Category Archives: Growth

What We Seek

What we seek is intuitively driven by our curiosity to understand the relationship we have with ourselves. The ancients identified this as self-knowledge. Our immediate reaction to self-knowledge is often dismissing it as a philosophical and rhetorical exercise. Sometimes even seeing … Continue reading

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Pride and the Inward Journey

How does one deal with pride and go inwards? By becoming aware of one’s pride a shift begins. What is this shift? The awareness of being exclusive and not inclusive. The very thought of wanting to drop pride takes you inwards. … Continue reading

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Through a Steel Blade

The quality of a steel blade depends on the rigorous process it undergoes. Repeated firing and cooling, hammering and polishing, would determine its purity, hardness and durability as an instrument.  Its full potential can only be realized through a skilled … Continue reading

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Getting Lost in Transition

In getting from one point to another, thoughts, feelings and actions inevitably arise. Directed and often deliberate they come to mirror effort and frustration when caught between the points. It is very easy to get lost in this transition without … Continue reading

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The Blossoming of Courage

Courage is a quality that is beyond the Mind and blossoms through total surrender.  Yet the mind disguises and distorts courage by attaching doership or great effort to it.  Have you noticed this phenomenon? The mind creates a separation by … Continue reading

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Awakening to Dispassion

Dispassion is the subtlest, sweetest, most beautiful and embracing moment ever. It is liberating. In truth everything is liberating. You are liberated in every thought, movement, action, deliberation, emotion, practically in everything there is. But what sums up my experience … Continue reading

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Our Relationship with the Mind and Achievements

Our relationship with our mind can be very abusive. Like any abusive relationship we don’t know how to get out of it fearing the opinions of our neighbours and our vain attempt to keep up appearances.  Indeed appearances it is … Continue reading

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