Advice to Experienced Meditators

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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.

Entering the Mysteries of the Universe

Entering the Mysteries of the Universe

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My work is dedicated to facilitating a shift in paradigm. The first aspect of what I do involves liberating our consciousness from the constraints of the current paradigm so our imagination is free to envision dramatically new ways of being.

The Miracle of Emergence (and the Troubles with We-Space)

The Miracle of Emergence (and the Troubles with We-Space)

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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.

Transcending Materialism

Transcending Materialism

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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.

Finding the Self You Cannot See:

Finding the Self You Cannot See

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My longer retreats combine meditation practice and philosophical inquiry to liberate us from the perceptual constraints of the current paradigm and create the space for novel possibilities to emerge between us.