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ADVAITA FELLOWSHIP NEWSLETTER

july 28, 2017

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MESSAGE FROM WAYNE

 

Hello my loves,

Separation gets a bad rap. It is often seen as the root of suffering but when you look into it you may see that separation is actually a critical component in life as we know it. In order to love someone or something we must be separate from it. Even to say I love my self there must be an identifiable self to love! All experience depends on the separation between the point of experience and that which is experienced. So where does the suffering arise from?

In humans over the age of two a curious thing happens...the separation that is so essential for our functioning gets hijacked by a false sense of independence. This is the perversion that brings suffering. The false claim of being an INDEPENDENT entity is what gives rise to the suffering.

Which brings us to another common myth, namely that considering yourself "someone" is unenlightened and thus the cause of suffering. Being somebody (an entity) is actually quite useful when you need to differentiate yourself from the table or when someone is calling your name to get your attention. The collection of difficulties we lump together as "suffering" arise when there is the mistaken sense we are not merely functional entities but INDEPENDENT entities with an accompanying claim of having independent power.

The "peace and harmony in daily living" that Ramesh talked about comes in the intuitive recognition of who and what we truly Are.

May it find you now!

With much love,

Wayne

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HELLO MY LOVES - 10 Years of writings to seekers of Truth

WAYNE LIQUORMAN

Love

Wisdom

Passion

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

$13.95

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HOLA QUERIDOS MÍOS -- Wayne Liquorman

Amor
Sabiduría
Pasión

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 acontecimientos de
actualidad y sus respuestas a las preguntas de buscadores espirituales. Esta recopilación
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 de Advaita.

Para ordenar

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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 and SEE!

Running Time: 78 minutes

Order as a MP3 (Audio Download) $10

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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

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Suffering and The False Sense of Authorship - A Talk with Wayne Liquorman

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 seeing.

Total running time: 4 hours 43 minutes

Order as a MP3 (Audio Download) $19

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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 of Recovery.

Central to both disciplines is the recognition of our complete personal powerlessness.

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.

Order HERE Softcover - $9.95

Order HERE Hardcover - $19.95

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ELECTRONIC BOOK VERSIONS

Many of our titles have been converted to Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook and iBooks formats.

Recently added:

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 -
now an audio book

Now available through Audible.com and the iTunes store.

The Way Of Powerlessness
UNABRIDGED
By Wayne Liquorman
Narrated By Lee Eric Smith
Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins

 

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A LIVING GEM FROM RAMESH

(never before published)

 

The awareness of the intimate relationship with the totality of man's manifestation brings about a transformation in one's attitude towards life and its meaning: a meaning that is indicative less of doing and achieving for the individual organism, and more and more of "being". As the American poet e.e. Cummings has put it, "If you can be, be. If not, cheer up and go on about other people's business, doing and undoing unto others 'til you drop." Specifically, you do not do anything to change your actions; you continue doing whatever you were doing; you do not deliberately change or alter your way of life.

 

 

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It's always a great blessing to spend time in your presence, to receive the generous flow of your love and acceptance. But I'm very happy too that this time there's also a feeling of looking forward to go home and continue my painting and enjoying the glow of these great days in my everyday life, including the increase of freedom that I feel inside me.

I wish you a pleasant journey back home. I love you and send my love along with you.

Love,
A