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HEALING: SEVEN HERMETIC PRINCIPLES OF REALITY

In NATURAL MEDICINE by Max CorradiLeave a Comment

The best and foremost way to help others is to see them as they really are, reflections of their own nature of pure being, just like oneself. Knowing that reflections always manifest the same attributes and qualities as their source, all beings are in fact now and always the omnipresent totality of pure being. Knowing this, if you wish to help someone or wish to develop an attitude of compassion, train in seeing others as already possessing the attributes and qualities of pure being, in other words, see them as already possessing wisdom.

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THE POWER OF THE FEMININE

In INNER KNOWLEDGE by Kathrine Elizabeth Lorena Johansson3 Comments

This article concerns the relation between society and the idea that the release of the feminine in the individual will have large consequences in society, and why the focus on this process both in the individual, and in the collective is particularly important in our time. Therefore I will start by focusing upon the way the connection between the individual and society could be viewed, and explain why it makes sense to talk of a collective consciousness.

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THE EQUAL NATURE OF ALL THINGS

In INNER KNOWLEDGE by Erik Pema Kunsang6 Comments

How authentically human am I? What is the best way to be and live life to its fullest? Are there a few points to check if I am right or wrong in a situation? Whether politician or carpenter, single or in a family. Everyone needs a spiritual guideline and a code to live by. Here is one with four straightforward and deep words.

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FULLY FEEL THE INTENSITY OF PASSION

In INNER KNOWLEDGE by Tobin Shenpen McKee5 Comments

Those of us who live under the influence of the unyielding drive of passion know that there is no escape from it. We must learn, we must grow, we must destroy every ego contraction the moment that we notice it has tricked us, and then we must blithely re-enter our wild lives like wide-eyed children, again and again.

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THE DECISIVE EXPERIENCE OF NOW

In INNER KNOWLEDGE by James Corrigan2 Comments

Part Five of REALITY AND EXISTENCE. Having the habit of sitting for long periods, abiding, with hardly a thought, as the luminous naturing of Dharmata—the reverberations, arising as sounds and colored light, of the naturing of all appearances—I was amazed one day when something unusual happened.

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CONSCIOUS AWARENESS

In INNER KNOWLEDGE by Tobin Shenpen McKee2 Comments

I don’t experience myself as a consciousness residing within a body, or a body residing within a world. I’ve thought about it, and I recognize that that I experience it the other way around – world and self and bodily experience arise within my conscious awareness.

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THE INVISIBLE STRINGS OF KARMA

In INNER KNOWLEDGE by Erik Pema Kunsang14 Comments

Every single moment this stream of being is bombarded with uncountable impressions through the senses, through memories and the echoes of present thoughts. Is it personal? Yes, it is. Is it created by the present you? No it isn’t. Is it created by someone else? Absolutely not.

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DURATION IS THE FORMAL APPEARANCE OF REALITY

In INNER KNOWLEDGE by James Corrigan4 Comments

One day I realized that everything I was trying to say in regard to the naturing of manifested phenomena had one, and really only one essence: duration. Which raised a question in my mind: What is awareness if there is no duration to it? I suddenly saw that awareness, in all its guises, was only that duration we ignore as we attempt to put our finger on its essence!

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REALITY AND EXISTENCE

In INNER KNOWLEDGE by James Corrigan4 Comments

Even if it wasn’t truly observed by me because I am not the observer, even if the contents of the experience had no more truth than a dream, even if each effort to do so quickly passed out of view, it happened. And that is how I also realized that in happening, these experiences existed. Try falsifying experience for yourself and see if the experience of attempting it doesn’t arise, contradicting your effort.

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UNBORN SOUND

In INNER KNOWLEDGE by James Corrigan2 Comments

The practice of the four elements has apparently been confused with a practice of listening to the sounds of earth, wind, fire, and water in the external environment, rather than the one that focuses on the self-arising sounds associated with the primary chakras of our subtle energy bodies.

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THE MORE WE LEARN THE LESS WE KNOW

In INNER KNOWLEDGE by Lyse Lauren7 Comments

We are endlessly distracted and preoccupied with things which are not intrinsically important to our inner well being. In fact our educational system is founded upon the very principles that remove us from the sacred inner knowledge which lies at the very heart of our existence.

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ARE YOU BORED OR DISTRACTED

In INNER KNOWLEDGE by Lyse Lauren6 Comments

It is amazing just how much of our lives is held to ransom by passing emotional infatuations. Life slips by, unnoticed, because we are so continuously mentally and emotionally busy with the things that appear to be happening to us and around us; to say nothing of our private mental preoccupations.

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SLAPPING IS A SMALL KILLING

In INNER KNOWLEDGE by Erik Pema Kunsang6 Comments

Holy anger is a mixture of taking pride in being violent, a distorted version of the brave heart, which intoxicate and entices us to feel: my wrath is just, I’m rightfully allowed, I just have to put things straight, by blowing up, losing my temper, and telling the awful truth, about how wrong you are.

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UNCOVERING HUMANITY

In INNER KNOWLEDGE by Erik Pema Kunsang2 Comments

Spiritual means more open-minded, sensitive and intelligent. It means combining heart and mind by being willing to allow natural intelligence to coexist with sincerity and honesty. Being this way, we appreciate people’s noble heart and good qualities.