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Experience the Unknown, the Very Essence of Life

The present contains the fullness of the world and the fullness of spirit at the same time. But the present is elusive. We all lead our lives by remembering the past and anticipating the future. Th…

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Seeking Your Own Essence

The soul is the highest form of the self. It doesn’t unfold biologically like a child’s brain and behavior. But in other respects there’s an undeniable similarity: The soul works beneath the surface…

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Eternity

When all images have disappeared at the subtle level, the dying person arrives at eternity. Eternity is the source of the soul. The rishis say that at last illusions have ended and reality begins. …

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Finding the Presence of God

The presence of soul brings the presence of God. People report this in various ways: as a sense of lightness, inner joy, an unshakable peace of mind, and many other things. The experience is persona…

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Seeking Your Own Essence

In the case of childhood development, it may seem that nothing is actually happening. If you make a video of a three-year-old’s typical day, you won’t see the isolated moments of epiphany or awakenin…

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Perfume and the Soul: A Meditation

We love the breathtaking book by Mandy Aftel called Essence and Alchemy: A Natural History of Perfume. In the chapter Perfume and the Soul she talks about the oldest role of scent, predating its use a…

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If You Want to Be Loved

A woman once came to the author of this book, saying, "Bhante, I have been alone too long. Would you please pray for me? Pray for the right man to come to me. I know he is out there." Find out what…

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