Poses huge implications for the relationship of the individual psyche to the collective, karma and reincarnation, and the nature of and potential deep approaches to our planetary crisis. The author's extensive knowledge of philosophical, religious, and psychological literature makes it possible for him to provide solid grounding for the profound insights from his nonordinary states of consciousness. Bache presents his quantum theory of everything with attendant research notes, commentary on current ongoing arguments in the fields of philosophy and psychology, frequent reference to traditional religions. Series Title: Responsibility: Christopher M. Since this intelligence is nothing other than our own being, it's a matter of learning how to become conscious at deeper and deeper levels of our being, or Being Itself.
Contemplative approaches to higher education have been gaining in popularity and application across a wide range of disciplines. The E-mail message field is required. Is there a way to contact him? In The Four Global Truths, author Darrin Drda contends that as global temperatures rise and natural systems decline, humanity is forced to confront the destructiveness of unfettered material progress and mechanistic thinking. There is a big difference. In a compelling synthesis of the ideas of seminal thinkers from depth psychology and the new paradigm sciences, Le Grice positions the new discipline of archetypal astrology at the centre of an emerging world view that reunifies psyche and cosmos, spirituality and science, mythology and metaphysi, and enables us to see mythic gods, heroes and themes in a fresh light. Brings unusual clarity into several important problem areas and represents an important step toward an integration and synthesis of the observations and experiences involved.
Bache ; foreword by Stanislav Grof. In this sense the individual ultimatly realises its identity with the divine state which is and was never anything but perfection in the first place and the truth dawns that the whole thing was just a self-test, successfuly executed. A unique contribution to transpersonal psychology. In order to justify the overall analysis, the author goes to great lengths to argue that the personal ego-self can be, as it were, eliminated. Christopher Bache is one of the most creative and imaginative thinkers in the transpersonal field. Kliman examines a number of major productions of the play on stage and screen, inviting the reader to contemplate and compare directors' and actors' choices for what is arguably Shakespeare's most compelling play. He posits a more enlightened worldview that honors the interdependence of all forms of life and aspects of reality, a concept increasingly see as a practical and compassionate approach to averting disaster.
It is a product of creative imagination inspired by inner journeys to the farthest frontiers of the psyche and yet a work forged by a rigorous intellect and impeccable scholarship. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. It can of course be superceeded but it is true that the sense of spiritual-self remains where the ego is suppressed. He is the author of Lifecycles: Reincarnation and the Web of Life. I believe Bache's work evokes this response because he has articulated, with superb clarity, rigor, and depth of insight, a radically expanded perspective on the deeper nature of individual human experience, a perspective that many have been gradually intuiting but had not yet been able clearly to formulate. He follows Stanislov Grof's methods.
My experience did not evolve from any clinical or therapeutic exercise but rather as the result of the intense conflict non-physical involved in trying to manage environmental activities. Drawing from his own groundbreaking research including his involvement in the modern reconstruction of Mayan 2012 cosmology and more than two decades of extensive study of Mayan culture, Jenkins has created the crucial guide to understanding the story of 2012—an essential overview of the history, theory, cultures, and personalities that have brought this extraordinary idea into modern awareness. Drawing upon twenty years of experience working with nonordinary states, the author argues that when the deep psyche is hyper-simulated using Stanislaw Grof's powerful therapeutic methods, the healing that results sometimes extends beyond the individual to the collective unconscious of humanity itself. A fine example of a courageous pioneering venture into rarely traveled territories of the human psyche, it will remain a classic in the transpe A unique contribution to transpersonal psychology. The subject matter of the book is, I believe, best considered within a transpersonal psychological perspective.
Contents: Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- pt. Drawing on diverse contexts, the essays reveal the applicability of contemplative studies as a watershed field, capable of informing, enriching, and sustaining the many disciplines and instructional contexts that comprise higher education. If you find any copyright violation, please contact me at. From 2000-02 he was Director of Transformative Learning at the Institute of Noetic Sciences located outside of San Francisco. This is a book to read soon and to integrate carefully.
This is a good book, although a little too pedantic for me. It never leaves one's consciousness thereafter. While not everyone there holds the same worldview as the author and I, many do. A compelling journey from the farthest reaches of outer space to the innermost realms of the human heart, Cosmic Conversations will change the way you look at the universe and yourself forever. His writings explore reincarnation, the philosophical implications of non-ordinary states of consciousness and the dynamics of collective consciousness within the classroom. I first heard Christopher Bache on a YouTube video and was very impressed and interested.
It's about the collective unconscious and the author's quest to become as fully conscious as possible. Among other things the book deals with collective mind and group karma. However, to my mind the whole form of one's ego must yet remains as an accessible construct regardless of the way one may choose to become detached from it. In the first instance it may be easy to depose the ego-self from its central throne and to substitute, as Mr Bach attempts to do, a group responsibility group mind. In the process he encourages a responsible and joyful—and ultimately healing—participation in this critical moment in life.
Bache is Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Youngstown State University. Heralding a 'rediscovery of the gods' and the passage into a new spiritual era, The Archetypal Cosmos presents a new understanding of the role of myth and archetypal principles in our lives, one that could give a cosmic perspective and deeper meaning to our personal experiences. Dark Night, Early Dawn is the most important book I have read in recent years. I attend a school where the author obtained a degree and sometimes teaches. It's about the collective unconscious and the author's quest to become as fully conscious as possible. The author's extensive knowledge of philosophical, religious, and psychological literature makes it possible for him to provide solid grounding for the profound insights from his nonordinary states of consciousness. When you have had a true mystical experience, you realize how science is in the dark.