What Is “Enlightenment” (of the “Spiritual” Variety)?

The idea of enlightenment is like a disease in the spiritual world, in the communities, offline and on. An infection. It infects the mind: thinking one can become enlightened, wanting to be enlightened (liberated, awakened, whatever word you use), thinking it will solve all one’s problems; see some teacher figure as enlightened, wondering, talking and…

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Instead of Ego Death, Seek Liberation

Instead of killing the ego, see the one that wants to kill the ego. Who has an ego, in the first place? That’s the ego. Instead of “ego” let’s call it the Sense of Separation (SOS). There is no real ego. How utterly presumptuous of you! (Having a laugh). Instead of ego death, seek liberation.…

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Where’s The Will? Or, Liberation in an Instant

One of the deepest mysteries of life is about free will. It’s obvious there can be nothing like will for a separate entity. A separate, individual will makes no sense, if you think about it: where would it be? Every thing is subject to cause and effect, causation, time and motion… what they call “nature…

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