Tag: nondualism

Eric Putkonen



Fast Facts
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Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Nonduality, Nondualism, Advaita, Direct Path
Main Countries of Activity: 
USA
Date of Birth: 
16/01/1974
Place of Birth: 
Chisholm, Minnesota, USA
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes


What is spiritual awakening to you?

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It means something specific when I use the term. Spiritual awakening, Enlightenment, Self-Realization, and several other terms are all equal and point to the same happening.



What can I do to awaken?

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You can do nothing to Awaken.

I know…not the answer seekers want to hear, but there is more to this answer than meets the eye.



The Self

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There is only the eternal now, which is the Self, and even the Self does not know what will happen.

— Eric Putkonen



Is a living guru required to awaken?

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Let me start by saying I had no guru or teacher (living or dead) that gave me, lead me, or otherwise helped me to awaken.



What is Nonduality?

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Nonduality is not two...nor one, nor nothing, nor any combination, nor all of these, nor none of these.

— Eric Putkonen



What does nonduality mean to you?

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Nonduality is the English equivalent of the Sanskrit term, Advaita. Dvaita is a Sanskrit word that means duality, dualism, and dual. “A” is a prefix that makes it negative.



The Art of Introspection

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06/13/2018 - 19:30
06/13/2018 - 21:30
Asia/Calcutta

All answers are within.
We are already equipped with all that which is necessary to know.
How to know simply by introspection? What are the tricks and pitfalls here?

Event Type: 
Satsang
Event Location: 
Online
Organizer: 
Tarun
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Origin of the Mind

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06/27/2018 - 19:30
Asia/Calcutta

What is mind? Why do we have one? How did it originate and evolve? What are its various characteristics?

Event Type: 
Satsang
Event Location: 
Online
Organizer: 
Tarun
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Aspects of Surrender

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10/31/2018 - 21:00
10/31/2018 - 23:00
Asia/Calcutta

As the blind beliefs and ignorance starts to fall apart piece by piece, a seeker is left in bewilderment, the false ground of flimsy assumptions and conditioning starts cracking below their feet.

Event Type: 
Satsang
Event Location: 
Online Skype Meeting
Organizer: 
Tarun
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