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With the rise of materialism, the concept of ‘soul’ as an inner essence that survives bodily death has become increasingly unfashionable within intellectual circles. In this talk, Paul will introduce his forthcoming book The Shape of the Soul: What Mystical Experience Tells Us About Ourselves and Reality (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019). Here he attempts to […]

Clash of Beliefs: Spirituality & Health Presented by Dr Natalie Tobert this comprehensive course Culture, Spirituality and Health: Meanings and Beliefs offers seminars that explore new spiritual and cultural frameworks for understanding ourselves and unusual experiences. It explores what it means to be human in today’s world.  The case studies provided in the training hint at radical challenges to common […]

Join us as we shed new light on death and how we care for our dying. What will I learn? You will gain an understanding of the stages a dying person may experience, and learn how they can be supported during this time. You’ll also develop an appreciation of non-duality and the changes of consciousness […]

MYSTICS AND SCIENTISTS 42 Technology, spirituality and wellbeing: the possible human in the digital age   University of Greenwich, 6-7 April 2019 FOR EVENT DETAILS, PLEASE VISIT THE OFFICIAL MYSTICS & SCIENTISTS WEBSITE MYSTICS & SCIENTISTS WEBSITE Places are strictly limited so early application is essential. Detailed information about the venue will be sent with […]

While the digital revolution can be understood as driven by economic and social forces combined with rapid technological advances, these alone are not sufficient to explain the extraordinary degree to which it has penetrated both our outer and inner life. The readiness with which modern consciousness has embraced computer technology also needs to be understood […]

In his meetings, Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions, such as  Advaita Vedanta, Kashmir Shaivism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Mystical Christianity, Sufism, Zen etc., and which is also the direct, ever-present reality of our own experience. This is a contemporary, experiential approach involving silent […]

Prof. Kroth reviews five major techniques for how American mass media manipulates and twists the view Americans have of their world. The seriousness of the distortion, and our progressive loss of contact with reality is dramatic. We are increasingly living inside a media-induced trance without knowing it. Children believe Ronald MacDonald is more real than […]

SMN Annual Gathering 2019 Shaping the Future of Consciousness Studies Horsley Estate, July 6th – 7th   PROGRAMME The 2019 Network Annual Gathering returns to Horsley Park in Surrey from 6-7th July 2019. This year the programme will begin on Saturday morning with midmorning coffee and will continue until tea on Sunday. The format will be […]