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I Am Seeking Enlightenment

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    cant go back to illusion and not in reality

    yet traped in between im just fooling myself here these words are a ******* joke
    Camouflage Camouflage 18-21, M Nov 20

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    Enlightenment Now!

    Sharing a text from enlightened spiritual teacher Dave Oshana. http://enlightenment-now.com What is Enlightenment like? Looking from Outside Oshana described the experience of this enlightenment as being outside of, and watching, the life of David, which...
    Seekerhelper Seekerhelper 18-21 3 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    I Have Experienced Enlightenment

    I believe I have experienced full enlightenment and wish to talk to others who have too.  I'm also happy to share my experiences with anyone that wants to ask questions.I used to actively seek enlightenment through meditation and yoga but experienced it recently and I don't...
    RBRead RBRead 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 9, 2011

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    On Butterfly Wings

        I’ve walked this path before, Always wanting more. How much more can I give? How much more can I live?   When will it be my time to shine? When did fun become so benign? The pine grove stands so tall and proud, Complaining not, accepting all...
    soulfireRW soulfireRW 31-35 2 Responses Jul 1, 2008

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    Belief by chance and by choice........

    Issues are different for every individual, each one makes their own philosophy based on their life experiences...The mind works in different ways for every individual as per the problems he/she have faced. If we face more uncertainty more we tend for strong supports. This often...
    fikrisharif fikrisharif 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    My Love

    My Love   My love is light in darkness. My love is strength in weakness. My love is immortality in eternity. My love is all encompassing and eternal. My love is unconditional to all. I am love and you are all loved. Love is boundless and sightless. It is...
    soulfireRW soulfireRW 31-35 1 Response Jul 1, 2008

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    Some Things About The Calendar, You Maybe Not Know

    You know it is october , december... The october is month number 10, but octan for example has do something with 8. Wikipedia about Octane: Octane is a hydrocarbon and an alkane with the chemical formula C8H18 Why does Oct mean 8, but in our calendar it is 10? Same with...
    Iamwithu Iamwithu 22-25, M May 20, 2013

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    You Want To Live In A Life With No Change, And That Is Not Possible....

    Misery arises because we don't allow change to happen; we cling, we want things to be static. If you love a woman you want her tomorrow too, the same way as she is yours today. That's how misery arises. Nobody can be certain about the next moment. What to say about tomorrow? A...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    I have so many philosophical question in my

    head. Cus my past perception of life brought me hardly anything: I have a very low eq. I thought there was something wrong with me, I thought only way to be validated is to please people and give them what they ask for no matter how much it's gona cost me, I thought I was...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Aug 6

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    Is This The Case With Everyone, Or Just Me? Please Let Me Know.

    I feel like I am missing some necessary component for understanding. I have never had any time of sudden realization, any moments of clarity, shocks of enlightened thought. I've had some deep thoughts, come to conclusions I feel are important in deciding how I should live, but...
    Joltman Joltman 22-25, M 1 Response May 4, 2013

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    Kriya For Connecting With Your Source Of Infinite Energy

    40 consecutive days: 1. Sit in easy pose. Stretch your left arm out to the side with the fingers in gyan mudra and the palm up. The right elbow is bent, the palm faces forward, and the hand is about the level of the ear. The right thumb and sun finger (ring finger) connect to...
    MyNameIsHurl MyNameIsHurl 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    What Is Truth? (Math Inside)

    Does a circle have corners? No. A circle doesn't have corners. Look at this picture: In this picture you see 1 circle. Or do you see the sum of 2 semi-circles, divided by diameter fitting perfectly into one? Well depending what you see, you would answer the question: A Circle...
    Iamwithu Iamwithu 22-25, M 2 Responses May 19, 2013

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    The Hand

    This is a very strange story. One I'm not sure even I quite understand. I wonder if anyone else has experienced something like this. It's now two stories because something else just happened before I logged on. Whether it's a "vision," sixth sense, or just coincidence, I don't...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2012

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    Disbelief:A Sudden Intuition

    last night this idea i got suddenly! tht disbelief has nt logic! if one is disbeliever it is nt bcz he is striving behind logics but actually either gets trapped in net of logics,or either find so many vivid logics and feel even then doubts but there is stste where every veil...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F Jan 29, 2013

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    Relative Freedom And Boundlessness....

    When I came to ask myself there I found no answer. After a season of strong desire it got tired and I left it. Then it got revealed to me from unknown to make me move from known to unknown, so that I can know the unknown to such a great level that I can say to strongly, that i...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    Seeing Void Seeing Nothing Seeing Kuan Yin Seeing The Last Stage

    And I would celebrate - I did Seeing nothing is the Tao black. Seeing emptiness is the Buddha Land. Seeing void is Kuan Yin Seeing the last stage is seeing the Dalai Lama Seeing Arahat is seeing me - dancing - Seeing Enlightenment is the natural world
    PureGoodSoul PureGoodSoul 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    Making Enlightenment Into A Mental Concept

    One of the main principles of being enlightened is non-attachment. This means not mentally clinging to anything that has form, whether an object, idea, thought, or emotional (or even spiritual) state. Many people, in a spiritual journey towards enlightenment, will have intense...
    Safriel Safriel 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 19, 2013

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    Many times I wonder if someone feels exactly

    the same way I do about everyday life. Is there something far greater and higher than we can even imagine in our dreams. Something that pervades everything and yet is so close and cannot be easily reached. I find myself struggling with dissatisfaction with only a career...
    harmony226 harmony226 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    The Doorways Of Enlightenment

    I am always meditating, and basking in the knowledge the source sends me. Today I came across an epiphany I would like to share. I believe that no matter where you are in life you are exactly where you are meant to be, so long as you don't fight the current. I also believe that...
    liberetandem liberetandem 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 22, 2013

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    The Purpose - Answers In The Wind

    The AirI know not my birth. I have no memory of time. I move through life, through death, over fields, mountains and the great ocean. Alone I make no sound. I have no voice. But others say I howl, whistle, rustle, or even whisper. But it is the trees or the grass that calls to...
    Mehameha Mehameha 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    Hi! Just something came up

    and I need an answer from those who knows. Here it is. Recently, I found out that my mom is Blood type B. My dad who passed away more than 20 years ago was type AB. My siblings are all type AB. Why am I type A? Is that possible? Thanks
    Oaklyn Oaklyn 70+, F Aug 22

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    I Seek Happiness

    I posted this elsewhere. I wonder what others want with this thing called Enlightenment. Powers, knowledge, wisdom, visions, vast awareness, Silence, Mystical consciousness??? Could it be nothing more than HAPPINESS or contentment or peace or satisfaction or just simple joy? I...
    jimrich jimrich 70+, M 4 Responses Feb 6, 2011

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    Some say what to do but not how.

    Then some phrase shows how. Me seeks that phrase.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    FEAR

        When fear abounds, Apathy sets in.   Fear of the future, Locks us in the past.   Fear of the past, Keeps us from our future.   Fear of the stranger, Blocks us off to new friends.   Fear of the unknown, Cuts us off from life lived...
    soulfireRW soulfireRW 31-35 1 Response Jul 1, 2008

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    Growing Up

    I had some experiences as a young man that I found myself unable to come to terms with. I threw myself into religion and religious study. I would consider anything but believed nothing unless I could see it working for me. I tooled about for several years making half hearted...
    rewrisk rewrisk 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    Now Is The Time!

    This is a perfect moment. It's a perfect moment for many reasons, but especially because you and I are waking up from our sleepwalking, thumbsucking, dumb-clucking collusion with the masters of illusion and destruction. Thanks to them, from whom the painful blessings flow, we...
    lovelightlove lovelightlove 22-25, F 2 Responses May 19, 2013

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    Question

    What does enlightenment mean to you?
    WalterMighty WalterMighty 22-25 10 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    That awful moment when you see something

    so beautiful, yet so far out of reach. :(
    justintrubela justintrubela 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    I want to talk about energy.

    Ultimately, this is what everything is made of. There is no real end or beginning, just a transition. When you can begin to see things this way, things may become easier to understand. Whenever we have an encounter with someone, whether it be a loved one or a stranger there is...
    QuiriousMe QuiriousMe 41-45, F 9 Responses Jan 16

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    Time And Energy Are Connected

    This is surely not new stuff to you as you can experience it simply everywhere. If you light a fire it will only burn as long as there is enough "food" for it or in other words enough energy. So the time the fire is burning is defined by the energy the fire can use.   If you...
    Iamwithu Iamwithu 22-25, M May 20, 2013

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    What Is Tolerance?

    Did I forget something?
    Iamwithu Iamwithu 22-25, M Jul 6, 2013

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    How I Ended Up In The Hospital Finding Enlightenment.

    So my first experience with meditation and enlightenment and the point of the life. Is what this short summary is about. I wanted to astral project so i looked into it and delved into the world of consciousness, ive never turned back. i learned all about epi-genetics, quantum...
    preparadox preparadox 18-21 2 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    We incarnate into this world on a spiritual

    journey to enlightenment, the quicker we embrace this knowledge the sooner our souls can be complete. They say the soul wants to learn, it needs to learn! to expand the conscience, and so the people who come into our lives can sometimes help with these maturities, gain...
    Mimi94x Mimi94x 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I strive to master myself

    and keep a universally unbiased perspective. I learn as much as I can from my mistakes, and study often. I have a revolving list of books I'm reading and listen to speeches and talks that drive me to be a better person. I work to eliminate my excuses. I maintain habits that do...
    EntrepGuy EntrepGuy 22-25, M Feb 13

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    Poverty Of Soul

    Internal poverty is the poverty of the soul. It describes the unmoved soul. The soul that has been created, but has still failed to realize why. It is the soul that lives a purposeless life. The heart that beats, but has already died. Because while the body cries and bleeds and...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    Preachy

    I'm being told by my "closest" friends I'm preachy when I say things like don't hold on to anger. It feels like there slipping away. Or maybe it's me slipping away from them?
    ripps06 ripps06 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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    How I Became Enlightened In A Moment

    I was seeking Enlightenment, desperately. And then one day I met a man, in a park in Los Angeles, and in the moment that I met him, I received Enlightenment from him. He did not say a word to me. He did not even pay any attention to me. But my world changed the day I met Maitreya...
    ilafriend ilafriend 46-50 3 Responses Mar 19, 2012

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    Im a Christian. But it's just

    so embarassing to admit that after all these years, I still cant give my 100% trust to God. I dont know. Im so worried that if things wont go my way, everything'll be ruined. And I might quit on fighting for my dreams. Feels like I have had enough. :(
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    1 Woman + 1 Man = Transcendental

    The number π is transcendental. It is: π = 3.1415... It is used to describe a circle. To calculate the area of a circle you do: Let's look at this circle:  Both woman and man are part of the same. I divided them by a red line to show the male world and the female. The red...
    Iamwithu Iamwithu 22-25, M Jun 8, 2013

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    The Search

        My wolf guide came to me, In a vision to my soul, Said it was time to set me free, And to step into my role.   A spiritual healer, Life guide to some. An avid listener, And bearer of wisdom.   I have been searching for spirituality, For many...
    soulfireRW soulfireRW 31-35 1 Response Jul 1, 2008

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    Why do i strive and struggle each day in my

    heart.. should i ask for prayers.. I must admit I must of been prideful cause rarely i do unless it was from family but I'm at the point where i realized i need help. Unity is stronger than individualism but sometimes individualism overcomes the majority by sheer will and heart...
    jessesilver jessesilver 26-30, M May 27

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    I Misunderstood

    I was just sitting here reading stories for my fellow EPers and this thought crossed my mind.The phrase "God helps those who help themselves" took a whole new meaning.I believe God is Love. God is not some bearded guy who lives outside us, watching us, judging us. I believe God...
    Mehameha Mehameha 51-55, M 4 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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    Is This Magic? (Math Inside)

    Look at this fine cake: Yummy! If it is me and you, we should divide the cake into 2, so everyone of us gets a bit of it. But what happens if I divide a cake not by 2 but by 0.5 ? 1 cake ÷ 0.5 = ? Well the answer is simple, if we divide the cake by 0.5 we simply get 2 of them...
    Iamwithu Iamwithu 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 2, 2013

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    Chop that wood, carry water whats the sound of

    one hand clapping enlightenment, dont know what that is every second, every minute it keeps changing to something different enlightenment, dont know what it is I'm in the here and now, I'm meditating still I'm suffering, that's my problem enlightenment, dont know what that is...
    firefall firefall 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    The Wisdom Of The Dali Lama

    1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3. Follow the three Rs: 1. Respect for self 2. Respect for others 3. Responsibility for all your actions. 4. Remember that not getting what you want is...
    calvinunmaker calvinunmaker 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    Let Me Introduce Myself!

    I am Meritxell-Coloma-Ermessenda Claude Triquell (hence the 'Triquell'), and I am Andorran-by-birth, French by residence. I live in Paris, and have done since I finished training at the University of Andorra (I am a nurse, by qualification). I moved to Paris almost two years ago...
    Triquell Triquell 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2012

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    What You See And What You Shall (Not) See. (illumine-moi)

    Here is a square: It has 4 corners, right? But I can think of a line in this square: Does this square now have 6 instead of 4 corners? Because it is the sum of 2 triangels? What do you see? What does somebody want you to see? What does the government, the media, etc want you to...
    Iamwithu Iamwithu 22-25, M Jun 13, 2013

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    Enlightenment...Simplicity.

    ..Growth What is it to find these things? It may be the same for everyone...it may be something different. I do however believe that we all are searching for love and peace and harmony and balance in our lives. Balance isn't always easy and sometimes losing your balance is...
    Red73 Red73 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Related Experiences

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    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    Dear Friend, Please read the following! I actually just punched this up today in hopes of attracting some philanthropic-minded laypersons and investors to my cause: I have an...
    economysafe economysafe 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I'm not posting all these posts for attention, I'm trying to help those in need, I know what it's like to have no one, what it's like to not want to be alive, what it's like to...
    Michaelyourguardianangel Michaelyourguardianangel 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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