What is the Essence of Spirituality?

What is the Essence of Spirituality?

“Some of our richest days are those in which no sun shines outwardly, but so much the more a sun shines inwardly.” – Henry David Thoreau The essence of spirituality is to know yourself as presence instead of person. A person is a conditioned state of...
Keeping Quiet as the Ultimate Spiritual Non-Practice

Keeping Quiet as the Ultimate Spiritual Non-Practice

Kabîr says, “Listen to me, dear Sadhu! the true path is rarely found.” – Kabir I find silence to be the highest spiritual teaching there is for any seeker of truth. Not forced silence, not silence of the mouth, not silence by means of...
The Chan (Zen) Way of Life and What You Can Learn From It

The Chan (Zen) Way of Life and What You Can Learn From It

A documentary that is highly recommended by The Dao of Nirvanic Insights is the Chan exploration film called Amongst White Clouds. It is an exploration of various beings devoting their lives to the Dharma. Life in the cities were just too much for some of these people...
How is Moksha (Liberation) Attained by Humans?

How is Moksha (Liberation) Attained by Humans?

Knowing ourselves as we are We can attain to existential liberation only through knowing ourselves as we are. Your essential nature is already enlightened, your original face already illumined. Behold the dialogue from Ashtavakra Gita Janaka said: 1.1 Master, how is...

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