Recently, my friend Hasan Awan was reflecting on the subject of nonduality and the Direct Path as espoused by Rupert Spira. He asked me for my thoughts. Here they are. I had to do some research, as I had not previously heard of the Direct Path as a distinct teaching. According to Spira’s teacher Francis Lucille, the Direct Path is …
There is no escaping the full extent of the path. People who have no context, no conceptual framework, no understanding of their shrunken self, and no understanding of wrong identification will have to return to the beginning of the path to go forward.
Stingy Generous Protective At risk
If we believe we have done nothing wrong, then we have nothing to learn. If we believe we are always wrongly judged, we still have nothing to learn. If we believe we are always wrong, we still have nothing to learn.
Stingy of heart Generous of heart Savvy / smart Naïve / foolish
Rohini explains how spiritual practice, if pursued with dedication and continuity and assisted by Grace, unfolds in three levels, and she identifies the vehicle emphasized at each level. For more videos and lessons, sign up for a free or paid subscription.
We can observe the mystical journey in the levels of spiritual practice and in the lives of the great mystics. If we are to take this journey, we have to start with a longing for God, for Love, for the Self of All, for the bottom line of existence. Where most of us start is a state of outward-turned inertia. …