Archive for the ‘Enlightenment’ Category

The Modeh Ani Lafanecha – Prayer of Certainty

Posted on: March 25th, 2014 by Steve Raymond No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni from the English version of his book Certainty, which is already published in Hebrew and which will be re-released as part of his two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. We continue our exploration of certainty and uncertainty ...

Achieving Authentic Certainty in the Divine

Posted on: March 12th, 2014 by Steve Raymond No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni from the English version of his book Certainty, which is already published in Hebrew and which will be re-released as part of his two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. And so… we continue our discussion on Certainty an ...

Uncertainty is a Revelation of the Divine

Posted on: March 6th, 2014 by Steve Raymond No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni from the English version of his book Certainty, which is already published in Hebrew and which will be re-released as part of his two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. When we discuss an Embodied Certainty of God, we are als ...

The Judah Moment: Embodied Certainty of God

Posted on: February 21st, 2014 by Steve Raymond No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni from the English version of his book Certainty, which is already published in Hebrew and which will be re-released as part of his two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. Before the start of each day, I say the prayer Modeh Ani ...

Introduction to Certainty by Marc Gafni

Posted on: December 29th, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni from the version of his book Certainty, which is already published in Hebrew and which will be re-released as part of his two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. Introduction: “Through my flesh I vision God.” This quote fr ...

Certainty and Dreaming by Dr. Marc Gafni

Posted on: December 13th, 2013 by The Editors No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni from his book Uncertainty, which will be re-released as part of the two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. Have you ever wondered about the relationship between our yearning and our certainty? We often have a subtle sense tha ...

Enlightenment of Fullness: “To Struggle is to Embrace” by Dr. Marc Gafni

Posted on: November 19th, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni, from his book Uncertainty, which will be re-released as part of the two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. There Is No Such Thing as Wrestling at a Distance: To Struggle Is to Embrace Rashi explains “Vayeavek” the Hebrew ...

Enlightenment of Fullness: The Great Mystery of Longing and the Tears of Union

Posted on: October 29th, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

From “The Path of Yearning” by Dr. Marc Gafni (Parabola Magazine, Summer 2006). In the world of Chassidut, all service begins with longing. But the Chassidim understood the great mystery of longing: that in relationship to God and to the ...

One Hundred Plus One by Dr. Marc Gafni

Posted on: October 26th, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni, from his Uncertainty book, which will be re-released as part of two-volume Integral Religion. One Hundred Plus One The Talmud has a famous comment about study: “eino domeh mi shelomed meah pa’am lemi shelomed meah vahad paam. ...

Certainty and Holographic Oneness as Spiritual Orientations by Dr. Marc Gafni

Posted on: October 26th, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni, from his Certainty book, which will be re-released as part of two-volume Integral Religion. R. Nachman is drawing on Biblical mysticism, which understands God’s presence in the world through the model of the sefirot, the framewo ...

A Personal Invitation from Sally Kempton and Marc Gafni

Posted on: September 30th, 2013 by Steve Raymond No Comments

  Please join Sally Kempton and Marc Gafni at Esalen, October 18-20 for a weekend experience of Evolutionary Love Practice.What does it take to live your life in love? What does it mean to be lived as love? In just a few weeks on October 18-20, ...

Holy of Holies: Moving from Nothing to Something — Your Creative Invitation

Posted on: July 12th, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

From Your Unique Self by Dr. Marc Gafni. Submitted by Adael Bullock. The creative process that mysteriously moves from nothing to something is the God-impulse. To live as your Unique Self means to align yourself with that process, with the ecstatic e ...

Wisdom for your Week: Marc Gafni and Rob McNamara in Dialogue on Unique Self

Posted on: July 12th, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

In the dialogue linked here, thought-leaders Marc Gafni and Rob McNamara discuss the overlapping topic areas in their recent books, Your Unique Self: The Radical Path to Personal Enlightenment and Strength to Awaken/The Elegant Self. They discuss… ...

Daily Wisdom: Enlightenment of Fullness — Yetzir and Yetzirah, Part II

Posted on: July 6th, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

In this second installment in a three-part essay series, excerpted from the long version of Soul Prints, Dr. Marc Gafni writes that we can transform and raise our passion and artistic creativity into a powerful drive for the sensual and the holy, re ...

Loving Your Way to Enlightenment: The World is a Waiting Lover

Posted on: July 1st, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

Below is a live teaching from our awesome Beloved-teacher-friend Dr. Marc Gafni, transcribed by Chahat Corten  in her book Loving Your Way to Enlightenment. This Gafni Unplugged quote is from a live teaching given at the monthly dharma session wit ...