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Much of our tension and contraction…

Much of our tension and contraction and clinging is a response to our inherent sense of groundlessness. Ironically, in attempting to find some firm footing we distress ourselves even more. The answer to the issue of groundlessness isn’t to grasp but to let go. Clutching after unattainable certainty, security, stability, permanence, has us perpetually fearful and unsettled. Surrender to the…

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There’s not much to be said…

There’s not much to be said ultimately about what we should be or shouldn’t be doing. Or notions like being in or out of alignment with the ‘higher truth’. Ideas like sin, right action, or ‘being in accord with natural law’ are useful to a point. But as you approach the real state of affairs it’s clear that these notions…

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THE COMPASSION OF NONDUALITY

The teachings of nonduality can sometimes seem to be somewhat abstract, or removed from one’s lived experience, or even rejecting of it. It may be that these teachings, being so uncompromising about the causes of suffering and its remedies, seem to disregard the human-ness of life in favour of a cold, relentless discrimination. But the truth is that the process of…

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