Tag: Omkaradatta


Fast Facts
Other Names and Nicknames: 
Advaita, Nonduality, Nisargadatta Maharaj, Self Enquiry
Main Countries of Activity: 
Date of Birth: 
Place of Birth: 
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 

The purpose of spirituality

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What is the purpose of spirituality? Folks have different ideas about this, as "Realizing the Self" really means nothing in and of itself.

Are we the body?

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The next time you run into someone who has waited too long to take a shower, try one of these statements:

(A) You stink!

(B) Your body stinks.

Talking about awakening

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

Fear of stagnation

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I've seen people here on Gurusfeet apparently afraid of some such thing like "intellectual stagnation", or of going off on their own and becoming at peace, without any seeking, completely still inside

Getting rid of conditioning

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Many on this website seem interested in combatting Western conditioning, but at times I've noticed a tendency to want to replace this with Eastern conditioning.


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Probably the most potent 'spiritual medicine' in existence is that of vivek-vairagya -- the fastest way to Self-Realization.

Is awareness in the brain?

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Somebody recently suggested on a blogging that science has proved awareness is in the brain. Actually this isn't the case, and I thought I would address this subject on my own blogging.

Waking up from the dream

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'Awakening' is misunderstood by a lot of folks... people are seeking enlightenment, but often don't seem sure what they're looking for.

The use of memory

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Most of mankind's problems can be traced to one specific thing -- the compulsive use of memory.