Rupert Spira Videos

In this great 5 minute video, a woman asks a question about Rupert’s definition of the soul, is it like the subconscious? Rupert elaborates that the soul is the deeper layers of the psyche, but is consciousness like everything else.  Let’s listen…

A man who designs video games says he wants to change careers to devote more time to realisation. Rupert tells the story of a friend who used his skills as a video game designer to share his understanding.

In this inspired 10 minute video, a man asks how to best facilitate the process of enlightenment. Rupert leads him through the process of self inquiry. Let’s get started…

In this very revealing 12 minute video, a woman asks if discovering her true nature will help her during times of emotional difficulty.  Let’s listen in on this interesting subject…

In this superb 10 minute video, a man from Ukraine says he has had many glimpses of his true nature but he also loses the experience many times. Rupert tells him that he loses it because he thinks it is a state that starts and stops, and encourages him not to be seduced by an expansive feeling.

In this SUPER IMPORTANT video, Rupert explains that when we talk about outer reality being just a projection of our minds, or just like a dream, it does NOT mean that without our participation the world doesn’t exist. This is a super common misunderstanding and must be realized before one can understanding the true nature of reality.

In this excellent 7 minute video, a questioner is a bit confused about a quote he heard that says that we can never meet as separate entities, to which Rupert explains that we can only recognize our shared being.  Let’s listen to Rupert’s explanation…

In this enlightening 12 minute video, a man asks Rupert to clarify the difference between the awareness of absence and the absence of awareness. Let’s listen to the distinction between the two…

In this great little 12 minute video, a woman who shares this teaching with others says she still gets caught up in the personal and becomes depressed, so she wonders if she is in a position to share. Rupert describes how attention goes to personal drama, and how a shift of attention towards others, in the form of sharing, is the relief for that.

In this 8 minute video clip, a woman asks how to approach grief over the death of a young person. Let’s listen to Rupert as he cleverly responds to this very common question…

In this fantastic 9 minute video, a woman asks how to share the teaching with people who get scared and revolt against it. Rupert speaks of the concessions made by all spiritual teachers, with the analogy of the willingness of John Smith’s friend to speak to King Lear.

In this revealing 12 minute video, a woman asks Rupert if the spiritual search and the quest for self-development are useful and whether there are benefits to specific spiritual practices.  Let’s listen to Rupert’s excellent response…

On The International Day of Happiness, Rupert talks about his belief that Happiness is the very nature of all human beings, and shares other reflections on the topic of Happiness.

In this special 10 minute video, a woman asks Rupert to clarify the difference between thoughts that support the separate self and thoughts that do not. Let’s listen to Rupert’s clear response…

In this super interesting 7 minute video, a man asks Rupert to help him with his belief that awareness is located in the head. Let’s listen to Rupert’s response…

In this very informative 9 minute video, a man with a quiet inner world asks if his experience of awareness as being silent and still, but not happy, is okay?  Let’s listen to Rupert wise response…

In this revealing 8 minute video, a woman asks Rupert to speak about time as being a construct of the mind and occurring now.  Let’s listen to his intelligent response…

In this very inspirational 8 minute video clip, an artist asks Rupert to speak about the intersection of creativity and consciousness.  Being an artist himself, let’s listen to Rupert’s first hand advice…

In this revealing 10 minute video, Rupert speaks about the impact of the recognition of our true nature on conditioning and the different ways awakening may be expressed in the world.  Let’s get started…

In this lovely 13 minute video, a man recognizes himself as the observer, aloof from experience, and asks for assistance with moving to the loving stage of knowing he is that in which all experience arises. Let’s listen to Rupert’s reply…

In this interesting 6 minute video, a woman asks about the role of devotion and prayer on the non-dual path. Let’s listen to Rupert’s response…