by Joan Halifax Roshi: This past August, more than 50 people gathered in the Circle of the Way temple at Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, to explore the connection between neuroscience and meditation.
by Deb Shapiro & Kiri Westby: The vast majority of us will have no idea when, where, or with whom we will die.
Donna Quesada: Now, I want to go a little deeper. I find this so fascinating that it starts with us… this kind of self-blessing.
by Vicki Noble: The Tibetan Buddhist Dakini is a compelling icon of untamed female freedom. Like a trickster or the Fool in a Tarot deck, the dakini releases blockages in the energy field and melts frozen patterns, so that the door of the mind is suddenly ajar and something new can enter.
By Marianne Williamson: The blessing he leaves behind. When a great soul leaves the earth, the gifts they shared while they were here dissolve into a misty blessing that remains though they are gone…
by Adyashanti: A spiritual person can become addicted to spiritual highs and miss the experience of Truth.
This interview took place in front of 650 people at a retreat with Eckhart Tolle and Kim Eng in Norway in September 2015.
by Pir Vilayat Khan: Meditation is the art of moving back and forth between two perspectives—the human and the Divine
by Alan Watts: The experiences resulting from the use of psychedelic drugs are often described in religious terms.
Donna Quesada: Robert, I want to ask…you know the name of our site is Awaken.com…so, we have a little tradition here.