Is the Universe guiding us? The first perspective is that we are completely alone in this world, in a dog-eat-dog society, where everything ultimately falls onto our shoulders to bear. Like Atlas in mythology, we believe that we must carry the weight of the world without any support or guidance, because “that is what it means […]
The ego is our self-image or identity. It is formed from memories, beliefs, fears and identifications. Learn more about the ego in this section.
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No matter what the practice or teaching, ego loves to wait in ambush to appropriate spirituality for its own survival and gain. – Chögyam Trungpa, Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism Spiritual growth is an experience we all go through once we have experienced the spiritual awakening process. As we begin to awaken to the truth of […]
Unconditional love is so vastly different from the love we are used to receiving that most of us don’t really know what it is. In fact, most “love” these days isn’t actually true love, but instead differing forms of infatuation, lust, affinity, affection, codependency or egotistical neediness. The reality is that true love is rare […]
The force and degree of a man’s inner benevolence evokes in others a proportionate degree of ill-will. – Gurdjieff I first encountered knowledge of anti-awakening forces while deeply immersed in the book “The Herald of Coming Good” by famous mystic Gurdjieff. In the book, Gurdjieff describes that there are certain forces in life called Tzvarnoharno, a […]
Photo: Cameron Gray Waking up is an endless losing what you think you know, like a wave of destruction that leaves nothing, but what is true. —Unmani Death is a word that we humans usually associate with darkness, mourning, decay and general creepiness. We spend our entire lives running away from, avoiding and denying the […]