Ego is the aspect of our personality that covers conscious awareness, behavior, and actions. Sometimes referred to as self-esteem, in everyday use it carries the connotation of self-importance. Essentially it is the “I” part of the self, the public self, while it is directed by, and often in conflict with, conscious and unconscious aspects of the self. There are many psychological and spiritual frameworks for understanding the conscious self, and how gaining that understanding can help deepen the relationship with a higher or larger consciousness outside of ourselves.


Mike Tyson on Smoking DMT: ‘Do You Understand the Toad?’ | The Art of Conversation W/ Dan Le Batard

Mike Tyson explains to Dan Le Batard the spiritual awakening he underwent after smoking DMT, a psychedelic drug that occurs naturally in some plants and animals. Tyson also shares how his ego has shaped his life, and he goes in depth about his relationship with Cus D'Amato.


Jason Silva's Thoughts on LSD Microdosing

Jason Silva explains what exactly happens when people microdose LSD and whether or not it can be beneficial.


Living Realization a Conversation with Adyashanti and A.H. Almaas

Many people have experienced some form of realization, such as dissolution of or dis-identification with body or ego and are beginning to recognize themselves as awareness.


Living Without Ego

Walk with Moojibaba Moojibaba addresses what happens when one becomes increasingly detached to the world and talks about the inner experience of those who begin to transcend the pull of the mind.


Show Me How to Dissolve the ‘I’ | J. Krishnamurti


Adyashanti - Getting Beyond Ego

The ultimate trick of egoic consciousness is to try to get beyond ego. Yet the more you try to get beyond it, the more you get caught up in it. In this enlightening satsang, Adyashanti reveals the real meaning of "allowing everything to be as it is.


The Illusive Self - Hameed Ali (A H Almaas)

This is a clip from Hameed Ali (A H Almaas) talk at Science and Nonduality Conference 2012 in San Rafael, CA. Self can refer to our spiritual true nature as when we speak of true self, or mostly it refers to the ego self that functions as the primary impediment to spiritual realization.


Ego Dissolution