I did find the last quarter of the book a bit preachy with the nudges towards recycling, buying organic produce, watching less TV, getting involved politically etc.
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The thing is, I don't want to turn off the TV because I think it's the spiritual thing to do. I want to turn off the TV because the desire to do so arises naturally out of me. The author makes this point in the beginning when he writes about forgiveness and does so beautifully I truly enjoyed the author's warmth and sense of humor. The author makes this point in the beginning when he writes about forgiveness and does so beautifully , but then there's that bit at the end I realize this could be my projection.
This book is so worth a read though because of the author's description of what spirituality looks like today. I loved the short story of J.
Krishnamurti smacking his forehead in response to a clueless fan. Oh, and the author's experience while killing time in a New Age bookstore is funny! The chapter on Leonard Cohen was eye-opening to me and perfectly illustrates the difference between New Age and spirituality I mean, translucence Mar 16, Libby rated it really liked it Shelves: This book has some amazing concepts and is very relevant to what is happening in the world today.
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I think that the author is right in that a new kind of consciousness is developing and new definitions of what it means to be enlightened are being shaped. I like how he talks of how women connect instead of withdrawing from the world and how it is very possible to achieve a kind of kitchen sink enlightenment whilst in the middle of everyday living and not in a cave on a high mountain Jan 21, TW Yeung rated it it was amazing.
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Arjuna Ardagh born on May 3, in London is an author, speaker and founder of the Awakening Coaching Training in Nevada City, California, a training program dedicated to "the awakening of consciousness within the context of ordinary life. He teaches seminars throughout the U. He lives with his wife and two sons in Nevada City, California. The breakthroughs they have experienced are startlingly similar and are marked by a new sense New World Library Bolero Ozon.
There is a gentle but profound revolution in human consciousness happening throughout the world — it has affected millions of people from all walks of life, and the numbers continue to multiply exponentially.