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The Effortless Way of Nondual Presence. Peter Fenner's 8 month experiential course. Endorsed by Ken Wilber, Isaac Shapiro, Robert Thurman, Chuck Hillig. Download a free booklet.

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ENLIGHTENMENT BLUES: My Years with an American Guru, By Andre van der Braak
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Nonduality Salon (/ \)

issue number two - October, 2000

Nonduality Salon Magazine


Selections from 'Words of Wisdom'

by Bruce Morgen

Jung, Krishnamurti, and Satchmo: The Motion Picture

Carl Gustav pontificates: "The dream is a little hidden door in the innermost and most secret recesses of the soul, opening into that cosmic night which was psyche long before there was any ego-consciousness, and which will remain psyche no matter how far our ego-consciousness extends."

Krishnaji replies, a bit testily: "Personally I have no belief in anything, the speaker just faces that what is, what are facts, the recognition of the essence of each fact, each thought, all reactions."

Louis knits his forehead, quietly mouths the word "dream," and then sings "A Kiss to Build A Dream On," acapella and gorgeously. He then wipes his brow, smiles, and leaves.

As the door to the room closes, Carl Gustav is apparently praying, albeit silently, and Krishnaji begins to chant hauntingly in Sanskrit.

Fade slowly to black.

The Stars In My Eyes

I will tell you that my first "spiritual" experience occurred in 1953 when I was a six year old attending Hebrew School in the thriving New York suburb of Levittown, Long Island. The Bible stories I was taught caused great dissonance in my childish consciousness, I somehow "knew" that the jealous, whimsical, downright murderous "God" depicted in the Old Testament was a concoction of thought, used by those in power to enforce social conformity. My teachers were, of course, relentless with their tales of the vengeance and wrath of "God." Finally, one summer evening, I stood in my driveway, looked up at the stars, and asked the "God" I was taught to fear and obey to strike me down, as I could not coexist in the same universe with such a ruler/creator. The answer was utter silence, there was only the profound, deeply quiet beauty of the night sky -- and so the journey, my "path" to the actual, living "God" began with the stars in a little boy's eyes.

Bodhisattva can only weep.

During these times of rumors of war - let me send you my feelings of Peace.

Thank you very much, my feelings in your written presence are always peaceful. I am so very blessed by your company.

There are times, beloved companion, that I see violence as a cruel, serrated blade driven though the heart of our species, century after century, by the ambitions of (wo)men bereft of love. This violence is more than war and the shed blood of armed combatants, it is also in the "non-violent" politics of "economic" sanctions that starve and sicken innocents for the transgressions of the tyrants who rule them, and in the fear of ordinary folk who never know where or when a terrorist "martyr" will strike, armed with Torah or Koran verses assuring the righteousness of the murderous deed. Bodhisattva can only weep.

On Torah and Jesus

The Torah is the externalized Law, given to the spiritually bereft and fearful through Moses to be read by and discussed among adult males. Jesus as charismatic bodhisattva is the embodied Law, given to any who would also be bodhisattva, regardless of ancestry, gender or formal knowledge. The difference is more than universality, it is also seeing past steadfast obedience to the word of "G-d" and into choiceless and eternal unity with the actual, living "G-d." Jesus didn't own the franchise, but he certainly was a Superstar, a thoroughly misunderstood democratizer of enlightenment.

"Lord and Savior?" You decide! Respected brother and predecessor in The Christ? Sure looks that way from here!

The above was extracted with permission from Bruce Morgen's book, Words of Wisdom