Consciousness and the Unmanifested

When you dissolve psychological time through intense present-moment awareness, you become conscious of the Unmanifested both directly and indirectly. Directly, you feel it as the radiance and power of your conscious presence — no content, just presence. Indirectly, you are aware of the Unmanifested in and through the sensory realm. In other words, you feel the God-essence in every […]

Parenting with Presence

Our children can be our greatest teachers. As Eckhart tells us, parenting expert Susan Stiffelman teaches mothers and fathers how they can transform parenting into a spiritual practice. As she was writing her new book Parenting with Presence, Eckhart offered his insights and suggestions, helping her understand more deeply what it means to raise children with greater presence. Join us for this […]

Surrender to Stillness: Eckhart’s Gift of Meditation

The first time I tried to meditate it didn’t exactly go as planned. I’m thinking about nothing, I’m thinking about nothing, I remember chanting to myself, fingers clenched in a pretentious approximation of shuni mudra, uncomfortably perched on my creaky dorm room bed, spine straight. Like my flirtations with wicca and the boys in my theatre class, meditation was […]