Welcome to Stillness Speaks
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
A precious path has led you this far
To the beauty of the chalice and the fire,
Garden and temple, drum and jewel …
Continue reading to enjoy Jonathan Ellerby’s full poem …read more
Finding true freedom on the banks of the River Ganges … discovering that the 30 year quest for freedom had been futile … searching for a self that had never been lost in the first place?
Ray Brooks shares his story of finding true freedom … from his book The Shadow That Seeks The Sun …read more
… of teacher conversations – previously available for purchase only as DVDs …
Select from FOUR videos.read 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 ! …