An interpretive error perpetuated by many hard materialists is that spiritual states do not exist. This, I believe, is category error. Spiritual states do exist
Once the muscular contraction is ‘triggered’ at will in the centre of the forehead – then the mind is focused so that the hyper ‘imaginative’
I have been engaged in the activity of Buddhist meditation for over three decades. In that time, I have experienced a number of ‘states’ marked
The ‘bliss’ associated with higher levels of contemplation and meditation, is, in my experience, a body-wide muscular contraction that continuously ripples up and down. This
‘Neither the same nor different…’ Ven. Nyanaponika Thera: Abhidhamma Studies – Buddhist Explorations of Consciousness and Time, Wisdom, (1998), Page 44 The religious experience should not remain the sole possession of
Within Buddhism, the realisation of a ‘still’ mind is also accompanied by a sense of psychological completeness and physical tranquillity. What is this feeling of bliss?