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One big nuthouse…

One big nut house - HLRozengeur&Prikkeldraad What we call thinking is actually neurosis.” Real thoughts are clear, spontaneous, like bubbles that well up in a pond. They are free from fear and anxiety. They are practical, effective. When you simply are, all is natural. Frantic thoughts are impossible, as well as anxiousness, aversion or greed, but only in your natural state. In your ego state you are ignorance, there is fear and fragmentation, et cetera. There you have lost contact with totality (though that is exactly what it is).

The approach to a problem…

Krishnamurti, whom I love dearly for his sharpness, clarity and consistency, states in his book ‘Commentaries on living’ (second series- study it!) the following: “The approach to the problem is more important than the problem itself…” And right he is! The usual approach is finding a solution, or stated more clearly: trying to get rid of it. We either try to get rid of the sensation of unhappiness (for instance) or start seeking the opposite: happiness. So we call some friends, have a drink, play some music, watch tv, read a book (for some a book on spirituality, maybe). We avoid, deflect, entertain, meditate, jog, or watch an online ...

On awakening and stuff…

In many a column and article I have stated that the general thoughts about awakening are too romantic, often strange and sometimes plainly weird and that in spiritual societies common conditionings are abundant. And yet I still find myself obliged to pop the illusionary balloons of the people I encounter during sessions or in satsang. So maybe it will proof to be useful to offer this cluster of shards, so people can pop their own balloons. Awakening is not the fun thing it may seem to be. Even if someone makes it through, in most cases there will be a not so short period of time of intense crisis, when everything is turned upside down and inside out, ...

Don’t fight, don’t flee, but feel!

inzichtfebr2012Published in InZicht, february 2012

Raf Pype: Most articles in InZicht are aimed at recognizing your true nature and speak from a direct realization of this. While I totally acknowledge the importance of the emphasis on this recognition, I still get the feeling that this isn't the whole story...