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Teaching October 2009: Stillness, Peace and Healing

Teaching October 2009: Stillness, Peace and Healing

Teaching #2 October 2009 I much enjoy e-mail conversations with Gill Siefer, a well-respected Psychotherapist in New York and a spiritual adept who I count as a friend and one of the Elders. (seifer@verizon.net ). We are both about 80 and both suffer from the disease of continually asking “and….?” I hope the conversations will continue. You may like to read a recent part of this conversation; Gil says ….. I have come across some teaching of Ramana Marharshi about…

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Teaching August 2009: The Blessing of Insecurity

Teaching August 2009: The Blessing of Insecurity

If, according to Erich Fromm, the emergence of the `mature man’ is the aim of both Oriental Zen and Occidental psychoanalysis, and if the man on that level has shed his petty fears of insecurity, his one-sided logically reasoned propensity, there is hope for human beings to arrive at a better grasp of the meaning of reality. That this implies the shedding of greed in all forms and the overcoming of ego-worship goes without saying.  Thus satori, or what we…

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