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

Chris Hebard: Sound Bites Will Never Liberate You

“That which is, never ceases to be, that which is not, never comes into being.”  ~ The Bhagavad Gita (paraphrased)

Chris Hebard’s response to “what had he learned from his experience with Stillness Speaks …” … from an exchange with Fred Davis of Awakening Clarity Now.

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What Are You Here For?

“Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” ~ Ryunosuke Satoro

Read on … and give us your answer …

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Thomas Merton: Prayer, Silence & Solitude

“In true prayer, although every silent moment remains the same, every moment is a new discovery of a new silence, a new penetration into that eternity in which all things are always new …” ~ Thomas Merton

Continue reading to appreciate this prayer  …

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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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