If you are looking to attain nonduality and oneness, you first have to come face to face with your experience of duality, your experience of conflict.
If you are lucky enough in meditation, you will come to the point where you cannot take it anymore. You will come right up against your resistance to this moment and will feel that you have to get up, you have to distract yourself from this moment. Meditation will become too uncomfortable.
If you don’t stand up and run to the kitchen to eat a cookie, you will scratch your nose. If you do not scratch your nose, you will wiggle around in your seat. If you do not wiggle in your seat, you will distract yourself with your thinking. You will judge the meditation as a failure; that you did not get the bliss that you got yesterday and you will run away from it.
It is the natural response, because it is not just that you are resistant to this moment, you are the resistance to this moment. You exist as the resistance to this moment.
And so the challenge is in meditation when you find yourself in resistance, can you find a way within yourself to surrender yourself completely to this moment. Can you find a way to give yourself up so that there is only this moment.
Because stress and conflict can only exist between two separate things. Stress can only exist in duality. There has to be you and this moment for stress to exist.
If you can find a way at a subtle level to surrender this “you” that is separate from this moment, this “you” that is in conflict with this moment, then all that will be left is the nonduality of this moment. All that will be left is awareness. There can be no stress in nonduality. There can be no conflict if there is only oneness here.
Then you learn to remain as this nondual formlessness. You learn how to be without having to contract into being you.
It is in this oneness that you learn real intimacy with this moment.
If you approach this moment with your spiritual beliefs and knowledge and all the judgments that come with that, if you approach this moment as a person trying to get something out of this moment, you will never reach this moment. You will never attain nonduality and oneness.
Like two oppositely charged magnets you will forever repel your own self realization.
But if you are willing to give it all up even just for this moment then you will discover true peace. If you are willing to let go of yourself and let yourself fall into nonduality then you can experience oneness and the freedom that comes with that.
Often teachings of nonduality and oneness come with the false notion that having an enlightened teacher is wrong. And this is a false understanding. If you can find an enlightened teacher who is already living in a state of oneness, then just by sitting with that teacher, their own state of oneness is transferred to you through Shakti/deeksha- the energy vibration that is felt as bliss that arises out of nonduality. This is by far the easiest way to experience oneness and attain self realization.
There has been an incredible breakthrough recently in sound technology where this Shakti has been recorded and turned into sound. So simply by listening to a unique meditation CD, Shakti/Deeksha is transmitted to you allowing you to experience your natural state of oneness. You can hear free samples of this by visiting Oneness Awakening CD link below.
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