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!
“…nothing can exist outside of God consciousness, because only God consciousness exists.”
This post introduces John Hughes’ fascinating and clear exploration of the cosmology and moksha (liberation) in the Kashmir Shivaism tradition.read more
You are….a mirror to the power that created the universe. ~ Rumiread more
Stillness Speaks is very pleased to announce it’s first LIVE EVENT: a 2-day retreat on Zen Master Dogen … co-sponsored with Mountain Cloud Zen Center …
Check the post for Registration and other details ….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 ! …