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THE FLOW

THE FLOW   As Wu Hsin noted,   There is force, awake, aware and vital that is the primary element in all that is. It is in each thing only to the extent that is required. Wu Hsin calls it the Flow,   the seat of Knowing and Acting. It is an outside agency, something beyond the mind. The sky is both on the inside …

LIBERTY

LIBERTY   Stone: Star Sapphire The Mantra: Om Namah Shivaya Note: While freedom includes dissolving all psychological conditionings in our mind, the term Liberty applies more to not to be subject to external limitations and repressive laws.   The Key:   Liberty is only about external restrictions: concentrate instead in achieving your inner freedom.   – Bakunin introduces the issue with the main point:   …

FREEDOM – FREE WILL – THE WAY

FREEDOM – FREE WILL – THE WAY   Stone: Star Sapphire The Mantra: Om Namah Shivaya   The Key: The one always effective Key is to realize that   real freedom does not just mean to be free from the impositions of others or from unfavorable circumstances but to be INWARDLY free.   To be inwardly free we must let go of all our old …

FREEDOM – FREE WILL – WU HSIN

FREEDOM – FREE WILL – WU HSIN     Personal freedom isnothing more thanfreedom from the personal. As such, personal freedom is not available to anybody.   When the mind is seen ascontinually kidnapped by thoughts,the first step toward freedomhas been taken. Now, cease listening towhat is being heard. Instead, listen towhat is listening.   The meditation of freedom is the meditation that lacksa meditator. …

FREEDOM – FREE WILL

FREEDOM – FREE WILL   Stone: Star Sapphire The Mantra: Om Namah Shivaya The Key:   Real Freedom is not being able to do what we want but to be free from wanting, from the blind forces of our lives.   This freedom cannot be achieved merely by changing our external circumstances while remaining identified with our cultural conditionings, vital cravings, mental illusions and always …

FREEDOM – FREE WILL – VIVEKANANDA

FREEDOM – FREE WILL – VIVEKANANDA   Vivekananda presents the harsh reality of the lack of freedom before the Path   All things in nature work according to law. Nothing is excepted. The mind as well as everything in external nature is governed and controlled by law.   Internal and external nature, mind and matter, are in time and space, and are bound by the …

CHOICES – DECISIONS – THE WAY – MERE

CHOICES – DECISIONS – THE WAY – MERE   What knowledge will allow you to decide: “I must do this or I must do that, I must say this or I must say that or I must not say anything” —all the countless possibilities which come before you? And on what will you base your judgment?   If you look at it sincerely, you will …

CHOICES – DECISIONS – THE WAY – THE COURSE IN MIRACLES

CHOICES – DECISIONS – THE WAY – THE COURSE IN MIRACLES   What you do not realize, each time you choose, is that your choice is your evaluation OF YOURSELF.   Choose littleness, and you will NOT have peace, for you will have judged yourself UNWORTHY of it.   And whatever you offer as a substitute, is much too poor a gift to satisfy you. …

CHOICES – DECISIONS – GUIDELINES

CHOICES – DECISIONS – GUIDELINES   1) Before making any choice or taking any decisions consider in a very concentrated way:   – What you really want to achieve most of all.   – Which are your TRUE motivations in wanting it.   – Which is the part of you that wants to achieve it;   – If this part is your central, inner one …

CHOICES – DECISIONS – THE WAY

CHOICES – DECISIONS – THE WAY Stone: Tanzanite The Mantra: Om Vikalpa Bhagavad The Key: Whenever choice may confront you always remember that deep within we always know which is the right one.   Therefore uncertainty and doubts only reveal a resistance from part of our being to accept it.   a) When there is an essential choice to be made,   be aware that …

CHOICES – DECISIONS – MERE

CHOICES – DECISIONS – MERE   You wish, desire, prefer things to be like this and not like that. But that, indeed, is not a choice.   The choice is there at every minute; every minute you are faced with a choice: the choice to climb up or go down, the choice to progress or go backwards.   But this choice does not imply that …

CHOICES – DECISIONS

CHOICES – DECISIONS   Stone: Tanzanite The Mantra: Om Vikalpa Ucita Note: In this chapter and the next there are some passages advocating choice and others denying that it can be real. They are both right: at the so called “ordinary” level there are only automatisms, but in the measure that we become closer to our inner being choice becomes possible.   The Key:   …