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If you want to awaken peace and love in daily life, pure awareness is always available as the background of all experience. Jonathan Robinson and Brian Tom O'Connor explore ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

If you want to awaken peace and love in daily life, pure awareness is always available as the background of all experience. Jonathan Robinson and Brian Tom O'Connor explore ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.
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United States

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If you want to awaken peace and love in daily life, pure awareness is always available as the background of all experience. Jonathan Robinson and Brian Tom O'Connor explore ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

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English

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9176706985


Episodes

41: Into the Body

10/11/2019
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In this episode we talk about how inner experience of the body can be a useful catalyst for spiritual growth. Includes a guided meditation using our body sensations to connect to the larger field of awareness that we all are. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:43:09

40: Shortcomings and Humility

9/27/2019
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In this episode we talk about how humility is crucial on the spiritual path and yet paradoxically cannot be directly cultivated. Includes an exploration of how humility can be experienced, and a guided meditation to help people let go of false ideas about themselves. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:47:06

39: Carole Griggs & Ted Strauss, Guest Explorers

9/13/2019
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In this episode we talk to Carole Griggs and Ted Strauss about a model for accelerating conscious awakening, and the advantages of consciousness coaching. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:58:18

38: What if Nonduality Were True?

8/30/2019
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In this episode we talk about the implications of nonduality in our spiritual and daily lives. Includes a guided meditation using imagination and metaphor to bring you to the experience that we're all part of one energy. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:40:47

37: Paired Awakening Games

8/16/2019
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In this episode we introduce games that can be played with two people and can quickly lead to the joy and peace of pure awareness. Includes a guided meditation that uses specific questions to guide the listener into a relaxation of their body and separate ego identity. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:45:23

36: Loch Kelly, Guest Explorer

8/2/2019
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In this episode we talk to Loch Kelly about Effortless Mindfulness, and how it differs from Deliberate Mindfulness as a method of opening to naturally compassionate, awake awareness. Includes a guided meditation or "glimpse practice" from Loch to help us know awake awareness without resorting to the thinking mind. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:01:03:01

35: The Upside and Downside of Oneness

7/19/2019
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In this episode we take a look at oneness from many angles, including spiritual bypassing and the paradox of oneness and humanness. Includes a guided meditation that leads us through a progression to the experience of Oneness. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:36:52

34: The Mystical Use of Language

7/5/2019
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In this episode we talk about how to use language as a tool to help you experience pure awareness. Includes a guided meditation that uses short phrases to point you back to your true nature as awareness. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:39:01

33: What is Working on Yourself?

6/21/2019
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In this episode we explore how to know if what you're doing to work on yourself is really working for you. Includes a guided meditation to help you find ways to allow the eternal present to resolve all difficulties and even to present solutions to practical problems. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:41:34

32: Byron Katie, Guest Explorer

6/7/2019
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In this episode we talk to spiritual teacher Byron Katie about the false self, the benefits of not believing your thoughts, and the lack of separation between people. Includes a guide to meditating on your judgements using Byron Katie's worksheets. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:59:18

31: Acting Without Attachment

5/24/2019
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In this episode we discuss how to act passionately in the world while being unattached to the results. Includes a guided meditation to help us combine intention with surrender. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:37:48

30: John Astin, Guest Explorer

5/10/2019
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In this episode, we talk to Dr. John Astin about consciousness research, songwriting, and practices for opening to pure experience. Includes a guided meditation, "The Borderless Field of Being" from his new book, "This Extraordinary Moment." Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:01:05:25

29: Jonathan Interviews Brian

4/26/2019
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In this episode, Brian tells Jonathan about finding a way out of depression through awareness, his theater background, and his influences in the spiritual search. In addition, Brian leads a guided mediation using a window of eternity metaphor to help you expand your view into infinite awareness. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:39:50

28: Brian Interviews Jonathan

4/12/2019
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In this episode, Jonathan tells Brian about his spiritual teacher, the wild experiments he's done, and what he's found most helpful. In addition, Jonathan leads a guided mediation in which you contemplate your death in order to bring new aliveness to your current life. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:50:32

27: Perfectionism and Control

3/29/2019
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In this episode, we discuss how the tendencies towards control and perfectionism can interfere with our desire for peace and awareness, and how we can overcome these obstacles. Includes a guided meditation that walks you through the three phases of wabi sabi, imperfection, impermanence, and incompleteness. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:37:56

26: Ric Weinman, Guest Explorer

3/15/2019
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In this episode we talk to Ric Weinman about using higher energetics as a path to awakening and letting go of conditioning. Includes a guided meditation in which Ric leads us through letting go of three levels of selfhood, and into pure experience beyond self. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:59:06

25: The Joy of Contemplation

3/1/2019
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In this episode we describe how the practice of dropping a contemplative phrase into the depths of your being can lead to joy and revelation. Includes a guided meditation that introduces two phrases to use in a contemplative journey within. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature. Mediation Music: There Are Many Different Kinds of Love by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license...

Duration:00:42:19

24: Using Adyashanti's Teachings

2/15/2019
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In this episode we reflect on our conversation with Adyashanti and share how you can apply his wisdom and methods to your life. Includes a guided meditation to help you use your body awareness as a barometer for living your truth. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:39:02

23: Adyashanti, Guest Explorer

2/1/2019
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In this episode we talk to Adyashanti about spirituality as living in a state of discovery, and ways to tap into silence in daily life. Includes a guided meditation from Adyashanti leading us through the three steps of experiencing meditation in its truest sense. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:54:36

22: Decision to Awaken

1/18/2019
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In this episode we discuss will and the power of making a decision to wake ourselves up. Includes a guided meditation to help develop our decision-making muscle and our sincere desire for awakening. Don't forget to subscribe for more ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

Duration:00:37:59