A coherent vision of healing has begun to emerge, weaving together a diversity of approaches to address both individual and collective wounding.
Is society doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past, or can we break our addiction to old beliefs and patterns? A new guiding mythos is possible, says Kelly, informed by civic engagement and deep reprogramming.
A remarkable series of scientifically credible studies has shown a link between group meditation and lowered incidents of violence and crime. And why not? argues Hagelin: If meditation is good for the individual, it should also be good for the collective.
Rapid advances in media and communication technology are rewiring our brains while challenging our capacity to process a relentless onslaught of new stimuli. More than a “stew of electromagnetic noise,” it’s a sign that we’re moving toward cooperative intelligence and planetary cocreation.
Spiritual teacher Adyashanti, who began his public teachings in 1996, shares his wisdom on the nature of awakening consciousness. "The most powerful impediments to awakening are our beliefs about it," he says. His recommended tools are self-honesty, meditation, and inquiry into primordial silence.
Despite substantial evidence validating psychic phenomena, the scientific community remains largely resistant. Enter the revolutionary phenomenon of telepathic communication between twins. Numerous cases have been accumulating since the late 1800s. If they can't be explained through synchronicity or genetics, what other explanation could there be?
Beyond positions, beyond beliefs, lies a place where the mind can truly open to the possibilities of any given moment. Is such receptivity possible in a world beset by polarity and conflict? It is, says this Zen psychologist, and this potential is available to anyone.