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What is self refinement?

July 28, 2014

"Self-refinement is the process of arrival in terms of seeing (there is) no self to refine or liberate. It’s just harmonizing with or seeing reality, the nature of which is selfless, impersonal, uncreated potential." Excerpt taken from Lettres d'Alchemie, Energy of Intent bypassing Karma, part II

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The Travelers and the Grapes

March 6, 2014

The parable that follows was originally composed by the greatest of all Sufi poets, Jalal ad-Din Rumi (d. 1273) and recounted by Idries Shah, the Grand Shaykh of Sadarna. A Persian, a Turk, and Arab and a Greek were traveling to a distant land when they began arguing over how to spend the single coin […]

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