egotistical sidetracks

Chogyam Trungpa in his excellent book, Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, writes:

There are numerous sidetracks which lead to a distorted, ego-centered version of spirituality; we can deceive ourselves into thinking we are developing spiritually when instead we are strengthening our ego-centricity through spiritual techniques.

About David Hayward

David Hayward runs the blog nakedpastor as a graffiti artist on the walls of religion where he critiques religion… specifically Christianity and the church. He also runs the online community The Lasting Supper where people can help themselves discover, explore and live in spiritual freedom.

  • http://www.myspace.com/steve_thomas_ Steve Thomas

    It”s so easy to deceive ourselves.
    it’s times like that when we must be open to Chastisement from those who know us well enough to reconize where we are headed.