Meditation For Awakening

How to get with reality | taught by Josef Shapiro

Course description

Think You’re In Reality? Think Again.

Limiting beliefs. Unproductive attitudes. False assumptions.

You’ve probably encountered some of these and dealt with them. You’ve seen how they compromise your results and quality of life. Good work! Have you noticed there are always more?

There’s a reason for that.

In each of us is a kind of factory that constantly turns these things out. It tries to keep you safe, but it’s a remnant from the past that you don’t need anymore. In zen, it’s called the ego.

Most people deal with the products of the ego, one issue at a time, which is important to learn. But it’s not enough to set you free.

What if instead of dealing with every ego-product that comes to your door, you could cancel your subscription? Wouldn’t that be easier?

It’s possible, if you do the work.

Introducing: Meditation For Awakening

Meditation has never been more popular than today. Perhaps you’ve noticed that when things get popular, they often become dilute.

Most people meditate in ways that limit the benefits at best, or at worst cause them to hate it so much they won’t do it.

Meditation has the power to eliminate depression, anxiety, stress, drama, increase energy, fulfillment, productivity and radically transform your life for the better. the most popular meditation apps teach you in ways that are like welding training wheels to a bicycle: they make it accessible at the expense of slowing you down forever.

This course teaches you how to meditate the right way so you don’t need to do it for hours/day to get the benefits, and you’ll get them much faster. You’ll wake up to reality in a way that makes everything easier, and you’ll laugh at yourself for how you were going against the grain.

Enlightenment Is Not Rare

There are two powerfully destructive beliefs about enlightenment. The first is that it’s rare. What if it’s not as unusual as you think? What if you don’t have to live in a monastery and meditate ten hours a day to get there? What if it really could happen for you?

The second is that it’s a singular event. For most people, waking up happens over time. But if you expect it to happen all at once, you’ll feel like you’re never getting anywhere and sabotage your progress. 

A Different Approach

When you have a meditation practice based on discovering the truth, you become someone less susceptible to untruth. In short, you’re not swayed by B.S. anymore, yours or anyone else’s. That includes those false assumptions and beliefs that cause so much mayhem. You become immune to falsity.

In short, you learn to ignore your own mind when it’s not helping. Notice I didn’t say “stop the mind.” That’s what most people think meditation is, and they’re misguided. You cannot stop the mind. That’s one of the secrets that you’ll learn in this seminar.

What You Will Learn

In this live group coaching seminar, we’ll cover:

  • The true goal of meditation (it’s not what you think)

  • How to meditate so efficiently you can do it in 15-30 minutes per day

  • How to use inquiry to stop yourself from getting lost in thought

  • How to stop believing thoughts that don’t serve you

  • How to eliminate depression and anxiety at the root

  • Guided meditations to help you learn how to do it correctly

  • Live course begins 4/16/20 at 11:15 am PT

Josef Shapiro
Josef Shapiro

Josef's Clear and Open approach shows top leaders and changemakers how to look continuously inward for the answers, and more importantly, how to apply what they’ve learned to improve every aspect of their lives and their business. Josef’s methodology includes deep coaching, radical introspection, meditation, and other tools that allow you to create meaningful change—from the inside out.

Course Curriculum

Session 1: 4.16.20 Introduction
Guided Meditation: The Three Commitments
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Session 2: The Spiritual Instinct
Session 2: 4.23.20 The Spiritual Instinct
About Questions And A Bit About Awakening
More On The Ego and Spiritual Instinct
Guided Meditation: Allowing What Is
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3. Surrender
Session 3: 4.30.20 Do You Hear That?
Guided Meditation: Listening as Silence
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4. Real Love And Freedom
Session 4: 5.7.20 Real Love and Freedom
More On Awakenings
Guided Meditation: Losing the Meditator
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5. Desperation, Truth, and Awakening
Session 5: 5.14.20 Desperation, Truth, and Awakening
Guided Meditation: What Is Never Not There
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6. Inquiry
5.21.20: Session 6 Inquiry
Pizza, Belief, and the Dilution of Esoterica
Zen And The Matrix Part 1: You Are Not Your Thoughts
Zen And The Matrix Part 2: Cypher As Ego
Zen And The Matrix Part 3: Taking The Red Pill
Zen And The Matrix Part 4: Agent Smith As Ego
Zen And The Matrix Part 5: The Oracle
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7. Inquiry As A Way Of Being
Session 7: 5.28.20 Inquiry As A Way Of Being
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8. Maturing Out Of Ego
Session 8: 6.4.20 Maturing Out of Ego
Learning For Change Session 1: Introduction - The One Thing (1.9.20)
LFC Session 1 Assignment
LFC Session 2: Uncovering Your One Thing (1.16.20)
LFC Session 2 Assignment
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9. You!
Session 9: 6.11.20 You!
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10. What's Experience Without A Concept?
Session 10: 6.18.20 What's Experience Without A Concept?
Footnote On What Happened With Natalie
Stages of Awakening and Myths About Enlightenment
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11. It's Not About You
Session 11: 6.25.20 It's Not About You
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