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by awakening
Sun Jan 06, 2008 12:31 pm
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: The Great Escape
Replies: 20
Views: 3483

and leos reply to this post was equally confusing especially this part In this dualistic dance of Maya it is often implied that this non existing self is 'bad' and that getting rid of it is 'good.' But for whom is it good or bad and who is going to get rid of it. Who is it leo that is implying that...
by awakening
Sun Jan 06, 2008 9:44 am
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: Strange experience
Replies: 57
Views: 16588

Re: Strange experience

toombaru wrote:
nobody wrote:
The dreamed does not dream...


Maybe.........that's all there is........the dream......dreaming.
A dream can dream
as much as water can get wet.


by awakening
Sun Jan 06, 2008 9:41 am
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: this forum is:
Replies: 17
Views: 5317

Re: this forum is:

one place where we all get what we're looking for, one place where we don't get what we don't know or need, one place where the where is here & there and all-ways now, one place where awakening is always watching the nothing(s) that (n)ever happen(s)... this forum is heaven :lol: "This forum is:" a...
by awakening
Sun Jan 06, 2008 9:33 am
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: The Great Escape
Replies: 20
Views: 3483

by Robin Dale Self or mind is always hiding things from itself. That's the only way it can exist. The fact that it doesn't exist is the biggest secret it keeps from itself. So according to this reasoning it CAN exist by hiding that it does not? This is the type of circular reasoning often put forth...
by awakening
Sat Jan 05, 2008 9:48 pm
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: Strange experience
Replies: 57
Views: 16588

Re: Strange experience

toombaru wrote:
aquarius wrote:
Oh my dear........you are currently in a dying situation.
The self cannot loose the sense of self.
It never dies................because it never lived.
Now come on, toomby get real ..


The greatest dream of the self is to "get real".

:lol:


toombaru
The dreamed does not dream...
by awakening
Sat Jan 05, 2008 3:06 pm
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: Strange experience
Replies: 57
Views: 16588

Re: Strange experience

I think that the question that remains is: who is the 'me' that worries about the absence of me? Yes Lydian, that was exactly the feeling the first part of the book left me with...who is upset by -or confused with- the absence of 'me'? As for ' the experience that left ' IT is not an experience but...
by awakening
Sat Jan 05, 2008 10:15 am
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: Strange experience
Replies: 57
Views: 16588

Re: Strange experience

She manages to get comfortable with this 'absence of self.' In the end she is diagnosed with a brain tumor and in the edition I read, a close friend reports that towards the end she was unhappy that 'the experience' left her. Regarding the book .. i agree with leo there are better books about clari...
by awakening
Sat Jan 05, 2008 8:57 am
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: Less suffering in the dream- NOW!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1151

danny wrote:I mean for everyone, not just me...

That's gonna be my new campaign, when I get better... I'm gonna get a load of signatures... but who to send them to? :D
There is this old song..

" I'm gonna sit right down
and write myself a letter..." :D


by awakening
Sat Jan 05, 2008 8:50 am
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: heaven and hell
Replies: 13
Views: 2258

All i know is NOW this is all there is it is a mystery We are meeting ourself NOW the self is before the story and is not in the story The story is in awareness just like a dream is in the dreamer we are the christ here on earth when we are separate we are the dead christ . Love It Aqua.... but the...
by awakening
Sat Jan 05, 2008 8:30 am
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: Strange experience
Replies: 57
Views: 16588

Re: Strange experience

Why this fear? Ah yes, the "fear" factor again... One book that might help explain is Collision with the Infinite by Suzanne Segal. Love A book wherein a woman gets really worried that all of a sudden she does no longer seems to have a personal self....always wondered who it was that had -or lost- ...
by awakening
Fri Jan 04, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: The Quality of Things...
Replies: 27
Views: 5211

Oh just eat the damn thing! :wink: :D :D :D Reminds me of something from news letter 35. http://www.awakeningtothedream.com/newsletter/img/nl035/oranges.jpg Meeting between Kalu Rinpoche and Zen master Seung Sahn There's this wonderful story about the first meeting between Kalu Rinpoche and Zen mas...
by awakening
Fri Jan 04, 2008 1:45 pm
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: Separate self idea
Replies: 23
Views: 4388

Minds at play with words.... I feel that words are pretty inadequate to communicate Awareness and can get us into total abstraction. It can be frustrating. We are so used to putting everything into words. But words, any words, are mind constructs and therefore just the wrong tool! It just seems hop...
by awakening
Fri Jan 04, 2008 8:43 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: A moment in Time... the story of My Life
Replies: 7
Views: 5304

Ah.. this poem
it never started
it will never end...
by awakening
Thu Jan 03, 2008 6:34 pm
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: New to this place
Replies: 7
Views: 1769

Hi Chalis

Welcome to the forum. :D
by awakening
Thu Jan 03, 2008 1:18 pm
Forum: Awakening to the Dream
Topic: Three Choices
Replies: 39
Views: 6469

meL wrote:NOW
"
Lucky Man
"

i just noticed,
my
mattress IS gold
:D :D :D :D
Which means that you now can afford a comfortable box spring mattress meL. :D

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