He continued to write new material after this and his observations on the approach of death were published on his website.The story of his realisations is told in a book published in July 2013; My Life Of Love & Truth: A Spiritual Autobiography which describes his life up until the death of his second wife in 1982.
and later press secretary in the New South Wales Parliament. In his early thirties he began to experience a disillusionment with his material life and in 1964 he abandoned everything, including his family, to go to India.
There he experienced a spiritual crisis culminating in a self-ascribed "mystic death," which he called his "realisation of immortality," followed four years later by a "transcendental realisation"; a contact with a depth of consciousness from which he stated his knowledge of universal reality ultimately derived.
Leaving India he moved to London, living in Highgate and working as a sub-editor in Fleet Street until he was able to support himself from teaching and publishing.
In 1986 he returned to his native Australia, living on Tamborine Mountain, Queensland with his wife Kathy and young stepson, Simon, then in Burleigh Heads, Queensland when they divorced, and finally moving to Crabbes Creek, New South Wales where he lived until his death from prostate cancer in December 2003.
and that unhappiness arises because man and woman have forgotten how to love each other.
In 1984 he recorded a double audio cassette Making Love: Sexual Love the Divine Way, later published as a book and CD.He started his public teaching in England and later went on to teach in Australia and New Zealand, Europe, the USA and Canada.His last public seminar was the tenth annual 14 day Master Session held in Queensland, Australia in late October 2002.We are trapped in this cycle, he suggested, until we follow "the way of truth".It includes: The sexual aspects of his teaching gained great notoriety, assuming a greater prominence in the public mind than Long wished.He maintained the relationship between man and woman caused the greatest unhappiness in the post-industrial West.