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Ajna Chakra – by Swami Nityabodhananda a disciple of Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Are There More Fish in the Ocean on a Sunny Day, or on a Cloudy Day? Adi Da Samraj – “The realm of possibility is infinite. There are endless conceivable and inconceivable realms of experience or embodiment that you could be involved in at the present time. But you are consciously involved only in this human one. You are involved in this human embodiment because you have desires”
Ashtavakra Gita or the Song of Ashtavakra, – also known as The Song of the Eightfold Cripple, the Ashtavakra Gita or the Ashtavakra Samhita scripture which documents a dialogue between the Perfect Master Ashtavakra and Janaka, the King of Mithila.
Attention and The Feeling of Relatedness – Adi Da Samraj – 1990 – “ Attention, the feeling of relatedness and the Position of the Witness Consciousness”
Awakening and Lesser Stages of Life – “It is not that only those who are in the seventh stage are enlightened.”
Beezone’s Daily Readings – Short. interesting topics and themes related to practice and education.
Be Relieved of Your Seriousness – “We are under the incredibly absurd illusion that there is an objective world “outside” Consciousness and there is a ‘me’ inside this body”
Best thing to do is to be uncomfortable – “You cannot avoid that discomfort. It is essential to your conditional life. You must find it, locate it, and really use it.”
Beyond Doubt – Adi Da Samraj – “Intelligent people cannot find God in such a mass of idiocy, so quite naturally they look for satisfaction elsewhere.”
Bihar School of Yoga Magazine Archive’s – The magazine of the Bihar School of Yoga = Great resource on Yoga
Bliss Sheath – From Science of Soul “Here we have to show how the lord of the five sheaths, Jivatman… abides in the…space of the heart…”
Bodhisattva – Trungpa and Adi Da’s Comments From Adi Da and Chogyam Trungpa Rimpoche on the nature of the Bodhisattva
Bodhisattva Vow – c. 800 C.E. – Kishitigarbha Vow Sutra
Bubba Free John retires – 1976 East West Journal Article – American born guru retires “Three days after the full moon in May, while I was visiting his ashram, then called “Persimmon,” Bubba Free John returned unexpectedly from an extended trip to Hawaii.”
Can the Guru Awaken? – The Guru Principle Investigated by Beezone There are teachers and there are Gurus. One question central to the spiritual aspirants sadhana or spiritual development is: Can the Guru enlighten?
The Character of the Liberated Man – Crazy The Yoga-Vasistha – “Qualities, characteristics and behaviors of a Liberated Man (or Woman)”
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche The Chronicles of CTR is a growing online community with a common passion: the life and teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.
Chogyam Trungpa’s Oxherding Pictures – Garuda (1971) The Search for the Bull – The inspiration for this first step, which is searching for the bull, is feeling that things are not wholesome, something is lacking. That feeling of loss produces pain. You are looking for whatever it is that will make the situation right. You discover that ego’s attempt to create an ideal environment is unsatisfactory.
Complaints and Problems – The abuses and outrageous behaviors of the Guru Lately I’ve been reading some of the bulletin boards and web pages on the Internet that discuss Adi Da
Consciousness – A Beezone Study
What Consciousness Is – From The Aletheon, pp. 1531-1549 entilted ‘What Consciousness Is’.
Conductivity and the Conscious Process – A Beezone study based on the essay “What Is the Conscious Process”.
Conflicts – Battles and Wars – “THAT…scares me. I don’t want to go into that..the paranoia, discomfort something may be wrong…the fear of ultimate confusion and despair. That fear is a constant threat to us.”
Confusion of Mind and the Brain – “If we put ourselves into a position to explore the roots of experiencing, we are going to enter into a realm of mind in which we realize mind to be greater than mere daily thinking and social consciousness”
Consumer Mentality – There is no cheap “super-truth” or “clever method” for “every man”.
Counter-Ego Effort – A Beezone Enquiry A Beezone study of the use of the term ‘counter-egoic effort’ used by Adi Da in his teaching.
Dawn Horse Symbol – What is it’s meaning
Demand of the Guru – What is the nature of the demand you make upon your disciples?
Devatma Shakti – Kundalini Divine Power. by Swami Vishnu Tirtha Maharaj
Do Not Misunderstand Me – Adi Da Samraj “Yes! There is no religion, no Way of God, no Way of Divine Realization…”.
Do Not Reduce This Institution to a Religion Business – Adi Da a talk by Heart-Master Da Love-Ananda – October 18, 1981.
Dealing with Existence as it Truly Is – You do have to do this sadhana in the context of your ordinariness
Do You Like Your Experience? “Do you like the experience you have, your experience altogether? Are you just coping?”
Double Bind – unpublished notes 1971 – Adi Da Samraj “One who is beginning to understand first recognizes that he (she) is suffering, fundamentally unhappy, unsatisfied, and chronically in double-bind that cannot finally be consoled.”
Doubt – As Mind, thought and self-contraction.
Doubting Mind – Doubt is a very interesting mental activity. It can be helpful when judging a situation that may seem dubious but when it’s chronic and pervasive it can be damaging.
Drugs and Entheogens – “To take a drug does not yield any great capacity for recognition. Neither does conventional meditation or the shocks of life.”
East West Journal 1976 Article – American born guru retires “Three days after the full moon in May, while I was visiting his ashram, then called “Persimmon,” Bubba Free John returned unexpectedly from an extended trip to Hawaii.”
Ego as Self-Contraction – A Selections from talks and essays Enlightenment and the Transformation of Man – 1983
Ego Society and Peace – Adi Da’s Appeal for World Peace “Human beings in this “late-time” (or “dark” epoch) live in the “samsaric” (or un-Enlightened) world of egoic society—and this is why the signs of the times are so profoundly negative.”
Embracing Reality – Brad Reynolds Brad’s book on Ken Wilber.
End of Adi Da’s Teaching – Adi Da – 1996 – “it was obvious…there was nothing more I could..teach”
Esoteric Christianity – by Norman D. Livergood – ” About 25-30 C.E. a mystical teacher named Jesus began to tell people….”
Essential Matter – Questions “I hate to tell you this, but when you really get down to the core of the Teaching you begin to realize that you are not going to be given any answers at all”
Establishing Firm Intimacy – If you are ever going to establish a firm intimacy with anyone, you must deal with all these emotions and become emotionally clarified.
Everybody thinks that God is taking care of everything – Everybody thinks that God is taking care of everything. There is no such God. God Transcends everything. God is to be Realized. God is not your parent.”
Evolution – elections on the Nature of ‘Evolution’ – Adi Da’s writings and talks.
Failure of Adaptation and Function Life – “The roots of human failure to adapt and master functional life are in the childhood of men and women.”
Finding a order order of men (and women) – Knee of Listening – chapter 20 “I am interested in finding men who are free of every kind of seeking, attendant only to understanding, who will devote themselves to the intentional creation of life in the form and logic of reality rather than the form and logic of Narcissus.”
First Truly Human or Humanizing Stage of Development – Adi Da Samraj – “The actual or Realized Truth is not itself an answer to the emotional dilemma of our existence”
Five Points of View – Adaptation of Adi Da’s The Five Possible Orientations (or Points of View) “There are only five possible orientations, each built upon the one immediately previous to itself:”
Five Skandhas – Chogyam Trungpa “To understand more precisely the process of confirming the solidity of I and other, that is, the development of ego, it is helpful to be familiar with the five skandhas, a set of Buddhist concepts which describe ego a five-step process.”
Frontal Yoga – What is it? The Frontal Yoga – Practice within the first three stages of life – complied by Beezone
Fundamental Discipline of Love is to… – “Fundamental to the discipline of love is letting go. You are practicing attachment and using it as an excuse to immunize yourself. The discipline of love requires letting people go. I do not mean letting them disappear.”
Future of Spiritual Practice – “Sadhana or spiritual practice begins in that place where you make this knot, the self contraction, this fundamental discomfort.”
Gandhi – Seven Sins – Wealth without work….
Get Serious About Your Suffering – “You must get serious about your own suffering and the suffering of all other beings, and about the stupidity of all movements on Earth, whatever they are called – political, economic, religious. There is no siddhi in them, no blessing, no unique capability invested in the world.”
Gist of Hinduism – 1897 – Swami Vivekananda “The Vedas do not owe their authority to anybody, they are themselves the authority, being eternal — the knowledge of God”
Godavari Mataji – Devotee (Ma) of Upasani Baba Maharaj “In 1941 Sati Godavari Mataji assumed the mantle of her Guru Shri Upasani Baba Maharaj with the strength, simplicity and dignity of a realized being”
Grand Inquisitor – Fyodor Dostoevsky “My story is laid in Spain, in Seville, in the most terrible time of the Inquisition, when fires were lighted every day to the glory of God, and ‘in the splendid auto da fe the wicked heretics were burnt.”
Guru’s Demand – What is the nature of the demand you make upon your disciples?
Hard Earth and Stone at my Foot – Franklin Jones (Adi Da Samraj) 1969 – “I resist and take flight from the material and life condition. The crux of the spiritual life for me now is to see and embrace this mode of reality. The material realm is relentless in its lawfulness.
Have I Said It? – Ed Hirsch – from about 1973-1975, I lived on Persimmon. I was indexing Bubba’s works. I found these writings to be…
Hearing – Beezone study
Hearing is No Small Matter – Beezone study
Hearing, Understanding and Sadhana – Beezone study
Heart Center – The Bliss Sheath Science of Soul – A practical exposition of ancient method of visualization of Soul (Atma Vijnana), Swami Vyas Dev Ji
Heart is the Hole in the Donut – Adi Da Samraj, 1976 – How did I get involved in this anyway…”.
Here Lies The Heart – by Mercedes D’Acosta “At one of these dinners I met Paul Brunton who had written a book called A Search in Secret India. When I read this book it had a profound influence on me. In it I learned for the first time about Ramana Maharshi, a great Indian saint and sage.”
High History of Buddhism – Rick Fields – Soma and Buddhism “..As Hajicek-Dobberstein says, “Some contemporary non orthodox Buddhist ‘alchemists’ find precedents in Mahasiddhas Nagaijuna and Aryadeva, who agreed, We need to eat the alchemical medicine. . . Orthodox scholars may object but they can no longer ‘Just say No.”
Highest Form of Seeking – Beezone adaptation – From the early writing of Adi Da Samraj (Franklin Jones).
How Should Your Create Your Life – Love Is Sufficient Wisdom
Humble One-Liners – Adi Da Samraj – “Life is suffering, and then there is God” – “That is one way of putting it, in your humble one-liner fashion.”
“I am not here to fight with you” – Adi Da: “You should also understand that I am not here to fight with you for any cause whatsoever. Whatever you choose, you are completely free to choose, and that is all there is to that.”
Identification, Differentiation and Desire – Early teaching
Identifying with Consciousness and Being Consciousness – Can you think or imagine your way to enlightenment? Can you seriously investigate the nature of reality and discovery its Truth (or falsehood)?
Individuation as Politics – So the politics of individuation is, apart from some of its merits one might presume, basically the politics of egoity. And it glorifies egoity.
Innermost Essence – Maha ati – Trungpa “The maha ati [Tib.: dzogchen], which is beyond conceptions and transcends both grasping and letting go, is the essence of transcendental insight. This is the unchanging state of non meditation in which there is awareness but no clinging. Understanding this, I pay ceaseless homage to the maha ati with great simplicity.”
Intimate Meandering – Morgan Zo-Callahan & friends – Hospice care, western and eastern spirituality, Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius; taking action, making a difference in the world and working with the paths of teaching and creativity.
Intuition in the teaching of Adi Da – Beezone Compliation
Karma – Reginal Ray – Shambhala Sun “Buddhism highlights two types of karma.”
Katha Upanishad – One of the older, mukhya “primary” Upanishads commented upon by Shankara. “Knowing well that sacred fire which leads to heaven. I will explain it to you. Listen and learn from me.”
Ken Wilber – Letters and links.
Key (The) – “You must find out that even the whole, even the ‘I’ as the body is self-contraction. That’s the first step. That’s the great discovery.”
Killing the Tiger – “Something in us wishes to remain a child, to be unconscious or, at most, conscious only of the ego; to reject everything strange, or else subject it to our will…”
Knot of Self-Contraction – 1996 “It’s not merely a sensation you’re experiencing. It is an act you are performing. You are doing the self-contraction. It is not merely happening to you.”.
Krishnamurti – On The Teaching of J. Krishnamurti – The Dawn Horse Magazine – 1975
Lankavatara Sutra – a principle text of Mahayana Buddhism The Doctrine of Mind-Only – The Conception of No-Birth – The Triple body of the Buddha -The Tathagata
Leela – Andrew Johnson “The first time I saw Master Da Free John was in 1974 at an incredibly powerful…”
Lineage – The Message of the Practice Lineage – 1975 talk by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche on ‘Line of the Trungpa’s’ – Adi Da’s Comments Published in The Vajradhatu Sun – 1990..
‘Listening’ and the Fundamental Argument of Adi Da – Beezone Study
Listening Process – Becoming responsible for the self contraction is what the listening-hearing process in My Company is about.
Locating the Source – To understand what Adi Da means when he uses the word ‘locate’ in conjunction with the references to Himself and/or Reality there can be said to be a ‘process’ in it’s fuller comprehension.
Loss of Realization – Dialogue with Adi Da Samraj
Ma Devaki – Devotee of Sri Yogi Ramsuratkumar “I can tell you this about Devaki she has always been a rare devotee..”
Maitri – Marvin Casper 1975 “Maitri can be translated as ‘love’. It means a warm, friendly attitude. In making friends with someone, it means accepting their neurosis as well as their sanity.”
Man and Woman – Vishnu Bhagavata She is language; he is thought -She is prudence; he is law -He is reason; she is sense
Mandukya Upanishad – shortest of the major Upanishads “The restless mind cannot think of the transcendental Reality without the help of a concrete symbol. Thinking is possible only through symbols.”
Margaret Sanger – Meeting Ramana Maharshi – 1930’s “When I came into the Maharshi’s presence it was as though electricity had passed through my body I felt when I bowed I would be calmed, yet when I looked into those eyes, he was like a flame “
Meditation and the Life of Wisdom – a talk by Da Free John (Adi Da Samraj) – January 1, 1983
Meher Baba – Adi Da Comments on Psycho Mysticism Unveiled – A book on Meher Baba “Meher Baba is but one example of a Spiritual Master who, along with such others…..is believed, by many, to be a Divine Avatar of the modern era.”
Meher Baba – God to Man and Man to God “God-realization is different from all other states of consciousness because they are experienced through the medium of the individual mind, whereas God-consciousness is not dependent upon the individual mind.”
Meher Baba and a Sadhu “A WANDERING SANYASI, who was a recluse and an ascetic, once showed up at Meherabad during this period. He had heard of Meher Baba and wanted the Master’s darshan.”
Meher Baba – Adi Da Comments on The Wayfares – The Wayfarers, by William Donkin “This book is a unique document about a type of apparently psychotic individual (called a “mast”)”
Memory – Beezone’s Notes on habit energy of the mind Discrimination is the result of memory (VASANA…habit energy) accumulated from the unknown past. VASANA (memory) literally means ‘perfuming’ or ‘fumigation’..
Mighty Atom – Reminiscing about the Mighty Atom & Slim Farmam “The last of the Great Strongmen (The Mighty Atom) returned in the person of Slim “The Hammer Man” Farman.”
Mind as a Separate Sense of Self – A Beezone Enquiry A Beezone essay based on talks and essays from the teachings of Adi Da
Monkey’s Tale – Frank Marrero “I remember the first time I saw the face of Bubba Free John; noble, happy, beautiful; in an advertisement in the East West Journal in 1975”
Mood of the Heart – “I do not call men or women to my form, for I am not present as any form or power. There is no name or light that is my form or the way to me.
My First Word – Beezone work on ‘My First Word’ essay by Adi Da Samraj.
My Heart is Free – 1970 – Adi Da Samraj “Sitting in my room a few minutes ago and suddenly know who I am. A magnificent flow moved through me, through the Flow of Everything.”
Name DA – Brihadaranyaka Upanishad ” Then the men said to him: “Please instruct us, Sir” To them he uttered the same syllable da and asked: “Have you understood?”
Nagarjuna – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso “Nagarjuna’s life comprised three great periods of auspicious deeds that correspond to Buddha’s three turnings of the Wheel of Dharma; which is why he is often referred to as ‘the Second Buddha.”
Nagarjuna – Adoration to the Three Treasure and The Seven Stages of Life – Nagarjuna and Adi Da
News, Media and Information “the popular media thrive on hype, propagandized states of emotion and mind, and nondiscrimination responses to every kind of advertised goods, persuasions, and results.”
Nobody Has Ever Turned to the Guru – It is not so much that you turn to the Guru. The Guru turns to you. By the time you realize that you have turned, you have become nothing.
Non Dual Teachings, Talking Schools and Spiritual Transmission Excerpts from three talks by Adi Da on The Conscious Process “there’s a tendency in the Advaita tradition to develop this kind of talking school approach to Realization.”
No “One” Survives Beyond That Moment – My Bright Word Truth is not a conditional state. Truth is not a perception or a thought. When there is truly no “difference”, no “one” survives. If there truly is the Most Perfect Realization of Non-separateness, no “one” survives beyond that moment.
Offenses, Resistance and Outrage – “Most everyone will reach their cutoff point, the point where they will tend to stop, the point where practice tends to be sufficient for them or where further effort is too frustrating and too offensive. “
Old Patterns and New Responsibilities – “Your present situation is only a reflection of patterns repeated from incidences of the past, frozen moments in time, repeating themselves over and over again. “
Paul Brunton – The Maharshi and His Message “You have been in a spiritual trance for nearly two hours,” he informs me. His face, seamed with years and lined with old cares, breaks into smiles as though he rejoices in my own happiness”.
Peace Letter – Open Letter to All – Adi Da Samraj “…human beings are inherently disposed to control and dominate all that they presume to be “not-self”. For this reason, individual egocentric lives are a constant expression of fear, sorrow, anger, and un-love.”
Peter Malakoff – Story Teller “Beware of Storytellers. They are the most dangerous of all beings.”
Place Where Sadhana Begins – Adi Da Samraj – You may want to forestall this observation…”
Popular Meditation and Spirituality – “What is popularized, hyped, and commonly believed to be religion, spirituality, or meditation is invariably a form of self-meditation, self-glorification, and self-survival. “
Prapatti – What the term means and … “from the verbal root pad + pra (to fall or drop down)...”
Prayer – 1978 talk – Adi Da Samraj “If this prayer is made fully, psychically, heartfelt, bodily, truly, even intuitively with a sense of the rightness of it, then it is likely that these changes will take place.”
Price No One Wants to Pay – Beezone Compilation – “Beginners do not have the characteristics of the advanced and the ultimate stages of practice. If you want there to be profundity, you must be willing to “pay the price” of sadhana. There is no profundity otherwise.”
Primal Incident – Beezone ‘The Birth of Ego’ – Complied and edited from the writings Adi Da Samraj
Primary Sensation _ In every moment when you are motivated to seek, the root of the motivation is a sensation. That root-sensation is the self-contraction.
Ram Dass – Yesterday and Today On a sunny May afternoon, a 41 year old man with long, wiry, graying hair emerged from the Boston International Arrivals Terminal carrying a suitcase full of Indian silks and an unwieldy, bowl shaped instrument called a tamboura.”.
Ramana Maharshi – Various articles on or about India’s great sage on the Beezone
Ramana Maharshi and Bubba Free John 1977 “Devotion to the Spiritual Master obliges the heart, mind, and life of the devotee as long as these remain. Bubba Free John is such a devotee”
Ramana Maharshi – The Teaching and Realization – Adi Da Samraj “Ramana Maharshi was a principal modern example of a Great Sage (or a true Realizer of the Inherent Samadhi of Consciousness Itself) within the (originally) Upanishadic tradition of Advaita Vedanta”
Ramana Maharshi – Beezone Index on Him Items on or about Ramana Maharshi on Beezone
Rang Avadhoot – 1898 – 1968 “H.H. Ranga Avadhoot (Paduranga Vitthal Valame) or well known as Pujya Bapji – descent on 21-11-1898”
Realization of Love Changes All Emotional and Egoic Complexes – Ordeal of Self-Understanding – Adi Da Samraj.
Realization if NOT about Union – “Realization is not about someone realizing union with someone, or with anything. If there is any effort along those lines, it has nothing to do with Realization. It is precisely this effort that must be understood and transcended.”
Recognition, Re-Cognition and Enquiry – A Beezone Enquiry A Beezone study of the use of the terms ‘Recognition, Re-cognition and Enquiry’ as used by Adi Da in his teaching.
Rig Veda – The Rigveda is an ancient Indian collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns dedicated to the gods (devas). “Ruler of sacrifices, guard of Law eternal, radiant One, Increasing in thine own abode.”
Right Effort – It’s a contradiction and a paradox “Attention itself is that fracturing. The objects are representations of the results of that fracturing, worked out in every possibility of duality.”
Right View – Aid Da – January 1999 “When expansion is perfectly counter to contraction, that is infinity”.
Sacrifice Means to Make Sacred – “There are two ways of life. There is one lived by the law of karma, or change itself, in confrontation with the solid world, the appearing world; or there is the way of living from the point of view of Truth or the actual, the real condition.”
Sadguru Shri Vasudevanand –1854-1913 Shri Vasudevanand Saraswati (Tembe) Swami, the great saint and ascetic who revived the ancient Dattatreya tradition
Sadguru Sri Gnanananda – Sage and great yogi “Shri Sivarathnagiri Swami He transferred all His powers of penance to His Priya-Shishya and christened him as Shri Gnanananda Giri”
Sadhana – Beezone study
Sadhana – Right Where You Are – Excerpts from the writings of Adi Da Samraj – “You do have to do this sadhana in the context of your ordinariness”
Sat Chit Ananda (Invisible Man) – 1975 “Recently I have said a few things about the distinction between the Guru function, or Siddhi, the difference between that and the Teaching. They are two very different functions.”
Scared Texts of Hinduism – Archive
Science of Soul – Shri Yogeshwarananda – The Introduction “How is Jivatman, the individual soul which is concealed by the combination of three bodies, to be realized….” that is the subject of this book.
Seeds – “Seeds are dormant possibilities of life and action. In the life of a practitioner seeds are possibilities or potentials inherent in various disciplines. Without disciplines there are no possibilities”
Setting Sun – The Great Western Sun – “This is the late-time, the dark epoch, East and West. This is the long-prophesied time of the setting sun, the Western sun. This is the time of the decline of the mind and the culture of the rising sun, the Eastern sun.”
Sila/Equanimity – “As maturity develops over time, a positive equanimity begins to characterize the body-mind.”
Silence – “The best “term” of reference to Reality is perhaps silence, no-thought, no-indication, or no-action.
Seed of self – Origin of self “instant of differentiation the most primitive archetype of all knowledge appears”
Self-Observation and Self-Watching – Beezone complication – What’s the difference between these two approaches to ‘insight’?
Separate Sense of Self as Mind– A Beezone Enquiry A Beezone essay based on talks and essays from the teachings of Adi Da
Shakti – Adi Da’s relationship and Revelation in relation to the feminine principle
Shining Center – Comments on the ‘Queen Bee’ principle ” Traditional sacred society, large or small, has had a kind of hierarchical way of organizing itself.”
Shirdi Sai Baba – Leelas of Sai Baba of Shirdi
Shri Guru Leelamrit – Shri Guru Leelamrit (The Nectar of Teacher’s Sport) by Pujya Shri Rang Avadhoot
Shri Yogeshwarananda – How he met his Guru “On his arrival at the cave he saw a lustrous figure sitting in a lotus pose and meditating. He had spread some earth on two logs of wood and covered it with the bark of a tree, and was sitting on that seat. His pose was quiet and absolutely motionless”
Siddhas – Beezone Compilation
Sivananda – Guru principle “The Guru is God Himself manifesting in a personal form to guide the aspirant. Grace of God takes the form of the Guru.”
Siva Sutras c. 800 C.E. “The Aphorisms of Siva, or Siva Sutras (SS), are a late reiteration of the Vedic view of consciousness.”
Sky of Mind – Songs of the Enlighten Heart “The mind is like a cave of bats. Countless eyes are suspended in darkness, with sharp feet clinging to the convolutions of the brain, hiding from light.”
Sri Seshadri Swamigali – Contemporary of Ramana Maharshi “Sri Seshadri Swamigali was known for his great spiritual eminence and for his yogic power through tapas.”
Sri Yogi Ramsuratkumar – Begger Saint “The person that came to be called Sri Yogi Ramsuratkumar was born on December 1, 1918, along the banks of the Ganges in a village adjacent to Kashi..”
Still arguing and trying to figure it out – Excerpts from the teachings of Adi Da Samraj – “The ego-“I” is always seeking and arguing…”
Stress – Adi Da Samraj – “You must find the ways to overcome the stresses, to transform the chemistry of the body literally, so that you can live long and without stress, both chemical and social, or cultural.”
Swami Prakashananda “A vessel of happiness…a beautiful being who breathed the spiritual force in such a way that it saturated his entire body.” – Adi Da Samraj.
Talks with Ramana Maharshi – 1935-6 “What more is there to say, but to advise one and all to read this book and try to make it a part of themselves? Not one word to be passed over lightly, or one conversation to be dismissed as superfluous.” Sadhu Arunachala, Major A. W. Chadwick.
Teaching and Realization of Ramana Maharshi – Adi Da Samraj “Ramana Maharshi was a principal modern example of a Great Sage within the Upanishadic tradition of Advaita Vedanta. He affirmed Ultimate Realization only as Samadhi”
Tightness and Doubt – 1969 – Water and Narcissus
Times in which we live – Beezone If we lived in more or less holy times, you see, and and there were true spiritual masters around we could perhaps live quite comfortably here. But that is not the way it is.
Tom Riley – Devotee 1971 to Present “Franklin Jones as I understand him to be, both today and back then, 33 years ago, was and is not limited to his physical location.”
Training the Mind – Chogyam Trungpa TRAINING THE MIND AND CULTIVATING LOVING-KINDNESS by Chogyam Trungpa – Edited by Judith L. Lief.
Transcendence – What does transcendence (n) or transcend (v) mean? Does transcendence or transcend mean to go beyond the limits of, to triumph, overcome or be prior to or be beyond and above something?
Transcending The Cosmic Mandala – Easy Death – “Mind is not merely in the brain and less than the brain. Mind is the circumstance of consciousness in its association with objects of all kinds. Mind is universal, infinite in extent..”
Transcend the Self Knot of Fear – Adi Da Samraj – 2006 “You cannot escape fear unless something changes about your understanding. …you cannot get rid of fear. There is no intoxication, no diversion, nothing that will de-sensitize.. anything you do is temporary”
Transcending Madness – Chogyam Trungpa “There seems to be quite a misconception as to the idea of bardo, which is that it is purely connected with the death and after-death experience. But the experience of the six bardos is not concerned with the future alone; it also concerns the present moment. Every step of experience, every step of life, is bardo experience.”
Transcending The Six Stages of Life – Book Ten (The Seven Stages of Life) of the Companion Series “I help my…Devotee To realize that the first six stages of life are ..stages of contraction …”
Transcending Fear – “You can practice Communion only by transcending fear, by actual, literal, heartfelt surrender beyond all fear of death and madness into the Transcendental Reality.”
Tripura Rahasya – …beyond the Trinity Tripura Rahasya was considered by Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi as one of the greatest works that expounded advaita philosophy.
True Sincerity – “True sincerity is a quality that is naturally alive in a person who understands himself.”
Truth, Romance and Delusion – The true Spiritual process is not a kind process with which and to whom you can indulge in a romance!
Understanding and Our Primary Activity – “There two aspects appearing side by side in the Knee of Listening; the yogic or phenomenal aspects, and the teaching relative to understanding.”
Unfinished Business – “You must handle business, or you will not move beyond the first three stages of life, you simply will not. You cannot and will not. But you must.” Originally published as “On Love” -Excerpts from recent talks by Heart-Master Da (Adi Da Samraj) – Originally published in Crazy Wisdom magazine, Vol 6, No 6, Nov/Dec 1987.
Unknown Jerome Cookies – A Man eats a cookie because… A man does not buy a cookie because he is hungry…
Upasani Baba Maharaj – 1870 – 1941 “Sai Baba molded Upasani Maharaj into His own likeness and once told him, “You must plant trees that will live for many centuries – from which people will derive benefit,”
Upasani Baba’s Prophetic Announcement – 1939 Change in Dharma is the specified work of an Avatara and Lord Shri Krishna has emphatically declared that He would incarnate himself if and when Dharma is in chaos and needs reform.
Upasni Maharaj’s last meeting with Meher Baba – with pictures Friday, October 17, 1941 was a significant day in spiritual history. Upasni Maharaj and Meher Baba met in a secluded hut at Dahigaon.
Until You Realize – There is seemingly a ‘paradox” or a ‘contraction’ to the Dharma in trying to understand it.
Urge for Human Awakening – “Human awakening is the product of a inherent biological urge. This process of awakening is inherent in the psycho-biological structures of every human being.”
Urge for Sanctuary – 1979 – Adi Da Samraj – “To create a human sanctuary for higher adaptation of the human species is a primal human urge. We inherently desire a human and natural environment in which we can live without the chronic production of stress chemistry.”
Verbal Mind – Some thoughts on thinking – Some thinking on thoughts – Beezone – complied from the teachings of Adi Da Samraj
What Arises – “In the Heart there is no adventure and no world, no one who thinks or acts, but there is only understanding. It is no place, no affect, no reflection, no exclusive force. It is perfect, unqualified existence, consciousness and bliss”
What Consciousness Is – Beezone adaptation from an Aletheon essay.
What the World Wants and Does Not Want – “In general, what the “world” wants – and, therefore, what “religious” institutions tend to provide – is social association and optimistic talk”
What is Consciousness? – This is the basic question posed in The Knee of Listening.
What is Faith? -“When those who have lost faith in the exalted begin to suspect that things are not as they seem, they always assume that things must be worse than they seem, not better.”
What is its Essence? – 1974 Talk – Bubba Free John (Adi Da Samraj) “We’re talking about the realization that would be true if we would only commune with you. No doubt you’ve said it a thousand times before.”
What is Satsang? – There is a common understanding that spending time in the company of a Guru is Satsang, something like going to church.
Where is Everybody Going? – The first great crisis of human existence is the observation of the tentative minimal, and always temporary association between life and Happiness.
Whatever you have not transcended you must fulfill, that is the law. – There is only one Truth, but there are two ways to realize it.
What is The Conscious Process? Beezone Study of the conscious process based on an essay by Adi Da.
White and Orange Books – Beezone Project White and Orange Books project is based on Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Blue and Brown books
Work It Out – “Work out the matter of forgiveness and love expression with them. By doing this you purify yourself and all your present and relations, and you purify your parents as well.”
Yoga a Buddhist Perspective – Herbert Guenther “Both the yogißvara and the rnal-‘byor dbang-phyug are said to be or likened to a dancer. In the one case the emphasis is on the concrete person/god as a dancer, in the other case the emphasis is on the whole’s or, psychologically speaking, the Self’s dancing out its potential.”
Yoga of Consideration – Beezone Until we understand we must consider things.
Yoga of Spiritual Practice – “The spiritual Way depends first of all on establishing the receptive and descended personality as a functional vehicle of the Living Reality. This is the principle of the first three stages of life.”
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