Path to the Real Self: 2014-16 Study Guides
2014-16 Monthly Newsletters and Study Guides
Each month, a study guide for a Pathwork Lecture or concept is prepared that includes worksheets, charts, and additional Pathwork resources. There is no charge to download.
Study guides are divided into 4 weekly self-study portions, emphasizing different aspects of the main concept.
Monthly newsletters include highlights from each of the 4 weekly portions, along with links to articles and videos to illustrate the concepts. Weekly Self-Study notices include 1 of the 4 study guide sections, plus access codes for free online meetings.
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Jan creates a 5-10 minute video presentation at the end of each month, based upon discussions and questions from the online meetings.
Above: clip from Reality and Illusion PRS 25 & PL 71
The Path to the Real Self (PRS)
Chapters from Eva Pierrakos' book The Path to the Real Self (PRS) were featured during 2015 along with supporting lectures, additional materials, and links to online short films and clips that illustrate Pathwork Principles.
The PRS was written in 1965 and gives a holistic perspective of key concepts from the first 140 lectures. Eva's 5-year preparation for becoming the medium for the anonymous entity known as the Guide is described in her Preface. Download in .pdf format here: Preface to The Path to the Real Self
January 2014 Newsletter
February 2014Newsletter PRS2 PL 43
Study Guide: The Structure of the Human Personality
See PL 43 for video link and additional materials, and explore: what traits, phrases, attitudes and aspirations you identify with; Notice any variations that occur in different social or professional situations. Then explore What are/were your family dynamics?
March 2014 Newsletter PRS4 PL 25
Study Guide: Initial Steps for Self-Search
Interactive exercise: see POV drawings from Participants!
Also VERY short film suggestions!
See PL 25 for video link and additional materials, and explore: The Value of a Self-Inventory; Very Short Films to illustrate some of the concepts; Finding Your Faults PL26; An alternate approach: Life as a Card Game; Life as a Point of View: an arts & crafts project; and Making a commitment to your spiritual journey: Stage One from AD6
January 2015 Newsletter PRS5 PL 80
Study Guide: Chapter 5 of the PRS
Full Text: Constructive Attitudes in Self-ConfrontationSee PL 80 for description and additional materials, and explore: : Daily Review; Co-operation, Communication, Union; Recognizing inner Resistance; Collusion; Constructive Steps; Managing Difficult Conversations . Also see AD6 under 'Additional Concepts' tab
April 2014 Newsletter PRS7 PL 149
Study Guide:Cosmic Principles Manifest in Soul Currents
See PL 149 for additional materials, and exlore: The principles of reason, will and emotion; Expanding, restricting, static principles; Films that illustrate cosmic principles; and Human faults of pride, self-will, and fear Ref PL 30.
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February 2015 Newsletter PRS8 / PL124
Study Guide The Language of the Unconscious
See PL 124 for additional materials, and explore: How the Unconscious Speaks; Cosmic Laws: Yes and No Currents; Tools and Techniques: The Power of the Word, Written Meditation; and Activating your Yes by uncovering the No currents (ref: PL 125).
March 2015 Newsletter PRS9 / PL97
Study Guide Perfectionism
See PL 97 for additional materials, and explore: How Perfectionism originates; Manipulation of feelings -> Pseudosolutions; No Current -> Yes Current = JOY; and Finding a dynamic balance
May 2014 Newsletter PRS10 / PL118
Study Guide: Parents and Images PRS 10 PL118
See PL 118 for video link and additional materials.
May 2015 Newsletter PRS11 PL 57
Study Guide Mass Images
See PL 58 for additional materials
June 2015 Newsletter PRS14 / PL84
Scenes from a film as illustration of the concepts: 11 minute collage
See PL 84 for video and audio links plus additional materials; explore charts and worksheets on Personality Types and their Qualities, positive and negative, as Constructive or Destructive
June 2014 Newsletter PRS15 / PL 92
Study Guide: Real and False Conscience, Real and False Guilt
See PL 92 for additional materials, and explore: Repressed needs and their relationship to Man’s State of Consciousness; Real and False Needs; Repression, Manipulation, Displacement, Substitution; and Sublimation
August 2015 Newsletter PRS17 / PL 44
Study Guide Forces of Love, Eros and Sex
See PL 44 for video and audio links plus additional materials, and explore: Love, Sex and Eros as A Holy Triad; Eros as a Soul Movemen; Integrating Love and Sexuality; and Finding Your Unique Balance
July 2015 Newsletter PRS18 / PL240
Study Guide Some Aspects of Love
See PL 240 for additional materials, and explore: The Essence of Love: Self Love; Fear of Loving and The Valid Desire to be Loved; The Roles of Reason, Will, and Emotion in Loving; and Love in Relationship
July 2014 Newsletter PRS19 / PL 101
Study Guide: The Defense
See PL 101 for audio presentation and additional materials, and explore: the physical, emotional, and spiritual price of our addiction to defense; What being in defense looks and feels like; What do you fear will happen if your defense is found to be false? and Living in a unitive state on a dualistic plane
August 2014 Newsletter PRS20 / PL60
Study Guide: The Abyss of Illusion
See PL 60 for additional materials, and explore: Fear’s power = the illusion of danger; The abyss of illusion; Freedom without responsibility; the illusion of the child; Utopia; the illusion of compromise between infant and adult; and The soul’s search for true spiritual freedom, spiritual justice and the power of grace
September 2014 Newsletter PRS21 / PL50
Study Guide: Benign and Vicious Circles
See PL 50 for additional materials, and explore: Factors that fuel a Vicious Circle; Emotional Dependency; How a Benign Circle differs; and the elements of a Breaking Point, from The Abyss of Illusion PL 60
October 2014 Newsletter PRS23 / PL192
Study Guide: Repressed Needs, Real and False Needs
See PL 192 for additional materials, and explore: Repressed needs and their relationship to Man’s State of Consciousness; Real and False Needs; Repression, Manipulation, Displacement, Substitution; and Sublimation.
September 2015 Newsletter PRS24 / PL189
Study Guide Identification With Self
See PL 192 for additional materials, and explore: Accepting the Self – As Is; Identifying with the Real Self; The Spiritual Cause of Pain; Three Spheres of Consciousness; and Group Dynamics.
November 2014 Newsletter PRS25 PL 81/159
Study Guide: Duality Through Illusion
See PL 159 for additional materials
April 2015 Newsletter PRS27 / PL98
Study Guide Dreams and Day Dreams
See PL 98 for additional materials, and explore: Eva’s teachings on Dreams EP1; Day Dreams PRS27; Spiritual Purpose of Sleep / Spiritual Paradoxes Translating Spiritual Messages to the Material World; and How Wishful Day Dreams fit into these concepts.
December 2014 Newsletter PRS28 / PL112Study Guide: Man's Relationship to Time
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An Overview of the Pathwork Process
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