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Beautiful Sleepwalkers

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I Am the Teaching

An illustration of the inseparability of process and manifestation. Well, if I didn’t lose you already with that mouthful of a heading, let me share… Read more

Happy Pizza & the Meaning of Everything

Lifting the veil and coming back empty handed. There used to be an infamous pizza joint in Phnom Penh called Happy Pizza. Who knows how the… Read more

Lessons From Day Trading: Dealing With Thought Loops

What can day trading teach you about mastering your mind? People assume my ability to master thoughts and emotions is a byproduct of spiritual enlightenment.… Read more

Q&A

You guys ask the greatest questions.
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Q&A Persistent Déjà Vu and Is This Normal?

The usual hatchling questions: Am I going insane? Is this normal? Am I the only one? WTF? A reader shared an experience he had around 7 months ago, which brought on changes in the way he sees things. He’s 19, and I believe he had this experience while he was… Read more

The Martial Art of Managing Bipolar Disorder

Q: “To effectively manage their condition, they need to vigilantly watch their thoughts, examine their thoughts, and challenge the reality of their thoughts and the emotions that follow. It’s imperative..It’s absolutely a martial art” : this deeply resonates with me but how do I establish this vigilance/form a container for living… Read more

Q&A: What’s The Endgame?

Today we talk about the swag bag of enlightenment. And what happens when your bag is empty. Why does it seem that your spiritual quest should result in s swag bag of goodies? Specifically: Connectedness To what do you wish to be “connected”? Other people? Why do you want to… Read more

Choosing Your Perspective

This is part of a conversation I’ve been having with a reader. He’s been going through a lot, and his symptoms are ones many of us have or have had. It’s not easy to suddenly be in a space where your mind doesn’t work the way it used to, or… Read more

Survival Guide

“I’ve seen through the illusion of self. Now what?”
Exactly. How do you live after spiritual enlightenment?
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Depression After Spiritual Enlightenment

Realizing the emptiness of all things is a normal part of spiritual awakening. For some people that leads to serious depression and the feeling that life is pointless. If you feel stuck in this painful nihilistic perspective, you are not alone. I received a very poignant message from a reader who… Read more

Format Your Hard Drive: Brain Hemispheres Go Offline

Spiritual awakening can bring on a major reformatting of your brain, a bit like wiping a hard drive. It’s not uncommon to hear people speak of enlightenment in computer terms, such as getting downloads and wiping a hard drive. These sound like benign computer admin tasks, but when it’s your… Read more

The New Powerful You: Mastering Your Upgrade

Mastering your focus is critical. Slackers will either crash and burn or be stranded. “You call this an upgrade?” Yeah, I feel you. Sometimes it can feel like a handicap. Like you’ve been debilitated in some way. But think of it this way: if you went from riding a bicycle… Read more

Sex & Kundalini

What is sex like for spiritually enlightened people?
Different.

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Don’t Let The Kriyas Get You Down

If you are undergoing sudden spiritual enlightenment, don’t be alarmed if you start making sounds, chanting, singing and doing odd postures.  It’s called krias, baby!… Read more

Sex After Enlightenment: Reversal Of Energy

I don’t know about you, but my wood chopping and water carrying days were pretty much completed a couple incarnations ago. This blog will stick to… Read more

Enlightenment: Sex, Desire & Time

Ever wonder what post enlightenment sex is like?  Concepts like Brahmacharya now make perfect sense, but not as a struggle against sex or desire. Sudden… Read more

Siddhis

What kind of powers do you gain after spiritual enlightenment?
You call these…powers? It’s mostly just a freaky out of control pain in the /ass/. At least, until you get it under control. 

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Vision and Prophecy

Visions; seeing the future; second sight; intuitive medical diagnosis; clairaudience…these are just a few faculties that you may have suddenly gained after an enlightenment experience or Kundalini activation. They may be new to you, or your prior abilities may have been nitro-enhanced by your Third Eye upgrade. Whatever the case,… Read more

Enlightened Ultra Sight Or Blindness?

Not another Matrix moment! What happens when your vision switches to seeing the very essence or code of manifested phenomena? If ever I imagined the awakened state, it surely never included such funky bodily experiences.  Or if there were funky experiences, they would have more of a celestial quality and… Read more

Unconditional Love

What is it? How do I get some? I had a vision the other day. It was so powerful that it kind of knocked me out for several days, meaning I went into a kind of blank trance while it continued to roll through me. Good thing I don’t have… Read more