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What do I know..

Post by hanss » Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:23 pm

.. that I don't know that I know?
.. that I don't want to know?
.. that I am afraid to deal with?
.. that is hidden for the mind in this state?
.. that is so damn obvious that I don't see it?
..I don't know?
"In today's rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just Being."
(Eckhart Tolle)

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Re: What do I know..

Post by Webwanderer » Sat Dec 17, 2011 6:48 pm

and... what do you really want to know?
...what would you rather not know?
...what are you okay with knowing or not?

WW

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Re: What do I know..

Post by SandyJoy » Sat Dec 17, 2011 8:24 pm

Knowing knows what Knowing is.

Perhaps that is all you need to know.
You are not finished, until you play in that meadow and live there. You can, you know. But only you can take yourself there.

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Re: What do I know..

Post by Ziendus » Sun Dec 18, 2011 10:33 am

You know this.
---ooOoo---

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Re: What do I know..

Post by Kutso » Sun Dec 18, 2011 1:55 pm

You know that you are the knower of the known. A good question which will make the mind quiet and direct attention towards THAT is:

How do I know that I know?
Not that. Not that. Not that. Not that. Not that. Not that. Not that. Not that.

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Re: What do I know..

Post by hanss » Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:23 pm

Webwanderer wrote:and... what do you really want to know?
...what would you rather not know?
...what are you okay with knowing or not?

WW
I did some "self-enquiry" on these ww, and the answers were rather clear. Thanks.
"In today's rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just Being."
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Re: What do I know..

Post by hanss » Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:26 pm

SandyJoy wrote:Knowing knows what Knowing is.

Perhaps that is all you need to know.
But I don't know that. Or do I?
"In today's rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just Being."
(Eckhart Tolle)

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Re: What do I know..

Post by hanss » Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:29 pm

Ziendus wrote:You know this.
How do you know that? Playing a little here but I find this "word-game" useful.
"In today's rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just Being."
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Re: What do I know..

Post by hanss » Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:36 pm

Kutso wrote:You know that you are the knower of the known. A good question which will make the mind quiet and direct attention towards THAT is:

How do I know that I know?
It did stop the mind a little and more peace is here now. Something else popped up, something also knows about the unknowing.
"In today's rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just Being."
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Re: What do I know..

Post by Ziendus » Sun Dec 18, 2011 6:26 pm

Hanss:
> How do you know that? Playing a little here but I find this "word-game" useful.

Because this is here.
Reality.
There is nothing but this.
Cant choose between other thisses.
A how is not a necessity.
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Re: What do I know..

Post by SandyJoy » Sun Dec 18, 2011 6:49 pm

hanss wrote:
SandyJoy wrote:Knowing knows what Knowing is.

Perhaps that is all you need to know.
But I don't know that. Or do I?
Yes, you do Know, because you can say 'I don't know that'----That is Knowing knowing what Knowing is.
You are not finished, until you play in that meadow and live there. You can, you know. But only you can take yourself there.

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Re: What do I know..

Post by far_eastofwest » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:01 am

a quote from the nicest and most perceptive and effective horse trainer (a spiritual leader for horses i think)

you don't know what you don't know until you know it
There is nothing harder to find than a black cat in a dark room
Especially when there is no cat....

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Re: What do I know..

Post by nightowl » Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:34 am

hanss wrote:.. that I don't know that I know?
.. that I don't want to know?
.. that I am afraid to deal with?
.. that is hidden for the mind in this state?
.. that is so damn obvious that I don't see it?
..I don't know?
You, perhaps?

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Re: What do I know..

Post by Kutso » Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:53 am

hanss wrote:It did stop the mind a little and more peace is here now. Something else popped up, something also knows about the unknowing.
Yes. There is nothing that is not known by you. Even the unknown is known to be unknown by you. :)
Not that. Not that. Not that. Not that. Not that. Not that. Not that. Not that.

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Re: What do I know..

Post by snowheight » Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:21 pm

great thread :)
Stop talking. Hear every sound as background. Look straight ahead and focus. Take one deep breath. This is you. This is Now.

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