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Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.
-- Aldous Huxley


Life is very contradictory. One often needs several attitudes at once.
-- Eugene Gendlin


Taoism is the art of getting out of one's own way.
-- Alan Watts


Love is the extremely difficult realisation that something other than oneself is real.
-- Iris Murdoch


I hate quotations. Tell me what *you* know.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
    



Updates

July 2014: In The Light of Knowledge - my first book, written in 1974, was commissioned by Satpal (Maharaji's elder brother) and has been lost for over thirty years.

April 2011: Living First - a way of thinking and living.

March 2011: Two papers: Third Space and Explicit and Implicit Spaces.

June 2010: I have rewritten my Why Philosophy? page.

May 2010: A paper Feeling Feeling: The Experiential Method Applied to Meditation, which attempts to explain the meditation that I do now, eleven years after leaving Maharaji.

October 2009: My 2nd book "Without The Guru: How I Took My Life Back After Thirty Years" is now available. Click the link or the picture for further details.

    


* I have added two more photos to my Photos Section, both from the Calamigos Instructor's conference in California in 1990, which has a chapter in my book.




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