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by jamesp1013
Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:08 am
Forum: Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
Topic: Advantage of Awakening?
Replies: 7
Views: 7553

Advantage of Awakening?

Nisagardatta concludes that the Absolute is the end of the search for awakening, but my interpretation of the Absolute is that is somewhat like a blob of nothingness, without awareness, consciousness, bliss, happiness or any sort of feelings. Therefore, why do we seek this? Is it because we think (A...
by jamesp1013
Sat Sep 14, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: Pain and Suffering
Topic: Physical pain
Replies: 16
Views: 5452

Re: Physical pain

One of my biggest concerns in making my original post was why the those recognized as masters (Tolle, Maharshi, Nisargadatta, Krishnamurti and all of the others) seem to pay little attention to the subject, given that perhaps 100% of all human beings experience pain at some point in their lives and ...
by jamesp1013
Sun Feb 19, 2012 3:08 am
Forum: Pain and Suffering
Topic: Physical pain
Replies: 16
Views: 5452

Re: Physical pain

Thanks but I'm looking for a general answer and not answers for specific physical issues which of course can be addressed by doctors, psychiatrists, etc with any number of medicines or techniques. I (or my physical body) have no pain at all at present and in fact have suffered little in my lifetime....
by jamesp1013
Sat Feb 11, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: Pain and Suffering
Topic: Physical pain
Replies: 16
Views: 5452

Physical pain

It seems to me that ET, Maharshi, Maharaj and others generally accepted as enlightened beings seem to pay very little attention to a discussion of how to deal with physical pain. Their response seems to be generally that one should accept it without resistance so as to eliminate the mental suffering...