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Your Evolutionary Yes

Posted on: November 11th, 2016 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

From: Self in Integral Evolutionary Mysticism: Two Models and Why They Matter by Marc Gafni Your divine spark manifests as your drive to attain something beyond the contracted self of ego. You do not simply want to disappear into the one. Rather, you ...

“Answering the Call”

Posted on: April 11th, 2012 by Marc Gafni No Comments

Recently people have been asking me what I mean by the phrase, “Answering the Call,” which I have been talking about so often during my talks about the democratization of enlightenment teachings in these past years. So when I woke up this morning ...

A World Spirituality Guide to How to Survive being Home for the Holidays, By Sally Kempton

Posted on: December 20th, 2011 by Marc Gafni No Comments

If you think you’re enlightened, go visit your family. Ram Dass, the influential American teacher of spirituality, said that back in the 1970s. ...

Tikkun Olam-Social Activism Poem – Marc Gafni

Posted on: March 12th, 2011 by Marc Gafni No Comments

Two Offerings in Words: I rarely let the word ‘No’ escape From my mouth Because it is so plain to my soul That God has shouted ‘Yes! Yes! Yes!’ To every luminous moment in existence. Hafiz • • • From man’s perspect ...

The Path of Wrestling – Marc Gafni

Posted on: January 28th, 2011 by Marc Gafni No Comments

Presented by Marc Gafni SAFEK: UNCERTAINTY The following two articles were written as chapters six and seven in a book called in Hebrew, Safek. Safek literally means uncertainty. The full title is Reclaiming the Spirituality of Uncertainty. The core ...

Marc Gafni: Betrayal or Not

Posted on: May 3rd, 2009 by Marc Gafni No Comments

The Gift of Loving Critique To be a lover is to be committed to the physical well being and spiritual growth of your beloved. Our souls want to grow. While we often think of giving and loving in terms of Good and Evil, the soul thinks in terms of nut ...

Falling in Love: Part Thirty Nine: Called From the Future: Soul Roots: Marc Gafni

Posted on: March 15th, 2009 by Marc Gafni 1 Comment

Called from the Future – Soul Roots Childhood and parental dynamics only form a very small part of the image of your intended. This brings us to the second great fallacy of much of contemporary psychology, which is the near dogmatic assumption that ...

Falling in Love: Part Twenty: Marc Gafni

Posted on: February 12th, 2009 by Marc Gafni No Comments

The Spiral of Shattering and Repair Redemption is greater than a simple return to our point of origin: it is a spiraling return which takes us higher. The Kabbalist captures this notion in the images of Tzimtzum, Shvirah and Tikkun – contractio ...

What is Hanukah? Marc Gafni

Posted on: December 21st, 2008 by Marc Gafni No Comments

Dearest Friends, Happy Hanukah! The Festival of Lights. I feel the darkness. And in the darkness I feel the light. I feel the joy. I feel the goodness. I know that a little bit of light dispels a lot of darkness. That is the great teaching of Chanuka ...

Ecstasy and Magic: Marc Gafni

Posted on: September 4th, 2008 by Marc Gafni No Comments

At this point then it does not surprise us to learn that in the Temple myth it is said that the Holy of Holies is the place of the Even Shetiya, the foundation stone of the world. In myth, it is that stone, symbol of Eros, which holds the world toget ...

Blog Post Two – Marc Gafni

Posted on: July 3rd, 2008 by Marc Gafni No Comments

marc gafni published on marcgafni.com please share comments on info@marcgafni.com The Evolution of Love The Evolution of God Practicing the Wounds of Love These will be the three topics which I hope to talk with you about in this blog. They are very ...

The Seduction of Tears and Victimization

Posted on: April 7th, 2008 by jeff No Comments

On Biblical Consciousness, Victimization and Hagar by Marc Gafni An excerpt from a forthcoming book, that was written in 2005 and 2006. This article, The Seduction of Tears and the Hagar Complex, and the Culture of Complaint article, which is actuall ...

On Pagans and Prophets – On the Erotic and the Ethical מרדכי גפני

Posted on: February 27th, 2008 by Marc Gafni No Comments

This article only appears in hebrew. It appeared as the cover article in Tikkun Magazine in 2003. This article is incomplete. Some of the English has not yet been translated, not all the footnotes have been completed and some significant additions ha ...

Integral Judaism and the Evolution of Tears

Posted on: January 28th, 2008 by Marc Gafni No Comments

The following essay is the first of ten essays in a book called Integral Kabbalah and the Evolution of Tears. Copyright 2005 Marc Gafni. It touches on the Hebrew vision of Enlightenment, Evolutionary Kabbalah and Integral Judaism and Kabbalah. For th ...

The Path of Rage

Posted on: January 27th, 2008 by Marc Gafni No Comments

Tikkun: To repair, to heal, to fix by Marc Gafni The Jewish mandate which demands that the human being enter into partnership with God in the task of perfecting the world emerges, paradoxically, not out of answers but out of questions. The fact that ...