Teachings

There is no greater power than the power of love, which arises from Presence.

Devotion to the Teacher awaken awakening devotion integrity projection teacher

There is a tendency to project the source of truth onto another. This often happens in our relationship with the teacher and it acts as a barrier to true awakening.

One Thursday evening, at one of...

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Time and Timelessness awaken consciousness enlightenment nonduality oneness presence ramana

If we are fully present, there are no thoughts. If there are no thoughts, then quite literally, there is no time. There is no life outside of this moment. We can no longer function in the world of...

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The Walk awaken awakening awreness consciousness illusion of separation nonduality presence

A man went for a walk one day. As he walked, he became aware that he was feeling lost and alone. Rather than push the feelings away, he allowed them to be present with him. "I'm lost. I am all...

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Why does the ego resist Presence? awaken awakening consciousness illusion of separation love peace presence silent mind

As you become fully present, thoughts stop. But the ego exists within a framework of thought. If thoughts stop, the ego feels like it is disappearing. It feels like death to the ego. Do you think...

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The Way of Awakening awaken awakening consciousness emotions illusion of separation oneness presence silent mind

In this moment, are you present or are in your mind? If you are truly present, then you are an awakened being, at least for this moment. If you wander off into your mind, you are entering a world...

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Childhood Choices awaken awakening childhood consciousness emotions healing the past presence

We made choices in early childhood, which were appropriate then, but are not appropriate now, and yet they continue to govern our experience of life at an unconscious level. It would be wise to...

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Belief in God is an obstacle to knowing God awaken awakening consciousness love peace presence silent mind

God is real. God is here now, but we are not. We are lost in the past and future world of the mind. We are lost in a world of illusion and separation. We are lost in ideas, opinions, concepts and...

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Two Steps to a Gentle Awakening awaken awakening consciousness ego presence silence
The world is entering a new stage of evolution. Never before has there been such an opportunity for the awakening of human consciousness at a collective level. But collective awakening occurs at...
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The Choice awaken awakening consciousness ego illusion of separation presence

To be a full awakened Being, grounded in the present moment is your natural state. But most people have disconnected from this awakened state and become absorbed into the world of the mind. The...

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Who Is Enlightened? awaken awakening ego illusion of separation oneness peace presence silence

In order to maintain the awakened state of consciousness, we cannot become identified with whatever we are experiencing, including peak experiences. Beyond all experience is the one experiencing.

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Devotion To The Teacher awaken awakening consciousness ego illusion of separation love oneness

There is a tendency to project the source of truth onto another. This often happens in our relationship with the teacher and it acts as a barrier to true awakening.

One Thursday evening, at one of...

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You Are That awaken awakening consciousness ego emotions presence silence silent mind

That which you seek, you already are. Just wake up and be that. Then you will be in the truth of life. You will be enlightened. You will be in Oneness and timelessness and so there is no soul, no...

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Keys To Awakening awaken awakening consciousness emotions illusion of separation presence

The most fundamental key to awakening is to become more present in your life. Then you can be unconditionally loving and accepting of yourself at the level of personality. This includes all those...

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Silence awaken peace presence silence silent mind

When you become fully present, thoughts stop and your mind is silent. You are not trying to stop the thoughts. It simply happens as you become present. Thoughts stop as you become present, because...

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A Call to Presence awaken oneness presence silent mind

To be fully awake and enlightened simply means to be fully present in the moment of now. To be present is the simplest thing. It is your natural state.

Every moment, you have a choice. Will you be...

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Overcoming Obstacles To Awakening awaken awakening healing the past love overcoming obstacles presence

In the last teaching, I spoke about how to liberate yourself from the world of the thinking mind into the world of NOW. I shared the key to becoming present, which is remarkably simple. However...

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