Category Archives: Consciousness & Spirituality

The 2019 SF Award

We are pleased to announce that this site, The Mystical Path, has been conferred the 2019 San Francisco Award for its Best of Business in the category of “meditation center.” The award was presented by the San Francisco Award Program … Continue reading

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The Making of the Human Self

How do children develop a sense of self? From the moment they are born, babies are exposed to information that can teach them about who they are. By touching their own face and body, or by kicking and grabbing things, … Continue reading

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The Dead Sea Scrolls

Here is an information-rich and well-made two-part documentary on the Dead Sea Scrolls discovered inside caves at Qumran. Continue reading

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God-realization

Until the attainment of God-realization, man is but an empty shell, something cut off from God, not under the law of God; but in the attainment of the knowledge of God, man becomes the very presence of God, the I … Continue reading

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Neuroscience and Consciousness

Neuroscience is beginning to show that the brain is not the mind, and to point to the very existence of the soul (consciousness) as the causative factor behind the mind. 🤔 Continue reading

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Meet Elaine Pagels

Meet Elaine Pagels, preeminent scholar and author on religion and the gnostic gospels. Here she is giving an interview at the New York Society Library. Acknowledgment to The New York Society Library for posting the above video on YouTube. Read … Continue reading

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Barry O’Brien

GRATITUDE and APPRECIATION for a Gift and most especially its Giver! We thank BARRY O’BRIEN, a participating member of the San Jose BMCM Satsang Group, who is now residing in Spokane, Washington, for his generous and wonderful gift to us … Continue reading

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Raising the “Resurrection”

Quite recently on the occasion of Easter, I received an email in which the sender, a member of the weekly satsang group meeting locally, wrote me his thoughts on “the message of resurrection.” (Easter was celebrated yesterday in the Roman … Continue reading

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Mysticism in the Tarot

The Tarot cards are more than a deck of playing cards for human entertainment! The Tarot cards actually constitute a book of mystical wisdom teachings and profound spiritually transformative messages coded or hidden in visual graphic symbolism and allegorical imagery. … Continue reading

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A Satsang Invocation

The San Jose BMCM Satsang Invocation Leader’s CALL: “Krishna said: …you shall come to me; this I promise; for you are dear to me.” Group RESPONSE: “We come to your presence, Krishna. Bring us now into your light and wisdom.” … Continue reading

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