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Transition from Death to Light

Why we have such a  hard time facing death? Why is it such a taboo in our society? Why there is so much fear around death? First of all because we have not integrated it in our life. We do not want to realize that the only sure thing that …

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The fallacy of perfection

It is funny how some things get confusing, also in spirituality. In many  spiritual traditions it is taught that we are already perfect, and that there is nothing else to do. This idea is prevalent in Vedanta and neo-adavaita for instance. I have also seen many people confused studying Zen …

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The Journey of Awakening

It is certainly not easy to consciously be on a path of awakening. Our lives are so filled with activities, distractions and people that lead us away from our center and our serenity. It takes a real commitment to regularly reserve time to go inside and shut the world out. …

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A definition of MINDFULNESS on YouTube

  We are please to share with you the first video of a series that Mónica will offer in English on her YouTube channel  In this one she gives a working definition of Mindfulness. You can watch it here below:                     …

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A few steps for progressing on your spiritual path

1. REVIEW your past to heal all the wounds (otherwise you will be reenacting them today). Especial focus should be given to your childhood wounds because they become subconscious patters and defense mechanisms for the rest of your life. It is advisable to count on the help of a professional …

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Climbing up the well

It is hard to imagine —let alone perceive— what the Universe looks like when you are bound by the physical senses that make you see everything as  solid and separated. It is as if in physical life we were each living at the bottom of a well, from which we …

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How to be free

I have always liked the way Ken Wilber expreses what Spirit really is: “Spirit manifests itself in its own successive stages of unfolding. Spirit is not One apart from many, it is infinite activity expressing itself in the process of developing itself”. It means that we are all contributing to …

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The cost of materialistic values

The American psychologist Tim Kasser, author of The High Price of Materialism (2003, MIT Press), and his colleagues at the University of Rochester, have highlighted the high cost of materialist values. Thanks to studies spread over twenty years, they have demonstrated that within a representative sample of the population, individuals …

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The Spiritual Path

Most people live their daily lives totally identified with their roles (mother, husband, sister, lawyer…) and obsessed with survival needs, acquiring possessions, assuring a good future for their children, financial security, comfort, physical appearance, information, a good social status… So involved in the superficial pursuits of the ego and samsara, that …

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