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Discovery of the Presence of God: Devotional Nonduality (Power vs. Force #6)

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Finalizes and further clarifies the true nature and core of the condition termed "Enlightenment." It is primarily an instruction manual for the serious spiritual devotee, and reveals information only known by those who have transcended the ego to reach Divine Realization. This is the inner route from the self to the Self. The subjective states of the mystic are of great in ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published June 28th 2007 by Veritas Publishing (first published January 1st 2006)
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Justin Criner
Apr 25, 2008 rated it it was amazing
What an awesome book. For sure a must read. You should read Power vs Force before reading this. I teach people how to grow and develop their lives at and this book has been a great benefit to people I have worked with and myself included. It helps you get a concrete understanding of who you are who you want to be.
Iona  Stewart
Jun 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I found this to be a valuable book, but didn’t feel I got quite so much out of it as the others of his I’ve read/reviewed. But all Hawkins’ books are of such high quality that they deserve five stars.

The book is comprised of two sections – The Spiritual Process and Discussion. Included in the former section are chapters on Devotional Nonduality , The Inner Path, Orientation, Spiritual Practices, and more.

We are informed that the condition of Enlightenment is “the state of pure Radiance that chim
Having just finished "Discovery of the Presence of God" (Devotional Nonduality), by Dr. David Hawkins, I felt I had to write down a few points on why I liked some of the material, and yet overall found the DH "path" to be a dead-end.

It was the third book by David Hawkins that I read (the other being a voluminous text "The Eye of the I"), and also having gone through "Letting Go".

Things I like about DH's writings:

- his precise language in getting down concepts related to spirituality, mysticism,
Jun 12, 2013 rated it liked it
This was an interesting book, although He jumps around quite a bit and 'somehow' has 'managed' to put the transcendent state and Enlightenment on a rating scale which is a bit far fetched, especially when it comes to rating others throughout history. Hawkins also was into kinesiology, which questionable with no validation , nor to this reader, is a valid assumption, presumptuous at best. He mixes quite a bit of psychological mumbo jumbo given his background, mixing apples and oranges ...more
Richard Gustafsson
Mar 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Similar to the earlier book I am currently reading, I-Reality and Subjectivity. For the rather advanced spiritual devotee.
May 29, 2017 rated it liked it
8th of the 9 book series--start with the first three and then Letting Go. Then I'd say read this one, but only if looking to engage in spiritual study very seriously. If not, or you are more casually reading Hawkins work, the first four books will suffice.
Mark Austin
Jan 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
★ - Most books with this rating I never finish and so don't make this list. This one I probably started speed-reading to get it over with.
★★ - Average. Wasn't terrible, but not a lot to recommend it. Probably skimmed parts of it.
★★★ - Decent. A few good ideas, well-written passages, interesting characters, or the like.
★★★★ - Good. This one had parts that inspired me, impressed me, made me laugh out loud, made me think - it got positive reactions and most of the rest of it was pretty decent too.
I haven't started it yet.
Nov 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Within us resides the capabality to love God more than the personal self.

"To Thee oh Lord, do I devote my life".

There's nothing else as a human that can be said.
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Sir David Ramon Hawkins, M.D, Ph.D. is a nationally renowned psychiatrist, physician, researcher, spiritual teacher and lecturer. The uniqueness of his contribution to humanity comes from the advanced state of spiritual awareness known as " Enlightenment," "Self–Realization," and "Unio Mystica."Rarely, if ever, has this spiritual state occurred in the life of an accomplished scientist and physicia ...more
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