Leo Gura

Resources For INTP's

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@Leo GuraThat's true.

My intention is to find parallels between one's type and what their growth journey looks like. And to understand why different spiritual traditions emphasize different aspects of life (which are usually what the original master found to be most fruitful in his own journey. Yours is the most well documented journey I'm aware of. ) 

It's like the 4 routes of Yoga (Union) - aka different paths to enlightenment:

  • Bhakti / Synthesizing / Loving Life / Feeling (Fe/Fi) 
  • Gnana / Analyzing / Questioning Life / Thinking (Te/Ti) 
  • Kriya / Energy / Aligning w Life / Intuiting (Ne/Ni) 
  • Karma / Selfless Action / Sensing (Se/Si) 

Gnana is questioning, analyzing, and doubting and Bhakti is unconditional acceptance and love for life as it is. 

Kriya is aligning with life energetically (or connecting with God via a Terabyte connection) whereas Karma, in this context, is a combination of being good and acting in the physical world. 

Each one of us needs all 4 but we start with preference of one over others. 

If one's life is a journey from a fragmented self towards Self (or wholeness), we begin life with preferring one function and grow towards psychological wholeness when we get to the exact opposite of what we started with. 

One's type is only indicative of what aspects of Reality does one become aware of, and thus becomes proficient in, first. 

As @Max_Vmentioned, take any one of these functions to the extreme and you break out of psychological to theological. For example, keep drawing finer and finer distinctions (classic introverted thinking) and you realise how everything connects together as a gradient, how those distinctions weren't real in the first place. Going full circle, and stepping one level up. 

 

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1 hour ago, CultivateLove said:

yet I would advice to take whatever he says with a spoonful of salt whenever he tries explain enlightenment or other spiritual concepts with this model

😂😂😂why not two or three? maybe in coffee?

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@Himanshu That is actually super interesting, I'd love to talk more with you about this in depth.

Never made the direct connection between the different functions and spiritual paths.


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7 hours ago, Girzo said:

@Lyubov I think there are as many INFPs as INTPs, because they both focus on developing intuition when being adults.

I used to actually be an INTP but as I started to do more consciousness work I started to focus on feeling more because I found my thoughts were heavily disassociated from my thinking and I felted disconnected from my feelings. I think the resources for both INFP & INTP will benefit me :) 

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1 hour ago, Himanshu said:

SInce we are talking about INTPs...

 

@Max_V Sure! Would love to talk about it. 

:D


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@Lyubov Its impossible to change type. Judging from your picture your INFP the thinking youve been doing is your 4th function Te. 

We are all obsessively funneling all our cognitive energy into our dominant functions. The reward system is wired to do this from birth. Straying from it is draining and short lived. 

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If someone is unsure about being INTP or INFP in 99% cases he is INFP :P In Socionics they are lookalike types. Outwardly they are very similar. INFPs can be quite logical but they don't really care about it.

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1 hour ago, integral said:

@Lyubov Its impossible to change type. Judging from your picture your INFP the thinking youve been doing is your 4th function Te. 

We are all obsessively funneling all our cognitive energy into our dominant functions. The reward system is wired to do this from birth. Straying from it is draining and short lived. 

meh, I don't think so. this is all just models anyway which can be defined however and people change quite a bit over their lives. everything is always changing. 

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On 6/19/2020 at 6:43 AM, Leo Gura said:

I was joking. Sorta.

Big ENFJ (as oppposed to INTP and I thought the last video was the best video I've ever seen

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2 hours ago, Username said:

If someone is unsure about being INTP or INFP in 99% cases he is INFP :P In Socionics they are lookalike types. Outwardly they are very similar. INFPs can be quite logical but they don't really care about it.

Yeah Im pretty sure I'm INFP seeing how I can relate so well to them. However my Feeling/Thinking seems to be about 50/50 with enneagram type 4 and 5 effectively tied.


"We all live our lives in the confines of fear."

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@Himanshu

 

The NASA pick up is gold.The comments also. It sounds more professional and less cringy than the pick up gurus. 

I think NASA is a game changer I guess that is why RSD gave up in that market place.

On the other hand it could be a hoax. Scientifically the project sounds impossible :) 

 

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On 6/19/2020 at 9:39 PM, Ya know said:

I've received around 4 different results each time i've done it, years apart and in different moods. When I take it now I intuitively know what responses will lead to whatever result and I'm biased towards getting whatever one I think is the coolest at this point in time. I've been INFP lately.

 

Do you guys believe in this stuff? How valid do you think it is? Will it serve my life in anyway or is it another excuse to bolster a false sense of self?  

Ditto this. Results depend on mood or current life events or people I'm entangled with when I take the tests. Maybe we are just shapeshifters :). With some groups of people I'm very extroverted, with others very introverted.
I am currently doing a Vedanta course and It categorizes people according to their Gunas, I have the same problem, different day different combo of Gunas lol. With the Gunas there is a goal though to become predominantly Sattvic.

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2 hours ago, Yog said:

As an INTJ, I approve this meme.
 

 

lol that's literally me(intp) and my cofounder(intj) at our company. 

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@electroBeam

9 hours ago, electroBeam said:

lol that's literally me(intp) and my cofounder(intj) at our company. 

Let me rephrase that 

“lol that’s literally me intp (virgin) and my superior intj cofounder at our company”

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INFJ would like to have their own thread ^_^


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