Monthly Archives: October 2013

Towards an “Objective Reason”


How often are our acts freely chosen? Can we say we can perform an action without any kind of interference or intervention?  And what about the cause of the acts? It is not easy to define the word, “freedom”, beyond … Continue reading

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Self-Observation and Determination (an Experience)


During a difficult period when I was experiencing the nth failures in some practices of self-observation, my mentor addressed me with these words: “Determination is built in action. Before that, we can speak only about feeling.” It was a period … Continue reading

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Self-Observation and Compassion


The practice of Self-Observation such as all the other related activities in a Spiritual Path, should be always considered as means, not goals. Self -Observation is not the goal but the mean through which to obtain the answer to the … Continue reading

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Passion: The Bliss of Inner Fire


There are many qualities of what is defined as passion which can be experienced. Though this term is habitually confused with the emotional flame with a transient, nonenduring nature, true passion  has nothing to do with it. Indeed, while what … Continue reading

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