Prayer: Direct Experience of the Divine

Prayer: Direct Experience of the Divine

When one stumbles upon the realization that ones own contemplations and meditative efforts may have their own set of limitations, one need not give in to despair, but one can turn towards the power of prayer. Prayer takes one deeper into ones souls abode, through true...
Combining Contemplation with Meditation

Combining Contemplation with Meditation

You may have noticed that I’m a fan of combining and mixing techniques to see what works the best, and just like I recommended the combination of sensitivity and movement, so too I will advise the marriage of meditation with intellectual contemplation’s on...
Meditation and Direct Experience: The Connection

Meditation and Direct Experience: The Connection

Through meditation you become a witness of all things that happens to you, within and without. You become a witness to your body, thoughts, emotions and also the seemingly external world. Through this witnessing you are naturally detached, or as I previously used the...
Psychedelics and the Felt Presence of Direct Experience

Psychedelics and the Felt Presence of Direct Experience

Psychedelics can be incredibly powerful tools that function as a sober wake up call for the human mind locked in personal identity and self-defeating egoic bubble. These substances have the power to be exceptionally healing and constructive for the well-being of human...
Cultivating Relationships as a Way of Growing Spiritually

Cultivating Relationships as a Way of Growing Spiritually

Relationships between human beings, animals or even plants can be a powerful way of becoming immersed in your experience and to grow spiritually. It is indeed one of the most natural ways of feeling in tune with ones surrounding and it also happens to be an important...
How to Use Fear and Pain to Become Spiritually Stronger

How to Use Fear and Pain to Become Spiritually Stronger

What a jump! From music and the arts to fear and pain! Initially I hadn’t planned mentioning fear and pain as a means of direct experience, and in reality perhaps you are just as surprised as me by the title of this sixth path of direct experience. However that being...

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