Self

 

Probably one big problem with many people is that they cannot accept when a spiritual teacher is in a “higher level” then they are.

For years and years, many religions around the world have taught us that we shouldn’t be self-centred, that we should forget about us and live for the rest of the world.

That the worst sin was to be selfish.

And now we are seeing the results of that mentality.  We see people hating themselves and their lives and living a life dictated by the people around them. Continue reading

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Egoism

I have heard a lot about being egoist lately. Some say it is the worst thing you can be if you want to advance in your spiritual life and others say that being egoist is an act of self-preservation.

I believe that, as usual, this is a problem of definition.  What some people define as egoism in others, could be defined as self appreciation when applied to themselves. Continue reading