Where Does Mind End? A Radical History of Consciousness and the Awakened Self By Marc Seifer, Ph.D.

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Reality Is All The God There Is: The Single Transcendental Truth Taught by the Great Sages and the Revelation of Reality Itself By Avatar Adi Da Samraj

Reality Is All The God There Is

Contemporary renderings of the dharma of the great sages of Advaita Vedanta and Buddhism from the Realized Spiritual Master Avatar Adi Da Samraj

• Includes transmissions of wisdom teachings of the great sages Gotama Sakyamuni, Nagarjuna, Shankara, and Ribhu

• Presents classic texts of spiritual realization from the perspective of a Realized Teacher

• Provides insight into the ultimate realization possible when dualistic consciousness has been transcended

In this book Avatar Adi Da Samraj offers his unique renderings of the dharma of the great sages of Advaita Vedanta and Buddhism, including Gotama Sakyamuni, Nagarjuna, Shankara, and Ribhu. Rather than simply translate their teachings from available source texts, Avatar Adi Da, himself a Realized Master, respects them as one who has personally realized their truth, revealing that the Buddhist “Nirvana” and the Advaitic “Brahman” point to the same transcendental condition. Avatar Adi Da’s transmissions restore to these texts the profound communication intended by the spiritual masters who created them.

The ego nurtures the illusion of separation, an illusion that cannot be removed by the ego’s own efforts. It is only the spiritual master who makes possible the realization of egoless consciousness. The great sages proclaimed a state of spiritual realization that exceeded both worldly dualism and mystical seeking. They had awakened to a reality that spoke of abiding in a state of consciousness only. Avatar Adi Da brings these remarkable declarations back to life and then concludes with his own unique description of a realization that transcends even these extraordinary utterances–the realization of Reality As It Is, free of all forms of the ego’s search.

Avatar Adi Da Samraj was born on Long Island, New York, in 1939. In 1970, after a period of intense spiritual endeavor, he spontaneously became reestablished in the continuous state of illumination that was his unique condition at birth. After his reawakening, Avatar Adi Da Samraj began to teach. To date, his philosophical, practical, and literary writings consist of more than 70 published books. His students have established Adidam centers around the world.

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Adi Da Samraj – The “Bright” Beyond the “God” Idea

Adi Da gives a Radical and profound description of the true nature of the Divine Reality, Stating that the Divine is the substance of all that arises, not the “cause” of anything, Adi Da goes on to describe how it is our own separation from that which is the very Divine, that causes the assumption of separation.

Adi Da Samraj – Is ‘God’ the ‘Creator’ of Conditions?

Adi Da Samraj examines the presumption of the ‘Creator-God’-idea.

Adi Da Samraj – You Can’t Get There From Here

In this discourse Adi Da Samraj suggests that the Way He Offers is not based on this assumption of separate self, but rather identification with that that is transcendent from the body-mind, the Divine Self-Condition.

The devotee asking the question of Adi Da was a former student of Zen Buddhism so in this discourse Adi Da refers to some metaphors that are part of the Zen Buddhism Tradition.

Adi Da Samraj – Beyond the Familiar

Adi Da Samraj discusses the notion of familiarity and its transcendence in the Way of Adidam.

Music and Its Secret Influence Throughout the Ages By Cyril Scott

Music and Its Secret Influence

The role of music in the evolution of humanity:

• Reveals how a hierarchy of initiates, evolved spiritual intelligences, and devas actively influenced the musical compositions of geniuses to transmit great truths through music

• Explores the influence of the classical composers Bach, Handel, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Schumann, Wagner, and Strauss–from Beethoven’s influence on the creation of psychoanalysis to Chopin’s musical influence on the emancipation of women

Composer and author Cyril Scott explores the role of music in the evolution of humanity and shows how it has pushed human evolution forward. He explains that music has a profound effect on history, morals, and culture and is a more potent force in the molding of character than religious creeds or moral philosophies. Whereas mediocre musicians reflect only their own times, inspired ones help determine the character of the future.

Exploring the works of classical composers such as Bach, Handel, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Chopin, Wagner, and Strauss, Scott reveals how their compositions were actively influenced by a hierarchy of initiates, evolved spiritual intelligences, and devas to make the way fertile for human spiritual evolution. Scott explains how humans are composed not only of a physical body, emotional body, and a mental body but also a sensation body that acts as the bridge between the physical realm and the hierarchy of initiates. Scott shows how the music of great composers affects not only those listening but also society as a whole–from Beethoven’s influence on the creation of psychoanalysis to Chopin’s musical influence on the emancipation of women.
Cyril Scott(1879-1970) was an English composer, writer, and poet. The youngest student of his time accepted to The Hoch Conservatorium in Frankfurt, Germany, Scott was hailed at the beginning of the 20th century as the father of modern British music. He wrote several other books, including An Outline of Modern Occultism, The Great Awareness, and The Initiate trilogy.

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Eckhart Tolle Sexuality & Instinctive Impulses

An Excerpt from the January 2010 Issue of Eckhart Tolle TVEckhart offers liberating insights into remaining present in the face of impulses and desires.

Tara Talks

Tara Talks is a web series hosted by Tara Brach that offers bits of timeless wisdom in short videos to help provide freedom and perhaps relieve stress and anxiety in our very busy lives.

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