Tag Archives: Love

Conceptual vs. experiential


“Self or consciousness does not make the passage to the other shore or cross over. Rather, the crossing is the body and senses acclimating to life without any experience of self or consciousness and all that it implies.” Bernadette Roberts … Continue reading

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Consciousness-Existence-Love


http://www.quora.com/How-many-of-you-agree-with-the-theory-that-our-consciousness-ends-when-we-die?__nsrc__=4 How many of you agree with the theory that our consciousness ends when we die? (There’s of course nothing called ‘Soul’ of a person that goes on to live forever in afterlife. I’m an atheist. I person believe that … Continue reading

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Consciousness and reality


Q/A in Quora  /www.quora.com/What-is-reality-in-the-absence-of-consciousness?__snids__=1702272616 What is reality in the absence of consciousness? I’m beginning to be convinced that in the absence of consciousness there is nothing. Can anyone shed some light on this? Answer: (M) That is an impossible, or … Continue reading

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‘Light’


But that is exactly what I meant by ‘Light’ … : ‘our primordial nature’; what else could it be? I know why people in non-duality avoid the word ‘experience’ at all costs, but contemplating a beautiful object (sunset, etc.) for … Continue reading

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He who knows Love…


He who knows Love–becomes Love, and his eyes Behold Love in the heart of everyone, Even the loveless: as the light of the sun Is one with all it touches. He is wise With undivided wisdom, for he lies In … Continue reading

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Plato and Shankara – parellels


I am sure one can find many parallels in the philosophies of these two – Shankara and Plato. One such is anamnesis – recognition, remembrance, equivalent to pratyabhijña (though it seems that this last comes from Kashmir Shaivism). Raga – … Continue reading

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On love, beauty, and knowledge


(From an exchange in internet) My position, as I wrote to S.: We are love and the product of love, no? Traditional Advaita Vedanta talks of desire as the root cause of existence, but, in the end, it is the same … Continue reading

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