Cos' il Cultismo? (video)

Cos' il Cultismo?   [Contains Italian subtitles. If the CC icon ("Subtitles/closed captions") has a red line under it, the subtitles should appear. If you don't see them, just press the CC icon to turn them on.]

Adi Da critica il cultismo in genere e in particolare quello religioso. Questo discorso, che risale al 1978, uno dei ricorsi sullo stesso tema che si sono susseguiti negli anni.

Adi Da criticized religious cultism, long before the subject gained any popular attention. (For an audio clip of His earliest criticisms in June, 1972 click here.) This discourse, "Cos' il Cultismo?" ("What Is Cultism?"), given in 1978 at The Mountain Of Attention, is one of His summary addresses on the subject. Adi Da observes that the primary characteristic of a cult member is shared enthusiasm (like enjoying the energy of the crowd at a football game). For example, in "the cult of the Spiritual Master", everybody is enjoying the enthusiasm (their own and each other's) associated with having "found" the great Master; but no one is actually engaged in significant deepening of the devotional and spiritual relationship with the Master, and practicing on that basis hence no Spiritual growth or Realization occurs.

Adi Da: "My purpose in My Teaching is to make it possible for you to duplicate what I have done not to be eternally separated from Me, but to be in Communion with Me to be intimate with Me in Spiritual terms, so that you, yourself, may live this practice, and fulfill it in your own case."

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Poster: Video di Adi Da, Canale italiano   Post Date: August 11, 2018
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Event Date: December 16, 1978
Language: Italian

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