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This waking dream is about waking up from the belief that I am the body mind

This waking dream is about waking up from the belief that I am the body mind. If we do not wake up, we continue to believe and feel that we are a bundle of personal thoughts and feelings. Without awakening, … Continue reading

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You are the Self

You are the Self. Is it not via the Self that you know the Self? Are you not already the Self? What else are you if not the Self, the reality of consciousness? There is nothing that is not already … Continue reading

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Happiness and the mind

 Hi Magdi, Here seems to be a commonly held experience: I’m happy because I’m having a happy experience. Though on reflection it seems the reverse is truer: I’m enjoying a happy experience because I’m happy. And that happiness seems to … Continue reading

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The realization of the Self permeates the entire life and transforms it completely

​The realization of the Self permeates the entire life and transforms it completely. It is not merely an understanding that one ​expresses ​from a high intellectual non-dual pedestal. ​The true teaching is ​expressed in ​silence​. Words flow from the silence … Continue reading

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Looking deeply into the imagined character

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO LOOK DEEPLY INTO THE IMAGINED CHARACTER? Friend: Hi Magdi, Really resonate with your recent posts. Can you expound on what it means or how to “look deeply into the imagined character you take yourself to … Continue reading

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In the waking state, you mistake yourself to be the body mind sensations and perceptions.

October 3, 2015 ·  In the waking state, you mistake yourself to be the body mind sensations and perceptions. They arise and dissolve. Inquire into the screen and not into the images. Inquire into the reality of consciousness that is undeniable. … Continue reading

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The Self is eternally awake

Oct 5 2013 The Self is eternally awake and does not sleep. Nowhere is there any boundary to the Self. In examining your direct experience, without reliance on belief systems, the seamlessness of being is revealed to you as crystal … Continue reading

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“First it seems that beauty is out there”

By Richard Purple: “First it seems that beauty is out there – then it feels that beauty is where you see from – then it seems there’s no difference – then the then disappears.”

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You do not need to awaken by exploring the dream images

You do not need to awaken by exploring the dream images and content of your night dreams or daydreams. You cannot know yourself via your thoughts, nor via images that arise to you, whether the images arise in the waking … Continue reading

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You cannot will yourself nor image yourself into awakening.

You cannot make believe yourself into awakening. You cannot will yourself nor image yourself into awakening. For the self that awakens is a figment of your dreams. The true Self neither awakens nor sleeps. It is neither discovered nor lost. … Continue reading

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