Is it seeing a man with brown hair, a beard, and a white robe? Or is there much more to the "Christ" than this?
I suggest that the mythology of messianism points to qualities of the mystical experience and the awakening of the true Self identity in nondual consciousness.
Many traditions have a messiah who is thought will come to redeem them and the world. There is perhaps a mystical interpretation of this messianism.
An addition to the BHT, when Jesus and Simon/Peter converse about the identity of Jesus and of inner revelation. 15 Jesus then said to his followers, "But who do you say that I AM?" 16 Simon replied saying, "You are Christed, the anointed One, an incarnation of the living and breathing God." 17 Then Jesus [...]
President Russell M. Nelson of the LDS Church shared 5 "absolute truths" a few days ago, and I comment on where I think he was right, and where I believe he was unfortunately mistaken.
We know that these two are equivalent, and actually make up what we are. Could this have something to do with the One?
I have created a remix of the beautiful painting by Thomas Blackshear called Forgiven. It speaks for itself.
My ideas about the Divine have shifted in recent years as my spiritual practice has deepened. Here are some thoughts about how I currently interpret "God."
Many people don't like the way that HBO's television drama Game of Thrones is turning out. Is there a deeper moral here?
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?