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#2641 - Tuesday, November 14, 2006 - Editor: Jerry Katz
The Nondual Highlights
I found a bunch of tasty morsels in the pantry that are presented for your enjoyment.
There has been some eagerly awaited new video footage taken of Elysha.
If you have a moment to check the videos out they can be viewed at: http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=Elysha
All my Love
Elysha's website: www.elysha.org Julie's website: www.elyshamyheart.zoomshare.com
"The Outrageous Myths of Enlightenment"
Here's an excerpt from the chapter 'Give it up and Go Wash the Dishes':
"There is nothing to get. I am is a pointer that points away from the imaginary person and his story of suffering. There is no enlightenment to attain, and there is no one to attain it. There is no entity who is suffering, only the body can suffer, and the body takes care of itself. There is no separate awareness, no separate consciousness, no suffering person: all of that is purely imagination. All psychological suffering, all ideas of enlightenment, all ideas of a separate me, and a separate awareness are pure imagination.
You dont need anything at all. There are no real problemsits all imagination. There is nothing to attain, nothing to avoid. All there is, is this. This is it. This nothing that is everything. Thoughts and stories are spinning around in circles and the thoughts and stories are believed to be real. See that its all imagination, and your imaginary search for imaginary enlightenment comes to an end. And here you are as youve always beenjust this."
Here's a link to the page on my website that has details about the book: http://livinginpeace-thenaturalstate.com/correspondence.htm Here's a link to AtmaPublishing where the book is available for purchase: http://www.atmapublishing.com/index..htm
Since first introducing the Transcendental Meditation program in 1958, His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1986c) has always emphasized that individual peace is the basic unit of world peace. He uses the analogy that just as there cannot be a green forest without green trees, there cannot be a peaceful world without peaceful individuals. Even though there are many sincere individuals dedicated to the cause of peace, establishing peace requires more than simply adopting a psychological belief in peace. It can only be achieved through a transformation at the very deepest level of the human mind and through a corresponding change in the physiology. Maharishi explains that when the mind and body are deeply at peace, then thought, speech, and action will spontaneously radiate an influence of harmony into the environment.
Quotations from 3 books, posted to the Spiritual Humanism list:
"The Tao Te
Ching" Lao Tzu
"Plan for what is difficult while it is easy, do what is great while
it is small. The most difficult things in the world must be done
while they are still easy, the greatest things in the world must be
done while they are still small. For this reason sages never do what
is great, and this is why they can achieve this greatness."
"The Book of Balance & Harmony"
"To sense and comprehend after action is not worthy of being called
comprehension. To accomplish after striving is not worthy of being
called accomplishment. To know after seeing is not worthy of being
called knowing. These three are far from the way of sensing and
Indeed, to be able to do something before it exists, sense something
before it becomes active, see something before it sprouts, are three
abilities that develop interdependantly. Then nothing is sensed but
is comprehended, nothing is undertaken without response, nowhere does
one go without benifit."
"Spirituality Without God" Moller De La Rouviere
Chapter 8,page 100
"Conditioned reality is reality, until it is inspected, understood,
felt through and ultimately transcended. A path of self-enquiry that
does not take this into full consideration will remain absorbed in
the web of its own projected reality,merly looking at itself, however
much it may believe it is making progress towards freedom from self-
bindu: ...while the realized ones sleep they are aware of the body .. and while dreaming they are aware of the body and not unaware of The Self .... and KNOW they are dreaming whether awake or asleep but are still not UNAWARE of The Self in all states; there is the total knowledge of the fact that all things states and beings along with their states are also apppearing in The Self who has realized Himself in them. There is the sure knowledge of the universe, the cosmos and lokas and all of Time appearing in The Self whom has realized hHimself in them. Thus it is much much bigger than the jiva simply awakening to the fact of his OWN non-existence.
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