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Ashland Open Meeting, February 2024
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Telling The Truth
We meet in the spirit of truth, in surrender to the mysterious force that has already appeared in your life, and said, "Come here, come home, be still."
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Enlightenment Doesn't Make You Special
Feeling special, or being good, or bad, is part of our survival strategy. We are totally unique as forms, but so is everybody and everything. Enlightenment doesn't make you special, or safe, or immortal. To be absolutely ordinary is to be naked, exposed.
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The Choice to Open to Emotion
We have made our feelings paramount in our Western psycho-therapeutic culture. But without denying our emotions, they can be a portal into the truth. This is inquiry.
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Necessary Pain, Unnecessary Suffering
“If you stop thinking about how to get out of the body that may be painful or how to keep the body that is pain free, you get to experience the truth.” Physical pain is an essential aspect of life that serves the survival and well-being of the body, but we can easily turn that necessary pain that alerts us to injury and illness into unnecessary suffering. What is the difference between pain and suffering? What can physical pain reveal to us when we meet it directly?
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When Suffering is not Suffering
When you consciously experience suffering, suffering is not suffering. While not denying the experience of suffering, Gangaji asks us to meet the demons that haunt us to reveal, at the core, limitless truth and beauty.
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The Pain of not Being in Alignment with Truth
When you are willing to go through what cannot be born to remain in alignment with the Truth, then you recognize: everything can be born, anything can be born, I am untouched by that.
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Are You Willing to See What Causes Your Suffering?
Before you can truly hear what must be heard, you have to investigate what it is that causes your personal suffering. Until there is a willingness to lose everything, it is impossible to truly hear this that must be heard, this that is calling your name. .
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The Difference Between Pain and Suffering
Pain is sensation in the body at a particular time, brought on by physical injury or disease or by an emotional shock. Suffering, on the other hand, is spread over time and must be accompanied by some story or narrative about the pain. The story can  have infinite strands and arrangements—who caused the pain, why, […]
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Inquiring into Pain
Gangaji leads a guided meditation that invites any pain we may feel, whether physical, emotional or psychological. By allowing pain to be here we have the opportunity to open where we have closed to pain, to open where we have indulged or denied pain. Then what is here?
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