On the Mystery of Being


Part One: Voices of Contemporary Spirituality

  • Love and Wonder, Adyashanti
  • Ordinary Awakening, Gangaji
  • Closer to Heaven, Closer to the Mud, Jeff Foster
  • The Magic of Shared Awareness, Sally Kempton
  • The Essence of the Mind, Rupert Spira
  • Faces of the Infinite in Everyday Life, Dorothy Hunt
  • The Wonder of Unknowing, Mauro Bergonzi

Part Two: The Rebirth of Metaphysics

  • Nondual vs. Scientific Views of Reality, A. H. Almaas
  • Of Consciousness and Paradox, Jean Houston
  • Be Blissful, Robert Thurman
  • The Qualitative Science of the Heart, Kabir Helminski
  • The Anomaly of Consciousness, Peter Russell
  • Radiant Intimacy of the Heart, Cynthia Bourgeault

Part Three: Science Embraces Consciousness

  • A Brief History of Consciousness, Stuart Hameroff
  • Reality Is Eye Candy, Donald Hoffman
  • How to Make a Universe, Jude Currivan
  • Mind, Matter, and Life: A Unified Systemic View, Fritjof Capra
  • Mind and the Wave Function Collapse, Henry Stapp
  • Idealism Reloaded: The End of the Perception-Imagination Duality, Bernardo Kastrup

Part Four: The Wonder of Nature

  • Fundamental Awareness: The Universe Twiddling Its Thumbs, Neil D. Theise
  • Rethinking the “Dumb Random Universe” Model of Existence, Robert Lanza
  • The Origin of Life and Consciousness: Lifting and Gifting Our Collective Future, Bruce Damer
  • Resurrecting Real Magic, Dean Radin
  • The Mycology of Consciousness, Paul Stamets
  • The Ecological Initiation, Charles Eisenstein

Part Five: The Body as Teacher

  • What Are Our Bodies? Chris Fields
  • The Essence of Yoga: Exploring Our True Body, Ellen Emmet
  • The Cerebrospinal Fluid and I Am, Mauro Zappaterra
  • Lessons from the Body, Larry Dossey
  • The Body, the Medical System, and Modern Society, Gabor Maté
  • Cancer as an Awakening Journey, Joan Tollifson

Part Six: The Heart of Intimacy

  • Reflections on Intimacy, Zhen Dao
  • Awakened Relating: Being Awake to Our InfiniteNature in Finite Human Relationships, Lynn Marie Lumiere
  • Intimacy and Keeping the Spark Alive, Michaela Boehm
  • The Call of the Earth Goddess: Re-membering a Spirituality of Wholeness, Chameli Ardagh
  • The Ego Cannot Love, Eric Baret

Part Seven: Exploring the Shadows

  • Developmental Trauma and the Transformationof Anger and Rage, Julie Brown Yau
  • Healing Trauma as a Spiritual Path: Individual and Collective Dimensions, Peter A. Levine
  • Mongolian Shamanic Trance, Corine Sombrun
  • Dreaming the Mystery of Being Aware, Stephen LaBerge
  • Fifteenth-Century Alchemy and Twenty-First-Century Liberation, Pamela Wilson
  • Reconnecting to a Child Within, Edward Frenkel

Part Eight: Doorways to Heaven

  • The Science and Mystery of Consciousness, Pim van Lommel
  • Grief, Unmani
  • Three Basic Freedoms, James Fadiman
  • The Blessings of Brokenness, Vera de Chalambert
  • The Portal of a Poem, Mirabai Starr
  • The Human Journey, Shakti Caterina Maggi

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