Feel Your F*cking Shadow.

Via Hector V. Barrientos-Bullock
on May 3, 2012
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I am the last person to promote anyone and their programs or the systems they are selling (and I’m not promoting what he is selling either).

However, I really do agree with and believe in what he has to say in this video (and his one about egos, dramas and people games, as well).

So, having said that, I give you someone you probably already know of and may have a lot to say about, good or bad, Tobias Lars:

“Unless we heal our ‘Dark’ Stuff—we’ll never really know God, ‘Save the Planet’, Create Peace, Stop Polluting, stop killing animals etc. or Heal anything.” 



Editor: Tanya L. Markul


About Hector V. Barrientos-Bullock

Hector Barrientos-Bullock began his foray into Buddhism, Taoism, and Brahman(ism) at the age of 16 after reading revelations and realizing fear was not what he felt a religion should be based upon. He joined the US Navy JUST so he could go to Japan and fulfilled that wish on his first tour, allowing him to visit Buddhist temples in Hong Kong, Kamakura, Australia, Singapore and Thailand. He works as a government contract accountant (sporadically) with plans to travel the world in the next year or two. He’s a “Burner”, a novice poi spinner and hoop dancer, has a passion for Jaguars, MINIs. British Motorcycles, learning languages to communicate with more people, and is constantly told he is an amazing dancer (so it must be true.) He continues self study in Buddhism, mostly living the Dharma rather than misunderstood dogma, and his two cats think he is the biggest cat they have ever seen.


18 Responses to “Feel Your F*cking Shadow.”

  1. mariavlong says:

    So Thank you, (I think) for having me spend most of my day so far on Youtube checking this guy out.

  2. Eric says:

    maybe we need a massive spiritual ENEMA??
    (okay, let me see if I have this right–am I supposed to "look at my fvcking shadow??!?" just want to be clear 🙂
    awesome. made my week.

  3. Leah says:

    ok, I get it. But, HOW do we deal or heal our fucking shit?? ;}

  4. Eric says:

    You're in the right place, Elephant Journal has lots of articles that delve into this with yoga, meditation, prayer, writing, various modes of therapy/counseling. Or if you liked what you saw in the video, you can also go to Lars' website and see what his courses offer–the important thing is to find what works for you and keep at it 🙂

  5. The Author says:

    First you recognize that it is there.
    You stop avoiding you.
    It all comes from there.
    You let go of the superficial things you THOUGHT were your shadow, and accept that work needs to be done on your REAL shadow.
    When you accept and stop avoiding your REAL shadow, the HOW immediately becomes apparent.

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