Mahayana Buddhism and the Gunas

Mahayana (“The Great Vehicle”) Buddhism is one of the principal branches of Buddhism. … THIS POST HAS BEEN TAKEN DOWN, AS IT APPEARS IN JOHN ROGER BARRIE’S APRIL 2024 BOOK, “THE DEEPEST SILENCE AND OTHER ESSAYS ON CONTEMPORARY SPIRITUALITY.”

AI, Pattern of Prestige, Quotation

Realizing that the physical universe is illusory in nature, we try to remain detached from the ephemeral world that parades across our daily vision. … THIS POST HAS BEEN TAKEN DOWN, AS PORTIONS OF IT APPEAR IN JOHN ROGER BARRIE’S APRIL 2024 BOOK, “THE DEEPEST SILENCE AND OTHER ESSAYS ON CONTEMPORARY SPIRITUALITY.”

The Essence of Sufism

Islam is one of the world’s great monotheistic religions. … THIS POST HAS BEEN TAKEN DOWN, AS IT APPEARS IN JOHN ROGER BARRIE’S APRIL 2024 BOOK, “THE DEEPEST SILENCE AND OTHER ESSAYS ON CONTEMPORARY SPIRITUALITY.”

Heart to Heart

When walking the spiritual path, it can prove beneficial to step aside from the dualistic rut in which we continually find ourselves and have a frank heart-to-heart spiritual talk with oneself every now and then. … THIS POST HAS BEEN TAKEN DOWN, AS IT APPEARS IN JOHN ROGER BARRIE’S APRIL 2024 BOOK, “THE DEEPEST SILENCE AND OTHER ESSAYS ON CONTEMPORARY Read More »

Henosis

While reading through the approx. 135,000-word book The Five Ages of Humanity (formerly titled The Five Ages of Man), I acquired a cursory knowledge of Greek mystical thought; specifically the Neoplatonism of Plotinus (d. A.D. 270), which is quite profound. … THIS POST HAS BEEN TAKEN DOWN, AS PORTIONS OF IT APPEAR IN JOHN ROGER BARRIE’S APRIL 2024 BOOK, “THE Read More »

Two Facets of a Religion

As we are fully involved with our imminent reissue of author-philosopher-historian Gerald Heard’s magnum opus, The Five Ages of Humanity (formerly titled The Five Ages of Man), I thought I’d dip into my spiritual-writing archives and, inspired by Heard, post a brief excerpt from an essay I originally delivered at the inaugural meeting of an informal study group on comparative Read More »

Jesus’ Post-Crucifixion Appearances

According to the Gospel accounts, Jesus of Nazareth died on Good Friday, then arose on Easter Sunday. … THIS POST HAS BEEN TAKEN DOWN, AS IT APPEARS IN JOHN ROGER BARRIE’S APRIL 2024 BOOK, “THE DEEPEST SILENCE AND OTHER ESSAYS ON CONTEMPORARY SPIRITUALITY.”

A More Permanent Lenten Abstinence

This year, Lent began more than a month ago. … THIS POST HAS BEEN TAKEN DOWN, AS PORTIONS OF IT APPEAR IN JOHN ROGER BARRIE’S APRIL 2024 BOOK, “THE DEEPEST SILENCE AND OTHER ESSAYS ON CONTEMPORARY SPIRITUALITY.”

error: Content is protected !!
Skip to content
opens in a new windowMalcare WordPress Security