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Editorial for Volume 6 – Enjoying the Blissful, Bedazzling Mystery: A Call for Embodied Non-Duality, by Gary Tzu

Seeing through desire facilitates the arrival of a life of bliss. As the Zen saying goes, “Spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.” The radiance of silence is not achieved; instead, it flowers when the mind has naturally stopped, through the deconstruction of desire itself. There is nowhere to go, and nothing to do. […]

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ETERNAL MIRRORING: Reflections on Being a Supportive Presence in Life and Death, by Brian Theriault

In this article, Brian Theriault writes honestly about the life-threatening illness of his partner, Nadine. Resisting the urge to grasp onto reassurances, Brain narrates the process of accepting the pain and uncertainty of his wife’s diagnosis, where both he and Nadine mirror total acceptance of anything that surfaces, and acknowledge painful aspects of their relationship […]

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THE TERRIFYING HELL REALM: An Invitation to Non-Dual Awakening, by Gary Tzu

This article looks at hell realm experiences as an invitation to non-dual awakening. Whether it is physical death or psychic hell, these magnified nightmare situations offer a portal to non-dual awakening. Hell experiences can further be deconstructed through inner silence, realizing there is nobody in charge, and working through our own devilish, black hatred directly. […]

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UTILIZING “THE STORY” FOR EMBRACING SELF, by Canela Michelle Meyers

In this article, Canela Michelle Meyers explores the concept of letting go of attachment to personal stories. Rather than simply dropping or letting go of a story, a person can explore each story as it arises. When embraced and experienced energetically, stories offer insights into the human experience. Resting with the energy that accompanies the […]

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EVOLVING THE SANGHA: Transforming Spiritual Community, by Shayla Wright

Grappling with the difficult, messy, and raw challenges of genuine embodiment, this article encourages a deep embrace of lived, human experience—intimacy, creativity, openness, authenticity, and healing are essential for development in both the human and spiritual realms. Shayla Wright invites her readers to open their first chakras, ground themselves in earthly experience, and make direct […]

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I’M SAYING THIS, BUT I’M NOT SAYING ANYTHING: Non-dual Quabalah and the Realization of Truth, by Aha

This article explores how the universe of the Quabalah and the twenty-two paths of the Tree of Life flow into the twenty-two trump cards of the Tarot and relate to non-dual existence. The diagram of the Tree of Life illustrates consciousness flowering in the ecstatic ocean of non-dual awareness, and each the trump Tarot card […]

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NON-DUAL AWAKENING THROUGH CAREER CRISIS: Finding Renewed Meaning and Purpose in the Midst of an Existential Career Crisis , by Steven Solodky

This article explores key, non-dual awakening themes that arise for both the spiritual seeker and career counsellor throughout an existential career crisis. It is proposed that there are a number of stages that the seeker will pass through in order to arrive at a newly chosen career direction, such as a dark night of the […]

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PRIOR TO PHENOMENAL PERCEPTION, by Jac O’Keeffe

Mapping the play of dualistic and non-dual aspects of consciousness, Jac O’Keeffe offers an invitation for working through the subtle layers of attachment to individualistic perceptions and beliefs of separation. Once consciousness recognizes itself, the sense of being an individual falls away, allowing pure consciousness to manifest, unrestricted. Acknowledging existential fear, embracing unity consciousness, and […]

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FROM EFFORT TO EFFORTLESSNESS: An Interview with Non-dual Teacher Loch Kelly, Part 1

Part one of a two-part interview with psychotherapist and non-dual teacher Loch Kelly. Interview conducted by Paradoxica editor Gary Tzu. Read Full Article…

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FROM EFFORT TO EFFORTLESSNESS: An Interview with Non-dual Teacher Loch Kelly, Part 2

Part two of a two-part interview with psychotherapist and non-dual teacher Loch Kelly. Interview conducted by Paradoxica editor Gary Tzu. Read Full Article…

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