What is Enlightenment?

Enlightenment is the cessation of unhappiness. Our natural state is happiness (peace, bliss, stillness). Therefore, happiness is available whenever unhappiness is absent. Happiness is a state of being and unhappiness is a state of doing. Mental activity has the ability to obscure our natural peace. The more intense the activity, the more obscuring it is.Continue reading “What is Enlightenment?”

Paths to Enlightenment

There are several reliable paths. These paths are just different ways of saying the same thing. 1. Realize you are already there. This perfectly valid admission catches some flack. People who think enlightenment is the result of spiritual progress like to point out the horrors of your current existence. But here you are, existing inContinue reading “Paths to Enlightenment”