Sunday, April 22, 2018

Awareness Now!

Discover non-duality and how you are not your thoughts or beliefs

Welcome friend,

Humanity has created religious, political and nation based belief systems for thousands of years. Is it possible that our clinging to beliefs is the main cause of the division, conflicts and violence seen every day?  Throughout the ages various people have addressed the destructive effects of dogmatic attachment to beliefs, while also pointing to the wholeness and mystery of “BEING” which is completely open, free and boundless. This website is about that and about what happens when you begin to look beyond your beliefs and assumptions…

“In the course of the 21st century more and more people will realize that our beliefs and the duality, division and conflict we experience are self-created realities. Freedom and happiness have nothing to do with attachment to thoughts or concepts. To realize you are not your thoughts or beliefs, is the beginning of awakening…”
(from the Awareness now! website)

ARTICLES & STORIES

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Seeking for what?

Try this experiment; find a quiet place, take some quality time for “introspection” and then simply notice what happens… For some moments there may be stillness and quietness, but at some point an inner movement...

Awakening and the subject-object dynamic

What happens when all of your thoughts fall silent? When thinking, finding, judging, evaluating, reacting, wondering, worrying, expecting, defending, rejecting, accepting and so on, simply stops?  What remains? Does it mean perception goes blank...

Video – interview with Jim Newman

Virtually all people seem to have a fundamental assumption or belief regarding Existence which is the conviction; "I am a person". Most people generally assume that this "me" lives somewhere in the body and thus is...

Does tomorrow exist?

We are convinced somehow that there is a "me" who has a past and who is moving towards a future. Somehow we never question this. To question this is considered to be silly and...

Love is not personal?

Nobody knows what Love is exactly, but most people agree it is key to happiness somehow. Obviously the word "love" as a noun does not point to a thing we can get or buy anywhere....

Seeking for what is un-graspable

What are we looking for? Isn't there a widely shared belief which is that you can get or obtain some-thing, which is real and will make you happy?  Somehow that also seems to imply...

The danger of beliefs

We all carry beliefs around and take them very seriously. For instance: "I am a reliable person", "I am a christian/muslim/atheist", "I am an American, European, Chinese", etc... Actually such beliefs exist nowhere but in...

Awareness vs Experience

The only moment you can be aware of anything, is right now. Awareness is not a memory or a thought. Somehow it is different from thinking, isn't it? It does not require thinking. Imagine that...

There is no past or future…

We create psychological time by thinking it into apparent existence. In our mind we remember what happened and then label those thoughts as "the past". But where is that past located? Is there any significant...

The search for “Meaning”

Plato already observed a few hundred years B.C. that man is a being in search of meaning. The word suggests that meaning is a "something" which we can find somewhere, somewhen. Typically we don't...