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Consciousness Today

The best video published this year in YouTube — perhaps ever. [Acknowledgment to AtheneWins for publishing the video on YouTube.] A few weeks after publishing the preceding video, the owner made some slight modifications and republished the video under a … Continue reading

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The Mind of Daniel C. Dennett

We cannot define consciousness, but the brilliant insightful mind of philosopher Daniel C. Dennett is helping us have a clearer indication of what it might be. Let’s begin with how optimistic he can be that religions will one day, hopefully … Continue reading

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The “F” Word Mantra

Strangely enough, almost any human activity when done mindfully and with full awareness can be the subject of a centering practice. The range of it is unimaginable — from the repetitive act of scrubbing and wiping soiled dishes in the … Continue reading

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What Centering Is and Is Not

Technically, centering is NOT meditation.  This is a very important distinction every student of meditation should know and discern, because many students are misled into thinking that their initial or introductory centering practice is already the very practice of meditation, … Continue reading

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Grace and Healing as Fruitage

Grace and healing are the fruitage of our meditation practice. (Enhance your reading experience; let the music below play in the background as you read.) [Acknowledgement to SoundCloud user252443097 from San Jose, Costa Rica, for the music.] A life of … Continue reading

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Oneness: Always and Forever

Your oneness with God is absolute, meaning to say that there is nothing — absolutely NOTHING — that separates you from God, has separated you from God in the past, and will ever separate you from God in the future. … Continue reading

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The Constant Moon

Be as the constant Moon,       which reflects the light of the burning Sun. Let your humanity faithfully reflect the divinity       that is contained and established infinitely within you. There is no light source other than Lumen Christi (the Light of … Continue reading

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The Story of the Magi

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star … Continue reading

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Webinar Series on Contemporary Mysticism

A  joyous greeting to all followers, friends, patrons and visitors of our site, The Mystical Path. Beginning this year, we plan to open and start a series of small, intimate online seminar-workshops over the Internet (webinars) on the theme of … Continue reading

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Is Man Manufacturing Consciousness?

  I came across the following neuroscience news item at The Guardian earlier today. Not only is the article fascinating breaking science news, it also raises quite intriguing philosophical, moral, metaphysical and spiritual questions that touch on the subjects of … Continue reading

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