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Mystical Experience

My Million Dollar Mystical Experience

Tom Morris | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Tom Morris

Business is art. And anyone who is still chained down in the cave and doesn't see that has failed to grasp what could be one of the most beautiful forms of strangeness of all.

Luminous Objects: A Meditation Performance Exploring the Nature of Inner Vision

Lia Chavez | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts
Lia Chavez

As I have trained my mind to meditate for lengthy durations over the past few years, I have discovered that the gradual intensification of theta rhythmicity in the brain enables me to access a similar superabundance of otherworldly visions -- but within the realm of inner space.

A Friend You'll Never See

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 03.05.2013 | Religion
Andrew Z. Cohen

As a self-confessed mystic and spiritual teacher myself, I have dedicated my life to bearing witness to this invisible yet fundamental and primary dimension of reality. Yet, whenever Spirit seems to speak to us or display itself in specific forms, I find myself growing uncomfortable.

An Upside-Down Look At Heaven And Near-Death Experience

Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.26.2013 | Religion
Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D.

The NDEs that occurred during ancient history would have been so instantaneously transformative, so powerfully seductive, that it would have been impossible for a culture not to incorporate the experience into a model of heaven.

Why Mysticism Matters

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 07.23.2012 | Religion
Andrew Z. Cohen

The transformative power of mystical experiences is that they can convey to us that no matter what happens to our bodies and personalities in the world of time and space, mysteriously, everything is always OK.

The Mystical Experience: A Question Of What's Beyond

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

All mystics share a similar understanding that there is a deeper and truer reality than the one that most of us experience in our everyday lives. When exploring mysticism, some essential questions naturally arise.

Want to Experience God? You Already Have: Uncommon Longings

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Sometimes we feel an almost "mystical" sense of longing for God, or a connection to God, which can be triggered by unexpected circumstances. But what does it mean to have a "mystical" experience?