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The presence of a guru

A conversation with a friend: Friend: Namaste Magdi🙏🏻 Reply: Namaste my brother Friend: I have followed Eckhart for around 12 years…and Rupert since some time. There is a total overlap between your approach and Rupert’s. Of course you all point … Continue reading

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THE ANSWER IS WITHIN THE QUESTION

THE ANSWER IS WITHIN THE QUESTION Friend: Are we not all different? Each one of us is unique and not any of us are the same. You speak of truth as one and my experience is so different. I don’t … Continue reading

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The Infinite cannot know the finite

THE INFINITE CANNOT KNOW THE FINITE Friend: A teacher has stated that the infinite cannot know the finite. I have tried to understand that but I still get confused by that statement. How could the infinite not know the finite? … Continue reading

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Is experience all there is?

Friend: Is experience all there is? What is an experience that is a non experience?   Reply: All there is is consciousness and it cannot be spoken of since it is what speaks and yet it does not speak. Experience … Continue reading

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We are unaware of the dream

UNAWARE OF THE DREAM Most of us are dreaming. We are unaware that we are dreaming a world body mind that seems so real to us.. The human experience takes place at various levels of dream or wakefulness. The more … Continue reading

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How come the Self separates itself?

HOW COME THE SELF SEPARATES ITSELF? Friend: How come I imagine myself to be other than what I am, other than the Self? How come I imagine myself to be so separate? You speak over and over that we are … Continue reading

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Is Self Knowing necessary?

IS SELF KNOWING UNNECESSARY? Friend: What is all this talk about knowing myself? It sounds unnecessary. For me just to be open to experience as it occurs is enough. I don’t make any story about it or about finding myself. … Continue reading

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Do I have control?

Dear Magdi, Reckless drivers get in accidents. Often, mishaps cause the drivers to reconsider. The heater came on last night inadvertently, waking me, and I resolved to check it before bedtime. Dedicating myself to music is getting better results. Finally, … Continue reading

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The body and the realization of the Self

THE BODY AND THE REALIZATION OF THE SELF Friend: In what way does the body help realization? Reply: The body is an appearance. All appearances, such as the body refer to their ultimate perceiver. Contemplation of the body reveals that … Continue reading

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In what way does the body help realization?

Bill Reinecke  In what way does the body help realization? Magdi Badawy  The body is an appearance. As all appearances refer to their ultimate perceiver, the body (as well) refers to its ultimate perceiver. Also, the body being the most … Continue reading

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