1. You remove the inner obstacles and resistance that block the connection between "in here" and "out there."
  2. You have clarity of purpose and intention.
  3. You have first-hand experience of the silent depth of the mind.
  4. You exchange allegiance to the ego for allegiance to self-awareness.
  5. You understand that consciousness is impersonal and universal.
  6. You stop struggling and allow awareness to carry out your intentions through its own mechanics.
  7. You surrender ego-based needs like the need to control, to be right all the time, to win under every circumstance, etc.
  8. You are open-minded and develop a sense of detachment so that awareness can expand.
  9. You turn your core beliefs into actions that those beliefs support.