Writings

THE POKER GAME

Your spiritual quest is like a poker game, where the mind has almost all the chips. The mind has a lot of chips on the table, chips that it has been taking from you throughout your life. When you start your spiritual search, you start with a single chip. That

THE MIND AND HAL

A frequent mistake, in what we call spiritual search, is that we try to find information that helps us free ourselves. A technique, a meditation. However, when we find that information, that technique, we give it to the mind so is the mind that uses it. So is the mind

SURRENDERING TO THE UNIVERSE

During these past years, when most of you have been coming to Satsang constantly, I have reminded you of the importance of turning our attention. Turn our attention and stop looking at the world and start looking at the truth: what we have within us. Now we are going to

OPENING UP TO GRACE

Let’s focus on the other click of the Magic Box, which is actually two things. It is surrender, giving up, and it is opening up to receive. Very soon you will realize how related one is to the other, they are practically the same thing.  Let’s practice a little the

THE MAGIC BOX

When I was little, my mother had an object that fascinated me. It was a box, completely made with pieces of wood of different colors making designs. Very pretty, about this size (Luis indicates with his hands). However it couldn’t be opened, and I was trying hard, but I didn’t

THE SENSES and THE PRESENT

The senses are mere receptors that make us aware of something we call the world, through sight, through sound, through smell, through touch and taste. They are sensors that send information. To whom? To me. Or that is how it should be.   What happens is that the information we

WHAT IS “NO DUALITY”?

How was your non-dual afternoon, eating non-dual tortilla and non-dual bread? Non-duality Sounds like something important. What is Non-duality? I don’t have the slightest idea. Many people think that Non-duality is like another world where things happen in a different way that you have to gain entry to that world,

What to do

Question: “On this new path or journey of my life, how will I know what to do in each moment?” Luis: It is very simple: When you do not know what to do, be aware of what society tells you to do, be aware of what friends tell you to

The changes

Question: How do I know if I am moving forward on this spiritual path? Luis: If you are experiencing changes, you’re seeing things you didn’t see, you’re feeling things you didn’t feel, you’re feeling better, then you are moving forward.   If there are no changes, if no changes occur,