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Mystic Heart 5 – Psychosis or Mystical State?

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?

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Mystic Heart 4 – All Reality in One Moment

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

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Mystic Heart 3 – Intellectual Illumination

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

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Mystic Heart 2 – Science, a likely story…

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…

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Mystic Heart 1 – The Supreme Identity

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

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The Glory and the Terror of belonging to God…

This is a quote from Chasm of Fire by Irina Tweedie where she explains the reality of the mystic path and the return to God. In truth, you never left and as she says, every thought, every act, every word, is His. If you’re on this path then be careful what you wish for –… Continue reading The Glory and the Terror of belonging to God…