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Old 08-10-2017, 01:30 AM
Miss Hepburn Miss Hepburn is offline
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People here might like the book 'The Direct Means to Eternal Bliss'..M.Langford...dunno.
"Prepare yourself for the coming astral journey of death
by riding daily in a balloon of divine perception.
Through delusion you are perceiving yourself as a bundle of flesh and bones...
Meditate unceasingly, that you quickly behold yourself as the Infinite Essence"

~Lahiri Mahasaya, the Guru of Yogananda's Guru

I have no scientific evidence for anything I say.

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Old 08-10-2017, 09:12 AM
Greenslade Greenslade is offline
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Originally Posted by shivatar
if spiritual enlightenment is the release/death of the ego, why would my ego want me to seek rapid spiritual development?
Because enlightenment is not the release/death of the ego - ego death is ego itself but many enlightened people tend not to understand that as they'd prefer to think of themselves as enlightened. If you really want to understand what enlightenment really means to people look to mentality not Spirituality.

What does enlightenment mean to you and what are the reasons you think you'll be better off if you were enlightened? When you answer those questions you'll understand all you need to know.
"Take your legacy and understand what has gone before. Make a new tomorrow in Love, Light and Faith."
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Old 21-10-2017, 03:21 PM
youngnostic youngnostic is offline
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I once heard a teacher say:

'Close your eyes and pursue Nothing.

No further instructions are needed to become one with the universe

Since you are simply returning Home'
I know me
and you know thee.

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