Dr. Charles T. Tart on April 25th, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 16 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. Student: I have a question that I’ve been wondering about. Have you actually met anybody personally that you would think of as an enlightened being, or…? Student: Or admitted to being enlightened? […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on April 23rd, 2010

For years I’ve been part of a private discussion group of scientific parapsychologists, mostly experimentalists. Recently we heard from one of our members, Professor Brian Josephson, a Nobel prize winning physicist, that he and another physicist had been dis-invited from participation in a small physics conference this summer because the organizers learned he was interested […]

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

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 15 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. Student: What if that would test for enlightenment. CTT: Pardon. Student: What about a test to measure enlightenment? CTT: Yes. What about it? Student: Is there anything like that available for people? […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on April 16th, 2010

Antelope Canyon, near Lake Powell in Arizona, has a slot canyon on it, a tortuous, twisting, narrow (6-12 feet or so) deep defile between curved canyon walls of red and other colored stone. The sun only penetrates for a few minutes at noon, but when it does, the colors and shapes are out of this […]

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

An amusing and perhaps insightful incident…. My wife and I were hiking in Zion National Park this morning, the Emerald Pools trail. Judy had gone on ahead to see something I wasn’t that interested in, so I’m sitting on a big boulder beside the trail, waiting for her to come back. The surface of the […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on April 6th, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 14 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: One of the jobs of the field of Transpersonal Psychology will be to someday find ways to evaluate the actual kind of changes that take place in people as a result […]

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