The Book of Undoing: Direct Pointing to Nondual Awareness, by Fred Davis, encourages immediate recognition of our shared true nature. It is an experiential journey, wherein the reader follows a mock client’s Direct Pointing session with the author. These sessions have helped people around the world come to Nondual realization. It’s suggested that the reader actively participate in the question and answer sessions which form the bulk of the book. Fred extends the invitation for you to awaken right here, right now. It’s Here or nowhere. It’s Now or never.
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Okay, we know how to celebrate nonduality for its diversity and wild freedom. Now we need to back up a little and focus on some of its niches, specifically nonduality and society, and nonduality and psychiatry. Because we can get lost in the celebration and forget that there are some untapped areas.
We’ve got the arts, sciences, psychotherapy, religion, even humor, pretty well covered. Western philosophy, literature, yoga, sexuality, and maybe even sports have some momentum to them. Ecology, which has deep nondual roots, seems to have stalled in the nonduality arena.
Addiction recovery is getting excellent coverage and Gary Nixon leads this effort, running what is essentially a department of nondual psychology at the University of Lethbridge in Canada.
Addiction is relevant to all of us, especially — as Rupert Spira notes in the foreword to Fred Davis’s new book — since “most of us are addicts to compulsive thinking.” (More on Fred’s book at a later time; I’m writing a review, as will many others.) Gary exemplifies how one person can establish nonduality within a traditional university located in a community with zero roots in nondual thought. I mean Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada isn’t exactly Marin County, if you know what I mean.
But mostly, in my view, the “economic, social, or industrial infrastructure (quote from Wikipedia under Society)” needs coverage, as does the field of psychiatry. I’ve been in touch with some people in these fields. Maybe there needs to be an international conference on Psychiatry, Society, Industry, Economics, and Nonduality. PSIEN. This is where the rubber meets the road. Enough celebrating.
I was honored to be featured on Fred Davis’s Awakening Clarity blog:
I tell some more of the nonduality story there.
What I really like is Fred’s appreciation of his guests. His introductions to each featured person make his site unique. Fred’s love, amazement, and wonder for each guest not only comes through but one can imagine that it extends to every element of existence. And that may be the great hidden value of his work, which reminds me of what Neem Karoli Baba said, “Love EveryOne, Feed EveryOne, Remember God, Tell the Truth.”