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  1. Hi Aaron, You should read this book, No way for the Spiritually Advanced by Ram Tzu. I read it again just yesterday after 7 years. I always thought this book had a way of cleaning the ego within me. Let me know if you like the book if you happen to read it. Sample this: Ram Tzu knows this... You clever ones Are always looking for a way To beat the system. You want enlightenment You want eternal bliss You want the ultimate orgasm You want it all... And You want to be around To enjoy it. This renders you The ultimate sucker. You are fair game. You get baptized and analyzed. You get rolfed and ESTed. You meditate and vegetate. You're rebirthed and realigned. You're fucked and sucked. You chant, you rant, You heal the child within. You collect money in airports. You get in touch with your feelings. You have your palms, your cards, Your auras and your chakras read. If you're very clever You go to India, Tibet, Thailand, China... In your heart You know the Truth is incompatible With indoor plumbing. You humbly contract dysentery or hepatitis. You pretend that Sai Baba is different from Oral Roberts. It's a wonder Ram Tzu hasn't died laughing.
  2. Books in the spiritual-travel genre

    Some of William Daryample and Paulo Coelho could also fit this genre of spiritual-travel I've created!
  3. Books in the spiritual-travel genre

    Thanks, I'm planning to buy Paul Brunton A Search in Secret India (I'm also soon visiting Ramana Maharishis Ashram) Have you read the book? Just checked 'My Journey In Mystic China', seems like a very good read. Danke!
  4. How do you guys do it?!?!?!?!

    And the truth is you have to build a healthy ego first (through a job, friends, relationship etc.) before you transcend it. It's simply is that way for us mortals.
  5. Hello all, Can you recommend books in this particular genre? Also a little note on why you liked them? I've read a couple of them: The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen, Beyond the Sky and the Earth by Jamie Zeppa, Couple of Pico Iyer, A horrendous book called Don't Fall Off the Mountain by Shirley Maclaine and starting The Gods Drink Whiskey. Can you add more to the list, please? Thanks
  6. I'm delighted with my very first profile comment!

  7. Taoist Relationships

    Hi Steve, I like what you have said. One keeps teaching so to learn better for himself.
  8. Taoist Relationships

    Hi TGF, I don't for a moment believe you'll find love on internet dating sites. I've seen friends get into a constant circle of drama which lasts from a day to three months. I get bored simply listening to their stories. And often wonder how do they have the courage to actually put themselves through it again, and again. I also believe what a better thing to do is address the issues which are perpetuating you to find a partner. Loneliness? Boredom? Then addressing those will be far great option than getting a partner. Sometimes deep relationships simply happen, without you doing nothing. Depending on what frequency you vibrate at you'll find someone exactly like you. So if you want someone better, stop a moment - work on yourself and see what comes before you again. Also why bracket in your mind that you want a Taoist or a cultivator? You begin to give the Universe lesser options. Or your thinking comes in the way of what the Universe actually wants to give you - which could be far better than what you want. A lot of knowledge is available so easily at this point. So you'll find a lot of guys saying/speaking things which will wow you. But do you want to be married to that? Just listen to your heart. It can take a long time till you successfully learn to listen to it.
  9. death

    Hello Below text is about Ramana Maharshi. This has fascinated me for a long time. How could someone reach so deep within himself to be Enlightened just contemplating death. It sure it takes a great being to do that. Thankfully they left us reference points. Depends how we use it to our advantage. In his seventeenth year, in full health and in normal waking state he was suddenly overwhelmed with the fear of death and fully convinced that death was imminent. The inexplicable feeling would not leave so the boy began to ponder on the meaning of death. He was alone in his upper story room at the time so he decided to act out death and inquire into the meaning of it. He laid down with his arms stiffly at his sides as if dead, held his breath and said to himself; "Now death has come but what does it mean? What is it that is dying? The body dies and is carried off to the cremation ground and reduced to ashes. But with the death of the body, am I dead? Am I the body? This body is now silent and inert but I feel the full force of my personality and even the voice of the 'I' within me, apart from the body. So I am the Spirit transcending the body. The body dies but the spirit that transcends it cannot be touched by death. That means that I am the deathless Spirit". The awareness of this knowledge took full possession of him, not at the level of mere mental awareness but at the deeper level of complete spiritual self-awareness. He suddenly became the Spirit and knew himself as That, no longer identifying himself as merely the body form that had been called Venkataraman. Self realization was instantaneous, complete, and irreversible. His ego was lost in a flood of pure Self awareness.