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Pir Elias Amidon: Open Awareness

primordial awareness

Awareness is primordial; it is the original state, beginningless, endless, uncaused, unsupported, without parts, without change… It is the common matrix of every experience. ~ Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj Stillness Speaks is pleased to offer the Preface and first chapter from Pir Elias Amidon’s book, Th …

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Benediction, by Pir Elias Amidon

I don’t know where your light comes from or where I end and you begin. ~ Pir Elias Amidon Benediction is from Munajat a book of forty prayers, by Pir Elias Amidon, originally inspired by the Munajat — ‘whispered prayers,” or “intimate conversations with God’ — of the 12th Century Persian Sufi, Abdul …

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Your Beautiful Composure, by Pir Elias Amidon

Sun, Beautiful, Silence

Inside the noise my life makes you live in silence. ~ Pir Elias Amidon Your Beautiful Composure is from Munajat a book of forty prayers, by Pir Elias Amidon, originally inspired by the Munajat — ‘whispered prayers,” or “intimate conversations with God’ — of the 12th Century Persian Sufi, Abdullah An …

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Munajat: Sama by Pir Elias Amidon

Expansive, slow, alone

Munajat: “… a “whispered prayer” … is On its way to endlessness it has no need for hurry.  ~ Pir Elias Amidon Munajat is a book of forty prayers, by Pir Elias Amidon. These prayers “… were originally inspired by the Munajat — “whispered prayers.” Enjoy Sama, another of Elias’ intimate conversa …

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Pir Elias: The Mysticism of Music

Music

“If we listen closely to the coming-into-and-passing-out-of-being of each sound we can recognize that here is the very creation and renewal of the cosmos.” ~ Pir Elias Pir Elias Amidon explores the mystery of music, What happens when music touches us?  What is it that enchants us in the mingling of …

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Pir Elias: The Art of Awakening, Part 2 of 2

ripening

“…there is a ripening process that spiritual practices can serve, to bring us to a readiness from which we may more easily open beyond path and ripening and preparation.” Pir Elias concludes his essay on the “Art of Awakening” by exploring this key question: What, then, does it take for a spiritua …

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Pir Elias: The Art of Awakening, Part 1 of 2

oneness, sunrise

“Looking for it, the vision cannot be seen: cease your search … It cannot be accomplished by anything you do … It cannot be found by seeking, so abandon all hope of results …” ~ Shabkar Lama Pir Elias Amidon explores three significant questions in Part 1 of this 2-part compelling series: If we …

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Munajat: The Quiet by Pir Elias Amidon

whispered prayer nearness divine reality

Munajat: “… a “whispered prayer” … is love-talk evoking the nearness of divine reality … ~ Pir Elias Amidon Enjoy another of Elias’ intimate conversations with God! …

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Pir Elias Amidon: Munajat – Forty Prayers: In The Cathedral

prayer majesty of the real

“On the one hand {a “whispered prayer,” or “intimate conversation with God” is a} … love-talk evoking the nearness of divine reality, and on the other hand it can’t help but go mute as it points to the unspeakable majesty of the Real …” ~ Elias Amidon Enjoy one of Elias’ intimate conversation wi …

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Pir Elias: Meditations on Nondual Awakening

clear presence this moment

“Open now into the clear presence of this moment … silent and open …” ~ Elias Amidon Free Medicine – Meditations on Nondual Awakening, is a recently published book by a “soon to be added” teacher: Pir Elias Amidon. Connie Shaw, the publisher, graciously offered 3 chapters, as a PDF, for free dow …

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Pir Elias: Acceptance, Silence, Awe, & More …

acceptance giving back

“… accept things exactly as they are, including your wanting them to be different. In that acceptance, a way forward is gently given …” ~ Pir Elias In this beautiful and profound post, guest author, Pir Elias Amidon, shares some “suggestions and aphorisms” on acceptance, silence, awe, and more … …

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