Distinguishing Synchronicity from Parapsychological Phenomena | Transpersonal Studies | Scoop.it

An Essay in Honor of Marie-Louise von Franz


With the continuing interest in synchronicity, the meticulous laboratory work in parapsychology now makes it more important than ever to understand the relationship between the two. Of course, any clarification of synchronicity illuminates how the transcendent manifests in the material world, how the self’s radiance can blaze through the most mundane outer events.


Such experiences of the transcendent can generate states of consciousness that remind us of the spiritual pilgrim’s emergence from the sublunar realm depicted in the woodcut. Beside such incursions of the numinous, I also discuss how distinguishing between synchronicity and parapsychological phenomena...

Via Bonnie Bright