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Everyday Religious Experiences
« on: April 30, 2021, 03:40:39 am »
Not talking about the big dramatic brain-overload things that like people describe getting at church, or in a magick ceremony, or on the really good drugs.  Just the simple, small, hints-at-transcendence experience one can have just randomly at any time.  The usual things like walking alone in the woods on a warm summer day, spending quiet time with a loved one, or finally getting that really tricky yoga position (you know the one) just perfect and the release after.

One of mine is the first time I heard the recording of the Grateful Dead's "China Cat Sunflower/I Know You Rider" from Winterland 1974-10-17.  That transition in the middle just does it for me every time.
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Re: Everyday Religious Experiences
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2021, 09:05:24 pm »
there is a gnostic meditation exercise (the gurdjieff "sensing" exercise, sometimes called 'the morning sitting') which opens my pineal gland RIGHT up