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Read online This is It & Other Essays on Zen & Spiritual Experience.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC This is It & Other Essays on Zen & Spiritual Experience The six essays in this volume all deal with the relationship of mystical experience to ordinary life The title essay on cosmic consciousness includes the author s account of his own ventures into this inward realm Instinct Intelligence amp Anxiety is a study of the paradoxes of self consciousness Spiritually amp Sensuality a lively discussion of the false opposition of spirit amp matter amp The New Alchemy a balanced account of states of consciousness akin to spiritual experience induced by the aid of lysergic acid The collection also includes the text of Watts celebrated pamphlet Beat Zen Square Zen amp Zen by Alan W. Watts

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This is It & Other Essays on Zen & Spiritual Experience
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In order to come to your senses Alan Watts often said you sometimes need to go out of your mind Perhaps more than any other teacher in the West this celebrated author former Anglican priest and self described spiritual entertainer was responsible for igniting the passion of countless wisdom seekers to the spiritual and philosophical delights of Asia and India Now with Out of Your Mind Essential Listening from the Alan Watts Audio Archives you are invited to immerse yourself in of this legendary thinker s pinnacle teaching sessions about how to break through the limits of the rational mind and begin expanding your awareness and appreciation for the Great Game unfolding all around us Carefully selected from hundreds of recordings by Alan Watts son and archivist Mark Watts Out of Your Mind brings you six complete seminars that capture the true scope of this brilliant teacher in action On these superb digitally restored recordings you will delve into Alan Watts favorite pathways out of the trap of conventional awareness including The art of the controlled accident what happens when you stop taking your life so seriously and start enjoying it with complete sincerity How we come to believe the myth of myself that we are skin encapsulated egos separate from the world around us and how to transcend that illusion Why we must fully embrace chaos and the void to find our deepest purpose Unconventional and refreshing insights into the deeper principles of Buddhism Hinduism and Western philosophy plus much much moreWhether you re completely new to Alan Watts or familiar with his work here is a rare opportunity to experience him at his best improvising brilliantly before a live audience on Out of Your Mind Essential Listening from the Alan Watts Audio Archives, The six essays in this volume all deal with the relationship of mystical experience to ordinary life The title essay on cosmic consciousness includes the author s account of his own ventures into this inward realm Instinct Intelligence amp Anxiety is a study of the paradoxes of self consciousness Spiritually amp Sensuality a lively discussion of the false opposition of spirit amp matter amp The New Alchemy a balanced account of states of consciousness akin to spiritual experience induced by the aid of lysergic acid The collection also includes the text of Watts celebrated pamphlet Beat Zen Square Zen amp Zen, No description available, At the root of human conflict is our fundamental misunderstanding of who we are The illusion that we are isolated beings unconnected to the rest of the universe has led us to view the outside world with hostility and has fueled our misuse of technology and our violent and hostile subjugation of the natural world In i The Book i philosopher Alan Watts provides us with a much needed answer to the problem of personal identity distilling and adapting the ancient Hindu philosophy of Vedanta to help us understand that the self is in fact the root and ground of the universe In this mind opening and revelatory work Watts has crafted a primer on what it means to be human and a manual of initiation into the central mystery of existence