Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 3: A Mirror

Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 3: A Mirror

This 3- part series explores three capacities we all have, that when cultivated, bring spiritual awakening and serve the healing of our world. Drawing on an ancient teaching story from India, we explore together the power of a forgiving heart, the inner fire that...
Homecoming to Loving Awareness (retreat talk)

Homecoming to Loving Awareness (retreat talk)

We have strong conditioning to identify as a separate self, and to feel all the fears and attachments that arise from not realizing our true belonging. This talk includes teachings and several experiential reflections that help us wake up from the trance of...
Meditation: Open Awareness – Relaxing Back into Presence (19:23 min)

Meditation: Open Awareness – Relaxing Back into Presence (19:23 min)

This guided meditation practice brings attention to the continuous space within and around the body, and the aliveness of sound, sensation and feeling that lives through us. While it’s natural for attention to get distracted, the pathway home is a relaxing back into...
Meditation: Awakening through the Inner Body (21:56 min)

Meditation: Awakening through the Inner Body (21:56 min)

When we attune to the inner body, we discover a field of energy and aliveness that is the portal to pure presence. This meditation guides our attention to the inner body, opens to the play of sound and invites us to rest in the awake awareness that includes and is the...
Meditation: The Space of Loving Awareness (19:53 min.)

Meditation: The Space of Loving Awareness (19:53 min.)

This meditation begins by guiding us through a scan: opening to inner space and aliveness, then to outer space, and then continuous space, filled with the light of awareness. We explore how every experience belongs to this infinite awake space of our Being, and can be...
Guided Meditation: The Sea of Awareness (15:34 min.)

Guided Meditation: The Sea of Awareness (15:34 min.)

Our attention habitually fixates on the foreground of thoughts and feelings, and fuels an unconscious identification with a sense of separate self. This meditation guides us in recognizing the awareness that is the background and source of all experience. By resting...
Meditation: Continuous Space Suffused with Awareness (19:07 min.)

Meditation: Continuous Space Suffused with Awareness (19:07 min.)

By learning to inhabit the body, we discover the space and aliveness that fills the universe. In this meditation we are guided through the body, filling different domains with presence. We then open into the continuous awake space that is both within and surrounds the...
Awakening from the Trance of Self-Centeredness

Awakening from the Trance of Self-Centeredness

At the core of our suffering is our universal human predicament: an illusion that we are a separate self. This talk explores how this identification as a self obscures our belonging to loving awareness, and offers a powerful set of practices that shine a light on...
Meditation: Opening to the River of Aliveness (17:53 min.)

Meditation: Opening to the River of Aliveness (17:53 min.)

This meditation guides us to awaken to sensation using the image of a smile and scanning through the body. We then open to sound and to the entire changing flow of experience. When we connect with the changing flow of sensations, feelings and sounds, we also discover...
Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 3: A Mirror

Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 3: A Mirror

Three Blessings in Spiritual Life – Part 3: A Mirror – This 3- part series explores three capacities we all have, that when cultivated, bring spiritual awakening and serve the healing of our world. Drawing on an ancient teaching story from India, we explore...
Meditation: Being a Kind Witness (18:47 min.)

Meditation: Being a Kind Witness (18:47 min.)

Learning to witness what is going on inside us is the gateway to inner freedom and deep realization. This meditation guides us in witnessing our experience with a non-judging and kind awareness. Écouter en-Français: Meditation: Being a Kind...