If you move into the deepest teachings of any great spiritual tradition, at some point you must move beyond the tradition itself and any idea of enlightenment. What is it that remains when the spiritual path, and even enlightenment, is transcended? Dismantling the Fantasy is a consideration of the movement out of thought itself. This may sound extreme or even impossible, but again it is a simple consideration of our potential, and you can easily understand it from the life experience you already have. Darryl Bailey was drawn to meditation at age fourteen, he spent the next seventeen years exploring awareness and concentration practices from Christian, Hindu, Sufi, Taoist, Buddhist, and Western psychology sources. He then spent a further nine years apprenticed to mindfulness teacher Ruth Denison and another six years as a Buddhist meditation monk in the Thai forest tradition, under the guidance of Ajahn Sumedho. In both situations he was asked to begin teaching. Along the way, there was recurring contact with the independent philosopher, Jiddu Krishnamurti, as well as a significant connection with the Advaita sage, Robert Adams. "I find Darryl's writing refreshingly clean, crystal clear, unpretentious, simple, radical (to the root), and poetic. This is one of the finest books on non-duality I have come across." Joan Tollifson, author of Bare Bones Meditation and Awake in the Heartland
Darryl Bailey writes very beautifully and with tremendous clarity and simplicity, bound by no tradition or dogma, inviting open exploration and discovery. He shows you that in reality there is no separation or solidity, that the separate self with individual free will is an illusion, that everything is as it is and could not be otherwise: 'Whatever we are now, whatever we're doing now, is an inexplicable movement accomplishing itself. Nothing can be added to it and nothing can be taken away from it." I find Darryl's writing refreshingly clean, crystal clear, unpretentious, simple, radical (to the root), and poetic. This is one of the finest books on non-duality I have come across.
Joan Tollifson, author of "Bare Bones Meditation" and "Awake in the Heartland.""
Number Of Pages: 110
Published: 30th April 2010
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 15.8 x 22.9
Weight (kg): 0.16