The Yogic View of Consciousness 30: The Ingredients of Samadhi

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YVC 30 cover-1There are natural experiences that resemble various facets of samadhi. Some of these happen when we are awake, others happen when we sleep. We consider these here and construct an ingredients list for samadhi.

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The Yogic View of Consciousness 21: Jumpin ‘n Hoppin’ on a Moonshadow

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YVC 21 cover-10Our conscious experiences are an expression, or encoding, of a mostly unconscious, nested, hierarchical network of memories. How deep does this network go? Where do the memories end and the things we are aware of begin? We seem to be aware of a world of things and stuff. Yet all of this is known to us only because of the memory structures that unconsciously impart content to consciousness. It is a strange and elusive situation. Luckily, Leibniz helps us get a handle on it.

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