Tag Archives: Abraham Maslow

Mystical Experience: The Scholars’ Perspective 1/3

Mystical Experience: Psychological and Philosophical Context The term ‘mysticism,’ comes from the Greek μυω, meaning “to conceal.” In the Hellenistic world, ‘mystical’ referred to “secret” religious rituals. In early Christianity the term came to refer to “hidden” allegorical interpretations of … Continue reading

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Transcendence & Altered Consciousness (4)

Transcendence & Altered Consciousness There is an irreducible opposition between the deep transcendent self that awakens only in contemplation, and the superficial, external self which we commonly identify with the first person singular. Our reality, our true self, is hidden … Continue reading

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Transcendence: Climbing beyond Our Mind (1)

  Transcendence: Thoughts Silenced THERE is then a twofold sort of truth in things divine for the wise man to study: one that can be attained by rational enquiry, another that transcends all the industry of reason. This truth of things … Continue reading

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