Posts tagged ‘being’
For thousands of years, human beings have discovered true freedom and liberation by awakening to timeless, formless Being or what the Buddha called the “unborn” or “uncreated.” Yet the world is evolving and so is our understanding of enlightenment. In the following audio clips—taken from last year’s Being & Becoming retreat in Tuscany— Andrew speaks
Evolutionary Enlightenment is about awakening directly to the energy and intelligence that created the universe and is creating the universe. The Big Bang, the birth of the universe, was the unimaginably powerful expression of that energy and intelligence—and still is. The nature of what I call the “evolutionary impulse” is an ecstatic urgency that is
In order to discover the infinite depth of your own self, you must find a way to enter into a very deep state of meditation—such a deep state that your awareness of thought moves to the background and eventually disappears. When awareness of thought disappears, the awareness of the passing of time disappears along with
On Sunday, April 1st, Andrew Cohen led a free call as part of the lead up to his two upcoming Being & Becoming retreats this August in Tuscany and this December in Arizona. The essence of Andrew’s teaching of Evolutionary Enlightenment is to enable people to come together in an egoless context and create a
In the way that I teach meditation, the idea is to simply to assume a position of freedom from the very beginning. You’re not trying to create any particular experience. Experiences may come and go, but you are not seeking for experiences. You are just assuming the position of unconditional freedom, without any expectations. You
A Meditation on the Indefinable Nature of the Divine God is Love. How many times have we heard the word “love” being used to define that which is ultimately indefinable? I suppose it is because that’s the only word that can even bring us close to grasping the ungraspable. When we use “love” to define
The last two days I taught a Virtual Being & Becoming Retreat. Even though I’ve been leading virtual retreats for the past few years, before this one started I had no idea how I was going to speak for a few hours to retreatants all around the world who I couldn’t see . .