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Surrender to Chaos

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The world around us as well as the world inside us (which are not different, it is just the ego that separates them) are chaotic.

They are chaotic in all aspects: in the sense that we do not really understand them, in the sense that our mind is not fast enough to keep pace with and observe them in real time, in the sense that they are composed from endless tiny particles, details, and processes, in the sense that we cannot have any control over them, none whatsoever!



acceptance

angel76's picture



I think it was Saint Francis of Assisi who said

Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference



A trick to increase trust and belief in the beyond

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I'm sure many find themselves, as I find myself sometimes, very concerned with a deep rooted feeling of skepticism, mental islands of distrust in god, in spite of all experiences and miracles we have seen, the mind still guards his control by repeating this conditioning of not believing, of skepticism.

So what is the solution? Well, the same universal solution that we keep forgetting about (actually that the mind keeps forgetting about): Accept! Accept your current skepticism!



Why is it so hard for us to accept that emotions are just body sensations?

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As I wrote in my previous blog entry, at the beginning, the claim that emotions are just an abstract mental image of body sensations seemed to me far too radical, an outrageous underestimation of our



Are emotions merely just body sensations?

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According to Guenka's Vipassana (and maybe the Buddha, who knows), what we call feelings and emotions are merely patterns of body sensations. Everything is mapped to body sensations.



Self Inquiry - tips

erez's picture



The following contains 4 valuable recommendations to share with those who embark on the remarkable path of Sri Ramana Maharshi's Self Inquiry (also written "Self Enquiry", in Sanskrit: "Atma Vichara"). Those who are not familiar with the Self Inquiry technique can learn about it here.



Dog's spirituality

Luna's picture



We tend to regard animals as less spiritual than us or even as non spiritual at all.



Meher Baba

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Merwan Sheriar Irani was born February 25, 1894, in Poona, India, into a Zoroastrian family.



People turning to faith healers for psychiatric treatment

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Where psychiatrists and shrinks cannot function (e.g. beyond the mind), healers sometimes can. Nowadays, many turn to healing therapies instead of to conventional mainstream psychology.



"Tactical" VS. "Strategical" Awareness

Tania's picture



Riktam Kantu said:

If you want to ease your pain, watch your emotions. If you want to eliminate your pain, watch your thoughts.