SOMETIMES A poem by Thomas S. Jones, Jr. ‘Across the fields of yesterdayHe sometimes comes to me,A little lad just … More
Category: SHARED EXPERIENCES
After reading his Blog’s “About” section by Old Chinaman*, I wrote him a Comment, as follows: “One of my last … More
By retired surgeon Anthony Good, a follower of mysticexperiences.net Introduction: This is a remarkable first person document of lasting value … More
“Stanzas Concerning an Ecstasy Experienced in High Contemplation”
“Stanzas Concerning an Ecstasy Experienced in High Contemplation” By St. JOHN OF THE CROSS I only come across Dr. Saint John … More
TO LIVE A GOOD AND MEANINGFUL LIFE
Q: How can I live a good and meaningful life? A: What do you mean, “a good and meaningful … More
SPONTANEOUS AWAKENING EXPERIENCES: BEYOND RELIGION AND SPIRITUAL PRACTICE
By: Steve Taylor, M. Sc., PGCE Leeds, United Kingdom This academic paper appears to describe the experience of my spontaneous, … More
PERSONAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Message of the Mystics. A Consuming Passion. Its meaning. Q: Refined to its very basic premise, what is the … More
THE TREND FROM RELIGIONS TO ‘INDIVIDUAL SPIRITUALITY’*
Is this seemingly spontaneous trend leaping out of the religious frying pan into the ‘human-spirit’ fire …?Is it missing the … More
THE SILENT BUDDHA
A pratyekabuddha or paccekabuddha (Sanskrit and Pali, respectively), literally “a lone buddha”, “a buddha on their own” or “a private … More
THE INTERNET CHRISTIAN v. “ME”!
That dratted word, “my”. A Christian on the Internet objects to the use of “my” – as in when I … More
ENIGMATIC GURUS – a boon?
Why are gurus of mysticism sometimes so enigmatic? The older generations of gurus seem to be more enigmatic than … More
MYSTICISM NON PHYSICAL!
“…. mysticism being one of the (non physical?) ‘outside’ experiences that feed human consciousness that the human brain then carefully … More
WHAT IS A QUIETIST?
I am often asked what Quietism is, presumably because it’s one of the descriptions I gave of myself in … More
HOW SPIRITUALITY FOUND ME
By: Dr. Tara Cuskley I’ve contemplated writing about my spiritual awakening experience for a while now, but it has never quite … More