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26 October 2007
are for a "me"
An email arrives: In
the "NowsLetter" you wrote, "deepest seeing". There's a preference here for just "seeing". ("Deepest" could imply a 'path'
to getting deeper ...)
Glad to hear from
you and I always appreciate your detailed approach to pointers. I will be posting this shortly to clarify the pointer for
any else who may have a similar interpretation:
It's said that way
as there is quite often, for the appearance of a seeker, a "seeing of this". But that seeing is not the deepest
seeing wherein there is no one. It's pointed out to that dream-seeker, out of the dialogues I have with those
appearances that are still a bit deluded by the subtle sense there is a see-ER of this Absolute see-ing. But no
pointer will ever be "accurate" or "right" or "perfect." They're ONLY pointers! Focus on getting the words a certain way can
be misleading as then the focus is off Presence, Being-Awareness-Aliveness, and onto the comparing and judging mind-stuff.
Ultimately all words only point, and so they appear
out of nowhere. This is an absolute mystery here.
Finally, I am reminded of the Hsin Hsin Ming: "The great way is not difficult for those who have no preferences." From no-point-of-view ALL preferences are for
an entity. No worries, not having a go at anyone, this is just a natural aha! In this no-preferences no-entity Seeing This
-- as it is -- arising in what IAMYOUAREALIVENESS.
Werd! Enough said...
were Never Born
Nisargadatta says: "Knowing you are nothing is wisdom. Knowing you are everything is Love". This suggests there are two steps.
One step is the realisation: I am no-thing. Second step is the realisation: I AM LOVE.
A.J., I have one question for you, now: Are you
suffering? All this philosophical meandering will never end the suffering of the seeker. You’ll have a library full
of quotes and pointers that you can read while you’re suffering, OR you can look at what is Real and what is False and
end the seeking and suffering right now. It seems that it’s “up to you.” But is anything up to this idea
of a “you?”
1. Do you exist? YES, before thought is, you are
this: I AM.
2. Who are
you? Nothing but That. Ask YOU, “Who Am I?”
long as there is a belief in a "you," a "doer," put that doer-you to the task of asking "Who Am I?" and ONLY THAT, until
no “separate one” that believes he is and can do, is left to ask. “Who Am I?”
From listening to and watching the various
expressions of non-duality-teachers I get the impression that most of those teachers only realized the first step. I am No-Thing.
As I see it that looks like a DONUT. You know, donut, hole in the center, rest of the cake one perfect ZERO. The hole being
the space where once the ego dwelled. The ZERO-shape can be seen as the remaining, persisting activity of what I call 'self-ing'.
Consciousness has not ceased to be.
Pass the donuts,
I’m hungry. I’ll have a chocolate one! Look: Consciousness is an ASPECT of Being. Call that Being-Awareness or
Being-Consciousness; words that POINT to the indescribable Eternal Isness of The Whole.
But first off let’s get the Nisargadatta
quote accurate: The above is an interpretation. That’s what the mind does, and that’s why the direct pointers
of a Christ or a Buddha, a Ramana Maharshi or a Nisargadatta, are lost in the mire of reinterpretation by ignorant minds
that altered the sayings to fit THEIR conceptual understanding. And the seeker suffers due to this misinterpretation! Here
is as close as we can get (Maurice Freydam’s translation, in “I Am That”): "When I know I am nothing; that
is wisdom. When I know I am everything; that is love. My life moves between the two."
Leaving out the third pointer,”…life
moves between the two,” is what the mind does to separate wholeness. The inclusiveness of the whole quote is lost as
the focus goes on two apparently separate occurrences.
Of course the word “when” implies
“time” and so we always have a falling short of the actual whenever words are used. Words ONLY point to the Timeless
Wordless Isness of The Natural Eternal Being-Presencing-Aliveness.
And so dear One, this myth of “steps”
and “realizations” and “becoming” will keep you stuck in the story of path and goal forever! The sudden
Seeing is always right now and is spontaneously BOTH Nothing AND Everything … and all there IS, is That Love, loving
to BE. Full Stop. All that arises is arising IN You As You: Not Two. This word, “Advaita,” is a description of
an indescribable Seeing that all there is, is One-Essence, Aliveness. This cannot be repeated too often! So, this is the great
death of paths and goals in what IS … This Being. Nothing Being Everything, if you like.
All you are doing here is analyzing pointers.
LOOK where the pointers POINT!
Tony Parsons says that after the 'walk in the
park' there were many years of alternating 'me-ing' and 'be-ing'. This activity finally died away and ever since LOVE shines.
LOVE that embraces everything. The energy of the personal self has burnt up and no-self is the living reality. 'Gone, gone
beyond' as the Buddha says. Nirvana! Beyond Being.
So that’s a description
of a story and when you take the story as a ‘path” you stay stuck in becoming! There is NO “state”
of “no-self, living reality.” Again and again comes the pointless pointer: All there is, is this Aliveness, and
THIS includes absolutely all of it, everything: THIS IS IT: This Pain, pleasure, seeing, not seeing, apparent bondage, apparent
liberation, being and not being … WHAT can be EXCLUDED from the Whole!!?? THIS IS the "LOVE that embraces everything!"
It's never been ABSENT! This mind delusion is of a “person” trying to grasp the Whole and the “person”
is merely an idea in your mind. All you are seeing is your own mind, which ultimately is the One “minding” but
in this interim dark night you believe it is real and so try to figure out how to not be!
So okay, go ahead, get away from Being. Run! Run
fast and maybe you’ll escape your Being-Awareness-Aliveness! RUN!
How’s that going?
Getting stuck in the first step is getting
stuck in what Tony calls 'The Glasshouse". A sort of getting frozen in space. This can be very delusive.
To WHO? You believe
all this crap? Tony would be laughing his head off I suspect, at how you re-interpret what is being shared. This is YOUR delusion,
no one else’s, dear friend. The simplicity of The Message is not being heard, because "you" are "trying to hear it!"
One can have the notion of being enlightened.
But underneath the self is subtly lurking in the dark. The final frontier is not yet passed. Is there a final step beyond
Being? And is there a total cessation of consciousness? A total and absolute death before the dead of the body.
This death is what
IS. “You” were simply never born! All that was born and can die is an idea, a fixated belief in a separate entity
called “me” that OWNS “this body” as “my” body” and these thoughts and feelings
as “my thoughts and feelings” and this apparent universe as "my universe." But HOW can what was never
ever born ever “die?” You are already dead. Dead man talking!
See that all that is happening is a “me”
identity is fixated on stories of paths and final steps and someday and perhaps there will be a dropping off of the false.
Seemingly it dawns on “you” that there IS no “you” and there never WAS. But that will ever and only
be Right Now Right here … and since you are and you cannot escape that you are, Being Itself, then there may be a hearty
laugh and then it’s off to the pub!
How do you look at this Charlie? Does what
I'm saying make sense or is it Bullshit?
It may “make sense” to a mind. BUT:
All that “makes sense” is FALSE! Why trade the Unborn Aliveness for “understanding?” That’s
to sell a diamond for the price of spinach!
Again, A.J., I have one question for you, now:
Are you suffering? All this philosophical meandering will never end the suffering of the seeker. You’ll have a library
full of quotes and pointers that you can read while you’re suffering, OR you can look at what is Real and what is False
and end the seeking and suffering right now. It seems that it’s “up to you.” But is anything up to this
idea of a “you?”
Do you exist?
Who are you?
Thank you for your wonderful reply!
De Nada! :-)
came from reading the works of [names another writer]. I don't know if you are familiar with her writings?
She wrote three
books ... In these books she writes about a journey, a passage through consciousness (or self) and the gradual falling away
of that, finally resulting in a total cessation of the human experience and the mysterious arising of Christ-Consciousness,
which is -in her view- the same as the Buddhist 'Dharmakaya'. I have always regarded these writings as a monstrous piece of
'spiritual' bullshit, but still intriguing.
Intriguing to the mind
only. Bullshit is nearly always interesting to a seeking mind because it thinks it's finding some answers to the I DON'T KNOW
of Non-Conceptual Being-Awareness-Truth -- and the Mysterious Abyss is to be filled with concepts so that the mind-me entity
which never was avoids it's own demise ... totally paradoxical and utterly ridiculous!
she throws up the possibility of a second step of going beyond 'the unitive state' as she calls the falling away of the I-thought.
This is where the donuts come from. Her description of ego-less man. In your reply this is being exposed as total and utter
bullshit, absolute phony baloney! THERE IS ONLY EVER THIS. FULL STOP!!!
of the message is obvious. There is NO-ONE. Period!!!! What Tony Parsons calls the 'Glass box' is a mind game, that's how
I understand it. All mind games are illusions. Survival-games of holding on to the belief in a separate entity. Tony also
often says: 'Having a clear understanding of this message doesn't mean there is liberation'. Now that's an interesting statement.
It has to do with leaving out Nisargadatta's third pointer "...life moves between the two". Isn't it Charlie ? I really enjoy
this communication. Going mad over THIS"!!!! WOW!!!!!!!
I say that this way: (I think Tony might
also) -- "Understanding" Being-Awareness-Aliveness is NOT Being Being-Awareness-Aliveness. Being-Awareness-Aliveness IS. The
understander is a phantom, an idea appearing and disappearing IN Being-Awareness as a "facet" or "aspect" OF Being-Awareness.
That's all there is to this clear seeing, which no-one sees and nobody knows.
Much fun in the Unborn!
ask me: "Are you suffering?". The answer is: "I am not suffering !" You are right. All this philosophical meandering will
- as far as the mind is concerned, go on for ever. I can go on reading another 10 billion books and still get nowhere. Here
the seeking has ended for sure. The question: "Who am I???" got lost in infinity. There is no-one here!
Do I exist? YES!
Who am I???? I don't know!!!!
That's all perfectly clear. Just like airplanes in your videos are happening,
so is tapping these keys happening! This IS IT!!!!!!!
The ending of seeking brings on a new dimension of fun. This communication
is like playing soccer.Passing the ball is happening. Penalty's are happening. Goals are happening. Nobody is kicking the
ball. It's all fun!
GOOD ON YA, No One!
And there (here) "IT" IS, glaringly obvious never lost never found. Being-Awareness-Aliveness.
Welcome Back to The Home You Never Left.
Nothing/Everything appears IN You: Being-Awareness-Aliveness
J.M. Asks, Why do you keep a
photo of Nisargadatta at your side as if he was a pope? Are you keeping a picture of the separate solid entity that HE
was not, to represent the awareness that IS?
Why?? Why NOT!!?? WHO Cares, Jorge? YOU?? WHO is THAT? WHO asks WHY?
But there is duality in that. Being nothing, as I am when I am in deep
sleep, and being everything as I am when I am awake.
That's what happens. Everything is happening ... to no one!
Nothing Being Everything Being Nothing Being Everything Being Nothing Being
Everything Being Nothing Being Everything Being Nothing Being Everything Being Nothing Being Everything Being
Nothing Being Everything Being Nothing Being Everything Being Nothing Being Everything Being Nothing Being
Everything Being Nothing Being Everything Being Nothing Being Everything Being Nothing Being Everything Being
Nothing Being Everything Being Nothing Being Everything Being Nothing Being Everything Being Nothing Being
Everything Being Nothing Being Everything Being Being, Being Being.
BE! Only That …
"But in this process,
you must get rid of the identity itself. If you really find out what you are, you will see that you are not an individual,
you are not a person, you are not a body. And people who cling to their body identity are not fit for this knowledge." [Nisargadatta quote.] Keeping Nisargadatta’s picture by your side as an icon, presupposes some form of clinging
to body identification. That was why I asked "Are you keeping a picture of the separate solid entity that HE was not, to
represent the awareness that IS?"
Keep it simple. The picture is there because I like it. That's all.
You as “mind” invent meaning out of nothing and make it real. That's
your issue, not mine. All of this appears in You as Being-Awareness-Aliveness. So what? So nothing!
Once "it dawns" that all and nothing "happens" IN what You are and is nothing
but Aliveness Appearing and disappearing (as Waking-Sleeping dualism) then all problems are dust. ALL problems are dust.
You are not in the Universe. The Universe is a happening within You ... Being-Awareness-Aliveness.
The story goes on and is fixated on as "my story" until there is the deepest
seeing that all this about sages and icons or monks and buddhas is ONLY a story arising AS mind IN No Thing.
Being No Thing, there is Love.
Who is it that likes the picture? Who is this
I that likes it? I do not mean to offend you Charlie. Just trying to point to what seems like a contradiction to
me. Of course you can like anything you want.
You say, "Just trying to point to what seems like a contradiction to me."
All contradictions are in the mind. The mind is
this idea of a "me."
The Pointers are paradoxical. Pointing cannot represent
or describe and will often appear to the mind as contradictory or even nonsensical. That's the mind! It splits the whole and
tries in vain to reassemble that whole. Impossible. YOU will NEVER see this simplicity of One-Essence ... you ARE this One-Essence.....
There is no "one" liking a picture. There is only
"liking a picture!" Stop trying to get this in the mind! Relax and BE. No one is offended, no one is offending. Now if
this pointing is not good enough as it is ... YOU might want to look:
Who is it that likes the picture? Who is this I
that likes it? WHO is THIS "I" who says I do not mean to offend you? WHO is this "you" that "I" don't mean to "offend?"
There is no one to be offended and no one to do any offending. This is your fixation. Drop it if you can. If you cannot, cheer
up and go have a brewskie.
"I" love "you."
25 October 2007
I Am ... HOW Can I
A.M. Writes, First of all: thank
you for the website and the many videos on YouTube! I just love watching those!
You invited to contact you and here I go:
Happy to hear from you!
The basic message as I get it
is: stick to the 'I am', look who is doing/wanting/thinking ... I looked, no doer was found, just thoughts arise and
body moves - or not.
All fine thus far!
Still is confusion here, disagreement
and questions, still searching for something not understood.
Okay, that’s what is happening.
Oneness, Totality, arises as confusion and clarity, doubting and certainty, knowing and not knowing. WHAT is the Unchanging
Presence IN which all that is arising presently?
In actuality there is nothing and
no one, and THIS is what That Nothing and No-One looks like. It’s all in imagination, mind-feeling story, but Being
itself, your inescapable Presence-Awareness, is untouched by any of that. It's good to "understand" that what is pointed to
is BEYOND agreement or disagreement. I nearly always say do NOT accept, believe, agree with, or trust what any book or any
'person' says. Don't believe anything I say! At the same time drop the disagreeing as well! Leave the self-center out of this:
Listen as Oneness hearing Oneness and all will be well. This Unborn Oneness is your true nature; don't trade the Unborn Being-Awareness-Aliveness
for empty concepts and paltry beliefs.
I am - how can I know this?
"You" CANNOT "know this!" YOU ...
Being-Awareness ... ARE this! This is already known as the Being-Awareness you can never get away from. Try right now to get
away from being! STOP BEING, RIGHT NOW! Cannot be done. BEING IS … BEING.
What is that 'I' if that me,
I thought to be, does not exit, is just a thought?
That's why we use the pointer that
Aliveness IS 24/7, including "in deep sleep;" that Aliveness beats the heart, breathes through the lungs, grows hair, fingernails
... and "you" are not there! The "you" is an idea arising in Aliveness waking as Consciousness ... this unbounded Consciousness
is the Primordial Aliveness appearing as Isness and then the mind kicks in (the brain-mind machine) and translates Pure Unbounded
Consciousness into the THOUGHT I, I Am, Other-than-I is, etc. The THOUGHT I AM is NOT the NON-Conceptual I AM.
In deep sleep seems to be nothing.
In deep sleep there IS nothing!
Not seems to be. There is no one to whom there seems to be nothing! Hello!?
All I can say next morning is
that I missed something out (i.e. because of night/day shift). But all this is kind of experience, thus not real, not to be
EXACTLY! All that's troubling or
confusing is imagination.
So what is left to be me - nothing?
That Thou Art. Not Two Not One!
Right now experience is here
- is that being? Table, PC, breathing - is that being?
YES! Being being table, being PC,
being breathing, ONLY being IS. And the story of being is Being, storying! This Being IS and IT is all there is. Being appearing
to NOT be Being is still always and only Being. Being That Too (NOT Two.)
Where is being than during deep
sleep? Or is the sleep memory not real?
Experiencing IS. Experiencer is NOT: That division of experience/experiencer
is the delusion of mind. Memory is a story arising presently in Aliveness ... Being-Awareness cognizes all including all the
stories of past (memory) and the stories of future (imagination) and stories of present (here now me you other experience
knowing not knowing all STORY and WHO is the storyteller? WHERE is this 'me' starring in the story of now?)
Awareness is just a word; I can't
put a meaning to it. So it does not help to read, that awareness is there, but just no memory of it next morning.
All story! WHO tells THAT story!?
WHO ARE YOU? NO Answer! ASK Who Am I? Accept NO definition or identification, not even "I AM AWARENESS." This is what
you ARE and cannot be grasped, known or conceived, it is NOT perceivable, NOT imaginable, NOT any thing, not even NO thing
(as the mind conceives no thing.)LOOK! The word Awareness is NOT Awareness, any more than the word rock will break your bones!
Seeing this is the natural arising of Awareness RE cognizes itself as empty and meaningless, yet the FULLNESS of pure unabashed
unalloyed NON-conceptual aliveness. Don't get stuck into a concept! YOU ARE and that is undeniable. YOU ARE NOT an object
nor a subject, NOT a label or a name, NOT any thing whatsoever. Looking into the belief in a separate "me" with that name
and form with the question, Who Am I? Is a timeless pathless path to the home you never left.
A bunch of questions and yes,
I know, most important question: who asks those questions, who wants to know? No who is here, but those questions are, together
with changing feelings of importance.
So what? WHO cares what arises as
Aliveness bubbles into everything from nothing? Who??? "No one here BUT..." That's an addiction to the story of "me"
who will forever argue for its limitations. You are welcome to keep these yes buts, dear One ... or Investigate and be Real.
How can you be so sure? To me
there seems nothing to be real, true or provable...
"I" am NOT “sure”. There
is NO "I" apart from Other. There is ONLY BEING arising as Awareness, Not Knowing. Prove to yourself: Do you exist? Are you
BEING? THAT is all the proof there is. The mind will never grasp or be satisfied. THIS is ORDINARY AWARENESS or the Simplicity
of Being ... One-without-a-second.
There is no me, just because
I can't find one?
Well? There's your direct evidence
of the absence of a separate person!
Take a blind person who can't
see the colour red. Does that mean that red not exists, just because it can't be seen by this person?
Stop with all that conceptual speculation and imagination and stay with what YOU know directly: You DO exist. That
is what you truly are ... Existence Itself, Life Itself ... and all else is a story that makes for "the great suffering ego!"
So still questions arise, nothing
seems to be knowable anymore, no safety here.
Yes. This is Unknowing Unsafe Free
Fall! Being, Aliveness, Absolute Freedom, in that there is No-One to be either secure or insecure.
Maybe there is a me (which I
am just to blind to see), maybe not. Maybe the world is real (with all consequences), maybe not. How can you be so sure??
Oneness already said that "I" am
NOT sure of anything. Your question is based on the assumption that there is a person here who knows. That's the mind's false
premise. There is NO person anywhere. It was all a story, imagination. NOW: WHO does not see this?
The "world" is apparently real,
apparently solid. But where is this "real solid world" in deep sleep? It is all imagination. Mind is Being Minding, World-Appearing.
Empty, meaningless until "a me" steps in and claims this appearance to
be real .... but it's a false assertion devoid of actual evidence when investigated.
Is there anything I missed out?
No: There is something here that
seems to keep this Presence hidden: "YOU."
Is there any change that needs
to happen (a shift of perspective as it is sometimes called)? Or is this just as good as it gets? ;-)
Look: Who asks? Who wants an answer?
Who wants assurances? WHO? Waiting and hoping for some “shift" to happen puts you back into the imagined future ...
"someday" "I" will be "Shifted. NO! These are three totally false beliefs: "I," ... "Time," ... "Shift," or "Enlightenment."
Never gonna happen dear One. THIS IS IT.
Thank you for listening! I would
enjoy any answer - and not take it too seriously, it's just bullshit anyways, isn't it? But that doesn't mean that I would
not love to read it!
Stay in touch as Aliveness moves
you to ...
24 October 2007
Full Stop! Yes!
...... But .....
R.G. Writes, Thank you so much for
your detailed answers. ‘I’ seem(s) to be struggling and fighting with your questions and all the while the silent
background is probably simply noticing the struggle (but that’s not yet my continuous experience- it’s still ‘reasoning’,
at least, partly.
You seek an experience and what is being pointed out is NOT an experience. Those come and go. What is it that NEVER
You ask me: “Who
is listening and who is speaking? Ultimately I would say being-awareness is doing both.
The question is NOT
to be answered!!
And your second
question/ pointer: What is it that energizes this seeking for what isn’t here now? Who wants what is not? I’m
intrigued by this one. It gives me goose bumps.
Again NO answer is
wanted. ONLY ask that question! It’s unconcealing that One-Eessence, Pure Aliveness. That happening CAN arise as goose
bumps. But there is NO litmus test!
just the same answer as above, but it doesn’t feel that way. My first answer would be: a thought arising now which projects
something ‘over there’ and at the same time creating a ‘me’ –wanting ‘that’- at
the same time ‘denying’ the changeless background. Am I on the right track here, or full of shit? Another comment
would be highly appreciated.
You are totally OFF
track. There is NO answer that matters. ALL answers are bullshit. Look with your inescapable Being-Awareness at that
thought, “I.” “Where is this “me,” this “I?” IS there one. The false storyteller
ignoramus mind-me asserts, “I am ME!!!” You have worn that mask so long you forgot who you really are WITHOUT
the mask! The “person” is a nonexistent phantom idea, a mask (‘persona’.)
I’M ME!!!! Is
that TRUE? NO. You see, this question will dismantle the false belief in a separate thing called me, and all that remains
is the always so … Being Awareness Livingness and only That…
GIVE UP ALL QUESTIONS
EXCEPT ONE: WHO AM I?
And another paradox:
When I go in to ‘notice the noticing’, to watch ‘ awareness’ I can’t find a ‘me’’,
there is just seeing, being, awaring. Full stop.
FULL STOP. ....................
“Yeah BUT” …
A few seconds later (unnoticed) a story arises about a ’recently broken relationship ’that “I”
need(s) absolutely back and “I “ is back one hundred percent. It hasn’t (so it seems) really really deeply
There is NO problem
with thoughts, feelings, sense of loss, longing. All that is a functioning of a human organism. The problem lies in the identified
fixated cast-in-stone BELIEF in a separate entity called “ME who laments this and that about “MY life, MY broken
romance, MY career, MY car MY money." My My My!!! WHO!??
WHO AM I? Where is
this “me?” Can you find one? NO. All the ideas of I and mine rush back out of habit. Breaking that habit is simple:
It takes a committed no-kidding get-to-the-bottom-of-tgis-shit earnestness, a willingness to give up
all thoughts and stories and ask WHO AM I?
Now ultimately there
is no person who can ask that. Yet as long as YOU believe in this “me-myself-I”
… like a conviction out of long habit, you accept the false assertion of the mind that says "I am the manager
and director of 'my life,’ the doer of actions, the thinker of thoughts, the feeler the knower the experiencer" …
NOW: PUT that “doer” to the task of doing this One Thought. WHO AM I? WHO am I?
Mind you the simplest
and ultimately final approach to the free fall is the simple recognition that you cannot escape ALIVENESS. You ARE That Alive
Presence of Being-Awareness and none other than That.
Please doctor, finish
him off and do it gently and patiently and slowly and now. I may not totally understand what I’m typing here…
Finish WHO off? YOU
will NEVER be "finished off!!
Saty in touch as Aliveness
23 October 2007
The Carrot-On-A-Stick is Only a
Story growing out of Your Own Head
First of all I’d like to thank you for
your great contribution to the Advaita material.
You are most welcome. And, really … It is
… nothing! De nada. LOL …
I downloaded your books and I’ve been
listening to/ watching you a lot (YouTube etc.) I must be a tough case!
WHO?? Who is listening
and who is speaking? Telling that story of "I" and "Other" and “me being a tough case” will NEVER take “you”
beyond that story, dear boy! You are already beyond all that. Just let your focus
shift to the ever-present changeless background of empty awareness which that story arises within.
I bought John Wheeler’s (4) and Stephen
Wingate’s (2) books as well, and of course I keep reading all the postings of Annette Nibley.
Great. You’re in good hands.
When I listened to “The Bottom Line (Youtube)
you were talking about a cd from Stephen Wingate. Could you tell me to which title you were referring? (a carrot dangling
before the donkey’s nose?-I seem to be searching for a future goal here…)
That CD was (if I recall correctly)
"Stay With I Am.” It's a very good set of pointers from No-One to No-Where! But: Now look: You are seeing clearly in
that instant outside of ‘time’ that the carrot on the stick ("both"
of which are growing out of your head as a thought-feeling story of ‘me’) is still being chased.
By who?? What is it that energizes this seeking
for what isn't here now? Who wants what is NOT?
Probably I’ll purchase them all one day,
but as for now I’d be very happy with this one. Thanks again for your great work. It is such a gift that all this incredibly
beautiful stuff is available on the internet. I really loved “The search ends here…” I keep listening to
this one again and again.
That’s fine … you CAN just keep taking
the antivirus. The virus is a belief in a separate “me.” The antivirus is the looking directly at that belief
from your ever-fresh naked awareness … Being-Aliveness … to see if this story of a “me-entity” is
actually TRUE … or not!
OR you can stop and see right now: You ARE. Being
is what you are. You are nothing but That. Full Stop!
22 October 2007
Form Is Emptiness - Emptiness Is Form. Not Two ...
Follow-up from A.J. - Thank you Charlie for the powerfull answer to
my question! As long as there's been Life here I've never (on investgation) discovered any 'me' or substantial 'entity' at
the steeringwheel. There is truely no-one here. That has always and ever been the case. From early childhood on this one burning
question has been on my mind: 'What the xxx is going on???' Eventually I learned that NOTHING IS GOING ON OR HAPPENING. There
is just BOUNDLESS-INFINITE-SPACE-LIKE-MYSTERY wherein a lot appears to happen. A lifestory is apparently happening including
everything that goes with it. The elusiveness of it all is utterly obvious. My true condition is a non-position. As our common
friend Tony Parsons puts it, I AM "Nothing being everything".
The buddha says in the heart-sutra: 'Emptiness is Form, Form is Emptiness'. Those
words are the core of Buddhism. It is the description of Dharmakaya. It is: THIS IS IT ! It is the ineffable put into sound.
LOVE BOUNDLESS !!!!
YUP. And THAT is THAT. You. Or ... Love.
Love Says ...... Hello, Love!