Dr. Charles T. Tart on June 8th, 2016

  CCCE:  Concentration, Clarity, Curiosity, Equanimity Charles T. Tart I teach a three-week web course on meditation and mindfulness a few times each year, giving students basic understanding and practice in developing essential skills for meditation practice, but even more for their eventual mindfulness application to everyday life.  Our mind can working in kind of […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on November 25th, 2015

Doubt and Belief as Energies: Handicap and Powerhouse, or… Charles T. Tart Copyright © 2015 Charles T. Tart  These are some of my ongoing musings about doubt. belief, and how you get to better understandings of reality, very important aspects of life.  For those very attached to their beliefs and doubts, though, I should warn […]

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I’ve begun teaching my course on Mindfulness at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (now called Sofia University) this week (September 25,2012), and think that some remarks and diagrams I created for my students to help clarify some things about two kinds of concentration and their use in meditation would be of general interest.  While “progress” […]

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As I mentioned in a post a few weeks ago(April 9, 2012), I went back to lovely Asheville, NC for a week of video lecturing at the invitation of GlideWing.com, a company that produces online workshops on various spiritual, psychic and psychological topics.  Having watched a workshop they’d done with Tibetan Lama Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on January 15th, 2012

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: And that’s the problem with concentrative meditation. With concentrative meditation, some people can develop an enormous amount of concentration power, and they can get rid of pain […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on December 27th, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 9 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. Student: Is that where the subpersonalities come in? And do we maybe need to acknowledge it and then let it go? I wonder. Student: So you have to be somebody before you […]

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