The story about Lester deciding to lose quickly is fun. I dare say that when a leading teacher brings out a money-back course for losing 30 lbs in seconds (as Lester did), be it based on releasing, Matrix, or the Yuen method, it will…"
"Somehow I missed this discussion. So here is my take 3 years later (good thing time is an illusion): read Autobiography of a Yogi. There are some superpowers there such as levitation an creating palaces of gold (I guess this could be considered…"
"Gains so far:
I have greater peace of mind
Less appetite, choose healthier foods more often, don't myself wrong if I don't
More energy (yesterday I woke up at 7 am, went to bed at 3 am when I realized it would be a good idea to go…"
"What I meant was what were the miracles you have had happen to you that been benchmarks to you. I have a general sense that I am releasing and that's it's doing something positive (was in a prettynegative space and now staying in neutral)…"
"Yes Warren, Zen recognizes this. One can have the experience of enlightenment but still needs to root out of the unconscious the egoic identifications. They call the one kensho and the other dai kensho. There are many experiences of kensho before…"
"Yes Akin. I often find that I know what is going to happen sometimes moments before it does. I am used to it now so it doesn't create any emotion with it, nor do I give it any importance.. But it shows me that I am on the right track."
"The Hindu tradition is filled with it. So is Zen. It is just that they downplay it because the ego gets fixated on those things and seeks personal power. But such things are the natural consequence of awakening."
"Hey Warren DH does talk about this, you are right....:)
It is interesting that Lester did talk about these things to his groups, and that they havre been remembered. But that was over 50 years ago or so, as you say if anyone made such claims today…"
""I'll tell you the first thing I did. There was a cup on the table and when someone came into the room, I said, "I can move that cup to the other side of the table with my mind. Do you believe I can?” If they said yes, it was…"
"I'm taking a punt at this and could be completely wrong, but I seem to recall reading something by David Hawkins where he said that there are different levels of enlightenment. Hawkins says that there is a state of 'awareness' where…"