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“Before he can come to know himself, a man has to become naked; he has to drop all his clothes. We not only wear clothes on the outside, we also wear clothes on the inside, in the mind.” Why are we so afraid to be who we really are? “Inside every...

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Relaxation Is Just Being Natural

Relaxation 101 "Total relaxation is the ultimate. That's the moment when one becomes a buddha. That is the moment of realization, enlightenment, christ-consciousness. You cannot be totally relaxed right now. At the innermost core a tension will persist. “And that relaxation certainly brings the greatest joy possible, the ultimate in ecstasy,...

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Without love life is meaningless, but without dropping all our ideas about ourselves, without dropping the ego, love cannot blossom in our lives. "A greater fear than death grips you whenever you are in love. That's why love has disappeared from the world. Rarely, very rarely does the phenomenon happen...

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Money is a touchy subject. Many people equate richness with being rich, being wealthy, having a lot of money, and, often, with showing that money off. They think it is something outside themselves. But increasing numbers are starting to realize that without an inner richness, without the kind of...

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Love is Falling Together with the Universe

Love makes the world go ’round. It’s “all you need,” according to The Beatles. Yet love is risky. It means making ourselves vulnerable, opening ourselves up to someone else with no certainty of what will happen, and for many of us, the risk seems too great. Why are so...

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Fear of the Future

Fear of the future is a thing. Google the phrase and you get 285,000,000 results. Increasing threats to public safety from terrorism, renewed focus on nuclear capability, and climate change – things made possible by newer and better technologies – can seem like restrictions on our freedom. are we...

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Does the world seem schizophrenic to you? Media headlines are divisive, full of fear and discontent, but scroll down a little and it’s all about dealing with stress, about living a more peaceful life, and about becoming a more balanced individual. So how do we achieve this balance, how...

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Fear Is a Passive Form of Anger

People have called this “The Age of Anger,” and when I look at the way people seem to express themselves these days, it often feels like it. Love seems far away. Is there a connection between this incitement to fear and the eruption of so much anger?   “Life should be...