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Does the body manage itself?

DOES THE BODY MANAGE ITSELF? Friend: It is my impression that the body manages itself. Reply: What is your relationship to the body? Friend: I don’t know! Reply: You perceive the body, don’t you? You perceive the bodily sensations, the … Continue reading

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How does one forget the “Self”?

A CONVERSATION WITH A FRIEND: Friend: How does one forget one’s “self”? Reply: By believing and feeling that ‘I’ refers to a mortal body mind, the Self is overlooked. Yet, a more interesting question is what is the path to … Continue reading

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THERE IS NO EXTERNAL REALITY TO CONSCIOUSNESS

THERE IS NO EXTERNAL REALITY TO CONSCIOUSNESS. ~~~ Friend: Try running into a door.., Reply: The body running into a door and bleeding is not evidence that there is a reality external to consciousness.  Of course the body running into … Continue reading

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What is falling in love?

Friend: Hi Magdi, I feel in love with someone who got scared and ran away. In moments of clarity i recognize that my expectations pushed her away, and her fears pulled her away. I find it hard to consistency be … Continue reading

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Concerning Awareness and being aware

Hi Magdi, About your recent post on awareness, I find that I am sometimes aware of things only in hindsight, especially about motivations or acting out unconsciously. I don’t realize that until i realize I am suffering! I don’t follow … Continue reading

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How do you know that awareness is always here?

Friend: How do you know that awareness is always here? Reply: You are aware, are you not? Friend: Yes, but not always. Reply: How do you know that? If you know that there are times that you are not aware, … Continue reading

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Do I make good and bad decisions?

Bill: Hi Magdi, When your kids were growing up, didn’t you teach them the ways of the world? To be lawful and civil, to study and learn, get good grades, be honest and find good work? Does the person, the … Continue reading

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Since there is no separate self, what is it that maintains an open mind?

Magdi Badawy May 8, 2017 ·  Question: Since there is no separate self, what is it that maintains an open mind? After all there is nobody. ~~~ Reply: The open mind is maintained by the Self. The Self is borderless openness. … Continue reading

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Does consciousness need the body to know itself?

Does consciousness need the body to know itself? Reply: It depends what you mean by consciousness. By consciousness I am referring to one reality, the ultimate reality. The one and only reality that is the reality of all experiences and … Continue reading

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Isn’t God the source of everything ? Why do I still feel that this higher power is external and not internal ?

Hello Magdi, I am new in the “non-duality” journey. One of the things that is really confusing me is : Who’s is the Source of everything in this world ? Good and bad ? In other words if God (true … Continue reading

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