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

Dr. Charles Tart Mindfulness Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 5, Part 8 of 18 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: This third method, doing Vipassana meditation on unpleasant sensations and going into them, is a very interesting method. I strongly recommend Shinzen Young’s book, Break Through Pain, […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on December 23rd, 2011

I have been intellectually impressed for years with G. I. Gurdjieff’s claim that we have three distinct types of “intelligence,” namely our intellectual mind, what we usually think of as intelligence, our emotional mind, and our bodily-instinctive mind.  I say intellectually impressed, because for many years this was primarily a set of ideas for me, […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on December 17th, 2011

Dr. Charles Tart Mindfulness Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 5, Part 7 of 18 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: I think at this point we can open it for discussion about the review, your current experience, the readings – what have you. But do try to […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on December 17th, 2011

Dr. Charles Tart Mindfulness Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 5, Part 6 of 18 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: Now having said that by way of review, let’s try a little Vipassana for a few minutes. I’m going to suggest relaxed Vipassana. You’ve just heard some […]

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

(Following is adapted from an item I wrote for the interesting new blog WhatMeditationReallyIs.com.  I think it will be of interest here) When I become the Czar of Worldwide Words, I’m going to abolish the word “meditation.” Isn’t that an odd way to start a blog on meditation?  Gets your attention, though. I will write […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on December 4th, 2011

Dr. Charles Tart Mindfulness Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 5, Part 5 of 18 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: Now once in a while, the transpersonal does get through to us. So one way to grow is to hope to have an overwhelming transpersonal experience that […]

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