We are beings that perceive through the lens of duality. Even if a person says that he or she believes in soul or higher nature, that same person will most likely live from the habits of the personality through the day. One of the benefits of meditation is that is cuts through the various ways … More Intermediate: Using duality in one’s practice
The phrase “magical network” is used in the Manjushri Tantra*. It has several meanings which will assist the Intermediate group with the focus of using duality in meditation and in life. Downloadable podcast: Magical network 1 * Manjushri Namasamgiti, also titled the Mayajala
This is the fifth instruction and meditation in the Intermediate level of training for this round. The focus of this round is to learn to use duality. We live in duality; or at least our minds, senses, perceptions, and society tell us that we do. Physics reports that life is multi-dimensional, and meditators of the … More Using duality: the textures of distraction and of awareness
Full acknowledgement of duality is the key to achieving Awareness. Without that full acknowledgement, one remains enamored of it, frustrated by it, frightened by the inconsistencies of duality, and trying to control it. This is an impossible feat. However, stating that “I am a being of duality,” “I live a dualistic life,” “I choose to … More Cultivating Awareness: the 51% solution
This round of Intermediate level of instruction in meditation sets out from the premise that our collective perception of duality and ourselves as dual can be used to establish the more true and refined awareness of One and, thus, oneness. Duality is experienced as perception, concepts, ideas, desires, and the experience of having an experience … More Using duality 2: the gaze
Duality is how we live. Acknowledging duality as a fact (that is to say that humanity lives as if duality is a fact) means that duality can be used to establish oneness. We begin the Intermediate level with this empowerment: that one can create oneness out of duality IF one chooses. Listen now. Download … More Using duality. The Intermediate level begins.