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April 29, 2023

Hello my loves,

When spiritual teachers talk about the "big picture," they are generally referring to a larger, overarching perspective on life that encompasses all aspects of reality. This includes the physical world, as well as the spiritual or metaphysical dimensions.

The big picture is often seen as a way to gain a broader understanding of the purpose and meaning of life, and to gain a sense of perspective on one's own place within the larger scheme of things. It is often associated with a sense of interconnectedness and oneness, as well as a recognition of the interdependence of all things.

From a spiritual perspective, the big picture may include concepts such as karma, reincarnation, and the evolution of consciousness. It may also involve a recognition of the inherent divinity of all beings and the interconnectedness of all life.

Ultimately, the big picture is about seeing beyond the limitations of our individual perspectives and gaining a greater understanding of the larger patterns and cycles that govern the universe. It is a way to expand our awareness and consciousness and to connect with the deeper aspects of our being.
The words above were written in less than 10 seconds by the Artificial Intelligence engine ChatGPT in response to the query: "When spiritual teachers talk about the big picture what is it they are referring to?"

It's a pretty good answer but the Living Teaching of Advaita is here to point relentlessly beyond what can be grasped by a mind, be it human or machine.
A picture, no matter how big is always limited. It has a frame. It is contained. When there is a moment in which this big picture is seen, what is seen is simply a bigger, more expansive version of the small picture.

The Teaching points to That which envelopes and surrounds the big picture but cannot itself be contained. It is the boundless context for all that is. The Source and the substance of everything.

May it find you now!

With much love,

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What's New?

Talks in Toulouse 2023
We're excited to announce Talks with Wayne
in Toulouse, France June 30 - July 2, 2023.
More Information Here

Photos from Wayne's talks in Paris, Gran CanariaMadrid, and Amsterdam 2023.

New Video clip: Everything Is Nothing in Motion 

Listen to our new Never Mind podcast - The Mystical Path

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.

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

by Wayne Liquorman

is now available as an audiobook
narrated by John Balgrove and Mary Delvin

Available on Audible and iTunes

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 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 Russian and Portugese.* .

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

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

•    over 200 easily accessible online Talks with Wayne 

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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.

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


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by Ramesh S. Balsekar

Seeking Spiritual Truths Over Three Days With Ramesh

Is there any such thing as free will? Is everything in life predetermined? Does God play dice with the universe? Questions that intrigue seekers of the truth, are answered with great insight, sincere earnestness and absolute clarity in Ramesh's typical free-flowing dialogues, spiced with his delightful good humor, during the morning 'satsangs' or meetings with visitors from all over the world.

Through his teaching, Ramesh exposes the sense of personal doership as the root cause of all suffering. He describes how the process of this simple understanding can lift the burden of a life of struggle, and the peace and tranquility that can arise when one learns to accept totally what life offers, at any given moment, with grace and ease.

When asked how long it takes to grasp this understanding, Ramesh answered, "Three Days. Three Days!" So, here is a taste of a modern sage's daily talks, over three days, with visitors at his residence in Mumbai.

Published by Yogi Impressions
Softcover 120 pages
ISBN 9788188479085

Regularly $13 Sale Price $10 Order here.





A particularly fine Talk recorded in Wayne’s home on August 5, 2008.

Approximate running time: 56 minutes

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Finally what happens is that realization dawns that the identification with an exclusive isolated organism is purely illusory, and that all there is, is a transpersonal unity of beingness, a functioning – a play, the lila – of Totality which can only be witness and watched without the slightest futile desire to change anything.  Can enlightenment be anything different other than the acceptance of “what is” to the extent of being the what-is: just Being the present moment.


I have to contact you. A feeling has come over me since meeting you - filling my whole being. I can't do anything against it: without searching for a guru, without the wish to have a guru, I got one and that's you. It's such a strong feeling - doing my job, enjoying my children - always this feeling is beyond. I don't know exactly how to describe it, it's like "it is it" and a feeling of deep love to you.

Deep Love,

June 19 - 26, 2023 - Retreat in Asilah, Morocco
June 30 - July 2, 2023  - Talks in Toulouse, France

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