Stillness Speaks® is a resource for self inquiry and self exploration – the endless journey of self realization. We offer works of teachers and traditions, 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
Alan Watts Taoist Ways: Seeing Through The Great Social Lie?
“… My inside is not separable from the outside world … the one who either dominates the world or suffers under it … has vanished … never was there …” ~ Alan Watts
Elias Amidon: Can Gentleness Help With Presence? Notes Open Path
“… gentleness, like grace, proclaims the presence of the Principle of all things…” ~ Pierre Hadot
How Every Moment Is Best? Treasure House Kewley
“… to somehow become one with the universe, we can start by being one with this moment, this ordinary moment, this sacred moment …” ~ Mike Kewley
Notable Posts From Our Archives
When You Greet Me I Bow
“… simply being together with warmhearted kindness, dropping story lines, and appreciating each other’s profound human presence is the whole of the teaching …” ~ Norman Fischer
Our Being, I AM Meditation …& Self: Spira & Papaji
“… Our Being is the objectless, aware presence that lies behind and, at the same time, intimately pervades all experience …” ~ Rupert Spira
Forgiveness: A “Seed” of Awakening – Peter Russell (Part 6)
Forgiveness means “… “to let go”—as when we let go of a rope, or something else we are holding on to. We’re releasing our grip on something …” ~ Peter Russell
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 ! …