Up Close Impersonal

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When we talk about the heart, it’s easy to confuse the emotional heart and the spiritual heart, because, though they are both the heart, they represent different levels of consciousness. There’s the emotional heart we’re all familiar with, the one that romance and poetry are usually about (except mystic poetry). Emotional love encompasses all the… Read more »

Love with no Object

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Know that when you learn to lose yourself, you will reach the beloved. There is no other secret to be learned, and more than this is not known to me. —Ansari of Herat10 Although you may devote yourself to an aspect of the Beloved, like the guru or the deity as mother, child, or lover,… Read more »

Sharon Salzberg at Open Your Heart in Paradise Retreat 2010

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Open Your Heart in Paradise Retreat 2010 in Maui, HI Sharon Salzberg discusses the importance of meditation “skills training” and the impact it can have on our relationship with ourselves and others. For more information about this year’s Open Your Heart in Paradise Retreat please visit: Open Your heart in Paradise Retreat 2011

Dada Mukerjee first Meeting with Maharaji

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My first darshan was sudden and unexpected, and came at a time when mentally I was least prepared for it. I lived a carefree social life with friends, mostly from my college days, whose company and friendship I valued. On holidays we used to get together to enjoy our time. One Sunday evening in June… Read more »