by SMADAR DE LANGE
Think of your experience of separateness like the settings on your phone or TV remote. Loneliness and abandonment are content loaded by an arbitrary set of inputs, the biography of our senses and psychological inputs.
Having said that, the true grit of our daily perceptions does not make them less real — one might even say that the opposite is true.
But in the consensual reality we share in our day-to-day office space, our perception is partial. The whole of what you can perceive is constantly streaming into you through a wider spectrum. This is what spiritual teachers call, “non-duality”.
Byron Katie explains the phrase at book-length in a practically-unknown title called, Losing the Moon.
The premise of non-duality is that there is no need to strive towards achievement of reaching a place which is different from where one already is.
In fact, “achievement” takes one further away from being at one with one’s birth-right, the experiencing of the realm of non-duality.
The biggest obstacle that stands between one’s experience of separateness and interconnectedness is one’s own mind — an instrument designed mostly for survival tasks.
That’s the main reason there is such a huge marketplace of techniques, magazines, videos — and let it be said, sites — applied to working with the mind.
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