Tag Archives: Self-realization

Diary of a pupil: Know Thyself


Possibly, the sentence “know thyself” is one of the most known sensational quotes: perhaps because it’s engraved on the entrance to the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, or because many great characters throughout history restated this concept several times, associating … Continue reading

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My New Book: “The Meaning and Practice of Action”


Finally, a short but solid collection of posts regarding the meaning of action, that, with a little “goodwill”, can be translated into practical reality by every one of you: “The Meaning and Practice of Action”, the “thorn in the side” … Continue reading

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The Three Minute Breathing Space- a “simple” pactice in Observation


Here Follows a simple (but not so easy) exercise proposed by Jon Kabat Zinn. At the beginning, practice it for three minutes at set times, three times a day, then you can extend the duration of the practice on 5, 10, … Continue reading

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The Spirit of a Path: Tantra


A Foreword One of the most harmful aspects which inevitably follows every form of popularization of the Ancient Knowings, is the vulgarization of their contents. For example, the Science of Yoga has been reduced to a trivial sequence of gym … Continue reading

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Inner Science #4: The Patanjali’s Path towards Freedom


Patañjali as an incarnation of Adi Sesha (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Patanjali, a yogi who probably lived in the 2nd century, is considered the most studious and the primary compiler of the system known today as Raja Yoga. In his writing “Yoga … Continue reading

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The Courage to be What we are as we are


“The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.” Thucydides It’s a common saying that the truth hurts, but it’s at the same time what allows us to be as we are, unconditioned, without anger, resentment, dissatisfaction, … Continue reading

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Super Efforts and Self Development


The concept of effort is misinterpreted in the modern society, but is also important to understand if we want to success in the development of our hidden possibilities.  Even if many persons claim that they make incredible sacrifices in their … Continue reading

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Becoming some other (an Exercise)


Even if this practice seems foregone, it is very useful to understand how to see the things from an other point of view. Also, it is useful to achieve better and compassionate “connection” the other persons. Try it! Think of … Continue reading

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Noticing our Self-Punishing Thoughts


A good and simple practice to acknowledge the moments when self punishing thoughts arise in our mind Spend a day practicing awareness of your tendency to engage in self critical, negative thinking. Label each instance you notice and number them … Continue reading

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Acknowledge Your Many Roles


Get out pen and paper. Sit quietly for a few minutes, breathing gently. Start to think of the many roles and aspects of your life. List all the roles that you play. Of course, you may think first of your … Continue reading

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