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How enlightened are you?

Discussion in 'Games / Pics / Jokes / Stories' started by Geoff-Allen, Aug 21, 2019.

  1. Windwalker

    Windwalker Integralist
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    You must be amazingly flexible. :)
     
  2. Audie

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    haha

    Try "liar".
     
  3. Windwalker

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    Flexible truth it is then.
     
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    I know this (in regards to the dharma)... if I practice it, and they dont, I'm happy, and they won't.
     
  5. Stevicus

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    Well, let's see...

    Crap. Knocked out early. I guess I'd better have a cup of coffee to console myself in my unenlightened ways.
     
  6. Geoff-Allen

    Geoff-Allen Resident megalomaniac

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    If you are refering to a spiritual awakening then it counts ... may only be the start rather than the finish if-you-know-what-I-mean.

    Cheers!
     
  7. Geoff-Allen

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  9. Geoff-Allen

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    Guest writer for Wake Up World

    Enlightenment is not a remote state of Consciousness that we need to achieve some time in the future, but it is the very heart of our nature; our true, inner nature. Unfortunately, during our spiritual search, most of us have been alienated from it, so much so that we have even forgotten about it. It is, however, permanently present in our life, but we simply disregard it. Our attention is always engaged by something — distractions, obligations — so we very rarely take the trouble of looking into our self.

    Still, if we were able to concentrate our attention on our self, that brief moment of alert Consciousness is enough for us to recognize that the alert Consciousness, free of emotions and thoughts is our true inner nature. In the state of alert Consciousness, thoughts no longer keep our attention in captivity, and we may experience silence.

    Then, in alert silence, we recognize the following truths:

    For the full article -

    12 Things an Enlightened Mind Will Understand

    All the best!
     
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  10. Milton Platt

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    Welcome to the darkness. You're standing on my toes.....
     
  11. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
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    I thought it was just one of those anti-fatigue squishy mats.
    Sorry 'bout that.
     
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    The way to Enlightenment is sex, cannibalism and football. Start with Unmeditation and Unbreathing.
     
  13. Geoff-Allen

    Geoff-Allen Resident megalomaniac

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    If you say so!

    I like these Zen stories myself -

    Zen Stories to tell Your Neighbors

    Cheers!
     
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