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F.: When Maharaj tossed some from the loft, or when some who have come here over the years have been sent packing, the fact remains that: 

1. no Realized teacher is angry when that happens, that 

2. no Realized teacher is judging anyone when that happens, and that 

 3. no Realized teacher's bliss is affected at all. 

Also, 

4. When Krishna explained what it is that the Realized understand and then noted that all others are fools, he was not labeling persons as fools. The point he was making was that the consciousness had been fooled, or blocked, or warped via programming, conditioning, etc. 

Moreover, 

5. Maharaj never expelled any person from the loft. He sent away SOMETHING ... not SOMEONE. 

Similarly, 

6. when it appears that "Floyd" no longer spends time with members of this faith or that faith or this club or that group or this association or that organization, that does not involve judging and avoiding certain types of persons but involves steering clear of SOMETHING; and 

7. when the deer move away from noisy teenage boys and move toward the quiet of the woods, they are not moving away from SOMEONE but are moving away from SOMETHING and toward SOMETHING; and 

8. when the deer move away from noisy teenage boys and move toward the quiet of the woods, the deer are not judging the teens, disliking the teens, hating the teens, criticizing the teens, or verbally attacking the teens. 

Therefore, with Maharaj, it was SOMETHING (namely, the stupidity itself, or "the stupid condition") that Maharaj was offering to treat, not SOMEONE (such as, "a stupid person"). It was insanity, period, that Maharaj was addressing, not "insane persons."

And, when Maharaj seemed to some to be casting persons from the loft, it was not SOMEONE but was actually SOMETHING that was being removed (namely, arrogance or attention-seeking or a desire to control ... to control the session) that Maharaj was eliminating, not SOMEONE. 

Yet when the contaminants of ignorance or arrogance or egotism are being carried about in a vessel that is regularly opened and that spews forth the contagions therein, then the vessel must go in order for the environment to be cleared of the pollution.

As with any skilled cancer surgeon who knows that there is something inside a body that must be cast out (that is, removed and eliminated), so it was with Maharaj. 

On one hand, Maharaj would attempt to remove that within which was causing willing-and-ready visitors to continue to suffer from the Ultimate Sickness by using the scalpel of logic and reason; on the other hand, for those who came but who were not willing-and-ready candidates for Maharaj's specialized surgical techniques - but who were there to disrupt the healing process - then the contagions were removed by removing the carrier. 

Some claim that certain among the Realized no longer have any tolerance for BS, and it is true that some do literally retreat into the quiet solitude (à la, Thoreau on Walden Pond); that charge was made against Maharaj and has been leveled here as well. Yet that is not the case. Maharaj listened to BS during two sessions a day for decades. 

The same has happened here since 1989. The point of allowing the willing-and-ready-but-still-asleep-and-unaware to talk (and often to talk total BS) is to determine where on the seven-step "path" they are in order to determine which pointers are required to allow any particular seeker to shift to the next step and continue "the journey." 

The BS that is not listened to is the BS coming from a carrier of the Ultimate Sickness who is not seeking wellness but who believes instead that she or he is the only well person in the room; or the BS from one who is not seeking the non-dual, nisarga understanding but is, instead, speaking from a state of total delirium and trying to use a captive audience to spread dogma and beliefs via proselytizing; 

or the BS from persons who are hallucinating and talking in their sleep as a result of their supernatural / spiritual programming and spreading the germs of their feverish and confused minds that are perpetuating the Ultimate Sickness. 

The same applies here as applied in the loft. Regular visitors to this site know that there was a time when a doctor addressed the consequences of cancerous polyps that had manifested in this body. 

This body appeared before him for diagnosis and - as with Realized teachers - the healer determined that there were things inside that were causing the illness, that were going to cause the illness to become worse if not removed, and that would eventually lead to a hastened deterioration of the plant food body. 

Yet that doctor did not hate the cancer and did not hate the person / body in which the cancer had manifested. The doctor simply knew that the cancer had to be excised. Maharaj was the same, understanding that stupidity and insanity and arrogance and conceit and superciliousness had to be excised if seekers would be free of the symptoms of the Ultimate Sickness and thereafter happy and at peace. 

The Realized teacher knows that there is nothing that is personal, so there is no person to be hated or loved, disliked or liked, rejected or accepted. The Realized teacher knows that there are contagions within that should be removed, and while some among the Realized do spontaneously retreat into the silence, some - like the surgeon mentioned earlier - are willing to work with those who are Sick but willing. 

However, also like the surgeon, such teachers give short time or scant attention to any patient / seeker who is not ready to be healed completely. Had I told the doctor that I was not really ready for the procedure he used, he would have stood and walked me to the door; and had I told him that I was ready to spend time engaging him and arguing with him about his diagnosis and the efficacy of his procedures, he would have cast me out of his office. 

But what he would have done next is this: he would have opened his office door to the next persons who would admit that they were truly sick, who were truly ready for wellness, who were earnestly seeking help, and who were willing to submit to his process. 

And for the unwilling one that had been escorted out of his office, the doctor may have felt some level of sympathy or compassion for a few moments, but the doctor then moved on to the willing patients who had come his way. 

In any case, he would not spend time with the sick who did not want to be well; he would not become aligned with the sick who refused to admit they are sick; and he would not "hang out" with the sick but would move away from them (and that movement would not be evidence of his being angry or judgmental or upset).

So even as he spontaneously moved away from those types, that movement would have nothing to do with rejecting them personally, with being angry at them personally, or with abandoning his own sense of freedom and happiness. 

And the ones who see such movement and who conclude that surely he must be judging and angry and unhappy are likely just psychologically projecting the personality defects which are rooted in their own personality disorders onto someone else.

Please enter the silence of contemplation.

(Note: Online Internet Course now available at a discount. See details above.) [Received from Mac, 10/17/12]: "Glad to see the online teaching offered at a discount. Hopefully, more who are ready will be able to take the course. For me, the course was the beginning of the unlearning that led to the trip to the lake for a retreat and the understanding." 

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. 

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    “‘THE VISION’ is such a well-written, condensed version of the Nisarga Yoga approach to understanding and enjoying Reality that I feel it can serve as a must-read ‘meditation guide’ for all earnest seekers.” – Andy Gugar, Jr.

    III.
    "Sapolsky, Maharaj, and the Non-Dual Teachings"

    Dr. Robert Maurice Sapolsky is an American neuroendocrinologist; a professor of biology, neuroscience, and neurosurgery at Stanford University; a researcher; an author; and a Research Associate at the National Museums of Kenya.

    There is much that a non-dualist or Advaitin or Nisargan can relate to by comparing and contrasting what Sapolsky reveals about the way certain troops of baboons live in Africa with the way that humans abide all around the globe.

    This 152-page eBook catalogues the common, non-dual message shared by Sapolsky and Maharaj and reveals the ways that Sapolsky’s scientific research supports the non-dual pointers offered by Maharaj.

    IV.
    Seeking

    In “PART ONE” it will be seen that most persons on the planet are not seeking, and most will never seek, but for those who are seeking, most will face several obstacles:

    In “PART TWO” of this book, it will be seen why many criticized Maharaj for “changing his message in his later talks.” It will be seen that the changes were not about changing the message per se as much as about changing his methodology as he experimented with one version of the Ultimate Medicine after another in order to try to find an effective means for addressing the Ultimate Sickness.

    He tried a religious version of the Medicine, a Spiritual version of the Medicine, and finally settled on a version which addressed to Sickness at its core . . . at the mental and emotional level.

    V.
    "THE MOST DANGEROUS BELIEF OF ALL"

    “Dangerous” is a term that can only apply during the relative existence, but of those who do commit suicide, for example, how many shoot themselves in the foot over and over until they “bleed out”? None. They shoot themselves in the head. Why? In order to try to stop the noise - to try to stop the chatter of a thousand monkeys – to stop the noisy mind which is the area that stores the ideas, notions, concepts, mind-stuff, etc. which drives them into the depths of insanity.

    And what are those ideas, notions, concepts, etc. called, collectively? "Their beliefs." The irony? They are not their beliefs at all. They are the beliefs of “others” that were set in place via programming, conditioning, etc. and which persons then think are their own.

    And what are those beliefs rooted in, and what reinforces those beliefs and convinces persons that they are sacred and worth fighting over and even sometimes worth dying for? Blind faith.

    This 337-page eBook discusses those issues in detail.

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