Here are some recent quotes from my Facebook page:
It should be obvious that something is not necessarily true just because it is written in a sacred text or spoken by some great authority/teacher.
History and experience shows us that even highly intelligent people capable of great logical thinking can often have bizarre irrational beliefs
There is never a feeling of doership. What is called the feeling/sense of doership is just a cluster of sensations that is interpreted by the mind/thought as indicative of doership.
The concept of non-doership roots out the concept of doership. Then both concepts are let go of and neither concept exclusively operates in the mind.
Most seekers I work with are consciously or unconsciously seeking a subtle object and think lasting fulfillment will come through that. ie. They are seeking enlightenment as an experience. Much of my teaching is simply dispelling that notion in such a way that the seeker clearly sees.
Another way of putting it is that the feeling of doership can continue but that doesn’t mean you are a doer.
Oneness is also a story…a nice story, but a story nonetheless
What is, is. Accept it and move on. This doesn’t mean that you just passively accept things such as injustice…
Do you get what I’m saying?
There is no doer here, there never was one 😮
I don’t buy the whole ‘there is no time’ thing. When you look at it, time is just a way of describing movement.
The key is to see through the separate doer.
(Can you find a separate doer-entity? Where is this autonomous entity that supposedly authors thoughts and actions?)
When that is seen, what more can be done?
This is the whole purpose of atma vichara (self-inquiry)
The whole world is your guru, each and every experience, constantly emanating pure-teaching-essence beyond words.
Just be open and listen
Silence of the mind (relative silence) allows us to notice the Silence that is ever-present, the Silence that is beyond both noise and (relative) silence.
It is the Silence of our very being, the Silence of where we are looking from.
There seem to be a lot of people on Facebook saying silence is the best way and that silence is the highest form of teaching
Debate, critical thinking and constructive criticism are important parts of spirituality and are to be encouraged. Who’s with me on this?
To say there is no one here is like saying there are no waves on the ocean. There is no separate self, just as there are no separate waves, but I am here, just as (I assume) you are.
The concept of a wave is a fiction, but also points to something true: the phenomenon of a wave.
Freedom, beyond all concepts and all stories, embracing all concepts and all stories.
How can we know something has no limitations?
If you think you are definitely not the body or that the world is definitely an illusion, you have probably stumbled into the world of beliefs.
The desire to improve can be very healthy
We think we chose to read or hear the teachings and apply them. When we understand the teachings more fully, we realised that the teachings came to us, they were a gift to us, that they chose us, and they work their magic on us.
Most do not go far enough and remain caught up in words, beliefs, teachings and spiritual-sounding slogans
Know your limits. Be honest. Be humble. Do not cling to beliefs. Admit and know what you don’t know.
Perhaps freedom itself is not conditional, but the realisation of the unconditional freedom is conditional.
What in ignorance is taken to be the subject,
in Understanding is seen to be an object.
No need to surrender.
Just ‘what is’.