Monthly Archives: May 2009

Release and Heal – 5th Awakening is Simple book excerpt

Release and Heal And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. -Aniis Nin This technique is simple, effective, natural and beautiful. We knew it as children but have forgotten how to use it. It works right away with emotions, but once you have some practice with it, you can use it just as well for thoughts and beliefs, and for releasing emotional baggage around desires. It helps to understand the structure of emotions. If we were Read more [...]

Awareness Now – 4th Awakening is Simple book excerpt

Awareness Now Awareness Now, Effortless meditation, passive watchfulness, no-mind, True Meditation, formless meditation, natural being, flow—they’re all the same thing. True meditation is not a practice. It is being—just being, without the movement of becoming. It is Awareness. Just stop and look, just be, passively, without the effort of thinking and without the effort of becoming—this is true meditation. It doesn’t happen when we sit and “meditate.” It is a natural and easy state Read more [...]

Exit the world of fear and sadness – 3rd ebook excerpt Awakening is Simple

Exit the World of Fear and Sadness I have now reigned about 50 years in victory or peace, beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honors, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been wanting to my felicity. In this situation, I have diligently numbered the days of pure and genuine happiness which have fallen to my lot. They amount to fourteen. ……Abd Er-Rahman III of Spain Is your world full of fear Read more [...]

Ripening – Are you ready to awaken? – 2nd ebook excerpt Awakening is Simple –

Ripening - Are you ready to awaken? - 2nd ebook excerpt from Awakening is Simple The greatest delusion is that you identify with the voice of thought in your head. You are not Mind. Suffering is created by thought and can only be experienced in thought. Most of us are at unease. We experience this as suffering, depression, anxiety, worry, doubt, futility, woe is me, what is life about, what is my purpose, why can’t I be happy, why am I not successful, why don’t things ever work out for me, Read more [...]

Awakening is Simple – FREE!! ebook excerpts

Gentle readers, I’m posting parts of the ebook Awakening is Simple. Over the next few days, I’ll post the following sections: Awakening is Simple / Ripening / Exit the World of Fear and Sadness / Awareness Now / Release / “Cease to Cherish Opinion” / Acceptance / Release Meditation / Metta / Presence / Close Read more [...]

Awaken Already!

This site encourages people to awaken. Why? Because Awakening is natural being, and awakening is far simpler than you might think. This site is about Simplicity, Truth and optimal reader experience. Awakening is very important and I want encourage as many to awaken as I can. I go for Truth, Simplicity, and optimal reader experience. I present very simple techniques that are easy to learn and easy to incorporate into daily living, and I keep the fluff and mumbo-jumbo out of it. By Truth, I mean that Read more [...]

Ramana Maharshi

Ramana Maharshi Tim , a reader, recently donated and received some books, and I went over to his site, and found this little gem on Ramana Maharshi, and I had to lift it. Thanks, Tim! Ramana Maharshi was a great teacher. He promoted Inquiry—a passive looking at thoughts. For a time, because of problems in translation from Tamil to English, it was thought that Inquiry—Vichara—meant analytical investigation. It does not. It means a passive looking, not through the mind, but through awareness, Read more [...]

Effortless Meditation

Do you find meditation difficult? The mind is empty only when thought is not. Thought cannot come to an end save through passive watchfulness of every thought. In this awareness there is no watcher and no censor; without the censor, there is only experiencing. In experiencing there is neither the experiencer nor the experienced. The experienced is the thought, which gives birth to the thinker. Only when the mind is experiencing is there stillness, the silence which is not made up, put together; Read more [...]

Are you unemployed – Lost your job? – Worried about your job? Laid off? Not finding a job? Do you have anxiety about the financial crisis?

Are you unemployed – Lost your job? – Worried about your job? Laid off? Not finding a job? Do you have anxiety about the financial crisis? Here is a simple and definitive method for releasing all anxiety, forever. Want to know how to release anxiety about job loss, job hunting and the financial crisis once and for all? Let’s talk a little about the anxiety and emotions around job loss, job hunting and the financial crisis. If you have lost your job, or are worried about your job, Read more [...]

Being present – how to be present with what is already present

The present moment has always been available to spiritual seekers, but as long as you are seeking you are not available to the present moment. "Seeking" implies that you are looking to the future for some answer, or for some achievement, spiritual or otherwise. Everybody is in the seeking mode, seeking to add something to who they are, whether it be money, relationships, possessions, knowledge, status.. or spiritual attainment. This is it. There is no more. If you can be present, it’s the whole Read more [...]