Virtues of the Spirit — Opening the Path

It’s hard to find teaching about the virtues of the spirit.  Our Western culture focuses on expanding, conquering and controlling.  This mindset puts the individual in a state of continual tension.  Not much room for cultivating the virtues of human nature.

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The Three Greatest Burdens

“The three greatest burdens are; regret, revenge and religion, Release yourself from these weights, and open your heart to the virtues of the spirit.”  — Guru Tua

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Already Perfect

“After all, what do you really want? Not perfection; you are already perfect. What you seek is to express in action what you are. For this, you have a body and a mind. Take them in hand and make them serve you.” — Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

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Ego Is Not Your Enemy

Ego as a Tool

If you are like most people, you probably identify with your Ego as “you.”  But, is this a correct assumption?  Maybe not…  What if there are other options for thinking, other vistas of perception within your reach.  Maybe Ego is just a mask, and all you need to do is find a way to unmask the real you.

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