Dr. Charles T. Tart on September 26th, 2011

I’ve been having a discussion with some spiritual people working toward a “trans-traditional spirituality,” and we’ve been talking about miracles.  Do they discourage even trying to develop a science, even a partial science, of spirituality, or can we fit them in somehow.  Since one of my main scientific interests, parapsychology, is about “miracles,” this is […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on September 25th, 2011

Dr. Charles Tart Mindfulness Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 5, Part 1 of 18 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: Any kind of habit you can set up at the early learning stages of becoming more mindful is a good habit. Do watch for the point where […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on September 22nd, 2011

There is a beautiful film in the works, scheduled to come out next February, about activities centered around Esalen Institute for building bridges between science and spirituality.  I just got the info on it this morning from the producer,  and it’s reproduced below.  Feel free to pass it on.  I found watching this trailer very […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on September 19th, 2011

All of you know one of my main goals in life is to help genuine science and genuine spirituality interact in ways so each helps the other.  An interesting aspect arose in discussion with colleagues recently, that I wrote my friend Shinzen Young, meditation teacher, about.  Some of you might find this interesting, it’s about […]

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Some of you may know the web radio show Buddhist Geeks.  Various Buddhist teachers are interviewed about once a week on cutting edge aspects of Buddhism, fitting it into modern times, etc., with the “geek” emphasis on what works.  The show’s host, Vincent Horn, interviewed me a year or two ago at my wife’s urging, […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on September 16th, 2011

Some years ago I spoke, as did a number of my friends and colleagues, at a parapsychology related conference in one of our beautiful but wild Northwest states. I was reminded this morning of an amusing incident at this conference.   One of the speakers, a local and, I guess, probably politically influential Rancher, talked about […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on September 11th, 2011

Dr. Charles Tart Mindfulness Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 16 of 18 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: It’s a very unusual environment here at ITP, going back to William’s concerns for a minute or so. We don’t have a doctrine. We’re not a particular […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on September 3rd, 2011

A number of the religious and spiritual people on one of the lists I belong to  have been musing about the problem of violence in the world lately.  I can’t say that their thoughts have made it all clear to me.  By and large their ideas  seem like the kind of things both ordinary and […]

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