For most people, the term “Enlightenment” brings up the image of the Buddha, or a similar culturally familiar monk or saint who has awakened to their true nature.
It is at the same time seen as esoteric and mystical, as the height of personal achievement, and as not being relevant to modern, practical living.
It just so happens that all these beliefs, and then some, held by a significant portion of people, are mostly untested assumptions. Just like the untested assumption that you hold on to so strongly, that you are a separate person, apart from the rest of the world.
It helps to start at the very beginning, to get to the heart of what is Enlightenment.
Here are some offerings to bring you clarity about Enlightenment and help engender that direct experience of your true self.
Introducing Enlightenment: If you are beginning your exploration of Enlightenment, you can start with this free 19-page visual introduction, “Introducing Enlightenment,” that brings you the distillation of wisdom from authentic scriptures and the pointers of Masters.
What is Enlightenment? A Simple Guide: Want to be really clear about what Enlightenment is and what it is not? Keen about knowing more about preparatory practices as well as direct paths to Enlightenment? This 80+ page eBook, “What is Enlightenment? A Simple Guide” is for you.
Awaken: An Experiential Exploration of Enlightenment: Enlightenment can only be a direct experience. How to experience Enlightenment or awakening directly? This book, “Awaken: An Experiential Exploration of Enlightenment” provides guidance on Self-Inquiry, a direct path to awakening to your true nature.