The Source of Grace

There is a curious paradox in spiritual practice. On the one hand, awakening and progress in consciousness happens through grace, through the hand of the Divine. Awakening isn’t an experience or something a person does or has – it’s an awakening from the person. There is nothing we can do directly to make it happen. And yet, we are not separate from the Divine. The Divine moves though us to prepare the way and organize circumstances that allow grace to happen. This shows up as the opportunity for good practices, teachers, books, and so forth. As the renowned sage Vasishtha … Continue Reading…

Will Everyone Become Enlightened?

“Do you think it is possible for everyone to get enlightened in this life?..” In a word, no. However, it is possible for everyone to experience life “as-if” enlightened, potentially in this life. To explain… Some people’s lives are built for enlightenment. It’s their destiny and can be seen in a jyotish chart. They’ve done the preparation and awakening will naturally flower in life when the time (grace) comes. Some of those will also move quickly into higher stages. Others come in with greater or lesser potential. Because of the nature of the times, more people with strong potential were … Continue Reading…