Pure Experiences
Layers of Suffering. Part 3.

Layers of Suffering. Part 3.

November 30, 2017

In this part of the series on layers of suffering the forth kind of suffering, namely the intellectual suffering is discussed. It is a negative state of the mind caused by non-optimal functioning of the higher mind or intelligence.

 

Layers of Suffering. Part 2.

Layers of Suffering. Part 2.

November 30, 2017

Continuing on the topic of suffering, egoic and emotional suffering is discussed in detail in this part of the talk.

Egoic suffering arises in the form of dysfunctional ego. Emotional suffering is the major cause of suffering in general, which is the presence of negative emotions. This part presents a detailed knowledge and suggests some ways to cure it quickly.

Layers of Suffering. Part 1.

Layers of Suffering. Part 1.

November 30, 2017

Suffering is an unnatural and unpleasant state of the mind. It has many causes and has many kinds, and hence needs different strategies in order to cure it. In this podcast the nature of suffering is discussed. It is classified into five kinds or layers and the first kind, namely - the physical suffering is discussed in detail.

Abilities and Afflictions of Mind - Part 3 : Understanding and Identity

Abilities and Afflictions of Mind - Part 3 : Understanding and Identity

November 30, 2017

This part in the series of talks on the abilities and afflictions of mind is about understanding and identity. Process of disidentification, its implications and some tricks to achieve it quickly are also discussed. 

The Art of Observation

The Art of Observation

November 27, 2017

Observation is an act of gaining knowledge using our own minds as a tool. It is much more than just looking, it is looking without the fog of conditioning and beliefs, and consciously and carefully arriving at an answer to a question. It is a skill every seeker must have, it is an art that can be learnt via practice and proper guidance. A sharp observation will end the need for books or teachers, you will never need to memorize a single thing, and you will be always 100% sure of what you know. Most importantly, you will be able to destroy your ignorance at a blinding speed.

Abilities and Afflictions of Mind - Part 2 : Perception, Memory and Knowledge

Abilities and Afflictions of Mind - Part 2 : Perception, Memory and Knowledge

November 23, 2017

Our thoughts and actions direct our lives. They are a function of our mind. When we understand our minds, we gain power over our lives. When we know our mind, we know all minds, that gives us power over other people. Knowledge of the mind is the first step towards purifying it of all the impurities, ignorance and afflictions.

Knowing your mind is the most important thing that you will do in this life.

In this part, we discuss the perception in more detail, and memory and knowledge.

Abilities and Afflictions of Mind - Part 1

Abilities and Afflictions of Mind - Part 1

November 16, 2017

Our thoughts and actions direct our lives. They are a function of our mind. When we understand our minds, we gain power over our lives. When we know our mind, we know all minds, that gives us power over other people. Knowledge of the mind is the first step towards purifying it of all the impurities, ignorance and afflictions.

Knowing your mind is the most important thing that you will do in this life.

In this part, the points that are discussed are - the basics of what is a mind, what are abilities, what does an affliction mean and how to study the mind. Then we discuss the ability of perception and its afflictions.

Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers

November 9, 2017

Question and answer session discussing various topics like, gurus, conscious death, detachment, liberation etc.

Investigating Paranormal

Investigating Paranormal

November 2, 2017

Yet another taboo topic. Lets add more fuel to the fire. I will present my own perspective on the so called paranormal experiences. From the point of view of someone on the path of knowledge, everything is normal. Its nothing special at all.

However, we can turn the exciting and adventurous investigations into occult and paranormal into great learning opportunities. How to do that? Lets explore together.