The Frequency of the Mother

A new frequency is arising .. the frequency of the Mother. Each of us holds the Mother within our hearts and bellies, whether we know it or not. The Mother is that part of us that gives birth to something new, whether it be a new life or a new consciousness. The Mother is that…

THE EMBODIMENT OF ENLIGHTENMENT

An Article written by Amoda Maa, published in Watkins Mind Body Spirit Magazine, Winter 2017 In my role as a spiritual teacher, I meet an incredible variety of people who seek truth. Some of these people have been longtime seekers, some have sat with countless spiritual masters, and others are curious newcomers. They are young,…

Live as the Open Hand

Live as the open hand, my friend. The open hand is who you really are. It is the unadulterated openness at the core of your being. The open hand is natural, as natural as the openness of a kitten just born. The open hand is tender, as tender as a feather falling into your palm….

Relationship – Where the Rubber Hits the Road

Relationship is where the rubber hits the road in spirituality. Pre-awakening or post-awakening, it’s a tricky place, a trigger-happy place. You can be as enlightened as you like, but as soon as you enter the reality of day to day relating you are likely to fall from the giddy heights. Intimacy is where the tenderness…

Ordinary Awakening

It’s very ordinary. This awakening. After the joy of grace has been imbibed, it stops being anything other than what is. After the exhilaration of free fall into the verticality of being, it is simply life doing its thing. After the gentle delight when suffering comes to an end, it is neither this nor that…

What Is the Purpose of Silent Retreat?

What Is the Purpose of Silent Retreat? By Amoda Maa Jeevan, author of Embodied Enlightenment First published: http://blog.non-dualitypress.com/2017/11/08/what-is-the-purpose-of-silent-retreat-by-amoda-maa/ Many spiritual traditions offer silent retreat as the basis of their teachings. Most often, some kind of meditative practice is central to this—a way to still the mind and be more present. In the privileged Western world, silent retreat is…

THROW AWAY THE CONCEPT OF SPIRITUALITY

I invite you to throw away the concept of spirituality, and even throw away the concept of awakening. Instead, I speak directly to the human and how to live a fully authentic life as the openness of your natural state. You were born as naturalness, you were born as innocence, you were born as openness….

Your Glorious Nakedness

There’s a tendency, I keep seeing it. The tendency to need approval from an outside authority. I see it in seekers who need a teacher’s recognition that they have reached a state of awakening, that they have arrived at the destination. And I see it in newly fledged spiritual teachers hanging on to a lineage…

Children are the way of the future

Awakening is not a luxury but a necessity. When this awakeness infuses our relationships, we are fully present and true in our energy field without recoiling into hurt or rejection or resentment. We stay open and tender, we listen with our innermost being not our mind, and we speak from love not fear. Relating to…

Embodied Spirituality

I talk about embodied spirituality .. but do not mistake this for some body-centered method nor a tantric explosion of the senses. I talk about the new feminine frequency .. but do not mistake this for some airy-fairy idea nor a statement of feminism. I talk about oneness .. but do not mistake this for…

Confessions of a Spiritual Teacher

This piece first appeared in NEWS FROM NON-DUALITY PRESS Even as a spiritual teacher, life is not always easy. There is an idea that after awakening, life just flows along in some kind of fluffy way—that there is nothing we have to do and nothing we want and nothing to work toward—and so we experience only…