How to reach enlightenment?
Is there any step-by-step tutorial in the net or some book (written by someone who achieved it)? If not, why? Why enlightenment isn't such a thing that you can write a tutorial about how to reach it?
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The realization arises within you. Which "you"? Consciousness? My question was "what should do this realization?". I understand that your answer was that the consciousness. The only thing that can realize something is mind because the only thing that consciousness can "do" is to perceive. So this r...
I'd like to know what you mean by "knowing the truth of it directly" and "not just mentally understand it"? My definition of "knowing" is related to mind and I can't understand how you can know something not mentally. Are you saying the the mind is not known then? You mean "seen"? The mind can be s...
Who musts do this job (realizing this)?kiki wrote:Words and descriptions are just a kind of pointing to something, but to know the truth of it directly is to realize within yourself that which has been pointed to.
That is not subject to change and is ever present - it is still, silent, and inherently peaceful. Knowing "that" to be your true essence is what enlightenment is, not just mentally understanding it but knowing the truth of it directly. This means that no "person" is enlightened because personhood i...
How could you be certain if they were an "enlightened person" or not? Because they said so? I don't know any way to be certain if they are an enlightened person. But it doesn't make me not looking for an englightened person. Maybe I will find and I will have what I want, maybe I won't and nothing w...
- Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:48 pm
- Forum: Recommended Books
- Topic: Sanaya Roman, Soul Love
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I haven't read it yet, but I am impressed by the review of this book (http://www.amazon.com/review/R3MATVE443 ... TVE443ZQIM) and customers' rates on Amazon.
- Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:44 pm
- Forum: Questions
- Topic: Why do you want to realize who you are?
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Thank you for the answers :D Hard to say. It all depends on your level of understanding. May I ask, have you read "The Power of Now" by Eckhart Tolle? Also, have you done any form of meditation before? Yes, I have. I've read also "Practicing the Power of Now" and practice things from this book, espe...