Rupert Spira Videos

In this wonderful 4 minute video, Rupert Spira explains the meaning of the word Satchitananda, and discusses why the knowing of our own being is the highest knowledge.  Let’s listen…

Amidst the current coronavirus outbreak, Rupert gives advice regarding how people can find inner peace and happiness during this time of uncertainty, as well as still being able to remain part of a community.

In this beautiful 9 minute video on the eve of his 60th birthday, Rupert Spira draws on a poem by W. B. Yeats, and shares his thoughts on how we can find peace during these uncertain times.

In this one hour guided meditation on the occasion of Rupert’s 60th Birthday, we contemplate truth, love and beauty, three pathways to ourself. We peer beyond the veil of the multiplicity and diversity of experience to the one indivisible experience, the knowing of ourself.

A woman asks for some direction in making decisions in the service of awareness.  In this 12 minute video clip, Rupert responds to her inquiry and attempts to clarify our position in the decisions making process.  Let’s watch…

In this AMAZING video, Rupert Spira makes the case for embracing one unique authority: the absolute knowledge of our own being. It is the only thing that all people have in common, the source of the peace and fulfillment for which all people long. For this reason, it is the only knowledge there is that could serve as a foundation for world peace.  Let’s get started…

In this super 10 minute video clip, a questioner is confused about “who” is the thinker and Rupert explains that the True Self is always pure Awareness and that it is the “mind” where all the activities occur.  There is actually no issues with this until identification sets in.  Let’s listen to Rupert’s easy to follow wisdom…

In this lovely 12 minute video, Rupert responds to the question, “Is the direct path appropriate for everyone?” Rupert explains that those who are ready for the direct path are attracted and guided to these teachings and those who are not will not be drawn to these teachings in any way.  Let’s listen to his explanation…

This video is a bit longer than most on this site but there has been a lot of request for guided meditations from Rupert so here is a good one. In this meditation we are guided to become aware that ‘I’ is the continuous element of all experience and that this ‘I’ knows itself simply by being itself. Let’s get started…

In this lovely 12 minute video, a woman who experiences a distinction between her ‘inside world’ and ‘outside world’ asks for guidance on integrating these parts of herself.  Rupert explains the difference between the two and that ultimately they are part of one indivisible reality. Let’s listen…

In this interesting video from Rupert, there’s a discussion with a seeker about the difference between the direct path of self-inquiry vs a more progressive path that directs the attention to an outside object such as mantra meditation or countless others. The questioner wants to know which path will be better at melting his conditioning… let’s listen…

In this lovely 11 minute video, a question seems to be experiencing some confusion over the sense of Awareness and the one that we call “I”.  Rupert explains that what we call “I” is always Awareness’s knowledge of itself and that this Awareness is EXACTLY the same in each of us.  Let’s listen…

In this revealing video, a questioner says that he has just read one of Ramana Maharshi’s books and wants to know what is the difference between the self inquiry that Ramana teaches verses self inquiry that Rupert teaches. Rupert explains that there is ONLY ONE true method of self inquiry and then proceeds to explain the act of self inquiry. Let’s listen in…

In this amazing 12 minute video, a questioner is very confused about the fact that she is infinite consciousness and can not understand how we as “sparks” of consciousness fit in to all this.  Rupert explains that the reason she is experiencing this confusion is because of misunderstanding.  Let’s listen in…

In this revealing 15 minute video, a questioner says describes the years of searching she has been through and says that sometimes she feels like she is more confused then ever and wants to know, “When will I finally be permanently Awake?”  Let’s listen to Rupert’s response to this very common question…

In this brilliant video, a questioner explains that she is having some issues about free will. In answering her question, Rupert gives us an even more important nugget of wisdom that demonstrates that ANY attempt at speaking about the Truth must contain concessions in order for our dualistic mind to attempt to understand a non-dual reality…

In this great 24 minute video, a seeker talks about her search for enlightenment and asks Rupert to help her let go of the quest. Let’s all listen to Rupert’s response…

In this FANTASTIC video from Rupert Spira, a questioner says that he gets confused between the “I” as the “Self” and the “I” that is the separate self.  Rupert uses his metaphor of someone named John Smith playing the part of King Lear to demonstrate that there is ONLY ONE “I”… PERIOD!  Let’s listen as Rupert clears up the confusion.

In this revealing 10 minute video, Rupert explains that over 98% of religious teachings is completely false and even the purest non-dual teachings contain massive amounts of concessions in order to try to explain in words what can not be explained in words about our true nature. That means that NONE of ANY teachings can be taken literally. Let’s listen to this incredibly important message…

In this lovely 15 minute video, an exasperated mother wants to know how her knowledge of non-duality could possibly help with the emotional reactions that her teenager seems to generate.  Let’s listen to Rupert’s sage advice…

In this great little 8 minute video, a questioner has questions about the integration of non-dual understanding into everyday life. Rupert explains that once one has come to the realization of the self through the inward journey, and is fully grounded as the Self, one can not help but implement our new understanding back into the world of objects (form).