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The Eye of the Mind – Part Three

In tracing the process of vision to its source, we have seen how energy is converted from one form into another until it finally reaches the visual centre of the cerebral cortex. At this point, however, our scientific knowledge ends and we are left with pure surmise. Science has so far been unable to explain […]

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The Eye of the Mind – Part Two

The mystics claim that the world we think of as real, is actually a subjective phenomenon appearing in the mind that we have learned to project outside of ourselves. But this conflicting view of the world leaves us with a mystifying conundrum. For if the world we see and interact with has a subjective nature […]

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The Eye of the Mind – Part One

In order to understand the true nature of the world around us, we can use the example of a tree. The tree appears to exist as a real, physical object that exists outside of ourselves, and is part of the natural world that surrounds us on every side. Yet according to Sages and mystics who […]

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Shades of the Prison – Part Three

All that we know about our world is that, from our earliest recollection, we have become aware of a universe of which we are the centre. Everything that happens in our world involves us in some fundamental way, through our awareness of it. Since we assume our own identity and reality, we confer equal status […]

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Shades of the Prison – Part Two

We who have become fully-fledged members of our society, imagine that the world to which we have become accustomed, is not only real and substantive, but is the only world that exists. We fail to see that in our process of acquiring the culture of our society, we have voluntarily surrendered rich possibilities of experience […]

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Shades of the Prison – Part One

As was explained in the previous instalment (Our Magical World), the world that we see around us is completely different from what we have imagined, as well as what we have been taught. And the reason is this. We are not born into this world….. It is the world that is born in us. What […]

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Our Magical World

The final instalment of the┬áBlog posts entitled “Creatures of the Mind” ended with the following words: “Our world is not the product of some supernatural creator. It is instead a magical kaleidoscope of form that is ever linked to the creative power of thought. And we who sojourn in this wondrous world of form, are […]

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