Read about the framework
Awakening the Soul
Sign of Awakeness:
Awakening/ Non-Dual Experiences:
Flow states, the imaginal realm, eros, magic, the void, synchronicity and cosmic intelligence, timelessness
Outside or Edge of Comfort Zone:
Overwhelm, confusion, meaninglessness, existential fear
Feels painful to be alive
How to Wake Up:
Connecting with a sense of sacredness
Embracing overwhelm and difficult experiences
Working with These Parts
Meditation concentration object: Metaphor – how can you express what is here?
Element: Water – flowing with content
Working with the content of the Soul: Sensing, intuiting, expressing
People start to heal when they feel: Welcomed & accepted
Archetype: Sovereign, Leader
Practices: Creativity, imaginal practice, shadow work, Zen, magic, connection with Buddha Nature, practice for the benefit of all beings
An introductory talk (10 mins) to non-duality with the soul and meaning and a guided meditation (30 mins).
A guided meditation (35 minutes) with a short introductory exercise in the description (2 mins)
A talk on how all meditation is imaginal and a fundamental expression of your unique being (30 mins)
We discuss creativity, journeying, imagination, and the richness of practice
I talk with Aidan about his upcoming book, Psychedelic Experience, and we discuss the ineffable, user experience design and how this relates to spirituality.
An entire podcast series where we watch films together as if they were dreams or imaginal practice and use this as a portal into reflecting on some of the deepest existential themes
Joost Vervoort and I journey through the experience of soul and cosmos. This is an example of how a connection with this part of experience can emerge through meditative and shared practice.