Right now, as you read this, you exist and you are aware...

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After over 30 years of searching, I found what worked for me, wanted to share it...

Right now, as you read this, you exist and you are aware that you exist. You are undoubtedly present and aware. Before the next thought arises, you are absolutely certain of the fact of your own being, your own awareness, your own presence. This awareness is what you are; it is what you always have been. All thoughts, perceptions, sensations and feelings appear within or upon that. This awareness does not move, change or shift at any time. It is always free and completely untouched. However, it is not a thing or an object that you can see or grasp. The mind, being simply thoughts arising in awareness, cannot grasp it or know it or even think about it. Yet, as Bob says, you cannot deny the fact of your own being. It is palpably obvious, and yet, from the time we were born, no one has pointed this out. Once it is pointed out it can be grasped or understood very quickly because it is just a matter of noticing, ‘Oh, that is what I am!’ It is a bright, luminous, empty, presence of awareness;

Full article by: John Wheeler


kalgo's picture

Thank you for the sharing of

Thank you for the sharing of this beautiful piece.

I have a question: why didn't you post the full article?

kalgo | Thu, 12/06/2012 - 15:16
Wayne's picture

Yes, your correct, perhaps I

Yes, your correct, perhaps I should have, its rather long for a blog and I wasn't sure of any copyright infringements :-\

Please feel free to post, unusually, it just clicked for me straight away after reading it, and a lasting change has occurred ever since, I can't believe after all this time that I never noticed it before, breathtaking...

Wayne | Thu, 12/06/2012 - 18:33
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Here is a video of John

Here is a video of John Wheeler talking about this...


Wayne | Thu, 12/06/2012 - 18:39
bonya basu's picture

Very Nice!!

Nice sharing!!!
Thank you!

bonya basu | Fri, 12/07/2012 - 06:47
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That's beautiful Wayne..

That's beautiful, Wayne.

I enjoyed the video clip of John Wheeler too.


MAI | Sun, 12/09/2012 - 12:18