This video clip begins with silent Darshan. Then Adi Da addresses a questioner who is taken by a vision of the "Midnight Sun". Adi Da clarifies that the vision was a state that the ego experienced therefore was not the true vision of the Midnight Sun which is itself the egoless condition.
Adi Da answers a devotee's question about forms of mind and emotion that arise in meditation. He speaks of this as the ordeal of sadhana that must be undertaken and persisted in in His Company in order to Realize Him.
Adi Da speaks about the use of the internet as a means of Sighting Him and practicing in His Company.
He speaks of the constant stimulation of the body-mind that people are involved in and how this is a block to noticing Reality Prior to the separate self. He admonishes devotees to practice and thus deal with the bondage that is the human condition.
poster: AdidamPodcasts length: 09:45 date added: March 17, 2012 event date: January 21, 2005 language: English listens: 4333; listens this month: 62; listens this week: 17
In this talk excerpt, Adi Da addresses the fact that Truth or God-Realization is not dependent on, nor does it have anything to do with, the functions and activities of the body-mind. It cannot be achieved through sex, science, or even religion.
This excerpt is from the DVD, Beyond Sex, Science and "self". Subtitles in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Russian, Polish, Czech, and Hebrew. Also available as a CD.
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In this excerpt (from an Avataric Discourse from 2005), a devotee asks Adi Da a question about the nature of the ego and what is causing the sense of self-separation. In response, Adi Da describes how the Divine is the substance of all that arises, not the "cause" of anything. Our own activity (of separating from the Divine) causes the assumption of separation.
Locate What Is Real poster: DawnHorsePress length: 05:49 date added: February 23, 2012 event date: October 10, 2004 language: English views: 3068; views this month: 31; views this week: 16
This is an excerpt from the DVD, Locate What Is Real, an Avataric Discourse given by Adi Da on October 10, 2004.
On the full DVD: * Adi Da describes how Reality is the true “first experience” for everyone — more fundamental to existence than identification with the apparently “born” being. * He speaks about how music and other arts can function as extensions of Spirituality. * He talks about Ramana Maharshi and the sixth stage orientation, in contrast to His seventh stage Reality-Way. * He addresses a devotee’s experience of emotional trauma, and how such events can affect one’s life. * He describes His own Submission, in His early life, to the process of Christian mystical experience.
In this Adidam Revelation Discourse from January 21, 2005, Adi Da reveals that Liberation cannot ever be achieved through sex, science, or religion! And He makes the astounding assertion, “Realization has nothing to do with the body-mind.”
Watch this DVD for Adi Da's Instruction on True Freedom, which He says is discovered only in the utter transcending of “point of view”, by means of the Transmission of Reality Itself. "The 'self'-contraction, the 'point of view', the 'point-of-view'-machine and what it presumes to be Reality, the illusions of Reality created by 'point of view' — these are the important matters to be understood. The 'you' to which you refer as 'I', the ego-'I', is a 'point-of-view'-machine. It is subject to the illusions of the cosmic apparition, the illusions that 'point of view' itself is subject to — space-time, mass, and so forth."
The DVD, Beyond Sex, Science, and "self", is available from The Dawn Horse Press. Subtitles in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Russian, Polish, Czech, and Hebrew. A CD version is also available.
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