Talking and writing

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The more I talk
The greater I contract.

The more I write
The bigger grows the amount
Of the fish I failed to fish.

Words slip away and fall
Off my hands of duality.
All there's left is
The sense of the time waisted.



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There are no mistakes. No mistakes have ever been made, none are being made and none will ever be made. Everything is in its right place right now. Everything.

Robert Adams

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Any person who is on the path seriously and is practicing self-inquiry, you're calling up everything that you've ever had in this life and past lives, it's all coming to the surface. So to yourself, the ego, things may appear to become relatively worse. That's all in the relative plane, but again if you hold on and you persevere, this too shall pass and you'll be at peace. Once you're on a path like this, do not be concerned, let whatever happens. For you're learning not to respond. You’re not to respond. Let come what may, do not respond and you come out a winner. But if you respond and you win, then you'll have to go through the same thing again, and again, and again for you're accruing more karma. Therefore do not respond and you transcend that situation. Non-resistance transcends, resistance accrues karma. It makes no difference what the condition may be.

Robert Adams

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How do you begin?

Well, first you realize the place that you're in right now, whether you think it’s good or bad, whether you think you're happy or sad, whether you think you're rich, or poor, or sick, or healthy, the place where you're in right now is your right place. That's the beginning. You stop trying to be someone else. You stop trying to change your life. You're in your right place, right now, just the way you are. If you can become happy and peaceful in the place where you are right now, all of a sudden you will find circumstances will change in your favor, and then again you will be in your right place. Whatever change comes along as far as your body-mind is concerned, you are in your right place. The more you can see that, the more you can look at what I just said intellectually, intelligently, the more peaceful you become, the more the karmic patterns begin to break away and you begin to awaken.

It may be gradual at first. You notice that things that used to annoy you, no longer annoy you. You notice that people that you live with, the conflicts you've had, they stop because you've stopped. There's no more trying to get even. There's no more trying to win your point. There's no more trying to find the right book, or the right teacher, or the right anything. You remain centered. You remain free. When something comes along, whether it's good or bad, you simply sit where you are and you ask, "To whom has this come?" and you laugh, for you have separated yourself from your body-mind and you begin to realize that your body-mind is going through the experience but not you.

So there is nothing to worry about. There's nothing to fear. There's nothing that can upset you. There's nothing that can harm you. You realize whatever someone does to your body, physically, or with words, or otherwise, can never, never hurt you because you are not your body. No matter what anyone tells you, no matter what you see with your eyes can never affect you, for you are not your mind. You have actually separated your Self from your body and your mind.

That's only the beginning. As you go further your body and your mind drop off. I don't mean that you die. I mean that they become less and less important to you, and you no longer identify with them at all. You actually know, and you feel, and you experience, that your body and mind do not exist, yet you exist. You do not exist as your body or your mind. You exist as absolute reality, as consciousness, and you no longer believe that your body and your mind are a modification of consciousness. You just know that there is no body and there is no mind. You are egoless. There is no reason for your body, mind or the world to exist.

You may first feel this slightly, but you will notice the greater the feeling, the greater the happiness. You are beginning to merge in consciousness. You are beginning to feel reality. The world goes on, people do what they always do, yet you see it quite differently. You no longer see the same world you used to see. It's like reading a magazine. The images in a magazine are in front of you but you are not the magazine and you are not the images. Who you are may still be a mystery. Remember, as long as you can express it, it's not that. Therefore you do not walk around telling everybody, "I am pure reality," or "I am consciousness." You remain silent. By their fruits ye shall know them. You become a light in the world of darkness. Automatically people come around you and they just feel good by being around you. You have found peace. It has always been you. You have really not found anything. You have just become your Self.

Robert Adams

excerpt from 1-27-1991 Satsang

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Life is very short in this body and all of the things
you're going through will soon come to an end.
If you have not made any spiritual headway
you will be under the delusion of karma.
And you will return again and again in a delusory body form
going through many experiences that appear real to you.

The only way for it to come to an end is to give it all up now.
Make up your mind that this is going to become the year for you
to totally become realized. To awaken totally.
And by following the three precepts as outlined,
this will happen to you faster than you can breath,
if you allow it to.

Do not allow the world to run your life.
Do not let the world fool you.
All this is an illusion.
Be yourself. Know yourself.
Realize that you are Brahman, the pure awareness.
Your nature is pure consciousness
and one day you will have to awaken.
So why not begin now. Why wait?

~Robert Adams - T.117: Three Precepts For Self Realization

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