No-otherness

The secret of silence.

The Shadow of the Whip

Part of the Zen tradition, Koans are meant to precipitate Enlightenment. The Shadow of the Whip is a beautiful Koan, that brings the essence of the Truth to the fore. Come with an open mind, and unburdened heart, and be present to this opportunity to Awaken.

What is the secret of life experiences?

Why do Some Things Happen in Life? The Secret of Life Experiences

Life experiences can be pleasant or painful. Some experiences can be challenging or even devastating. Rattled by the crazy ups and downs of life, you may wonder, why is life happening this way! There is a secret to life experiences – come and find what that is. It can transform how you look at life.

The Buddha is a Dry Shit-stick

The Buddha is a universally venerated being. As such, based on our own traditions, we have conceptual imagery about The Buddha. This article probes this conceptualization, this illusion, with a radical supposition that “The Buddha is a Shit-stick.” A koan within, reveals the Truth.

The Subtle Sickness of Seeking Appreciation

You may be a spiritual practitioner for years. Still, do you notice the subtle undercurrent of seeking appreciation for all the good that you do? If so, you are still caught up in the drama of living as a separate-person. Find out how to be free from this subtle sickness of seeking appreciation.

Opening the Door to Enlightenment

Our experience of the world, of life, is shaped by our self-image. We see the world as we are. This being so, how does one approach and open the door to Enlightenment?

The Pursuit of Knowledge

I valued the pursuit of knowledge for most of my life, including on my spiritual path. Life experiences, however, thrust me into the realm of miracles that I couldn’t explain from my rational-skeptic mindset. The heart of the heart of this desire to seek knowledge, it turned out, was to find the answer to the most important question, “Who am I?”