“Why do you want to change the world? Because you want the world to be more to your liking. But if you try to change the world, that means you have an agenda and where there is agenda there is attachment. Attachment means you want this but you don’t want that. But whenever you don’t want something, you make it more powerful, because you resist it. With an agenda you may succeed in bringing about what you want, but you will also be feeding what you don’t want and this is bound to manifest at some point in time. Consequently very little is achieved.Read More
The Inner Guru
Ramana Maharshi said that the true guru is within. The more we give up the notion of the personal “I”, the more we open our experience to multiple streams and expressions of consciousness. In recent times I have come to recognise one such stream of consciousness which I have labeled The Inner Guru. The words of The Inner Guru simply arise, without thought and are accompanied by a very distinctive quality. Once these words have been written, the personal mind often engages with them and adds further commentary. For clarity, in these articles the words of The Inner Guru are presented in italics and the commentary in normal type.