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In this video Gangaji is inviting you to stop imagining what it is you need to get fixed or get rid of, or how you need to be deeper, or awake a hundred percent of the time. She is inviting you to simply be home, right now.
I invite you to be willing to stop all measuring. Stop measuring any distance between you and me, between you and anyone you love, or between you and who you think you should be. Just as an experiment, suspend your capacity to measure. Not as a dogma, and not because measuring is wrong and not measuring is right, but simply as a means of discovery.
When we are filled with doubt and overwhelm, and all seems to be falling apart, there is the potential through self-inquiry to discover home. This enlivening exchange with Gangaji, recorded in Santa Fe in 1998, demonstrates how in our willingness to fall apart, we ultimately see what falls away and what remains—the home that is real.
Is your inner critic running your life? The inner critic tells us how we are not enough, how we should be more, how we should be better than we think we are. Thinking about what is wrong with us can eat up our lives and ultimately distracts us from the essential truth. In this episode of Being Yourself, Gangaji demonstrates how to confront the inner-critic without judgment, and finally end the war between ego and superego.
The Opportunity of Retreat with Gangaji is to step away from your daily life and in a deeply supportive environment, suspend any habits of fixing yourself, and recognize your patterns of unnecessary suffering. It is a time to rest and retreat from the stories you may be telling yourself, or definitions or identities you may have constructed in your imagination. It is a time to bring your full attention to diving deeply into the depths of your bei…