In this episode a man asks about the process of integration following the recognition of our true nature; a woman asks how to focus attention on objects without contracting into a separate self; and a man asks if the observer of the observed is located inside the body.
These dialogues are taken from Rupert Spira’s April 2019 retreat in New York, Naked, Self-Aware Being, and May retreat in Wales,The True Friend. For audio and video recordings of the full retreats and the entire library of Rupert Spira’s recordings and publications, as well as information about attending live and streamed events, please visit rupertspira.com.
The perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions – Advaita Vedanta, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism, Sufism, Taoism and Zen, among others – allows us to investigate the essential nature of our experience. In the simple knowing of our own being, we discover the source of the peace and happiness for which all people long above all else.