Archive for the ‘Morning Talks’ Category

01 – Stones Introduction

Introduction to the series, Stones Cry Out.

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30 – Ocean of Love

The signs and path of the Householder are enumerated as the poem leads us to the final stages of the path of liberation from the Ocean of the World. Not to be taken literally in every way we understand it esoterically, spiritually, because this is not a physical path but a spiritual path.

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29 – Ocean of Love

The poem recounts the many pitfalls in the world that keep us from reaching our Real Home. The sixteen powers of Sat Purush and the requirements of the path of the renunciate that lead to liberation are enumerated. The path of the renunciate is only one way to liberation. There is another way for the rest of us.

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28 – Ocean of Love

The poem reiterates the need for a guide to cross the ocean of this world and reach the Ocean of Love, our real home and final destination. Somehow it’s easier for us to understand our need for a guide on a safari than it is for us to grasp the need for a spiritual guide.

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27 – Ocean of Love

The poem continues with Kabir rebuking and restoring Dharam Das for his lack of faith in the Word. Dharam Das is still worried about his son, Narayan, who has rejected the path of liberation. Dharam Das and his son both represent the two main aspects of our configuration.

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26 – Ocean of Love

The poem continues to warn of the pitfalls that will befall those who seek liberation in the future. We’re warned about unhealthy attachment to family and other relationships when they become dark attachments. It’s the light that heals us.

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About Esoteric Talks

"No good deed goes unpunished."

The person most frequently credited as the originator of the phrase is playwright Clare Boothe Luce. Also credited have been playwright Noel Coward, writer Oscar Wilde, journalist Walter Winchell and the late Washington Post writer Bill Gold. The original idea is probably an ancient proverb.

Appearing cynical on the surface, a closer examination of human nature reveals the False Personality to be incredibly vengeful and petty due to its hubris.

Plato has Socrates say, "An unexamined life is not worth living." The reason no good deed goes unpunished is because most people are living lives not worth living. If you feel a sting, that probably means you are spending more time and energy examining the lives of others than you are examining your own.