Awareness Explorers

Awareness Explorers

If you want to awaken peace and love in daily life, pure awareness is always available as the background of all experience. Jonathan Robinson and Brian Tom O'Connor explore ingenious ways to tap into the ever-present stillness and joy of our true nature.

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November 25, 2022 62 min

In this episode we had great fun talking to Jac O'Keeffe about the interplay of stillness and humanness and how to deepen with each of them, including what is deeper than nonduality.

Jac O’Keeffe is a spiritual teacher, leader and author of books Born to Be Free and How to Be a Spiritual Rebel. Her teachings include pointers to prior to the nondual state, and she is clear that nondual awareness is a stepping-stone and not a des...

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In this episode we talk to C von Hassett, author of Entering the Mind, about Dzogchen, a radical wisdom practice which points us towards the recognition of the open, expansive nature of our own innate mind in its natural state.

To learn more about C von Hassett, please visit: EnteringTheMind.com And RiotMaterial.com

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October 28, 2022 47 min

In this episode we talk with Marianne Williamson about the power of love, the value of A Course in Miracles, the importance of activism, and her experience of running for president.

To learn more about Marianne Williamson, please visit: https://marianne.com/ and https://mariannewilliamson.substack.com/

To learn about Marianne’s upcoming 6-week course, Developing Your Wings: Embodying Mysticism in the Modern World, please visit: htt...

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October 7, 2022 49 min

In this episode Brian takes a skeptical view of the use of psychedelics while Jonathan describes their potential uses in overcoming psychological or spiritual blocks.

• Includes a guided meditation leading you to remember a high moment and to recreate and expand upon how it felt in your body, mind, and heart.

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September 23, 2022 47 min

In this episode we talk about finding a middle way of peace and sanity in between the various extreme polarities presented to us in modern day life.

• Includes a guided meditation leading us through several examples of extreme opposites and helping us to find the still center in between.

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September 14, 2022 80 min

In this episode we talk to Angelo DiLullo about awakening, liberation from suffering, and his book, Awake: It’s Your Turn.

• Includes a guided meditation using sound, sensations, and thought to help us to know the undefined, the mysterious, the ungraspable, and the undeniable, just as it is.

To learn more about Angelo DiLullo, please visit: http://simplyalwaysawake.com/

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August 26, 2022 74 min

In this episode we talk to Lesley Skylar about the liberation that lies beyond initial awakening, the deconstruction of identification, and the depth of our being as pure consciousness.

• Includes a guided meditation from Lesley leading you below the surface of your being, free-falling into the depths of the still energetic ocean of consciousness that you are.

To learn more about Lesley Skylar, please visit: LesleySkylar.com

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August 12, 2022 48 min

In this episode we outline ten of the most persistent myths about awakening and take a look at what’s true and false about each.

• Includes a guided meditation for helping to uncover beliefs in the way of awakening for you, and how to let go of them.

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July 29, 2022 54 min

In this episode we explore the qualities inherent in awake awareness, and the value and potential pitfalls of tapping into various higher qualities directly.

• Includes a guided meditation using an analogy of a river delta to help us experience the qualities of universal awareness.

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July 15, 2022 42 min

In this episode we Talk with Jim Dreaver about his new book, Untriggerable, his enlightenment experience, and what he learned from his nondual teacher, Jean Klein.

• Includes a guided meditation in which Jim helps us to identify with our true selves, that which never changes.

To learn more about Jim Dreaver, please visit: JimDreaver.com

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In this episode Brian interviews Jonathan about Jonathan’s new book, The Enlightenment Project, in which he shares poignant stories and valuable methods which he has learned from interviewing a hundred teachers.

• Includes a guided meditation leading us through twenty different descriptions of Awareness.

To learn more about The Enlightenment Project, please visit: TheEnlightenmentProject.net

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In this episode we explore the concept of coaching to help us with Whole Being Awakening, and the various aspects of our lives, including, spiritual, body, emotions, mind, and uniqueness.

• Includes a guided meditation from Ted helping us to integrate boundless awareness with our concept of our personal selves, our thoughts, our emotions, and our bodies.

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In this episode we explore ways to explore topics with your friends and family, including specific obstacles to avoid and methods to use.

• Includes a guided meditation on how to listen to others from the background of awareness.

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May 20, 2022 46 min
In this episode, we talk about the dangers and the value of reverence, awe, and devotion, and how we might bring them into everyday life.

• Includes a guided meditation that helps you tap into reverence and awe by remembering such experiences in your life and relaxing back into them.

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May 6, 2022 56 min
In this episode we talk to Scott Kiloby about addiction, his unique inquiry methods, and ways to awaken from identification with our core deficiency.

• Includes a sample session in which Scott takes Jonathan through his distinctive inquiry approach.

To learn more about Scott Kiloby, please visit: https://kiloby.com/ Scott's monthly member signup: https://kiloby.com/members-signup/

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April 22, 2022 51 min
In this episode we talk about the value of humility, the many obstacles to it, and how various paths can help to nurture an openness free of arrogance and self-importance.

• Includes a guided meditation to help you peel the layers of ego knowingness and self-protection and uncover true humility.

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In this episode we look at what transmissions are, whether they can lead to awakening, and how one can open to them more deeply.

• Includes a guided meditation leading us step-by-step through receiving and then giving transmission to another person.

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In this episode we talk to Arthur Aghajanian about Christian mysticism and its relationship to nonduality. • Includes instructions on how to do the contemplative Christian meditation known as The Centering Prayer.

To learn more about Arthur Aghajanian, please visit: imageandfaith.com

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In this episode we outline several ways to experiment with spiritual principles to help discover your obstacles to awakening.

• Includes a guided meditation imagining a day through three different experiments.

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February 25, 2022 57 min

In this episode we talk to Lisa Carrillo about synthesizing psychology and awareness in a way that helps us see through our thought-based identity into True Being.

• Includes a guided meditation for noticing the benevolent presence which is already here and is beyond thought.

To learn more about Lisa Carrillo, please visit: https://www.experiencingthetrueself.com/

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