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The Lost Writings of Wu Hsin

The Lost Writings of Wu Hsin [Kindle Edition]

Wu Hsin , Roy Melvyn
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Wu Hsin repeatedly returns to three key points. First, on the phenomenal plane, when one ceases to resist What-Is and becomes more in harmony with It, one attains a state of Ming, or clear seeing. Having arrived at this point, all action becomes wei wu wei, or action without action (non-forcing) and there is a working in harmony with What-Is to accomplish what is required.
Second, as the clear seeing deepens (what he refers to as the opening of the great gate), the understanding arises that there is no one doing anything and that there is only the One doing everything through the many and diverse objective phenomena which serve as Its instruments.
From this flows the third and last: the seemingly separate me is a misapprehension, created by the mind which divides everything into pseudo-subject (me) and object (the world outside of this me). This seeming two-ness (dva in Sanskrit, duo in Latin, dual in English), this feeling of being separate and apart, is the root cause of unhappiness.

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  • Publisher: Summa Iru Publishing (2 Aug 2014)
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5.0 out of 5 stars full of nothing 2 July 2014
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Full of nothing, full of life, full of the world.
Mind seeks to control the ebb and flow. Laughable, lamentable, full of loving gratitude.
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5.0 out of 5 stars must read 3 Sep 2014
By Marc
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Simple yet profound. This book is a definite must have if you are on any kind of path or spiritual search.
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What a wonderful exposition of the true 'position'. I fall in love with his words/pointers.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A New Favorite 11 Jan 2013
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I like to read many books on non-duality, and wisdom teachings from many different traditions. I bought this book not knowing what to expect and having never heard of Wu Hsin before. I am so glad I did. This book is a complete treasure. Short teachings in simple language. So lucid and clear and deep. I have begun reading it everyday along with my two other favorites: Tao Te Ching (trans. Stephen Mitchell) and Byron Katie (A Thousand Names for Joy). It is uncanny how on any given day all three books say exactly the same thing. Beautiful and reliable guides for conscious living and dying. I thank Ray Melyvn for this large and important work of translation.

It goes straight into my most cherished collection of true pointers to our essential nature. Just wonderful.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Delightful! Refreshing! 16 Mar 2013
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A treasure chest of pointers that will make you laugh, flat-line, and awaken. These pointers work without working - let them have their way with you, and the only thing left may be all that was ever needed.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Deeply insightful! 27 Dec 2012
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Mostly short sentences, but profound and straight to the point! Although Wu Hsin is quite ancient, his words, probably due to the work of translation, sound very simple and contemporary, with no exotic jargon or cultural complications. One of my favorite sources of deep non-dual wisdom. Highly recommended. I bought his other work (Behind the Mind) and for the little I've read so far, seems amazing too! Perfect for meditative reading.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Ancient gem, modern and relatable words 14 Oct 2012
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I love this book in its non-dual lucidity and directness. It goes to the essence of non-duality in such a relatable way that you could believe it was written in modern times. No convoluted philosophy but words that speak from direct self-realized experience. Highly recommended.
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5.0 out of 5 stars the lost writings of Wu Hsin 7 Sep 2012
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This is an absolutely amazing work. each page is full of potent pointers for the full appreciation and discovery of the mystery of this life, and its fundamental meaning and essence. This is definitely a must read for any student of non-dualism.
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