liberation

Seeing God

God, i.e. that ineffable Ground of all things to which the word alludes, can surely be seen and realized. This …

The Bible of Mithra

An introduction to ancient Persia’s metaphysics and spirituality by Andre Atabaki

Hell is the Other

The man of today is drowning in the ocean of subjectivity, in phenomena, falling for his own shadow, falling a …

Metaphysics & Geometry

Metaphysics is the science of the universals; it is the science of essences, i.e. realities that are universal and unchanging,i.e. …

Theosis

The three stages of spiritual path are Katharsis, Theoria, and Theosis:¬†Katharsis is Purification through Abstention. Theoria is Illumination through Contemplation. …

What is Death?

If death of a loved one is felt as a finite loss for those left behind it is seen as …

Nothing Matters

What is human being? Human being is really a home theater system. It provides audio-visual entertainment, engages thoughts and emotions; …

The Tyranny of Narrative

Does a falling tree make a sound when there is no one to hear it? Of course it doesn’t. Sound …

The Fountain of Now

The experience of the moment is the same in all of us; it is our own psychological colorings that make …

Samsara is Nirvana

I am not of this world. If I were how could I know the world as world? How could I …

The Mind Boner

The mind has but one task, to project outwardly what rises within it. Mind throws the bone for us to …

The Story of Creation

The story of creation is pretty simple if we don’t get caught up in the literal meaning of words. Here …

The Grace to Embrace

We must remind ourselves, those of us practicing religion as a means of salvation rather than welfare, that the spiritual …

Garden of Nirvana II

“The ignorant regard this samsara as real. In reality it does not exist at all. What does exist after this …

Garden of Nirvana I

“Remain as the pure consciousness. Drink the essence of self-knowledge. Rest free from all doubts in the garden of nirvana …

Peace 

“In the heart of the knower of truth, there is neither desire for pleasure nor desire for liberation. Neither liberation, …

The Holy Gaze

World is a mirage in the gaze of the Onlooker. This world! This world is nothing but the gaze trapped …

The Real Fall

Adam and Eve took a bite from the tree…, and hence The Fall. Did they fall out? Fall in? Fall …