Love is attached and non-attached at the same time

Many things in life are paradoxes. One can be totally devoted to someone and yet be non-attached. Now there is a difference between non-attachment and detachment. Detachment is to exclude oneself from all activities of life and just to be far away, to become reclusive. To be non-attached is to be able to partake of […]

The 20 Times Satsang I

Must we give up all attachments to become self realized? ROOPA: Dropping the cymbals, eh? All the symbols. This is a question from Nirmala which she didn’t get to ask on the last course. To attain permanent liberation in this life, must we give up all attachments to person, including ego, to place, to experience, […]

The 20 Times Satsang II

Looking yourself honestly in the mirror I have not changed at all, for I come from the land of changelessness and I will reach the land of changelessness. So from the non‑changing we are proceeding to non‑changing. And yet all the things that come up in your minds changing, changing, changing, which are none else […]

Fear

Fear is in the roots of all anxiety and indirectly, of the depressions we suffer. Today in this world the consumption of tranquilizers and antidepressants is so much extended that has become the main drug consumed in the western world. In the root of the anxiety we suffer is fear, and in the root of […]

The ego is like an egg

The ego is like an egg. You’ve got to break the shell for the chicken to pop out, the chicken of life. Spirituality. Now that spirit is always within. . . when it is ready, it tries to hit up against the shell to break it to come out. It’s a hard time, but if […]

‘Man, know thyself’

Man, know thyself

Patternings

Our view is narrow because the conscious mind acts only as a vehicle for the upper strata of the subconscious to flow through it. In other words, the patternings that are there in the upper strata of the subconscious mind is being expressed through the conscious mind.

Attachment

AttachmentThe opposite of attachment is not detachment. The opposite of attachment is non attachment.