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Editorial for Volume 4: EMBRACING INFINITY

Editorial for Volume 4: EMBRACING INFINITY

Written by Brian Theriault, Associate Editor   With our exciting upcoming conference and the fourth issue of the Paradoxica journal available to readers now, I thought it fitting to begin this editorial piece with a tale that points to the essence of sacrifice and embracement of infinity. There is a story that tells of the […]

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ENTERTAINMENT or ENLIGHTENMENT?

ENTERTAINMENT or ENLIGHTENMENT?

Written by Chad Cameron  This article is a look into the very nature of being, using contemporary movie and video game analogies for easy access to existential concepts.  This cutting-edge query combines humor, modern language, compelling analogies, current scientific knowledge and a liberal dose of nondual philosophy.  The invitation here is to find the courage […]

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NOT-KNOWING IS A WELL OF INFINITE DEPTH

NOT-KNOWING IS A WELL OF INFINITE DEPTH

Written by Will Joel Friedman This paper is a chapter adapted from a completed, yet-to-be-published book with the working title: Awakening To The Sanity Of Presence: Being Sane In An Insane World—A Traveler’s Guide. It is clear that thinking anyone knows anything must be surrendered to honor the paradoxical nature of pointing to not-knowing and […]

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FINDING THE LION’S ROAR THROUGH NONDUAL PSYCHOTHERAPY

FINDING THE LION’S ROAR THROUGH NONDUAL PSYCHOTHERAPY

Written by Gary Nixon    This article is a summary of a nondual psychotherapy session with a long time spiritual seeker of 40 years who had worked hard on a meditative path with a guru, but had not experienced an awakening. In the session, he is introduced to some nondual pointers to help him realize […]

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WAKING UP IN THE MIDST OF THE STORM OF OBSESSION

WAKING UP IN THE MIDST OF THE STORM OF OBSESSION

Written by Scott Kiloby Scott is the author of The Natural Rest Method: A Revolutionary, Simple Way to Overcome Any Addiction. This article is an excerpt from the book, with a few additions. The article focuses on obsession, which Scott defines as persistent, intense, unconscious energy in the body accompanied by a continuous, involuntary preoccupation […]

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INTERWEAVING PATHWAYS

INTERWEAVING PATHWAYS

Written by Marcia L. Rich    This article provides an overview of the potential contributions of shamanic healing and divination as a significant and powerful resource for individuals on a path of nondual awakening, specifically for those experiencing recurring or unexplained patterns of diminished functioning. An overview of shamanic cosmology and methodology are provided along […]

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DO-IT-YOURSELF AWAKENING

DO-IT-YOURSELF AWAKENING

Written by Karen McPhee  On the journey to self realization, Karen McPhee was blessed and supported by wonderful teachers including Eckhart Tolle, Pamela Wilson, John Wheeler and Sailor Bob Adamson. Their clear and unwavering pointing to true nature helped the realization dawn that, as Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj said, “There is nothing to seek and find, […]

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TWENTY QUESTIONS

TWENTY QUESTIONS

Written by Chuck Hillig There’s a core, fundamental truth that lies at the very heart of each of the great religions and spiritual philosophies:  all perceived separation is really illusory, and that, in spite of all outward appearances, everything is, quintessentially, only ONE.  But what are really the astonishing and mind-blowing implications of experiencing the […]

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ILLUSTRATING THE INEFFABLE

ILLUSTRATING THE INEFFABLE

Written by Tom Crockett Nondual writers are sometimes fond of  bypassing any discussion of the messy realm of form and appearances, with the reasoning that it is only an illusion anyway. I think it is important, however, to begin in the realm of illusion, for no other reason than it is the collective dream that […]

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