All 5 Star Reviews. Explore one of the most fascinating of all mysteries: Enlightenment ... what is it? Debated for millennia, this intriguing question may at last have an answer. In recent times, profound discoveries in the field of quantum physics have greatly enlarged our understanding of our world, consciousness, and the true nature of reality. “Quantum physics reveals a basic oneness of the universe. Multiplicity is only apparent; in truth, there is only one mind." —Erwin Schrödinger, Nobel Laureate “All matter originates and exists only by virtue of the existence of consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing, postulates consciousness. The mind is the matrix of all matter.” —Max Planck, Nobel Laureate This fundamental concept has been expressed by Eastern mystics and sages since the dawn of history, the philosophy of one mind, of the one-consciousness present in all things. Is the experience of enlightenment be the direct experience of this one mind? If so, what does it reveal? Deep in the immense wilderness of the Himalayas, surrounded by towering ice peaks, explorer M.G. Hawking has an encounter that sheds light on this fascinating question, an experience that illuminates the secrets of life. Enlightening and inspirational, this account will stay with you long after the last words have been read. An important book Kindle Unlimited book for anyone on a spiritual path and seeking greatly expanded awareness.