Utility

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When you hear the words of the Realized speak about Self-Realization, it sounds easy, as though it's the most obvious and undeniable of all Realities. It's more obvious even than the perception of the world. But on its own level the mind struggles...
Self-Realization is that stage of life in which you realize that your Consciousness is beyond the world of form, it is immersed in Formless Being, the Absolute. This is the first phase of Realization. There is a more mature swing within that...
Enlightenment is a State of Being not a state of the mind and yet it’s only through the mind that that State of Being can dawn. It’s a transcendental state of perception that is revealed to the mind as long as is necessary for the mind to be...
Selected quotes by David Spero accompanied by the music of Prem Joshua.
Swami-G: You know. Moderator: Namaste Swami-G: Namaste, Namaste. We are here visiting wonderful California with Orley and with David Spero and it’s wonderful to see them again, and so we were having some nice conversation and it’s gone into...
Swami-G: It’s like, even Ramana, even Ramana when he was there, he had..., some of the seekers would come and go, “When I’m with you, you’re so normal,” you know, “When I go away it seems something so special, but when I’m with you it’s so normal.”...
Swami-G: It's beyond words. One can't describe it. It's not an object that one gets and now is, you know, it's my object, you know. Yeah, realization is not an object that one now owns, another feather in my cap, you know, or something and that's...
Swami-G: “you know, and you better damn well fit my idea of what I want a guru to look like.” David: Isn't it hilarious?  Really, the way to approach a teacher, and I don't mean this in an authoritative sense, is that the teacher is the Self and...
Participant: Even though the personality persists, would you say that there's a space of recognition between Essence and personality? So you can just see it, you know, and it keeps popping up at you, the more familiar you get with its automaticity...
Participant: I have a question. David: Okay. Participant: … Something that changes: I'm noticing the light in my eyes seems different. I don't think I have cataracts and it’s, um, just my vision changed about a year and a half ago, in terms...

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