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JULY 29, 2021
 
 
MESSAGE FROM WAYNE

Hello my loves,

It was Guru Purnima (the annual full moon day disciples gather to honor the Guru) in July 1996. I was in Bombay to be with my beloved guru, Ramesh Balsekar. At the end of the gathering Ramesh off handedly told the crowd, "You all should come back tomorrow., tomorrow Wayne will be giving the Talk." I was beyond surprised...and appalled at the very idea of it. 

I gave the talk (a copy of the recording is available at the bottom of the page https://www.advaita.org/wayne-liquorman/) and imagined that was to be the end of it. I was wrong. This week marks 25 years!! that I have been writing about the Teaching and talking to people about the Teaching. How is it possible? I am a resurrected alcoholic and drug addict, yes. A failed businessman, yes. A thrice married father and grandfather, yes. But a spiritual Teacher? No one could be more shocked at this than me!

It is clearly a LIVING teaching. It has a life of its own and it has carried me along with it… so many towns and cities and countries… so many men and women, old and young, some swelling with new life others preparing to die...so many hearts ready to burst open, so many brows becoming unfurrowed and so many eyes bright with a new Understanding. And the love! So much love!

What an incredible surprise and delight this life continues to be! I consider myself to be amongst the most fortunate of men, to have found my guru in Ramesh and to have been filled, a most unlikely vessel to carry this magnificent Teaching.

With much love,
Wayne



 
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NEVER MIND

A Journey into Non-duality

Is now available as an audiobook!!

We are thrilled to announce that NEVER MIND 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.

What's New?


A new addition to the Fall calendar!  SAVE THE DATES for Wayne's Talks in BarcelonaRetreat near Toulouse, France. and Talks in Madrid, Spain.

At Home Talks have now resumed!  Details can be found on our website here and the calendar here.

Check out our new YouTube video clip "What About Personal Responsibility?"

Tuesday and Thursday Talks are now translated into both Spanish and French!

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

Live Online Talks with translation!

All are welcome!


We are excited to tell you that 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 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 (20:00 in Moscow, 19:00 in Europe and 18:00 in UK) the Talks are translated into Russian.* 

On Tuesdays at 10AM Los Angeles time (19:00 in Europe and 18:00 in UK and 20:00 in Moscow) the Talks are translated into French and Spanish.*

On Thursdays at 10AM Los Angeles time (19:00 in Europe and 18:00 in UK and 20:00 in Moscow) the Talks are translated into Spanish and French.*

On Saturdays at 10AM Los Angeles time (20:00 in Moscow, 19:00 in Europe and 18:00 in UK) the Talks are in English and 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).
 

There is no fee for viewing the webcasts either live or in the archive. If you find the Teaching valuable and have the resources to spare please donate here.

CHECK OUT OUR PODCAST!!

We are delighted to introduce our 
 NEVER MIND PODCAST 
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.

FRIENDS OF THE FELLOWSHIP

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/  

Please take a few minutes to explore some of the features of the website:

•    over 200 easily accessible online Talks with Wayne 

•    excerpted YouTube clips

•    access to previous newsletters and transcripts

We very much appreciate those of you who have contributed to The Fellowship financially, thus ensuring that the Talks in all their forms are consistently available.

It is easy to make a onetime donation or an ongoing monthly contribution. Here is the link- https://www.advaita.org/product/donate/

Hope to “see” you online or at a Talk or Retreat soon!


 

Wayne's free live Talks are now being hosted on YouTube.

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THE HAPPENING OF A GURU

A Biography of
Ramesh S. Balsekar


A biography of the Advaita sage Ramesh Balsekar. This anecdotal biography is dotted with glimpses into his life, from his days as a boy growing up in Mumbai's Saraswat community, to his years spent in the London School of Economics. It follows his career with the Bank of India of which he became the General Manager, and dwells on his close interaction with his own guru, Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj. The book culminates with Ramesh's own insights into the teaching of Advaita, of which he is regarded as the foremost contemporary exponent today. A highlight of this book is the crisp and witty, yet inspiring, essay by Ramesh on 'How do I live my life?' Here, with great clarity and simplicity, Ramesh puts across the basic tenets of his complete understanding of Advaita.

The biography is exquisitely printed on Art Paper in full color, and is complemented with photographs of Ramesh as a young banker, of his wife and family, pictures of his guru Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj and unique portraits of Ramesh the embodiment of an enlightened Master.

Published by Yogi Impressions 2003
Hardbound 104 pages
Art paper with over 40 photographs
Size: 9" x 6"

Regularly $25. Sale Price $12.50. Order here.

 

IN THE STORE


CHANGE IS INEVITABLE

A TALK WITH WAYNE LIQUORMAN - MP3 DOWNLOAD


A deep and wide ranging conversation covering the basic elements of the Living Teaching, the power of Resonance and the inevitability of change.

Recorded in Bristol, UK in February of 2012. Running time: 1 hour, 43 minutes.

 $18
Order here

Visit the Advaita Press Online Store for a full selection of Books, CD'S, DVD's and Downloadable Media.

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A LIVING GEM FROM RAMESH (NEVER BEFORE BEEN PUBLISHED)
The courage to face a thousand men in battle, a thousand times, is as nought when compared to the courage to throw off the conditioning heaped on the self over thousands of years of traditions, and see the Truth in the present moment, in the full realization that such courage can only happen and is not some thing to be acquired by any "one".
 
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WORDS FROM THE HEART
 

Hi Wayne!

I just hung up from P.  He read to me your newsletter message.  So beautiful. When I receive my copy I will read it maybe 50 times over the month.

Last month V. was in my area and stopped by to visit.  It was a great time.  The Teaching hovered over us the whole time.

All of us who have experienced this Teaching know its gift and its wonder.  I am so grateful to have this in my life. It transcends all good or bad times and is always a relief - a free gift - the biggest gift of all - at no expense.

Thank you for keeping this going.  It is as close to me as it ever was.
Much love to you and Jaki.  

M.

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS
Wayne Liquorman


Talks in Barcelona, Spain
September 24-27, 2021

Retreat nr. Toulouse, France
October 1-4, 2021

Talks in Madrid, Spain
October 8-10, 2021


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