Awakeness and Community
Who We Are and What We Share
We are an open spiritual community dedicated to the awakening of all beings. We honor the central tenant that is present in every nondual wisdom tradition – that an abiding sense of peace, love, and joy can be found, deep within, by clearing the mind and opening the heart.
This direct, immediate, and intimate realization is expressed in the teachings of the Gnostics and Christian mystics. It was the primary instruction of the Buddha and remains encapsulated in Zen and many other Buddhist sects. It is the central theme of Advaita Vedanta and repeated over and over again in the Vedas, Upanishads, and Gitas. It is the state of perfect union spoken of by enlightened Gurus and Yogis, the essence of loving surrender that forms the basis for all Sufi writings, and the mysterious nature of the Tao which ultimately reveals itself as the effortless way.
It is the hidden gem buried deeply in the heart of all ancient wisdom traditions; a timeless invitation into a reality that exists just beyond the mind’s ability to comprehend. It is what awakens to itself when grace calls it forth as the wholeness, fullness, and completeness of our natural state, of unconditioned awareness, of pure being…