Author Archives: Peter

About Peter

Peter Fenner, PH.D. is spiritual teacher and a leader in the adaption and transmission of Asian nondual wisdom worldwide. He offers training programs and individual coaching and meditation entrainment sessions over the phone. Pioneer in the development of nondual therapy and creator of the Radiant Mind Course® http://www.radiantmind.net and Natural Awakening: Advanced Nondual Training: http://www.nondualtraining.com, he was a celibate monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition for 9 years and has a Ph.D. in the philosophical psychology of Mahayana Buddhism. Over a period of 40 years Peter Fenner has distilled the essence of traditions like Zen, Dzogchen and the Buddhist Middle Way, and adapted them to suit our post-modern culture.

Listening and speaking from no-mind

Listening and speaking from no-mind PART l Peter Fenner, Ph.D. Founder and Director of Education, Center for Timeless Wisdom, Palo Alto, California The final aim of all nondual approaches to therapy and healing is to introduce people to a way […]

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Nonduality and therapy: awakening the unconditioned mind

From the Sacred Mirror, Paragon Press, 2003 NONDUALITY AND THERAPY: AWAKENING THE UNCONDITIONED MIND In order to arrive at what you do not know You must go by a way which is the way of ignorance. In order to possess […]

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Buddha at the Gas Pump interview with Peter

An interview in 2015 between Peter Fenner and Rick Archer of Buddha at the Gas Pump discussing a range of questions about nondual teaching in contemporary culture.

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The Presencing of Co-emergent Wisdom

The Progressive Presencing of Co-emergent Wisdom [1] Peter Fenner, Ph.D. Copyright © Peter Fenner, 2011 Introduction In this article I’d like to layout the way in which I introduce people to nondual awareness, particularly in terms of how I initially […]

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Will this practice make me happier?

A question that is very often posed to me is, “How will doing your practice change me?” “Will I be more effective?” “Will I suffer less?” People would love to hear that their lives will be richer, more harmonious, and […]

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Natural Awakening–the Guide Book

In 2014, I decided to make the Manual I had prepared to accompany the Natural Awakening Training available to the general public. Natural Awakening is the teacher training program I have offered with Marie in Europe and in USA. Participants […]

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Unconditioned awareness or nonduality – Video

Peter Fenner interviewed at Conscious TV Download the PDF transcription of this dialogue […] Peter: Unconditioned awareness is awareness. In a way we don’t have to say that awareness itself is unconditioned because it’s already unconditioned. Awareness itself is different […]

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Radiant Mind–Centerless Being

An interview of Peter Fenner by Leo Drioli and Enza Vita from InnerSelf You spent 9 years as a Buddhist monk, how was that and why did you decide to become a lay teacher? I became a monk when I […]

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Radical intimacy

In Radiant Mind and other courses I offer I prefer to talk about “intimacy” rather than “love.” This gives us a fresh opportunity to invent what we mean by the word “ love.” Rather than saying a lot about “love” […]

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The ultimate goal of all striving

Buddhism captured my attention over 40 years ago when I was a university student. The idea that our needs and preferences are the source of our suffering made immediate sense at an intellectual level. Having what we don’t want, and […]

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