Interviews EN

Questions on the roots of war

Wegweiser Magazine June/July 2003 What are the roots of all this madness, not only in Iraq, but also in Congo, Afghanistan, in China, Korea, and all over the world? What is the reason for constantly harming our beautiful planet and ourselves? The root cause of all...

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Uncovering self-betrayal

Connections Magazine Interview with Gangaji and Eli, April 2003 Betrayal is a word that sounds very dramatic to me, associated with being condemned to death. One betrays one's country, one's church, one's faith, the trust of our fellows, our vows, the truth, etc. When...

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Therapy and spirituality

Connections Magazine, February 2004 In my first meetings with you, I understood that my chance to meet you was due to a request from Poonjaji in the realm of therapy. What was this request, and how did this request arise in your relation to Poonjaji, or Papaji as you...

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Visionen Magazine Interview with Inge Hasswani, March 2004 With the growing interest in satsang-advaitas in Europe, there is some confusion around the meditation subject. I'd like to bring up this concern with you. The traditional Buddhist teaching enhances the role...

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Saints, Sinners and Self-Realization

Eli Jaxon-Bear interviewed by Bertrand Coquoz KGS Magazine -  Humburg - Germany, 2008 BC: Last night, as I knew that an interview with you was taking place, a subject appeared: Self Realization. This concept is much used and seems central to the mankind quest for...

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I love therefore I AM

Connections Magazine Interview Germany - May 2010 "ama ergo sum" I love therefore i am. (Our take on Descartes cogito ergo sum -"I realize, therefore i am") What has love to do with the Essence and the identity of Man? How important is love for being? To ask how...

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Inside and Outside

For Connections Magazine 2010 The editor asked, "Inside and Outside" is it really all one? Eli responds: From the perspective of the one asking the question the answer is, "Of course not." In order to ask this question one must be in a point of duality assuming that...

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How do you pray

From an 2011 interview with Eli for the book 'How Do You Pray' - by Celeste Yacaboni Before you asked me this question, I never really considered how I have prayed. As I look back on my life I would say I never did pray for most of my life. From the time I was three...

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“When you can recognize who you are not, then there is a possibility to wake up and discover who you really are.”