Essay on: “Know thyself” (“Temet Nosce”) by Amira

“Know thyself” (“Temet Nosce”)   The ancient Greek aphorism “Know thyself” is one of the Delphic maxims,(though we find similar teachings going back to ancient Egypt and Asia) the first of three, inscribed on a column in the pronaos (forecourt) of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi (Greece). It’s given as “Nosce te ipsum” or…

INSPIRATIONS: “A Call to Awareness” by Mystic Meandering

“A Call to Awareness” Humanity is living out the drama of the “original wound” of  mankind, where we “fell asleep”, numbed, fractured, fragmented  from our original innate Beingness – our Original Self. (Some call it our “Divine” or True Nature). That Original Being became seen as something separate that mankind continually tries to reconnect with…

Questioner: Why is it that we naturally seem to think of ourselves as separate individuals? Reply: by Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

Maharaj: Your thoughts about individuality are really not your own thoughts; they are all collective thoughts. You think that you are the one who has the thoughts; in fact thoughts arise in consciousness. As our spiritual knowledge grows, our identification with an individual body-mind diminishes, and our consciousness expands into universal consciousness. The life force…

POEMS: “Beyond spirituality” by Mystic Meandering

“Beyond spirituality” Beyond the “cloak of spirituality” that we wear, in its many guises, is the unconditioned Nature of our own Being – the “Genuine Self”, the “Authentic Self”, the “Precious Pearl” at the depths of Beingness; not the super-imposed conditioning of belief systems, but the pure state of Being from deep within the Quietness…