An interesting take on Kundalini

I enjoy listening to the teacher who calls herself Maharishikaa. She’s an iconoclast who claims to offer a new teaching that is better in some ways than traditional ones: surrender (“bend down”) to the soul. The soul, she says, is the inner “impulse” that tells us what we should do. I don’t know if this […]

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Why I believe in auras

A friend asked today if I believe that some people can see auras. Although I can’t see them, yes I do. Here’s why. This is a true story. When I was a child my father barely survived a heart attack. From that day on I lived with the expectation that at any moment he might […]

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The final nail

Guest post

George wrote this article as a comment last night. I think it’s so helpful that I asked his permission to reprint it as a post. –Freddie By George The glimpses I mentioned were like powerful flashes of non-duality/not-self, having the feeling that reality was watching itself with no person involved, or suddenly seeing the world […]

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My experiment in the New York City subway

The subject of external aids (videos, satsangs, music, chanting, books, etc.) came up in a comment yesterday. These things can be very helpful by reminding us, inspiring us, and transmission. Incidentally, if you’ve never been in a large hall, especially a large wooden hall, where hundreds of people are chanting, try to arrange it at […]

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