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when tolle won 100 000

Post by BrahmanEternal » Fri Jan 25, 2008 4:02 am

is this cheating with present moment? :)
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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by Sw Anand Devagni. » Fri Jan 25, 2008 10:25 am

Could you provide more context, please?

Are you referring to the time when He said He bought a lottery ticket?

If so, I find that ridiculous.

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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by Onceler » Fri Jan 25, 2008 12:53 pm

I believe the story is that he bought a lottery ticket and won a thousand dollars, just enough to cover living expenses and finish The Power of Now.

(Is it even possible to cheat the present?)
Be present, be pleasant.

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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by Sw Anand Devagni. » Fri Jan 25, 2008 2:06 pm

That's right.

And no it isn't.

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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by fifi » Fri Jan 25, 2008 5:40 pm

That's awesome...I never knew that. That's a truelly beautiful happening. It reminds me of....

It's a kind of magic.
One dream, One soul ,One prize
One goal. one golden glance of what should be
It's a kind of magic
one shaft of light that shows the way
No mortal man can win this day
it's a kind of magic
the bell that rings inside your mind
It's challenging the doors of time
It's a kind of magic
The waiting seems eternity
The day will dawn of sanity :shock:
IS THIS A KIND OF MAGIC?
It's a kind of magic
there can only be one
the rage thats lasts a 1000 years
Will soon be gone
This flame that burns inside of me
I'm hearing secret harmonies
It's a kind of magic
The bell that rings inside your mind
It's challenging the doors of time
It's a kind of magic
This rage that lasts a 1000 years
Will soon be gone
This is a kind of magic
There can only be one
It's magic
It's a kind of magic.

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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by fifi » Fri Jan 25, 2008 6:12 pm

Onceler wrote: (Is it even possible to cheat the present?)
OMG thats a awesome question. Even with time travel, back or forth your still in the now.

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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by no won » Fri Jan 25, 2008 10:18 pm

(Is it even possible to cheat the present?)

Its not possible, but "we" can seem to be cheated of/by the present. Isn't it great to know this is impossible too.

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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by Sw Anand Devagni. » Sat Jan 26, 2008 8:29 pm

To 'cheat' the Present implies there is something which can be cheated.

We can only cheat ourselves.

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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by no won » Sun Jan 27, 2008 2:48 am

We can only cheat ourselves
No, we can only SEEM to cheat ourself ( there is no one here to cheat )
To 'cheat' the Present implies there is something which can be cheated.

Exactly, but to the unawakened it does SEEM as though we can be cheated of something by someone or something. Why do we ask or say I can't get the Now, I keep loosing Now. Does this not imply "i" have been cheated of something even THE NOW. Which is not so, what already is can't be lost but you can gain something. A Thought, that is the cheat only a thought,.. by no one, and when ? ...Now ? .....really, look again.

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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by Onceler » Sun Jan 27, 2008 3:18 am

I think he was broke, felt an impulse to buy a lottery ticket, and won 1000$.

He needed it, so there it was. That simple. Doubt that he thought about "cheating".
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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by Oswald2001 » Sun Jan 27, 2008 5:53 am

Onceler wrote:I think he was broke, felt an impulse to buy a lottery ticket, and won 1000$.

He needed it, so there it was. That simple. Doubt that he thought about "cheating".

I would term that "Providence".

The Universe does stuff like that all the time. It's known for it. :wink:

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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by no won » Sun Jan 27, 2008 8:51 am

I would term that "Providence".

The Universe does stuff like that all the time. It's known for it.

Then where does the notion come from that we can cheat or be cheated.I know its the mind but what is this really telling us. The mind in its stupidity may also be telling us, hey ! you feel cheated because "i" have thought i can cheat, now "i" feel cheated because I know ( think i know) what it feels like to cheat.


Back to the original question, E.T. having a win that allowed h-IS book to be finished/released whatever. From another perspective was that also a win/provision at the right moment, come on nobody has a problem believing in good luck or bad luck for that matter. Whats wrong here.

Who were the real winners in the end ?? doubt that E.T would even call it, h-IS book, or h-IS, good luck. There is no need for the concept of " cheat " it has been disolved surely. Why not let it go now along with that other concept of good luck bad luck.

Was this a great question or what. Its opened my eyes ( edit: yes i said my eyes, its ok to say "my " before someone will runs with that next lol ) when looked at clearly. Cheat/cheated, goodluck/badluck concepts disolve before our eyes in all these posts and we don't see it., who do these concepts belong to if they've disolved,... because they never were real. "me" !!

Surely that "me" ( personal me/concept me, ) is not I,... ( not the personal i, but awareness I ) .... for I AM REAL.

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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by fifi » Sun Jan 27, 2008 11:06 am

Oswald2001 wrote:
Onceler wrote:I think he was broke, felt an impulse to buy a lottery ticket, and won 1000$.

He needed it, so there it was. That simple. Doubt that he thought about "cheating".

I would term that "Providence".

The Universe does stuff like that all the time. It's known for it. :wink:
Yes I know this. I have my own proof.
I never gamble. But a long time ago I used to go to a casino every once in a while with my friend. He loved to play cards for money. I used to sit there and watch. (and sometimes spend his money on an odd game which I always lost!)
Then one day, out of the blue, I told him I was going to win, and it was my turn using my money for a change. I went with 100 pound. I was 'shown the colours' for each win. 9 times. I won 9 times in a row. I kept giving my winnings to my friend, and he kept losing it. :lol: His other friend asked me to do it for her so I did, because I knew I would win. Each win was 100 pound. When everyone had lost their money, they asked me to do it again and I said thats enough. I knew 'IT' would not allow no more. (but I never told them that, I just told them I will loose) They pressured me but I 'knew' I would be 'shown the wrong colour' this time. But I did it anyway to prove it. I then lost the last 100 pound.

Incidently, all this happened the day after I asked the universe to show me how it works.

Edited for spelling

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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by no won » Sun Jan 27, 2008 12:44 pm

Edited for spelling
And who is this spelling you are editing for ? I just couldn't resist that one, strange sense of humour here ah! well, but there is nothing else in the post to disect lol Cool story and a good read, thanks fifi. Ask and you shall receive seems the right thing to say,

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Incidently, all this happened the day after I asked the universe to show me how it works.
Says it all.

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Re: when tolle won 100 000

Post by fifi » Sun Jan 27, 2008 2:17 pm

no won wrote:
Edited for spelling
And who is this spelling you are editing for ? I just couldn't resist that one, strange sense of humour here ah! well, but there is nothing else in the post to disect lol Cool story and a good read, thanks fifi. Ask and you shall receive seems the right thing to say,

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Incidently, all this happened the day after I asked the universe to show me how it works.
Says it all.
Lol, I edited it for WW God, otherwize I get slapped fingers from above :wink:

Lol, edited to change name of god
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