DONATE
Search
Gangaji Blog
Resting in Stillness
This is not an invitation to not be human. It is an invitation to discover what gives your humanness its life. For most of us, the possibility of simply resting in the stillness of our being has been unheard of, especially with the influence of modern technology: radio, TV, Internet, etc. On the radio there […]
Read
Video
Back to Ordinariness
From Gangaji's 2022 Silent Retreat at Fallen Leaf Lake. Gangaji speaks of the hope that spirituality would get her something, and the fear that if she did as her teacher asked, and stopped all activity to get anything, she would slide right back down the mountain of achievement she had spent years trying to climb.
Subscribe to Watch
Video
What Have You Realized?
May 5th 2004 AM Yosemite, CA This meeting from a silent retreat opens with Gangaji's invitation: "What have you realized so far?" There is a common theme to the participants who come up: their humanity. From the grist of relationship, to the possibility of annihilation by love; from the passion for awakening, to the fear of being alone, Gangaji welcomes each report, each unique and beautiful human story, with the same grace and contagious joy. The meeting ends with a song from Amber Terrell.
Subscribe to Watch
Video
Fallen Leaf Lake Silent Retreat, Part 1
A selection of clips from Gangaji's May 2022 Silent Retreat at Fallen Leaf Lake in the Sierra Mountains. These monologues and dialogues with Gangaji are from the first half of the retreat. Part II will follow.
Subscribe to Watch
Podcast
The Problem Is Not the Problem
In dealing with life’s hardships, we naturally identify what is broken, what emotions need to be controlled, which circumstances need to get better. That is part of the human drive to survive. But there is something beyond brokenness, beyond any emotions we wish would go away. In the willingness to directly meet the pain we fear, rather than trying to control or get rid of it, there is a life-changing discovery of what is whole, complete, and has no need of fixing.
Listen
Video
Giving Up Our Allegiance to Doubt
In the clip from an online meeting Gangaji speaks about the wheel of doubt – how the mind generates doubt because we are affraid to actually be open, to be still, to not know.
Subscribe to Watch
View
True intimacy is endless. You can be intimate with the
True intimacy is endless. You can be intimate with the whole universe.
Read
View
It is impossible to catch the truth in the spoken word,
It is impossible to catch the truth in the spoken word, even for the great masters. But the extraordinary good news is that we can hear what can’t be spoken. In stillness, we can hear the limitlessness the words are pointing to: home.
Read
View
To discover the truth of who you are is not only possib
To discover the truth of who you are is not only possible, it is your birthright.
Read
View
We give the deepest thanksgiving for this mystery of li
We give the deepest thanksgiving for this mystery of life and love.
Read
© 2022 All rights reserved, The Gangaji Foundation, Ashland, OR