Tag: Enlightenment

How can I know if I am advancing on the spiritual path?

george's picture

How can I know if I am advancing on the spiritual path? How can I know if I'm not fooling myself but really developing?

There is one clear indication for being considerably advanced on the path: it is when you don't care anymore if you have advanced or not.

The importance of romantic relationships for self realization

leo's picture

They say experiencing romantic relationship is important for self realization. They are correct!

So painful it is to be becoming enlightened - a true story

nancy pro's picture

So painful it is to be becoming enlightened.

The path is spiral, not cyclic

divine intervention's picture

Sometimes it seems to you that you are moving in circles in your spiritual path: I have already read this book, already done this meditation, already sat in satsang with this teacher, already underwen

Spiritual cost-benefit analysis

joy's picture

If you feel that you must seek something, do not seek knowledge, seek realization. Not necessarily self realization, realization of any kind.

Talking about awakening

Omkaradatta's picture

Talking about 'awakening' is almost impossible these days (on the Yahoo!

The paradox of EFFORT and GRACE

davids's picture

I recently encounter more and more innocent people who fall in 2 familiar holes:

Just don't

leo's picture

I (the body, the mind, the person) am not enlightened. That which I let to operate through me is.

It was all the time 1-2 blocks away

nancy pro's picture

You are probably familiar with the this situation:

You are looking for a rare small store that specializes in the repair of some all-forgotten article.

When I see a very expensive car

angel76's picture

When I see a very expensive car, I see a man who realizes at the last moment that it was all in vain,

and then dies,

either regretfully

or laughingly if he is lucky enough.