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The Pragbodhi Cave

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Raj and Santosh met me at 5:30 AM at my ashram door in Bodh Gaya, India. With all three of us riding on a single motorbike, we traveled in the pre-dawn light towards the sacred site known as the Pragbodhi cave. Nestled within the side of the mountain of an impoverished area named Dungeswari Hills, it is the cave where the Buddha fervently prayed, meditated and sought answers to life. At the advice of other ascetics, he abandoned all joys and nearly all food in order to obtain the enlightenment he so desperately longed for. After six depleting years of…

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Let Go The Good Or Bad Label – A Decision Is Simply A Decision

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The iconic New Thought minister Raymond Charles Barker, with an apparent provocative intent wrote in The Power of Decision, “Too many of the people, whom this world labels as good, are actually static, frightened people. They lack the courage to do wrong.”  How many of us have entered into the multi-faceted dynamics of life and the accompanying day to day decisions around our persona with a belief that looking good, answering good, behaving good is actually a positive?  If we were to authentically pause and examine our motivations, how much of our decisions are fear based rather than knowing based?  In this regard is caution good? Another way to…

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Walk Into The Cave Unreluctant

By | Awareness, Bold Living, Conscious Remembering, Decision Making, Inner Vision, Reclaiming Freedom, Spirituality, Wholeness | No Comments

You must walk into the cave unreluctant As you enter, your eyes momentarily entertain the vapid darkness, yet it is your heart that will see.  It is your heart that will beat with signals of illumination, shedding light for your yet-to-be steps. You must walk into the cave unreluctant At first you doubt your ability to navigate the jagged twists and unknown turns that await.  Still, by the simple act of entering, your instincts reawaken and you are welcomed home to the ancient wisdom nestled patiently within your own mind. You must walk into the cave unreluctant And for those…

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