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Spiritual awakenings and transpersonal psychology

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  Stan Grof gave this talk at the SAND conference last year. If you're not familiar with Transpersonal psychology, or psychology that overlaps into spirituality, you may find it an interesting...
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How Fear is Used to Turn You Against Spirituality - Waking Times « Waking Times

How Fear is Used to Turn You Against Spirituality - Waking Times « Waking Times | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
Fear is a weapon of social control used to manipulate thoughts and actions without people even knowing it. Today it’s used to control and alienate would-be practitioners of alternative spirituality.
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Raising some very valid questions

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Religion or Spirituality Has Positive Impact on Romantic/Marital Relationships, Child Development, Research Shows

Adolescents who attend religious services with one or both of their parents are more likely to feel greater well-being while romantic partners who pray for their “significant others” experience greater relationship commitment, according to research...
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Contextualising Mindfulness: Between the Sacred and the Secular

Contextualising Mindfulness: Between the Sacred and the Secular | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
18th annual conference of the Transpersonal Section of the BPS (Transpersonal Section 18th Annual Conference 10-12 October 2014 More info and updates here: http://t.co/fQQ608viTo)...
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Spiritual Beings of Hallucinations? « Charles T. Tart

My basic question could be rephrased then as can all spiritual experiences be fully accounted for by the range of simulation possible for the human biocomputer, or are some spiritual experiences of such a nature that we can't ...
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Mystical experiences, spiritual emergency, madness etc...a compilation

Mystical experiences, spiritual emergency, madness etc...a compilation | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
Many people are lost to psychiatry and neurotoxic drugs for life because too few people who might be in a position to help want to really delve into the dark and difficult content that the psyche s...
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have you ever had a religous/spiritual experience? - Politics ...

have you ever had a religous/spiritual experience? - Politics ... | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
I have looked into various religions and spiritual doctrines but never felt that any resonated with me.Has anyone had an experience or revelation about the nature of spirituality? I would genuinely love to hear from any and all.
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Some of these are really interesting, it's true that there are some things in the world that can't be explained and maybe shouldn't have to be explained.

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Where the Hidden Folk can stop a highway or name a baby - Beliefnet

Where the Hidden Folk can stop a highway or name a baby - Beliefnet | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
Beliefnet Where the Hidden Folk can stop a highway or name a baby Beliefnet Let's notice, in all of this, how Icelanders understand, as a matter of common experience, that dreams can be transpersonal, social and objective phenomena, not simply...
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Would You Wear the 'God Helmet'? - Huffington Post

Would You Wear the 'God Helmet'? - Huffington Post | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
Would You Wear the 'God Helmet'?
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By stimulating a particular region in the right hemisphere, his volunteers each had a powerful and unexpected mystical experience that induced both shock and awe.
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'If we can reach a feeling of oneness with prayer and meditation, then why not with applied science?'

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Is Meditation The Best Medicine? – Analysis - Eurasia Review

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Is Meditation The Best Medicine? – Analysis
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There has been a great leap forward in humanitarian and transpersonal philosophical influence in therapy.
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This is such an interesting read!

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HEALTHY HEALERS: Transpersonal - Peak - Experiences

HEALTHY HEALERS: Transpersonal - Peak - Experiences | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
One discovery in particular was to have an enormous impact and eventually give birth to transpersonal psychology. Exceptionally psychologically healthy people tend to have 'peak experiences': brief but extremely intense, ...
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What is transpersonal psychotherapy?

What is transpersonal psychotherapy? | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
One of the dangers in trying to define transpersonal psychotherapy is that one can become overly analytical and miss the core essence of the approach. For transpersonal psychotherapists will mainta...
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Transpersonal Psychology: The Taboo Therapy - Nvate

Transpersonal Psychology: The Taboo Therapy - Nvate | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
Michael D. Cleland. When people seek out therapists, they are unlikely to have heard of a transpersonal psychologist. Somewhat of a taboo discipline, transpersonal psychology is a branch of psychology that is directly linked ...
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Transpersonal Therapy Techniques — Tami Brady | Transition-Empowerment Coaching

Transpersonal Therapy Techniques — Tami Brady | Transition-Empowerment Coaching | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
While many people might be unfamiliar with transpersonal psychology, its methodologies are commonly found in popular self help literature and altern
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Is There Proof of God in the Near-Death Experience?

Is There Proof of God in the Near-Death Experience? | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
by P.M.H. Atwater. Easily 90 to 95 percent of near-death experiencers return absolutely convinced that God exists. Whether atheist, agnostic, purveyor of fairy tales, or avid worshipper, watch the experiencer’s face change when someone mentions God .
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Written by a researcher whose book, The Big Book of Near-Death Experiences, represents some of the most thorough research available on the subject.

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Psychology with a Soul ~ Views of a Transpersonal Psychologist

Psychology with a Soul ~ Views of a Transpersonal Psychologist | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
“The reflection, the verisimilitude, of life that shines in the fleshly cells from the soul source is the only cause of man's attachment to his body; obviously he would not pay solicitous homage to a clod of clay.
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After life: Death cafés bring people together to discuss death and how to live ... - The Providence Journal

After life: Death cafés bring people together to discuss death and how to live ... - The Providence Journal | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
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After life: Death cafés bring people together to discuss death and how to live ...
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The Story of Transpersonal Psychology - Science of the Soul

The definitive documentary history of the Transpersonal Psychology movement. Includes interviews with many of the field's luminaries such as co-founder of th...
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My World View – Spirituality And Transcendence | myatheistlife

My World View – Spirituality And Transcendence | myatheistlife | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
The notion of “spiritual experience” plays an important role in modern spirituality, but has a relatively recent origin. Clearly we humans have some difficulty defining spirituality. Those of you who have read many of my other ...
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A Remote Arizona Church Offers Peyote-Induced Spiritual Journeys - Phoenix New Times

A Remote Arizona Church Offers Peyote-Induced Spiritual Journeys - Phoenix New Times | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
A Remote Arizona Church Offers Peyote-Induced Spiritual Journeys
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"It's hard to come here without expectations, but the more you can tamp them down the better," Kent says.
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Tuning In to Psychedelics' Therapeutic Potential - Medscape

Tuning In to Psychedelics' Therapeutic Potential Medscape "I would say that MDMA differs from psilocybin and LSD by not causing hallucinations and being somewhat less likely to be associated with anxiety and strong transpersonal experiences," he...
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This is brilliant, this research shows us the potential of harnessing the positive effects of psychedelic drugs to aid in therapy

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Angels Among Us - Patheos (blog)

Angels Among Us - Patheos (blog) | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
Angels Among Us Patheos (blog) Geiger fills his book with dozens of accounts of people who have experienced a “sensed presence.” He too shares this experience, having been visited by the spirit of his deceased infant son during a time of deep...
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An article on 'The Angel Effect' and what this means to us

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Psychotheological dimensions of being

Psychotheological dimensions of being | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
While myths teach us about the preconscious psyche of the individual, religion takes us beyond the individual into the transpersonal realms of the psyche. These are the psychotheological dimensions...

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The Semiotics of Transpersonal Experiences | Occult Experiments in ...

The Semiotics of Transpersonal Experiences | Occult Experiments in ... | Transpersonal Psychology | Scoop.it
The American philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) is perhaps best known for his semiotics (or 'theory of signs'). For Peirce, meaning arises through the formation of relationships between the elements of a sign, ...
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A thought provoking read into the effects that visual cues have on our psyche

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