Wanting to be free of desire, is just another desire. Wanting to get rid of fear, is just another fear.
You shouldn't try to suppress, avoid, or get rid of desire and fear.
The teaching is not telling you, as a body, to stop desiring :)
The teaching is pointing you towards...
Your personal identity may be very intimate and appear to be you, but it is not.
If you continue to take yourself to be a changeful self, you will always experience restlessness and will remain prone to suffering the ups and downs of experience.
You must retreat into being a...
Stabilize in consciousness, and the rest will happen automatically.
Today I want to share with you a powerful and direct pointer from Nisargadatta Maharaj.
He states that our natural inclination is to go outwards through the senses into the world of distinctions, names, and forms....
Today I want to share with you something so crucial. If this one thing is understood and practiced, it will make inquiry so much simpler and it will make disengaging from thoughts incredibly easy.
It may not sound that significant at first, but please try to grasp the deeper meaning in it....
Individual thoughts always arise “as myself.”
They claim to be the subject of experience, they pull you into the blind assumption that thinking is knowing and vice versa.
It is simply not true. Mind is never the subject. It is always the object. It is not myself.
If you understand...
To gain the greater, you must let go of the lesser.
This must be well understood.
Be as you are, free from wants and not wants, ideas and concepts.
Watch today's Self-inquiry pointer which points directly at your true nature.
If you need help with abiding as awareness, without feeling like you are flip flopping “in and out of awareness,” today’s video is for you.
In it, I will share with you a powerful Self-inquiry pointer which will allow you to ease back into your true nature and rest as...
For the mind to bother you, you must exist as a something, as a somebody.
The “me” who the mind bothers, what is it actually? This is something to deeply inquire into.
Without name, without shape, without form, who are you?
Are you still something which can be bothered?
This is the...
There’s a specific reason why we continue to remain stuck in the webs of thought while trying to practice meditation or Self-inquiry.
If this one culprit is extinguished, thoughts fall away on their own.
If we take the step to let go of this one thing, it becomes very easy to turn away and...
If you sometimes become stuck in inquiry or confused in the mental loops it often creates, today’s video is for you.
In it, I share with you a very simple yet direct pointer, which brings you to the same place as the question “Who am I?”
However, it does so without...
In order to consistently deepen your understanding of self inquiry and surrender, and to practice it even more clearly, you must learn to see experience in a different way.
You must step out of the story of what’s happening. You must step out of content. You must see experience...
If your attention continues to automatically go on thoughts and you have a hard time collapsing this objective focus, today’s video is for you.
If you have a difficult time with Self-inquiry, today’s video is for you.
In it I will clarify some key points regarding attention which will...