The Revolution Of Enlightenment The enlightenment I speak of is not simply a realization, not simply the discovery of one’s true nature. This discovery is just the beginning—the point of entry into an inner revolution. Realization does not guarantee this revolution; it simply makes it possible. What is this inner revolution? To begin with, revolution
One of the gifts of our globalised postmodern society is that we increasingly have access to all the different knowledge and wisdom that different communities over time have generated on what it means to live an awakened life. This is an incredibly precious opportunity, and yet it has left the spiritual market saturated, with many
Simple Indian Man Realizes His True Self There’s an amazing story of a simple man from India who spent most of his life as a cigarette vendor. He would sell cigarettes on the streets India for 20 years and continued to smoke himself even after he realized the deepest spiritual truths and became affectionately known
Spiritual Awakening Just be yourself. It’s difficult to be totally honest with yourself, yet this is exactly what you have to do. Forget about being enlightened, or spiritually awakening or self realized. I get too many calls like that. People are calling me from all over the world telling me that they have had a
The power of the teaching can be realized by anyone who puts it into practice. In Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi we read – “Let him find out to whom are the thoughts appearing. Where from do they arise? They must spring up from the conscious Self. Apprehending it even vaguely helps the extinction of
Spiritual Awakening Spiritual awakening is not a state, experience or goal to reach in the future. As the Buddha taught, it is not a superhuman achievement or attainment. You don’t have to travel to India to find it. It is not a special state of perfection reserved for enlightened beings, the lucky or the privileged few.
I am composing the Atma-Bodha, (Knowledge of the Absolute Self) for those who have purified themselves through training and are peaceful in heart and calm, who are free from cravings and are desirous of liberation. Just as the fire is the direct cause for cooking, so without Knowledge no freedom can be had. Compared with all other
The Open Secret The Open Secret can only point to the simple wonder of being, and attempt to illuminate the futility of seeking for it. It does not accept or reject the teachings of spiritual path or process but it will expose, without compromise, fundamental misconception that drives the belief that there is something called a seeker that