Wednesday, December 25, 2013

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Greetings. I am a friend of floyd's. He has asked me to let the visitors to this site know that his computer crashed yesterday. He is working on arranging for the funds to replace his desktop and the programs he will need. He will continue with the vision series as soon as he can and asked me to extend to you in his place Peace, Unity, Light, and Love to all. (He has arranged to receive email in the interim.)

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

"THE VISION" and "The Seven-Step Path," "The Three-Leg 'Journey'," "Reaching the Borderline," "The Gross, Subtle, and Causal Bodies," "Manifesting and Unmanifesting," and More, Part Twenty-Three

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F.: Other clarifications that came via the vision follow. NOTE: An entire glossary - relevant to those early on in the seeking process but including pointers for those far along "the path" - is available in the eBook below entitled "FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)" which is also included in the paperback four-book anthology entitled, "The Advanced Seekers' Series." 

A REVIEW AND SUMMATION OF THE KEY UNDERSTANDINGS THAT CAME VIA THE VISION (Continued) 


196. Next, during the continuing study of the content of the vision, this awareness came in regards to the end of seeking that happened at the vision's end: while the roles of "The Super Religious One" and "The Spiritual Giant" ended at the third step, seeking ended by the vision's end. This also came: 


197. In cultures of accumulation, no peace can exist because the seeking of more is unending, unless Realization happens. The only possible result for persons who are programmed and conditioned to seek more is a guaranteed that they will never be convinced that they have enough. 


198. Persons never convinced that they have enough—enough money, enough respect, enough praise, enough “love,” enough things—will never be content with whatever it is that they do have. 


199. Endless seeking produces either arrogance (as "The Seeker" becomes "The Knower" as opposed to "The Understander") or produces misery, no matter how much "peace" or "bliss" is believed to have been "gained" in the search. 


200. Peace comes via Realization, via the knowing that what one has is enough. In fact, Realization often reveals that - as persons - they already had too much and so de-accumulation begins. Then AS IF living happens. 


201. Then, focused on the awareness of the void that came near the end of the vision, this was recalled: the Italians have a phrase used in a scene from the novel "The Board of Directors of Wars"


Kirk then felt the peace that manifests when one knows "The Sweet Void," as he called it, when one can truly taste il dolce di fare niente—"the sweetness of doing nothing." Kirk even gained the level beyond that, experiencing what he called il dolce di Niente—not "the sweetness of doing nothing" but more simply "the sweetness of Nothing," period. The Realized "live" between nowhere and nowhere, aware that what They Truly Are is the conscious-energy that is currently but temporarily abiding as the "I-Amness," devoid of all need.


202. Next came clarity around the fact that those programmed with dogma can unquestioningly believe in a personal "Supreme Being" that could be forever, but when the scientific fact that it is actually just energy-matter that has been forever, they balk. 


203. Moreover, it was seen that many persons can easily imagine "infinity" after their "death" while at the same time ignoring the reality of infinity prior to, prior to all they perceive now. Infinite is infinite - not merely a "post-something infinity" - and the vision made that clear after showing what cycles and lasts vs. what does not last: nothing personal and nothing associated with things personal will last at all. 


204. Then, so there is no "God" or anything comparable that has been, that is, or that shall be forever; instead, there is energy-matter that was, is, and shall be. 


205. In addition to showing the seven steps on the "path," the vision made clear "five stages." [Note: Any such enumeration and separation into steps or stages in for the sake of discussion and for bringing clarity only.] 


206. The five stages provided an overview that showed how persons are programmed and showed what is required to reach Realization and AS IF living. To paraphrase the explanation offered in "The Twice-Stolen Necklace Murders," these are the stages: 


207. Stage One includes ages 1-20 when person are conditioned, indoctrinated, and programmed to accumulate, to get. 


208. Stage Two is ages 20-40 when persons unconsciously do what they were programmed to do, repeating what they were programmed to say, and believing what they were programmed to believe. Most never transcend that stage. For those who undertake "the journey" and follow the Advaita "path," they enter a Third Stage. 


209. At that stage, some begin a "self-inquiry" (seeing all that they are not) and a Self-Inquiry (seeking that which they truly are). Some say at that point, "This life is shallow, hollow, unfulfilling. There must be more. I don’t even know who I am—who am I?" 


210. If they come to understand the True Self - and what it is and what it is not - they begin to de-accumulate in the Fourth Stage. De-accumulation is the mark of one becoming free of the programming. [It also became clear that "liberation" is about being liberated from the influence of personality / personas which subconsciously drive thoughts and words and actions.] 


211. After that, one can live in an AS IF fashion throughout what can be termed "Stage Five" (again, for the sake of discussion only), meaning, living as if this life is the real but understanding what is actually Real and what is not; then, with that understanding, they can then enjoy whatever remains of this life, truly free for the first time (including free of educational indoctrination, free of religious and / or spiritual indoctrination, free of political indoctrination, free of economic indoctrination). Free. Independent. Period. 


212. It was made clear that AS IF living means that the Realized know that this relative existence should be taken as nothing more than an amusement, not as anything that is really serious. 


To be continued. 


Please enter the silence of contemplation. 


23 December 2014 



A DAILY CONSIDERATION FOR YOU


F.: Other clarifications that came via the vision follow. NOTE: An entire glossary - relevant to those early on in the seeking process but including pointers for those far along "the path" - is available in the eBook below entitled "FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)" which is also included in the paperback four-book anthology entitled, "The Advanced Seekers' Series." 

A REVIEW AND SUMMATION OF THE KEY UNDERSTANDINGS THAT CAME VIA THE VISION (Continued)

186. Via the vision came the end of identity: via the unblocked consciousness - which allowed both an awareness of awareness to manifest and which allowed awareness to be aware of ItSelf and its / Your Original Nature - the illusions of ego and personality were seen to dissolve. 


187. The vision showed that multiplicities of ego-states are taken by persons to make up their so-called "identity."


188. The vision made clear that the egotism-supported illusions of ego and ego-states which foster a sense of separation and "different-from-ment" and "better-than-ment" all ended in the crystal cave when the Oneness was seen clearly. 


189. In the vision, what came was a condition of being awake, conscious, and aware - a condition that has not left.

 
190. With full awareness comes Realization and the end of suffering from the effects of the programming and conditioning and all of the other blockages that prevent the consciousness from Witnessing Purely and seeing Reality. 


191. The vision showed that the movement along the "path" ended belief in any of the former, "bad" roles that had been assumed and played as well as an end to the newer, "good" religious and spiritual roles that had been assumed and played
(as the raven's dissolution illustrated).

192. It showed that the final role to go at the end of the vision was "The Seeker" because an understanding of the functioning of the totality manifest, allowing all seeking to end. 


193. Thus came an end to the assumption of any and all false identities and an end to the beliefs and ideas that accompany them. 


194. It was shown that, as the assumption of any and all false identities ends, those trapped in the step-three-of-seven personas of the "religious person" or the "spiritual person" can finally break free of those ego-states as they stop identifying with a super power, can take the remaining steps on the "journey" to Full Realization, and can live an AS IF-style life of authenticity as a result of the understanding that comes via being free of beliefs and being awake, aware, and conscious. 


195. Only then can misery end and only then can bliss / happiness / contentment / satisfaction begin. 


To be continued tomorrow with more on what came via the vision regarding the end of seeking


Please enter the silence of contemplation. 


22 December 2013 



A DAILY CONSIDERATION FOR YOU


F.: Other clarifications that came via the vision follow. NOTE: An entire glossary - relevant to those early on in the seeking process but including pointers for those far along "the path" - is available in the eBook below entitled "FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)" which is also included in the paperback four-book anthology entitled, "The Advanced Seekers' Series." 

A REVIEW AND SUMMATION OF THE KEY UNDERSTANDINGS THAT CAME VIA THE VISION (Continued) 


170. Continued study of the messages available via the vision made clear a distinction between "ego," "ego-states," and egotism. 


171. The word "ego comes from Latin and means “I.” Specifically, it is the pronoun used by those who believe any false identity to be real. 


172. The wise see that the concept of ego becomes the source of perceived separation and the source of fighting to preserve image. 


173. An ego-state is that “state” in which a persona "exists," taking itself and false assigned or assumed roles to be true identities. An ego-state is always identified by placing a word after "I am" (such as, "I am a spouse"; "I am a lover"; "I am an employee," "I am a teacher," "I am spiritual," "I am religious," "I am an alcoholic," etc.) 


174. Egotism is one of the many ego-defense mechanisms used to defend an assumed ego (or false self). 


175. When an identity is assumed, that is, when an ego is taken to be a real identity by a person, that person will enter into an ego-state; when functioning from within an ego-state, egotism triggers and defends the false identity. 


176. Soon, with egotism at play, the ego - the false assigned or assumed identity - self-promotes itself to a "Super "role.


177. In that process of egotism upgrading self, it automatically downgrades "others," so while the ego-state of "The Wife" only needs the codependent, counterpart player of "The Husband" for her to supposedly "exist," after being upgraded to "The Super Wife," she must have "A Super Husband" to fulfill the illusion of her upgraded role. The same happens when "The Husband" engages in a self-upgrading that is followed by a downgrading of his spouse. Any wonder that the divorce rate is so high when duality and role-assumption and upgrading and downgrading are at play? Any wonder that there is such widespread sense of separation and fighting and chaos on the planet when duality and role-assumption and upgrading and downgrading are at play?


178. The vision showed that a body with a mind that formed within a part of a brain is the prerequisite for assuming false identities or for accepting assigned false identities as real. 

179. It showed that the absorption in the "mind stage" allows for the assumption of "bad" roles and "good" roles. 


180. It showed that it is at the third step, when religious and spiritual roles are assumed and played, that the entire seven-step "journey" to Full Realization usually comes to a halt and is never completed. 


181. It showed that - if seekers are willing to see that there is far more to the "journey" than replacing old "bad" roles with new "good" roles - then they have a chance to move on along the "path," complete all seven of the steps, and see that all of the nonsense they had been taught is wiped out completely when an understanding of the functioning of the totality comes. 


182. It is the vision that can reveal the manner in which the totality functions: 


183. "Functioning" refers to how all in this universe actually operates and how it has always operated and how all that is or was in all universes has functioned and is functioning and will always function. 


184. "Totality" refers to every happening that has ever happened, that is presently happening, and that will eventually happen, infinitely. 


185. Upon the manifestation of Full Realization which the vision can bring about, the complete understanding comes of how all has happened and how all happens and how all will forever happen. How inclusive is that understanding? Among all that is understood are the following: 


*** How this universe and all prior universes came to be; 


*** How consciousness manifests in a space or form; 


*** Where You were in the days and weeks prior to "conception"; 


*** Where You Were prior to consciousness and manifestation; 


*** What is relative and What Is Absolute; 


*** Why no external Power or God or Goddesses or "Creator" can exist and how that can be proved scientifically; 


*** Why no truth can be found except within but why a "guide" is required to focus Your search for Truth; 


*** Why You Were never born and cannot die; 


*** Why, post-manifestation, there will be no eternal form or body or "you"; 


*** Why all notions of "who-ness" are false: 


*** Why notions about a "Supreme Self" are dualistic, all talk about Oneness notwithstanding; 


*** Why neither eternal reward nor punishment awaits; 


*** Why abiding unnaturally and / or supernaturally is insane and why only natural living is sane; 


*** Why Reality is non-dual; 


*** How persons come to believe that they are in the world instead of understanding that "the world" is in them ... in their "minds"; 


*** Why "memories" about things relative have no validity; 


*** What the difference is between awareness and consciousness; 


*** Why only "the nothingness" is valid, ultimately; 


*** The difference between "love" and "Real Love"; 


*** How to find Real Love in "an unreal world"; 


*** Why most persons fear independence and actually do not prefer it at all over their dependencies and their co-dependencies; 


*** Why there is nothing that is personal; 


*** What Your Original Nature is; 


*** How to move through the relative existence as if dancing lightly; 


*** Why dual-minded persons are unstable in all ways; 


*** Why all things relative are much ado about nothing; 


*** How Reality can be overlaid on the relative;


*** Why I AM THAT and I AM are not two; 


*** What generates instability; 


*** How to "be stable"; 


*** How personality forms and determines thoughts and words and deeds; 


*** How personality preempts the ability to choose ... to make choices; 


*** Why belief in an external locus of power and control is fiction; 


*** How role-assumption generates dependency and co-dependency; 


*** What bliss is and what bliss is not; 


*** Why you must be empty before you can be full; 


*** Why there is no such thing as "peace of mind"; 


*** Why there is no "doer"; 


*** Why a "mind" and "wisdom" cannot co-exist within a person; 


*** What the real cause of desire and fear is; 


*** What the difference is between emotions and feelings; 


*** Why freedom is a prerequisite for peace and happiness; 


*** Why You have nothing to do with either "time" or "space" or "form"; 


*** How it is that trillions of persons have been in error regarding their ideas and concepts and beliefs and perceptions and why only a few at any given point in the history of planet earth have seen clearly; 


*** What "The Ultimate Sickness" is and what "The Ultimate Medicine" is; 


*** What the exact steps are that must be taken in order to be free of belief in the false "I" / "I's"; 


*** What the differences are between programming, conditioning, acculturation, and domestication; 


*** What the relative effects of programming, conditioning, acculturation, and domestication are;


*** Why no humans have ever "made a baby" or "created a child" or "created a new life"; 


*** What happens when consciousness is no longer manifested; 


*** How all cycles; 


*** How the enculturation process puts persons to sleep even as they are certain that they are awake;


*** The beginninglessness and the expanse of infinity; 


*** The limitlessness; 


*** Bliss via desirelessness; 


*** The source of all suffering; 


*** Freedom from the pursuit of meaning; 


*** Infinite Cause; 


*** The link between mind and fear; 


*** Why "the mind" is a total illusion; 


*** Why all perceived via "a mind" is false and is illusory; 


*** Why you must be out of your mind to be sane; 


*** Why all knowledge is nothing more than learned ignorance; 


*** Why time and timelines are illusions; 


*** How illusions are taken to be real by persons; 


*** What the Oneness Truly Is; 


*** What you are not; and 


*** Who / What You Truly Are ... to name but a portion of what becomes understood.

To be continued. 


Please enter the silence of contemplation. 


21 December 2013 



A DAILY CONSIDERATION FOR YOU


F.: Other clarifications that came via the vision follow. NOTE: An entire glossary - relevant to those early on in the seeking process but including pointers for those far along "the path" - is available in the eBook below entitled "FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)" which is also included in the paperback four-book anthology entitled, "The Advanced Seekers' Series." 

A REVIEW AND SUMMATION OF THE KEY UNDERSTANDINGS THAT CAME VIA THE VISION (Continued) 


152. After days and weeks of reading and re-reading the vision and garnering one additional understanding after another from its content, I took a break. One day, I was lying on the couch listening to music when I was tossed up into a sitting position. I stood and raced to the room where the latest, most expanded, version of the vision sat on a desk and I began reading it again. 


153. At the end of that re-reading came the moment when the seven steps on the "path" became clear. At one time or another, Maharaj had discussed every element of the "journey" which the vision depicted, but he never once explained exactly how the seekers who came his way were to " … go back, reverse, to the source" or how they were to "follow the same path by which you came." 


154. It was clear that his teaching method was to point the seekers' focus in a certain direction and then he would send them away to sit in the quiet, tap into the inner guru, and realize - to bring into full consciousness - that which they had known originally but which had been blocked off via programming, conditioning, etc. 


155. Re-reading the vision again with the focus on understanding the exact, step-wise manner for " … going back, reversing, to the source" and "following the same path by which you came," it all became perfectly clear. To this day, the means by which seekers can find the steps are laid out here before them; however, in the fashion of my teacher, the final awareness of the steps is left for them to find. The steps are clear. They are laid out here for you. Merely follow the invitation that has ended the thousands of postings offered on this site: just "enter into the silence of contemplation." See. See clearly. See all. 


156. Then, several revelations that were emanating from the inner resource (that is, via the pure consciousness ... the inner guru) came: 


157. Even as a young child whose age was measured in a single digit, you questioned the nonsensical dogma you heard in the religious venues you were forced to visit. As soon as you left home, you swore never to enter the doors of such institutions again. But then, in later years, you allowed a woman to pull you back. You compromised. You cratered. You turned from the Authentic Self and, per her demands, you played with her the role of "The Super Religious One." And that phony role-playing continued until you became totally repulsed by the fraud that you had become and until you became completely sickened by the forfeiture of your inner peace, thoroughly disgusted with "self" - with the phony role. 


158. So that phase ended once and for all, but the remaining restlessness propelled you deeper into the role of "The Seeker." 


159. During that phase, you did it all. You made a second job of merely living. You assumed the role of "The Spiritual Giant"; you studied with those who had become millionaires off the non-dual teachings, specifically, those Maharaj would later warn you to stay away from, namely, "The Big Name Teachers." 


160. Like the millions of so-called "spiritual people" on the planet, you thought you had finally "arrived" at the end of "the path," believing that you had completed a "journey" that had, actually, not even reached the midway point. It was as if you had left Los Angeles to journey to New York, had reached Kansas, and has suddenly stopped traveling along the path to New York, delusionally convinced that you had already arrive in New York when you were hardly halfway there. You were mistakingly believing that Kansas was the end of the journey and that you had arrived in New York. How delusional. How deceived. How completely fooled you were as "they" who said you had arrived had fooled you once and then as you fooled yourself time and again afterwards by believing "them." 


161. You joined those that Maharaj spoke of who were playing their "kindergarten spirituality" games. You delusionally thought that you were enlightened, standing in the brightness of the noonday sun when, in fact, you had not so much as left the dimness of the dull dawn


162. Then, this: The vision should have made clear by now that if you believe that there is some version or element of "Floyd's Self" that is going to exist after this manifestation, you have not actually realized anything in fact. You have not been liberated - that is - freed from the subconscious influence of personality that drives your thoughts and words and actions. 


163. The revelations continued: The vision should have made clear by now that if you believe that there is some "Supreme Self" that is going to exist after this manifestation and that you will find that you are That Supreme Self as well, then you have not actually realized anything. 


164. Look at the end of the vision. What remains? Energy remains. Nothing that bears even the slightest comparison to what seemed to be "floyd" (or "Floyd" for that matter) remains. 


165. No god or gods were met. No judgment happened. There was nothing like the process when Nazis unloaded Jewish people from cattle cars at Auschwitz whereupon they were instructed with the pointing of a commander's finger to go left or to go right (meaning, "go to the work camp and live for a time" or "go to the gas chamber and die now"). 


166. There was no Commander / God / Supreme Being at the end of the vision that was pointing left toward a heaven or a higher reincarnation, and there was no Commander / God / Supreme Being at the end of the vision that was pointing to the right toward a hell or a lower incarnation. There was no Great Conductor orchestrating all of the events and happenings on earth and throughout the universe, and that realization explained why so many sour notes were being hit constantly all around the planet. Then, indeed, if that's the best the Great Conductor can come up with, should anyone be impressed? Should anyone continue believing in "Greatness" when the planet-wide results are consistently falling so very far short of anything "great"? 


167. Looking back at the vision, it became clear that, rather than all of the things that had been promised (or threatened), there was instead ... nothing. To paraphrase Krishna, those who know that I - the Absolute (energy) - am beyond both beingness and non-beingness are wise. All others are fools. 


168. Then, Yes ... the Nothingness ... the Void. Next, "Wisdom is knowing that I am nothing." Yes ... that's it! Nothing. Nothing now. Nothing later. 


169. Then this: "Now, take that back to the relative and overlay that understanding on the remainder of the manifestation. Be nothing. Abide spontaneously. Abide in a nisarga, all-natural fashion. Forget trying to live in a supernatural / spiritual / religious fashion. Forget living in that unnatural fashion where you made a second job of mere living, where you engaged into all kinds of "spiritual exercises" and did your so-called "spiritual work." Stop it! Just live simply and naturally, as does everything else on the planet except role-playing humans who are strutting about on the stage of the Theater of the Lie, totally lost in the dream of the planet and playing their roles for so long that they take them to be real. Stop it! Just BE! 


Whoa! 


To be continued. 


Please enter into the silence of contemplation. 


20 December 2013 



A DAILY CONSIDERATION FOR YOU


F.: Other clarifications that came via the vision follow. NOTE: An entire glossary - relevant to those early on in the seeking process but including pointers for those far along "the path" - is available in the eBook below entitled "FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)" which is also included in the paperback four-book anthology entitled, "The Advanced Seekers' Series." 

A REVIEW AND SUMMATION OF THE KEY UNDERSTANDINGS THAT CAME VIA THE VISION (Continued) 


127. Next, the vision made clear the delusion involved with a belief in continuity. One property of consciousness when it manifests is that it automatically desires continuity. As Andy Gugar, Jr. pointed out yesterday, the old saying is that "everyone wants to go to heaven, but no one wants to die"). 


128. Consider the confusion, then, among the masses who are plagued with a desire to live forever that is coupled with a fear of "death" while at the same time working for an eternal reward that might guarantee the consciousness-based desire to exist forever while simultaneously strapped with the potential of eternal punishment rather than reward. 


129. "Will it be heaven forever, or hell forever?" of "Will it be reincarnation, but in a lesser, lower form?" or "Which way will I be evolving through a series of births and rebirths - up or down?" 


130. The desire for continuity leads to bogus concepts such as "eternal life" and "heaven" and "hell" and "eternal rewards vs. eternal punishments" and "multiple births and rebirths." 


131. Maharaj pointed out that you were not even born once, so how could you possibly be born again? 


132. The vision made clear Maharaj's pointer that all will be annihilated (with the exception of the energy-matter). 


133. The clarity came: it is whatever is involved in the cycling of things that come together and that will always eventually come apart is what will be "annihilated." 


134. That includes human bodies, it includes the human "mind," and it includes the roles played by bodies with minds which assume that false identities are real. 


135. The vision showed all of that will come to end, for nothing in the mind is true and nothing about assumed roles is real, and certainly the body is forever cycling air and consciousness and cells until - at some point - that too shall stop for one reason or another.


136. Yet who is ready to accept that fact willingly? What has been witnessed her leads to the answer: "Only those that have completed the second leg of the 'journey' to Reality, allowing them to 'go ahead and die now'." 


137. For the masses, that nagging fear of "death" shall remain, for they have not completed "a practice run at 'dying'." 


138. So whenever earth elements and air and specks of conscious-energy come together to form a composite unity - be that composite labeled a bird, a fish, a deer, a human, etc. - that manifestation knows that it is, knows the beingness, and desires that the beingness never end. 


139. That is why Non-Realized persons want to live as long as they can. 


140. That is why some report that (a) right now, heaven is available; that (b) it is the most wonderful thing imaginable, yet (c) they do not want to go there now. Go figure.


141. Maharaj pointed out that there is something to be said for facing relative obstacles and enduring, but he did not stop there. He said: " ... disease and suffering are not natural. There is noble virtue in unshakable endurance of whatever comes, but there is also dignity in the refusal of meaningless torture and humiliation." 


142. I had been asked, "But what is wrong with wanting to live? It seems wanting to live would be natural and that wanting to die or to commit suicide would be unnatural." 


143. The vision would eventually provide the answer: "Do not try to apply absolute rules to relative situations. Yes it is natural to want to live, but the point is that it is insane - and therefore unnatural - to find torture and humiliation and the indignity of various forms of endless suffering to be acceptable" 


and 


144. "Also, there are even other consequences as well: If you want to live forever, then you will believe the words of false prophets who tell you that you will live forever and that you will either be punished forever or rewarded forever. They will inspire you to try to live supernaturally, that is, unnaturally" 


and 


145. "They will ask you to give them large portions of your money for as long as you live. They will tell you that you must meet with them regularly so that they can tell you over and over and over again exactly how you should live and think and talk and behave" 


and 


146. "They will tell you that ancient myths and superstitions are fact, trapping you in ignorance and thereafter controlling you (a) by generating fear and (b) by dangling the carrot of the conscious-energy's desire for continuity and thereby controlling you via your desires" 


and 


147. "They will tell you that if you are 'good' - per their definition of 'good' - that 'you will then be blessed, now and forevermore'." 


148. The ego loves to believe it is 'good'; then, egotism promotes each ego-state to the rank of "better than," so it will be programmed to brag constantly that it is being blessed in order to demonstrate to all just how very good the bragger is (and how much better than others the bragger is, as evidenced by all of the blessings that he / she is receiving which they are not).


149. Yet the vision made this clear: There is no one who has ever been blessed because there is no "one" to be blessed and because there is no "Blesser" to bless. Why is that so? 


150. Because elements cannot be blessed, air cannot be blessed, and energy cannot be blessed. And because energy / matter cannot be created or destroyed, there is no "creator" or "Creator," and since there is no "Creator," there is no "Blesser"


and 


151. Finally, consciousness - as a form of energy - will be forever; yet it will not know forever. It will know nothing after it is released into the universal field of energy.


That is more of what the vision made clear. 


To be continued. 


Please enter the silence of contemplation. 


19 December 2013 



A DAILY CONSIDERATION FOR YOU


F.: Other clarifications that came via the vision follow. NOTE: An entire glossary - relevant to those early on in the seeking process but including pointers for those far along "the path" - is available in the eBook below entitled "FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)" which is also included in the paperback four-book anthology entitled, "The Advanced Seekers' Series."

A REVIEW AND SUMMATION OF THE KEY UNDERSTANDINGS THAT CAME VIA THE VISION (Continued)

112. The vision made these salient points clear: 


a. This present "you" is just a composite unity consisting of an elemental plant food body, air that is circulating in and out of the elemental body, and conscious-energy that is temporarily manifested in the plant food body and also circulating as well. 

b. Energy can neither be created nor destroyed, so what remains post-manifestation is distributed thusly: 

... the elements return to the universal pool of elements; 

... the air returns to the universal pool of air; and 

... the conscious-energy returns to the universal pool of energy (a.k.a., "the Absolute"). 

c. That energy, when originally in the pure, Absolute field of energy, was called "Awareness." 

d. Manifested, it is called "Consciousness" and soon loses its originally "pure" property as a result of programming, conditioning, etc. 

e. Upon returning to the Absolute, to the vast pool of Absolute energy, it can again be called "Awareness" for the sake of discussion. 

f. Awareness unmanifested is not "aware of" because it is not manifested in a body as consciousness and in a body with a brain that allows for conscious-of-ness. 

g. Once manifested as consciousness (which soon becomes blocked by programming, conditioning, etc.), consciousness becomes conscious of perceived dualities rather than the unicity, the Oneness, and its Original Nature; if Realization happens, then the unblocked consciousness can become conscious of its Original, Pre-Manifestation Nature as awareness, at which point awareness becomes aware of ItSelf for the remainder of the manifestation, eliminating any and all conscious-of-ness-based duality wherein an "a" is conscious of a "b" or wherein a "subject" is aware of some "other object." 

113. The vision made clear that one who would abide naturally and sanely and in a chaos-and-insanity-free manner must (a) abide under the auspices of the brain and (b) must be free from being driven blindly by the content of "the mind" (which is nothing more than a storehouse of all of the ideas and concepts and falsehoods and myths and superstitions - a.k.a., "beliefs" - that "they" have dreamed up over the millennia and that the masses in any given culture think are true, though they are not, and that "they" passed down to you and that "they" - the ignorant and insane - are repeating all around you every day). 

114. With additional consideration, contemplating the way that false identities are assigned (by parents, teachers, religion, culture, etc.) and adopted (assumed by persons as additional false identities beyond the ones assigned by others) it became clear why most persons have no desire to be truly independent, believing in their co-dependent concepts of "love" and "need" but knowing nothing of "Love."

115. The vision, therefore, made clear the actual roots of "co-dependencies" which are fostered when roles are assumed (because no role can stand alone). 

116. It became clear via the vision that an "employee" needs an "employer" to supposedly "exist"; that a "spouse" needs a "spouse" to "exist"; and that all neediness and dependency and co-dependency is rooted in duality. 

117. The vision made clear via the shift beyond the third of seven steps that all role-assumption is accompanied by co-dependencies because no role can "stand alone" but must have another person assuming a counter-role in order to sustain the delusion that both roles are real. 

118. There had been so much confusion during the futile parts of what had been assumed to be "the journey." (There had been the realization early on that religion was offering nothing but myth-and-superstition-based nonsense, but it was assumed that surely the "spiritual path" had to be the right path to follow in order to complete the entire "journey." Wow! Did the vision clear up that misperception!) 

119. The reading of I AM THAT, touted as "a modern spiritual classic," contained what seemed to be some contradictions about "Religion? Yes!" vs. "Religion? No!" and "Spirituality? Yes!" vs. "Spirituality? No!" 

120. So the question came, "Has the 'proper path' been entered onto, or not?" 

121. Then after reading all of the talks available by Maharaj, there were other comments about spirituality that seemed to offer even more contradictions regarding this matter: 

He said, “Whatever you have tried to understand during your spiritual search will prove false” 

and 

“When the birth is disproved, the great noble meaning of spirituality and the meaning of this world — everything — is disproved” 

and 

“I have no faith in anything which has ever been told, not even what has been told by the Vedas. Only my own experience" 

and 

"Whatever you think of as 'spiritual knowledge' was gained in the realm of consciousness; such knowledge is merely a burden upon your head and it is going to add more misery. It is nothing more than spiritual jargon" 

and 

"There is no such thing as spirituality; whatever is, is only this worldly life, in the five-elemental play" 

and 

"Those who have apperceived my knowledge will not fall a prey to the logic or spirituality expounded by others" 

and 

"Forget spirituality" and "Follow your "normal inclinations" and "Just give up spirituality" 

and 

"Spiritual knowledge should not be studied." 

122. Suddenly, all of the confusion ended when his comments were viewed in light of what the vision showed, namely, that all religious and spiritual role-assumption and role-playing must end at the third step in order to complete the four remaining steps on the "journey" to Full Realization. Then, these other pointers from Maharaj regarding the transitioning of all spiritual-and-religious-role-playing at the third step made perfect sense: 

"Whatever you think of as spiritual knowledge was gained in the realm of consciousness; such knowledge is merely a burden upon your head and it is going to add more misery. It is nothing more than spiritual jargon. All your spiritual studies are conducted with your identification with the body-mind" 

and 

"Subsequent to that 'I Am' and body-mind, and in the realm of the mind, there occurs what you call 'spiritual seeking', or 'spiritual knowledge'. This is nonsense" 

and 

"I appeal to you with my folded hands: don't get into this spirituality" 

and 

"The sum total of my spirituality now is nothing, even that word 'nothing' is not there, so there is no spirituality left" 

and 

"Just live your life as it comes, but alertly, watchfully, allowing everything to happen as it happens, doing the natural things the natural way, suffering, rejoicing - as life brings. What needs be done is being done, in the normal and natural way" 

and 

To another he pointed out: "In the course of your study of spirituality, you have acquired many concepts and you call that 'knowledge'." He advised that visitor to "throw out your concepts." 

123. It became clear why so many playing religious roles or assuming spiritual roles can becomes OCD still suffer what Maharaj called their "misery" and how they take "just living" and make a second job out of that with all of their "spiritual exercises" and "spiritual work" (which is what happened here prior to receiving the vision's message regarding "the good" third step roles that must be transitioned).

124. It was seen why Maharaj eventually called for the abandonment of all spiritual role-playing and encouraged natural-nisarga-only-living instead, what with "spirituality" being another source of dependency which assures that persons cannot be independent and free. (And who that is not totally free can truly be content ... can truly and consistently avoid the "misery" Maharaj referenced?) 

125. And the vision made clear that all - even including the intellect - is annihilated eventually. It became clear why Maharaj said, "This is the place where the intellect gets annihilated." That is, by the end of the "path," the intellect (the purpose of which was to provide "the capacity to understand") is also forfeited ... no longer needed. So much for "jnana yoga" and the role of "The Knower" (who eventually takes himself / herself to be "The Super Knower"). Here, it is the Nisarga Yoga that is used in conjunction with the Direct Path Teaching Method in order to allow seekers to Realize and then abide naturally and simply without making a second job out of just living. 

126. The vision made clear that nothing known or learned is given any value post-Realization; instead, all happens naturally, as is the case with the deer which, like the Realized, have no need for learned knowledge or for intellect. They, like the Realized Nisargan, abide naturally (which also means, in a mindless, mind-free manner ... abiding naturally and spontaneously). 

To be continued. 

Please enter the silence of contemplation. 

18 December 2013 


A DAILY CONSIDERATION FOR YOU


F.: Other clarifications that came via the vision follow. NOTE: An entire glossary - relevant to those early on in the seeking process but including pointers for those far along "the path" - is available in the eBook below entitled "FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)" which is also included in the paperback four-book anthology entitled, "The Advanced Seekers' Series."


A REVIEW AND SUMMATION OF THE KEY UNDERSTANDINGS THAT CAME VIA THE VISION (Continued)



90. Part of the days and weeks after the vision first came were spent in silent contemplation, and during those periods of silence, more and more became clear. One morning, "beginninglessness" came into consciousness and was understood immediately because the vision had already brought a reminder of the lesson taught in 4th grade science, namely, that "nothing is created and nothing is destroyed - all merely cycles."

91. Then this came: Whether the particles involved with the formation of "this universe" had "escaped from" or moved beyond the confines of an existing universe and manifested in an area that would be called "our universe" is not relevant.

92. What became clear was the high level of ignorance at the root of centuries of religion-based theories about "creation" and "this world" and dogmatic arguments about who is supposed to "have dominion over it" (still on-going even today) and at the root of their arguments about whether or not everything revolves around the earth which was believed to be at the center of everything (a belief which was also based in xenophobic arrogance).

93. It became clear that if all cycles - which all does - then so must universes cycle as well.

94. Then the words of Maharaj were recalled:
"Entire universes are imploding and exploding every moment ..."

and

" ... universes come and go ...."

95. It was also recalled that he said That Which He Is had always been and had, therefore, been present for the imploding and exploding of all universes.

96. It was clear that none of that need be understood in order to Realize, but it did make clear that one point must be understood if one is to move beyond the third step where the false identities of religious and spiritual roles are played:

97. Since no creation ever occurred, no "Creator" exists; therefore, in this case, "a negative" can be proved, scientifically. 

98. What cannot be proved is that which is dreamed up by men who present only "their faith" as evidence of their claim that what they have conceptualized into their imaginings-based dogma is true. 

99. At the age of 6 and 7, I was questioning the lessons about God and Jesus and Heaven and Hell and creation and Adam and Eve and mass-murder-by-way-of-a-great-flood and all the other tales being set forth by Miss Myrtle (the Baptist Sunday School teacher).

100. Finally, with the vision, scientific proof came that the doubts of a 6 or 7-year-old had been based in fact: if all is energy-matter, and if neither energy nor matter can be created or destroyed, then nothing has ever been created; therefore, there is no Creator. End of the story, and the end of ever again having to consider the stories ... the myths ... the superstition-based nonsense dreamed up and passed on by hundreds of sky cults over the millennia, many of which are still quite active around the globe even today, thriving with 97% of the earth's population believing their dreamed-up fiction.

101. The vision made clear that the early doubts of a 6-year-old had been spot on. 

102. As for "beginninglessness," the vision made clear that because All has always been, infinitely, no beginning happened and no end will happen.

103. The only thing that will come to "an end" is the composite unities - things that have come together during the relative existence but that will most assuredly come apart eventually.

104. In fact, it is happening even now with this elemental plant food body: elements are coming together, elements are coming apart. "Skin" comes and goes monthly; "stomachs" are being replace throughout the month. Plant cells convert to humans cells, they are cast off, and more cells take their place ... or not. Cycling. Cycling. Cycling.

105. The vision made clear that infinity is infinity and was “as infinite” before the manifestation of the consciousness as it will “be infinite” following the unmanifestation of the consciousness. Thus is explained the "beginninglessness" (and also the "endlessness") of the energy-matter that is at play during the relative existence but that will return to the universal pool from it came and to which it has always eventually returned. See? Cycling.

106. The second part of the vision made clear the role of the brain in Realizing and the role of "the mind" in preventing Realization.

107. The vision made clear that "intellect" (meaning "that which provides a capacity to understand") is a requirement for Realization but that the content of "the mind" will prevent persons from moving beyond even the second step on the seven-step "path." 

108. The vision made clear that - with obvious exceptions of deformities - the brain at the outset is typically natural and normal; moreover, it is required throughout the manifestation for normal and natural functioning.

109. It was also made clear that the problems that seekers experience in their efforts to Realize are not rooted in the natural, elemental brain. The problem, the vision showed, is rooted in the unnatural mind, which has evolved into something that is now, among the non-Realized masses, most unnatural and abnormal. 

110. It was made completely clear that, while the brain and its capacity to understand are required, the mind is not required at all for nisarga, natural abidance, and is - in fact - a hindrance to natural living.

111. The difference in the two became clear when this came: So the brain - and all of the parts of the body - are rooted in the elements; the consciousness is rooted in the Absolute; and the mind is rooted in conditioning, programming, domestication, acculturation, and brainwashing. 

To be continued.

Please enter the silence of contemplation.

17 December 2013


F.: Note: At the end of this series, site visitors that are interested will be given information for receiving a free, downloadable version of the complete vision series, with illustrations. You'll be able to have us email free copies to anyone else of your choosing as well. A preview of some the illustrations of the key components of the vision follow: 


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The Cave with its Lake, Steps Leading Up To The Dome, The Light 

To continue: Other clarifications that came via the vision follow. NOTE: An entire glossary - relevant to those early on in the seeking process but including pointers for those far along "the path" - is available in the eBook below entitled "FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)" which is also included in the paperback four-book anthology entitled, "The Advanced Seekers' Series." 


               A REVIEW AND SUMMATION OF THE KEY 

                                   UNDERSTANDINGS 
              THAT CAME VIA THE VISION (Continued) 

71. Elements of the vision continued to flash into consciousness for months after it initially came. The flashes almost always happened when in a theta state, dozing off or coming out of a deep, delta-level sleep. It was early on during some of those episodes that a backwards or reversed version of the vision began to play out. 


72. It became clear that after "going back the way I came in" from the Absolute on Leg Two of "the journey," I was now "going back" to the relative the way I had "come in" the first time when the consciousness was subjected to all of the insane programming and conditioning and acculturation and domestication and brainwashing and indoctrination that now happens to all persons.


73. Yet it was clear that going back to the relative on the Third Leg was different because I was no longer being subjected to programming, conditioning, etc. 


74. The vision made clear that on the third leg, the unblocked consciousness that now knew and understood the Awareness (which was now aware of ItSelf - aware of Its Original Nature which is My Original Nature) would not be anything like the specks of consciousness that had been blocked and that led to a miserable relative existence. 


75. It was clear that (a) things were going to be different from the way they had been prior to completing the seven steps to Reality and that (b) Reality was going to be overlaid on the relative so that whatever happened would happen spontaneously and would happen as naturally and sanely and reasonably and logically as the relative existence of every living thing of the planet except for the non-Realized masses.


76. Suddenly, a phrase that had only seemed to be understood took on a whole new level of meaning, namely, "as if living." 


77. It was seen after the vision that "as if living" is a style of living that the Realized exhibit, seemingly living just like most live but without personal attachments, delusions, and emotional intoxication. 


78. The vision made clear that it is the manner in which the Realized "finish out" the manifestation, meeting “responsibilities” and providing for the space (for the composite unity consisting of an elemental plant food body with air being circulated and with conscious-energy also being circulated) while knowing full well that what is called "this world" is nothing more than an imagining in the distorted perceptions of persons. 


79. It was seen that "as if living" consist of a lifestyle that is unencumbered with attachments and emotional intoxication and belief in the lies of the culture; a lifestyle free of game playing and image perpetuation; and a lifestyle unmarred by the emotions and emotional intoxication experienced by persons. 


80. It was seen that as if living makes possible a lifestyle during which the Realized can witness feelings rise and fall without experiencing any emotional intoxication and without reacting, over-reacting, or setting off a chain of reactions (as happens with persons). 


81. The vision made clear that as if living was going to provide a lifestyle free of the misery that is generated by the desires and fears of personas. 


82. During the part of the vision in the cave when this came 


To your left and to your right drift millions of forms, and on closer inspection, You see that they are . . . You! Each looks to be a - clone maybe a transparent clone but a clone nevertheless - of You!
 

what was finally understood was the non-religious, non-spiritual meaning of "atonement." 

83. The vision made clear that it could more rightly be spelled, "at-one-ment." 


84. The vision made clear that atonement had nothing to do with "a reconciliation between humans and an imagined external power" (now seen to have been delusionally conceived by men and bearing the image of men and - in some cases - women and monkeys and elephants, etc.) 


85. What came via the vision instead was a full awareness ...


of the at-one-ment, 


of the Oneness, 


of the unicity, 


of the true unity beyond the misperceived multiplicity, 


of the fact that all is only That and nothing more. 


86. The difference in "love" and Love was made clear. 


87. That moment in the cave made clear that, indeed, Love is knowing that I am everything.


88. The dissolution of every one of the symbolic birds along the way in conjunction with the final dissolution at the end of the vision made clear that "wisdom is knowing I am nothing." 


89. And it became perfectly clear as the Third Leg of "the journey" unfolded that, indeed, it would be between the two - between Love and Wisdom - that the remainder of my life (that is, the remainder of the relative existence) would move


To be continued. 


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SHIFTING THE FOCUS FROM THAT WHICH DOES NOT WORK TO THAT WHICH DOES, Part One


A "movement" or "shift" happened here that added another parallel to the many parallels in terms of the phenomenal "experiences" and the noumenal revelations that "Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj" and "Floyd" share in common. (Many visitors over the years have said that they also shared the same parallels with "Maharaj" and "Floyd" as well.) In the case of "Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj" and "Floyd": 

1. both grew up in very poor families 2. both moved to populated areas to seek employment opportunities 3. both exhibited business skills that led to their opening and operating many businesses and to their having a large number of employees working for them 4. both succeeded financially 5. both became attached to accumulating; 6. both married and had a family 7. both were initially religious 8. both moved away from organized religion and became interested in "spiritual" matters, finding and following the teachings of a big name teacher (or, in "Floyd's" case, many big name teachers) 9. both had highly religious wives who were quite displeased with the shift away from religion and toward "spirituality" 10. both began to feel empty in spite of all of their "spiritual seeking" and in spite of all of their accumulated "spiritual knowledge"; 
 

11. both began to de-accumulate after both saw that they could survive quite well on a fraction of the income they had been making 12. both had wives who were unhappy when the de-accumulation stage was entered and both had wives who became unhappy about their husbands' focus on non-duality and who blamed their unhappiness on no longer having a religious husband (The facts be known, in both cases the unhappiness involved the fact that their husbands were no longer interested in - or willing - to work 80+ hours per week and that their husbands were no longer interested in accumulating wealth and possessions and providing the rich lifestyle to which their wives had grown accustomed) 

13. both eventually came to see that the religious and spiritual states were also ego-states, and both saw that there are far more steps on the "path" to complete after reaching the religious and spiritual steps and after playing those roles which are the third of seven steps on the entire "path" 14. both "lost" their wives (one via "death," the other through divorce); 15. both accelerated their seeking; 16. both entered into the "forest dweller stage" 17. both Realized 18. both began to de-accumulate even more 

19. both began sharing the teachings 20. for years, both answered questions in whatever order those questions were received, though both said that the movement from identification with the false "I" / "I's" involved an exact, step-wise manner of moving along a "path" that involved "going back" in the same (but reverse order) of the way they "came in" - that is, the way that the manifestation happened and the way that the consciousness was blocked through seven stages that resulted in their becoming identified solely with their false personas, with the content of the "mind," and eventually, with the body. But the most significant awareness that finally came to both after years of offering satsang and after having answered thousands and thousands of questions was this: After years of "Maharaj" offering satsang in his loft, and after years of "Floyd" offering satsang in meeting halls and in his home and via what one site visitor called "Floyd's electronic loft," this fact became obvious to both: "Maharaj" came to see in the 1970's and into 1980 and 1981 that his approach was not working and "Floyd" finally came to see the same.

21. Both saw that many who heard the teachings are not going to understand (Maharaj reporting that "only 1 in 100,000 are going to 'get' this" understanding) 22. both soon saw that even more than expected of those who heard the teachings were not going to understand (Maharaj modifying his "guesstimate" and reporting that "only 1 in 1,000,000 are going to 'get' this" understanding) 23. eventually both saw that even far more than expected of those who heard the teachings were not going to understand (Maharaj eventually concluding that "only 1 in 10,000,000 are going to 'get' this" understanding). And the failings were not the fault of seekers. A "one -in-ten-million" estimate is proof that satsang was not working for most seekers, and the evidence here lately is proof of the same.

Both "Maharaj" and "Floyd" invited seekers to focus on the exact, step-wise "path." Yes, during satsang, "Maharaj" sometimes alluded to the steps while discussing them in no particular order - but he never once laid out the steps in the exact order in which they had to be completed. That was not his teachings style or approach.

Therefore, another movement or shift is happening here spontaneously after reflecting on the more than two decades since the teachings were first offered here and looking at the results of Maharaj sharing pointers in his loft and looking at the results of "Floyd" sharing pointers in this electronic loft: Looking objectively at his results, Maharaj's satsang method of sharing - in the end and by his own admission (only "one out of 10,000,000") - did not produce the intended outcome.

Looking objectively at the results here when using an "electronic loft" satsang method of sharing has not produced the intended outcome nearly as often as any of the three "face-to-face" methods used with seekers by which they have been led through the seven steps in order. Here, the body is growing older, of course. Mahasamadhi could be taken today, or it could be taken in twenty years.

Obviously, that cannot be known. But the decision here has been made that whatever amount of the relative existence remains shall be spent in sharing the teachings in the ways that have been seen over the last 20+ years to be the most effective methods.

Looking back over the list of those that have truly received the understanding, it is seen that Robert R. read all of the books, then took the online Advaita course and then completed some face-to-face Skype sessions to receive the final clarifications required. It was seen that Mac read all of the books, completed the online course, and then attended a retreat where he was guided through the seven steps. Mac said that the online course work inspired him to attend the retreat in order to be able to receive the final "pieces." It was seen that Andy Gugar, Jr. read all of the books, then came here for a retreat and was taken through the seven steps in order, and then returned once more for the final clarifications required. After reviewing the shifts that happened with him after attending two retreats, he reaffirmed this past week his commitment to helping spread the non-duality, nisarga understanding as presented here. As a result of seeing what has "worked" during the last 20+ years of sharing the non-duality understanding - and seeing what had not "worked" as well - changes will be made. 


SHIFTING THE FOCUS FROM THAT WHICH DOES NOT WORK TO THAT WHICH DOES, Part Two


In "Part One," examples were given of seekers that were led to Realization not by satsang but by following the various protocols outlined farther down this page which provide the understanding in the step-wise, orderly, required fashion which moves seekers along a "path" that is as prescribed by Maharaj ... "going back" in the "reverse order" by which the consciousness manifested and became blocked.

However, conversations with some that just read the majority of the books have revealed that they certainly seem to have grasped the understanding and Realized as well. As a result of seeing what has "worked" during the last 20+ years of sharing the non-duality understanding - and seeing what has "not worked" as well - changes are being made. There are seven specific steps that happen when awareness-energy is "pulled" into a cycle of manifestation. When that energy manifests as conscious-energy, that formerly pure and unadulterated energy becomes "corrupted" (or "blocked" from seeing clearly) via programming, conditioning, domestication, acculturation, and brainwashing. Soon, there is a belief in the not-Real as a result of seven degrees of separation from an understanding of the Real. Using the method that was also employed by his contemporaries - a method which focused on offering non-duality pointers via satsang - Maharaj addressed questions in the order in which they were received. He might receive a question from a seeker at the third step and his reply would include what amounted to an invitation to move to the fourth step. The next question might come from a seeker at the first step, and the reply would include an invitation to move to the second step. The information offered to the second seeker would seemingly contradict what was offered to the first seeker, so visitors who have come here for decades have asked questions which showed how confused they were by the fact that Maharaj's statements to each visitor in his loft were "level-appropriate" yet were provided in no precise order, resulting in what seemed to be an inconsistent message. So the process overall was confusing in that seekers were told to follow the "path back" in the same way that they "came in," except in reverse order, but pointers were not given in a specific, step-wise order at all. Maharaj did recognize the seven steps that are taught here, but by offering the teachings in an order that was dictated by the order in which questions were received from seekers who were at different steps on the "path," the result was this: a pointer about moving beyond the fourth step might be followed by a pointer about moving beyond the first step, and that pointer might be followed by a pointer about how to move beyond the sixth step. The same was done on this site for seven years. The result is a collection of 1,800 or so essays discussing almost every non-duality topic that can be discussed, and the search button on the top right side of this page will now allow seekers with a question about a specific topic to find an explanation. That method, however, will never provide the manner in which the seven steps on the "path" must be transmitted and received in order to Realize Fully. An objective study of the history here of more than twenty years of offering non-duality pointers reveals this: seekers that were given pointers in the exact order in which they needed to receive them were the ones that Realized.

They read the books, then they completed the online course and / or completed seven Skype or telephone sessions or came here for a retreat (or watched the downloadable DVD version of an actual retreat, available below).

Some found that which they were seeking by reading the author's book that deal with non-duality subject matter. Via all of those venues, the steps are taught in their proper order. The essays available on this site will remain for those interested in searching for a discussion of a particular non-duality topic without charge, but the focus here until mahasamadhi is taken is going to be on offering the teachings in the step-wise fashion that has been seen to work.


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    INSTABILITY / INSANITY: WHAT THE ADVAITA TEACHINGS CAN (AND CANNOT) ADDRESS


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    FREEDOM FROM SHIFTING BETWEEN STATES OF HAPPINESS AND UNHAPPINESS


    THE ULTIMATE SICKNESS / THE ULTIMATE MEDICINE


    PROGRAMMING, CONDITIONING, DOMESTICATION, AND ACCULTURATION (THE SOURCES OF THE ULTIMATE SICKNESS & THE NON-DUALITY TREATMENT)


    "WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I DIE?"



    THE MYTH OF "DEATH"


    THE ESSENCE OF THE TEACHINGS: THE SIMPLICITY OF REALIZATION


    FINDING REAL LOVE IN AN UNREAL WORLD


    CASTING LIGHT ON THE DARK SIDE OF RELATIONSHIPS


    OVERCOMING THE FEAR OF BEING TOTALLY INDEPENDENT


    THE NON-DUALITY POINTERS OFFERED BY YESHU'A ("JESUS THE CHRIST")


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    WHEN ONLY THREE HOURS OF MANIFESTATION REMAIN (THE "FINAL" TALKS OF FLOYD HENDERSON)


    I AM THAT (vs. "This Is Who I Think I Am")


    QUOTATIONS AND POINTERS DEALING WITH NON-DUALITY, ADVAITA, NISARGA YOGA, AND MORE


    DANCING LIGHTLY


    THE PATH TO FREEDOM VS. THE PATH TO MISERY



    THERE IS NOTHING THAT IS PERSONAL (INCLUDING YOU AND INCLUDING GOD)



    LIBERATION (ATTAINING FREEDOM FROM PERSONALITY VIA REALIZATION)

    WHY YOU MUST BE EMPTY IF YOU WOULD BE FULL


    FREEDOM FROM BELIEFS (Believers, Non-Believers, and "No-Belief-ers")


    WHEN REALITY IS OVERLAID ON THE RELATIVE


    THE RELATIVE RESULTS OF RETURNING TO "THE CHILD IGNORANCE STAGE" OR "THE CHILD NO-KNOWING STATE"


    WHAT BLISS IS AND WHAT BLISS IS NOT


    THE TWICE-STOLEN NECKLACE MURDERS

    THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF WARS


    LESSONS IN NON-DUALITY FROM TRAVELS IN SOUTH AFRICA


    A SERIES OF ESSAYS DISCUSSING THE FIRST STEP ON THE SEVEN-STEP PATH TO REALIZATION



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    A SERIES OF ESSAYS DISCUSSING THE FOURTH STEP ON THE SEVEN-STEP PATH TO REALIZATION


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    SPIRITUAL SOBRIETY (RECOVERING WHAT RELIGIONS LOST)



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