Spiritual Awakening & the Modern Age

Spiritual Awakening & the Modern Age

By and on February 5th, 2017

Spiritual Awakening Today: Bridging Old and New How might one attain to spiritual awakening in the modern world, in these complex times? In this article we look back at the two main historical models for spiritual training, and propose a contemporary approach for...
Spiritual Healing

Spiritual Healing

By and on August 31st, 2014

The ongoing, mapped process of awakening is the ultimate spiritual healing. With awakening, the self is transcended, and thus the troubles of the self, of “me,” “my troubles,” are healed. Though any organism is inherently subject to decay and death, the process of...
What is Awakening?

What is Awakening?

By on October 22nd, 2013

This is the billion-dollar question, one that defies words. What we can say is this: central to the experience of awakening is a way of experiencing life that completely transcends the usual. Most people believe that Christ realization, Buddhist awakening, and the...
Awakening: Beyond the Illusion of Self

Awakening: Beyond the Illusion of Self

By and on October 18th, 2013

Quantum physics as well as tradition Buddhist philosophy teach us that nothing in the universe remains the same for even a second. Thus we know that everything we hold and cherish will also pass on and out of our lives, if only at death. This may feel frightening...
Awakening and What’s in the Mirror

Awakening and What’s in the Mirror

By and on October 14th, 2013

I dream, I hope, I work, I love, I play, I dream, I eat. These verbs are all about me. Working, hoping, dreaming, loving, eating all continue, even when there is no ‘me’. Who is this ‘me’? Or is it a what? Is ‘me’ a person, a thing, an idea, a feeling? It’s all of...
Waking Within the Dream

Waking Within the Dream

By and on October 10th, 2013

When you wake up in the morning you leave behind one world — the dreaming world — and find yourself in another world — waking life. These two worlds or states share similarities. In Tibetan Buddhism they’re two of six states termed ‘bardos’, or ‘in-between states’....