Enjoy the Holy Instant – venice class – Nov 20, 2014 th

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The interesting point to understand is this: Your mind is ALREADY CONNECTED to the Internet of Infinite Mind. Therefore, it is not up to you to figure things out. It's up to you to get quiet in there and LISTEN. The moment you get quiet, and you can even do that right now as you are reading this, and you thereby stop energizing your current level of foggy ignorance, is the exact moment when the download from the Internet of Infinite Mind can flow in and more clearly connect with you. In little glimmers, at first, you will find yourself Knowing what to do or not do. The idea is trust your heart. Trust your conscience. Start doing what feels right to you — in the meditations, in the poses, and in your life.

Remember, it makes sense to do this because, "You only exist because The All is being Itself as you." That is one of my favorite lines. I've said that 10 million times this year. You are only who you are because The All is appearing as you. Therefore, when you trust yourself, you are not just trusting into your conditioning. You are not just trusting into your habits. You are trusting into The All, which is appearing as you.

That is why you don't have to figure anything out. Figure out enough to get yourself to be quiet, to put a comma in your commentary every once in a while, to exhale and relax, and wonder, "What is the truth here, really?" And then don't make up an answer. Exhale and relax again. And exhale and relax again. And exhale and relax again. Next thing you know, you will find yourself moved to be talking about "this," or driving home "this" way, and you will find yourself living your life with Online Knowing. Yay! Then you begin to get it. That's what Yoga is.

The reason I talk about all of this is because Yoga is about the mindset you are coming from. It is not just bending yourself inside-out. It's about being consciously online with the Internet of Infinite Mind, and Googling answers whenever you need to know something, and doing it so much you realize, "Wow, I don't have to "get" Online. I'm Online. It's built-in. It is impossible to get off-line." If you are conscious, and you are, then YOU ARE CONNECTED, and you have always been connected. You and I have always been in the middle of The Ultimate. We are in the middle of The Ultimate even now. Whereas, if in the back of your mind you are thinking we are in a temporary world on the way to a more "real" existence, it will wreck your health and distort your experience.

OK?

So, let's meditate. And then 3) bend over, then 4) Freeform-it, and then 5) meditate again.

And in case you haven't been here before, Chapter One is what just happened. Talking. Chapter Two is we meditate for a few minutes. I usually talk for part of it, and then I be quiet for part of it. Chapter Three is a Guided Asana Chapter. Chapter Four, I put on the music and we do Freeform together, where you practice channeling your practice. And then Chapter Five, we will meditate again at the end for a short minute or two.

Thank you for coming today. Thank you for coming all year. Enjoy the web page. Enjoy the Holy Instant.

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Meditate on the Infinite – venice class – Nov 11, 2014 tu

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Years ago when I was first getting into Yoga, I read somebody's advice about how to meditate. His advice was, "Meditate on the Infinite."

I remember reading that, but, man, that did not make sense to me, except sort of, but not really. Not enough to where I really knew what was up. But now I wholeheartedly endorse that advice. Yes, "Meditate on The Infinite." Try to figure out what it means... by meditating, by doing the Conscious Pause while you are meditating, over and over and over and over and over. Slide into the feeling of Infinity. Try to experience what that feels like. Try to experience why that was the guy's advice. It is very good advice, even if, at first, it seems elusive and amorphous. It will seem elusive until you start to get it. Then you will realize, "Oh wow, I can't get out of The Infinite!" Even, "Oh wow, I am The Infinite being aware of it's own infinity from right here where I am."

Infinite means "not finite," remember. A form is finite. A sound is finite. Whereas, The Infinite is the Conscious Formless Context IN WHICH every finite form is happening, sort of like the weather is happening in the not-finite context of the sky. The clouds, the forms and formations of clouds, are happening in the not-finite formless sky. The not-finite formless sky is the sky of Mind, Consciousness. And so, when you meditate on The Infinite, you are experiencing yourself as the sky, as the conscious changeless space in which it is all happening, rather than the formations of weather, only. You will experience yourself merging, so to speak, with the infinity of Consciousness. Do this as homework, if you are so guided. Enjoy what happens :))))

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Stop Energizing Your Usual Mindset – venice class – Oct 30, 2014 th

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Again, the insight is that God is Love. There are all sorts of good reasons to argue with that, but there are also all sorts of good reasons to start believing in it. At least be intrigued by the idea.

Remember, the way to have a clearer experience of Reality involves temporarily suspending your usual mindset. Simply stop energizing your usual perspective by being aware of what you are thinking about, what you are saying to yourself, and what you are decreeing. "I'm almost 70. That's the age my father was when he died. I will probably die of what he died of. It's genetic, you know." You say things like that to yourself, and it seems smart. You think you are reporting the news accurately. Yes, yes, yes... but your deepest genetics are not human-based. They are G-O-D-based. Therefore, be aware of what you are saying to yourself, put it in pause-mode, and then exhale and relax and wonder to yourself, "What is the truth here, really?"

If God is All, then God is being what you are. Therefore, be aware of what you are saying to yourself that is not in alignment with this new fundamental understanding. Temporarily put what you think is true in pause-mode, and then direct your attention toward having a clearer experience of whatever the truth happens to be. Go within. Feel the truth of what you are. YOU are your own closest contact point with the feeling-tone of Infinity. Then, right in that New Now Moment be attentive for intuitive knowings such as, "Yes, my real DNA is G-O-D. Maybe!" that just might surface in your mind. Entertain them a little longer than normal. In this way you will become more open to the idea, rather than always being so convinced it is not that.

Your real DNA is G-O-D. And God is Love, as it turns out, and therefore so are you. Therefore, the moment you STOP ENERGIZING YOUR USUAL MINDSET is the exact moment when you will find yourself feeling loved by the God-Love that is being you. It's effortless. There is nothing you have to do to become this way. Simply stop doing what you are habitually doing. You will then become a more humane human, effortlessly.

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Nip It in the Bud – venice class – Oct 28, 2014 tu

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This has been on my mind a lot. And I have been talking about it a lot in here. But I want to keep rubbing it in, because it seems true. Anything other than this just doesn't seem as true as it used to seem. The simple sentence I would like you to remember, and argue with, debate about, wonder about, sense into the truth or falsity of, is, "Your real DNA — what you are really made out of — is G-O-D."

Your real DNA is G-O-D.

The older you get, the more you are likely to find yourself thinking things like, "I will probably die of what my father died of." Or, "I will probably die of what my grandmother died of. It's genetic, you know." And you are likely to have good, smart reasons that justify why you are suffering from whatever you are suffering from. Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes. Yes. Yes. But, more than that is, wow, "Your REAL DNA — the thing that you are really susceptible to — is G-O-D," whatever that means. Therefore, inquire, "What does G-O-D mean?"

The insight is that God means Supreme Being, the Being of all, and that therefore your real DNA is G-O-D, and that because God is Love therefore so are you.

I used to hear, "God is Love," and I would think, "Well, so what? Yay. But what does that have to do with me?" You know, as though God were some other entity that you will meet at some future moment after death. But, God is Supreme Being being everything that is being — right now, already, and only. And since God is Love — if — then wow, that is the truest thing about you, really, whether you are experiencing it yet or not.

Be intrigued by the concept and then immerse yourself in your actual Now experience and wonder, "What is the truth here, really? Really? Really? Really? Really? Really? Yes, genetics, I know, my father, my grandmother, yeah I know..."

But, wow, your real DNA is G-O-D. And G-O-D is Love. The more you feel the truth of this, the more you get healed — is the insight, is the hope, is the worthy quest.

Understand that if you are not pushing into new understandings about life and what's going on, then you will be stuck with your current level of ignorance. The smarter you get, the more you will realize how little you actually know. Therefore, don't get stuck with your current level of pea-brained ignorance.

Have insight into the fact that wow, maybe, your real DNA is G-O-D. "I don't really know what that means, but wow, I'd like to know." And just the, "I would like to know" aspect helps soften your current level of ignorance, and then New Knowing starts flowing in.

And so, I am practicing, and I am suggesting that especially when you are doing your Yoga practice, and you are meditating, and whenever this seems like it might be halfway true, in those moments where it is easy to be open to this truth — if it is true — then get it while you can!

In those moments, feel the truth of G-O-D. You will start feeling loved. The more you do it, even just a little bit, the more the window opens.

Your real DNA is G-O-D. Go away with that one. Think about it a lot. Say it to yourself a lot. Debate about it. Because, at the least, if you are debating about it you are still in the arena of learning about it. And wouldn't it be nice!

So, you are not the dweeb you thought you were. Other people are not the dweebs you think they are. God, Supreme Being in Infinite Display, is the only thing that is going on, really, is the insight. Supreme Being is being everything that is being.

Cool. Cool!

And again, you will be clear about this for a moment, then you will flip, "Eh, that sucks." Or, "Life sucks. Life's hard. Can't wait till I get outta here."

OK?

Your real DNA is G-O-D, Love. Let that soak in whenever possible. Put yourself out in nature more frequently. Be alone more frequently. Have quiet moments where you are not hassled by the TV or other people. Or, be with other people and do this, you know, like now! Right now we are helping each other get clearer on this, or get clearer on whatever the Truth happens to be. And it just seems like G-O-D — L-O-V-E.

This is cool. This is radical. This is hopeful. Get clear on this. Then, when you notice yourself believing something else, just nip it in the bud, faster. That's all it is. Yes! Just nip it in the bud, like a little fly swatter. And then you will be left with whatever is true. Exactly. OK?

Keep in mind that if your real DNA is G-O-D, then that is the truth, already. It is not something you are working toward. Oh! There is no process involved to it, really. That is important to understand.

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Identity – venice class – Oct 21, 2014 tu

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Teresa: Can you speak to identity?

Erich: That is one of the coolest questions around. Is there more to the question?

Teresa: Well, from a personal standpoint, it seems like the last six months I've been going through an identity crisis. So I'm curious to see that through a different lens.

Erich: Excellent. That is the perfect mindset to be in when you're at a crisis. And the interesting thing about crises... The tendency is to think that everything is going wrong. But, actually, what it means is you are at the limit of a current level of understanding or self-appreciation. It's as though the sense of identity that has held you up until now is now at its bursting point. It feels like a crisis, but it is actually a growth moment to a more expansive, all-embracing sense of identity. Therefore, the mindset that you are consciously at now, being willing to see things in a new way, is exactly what will allow what seems like a "crisis" to morph into a smoother transition.

It's as though you are in a field and there is a big fence around your field, but you don't know it, and you are exploring your territory, and you get to the outer the edge of your territory and you are suddenly at a fence. It's like, "Huh??" But all it means is that you are at the furthest edge of your current understanding, and that you are primed for breakthrough, new understanding.

So, identity, I think, is one of the crucial issues to get clear on. "Who am I, really? Who are you, really? What's really going on, really?"

And every once in a while, you will have insight into the fact — and I say this a lot — that you only exist because The All is being Itself as you. The crisis point is actually, "Oh, I'm starting to understand that in a clearer way."

You only exist because God, The All, is being Itself as you. Any smaller definition will feel like your pants are too small! You know? It will feel like your shoes are too small. They were good up until now, but now that definition just isn't working.

Things are not going wrong. Things are going really right. Don't run away from the experience. Do not run away from the crisis feeling of it. Try to accept it, relax with it, and then be curious, "What is the Truth here, really?" Because the insight is that the truest Truth is that The All is being you. God is being you.

"What is the Truth here, really? It feels like things are reaching a crisis point. What is the Truth here, really?"

And to the best of your ability, without making up an answer in advance, just relax. When you relax, then the fence around the territory of "you" will soften, and a bigger sense of identity can begin to infill you. It will not be overwhelming. It will actually feel embracing and nourishing. Try not to tense up against the change. Try to soften into the change.

Feel the Truth of what you are. Do Yoga more. Meditate more. Pause more. Shut up more. "What is the Truth here, really?" Wonder that, more. Because the I AM that you are is the Infinite I AM in specific Self-expression. And that is not a bummer. That is the awesome good news. Yoga is about getting a clearer sense of that, and believing it more, and more, and more. You will still be you. You will still look like you. No one else will know anything drastic is going on, except suddenly you will be softer. You will be glowing more, and you will start feeling loved, rather than traumatized.

I think this is crucial. I think this is really a big question, important. Try to meditate a little more frequently than normal, even if that just means pause for five seconds between emails. Before you do the next text, just pause... and then do what you have to do. And then pause again... Not huge, just short, but frequently, a lot.

Increasingly the insight is there is Omnipresence, Only. There is The All, God, being all. There is the one and only not finite I AM Presence, infinitely individuated. And that is what you are.

It makes sense that you can't be comfortable with any lesser of a definition. Therefore, as your sense of self expands you are not actually hitting a crisis point. You are hitting an awesome point. Yes! Yes.

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Freeform Strategy and more DNA – venice class – Oct 16, 2014 th

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Now remember, when we get to Chapter Four — Chapter Four is the Freeform Chapter — the human teacher, which in this instance is me, will not be telling you what to do. Teaching will be being transmitted, but I will not be telling you what to do. The thing to do at that point is channel your practice, and I am telling you that now. The whole point of any human teaching is to help you get to the place where you learn how to channel your practice. And when you are channeling your practice you can't know in advance what you are going to feel like doing! Otherwise, you are not channeling it. And so, when we get to that chapter the technique is to put a comma in your commentary and instead of you deciding what to do, listen inwardly for guidance about what to do. Pause, relax a little bit more than normal, and then dare to do exactly what you feel like doing.

Now, that is an excellent instruction, but it is too amorphous for most people. And so, as a way of learning how to do Freeform, start with something you already know. If you feel like doing a Sun Salute, then start with the Sun Salutes the way you were taught. As you are doing them the way you were taught, get into them a little bit more, and a little bit more, and a little bit more. You will find there are natural linger moments and natural flow-on moments within the prescribed pattern. As you get into it more, and you sensitize yourself to the linger and flow moments, you will find yourself beginning to deviate from the prescribed pattern. Next thing you know, "Hey, wow, I started with the known and now it's flowing into the unknown. I'm channeling it. I'm getting the hang of this. Cool!" And when it then flattens out and you lose the inspired feeling, just revert back to the prescribed pattern.

Once you get the hang of the Freeform, it will become totally absorbing. In fact, once you get the hang of it, if there isn't Freeform in class it will feel like you are missing the best part, the most important part.

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Your Real DNA – venice class – Oct 14, 2014 tu

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Your real DNA is not sourced in your parents or your grandparents. Your real DNA is sourced in G-O-D. Therefore, you are susceptible to whatever the truth of G-O-D is, not just blood clots, heart attacks, dementia...

G-O-D, God, means "Supreme Being." Not "a" Supreme Being that you will meet after death, but the Supreme Being which is being everything that is being.

And the insight is that you only exist because The All is appearing as you, specifically. The All is being you. G-O-D is being you. Therefore, what you are really susceptible to is not blood clots or heart attacks or dementia, but to the infinity of Conscious, Eternal, Ongoing Life.

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the One is the Many – venice class – Oct 7, 2014 tu

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The way I talk about it is, "The All is all." Meaning, The One — and there is an Infinite One — The One IS the Many. The Infinite One is The All being all.

Infinite means "not-finite." I used to think of infinite as 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1, you know, on and on, infinitely. Infinite would be + 1, never-ending. But "infinite" actually means "not finite," which is therefore formless. Infinity is like the sky. It is really there but it is formless. A cloud in the sky is a form, but the sky itself is formless. The One, the Infinite One, is really there but it is formless. It is the Conscious Context in which all the forms are appearing. The Infinite One is infinitely individuated. The One is the Many.

So, it seems like you and I are tiny specks in the middle of Infinity, insignificant. Whereas, actually, it is pretty much the opposite of that. You are not a tiny speck in the middle of Infinity. You are Infinity, peering out through one of its infinite individuations.

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Be the Place – venice class – Oct 2, 2014 th

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Be the place where Love flows through
because it's good for others
and good for you.

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Did You Do Yoga During Hiatus? – venice class – Sep 30, 2014 tu

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Q: I was just wondering, during your hiatus did you find time to do Yoga for yourself

Erich: Absolutely. He is asking if I did yoga during my "hiatus". Thank you for your question, but you have to be clear on this. When someone asks you, "Did you do Yoga?" be attentive. The old way I would hear the question was, "Did I do my asana practice for an hour and a half every day? Did I do my inversions? Did I do my backbends?"

Now when I hear, "Did you do Yoga?" I don't go there in my mind and then answer by saying yes or no. Yoga is about BEING ONLINE. It is less about what you are doing with your body. It's about your mindset. It's about being connected to Big Mind, consciously — because you ARE...

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Paramahansa Yogananda – venice class – Aug 12, 2014 tu

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I went to the screening of a new movie last night about Yogananda, and I'm happy to say it was really good! It's called Awake. I highly recommend seeing it when it comes out in October. There's nice, old footage of him and his guru in India, and as familiar as I was with him, much of his story I had no clue about.

Yogananda was one of the first people that got me on the Path. I remember seeing a little blue book of his on the counter of the very first health food store I had ever been in. It was called Metaphysical Meditations. It was blue, it had a picture of his face on the cover with his long hair, and I immediately fell in love with him. I joined his group, the Self-Realization Fellowship, when I was 14...

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Feel the Truth of What You Are – venice class – Aug 7, 2014 th

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The trick involves learning to shift your attention. Simply learn to QUIET MIND IT every once in a while and SHIFT YOUR ATTENTION to the feeling-tone of Life happening as you. It is a simple idea. But you have to do it, and do it, and do it, and do it, and do it. Do it a million times a day. You are doing something, is the point. So catch yourself. What are you doing? "I'm freaking myself out with thoughts about the future. I'm freaking myself out with thoughts about the past. I'm freaking myself out with how the world is playing out."

Yes, all of these things are freaky, especially if you are not tuning-in. And so, practice SHIFTING YOUR ATTENTION to the feeling-tone-truth of you. The download from Infinite Mind will then begin to consciously register with you. You will find yourself knowing what to do in order to solve the things that were freaking you out. Underline that last sentence. Like, just "get it," somehow.

The more you LISTEN, the more you will find yourself KNOWING what to do about the many things that are worrying you. And so, you are not being irresponsible by feeling the energy of who you are, or by learning to not think quite so much. You are actually being ultimately responsible. Yay! This is good for you, and good for the team.

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Shift Your Attention – venice class – Aug 5, 2014 tu

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You can shift your attention and you are shifting your attention all the time. Like now, sometimes a loud motorcycle will go by and there will be an involuntary shift of attention. Then, after you have been involuntarily attending to the sound of the motorcycle, you voluntarily shift your attention back to my voice. Your attention is always somewhere. You can shift it. You just did.

Part of the practice is to shift your attention deliberately, and what I have been suggesting is SHIFT YOUR ATTENTION to the feeling-tone of YOU. Because, remember, you only exist because The All is appearing as you.

A wave on the ocean is only what it is because the entire ocean is being that specific wave. As the wave relaxes into itself and shifts its attention from whatever it was looking at, to the feeling-tone of what it is, then inevitably — because of what it is — it will feel the depths of the ocean as being the truest thing about itself.

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Decompress – venice class – Jul 31, 2014 th

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The simple idea, remember, is DECOMPRESS. But, do it seriously :))))) Seriously, work hard, so to speak, at decompressing. It's not that you lie down and just space out. Work hard at relaxing, and relaxing, and relaxing, and relaxing. In other words, participate fully.

Life is more fun when you participate. If you are only half in the game, you will not be running on all cylinders. It cannot be fulfilling. It will not be fun. You will be conflicted. And if you are conflicted, you are going to feel conflicted, and you will then resist being where you are.

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the Feeling-Tone of Infinity is Calm – venice class – Jul 29, 2014 tu

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You might occasionally sit down to meditate and think, "Yeah, what's the big deal?" and not feel motivated. And so, keep this in mind:

The feeling-tone of Infinity is conflict-free calm. Not dull. Not manic. Calm. High-energy conflict-free CALM.

And you and I are the specific identifications of Infinity. Therefore, the deepest feeling-tone of you is ... [more]

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the Holy Instant – venice class – Jul 24, 2014 th

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The main practice I am recommending is the Conscious Pause. It is also called the Holy Instant or the Sacred Pause. Use words you are comfortable with. For a long time I was not comfortable saying "holy instant." Now I like those words. It is a holy instant when you tune-in and be attentive in the New Now. "Holy" means "whole," w-h-o-l-e. It is the awareness of being holistically connected. You look at a sunset and you know it is a holy moment. You're wowed by it. It feels holy — not in a weird way, but in a really cool, grounded way!

The main practice is the Holy Instant, the Conscious Pause. Simply pause whenever it occurs to you. In the midst of whatever you are doing... [more]

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I See You – venice class – Jul 22, 2014 tu

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And so, here is an even easier homework. Your eyes are probably open most of the time during the day. And so, look at whatever is in your view — and do this as many times in a day as you happen to think of it —and in your mind, say, "I see you."

"I see you. I see you. I see you. I see you. I see you. I see you. I see you. I see you. I see you."

You are looking at various things all the time. You are not faking yourself into anything by saying this. You are not ... [read more]

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Where is the Freedom in That? venice class – Jul 10, 2014 th

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I taught a workshop recently and a woman asked a very smart question. She said, “You teach Freedom Yoga, and yet you say to listen for instructions. Where's the freedom in that?" I thought, "Wow, awesome question! Awesome."

But, the answer… Do you know the answer? The answer is awesome.

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Invite the Insight – venice class – Jul 8, 2014 tu

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Remember, if you are wondering about anything, then you are not as clear as you could be. Therefore, do not make up your own mind about what to do or not do based on your current level of not being as clear as you could be. Instead, learn to mentally Google whatever you need to know. What you will discover is that your mind is connected to the Infinity of Mind. Then you'll get it. "Oh, wow, that's what Yoga IS!" It is the realization that your mind and Big Mind are one and the same.

At first, you will talk about it as though you are "connected," but then you will realize, "Wow, there's not enough of me — all by myself — to actually ... [more]

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How to Meditate – venice class – Jun 26, 2014 th

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Question: How do you explain to somebody who thinks they can't meditate how to meditate?

Erich: How do you explain to somebody who thinks they CAN meditate how to meditate? You know what I mean?

When I sit down to meditate I'm not really "doing" anything. Anything that you "do" is just sort of getting you in the lane. The real meditation is: YOU ARE NOT DOING ANYTHING! And then you BE ATTENTIVE to what is happening at that point. And then you realize, "Oh, wow, The All is doing ME!" -- more --

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Online All the Time – venice class – Jun 24, 2014 tu

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I think we are pretty clear on the theory, right? In simple words: ONLINE ALL THE TIME. And understanding that little statement as a STATEMENT.

YOU ARE ONLINE ALL THE TIME is the simple idea. The practices help you get hip to that fact. "Oh, I AM Online! Oh, I am Online. I am Online!" So, instead of walking around feeling stranded, isolated, vulnerable, realize you are connected, already. The problem is isolation. The solution is joining.... (more)

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Get a Digital Recorder – venice class – Jun 19, 2014 th

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Now, somewhere around then I bought one of these little tape recorders. This one records as mp3's, which is really convenient. I would suggest, go out and buy one. Carry it around with you. You will need it when you least suspect it. I'll go on a walk at night, or I'll go for a drive, and I'll think, "Eh, I don't need to bring it. I'm not going to get any good insights tonight," as though you know, you know? ...

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the Main Practices – venice class – Jun 17, 2014 tu

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The main practice is the holy instant, what I call the Conscious Pause. Whenever it occurs to you, pause for a moment and put a comma in your commentary. This is like hitting the mute button on your TV during the commercials. The TV is still going. Life is still going. But, you press the mute button and then hang out in the "not thinking place" for half a second or two or three. The idea is to relax, and listen for the download, to feel the truth of who and what you are so as to then give expression to it. You are not responsible for the download, but you can let it flow through you. You can let it in and you can let it out.

The second main practice is ...

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Milarepa – venice class – Jun 12, 2014 th

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I have talked about this before, but I want to say it again. I wear this locket around my neck. It is a little painting of Milarepa. I don't know much about Milarepa, except that he was a Tibetan yogi. But, during my first trip to India I saw a painting of him. He was sitting in a Shankara-type cross-legged pose and he had his hand cupped by his ear as though he were listening for something. I haven't studied his story or teachings very much. That was sufficient.

The teaching is: Listen. Be mindful. Be attentive. Think less, listen more. Listen to The Infinite. That is the essence of Yoga. Listen to The Infinite and then live your life with the new perspective you will find yourself having...

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Learning to Relax – venice class – Jun 10, 2014 tu

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Sava" means corpse. Savasana is the Corpse Pose. Just that is amusing. Because, yes, it looks like that. But, hey, when you experience the Corpse Pose, you ain't dead. You are nowhere near dead! In fact, you start having a clearer experience of Life, live. And that is the point...

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Relax and Be Attentive – venice class – Jun 5, 2014 th

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The interesting thing remember is that it is effortless to be attentive. You do not have to do anything to be attentive. And you are always doing something. You are either "being attentive" or you are "thinking." And so, when you "be attentive" — and it is effortless to be attentive, and you are therefore thinking less — then "the download" from the so-called Internet of Infinite of Mind will begin to register with you. You will find yourself being a little clearer about what to do or not do. Therefore, THINK LESS and LISTEN MORE because when you do new Knowing flows in.

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The Already-Existing Fact – venice class – Jun 3, 2014 tu

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And so, trust your heart. Trust your conscience. Relax as much as you can whenever it occurs to you. And when you are confused about something, instead of freaking out, chill more. Relax more. Then desire to know whatever you need to know. Bingo! When you do that, new Knowing flows in. Or, somehow, circumstances will reconfigure and you will know what to do. It works like this because there is an already-existing Unity.

Yoga means "to yoke." It also means Union. When you yoke — by pausing, relaxing, and desiring to know whatever you need to know — you will experience your unity with Infinity, and the wisdom of the Universe will become your common sense.

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Self-Trust – FSY Kansas City workshop – Mar 29 – 31, 2013 available

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Self-Trust - FSY Kansas City workshop - Mar 29 - 31, 2013 Now available for download Continue reading

Going Deeper – SBYC Workshop ~ Dec 6 – 9, 2012
audio-download available

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Freedom Style yoga as taught by Erich Schiffmann is about growing into your own authentic expression of yoga. It is an intuitive approach to LIFE with three strands: 1. Meditation, 2, Asana Practice, 3. the rest of the time. Continue reading
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