Tag: Adyashanti

The Insanity of the Human Condition

“In no way can I deny the insanity of the human condition. And yet, because there’s so much insanity, so much unconsciousness, it’s possible that there’s also the other side of it. Life is always balancing itself out. So, while all of this is…

Reflection – Winter and Self Inquiry

“Even with its storms, winter is the quietest time of year. There is nothing like the quiet after a storm. If you have had the privilege of being in the mountains right after a snowfall when there’s no wind, nothing moving, the snow is…

Reflection – What You Resist You Become

  Whatever you resist you become. If you resist anger, you are always angry. If you resist sadness, you are always sad. If you resist suffering, you are always suffering. If you resist confusion, you are always confused. We think that we resist certain…

* Inspiration – 3 Qualities of Spiritual Awakening

I heard an audio recording of Adyashanti some time ago and transcribed parts of his message that really resonated with me. Alas, I didn’t make a note of the actual source of the recording. But I hope you enjoy these notes and insights. When…

* Spiritual Self Inquiry is From the Neck Down

“Meditative self-inquiry is the art of asking a spiritually powerful question. And a question that is spiritually powerful always points us back to ourselves. Because the most important thing that leads to spiritual awakening is to discover who and what we are—to wake up…

* Inspiration – Sitting and Feeling

  “Sitting in quiet and stillness and just being in a state of openness gives you a clear opportunity to watch what happens internally when you stop judging your experiences, when you stop judging your mind for being busy, or you stop judging yourself…

* Pondering – Are we insane?

“In many ways we’re taught to be in a constant state of friction with, to be in battle with what is. We’re taught that the way to find happiness or peace is to always be trying to change what is, whether its changing your…

No Man’s Land of Awakening

“After the Spiritual Honeymoon, there is a coming to terms with a new reality and way of being. With spiritual awakening your motivation falls away. Your personal will drains out of the system – to achieve, succeed, to be right, to be recognized. We…

* Acceptance of the Unacceptable

“Acceptance of the unacceptable is the greatest source of grace in this world.” Eckhart Tolle  Isn’t it funny how certain quotes and wisdom show up just when we need it the most? I recall, not so long ago when I had a hard time accepting…

* Meeting Life As It Is

… Continuing the conversation about judging, evaluating and accepting life as it is. These words from Adyashanti moved me today. May they touch you also and bring a deeper connection with your inner being and life itself. “The greatest generator of conflict, both internal and…

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