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Advaita (eBook)$19.55Select options
Advaita: The Comic Book is a wryly humorous and profoundly insightful account of an artist’s inner and outer travels. His girlfriend, sometimes unwittingly, provides insights and catalytic obscuration in equal measure throughout. Our hero (is he Ivan himself, or is he “Everyman?”) searches for the “Truth with a capital T” across Asia and at home …
After Awareness (eBook)$13.55Select options
Written by leading non-duality author Greg Goode, After Awareness offers a course in non-dual philosophy, allowing readers to explore the inner workings of the Direct Path approach to self-inquiry—a set of teachings attributed to Shri Atmananda (Krishna Menon) that investigate the nature of the mind experientially and can bring about a lasting sense of joy and freedom. With this open, pragmatic, and deconstructive presentation, readers will see the Direct Path from all angles, find ways to talk about non-duality, and draw their own conclusions about the nature of being and the “I.”
Awake in the Heartland (eBook)$15.55Select options
Awake in the Heartland shows how spiritual practice and the pursuit of “enlightenment” can become an addiction, or yet another goal that can impede us from waking up in the present moment. In her poignant autobiography, author Joan Tollifson encourages readers to look for themselves without clinging to old opinions or relying on outside authorities. Honest, funny, and profound, this is a book that invites readers to discover who or what they really are.
Dancing with the Void (eBook)$15.15Select options
Born in Denmark, in 1890, Sunyata was from birth, utterly without desire, ambition and ego. Thus, the name “Sunyata”—and description of “rare-born mystic”—was given to him years later in India by the revered sage, Sri Ramana Maharshi.A lover of silence and solitude, Sunyata remained untouched by the common worldly conditioning that entraps so many. His …
Dismantling the Fantasy (eBook)$9.95Select options
What is it that remains when the spiritual path, and even enlightenment, is transcended? Dismantling the Fantasy is a consideration of the movement out of thought itself, revealing how our bodies, minds, and emotions are in a constant process of change, and how all words and ideas are an effort to understand and describe existence—which simply is, whether we’re thinking about it or not. With this thorough investigation of experience, readers will realize their erroneous impressions of form, and replace them with a sense of life as motion without shape.
Emptiness and Joyful Freedom (eBook)$16.95Select options
The pinnacle of Buddhism’s understanding of reality is the emptiness of all things. Exploring reality towards the realization of emptiness is shockingly radical. It uncovers an exhilarating freedom with nowhere to stand, while engendering a loving joy that engages the world. This path-breaking book employs the emptiness teachings in a fresh, innovative way. Goode and …
Essence Revisited (eBook)$8.50Select options
Statements such as “there is no self,” or “there is only God” are very simple descriptions of ordinary, everyday existence. All that’s necessary for understanding them is a clear acknowledgement of your own life experience. Few people ever admit how life actually presents itself. This book points to your most basic experience of existence and …
Firing God (eBook)$11.35Select options
Cheryl Abram was at the end of her rope: her life was falling apart on every level and she had “succeeded” in making herself unworthy, incomplete and separate. Then, one day this practicing Christian took a “leap of doubt” and fired God, or at least the God she had created.Cheryl’s outward circumstances did not miraculously …
I Am That I Am (eBook)$11.10Select options
In the fall of 1981, author Francis Bennett joined a Trappist monastery with the “lofty goal of becoming a joyful saint like St. Francis of Assisi, or at least a modern mystic like my hero, Thomas Merton.” But it was only in letting go of how he thought things should be—and in surrendering his identification with a false, separate sense of self—that he found what he’d truly been seeking. In I Am That I Am, Bennett details his own spiritual journey with a unique freshness and humanity that combines Christian mysticism, Buddhism, and Advaita Vedanta or non-duality teachings to help readers find joy in the present moment and in themselves.
Nothing to Grasp (eBook)$18.20Select options
Nothing to Grasp invites readers to explore their experience in the here and now, wake up from commonplace misconceptions, and see through the imaginary separate self at the root of human suffering and confusion. This book points relentlessly to what is most obvious and impossible to avoid—the ever-present, ever-changing, nonconceptual actuality of the present moment, which is effortlessly presenting itself right now—and encourages readers to celebrate life, exactly the way it is.
Oneness (eBook)$9.95Select options
The human mind is a powerful thing. But the mind can also act as a filter that keeps us from experiencing the present moment in all its richness. In Oneness, author John Greven invites readers to give up the search for “enlightenment” and takes a concise, non-dualistic look at the world as it really is, right now, without the mind’s own reflections obscuring its multifaceted mystery.
Painting the Sidewalk with Water (eBook)$15.55Select options
These lively talks and dialogues are about seeing through the illusion of separation and waking up to the boundless wholeness that is all there is. Joan’s approach is open and explorative, questioning all attempts to conceptually grasp and frame the movement of life. She talks about seeing through the stories and beliefs that create our …
Standing as Awareness (eBook)$11.10Select options
Inspired by Sri Atmananda (Krishna Menon), Standing in Awareness guides readers along the Direct Path—a “pathless path”—one articulating that we are all loving, open, clear consciousness, along with everything else. Readers will be assured they are already where they need to be and are standing as awareness now. This revised edition includes new chapters on this non-dual inquiry, a selection of dialogs from a decade of “Nondual Dinner” gatherings, and several experiments that help establish everyday experiences as awareness.
The Direct Path (eBook)$16.95Select options
The Direct Path offers readers the “missing manual” to understanding non-duality. Inside, author Greg Goode provides forty user-friendly experiments and investigations designed to help readers come to their own conclusions about the nature of the body, mind, and perception. Readers will be taken, step by step, from the simple discernment of a physical object through the collapse of the witness into pure consciousness, leaving no doubt they are one with all things, and leading to a sense of lightness, freedom, and joy.