The simple choice to be with the other

The first thing that I want to mention is the innate power that we all have to create form; this is a divine attribute and we all share that quality of the Source. Imagine this innate power to create form as an organ embedded in all 12 bodies of your structure of...

Satsang: Motherhood and Spiritual Parents

(Satsang, May 15, 2018) Transcribe by Vashista Roske, Edit by Briya Freeman Berdhanya: I want to start this satsang with one question: Are you a mother? Students: [Some say yes. Some say no.] Berdhanya: This is the first topic of contemplation: Am I a mother? Of...

Sutra: The real confidence

The self-confidence of the seeker is not the self-confidence of the average man. The average man seeks certainty in the eyes of the onlooker and calls that self-confidence. The seeker seeks impeccability in his own eyes and that humbleness. The average man is hooked...

How to deal with personal importance

The seeker must direct himself to abandon his ties to his personal history and stories. For this, he must use 3 points of contemplation: 1. Forget his self-importance in any narration of his experiences.  Here, the seeker sees his experiences as isolated...

Sutra: The freedom of impeccability

The only freedom seekers have is to be impeccable, to behave impeccable. Not only impeccability is freedom: it is the only way to straighten the human form. The seeker must be impeccable in their availability to drop what is not real, in that way the entrapment of...

Sutra: The dying world

The path of the seeker is to become gradually aware that the ordinary life has been forever left behind. The means of the ordinary world are no longer used as a buffer to his true nature; the seeker must adopt a new way of life if he is going to survive.

Sutra: Freedom from Sorrow

When the pure heart contemplates the infinite dimension of essence, which is the source of all bliss and within the reach of all, it rests in the pure consciousness (source). The mind that is devoted to the source, which is introverted and filled with self-knowledge,...

Understanding Self Fragmentation

Real unity only happens in the moment of self-realization. Until then we remain in duality, fragmentation and pain. We must give ourselves the courage, consistency and contemplation time to perceive our internal choices. We need the space to practice our authenticity,...

How to Heal Dry and Wet Cough According to Ayurveda

Winter can be difficult for the respiratory system. The change of temperature, the lack of fresh air or to cold can produce cough. Identifying the quality of a cough is a very important first step in the Ayurvedic approach to returning to balance. In the simplest...

Sutra: The 3 types of emptiness

The notion of “I”, you, space and time given by the mind has the effect of creating form and planetary existence (earth bodies) The form in a restless state seeks experiences. When the senses engage in the experience, form is established and the wheels (chakras) are...

Sutra: The 4 stages of the seeker in relation to existance

The seeker has 4 consecutive stages in existence: The state of living in the world of the source (transformation); The state of being near the qualities of the source (transmutation); The state of assuming the form of the source (transfiguration); and, The state of...

Sutra: The Unreality of Form

The subtle sound vibration constitutes space and the subtle touch vibration constitutes air. Their friction causes heat and gives rise to the fire element. When the fire subsides, there is water. When all these elements get together, they give rise to earth. The...

Sutra: The concrete form and the void

The concrete body and all its faculties are images (like in a mirror) of the great void (formless). The formless delights to know itself by animating all of its countless images. The soul bodies (unconditional love)facilitates the incarnation of  the void, so the void...

Ayurvedic Diet for Winter

Winter is actually the season when the digestive fire is strongest. The body requires more fuel to stay warm and healthy in the winter months, and the cold weather forces the fire principle deep into the core of the body—igniting the digestive capacity. Our bodies...

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