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I Am Striving For Spiritual Enlightenment

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    you want to meet the creator.

    . search within, therza creator working within u. creating body mind from what we eat drink n take in thru senses.. therz a whole intelligence working within, we let the truth slip every moment by choosing to not look at it. Same mechanism, same creator is responsible for the...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2015

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    Feeling the need for other person gives away

    the constant emotional dissatisfaction one may have in mind. All the minds in nature have some instincts, emotional patterns thus emotional desires. These desires are not inherent to ur nature but they r mere unaccomplished states of mind. They r like grooves on the flat surface...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M Oct 10, 2015

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    i am in the present, i'm sitting here naked in

    my laptop,in the dark, drinking water, typing as fast as i possibly can so i don't loose my train of thought, now the reason why i'm naked, is because i just came out of a hot bath where i just meditated and contemplated things.. and the word that came to my mind was...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 15, 2015

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    http://youtu.be/whAFLhSWdsA http://youtu.

    be/uG-LuJ-a-Ok You knw why r they laufing lol cause it is that simple n they r laughing at their foolish ness and assumptions they had abt enlightenment, it comes unexpectedly lol atleast u wudnt expect it the way it happens.. Cause the moment of understandings what...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M Feb 6, 2015

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    There cud be millions of othet universe

    happening right now but they r not reality for u nor they cause u any trouble... so wtever u feel is real becomes a trouble for u... sensory input is misleading
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M Jan 28

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    I don't know if anyone's going to read this

    but my guts telling me to go ahead and write this anyway. A little about me- I'm 30 (years young) live in a small town in Scotland. And spent the last 15 years in a crippling depression. Well, mostly crippling..maybe crippling's the wrong word. But I certainly felt (and behaved...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jul 19, 2015

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    Eckhart Tolle, on of my favorite spiritual

    teachers for his clarity and depth, explains about the pain-body and dissolving pain. "Trust your pain." https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KfWN5EW5eo4 This is my main practice in my life now and it is most liberating and life-transforming. I am so grateful. It impacts everything...
    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 4, 2015

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    Enlightenment clearly explained by Sufi George.

    (It cant be more clear) The experience of enlightenment is simple to state. It is the experience of awareness only, awareness that is aware of nothing at all except the existence of awareness itself. During the experience of awareness, the thought-processing mind is empty...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M Oct 11, 2015

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    what god revealed lately is

    that the abyss is a tool for disposing of our mistakes in human form. That the god of the abyss if you will is actually there to assist us in ridding oursleves of anything not divine love. its NOT there to summon from the grave as people do. but people do it and in doing so...
    verndewd verndewd 41-45 Aug 18, 2015

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    Ever since I started getting interested in

    enlightenment and spiritual liberation around 2007, each September 11 I have wondered how that event would have been experienced to someone who was in the state of complete liberation during that event--what would have been their attitude, their state? How would their mind be...
    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M Sep 11, 2015

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    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 1, 2015

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    One person asked a saint how to reach ultimate.

    Saint said, ill answer ur question later but lets go to the river for bathing. Guy was intrigued, he agreed to go along. While they were bathing saint physically forced the guy to stay below water holding his throat. After 15seconds or so guy started drowning and he pushed the...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 6 Responses Sep 13, 2015

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    Unattachment I think I am currently learning

    this lesson: It is unbelievable how I am attached to people. I caught myself wishing for a life time kinda friend, one who would be always there for me. But it is not possible for one person to be there always. People have their own problems and their own path to fallow! I...
    Camehashi Camehashi 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    The habit of continuous missing of ultimate

    truth which is closer than you are to yourself needs to be broken. Unless this habit is transcended, God, Truth, or whatever we may call it, remains just as a belief, a theory not an experience. And unless divine is your experience, the belief is futile. It is not going to help...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    'Forget about enlightenment.

    Sit down wherever you are And listen to the wind singing in your veins. Feel the love, the longing, the fear in your bones. Open your heart to who you are, right now, Not who you would like to be, Not the saint you are striving to become, But the being right here before...
    EtherealRecluse EtherealRecluse 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2015

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    "The spiritual path is actually a path of death,

    a path of loss. Many people begin the spiritual search looking for attainment, but true spiritual attainment is revealed through the loss of everything." I started this journey looking for healing and peace. I have found it is not all sunshine and unicorns. Before we can wear...
    morestay morestay 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 16, 2015

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    From one of my spiritual teachers,

    who taught me a lot about how I am the Self and the self-images of me are just that-self images, not who I really am. He helped me so much by teaching: "None of your thoughts have anything to do with who you really are, just like how none of your thoughts about other people have...
    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 12, 2015

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    i want to get closer to our true nature,

    it sucks to grow up in a western culture that separates people from themselves, but i've awoken, day by day i battle my ego, I let go, I flow and listen to my inner self. I've already listened to my thoughts for years now is the time to stop thinking, i just want to focus on...
    Tommyhilfiger Tommyhilfiger 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2014

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    Life is a happening. It flows uninterrupted

    if we allow ourselves to act in synchronicity with the cosmic laws and not out of our limited ego or mind impulses. Ego gives us false sense of separate identity, of being "something", having things in control. Animals n non living things belongs to nature. They r under control...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 3 Responses May 13, 2015

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    They say enlightenment is permanent.

    .. so how can it emerge out of some temporary action, cause no action can last forever... how can it be the result of meditating one hour and not caring abt it rest of the day. Its an understanding which u create, the experience which already is there and u learn to recognize it...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 4, 2015

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    If i ask u where r u right now.

    U will say "here". So why bother searching for self realization somewhere else or wait for it to happen in future..
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 13, 2015

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    I wish I new people from around

    where I live that where into this stuff like me... that would be awsome Message Me if ur from Cali & on your journey threw Spiritual Enlightment
    BLAiiRBEAR BLAiiRBEAR 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 11, 2015

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    I don't want to upset anyone

    but there is nothing that satisfies so completely like Jesus. God is very jealous and he rewards those who love him and answers their prayers, but does not intercede and answer those who don't come in Jesus name. I love you! I just want all your prayers to be answered.
    carazaa carazaa 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2015

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    Reconnecting...cleaning....wishing... Working....

    I need to reconnect with my inner-self again to be in peace with her to let the negativity from my past out I used to meditate I believed so many things were possible through meditation, I practiced it my eyes were wide open, I believed! but then I turned my back to God, to...
    Arashi23 Arashi23 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2010

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    Here is all i learned in life,

    important to ME one way or another. (Short summary) -healing frequencies. -solfeggio tones. -the piramids true function & power -Wardenclyffe tower (Nikola Tesla) - Free energy is REAL but kept supressed. -alternative healing trough human energy alteration or transfer - crystal...
    AidanCullen AidanCullen 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 19, 2014

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    Whatever distance has to be covered,

    u will have to cover it. Not an inch less, u have to wake up completely, u can say "now m half awake, i m done now ". You will fall back to sleep, u will have to wake up fully before than either ur going up or down on the path of evolution, u cant rest. and You will have to do...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 1, 2015

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    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 4, 2015

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    In responding to a post regarding an atheists

    immersion into enlightenement, I posted this: I, too, read Maharshi in a quest to find what what happening to me after I felt a pulling apart feeling in my chest. I believe it was a circumcision, of sorts, or more accurately stated a death to what is false... the world where...
    SilentConverser SilentConverser 51-55, F Dec 27, 2015

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    Material benefit of enlightenment is

    that u need not even say inside that "i need this thing " for some required stuff, it automatically gets attracted towards u. And ur will becomes extremely powerful, equal to that of creator. No one can undo it.
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 5, 2015

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    I just started my Youtube channel yesterday I

    really want to help people live a healthier happier lifestyle while connecting back to Source if your interested check me out and subscribe =) you can find me @Asriel Asitgets
    AsrielAsItGets AsrielAsItGets 26-30, F Jan 26

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    When point of awareness moves up ur spiritual

    body, ur identification of self or ego transforms.. on the way u get attached with variouse aspects of mind and "feel " that its you.. Not all the time point of awareness remains at same place. When it goes to lower chakras u almost feel one with the physical body so in ur...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 5, 2015

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    Stages To Enlightenment

    Actually there are no stages to Self realization or enlightenment (whatever you call it), the realization is spontaneous its just the preparation so to speak. Enlightenment is like getting back the lost memory of your name. It rises as a strong affirmative thought from within...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    Absolute truth is supposed to be something

    which makes you happy, forever! Other wise who wud want something which doesnt make them happier than they r right now, no one wants the truth to be otherwise. U will only be happy if u r liberated, no one likes to be bounded. Everyone wants limitless happiness which also never...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    "So you're made of detritus [from exploded

    stars]. Get over it. Or better yet, celebrate it. After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all?" ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 15, 2014

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    What is required to happen is actually very

    very simple and profound but for that to happen something intense needs to be done... Doubtless knowing needs to happen but for that to happen, knwing needs to be with all ur heart.. and for it to be with all ur heart, u need to have extreme intensity, attain pointedness of all...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2015

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    Hi guys! So I am 28 and i've been always a

    loner. At first when I was a teen I would try to make friends and its not that I can make friends but I long for real friendship, the life time kind of friendship, time passed and I still look for it in people but it is very rare to find I wander why. Today I kind of got used to...
    Camehashi Camehashi 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 5

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    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2015

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    Many people try to justify

    and feed their doubt by putting intellectual arguments. Why can?t we just step out of it, the zone of doubt and feel the comfort of doubtlessness. Why to be so full of questions when zone of question less-ness is so serene. They are in a sense delaying the growth ahead. So if...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 10, 2015

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    What is enlightenment ?

    Well its dictionary meaning is the action of being well informed abt smthg. Here i m talking abt Self. So one can say that when i got to know my self i m enlightened. What is Self? In general we identify ourself wd this body n mind. When sm one asks who r u?..my answer will be...
    Ohm13 Ohm13 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2015

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    I've been striving to get in touch with myself,

    spiritually. I've taken up meditation and I'm currently browsing for great meditation books and music. I want to get in tune with my spiritual side and find peace within myself. I tend to let little things affect me like, for example, Slow drivers or people who cut me off..... I...
    Queen89 Queen89 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 25, 2015

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    Today be at peace. Imagine you are sitting next

    to a mountain stream. The wind is softly caressing you. moving the trees slightly around you. You can see a beautiful valley with a crystal clear blue lake there that the stream meanders to. Take a deep breath. You can almost taste the cleanness of the air. a scent of pine...
    jthitt jthitt 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2014

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    Bad

    There is a kitty litter box in close proximity of my sacred spot.
    MyNameIsHurl MyNameIsHurl 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 19, 2012

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    This world is full of pain isnt it?

    Those who think its all fun and everything i dont quite agree with them. Isn't dying, when u leave everything ur hard earned money ur relationships n wtever u considered urs behind, the biggest pain of all. When giving up a small belonging of urs brings so much of discomfort to...
    om2013 om2013 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2015

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