Krishna Consciousness

Krishna is a famous avatar of Vishnu the sustainer; a living embodiment of God in an apparently physical form. Unlike some other avatars of history, he was born aware of his Divine nature. In the …

On Creation

I’ve had a few questions on what I mean by “creation.” This is the term I use for the subtle space created by globally self-aware consciousness (Atman). In this space arises fundamental structures that then …

What Is

Initially, most adults are in that place of “what I want.” New Age approaches may amplify that, such as goal-setting our desires. Alas, so often we’ve learned to resist what we don’t want and grasp …

The Child Identity

I used to write regularly about the 3 am-egos, what Adyashanti called head, heart, gut. Essentially, with Self Realization the me-concept (head) ends when the Self wakes up to itself through the apparent person. The …

Many Paths Home

On this blog, I recommend a specific approach and practices. I’ve seen this as very effective for quality of life, smooth awakening, and a full process including the refined stages. Each of us uniquely combines …

The Person

There was a time in India when the householders approach had become universal. The sage Shankara revived the path of renunciation for that small percent who are naturally monks. But then the pendulum swung to …

What is Flow?

This came up in a discussion and I thought it worth sharing. Flow is the movement of primary qualities of nature through the physiology. We could say the movement of consciousness with qualities. When our …

The Image of God

Just like stages in consciousness, there are stages in knowing the Divine. The first stage is the most common, a stage of belief or disbelief. God as an idea we believe in or don’t, often …