Utility

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For some yearning is like a river that carries them into the Divine State. For other people, it’s penetrating that yearning into stillness and that itself becomes the door, the path and the door. So, whichever your path is you need to just trust it...
Moderator: From Fairfield, Iowa, “You counsel to be open to the Shakti. That opening is self-evident as it turns on like a current. What do you have in telling to be open to you?” David: First, just to clarify, I don’t counsel. I only speak about...
Moderator: A question from a participant in Thailand: “Is devotion and focused sadhana necessary for awakening, or is skaktipat enough?” David: This would depend on your definition of enlightenment. If you define enlightenment as simply an...
Moderator: A very long commentary and questions from a participant in San Francisco: “Remaining aware during waking, sleep and deep sleep is held as one factor of abiding and true awakening. What is your orientation towards such matters? Do they not...
The principle of my teaching is when you care for something you bring your attention to it, and the process of caring for something is itself the transformation. That produces the transformation without too many steps involved. So, if there’s...
Moderator: From a participant in Sweden, “Hello David, some Advaita teachers say that the ignorant state we live in daily life is a dream state. What does this mean? And if this is so, how can we wake up from this dream?” David: It’s not a...
Moderator: From a participant in New Jersey, “One spiritual teacher talks about awakening in terms of being in the now and essentially out of the mind and time. How much of our enlightenment is a matter of choice? That is, where we place our...
David: So, to bring forth a birth of the human being back into the divine essence of reality itself, I want to keep stressing that Sat-Chit-Ananda is not just a human attainment, according to the way I’ve come to understand things. It’s actually...
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