Cosmic Consciousness - facsimile edition

Cosmic Consciousness - facsimile edition

Author: Dr. Richard Maurice Bucke

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781387009527

Category: Religion

Page: 336

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There is an ages-old unexplained mystery of genius and enlightenment. Many people talk of ""seeing the light"" as a temporary, intense affair where all the world's knowledge and understanding is unveiled to an individual in a brief moment outside of time. Bucke himself experienced this unique state in 1876. And spent the rest of his life working out how to understand and apply what he had learned in that instant. Bucke provides three dozen very consistent examples of 'cosmic consciousness.' Some of these were contemporary case-histories which he collected. Bucke proposed that these enlightened figures are evolutionary jumps, the predecessor of a more advanced species. His 1901 final work was the masterpiece of an eclectic genius, whose life encompassed medical science and mystical transcendence, and posits a higher form of sentience that only a few humans have ever achieved. This is a fascimile reproduction of Bucke's original work. Get Your Copy Now.

Cosmic Consciousness: An Introduction

Cosmic Consciousness: An Introduction

Author: Dr. Richard Maurice Bucke

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781387014651

Category:

Page: 107

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There is an ages-old unexplained mystery of genius and enlightenment. Many people talk of ""seeing the light"" as a temporary, intense affair where all the world's knowledge and understanding is unveiled to an individual in a brief moment outside of time. He carefully researched and compiled all the illuminated individuals he could find. As a trained M.D. and psychiatrist working in a mental institution, he was in a unique position Bucke provides three dozen very consistent examples of 'cosmic consciousness.' Some of these were contemporary case-histories which he collected. Bucke proposed that these enlightened figures are evolutionary jumps, the precedecessor of a more advanced species. Jesus, Buddha, Mohammed, Dante, William Blake, Shakespeare and others were included. Bucke proposed that these enlightened figures are evolutionary jumps, the precedecessor of a more advanced species. Get Your Copy Now.

Everyone is Watching

Everyone is Watching

Author: Megan Bradbury

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781509809776

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Beautiful, kaleidoscopic . . . everyone should be watching Megan Bradbury from now on' Eimear McBride, Baileys Prize-winning author of A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing New York: A city that inspires. A city that draws people in. A city where everyone is watching, waiting to see what will happen next. 1967. Robert Mapplethorpe knows he is an artist. From his childhood home in Queens he yearns for the heat and excitement of the city, the press of other people's bodies. He wants to be watched, he wants to be known. 1891. Walt Whitman has already found fame, and has settled into his own sort of old age. Still childlike, still passionate, he travels with his friend and biographer Bucke to the city he has always adored, the scene of his greatest triumphs and rejections. 1922. Robert Moses is a man with a vision. Standing on the edge of Long Island he knows what it could become. Walking down a street in Brooklyn he sees its future. He is the man who will build modern New York. 2013. Edmund White is back in New York. It's the city of his youth, of his life and loves. He remembers days of lazy pleasure, nights of ecstasy and euphoria. But years have gone by since then. Everyone is Watching is a novel about the men and women who have defined New York. Through the lives and perspectives of these great creators, artists and thinkers, and through other iconic works of art that capture its essence, New York itself solidifies. Complex, rich, sordid, tantalizing, it is constantly changing and evolving. Both intimate and epic in its sweep, Everyone is Watching is a love letter to New York and its people - past, present and future.

Mohammed and Cosmic Consciousness

Mohammed and Cosmic Consciousness

Author: Ali Nomad

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

ISBN: 1425324754

Category: Religion

Page: 48

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

Examples of Cosmic Consciousness Who Have Founded New Systems of Religion

Examples of Cosmic Consciousness Who Have Founded New Systems of Religion

Author: Ali Nomad

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

ISBN: 1425324711

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 48

View: 468

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Seeking the Sacred with Psychoactive Substances: Chemical Paths to Spirituality and to God [2 volumes]

Seeking the Sacred with Psychoactive Substances: Chemical Paths to Spirituality and to God [2 volumes]

Author: J. Harold Ellens

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440830884

Category: Religion

Page: 830

View: 684

Can drugs be used intelligently and responsibly to expand human consciousness and heighten spirituality? This two-volume work presents objective scientific information and personal stories aiming to answer the question. • Includes coverage of a variety of drugs, most of which are currently illegal in the United States, accompanied by scientific explanations of how they spur spiritual experiences • Offers compelling narratives from individuals—both laypeople and professionals—who found new dimensions within their lives and heightened their spirituality by the use of entheogens • Supplies information about medical experiments and new treatment modes that provide definitive breakthrough methods for caring for suffering people

From Self to Cosmic Consciousness

From Self to Cosmic Consciousness

Author: Richard Maurice Bucke

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

ISBN: 1425339204

Category: Self-Help

Page: 48

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Paul of Tarsus and Cosmic Consciousness

Paul of Tarsus and Cosmic Consciousness

Author: Ali Nomad

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

ISBN: 1425324746

Category:

Page: 48

View: 108

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The Cosmic Consciousness of Jesus the Christ

The Cosmic Consciousness of Jesus the Christ

Author: Richard Maurice Bucke

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

ISBN: 1425339220

Category:

Page: 48

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Opening the Doors of Perception

Opening the Doors of Perception

Author: Anthony Peake

Publisher: Watkins Media Limited

ISBN: 9781786780010

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 304

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An eye-opening response to Aldous Huxley’s widely influential work on psychedelics, physical reality, and consciousness What exactly are hallucinations? Are they actually doors to another reality? Anthony Peake thinks so. In this stunning book, he takes Aldous Huxley’s The Doors of Perception and updates it using the latest information from quantum mechanics, neurochemistry, and consciousness studies. Most human beings perceive the doors of perception as being securely closed. But here, Peake analyzes the concept of ‘the scale of transcendence’ and suggests there is a scale of perceptions whereby the doors are slowly opened, bit by bit, to reveal the true nature of reality. For ‘normal’ people, glimpses of this reality—what the Gnostics called ‘The Pleroma’—are experienced during ‘noetic’ experiences. However, for others, the doors are prized open by certain neurological processes starting with migraine and progressing through various altered states such as temporal lobe epilepsy, bipolar syndrome, autism, and schizophrenia. A pioneering work on the relationship between physical reality and consciousness, Opening the Doors of Perception suggests that man can, indeed, perceive reality in its true glory.

Archibald Lampman

Archibald Lampman

Author: Eric Ball

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 9780773588615

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 408

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Treasuring the past, savouring the present, and wanting to do right by the future, Archibald Lampman was a poet keenly focused on the workings of time. He was also a thinker of mystical predisposition. His goal was not to transcend time, but to find redemptive meaning within it. Archibald Lampman: Memory, Nature, Progress explores the ways in which Lampman pursued this goal in relation to the three faces of time. Memory fascinated Lampman. He relished the “alchemy” by which the dross of past experience could be left behind and the gold preserved. Nature compelled his mind and emotions, and his clear-eyed observations of both countryside and wilderness settings gave rise to a self-evolved poetics of inclusiveness. In his celebrations of nature in all its manifestations, mild or bleak, he anticipated the work of iconic Canadian painter Tom Thomson and he forecasted the environmentalism of our own time. Progress for Lampman spelled societal rectification. By forwarding the cause of social betterment, one was part of a movement larger than oneself, and this expansion, too, was redemptive. Archibald Lampman: Memory, Nature, Progress is the first book on this foundational figure in Canadian literature to appear in over twenty-five years and the first thematically focused study. Combining close analysis with biographical context, it shows how Lampman’s oeuvre was shaped by his responses to his physical surroundings and to his social-intellectual milieu, as filtered through his stubbornly independent outlook.

Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

Author: Various Authors

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781000807509

Category: Religion

Page: 703

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The volumes in this set, originally published between 1978 and 1992, draw together research by leading academics in the area of the occult and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The collection examines occultism from a broad range of disciplines, from shamanism and the occult tarot, to the esoteric and spiritualism. It includes volumes across the disciplines of religion, covering new religious movements, spiritualism, ritual and magic practices. The three books that comprise this set include investigations into the evolution of occultism, as well as the history and practices of the occult as a religious movement. This collection brings back into print insightful and detailed books and will be a must-have resource for academics and students, not only of religion and anthropology, but also of history and psychology.