Eric replies to a question at his Amsterdam retreat, June 2018: "If life isn’t what we are conditioned to think it is, does it just exist, does it just celebrate itself?"
His words are shaped and sustained by the nondual tradition of Kashmir Shaivism, and take us back to the simple observation of our felt sense of emotion and, ultimately, to pure listening. This allows a liberating realization: the root of suffering is an illusion, and all claims to knowledge are a pretense.
The first English translation of one of Eric Baret’s books, Let the Moon Be Free, is available on Amazon. These dialogues are an invitation to celebrate life in the present moment, free from the fear of an imaginary future
"There are so many teachings on the internet today – How am I to choose?"
Yoga does not bring understanding, but understanding may bring you to yoga.
Why does our current era make some spiritual teachers and students susceptible to misinformation and cult-like thinking?
Exploring, Understanding and Applying Advaita Vedanta
Eric discusses the current pandemic and many other themes at Wisdom in Times of Crisis
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
The yogic sages anticipated quantum physics by noting that a subtle vibrational energy is the substratum of everything we know.
You live with your body now and you attend to your body needs in a functional way
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