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The Idea of Impermanence

2019-11-03T16:22:37-08:00October 15th, 2019|Articles|

On my recent visit to Albuquerque I gave a talk to over 200 people on the subject The Spiritual Life (in a busy world). Many points were similar to the “merging Sense with Essence” talk [...]

The Best Reason to Practice

2019-08-13T14:09:52-08:00September 2nd, 2019|Articles|

Karma is an important and frequently-used word, so it is important to understand what it means. In the Sanskrit language, karma means “action,” that and no more. So, when we glibly speak of “our karma,” [...]

Ultimate Truth

2019-08-13T14:15:10-08:00June 25th, 2019|Articles|

Teachers and students are constantly asking me to write a book on Ultimate Truth. If I did so, they would resent the very "truth" they asked for, as it would threaten the ground of their [...]

T’ai Chi Chih and Non-Duality

2019-08-13T14:16:07-08:00June 5th, 2019|Articles|

Advaita in Sanskrit means non-duality. This is a difficult concept for most people as we look about us and see multiple objects. But what we see are only transformations not permanent forms, whether we are [...]

How Our Lives are Built

2019-08-13T14:19:05-08:00May 30th, 2019|Articles|

In speaking or writing about vashanas, it is easy to give the impression that they are something “bad.” Actually, these “habit energies” are neither good nor bad. It is impossible to live everyday life without [...]

The Importance of “Teh”

2019-08-13T14:20:50-08:00May 18th, 2019|Articles|

I have stayed with Yogis, in the Himalayan Foothills, who are masters of Prana, the Sanskrit word of Chi. They seem to be impervious to the cold and hunger. Since we ate only once a [...]