Alan Watts

In this short five minute audio track from Alan, he helps us understand that we can get some relief from our anxieties by simply realizing some insights about ourselves. Let’s see what Alan has to say…

In this wonderful 11 minute audio clip, Alan helps us understand the nature of our true nature. Alan Wilson Watts (6 January 1915 – 16 November 1973) was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehursjt, England, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York.

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…

In this nine minute audio, Alan describes how most people live in a state of tension caused by always trying to prepare for the possibilities of the unknown, when in actuality everything in life is an unknown and the only way to prepare for it is to surrender to what is.

In this ten minute audio from Alan, he dives head on into our mistaken relationship with the world which leads to changing our understanding of rules of the universe, which ultimately leads to a complete misunderstanding of our place in the universe.

In this lovely little 10 minute video, Alan Watts explains how everything that comes to you is a return of what goes out of you resulting in the creation of what we want without ever realizing that this is taking place. Let’s listen as Alan helps us understand why this law is operating and how we fit in as part of the whole…

Coming from a world of science and philosophy, Alan offers the same exact description of the true “I” or true “Self” as most of the ancient and modern day spiritual teachers and guides. There is only the One, the One is All and you (we, I) are all that One.

In this eye opening 8 minute video clip, Alan Watts tackles the question, “Why do we feel the need to improve the world?” when there is still so much improvement to be done on ourselves. He explains that what we may think is an improvement for others could actually be disastrous for them. And since most people are completely asleep to the fact of who they are, who are they to try to improve anything? Let’s listen to this unusual perspective…

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!!

In this very interesting 8 minute audio, Alan Watts explains how everything is happening all by itself and that we are THAT which is happening. In addition, he explains that the ego is nothing more than our focused conscious attention which in itself is not a problem, it is only when we identify with this attention as a “something” separate that problems begin to arise. Let’s listen…

This extremely insightful eight minute video from Alan reminds us that it is all about the end of effort (surrender) rather than decision making and forcefulness effort. This understanding can ultimately lead to overcoming the illusion of having a separate ego.

In this ten minute audio clip, Alan helps us understand that although the ego is truly only the marriage of an illusion to a futility, it is still a valuable and necessary concept necessary for societal conformity.

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.

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 5 minute video, Alan provides food for thought surrounding the concept of purpose and how our mind reinforces this concept by using memory to string along moments of eternity to create the illusion of purpose.

In this short six minute audio from Alan, he helps us to understand that the past is only a story of where we have been and that the only reality there is happens every moment in this fresh and happening now.

In this informative 4 minute video, Alan helps us discover the Taoist Principle of Action in Non-Action called Wu Wei and how we can use this principle to enjoy a better flow through life. Let’s listen…

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 very short 5 minute video, Alan explains what anxiety truly is which provides relief from the effects of this very common illusion we impose on ourselves. Let’s listen in…

In this interesting 10 minute video, Alan explains that often people experience sudden enlightenment (Satori) when placed under extreme circumstances and the one thing they all have in common just prior to the “happening” is complete surrender. He goes on to explain how surrender can even overcome the fear of death. Let’s listen…

In this 9 minute video/audio, Alan feeds us food for thought about this moment we call now and our relationship to it on a day to day basis.

In this wisdom filled nine minute audio, Alan attempts to help us understand how duality and non-duality are actually both part of the same phenomenon. He goes on to explain that humans have been practicing specialized conscious attention now for over 5,000 years and that there is a price to pay for that which is called “ignorance”. Let’s listen carefully to what he is saying…

In this nine minute audio clip you will find another amazing sample of wisdom according to Alan. He reminds us to follow the ever-present, eternal force of nature guiding our every step from within. Let’s enjoy this amazing audio now…

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!