Would You Know If You’d Reached Enlightenment?

Would You Know If You’d Reached Enlightenment?

How would you know if you’d reached enlightenment?

Buddha Statue ca. 2000

Are there signs to know that you are at least, on the right path toward spiritual enlightenment?

How might your life be different if you were enlightened or getting close to enlightenment?

I came across a quote from Deepak Chopra that got me to thinking about enlightenment. Here is what he said: (more…)

Troubleshooting: The 9 Biggest Blocks to Intuition

Troubleshooting: The 9 Biggest Blocks to Intuition

Working with intuition is a bit like working with sand; it’s hard to grasp and easily slips though the fingers.

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So don’t make your intuition any harder to grasp by letting blocks get in your way.

When I talk to people about intuition I usually get a lot of the same questions, such as do you have to be born with it? What if I’ve never had any intuitive experiences at all? Can I still learn?

The question I never hear is: (more…)

The Miracle That is Sahaja Yoga Meditation

The Miracle That is Sahaja Yoga Meditation

“You cannot know the meaning of your life until you are connected to the power that created you.”
Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi

It is early summer 1991, I am walking into a local church to attend a free meditation class.

I’m nervous, yet excited about the introduction to this new meditation called “Sahaja Yoga.”

A week earlier I’d been shopping for my dad’s Father’s Day gift and found the flyer for this meditation neatly tucked under the windshield wiper of my car at the mall.

I’d been about to crumple up the leaflet when the photo of the Eastern Indian woman with the beaming smile upon it caught my attention. (more…)