"Doorways to Awakening gives you a practical roadmap to the various time-tested paths of awakening. This is a brilliant user manual for life." - Marci Shimoff, # 1 New York Times bestselling author, Happy for No Reason and Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul What is your unique path to Self Realization, to Awakening? Each path is related to a planetary archetype. Is your primary Doorway to Awakening related to: The Moon-the path of Devotion, Bhakti; Venus-the path of the Senses, Raj Yoga; Saturn-the path of the Body, Hatha Yoga; Mars-the path of thewill, Shakti Kundalini; Mercury-the path of the Intellect, Gyan Yoga; Jupiter-the path of Selfless Service, Karma Yoga; Rahu/Ketu-the path of the Iconoclastic Rebel, Tantra; and Sun-some of each of the above, Surya Yoga Doorways to Awakening is a practical guide which elucidates the key elements of each of these eight paths, and how best to maximize your progress in your destined expansion of consciousness and spiritual development. How do you Awaken to the truth of your Being, pure Awareness? The answer lies within. "Finally! I'm so excited to see Ed's profound and life changing insights in Doorways to Awakening being shared." - Janet Bray Attwood - New York Times bestselling author of The Passion Test and Your Hidden Riches "From the foundations of the Holy East I've found amazing insights and truths in this wonderful manuscript gently guiding the reader towards a life of awakened mastery." - Rev. Julie Renee Doering-Master Quantum Health Activator, Brain Rejuvenation Expert
About the Author(s)
Doorways to Awakening was prepared by Orion Hawthorne in collaboration with Edward F. Trarbilda (deceased).
Edward died of a sudden heart attack in early January, 1999 while playing tennis on the indoor tennis courts at Maharishi University of management in Fairfield, Iowa.
Edward F. Tarabilda Cognized The Art of multi-Dimensional Living , the name given to the body of spiritual and applied knowledge he founded.
Edward was raised in a traditional Catholoc family. After attending a minor Catholic deminary, college and law school, he became a lawyer and professor of law and government in Springfield, Illinois. His life underwent a profound change when he learned Transcendental meditation in the early 1970s and gained a Master;s Degree in Vedic Science form Maharishi European Research University. He then became an Assistant professor of law and Government and Vice President of maharishi International university in Fairfield, Iowa.
Orion (a.k.a. Daniel Hawthorne) graduated form Maharishi International University (now Known as Maharishi University of Management) in 1979 with a bechelor's degree in western Philosophy and in 1981 with a master's Degree in higher Education Administration.
He became a teacher of Transcendental Meditation in 1977 in Avoriaz, France and a Governor of the Age of Enlightenment in South Fallsburg, New York in 1979.
His spiritual journey led him to a profound awakening in the Presence of Gangaji in 1995.
he has been a technical writer for over 30 years.