I just thought to share with you some pictures from my recent program in Alice Springs which was held as a small fundraiser for the people of Nepal affected by the recent earthquakes. Held in a majestic location; a riverbed near Emily Gap; next to an amazing ancient tree holding us all in her field. About thirty
Transpersonal Psychology is gradually gaining more interest and it is my privilege to be giving a presentation this coming Wednesday for the Transpersonal Psychology Interest Group (TPIG) of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). The details from Dr Jonathan Tandos; Acting National Convenor TPIG APS; are below. Self-realisation in Rumi’s psychology: Journey of transformation from ego self to
He is quick, thinking in clear images; I am slow, thinking in broken images. He becomes dull, trusting to his clear images; I become sharp, mistrusting my broken images. Trusting his images, he assumes their relevance; Mistrusting my images, I question their relevance. Assuming their relevance, he assumes the fact; Questioning their relevance, I question the fact. When the
"Who am I?" Rumi poem with original Persian recitation Rumi's poetry could be truly transformative. This is one of the ones I loved so much that I decided to translate it to English (Rumi wrote predominantly in his mother tongue, Persian). It beautifully describes the messiness of being a human; struggling with temptations, insecurities, thoughts
In a recent seminar, someone asked me about a spiritual experience she often has during meditation and wondered why such beautiful experience repeatedly reaches a certain height and stops despite her longing for it to go higher. My response to her was along the lines that no one really knows, but I wonder why you want it to go “higher”? Is there a value judgement here that the higher the experience the better? It would be worthwhile to explore where such belief comes from for you.
Source of the new! There surely exists a deeper world. What’s the telling sign you ask? The renewal of the moments, the passing of the old. A new day, a new night; new gardens, new life, every breath brings about fresh insights; newness is richness, joyfulness. Where does the new come from? Where does the