Category: Enlightenment

Strategies for how to live after spiritual awakening. Navigating the pitfalls and peculiar challenges of the post-enlightenment transition.

Checking in or checking out?

How to jump back in the petri dish of humankind. Like many people who wake up, I went through many phases of working within this utterly unfamiliar level of consciousness. Some phases turn out not to be phases so much as trajectories that last either a very long time or for the rest of your life.

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A day in a life

What’s life like after spiritual enlightenment?  I woke up in my house in the woods and by the sea, before dawn. I am conscious whilst sleeping and dreaming, so coming out of the dream state and into this waking state is quite a trip. I have no idea who I am or where I am …

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Fear In Transition

I know what you mean about needing to withdraw from being the center of all that energy and attention for a while. And I know well the fear of letting go of what you know and not knowing what fills that space. It’s so very uncomfortable. And this is partly why I want to reach …

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Enlightenment, Desire, Sex & Time

Ever wonder what post enlightenment sex is like?  Concepts like Brahmacharya now make perfect sense, but not as a struggle against sex or desire. Sudden enlightenment has taught me a lot about how the desire-mind governs our sexual desire through the perception of time.  If I could draw, I would present you two images: your …

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Shifting The Location of Consciousness

Where do you experience the seat of your consciousness?  If you are undergoing changes brought on by a sudden spiritual awakening, this may shift to somewhere outside your body. For me it shifted about a hand’s length in front, and an inch above, the space between my eyebrows. If something similar has happened to you, …

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Reading And Enlightenment

Sudden enlightenment can bring on a cascade of potentially disturbing phenomena.  Your brain may not work the way it used to.  For instance, you may temporarily lose your ability to read.   Help! My brain has stopped working. Have any of you experienced an inability to read after your awakening?  The first time it happened …

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Spiritual Enlightenment and Sound

Who knew that sudden spiritual awakening would have its own soundtrack? If you’re one of the growing number of people who experience sudden spiritual enlightenment, you may be surprised by all the sound effects that arise from your newly expanded awareness. The Hum This is the constant sound at the very base of manifested reality.  …

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Bliss vs Ecstasy (and when to put the knife down)

How’s that Bliss working out for you? Every awakening emerges in its own peculiar way.  Some of you will slip in and out of Bliss, some will pretty much be engulfed in Bliss all the time.  I was fortunate to own my own business and work from home, so being blissed out was not so …

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Sex After Enlightenment: Reversal Of Energy

I don’t know about you, but my wood chopping and water carrying days were pretty much completed a couple incarnations ago. This site will stick to topics I face in modern life, such as post awakening dinner parties and the quirks of marital sex after sudden spiritual enlightenment.   Kundalini is a huge topic that we’ll …

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What to do When People Start to Worship You

You’re newly awakened and the people around you can really feel it. They have “spiritual experiences” in your presence. They perceive the light of Source pouring through you effortlessly, and it takes the expression that is needed most at the moment: strength, compassion, tenderness, clarity.  Without even meaning to, you find yourself teaching. You won’t …

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