A Compassionate Life

January 16, 2019 1 MP3 Download 1 hrs. 37 min. $10.00

What would it be like if the narrative of your mind suddenly stopped? What would be present then? Adyashanti illuminates how the self isn’t there when the mind isn’t thinking. With the falling away of the self, space is created for you to find an unreserved yes to engaging with life from a compassionate perspective.

Topics Include:

  • Intention as an Unspoken Declaration
  • The Power of Attention
  • Realization vs. Experience of No-Self
  • Stopping the Endless Narrative of the Mind
  • The Compassion of Our True Nature
  • A Fundamental Yes to Life
  • Open-Hearted Engagement
  • Email 1: The Lightness When Self Falls Away
  • Email 2: Fear of Incapacitation upon Awakening
  • Email 3: The Feeling of Annihilation


“We don’t become the truth of our being, it’s simply revealed.”

“Spirituality is the art of paying attention to what we often unconsciously dismiss—the Spirit of things.”

“Where we rest our attention at any moment is telling us what we are valuing in that moment.”

“No one should be chasing after the experience of no-self. It’s the self chasing after its own absence. It leads one to go in circles.”

“The falling away of self is the falling away of your inner life.”

“The end of the inner life is the personal narrative falling out of the center of consciousness.”

“Real awakening leads to a deep and profound sense of compassion and courage—without your compassion becoming a burden.”

Recorded in San Jose, California on January 16, 2019.
© 2019 by Adyashanti. All rights reserved.

Item #: DS-1050

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