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 …

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 …

The Big Picture

I designed the above image to give a little perspective on the stages of growth. 1) When we mature in a human form, if we’ve not been connecting to our source and inner nature, we …

The Inner Child

After we wake up, we become conscious of remaining shadows more quickly. Often we’ll uncover challenges around fear, anger, and a wide assortment of contractions from unresolved experiences. In time, we’ll find they get more …

Perspectives of the World

As we grow spiritually, there are several processes underway. One is the removal of veils on consciousness. This is the process of purification of the means of experiencing. In Sanskrit this masking is known as …

Depth of Awakening

The initial awakening of Self Realization is key to what follows. But because it’s a new thing for which we have no experiential reference points, there is a lot of confusion about what it is …

Outside Inside

Kristin’s talk brought thoughts about the way “finding the outside within” can evolve. During our voyage of self-discovery, this process can be a key theme in our subjective experience of reality. We often start out …

Where is the Self?

On How Many Hearts?, a commenter asked why some teachers talk about the Self being in the center of the head and others in the heart. I thought the response was worth sharing. I’ve added …

ParaBrahman, Stage 2

I’ve talked previously about the ParaBrahman stage and how pure Divinity can only be known by itself. It is beyond the dynamics of consciousness so cannot be experienced in the old sense of it. But …