Can we know anything absolutely? Is there an absolute objective truth out there? What does mysticism say about this?
In the debate between science (or materialism) and spirituality, there are few who embrace both sides of the coin, who can see that they are One.
Are meditation or spiritual development "retreats" creating a privileged class of "spiritual" people, those with the means to afford such "luxuries"?
Russell Brand is an unconventional spiritual commentator, but I think he is right about the nature of consciousness and mysticism, and how these can change the world.
A few short thoughts about my contemplative practice, and what it does for me, in me, revealing Spirit.
In many spiritual traditions there is a common practice of receiving a new name. What is this, and what does it have to do with mysticism?
It seems that many people may give up on meditation or other contemplative practices because they do not provide quick results, particularly in our instant gratification culture today. It can take significant dedication and discipline in practice before we see any fruits. But there are other possibilities on the horizon that may help us along [...]
Do mystics withdraw from all community to a solitary and independent life, or do they find deep oneness in community? What kind of community?
It is through talking with one another that we can grow in community, work through concerns, explore new ideas, and understand ourselves better. Let's talk.
As we realize oneness or nondual consciousness, we become much more aware of our impact on the world, and we change our behavior accordingly.