Enlightenment absorbs this universe of qualities.
When that merging occurs, there is nothing
but God. This is the only doctrine.
There is no word for it, no mind
to understand it with, no categories
of transcendence or non-transcendence,
no vow of silence, no mystical attitude.
There is no Shiva and no Shakti
in enlightenment, and if there is something
that remains, that whatever-it-is
is the only teaching.
As individuals and as a culture, we have deeply disconnected from the realm of the body
In the Sufi tradition, there is a saying, “Die before death.” For Sufis, this is an exhortation to befriend death and the process of letting go as a daily spiritual practice.
Orland Bishop has a conversation with a small group at SAND19 US.
In his meetings Rupert explores the perennial non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions.
We live in a culture caught in the illusion of time
Heart-break is painful. There is no way around that. The loss of a loved one is devastating. It breaks you down. It tears you apart. The life that you thought you were living is no more. The person you thought you were, has died with your loved one.
Francis Lucille's dialogue with the audience at SAND19 US
A conversation with Rupert Spira, contemplating the Nature of Experience.
Eric discusses the current pandemic and many other themes at Wisdom in Times of Crisis
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