Self-Inquiry

Self Inquiry: Finding One’s True Nature

By Eric Platt / April 3, 2024 /

I have a question. [S = “Student” A = “Teacher”] T: OK. S: Can you give me what you have – this True Nature – you seem very, you know, grounded? I want what you have. T: If I would give it away I could. But I don’t own it. S: But it’s what you…

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Tracing Consciousness Back to the Source

By Eric Platt / March 14, 2024 /

Let’s “reverse engineer” Consciousness, tracing it back to the Source, the origin of the world. And, to address the modern skeptic and materialist – who the author often tried to communicate with in his line of work and interest – let’s examine what happens in experience, if we start from our outward perceptions and our…

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The Real Value Of Meditation

By Eric Platt / December 21, 2023 /

Meditation can be good for the body and mind, temporarily. It’s beautiful thing, like a tranquilizing drug, to help with clarity of mind and relaxation of the body. It can, for example, temporarily allow anxiety – a bodily reaction or “energetic” experience, in a loop with thinking – to dissolve away. This is useful and…

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Non-Duality Is Not Spiritual

By meestereric / August 3, 2022 /

Although what we call spirituality may have something to do with nonduality, it is obvious that nonduality has nothing to do with spirituality. It’s not even an experience, and cannot be an experience, nor item of experience. Nothing can be known about it. And yet, people go to spiritual teachers, as if something can be…

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