In part 6, Wayne Teasdale and Ken Wilber talk about how to make sense of all the different techniques and practices that are available in order to create an authentic path for yourself. They also talk about what all the paths have in common. The path that’s right for you will be one that resonates… Continue reading Mystic Heart 6 – Picking a Path
In part 5, Wayne Teasdale and Ken Wilber take questions from the audience and talk about how you can tell the difference between a spiritual experience and something that might be psychotic. You have to be careful if you think God is talking to you. Mystical experiences tend to be very private and are actually… Continue reading Mystic Heart 5 – Psychosis or Mystical State?
In part 4, Wayne Teasdale shares more of his mystical visions and insights, including one from his book The Mystic Heart. In this vision he had no sense of himself, just the “primordial act of identity of the Godhead – how God is God.” A vision of the Unmoved Mover in eternity and how that… Continue reading Mystic Heart 4 – All Reality in One Moment
In part 3, Wayne Teasdale and Ken Wilber conclude their thoughts on materialism and why it doesn’t work, and then Brother Wayne shares some of his mystical insights into the structure of Being… There’s essential existence (Being) and then all sorts of possibilities in multiple universes, which give rise to Becoming in time contained within… Continue reading Mystic Heart 3 – Intellectual Illumination
In Part 2 of this discussion between Wayne Teasdale and Ken Wilber they talk about science in relation to spirituality and what has been discovered with long-term meditators, and then explore why materialist science doesn’t make sense… In the end, there’s no empirical evidence for materialism! Consciousness is all that we can know and understanding… Continue reading Mystic Heart 2 – Science, a likely story…
This is a great discussion between Wayne Teasdale (author of The Mystic Heart) and Ken Wilber about how we relate to God and the nature of the dark night of the soul. The dark night happens because the divine withdraws in order to force your self-will to dissolve. As Meister Eckhart said: “For God to… Continue reading Mystic Heart 1 – The Supreme Identity
The swans in Ouseburn have been celebrating the arrival of their cygnets by teaching them how to cross the road. Why did the swan cross the road?! I have no idea, but it was fun to watch… More from Zoe’s Photo Album