Rupert Spira: In the inmost core, the Heart Shines as Brahman alone, As `I-I’, the Self aware. Enter deep into the Heart By search for Self, or diving deep, With breath under check. Thus abide ever in Atman. ~ Dakshinamurthy
Rupert Spira telling it like it is. This cat is a dog…
Q. Could you give a short factual biography of your life up to the age of 16…
Q. Is a teacher necessary?
by Rupert Spira: The Known, the Knower and Knowing.
Rupert Spira: Let us start with our self. What can we say for certain about ‘I,’ our self, the subject, the one that knows experience? The first thing is that I am obviously present – I am.
Rupert Spira: As some of you know, Ellen and I live in Oxford, in the U.K., on the edge of one of the world’s great educational establishments.
Rupert Spira: It is common for people who encounter this teaching to fear a dissolution of their identity. What do we fear disappearing with the recognition of our true nature?
“We take that which is unreal to be real and that which is real to be unreal.” “However, love, peace and happiness are inherent in the knowing of our own being. In fact, they are the knowing of being. They are simply other names for our self.” “That is, a single sensation/thought/perception appears in consciousness […]
“I don’t understand why asking people to eat a well-balanced vegetarian diet is considered drastic, while it is medically conservative to cut people open and put them on cholesterol lowering drugs for the rest of their lives.” “In short, the more inwardly defined I became, the less I needed to succeed and the less stressed […]