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Nondual Binaural Meditation 2- Vulnerability

Nondual Binaural Meditation 2- Vulnerability In this video we’ll explore vulnerability and how doing/being so assists in the awakening process: Although not required- to get the MOST out of this video use headphones. Guidance / Running Time: 14:08  How did you like this video? What did you experience? Did anything come up for you? Please leave a comment below ...

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Nondual Binaural Meditation- The 4 Fundamentals

Nondual Binaural Meditation- The 4 Fundamentals The Fundamental EXPERIENTIAL Building Blocks of the Awakening Process In this video we’ll explore 4 of the fundamental experiential building blocks of the awakening process: 1 A guided body-scan meditation for mindfulness and self-inquiry development 2. Binaural beats (isochronic alpha wave tones) for rapid open-eyed meditation development 3.  Eye contact with an awakened teacher ...

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Spiritual Stories – we all have one. Here’s mine.

Spiritual stories – we all have one.  here’s mine.   This is an interview that my friend Tom Goddard did with me a week or so ago.  Your story is important.  It’s your adventure.  But like everything else on the path, the Buddha’s adventure  must be killed in the road- including your story.  I killed mine a long time ago, ...

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The path to enlightenment and spiritual awakening is organized anarchy

The path to spiritual awakening or blue collar enlightenment is organized anarchy. The other day my ten year old son (Jeremy) and I were having a lazy, bored, January Sunday.  You know, one of those days when the outside vista is a swirl of a grey, overcast, semi-drizzle, non-motivational poo dangle?  So, we decided to bake some cookies.  I’m talking ...

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How to achieve a spiritual awakening breakthrough

How to achieve a spiritual awakening breakthrough: Resetting your spiritual path with or without drugs. (And how to do so safely and intelligently)   Last summer I went on a six mile kayak fishing trip with a younger friend /buddy. He offered me some mushrooms to “reset” while on the trip. I passed, but I heartily invited him to do ...

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How to achieve enlightenment or spiritual awakening

How to achieve enlightenment or spiritual awakening: The Spiritual art of breaking bad. There’s a scene, you know it well, in the original 1999 film The Matrix.  Morpheus offers Neo the choice between two pills- the blue one and the red one: “You take the blue pill – the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever ...

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Spiritual Awakening Enlightenment Stages

A version of this article is published on Elephant Journal Modern Spiritual Awakening Stages- 8 mile posts on your bumpy journey to blue collar enlightenment   I had this conversation with student a few weeks ago:   Awesome.  So what things have you done in pursuit of awakening ? Typical stuff I guess- lots of online you tube videos, and ...

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Spiritual Awakening Symptoms Volume 2

Spiritual Awakening Symptoms Volume 2- The raw unhyped truth about spiritual awakening enlightenment, how to attain it & what to expect. You listen to your head too much You listen to your heart too much So last night I was sitting in my hot tub, drinking a glass of cabernet sauvignon and smoking a Tatuaje Havana cigar and I had ...

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Spiritual Awakening Symptoms Volume 1

Spiritual Awakening Symptoms Volume 1

Spiritual Awakening Symptoms Volume 1- The raw unhyped truth about spiritual awakening enlightenment, how to attain it & what to expect. What are some of the unhyped  symptoms of spiritual awakening or enlightenment? I wanted to use this post (and hopefully others like it in other volumes) to describe some of raw unfiltered unhyped symptoms of spiritual awakening.  “Symptoms” is ...

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Depression and Awakening by J. Stewart Dixon

I talk a lot about existential depression… It’s a very important element, if not the most important element in the spiritual awakening / enlightenment process.  Existential depression and spiritual awakening are two sides of the same coin. Existential depression is the invitational doorway into spiritual awakening.  Existential depression is the natural healing expression of transcending egoic mind-based pain, suffering, and separation. ...

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