Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Ann Coulter/Murders w/Words(her words)'

2006-06-12 Thread Vaj
On Jun 12, 2006, at 3:47 PM, jim_flanegin wrote:I've read Al Franken's book on "Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell  Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right" (excellent by the way,  if for nothing else, its rigorous adherence to factual material, and  the painstaking way that Franken exposes

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-13 Thread Vaj
On Jun 13, 2006, at 6:25 AM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "curtisdeltablues" curtisdeltablues@ wrote: I would like my comment to be separated from any connection with evaluating Jim personally.  In

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-13 Thread Vaj
On Jun 12, 2006, at 10:17 AM, curtisdeltablues wrote:I would like my comment to be separated from any connection with evaluating Jim personally.  In my communications he has passed the much more important test in my world of being a nice, sincere guy.  I thought the Vedic System of MMY included

Re: [FairfieldLife] What's New?

2006-06-13 Thread Vaj
Hey K., welcome back! Wishing a safe hurricane season to ya!On Jun 13, 2006, at 8:26 AM, Kirk wrote:Hey Guys and Gals, I've have been outliving my welcome at my Buddhist boards and so have decided to dilute my free and jobless time by soaking up some of the essence here at FFlife again. I

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-13 Thread Vaj
On Jun 13, 2006, at 12:01 PM, sparaig wrote:So you're saying that someone in Unity may have not ability to perform the Sidhis and still  be in Unity?No, I'm not saying that. What I'm saying is that magical powers are usually the domain of yoga- and samkhya- darshana, not advaita vedanta. I'm

[FairfieldLife] GE Cotton Kills Sheep and Goats in India

2006-06-13 Thread Vaj
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Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-13 Thread Vaj
On Jun 13, 2006, at 3:05 PM, Rick Archer wrote:on 6/13/06 6:54 AM, Vaj at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:LOL, I've always said the same thing. If anyone could demonstrably show siddhis or some sort of scientific validation of some state of enlightenment, they'd be on that like stink on a skunk. It'd

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: New file uploaded to FairfieldLife

2006-06-14 Thread Vaj
On Jun 14, 2006, at 10:32 AM, Rick Archer wrote:on 6/14/06 2:09 AM, sparaig at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com mailto:FairfieldLife%40yahoogroups.com , Rick Archer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: on 6/13/06 9:23 AM, Michael Murphy at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Wow, Rick,

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-14 Thread Vaj
On Jun 14, 2006, at 10:40 AM, curtisdeltablues wrote:I don't share any of those mentioned goals.  Eternal peacefulness is death for me.  Deep contentment comes and goes which motivates my actions toward my goals. I don't desire it as a permanent  state.  I don't think we share the same

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-14 Thread Vaj
On Jun 14, 2006, at 1:43 PM, TurquoiseB wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "jim_flanegin" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB no_reply@  wrote: snipshe was so threatened by the fact that she was seeing these things and that they *weren't* being done

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: New file uploaded to FairfieldLife

2006-06-14 Thread Vaj
On Jun 14, 2006, at 2:23 PM, nablus108 wrote: Wow, Rick, thats interesting. I would love to teach TM at  a reasonable price once in a while. I know someone who does this. There are several who are quite successful at it. I've been tempted but I always think back the fact that I signed a legal 

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: New file uploaded to FairfieldLife

2006-06-14 Thread Vaj
On Jun 14, 2006, at 3:04 PM, Rick Archer wrote:on 6/14/06 1:33 PM, Vaj at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Does it make sense to go against the wishes of the person who gave you the lineage you're supposedly teaching in--and then turn around and invoke that lineage as part of the initiation process

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: New file uploaded to FairfieldLife

2006-06-14 Thread Vaj
On Jun 14, 2006, at 4:39 PM, Kirk wrote: - Original Message -From: nablus108To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.comSent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 2:45 PMSubject: [FairfieldLife] Re: New file uploaded to FairfieldLifeOnly learning from a rectified will continue the lineage. Teaching outside of

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: New file uploaded to FairfieldLife

2006-06-14 Thread Vaj
On Jun 14, 2006, at 4:02 PM, nablus108 wrote:Does it make sense to go against the wishes of the person who gave   you the lineage you're supposedly teaching in--and then turn  around   and invoke that lineage as part of the initiation process? Or is  it   yours to use after you got it? It would

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-14 Thread Vaj
On Jun 14, 2006, at 3:20 PM, curtisdeltablues wrote:Good points. This one interested me the most: "rather by recognizing that mysticism is completely beyond science." It is beyond the scientific method in its focus and range, but I  think Sam Harris would claim that when it talks about how the 

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: New file uploaded to FairfieldLife

2006-06-14 Thread Vaj
On Jun 14, 2006, at 5:49 PM, Kirk wrote:a sign of guilt? or dualism of his mind? One would think that since he puts his photo on all his manifest actions he would place it in the Holy Tradition which is the source of his power. State of contemplation of Brahman is bliss and contentment. The

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: New file uploaded to FairfieldLife

2006-06-14 Thread Vaj
On Jun 14, 2006, at 7:42 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 14, 2006, at 4:02 PM, nablus108 wrote: Does it make sense to go against the wishes of the person who gave you the lineage you're supposedly teaching in--and then turn around

[FairfieldLife] Bush Administration Quietly Plans NAFTA Super Highway?

2006-06-14 Thread Vaj
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Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Bush Administration Quietly Plans NAFTA Super Highway?

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
On Jun 14, 2006, at 10:11 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Kirk" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ironically, these sorts of super corridors will be the very death of the country. Perfect way for sending in a Trojan Horse.We can't security-check all the containers coming in

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
On Jun 14, 2006, at 10:56 PM, coshlnx wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "jim_flanegin" [EMAIL PROTECTED]  wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" jstein@  wrote: However, there could be a good deal of semantic ambiguity here, in light of how MMY defines Unity

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
On Jun 15, 2006, at 8:03 AM, TurquoiseB wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 14, 2006, at 1:43 PM, TurquoiseB wrote: It was just a fascinating evening for me, watching her avoiding her own perceptions. I did not tell her before the talk

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
On Jun 14, 2006, at 7:43 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 14, 2006, at 3:20 PM, curtisdeltablues wrote: Good points. This one interested me the most: "rather by recognizing that mysticism is completely beyond science." It

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
On Jun 15, 2006, at 2:20 AM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "curtisdeltablues" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That was really interesting, thanks!  --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: On Jun 14, 2006, at 3:20 PM, curtisdeltablues wr

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
On Jun 15, 2006, at 1:34 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 14, 2006, at 7:43 PM, sparaig wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote:On Jun 14, 2006, at 3:20 PM, curtisdeltablues wrote: Good points

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
On Jun 15, 2006, at 3:31 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 15, 2006, at 1:34 PM, sparaig wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote:On Jun 14, 2006, at 7:43 PM, sparaig wrote: --- In FairfieldLife

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: New file uploaded to FairfieldLife

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
On Jun 15, 2006, at 5:28 PM, bob_brigante wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer  [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: on 6/14/06 4:14 PM, bob_brigante at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think it's clear that by raising the price of instruction, MMY wants the rate of initiations to be low (to

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
On Jun 15, 2006, at 3:31 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 15, 2006, at 1:34 PM, sparaig wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: On Jun 14, 2006, at 7:43 PM, sparaig wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
On Jun 15, 2006, at 9:28 AM, TurquoiseB wrote: I can see how a magical display would make more sense, esp.   if inner qualities were lacking. It makes sense if you weren't there. If you were  there, it seems a lot like someone trying to cling  to his preconceptions.  :-)  In this case what it

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
On Jun 15, 2006, at 7:23 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" sparaig@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" jstein@ wrote: [...] I was going by the talk, which was

[FairfieldLife] Ethics Enlightenment (was, Clarifying...

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
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Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ethics Enlightenment (was, Clarifying...

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
On Jun 15, 2006, at 10:10 PM, sparaig wrote:Already I'm disagreeing with him. Doing/having dualistic attitudes and behavior have nothing  to do with enlightenment. Interesting theory. So do think Patanjali lied in the Yoga sutras? __._,_.___ To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL

[FairfieldLife] KW on new physics and mysticism

2006-06-15 Thread Vaj
from a footnote (!) in Sex, Ecology, Spirituality  Nowhere are the catastrophes of taking monological sciences and trying to make them into a complete "new paradigm" more obvious than in the "new physics and mysticism" writers and theorists, whose names are simply too legend to begin even a

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: KW on new physics and mysticism

2006-06-16 Thread Vaj
On Jun 16, 2006, at 12:07 AM, curtisdeltablues wrote:"But physicalists are so used to thinking that "most fundamental" means "most significant" that they believe all higher branches of knowledge must be grounded in least-depthed holons or not be grounded at all. Thus the constant tendency to

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: KW on new physics and mysticism

2006-06-16 Thread Vaj
On Jun 15, 2006, at 11:05 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: from a footnote (!) in Sex, Ecology, Spirituality    Nowhere are the catastrophes of taking monological sciences and   trying to make them into a complete "new paradigm&

[FairfieldLife] Erotophobia and the Politics of Lust

2006-06-16 Thread Vaj
A really good new discussion on Integral Naked is The Politics of Lust. Part 1. Power, Hierarchy, and (Non)Monogamy.  with    Stuart Davis John Incehttp://in.integralinstitute.org/talk.aspx?id=669They have a free first month and you could probably download most of the material you like in that

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-16 Thread Vaj
On Jun 16, 2006, at 1:30 AM, TurquoiseB wrote: I also remember the effect he had on other practitioners--esp. his   students--they were legendary (to put it very nicely). As I rememebr, in dharma circles, there was some mention that either   he or a student of his made the claim he was a

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-18 Thread Vaj
On Jun 18, 2006, at 5:18 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "curtisdeltablues" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] So much of what you said seems to be a natural pattern of growing up with our ideas whatever they are.  I suspect that I am neither uniquely flawed nor gifted in

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-18 Thread Vaj
On Jun 18, 2006, at 5:34 PM, curtisdeltablues wrote:"Well, you also made it sound as though anyone and everyone in the TMO was a liar as Andrew Skolnick quoted you in his JAMA article:" Are you a teacher?  Is it news for you that people in the movement lie, especially to reporters?  I was

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: 'Clarifying The Energy Field'

2006-06-18 Thread Vaj
Well, no I assumed you weren't. What I was asking was there any hint that some of the research had been "fudged" for PR purposes?On Jun 18, 2006, at 6:42 PM, curtisdeltablues wrote:No, I was not a researcher. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Ju

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Converting analog audio to digital

2006-06-19 Thread Vaj
On Jun 18, 2006, at 11:36 PM, Rick Archer wrote:Thanks. I don’t have an iPod and I’d rather no buy one. Can I just go to Radio Shack and buy something that would let me patch my cheap tape recorder into my Mac or PC? If I accomplished that step, what software would I need to edit the audio

[FairfieldLife] SSRS: 20 million?

2006-06-20 Thread Vaj
The new issue of What Is Enlightenment? has an article on SSRS which says he has instructed over 20 million people in meditation. Is that more than TM? He's also had 2.5 million people show up for a massive meditation session last February 17 in his hometown of Bangalore! Way to go Ravi!

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Free Will, you only think you have it!

2006-06-20 Thread Vaj
On Jun 20, 2006, at 12:57 PM, new_morning_blank_slate wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Alex Stanley" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In discussing this with Tom Traynor, he wrapped it up perfectly: Things happen exactly as they should. Why? Because that's the way they happened. Though

Re: [FairfieldLife] SSRS: 20 million?

2006-06-20 Thread Vaj
On Jun 20, 2006, at 3:14 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:And he only charges about 250.00 to learn his techniques and will accept what you can afford if you have a problem with the course fee. He has no shortage of people learning either. He has TM teachers teach his meditation which I understand is

Re: [FairfieldLife] SSRS: 20 million?

2006-06-20 Thread Vaj
On Jun 20, 2006, at 4:29 PM, Bhairitu wrote:Vaj wrote: On Jun 20, 2006, at 3:14 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And he only charges about 250.00 to learn his techniques and will   accept what you can afford if you have a problem with the course   fee. He has no shortage of people learning

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: SSRS: 20 million?

2006-06-20 Thread Vaj
On Jun 20, 2006, at 7:24 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The new issue of What Is Enlightenment? has an article on SSRS which   says he has instructed over 20 million people in meditation. Is that more than TM? He's also had  2.5 million

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: SSRS: 20 million?

2006-06-20 Thread Vaj
On Jun 20, 2006, at 7:05 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The new issue of What Is Enlightenment? has an article on SSRS which   says he has instructed over 20 million people in meditation. Is that more than TM? Waay more.Yep, thought so

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: SSRS: 20 million?

2006-06-21 Thread Vaj
On Jun 20, 2006, at 9:18 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 20, 2006, at 7:24 PM, sparaig wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: The new issue of What Is Enlightenment? has an article on SSRS which says he

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: SSRS: 20 million?

2006-06-21 Thread Vaj
a had such an abundance of prana. Supposedly it also made TM and Sidhi practice much more powerful, more energy."On Jun 21, 2006, at 7:46 AM, wayback71 wrote: Vaj - what did Triguna say in the article about SSRS? --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: The new iss

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: SSRS: 20 million?

2006-06-21 Thread Vaj
On Jun 21, 2006, at 12:01 PM, nablus108 wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" sparaig@ wrote: So SSRS only uses meditation teachers who have pledged to  only teach TM under the auspices of the TMO... And

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: SSRS: 20 million?

2006-06-21 Thread Vaj
On Jun 21, 2006, at 7:29 PM, new.morning wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: He's also had  2.5 million people show up for a massive meditation session last February 17 in hi

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: SSRS: 20 million?

2006-06-21 Thread Vaj
On Jun 21, 2006, at 7:41 PM, Vaj wrote:On Jun 21, 2006, at 7:29 PM, new.morning wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote:He's also had  2.5 million people show up for a massivemeditationse

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: SSRS: 20 million?

2006-06-21 Thread Vaj
On Jun 21, 2006, at 9:13 PM, authfriend wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 21, 2006, at 7:41 PM, Vaj wrote: On Jun 21, 2006, at 7:29 PM, new.morning wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" sparaig@ wrote: --- In Fai

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: SSRS: 20 million?

2006-06-22 Thread Vaj
On Jun 22, 2006, at 6:28 AM, nablus108 wrote:I'm sure those that are patient and positive will get the  opportunity to teach again sometime in the future.Read: in their next life. And since much of  what Maharishi is doing is impossible to understand intellectually I  will not even try to

[FairfieldLife] Jesus is coming, and man is he unstressing!

2006-06-22 Thread Vaj
If only he would've found a simple, effortless form of meditation...http://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/6/212006b.aspKansas Pastor Accuses New Age Group of Denying Its Religious NatureBy Natalie Harris June 21, 2006(AgapePress) - A Kansas pastor is raising concerns about a New Age group that

[FairfieldLife] Video of the Kanchi Shankaracharya

2006-06-22 Thread Vaj
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[FairfieldLife] Krishnamurti (w/ Chogyam Trungpa)

2006-06-22 Thread Vaj
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5871006181947402801q=chogyamHe seems rather critical of TM. __._,_.___ To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' SPONSORED

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Jesus is coming, and man is he unstressing!

2006-06-23 Thread Vaj
On Jun 23, 2006, at 2:36 AM, TurquoiseB wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kansas Pastor... Pastor Hubbard seriously questions the group's claims, however.    In April, he and other pastors sent a signed letter to the local   newspaper stating that the TM

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Krishnamurti (w/ Chogyam Trungpa)

2006-06-23 Thread Vaj
On Jun 23, 2006, at 1:20 AM, shempmcgurk wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, off_world_beings  [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I saw Krishnamurti in England not long before he died. He seemed  to  say a lot but offer nothing but empty philosophy. He was a product  of  Oxford ('nuf said).  He

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Krishnamurti (w/ Chogyam Trungpa)

2006-06-23 Thread Vaj
On Jun 22, 2006, at 9:58 PM, authfriend wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5871006181947402801q=chogyam He seems rather critical of TM. Gosh, Vaj, it's really amazing how many pieces critical of TM and MMY you seem

[FairfieldLife] Movies to Watch this Summer

2006-06-23 Thread Vaj
>From my list of Movies to Watch this Summer:Wheel of Time by Werner HerzogNY Time review:http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D02E2DD133EF936A25755C0A9639C8B63--Short Cut to Nirvanahttp://www.melafilms.com/---Travellers and

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Krishnamurti (w/ Chogyam Trungpa)

2006-06-23 Thread Vaj
On Jun 23, 2006, at 7:47 AM, authfriend wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 22, 2006, at 9:58 PM, authfriend wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: http://video.google.com/videoplay? docid=5871006181947402801q=chogyam

[FairfieldLife] Town mixed on plans for 'peace palaces'

2006-06-23 Thread Vaj
http://www.kansas.com/mld/kansas/living/14851593.htmPosted on Mon, Jun. 19, 2006Town mixed on plans for 'peace palaces'The Transcendental Meditation movement wants to build the World Capital of Peace in Smith Center.BY CARL MANNINGAssociated PressSMITH CENTER - Supporters of Maharishi Mahesh

[FairfieldLife] Creative Intelligence?

2006-06-23 Thread Vaj
On June 3rd 2006, MUM students show Creative Intelligence in action, one of the benefits of Unified Field based education: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4509342245519996558q=maharishi Creative? Intelligent? You decide. Yahoo! Groups Sponsor

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Creative Intelligence?

2006-06-23 Thread Vaj
On Jun 23, 2006, at 6:28 PM, authfriend wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: On June 3rd 2006, MUM students show Creative Intelligence in  action,   one of the benefits of Unified F

Re: [FairfieldLife] Ever heard of a guy called Peter Kelder..?

2006-06-24 Thread Vaj
On Jun 23, 2006, at 8:13 PM, peterklutz wrote: http://geocities.com/peterklutz/ Yeah, these have been around for years. Apparently while visiting Tibet, he witnessed part of sun-moon yoga practice. Part of the sequences are taught in groups of five, but there's more to it than what his book

[FairfieldLife] Beware the Yoga Demon! The Christian Right’s fear of self-realization and spirituality

2006-06-24 Thread Vaj
RELIGIONBeware the Yoga Demon! The Christian Right’s fear of self-realization and spiritualityBy Mel Seesholtz, Ph.D.Online Journal Contributing Writer Jun 22, 2006, 00:39They’re still at it. Those paranoid Christian fundamentalists are again attacking yoga.This is not the first time they’ve

Re: [FairfieldLife] Ever heard of a guy called Peter Kelder..?

2006-06-24 Thread Vaj
If you're going to learn them, it's better to learn them the right way. In that way they can take a person to full Buddhahood rather quickly.On Jun 24, 2006, at 7:46 AM, Peter wrote:All we is more techniques! --- Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 23, 2006, at 8:13 PM, peterklutz wrote

Re: [FairfieldLife] Ever heard of a guy called Peter Kelder..?

2006-06-24 Thread Vaj
For an authentic look at these practices check out:http://www.asianart.com/articles/baker/index.html...and the pictures entitled "Mystical practices", "tummo: the yoga of inner heat" and "yogic techniques to develop the system of nadis."On Jun 24, 2006, at 8:35

Re: [FairfieldLife] Ever heard of a guy called Peter Kelder..?

2006-06-24 Thread Vaj
On Jun 24, 2006, at 8:57 AM, Vaj wrote:For an authentic look at these practices check out:http://www.asianart.com/articles/baker/index.html...and the pictures entitled "Mystical practices", "tummo: the yoga of inner heat" and "yogic techniques to develop the system

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ever heard of a guy called Peter Kelder..?

2006-06-24 Thread Vaj
On Jun 24, 2006, at 11:29 AM, new_morning_blank_slate wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If you're going to learn them, it's better to learn them the right   way. In that way they can take a person to full Buddhahood rather   quickly.Was that your

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ever heard of a guy called Peter Kelder..?

2006-06-24 Thread Vaj
On Jun 24, 2006, at 2:24 PM, new_morning_blank_slate wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 24, 2006, at 11:29 AM, new_morning_blank_slate wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: If you're going to learn them, it's better

Re: [FairfieldLife] Progressive and Flat Taxes

2006-06-24 Thread Vaj
On Jun 24, 2006, at 4:57 PM, new_morning_blank_slate wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Bhairitu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That's why a progressive income tax is a good thing. It is an  disincentive to accumulating excessive wealth. It is better to have more  millionaires than any

Re: [FairfieldLife] And I thought *I* had OCD problems...

2006-06-25 Thread Vaj
The article is now horrendous, containing numerous glaring errors or outright lies.On Jun 25, 2006, at 3:58 PM, sparaig wrote:For the past few days, I've been contributing to the wikipedia entry on Transcendental  Meditation. Boy, is that fun in dysfunctional sort of way. Between Peter, Andrew

[FairfieldLife] HH Dalai Lama, live

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
Now.http://www.dalailama.com/page.128.htmA Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life. __._,_.___ To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' SPONSORED LINKS

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re:the Teacher recertification course

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 1:14 AM, jyouells2000 wrote:Qh, well: Patrick L. Ryan -Cultic Studies Review,  Editorial Board; AFF Webmaster Patrick Ryan, a former member of Transcendental Meditation, has been a Thought Reform  Consultant since 1984. He is Editor of AFF News: Recovery Information About

Re: [FairfieldLife] Movies to Watch this Summer

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 3:22 PM, Bhairitu wrote:Vaj wrote: From my list of Movies to Watch this Summer: Wheel of Time by Werner Herzog NY Time review: http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?  res=9D02E2DD133EF936A25755C0A9639C8B63 -- Short Cut to Nirvana

[FairfieldLife] Itzhak Bentov: From Atom to Cosmos

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5058672332658910022 __._,_.___ To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' SPONSORED LINKS

[FairfieldLife] Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
By request.Ken Wilber demonstrates different brainwave patterns on a standard home unit used in Neuro-feedback.Ever hear of a TMer doing a blank wave?No, I'm sure you haven't...Well, here it is:http://www.tinyurl.com/cmay6 (bottom of the page) Eventually we'll see similar technology used to

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 8:40 PM, authfriend wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: By request. Ken Wilber demonstrates different brainwave patterns on a standard   home unit used in Neuro-feedback. Ever hear of a TMer doing a blank wave? No, I'm sure you haven't

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 8:45 PM, shempmcgurk wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: By request. Ken Wilber demonstrates different brainwave patterns on a  standard   home unit used in Neuro-feedback. Ever hear of a TMer doing a blank wave? No, I'm sure you

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 8:47 PM, new.morning wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: By request. Ken Wilber demonstrates different brainwave patterns on a  standard   home unit use

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 8:55 PM, new.morning wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: By request. Ken Wilber demonstrates different brainwave patterns on a standard   home unit used in Neuro-feedback. Ever hear of a TMer doing a blank wave? No, I'm sure you

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:13 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: By request. Ken Wilber demonstrates different brainwave patterns on a standard   home unit used in Neuro-feedback. Ever hear of a TMer doing a blank wave? No, I'm sure you haven't

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:07 PM, authfriend wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" [EMAIL PROTECTED]  wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: By request. Ken Wilber demonstrates different brainwave patterns on a  standard   home unit use

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:15 PM, authfriend wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 26, 2006, at 8:40 PM, authfriend wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: By request. Ken Wilber demonstrates different brainwave patterns

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:15 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: By request. Ken Wilber demonstrates different brainwave patterns on a  standard   home unit use

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:16 PM, new.morning wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 26, 2006, at 8:55 PM, new.morning wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: By request. Ken Wilber demonstrates different brainwave patterns

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:16 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 26, 2006, at 8:40 PM, authfriend wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: By request. Ken Wilber demonstrates different brainwave patterns

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:22 PM, authfriend wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:07 PM, authfriend wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" shempmcgurk@ wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajrana

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 10:11 PM, Peter wrote: --- Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:22 PM, authfriend wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:07 PM, authfriend wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempm

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 10:42 PM, authfriend wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:15 PM, authfriend wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: On Jun 26, 2006, at 8:40 PM, authfriend wrote: --- In FairfieldLife

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 10:43 PM, authfriend wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:22 PM, authfriend wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote: On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:07 PM, authfriend wrote: --- In FairfieldLife

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-26 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 10:58 PM, jim_flanegin wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Because we should realize and make the connection that  *dualistic methods lead to dualistic states of consciousness* (e.g. the witnessing artifact, which is an artifact

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-27 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 11:49 PM, jim_flanegin wrote:Well, that's a long story I wouldn't recount here Jim, but yes it  is   by it's very nature. But I do feel the sequence of meditation  given   in Dzogchen Semde (Skt: Chittamatra) does elucidate the path from   dualistic to inseparability to

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-27 Thread Vaj
On Jun 26, 2006, at 11:38 PM, jim_flanegin wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There's just not much I can say to orthodox dualists (TMer's). Your association of the term 'dualist' and 'TM' belies an incomplete   understanding of the practice of TM. Please

[FairfieldLife] Dualistic traditions

2006-06-27 Thread Vaj
>From the "official" TMO trans. of the Yoga Sutra by Alistair Shearer:"Cosmic Consciousness is described in the literature of yoga as jivanmukti ("liberation in life"). It's structure is explained by Sankhya [a dualistic system] and achieved through the practical teachings and techniques of yoga

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-27 Thread Vaj
On Jun 27, 2006, at 6:39 PM, Alex Stanley wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Vaj insists that TM is a form of smashtra (or however its spelled). Shamtha! Kinda like Ramtha, except it's a sham! Shamatha.There are literally hundreds of diffe

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves What kind of eeg? VaJ

2006-06-27 Thread Vaj
On Jun 27, 2006, at 4:23 PM, johnlasher20002000 wrote: Do you know the typeor model eeg machine that Wilber is using? Is it commercially available? It's neuro-feedback device called the Mind Mirror III:http://www.annawise.com/the_work/the-work-content.html __._,_.___ To subscribe, send a

Re: [FairfieldLife] Maharishi's name

2006-06-27 Thread Vaj
On Jun 27, 2006, at 6:43 PM, peterklutz wrote: In the ongoing battle at wikipedia certain editors have taken to the practice of referring to MMY as simply Mahesh. Aside the fact that the only name MMY has been known by for the last fifty or so years is MMY, I was under the impression that he

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Ken stops his brainwaves

2006-06-27 Thread Vaj
On Jun 27, 2006, at 5:20 PM, sparaig wrote:--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jun 26, 2006, at 11:38 PM, jim_flanegin wrote: --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Vaj vajranatha@ wrote:There's just not much I can say to orthodox dualists (TMer's). Your

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