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Inviation in satsang & the ‘holy sequence’ – Philip Renard


Philip Renard, a Dutchman, is perhaps not so well known in the Anglo-Saxon world as other sages from India and the West, but he is a master of spirituality, that is, a sage, in his own right. He has only … Continue reading

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Freedom or liberation (moksha)


Distinguishing liberation (moksha) from samsara (being bound). The former is playing a role in life knowing that it is a role. Wisdom (knowing what or who one is) is liberation. Tendencies or inclinations are not necessarily binding. Continue reading

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Knowledge alone…


Knowledge alone can liberate: “Why is knowledge the only means to freedom, moksa? It is because freedom sought is limitlessness itself, that choiceless human goal underlying all other human struggles for limited ends. Limitlessness is not something that can be … Continue reading

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Freedom, ‘doing’ and desiring


.Freedom is freedom from worry. Having realised that you cannot influence the results, pay no attention to your desires and fears. Let them come and go. Don’t give them the nourishment of interest and attention. ~ Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj …from … Continue reading

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Quotations of M. Hiriyanna on Philosophy and Aesthetics


:: To quote Prof Hiriyanna… :: “The most noticeable feature of Indian Philosophy is the stress it lays upon the influence which Knowledge ought to have on life…None of the systems that developed in the course of centuries in India … Continue reading

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“Don’t get born” (Bankei)


Bankei repeatedly drove home the profound if paradoxical point that no sentient being, in their Absolute Identity as Buddha-Nature (Skt.: Buddhata, Jap.: Bussho), has ever really “been born.” That is to say, no one has actually ever gotten entangled in … Continue reading

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Polishing the heart


The road your self must journey on lies in polishing the heart. It is not by rebellion and discord that the heart’s mirror is polished free of the rust of hypocrisy and unbelief: your mirror is polished by your certitude … Continue reading

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