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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Back in the late 1960s, when I was collecting material for my anthology Altered States Of Consciousness, I had a hard time finding any scientific literature on meditation.  I was not surprised, as I knew from my graduate education in psychology that very few Western scientists, particularly psychologists, knew anything at all about meditation, and […]

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Readers of this blog and of my books tell me they like to hear about my personal psychological processes, how they affect my spiritual and scientific work, rather than only “Professor Tart’s” reasoned conclusions about such things.  It’s easy for me to write in the latter style, that’s what gets rewarded in science.  This apparent […]

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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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