Dr. Charles T. Tart on August 28th, 2010

Something confusing is happening with this blog software, confusing enough that I’m not sure what it is.  Like I thought I was posting a response to Bob D’s comment, but then the response appeared but Bob D’s comment seems to have disappeared?  Or I’ve responded to some things but the response does not appear?  Hang […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on August 28th, 2010

As I said when I started this blog, I wouldn’t have much time to comment on people’s comments, as much as I would like to, just occasionally, too many other projects, articles to write, etc….. Lately though I’ve commented a number of times on comments – and when I check later, they don’t appear.  I’ve […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on August 28th, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 12 of 17 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: You’re getting at the balance between an experience that is being relatively directly created by what’s actually happening at the moment, and starting to superimpose concepts of what should be happening […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on August 24th, 2010

I am fortunate to have Shinzen Young as both friend and meditation “coach,” as I think he’s one of the best meditation teachers around, as well as a great guy. You can get info on the way he’s adapted traditional meditation teachings to work better for us moderns at his websites and numerous teaching videos […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on August 20th, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 11 of 17 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. Student: Recently I’ve been feeling like I can be in that sort of peaceful place, but when I’m there, I can’t get out of it. Like I miss the state of being […]

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

Dear Friends,                         Date Composed: August 18, 2010 I got an email this morning about being interviewed as an expert on air ions and their physiological effects for a Discovery program.  My response was “Good topic, but I know way too little to be an expert.  I was interested in effects of atmospheric ions on biological […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on August 13th, 2010

Some thoughts after a meditation session August 10, 2010. Observation reveals… My mind has scenario generators and there’s practically always one running, either as thoughts (verbal talk/words to myself) or imagery. The imagery is easy to see as I drift toward sleep, but, while less intense in terms of perceptibility, seem to be there all […]

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

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 10 of 17 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. Student: I wanted to say something about peace, because I did this experiment. Tom was talking about, “If you’re in a state of peace, then doesn’t life get boring?” You’re not pissed […]

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