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?"
Why does our current era make some spiritual teachers and students susceptible to misinformation and cult-like thinking?
Instead of denying aging, avoiding death, or fantasizing about some after-life for “me”, Joan points to fully embracing the total disintegration and loss of control that growing old and dying—and living and loving and being awake—actually entails.
Biographical documentary of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh narrated by Peter Coyote
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