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How words block us from observing.

We are satisfied with words, explanations. We see an object and name it, feel an emotion and name it. Never facing the emotion, or seeing the object. We name and dismiss, it is an automatic habitual process for most of us. See a flower, name it so, but never actually look at it. We see the explanation and not the flower. This is how we…

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Is my questioning correct?

One asks, ‘how do I overcome my anger?’ Is that an intelligent question? Or is that merely a continuation of anger.  Being angry one asks ‘how do I overcome my anger’ The question itself becomes stupid. It is the wrong question. Merely in the loop, the continuity of anger. The question has the background of past experience and prejudice. Maybe it is that anger is…

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Long Term Travel Preparation – Handling your belongings

In 2013 I decided to change my lifestyle. The emphasis is on “decided”, going through it all the way through, is another question. Anyway, one thing that sticked is the travel. I left my leased apartment in central London, in warren street, and booked a one-way ticket to Thailand. And I returned after nearly a year of roaming. Did n’t do a plenty lot, went…

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Doing nothing

Set an intention – the spiritual teacher said. It is all about intention. Set your intentions before meditation. that’s when you have to seriously question, whether the so-called spiritual teacher knows anything about meditation. I know something about meditation. And it is not that. The intention is a product of thought. And meditation is anything but thought. Intention creates effort. Because it sets an expectation….

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The Trap of “How”

How do I do something? I often ask that. At my work I ask, ‘how do I code this piece of software’? In relationships, I ask, ‘How do I communicate this thing to her’, ‘How do I ask someone out’, ‘how do I approach someone’, ‘How do I communicate this to my family’, ‘How do I tell her that I am angry?’ ‘How’ implies planning….

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