The Nature Of Reality And Koans?

BIG question - simple answer. The nature of Reality is that it is REAL That's it!! Hmm... I hear a disappointing groan... What did you expect, some long-winded reply with references to classical texts and  'big' names in philosophy and spirituality? Nah.. why rely on the dead minds when you've got your own: alive, thinking, … Continue reading The Nature Of Reality And Koans?

“You Are Dreaming That You Are Unenlightened. You Are Dreaming That You Are Awake”

"Enlightenment was in your coffee cup before you poured in the coffee. Now it's in your coffee cup. Two point two billion years before your coffee cup was created, Enlightenment was in your coffee cup. An hour and fifteen minutes after time swallows the universe, Enlightenment will be in your coffee cup. You've always known … Continue reading “You Are Dreaming That You Are Unenlightened. You Are Dreaming That You Are Awake”

Before ‘Jed’ Became The Phoenix Jed

Over a year ago I wrote about the "Enlightenment: The Damnedest Thing" first proposal here, which to me looked like a strong selling pitch for a commercial product. Reading the proposal made me realise that the subtle promise of instant salvation in the books was largely a serious survival push of one man. It completely … Continue reading Before ‘Jed’ Became The Phoenix Jed

The Problem Is Not Money.. The Problem Is No Money

MONEY!!!!! Someone sent me a long email, the extract of which is below. I will reply to the 'money' portion of it and will leave the rest for the email response. **************************************** "I’m unable – after many years of thinking, acting, trying to live with it and without it – to disprove the need for … Continue reading The Problem Is Not Money.. The Problem Is No Money

Life Prison and Jed Not Delivering The Full Blast

David asked me to make a comment on these two statements: “They dream about being completely free, but very few realise that Reality is always Prison, and you only become free at full recognition of this fact.” and Jed McKenna is “far from delivering the full blast of unvarnished Reality.” To the first one: 1. … Continue reading Life Prison and Jed Not Delivering The Full Blast

Seeking Is Endeavour Of The Privileged

I once expressed it somewhere that the modern day phenomenon of spiritual 'search', in the way it takes place in attending satsangs, in reading books, in involved online exchanges, in following this 'guru' or that 'guru', in banding up together into little communities - is the endeavour of the privileged and the well-fed. The hungry … Continue reading Seeking Is Endeavour Of The Privileged