““ Only ifOnly if
one knowsone knows
the truth ofthe truth of
love, whichlove, which
is the realis the real
nature ofnatur...
will thewill the
strongstrong
entangledentangled
knot of lifeknot of life
be untied.be untied.
Only if oneOnly if one
attains theattains the
height ofheight of
lovelove ……
willwill
liberationliberation
be attained.be attained.
TheThe
experienceexperience
of Self isof Self is
only love…only love…
which iswhich is
seeing onlyseeing only
love,love,
hearinghearing
only love,only love,
feeling onlyfeeling only
lovelove……
tastingtasting
only loveonly love
andand
smellingsmelling
only love…only love…
which iswhich is
bliss.bliss.
Love is notLove is not
differentdifferent
from thefrom the
Self.Self.
Love of anLove of an
object is ofobject is of
an inferioran inferior
order andorder and
cannotcannot
endure.endure.
WhereasWhereas
the Self isthe Self is
Love, inLove, in
otherother
wordswords……
GodGod
isis
Love.Love.
- “ Ramana Maharshi ” -- “ Ramana Maharshi ” -
Living From The HeartLiving From The Heart
…… it’s all about Loveit’s all about Love
A Self – Inquiry ExperienceA Self – I...
This book presents a dynamic, “in the moment” experience ofThis book presents a dynamic, “in the moment” experience of
Sel...
Use the Inquiry on anything that is pullingUse the Inquiry on anything that is pulling
your attention outward.your attenti...
Now just by feeling this “I,”Now just by feeling this “I,”
we are drawn naturally into the Source,we are drawn naturally i...
Elizabeth MacDonaldElizabeth MacDonald
Today, Elizabeth lives from the Awakened Heart and shares thisToday, Elizabeth live...
With her teacher, A. Ramana, Elizabeth became co-founderWith her teacher, A. Ramana, Elizabeth became co-founder
of AHAM –...
To purchaseTo purchase
“Living From The Heart”“Living From The Heart”
by Elizabeth MacDonaldby Elizabeth MacDonald
Request...
An InvitationAn Invitation
For information on the programs,For information on the programs,
and retreats given byand retre...
NamastéNamasté
I honor That Place in youI honor That Place in you
where the whole universe resides,where the whole univers...
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  1. 1. ““ Only ifOnly if one knowsone knows the truth ofthe truth of love, whichlove, which is the realis the real nature ofnature of Self…Self…
  2. 2. will thewill the strongstrong entangledentangled knot of lifeknot of life be untied.be untied.
  3. 3. Only if oneOnly if one attains theattains the height ofheight of lovelove ……
  4. 4. willwill liberationliberation be attained.be attained.
  5. 5. TheThe experienceexperience of Self isof Self is only love…only love…
  6. 6. which iswhich is seeing onlyseeing only love,love, hearinghearing only love,only love, feeling onlyfeeling only lovelove……
  7. 7. tastingtasting only loveonly love andand smellingsmelling only love…only love…
  8. 8. which iswhich is bliss.bliss.
  9. 9. Love is notLove is not differentdifferent from thefrom the Self.Self.
  10. 10. Love of anLove of an object is ofobject is of an inferioran inferior order andorder and cannotcannot endure.endure.
  11. 11. WhereasWhereas the Self isthe Self is Love, inLove, in otherother wordswords……
  12. 12. GodGod isis Love.Love. - “ Ramana Maharshi ” -- “ Ramana Maharshi ” -
  13. 13. Living From The HeartLiving From The Heart …… it’s all about Loveit’s all about Love A Self – Inquiry ExperienceA Self – Inquiry Experience by Elizabeth MacDonaldby Elizabeth MacDonald
  14. 14. This book presents a dynamic, “in the moment” experience ofThis book presents a dynamic, “in the moment” experience of Self–Inquiry. As you read, you may feel a familiar stirringSelf–Inquiry. As you read, you may feel a familiar stirring within you, touching your inner Being… allowing youwithin you, touching your inner Being… allowing you to re-cognize, or “know again,” that which has been hidden untilto re-cognize, or “know again,” that which has been hidden until now. As you read this book, delight in your awakening in thisnow. As you read this book, delight in your awakening in this Love and fully enjoy Living from the Heart.Love and fully enjoy Living from the Heart. - Elizabeth MacDonald- Elizabeth MacDonald -- Living From The HeartLiving From The Heart
  15. 15. Use the Inquiry on anything that is pullingUse the Inquiry on anything that is pulling your attention outward.your attention outward. Who’s thinking? Who’s listening?Who’s thinking? Who’s listening? Who’s experiencing this experience? …Who’s experiencing this experience? … I am … Who am I?I am … Who am I? Feel and follow the “I” now,Feel and follow the “I” now, fully investigating into this “I-feeling,”fully investigating into this “I-feeling,” this “I-sense.” Require it to reveal itsthis “I-sense.” Require it to reveal its true nature, locating the Sourcetrue nature, locating the Source out of which the “I” arises.out of which the “I” arises. This naturally occurs as we just feel “I.”This naturally occurs as we just feel “I.” No efforting, no “doing” is required.No efforting, no “doing” is required. Feeling the sense of “I.”Feeling the sense of “I.” I exist and I am conscious of my existenceI exist and I am conscious of my existence here and now, as “I.”here and now, as “I.”
  16. 16. Now just by feeling this “I,”Now just by feeling this “I,” we are drawn naturally into the Source,we are drawn naturally into the Source, into the Self, into the Heart …into the Self, into the Heart … Deep stillness, deep silenceDeep stillness, deep silence is present here and now.is present here and now. This is our natural state.This is our natural state. It is always present.It is always present. The only thing that prevents us fromThe only thing that prevents us from being in this state constantlybeing in this state constantly is the thought that we’re not that.is the thought that we’re not that. And if we inquire into this thought,And if we inquire into this thought, and into the thinkerand into the thinker that is thinking this thought,that is thinking this thought, there is only the Heart, the Stillness,there is only the Heart, the Stillness, pure Silence …pure Silence … - Elizabeth MacDonald -- Elizabeth MacDonald -
  17. 17. Elizabeth MacDonaldElizabeth MacDonald Today, Elizabeth lives from the Awakened Heart and shares thisToday, Elizabeth lives from the Awakened Heart and shares this experientially. She says, “once the Heart is awakened, it is simplyexperientially. She says, “once the Heart is awakened, it is simply living from this perspective and then,living from this perspective and then, it’s all about loveit’s all about love.”.” Elizabeth met A. Ramana, her spiritualElizabeth met A. Ramana, her spiritual teacher in 1978. During her firstteacher in 1978. During her first meeting with Ramana, Elizabeth hadmeeting with Ramana, Elizabeth had an initial quickening of the spiritualan initial quickening of the spiritual Heart which she eventually recognizedHeart which she eventually recognized to be the true Self. He introduced herto be the true Self. He introduced her to the teaching of his guru, Bhagavanto the teaching of his guru, Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi, and taught herSri Ramana Maharshi, and taught her Self-Inquiry, the process forSelf-Inquiry, the process for reestablishing the mind back into itsreestablishing the mind back into its direct connection with the Heart on herdirect connection with the Heart on her own. She learned to effectively practiceown. She learned to effectively practice Self-Inquiry while living and workingSelf-Inquiry while living and working an active lifestyle.an active lifestyle.
  18. 18. With her teacher, A. Ramana, Elizabeth became co-founderWith her teacher, A. Ramana, Elizabeth became co-founder of AHAM – the Association of Happiness for All Mankind.of AHAM – the Association of Happiness for All Mankind. After years of serving AHAM as Executive DirectorAfter years of serving AHAM as Executive Director and co-creator of its many programs, Elizabeth became theand co-creator of its many programs, Elizabeth became the Spiritual Director upon Ramana’s passing. She is now retiredSpiritual Director upon Ramana’s passing. She is now retired and traveling, making herself available for gatherings with theand traveling, making herself available for gatherings with the global AHAM community. Elizabeth may be contacted throughglobal AHAM community. Elizabeth may be contacted through the AHAM Center in Asheboro, North Carolina, USA.the AHAM Center in Asheboro, North Carolina, USA. — www.aham.com— www.aham.com
  19. 19. To purchaseTo purchase “Living From The Heart”“Living From The Heart” by Elizabeth MacDonaldby Elizabeth MacDonald Request from your local book storeRequest from your local book store reference number ISBN 1-888599-31-6reference number ISBN 1-888599-31-6 Or to order directly,Or to order directly, contact AHAMcontact AHAM at: www.at: www.aham.comaham.com
  20. 20. An InvitationAn Invitation For information on the programs,For information on the programs, and retreats given byand retreats given by TheThe AAssociation ofssociation of HHappiness forappiness for AAllll MMankindankind in the U.S.A., Canada, India or worldwidein the U.S.A., Canada, India or worldwide Call, write or email:Call, write or email: AHAM Meditation Retreat & Spritual CenterAHAM Meditation Retreat & Spritual Center 4368 N.C. Hwy. 1344368 N.C. Hwy. 134 Asheboro, N.C. 27205Asheboro, N.C. 27205 Phone: (336) 381-3988Phone: (336) 381-3988 Email:Email: ahamcntr@asheboro.comahamcntr@asheboro.com Visit our web site:Visit our web site: www.aham.comwww.aham.com ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
  21. 21. NamastéNamasté I honor That Place in youI honor That Place in you where the whole universe resides,where the whole universe resides, That Place of Love, Peace,That Place of Love, Peace, Joy and Light.Joy and Light.

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