Sep 17

Freeing the Inner – Part I

I was 21 when I had a life-changing experience. I did not know the meaning of what happened; I just know that I changed for the better. It took almost 34 years to understand the full extent of that short event. In high-school I had my friends – we played music together, did some marijuana, …

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Sep 17

Freeing the Inner – Part II

Inducing a Spiritual Awakening A Spiritual Awakening (or Breakthrough Event) requires a certain state of mind. While many use meditation techniques to reach beyond the self, they are limited in how far they can take you. Think of the spiritual journey as leaving the near shore of your existing life to reach a distant shore. …

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Aug 14

“Enlightened” Gurus

There are many “enlightened” gurus in the world, both genuine and fake. Fake gurus should obviously be avoided at all cost, but even genuine, enlightened gurus impart information that is less than helpful. The typical enlightened individual is all too eager to help and this usually means that they will describe a life that you …

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Jul 31

A Constant Awareness

A focal point is a constant awareness of something in your life. This constant awareness has the effect of keeping you grounded, both emotionally and physically. The most obvious focal point and the recommended one is breath awareness. Aside from the esoteric explanations of breath awareness, the obvious fact is that it is a life …

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Jul 29

Radical Spirituality Q & A

What is Radical Spirituality? Radical Spirituality is a view of the spiritual path as found in the essay, “Radical Spirituality: A Guide to the Spiritual Path“. What is so radical about it? The word “Radical” is used in the sense of fundamental. It can be considered to be the core of the spiritual path without …

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Jul 20

The Spiritual Path Q & A

What is the spiritual path that so many walk? It all depends on what culture, religion or belief system you a part of. It is described in many ways, from oversimplified slogans to dense concepts that one can spend a lifetime trying to understand. It is traditionally known as a way to find one’s true …

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Jul 17

Enlightenment Q & A

Is ‘Enlightenment’ the same as the ‘Breakthrough Event’ that the “Radical Spirituality” essay describes? Enlightenment has become a media and marketing buzzword in the last 20 years or so. I have chosen to use a neutral term to describe the transformational event that many term “Enlightenment” in order to dispel any romantic notions about it. …

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