Christine Breese is the founder of University of Metaphysical Sciences in California USA which offers Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate D.D. and Ph.D. degrees in metaphysical subjects. http://www.metaphysicsuniversity.com
Christine speaks often of being still in the mind and being in the moment. This is only the beginning of enlightenment. After that, the experience of knowing the self that you are is ever deepening and the journey never truly ends.
If you would like to meet Christine Breese in person, she offers retreats throughout the year at her retreat center in Ecuador, and also comes to the USA occasionally to hold workshops and retreats.
"Being ordinary versus special is part of the human struggle. Everyone wants to be special rather than ordinary. However, the spiritual path leads to the understanding that it is one self having all these lifetimes and experiences. It is like the oneness of the ocean, it is all the same self. Self inquiry, Zen mindfulness, guided meditation, transcendental meditation, holding a yoga asana, the reciting of a mantra or the singing of a kirtan, self help books... all of these are ways to come to the understanding that it is all One Self and that no one is special because it is the same One that is in everyone... Special versus ordinary create the idea of separation, standing out, differences..."
"One self, same self, self inquiry is a meditation on oneness. Zen transcendental help in a guided mindfulness meditation, mantra, kirtan, asana... Oneness guided meditation and zen mindfulness meditation helps one discover the one self, the same self that is in all, the oneness that is in all that is, Zen is transcendental help for self inquiry... Kirtan is a type of practice, mantra another practice, and yoga asana..."
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