Read about the framework
Awakening the Mind
Sign of Awakeness:
Emptiness, clarity, open-mindedness
Awakening/ Non-Dual Experiences:
Natural mind, jhanas 5 – 8, cessation
Outside or Edge of Comfort Zone:
Irritation, addiction, anxiety, inner critic, fogginess
Feels like you are at war with the world
How to Wake Up:
Embracing confusion and inner demons
Working with These Parts
Meditation concentration object: Awareness – how can you create more light and space in experience?
Element: Air – allowing content to breathe
Process of working with content in mind: Unpacking, clarifying, understanding
People start to heal when they feel: Safe & respected
Archetype: Magician, Adult
Practices: Vipassana, samatha, mindfulness, talking therapies
A short introductory talk (8 minutes) and guided meditation (10 minutes) on accessing the non-dual mind by noting awareness itself.
A short exercise to reflect on your year (10 minutes) and then a guided meditation connecting this to emptiness, non-duality and the hum of the Universe (30 minutes).
We discuss emptiness, its different meanings and generally using words better in meditation and awakening
Paul shares the story of his decades-long exploration into meaning, semiotics, spiritual practice and more.
A discussion about a women’s group we founded and how hearing different people’s perspectives and experiences of life was ultimately life-changing for all of us
A four-part series that looks at how work can be a part of the deepest expressions of our beings and how this intersects with spiritual practice.