Welcome to Stillness Speaks
“Your own self realization is the greatest service you can give the world.” ~ Ramana Maharshi
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!
“In solitude I keep meditating on the truth ‘I am Unborn’ and thus I always know that the memory ‘I am’ is false.” ~ Pradeep Apte
In this book of short verses, The Unborn Nisargadatta, Pradeep Apte celebrates and embellishes the teachings and example of Nisargadatta Maharaj. This preview presents a few meditative verses to provide a taste of the work.read more
Know the manifestations but hold to the mystery. ~ Lao Tzuread more
… of teacher conversations – previously available for purchase only as DVDs …
Select from 6+ teachers.
NEW feature length VIDEO – download available for a limited time only: Henry Shukman: One Bright Pearl: A Conversation About Zen & Awakeningread more
“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.
“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 ! …