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Advaita Vedanta & Bhagavad Gita (Non-Duality) COURSE: Who Am I?

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This is an ongoing advanced course following step-by-step teachings of Advaita Vedanta - to permanently remove Ignorance covering the ever present eternal blissful whole, complete nature of Self... as the Self. It's proven to work for thousands of years using a precise order of teaching.

Vedānta is knowledge that ends the search for knowledge. It's the foundation upon which all spiritual teachings and religions borrow from.

Yes, most of us have gotten glimpses of "Self". But this doesn't help. The problem is STAYING PERMANENTLY established as "ME" (Self / Pure Consciousness / Awareness / Non-dual Love). This is why Vedanta exists; to remove ignorance covering up your Eternal nature through Self-Knowledge.

Vedanta teacher Andre has been taught by James Swartz (student of Swami Chinmayananda) in Tiruvannamalai, India. Also a devoted student of Swami Dayananda and Chinmaya material. All three have been some of most influential and wide proponents of unmodified Advaita Vedanta for Western World in past decades.

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TEACHING PROGRAM:
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This is taught per original curriculum, and we go into extensive details of:

(1) Jiva (You as a person): False "I" superimposed over Self (original "I", non-dual unconditional Love).

You can't skip directly to "Self" as is often done in Neo-Advaita world, because this false person continues having personal desires, thoughts and emotions which obscure Self-Knowledge. So we first address the biggest obstacle, the normal worldly person who you believe to be.

(2) Jagat (World/Maya/God): If this isn't understood (unfortunately dismissed by 99% of today's spiritual teachers), then forget about Liberation/Freedom/Enlightenment. Why?...

Because Maya (Ignorance) is the very substance keeping the Jiva ignorant of it's eternal nature. Therefore how is Jiva supposed to attain Liberation when the Jiva itself and all it's actions/thoughts are ALSO of the same substance of Ignorance? Ignorance only reinforces ignorance. It's a self-defeating practice. This is why Enlightenment is not possible (few exceptions) by reading/studying your way into it.

It needs to be taught by a teacher in same proven order as expounded in traditional Vedānta / Bhagavad Gītā / Brahma Sutra / Upaniṣads.

(3) Self: Original You. Tat Tvam Asi. Consciousness. Awareness. Non-Dual Unconditional LOVE. You're taught in much detail what exactly it is and isn't. Anyone can say "I'm the Self". But to directly understand it, as IT, takes a proper sequential and careful teaching order.

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QUALIFICATIONS:
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Vedanta is ONLY for those who've renounced or renouncing the World.

Basically you've done it and seen it all. Attempted dozens of paths already. And yet humbly admit and realize Ignorance still persists.

Years later, other then possessing a greater intellectual understanding about Self, remaining as the Witness prior to all experiences, clarity about nature of reality, and a calmer mind... you still have doubts.

Furthermore, definition of "I" isn't permanently established and re-identified as original Self. Meaning it continues partially referring to your Body/Mind.

(Or maybe you're already Self-Realized but aren't enjoying direct fruit of this Self-Knowledge, which is permanent satisfaction and bliss of existence as existence itself.)

At this stage, the great masters/gurus/Avatars and scriptures are still a fascinating mystery and feel you need their guidance to "maintain" your direct experience of Self, and maybe even sanity/maturity amidst a noisy world.

Therefore because of remaining doubts, Vasanas (tendencies/habits) and lifestyle pulling you back into tempting-seductive Maya/life - you still need additional CLARITY and reinforcement - until being PERMANENTLY established. (This is called Mokṣa, Liberation, Freedom from belief in duality/separation.)

Teaching is conducted via texts of Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads and Brahma Sutras... under context and understanding of non-dual reality.

Your interest in materials of Ramana Maharshi, Nisargadatta Maharaj, Chinmaya, Swami Dayananda, James Swartz ... will definitely help.

Meetup is also for those who acknowledge that nothing has worked; recognizing 99% of spiritual material / community is waste of time, fantasy. Toys for children. You'll see why.

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SUMMARY AND PURPOSE OF VEDANTA:
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This is based on Vedanta program that has worked for thousands of years removing Ignorance, hence revealing the Self as the Self. You'll be guided via Self-Inquiry of who you are through various teachings and exercises.

(NOTE: THIS IS NOT NEO-ADVAITA. For that, head off to Mooji, Gangaji, Osho, Papaji, XYZji. Basically they're partial guru's. Meaning they mainly talk about the Self (what everyone wants to hear), but unfortunately don't mention the HARD work required (what few want to hear) that's taught in traditional Vedanta.

This work is a compulsory prerequisite for permanent Self-Knowledge. Else it's just bunch of short term epiphanies one gets high on. Until the children are on your back, noisy neighbor returns, money issues, etc.)

And lot of Neo-Advaita students are Self-Realized, but not Self-Actualized. This is a world of difference that most are oblivious too, let alone understand the difference. Yet Vedanta address it.

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It's free. Vedanta maintains integrity by not asking for money to learn THAT which YOU ALREADY ARE.

Feb 15, 2018.

Come sharp. This is official Vedanta program.

Address: 134 Kingsway, Woolooware, NSW 2230. (SMS Andre for Q's: 0 4 1 3 6 8 1 4 2 9 - no calling )

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ABOUT TEACHER:
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Blessed with entrepreneurial mind, at age 17, Andre built a self-sustainable business, providing lifelong financial freedom. Immediately from worldly success - recognizing the fruitlessness of money, pleasure, sex, security, recognition, wordily experiences, personal improvement... his focus shifted inwards to finding TRUTH. For 15 years, 15 hours per day behind closed doors, he investigated hundreds of known methods, religions, techniques and teachings to "Knowing Thyself".

" Countries traveled, Sages seen, thousands of hours reading, hundreds of hours in full lotus, hours in Samadhi, breathlessness, Ayahuasca, Cosmic Orgasms, Qigong, Kriya Yoga, Chanting names of God, Prayers, Mantras, affirmations, hypnosis, etc... just another fruitless passing experience that has NOTHING to do with ME.

After Vedanta teachings, the Self (ever present Awareness - THAT which I AM) 'was' permanently established without again sporadically confusing IT with what I'm NOT. This is permanent Self-Knowledge. There is nothing beyond ME (Self).

In terms of 'worldly person', an ordinary citizen, wouldn't give me a second look, paying the bills, emotional fluctuations, forest walks, etc. "

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