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19 matches for: Transcendence
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The God Who Truly Isvideo
track 8 of Death and the Purpose of Existence

poster: CDBaby
length: 10:24
date added: January 21, 2017
event date: March 28, 1994
language: English
An excerpt from "The God Who Truly Is", a talk given by Adi Da on March 28, 1994 at Adi Da Samrajashram. The complete talk can be found on the 2-CD set, Love Is How I Got To Here / The God Who Truly Is.

In this talk, Avatar Adi Da describes the Way of Adidam as the utter transcendence of fear — including fear of being without a body or world (in the Divine State of Infinite, Eternal Love-Bliss). He speaks about finding True God as Source rather than "Creator", and He describes the mechanism that is actually responsible for generating the conditional universe. Adi Da closes with spontaneous and ecstatic poetry, communicating the Sublime Peace that is Realized in His Sphere of Love-Bliss.

This excerpt is track 8 of the CD, Death and the Purpose of Existence, a collection of talks and recitations that exemplify Avatar Adi Da's essential Wisdom-Teaching on death and dying.

The album is available through iTunes, Microsoft, and The Dawn Horse Press.

Note: This video may not be playable in every country.
tags:
CD   death  

The Truth of Our Existence Is Love (Portuguese Subtitles)video
part 3 of The Truth of Our Existence Is Love (Portuguese Subtitles)

poster: sourcetemplebrazil
length: 10:19
date added: August 20, 2015
event date: 1978
language: Portuguese
Adi Da's talk, "The Truth of Our Existence Is Love", was published in Compulsory Dancing.

Adi Da: "There's something you must understand about the circumstances of existence: that they are part of your discipline. They don't arise arbitrarily, even though they may seem to be accidental and unfortunate. The entire universe of experience is contrived. Everything that occurs in your life is a form of test, and is completely appropriate for the stage of your evolution and self-transcendence."
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portuguese  

The Truth of Our Existence Is Love (Portuguese Subtitles)video
part 2 of The Truth of Our Existence Is Love (Portuguese Subtitles)

poster: sourcetemplebrazil
length: 10:42
date added: August 20, 2015
event date: 1978
language: Portuguese
Adi Da's talk, "The Truth of Our Existence Is Love", was published in Compulsory Dancing.

Adi Da: "There's something you must understand about the circumstances of existence: that they are part of your discipline. They don't arise arbitrarily, even though they may seem to be accidental and unfortunate. The entire universe of experience is contrived. Everything that occurs in your life is a form of test, and is completely appropriate for the stage of your evolution and self-transcendence."
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portuguese  

The Truth of Our Existence Is Love (Portuguese Subtitles)video
part 1 of The Truth of Our Existence Is Love (Portuguese Subtitles)

poster: sourcetemplebrazil
length: 10:00
date added: August 16, 2015
event date: 1978
language: Portuguese
Adi Da's talk, "The Truth of Our Existence Is Love", was published in Compulsory Dancing.

Adi Da: "There's something you must understand about the circumstances of existence: that they are part of your discipline. They don't arise arbitrarily, even though they may seem to be accidental and unfortunate. The entire universe of experience is contrived. Everything that occurs in your life is a form of test, and is completely appropriate for the stage of your evolution and self-transcendence."
tags:
portuguese  

Beyond the Familiar (Portuguese Subtitles)video
poster: sourcetemplebrazil
length: 07:23
date added: August 8, 2015
event date: October 29, 2004
language: Portuguese
Adi Da Samraj discusses the notion of familiarity and its transcendence in the Way of Adidam.

This is an excerpt from a longer evening of consideration with Adi Da (October 29, 2004), which can be found on the DVD, The Illusion of Familiarity.

This talk excerpt is followed by a clip of Darshan of Adi Da (at 5:53).
tags:
Avataric Discourse   DVD   portuguese   Darshan  

The Gift of Discipline (Portuguese Subtitles)video
poster: sourcetemplebrazil
length: 09:48
date added: July 19, 2015
language: Portuguese
Adi Da: "The sadhana of discipline arises in the context of the Way of God-Realization. It is a gesture made in that context, in response to the Divine. What is discipline anyway? It is the process of self-transcendence, of breaking through limit."

From the audiocassette, The Gift of Discipline.
tags:
CD   portuguese  

The Bright and the self-contractionvideo
part 5 of James Steinberg on the Guru-Devotee Relationship

poster: jaspervanlaar
speaker: James Steinberg
length: 00:53
date added: May 16, 2015
language: English
Longtime devotee James Steinberg describes Spiritual Realization as transcendence of "ego" — transcendence of the self-contraction — through surrender to the Guru, Who is the "Bright" Divine Reality, and Who Transmits the "Bright" Divine Reality to the surrendered devotee.

This brief video clip is one of a series of short clips from James, accompanying an event tour in Europe, in April, 2015.

Rolf Carriere on Not-Two Is Peacevideo
poster: DaPeace
speaker: Rolf Carriere
length: 04:22
date added: October 30, 2013
event date: 2013
language: English
Rolf C. Carriere, former official with UNESCO and currently Senior Advisor to the Non-Violent Peace Force, describes his experience reading Adi Da's books communicating social wisdom, including The Transcendence of Ego and Egoic Society and Not-Two Is Peace. He also describes his conversation with Beloved Adi Da in Cape Cod, Massachusetts (in May, 1996), and his experience of serving as Adi Da's spiritual instrument in the right times and places so as to affect human history in a positive manner.
tags:
peace  

Death, Fear, and Realizationvideo
poster: frank marrero
length: 26:49
date added: October 11, 2012
event date: September 18, 2004
language: English
Adi Da Samraj takes a devotee through a consideration about death. He points out that ultimately all fear is a form of the fear of death, a condition which is inherently associated with identification with the body-mind. He then speaks of the transcendence of the body-mind and the fear-free State in which He abides and Which He offers to all.
tags:
Avataric Discourse   death  

Ego as Processvideo
poster: TheBeezone
length: 00:35
date added: October 6, 2012
event date: 1972
language: English
Adi Da describes the ego as a process or action, and our suffering as the result of that action ("pinching oneself"). Therefore, merely analyzing the "I" thought (for example) is not sufficient for self-transcendence. Transcendence of the act that is ego is a matter of counter-egoic behavior.
tags:
self-contraction  

Losing Sympathy with the Self-Contractionaudio
poster: TheBeezone
length: 03:21
date added: August 18, 2012
language: English
Adi Da Samraj talks about combining oneself with His Argument to the point where one loses sympathy with the painful self-contraction, and one can see that it is one's own activity, and completely unnecessary. Transcendence of the self-contraction allows one to Realize the Native State of Prior Happiness.

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tags:
self-contraction  

Money, Food and Sexaudio
podcast 20 of The Radical Truth Audio Series

poster: AdidamPodcasts
length: 25:49
date added: March 17, 2012
event date: January 18, 1973
language: English
In an excerpt from His historic talk from 1972, "Money, Food, and Sex" (now published in My "Bright" Word), Adi Da addresses the dilemma those taking up "spiritual life" encounter when bringing discipline to the areas of money, food, and sex.

The complete talk is now available as a CD.
tags:
Radical Truth Audio Series   discipline   money   food   sex   CD   right life   self-transcendence  

The Way of Funaudio
poster: DAbase
length: 54:00
date added: October 19, 2010
event date: 1987
language: English
Adi Da's very humorous and wonderfully instructive talk from 1987, The Way Of Fun, about how, after being around His devotees, He "finally got it", that "it's time for the Siddhas" to adapt to modern times, "time for the Truth to change". This new way ("The Way of Fun") — for realizing God without requiring self-transcendence — will "require nothing of you except to really dig those Divine Vibes." The talk is Adi Da's masterful reflection of how the ego is always trying to revise the Way into something that is self-fulfilling rather than self-transcending, something that has no requirements and no difficulties, and that takes no time at all. "So whatever kind of association you have with Me . . . as long as it's fun, you're happy to do it. But if it requires anything of you, your resistance comes on immediately."

For more on this theme, read our article, The Way of the Bone.

The Gift of Disciplinevideo
poster: jonobono
length: 09:49
date added: June 6, 2010
event date: July 2, 1988
language: English
Adi Da: "The sadhana of discipline arises in the context of God-Realization. It is a gesture made in that context, in response to the Divine. What is discipline anyway? It is the process of self-transcendence, of breaking through limit."

From the audiocassette, The Gift of Discipline.
tags:
discipline  

The Truth of Our Existence Is Lovevideo
part 3 of The Truth of Our Existence Is Love

poster: jef108
length: 10:19
date added: January 1, 2010
event date: 1978
language: English
Adi Da's talk, "The Truth of Our Existence Is Love", was published in Compulsory Dancing.

Adi Da: "There's something you must understand about the circumstances of existence: that they are part of your discipline. They don't arise arbitrarily, even though they may seem to be accidental and unfortunate. The entire universe of experience is contrived. Everything that occurs in your life is a form of test, and is completely appropriate for the stage of your evolution and self-transcendence."
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