Welcome to Stillness Speaks

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Stillness Speaks is a preeminent resource for self inquiry and self exploration – the endless journey of self realization. We offer works of teachers (luminaries), and wisdom traditions (paths), both historical and contemporary, Eastern and Western, indigenous and otherwise. Our approach is integral – all are welcome!

“Your own self realization is the greatest service you can give the world.” ~ Ramana Maharshi

Consciousness Revolution: Role of Spirituality in Human Life

Modern consciousness research has brought convincing evidence… and has…validated the… metaphysical assumptions of the mystical world view.  ~ Stan Grof

In this final post in our series, The Consciousness Revolution, Grof explores the role spirituality plays in human life.

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Problems Posed by Short-term Gratification

…we have to work on the garden of the mind.  ~ Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

Seven Buddhist teachers from around the world answered questions about the challenges Buddhism faces as it moves into the West. This fourth post in our series explores western cultural emphasis on short term gratification, and asks, is it a problem for Buddhism? 

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Teachers

“Devote yourself here and now to the search for the Truth that is ever within you.” ~ Ramana Maharshi The greatest mystery of all: as your journey progresses, you will discover that there truly is only one teacher and that teacher is ultimately found within. Until then, we have many sages that guide us along … or illuminate the way …. we are honored to offer a small sampling of these luminaries … a list that will grow with time.

Traditions

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“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~ Aristotle We offer explorations into the many paths up the mountain:” from Christian to Sufi, from Zen to Hindu, Kabbalist to Kashmir Shaivism, Advaitic to Indigenous, from philosophical to atheist, from spiritual to scientific – an endless list, that will continue to grow ! …

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