Others will be struck by the clarity and profundity of Reality as conveyed by this master of Advaita, and illumined by the glimpse of an inner revolution. '. The ashes of love features 280 sayings by Rupert Spira, taken from conversations with friends over a three year period. But no matter its shape, each one bears the treasure of a full teaching.
The Ashes of Love: Sayings on the Essence of Non-Duality #ad - . Rupert Spira is an artist. Truth seekers familiar with his teaching will find its essence here: concise, overwhelming with its awesome higher reasoning, sharp as a diamond, whilst bathing us in unconditional love. He sculpts words into condensed forms of pure intelligence to which there is nothing to be added or removed.
The Nature of Consciousness: Essays on the Unity of Mind and MatterSahaja #ad - Reality is sending us a message we desperately need to hear, and at this moment no messenger surpasses Spira and the transformative words in his essays. Deepak chopra, author of you are the universe, spiritual solutions, and super Brain Our world culture is founded on the assumption that the Big Bang gave rise to matter, into which the body was born, inside which a brain appeared, which in time evolved into the world, out of which consciousness at some late stage developed.
As a result of this “matter model, ” most of us believe that consciousness is a property of the body. The knowing with which a feeling of loneliness or sorrow is known is the same knowing with which the thought of a friend, the sight of a sunset, or the taste of ice cream is known. Far from being abstract and philosophical, its implications touch each one of us directly and intimately.
The Nature of Consciousness: Essays on the Unity of Mind and Matter #ad - An exploration of the nature of consciousness has the power to reveal the peace and happiness that truly lie at the heart of experience. This is the fundamental presumption of mind and matter that underpins almost all our thoughts and feelings and is expressed in our activities and relationships. It shows that the overlooking or ignoring of this reality is the root cause of the existential unhappiness that pervades and motivates most people’s lives, as well as the wider conflicts that exist between communities and nations.
However, as such, the nature of consciousness will clearly show that the materialist paradigm is a philosophy of despair and, the root cause of unhappiness in individuals. Our experience never ceases to change, but the knowing element in all experience—consciousness, or what we call “I”—itself never changes.
Conversely, the book suggests that the recognition of the fundamental reality of consciousness is the first step in the quest for lasting happiness and the foundation for world peace.
Being Aware of Being Aware The Essence of Meditation SeriesSahaja #ad - This simple, which encourages a clear seeing of one’s experience rather than any kind of effort or discipline, contemplative approach, leads the reader to an experiential understanding of their own essential being and the peace and fulfillment that are inherent within it. This overlooking of our own being is the ultimate cause of unhappiness.
All people share the experience of being aware, but relatively few people are aware that they are aware. The happiness we have sought so long outside of ourselves, in situations, objects and relationships, turns out to be always present and available in the simple knowing of our own being as it truly is.
The knowing of our own being shines in each of us as the experience ‘I am’ or ‘I am aware’, or simply the knowledge ‘I’. Very few people ask, feelings, and perceptions? with what am i aware of my experience?'The knowing of our being—or rather, 'What is it that knows this flow of thoughts, awareness’s knowing of its own being in us—is our primary, fundamental and most intimate experience.
Being Aware of Being Aware The Essence of Meditation Series #ad - It is in this experience that the peace, happiness and love for which all people long reside. We are aware of thoughts, sensations, feelings, and perceptions. Most people’s lives consist of a flow of thoughts, ideas, images, sights, sensations, sounds, feelings, and so on. What is the nature of the experience of being aware or awareness itself? The exploration of this question is the subject matter of this book and the essence of the Direct Path to peace and happiness.
The essence of meditation series presents meditations on the essential, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions, compiled from contemplations led by Rupert Spira at his meetings and retreats.
Presence, Volume II: The Intimacy of All ExperienceSahaja #ad - Experiencing is seamless and intimate, made of “knowing” or awareness alone. All that is known is experiencing, and experiencing is not divided into one part an inside self that experiences and another part an outside object, other, or world that is experienced. New harbinger. This intimacy, in which there is no room for selves, objects, or others, is love itself.
It lies at the heart of all experience, completely available under all circumstances.
Presence, Volume I: The Art of Peace and HappinessSahaja #ad - Causeless joy, imperturbable peace, love that knows no opposite, and freedom at the heart of all experience…this is your ever-present nature under all circumstances. Sahaja. New harbinger. Your self, aware presence, as such, knows no resistance to any appearance and, it is intimately one with whatever appears on it and is thus love itself; and like water that is not affected by the shape of a wave, is happiness itself; like the empty space of a room, therefore, peace itself; like this page, it cannot be disturbed and is, it is pure freedom.
The Transparency of Things: Contemplating the Nature of ExperienceSahaja #ad - It is the conscious Presence that is aware of this current experience. Sahaja. As we take our stand knowingly as this conscious presence that we always already are, and reconsider the objects of the body, and world, mind, we find that they do not simply appear to this Presence; they appear within it.
And further exploration reveals that they do not simply appear within this Presence but as this Presence. Finally, we are led to see that it is in fact this very Presence that takes the shape of our experience from moment to moment while always remaining only itself. As such, it is nothing that can be experienced as an object, and yet it is undeniably present.
The Transparency of Things: Contemplating the Nature of Experience #ad - However, these contemplations go much further than this. We see that our experience is and has only ever been one seamless totality, with no separate entities, objects, or parts anywhere to be found. The purpose of the transparency of Things is to look clearly and simply at the nature of experience, without any attempt to change it.
A series of contemplations leads us gently but directly to see that our essential nature is neither a body nor a mind. New harbinger.
The Perfume of SilenceTruespeech Productions #ad - Francis lucille was for over twenty years a close friend and disciple of Jean Klein, a well recognized French teacher of non-duality. That which matters here is not the form of the teaching, as much as the authenticity of the teacher, the vibrancy of his realization, the freedom of his humour, the outpouring of his love, the brilliancy of his intelligence, the splendor of his poetry, direct or gradual for instance, the spontaneous sharing of his peace.
Book on yoga, awareness, meditation, advaita vedanta, Conscousness, Self - Realization. Jean klein's guru, pandit Veeraraghavachar, was a Professor at the Sanskrit College in Bengalore. New harbinger. This book is about enlightenment, love, consciousness, awareness, relationships, spiritual awakening, self realization, meditation, happiness, psychological suffering and human predicament.
The Perfume of Silence #ad - Advaita vedanta is the main nondualist Hindu spiritual tradition. Their teachings, despite some superficial similarities, are quite different from those of most contemporary western neo Advaita teachers. They emphasize for instance the importance of the direct transmission from guru to disciple, through presence, and they recognize that the same universal truth was expressed by various saints, beyond words, philosophers and teachers throughout history and across the world.
Based largely on actual dialogues between francis lucille, a spiritual teacher of non-duality, and some of his disciples, the music of freedom that it conveys resonates between the words, and gives the reader an inkling of the peace and happiness that are experienced in the presence of an authentic master.
The Light of Pure Knowing: Thirty Meditations on the Essence of Non-Duality by Rupert Spira 2014-11-11Sahaja Publications #ad - New harbinger. Sahaja. Book on yoga, meditation, Awareness, Conscousness, advaita vedanta, Self - Realization.
Know Yourself: An Explanation of the Oneness of BeingBeshara Publications #ad - New harbinger. Book on yoga, awareness, meditation, advaita vedanta, Conscousness, Self - Realization. Sahaja.
Be As You Are: The Teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi CompassPenguin UK #ad - The book collects conversations with the many seekers who came to him for guidance, answering the questions sought on the road enlightenment. Through this book, we can discover the essence of Sri Ramana's teaching: that self-realisation is the vital quest we must all pursue, before we can attempt to understand the world.
Reissue of the classic spiritual work, updated with a new cover. Sahaja. Our own self-realization is the greatest service we can render the world"The simple but powerful teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi, one of India's most revered spiritual masters, continue to enlighten and enrich over sixty years after his death.
Be As You Are: The Teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi Compass #ad - Be as you are is the definitive compendium of his knowledge, edited by the former librarian from Sri Maharshi's ashram, which can be found flourishing at the foot of the holy mountain of Arunchala. New harbinger. Book on yoga, meditation, Conscousness, Awareness, advaita vedanta, Self - Realization. The simple but powerful teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi, one of India's most revered spiritual masters, continue to enlighten and enrich over sixty years after his death.
Who Am I?: The Teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana MaharshiSri Ramanasramam #ad - In everyone there is observed supreme love for oneself. Sahaja. Book on yoga, advaita vedanta, meditation, Conscousness, Awareness, Self - Realization. The simple but powerful teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi, one of India's most revered spiritual masters, continue to enlighten and enrich over sixty years after his death.
To achieve this, the path of knowledge, the enquiry in the form of 'Who Am I?' is the principal means. There maybe slight bends on the cover of the book due to transportation from India. The text begins as follows: All living beings desire to be happy always, without any misery. And happiness alone is the cause of love.
Who Am I?: The Teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi #ad - In order therefore, where there is no mind, to gain that happiness which is one's nature and which is experienced in the state of deep sleep, one should know oneself. The inside of the book is not affected. This is the quintessential, constituting one of the earliest recordings of the Maharshi s teachings, aphoristic work, that spells out the nature of the Self and the practice of Self-Inquiry.