Welcome to Stillness Speaks
Stillness Speaks is a 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
“… Somewhere, somehow, we were touched by something Truly Sacred …” ~ Jonathan Ellerby
“… Meditation is not doing something, rather it is choiceless awareness …” ~ Billy Doyle
“So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths … while just the act of being kind is all the world needs.” ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox … “… Stillness is the teacher. Presence is the lesson. Trust in the process that brought you here and the promise of awakening it holds …” ~ Zach Beach
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 ! …