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
“… In pure perception we are open to the sense of wonder … objects are no longer objects; they are extensions of ourselves, expressions of silence …” ~ Billy Doyle
“The way we follow … flows everywhere without moving, never straying from this moment.“ ~ Elias Amidon
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible … the greatest degree of inner tranquillity comes from the development of love and compassion. ~ H. H. The Dalai Lama
Notable Posts From Our Archives
“… No wave can ever go off in a direction other than the one in which the whole ocean is moving. We are all a movement of the whole …” ~ Joan Tollifson
“… Meet me here where silence roars where stillness is dancing …” ~ Adyashanti
“Reality is God, because it rules.” ~ Byron Katie
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 ! …