After spending 7 full days, morning until night on a silent retreat I was disappointed that I hadn’t had any major breakthrough experiences. Sure, I’d had some insights and revelations and some wonderfully peaceful meditations, … Read More
In this video Jeff Carreira shares some final thoughts before the start of the week long Attitude of Gratitude program with Silvia Rodrigues and the 90-minute online seminar with Jeff Carreira and Silvia Rodrigues called … Read More
In this audio Silvia Rodrigues speaks with Jeff Carreira about how our inner attitudes create our external life and shares about her upcoming 7-Day online program ‘An Attitude of Gratitude’. “The greatest discovery of any … Read More
The way I see it, spiritual awakening means having experienced the mysterious truth of who we are deeply enough to lose confidence in our common conception of self, and I see enlightenment as the measure … Read More
When we talk about the spiritual path we use the words awakening and enlightenment as metaphors to explain profound shifts in our experience. In this essay I’ll give you one way to understand the difference. … Read More
In this teaching I speak about the inescapable reality that we can never let go more deeply than we are prepared to let go in life. If we truly want to experience the miracle of awakening we have to be available to have our life change. If we are unwilling to allow our life to change there is no way that we will be able to truly let go in meditation.
In this post I want to share an audio clip that was taken from a lecture I gave in a philosophy program I used to offer called The Breakthrough Intensive. In the Breakthrough Intensive we … Read More
Non-Duality is a state of consciousness that is revered in many Eastern and Western esoteric traditions. It is the direct recognition that beneath the surface of the apparent reality of a universe made up of … Read More
“Nothing is more practical than a good theory.” — Ludwig Boltzman, physicist and pioneer of thermodynamics. When we look at ancient cultures it’s easy for us to recognize the mythical nature of the stories they … Read More
This 12 minute audio clip was edited from a workshop called Manifesting Abundance given by Jeff Carreira and Susan Kullman on June 25, 2018 at the Aligned Center in Irvington, NY. In this short clip … Read More
Shortly after devoting my life to spiritual pursuit in 1992 I embarked on a quest for collective awakening – or what we called at the time inter-subjective enlightenment. I was working with a group of incredibly dedicated spiritual practitioners in the context of a residential community in which we did enormous amounts of practice and exploration.
In this essay we explore what it means to transcend one of our most foundational assumptions about reality. You see, even those of us who’ve had spiritual experiences that convince us that the essence of our being is spirit and not matter, still often default to culturally conditioned materialistic assumptions about life.