Other Blogs and PDF's by Michael




Eight Translations of the Ashtavakra Gita

The Heart of Awareness (Byrom)

Ashtavakra Gita (Marshall)

Bitten by the Black Snake (Schoch)

Ashtavakra Gita (Richards)

A Duet of One (Balsekar)

Astavakra Samhita (Wood)

Ashtavakra Gita (Shastri)

Ashtavakra Gita (Vedic Scriptures)


PDF's of Eight Translations

The Heart of Awareness (Byrom)

Ashtavakra Gita (Marshall)

Bitten by the Black Snake (Schoch)

Ashtavakra Gita (Richards)

A Duet of One (Balsekar)

Astavakra Samhita (Wood)

Ashtavakra Gita (Shastri)

Ashtavakra Gita (Vedic Scriptures)


Translations of Other Ancient Writings

Ashtavakra Gita: I Am Shiva

Tao Te Ching: Verse One

Tao Te Ching (Marshall)

Bhagavad Gita (Marshall)

Yoga Sutras (Marshall)

Dhammapada (Marshall)

Ecclesiastes (Marshall)

Song of the Avadhut (Abhayananda)

Avadhut Gita (Shastri)

Atma Bodha (Chinmayananda)

The Essence of the Ribhu Gita

Yoga Vasishta Sara (Ramasramam)

Crest-Jewel of Discrimination (Madhavananda)

Mandukya Upanishad & Mandukya Karika of Gaudapada (Panoli)

Gaudapada: Advaita Vedanta's First Philosopher (Jones)


PDF's of Ashtavakra Gita: I Am Shiva

Ashtavakra Gita: I Am Shiva

I Am Shiva Comparison Chart


Translations of Ancient Writings by Bart Marshall

Ashtavakra Gita

Tao Te Ching

Bhagavad Gita

Yoga Sutras

Dhammapada

Ecclesiastes


Writings by Bart Marshall

Verses Regarding True Nature

One Hundred Two Haiku


Main Blogs & PDF's by Michael

(All blogs and PDF's subject to change, so stay tuned)

The Stillness Before Time
Reflections from a Fellow Sojourner
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The Ponderings of Yaj Ekim
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Breadcrumbs 2015
Bits and Pieces from a Dream of Time
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Breadcrumbs 2018
Bits and Pieces from a Dream of Time
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Breadcrumbs 2019
Bits and Pieces from a Dream of Time
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Breadcrumbs 2020
Bits and Pieces from a Dream of Time
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Breadcrumbs 2021
Bits and Pieces from a Dream of Time
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Breadcrumbs 2022
Bits and Pieces from a Dream of Time
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The Return to Wonder
Field Notes from the Unknown
(Major edit underway -- Edited copy colored blue)
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Breadcrumbs: The Unfolding Next Round

(Current year's reflections regularly updated)

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Breadcrumbs: The Original Blog

Breadcrumbs: The Original Blog


Blogs & PDF's of Other Works

Standouts From the Return to Wonder Edit
Selections From the First Sixteen Chapters
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Mystery, Mystery & More Mystery
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Doubt, Doubt & More Doubt
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Science, Science & More Science
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History, History & More History
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Patterns, Patterns & More Patterns
Blog * PDF

Imagination, Imagination & More Imagination
Blog * PDF

Reincarnation, Reincarnation & More Reincarnation
Blog * PDF

Possible Last Words & Epitaphs
Blog * PDF

The Corollaries of Yaj Ekim
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Titles, Titles & More Titles
Blog * PDF

Imagination: The Great Usurper
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Michael's Rabbit Hole
A Selection of Breadcrumbs & Other Aphorisms
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Of the Human Journey
Along with Got God? And Ten Reflections
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Even More
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To Be or Not to Be
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Who Was the First?
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The Real is Discovering
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The Mystery of the Mystery
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59 Moments to The Way It Is (And Is Not)
The Scribe's Guide to the Great Whatthe#$*!?
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A Short List of Books for the Up and Coming
Some Written Works That May Help Get the Young up to Speed
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The Standard Ripostes
The Scribe's Go-to Responses to This and That in the Day-To-Day
Blog * PDF

Conversations
A Variety of Letters, Emails, Texts, & Sundry Odd 'n Ends
Blog * PDF

Definitions
An Incomplete Selection 0f Contemplative Definitions
Blog * PDF

Sketches of the Once Upon a Time
A Few Epiphanies and Other Hallmark Moments
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My (Not Quite) Haiku
Blog * PDF

Once Upon a Christmas
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Ditties for the Bluegrass Pyre
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Spam Responses (a.k.a., WTF Is This Shit!?)
Blog * PDF


Breadcrumbs: The Original Blog

Preface

Leftovers

Soundbites

Breadcrumbs

The Standard Ripostes

The Corollaries of Yaj Ekim

Possible Last Words & Epitaphs

Spam Responses (a.k.a., WTF Is This Shit!?)

A Short List of Books for the Up and Coming

59 Moments to The Way It Is (And Is Not)

Sketches of the Once Upon a Time

The Real is Discovering Series

Quotes Worth Pondering

Of the Human Journey

Ten Reflections

Got God?

Books

Movies

Links

Photo Gallery

Michael J. Holshouser: Life Resume


Sivana East

Michael Holshouser


A Collection of Miscellaneous Creations

Final Exit and Related Links

COVID-19 Information Links

The Blind Men and the Elephant

Of A Philosophical Nature

The Four Agreements

The Joyful Curmudgeon

12 Rules You Can Live By

Quotes, Quotes & More Quotes

Le Fichier Circulaire de Michael

How to Work in Any Environment

50 Rules Kids Won't Learn in School

Election 2016: The Rise (and Fall?) of Donald Trump

Michael's Little Warehouse of All Things Amusing, Absurd & Profound


Of a Philosophical Nature

This Is It

Eisenhower's Chance for Peace Speech

Why The Older You Get, The More You Hate Everyone (And Why That's OK)

Zoroastrianism

How to Be Happy Alone: 10 Ways to Become Your Own Best Friend

A Rabbit Hole of Unposted Odd 'n Ends

Theism and Deism and Atheism and Agnosticism

12 Rules for Life

5 Parts of a Plot in a Story

The English Language

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Eternal Life

Nonduality.com

Sarlo,s Guru Rating Service

Rationalism vs. Religion

Part of a Whole

Before the Rainbow

The Grand Design

You Are All Stardust

One of History's Saddest Lessons

Life's Longing for Itself

My Living Faith

The Master in the Art of Living

Transcendence

To Be a Philosopher

A Witness to Life

Time to Go

The Few and the Many

Before We Were Civilized

Maybe I Never Will Be

A Hero Going Home

Mark My Word

Spurious Realities

The Unhappy Person

Perpetual Triumph

Of Good and Evil

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The True Cost

The Curses of Frenzy and Apathy

Aloneness

The Counselor

All Existence is Repetition

The Blind Men and an Elephant

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling: The Preludes

If

How A Feral Monk Thinks

Siddhartha

Watching the Wheels

My Spiritual Condition

On Christianity and Its Origins

The Serenity Prayer

Eight Translations of the Ashtavakra Gita

Forgetting the Apocalypse

The Internet Is Not What You Think It Is

The Lottery

Friedrich Nietzsche

Forty Thoughts on Peaceful Living

Masters of Non-Duality

A Short List of Books for the Up and Coming

Alan Watts

Why Won't God Heal Amputees?

The Four Agreements

Books Worth Reading

Movies Worth Watching

How to Build Community

Groupthink

Some Favorite Spiritual Video Links and Websites

TED Speakers on a Variety of Issues and Ideas

unASLEEP

Stories, Legends & Folktales From Across the World

Vipassana Meditation

NPR's 'The Fingerprint of God' Series

The "Wei Wu Wei" Archives ... Bits and Pieces

Kabbalah

Narcissus

Ramana Maharshi

Waking Life

Pass It On

Earth Issues

The Confederacy of Dunces:
The Tyranny of Compulsory Schooling


Nisargadatta Maharaj

Ramesh S. Balsekar

Law of the Club

Mooji

Ram Dass

Zen Koans

Rumi

Tao Te Ching

Buddha

Isira

Leonard Jacobson

Ram Tzu

Bhagavad Gita

Song of the Avadhut

Eckhart Tolle

Mr. Diety

The Education of Little Tree: The Way

Why Schools Don't Educate

The Pedestrian

Atma Bodha

How to Work in Any Environment

Twelve Rules You Can Live By

Roosevelt's Second Bill of Rights

50 Rules Kids Won't Learn in School

Jiddu Krishnamurti

U.G. Krishnamurti

Puppetji's Words of Wizdumb

The Elephant and the Blind Men

Happiness Habits

Top The Truth About Yoga

Gangaji

The 48 Laws of Power

The Conscious Universe

On Women

The Shadow of the Divine Feminine

Witness to Inhumanity

The Myth of Sisyphus

Who Am I? (Nan Yar?)

Arthur Schopenhauer

225 Philosophical & Thought-Provoking Questions

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

All the World's a Stage

Song of Myself

The Thunder, Perfect Mind

Truth is a Pathless Land

O Me! O Life!

The Road Not Taken

Success

The Flowers of Evil

The Art of Worldly Wisdom

My Living Faith

If I Had My Child to Raise Over Again

The Stranger

Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear

The Clinging Creatures

If I Had My Life to Live Over (Three Versions)

The Beasts

Hagakure: The Way of the Samurai

The Difference between Heaven and Hell

Albert Schweitzer

Buddha's Lists

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

The True Believer

George Orwell

Animal Farm: The Seven Commandments

Gandhi's Seven Social Sins

Ecclesiastes 3, Verses 1 to 8

Desiderata

Aldous Huxley

Voltaire

Henry David Thoreau

Confucius

Lao Tzu

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Albert Einstein

Mahatma Gandhi

Niccolo Machiavelli

Cicero

Albert Camus

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Stillness Before Time


The First Follower

First Follower: Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy











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