Dr. Charles T. Tart on July 25th, 2012

Some colleagues were recently discussing mantras, those special words or phrases whose repetition is supposed to produce spiritual effects of one sort or another.  Traditional lore about them varies widely.  For example some of the lore says you have to pronounce mantras exactly right, because then they resonate with some sort of psychic realm and […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on July 23rd, 2012

With my GlideWing online workshop on meditation and mindfulness coming up in a few weeks (www.glidewing.com), I’ve been thinking a lot about how to make it a good experience for my students, as well as reflecting on my own life and career and what I’ve been able to contribute. Reflecting on my career as a […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on July 8th, 2012

One of the things I’ve tried to do most of my life, both in my personal and professional lives, has been to become aware of the more subtle aspects of what I’m thinking, feeling, and doing.  I especially like to become aware of implicit assumptions that lie behind what I’m doing, outside of my normal […]

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