A Broader Look at the Spiritual Emergence Experience: Implications for Consciousness Studies

A Broader Look at the Spiritual Emergence Experience: Implications for Consciousness Studies

Galbraith (1999) has provided us with a fascinating account of the Spiritual Emergence Experience, for which she uses the acronym SEUS (spiritual experience up spine). As she points out this is also known as the rising of the kundalini energy (KE) in certain Eastern traditions. The nature of such experiences can be benign and relatively […]

Psyche and Cosmos: the emergence of order out of chaos

Psyche and Cosmos: the emergence of order out of chaos

Recent developments in the fields of complexity, self-organising systems and cosmogenesis have revived interest in the anti-reductionist idea of emergence, and this paper will examine some of the implications of this idea for our understanding of the human psyche, with particular reference to Jung’s thinking. In recent years there has been a growing interest in […]