You already have all you need

. .  Instead of searching for what you do not have, find out what it is that you have never lost. NISARGADATTA OUR LIFE BECOMES an exciting adventure and we become capable of transforming problems into creative opportunities when we realise that, as a human being, we are endowed with three fundamental abilities it is […]

The deeper life

When you look at what makes your life beyond the obvious reality of earning, spending, coming into relationship, setting goals, solving problems, watching TV, sleeping or going through physical routines, you become aware of another realm of activity, more subtle and less noisy than the physical one, but one that is underlying and shaping your […]

Change? Yes, we probably can

. . Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have ~ Maragret Mead Although there is a growing awareness in humanity today that freedom, compassion and power are inherent parts of our humaneness, many people still believe they are victims of their conditions: the external […]

I am what I am because of who we all are. *

. . . “The one who comes to question himself has cared for mankind” ~ Anonymous . Although we do have an independent existence as original ‘beings’, what we have become today is the product of a long lineage of causes and we are dependent on the net of life within which we evolve and […]

Be yourself but do not live for yourself

“Everybody can be great – because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve … You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. When they hear about self-awareness, most people initially react saying that it sounds a bit selfish to […]

Dispelling the shadow

. . .. …………“To attain knowledge, …………..add things every day. …………..To attain wisdom, …………..remove things every day”. ………………………………………….Lao-Tzu . The world view that has shaped the psyche of the ‘developed’ world for the past three centuries relies on the premise that the world, nature, lower species or even kinsfolk are a ‘resource’ we are entitled […]

Challenging the Selfishness Paradigm

. . . There is enough for everyone’s needs but not for everyone’s greed. Gandhi. All human societies are built on a number of basic assumptions that determine the choices their people make and the systems they rely on to organise their life. A fundamental of our scientific, profit driven, materialistic worldview says that we […]