Memory, Meaning, and Membership
... …said that her learning filled in the moments when she wondered why she had
adopted this lifestyle. She said that she never wanted to feel like she was blindly
following a set of rules, but that everyday she was actively involved in choosing it
again for herself (Mirvis, 112).
Instead of receiving h ...
NOT ANOTHER THEORY The Wisdom of Not
... heart can only be at peace when it trusts that that which it needs to know, is not being
withheld’ (p. 105) moving and touching. Andy Paice takes his experience of both a therapist
and a Buddhist and grounds his ideas in that experience, making it a very exciting read. I also
enjoyed Paul Christelis ...
Neuroscientific approaches to the problem of consciousness are
... certain physical entities, arising out of these physical entities alone,
but rather any mental state requires a certain preceding state of mind
as its substantial cause. This idea, or this understanding of how mind
comes into being, is dependent on two prongs: the substantial cause,
which has to be ...
The Lotus Sutra - The Ecclesbourne School Online
... Buddha nature (not on our Spec!)
• 3.The LOTUS SUTRA is seen by many schools in the
Far East as the expression of the Buddha’s most
important teachings and is regarded as the most
important scripture of all. Nichiren in Japan revere it
beyond anything else! In the book, it is clear that the
The Necessary Relativity of Secrecy By Nina Hatfield In the modern
... stage to the next, different responses and expectations apply. In this context, initiates into
alchemy must be allowed to undergo the stages and phases proper to their work. To
reveal too much to them–to intrude with information, experiences, or other ingredients–at
the wrong time would at best inte ...
Enlightenment refers to the ""full comprehension of a situation"". It is commonly used to denote the Age of Enlightenment, but is also used in Western cultures in a religious context. It translates several Buddhist terms and concepts, most notably bodhi, kensho and satori. Related terms from Asian religions are moksha (liberation) in Hinduism, Kevala Jnana in Jainism and ushta in Zoroastrianism.In Christianity, the word ""enlightenment"" is rarely used, except to refer to the Age of Enlightenment and its influence on Christianity. Roughly equivalent terms in Christianity may be illumination, kenosis, metanoia, revelation, salvation and conversion.Perennialists and Universalists view enlightenment and mysticism as equivalent terms for religious or spiritual insight.