Tag Archive | "Awakening"

Love, the Best Medicine in Hard Times

June 22, 2016 No comments yet

Tweet Instantly the ground we think we stand on can be pulled out from under our feet. One day Rose made plans to travel to Maharaji’s ashram in Kainchi and the next day the person she most loves and relies on is diagnosed with a deadly brain tumor. That day her world turned upside down. [...]

Love is the Light of Enlightenment

January 25, 2016 No comments yet

Tweet Love is mysterious. No one can say they know what it is, and yet there is no one who does not know it when it comes. It is impossible to understand pure love, the love of God, our deepest love. This is because, no matter how we are experiencing love, the experience transcends the mind [...]

How Not to Fall Back Into Suffering

November 3, 2014 5 comments

Tweet When we have a powerful awakening experience it creates ripples, like a rock thrown into a pond. I’ve experienced this ripple effect since going into the heart so deeply last Sunday, with the feisty old pain body throwing at me whatever it could come up with to get me to fall unconscious and suffer. I [...]

The Exquisite State of Enlightenment

June 10, 2014 2 comments

Tweet Earth School Phase Four: The Exquisite State of Enlightenment An excerpt from Ramgiri’s forthcoming book “HeartSourcing: Finding Our Way to Love and Liberation” Learn more about Ramgiri’s book here! All rights reserved. Enlightenment is a state of Oneness, of absolute simplicity. This makes it impossible for the mind to grasp, for our thinking is not [...]

The Two Masters of the Mind

May 24, 2013 2 comments

Tweet Freeing yourself from the Oppression of Ego Once an old Indian grandfather said to his grandson, “There are two wolves inside me, a black one and a white one. One hurts me and the other one helps me. And they are fighting to the death.” The little boy asked breathlessly, “Grandfather, which one will [...]

Second Birth

February 12, 2013 2 comments

Tweet How do you describe it when your life becomes a sacred event? How can you speak of this second birth in the spirit that ends the hopelessness of searching and marks the beginning of finding? How do you put into words the deepest feelings and expressions of the heart? What you are about to [...]

The Inability to Love

September 11, 2012 2 comments

Tweet Q&A > Question: ”I am completely out of touch with my feelings, specially Love. I have been doing much spiritual practices for the last 3 years and the one thing I can’t grow is Love. My heart is practically dead. I fear that if I love, nobody will love me… like what happened to me before… I [...]

Unburdening Spiritual Relationships

August 29, 2012 4 comments

Tweet Lets make happiness work! That’s not an easy thing for two people with conditioned minds. But for a spiritual partnership to succeed, we must change how we think, feel and act – and especially what we have learned to expect from our partner. It’s fundamental, often confusing, and always wonderful work! Unknowingly we are [...]

3 Steps to Stop Negative Habits and Drama

June 13, 2012 No comments yet

Tweet You know the set-up: your child says something in that tone of voice, you look at the numbers in your bank statement, you find your husband’s shirt wadded up under the chair. The rest is automatic: you complain, you worry, you fret. And you thought you were over your old reactivity! We’re conflict junkies, [...]

Making Friends with Your Ego

January 16, 2012 8 comments

Tweet The ego is confusing. It’s not your enemy. And you already know that very often it isn’t your friend. It can cause a lot of trouble. If you have too much of it, you may be blind to it—while it’s obvious to everyone else. If you have too little, you can’t function in this [...]

The 3 Aspects of Ego

October 4, 2011 No comments yet

Tweet The ego has two very positive aspects, the Ego of Aspiration and the Ego of the Sage. They must be used to overcome the third, the Ego of Suffering. The root cause of the ego of suffering is fundamental ignorance. It is the delusion that, “I am this body, this mortal personality. Happiness comes [...]

Ask for what You want_video!

September 28, 2011 No comments yet

Tweet ” The deepest wish we have is to feel the harmony and peace of an Open Heart. And if we want that strongly and ask for it, the universe will support us” – Ram Giri Click Here to play           video time: 4:22min

I Love Myself: When I’m Laughing and when I’m Crying!

September 14, 2011 6 comments

Tweet Life will always have its ups and downs. This is inevitable. And in this continuous change, in this unpredictability, life meets beauty in its entire dimension. Here is where I ask myself and I invite you to do the same: How am I dancing with life? Am I meeting life with a balanced and [...]

The Way out of Depression and Disillusionment

August 29, 2011 1 comment

Tweet When depression is not depression but disillusionment, it still feels like depression. But in reality it is the first step toward the recognition of your inherent freedom and peace. Dis-illusionment is the beginning of waking up from illusion. It is a difficult stage with enormous promise. What is the illusion that is about to [...]

Classic Tales of the Painbody, Part 1

June 16, 2011 1 comment

Tweet I’m in the prime spot for Flamenco here in Miami, in a restaurant on Calle Ocho (that’s ‘8th Street’ for you gringos), right in the heart of Little Havana. The place is bubbling with excitement. Tonight there is a performance by Miami’s First Lady of Flamenco Clarita Filgueiras, and Natalia Merino, a famous dancer [...]