This 9-download set is Part 1 of the February 2012 silent retreat at Mt. Madonna Center. It includes talks and dialogues from Wednesday, February 1 through Sunday, February 5.
Please note: Part 2 and guided meditations must be purchased separately.
Topics in this Download Set: Awakening Is Just the Beginning / The Lived Experience of No Self / Receiving with an Open Hand / Seeing without Rejecting / When Nothing Works / Realization in the Workplace / Unity Differs from Oneness / Attuning to the Vastness / Granting Everything Its Existence / The Dryness of Witnessing / Tasting the Teaching / The Gift of Unsatisfactoriness / The Potentiality of Awareness
Quotes from this Download Set:
“The uniting of all paradoxes is really what enlightenment is all about.”
“See what happens when you grant everything the right to be.”
“Some people can experience pure awareness without experiencing the pure potentiality.”
“You will be generally called towards what you resist the most.”
“Peace is not something we experience—it’s something we are.”
“Unsatisfactoriness is very important to launching us out of illusion.”
“When you allow yourself to be caught, you are no longer caught.”
“Trying to be present is not being present.”
“Being inextricably bound is nothing more than your resistance to being bound.”
“Freedom from birth, life, and death comes from fully surrendering. It also makes us free to participate fully in birth, life, and death.”
“Any teaching provides a window for you to go through, but you have to embrace the taste of it rather than the thought.”
“No self is the ‘isness’ of consciousness.”
Recorded in Watsonville, CA on Feb. 1–5, 2012.
© 2012 by Adyashanti. All rights reserved.