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Will transcending the ego mean losing my personal identity?

Q. I can’t help feeling a little apprehension about waking up or transcending the ego, because I feel like I will be losing my personal identity. I will probably gain more than I lose, but I’m not clear on what that will be. A. The fear of loss of identity, of course, is at the […]

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Why does the Course say “life is thought” when some enlightened teachers say that thought is of the ego?

Q. In Lesson 54, it says “If I did not think I would not exist, because life is thought.” Some enlightened teachers like Eckhart Tolle or Sri Nisargadatta Maharash say that thought is of the ego and that our Self exists in a state of pure being. They claim to not think except when they […]

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