“… To gain the universe, have no plan at all Let the universe itself reveal to you its splendor …” … “… Become totally empty Quiet the restlessness of the mind Only then will you witness everything unfolding from emptiness …” ~ Lao Tzu
“… No one knows how it all will unfold, but whatever changes might come, the skill of letting go will be more important than ever …” … ~ Peter Russell
“… He who lives in the present lives in eternity …” ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein
“… Just pause. Nothing else. And notice your experience. Notice what is there. In this moment …” ~ Peter Russell
“… To let in an experience means to allow it more fully into awareness …” ~ Peter Russell
“… In the end, the treasure of life is missed by those who hold on and gained by those who let go …” ~ Lao Tzu
“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
“… we are distilling the diverse expressions of this perennial wisdom … Stripping away the trappings of time and culture, we are collectively discovering that the essence of awakening is simply …” ~ Peter Russell
“… The sacred is within our hearts. It is ours whenever & wherever we are …” ~ Peter Russell
Forgiveness means “… “to let go”—as when we let go of a rope, or something else we are holding on to. We’re releasing our grip on something …” ~ Peter Russell
“… Attention can be thought of as the spotlight of awareness … Rather than the Self identifying with an experience, it is that our attention becomes absorbed in the experience …” ~ Peter Russell
“… let go of any attachments as to how things should or should not be; become aware of our experience in the present as it is … Then let the attention soften and relax …” ~ Peter Russell
“… we are rediscovering a wisdom that has been rediscovered many times in many cultures … a different mode of awareness that leads to a greater sense of inner peace and a more harmonious relationship with the world …” ~ Peter Russell
“… All the ancient and native cultures held non-ordinary states of consciousness in high esteem … and used them for a variety of purposes – as the main vehicle for their ritual and spiritual life, for diagnosing and healing diseases, for cultivation of intuition and extrasensory perception, and …
“… when it comes to the basic skill of relaxing into a quieter state of mind, effort generally turns out to be counter-productive …” ~ Peter Russell
“After 45 years of research & study, the best advice I can give is to be a little kinder.” ~ Aldous Huxley Peter Russell explores Kindness in the 2nd post of this multi-part series on his book Seeds of Awakening … includes a FREE downloadable PDF.
“… We are in the midst of a widespread spiritual renaissance, rediscovering in contemporary terms the timeless wisdom of the ages …” ~ Peter Russell We are very happy to offer the first post of this multi-part series on Peter Russell’s book Seeds of Awakening … Thanks to Peter’s generosity the …
“Nothing in Western science predicts that any living creature should be conscious. Yet one thing we know for sure is that we are experiencing beings. For the materialist metaparadigm, consciousness is one big anomaly.” ~ Peter Russell An informative and insightful commentary by Peter on the anomaly …
Pure waiting, not waiting for any event to happen, just waiting without wanting, can be a profound spiritual practice… Read and reflect on this simplest of meditations …. by Peter Russell.
“Consciousness is not only fundamental but there is ONLY consciousness.” In this talk from SAND 2014, titled, “The Reality of Consciousness,” Peter Russell, talks about the primacy of consciousness.