) what really happens is that the consciousness manifests in its “basically” pure form in a space with a nervous system, a space that functions automatically at the behest of a “brain” and that

(2) programming and acculturation and conditioning and knowledge—that is, learned ignorance—soon form a “mind,” the contents of which obstruct the natural functioning of the brain, often over-riding the brain’s protective instinct and inspiring the space to behave often in a highly self-destructive fashion, relatively speaking.

One can believe that the consciousness requires re-purification; another can believe that the consciousness remains pure but is obscured by insane concepts. Either way, the bottom line is this: it is as if persons are trying to see reality through a distorted or diffused filter.

Either way, both should agree that the solution to either re-purifying the consciousness or removing that which is obscuring the consciousness requires elimination of learned ignorance, that is, elimination of the content of the “mind.” How to eliminate it? See that it is all false and the previous value given to that content should automatically and spontaneously end.

See that Truth cannot be stated and see that the content of the mind, when in motion, generates "thought-statements"; thus, the teaching that Truth can be known but not stated means that all such "statements" (even thoughts which are statements to oneself) must necessarily be false statements.

Your thoughts, therefore, are false, as are the words which they motivate and control.

Consider the electron microscope again in this analogy: imagine that the electron microscope is consciousness. Imagine that the naked eye might look at what is called a “steel beam” and mis-perceive what it really is. Through use of the electron microscope, that which is real—a swirling mass of subatomic particles—can be detected.

Now, pretend that someone comes along and smears contaminants over one of the four-lens optics; imagine someone else comes along and, believing he / she can enhance the view via the microscope, paints over the second lens. Someone else damages the depth-of-focus feature and a fourth person damages the software. Finally, someone places a layer of garbage inside the primary chamber.

Now, realize that all of those people in the example who are messing with your equipment are your programmers and conditioners and acculturators. They did not really damage the microscope (consciousness). They just added so much contamination that, though the microscope (consciousness) is still just fine, it cannot function properly unless the trash is removed that is obstructing a clear view.

All of the garbage (ignorance) stands in the way of seeing the true nature of what would be witnessed. The microscope (consciousness) is fine, not warped or damaged at all, really. That which could be seen via the microscope is simply being blocked by the contaminants and additives (concepts, ideas, beliefs, dogma, etc.)

Some of the people (programmers, conditioners, acculturators) who did things to your equipment had “good” motives. Some wanted to make it "a more attractive package";

some, taking themselves to be religious or spiritual persons, wanted to make it "better" overall. Yet everything they added along the way (along the way to obscuring the consciousness by passing along to you their ignorant concepts and ideas and beliefs) rendered useless the equipment required for You to see Truth.

If the consciousness were damaged, then your case would be hopeless for you would have no means by which to repair it. The recommendation, then, is to consider the consciousness to be less "damaged" but more "blocked." In that case, to answer your question, you have "a chance" to Realize.

There are no super-human means by which supposedly damaged energy (including that of the conscious-energy variety) could be "repaired"; however, questioning all that you have been taught and seeing that none of it is a statement of Truth and then casting aside all false beliefs, ideas, and concepts...that is achievable.

It is ego-states and egotism and pride in one's knowledge that can prevent that from happening. If ego-states are seen to be false and are abandoned as identities, then there will be no triggering of egotism to defend them. When belief in the final persona ends, then the taught and learned knowledge, which personas find such pride in, will also evaporate.

Best regards on the "journey."

Please enter the silence of contemplation.

Much of what Louise has shared has resonated with many site visitors. to that end, some have inquired recently if Louise offers the online Advaita Internet Course. The answer is, "Yes."
Whether taking the course with Louise or Floyd, the price of the course includes all 11 of the Advaita eBooks, questions sent after completion of the assigned readings, replies to your answers, and follow-up as required.
With either teacher, you will be guided through all seven of the steps, in order, that lead from identification with the false "I" to the Absolute (and beyond). For more specific information and details about the course, you may click on the link to the right.
Purchase at Discount the Advaita Internet Course with Louise

by
Clicking the Buy Now Button below:
Purchase at Discount the Advaita Internet Course with Floyd

by
Clicking the Buy Now Button below:

Now you can receive for $40 a downloadable computer file version of the same 7-hour satsang that seekers receive when they visit for the Advaita Retreat with Floyd. You will be guided through the seven steps from identification with the false "I" to the Absolute (and beyond).
For more information or to order, click:
DVD or Downloadable computer file versions of the Four-Day Advaita Retreat

SIX WAYS THAT SEEKERS HAVE REALIZED:

1. BY WATCHING the 4-Disk Video (DVD) Set, or the same retreat available as a downloadable file. Either will provide an entire seven-hour retreat / series of satsang sessions showing three seekers being guided through all seven steps by Floyd and can provide viewers with an “experiential,” step-by-step series of satsang meetings that will move the viewers from identification with the I to abidance as the Absolute and then to abidance as That Which Is beyond
Some seekers are already using the computer file version and the DVD sets for meetings in groups in homes, playing the retreat, pausing for discussion, etc.
To find out more or to purchase the DVD set or the downloadable computer file version of the retreat, click:
DVD or Downloadable computer file versions of the Four-Day Advaita Retreat
Option “A” is for the downloadable file version, Option “B” is used to order the DVD set for delivery inside the U.S., Option “C” for international orders.
For the download, Paypal will send me a notice that payment has been received and then I will send by e-mail the downloading instruction, password, etc.
[It is recommended that you watch the video with pen and paper in hand. Write whatever you need clarified. You'll see that there are constant reviews and you might find an answer later in the seven-hour presentation. Then, after you watch it all, there will be a common ground for discussion. Purchase of the DVD’s or the file will include the right to clarifications and answers to your specific questions via e-mail.]

2. BY READING these books in this exact order:
IT'S ALL BULLSHIT (And Why Knowing It Sets You Free)
SPIRITUAL SOBRIETY (Recovering What Religions Lost)
[Those two prepare the seeker to question it all]
THE MEDITATION GUIDES
[Provide a broad overview of the understanding]
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I DIE?
[Begins to free the seeker of body identification and the desire for body continuity]
THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS "PEACE OF MIND" (There Is Only Peace if You're Out of Your Mind)
[Shows the seeker how to be free of the subconscious motivators of the false content of the “mind”]
LIBERATION
[Shows the seeker how to be free of the subconscious motivators of personas]
THE ESSENCE OF THE TEACHINGS
[Provides the final preparation for the seeker to be directed along the “path”]
FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)
[Directs the seeker along the “path”]
CONSCIOUSNESS/AWARENESS: The Nature of Reality Beyond Self-Realization (Peace Every Day When Abiding as The Absolute)
[Allows the seeker to understand the functioning of the totality, the manifestation, and what is involved with the un-manifestation]
FROM THE ABSOLUTE TO THE NOTHINGNESS
[Provides the seeker the wisdom to understand the Noneness as well as the Oneness]
Purchase an e-Book now and begin reading it in minutes (except with e-checks that can take 7-10 days). Trusting our clients as we do, all e-Books are provided to you in printable form.
SAVE IF YOU BUY ALL ELEVEN AT ONCE:
(You may order the books one at a time or you may use the following link to acquire the entire 11-e-Book set on sale for $99 if ordered at one time with the “Buy Now” button below. For this option, there will be no download links provided; once the near-instant notice of payment is received from PayPal, your e-Books will be sent to you as e-mail attachments. All are printable for your convenience.)

You may visit The Official Website of Floyd Henderson for information on each book.

3. BY ENROLLING in the Online Advaita Classes

Received 19 August 2010 from one that just completed the entire course:

I would like to extend deepest appreciation towards you for these teachings that you have offered. It has been most valuable towards what may not have been revealed throughout this manifestation labeled "anthony." Understanding Truth and finding words for gratitude are one as is all. Thank you again for pointing "me" to THAT and the understanding that came as well. Hopeful for future "contact"! Sincerely, Anthony M. W.

For information, visit Information on the Advaita Classes on the Internet
To enroll visit Enroll in the Advaita Internet Course

4. BY ATTENDING an Advaitin retreat for satsang with floyd and being guided through all seven steps. For details of the retreats offered, please visit the retreat information site.

5. BY ARRANGING satsang by telephone in the U.S. or by Skype internationally:
Use the Contact link for details or for information on making arrangements for a session

6. BY ARRANGING for floyd to travel to your location and meet with you or your group. Use the contact link above to discuss details.


The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders offers the non-duality message by way of a mystery-adventure novel, discussing the movement from pain to healing to awakening to peace.
From Dr. R.F. Maley, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus and former Head of the Department of Psychology, University of Houston: "Floyd Henderson's book, The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders, is a fun read and an interesting mystery, but perhaps more importantly it serves as a vehicle for blending Eastern Philosophy and Native American Spirituality to make an intellectually challenging novel. The book's insights into both relationships and authoritarian conditioning of people in our society make it a must read, tracing the roots of narcissistic, sociopathic and psychopathic behaviors to the very core of the culture. This truly witty and politically-incorrect study of the aggressive nature of 'the American character' offers not only a diagnosis but also a treatment plan, making the book an excellent supplemental reading in courses such as psychology, anthropology, philosophy, sociology and counseling."

You may purchase your copy of the ebook version of THE TWICE-STOLEN NECKLACE MURDERS then start reading within minutes:


The Sequel to The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders:
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF WARS


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Monday, September 27, 2010

How Do You Perceive Your Self? Space? or Speck?

An Advaita forum focusing on Realisation, enlightenment, non-duality, Real Love, peace, freedom, Your original nature, abiding naturally, the Oneness, the Nothingness, and Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj.

Here, there is nothing that is believed, so there is no one here who wants you to believe anything, either. Here, the invitation is to be free of all that you have been programmed, conditioned, acculturated, and domesticated to believe so that you can be free, period.

F.:Today, after a weather front from the north has passed through this area, the outside temperature is 57°F. The migrating birds mentioned recently were the harbingers of the happening. As cooler temperatures return, at least for this week, visitors to some of the local, lakeside restaurants might hear, "Inside or out?"

For those who have enjoyed alfresco dining in some of the cities of Europe and elsewhere, "outside" will be the quick reply. But what if you are asked on this site, "Space or speck?" Which would you answer?

Some write occasionally to check on the progress, or lack thereof, in addressing some of the issues with a couple of "floyd's" internal organs that the medical community calls "vital organs" - the ones required for "vitality" - the ones required for "life."

Those inquires are about the space, not about the speck. A recent reply to site regular Mac and his inquiry was, "The space is seen by the speck to have some days that are OK and some that are trying - such is the way of the relative. Wonderful to witness it all rather than to attach and to be pulled along for that roller coaster ride, huh? PLL."

[Incidentally, Realized "site regulars" are not here regularly to learn anything more, to accumulate anything more. They are here now for the dance only, for the mere entertainment of sharing the dance which is, ironically, the dance of One, the Dance of Self.]

Time and again, visitors are invited to see that the space - this form - involves:

1. earth elements that have joined together temporarily as a plant food body / space / form

2. air / breath circulating through the form

3. a type of energy (called "energy-consciousness" or "conscious-energy")

and nothing more.

The elemental plant food body is merely a temporary space in which a speck of conscious-energy can manifest temporarily. If you see yourself as the space rather than as the speck, then you are misinformed, mis-perceiving, misunderstanding.

To use the pronoun "I" to speak of anything other than the energy is to reinforce the misinformation that you have been given, is to reinforce the inability to perceive Truth, and is to reinforce the misunderstanding that exists as a result of programming, conditioning, acculturation, and domestication.

You are not the space; you are a temporarily-manifested speck (of energy). The temporarily manifested speck at some point can be traced back to the Absolute where it was merely awareness unmanifested, merely a potentiality.

The ancient invitation from the sages has always been to "find where You were in the days prior to conception." That will lead to an understanding of the Absolute and the Awareness That Is Not Aware.

The invitation that can guide You to the next level of understanding - to understanding the functioning of the totality - is: "Find Where You Were (or Were Not) and What You Were (or Were Not) prior to the Absolute." Then, the no-person, no-concept, no-identity, non-dual Reality will be understood completely.

Please enter the silence of contemplation.

Much of what Louise has shared has resonated with many site visitors. to that end, some have inquired recently if Louise offers the online Advaita Internet Course. The answer is, "Yes."
Whether taking the course with Louise or Floyd, the price of the course includes all 11 of the Advaita eBooks, questions sent after completion of the assigned readings, replies to your answers, and follow-up as required.
With either teacher, you will be guided through all seven of the steps, in order, that lead from identification with the false "I" to the Absolute (and beyond). For more specific information and details about the course, you may click on the link to the right.
Purchase at Discount the Advaita Internet Course with Louise

by
Clicking the Buy Now Button below:
Purchase at Discount the Advaita Internet Course with Floyd

by
Clicking the Buy Now Button below:

Now you can receive for $40 a downloadable computer file version of the same 7-hour satsang that seekers receive when they visit for the Advaita Retreat with Floyd. You will be guided through the seven steps from identification with the false "I" to the Absolute (and beyond).
For more information or to order, click:
DVD or Downloadable computer file versions of the Four-Day Advaita Retreat

SIX WAYS THAT SEEKERS HAVE REALIZED:

1. BY WATCHING the 4-Disk Video (DVD) Set, or the same retreat available as a downloadable file. Either will provide an entire seven-hour retreat / series of satsang sessions showing three seekers being guided through all seven steps by Floyd and can provide viewers with an “experiential,” step-by-step series of satsang meetings that will move the viewers from identification with the I to abidance as the Absolute and then to abidance as That Which Is beyond
Some seekers are already using the computer file version and the DVD sets for meetings in groups in homes, playing the retreat, pausing for discussion, etc.
To find out more or to purchase the DVD set or the downloadable computer file version of the retreat, click:
DVD or Downloadable computer file versions of the Four-Day Advaita Retreat
Option “A” is for the downloadable file version, Option “B” is used to order the DVD set for delivery inside the U.S., Option “C” for international orders.
For the download, Paypal will send me a notice that payment has been received and then I will send by e-mail the downloading instruction, password, etc.
[It is recommended that you watch the video with pen and paper in hand. Write whatever you need clarified. You'll see that there are constant reviews and you might find an answer later in the seven-hour presentation. Then, after you watch it all, there will be a common ground for discussion. Purchase of the DVD’s or the file will include the right to clarifications and answers to your specific questions via e-mail.]

2. BY READING these books in this exact order:
IT'S ALL BULLSHIT (And Why Knowing It Sets You Free)
SPIRITUAL SOBRIETY (Recovering What Religions Lost)
[Those two prepare the seeker to question it all]
THE MEDITATION GUIDES
[Provide a broad overview of the understanding]
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I DIE?
[Begins to free the seeker of body identification and the desire for body continuity]
THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS "PEACE OF MIND" (There Is Only Peace if You're Out of Your Mind)
[Shows the seeker how to be free of the subconscious motivators of the false content of the “mind”]
LIBERATION
[Shows the seeker how to be free of the subconscious motivators of personas]
THE ESSENCE OF THE TEACHINGS
[Provides the final preparation for the seeker to be directed along the “path”]
FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)
[Directs the seeker along the “path”]
CONSCIOUSNESS/AWARENESS: The Nature of Reality Beyond Self-Realization (Peace Every Day When Abiding as The Absolute)
[Allows the seeker to understand the functioning of the totality, the manifestation, and what is involved with the un-manifestation]
FROM THE ABSOLUTE TO THE NOTHINGNESS
[Provides the seeker the wisdom to understand the Noneness as well as the Oneness]
Purchase an e-Book now and begin reading it in minutes (except with e-checks that can take 7-10 days). Trusting our clients as we do, all e-Books are provided to you in printable form.
SAVE IF YOU BUY ALL ELEVEN AT ONCE:
(You may order the books one at a time or you may use the following link to acquire the entire 11-e-Book set on sale for $99 if ordered at one time with the “Buy Now” button below. For this option, there will be no download links provided; once the near-instant notice of payment is received from PayPal, your e-Books will be sent to you as e-mail attachments. All are printable for your convenience.)

You may visit The Official Website of Floyd Henderson for information on each book.

3. BY ENROLLING in the Online Advaita Classes

Received 19 August 2010 from one that just completed the entire course:

I would like to extend deepest appreciation towards you for these teachings that you have offered. It has been most valuable towards what may not have been revealed throughout this manifestation labeled "anthony." Understanding Truth and finding words for gratitude are one as is all. Thank you again for pointing "me" to THAT and the understanding that came as well. Hopeful for future "contact"! Sincerely, Anthony M. W.

For information, visit Information on the Advaita Classes on the Internet
To enroll visit Enroll in the Advaita Internet Course

4. BY ATTENDING an Advaitin retreat for satsang with floyd and being guided through all seven steps. For details of the retreats offered, please visit the retreat information site.

5. BY ARRANGING satsang by telephone in the U.S. or by Skype internationally:
Use the Contact link for details or for information on making arrangements for a session

6. BY ARRANGING for floyd to travel to your location and meet with you or your group. Use the contact link above to discuss details.


The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders offers the non-duality message by way of a mystery-adventure novel, discussing the movement from pain to healing to awakening to peace.
From Dr. R.F. Maley, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus and former Head of the Department of Psychology, University of Houston: "Floyd Henderson's book, The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders, is a fun read and an interesting mystery, but perhaps more importantly it serves as a vehicle for blending Eastern Philosophy and Native American Spirituality to make an intellectually challenging novel. The book's insights into both relationships and authoritarian conditioning of people in our society make it a must read, tracing the roots of narcissistic, sociopathic and psychopathic behaviors to the very core of the culture. This truly witty and politically-incorrect study of the aggressive nature of 'the American character' offers not only a diagnosis but also a treatment plan, making the book an excellent supplemental reading in courses such as psychology, anthropology, philosophy, sociology and counseling."

You may purchase your copy of the ebook version of THE TWICE-STOLEN NECKLACE MURDERS then start reading within minutes:


The Sequel to The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders:
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF WARS


For a paperback or eBook version of the book, click:

[THE YOUTUBE ADVAITA VEDANTA VIDEOS ARE AVAILABLE IN LARGER FORMATS BELOW WHICH MIGHT PROVIDE MORE COMFORTABLE VIEWING FOR SOME SITE VISITORS]

[RE: The "Subscribe To" feature: In some cases, all of the month's postings might be sent the first time after subscribing; after that, you should receive only one day's posting at a time.]

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Please enter the silence of contemplation.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

LIVING SMALL (Or, At Least, Smaller?) Part Two, The Conclusion

An Advaita forum focusing on Realisation, enlightenment, non-duality, Real Love, peace, freedom, Your original nature, abiding naturally, the Oneness, the Nothingness, and Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj.

Here, there is nothing that is believed, so there is no one here who wants you to believe anything, either. Here, the invitation is to be free of all that you have been programmed, conditioned, acculturated, and domesticated to believe so that you can be free, period.

F.: So many persons in the West find the notion of "living small" to be anathema; others strapped economically are considering the possibility; some might find the idea appealing but find more excuses to rationalize why they cannot live smaller:

"The family is too large; our possessions will not fit into a smaller place; we have grown accustomed to our lifestyle and traveling around the world is just what we do now; we have to have our weekends at the lake house to decompress after a week of work, we have to wear designer clothes to project the image we need in order to succeed, etc."

The irony of agreeing to at least try living smaller, and then finally living small, is that it is the only means by which you can "Live Large"; that is, live in an unlimited, unrestricted, boundless, infinite, limitless fashion.

Who or what has it "easier" in this neighborhood: (1) those in the $3.5 million lakeside villas with annual property taxes that are more than the cost of the house from which these blogs are posted? Or (2) the ones living in a smaller house the size of the one occupied by this space called "floyd"? Or (3) the deer that roam about freely?

Ultimately, this is not about giving up the basic requirements for "living" but is more about giving up attachment to whatever is presently inspiring desires and preventing non-attachment:

Maharaj: "In the end, you reach a state of non-grasping, of joyful non-attachment, of inner ease and freedom indescribable, yet wonderfully real."

A literal example of living small that led to living larger - relatively speaking - is provided via the example of Jay Shafer, founder of The Tumbleweed Tiny House Company. He began living small, then responded to requests from others who sought the same.


The result is, his company which builds small houses has become very large, though he continues to live small. In Absolute rather than relative terms, that is an example of the way that de-accumulating and living small can allow the Realized to Live Large - not by establishing a company and inflating one's income but by feeling totally unencumbered, unlimited, unrestricted - more like the deer here than the so-called owners of the waterside estates.

So-called? Of course. They do not own their houses; their houses own them. They work 80 and 90 hours per week in order to earn what is required to maintain what they have accumulated and to maintain their lifestyle. Some have even bought very expensive people to occupy their very expensive homes. They do not grasp that the costs of maintaining accumulations usually far exceeds the initial cost of every accumulation.

To live small, or to at least try to live smaller, generates a new frame of reference for the seeker which can eventually set the stage for de-accumulating the "mind" of the concepts that have been amassed that also prevent enjoying the simplicity and lightness of lessness.

Next, one need not give away all material goods and move into a cave in order to abide spontaneously with an appreciation of smallness or lessness. The one that understands (A) there is nothing that is truly possessed

and

the one that understands (B) the kind of non-attachment that De Niro spoke of in the movie Heat when he offered a pointer about not having anything in your life that you can't walk away from in 30 seconds

will be the one living small and living free because of the abandonment of attachment to anything accumulated.

Maharaj advised: "Let go your attachment to the unreal and the real will swiftly and smoothly step into its own."

Yet these pointers are most often dismissed without consideration or will even trigger fear, especially among those attached to their false roles and bogus identities:

Maharaj: "I am not attached. I am nothing, and nothing is afraid of no thing. On the contrary, everything is afraid of the Nothing, for when a thing touches Nothing, it becomes nothing. It is like a bottomless well, whatever falls into it, disappears."

Furthermore, if not free of attachment to things and people accumulated, then one cannot be happy:

Maharaj: "...attachment is bondage, detachment is freedom. To crave is to slave."

Attachment to "material, outer accumulations" cannot compare to the bondage of attachment to "inner, non-material accumulations" (such as concepts and ideas and beliefs and personas). All attachment to everything and to everyone accumulated must be abandoned if one would live small and thus live independently and only then live in peace.

That which you cannot let go of in thirty seconds is not your source of happiness; it is that which shackles you. Everything or everyone accumulated that you believe is required to feel "whole" and "complete" and "happy" - those things or persons are your manacles, your chains.

They restrain you and, instead of giving you a sense of well-being as a result of living large in a phenomenal sense, they block You from Living Large in a noumenal sense. The "path" offered via various venues listed below is the "path" to de-accumulation, to freedom and independence, and - only then - to the bliss of non-attached, spontaneous living.

Please enter the silence of contemplation.

Much of what Louise has shared has resonated with many site visitors. to that end, some have inquired recently if Louise offers the online Advaita Internet Course. The answer is, "Yes."
Whether taking the course with Louise or Floyd, the price of the course includes all 11 of the Advaita eBooks, questions sent after completion of the assigned readings, replies to your answers, and follow-up as required.
With either teacher, you will be guided through all seven of the steps, in order, that lead from identification with the false "I" to the Absolute (and beyond). For more specific information and details about the course, you may click on the link to the right.
Purchase at Discount the Advaita Internet Course with Louise

by
Clicking the Buy Now Button below:
Purchase at Discount the Advaita Internet Course with Floyd

by
Clicking the Buy Now Button below:

Now you can receive for $40 a downloadable computer file version of the same 7-hour satsang that seekers receive when they visit for the Advaita Retreat with Floyd. You will be guided through the seven steps from identification with the false "I" to the Absolute (and beyond).
For more information or to order, click:
DVD or Downloadable computer file versions of the Four-Day Advaita Retreat

SIX WAYS THAT SEEKERS HAVE REALIZED:

1. BY WATCHING the 4-Disk Video (DVD) Set, or the same retreat available as a downloadable file. Either will provide an entire seven-hour retreat / series of satsang sessions showing three seekers being guided through all seven steps by Floyd and can provide viewers with an “experiential,” step-by-step series of satsang meetings that will move the viewers from identification with the I to abidance as the Absolute and then to abidance as That Which Is beyond
Some seekers are already using the computer file version and the DVD sets for meetings in groups in homes, playing the retreat, pausing for discussion, etc.
To find out more or to purchase the DVD set or the downloadable computer file version of the retreat, click:
DVD or Downloadable computer file versions of the Four-Day Advaita Retreat
Option “A” is for the downloadable file version, Option “B” is used to order the DVD set for delivery inside the U.S., Option “C” for international orders.
For the download, Paypal will send me a notice that payment has been received and then I will send by e-mail the downloading instruction, password, etc.
[It is recommended that you watch the video with pen and paper in hand. Write whatever you need clarified. You'll see that there are constant reviews and you might find an answer later in the seven-hour presentation. Then, after you watch it all, there will be a common ground for discussion. Purchase of the DVD’s or the file will include the right to clarifications and answers to your specific questions via e-mail.]

2. BY READING these books in this exact order:
IT'S ALL BULLSHIT (And Why Knowing It Sets You Free)
SPIRITUAL SOBRIETY (Recovering What Religions Lost)
[Those two prepare the seeker to question it all]
THE MEDITATION GUIDES
[Provide a broad overview of the understanding]
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I DIE?
[Begins to free the seeker of body identification and the desire for body continuity]
THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS "PEACE OF MIND" (There Is Only Peace if You're Out of Your Mind)
[Shows the seeker how to be free of the subconscious motivators of the false content of the “mind”]
LIBERATION
[Shows the seeker how to be free of the subconscious motivators of personas]
THE ESSENCE OF THE TEACHINGS
[Provides the final preparation for the seeker to be directed along the “path”]
FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)
[Directs the seeker along the “path”]
CONSCIOUSNESS/AWARENESS: The Nature of Reality Beyond Self-Realization (Peace Every Day When Abiding as The Absolute)
[Allows the seeker to understand the functioning of the totality, the manifestation, and what is involved with the un-manifestation]
FROM THE ABSOLUTE TO THE NOTHINGNESS
[Provides the seeker the wisdom to understand the Noneness as well as the Oneness]
Purchase an e-Book now and begin reading it in minutes (except with e-checks that can take 7-10 days). Trusting our clients as we do, all e-Books are provided to you in printable form.
SAVE IF YOU BUY ALL ELEVEN AT ONCE:
(You may order the books one at a time or you may use the following link to acquire the entire 11-e-Book set on sale for $99 if ordered at one time with the “Buy Now” button below. For this option, there will be no download links provided; once the near-instant notice of payment is received from PayPal, your e-Books will be sent to you as e-mail attachments. All are printable for your convenience.)

You may visit The Official Website of Floyd Henderson for information on each book.

3. BY ENROLLING in the Online Advaita Classes

Received 19 August 2010 from one that just completed the entire course:

I would like to extend deepest appreciation towards you for these teachings that you have offered. It has been most valuable towards what may not have been revealed throughout this manifestation labeled "anthony." Understanding Truth and finding words for gratitude are one as is all. Thank you again for pointing "me" to THAT and the understanding that came as well. Hopeful for future "contact"! Sincerely, Anthony M. W.

For information, visit Information on the Advaita Classes on the Internet
To enroll visit Enroll in the Advaita Internet Course

4. BY ATTENDING an Advaitin retreat for satsang with floyd and being guided through all seven steps. For details of the retreats offered, please visit the retreat information site.

5. BY ARRANGING satsang by telephone in the U.S. or by Skype internationally:
Use the Contact link for details or for information on making arrangements for a session

6. BY ARRANGING for floyd to travel to your location and meet with you or your group. Use the contact link above to discuss details.


The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders offers the non-duality message by way of a mystery-adventure novel, discussing the movement from pain to healing to awakening to peace.
From Dr. R.F. Maley, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus and former Head of the Department of Psychology, University of Houston: "Floyd Henderson's book, The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders, is a fun read and an interesting mystery, but perhaps more importantly it serves as a vehicle for blending Eastern Philosophy and Native American Spirituality to make an intellectually challenging novel. The book's insights into both relationships and authoritarian conditioning of people in our society make it a must read, tracing the roots of narcissistic, sociopathic and psychopathic behaviors to the very core of the culture. This truly witty and politically-incorrect study of the aggressive nature of 'the American character' offers not only a diagnosis but also a treatment plan, making the book an excellent supplemental reading in courses such as psychology, anthropology, philosophy, sociology and counseling."

You may purchase your copy of the ebook version of THE TWICE-STOLEN NECKLACE MURDERS then start reading within minutes:


The Sequel to The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders:
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF WARS


For a paperback or eBook version of the book, click:

[THE YOUTUBE ADVAITA VEDANTA VIDEOS ARE AVAILABLE IN LARGER FORMATS BELOW WHICH MIGHT PROVIDE MORE COMFORTABLE VIEWING FOR SOME SITE VISITORS]

[RE: The "Subscribe To" feature: In some cases, all of the month's postings might be sent the first time after subscribing; after that, you should receive only one day's posting at a time.]

YOUTUBE ADVAITA VEDANTA YOGA VIDEOS

Click on the arrow below to start Video One:



Click on the arrow below to start Video Two:



Click on the arrow below to start Video Three:



Click on the arrow below to start Video Four:



Click on the arrow below to start Video Five:



Please enter the silence of contemplation.