A heavenly moment

In neither being distracted from, nor suppressing, nor considering, nor attributing (judging/categorising) but simply experiencing, simply receiving the flavour, the delicate aroma of the Camomile Tea, I am surrounded by it. It infuses me and fills me. With no self to reference, to wonder how I appear to others, no thought of whether this is […]

Common myths about awakening

Trying to follow a spiritual path can be confusing. Even though we realise there’s one Truth that’s being pointed to, it’s sometimes hard to reconcile the advice, views and pointers offered by different teachers. The English language isn’t well equipped to handle some of the nondual teachings on offer and so we have no common agreed terminology to help […]

Transmuting lead into fool’s gold

Awakening is a centreless experiencing of this present moment (Dhamma in Buddhism). There’s a profound peace that replaces the ego-focussed goals of trying to become something, get something new or avoid some looming challenge. It’s not will-based, there’s no real effort involved. The present moment beingness, experiencing the now, pulls on our attention like bungee […]