A new addition to the Bryce Haymond Translation (BHT). I had already translated it once before, but I added a new translation that suggests other interpretations. There is no one "right" translation. The scriptures are endlessly translatable, because the mystical is essentially ineffable, transcending all words, and so there are perhaps infinite layers of meaning [...]
I had a great conversation a few weeks ago on my friend's podcast.
What was Jesus' first recorded teaching? It may not be what we think.
An addition to the BHT, from the Tao Te Ching.
Many think God is a personal God, even a person. I suggest there is truth in that, but perhaps not as we usually think.
The duality of the world is nested within the nonduality or oneness of Ultimate Reality. Sages have been teaching and praying this for millennia, that we are this One, despite our apparent duality.
The recent film Bliss depicts a core philosophy in mysticism, which is the unity of opposites, and the knowability of those opposites.
The scientist Freeman Dyson shared his mystical experience of "cosmic unity" he had as a teenager.
Are the benefits of ketamine therapy related to the mystical experience they produce? An anesthesiologist offers some thoughts.