Articles

Bearing and Understanding

by Allan W. Anderson, Ph.D.

We have been taught since the beginning of western classical metaphysics that what is is to be understood in terms of itself or as a substance, a constant; its cause is a constant also, whether we term it “God” or “Being” (with a capital B). This reduction of things to their virtual atomic, constant identity […]

There Is Nothing, Be

by Sadhu Arunachala (Major A. W. Chadwick, OBE)

The Philosophy of Sri Bhagavan, the greatest of sages, can be summed up in just three words “There is nothing.” So simple and yet so supremely difficult. “There is nothing.. All this world that you see, this mad rush of people after money and “existence” is just a fabricless thought. “There is nothing.” You, as […]

The Anatomy of Awareness

by Loch Kelly

That everything is included within your mind is the essence of mind . . . Even though waves arise, the essence of your mind is pure; it is just like clear water with a few waves. Actually water always has waves. Waves are the practice of the water. To speak of waves apart from water […]

No Death, No Fear

by Thich Nhat Hanh

In my hermitage in France there is a bush of japonica, Japanese quince. The bush usually blossoms in the spring, but one winter it had been quite warm and the flower buds had come early. During the night a cold snap arrived and brought with it frost. The next day while doing walking meditation, I […]

It’s easy to recognize non-dual presence and let it go to your head. The concepts start to replace the direct experience. At about that time, non-duality becomes like a religion, something to defend, a kind of head game where one’s identity gets wrapped up in the concepts that try to prove that one is awakened, […]