Spiritual Ego: Study shows how Western practices of meditation and yoga can actually inflate the ego, rather than lower it…which is why many people choose to do them. REPOST
This article seems to be a corollary to an experience I had while Diane & I were living in Hong Kong, early in ’93. Having meditated using both TM and TBC’s Peace Be Still meditation – TM producing a steeper ‘path’ aimed at healing, while TBC’s meditation produced a more gradual ‘path’ aimed at spiritual advancement – I once attempted to combine the two in one session. Once was enough as I felt thoroughly jumbled and Diane’s guides had to straighten out my jumbled chakras.
~ Don Chapin
This may be controversial in some perceptions, but authentic truth is so important to me that I had to share this for deeper reflection. It’s especially important in a time where psychedelic substances like mushrooms, ayahuasca, peyote and so forth are becoming quite popular. I believe we are losing sight of what they actually do and what their true purpose is…