Truth is Beyond the Senses

If we visit a canyon and call into it, our voice will naturally reverberate around and return to us. Do we actually hear our voice? No, we are hearing the echoes of our voice. If we stand under the night sky and look up at the stars, are we actually seeing those stars? We are not seeing the stars; we are seeing light they’ve emitted perhaps millions of years ago. Our hearing and our seeing is misleading. When we look at the stars, we are seeing the reflection of something that happened millions of years ago. Are we looking into […]

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Truth

When you look at the world today, you can’t help but notice that there are very few people living in the truth. We can blame it on the politicians, but the politicians reflect the population. Living in the truth doesn’t mean you have to be enlightened. It’s more about living in integrity with the best you can in terms of an inner truth. The more you meditate and do the Six Foundations, the more you are in touch with the inner truth. It is  just what happens. Then living in the truth, which is not about any ideas, concepts, religion, […]

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Becoming a Slave to the Truth

Stay Faithful to the Truth

The one who is a slave to the truth is truly liberated. That is a paradox, but it is the deeper understanding. Once we understand the truth, we must then be faithful to that truth that we have experienced. Without that we have liberation insight, but we cannot hold it in our practice. This is why so many teachers fall. They are not able to hold faithful to their insight into the truth. I am more deeply clarifying the meaning of enlightenment. It is not enough to know the truth and to have the inner experience of it. One must bring […]

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