Recording: Feeling Alone and Disconnected After Awakening

Pacific Crest Trail, Lonely Mountain, spiritual loneliness
Spiritual awakening is a powerful shift, and often during the initial moments and days after awakening, a person can feel intensely open and connected. But then that experience fades, and they return--at least partially--to the reality of the ego self they've created and the world in which they live. That return can bring up feelings of loneliness and disconnection.

Some of the loneliness comes from the ego's desire to find others with similar experiences. True spiritual awakenings are rare, so finding others with that commonality--which is one of the ways the ego is habituated to allowing connection--is often difficult, making the person feel alienated from their current social circles. Some of the loneliness and disconnection is also about being aware of the reality around oneself; much of humanity in Western Society is disconnected from themselves. Discovering disconnection in that way is a matter of seeing the truth where illusions before awakening allowed a person to believe that there were stronger communities and connections that they were apart of than there actually were.

There are additional reasons why these feelings of loneliness and disconnection come up, and I address them in the below recording. I hope the talk is helpful. Feel free to share the link with others.


Feeling Alone and Disconnected After Awakening Recording

Date of Recording:
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

10:30 AM Pacific Time

All my talks are streamed here:

Donations are greatly appreciated so that I can continue to freely offer these talks, blogs, email correspondence, social media sharing and comments, and other things I do to help people.

You can donate by clicking the link below. Thank you!

Help Support Jim's Work

Additional Spiritual Reading

If you want additional reading on this topic, here are two blog posts you may enjoy:

You Are Not Alone

Why Spiritual Awakening Can Make People Solitary

Here's a video on the topic of feeling alienated, which is often an issue with feeling alone:

Feeling Alienated and Different After Awakening


Popular Posts