I’m still digesting the recent breakthrough about Dharma Spirituality and its implications, but what difference does that make in your life? If you are reading this, I suppose you want more happiness, purpose and wealth in your life. You may have read various books about spirituality and self-development. Yet, you don’t see the results. At least not at the level you truly desire. You’re still struggling, hitting a plateau and banging your head against the wall (that hurts).

The first thing you have to realize is that modern spirituality (as well as ancient eastern spirituality) often teaches to transcend or suppress desires as they are the source of suffering. That is not actually true. Suffering comes from the attachment to those desires, not from the desires themselves. Since your life purpose comes as a burning desire, suppressing desires also means suppressing your life purpose. Spirituality acknowledges the importance of Dharma and living your purpose, but if you cut the desire part of it, you only connect to that purpose as intuition and inspiration. That’s not enough to propel you into action. Suppressing desires also means suppressing the human aspect of life as well as sexuality, which also takes away the drive to move forward. Thus, the ideal of transcending all desires lead to a passive state with intuition and inspiration leading to a purpose, but without desire or drive to move forward. That’s why few spiritual people ever put what they learn into action to actually help others.

The other thing I …Read More

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