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The spinning of the mind only leads to more spin

The spinning of the mind only leads to more spin and does not reveal the peace and immutable light of Being/Awareness. Your interest in the myriad forms and in all sorts of arisings keeps you bound to that which arises … Continue reading

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I am

Between a thought and another thought, I am. During a thought, I am. In the absence or presence of thought, I am. Undefined by thought, I am. Undefinable, I am.  Whichever way you define yourself is false.

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Why do we suffer?

Why do we suffer? ~~ Reply: The impression of suffering is meant for your awakening to truth and the ending of separation. Mistaking the rope for the snake triggers fears that are founded on the falsehood of the mind. Separation … Continue reading

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Beauty

Is there beauty outside the realm of opposites ? ~~ The realm of opposites is the realm of personal preferences and the realm of dualist thought. It is impermanent and shifting. Beauty is not dependent on any alignment or conditions.  … Continue reading

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From the perspective of the mind, the sun rises.

From the perspective of the mind, the sun rises. But from the perspective of the sun, there is no such thing as rising or non rising.

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What is it that leaves the body at death?

WHAT LEAVES THE BODY AT DEATH? An edited conversation with a friend: ~~~ Friend: What leaves the body at death? It can’t be consciousness, right? Reply: The body leaves every night in deep sleep 😴. The body leaves in the absence … Continue reading

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Self realization… Is it that important?

SELF REALIZATION… IS IT THAT IMPORTANT? Friend: Ramana Maharshi said that the greatest service we can render the world is to become Self-realized. Is this because my whole world is within me? I don’t understand why- other than our own … Continue reading

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The belief in good and bad

Hi Magdi, You say “The belief in good and bad is imaginary”. Is that because all beliefs are imaginary? I understand that good/bad are conditioned points of view, but aren’t some expressions of consciousness clearer than others?  Love, R Dear … Continue reading

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There are no teachers and no students.

There are no teachers and no students. The Self is absolute and non dual. Talking about teachers personal traits is an empty dual dream conversation that refers to the weather. The weather, like everything else is void of personal traits. … Continue reading

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What is it that is enlightened? What is it that gets enlightened?

What is it that is enlightened or gets enlightened? ~~ Given duality is illusion, given reality is non-dual, one could say everything is enlightened and one could say nothing is enlightened as long as there is clarity that there are … Continue reading

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