Just as darkness comes upon the earth when it is turned away from the sun, so the darkness of ignorance comes upon the self when it is turned away from its source, the light of pure Knowing. Rupert Spira first came across the poetry of Rumi at the age of fifteen in 1975. Shortly afterwards he learned the Mevlevi Turning, a sacred Sufi dance of movement, prayer and meditation, at Colet House in London.
Ramana Maharishi was, and is, regarded by many as an outstanding enlightened being. He was a charismatic person and attracted many devotees, some of whom saw him as an avatar and the embodiment of Shiva.
When I met my Guru, he told me: “You are not what you take yourself to be. Find out what you are. Watch the sense ‘I am’, find your real Self.” I obeyed him, because I trusted him. I did as he told me. All my spare time I would spend looking at myself in silence.
Anthony Paul Moo-Young, known as Mooji, was born on 29 January 1954 in Port Antonio, Jamaica. In 1969, he moved to the UK and lived in Brixton, London. Anthony worked in London’s ‘West End’ as a street portrait artist for many years…
Wie niet voelen wil, zal lijden. Wie niet kijken wil blijft blind. Heb je schoon genoeg van zoeken, vermijden, spiritualiseren, verklaren en bedenken? Ontdek dan hier hoe je echt kunt zijn!
There is no meaning and no need for a meaning of life. Everything is already what it is, which is already needlessly, free and fulfilled. “Life” is not separate from what is. Without separation, there is no space or distance in which the need for a meaning of life could arise.
Jeff Foster studied Astrophysics at Cambridge University. In his mid-twenties, after a long period of depression and illness, he became addicted to the idea of ‘spiritual enlightenment’ and embarked on an intensive spiritual quest for the ultimate truth of existence.
Byron Katie, founder of The Work, has one job: to teach people how to end their own suffering. As she guides people through the powerful process of inquiry she calls The Work, they find that their stressful beliefs – about life, other people, or themselves – radically shift and their lives are changed forever.
Gangaji shares a simple message: This is an invitation to shift your allegiance from the activities of your mind to the eternal presence of your being.
David Hoffmeister began his journey to spiritual Enlightenment in 1986 when he encountered A Course in Miracles and recognized it as the tool he had been seeking for a radical transformation of his mind and perceptions.
Alhoewel leermeesters in Advaita Vedanta elk een eigen leven en achtergrond hebben, hebben zij één ding met elkaar in gemeen. Zij zijn geen leermeester geworden, ze waren het altijd al. Het zoeken begint pas op het moment waarop we alles hebben geprobeerd en gek genoeg nog niet tot vervulling zijn gekomen.
Er is één Waarheid die door de gehele creatie straalt. Rivieren en bergen, planten en dieren, de zon, de maan en de sterren, jij en ik – allemaal zijn we een uitdrukking van deze ene Waarheid.