february 28, 2017
MESSAGE FROM WAYNE
Hello my loves,
I am the wind that roars through the forest. I am the dream. I am the ten thousand songs. I am the cancer that destroys its host. I am all that is beautiful. I am all that is unspeakable. I am salvation. I am destiny. I am the ache. I am the jewel in Indra's net. I am the One. I am the many.
Look into my eyes. Look deeper still. Here is the vast emptiness that you seek. Bribe me. Seduce me. Pull out your best trick...you know the one...it's always worked for you before.
Do you recognize me yet? I am hope. I am delusion. I am the liver that fails. I am the smile that draws you in. I am the relentless truth that frightens you away.
Are you beginning to realize that nothing will come of you here? Good, you are finally catching on.
Now go away
And welcome to Love.
come celebrate 100 years of ramesh
You are invited to join us on Thursday, 25th May 2017, to celebrate the Centenary of our beloved master Shri Ramesh Balsekar (1917-2017).
We shall be gathering over a day of festivity, starting with a leisurely lunch and then moving on to some soulful music. This will be followed by the dedication of some new books to his memory. We shall then break for tea, and the evening will be rounded off with the rendering of Abhangas. This is a tentative outline of what is planned, just to give you an idea of what is lined up for the day.
Royal Bombay Yacht Club
Opposite Gateway of India
12 pm - 7 pm
You are being informed of this event well in advance so you could make the required travel and stay arrangements. Do spread the good word among our friends and guru bandhus you may be in touch with. Let us all gather together as a tribute to, and in remembrance of, our dear Guru.
Please confirm your attendance so we can make make the necessary arrangements for seating, food and refreshments at the Club.
Yogesh B. Sharma | email@example.com | +91 98200 95462
DO YOU HAVE A RAMESH STORY?
May 25th, 2017 is Ramesh's birth centenary, and to coincide with this very special day, Zen publications in Mumbai is publishing a book titled ‘How I Met Ramesh’. As we all know most people were “guided” to Ramesh through an amazing chain of events which could range from being shocking and amusing to being crazy and even bizarre. Zen publications would be delighted to receive accounts of ‘How I Met Ramesh’ from our newsletter readers or anyone you think might have an interest in contributing to this book.
Please email your crisp accounts of reasonable length directly to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 28, 2017 at the latest, and If the account is accompanied by a high resolution photograph so much the better!
NEW IN THE ADVAITA PRESS STORE
MY LOVES - 10 Years of writings to seekers of Truth
In these letters written between 2004 and 2013 by Wayne Liquorman,
we gain a rare glimpse into the heart and mind of a modern Advaita
sage. They document his travels, his relationship with Ramesh
Balsekar, his reactions to current events, and answers to questions
from spiritual seekers. Together they form an affecting journal
of births and deaths, of Wayne’s family and of the larger family
of seekers that has gathered around him, as well as the development
of his own unique Living Teaching of Advaita.
Softcover, 204 pages
QUERIDOS MÍOS -- Wayne Liquorman
Estas cartas escritas por Wayne Liquorman entre 2004 y 2013 nos
brindan la extraordinaria oportunidad de vislumbrar el interior
del corazón y de la mente de un sabio Advaita contemporáneo. Documentan
sus viajes, su relación con Ramesh Balsekar, sus reacciones a
actualidad y sus respuestas a las preguntas de buscadores espirituales.
constituye un conmovedor diario de nacimientos y muertes, tanto
de la familia de Wayne como de la familia extendida que constituyen
los buscadores que se han aproximado a él. De igual manera, nos
permite seguir la trayectoria de su propia y única Enseñanza Viva
The Guru and The Teaching - A Talk w/ Wayne Liquorman-CD
Recorded in Hermosa Beach, California - December 6, 2014
A free flowing and animated look at the Living Teaching and the
role of the Guru in pointing to the Truth. Wayne at his liveliest!
Running time: 67 minutes
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LIVING IS HERE - Wayne Liquorman -
English w/ French Translation
A Talk With Wayne Liquorman
Recorded in Paris, France - February 21, 2014
English w/ French Translation
Beyond philosophy lies the simple truth of our own existence.
It is experiential, alive, profound. Wayne Liquorman points to
the simplicity that is always here, now and urges us to look deeply
Running Time: 78 minutes
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(Audio Download) $10
ADDITIONS TO THE ADVAITA PRESS STORE
A Week Long Retreat with Wayne Liquorman
Maui January 2014 - MP3 Download
This audio recording captures the intensity and raw beauty of
a week-long retreat with Wayne. Through the laughter and tears
the Teaching is made manifest. Questions of all kinds were asked
and answered. Profound personal experiences were shared. All in
all it was a week to cherish.
Approximate running time: 10 hours
Order as a MP3
(Audio Download) $39
Suffering and The False Sense of Authorship - A Talk with
English w/ Spanish Translation
Recorded in Granada, Spain October 5-6, 2013
The link between the False Sense of Authorship (ego) and human
suffering is but one of the many topics explored here in depth.
Wayne forcefully and compassionately shows us the way to a deeper
Total running time: 4 hours 43 minutes
Order as a
MP3 (Audio Download) $19
THE WAY OF POWERLESSNESS - ADVAITA and the 12 STEPS OF
RECOVERY - Wayne Liquorman
The Way of Powerlessness by Wayne Liquorman,
brings together the Living Teaching of Advaita and the 12 Steps
Central to both disciplines is the recognition of our complete
When we recognize personal powerlessness in our own actions,
the twin burdens of pride and guilt vanish. When we recognize
powerlessness in the actions of others, we are freed from the
poisoning effects of resentment and hatred. Relieved of pride,
guilt, resentment and hatred we live comfortably with life as
it comes, in true humility and peace.
The Way of Powerlessness reveals that recognizing our
personal powerlessness is the unguarded secret to harmonious living
and ultimate Freedom.
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Order HERE Hardcover - $19.95
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Hello My Loves - by Wayne Liquorman
The Way Of Powerlessness - Advaita and the 12 Steps of Recovery
- by Wayne Liquorman
Thorns For A Seeker - by Bala
Never Mind - by Wayne Liquorman
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The Way Of Powerlessness
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Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
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A LIVING GEM FROM RAMESH
(never before published)
Peace of mind viewed at a lower level, or enlightenment at a higher level, is not an object. It is a state of mind in which desire for an object, whatever it is - material or spiritual - is not present. At this stage, the split-mind of subject and object, promptly asks: I accept that, but how do I achieve that state?! And there’s the rub: that is precisely the point: That state of mind can happen - it cannot be achieved - only when there is no desire for any object, only when the seeking itself ceases, and for the seeking to cease, the seeker himself must disappear.
WORDS FROM THE HEART
I always feel good when I can give you some money.
Yesterday morning I've tried to clean a shadow on the kitchen floor away.
I think I missed the point.