Dr. Charles T. Tart on March 31st, 2010

In the second week of our camping vacation, now at a cafe with wifi at the Grand Canyon. Needless to say, perhaps, but then I forget it all the time, so perhaps needful to say. We get so caught up in our concerns, our “stories,” our struggles about so many things that have only a […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on March 19th, 2010

Too many times I’m so busy producing new material that I forget to tell people that it exists. Since my aim is to communicate material that may interest people, that kind of defeats the purpose if they don’t know of it….. I’m also shy about seeming to “promote myself,” seems like an egotistical thing to […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on March 19th, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 13 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. [Note my postings may be irregular for the next few weeks as I’m going camping…] Student: So what is the hallmark of a good spiritual teacher? CTT: Wow! Student: Sitting full lotus […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on March 12th, 2010

Ouspensky weighs in on the 5% Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 12 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. Student: Before you said that I was thinking about this 5 percent and the Ouspensky book. In that book, doesn’t he talk about there only being […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on March 7th, 2010

Motivation and the Five Percent Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 11 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. Student: What comes to mind is motivation: what brings people to meditation, and the extent to which someone understands the suffering that they’re experiencing, whether it be […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on March 1st, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 10 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: The mindfulness traditions claim they’ll take you all the way to enlightenment. And we certainly have historical examples of people who are considered Buddhas or saints or something like that, who […]

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