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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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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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It Starts with a Question

Do you have a question about spirituality, life, God, the universe, religion, scriptures, purpose, meaning, etc., on life’s major or minor spiritual themes that do not seem to make sense to you or to your scheme of life in this world? … Continue reading

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In a Nutshell

Today on this first day of the new year, we received a warm heartening message of appreciation from Kor, a visitor of our website. Here is the message. Subject Matter: Appreciation Feedback/Comment: Beautiful site and so rich with information. Thank … 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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Christian Dilemmas

Here is a fascinating documentary that challenges mainstream Christian beliefs. Warning to Christian believers: The documentary may trigger a spiritual crisis of faith. Are you open-minded enough to handle its assertions and claims? They are, after all, Christian Dilemmas. If … Continue reading

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The Devil, Demonic Possession, and We

On Facebook, where we maintain a presence, a recent chat transpired between a “mystical aspirant” and me about the subjects of the devil and the demonic possession. I am sharing and reproducing the Facebook conversation here. The Mystical Path (TMP): … Continue reading

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The Spirit in Denzel Washington

  I recently came across the news item of a commencement address delivered by the well-known movie actor Denzel Washington. His message was awesome in its truth, simplicity and straightforwardness. I felt it was worth sharing his speech and the … Continue reading

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Discovering Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong is a very eminent scholar, researcher, author, and lecturer on the subjects of religion and comparative religion. She is truly remarkable, fabulously brilliant and wholly passionate with respect to her life’s work and accomplishments and her scholarly reflections … Continue reading

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The Book of Revelation

  An EXCELLENT 2003 BBC documentary on the Book of Revelation — the most sensible, well researched and best analysed I have seen thus far about the apocalyptic book. It proves the maxim that “meanings are in the minds of … Continue reading

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