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

I’m about to go off on a meditation retreat, but I want to share what I’ve written for my studentnotices list on a great book, that put my and our culture’s recent history into perspective for me. American Veda As a red-blooded American boy growing up in New Jersey in the 1940s, I had never […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on November 21st, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 6 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: Comments on the comments on your papers, or things you want to bring up? Student: I was going to say that last year I took some time off. When I came […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on November 18th, 2010

I recently got an email from an old friend and colleague about a possibly psychic dream.  I’m not going to report on that here, it’s old hat for me to hear about dreams that provide psychic info on real-world events, but some of the other ideas his email stimulated in me may be of interest, […]

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At the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (ITP), where I teach, we usually open our faculty meetings with some sort of brief experiential exercise, designed to, to put it in simple terms, put us in a good and harmonious place or, to put it in fancier terms, remind us of our transpersonal/spiritual nature to smooth our […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on November 14th, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 5 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: This goes back to an idea of Gurdjieff’s that I think is worth talking about, and that’s the idea of the food of impressions. Have you come across that in Ouspensky […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on November 8th, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 4 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. Student: I have a question about when you were talking about when your mind is running, or your imagination is running away or running rampant. CTT: Who was talking about that? Student: […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on November 2nd, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 3 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: So take a minute to look at the comments on your paper. You might not have a response to them. You might. It might also remind you of something that you […]

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