People Think ‘Awakening’ Is the Best Description of the Spiritual Path — It Isn’t

What’s more accurate? Fog.

Many if not most spiritual teachers describe the spiritual path as one that places awakening as its ultimate aim. The word Buddha literally means “awakened one.” I don’t think this is the most accurate depiction of what actually happens when we travel the path. Why?



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David Gerken

Meditation and Mindfulness teacher. Dad of three precious kids. Former writer for THE WEST WING. Follow me at