In our previous 3 posts we introduced a provocative Hebrew wisdom masters koan, “Great is teshuva, for in it intentional sins become great merits.”
In our previous post we introduced a provocative Hebrew wisdom masters koan, “Great is teshuva, for in it intentional sins become great merits.
The most potent expression of the healing power of time circle consciousness is the mystical idea of teshuva, which is a word we have encountered before.
The body leads to the soul, and the soul leads back to the body. “When I look at the I of my body I find the I of my soul. When I look at the I of my soul I find the I of God.” The Sufis have a wonderful saying–”Say your praise to Allah [...]
By Marc Gafni One of the simplest definitions of sanity used in the psychological literature is knowing who you are. To be sane is know your identity, to recognize your name. For example if I tell you that my name is Ken Wilber when my name is really Marc Gafni and I insist on being [...]
A brief excerpt from Ken Wilber’s Foreword to Your Unique Self (forthcoming, Summer 2012) : DR. MARC GAFNI’S INTEGRAL UNIQUE SELF TEACHING IS SEMINAL. What you hold in your hands is a radically exciting and groundbreaking book that will change forever not only how you think about enlightenment, but how you understand, from a post-metaphysical perspective, the very [...]
By Dr. Marc Gafni Edited, prepared and with introduction by Dr. Heather Fester Uncertainty is ethically and spiritually essential, Marc Gafni writes here, because it allows us to reach higher certainty, avoid the seduction of false certainty, and reach spiritual authenticity. In this excerpt from Chapter One of his volume Uncertainty, Marc introduces the core [...]
When we live on an Earth in which there’s enough food and resources to feed us all five times over, and 20 million children die of starvation every year, and we’re talking about being sane?
From the beginning of my life
I have been looking for your face
but today I have seen it
I have this great joy when I know that I have done the right thing …
Anyplace where you are regarded only as a function, where your name is not known and honored, you are a slave.