Plato seems to be the origin of Western mysticism (Phraedo) and (through his lineage disciple Aristotle who taught Alexander the Great) also the Western scientific
‘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
I have no interest in the business that is Energy Medicine (indeed, I believe all healing should be ‘free’), and even less interest in this
Rajneesh (1931-1990), was an Indian-born and self-proclaimed ‘guru’ and ‘mystic’ who openly embraced the greed of capitalism and the anti-Socialist rhetoric the US Cold War
It is interesting to note that the people who have these experiences are not even ‘conscious’ in the conventional sense, (that is they are not ‘awake’ and ‘interacting’ with the physical environment).
Translator’s Note: The Communist Party of China (CPC) pursues (in the name of the people) a clear Marxist-Leninist (Maoist) path of socio-economic development, in the