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August 30, 2022
 
 
MESSAGE FROM WAYNE

Hello my loves,

Many of us start our spiritual search by seeking a truth that is not influenced by our humanity. We are attracted to teachers that we imagine to be in various ways superior to mere humans. And we often seek to eliminate the unattractive qualities in ourselves that we associate with being human...anger, pettiness, judgement, uncertainty, avarice, lust to name but a few.

After having a profound unitive experience, the personal is viewed as a blemish on the purity of Oneness or Source or Unmanifest or whatever term is used to point to the Unnameable . Personal pronouns then become a symbol of spiritual ignorance and are eschewed. To display human qualities (except perhaps the most noble ones) is further evidence of living at a "lower" level. It is a miserable fantasy but a common and persistent one.

With Grace there may come a wisdom that recognizes the falseness of the dualism that says "I as a human am independent of the Source" and "I am somehow responsible for correcting this deplorable condition."

This Living Teaching of Advaita points to a Source that expresses AS all that is manifest. We are all necessary aspects of a seamless whole. No thing is excluded. Even you!!

May it find you now!

With love, 
Wayne


 
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New Video clip:  Enlightenment Is Not What You Think

There's still time to register for Wayne's Talks this Fall in Barcelona, Toulouse and Paris.

OUR WEBSITE NOW HAS TRANSLATION INTO EIGHT LANGUAGES!! We are grateful to the volunteers who have made this feature possible!  See the flag at the top right of the website home page and choose your language. 

We are looking for a volunteer who speaks Italian to help edit the machine translation for errors.  If you are fluently bilingual and are interested in helping, please email Nigora here. We also have the capacity to add other language translations but editors are needed. If you would like your native language added and are fluent in both English and your native language please contact Nigora.


Russian translation is now available online for Wayne's Talks on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

The Video Archive now features Talks with French, Spanish and Russian translations in an easy-to-find format.



ACCEPTANCE OF WHAT IS:

A BOOK ABOUT NOTHING

Is now available as an audiobook!!

We are thrilled to announce that ACCEPTANCE OF WHAT IS: A BOOK ABOUT NOTHING by Wayne Liquorman has been released in audiobook format.  Narrated by John Balgrove, we know you will be delighted with this new version. The audiobook is available for purchase on iTunes and Audible.

Live Zoom Talks with translation!

All are welcome!


We are excited to tell you that, when he is in town, Wayne is offering his Living Teaching Online Talks with translation. Up to 100 people can participate and ask questions via the ZOOM link on the Advaita Fellowship Live Webcast page here. Please check the calendar.

Please help spread the word!

If you are unable to watch the broadcast live, you can view the Talk at a later time via the ARCHIVE on the advaita.org website.

On Mondays at 10AM Los Angeles time the Talks are translated into Russian.* 

On Tuesdays at 10AM Los Angeles time the Talks are translated into Spanish and French.*

On Thursdays at 10AM Los Angeles time the Talks are translated into French and Russian.*

On Saturdays at 10AM Los Angeles time  the Talks are translated into Russian.* 

* There is a new way on Zoom to listen to the translators:

- In your meeting/webinar controls, click Interpretation. 

- Click the language that you would like to hear (either English or the translations of the day).
 

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We are most grateful to our wonderful volunteer Haran for making this happen and for the many hours of his time he has contributed to the Fellowship.  We also thank Javier for his beautiful music that accompanies the podcast.
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Haran does need help with the podcast so please let us know if you have skills that might be a match.

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Friends of the Fellowship is a group of like-minded individuals exploring Advaita and the Living Teaching. If you would like to register as a Friend of the Fellowship you can do so here - it's free!  https://www.advaita.org/my-account/  

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•    over 200 easily accessible online Talks with Wayne 

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POWERLESSNESS
A Talk with Wayne Liquorman Recorded July 28, 2009

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In a world that seeks power, the message of powerlessness as a door to Peace is rarely heard. In this powerful Talk, Wayne discusses the real meaning of powerlessness and how it is a pointer to the truth of What Is. The video versions contain periods of silence that have been edited out of the audio versions.

Running time: 47 minutes

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A LIVING GEM FROM RAMESH (NEVER BEFORE BEEN PUBLISHED)

The dualism or separation begins with “me” and “the other”, between an individual organism and the rest of the world, when the individual becomes aware of his individuality as against the rest of the world: the individual feels that he is identified not with the all but rather with his own organism; his sense of identity has shifted and narrowed itself from the universe as a whole to only one facet of the universe, that is, his own organism.  This separation does not stop here.  It moves further down when the self-identity becomes further narrowed when the individual identifies himself not with his entire psycho-somatic organism, but with only one aspect of the organism, namely, the psychic part, or the mind or the ego, and considers the body as a sort of burden (even St. Francis referred to his body as “poor brother ass”).  The person really comes to feel that he lives in his head, almost as the tiny man in the skull, giving directions and commands to his body, and feels frustrated when not all of them are obeyed, and indeed when he finds that most of the functions of the body are totally involuntary and without his direct control!


 

WORDS FROM THE HEART
 

Hi Wayne!

We humans go through many phases in our lives.  We don’t choose them and we don’t get a say.  At this time in my life, this is the best of all phases.  There is indescribable calm and acceptance.  I am a grateful person by nature but the gratitude has grown to swallow up all else and I have nowhere else to turn but to you to thank you.

With so much Love and Gratitude,
M.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS
Wayne Liquorman


October 7-9, 2022 - Talks in Barcelona

October 21-23, 2022 - Talks in Toulouse

October 28-30, 2022 - Talks in Paris




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