Patheos Watermark

You are running a very outdated version of Internet Explorer. Patheos and most other websites will not display properly on this version. To better enjoy Patheos and your overall web experience, consider upgrading to the current version of Internet Explorer. Find more information HERE.

Sudden Awakening

Sudden Awakening

Stop Your Mind, Open Your Heart, and Discover Your True Nature

by Eli Jaxon-Bear

"A ringing manifesto of liberation," ~Dr. Murry Korngold, Founder of Los Angeles Society of Clinical Psychologists

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Everybody wants to be happy. Unfortunately, relatively few achieve bliss. Eli Jaxon-Bear explores how it is possible to achieve lives filled with gratitude and love. True happiness and meaning are achieved, he asserts, when we wake up, stop our minds, and open our hearts.

Read an Excerpt From Sudden Awakening

Read an Excerpt From Sudden Awakening

"Like me, you have faced life altering choices: whether to stay or to go, whether to have children or not, whether to follow what is in your heart or to cling to the safety of the known. You can look back now and see the results of the choices you have made."

Praise for Sudden Awakening

Praise for Sudden Awakening

"The first part of the book is like the finger pointing to the moon. The second is the light of the moon itself." ~Nancy Baker, dharma successor of Roshi Bernie Glasssman and professor of philosophy at Sarah Lawrence College

Discovering Who You Are: An Essay

Discovering Who You Are: An Essay

"When we are deeply willing to experience whatever may be here, we will penetrate to the substratum where everything is born."

Sudden Awakening Book Tour, Meeting, and Retreat Schedule

Sudden Awakening Book Tour, Meeting, and Retreat Schedule

Here's your chance to meet Eli Jaxon-Bear, Gangaji, and learn more about Sudden Awakening.

Waking Up to True Freedom: A Q&A With Eli Jaxon-Bear

Waking Up to True Freedom: A Q&A With Eli Jaxon-Bear

We are very lucky to be alive in a time when the truth of the living possibility of direct realization is available to all of us.

Everything Ends Here