Adyashanti

I just love Adya and I think he deserves his own forum.

Postby weichen » Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:46 pm

so simple, so true, so fresh

thank you KiKi for the post
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Postby JedEye » Wed Jul 26, 2006 10:56 pm

A minute ago there was a thought crossing my mind - Adya put sth new on the site! Check the website.
And he did :D in watch video
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Emptiness Dancing

Postby BillyPLed » Sun Aug 06, 2006 1:07 am

Just wanted to say that I am really liking Adyashanti's book Emptiness Dancing. I find it to be very powerful reading. It effects me much the same way as ET and Gangaji.
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Postby JedEye » Tue Aug 15, 2006 3:04 pm

Free Adya movies right here
http://youtube.com/watch?v=7hpnlPpVZko

Anyone feels that utter intymacy and innocence he is talking about?
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Postby din » Wed Aug 30, 2006 3:29 am

Listeners from around the world are invited to tune in to Adyashanti online:

Thurs, Sept 21, 2006
11am–12noon Pacific time


2pm–3pm Eastern time


Adyashanti will be a guest on “In the Spirit,” a live webcast on http://www.wrpi.org based in Troy, NY.
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Postby summer » Wed Aug 30, 2006 5:31 am

How cool :)

Thanks for the tip, Din
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Postby enlighten » Wed Aug 30, 2006 1:48 pm

cool 8)
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Postby weichen » Wed Aug 30, 2006 3:40 pm

Jedeye wrote:Free Adya movies right here
http://youtube.com/watch?v=7hpnlPpVZko

Anyone feels that utter intymacy and innocence he is talking about?


Hi, Jedeye, thanks for sharing that link.

One thing that strikes me is that Adya said in the video "if your beloved one come in and cut your body with a knife, that is ok". I had that distinct thought a year ago, that thought has several elements of letting go
1. no longer cling to this life form
2. no longer has conditioned anger toward someone who "treat me badly" after I treat them very well.
3. no longer cling to the need to expose someone who did "evil things"
etc

It was not a hypothetical thought, it was a real thought in response to non-stopping worrying that one of my loved one might actually hurt me. That thought was the most complete surrender, it was like a portal to peace in thunderstorm.

I thought about posting this thought on ET forum, but later decided to censor that. Hearing Adya say it on video was really freeing.
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Postby Intel » Wed Jan 24, 2007 2:10 am

Who's more laid back, Eckhart or Adyashanti?
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Postby Webwanderer » Wed Jan 24, 2007 3:39 am

Who's more laid back, Eckhart or Adyashanti?


Interesting question Intel. What is it you seek?
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Postby Intel » Wed Jan 24, 2007 1:53 pm

Dunno, in another post someone said when you get enlightened sometimes you get quite agressive, and that some masters even hit their students. I don't like aggression and just wanted to know where Eckhart was on the chillout scale. Maybe there was some ego hidden in my statement aswel.
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Postby kiki » Wed Jan 24, 2007 6:34 pm

Adyashanti comes out of the zen tradition, which has some teachers who use the stick. I don't think he was exposed to that style, however. He certainly doesn't promote its use in waking others up. They are both very laid back. What's important is how they resonate with you in their approach to "this" which is sought.
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Postby whit87 » Thu Jan 25, 2007 2:42 am

Who do you guys think would win in arm wrestling, Eckhart or Adyashanti? :P
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Postby Mike » Thu Jan 25, 2007 7:24 am

kiki wrote:Adyashanti comes out of the zen tradition, which has some teachers who use the stick. I don't think he was exposed to that style, however. He certainly doesn't promote its use in waking others up. They are both very laid back. What's important is how they resonate with you in their approach to "this" which is sought.
I downloaded and watched some of his videos last night. I really enjoyed listening to him. Thanks for posting up the link.
"A quiet mind is all you need. All else will happen rightly, once your mind is quiet. In the light of calm and steady self-awareness, inner energies wake up and work miracles without effort on your part."
- Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
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Postby Jamie » Fri Jan 26, 2007 3:28 am

Thank you so much for pointing us to this teacher.
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