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Does this sound like ego death to you? Does this make sense, or resonate, with anybody?

I felt my ego collapse. I could no longer define myself. I no longer felt separate from anything. That’s why I told you I wasn’t sure if I existed anymore. I felt all my identity dissolve. I thought about my personal relationships. I used to think that my Mother was just MY Mother. My friends were MY friends. But that quickly changed during the process. No longer was everything MINE or connected solely to ME. I used to connect to reality believing I was the only true connection. A few days later, I began to realize that I finally disconnected my identity to all my surroundings. My Mother was her own spiritual being. So was my friends, and even my cat. Nothing was mine, my connection to reality wasn’t through me anymore. It was through a greater whole.

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Some straight-forward information for you. Quoting Osho: “Consciousness has no idea of ‘I’, of ego. It has no idea of one’s separation from existence. It does not know any barrier, it knows no boundaries. It is one with existence; it is in a deep at-onement. There is no conflict between the individual and the Whole. One is simply flowing into the Whole, and the Whole is flowing into one. It is like breathing: you breathe in, you breathe out – when you breathe in the Whole enters you, when you breathe out you enter the Whole. It is a constant… Read more »

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loss of attachment to labels, death of ego…yes. this resonates and makes my head feel good to read your story. literally i feel the good vibrations coming from your question. nothing is yours. there is no you and there is no them. if i may share myself i will tell you that i went through this over the past few months and has it only come to my understanding over the past few days. ironically i was just telling a friend about how they helped me to realize this thru the internalization of unconditional love. over the last few months… Read more »

Andy F
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Andy F

it does sound like ego death, or ego release. It will be interesting to see if this changes the direction of your life, and if so, how.

Lindylou
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Lindylou

It makes sense to me and I understand it. I have never needed to be the first one in line. I have bought gifts for children in the name of their parents at Christmas when they had no money. I know who I am and I do not need to be stroked constantly. I am happy like this. My ego is at peace and so am I. Your ego does not die it just spends time as a gentle soul. It is compatible with real life where to be truly productive we have to share. Someone has to be last… Read more »

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Niamh

What you describe sounds like ego release to me When we no longer identify with the mind and body as ‘me’ the ego has no where to reside. You speak of this enlightening experience in the past tense.. it was a temporary awareness in which you transcended the ego for a time and became aware of your true nature. It does not mean you have become enlightened because once enlightened there is no ‘going back’.. Just out of curiosity..did this happen during meditation or did you experience this detachment spontaneously.? Don’t put too much emphasis on ego release over awareness..the… Read more »

Jim
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Ego is just your survival mentality. You are making statements of existence. In your paragraph, you have said “I,” “My,” “Mine,” “Me.” These pronouns are statements of BEING. If you could no longer define yourself (thus having become ONE with the ALL THAT IS), how then do you know how to define yourself and then see your mother as someone different or your friends as someone different? Releasing the ego, is merging with the ALL and this means, truely understanding that you and everyone are ONE BEING. This is not disconnection, this is RECONNECTION!

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yes it resonates and then they introduced that new push up wonder bra and i found my ego again only it was 2 cups larger