The Quest for the Historical Self (video)
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||This excerpt is from one the Adidam Revelation Discourse of November 6, 2004. Adi Da proposes that all human lifetimes are a “quest for the historical self”. He describes how this search is based on the activity of “self”-contraction — the erroneous presumption of an actual, defined, knowable “self”. His Discourse exposes that neither experience nor memory nor the sensations of the physical body actually define a separate entity. The “I” is a fiction, a lie—and Reality Itself is Self-Evident only when the activity of the “self”-contraction is transcended.
This excerpt is part of the longer DVD, The Quest for the Historical Self. A CD version is also available.
A version of this excerpt with German subtitles can be watched here.
Avataric Discourses. From mid-2004 to early 2006, Avatar Adi Da offered a unique series of Discourses broadcasted live over the Internet to His devotees worldwide. During these occasions, Avatar Adi Da answered questions from those present in the room with Him, but also from devotees all over the world via speakerphone. As He had always done, even from the beginning of His Teaching Work, Avatar Adi Da addressed each devotee personally, but was also Instructing all beings, in all times and places. Many of these Discourses are available as DVDs and CDs from The Dawn Horse Press.
Poster: DawnHorsePress Post Date: June 12, 2010
Length: 08:22 Views: 1342 Views This Month: 18 Views This Week: 4
Event Date: November 6, 2004
avataric discourse CD DVD
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