The ego is a tricky beast, it even knows how to camouflage itself even on the spiritual path.
The “spiritual ego” is not a distinct type of ego, but rather how the ego hijacks our spiritual awareness and inverts it. Instead of putting our awareness towards becoming better, more compassionate people within the world, using it to inflate our sense of self-importance.
The spiritual ego is tricky to spot because we might mistakenly believe that this is what being spiritual looks like. In our new awareness we become protective of our spiritual identity, and don’t want to confront anything that makes us feel less conscious, aware or enlightened.
What we refer to as the spiritual ego just like the ego in general is a protection mechanism. In this post I want to talk about seven key ways this spiritual ego can manifest on our spiritual paths, and how to start confronting it.[Read more…] about 7 Ego Traps On The Spiritual Path