The Poison of the Spiritual Bypass

“Spiritual bypassing”, a term coined in the early 1980s by psychologist John Welwood, refers to the use of spiritual practices and beliefs to avoid dealing
 with uncomfortable feelings, unresolved wounds, and fundamental emotional and psychological needs. The concept was developed in the spirit of Chögyam Trungpa’s Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, which was one of the first...

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Finding Yourself

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Light

Light, my light, the world-filling light, the eye-kissing light, heart-sweetening light! Ah, the light dances, my darling, at the center of my life; the light strikes, my darling, the chords of my love; the sky opens, the wind runs wild, laughter passes over the earth. The butterflies spread their sails on the sea of light. Lilies and jasmines surge up on the crest of the waves of light. The...

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A special connection of sounds

We as a human species are once again inventing/creating reminders to let ourselves know how intimately we are connected to everything around us Here is an incredible manifestation of that reminder:  

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God and Dog



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Painting nails meditation

All this while painting your nails….. The next generation is in ‘good’ hands………..

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On the Day Before you Came

Sit back and enjoy this little allegory of tea and conversation with the Universe. Perhaps it will bring back a memory or two, maybe stir up a lost notion of what it was you came here to accomplish! You can also  find On The Day Before You Came in A Favorite...

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Sincerity

Confucius said, “Sincerity is the way of heaven; arriving at sincerity is the way of man. The sincere person does the right thing without trying, understands the truth without thinking, and acts always in keeping with the Tao.” Only those who have absolute sincerity can fulfill their own nature. Fulfilling their own nature, they can fulfill the nature of other people. Fulfilling the...

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Some more words on Gurus

Many moons ago as I embarked on a a path in which hatha yoga was a very intrinsic part, a phrase came to me “Le Guru is You!” I liked it’s ‘flow’ its cute little rhyme and I created a character to go with it,  sort of a throw back to the generation of seekers that —- well for lack of a better term were “consciously unconscious”  Some 15 years (or...

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I Have Learned So Much

I Have Learned So much from God That I can no longer Call Myself A Christian, a Hindu, A Buddhist, a Jew, The Truth has shared so much of itself With me That I can no longer call myself A man, a woman, an angel, or even pure Soul. Love has Befriended Hafiz so completely It has turned to ash And freed Me Of every concept and image My mind has ever...

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