Awaken Spirit – Mysticism

The Problem of Fear

May 27th, 2013|

Jiddu Krishnamurti speaks with Dr. Allan W. Anderson about fear, on A Wholly Different Way of Living, in 1974. […]

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Jean Houston: The Mystery of Human Consciousness

May 12th, 2013|

by Virginia Lee: More than a cultural historian, more than a transpersonal psychologist, Jean Houston is one of the foremost pioneers on the frontier of human consciousness to live in the 20th century. […]

Rumi Documentary in English

April 19th, 2013|

This documentary tells the story of Rumi, one of the great spiritual masters and poetical geniuses of mankind and was the founder of the Mawlawi Sufi order, a leading mystical brotherhood of Islam. […]

Rumi: Love Has No Expectations

April 19th, 2013|

Be foolishly in love, because love is all there is. ~ Rumi.  A collection of Rumi’s writings about love are included here. […]

Dialogue with William Irwin Thompson

April 19th, 2013|

Pir Zia Inayat Khan dialogue with philosopher William Irwin Thompson on the nature of myth, Gaia, and spirals of human psychospiritual development. […]

Meeting Neem Karoli Baba

April 18th, 2013|

Bruce Badrinath Das Margolin tells his story of travelling to India, meeting Ram Dass who points the way to Neem Karoli Baba. […]

Wayne Dyer on Madame Blavatsky

April 18th, 2013|

In a 1995 interview, Dr. Wayne Dyer mentions Theosophist, Madame Blavatsky, the of author of The Secret Doctrine (1888). […]

Women in History – Sri Sarada Devi (1853-1920)

April 10th, 2013|

by Susan Helene Kramer: Ah, dear Holy Mother – Sri Sarada Devi. 100 years ago the world was benefiting by your holy physical presence, but I have found your work lives on today. […]

India’s sacred mother

April 10th, 2013|

by Tara Yoga Centre: Sarada Devi was today Mother Theresa. She was filled with compassion and love and lived to ease the suffering and pain of people around her. Leading a strict life in austerity, [...]

Sarada Devi (1853 – 1920)

April 10th, 2013|

By Subhamoy Das: Sarada Devi, the wife of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa of Dakshineshwar, Calcutta, is equally revered by the Hindus as her mystic husband, and is considered one of the most important saint mothers of all times. […]

Rumi, Coleman Barks, and Me

April 10th, 2013|

Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love. – Rumi, 1207-1273 I love Rumi. Although our earthly paths will never cross, I consider him one of my dearest and [...]

Discovering Love With Rumi

April 10th, 2013|

by Jolene Bridges: I don’t know whether it was synchronicity, fate, or a blessing, but for the last 3 or 4 days in a row, Rumi has either come up in my research, in conversation, [...]

Rumi: True and False Sufis

April 10th, 2013|

by Fariduddien Rice: True and False Sufis, from Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi (Allah be pleased with him) False Sufis steal the words of the Sufis and present them as their own, and thus trick people with the [...]

Rūmī and the Sufi Tradition

April 10th, 2013|

“Wine in ferment is a beggar suing for our ferment, Heaven in revolution is a beggar suing for our consciousness. […]

Rumi: On the Heart

April 10th, 2013|

The deliciousness of milk and honey is the reflection of the pure heart:from that heart the sweetness of every sweet thing is derived.The heart is the substance, and the world the accident:how should the heart’s [...]

Trust In Life

March 24th, 2013|

by Henry Corbin: My dear Friend! If you had written a large opus about Sufism, its teachings, practices and history, and asked me to write an introduction, I would have shrunk back from such a [...]

Toward The One

March 24th, 2013|

by Pir Vilayat Khan: YOU HAVE TO BUILD THE CENTERS OF PERCEPTION IN THE HIGHERBODIES. THEY’RE THERE BUT THEY’RE STILL ASLEEP. A BABY BORNON THE EARTH PLANE HAS TO START LEARNING TO USE HIS EYESAND [...]

Fear, Courage & Awakening

March 24th, 2013|

by Mary Nurrie Sterns: Essential to our investigation of fear, courage, and the unknown is an exploration of spiritual awakening. The respected Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan agreed to discuss this topic for us. He is [...]

Protecting Oneself from Undesirable Impressions

March 24th, 2013|

by Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan: You wish to call a halt to the stress and disarray of the rat race in which you are inevitably embroiled. You feel over stressed by vying with the Jones and wish [...]

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

March 24th, 2013|

by Professor Walter J. Veith, PhD: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) was a French Jesuit priest and scientist. He studied and practiced paleontology, theology, and philosophy. […]

Religion, Science and Mysticism in Teilhard de Chardin

March 24th, 2013|

[Teilhard’s] vision of love is a spirituality that celebrates the oneness of creation, a spirituality that acknowledges love as the clearest understanding we have of God, of ourselves, of history, and of the cosmos. – David [...]

Prayer of Teilhard de Chardin

March 24th, 2013|

by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Above all, trust in the slow work of God.We are quite naturally impatient in everything     to reach the end without delay. […]

A Globe, Clothing Itself with a Brain

March 24th, 2013|

by Jennifer Cobb Kreisberg: An obscure Jesuit priest, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin,set down the philosophical framework for planetary, Net-based consciousness 50 years ago. […]

Teilhard de Chardin-A Short Biography

March 24th, 2013|

There is a communion with God, and a communion with the earth, and a communion with God through the earth. Writings in Time of War, New York, 1968, p. 14 […]

What Is True Friendship?

March 24th, 2013|

by Paramhansa Yogananda: What Is True Friendship? Friendship is a manifestation of God’s love for you, expressed through your friends. Friendship is the purest of all love. In filial love, in the love of parents [...]

The Philosopher’s Stone

March 24th, 2013|

by Paramhansa Yogananda: A proud prince and his large retinue galloped into a Hindustan jungle on a hunting expedition. After bagging many game birds and animals, the prince and his party lost their way in the [...]

Why Simple Living?

March 24th, 2013|

by Paramhansa Yogananda: Plain living and high thinking are among the highest teachings of the masters of India. At the very start of a student’s training, plain living is emphasized. […]