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'The Enlightenment' is a collection of readings which contains the highest spiritual essence of sacred knowledge, embodying wisdom, strength and the divine power of transformation.

By reading The Enlightenment you will benefit from:

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A communication with or ...

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'The Enlightenment' is a collection of readings which contains the highest spiritual essence of sacred knowledge, embodying wisdom, strength and the divine power of transformation.

By reading The Enlightenment you will benefit from:

A spiritual revelation or deep insight into the meaning and purpose of all things.

A communication with or understanding the mind of God.

The realization of the non-duality of the observer and the observed.

An entirely new consciousness whereby everything is perceived as a unity.

A passage beyond the material world into a thought-transcending realm.

A deep interior peace and a state of complete emptiness.

The discovery of one's own inherent goodness.

These are all experiences along the path to full Enlightenment.

"Enlightenment is not the achievement of something, but the absence of something".
It is a state where the ego and the small self have been transcended. - The Enlightenment

Anyone is capable of attaining Enlightenment.

It has been claimed that Enlightenment cannot be described in language, expression or communication of any form. Paradoxically, the understanding of these truths, described in this book, is itself part of the Enlightenment experience.

"Reading The Enlightenment will inspire you to embrace the values of peace, love, respect, morality and harmony. Nicholas Socrates' The Enlightenment is an inspiring and timely reading and serves as a gentle reminder for us to collectively act on bringing forth that Enlightened Society. Doing so will make this world a better place to live." - Maria Josefa

"The Enlightenment is the paramount anthology of spiritual and blessed knowledge." - Rahman

"The truest test of your life is what we do for one another; The difference you can make in the lives of others." - The Enlightenment

"Asking you to turn inward, claim your mastery and plant the seeds of peace." - The Enlightenment

Socrates is a well wisher of humanity and wants people to use his experience and attained wisdom for the betterment of universe and humanity. His message is a reminder to establish Peace, Love, Happiness, Truth, and Unification in the world. - Muhammad Akhtar Pervez

"Nicholas gives us hope when he says, 'Understand this absolute truth; that there will be peace and prosperity in the world." - The Enlightenment

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781466209350
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 10/22/2011
  • Pages: 146
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author


Nicholas Socrates was born and raised in Jersey, Channel Islands.
He is an artist who specializes in painting.

His work has been exhibited at the Vienna Art Fair, the Innsbruck Contemporary Art Fair, the Puerto Rico Art Fair, Jersey's International Airport, the European Commissions Representation, and in London, Paris and Berlin, amongst others.

"Socrates uses the canvas as a mirror, marking with strokes of the brush the reflections of his psyche and offers, to those who stand before his work, this mirror to use it for themselves."

" is possible to observe the souls in these works."

"What seems like abstract shapes and forms from afar are, on closer inspection, four-dimensional, holographic faces, words, symbols, ritualistic scenes and fantastic landscapes appear. They are, in fact, the intangible fabric of the subconscious woven together into interconnected dreamscapes inspiring in the viewer hope and joy." Parikiaki

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 30, 2013

    Excellent book. Highly recombined! 

    Excellent book. Highly recombined! 

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  • Posted February 14, 2012

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    REVIEWS on The Enlightenment. What is Enlightenment?


    We’ve become so used to a fast-paced and ever changing society that sometimes we are so focused on expanding our financial and material growth that we forget about our spiritual growth. And there are few books out there that exemplify the struggles, challenges and opportunities for spiritual enlightenment as this book does. This alone would make this an interesting book, but what makes it worth the mention is the way the author advises his readers on dealing with life’s challenges. One statement in the book that really summed this up is, “Everything depends on you, as a human being. For the sake of all mankind, and your life in particular see it through to the very end to the best of your ability.”

    This book is about getting to the heart of each and every one of us through the path of positive experiences that are intensely transformative. This book is not challenging to digest at all because it
    provides practical, meaningful direction about the process of spiritual growth. How does one make a difference? How do we unify our beliefs? How can we see seek the perfection of our spirit? It results in a book in which the narrative voice of the author comes through. And precisely because of that, Nick Socrates doesn’t come off too saintly to be unbelievable. He is essentially telling us that being enlightened is a refuge for people of all backgrounds.
    There is a bit of a self-evident pattern in his writing that I fully expected not to be impressed by this repetition and yet I was moved and touched. He is admirable in the way that he continues to bridge spiritual differences and deal with life’s obstacles. Herein he says, “The truest test of your life is what we do for one another. It’s the difference you can make in the lives of others.” The author understands this so well, that sometimes when a question pops into my mind; it would be then answered in the very next chapters. I actually found it to be incredibly helpful in learning to accept and understand enlightenment can ultimately lead someone to be a happier and more peaceful individual that he compounds by saying, “Asking you to turn inward, claim your mastery and plant the seeds of peace.”

    If you've ever wondered about the limitlessness of human capacity and the underlying interconnectedness that we all share then this book will help you set your sights more accurately. It demonstrates that the world is not as we see it. There is a richness and depth inside us that has been left untapped that we can't even begin to comprehend it.

    This book is definitely the most unique spiritual book I've ever read, if for nothing else, because of the nature of how it is written and the unorthodox way it tackles every chapter. If you want to be reminded of what wisdom is like, this is definitely a five star recommendation. And don’t we all need to be reminded every once in a while?

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