Tag: Paul Brunton

“Give Up the Ego!”

If you’ve been on social media, you may recognize that EGO is everywhere. Removing your prior knowledge and opinions in order to understand someone else’s is nearly impossible, but this practice is especially necessary in a time of exclusion. “Give Up the Ego!” excerpted from Paul Brunton’s The Hidden Teaching Beyond Yoga discusses the importance …continue

A Night Inside the Great Pyramid

Adapted from A Secret Search in Egypt by Paul Brunton   A Night Inside the Great Pyramid The sleeping cats of Cairo opened their green eyes, yawned prodigiously, and then gracefully stretched their soft paws to the utmost possible limit. Dusk was arriving and with dusk began the activity which constituted their real existence—friendly chats, …continue

A Simple Practice for Self-Realization

Meditation isn’t always sitting down, cross-legged, and clearing your mind of all thoughts. It could be a subconscious routine throughout your busy day. In Paul Brunton’s The Wisdom of the Overself, he explains how practicing self-realization will eventually become a habitual, constant presence in your everyday activities. Continue reading this excerpt, “A Simple Practice for …continue

“What is God?” from Paul Brunton’s The Inner Reality

Generally recognized as having introduced yoga and meditation to the West, Paul Brunton was the most popular and authoritative source of information on Eastern philosophies, gurus, and meditation systems from the mid-’30s to the ’60s. His books have sold over two million copies in seventeen languages. In 1954, he withdrew from public life and continued writing the …continue

New Release: The Wisdom of the Overself

  ABOUT THE BOOK The Wisdom of the Overself, along with its companion volume The Hidden Teaching Beyond Yoga, is a profound re-creation of the teachings of Hindu Vedanta and Buddhism for the contemporary spiritual seeker. In print since the 1940s, it remains one of the most comprehensive, clear, and practical guides on the path …continue

“The Karmic Impressions” from The Wisdom of the Overself

by Paul Brunton Below is a thought-provoking excerpt from The Wisdom of the Overself by Paul Brunton. It explains how the World-Mind stores memories throughout time and space, and how this gives rise to the immaterial force of karma. You can read more from this book when it hits stores on May 26th!   The …continue