Awakening: Exploring the Barriers to Consciousness

Awakening: Exploring the Barriers to Consciousness

BookPeople · Wednesday, October 12, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Jon Lebkowsky
  • Jon Lebkowsky
In the meeting September 13th, we discussed the concept of consciousness and used experiementation to explore the experience of subjective consciousness, or what Gurdjieff called self-remembering. If we try, we can remember ourselves in the midst of our own activities, which expands our state, and enhances our experience. "Why do I not remember myself more regularly, even continuously?" ... [read more]
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  • Jim Bates
    2 years, 5 months ago

    Sorry, but I hear a lot of ego here. If listened to; the mind/ego complex will take us off out into the weeds, and make us think that we’re going somewhere when we’ are not. By listening to and taking seriously the rattling’s of our minds, we have effectively erected the vary barrier we wish to transcend. If you are truly looking for truth, expanded consciousness, awareness or whatever term you might prefer – in my old Hippy days we use to call it “The Eternal Now.” But now, after experiencing a thing (out of the blue) called, in Buddhism, “Satori” – which is a profound spiritual awakening – I now call my quest ‘a journey’ into the eternal “Tao.”

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