John Wheeler lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and holds weekly meetings in Santa Cruz, California. As is mentioned on his website, John. It wasn’t until I started reading the writings of John Wheeler where he nearly shouts it out that I started paying more attention. In his podcasts. Awakening to the Natural State [John Wheeler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. John Wheeler met Bob Adamson (a student of Nisargadatta Maharaj) on a trip to Wheelers book is neo advaita, plain and simple.
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If you have questions, you are welcome to e-mail me at citron16 gmail. At July 7, at 5: We just overlooked it due to the old concepts and habits.
Why seek “liberation from bondage”, when there is in truth no bondage and nothing to liberate? See the list sorted by Author. United States Always interested in spiritual matters. With the emphasis off of thought, which is just a small slice of everything going on, you are more fully alive and present with what is.
Living, perceiving and feeling are happening full on all the time, without reference to the mind at all. It is so simple that the jonn overlooks it.
It’s precious material to listen to. John’s website has been inactive for some years. Wasn’t this article about the unhelpfulness of oversimplification? Who or what is there to do or to get, to be competent or anxious? He is as comfortable delving into the metaphysics of the movie The Matrix, as he is in pointing to the underlying meaning of the ancient Veda scriptures non dual awareness.
At February 6, at 1: At least in my experience, I have found that to be the case, because my job demands that I be fully engaged at all times. Sunday, 29 August John Wheeler. Something radically shifted for me because I came fact-to-face with the vitality, the confidence, the energy of that understanding The first comment menioned They are simply passing states. Posted by Poul Gyde Poulsen at This is not really the case.
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But there is also an excellent first chapter called “The Basics”, which to me actually “does the job” on its own. Recently, however, I have become fascinated by Advaita or Nondualism and have been writing about this subject. With the emphasis off of the mind and the conceptual story, you will be much more present, because there is no filter. They just rise and fall like dust motes in the light of the presence-awareness that we are. This is fully realized and complete right now.
You will find that it is the sense of being a separate person, something apart from the source which is the reality, the presence, or whatever you want to call it. Among other things, John states that his seeking might have gone on for decades, had he not met Bob Adamson. It is actually completely present. Who is that “I”? Not sure what method can work for you? There is not such a thing as non dual state.
So instead of being concerned with the states or actions, realize that the real existential problem, if there is one, is the subtle sense of being a separate person that can tend to creep back into the picture.
Advaita or Nondualism: John Wheeler
Awareness, the light of life that you are, is always wholehearted and fully involved, because it is the factor that informs and supports all experience. Sunday, July 06, John Wheeler I have sensed from the writings of Catherine Ingram and the podcasts of John Sherman that they were pointing to something so obvious that it can be easily dismissed. There is a logic to it that you can confirm by direct experience.
There can creep in the subtle idea that what you are is someone who is a separate person with the ability to choose or pay more attention. Is it as simple as this or do you think it is more complicated?
Ultimately, you have no control over the mind states, so let them be. As you clear up your real identity, the mind will take care of itself.
Even when this happens, it does not in fact change what you really are. Just notice what is here and see that.
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Who is pulling away? There is no person in the machine whose attention, lack of attention, competence or whatever is a critical factor in understanding your true nature.
It is the person that gums up the works and creates all the problems and supposed solutions. No need to avvaita with more or less incomprehensible Sanskrit terms, what a relief! It’s overhwelming to think about.
There are thoughts and feelings and perceptions, but they are not a problem. Most of the book consists of John’s answers to questions, very useful reading. Lose the concern that there is something significant about the mind and emotional states.
You are always what you are, presence-awareness. Thank you for caring about your content. If more people that write articles really concerned themselves with writing great content like you, more readers would be interested in their writings.