ONE: (1:42) How the people most anxious to find an outer teacher are usually the least able to recognize one. TWO: (3:26) Vernon Howard’s counsel on how to end confusion over who is telling you the Truth. THREE: (6:16) How the most advanced teacher may be invisible. FOUR: (7:42) How people physically present for spiritual studies may not really be there at all. FIVE: (10:42) How genuine study spiritual study programs today must always contain information on how to recognize and be free of manipulation and indoctrination. SIX: (10:42) Why spiritual teachings must always be projected anew. SEVEN: (14:37) Rumi speaks of the real man of God. EIGHT: (15:41) An unusual idea from Idries Shah on how to get maximum benefit from a book of exceptional value.
Enjoy a review of the book Zen Under the Gun. This book overflows with the power of wisdom amidst a society crumbling in turmoil. China in the 9th and 10th centuries was a degenerating society, overrun by warlords and fake spirituality. Yet, this did not hamper Zen! This podcast touches on the essence of pure perception and direct Knowing, and how these treasures can come alive in your daily life. Listen now by clicking on the right arrow, or download:
ONE: Pages discussed from De Salzmann’s book “The Reality of Being. TWO: The Sphere of your Being. THREE: Return to the Source at the center of the Sphere. FOUR: How to work through resistance. FIVE: Rise now to an entirely new level of gentle, intelligent application of potent inner life principles. SIX: How to be kind to yourself. See bookstore link to right to order Jeanne’s book.
Imagine someone asking, “What three books would you take to a deserted island?” Well, this book by Jeanne de Salzmann would have to be one of them for me. There never again need be obscurity over what “the inner work” means and how to go about it in a highly intelligent and profitable way. In this podcast, Tom and Fred focus particularly on Section 90 – “How do I listen.” You can read this brief section here . Enjoy! (Tom)