Pure Experiences
My Name is Bond, Karmic Bond

My Name is Bond, Karmic Bond

November 29, 2019

Many of our actions produce a residue on the universal memory. These manifest as bonds or debts, wherein we are trapped. A seeker realises this quickly and endeavours to break these bonds, tries to pay them off. What are these bonds? How to break free from them? Let us see.

Perfection and Desirability

Perfection and Desirability

November 26, 2019

We are having a dual experience. We experience the opposites. If there is perfection, there is also imperfection. Yet, I the existence is absolutely perfect. How is that possible? How can we call this existence perfect when all we see is imperfection? Isn't our struggle against this imperfection that we find around us? Let us explore our own experience, and find out if it is really perfect.

The Sunday Q&A #17 : Waking state, Dream state, The path of extraordinary experiences

The Sunday Q&A #17 : Waking state, Dream state, The path of extraordinary experiences

November 24, 2019

What is the essential difference between the waking state and the dream state or any other state of the mind? Where will the path of extraordinary experiences take me? Is it better than intellect based paths?

(PS: I apologise for the bad sound quality of this particular recording, it is audible but not that great)

The Sunday Q&A #16 : Ascension, Will to will, Initiation into Tantra

The Sunday Q&A #16 : Ascension, Will to will, Initiation into Tantra

November 17, 2019

How to ascend? Is it possible to manipulate the desires? Desire that which I desire to desire? What is the fundamental premise of tantra? How to start on the path of magic?

Practicalities of Kindness and Compassion

Practicalities of Kindness and Compassion

November 12, 2019

Why are kindness and compassion necessities? What can go wrong with such practices? What are the pitfalls? Who can be genuinely kind and compassionate? How to find kind and compassionate people? How to know the oneness that we are?

The Sunday Q&A #15 : Self Realization, Purification, Unconditional Love

The Sunday Q&A #15 : Self Realization, Purification, Unconditional Love

November 11, 2019

What is the relation between self realization and purification? Does it take an absolutely pure mind in order to realize the truth? What are we left with in absence of meaning, purpose and of knowledge, if not just love?

The Sunday Q&A #14 : Eternal Life, Eternal Maya , Mental States and Qualia

The Sunday Q&A #14 : Eternal Life, Eternal Maya , Mental States and Qualia

November 3, 2019

What is the cause of current life experience? How is the experience or illusion never ending? What are mental states and turiya? Is the mind open ended in terms of qualia?

The Sunday Q&A #13 : Purification of the mind, The paradox, Idols and temples

The Sunday Q&A #13 : Purification of the mind, The paradox, Idols and temples

October 27, 2019

Is purification of mind really necessary? How should we approach it, especially on the path of knowledge? Why is spirituality so topsy turvy and not straight? Why do people worship idols and what are temples for?

The Sunday Q&A #12 : Karma, Causation, Liberation and Doership

The Sunday Q&A #12 : Karma, Causation, Liberation and Doership

October 21, 2019

Is the karmic theory true? What is cause and effect as applied to the mind? How to be free from karmic bondage? How to let go of the sense of doer?

The Sunday Q&A #11 : The Mental Reality, Ancestors, Jeev, Duties of a Seeker

The Sunday Q&A #11 : The Mental Reality, Ancestors, Jeev, Duties of a Seeker

October 14, 2019

How is everything mental in nature? What are ancestors? Is there a bigger me? Why are we here? What should a seeker do?

The Sunday Q&A #10 : The Self, Mantras, Magic, Self Enquiry

The Sunday Q&A #10 : The Self, Mantras, Magic, Self Enquiry

October 6, 2019

Do objects have a Self? How to use mantras properly? How is the lifestyle of a typical magician? What does the Self Enquiry actually show?

Study of Spiritual Phenomena and Research Publication

Study of Spiritual Phenomena and Research Publication

October 2, 2019

What are the best ways to study experiences of all kinds? Why scientific method, which is so successful in the study of physical phenomena, fails miserably in case of spiritual phenomena? What is wrong with scientific journals? Lets discuss some practical issues on this topic.

The Sunday Q&A #09 : Measuring Progress, Liberation, Source of Existence

The Sunday Q&A #09 : Measuring Progress, Liberation, Source of Existence

September 22, 2019

How to measure one's spiritual progress? What happens after liberation? What is the effect of knowledge on incarnations? What governs the universe? What is the cause of existence? Lets explore these questions and many more.

Two years of Pure Experiences Podcast and a Note of Thanks

Two years of Pure Experiences Podcast and a Note of Thanks

September 17, 2019

On the occasion of completion of two years of this podcast I wish to thank all the listener and I also share a bit of history, a bit of my personal life, and a small story about the pitfalls of teaching.

The Sunday Q&A #8 : Guides, Spiritual Evolution, Universal Mind, and the Plot Twist

The Sunday Q&A #8 : Guides, Spiritual Evolution, Universal Mind, and the Plot Twist

September 15, 2019

Where are my spiritual guides? What can I do to make myself worthy of being guided? Does the universal mind help seekers? How can I bypass this whole trouble of spiritual evolution?

Desire Management : Part - 4 The final cure

Desire Management : Part - 4 The final cure

August 31, 2019

Suppression is a time bomb. Desires control the mind. Mind is nothing but unceasing activity of desires. How to take back the control? What is the final cure for the anarchy of desires? In the concluding part of this series, we reveal it all.

Desire Management : Part - 3 Extraordinary ways of fulfillment

Desire Management : Part - 3 Extraordinary ways of fulfillment

August 30, 2019

Desires find a way. There can be supernatural ways. We explore them in this part. We find that it can be either a trap or a path to liberation.

Desire Management : Part - 2 Ordinary ways of fulfillment

Desire Management : Part - 2 Ordinary ways of fulfillment

August 29, 2019

There are three ways to manage desires. Satiation or fulfillment is the first and most popular way. We discuss here the consequences of desire fulfillment. We discover something very important.

Desire Management : Part - 1 Desires and their kinds

Desire Management : Part - 1 Desires and their kinds

August 28, 2019

Desires are the cause of actions. Quality of our life depends on how we act, which depends on what we desire. So their study is of a great significance. What are desires and how many kinds are there? Lets see them in the first part of this series on desire management.

The Sunday Q&A #07

The Sunday Q&A #07

August 26, 2019

What is my path? How to trust the inner knowledge? How to know its source? How to get in touch with the inner self? Why am I unhappy? Lets discuss these issues from a higher perspective.