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by Riken
Mon May 16, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What to 'do'?
Replies: 58
Views: 8799

Re: What to 'do'?

All roads lead to Rome, just some point out that your already in Rome.

:D
by Riken
Mon May 16, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What to 'do'?
Replies: 58
Views: 8799

Re: What to 'do'?

Ananda, Why the trenchant towards the usage of the word “practice” in your last post? Is it really necessary to be so pedantic with our language? There is no practice here , only knowledge, knowledge of what is already true and obvious in your immediate experience. Stay quiet, don't try, don't prac...
by Riken
Mon May 16, 2011 4:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What to 'do'?
Replies: 58
Views: 8799

Re: What to 'do'?

Hey, thanks for the replies :) How come every time I get frustrated I end up giving up completely and having a fundamental insight some time later? :D Must be surrender! I was reading an old reply from Kiki and the part which really stood out for me was "Instead of looking for the witness as an obje...
by Riken
Sun May 15, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What to 'do'?
Replies: 58
Views: 8799

Re: What to 'do'?

Hi, thought I would resurrect this a lil bit. Ananda, I've reread what you've posted maybe half a dozen times now. Every time it makes sense, but then every time theres really no recognition. The self can't be seen, it's just not possible. "Like an eye that can see so many things, but cannot see its...
by Riken
Thu May 12, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What to 'do'?
Replies: 58
Views: 8799

Re: What to 'do'?

Ananda, cheers, that was spot on. Really appreciate it! :D
by Riken
Thu May 12, 2011 12:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What to 'do'?
Replies: 58
Views: 8799

Re: What to 'do'?

Hi TKM, thanks. I'm not sure how to address the whole 'my mind thinks your minds interpretation' business. I am just letting the question have full room, eventually revealing the self with a direct insight (the 'can the perceiver be perceived' question). The mind has an idea that after this is 'disc...
by Riken
Wed May 11, 2011 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What to 'do'?
Replies: 58
Views: 8799

What to 'do'?

Hello all. I don't have many questions these days, but I still find myself looking for a final relaxation, a final confirmation that I am pure consciousness and nothing else. I look for this because despite the fact that after seeing there was no separate 'me' in reality and also having the mind qui...
by Riken
Wed May 11, 2011 1:39 am
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Loneliness at college
Replies: 5
Views: 1232

Re: Loneliness at college

Hey bevo.

Are you sure your not just trying to avoid engaging in these things?

Only the ego would make a judgement about someone else's ego (a tendency to take notice of)

:D
by Riken
Sat Apr 30, 2011 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: People Who Need People Are Miserable People
Replies: 136
Views: 14590

Re: People Who Need People Are Miserable People

Ehm, I'm getting a bit tired of this... I'm talking about everyday interactions, so please lets get back to Earth for a sec... We all get it in theory, but what happens when two people want to be in a relationship? Like John and Merry - not Self meeting Itself and One gazing into Oneness. :roll: Wh...
by Riken
Fri Apr 29, 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "The battle is illusion, but the war is real"
Replies: 75
Views: 9101

Re: "The battle is illusion, but the war is real"

Freedom is freedom FROM the seeker and the seeking. The search must TOTALLY end. Hello enigma...if I recall, I used to see you on the 'K' boards. Good to see you here also. What you say resonates with me and I must apologize for displaying that statement without expounding more. The suffering is re...
by Riken
Fri Apr 29, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "The battle is illusion, but the war is real"
Replies: 75
Views: 9101

Re: "The battle is illusion, but the war is real"

I hope we aren't getting cluttered in intellectual semantics here. Namaste. Sometimes ... many words ... yes. Who is is that hopes? Why are you using an Indian greeting on a forum? Stop trying to be so 'advaita' :D By the way Enigma and bbb, thanks for this thread. Btw Snowheight I think he was jus...
by Riken
Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:10 pm
Forum: General Eckhart Tolle Discussion
Topic: The path of awakening and ADD?
Replies: 4
Views: 1354

Re: The path of awakening and ADD?

I can simply no longer accept my explanations or excuses for why my reality acts the way it does, and I can simply no longer say that these problems will simply disappear when I'm enlightened. I had assumed the mistakes at work were because of lack of meaning in my life and a general apathy, largel...
by Riken
Thu Apr 28, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Are Babies Born with a Sense of Separate Self?
Replies: 10
Views: 1263

Re: Are Babies Born with a Sense of Separate Self?

Hey nightowl, I wouldn't let yourself get frustrated with stuff like this, there's really no need to try and wrap your head around it. But just by going with the title of the thread I'l chip in - no, babies aren't born with a sense of seperation but it develops (atleast in my opinion) due to social ...
by Riken
Thu Apr 28, 2011 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Maharshi, the comedian
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Re: Maharshi, the comedian

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by Riken
Thu Apr 28, 2011 11:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could you guys tell me what's going on?
Replies: 88
Views: 8150

Re: Could you guys tell me what's going on?

Mental masturbation is determined by the approach to self inquiry. Believe it or not, some well respected teachers actually recommend self inquiry! (GASP!) I agree there's too much thinking and not enough looking going on, but the opportunity to honestly look is ever-present. Problem seems to be th...