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David: We need to prep your understanding, so that it carries the knowledge I am That, not I am not That, not I am not worthy of That, but I am That already; not to be taken casually or flippantly into your consciousness, not to take that I am That...
Now the energy’s getting very high. Are you aware of this? Good. You feel this happening? It’s just happening. That quietness is a cauldron of energy highly active. People think of quietness as the opposite of active, right? There's activity and...
The right understanding is that you are in this unborn reality all the time, and I'm inviting you to recognize it with both precision and depth to such an extent that you can declare, “I am that.” But, there must be grace and gracefulness in your...
For some yearning is like a river that carries them into the Divine State. For other people, it’s penetrating that yearning into stillness and that itself becomes the door, the path and the door. So, whichever your path is you need to just trust it...
Moderator: From Fairfield, Iowa, “You counsel to be open to the Shakti. That opening is self-evident as it turns on like a current. What do you have in telling to be open to you?” David: First, just to clarify, I don’t counsel. I only speak about...
Moderator: A question from a participant in Thailand: “Is devotion and focused sadhana necessary for awakening, or is skaktipat enough?” David: This would depend on your definition of enlightenment. If you define enlightenment as simply an...
Moderator: A very long commentary and questions from a participant in San Francisco: “Remaining aware during waking, sleep and deep sleep is held as one factor of abiding and true awakening. What is your orientation towards such matters? Do they not...
The principle of my teaching is when you care for something you bring your attention to it, and the process of caring for something is itself the transformation. That produces the transformation without too many steps involved. So, if there’s...
Moderator: From a participant in Sweden, “Hello David, some Advaita teachers say that the ignorant state we live in daily life is a dream state. What does this mean? And if this is so, how can we wake up from this dream?” David: It’s not a...
Moderator: From a participant in New Jersey, “One spiritual teacher talks about awakening in terms of being in the now and essentially out of the mind and time. How much of our enlightenment is a matter of choice? That is, where we place our...

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