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How To See Through The Self-Illusion

The Self-Illusion is The Eye Of The Needle The self-illusion is the eye of the needle on the path to awakening. Once the self-illusion is seen through, the awakening process will unfold whether you are actively contributing to the process or not. The Buddha emphasized often how important this step is. He said that when you have seen through the …

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How the Self-Illusion Developed and How to See Through It

Today I’m going to talk about how the self-illusion developed and how to see through it. Did you already try to realize that there is no ‘ME’ but it stills feel like it? Maybe you wonder how it is possible to do that.  Do you just have to wait for the right moment that it happens and can’t do anything? Well, …

The Most Important Tool To Awaken

In this video, you’ll come to know the most important tool to awaken. It’s not a tool only a few or very special people have, everybody has it already. You only need to use it. Awakening doesn’t mean that we reach a special state and need extraordinary talents to do so. Awakening means that we awaken from the dream that …

Tell Me How To Do It!

How To Awaken on the Buddhist Path Through the 10 Fetters  Do you sometimes listen to the words of an awakened spiritual teacher and think,  “I don’t want to hear beautiful words any longer. Tell me HOW TO DO IT!”  In this article, I’ll describe the “HOW TO” awaken.    What Is Awakening?  First of all, awakening is not something that you get as …

ARE YOU STILL AWAKENED WHEN YOU BECOME ANGRY?

So, the self-illusion fell away, and desire and ill will are gone. You might have had more insights, and it looks like your journey has ended. You’re awakened. Yay! And then you scroll through your newsfeed and see this post – what nonsense this person has written there!! Anger shoots up in you like a jet flame and you start hammering away on …

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TEST: WHERE ARE YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY TO AWAKENING?

With this test, you can find out where you are on your journey to awakening and what your next step is. Like any journey, it is always good to know where you are and which direction to take. Please answer the questions from your everyday experience right now.  Do not refer to insights you had earlier in your life, when …

What Unlocks the Full Awakening Process?

If you have already seen through the self-illusion, you probably noticed that this can’t be full awakening.  You still get easily lost in thoughts. Once in while anger floods you though you know that there is nobody who could be angry. And your favored snack is still all too appealing though you’re clear that there is no entity that wants to eat …

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Is There a Choice?

Video Is there a choice

Do you think, “Of course I have a choice. I am making choices each and every day. Otherwise, how would I be able to run my life?”  Or are you part of the fraction who say, “No, there is no choice.  Everything just happens?” In today’s video, we are going to look more closely into choices and whether or not …

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How To Dissolve The Assumptions of Desire And Ill Will

How to see through the Assumption of Desire and Ill Will

The Assumptions of desire and ill will are the fetters 4 and 5 in the Buddhist framework of the ten fetters. They show up after the self-illusion is seen through and address the question: Why are we reacting all the time? In case you’re wondering why we are already at fetters #4 and #5, with the self-illusion, doubt and clinging …