Sadhguru – Spiritual path is like digging a well..

Spiritual path is like digging a well for water..
you continue to dig. If you keep changing your mind every other day
you’ll have lot of holes in your land but no well;
-How do you put your demons to sleep?You stop creating them.
-What is individuality? individuality gets built up initially
for physical survival, for self-preservation.
-individuality is a disease, individual is a beautiful thing

Extracting Beauty From the Unexpected ~ Igor Kufayev

Published on Nov 1, 2018

In response to a sharing, Igor Kufayev speaks on experiencing beauty independent of the object of perception

Dig a bit deeper to know who you really are! Sadhguru

In this video, Sadhguru tells how we should seek an answer to the most important question of our life!

Jaggi Vasudev, commonly known as Sadhguru, is an Indian yogi, mystic and New York Times bestselling author. He founded the Isha Foundation, a non-profit organization which offers Yoga programs around the world and is involved in social outreach, education and environmental initiatives.

Tara Brach: Rewiring for Happiness and Freedom, Part I

Tara Brach: Rewiring for Happiness and Freedom, Part I (2018-10-03)

The Buddha said, “I would not be teaching this (a path of awakening) if genuine happiness and freedom were not possible.” While this is our potential, we each have deep conditioning to get stuck in feelings of fear, deficiency and separation from others. These talks explore the two interdependent pathways of undoing the conditioning that blocks our potential. In Part I we will look at how we can intentionally arouse states of well-being, and with practice, develop them into ongoing traits that bring presence and joy to our lives. In Part II, we will investigate how to cultivate an unconditional presence, and the radical acceptance and love, that are the grounds of true happiness and inner freedom.

Listening to the Inner Teacher – Amoda Maa

Published on Oct 5, 2018

In this video – Amoda answers a question about how we can cultivate the inner teacher. She talks about listening to a deeper intelligence that guides us from our inner being. And about following the tender impulse of this inner guidance.

How to deal with financial insecurity and what it has to do with fear of death – Gangaji

Gangaji is a spiritual teacher and a direct disciple of the renowned advaita master Papaji. In this video she talks about how to deal with financial insecurity and / or whether we can eliminate financial insecurity. According to Gangaji – if we want to find an answer – we have to address the much more important question, which is how to overcome the fear of death.
Because we have this hope – according to Gangaji – that if we can accumulate enough of a barrier between ourselves and death, then we will be safe. But we aren’t! No matter how much money we have we are subject to death at any moment.
When it comes to the question: How to overcome the fear of death, we first have to see that fear (of death) is part of our animal nature and which is an alert system to the real possibility that we may die. Then she advises us to face our fear of death openly, to practice self-enquiry and actually explore it. Then, quite naturally and effortlessly we meet the fear of death, but not meeting as a way of getting rid of something.

After that Gangaji is asked about whether some people are naturally attracted to financial abundance. She is of the opinion that there is too much emphasis on money. Instead of thinking about how to spend money, we should rather think about how to spend our life. Because true abundance has nothing to do with the car we drive or the clothes we wear, but true abundance is a heart filled with love.

To summarize all this: If we want to learn how to overcome financial problems or even how to deal with bankruptcy, we have (first) to address the question of how to deal with the fear of death or how to overcome the fear of death. We do this by openly exploring our fear of death and enquire into this fear.

And of course, as a spiritual teacher, Gangaji reminds us that true abundance is a heart full of love.


The Symptoms of an ill Mind – Sadhguru talks in a Darshan at Isha Yoga Center

Sadhguru looks at how an ill mind can create a poisonous chemical soup within the body. He explains how modern society sees disease as a normal fact of life, which is a serious mistake. But a human being is capable of creating a woderful “soup” and going through life blissfully.

Full Transcript:

Questioner: Sadhguru, Namaskaram. You mentioned in your previous discourses that thirty percent of the illnesses are body while the rest are mind-created. I just want to know in case you do get an illness, how do you know that it’s mind-created or it’s of the body? And in case it’s psychosomatic in nature, what would be the emotional and the thought pattern that’s behind it? How would you find that out and correct it if possible? Thank you.

Sadhguru: You’re sounding like a disciple of Freud (Laughter). Only recently, in the last few years, there has been certain letters that Sigmund Freud wrote to certain people – it’s all come into public domain now. It’s unbelievable – a man who is seen as the father of modern psychoanalysis, the one… People have even credit him… credited him with the title, “He invented human mind” (Laughs). You should see the hollowness of the man – unbelievable!

So don’t go like this – just a simple thing. Suppose right now your right hand gets up – do it. Let your right hand get up – not like that. And it acts funny, simply (Gestures). Do it, do it. No, that’s not funny. Do something more funny. And it beats you up (Laughter). Do you have an ailment or no? Suppose your right hand gets up and does funny things and smashes you, pokes your eyes (Gestures) (Laughter), do you have an ailment or no? Yes, isn’t it? For sure you have. That’s exactly what your mind is doing, isn’t it? It gets up, pops around, hurts you, pokes you, makes you cry, makes you (Laughs) suffer – do you have an ailment or no? Too many people are with you (Laughter) so you can form an army of sick people. When there’s an army in front of you, sick or otherwise, you don’t argue with them (Laughs). What’s the point? Especially if it’s a sick army, what is the point arguing with them? Just bow down to them and keep going.

That’s what morse… most enlightened beings have done. They looked… They closed their eyes and things happened, then they looked… (Gestures) (Laughs). Some fools stand up to speak and it goes on endlessly. If… If your hand started pocking at you, hitting you, beating you up, definitely you are sick, isn’t it? Yes. So if your thoughts and emotions are poking you, str… strangling you and torturing you every day, aren’t you sick I’m asking? Hmm? By your own definition I’m going (Laughs).

So because this sickness is on, it will manifest in so many ways in the physical body. There is no question anymore. Every thought, every reverberation on the level of the mind, depending upon the type of reverberation you create, the whole chemistry is going through a change. It’s all been measured. Right now you sit here and think about tigers, you have one kind of chemistry – chemical changes happen. You think about flowers, another kind of chemical change happens. All this has been measured. So for every thought, if the whole chemistry is going through thing – if your mind is in this state, you know what kind of soup you’re making? You’re a lousy soup (Laughs). Not just lousy, poisonous…

Sadness, Love, Openness: The Buddhist Path of Joy by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche (Author)

A direct, pithy, and accessible guide to the entire path of Tibetan Buddhism by one of the most beloved and respected contemporary lamas.

Accessible, playful, and genuine, this concise guide shows how we can incorporate our own daily experiences into our spiritual path and awaken to how things truly are. By embracing sadness, love, and openness in our lives, we develop an altruistic attitude to help all beings who suffer and to reduce our own greed and aggression. This easy-to-read manual by one of the most widely loved and respected Tibetan Buddhist teachers of our time teaches us how to honestly explore and deal with our own hang-ups and neuroses. Through knowing our own true nature as aware and compassionate, we can progress, step-by-step, on the Buddhist path and use Rinpoche’s pithy wisdom along the way as a touchstone.

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche’s fresh and engaged approach to timeless Buddhist wisdom enables us to deeply connect with authentic teachings in a modern context. This work is a delight and inspiration to read, outlining the major teachings and practices of Buddhism in a succinct way.

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche is a world-renowned Buddhist teacher and meditation master. He was born in Tibet in 1951 as the oldest son of his mother Kunsang Dechen, a devoted Buddhist practitioner, and his father Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, an accomplished master of Buddhist meditation. As a young child, he was recognized as the seventh incarnation of the Tibetan meditation master Gar Drubchen and installed as the head lama of Drong Monastery in the Nakchukha region, north of the capital city Lhasa.

In 1959, following the Chinese occupation of Tibet, Rinpoche fled with his family to India and Nepal where he spent his youth studying under some of Tibetan Buddhism’s most illustrious masters, including the Sixteenth Karmapa, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, and Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche. In 1976 he was enthroned as the abbot of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery in Kathmandu which still today remains the heart of his ever-growing activity. Today, more than 500 monks and nuns are under his care in this and other monasteries in Nepal. Drong Monastery, which was completely destroyed during the Cultural Revolution, has recently been rebuilt and is again home to a monastic community.

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche is the founder and spiritual head of numerous centers for Buddhist study and meditation in Asia, Europe, and North America. In Nepal, he runs Rangjung Yeshe Institute, an international center of learning where students can obtain BA, MA, and PhD degrees in Buddhist Studies. For those who wish to study and practice from home, Rinpoche also offers an online meditation program that covers the entire Buddhist path. At home in Nepal, he is deeply involved in social work through his local charity organization Shenpen.

To read more about Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche and his activities, visit

Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche: Happiness is not over there

Organic Awakening by Kosi Sunyata (Author)

This little book packs a punch. It is the code breaker of enlightenment that reveals the genetics of suffering and how to break free of patterns of fear, sadness, anxiety and other forms of suffering. This book has an unexpected twist that offers shockingly simple and deep teaching. Thoughtout the book there is such a deep pointing to the living truth that it is not uncommond for readers to have direct experience of the happiness you are in the core of your being. One reader said, “Organic Awakening is full of surprises. At one point I laughed out loud and kept laughing for over two hours! This books says what can never be said.”

What is the Genetic Mind?

Recognizing the genetic mind is essential for breaking free of deeply engrained patterns of suffering. The genetic mind is so strong that inquiry, silence, and the mantra are essential for burning through this very resilient veil of mind. For more info please visit

Darshan with Igor Kufayev – at a Glance

Published on Jul 18, 2018

In these excerpts from a recent retreat, Igor Kufayev speaks about the path to Self-realization – touching on the awakening of Life Force, transformation, the nature of the freedoms which arise, integration of our internal and external aspects, the mind as the seat of individuality, and the inexhaustible power of Love.

How Can I Feel More Alive? – Igor Kufayev

Published on 17 Jun 2018
Igor Kufayev addresses what it means to step out of one’s self-imposed judgments and concepts, to connect with that vibrant inner field of awareness, and to experience the inexhaustible source of love within.

Tara Talks: Guided Reflection on Inhabiting this Body

Published on Jun 6, 2018
Tara Talks: Guided Reflection on Inhabiting this Body

When we are not inhabiting our bodies, we are not experiencing our full aliveness. When pain arises, how much can you open to it and let it be as it is? Just like waves in the ocean, pain and unpleasant sensations are part of the larger space of our lived experience. Loving presence arises when we can say, “This belongs.”

Why Are We Pulled Towards Negativity? | Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Published on May 29, 2018

In this video, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar deciphers negativity. Understand why and how we get attracted and addicted to negative things.
Gurudev also elaborates on the thin line between pleasure and pain and shares wisdom on how to refrain from it.

Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar founded The Art of Living as an international, non-profit, educational and humanitarian organization in 1982. Its educational and self-development programs offer powerful tools to eliminate stress and foster a sense of well-being through powerful breathing techniques such as Sudarshan Kriya and Yoga. Appealing not only to a specific population, these practices have proven effective globally at all levels of society.

Adyashanti – There Is No Such Thing As A Personal Awakening [updated Jan 02, 2018]

Published on Mar 26, 2012

More and more people are “waking up” spiritually. And for most of them, the question becomes: now what? “Information about life after awakening is usually not made public,” explains Adyashanti. “It’s most often shared only between teachers and their students.” The End of Your World is his response to a growing need for direction on the spiritual path.

When You Feel Bad about the World, Look Deeper Than That – Amoda Maa

Published on Nov 21, 2017

Join Amoda Maa at her East Coast 5 Day Silent Retreat – Kripalu Center, Massachusetts
December 3 – 7, 2017

In this video – Amoda talks about how when we get stuck in “feeling bad” about ourselves or about the world, we are perpetuating separation. She invites you to look deeper than that.

Gangaji: Telling the Truth About Gratitude

Published on Nov 21, 2017

If you tell the truth, in this moment, there’s more to be grateful for than there is to fix

Put Down Your Weapons and Be Gentle – The Most Powerful Spiritual Practice

Published on Nov 7, 2017

Join Amoda Maa at her 5-day Retreat at Mount Madonna Center, CA
November 12 -16, 2017

In this video – Amoda talks about putting down the idea of spiritual practice as something we do in order to be more still or more present while still employing the weapons of defense and attack in the relationship to everyday life. Her invitation is that you stop being so concerned with spiritual practice and instead turn your attention to surrendering all strategies of control and hardness in all circumstances. Being gentle towards your inner experience – however unwanted or difficult – is a much more powerful spiritual practice that bears fruit in awakening out of the dream of separation in everyday life.

More Than Enlightenment – Amoda Maa

Gangaji – Living A Free Life

Published on Sep 26, 2017

Gangaji gives us the key to living a simple life, unthought, unplanned, with no notion of control. Can you give up the search for anything that you think separates you from what is always here, what is calling you home?

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