A Conversation with Andrew Hewson on the Stages of Enlightenment

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After our conversation with Dorothy Rowe earlier this month, Andrew Hewson suggested we have another conversation ourselves. We explored the stages of enlightenment and some variations in terminology around the topics. I hope you enjoy the conversation as much as we did. On YouTube

Fear of Flow

Stillness is needed for awakening. Not just the deep stillness we notice in meditation, but a stillness even in activity. When alertness and clarity of stillness are at a peak, seeing happens. As Yoga (1v2-3) puts it: Yoga is the complete settling of the activity of the mind Then the observer is established in the Self [in its own nature] Yet after the shift, if someone doesn’t understand the larger picture, they can cherish the peaceful stillness and try to hold onto it. This impedes further progress. You see people who have been awake for years but have not progressed. … Continue Reading…