John de Ruiter Podcast

John de Ruiter

John de Ruiter is an innovative voice for spiritual evolution, teaching that life's meaning can be known and lived through "core-splitting honesty." In his teens, John awakened to foundational levels of existence. Ever since, his life and teaching have been informed by that direct knowing. More information at www.johnderuiter.com

All Episodes

Auckland, New Zealand Event - March 13, 2004 What's really going on when we're angry? Instead of relating to external ‘causes’ and working on anger as a problem, John takes us into a shift of perspective. He opens a window through which we can see what in us is of much greater value. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Dec 3

20 min 26 sec

Midnight Sky Outdoor Centre, Canada Event - November 5, 2021 Morning A far-reaching conversation exploring this woman's fear of gaining weight, and the limits of her treatment so far. John's responses take us beyond worldly norms and conventional therapy into the bigger picture, offering a radical shift of perspective. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Dec 1

15 min 50 sec

Cologne, Germany Event - September 19, 2011 Evening In direct connection with John, this woman notices her heart and mind opening newly. John describes the price of having such a heart in everyday life, and why that cost is really nothing. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Nov 19

5 min 57 sec

Poleg Beach, Israel Event - May 25, 2017 Afternoon How much does a meaningful professional life matter? This dialogue delves into the unconscious beliefs driving the decisions we make in our personal lives and the true purpose that gives meaning to whatever we choose to do. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Nov 12

6 min 34 sec

Rishikesh, India Event - February 13, 2018 Morning The experience of new knowing streaming through his body has faded for this person. Does that mean the knowledge is lost? John describes the delicate subtleties we can attune to, and how this depth of openness connects to what makes us truly human. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Nov 5

17 min 49 sec

Interactive Live Stream - June 7, 2021 Morning What's the difference between being taken into the deep in connection with John, or using the biological power of plant medicine? There's profound difference between how consciousness moves compared with how chemicals do, and only one takes you into the real. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Oct 9

8 min 38 sec

Poleg Beach, Israel Event - May 25, 2015 Afternoon Why is it that love in relationship often comes with mental, emotional and physical pain? John describes the belief systems and sense of individuality this all comes from, and how to make a full return to the love that we were born to be. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Oct 1

9 min 3 sec

Interactive Live Stream - April 19, 2021 Morning  How can a person make the shift from self-centredness to being the magicalness of what we really are? John shares what stands in the way, giving vivid examples of how to live in the midst of our preferences in a way that creates a real and beautiful self.  Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Sep 24

11 min 59 sec

Edmonton, Canada, Winter Seminar - December 27, 2000 Afternoon In what John describes as the legitimate and wonderful pull towards sexual union, there’s no room for want or need, hope or disappointment. This dialogue takes a deep dive into the topic of sexuality and power, and how it can all come to rest in a fully opened heart. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Sep 17

14 min 12 sec

Interactive Live Stream, Spring Online Intensive - April 7, 2020 Morning Finding home, within, is a painful struggle for this person. Even being in the world is difficult. John shows her an easy way to be genuinely at home, within, and live from a real, eternal quality of life. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Sep 14

8 min 27 sec

Interactive Live Stream - June 6, 2021 Morning The man in this dialogue is ready to make whatever sacrifices necessary to let go of the self and move deeper into his being. He discusses with John his various practices, and the two-edged sword of any doing to be becomes clear. Together they arrive at the only way that works. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Sep 3

25 min 55 sec

Interactive Live Stream - February 20, 2021 Morning "How can I find me, again?" In the midst of the challenges of being a new mother, the young woman in this dialogue feels that she's lost touch with the depth she once knew. John shares what matters, and gives her a very practical tip. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Aug 27

13 min 7 sec

Poleg Beach, Israel Event - May 1, 2016 Afternoon “The use of sexuality can easily become frustrating because it promises so much and delivers so little.” John describes what human sexuality is really for, and what it takes for us to move in the depth and subtlety of its full potential. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Aug 20

13 min 52 sec

Montreal, Canada Event - November 1, 2000 Even though his feelings can swing from one extreme to another, this man knows there is a place of stillness amongst it all. John describes what is happening and the only way of being that brings true stability and real self-control. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Aug 13

14 min 21 sec

Tiruvannamalai, India Event - January 27, 2018 Afternoon Through the story of meeting with a beggar, a man speaks of his sense of continually coming up against a threshold within that he knows will take him deeper, but which he cannot seem to pass through. John explains the origin of this threshold and describes the way beyond it. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Aug 6

8 min 14 sec

Tiruvannamalai, India Event - February 4, 2018 Evening This young man asks for help to free his nervous system of all the conditioning and conflict he knows is there in his sexuality. John explains what sexuality is really for, and how to discover and be in it anew. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jul 30

6 min 13 sec

Poleg Beach, Israel - November 3, 2018 Evening With her husband in a coma, the woman in this dialogue shares the extreme difficulty she faces in parenting her children in the midst of this crisis. John shows her how goodness can thrive in hardship and how this deeper perspective can be a nurturing 'love school' for all of them.  Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jul 27

22 min 40 sec

Edmonton, Canada Meeting - May 20, 2019 Afternoon Unusual experiences that seem to come out of nowhere prompt the woman in this dialogue to seek John's perspective. What's happening and how can she live what she has newly awakened to in the busy-ness of her everyday life?  Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jul 16

18 min 29 sec

Poleg Beach, Israel Event - November 2, 2018 Evening Frustrated by a lack of understanding, this man feels he’s not getting the help he needs to connect with his heart and the honesty John speaks of. By way of a simple metaphor, John illustrates the way out of frustration into surrender.  Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jul 9

8 min 34 sec

Tiruvannamalai, India Event - February 5, 2018 Morning "I need to know more about my soul." So begins this finely detailed dialogue with John describing the soul, how it develops, and all that must harmonize to manifest its value in our life and with others. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jul 2

14 min 46 sec

Vienna, Austria Event - November 13, 2002 How could our relationship to food possibly reveal how we relate to people? This man has lived alone for many years and wants to know how to truly merge with another. Through the analogy of eating, John explains. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jun 26

5 min 56 sec

Gillingham, United Kingdom Event - June 9, 2014 Morning Though the man in this dialogue has awakened to deeper levels of reality, he wonders how he can give form to what's immaterial. John describes how this deeper reality is made physical, awakening the brain and body to a multi-dimensional communion. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jun 18

12 min 34 sec

Rishikesh, India Event - February 25, 2019 Afternoon How do you feed a hungry heart? A disturbing sense of not knowing how to give her heart what it needs brings a surprising answer from John, opening the realness and beauty of her deeper and higher self. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jun 11

12 min 28 sec

Poleg Beach, Israel Event - April 6, 2019 Afternoon Experiencing intimacy in nature comes easily for the man in this dialogue, but not so in being with people, to say nothing of sexual intimacy. John describes the value of remaining in the intimate space that opens for him in nature, despite the sense of vulnerability he may experience in himself. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jun 4

9 min 46 sec

Edmonton, Canada Event - April 22, 2018 Afternoon What does it take to return to the genuineness of a child after years of covering it up? John describes the fundamental shift that, sustained, returns us to the sunshine at our core. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

May 28

8 min 34 sec

Munich, Germany Event - March 25, 2003 In life, we really have only this moment to be what we came here to be. Life will bring both great and small events from which we can learn, creating opportunities to realize and match our highest calling. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

May 21

12 min 55 sec

Rishikesh, India Event - February 14, 2018 Morning 'Why can't I enter life more fully?' The sense of isolation that comes from feeling like an observer in his life brings this man to ask for John's guidance in letting go of whatever is holding him back. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

May 14

14 min 37 sec

Rishikesh, India Event - February 10, 2018 Afternoon "I'm haunted by my abusive past. How can I let it go?" John shows us how our beliefs are embodied in our nervous system, creating experience we make our reality. He shows how real healing doesn't come from understanding but from something much simpler: unconditional openness and softness of heart. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

May 5

10 min 32 sec

Cologne, Germany Event - January 27, 2013 Afternoon It's understandable to want more and more of something we love, but through the simple analogy of a loaf of bread and a crumb, John shows how it's being at home in nothing that we're able to come into and have everything. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Apr 23

23 min 51 sec

Moen, Denmark Event - September 22, 2014 Afternoon A question about resistance opens up the power of conclusions we've drawn that we didn't know the truth of, and how they keep us separate from what we really are. John describes their subconscious life as resistance, and how that can change. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Apr 16

10 min 59 sec

Poleg Beach, Israel Event - November 2, 2019 Evening What can you do when the 'monster' of jealousy appears, within? There is one thing and one thing only, John says, that takes it out at the root once and for all. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Apr 9

7 min 52 sec

New York, USA Event - November 4, 2015, Afternoon John's core teachings refer to knowing, and being true to what we know. Here's an introduction to what he means by knowing, and what makes it different from understanding. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Apr 2

5 min 44 sec

Rishikesh, India Event - February 25, 2019 Afternoon The woman in this dialogue feels a powerful connection to her womb, as if it's the key to somewhere much deeper than her heart. John reveals the meaning of this profound resonance and the extraordinary knowledge she's touching into. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Mar 19

6 min 55 sec

Interactive Live Stream - February 14, 2021 Morning "What am I looking for?" This questioner has been enjoying some rest from his search for liberation, but feels a familiar dissatisfaction beginning again. John's answer reveals how the search can end once and for all. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Mar 12

7 min 42 sec

Interactive Live Stream - September 9, 2020 Morning Experiences that challenge our familiar humanity can be, from John's perspective, portals into deeper levels of the body that reveal our origin beyond this world. A rare dialogue that opens up our real reason for being born, and our only life purpose. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Mar 5

15 min 20 sec

Edmonton, Canada Event - December 28, 2001 Afternoon After great experiences of inner surrender, awakening and peace, why is it that distracting thoughts and emotions return? John reveals the way from a divided heart to one rooted in knowing and how that gives rise to nurturing thought and feeling. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Feb 26

15 min 53 sec

Interactive Live Stream - December 13, 2020 Morning Why should we treat others with fairness and kindness when they don’t treat us that way? John reveals how the surrendering of our sense of entitlement to love is a necessary desert that must be crossed before the embodiment of what we really are can be lived.  Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Feb 19

19 min 5 sec

Interactive Live Stream - April 15, 2020 Morning An underlying need for approval undermines this young man’s confidence, particularly when it comes to women he is attracted to. John reveals the source of this experience and shows him the way to an authentic, relaxed way of being in any circumstance. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Feb 12

10 min 48 sec

Interactive Live Stream - January 9, 2021 Evening Why does John speak of purity of heart as the finest jewel in all of existence? What makes it so rare, and what is its connection to our humanness? John answers a young woman's questions. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Feb 5

20 min 9 sec

Interactive Live Stream - Winter Online Intensive - December 31, 2020 Evening As part of a special New Year's Eve live stream, John responds to questions uppermost in our minds as we navigate the challenges and decisions facing us in our COVID-changed world. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jan 30

18 min 57 sec

Interactive Live Stream - March 25, 2020 Afternoon In this extraordinary conversation, John describes the fundamental shift that is occurring in our lives right now, changing both our selves and our world. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jan 22

22 min 35 sec

Poleg Beach, Israel Event - November 2, 2018 Afternoon In this dialogue a man shares the difficulty of having social anxiety, a state that has him wanting to avoid social situations altogether. Revealing the true source of his anxiety, John describes how it's possible for him to replace the tension he experiences with joy. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jan 15

7 min 58 sec

Edmonton, Canada Spring Seminar - April 19, 2014 Afternoon If our depth is natural to us, why is it we can't seem to stay there? It's all explained in this conversation: what the self is for, how we move beyond it, the limits of spiritual beliefs, and how real transformation happens. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jan 8

24 min 52 sec

Poleg Beach, Israel Event - November 1, 2018 Evening This man both loves and fears a space in which he loses interest in the world, asking himself how, in the midst of that, he will pay the bills? And what does John mean when he says "die before you die?" A reassuring, inviting dialogue about what we're really here for. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness. More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Jan 1

6 min 3 sec

Byron Bay, Australia Event - December 8, 2000 Is it okay to be acutely sensitive to the pain of others? As we awaken, do we continue to feel this much pain? John describes the difference between a clean piercing of the heart, and sensitivity that's really about our own issues and stories. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness. More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Dec 2020

11 min 37 sec

Tuval, Israel Event - November 17, 2013 Afternoon Is it safe to live life with an open heart, whatever fear and vulnerability we feel? This dialogue describes how living this way, no matter how it can seem to turn our world upside down, is actually the beginning of the life we were born to live. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness. More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Dec 2020

17 min 39 sec

Poleg Beach, Israel Event - November 2, 2019 Evening Divorce: can being with a different partner fulfil all it seems to promise? Is there any truth to what feels like a soul connection? A dialogue full of big questions, deeply and delicately answered. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Dec 2020

16 min 28 sec

Rishikesh, India Event - February 11, 2018 Morning Openings come and go, bringing with them great changes in perspective and love, yet in our selves things often stay the same. What can be done? John’s answer draws the questioner away from trying to change her self, showing her what really works: unconditional openness from the inside out. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Dec 2020

6 min 20 sec

Edmonton, Canada Event - July 3, 2001 From seed to fruit, by way of uncompromising willingness and devotion, John describes the journey of transformation travelled as we’re given again and again to growing the tree of love, within. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Nov 2020

17 min 36 sec

Tuval, Israel Event - November 17, 2013 Afternoon All the ways that we can be honest – but only so far – show up in this dialogue, but it's only core-splitting honesty that takes us all the way to what we really are. It's the end of reality as we've known it, and the beginning of a very different life. Dialogues with John de Ruiter bring you into your heart, and into the depths of your being, where the meaning of life opens up in awareness.    More information about John de Ruiter - Knowing Reality at www.johnderuiter.com

Nov 2020

9 min 15 sec