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he chatter of the mind blocks enlightenment. Many seekers of enlightenment set the mind to a myriad of tasks and the only result of this is 'ments'* like flies in a bottle - a lot of noise and activity going nowhere. Remember that the path to enlightenment involves subduing the mind, subjugating it.
*My word for thoughts.
To differentiate between Thought and…Continue
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Being aware of what the mind is doing helps you control it. Therefore, observe
the mind in action, observe what it is doing and what it is saying. You
then see it as something apart from yourself and can treat it accordingly.…
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One cannot learn what one cannot see.
So, draw back the curtain that is the mind.…Continue
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I have previously stated that the Mind and the Soul are the same thing and defined them (it) as being the sum total of the Spirit’s experiences in thousands of lives. I have also stated that what we perceive as reality is, in fact, an illusion, dreamlike.
If we combine what we know the mind to be with the fact of perceived reality…Continue
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The complexity arises from the vast number of the examples of the Reality in operation, and the simplicity from the simple reason/cause which is karma; it…Continue
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The voice of one's conscience is often eclipsed by the voice of emotion, or
the voice of emotion comes into play first and is followed by the surfacing
of the voice of conscience after one has reacted to the voice of emotion.
The voice of conscience is of the Spirit and the voice of emotion is of the
mind, hence the importance of cultivating the ability to…
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The mind/soul is like a box that is full of possessions which we have acquired and, as we get enlightened, the six sides of the box disappear so that the possessions fall out and away and we are able to see out.…Continue
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Since I neopt the mind and the soul as one and the same thing it is time for me to coin a word to take the place of both. For the sake of easier identification and/or association by the reader I have chosen “moul”.…Continue
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One cannot “meditate on something”. This is because to “meditate on something” is to focus the mind on something, whereas meditation is the process by which the mind is stilled, not activated.
However, one can focus the mind on something in a state of quiet contemplation or, as a means to achieving a state of meditation, concentrate on one's breathing or, for instance, a…
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Note: This is the cause of everything from climate change, to profligacy, to suffering etc.…Continue
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The former results in a degree of peace of mind and the latter in doubt and possibly disappointment.
The Buddha is…Continue
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A: Jealousy is an emotion, a creation of the mind, stemming from the “I”.
It has no purpose but it is a challenge. Like the mind it does not exist in Reality.
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Disease, the result of dis-ease, is created by us from our state of mind or mentality and this happens in many ways of which here are two: 1. Through the influence of the “Thought Field” (our mentality) on the “Life Field” (the energy field, or blueprint, controlling the body) and 2. Through the effect of all the unnatural products and scientific devices which…Continue
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