“Everything fades away on Earth, Spirit, Beauty, Grace, Talent, as an ephemeral flower that is knocked down by the lightest wind.” This quotation is written on a plaque which is wedged between stacks of human bones at the Catacombs in Paris, France. There is a sign at the entrance to these Catacombs which says; Stop, [...]
A Modern day way of understanding the message of The Beatitudes – the great teachings of Jesus If you want to become who/what you really are, then you need to: 1. Detox yourself from all worldly attachments. 2. Accept that the world cannot satisfy your deepest longings. 3. Stop feeding the ego – your sense [...]
Poems on Death This image below is Trinity by Masaccio – 1425-28 – Santa Maria Novella, Florence. On the sacrophagus underneath is the “carved” inscription which translates as: “I once was what you are and what I am you also will be.” “I once was what you are and what I am you also [...]
Self-inquiry is Experiential Self-inquiry is Experiential I am often asked how exactly does one practice self-inquiry. I think the best way I can explain it is to give an example of how a situation could be used in this way. Let’s imagine a situation where you are talking with a friend and the [...]
Tess Hughes ‘The Non-Event Of No Self’ Interview by Renate McNay This interview was done with Tess Hughes by Conscious TV in 2011. Tess is a spiritually awakened woman from Galway, Ireland who had been seeking spiritual fruition for around 33 years. During those years she drank from the cups of Christianity, Buddhism, Vedanta, Sufism, [...]
This talk was given at the TAT Foundation Spring meeting in West Virginia, U.S.A in April 2011.