I was seemingly successful...
As soon as I finished my studies, I was immediately hired as Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Rural Development in Mexico.
With a promising career ahead of me, I was the pride of my family and the envy of friends and colleagues...
Nevertheless, I was unhappy...
Also, negative emotions would often get the better of me. I would lose my temper and get angry about small, stupid details. Moreover, I was emotionally very insecure. It was challenging for me to make friends and to hang out with people.
I was constantly anxious about the future. Many times I felt life was slipping away from me...
At least I had something going for me:
I realized I was not happy with my life and that I had to do something about it.
I started practicing Zen meditation. This gave me a first glimpse of calm and inner peace.
Gradually, I started feeling better, less stressed, more focused, and more in control of myself. Little by little, I felt better, happier, fulfilled.
At the age of 27...
I left everything behind to live at a Zen monastery where I practiced intensively for two and a half years.
Later, I was privileged to study directly with some of the best spiritual teachers in the world, including Thich Nhat Hanh in France, Barry Long in Australia, Eckhart Tolle in Canada, the Dalai Lama in India, and Mooji in Portugal.
At that time, I had no intention of teaching. I merely wanted to learn how to live with greater harmony, well-being and inner peace.
After many, many years of practice...
At the age of 44, I had a profound awakening experience which changed my life forever.
Through this experience, I realized what could be called the true nature behind everything in existence, the very root or source that is behind every being and every thing in the universe.
At that moment, I recognized that our true nature —yours, mine and every thing—, is absolutely perfect, untouchable, timeless, immortal.
I discovered a profound peace which is not affected, in the slightest, by circumstances or problems. Also, a joy that knows no end, a love that extends to every single thing in the world, and a wonderful sense of freedom from suffering and emotional pain.
For me, the search was finally over. Everything I had been looking for: peace, God, who I am, the purpose of existence, became crystal clear, not as a belief or a mental concept, but as my day-to-day living reality.
At the time of that awakening experience, I thought to myself, “This is the ultimate solution!”
I saw that discovering who you truly are -as well as seeing through what you are not-, is THE solution to be completely free from suffering, unhappiness, and negativity. It is the way to be at peace and to love unconditionally.
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