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When we let go of our worldly desires we often replace them with spiritual desires. When we want enlightenment what is it that we imagine enlightenment will give us? Really? In this podcast Gangaji dares us to set aside all our desires, for just one moment, and to discover what is here, completely fulfilled, and awake.
In this clip from a 2019 silent retreat on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia, Gangaji offers the opportunity to discover the truth of your being in the simplest and most immediate way…just by inquiring into what is here? She leads a young woman from the realm of conceptualization to the reality of simply being here, as hereness itself, never separate from anything that appears.
How is it possible to end our patterns of suffering? It is only possible if you’re willing to have the power of observation activated. It gets activated by your own desire for truth, your willingness to inquire how you suffer, and your ability to discern when that suffering is unnecessary.
If you could have just one wish what would it be? In this lively interchange with Gangaji in March 2019 one woman’s greatest wish is to be a compassionate being all the time (but not in quite the way you might expect…) This clip is about being willing to experience emotions directly, to stop reaching for something else, and to drop into the vulnerable awareness of the spaciousness of just being.
In this clip Kenny Johnson, who met Gangaji when he was in prison more than 25 years ago, talks about the experience of leaving the prison yard and being received into the unconditional love of Gangaji's community. This community is now exploring ways to expand Gangaji's prison program to nurture not only those in prison but those released into the world, often without the necessary skills to handle an ordinary life, let alone a life of…
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