Tom Cronin, the founder of the Stillness Project, talks about his thoughts on enlightenment, the success of his film and book, “The Portal”, and his plans for future retreats. Tom shares his perspective on enlightenment, emphasizing the importance of exploring the embodiment of spirituality and enlightenment. He also discusses the changes in his life since his last appearance on the podcast back in 2021.
We also talked about micro-dosing and plant medicines. In Australia, they are still illegal and have class-A drug status. It is interesting, considering their potential role in supporting the human experience. He does not personally use plant medicines, he acknowledges their powerful and significant role in spiritual exploration. So
Tom loves teaching meditation, running retreats, speaking, and mentoring people to help them solve problems and progress forward in their lives.
Enlightenment [00:01:08] Tom defines enlightenment as radiance and luminosity that emanates outward from within, with qualities such as wisdom, love, tenderness, and kindness
The Portal [00:02:28] Tom talks about the success of his film and book, “The Portal”, and how it has been received by the audience. So
Future Retreats [00:05:13] The host asks Tom about his plans for future retreats now that the COVID situation is improving. So
Retreats [00:05:28] Tom talks about upcoming retreats in Greece and Australia, and his plans to scale up retreats in the future. So
Global Shift [00:06:52] Tom discusses the current planetary shift and the potential for a face shift, with progress towards the awakening of the planet and the ability to share knowledge and tools. So
Feminine and Masculine Energy [00:09:25] Tom shares his thoughts on the change in feminine and masculine energy on the planet, with a rise in feminine energy and the need for a more balanced integration of both energies. So
Rising Feminine Energy [00:10:59] The importance of embracing feminine energy for a more harmonious existence on the planet. So
Tom's Realization [00:12:28] Tom's realization is that his primary purpose is to realize the truth, not to save the world, and how it has affected his teaching and inspired more people. So
Tom's Meditation Practice [00:14:21] Tom's structured meditation practice, which includes a 20-minute morning and evening meditation, and the importance of transcending meditation for emotional stability. So
Mindfulness Awareness [00:15:58] Tom's mindfulness awareness practice throughout the day, being aware of his surroundings and experiences. So
Microdosing and Plant Medicines [00:16:50] Tom Cronin's thoughts on micro-dosing and plant medicines, their role in supporting human experience, and his personal experience with them. So
Tom's Sweet Spot [00:19:07] His realization of his strengths and passions, and his decision to simplify his business model to focus on teaching meditation, running retreats, coaching, and speaking. So
Retreats [00:20:43] The structure of his retreats includes a four-limb sequence called rounding, consisting of yoga poses, breath work, meditation, and the emotional release that often occurs during the process.
Retreat Schedule [00:22:19] Tom Cronin describes the schedule of his retreats, including workshops, rounding, and Satsang. So
Book Recommendations [00:24:08] Tom Cronin recommends advanced books on non-duality and a profound book called “Emmanuel's Book” by Pat Rodegast. So
Final Words of Advice [00:25:55] Tom Cronin advises listeners to find solace in the silence of being and to have a daily meditation practice to navigate through uncertain times. So
Outro [00:28:23] The host invites listeners to check out his YouTube channel, (www.MindfulnessMode.com/tv) asking for feedback on the content. He encourages listeners to use what they've learned to improve their mindfulness. So
Listen & Subscribe on:
- Website: https://tomcronin.com/
- Books by Tom Cronin: The Portal, Missy Moo Meditates, Deep Calm, Success Planner, Faster Deeper Sleep
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