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A dialogue on Non-Duality. ~~~~~~~ Nothing that is said about nonduality o…

A dialogue on Non-Duality.

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Nothing that is said about nonduality or Reality, or spaciousness, or freedom, or suffering is new. It’s the same message that has been shared for centuries all over the world.

I read my wall and my newsfeed here on Facebook and it’s the same message every day with different words.

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Yes.

How can it be otherwise.

The infinite variations in stating…..Not-Two.

Not-Two not positing anything further….

….as only One, the Self, the Source, Noumenon, Awareness, Consciousness……..et al.

Not-Two…….simply as not-Two.

Which is really……the un-supportiveness……of any story.

Including the story of Not-Two.

It is amusing to see how thought has converted what is really an un-anchoring of thought…

…….into a doctrine of non-duality …..

…..and the consequential reams of papers presented on what is non-duality, how it has to be achieved, how it has to be applied to resolve issues of duality..

…… thus the pontifications and posturings on social medias by the galore.

Of course, that such is happening…….is yet another story.

The apperception(to use a term) of Not-Two….

……is apperceiving the absurdity of the very premise of Not-Two.

Why absurd?

In and as Not-Two……who is the other….down whose throat… has to be rammed in….. the assertion of the position of Not-Two?

And as Not-Twoness…….the qualifying of not-Two is meaningless.

The very conception of Not-Two…..is the erasure of the conception of Not-Two.

Of any conception.

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No matter how precisely this message is communicated and however well it is understood, reading about it is impotent. It doesn’t inform our ‘day-to-day’ sense of self, our being or our experience of life.

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Indeed.

And ………..any other means to inform….

..is equally…..mirthy…..^_^

For apperceiving the very essence of Not-Two………is see the absence of the day-to-day self which is seeking to be informed.

The very issue………..is moot……..at the very inception of the issue.

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This knowing has to penetrate beyond understanding for it to become your living reality.

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To see(which of course brings in connotation of time, space, the seer)……

……that the very living reality……as it appears to be……

…with all its ugliness, cruelties, horrors and their counterparts of beauty, compassion and sublimity…the plethora of issues which typifies …living…

…is the very Advaita…….the very Not-Twoness.

Not-Two-ness is not a state to be reached, in time and in space(aka location)…

……through some tools and stuff in time…

….. or by anything that thought has created.

Not-Twoness……..can never come to be……

…….simply because it has never been not-so.

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Yet, it is obvious that if you have no experience of what it means to move beyond understanding or thinking you know, simply saying “it has to penetrate beyond understanding” remains a concept, and something that the mind puzzles about.

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Yes.

And experience, no matter how deep, how expansive, how profound, how earth-shattering…….. is just that….

…….another hoopla that thought creates……..in order to have an enticed mind……..enamored by the recall of the experience.

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So, lets look at what might be meant by this message “penetrating beyond understanding, beyond knowing, beyond thought”; because what it means is actually something that you are completely intimate with….it is your own innate wisdom, your intuitive ability, your felt sense that has been with you always and informs your entire being.

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Yes……….intimacy.

So intimate that the gap between you and me is not.

Hence an intimacy, which has no space(or time) to admit even a “your” or a “mine”.

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It is with your entire being that you sense deeply into your experience of your ‘internal’ and ‘external’ world, with openness, innocence and surrender to what is, exactly as it is, moving beyond the minds capacity to know, or thinks it knows.

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To see……..that the very concept of a “beyond”………has to rest on the positing of a “behind”.

Just like there is no within………..without a……. without.

And thus the quest to go beyond the mind…

…is the very mind enticed by something as a eternal beyond.

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In return, you will be gifted the revelation of oneness, you will realise your true nature and it gradually infuses all of ‘life’. This happens only here, in the eternal now of this ever current experience and it sets you free from all suffering.

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And then how to be free from the “freed-from-suffering-you”.

Is anything happening in this here-now?

Has anything ever happened in this here-now?

A here……….which has no space………to admit the dichotomy of a “here” and a “there”.

A now………which has no time……..to admit the distinction between…

…..a “now” and a “then”.



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