Paul has been deeply touched by the teachings of The Buddha, Christ, Ramana Maharshi, Eckhart Tolle, and his own teacher Sri Mooji.
From his early twenties Paul spent 12 years as a devout Buddhist and lived and worked in a Buddhist community engaging sincerely in spiritual practices, meditation retreats and in depth study of Buddhist scripture.
However, it wasn't until 2002 in his mid 30's when he became critically ill that the truth beyond his conditioned individual identity was recognised. At this point, he knew that this experience had revealed something within him that no book, belief, or technique ever could.
In the midst of deep pain and suffering, he experienced a profound shift in consciousness from mind identity to Heart Presence and felt a great peace within.
This inner movement continued to deepen, mature, and develop over many years. During this time Paul spent long periods of time in Tiruvannamalai, South India. This place is synonymous with the Self Inquiry teachings popularised by the great Indian sage and mystic Sri Ramana Maharshi.
"I often used to sit up all night asking what life wanted of me.
The answer was always the same; 'Teach Dharma, Teach Dharma'
How I wondered? I have nothing to teach, no methods, no scripture, no learning. The answer came...Simply be one with your own Being. Rest as the Self. That is the greatest teaching of all. In receiving this guidance, something within me deeply relaxed and I let go of trying to make anything happen. Since that time, all of the meetings, the talks, the meditations, and the writings have arisen naturally and spontaneously out of this surrendered space. In that, there is a power present that is greater than anything ‘I' can create. It is the power and presence of Being Consciousness. The meetings are an invitation to discover this power, and confirm it to be our own inmost Self"
It was during one of these trips to 'Tiru' that Paul met his teacher Sri Mooji, who showed him that even the state of Presence, which is the most sacred essence in the body, is not the 'final stop' because it too arises within an unchanging background of awareness.
Since 2010 Paul has been holding 'Meetings in Stillness' with individuals and groups of people who have an authentic calling to discover their own true nature and find inner peace.
Paul spends his time between the UK, Spain, and Scandanavia with his partner Ulrika who supports and helps organise the meetings.
He describes himself as a simple man, living an ordinary life, whilst following a deep inner calling.
Paul shares his spiritual poetry, videos, and writings on his Facebook group here He is also currently writing his first book called 'The Union of Love and Wisdom' which will be available soon.
For those who want to stay in regular touch with Paul, there is a monthly online 'focus group' where we meet together twice each week to meditate, share and be together in presence. You can learn more about the focus group here.