After Awareness by Goode Greg
It was a feeling of separation and a need for nonphysical nourishment that led Greg Goode on a spiritual search sorting through a variety of traditions and their doctrines and eventually to non-duality and the Direct Path approach to self-inquiry. In this book he offers an accessible non-dogmatic guide to this process sharing secrets of the Direct Path that are rarely revealed. Rather than a prescriptive step-by-step book After Awareness is a presentation of how the Direct Path works examining lesser-known aspects of the path and providing context examples and critiques of its methods. You'll learn how to use the tools of non-dual self-inquiry-as well as when to discard them-and find a set of less doctrinaire terms and pointers for discussing non-dual awareness and the Direct Path in a twenty-first-century context. With this open pragmatic and deconstructive approach you'll see the Direct Path from all angles and be able to draw your own conclusions. You'll also discover ways to talk about self-inquiry and non-dual awareness in mixed settings. Most important you'll learn how an exploration that begins with everyday perspectives and experiential investigations into the nature of the 'I' can lead to a sense of true peace free from all judgments and self-consciousness.