11 Signs You May Be Experiencing a Spiritual Awakening

11 Signs You May Be Experiencing a Spiritual Awakening

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On the physical plane, Earth has begun its own spiritual awakening – the process of moving from a fear-based environment to a love-based environment. Although right now, everything can appear rather chaotic, that’s the process – and it gets worse before it gets better. I believe the worst is behind us.  A spiritual awakening is happening all around us and within us right now!


An ever-increasing number of people have chosen to awaken spiritually! This awakening of our connection to divine energy happens differently for everyone. For some people, it can be a slow and steady process, while for or others it is a spontaneous spiritual awakening.

“For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction.” ~ Cynthia Occelli

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As I mentioned, real spiritual awakening is not all sunshine and rainbows. It can involve removing some very ugly, and painful trapped negative emotions and energies from our past. With your continued newfound awareness, allow for these old karmic energies to be released and replaced with the light. Resistance to moving forward causes depression or pain – a physical manifestation of the energetic resistance.

By going with the flow, we allow a beautiful spiritual awakening within us and ultimately add to the positive collective vibration of the Universe. This process allows us to live our best life and embrace the power of positivity available to us at all times through divine energy.

“Once the soul awakens, the search begins and you can never go back. From then on, you are inflamed with a special longing that will never again let you linger in the lowlands of complacency and partial fulfillment. The eternal makes you urgent. You are loath to let compromise or the threat of danger hold you back from striving toward the summit of fulfillment.” ~ John O’Donohue


Over the years, I have been experiencing a steady, very intense spiritual awakening. My life has completely transformed in every area!  Life is truly AMAZING! I have connected with the essence of my true self. As I research and talk to others about their spiritual awakening, I find that we all share very similar characteristics and events.

However, some people are experiencing an awakening and don’t even know it. I decided to intentionally create this outline of the most common signs you may be experiencing a spiritual awakening so that you can more purposefully direct your energy to the growth and expansion of it.

Please do add to the conversation in the comments below if you have anything you want to contribute. 


Spiritual Awakening Checklist:

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Do you hold the same beliefs today that you had 5 or 10 years ago?

Everyone who experiences a spiritual awakening releases old belief systems and ways of living. We begin to think outside the box and question our physical reality that we once thought was “normal”.

We feel more comfortable breaking social norms and embracing freedom. Because we all have free will, and as we begin to spiritually awaken, we realize that we may have not been exercising that right as freely as we could have in the past.

For some of us, we escaped a mental prison. But as we evolve in our spiritual journey we realize the mental prison was wide open the whole time.

When we awaken to our truth, we realize we are free. ~ Kristi Bowman


You’ve been finding peace in living more simply. Instead of buying more and filling every corner of your house with material possessions, you find yourself cleaning out old things and selling or donating them.

You have decided that less is more.  This allows the heavy burden of “stuff” to be released from your physical life, but in doing so, it also creates an energetic release of old “stuff”. Afterward, the feeling of lightness is profound that we (consciously or subconsciously) do it more often until we find we own less and have less desire to buy more.

True love and happiness cannot be found in things or from having more. Everlasting happiness comes from within.


Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.  ~ Osho


You’re being called to fulfill your life purpose right now. Are you listening?

Most people experiencing spiritual awakening have experienced a change in job or career. If you haven’t, you probably have a deep burning desire to do so.  Are you allowing fear to hold you back?

Let go of any resistance, step out in faith and just do it. You don’t have to know all the details right now. That’s the secret in life! We aren’t always supposed to know all the little details – the Universe and divine energy takes care of that for us.

If you’ve already done this, you probably are loving life right now! Your new transition was probably not easy, but well worth it. Keep going, you’ll continue to be called to step up and be more. The Universe LOVES healthy expansion!


During your spiritual awakening, you are being guided towards your best self. Who we are and who we are going to be can be seen in our daily habits. As we are drawn to the light, we look to surround ourselves with inspiration, positivity, and personal development activities. This could be in a physical or spiritual form. For example, you may be drawn to reading self-help books, practicing yoga, meditation, praying, attending personal development seminars, running, walking, going to church, listening to podcasts, and more. Embrace these opportunities as they will help you to learn, to grow, and to see new perspectives.

“Live to learn to love.

Learn to love to live.

Love to live to learn

so that you may live the life that you yearn.”

~ Rico Dasheem

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We are drawn to nature because it is part of us. It allows us to step away from the material world we have built up and truly connect with divine energy, our higher power, God, Source, the Universe (insert your divine power of choice).

Nature also speaks and communicates to us if we listen closely. This is a relationship anyone can build and people who have a spiritual awakening do just that. We are only really beginning to understand our deep connection with nature.


Some people who are experiencing a spiritual awakening have trouble falling asleep. What is going on inside keeps you awake. It’s a burning desire and some people know how to direct that energy while others aren’t sure and this is what is primarily keep you awake at night.  Most report that they either have trouble falling asleep or they awaken at early hours, such as 2:00 and 4:00 AM.

If you’re experiencing unusual sleep patterns, it’s okay. Just don’t lay there and worry. There’s a lot of work going on within you. It’s a natural process. The best thing to do is go do whatever it is that is calling you to do – for some it is writing, and for others it is painting, working out, and more.

All in all, it’s best to just go back to sleep, but if you can’t go back to sleep, try playing music on your phone or stereo. I use an app on my phone that has meditations and binaural beats. It’s very healing and I fall right to sleep. Lavender, melatonin or even a quick glass of wine helps too (tips from my 82-year-old grandma).



Although we don’t all admit it, to some degree we all do a little “self-talk.” It helps us to make sense of what is going on. At times we can be our own therapist. It’s actually very healthy because only YOU truly know what YOU need. It’s an illusion that we think we need to ask someone outside of ourselves.

If you’re going through a spiritual awakening, you’ll find yourself doing even more self-talk. When you are alone, you may be chattering away with yourself for minutes at a time, maybe even more. It’s okay – you aren’t crazy!

A new level of communication is taking place within you.

You are allowing yourself access to your higher self – the part of you that truly knows all the answers to your own path. This is the extension of you that is connected to divine energy. The best thing to do is to continue to allow it. The conversations will increase, and they will become more fluid, more coherent and more insightful. If you find yourself getting philosophical, then write it down or record it and listen to it later. Free, highly insightful therapy at it’s best.


Have you ever been able to take a step back from your life and look at it as if it were a movie? In doing so, you are often able to see how each special experience in life always leads to another. They are connected in a web of life. While these events called synchronicity have always been happening, more recently, your spiritual awakening has made you aware of the connectedness that is going on around you.

Synchronicity is the experience of meaningful, related events that are unlikely to be mere coincidence.  The concept of synchronicity was first described by Carl Jung, a Swiss psychologist, in the 1920s.

These synchronizations have meaning; they are usually guiding us to are the best path, but sometimes they are just giving us a reminder that we are on the right path. “Hello wonderful being, you’re doing an AMAZING job!”

Synchronicity commonly reveals itself in number sequences around us, because numerology is deeply woven into creation. You may see number patterns like 11:11, 111, 333, 555, etc. They are each unique to our own path and circumstances. I personally have experienced this starting when I was 16 – the beginning of my spiritual awakening. Well-known, best selling author and spiritual teacher, Doreen Virtue also believes we are being guided by numbers.

When we truly understand the powerful meaning and importance of synchronicity in our life, we can use it to propel us forward and make better decisions. Synchronicity is always guiding us, it’s up to us to pay attention!

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We are all connected! As we experience our own individual spiritual awakening, we realize we are not defined by our physical body. We are so much more and our energy extends outside of us. Every person, place, and thing is in our lives for a reason – we have drawn it to us in some way.


This connectedness creates a deep internal knowledge that we are a part of everything and everything is a part of us. We are a part of our local community as much as we are a part of the cosmos.

Things that were once just mere coincidence become meaningful to us. We begin to truly understand the meaning and importance of synchronicity in our lives. Synchronicity is guiding us, it’s up to us to pay attention!


Our body is the temple of our soul. If we want to become light we must eat light. Foods filled with light energy and high nutrition are raw foods grown from the Earth. The more of these foods you put in your body the healthier you will become.

It is only natural to be drawn to healthy eating. We are born healthy eaters, it’s the outside influence of the culture that we are born in that program us to eat unhealthily. Junk food yields a much higher profit for corporations.

Most people who are experiencing true spiritual awakening are being drawn to healthier ways of eating. We all have our opinion on what’s best, but no one can disagree that raw, untouched, uncooked, fruits and vegetables from our Mother Earth is always the best choice.

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Along this journey, you are experiencing intermittent feelings of deep, inner sadness. Sometimes you may know exactly why you feel that way, and you can release and replace it with love. Other times, you may have no idea — that’s okay too.

This is something we all go through from time to time. While you may not always know the reason, you can rest assured that it has a purpose.  You are releasing your past harbored negative energy. As the emotions come up, let them go and allow divine light to fill every space it contained. EVERY SINGLE ONE! Don’t allow even a speck to remain, because you deserve the emotional freedom that’s on the other side.

Although this process can be difficult, embrace it, bid your permanent farewell and be grateful for the release. Afterward, your spirit will be lightened and you will be filled with even more love and positive, divine energy.


May You Embark Upon Your Own Spiritual Awakening

So there are my top 11 signs, what are yours? Thanks for reading. May your journey continue to lead you to a deeper love for everything around you, more peace in your heart, an open and receptive mind, and eagerness to continue being a student for what you think you know.


“The degree to which your Consciousness expands, is the degree to which you understand yourself and the Universe.”  ~ Gina Charles

A Profound video on Spiritual Awakening – I had to share!

Article Inspiration & Image Credit: MojVideo and Mystery Mastery

Please add to the conversation on spiritual awakening…

In the comments below add your own signs. I look forward to hearing and replying to YOU!

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road does not mean they are lost.
~ Dalai Lama


198 thoughts on “11 Signs You May Be Experiencing a Spiritual Awakening

  1. Still waiting for the beauty and goodness of the spiritual awakening to happen. Each day sucks; it’s being stuck in the muck of it all. Somewhere there’s light on the other side of this but 8 months in all I see are grey clouds.
    Heard Eckert Tolle spent two years homeless while he went through his; perhaps I’ve got some more time before the prison chains let loose.

    Wanting to feel good; sick of reading how everyone else has broken out of it and found purpose. I listen for purpose and hear none. Perhaps I’m meant to just be and not to accomplish much in my name. Who knows.

  2. My spiritual awakening began… well, in hindsight, when I was born into this dimensional reality, but truly expedited over about the past year. It is the most awesome and amazing thing, as all who is experiencing knows. At first, I thought I was completely losing my mind. Then I began to see and understand things that I had never taken notice of before, or had always known without understanding how or why, like simply out of a blind faith. A year later, as my journey continues and deepens, I am still in total & utter awe of my new understanding of our incredible, blissful world. I am so blessed, honored, and humbled, to be among you, my peers and fellows, who are as fortunate as I. Thanks so very much for this community and for sharing this most divine experience. Peace & Love

  3. Hello Kristen, this is my first time to have read about “Spiritual Awakening”, and your article is not only very inspiring to read but also very enlightening.

    Spiritual awakening in a sense is a gift and it is only the beginning of something bigger. It is a rare occurrence for someone to have it, because very few people are fortunate to have experienced it.

    It does not follow of having a singular pattern, either you are a very religious person or not, a convicted criminal or a free man, a highly educated or undergrad, an alcoholic or has no vices, it doesn’t matter. But one thing is certain, your heart is good, spiritually good.

    That is why a beginning of something good, so what is good if we can make it better, what is better we can make it our best, what is best if we can make it even greater, what is greater if we can make it Sacred. Godly sacred.

    Thanks for the read, I appreciate it.

  4. I have recently been trying to open my
    Third eye , although it has. It been every night meditation etc . In the last few days I am getting dull headaches . Am more aware of my self worth and have had a few unpleasant experiences while trying to go ysleep at night , notably feeling like I was been lifted out of of bed and the next night feeling like someone or something was trying to push me out of bed . Don’t know if it’s related or. It but would appreciate some guidance .

  5. This nails it for me. I have known this for many years, however, logic always got in my way. Now that I am more open to everything my life has truly changed for the better. I look forward to each new day with a sense of purpose, I never felt like this before & I love every minute of it. Thanks for your wisdom! I read everything I can to get as much information as possible. I have a long road ahead but instead of the dread of the same thing day after day, I am totally enjoying my journey.

  6. This is an incredibly insightful article! Everything is finally coming together, and I could see the picture clearly now. Ever since this year, everything has changed so drastically. I’ve always had a hunch that I was born on earth for a purpose in life. Now I know I am experiencing these things for a reason, and I can confidently say that I am going on the right path to where I want to be. It’s actually not until today do I realize that I have finally been spiritually awakened. And I have so many things to look forward too in life.

  7. Hi! Nice list 🙂 I’ve been writing about awakening for several years (some of my articles are on meditationmag.com) but recently I’ve been wondering if maybe different people have different kinds of spiritual awakenings… maybe different spiritual paths lead to different peaks. I’ve been traveling around the world for the past couple of years trying to answer that question… interviewing gurus from various traditions and asking them about their experience of awakening & enlightenment. I’ve put all the interviews together as a documentary series and uploaded here in case you’re interested: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-KaFM77BgIkNkLEBVVce5RBvt5o_nYTv Peace, love, and light! Namaste.

  8. I am in the middle of a change as I am writing this. I was wondering if there anything I can do to help or guide this process for maximum affect. While those currently in my life would try to understand, my instincts tell me they not. I’m guessing they would think me insane.
    Any guidance would be great

  9. I knew I was having a spiritual awakening when I started having almost daily epiphanies or major psychological paradigm shifts for like a year. I could never go back to my old way of thinking. In some ways I am more stressed now because I notice things on a more subtle level; energy, true intentions despite what people say, emotion and beliefs, etc.. and a lot of people aren’t living with open hearts so it’s very stressful to feel all this, but then again the new level of perception allows me to understand that these people just don’t know any better. <3 it's kind of teaching me to be more forgiving, but I'm still trying to find that balance of being forgiving while not allowing people to take advantage. It's a process I think. This article is so true and very helpful, thank you so much for taking the time to pass this information on.

  10. My spiritual awakening came like an enormous warm comforting and energizing wave that engulfed me and went through me. I was in a euphoric state of mind for a month. It was distracting to the point I could barely concentrate and do my work. If only I could bottle it.

  11. I experience all this signs. I thought I was going crazy. And the one feeling I experience the most is missing God and longing for Jesus’s return.I feel the need to go home.

  12. I strongly agree with the 11 that you have here…. I am myself have noticed that I’m on my journey to spiritual awakening and it’s true bliss, I have notice things around me a lot more and see things that others can’t feel things that only your heart knows that others can’t feel… It’s makes me feel lighter when I am connected and grounded being one within myself just recently my sleep pattens are to apart of this journey sometimes waking up between 2am 3am 4am and I have been taken notice of it as well….

  13. Lovely description of the 11 points and an amazing video. I can relate to so much in there.
    I too am having a spiritual awakening and coming to believe in a power greater than myself. I have always felt close and connected with nature – Sometimes I think I love animals more than people!
    I have heard a quiet calming voice from within which is guiding me towards a new and bright future. A few unexplained coincidences are now making more sense. I feel less stressed about work and life in general and know my destiny is unfolding as it is meant to be. Its a calm and peaceful journey. Learning to love your self with the help of my higher power is a true awakening.

  14. I have also some pain in back part of my head.And regarding job,is it really good to study what I like and shatter my father`s dreams?.I actually want to study english but I am studying engineering,ofcourse,I am doing really very well.I got seat in top college in India.But I sometimes do feel sad.please give me some advice.

  15. I thought this was such a great article and it has really inspired me to start working towards my own Spiritual journey. Thank you so much for writing this and for sharing it with us!

  16. Thank you so much for this Kristen. Thank you so much for not keeping this knowledge to yourself and deciding to share it with the world. After such a long time and quite a tough few months I finally understand what’s going on inside me. Without this article I would have not quite understood what’s been happening with me lately and wouldn’t have really been able to put a title to my thoughts. Thank you for giving me some insight and not making me feel like i’m the only person who feels like this. I now plan to read more about spirituality and continue on my journey of spiritual growth. Thank you.

  17. I came across your article on Pinterest, I’m an Empath, and as the years have gone by and the experiences have been excruciating at times I feel a lot of deep changes within me, especially as an empathic person, I read your article and as I read step by step I was floored to get to the end of the article and realizing that all steps is exactly what I’m going through right now, some sentences I had described my life changes almost word for word to my confidants. I was in a happy shock, I never imagined to match any steps all.
    I live in L.A. Was in the fashion industry but so unhappy, always working for a deadline but never the gratification or feeling of working on a meaningful purpose, meanwhile half ass working on my own personal art that actually brought joy in my life but not taking it serious, until finally somehow all the arrows started pointing in one direction very serendipidist to change careers and move away from Los Angeles to work on my art and be closer to nature and calmness, and 87% of me feels so sure and although speaking sometime to myself or the creator I hardly have doubts or fears, and when I do I tend to not get so caught up as I used to, and instead letting it go, hopefully this just gets bigger and better for me this feeling of oneness, my move date is coming up in 6 more days. Wish me luck and keep up the great writing!
    I do have a question for you though, any thoughts on ringing on the right ear? Also the ringing changing frequencies, and sounding like cicadas ?

  18. For the last 14 yrs I’ve looked at the clock or a sign going down the road and I’ve seen the numbers 9:11. It scares me because I was in a wreck the day before 9/11. What does this mean?

  19. I feel like I am on the brink of a social awakening. For the longest time I was in a “hole” or a funk of some kind. Only feeding my body and mind with sudden impulses like alcohol, junk food meaningless sex, etc. What ever my cravings at the time were, I had to satisfy them. That is the way I tried to seek happiness. Instant gratification. I only came to find that I felt even worse after each indulge. This continued for years, just compounding on one another. That is, until recently. I do not know what sparked it, but I give a lot of credit to having a thankful attitude towards God, the universe, etc. For the first time in years I am genuinely happy once again! I can see “the light at the end of the tunnel” and feel like I am finally crawling out of this deep dark hole. The feeling is indescribable and it only gives me hope for the future!

  20. I can relate to this article. Question: I’ve been seeing the number 9:11 on the clock all the time for a few years now. Am or pm it never fails. What do you think it could mean?

  21. I think this article is great! It speaks about many of things I’ve been experiencing for the past 2 years. Boom, it’s all right hear. Thank you! (P.S. My writing skills aren’t the greatest but a proofreader would help the article reach its higher potential.)

  22. Having grownup Catholic I've noticed a rather dramatic shift in my Christian beliefs. Not that I don't believe in Christ anymore or that I've renounced it, its just very different. I'm trying to pay more attention to that quiet inner voice & promptings. Also I've always been drawn toward WISDOM in all its forms.

  23. Hello, and thank you for the information and comfimation. I am spirtitually awaking and it feels good. My coinciences and intuition is off the charts! My first meditation and I see a unicorn with wings and there was no thoughts while I was meditating.

  24. I've been experiencing all these symptoms since I was a kid awesome to know what's really taking place I'm rolling with it (live in the eternal now).

  25. I am on this journey. At first I didn't know what the heck was happening and then boom, it all made sense. I knew I felt different, but didn't understand why. Thank goodness I love roller coasters ! I am on the ride of my life and am grateful for every single part!

  26. I believe I had a spiritual awakening in on Christmas Eve between five and 630 or at least received a major portion of information. I mean it was almost as if there was information being beamed by the light into my brain… I know that may sound crazy but that that's just what I was picturing in my mind as I was receiving. At that very moment tears of joy of sadness many different things came up as if the past 38 years, Every single thing someone had tried to tell me or offer me advice in my best interest and I scoffed at it or turned it away, it was all out of love and this is just a portion but I'm forever grateful and thankful that it happened my heart is so full!And I know exactly why I was put on this earth! I'm here to be of service and I've helped others whether it be spiritually physically mentally your emotional I am here to help! I'm looking for a mentor her though however! But I'll get through it and I relish this time and I am anticipating an excited about what's to come

  27. Thank you so much for this insightful info!!!! I am experiencing all of it at once and it can be a little overwhelming, lol. The self-talks really help a lot too. The sleeplessness, and waking, right on point. At first I was unable to go back to sleep, but now I am having more luck. I use the Pandora app and is is a blessing!

  28. I think part of the process, and a necessity, is to learn how to fully and unconditionally love yourself; and to forgive yourself for not loving yourself the way you should have all along. You should love yourself unconditionally as you've loved others in your life. You have to learn to treat yourself with the same love and compassion that you would treat someone you love with.

  29. I had no idea! I've been experiencing almost all of these recently and very confused. I gave my life to God and turned over everything to follow HIS will and not my own…which is when these things started. I'm excited to find out what He has in store for me.

  30. This was wonderful to read, many of these are true for what I am currently experiencing. I recently broke up with someone I feel in love with. Spirituality was introduced into my life and I cannot go back to how I was before the relationship, it doesn't seem possible. I have started to grow and awaken, it's a scary thing but I know in the end something beautiful will be shown.

  31. This was very comforting to read as in the past few months I have been going through inexplicable ups and downs and complete transformations in my life. My likes, dislikes, virtues and purpose have changed completely. It was very difficult and concerning to me and my family. However, I now know that I am in the midst of a very strong spiritual awakening and I see the light at the end of the tunnel. Thank you so much!

  32. I experienced this about 2Yrs after not Drinking alcohol and doing drugs.I could feel everthing becoming more Clearer and More Vivid,my thoughts,my life totaly changed for the better.2yrs before that I was homeless now I live in a very nice home with my wife in the burbs.

  33. I usually avoid too much identification with labels because I have always resisted being labeled or put in a box. I consider myself a “seeker” because I desire authenticity and crave the truth. The process hasn’t been easy but hard isn’t to be avoided at all cost because you will be more fulfilled, energized and excited with life when you let go and go with the flow! Great article to which I can relate!

  34. I Can Stay alone by talking to my innersoul as long as i want .Its My best friend .Also i used to feel or see things That are about to happen ,neither good or bad probably around 3-4am .Is that all about Spiritual awakening ?

  35. Hi, how are you doing? I`ve been in purification since 2 years and few months. I went through really difficult times. I have read your article, it help me but i don`t know for how long it will last my purification. How do you handle chaotic moments? How do you get out of pain? I`m loosing my university career 🙁 right now. I`m started to embrace it but how do i get out of that pain?



  36. I happened to find your “site” by accident, but know nothing is by accident, its all meant to be. I was drowning in fear until I gave it all up to the Universe. I gave up trying to control my circumstances and my circumstances no longer control me. What a relief.
    Thank you, I appreciate your involvement with humanity.

  37. What an enlightening article! It seems I add one or two of these things every couple of years. Most recently wanting to eat better and a desire to be in nature. The synchronicity started happening almost 10 years ago with words and then with numbers (I wrote about my experience here http://potentialsoup.com/1111-meaning-looking-clock-1111/) It took a while and drove me a little crazy before figuring out what was going on. That feeling of ONEness, or a true feeling of connectedness, thats what i really want! I have a feeling its right around the corner.

    Thanks so much for sharing, youre a really great writer! I enjoyed reading it, knowing other people are experiencing similar things!

  38. I I have achieved this awakening but have drawn away… When I just want to except the pull.. But am unsure how to let go again.. Any suggestions??

  39. yes…this things r happened…..also want to add….sometimes we..feel..some sequences of life were happened before..means..we feel..whatever happening presently..it had een happened..before…..nd signs of god..nature is..many times in form of numbers..bt i think just cant understand the meaning..og god’s sign….anyways…this shows we r special..nd best persons…

    1. yes bharti even i experienced the same as the life is running in the form of sequesces..looks like a puzzle..and it happend to me in form of numbers many a times..thanks to God that he has given us the urge to understand all this.yes we are special and the among the best persons of this universe.

  40. welcome to eveybody!

    The world, the univers is yours, keep on going loving yourself and the world will change as you want t to be.
    love you all

  41. One feels desire to learn as it stengthens self-esteem and also seeks discussions and guidence
    Also gets an understanding its only u for urself and u among other all
    Gets to know how imp as an individual one is

  42. Love this article. It explains alot. I have a great belief in God also first and foremost. This awakening is really beautiful at times for me and scary also. The past two weeks I have been alot better. Before that I feel I was in hell. 51 years old trying to find myself and self worth was taking a toll on me. I gave up my job out if life circumstances. I now have given my control to the lord he is truly working in my life and I’m growing spiritually. So more peaceful now. Peace and love.

  43. I no longer fear life or death but have a deep and abiding faith that Jesus Christ is with me no matter what happens. I do not control my life, He does, and He is doing all because of Jis deep and abiding love for me.

  44. I had an abrupt awakening and in the beginning I didn't understand and suffered a lot because of it. I understand now that I had no Spiritual beliefs even though I was raised Catholic. I didn't truly believe anything because my life had been so difficult from the time I was born. After a few months, I wanted to find answers and reasons for my experience. I felt crazy and things were illogical and I felt like I was falling down a rabbit whole. I looked for help with my doctor who wanted to medicate me, I looked for help at Christian church and finally I said the prayer of accepting Jesus as my Lord and Savior. After, I asked for his help and guidance in understanding and since then I have come to know peace, acceptance, love, and many more positive feelings. I truly feel very blessed and greatfull for this great journey and ability to see life in this way.

  45. This is what I feel I am, picture a body that is energy and a white light. Now put that , which I know is me, now put me in my body and now I travel all thur the body in the blood. Blood is all thru my body all at the same time. I am all thru my body at the same time, but not the body, separate from it, I live here in the blood. That is why Yahvah says that life is in the blood. My Conscious come from the first breath that Yahvah breathed into Adams mouth, and was given to me where I was created, we all have the same breath of life so we are all the same thing, the same first breath. Anyways that's what I feel I am.

  46. I actually listened to the audio version of this book about 8 or 9 years ago… I remember it changed my life then, I think it's time for a re-read for sure! Thanks for the reminder 🙂

  47. Kristen I also like connecting with the like minded people and my interest are similar to yours.This article is very interesting and gave me a insight that I m on my journey of spiritual awakening .Thanks fo this article 🙂

  48. Now I know why I’m waking up between 2 and 4, I’m also feeling so much calmer then I have be en and enjoy going to Church more now then I did before. I am also reading more positive quotes ect. Thanks so much for this info.

  49. i went thru a really rough patch (my daughter passed, i got divorced, ended up homeless, in jail, damn near went to prison, living by myself in cheap hotel rooms and shit,,,it was a nightmare) my point is, if you hold on, and work hard it will all pass eventually,,,just hold on

  50. I just NEED help right now,,,, advise? something? ANYTHING,,,, please,,,, for the past two years, it's like I've been cursed or something? Bad things (some VERY sad, tragic things), just keep on and on happening? WHY? I'm a kind, very thoughtful, unselfish and generous person, so why all this truckload of dung keep coming to me,,,, please please give me some direction

  51. I have been going through this for twenty one years. But it is in no way a religious rexpirience for me. The freedom from constant emotional pain was such a relief. I love life I embrace it. No one else is responsible for my happiness. Certainly not god. Not that there's anything wrong with other people believing seeing this as Jesus or god. It's just me seeking fulfillment out being a positive influence on everything I do.

  52. The emotional symptoms started long back…around 2002..when i was very young..doing my masters..it started with a major awakening and rising …which i ddnt understand that time…and ignored. But life was different since then…I always felt a deep connection with The Creator…my prayers were always answered …instantly..
    The physical symptoms started this year june…with another major rising.And now I know what it is…thanks to internet. Yes, I feel myself a transformed personality…I feel more connected with people around…extremely empathetic sometimes..and the visions are so clear….i often feel I land in another dimension…just when quiet and close my eyes.

  53. Yes! This is happening in me! :-D. My question is, how does a rrelationship between two people work when one person is experiencing spiritual awakening, and the other person is not ready to let go of their mental burdens…? I care for him, but it is more importantto me to ccontinue on this journey of enlightenment, and I can't force him to choose to come with me, and remaining in this relationship feels as if it's weighing me down. Am I being selfish? Should I stay in hopes that my spiritual awakening will gently nudge him towards the light? Or is it holding me back on my journey? I have been struggling with this dilemma for a while now, and it is a sign of synchronicity that I liked this face book page and found this article, because I think someone here might understand my conflict? Any help would be great! Love to all!

  54. Medicine, actions,diagnosis, disagreement over harm to child. Grandparents reinforcing their agreement to dept system. They move child moves I'm left alone. Talk of moving if I'm put into public housing when I'm presently in private last 7yrs. To go where they are to live without owning sharing accom .or watch them leave and never follow into my unknown lice just to see the child heart doesn't know where to go me or her them .days of littlemeaning and past like to change butnot depressed, just not guidenced ny one who will share that travel .

  55. Thanks for shareing..I have a sister that teaches sprituaral believes and the universe spiritual we have within are selfs….I was able to attended her class and it helped me release lot of things in my life. Wish she was still teaching this class.

  56. well those are all normal feelings if you are either out of a job…lost a loved one etc. everyone thinks like that when there emotions have changed due to a drastic change in your life…once everything is back to normal..getting a new job..the grieving is over..people will go back to normal in most cases. Yes, I have been there a few times in my life time..

  57. Reading this has reinforced my belief that all of us can achieve contentment if we allow ourselves to do it. I am currently reading The Art of Happiness by Howard Cutler and the Dalai lama. I highly recommend everyone to read this if they can. Even if you are not religious. It has made me appreciate that I can conquer my inner demons simply by being more compassionate to everyone, including myself. I have been awakened to the fact that we are our own worst enemies. If we forgive ourselves and love the person we are then life begins to fall into place. It is hard because we need to train our mind in the same way a bodybuilder trains his body. It requires regular application of patience and tolerance. However for anyone reading this please try it as I have found infinite benefits as nothing rewarding is easy. The harder the task, the greater the reward. Upon reading this page though I have also realised that is simply a small part of MY journey. Everyone will have a different path and I truly wish that everyone that reads this finds theirs. May you find the inner peace and contentment that we all seek. I know with love we can heal x

  58. This is so true. Every word written is true. Last year I asked the universe for my purpose and my life has changed. A illness that the doctors say is incureable well I am 100% better than I was 8 months ago. I was a vegetarian but have now gone vegan raw , do meditation every day. Am studying Pranic healing and Bodytalk and believe our mind is the most powerful thing in this life. If you believe you can you can and believe the universe has your back coz it does. Thanks for the post xox

  59. Thank you for this lovely article! I had all the symptoms myself. I am working on my life purpose right now. My passion is art and Im trying to find a way to fullfill my life purpuse. I started to sell my paintings around the world and it gives me so much satisfaction. My relationship with my husband is changing and I feel like so many my other relationships are falling into pieces. God bless you all.

  60. Thanks,i just learn that i,m not going bonkers.. Especially that godly bonding time..The explanation has given me a boost of energy from within,before i subjected to spurts,fearing that i have lost my perception to reality and would lead me to depression.but actually its a transitional period,where we need to throw out the garbage and replenish (mind) the household..eye opener and i have a feeling of greater things coming..

  61. The process at times can be overwhelming, but I know it is well worth it. I started seeing the number sequences all the time about two years ago.

  62. Hi, Kristen – I loved your points in this article, as I’m going through a huge spiritual awakening myself! (I especially liked the numbers bit – I’ve been seeing 11:11 on clocks around me for WEEKS!) It’s good to know that what I’m experiencing is “normal” and your points really spoke to me…BUT I found the number of grammatical and spelling errors throughout the piece to be extremely distracting. Are you interested in working with a copy editor who is profoundly interested in your subject matter? (Hint: I’m talking about me!) 🙂 If so, please get in touch! And I may reach out to you directly via email as well!

    Thanks again for a great run-down here – I love being able to say that I’m in the midst of my own spiritual awakening. 🙂 Keep up the awesome work!! Namaste.

      1. What about feeling everything? And/or a strong connection(s) to people, animals….seeing or feeling as if youre communicating without words. Or reading people.

        1. Yes yes and yes, i don t even want to talk anymore, i want to improve the skills of talking wothout saing any word, i m in the middle of the process of awakening 🙂 i love you all

  63. I must say this a been a wonderful week as I just started reading the Power of Now due to my son suggesting it as a good read then I just stumbled on to this page! LOL I have been in a spiritual awakening for many years and it just keeps getting better~ I will be reading more of your articles as this one hits the nail on the head! Numbers has always been around in my world and my mothers. Thank you for sharing!

  64. Amazing article! Thank you! I have Ben going through all the steps mentioned above over this past year and a half. Best time of my life which also comes at at good time, being a new mother -)

  65. I can relate to all the signs and recently I've been seeing a lot of symmetric number patterns on clocks e.g. I look up and it's 11:11, 3:33, etc. My spiritual growth experiences got a bit chaotic in 2012 when I encountered a lot of intense supernatural visions/signs, This summer I'm finally feeling like I'm out of the 'soul fog limbo' and fully embracing that feeling of ONENESS in SPIRIT and LOVE with more confidence. My mother and I have been encountering a lot of CARDINAL BIRDS since my father's transition and my cat's euthanasia in the spring of 2012, so much so that I had to research it because it was so uncanny. We intuitively sensed the birds were communicating to us through song—as if our departed ones were telling us through the birds to 'cheer up' and know they were in a better place.. We found out that there is a 'Cardinal Experience' phenomenon that exists when loved ones depart! This magical experience gives us solace and has blessed us with tremendous comfort through our grieving process . Be blessed! Namaste. Peace. ~E http://www.thecardinalexperience.com/questions.php

  66. Hi,
    I want to spiritually explore my self. I want to change my job which does not give me satisfaction. But I’m not sure which profession, field i should choose. For that I want to explore my interests. I want to put my 100% best but that is only possible when i love my job.So i should do the job which I love.Can you give me any suggestions.Thank You!

  67. Thank you for guiding people like me to underdtand what is the meaning of spiritual awakening.all of this 11 signs are happening to me. I pray theres somewhere outthere can talk to me about whats goin on with me.i always have a visions about past sometimes future.

  68. Very cool article.. I've been experiencing synchronicity. I see 11:11 on the clock a lot and I see 420 everywhere else it seems like. Wish I knew why I was seeing 420? I know theres different levels of spiritual development but what level is 420??

  69. This was a wonderful article. Reading through all 11 signs all I could do was cry tears of joy, because everyone I have already came into contact with. I went through a lot in my past but I see that every one and every thing comes into your life for a reason and it’s up to you to deliberate how it could trun out. Positive or negative. Also at a young age I noticed that the numbers 15 always popped up randomly but as I stated to follow it and it constantly lead me into the right direction. Thank you for your words you are very inspiring.

  70. I have been on my spiritual journey for a long time. One of the things that I learned about 20 years ago was to replace "release" with "let go". "Lease" implies that we are entering a contract – leasing an apartment is a common contract. So when we "re-lease" an old, negative way of life, we are actually bringing it back into our lives.

    I know I'm not able to relate this idea as best as can be done, but I believe that my spiritual journey took leaps forward since I started "letting go" vs. "releasing" the negativity in my life.

  71. Hi!! All of the above has in some way come to light in my life over the passed two yrs, i understand what's happening most of the time but one aspect, on a regular basis I see flash dots of the colours blue and purple in front of my eyes, does this mean anything spiritually? I wonder when this happens does it have anything to do with my mood or sense of being……??

  72. God is in continuous creation hence the creation through us and many other means is only natural where the beging and the end is only one side of the creation

  73. Finally I realized only I can change things, I needed to learn to LOVE myself before i could love another, to learn to forgive myself for letting ME down…Tonight i feel as if a huge weight has been lifted off my chest ..i can breath once again and not feel as if someone was taking my breath away..

  74. I have all of the signs, this is exciting to me…I really enjoyed ready the article & learning more about the process that is happening within me, wow! It's like reading a good book, because you really don't know what is going to happen next & you are so in tune with everything going on around you & not so much within you…very good information, I hope the whole world can share in this moment at once & all heal!

  75. Guess this is what has been occurring. I was waking up at 3:33am every night several months ago and well all of the above mentioned has or is occurring. What struck me the most was the video speaking of golf ball size awareness & consciousness..I had a golf ball size tumor..

  76. So THAT is what has been going on with me! It makes so much sense! I was almost starting to think I was going bonkers! Especially the self talk. It felt “normal” to me, but honestly I was beginning to wonder. A spiritual awakening, huh? I can look back now and see where it tried to start happening with me. Things got in the way for quite a long time. But now that I’ve cleared some things out of the way, I feel like it’s really progressing quite quickly. What an awesome place to be at in my life! Finally!

  77. I don't even know where to start from. All I can say is you have more than what you claim. NJ is always home. You are not sitting home alone weekdays and holidays. We can always go out on weekends for fun. Perhaps you need somewhere to go to every day in the morning. I know many people that have said they have not seen you since you have been home. You always say you don't want to go out but it is an opportunity to meet others especially if you want a relationship with someone. You have ditched me before when you wanted to go with someone and I don't care. lol

  78. I can relate so much to this. I know I still have work to do. Its funny that you 11 signs because 11 has been around me a long time. Both my phone numbers have 11. Was going to school and got a part time job at the local legion. Well I have had to leave school and at the same time unfortunately a coworker got sick and I am getting more shifts. I am trying hard to be philosophical about things but it seems everything happened at once. I am also being drawn to Reikki. My friend does it and she is teaching a workshop.

  79. I knew there was a big change going on in my life and I knew it was good. Now I can say what it is. Out of the bad, God makes good, for the first time in my life, I am listening x

  80. Having read this. I wish you peace and comfort. This article is very true. I've been divorced for 12-13 yrs. and while it's lonely at times. I have found myself. Things will all work out for you. What you are going through right now is what's meant to be. To quote a line from one of my favorite movies: "There is no good life or bad life. Just life. My prayers are with you, Tara. Sorry if I got all philosophical!!

  81. I know for a long time I would have real bad dreams. Sometimes god would come and comfort me and most of the time I was in a spiritual battle. On 12/25/12 I was having a real bad dream the devil was laughing saying that I was going to meet him later that day and god come put his hand on my shoulder and said I will make you sure survive. Later that day we got hit by a tornado I was hanging half way out of the camper when we got picked up 20 feet in the air and thrown 100 feet into a fence. There is no possible way a normal person should of survived. But we did. God saved us without either of us really believing in him. We must of had enough faith that he seen to save us.

  82. This would be a halfway decent idea if you didn't use an idiot like Russell Brand at the beginning and the mental midgets that had no other word other than fucking to describe your ideas.

  83. While I was falling to sleep before Christmas, just on that brink of being awake but falling into sleep – I saw in my mind/dream a most beautiful ball of light, spinning, so bright of golds, whites, purples, blues and pinks. It was the most amazing thing iv ever seen or felt. It was full of love and everything beautiful. I jolted awake suddenly. The need to be with this light was amazing. So began up to now a journey that I have loved. I have and currently experience all of the above. I am reading Anam Cara. Today I saw a quote quite randomly from that book. I knew it meant I must continue to read it.
    I just sat quietly thinking am I insane all that I am going through.
    Them I saw again quite randomly the picture of this eye in those same beautiful colours. I began to read this. Tears streaming down my face with "thank you" this is me. This is all that is happening to me.
    I have written a letter today begging a possible new employer to please accept me as a trainee. To please just interview me.
    All of the above is me. Thank you for as I sat crying with such sadness that my family must think me insane, I stumbled into this post at the precise time I needed reassurance that I'm okay.
    Thank you again and for being there.

  84. Thank you so much for this article. I'm amazed at every step unfolding in my own life & this article has given me the peace I needed.

  85. I have recently sold my home of 18 years, quit my job and moved 850 miles North back into my childhood home to take care of my ailing, but still ambulatory father. Daily self question what I got myself into and cry. No direction. Divorced for five years and would like a relationship with no prospects near or time for one. Ughhhhhh, so lost!

  86. Congratulations to all of you who is going trough this, very nice to read your processes 🙂 I can tell you that when your process has ended, then the REAL magic starts to happend 🙂 You will be able to bless people too! You'll be able to remove the pain and sorrow from someone whos been out of luck for a very long time by very small deeds. You will recive super powers lol 🙂 Keep up the great work and you will see it for yourself!
    Peace, love & respect ?

  87. Going back to 2006, I remember that I started living a spiritual awakening (I was 26) but it took a wrong turn and I became religious and mentally dark for several months. It was a deep struggle within myself before I decided to let go my belief system and become almost atheist. Years passed and I've been through some painful breakups and mild depressions, I spent 3 years having nightmares every night but this month, things started to change deeply. For instance, I started feeling energy between my eyebrows without knowing it's 3d eye opening, I think it's a proof that spiritual events can occur un your life without you being a part of a group or a religion.
    But last week and as I woke up, a feminine voice told me : "I am the spirit of felicity" and I swear that the word "felicity" has never been a part of my vocabulary.

  88. Great article! I came across it by means of another and I want to encourage you to keep up the amazing work!
    Every one of these 11 signs spoke to me and I feel you described them beautifully. With the release of old energy were some pretty nasty physical symptoms, ranging from vomiting to my ears ringing so bad I thought I was going to lose it! But what emerged was a sense of peace and knowingness, extreme gratitude for my life purpose.
    Please continue on your path of spreading love and light to this world! A new day is on the horizon!

  89. wow!! wow!! I'm just so happy with myself right now, I'm experiencing most of these things and I'm just over the moon to know I'm progressing well.

    POINT NUMBER 6 "unusual sleeping patterns", when this happens to me, I use the time to visualize or I do a gratitude practice or plan my day ahead with positive thoughts.

  90. Did anyone else look at the clock after reading #8 Experiencing Synchronicity? I did and it was 10:10..ha, go figure! Gave me the chills though ^_^ More than ever I see 11:11, 2:22, 3:33, 4:44 (well, you get the point!). Almost every night I will wake up for no reason and I am guided to look at the clock and it's been 2:22 or 4:44 am. Friends and strangers that I speak to have discussions about how you can feel a shift in consciousness that's happening right this very second. Amazing things are happening in the world right now, it's just so hard to focus on that with all the negativity that is constantly staring us right in the face with easy access to social media and the news. With all this negativity, it's important more than ever to stay positive and focused because that positive energy is released out into the world and creates good. Our minds and the energy we emit is so powerful, so stay focused and positive my friends and you will bring so much more good than you ever thought imaginable. 🙂

  91. Now I understand what I had been through last month of June. I feel so devastated, depressed, broken and burn out. I read all of these and all of it applies to my behavior. I questioned myself why things are falling apart. My husband got troubled and I was with him all the time, my work gave me so much stressed and I feel so hopeless that people I trust with our work didn’t care at all, the business I opened did not go higher as I planned, the money I earned from it was used into something. I asked myself why things are falling apart. I asked God to help me and bless me. I talked to God and myself. I am overrated with everything. I am doing everything I can but why can’t I earn that much. I cant even buy something for myself as a reward. Right then, I prayed to God and asked him, Lord, why is this all happening to me? You gave me the charm to please people, you gave me talent to impress anyone, you let me learn how to bake well, and cook well. But why am I feeling this burden. I visit him and pray hard. I believed now that God didnt reject me for everything I want that failed to happen, Its redirection to something I am capable of. Now, I am still working but I less the worry and the people who cant be good when you feel bad. I am now baking and cooking and somehow earning little by little with the help of my husband (and now I am happy He’s all okay). And we are about to open new business that will be under my name. And I am busy but happy and stress free. In everyday, I thank God for never forgetting me. Let him be the center of your life and family. Never ask too much coz He knows what is good for you. Thank you for sharing this spiritual awakening, I had a chance to tell my story. God Bless.

  92. I truly believe I'm experiencing many of these awakenings now. My Mother passed away in March and the pain from her death has been the most intense and searing emotion I've ever felt. As I searched for meaning in her death, I began to pray more than I had ever prayed before. I could also feel the prayers of others as I grieved her passing. From there, I resolved to find some meaning in her death. Something I feel she would like as well.

  93. Interesting article, I can relate to much of it; however, I wish those who published on the web would be more careful about typos and wrong word usage and grammar. It takes away from the credibility of the article (at least it does for me). Please don’t rely on spell check alone.

    1. If you see a typo or grammatical error, please send us an email letting us know and we’ll edit. It’s just the two of us (Kristen & Chris) bringing you everything you see here, on Facebook, etc., so please understand that we may make a typo every once in a while. Thanks!

  94. Yes you have all the signs that I am experiencing. It has been a wonderful journy and I would also add, that number 12 for me is connecting to younger people and sharing on all levals with not only self, but all people we find on our simular path. I have noticed very enlightened youth that restores my faith in a better and loving future. I see the energies of love, peace and harmony coming together for a better world for our Grandchildren and their Grandchildren. It is a beatiful enlightened vision. TY for this artical, it helps to confirm what I already have felt. [email protected]

  95. It’s the first time I’ve read something about this thing and I thought I was the only one who experienced these kinda things, the mysterious things. I was to set out on a journey alone to travel you know hopefully getting around this mystery solving the puzzle that life has given me and I strongly believe that there is something special to life I can’t just live an ordinary life I have special purposes.

  96. I would like to add another sign..
    Every time i would talk to people i can sense the lie, the honesty, and i can even sense how they like my presence in that moment …sometimes i also feel weird bout how sometimes they being ignorant with all the respect, but theres has been times where i tried to tell some friends of mine my knoledge bout the aweakining or how our mind and the universe work together and bout the tirth eye and they would jst start laughing or making jokes bout it… But i never give up bout it because i understand they part of me and i feel that need of helping them awake and i know i help them some how even with my own personality cuz i know they see the knowlege i express in my words and my own being…^_^
    And im so proud bout it ^_____^

    1. I experience the same as you do.. Awakening is similar to our 7the Chakra? I think so.. But I experience the migraine almost everyday even few times in a day.. Did that happen to you too?

      1. I feel the pain in my chest every day, i cannot breathe , i recomand u to exercise breathing and compleatelly clear your mind in that moment, make it silent for a while and it wil let go

    2. i feel stuck a little on nr 11, i feel and experience everithing and i enjoy the power of toughts, i live the love and i really want to help aweken everybody around

  97. I too am going through all of this. The number sequence is the one that finally helped me realize what was happening. I don’t know if this is part of it but I can control most of my dreams and I can fly in them, I no longer have the dreadful dream of falling.

  98. I am a B. A. Christian. I had baptism by Fire, along with 2 others who were instantly slain in the spirit. Nothing really happened at the time other than a peaceful feeling. That night I prayed as usual before bed time, and went to sleep peacefully. About 4 am I was sudden awakened… it felt like quickening in my body so much that I screamed out loud not from fright rather than just shock. It felt like I was lifted 3 feet in the air and dropped down in my bed. Almost like my soul left my body….then a warm burning tingling sensation ran through my fingers and hands, I was not scared i was enjoying it. I knew what was happening. It was so was peaceful and relaxed I couldn't move for an half hour. I remember my beloved Wife from heaven kissing me on the lips. I told her she has to come back again and see me. Recieving the Holy Spirit was the most intense experience I have ever endured. I wanted more, I wanted to go deeper, Gods love was was intoxicating

  99. Thank you for explaining so simply what has been going on within me for the last 4 years. The journey has been so satisfying. I continue to strive for simplicity. The synchronicity is very profound and repetitive, I feel as if a messages are trying to come across 3:33 12:12 12:34 all the time.
    What you are doing is so special. Keep up the good work.

  100. Wow, except for the stuff pertaining to a job (as I'm on Disability and not working) every other sign here applies to my life; I didn't realize they were signs of spiritual awakening, how weird! Hmmm, just thought that I was "bent this way" because my interest in philosophical matters has been a lifelong interest – even many years after I left college (and philosophy tends to run the gamut from spirituality to physics to everything in between too).

  101. I would add that once very complex ideas or schools of thought have become clearer. With that is a deep desire to understand how the Universe works, leading me to study such things as physics and the para-sciences, subjects I never had any interest in when attending school. Higher Knowledge also seems to come intuitively, along with a deeper understanding of abstract thought. Another by-product for me is the occurrence of waking, cognizant visions, increased interaction with other dimensions and spirits. Many of the items listed above I started going through about 10 years ago, with an acceleration in the last six months to a higher state of being.

  102. I too have experienced all of these although number 10 is still a struggle…:). I would also like to add I feel a sense of buoyancy as in flowing in water! Namaste and much love

  103. Before I started going to church and reading the bible, Jesus came to me in dreams. I did not understand it, but I have a hunger to learn more. I dreamed that Jesus Christ came to me with his hand out, and it felt like a magnetic force, I was being uplifted into the sky while I looked down and saw millions of people below me on their knees bowning to him. I felt like I needed to share. I am going thru a spiritual awakening and it feels amazing!

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