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Ramana Maharshi wrote regarding awakening: “Other than inquiry, there are no adequate means.” He said that inquiry was simple...

The Two You-Turns of Awareness

Ramana Maharshi wrote regarding awakening: “Other than inquiry, there are no adequate means.” He said that inquiry was simple...

Open-hearted awareness begins with awareness of awareness. It is an essence approach, also called the direct approach. The open-hearted...

Direct Recognition, Gradual Unfolding

Open-hearted awareness begins with awareness of awareness. It is an essence approach, also called the direct approach. The open-hearted...

The main practice I teach is small glimpses many times, but sometimes one small glimpse changes everything. These shifts can...

Small Glimpses Many Times

The main practice I teach is small glimpses many times, but sometimes one small glimpse changes everything. These shifts can...

Imagine what our world would be like if more and more people began to awaken. What if awakening became...

Awakening as Daily Practice

Imagine what our world would be like if more and more people began to awaken. What if awakening became...

Today marks the new release of the unabridged audiobook Shift Into Freedom, read by Loch Kelly! The book has...

Hear How To Shift Into Freedom

Today marks the new release of the unabridged audiobook Shift Into Freedom, read by Loch Kelly! The book has...

Normally, local awareness is identified, attached, or obscured within the thinking mind and ego function. Yet we cannot know...

Unhooking from Thinking

Normally, local awareness is identified, attached, or obscured within the thinking mind and ego function. Yet we cannot know...

On the physical level, if we forget to eat, we will die, so our body registers our need for...

Suffering from Ego-Identification

On the physical level, if we forget to eat, we will die, so our body registers our need for...

The small sense of self feels separate, and this location makes us feel contracted, isolated, and in our heads....

Where Am I?

The small sense of self feels separate, and this location makes us feel contracted, isolated, and in our heads....

When we don’t shift into open-hearted awareness, our hearts can be painfully closed, or they can be too open...

Open-Hearted Awareness and Emotions

When we don’t shift into open-hearted awareness, our hearts can be painfully closed, or they can be too open...