This is a very interesting seven minute clip from Alan Watts in which he starts out explaining that he is not a Guru and goes on to explain that ultimately WE are the ones who assign authority to whatever Guru, teacher or doctrines we end up following.
This audio/video from Alan watts may only be three minutes long but it contains the secret to making everything we call “work” more pleasant and enjoyable. Let’s listen in on this simple advice…
This well produced 4 minute video featuring audio clips of wisdom from Alan Watts is focused on the spontaneity of life and how we often stand in the way of our true nature by trying to force life to be what it is not.
In this beautifully produced five minute video, we find Alan Watts sharing wisdom regarding the illusion of memory. Most people use memory to define who they are which is ridiculous since the past is dead and gone. Alan suggests that perhaps if we must define ourselves in some way, we must start with the present.
In this eye opening 6 minute message from Alan Watts, he exposes the ridiculous belief in a “Game of Life” that has been designed to keep society moving in an orderly and business like fashion.
In this 10 minute video, Alan takes us on a closer look at thought, the natural flow of thought, and the illusory thought of an existing thinker. In other words, by the end of this video one can plainly see that the idea of a thinker is nothing but a thought itself. Listen to what Alan has to say…
Here is an interesting compilation featuring clips of Rupert Spira and Alan Watts explaining that there is nothing but one ever-present Awareness. We ARE that!
This very short 4 minute video from Alan Watts reminds us that even from a scientific standpoint, we are not separate from universe nor are we separate from other people. All are interdependent with each other to form the universe as we know it.
In this super short 3 minute video featuring an audio clip from Alan Watts we are asked to think about the mistake that is made in our society between our measuring devices and confusing them with what ACTUALLY makes things happen. Let’s listen in on Alan as he explains…
This eight minute video from Alan Watts focuses on Zen teachings to explain the nature of reality, the nature of fear, and how our personal reality can change from the realization that all life is a magnificent illusion and that we are all “That”, the play of the one great energy.
This beautifully animated video talks about Alan’s revelation of harnessing the power of nature. Animated by “The Simpson’s” Eddie Rosas and edited by Allison Faust.
In this amazing 4 minute audio/video from Alan Watts, he focuses on the ultimate truth of who we are and also talks of what it is like after death and before we were born. This is a MUST watch!
In this great six minute audio from Alan Watts he talks about the principle where the more you give away your power, the more power you have because in trying to retain or control power, we are constantly trying to protect it which is a complete waste of the energy and in no way necessary.
In this super short four minute video, Alan explains that our ego is only a caricature of who we think we are. In reality our ego is a sort of defect disguised as the self. The last minute of this audio should be experienced over and over again until a full realization comes of what he is trying to say. Brilliant!!
This 9 minute clip takes a closer look at the non-reality of the ego (person-hood) and the role that it can play in our lives. Alan Wilson Watts (6 January 1915 – 16 November 1973) was a British-born philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience.
This 10 minute clip, Alan Watts taking a closer examination at the reality of the ego (person-hood). He starts out by saying that the ego is an abstract concept with the same kind of reality as an hour, and inch or a line of longitude. It is established at a very young age as a social convenience but the problem is that we treat it as it was “real”. Let’s listen to this amazing wisdom…
This 5 minute video from Alan maybe short but it packs a serious punch. As a form of reality check, Alan starts with the assumption of the big bang and leads us through a logical look at our role within the creation of the universe and how this translates into our true reality as human beings.
In this 11 minute audio from Alan Watts, he shares his message that if we practice religion in order to try to get something out of it, we are truly wasting our time. He goes on to explain how religion can become a way to celebrate life and is really about the pure enjoyment of it.