This 10-download set contains the engaging talks and insightful dialogues from Adyashanti's 5-night silent retreat at Asilomar Conference Grounds in Nov-Dec 2014. Recorded live, this extended-length download set includes over 13 hours of Adyashanti's most powerful form of teaching.
Please Note: Guided meditations from this retreat are NOT included in this download set; they may be purchased separately (see related item below).
Talk Topics Include: Awakening the Sacred Heart / The Ascent and Descent of Spirit / The Jesus Story Is About Us / Unifying the Human and Divine / Love that’s Not a Feeling / The Power & Meaning of Redemption / The Humility of Surrender / Attachment vs. Detachment / Spiritual Poverty / Experiencing God in Everything / Reflections on the Gospel of John / Christ as the Creative Principle / Teachings from Meister Eckhart / Collapsing Identity with Silence / A New View of Adam & Eve / Entering Humanness from Love / There’s No Part-Time Enlightenment
Q&A Session Topics Include: Learning from Relationship Problems / How Judgment Separates You / Giving Yourself Completely to Life / Inquiring into the Reality of "Me" / Redeeming Trauma / Shifting the Use of Will / The Falling Away of External Structures / Aligning with Your Inclinations / Christ & The Sacred Heart / Connecting with the Vitality Source / The Space from Which You See / How the Ego Resists Stillness / Opening the Blockage of Fear
Quotes from this Download Set:
“The greatest gift of the Jesus story is that he unabashedly displays both the human and divine.”
“A mythic story is a way of portraying a deep existential truth.”
“It takes great faith in the unknown to investigate the dark places in our own being.”
"We awaken as Christ in every part of our body...not only beautiful parts but dark hidden parts."
"You are the son or daughter of God born as his being and his nature."
"The constant search for something 'other' is the cause of suffering."
“Being in the state of humanity does not mean it’s necessary to have a conflicted ego.”
"Your presence is always okay but your personhood can be hurt."
"It's a myth that being spiritually clear protects you from relationship problems."
"Judgment separates you; it's one way egoic mind maintains its central position."
"Imagine your deepest nature is a profound love bringing redemption to anything in you that's suffering."
"Use will to be receptive rather than to be forceful."
"One weakness of the direct path of nonduality is that people may not have the heart evoked."
"Ultimate reality is seeking to be embodied and expressed through one's humanity."
“The outer guru can do a lot but only the inner guru can deliver.”
“The best of any religion transcends history; it is the living energy that counts.”
Related Item: Retreat Guided Meditations, Nov-Dec, 2014 (AUDIO Library ID#523)
Recorded in Pacific Grove, California on November 30 - December 5, 2014.
Music: “Coram Deo” © 2013–2015 by Maja Apolonia Rodé.
© 2014-2015 by Adyashanti. All rights reserved.