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“All that is necessary to awaken to yourself as the radiant emptiness of spirit is to stop seeking something more or better or different, and to turn your attention inward to the awake silence that you are.” —Adyashanti

The call of retreat...

We usually think of freedom as being able to do as we please or as being free from pain, physical and emotional. But ancient Buddhist wisdom points to the folly of such pursuits. There is a third kind of freedom we can discover to experience our...

Silence is the basis and the background of everything—and we are an expression of this primordial silence and stillness. But the habits of our mind overlay this simple truth and keep us from being able to experience ourselves as a full-spectrum...

We were two-thirds of the way to the top of Mount Washington when my right leg gave out.

My friend Marc and I had planned this hike on the summer solstice for over a year. So we decided to do the climb even...

Spiritual teacher James Van Praagh sits down with Omega cofounder Elizabeth Lesser for a conversation about Omega's history and future, having a daily spiritual practice, forming deep connections with ourselves and others, and choosing to love....

What: Devotional meditation and prayer can help you cultivate a closer relationship with the divine. The practice typically takes place through spontaneous conversation with a higher power, a formalized method of prayer, or a...

Omega: How do you define the soul?

James: Instead of using the word "God," some people prefer to use terms like "the Divine," "the Creator," or "the Source." I have started using an acronym I created call...

"There's a great space in which this moment takes place. There's a great silence that is listening to the thoughts," says Adyashanti, a spiritual teacher who leads silent retreats...

What: Practiced in a variety of spiritual traditions, mantra meditation is the act of silently or audibly repeating a mantra—a special word, thought, or phrase—either in an ancient, sacred language, or in your native tongue....

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