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by turiya
Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Role of the mind
Replies: 20
Views: 375

Re: Role of the mind

Here's another video that (imo) greatly helps with the investigation into our direct experience:

https://youtu.be/qD6D5ocJQ4c
by turiya
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Role of the mind
Replies: 20
Views: 375

Re: Role of the mind

On that third point, I don't think you are answering the question. I think that the only true answer (or "counter-argument" to the materialist paradigm and all the theories based on it) has to come from the person's investigation into his/her own direct experience (...rather than coming from any th...
by turiya
Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Role of the mind
Replies: 20
Views: 375

Re: Role of the mind

Glad you enjoyed the video, Joe. :D So what he is saying, and another way to think of this, is that everything is experienced in consciousness which is the spiritual dimension in life, and consciousness springs from the mind. Yes. Except for that last part... Instead of infinite Consciousness spring...
by turiya
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Role of the mind
Replies: 20
Views: 375

Re: Role of the mind

Here's a good video where Rupert Spira talks about the Mind and it's essential nature (i.e. Awareness... or the "Spiritual Dimension" if you want to call it that):

https://youtu.be/Qgcfa0LFKXc?t=210

(I chose to start the video at 3:30 to "cut to the chase")

:D
by turiya
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Why change?
Replies: 7
Views: 201

Re: Why change?

Here's my take: If you're suffering at all, then you aren't directly experiencing that "there's nothing wrong in the now. Everything is just perfect as it is." So, although it intellectually makes sense to you that everything is "all good", it's not true for you in your experience. Until you directl...
by turiya
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Should I let go of my ego 'friend'?
Replies: 8
Views: 290

Re: Should I let go of my ego 'friend'?

Have you seen this Eckhart video, rp89? :

https://www.eckharttollenow.com/s/gb6vjl

You are not good.
You are not bad.
You are.

Be You and then all that isn't You will melt away, like ice in warm water.

:wink:
by turiya
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Should I let go of my ego 'friend'?
Replies: 8
Views: 290

Re: Should I let go of my ego 'friend'?

I love that Jean Klein quote, Andy.

Especially the last 5 words: "...there is only living silence."

:D
by turiya
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Non duality Ted talk
Replies: 6
Views: 358

Re: Non duality Ted talk

I enjoyed watching that. Thanks for sharing! :D
by turiya
Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Poland
Replies: 1
Views: 240

Re: Hello from Poland

Welcome, Luke.

Sounds good. Just know, though, that what works for some people may not work for others. :wink:
by turiya
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Marijuana and Presence
Replies: 25
Views: 6682

Re: Marijuana and Presence

Just saw this beautiful Rupert Spira video today:

"All Experience is Filled with Luminosity and Love"

https://youtu.be/Y10PKdwIRkk

:D
by turiya
Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can someone explain what Rupert Spira is saying?
Replies: 2
Views: 262

Re: Can someone explain what Rupert Spira is saying?

Your link took me to a "page not found".

Is this the essay you're referring to?:

https://non-duality.rupertspira.com/rea ... ion_essay_