Archive for April, 2013

What’s Real
April 20, 2013

096

.

.

What [you] think is going on; that’s not what’s going on.

What [you] think [you] understand – that’s part of the misunderstanding.

What [you] think [you] know – that’s not what [you] need to know.

What [you] think [you] see – that’s not what needs to be seen.

What [you] think needs to be heard – that’s not what needs to be said.

What [you] think needs to be touched – that’s not what needs to be felt.

What [you] seek – that’s not what needs to be found.

Hearing, tasting, touching, smelling or seeing are, experienced by nobody, but there’s always hearing,

tasting, touching, smelling & seeing.

In the story of “the perceived” there’s duality, in the actual perceiving – there’s none.

Awareness is completely impersonal, the personal is an afterthought; the editorial commentary of a fictional self.

What remains is what’s already/always real; stay with the real, rest in the real – as awareness.

.

.

.

.

Look inside my new book Water!

Water Cover Pic

.

Enjoy a sneak peak video of “Water”.

.

.

Twitter
Facebook
Bliss Blog [michael sean symonds unplugged]
“S o m e t h i n g I s T h e r e . . .”   [Video]
S o m e t h i n g . . . “   [Book]
Soulananda [Web site]
Visit my bookstore…
Cards, Posters & More…
.
If you have enjoyed these posts and you would like to make a donation to support my work, your contribution would be gratefully appreciated…
(c) Copyright – Michael Sean Symonds. All Rights Reserved Worldwide
Advertisements

Being ~ Here/Now
April 13, 2013

087

.

Is Being here/now dependent upon any prior or future experience?

Is Being here/now dependent upon mantra, mudra, yantra or tantra?

Is Being here/now dependent upon idea, thought, feeling, emotion, notion, association, memory, intention or desire?

Is Being here/now dependent upon practice or belief, experience or philosophy, knowledge or understanding, teaching or perception?

*

Being here/now:

blind to time – beyond knowledge;

outside circumstance – despite experience;

irrelevant to perception – indifferent to understanding.

*

Being here/now:

unconcerned with practice – absent of intention;

oblivious to theology – deaf to ideology;

bereft of outcome.

*

Being here/now:

impartial to intention – indifferent to desire;

heedless of thought – aloof to memory;

dispassionate to feeling.

*

Naturally mindful,

helplessly responsive,

infinitely creative,

spontaneously sensitive,

unconditionally concerned,

dispassionately involved.

Intrigued with Being/not Being  – beyond Being.

*

Prior to the knowledge of Being here/now, who is here/now?

.

.

.

.

Look inside my new book Water!

Water Cover Pic

.

Enjoy a sneak peak video of “Water”.

.

.

Twitter
Facebook
Bliss Blog [michael sean symonds unplugged]
“S o m e t h i n g I s T h e r e . . .”   [Video]
S o m e t h i n g . . . “   [Book]
Soulananda [Web site]
Visit my bookstore…
Cards, Posters & More…
.
If you have enjoyed these posts and you would like to make a donation to support my work, your contribution would be gratefully appreciated…
(c) Copyright – Michael Sean Symonds. All Rights Reserved Worldwide

Water: Awakening
April 6, 2013

Water - Awakening, by michael sean symonds lr

.

What’s real and already here is everything, and everything doesn’t need anything. There is only arrival; it’s a gentle, naked attention communing within the here/now Self. Consciousness is not interested in unity/not unity; it is and you are. Unity is a fictional story created by a “me” that lives in a story called “outside”; it does not exist and neither does the you – you imagine yourself to be.

Abide: To remain; continue; stay; dwell; reside; to continue in a particular condition, attitude, relationship etc; last.

Awakening does not occur in thought/thinking; awakening is not an event. Awakening is concurrent with the absence of thought/thinking/thinker. Awakening is concurrent with the here/now Self; it thrives in the gap between thought, thinking, and so-called thinker.

There is a time of so-called ignorance when we appear to ignore the reality of our true existence and Who We Are, and there’s also a time of so-called awakening when we appear to acknowledge/recognize the light of awareness and Who We Are. The time of ignorance and the time of awakening are equally valid: so-called enlightenment is seeing/knowing that it’s all just Being – being – Being.

When you’re awake it’s not necessary to have reasons for Being; Being itself is enough, just as you are already enough. Being awake does not require esoteric understanding, mystical practice or transcendental experiences. Being awake simply means Being present with the here/now Self and what is, not sitting with or fixating on trendy ideas we may momentarily have of Self.

How to dwell?

No conviction or practice is needed, you’re already/always IT. When it’s suggested you find out Who You Are, it doesn’t mean the mastery of Mantra, Mudra, Yantra or Tantra. Finding out Who You Are has nothing to do with the mastery of knowledge, practice, philosophy or lifestyle; it’s not some certification event.

To find out Who You Are is the instantaneous, spontaneous, recognition of what you’re not – here/now. Only a “me” is concerned with something, which distracts you from everything; you’re not something – you’re everything. Instead of reaching for an idea of wholeness/perfection, notice the here/now Self which is already/always whole and perfect.

What’s needed is not what you think is needed. The here/now Self needs nothing – although a thought that something is needed may arise. Nothing is needed by that which is already/always everything. What’s needed is already/always what’s “got”; better said: see what is and let go of false pursuits, false understandings, and false perceptions.

There is no place where consciousness, wholeness or unity, begins or ends; it’s equally everywhere, in everything, it’s inherently un-divide-able. The false constantly breeds the false and we wonder why the world is in such a delicate condition; can you see it?

Dwell in the sweetness of an unspoken story, here/now.

.

.

.

.

Look inside my new book!

Water Cover Pic

.

Enjoy a sneak peak video of “Water”.

.

.

Twitter
Facebook
Bliss Blog [michael sean symonds unplugged]
“S o m e t h i n g I s T h e r e . . .”   [Video]
S o m e t h i n g . . . “   [Book]
Soulananda [Web site]
Visit my bookstore…
Cards, Posters & More…
.
If you have enjoyed these posts and you would like to make a donation to support my work, your contribution would be gratefully appreciated…
(c) Copyright – Michael Sean Symonds. All Rights Reserved Worldwide
%d bloggers like this: