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THE GIFT OF PARADOXICAL FEARLESSNESS

Editorial for Volume 3: THE GIFT OF PARADOXICAL FEARLESSNESS

Written by GARY NIXON    After awakening we can be in a place of what Byron Katie (2007) described as a perpetual state of gratitude or what Adi Da (1978) pointed to as an ecstatic place of divine humour as we transcend the need to continue in independent form and now realize nothing is necessary. […]

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TOWARDS ABIDING IN NONDUAL BEING

TOWARDS ABIDING IN NONDUAL BEING: An interpretive and limited account of the transformation of consciousness

Written by MARCIA RICH    An interpretive account of the transformation of consciousness is explored in this article along with the irreconcilability of experience and conceptualization of nondual consciousness. Twelve themes explore experiences of five ordinary women, whose self experience was profoundly changed by a process beginning with breakthrough experiences of mystical interconnectedness and progressing […]

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BUNGEE JUMPING IN THE ABYSS

BUNGEE JUMPING IN THE ABYSS: Working through issues of the mind, heart and guts after awakening

Written by GARY NIXON In this article, challenges after awakening are considered. While being in the awakened flow can be very captivating, we see issues of the mind, the heart, and the guts may still emerge that need to be worked through. The mind can fixate on the witness state or attach itself to nothingness […]

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IN HOT PURSUIT OF EGOLESSNESS

IN HOT PURSUIT OF EGOLESSNESS

Written by PETER FENNER This article explores different ways in which the spiritual path is pursued using the concepts of the ego and egolessness as the common theme.  The article profiles extreme ways in which we perpetuate our suffering, for example, by fortifying a sense of separation and vulnerability by establishing the notion of an […]

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MINDFULNESS MEDITATION

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION: Psychodynamic perspectives

Written by MICHAEL DELMONTE  This paper examines Eastern mindfulness practice from various psychodynamic perspectives inspired by Freud, Jung, Assagioli and Perls, among others. Western psychotherapy praxis has typically been characterised by confidence in the ability of the logical, analytical and thinking mind to resolve most forms of psychological distress, e.g. from the use of Freud’s […]

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