The Avon Lady, excerpt 1 (audio)
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|This is part 1 of the 7-part series, The Divine Siddha-Method Audio Series:|
part 1 | part 2 | part 3 | part 4 | part 5 | part 6 | part 7
Total length: 32:40
||"The Avon Lady" is a classic talk given by Avatar Adi Da in the early years of His Teaching-Work. In this humorous and penetrating discourse, Avatar Adi Da offers basic instruction regarding the nature of seeking and the Awakening Function of the True Guru.
In this audio excerpt entitled “There Is Already No Dilemma”, Avatar Adi Da describes the human egoic drama of separation, suffering, and seeking. All pleasures, distractions, and experiences reinforce that same drama of the apparently separate self. But the True Guru does not support the search, does not promise any fulfillment of that search. That is the uniqueness and the invaluable quality of the True Guru. Adi Da compares the True Guru to an unusual elevator – where one steps in, expecting to go up (toward Spiritual attainment or some other fulfillment), but instead the bottom drops out. This is why the search begins to fall apart once there is recognition of the True Guru. Then the real Spiritual process can begin.
The full talk, "The Avon Lady", is available on the double CD, The Avon Lady / Walking the Dog. The text is available in the book, My "Bright" Word. A course, My "Bright" Word, is also available from The Laughing Man Institute.
For another audio excerpt from "The Avon Lady", press "part 2" above.
For a special article from the Adidam Revelation Magazine on "The Avon Lady", click here.
Poster: AdidamRevelationMagazine Post Date: January 30, 2014
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Event Date: June 20, 1972
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