The Path of Awakening…

The path of awakening is not an easy path, as I have been finding out over the past 40 years. Truly, there have been wonderful moments of awakening, but then I would fall back into the pursuit of money for the support of myself and my family. After a while, I caught myself and began […]

Life Flows Between the Banks of Pain and Pleasure

In these words of wisdom from Nisargadatta Maharaj, we learn that life flows between the banks of pain and pleasure. We almost always prefer pleasure and almost always want to avoid pain. He was a great spiritual teacher and guru in the Advaita Vedanta school, which is a tradition based on non-duality. He passed away […]

The Bliss of Awakening – Adyashanti Warning

Adyashanti issues a warning in these words of wisdom from Tricycle. He warns us that the bliss of awakening can be addicting and we should watch out for it. It is merely a by-product of awakening, and not true awakening itself. Adyashanti is an American born spiritual teacher with loads of credentials. He teaches non-duality […]

Undivided Self

My good friend, Dr. Sara Kendall Gordon, L. Ac., DAOM (a.k.a. Pralaya) has recently published an article on Undivided, The Online Journal of Nonduality and Psychology titled, “Reconsidering Ego Death and the False Self.” Sara lives and practices in Marin County, California. Since 1993, she has maintained a private practice as an acupuncturist and herbalist. […]