Nonduality: The Varieties of Expression

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James Traverse has over 40 years of experience in the art and science of yoga. He is a yoga educator and writer who communicates the direct approach to understanding your true nature. This experiential means, which is founded on a switchover from conceiving to purely perceiving, flowered principally out of James’ studies with his teacher, Jean Klein, who initiated him in the ways of Advaita Vedanta and Kashmiri Shaivism. His other influences include the works of J. Krishnamurti, David Bohm, Rumi, Adi Shankaracharya, Ramana Maharshi, Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, Atmananda Krishnamenon and the yoga of B K S Iyengar, whose method he studied intensely for the first 15 years of his yoga journey.
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Nondual Highlights Issue #2174 Wednesday, June 15, 2005

When "what isn't" is chosen over "what is,"
then things appear to move.

Movement, however, doesn't necessarily mean
that things are changing, and it certainly doesn't
mean that anything is being "improved."

The Great Mystery is discovered only in seeing
the inaction within the action... and, at the same
time, seeing the action within the inaction.

- Chuck Hillig, from
Seeds for the Soul

When we talk about resting in prajnaparameta, in unconditional bodhichitta, what are we asking of ourselves? We are being encouraged to remain open to the present groundless moment, to a direct, unarmored participation with our experience. We are certainly not being asked to trust that everything is going to be all right. Moving in the direction of nothing to hold on to is daring. We will not initially experience it as a thrilling, alive, wonderful way to be. How many of us feel ready to interrupt our habitual patterns, our almost instinctual ways of getting comfortable.

- Pema Chödrön, from
The Places That Scare You,, published by Shambhala, posted to DailyDharma

When does gold ore become gold? When it is put through a process of fire. So the human being during the training becomes as pure as gold through suffering. It is the burning away of the dross. Suffering has a great redeeming quality. As a drop of water falling on the desert sand is sucked up immediately, so we must become nothing and nowhere ... we must disappear.

- Bhai Sahib, quoted in
Travelling the Path of Love, edited by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

Because a human being considers himself an individual, he suffers pain and pleasure; only in the state of consciousness there is no such question of happiness or unhappiness--these are experienced only at the body-mind level. I have transcended this state of body-mind--that is, the individual state--and am talking to you from the dynamic manifest consciousness. The very concept that 'good' or 'bad' is going to happen is completely wiped out from me. Also, I do not have any concepts regarding birth and death.

Total loss of pride in individuality is my nirvana; that is, the state of non-identity. You carry out all your worldly and spiritual activities with an identity. So long as your individuality is not lost, you will be bothered by pleasure and pain, past and future, birth and death, etc.

- Nisargadatta Maharaj from
The Nectar of Immortality, posted to JustThis

Reality as it is becomes the right view of the meditator. Thinking of it as it is becomes the right thought. Awareness of it as it is becomes the right awareness. Concentration on it as it is becomes the right concentration. Actions of the body and speech are then aligned to reality as it is. In this way the meditator develops and is fulfilled.

- Majjhima Nikaya from
Buddha Speaks, edited by Anne Bancroft, posted to MillionPaths

Awareness is who you are
- Universal Absolute Awareness is who you are -
localized in a particular nervous system
is called incarnation...
beautiful wondrous experience.

Gangaji, posted to The_Now2

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