In dealing with this issue of money and Dharma—or money and spirituality in general—there are at least two very different items that need to be teased apart and addressed separately. The first is the appropriate monetary value of any relational exchange (from medical care to education to goods and services in general); and the second is, should monetary exchange ever be linked to Dharma teaching?
Spiritual Bypassing: When “Enlightenment” Becomes EscapismRobert Masters and Ken Wilber
Robert Augustus Masters talks to Ken Wilber about some of the common traps of spiritual life that have become sadly common in many of today’s spiritual communities.
The Direct ApproachAdyashanti and Bert Parlee
A modern mystic known for spontaneous and direct nondual teachings shares the sudden insight that changed his life forever, and his evolving understanding of the student-teacher relationship—both as a student, and a teacher.