The Mystical “Messiah” in the World’s Traditions

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.

Mystical Unity in Nonduality does Not Mean Uniformity in Duality

Oneness does not mean we must all become the same, but rather, that we have all manifested from the One, and it is in our differences that Beauty may be expressed.

The Mysticism of the Hard Problem of Consciousness

The hard problem of consciousness may lead us to an irreducible mysticism in the nature of the mind and body, namely that they are two sides of the very same one thing.

Eight Points of Agreement of Perennial Wisdom from Contemplatives of Eight World Religions

In the 1980s there was a group of contemplatives from several different religions that gathered to dialogue, and they came up with eight points of perennial wisdom that they seemed to share in their experience of an Ultimate Reality.

Humans Were Not the Plan, and We’re Not the End of the Evolving God

We are perhaps the most conscious and self-aware lifeforms on the planet today, but humans were not inevitable, and we may have a far different future than we imagine. How do we find peace in that?

Why Love Another? What for? Mysticism Doesn’t Just Tell Us—It Shows Us!

What is Love? How do we know it? How are we One in it? The mystical experience shows us directly not only what Love is, but that we are Love.