Awakening in the Paradox of Darkness

Awakening in the Paradox of Darkness

by Gary Tzu


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In Awakening in the Paradox of Darkness, Gary Tzu illuminates a path from within the dark realms to awakening into non-dual being. By allowing dreaded experiences such as fear, trauma, exhaustion, abandonment, nothingness, death and non-existence-to serve as a portal into non-dual transformation, we discover the light within the darkness, revealing the bedazzling paradoxical mystery of existence. In this book, Gary invites readers on a healing journey into the heart of their darkest experiences, for it is there, in the midst of their most profound dread, that non-dual awakening lies....

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ISBN-13: 9781460240526
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 04/15/2014
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Gary Tzu is a non-dual psychologist and the director of the Addictions Counselling Program at University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. Initially trained as a lawyer, Gary's world collapsed into existential crisis at the age of twenty-three, and he felt a call to make the transformational journey into non-dual awakening. He made this calling his career path, completing a master's degree and doctorate in psychology with a focus on the integration of Western transpersonal psychology and Eastern contemplative traditions. For Gary, working through dark realm experiences such as fear, trauma, death, non-existence, nothingness and aloneness was pivotal to his awakening into nondual being. Now that he has found the light within the profound darkness, Gary has come to rest in a natural state of being-in non-judgemental accord with existence. Gary enjoys the celebratory ordinariness of his life with his wife, Marcia, and going for long daily runs in the coulees. He maintains a private non-dual psychotherapy practice, working with both individuals and groups-this complements the passionate legacy of his published academic work and his editorship of Paradoxica: Journal of Non-Dual Psychology. He also hosts the annual Paradoxica Non-Dual Psychology Conference....

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