Pure Experiences
Life Goals

Life Goals

February 28, 2018

Its a very frequently asked question that what one should do in life, how to best conduct it, what should one aim for and why. In other words people are looking for a purpose or meaning, an end goal of their lives. In this meeting we will try to find all these answers.

Spirituality for Beginners #7: Kinds of Knowledge

Spirituality for Beginners #7: Kinds of Knowledge

February 26, 2018

Depending on the kinds of experiences we can classify the knowledge. This makes understanding of these billions of experiences easy. What kind of knowledge is most important? What should I know? What is its use? What is it, knowing which, everthing is known? Such questions are answered in this episode, however we do not go in details, just hints, to keep it light.

Spirituality for Beginners #6: Introduction to Knowledge

Spirituality for Beginners #6: Introduction to Knowledge

February 25, 2018

Knowledge is a structure in the memory. It resides in the mind, which is the collector of knowledge. We see how the structure is formed and the role of experience in it. We also see the major affliction of this process, which are beliefs - structures that form without the foundation of any experience. Some sources of knowledge are also discussed.

Spirituality for Beginners #5: Truth is Slippery

Spirituality for Beginners #5: Truth is Slippery

February 24, 2018

We add a bit more to the topic of Truth and see how reliable or meaningful that concept is. We find that there are some pitfalls a beginner needs to be aware of. A better option is to simply know and use your experience without worrying too much about what constitutes absolute truth, as there is no such thing.

The Flow

The Flow

February 22, 2018

Often we hear this phrase - go with the flow, live in the flow etc. In this meeting we will discuss the meaning of "The Flow". What is it? What is flowing? How to be in it? What happens when you are in it? And what happens when you go against it?

Spirituality for Beginners #4: The truth behind the Truth

Spirituality for Beginners #4: The truth behind the Truth

February 19, 2018

Once you are aware and awakon, there will be questions naturally, and you may want to find out the truth. Here I am going to pull out the ground below your feet by claiming that there is no such thing as absolute truth.

Spirituality for Beginners #3: Dawn of Awareness

Spirituality for Beginners #3: Dawn of Awareness

February 18, 2018

Spiritual lifestyle begins with a rise of awareness, which is the knowledge that I am conscious, and even that I am consciousness, not the names, memories, a body or tags. As soon as there is an awareness, we begin to question. This is the beginning of awakening. In this episode we also discuss the issues related to meaning of these big words. They don't usually mean what you think they mean.

Sleep

Sleep

February 14, 2018

Sleep is an interesting state of the mind. In this meeting, this state is explored in brief. We find that sleep is a treasure box of knowledge and insights, when we study it properly. Later we find that it seems to be the closest state to pure happiness, peace, bliss, samadhi, consciousness without contents, and death itself. Some ways to gain direct knowledge of sleep, especially deep sleep, are also discussed.

Abilities and Afflictions of Mind - Part 12 : Ethics and Aesthetics

Abilities and Afflictions of Mind - Part 12 : Ethics and Aesthetics

February 8, 2018

In this meeting we continue on with the Abilities and Afflictions of the mind, we focus on Ethics and Aesthetics and their illusory nature. We also discuss guidelines for the seekers in order to free ourselves from their afflictions.  

Abilities and Afflictions of Mind - Part 11 : Pleasure, pain and emotions

Abilities and Afflictions of Mind - Part 11 : Pleasure, pain and emotions

February 1, 2018

Pleasure, pain and emotions are processes in the mind that are founded on a mechanism of reward and punishment and are geared towards survival of the mind and the body. We study them in this talk and reflect on the related afflictions.