The term “spiritual awakening” has a somewhat disputed meaning: some say it means having an experience of the oneness of all things, while others believe it means encountering the Divine, and still others equate it to the first experiences of getting in touch with our own sense of divine spirit or energy, often in the midst of loss or difficulty. Whatever the definition, there is a common theme of redefining a person’s identity in relation to the world around them, with a definite transcendent quality to the experience. You can have multiple experiences of spiritual awakening, each sparking further movement along the path toward enlightenment.
Lama Surya Das offers his perspective on what it means to center oneself in Buddha-nature, how one lives and acts in the wakeful state, the balance of inner and outer life, the relationship between enlightenment and social transformation, and more.
Once you become aware, do you have to have a plan of where you are going or do you leave that up to the universe? Eckhart discusses life after awareness and how the creative impulse of the universe works through us to manifest the world we see.
At the Science and Nonduality Conference 2016, Loch Kelly, Mukti and Francis Bennett discuss the paradoxical understanding reflected in the famous Heart Sutra’s saying, “Form is emptiness and emptiness is form. Form is none other than emptiness and emptiness is none other than form.
Jonni Pollard describes the experience of unbounded consciousness and how Vedic Meditation can lead us down into the space, and how we might recognise it when we are there. Plus how we can use Vedic Meditation to break through the paradigm that we've been indoctrinated into.