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We are in your hands, God!

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Ideation

English dictionaries define ideation as the process of forming ideas. This word is not very popular in the English language. For reasons that I cannot fathom, the word “ideation” acquired negative connotations in the English language. The Sanskrit word “bhava” … Continue reading

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Difference between pseudoscience, metaphysics, spiritual philosophy and science

Science is good, metaphysics is good, spiritual philosophy is great but pseudoscience is bad. This is my position. If you ask scientists they would say “science is good, metaphysics is bad, and pseudoscience is very bad.” Scientists would not differentiate … Continue reading

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Grace

There is a building known as the Grace Building in New York City. It is on the 42nd street across the Bryant Park. The architecture of this building with its concave vertical slopes of its north and south facades remind … Continue reading

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Divine Time, Causal Time, Physical Time

Discussion of time will never end. We will never exhaust this subject. My short review today was inspired by a dear friend who has been thinking deeply on the subject of time and asking me difficult questions. I cannot answer … Continue reading

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Engraving Concept of Sefer Yetzirah

Sefer Yetzirah means “Book of Formation” in Hebrew. The origin of the text is unknown. Sefer Yetzirah is the earliest text of Kabbalah. For translation, commentary and detailed information about the history of Sefer Yetzirah, Aryeh Kaplan’s book [1] is recommended. … Continue reading

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Not all scientists are atheists

Huffpost Science (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/science/) is doing an excellent job. I congratulate their editors. Their news articles are very informative and readable. But, I have mixed feelings about their blog entries. Huffpost Science editors are very smart. They know how to maximize … Continue reading

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Universal Spirituality: misunderstood in all ages and countries

When I was a young man in Turkey in the 70’s I had to defend my views on universal spirituality against the dialectic materialists. In those years there was a strong socialist movement in Turkey supported by Soviet Union and … Continue reading

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All particles are God particles

Ever since CERN announced the discovery of a new particle behaving like the theorized Higgs boson on July 4th 2012, the phrase “God particle” went viral on the internet. Everyone is talking about the “God particle.” Discovery of the Higgs … Continue reading

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Satyam Shivam Sundaram

Ba’Ba’ Satyam Ba’Ba’ Shivam Ba’Ba’ Sundaram This chant picks me up immediately. It is perfect for a walking meditation. Ba’Ba’  : the Beloved,  the affectionate way to address the Parama Purusha (God, Cosmic Consciousness) Satyam : Truth Shivam : Consciousness … Continue reading

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Baba Nam Kevalam

Baba Nam Kevalam Baba  : the Beloved,  the affectionate way to address the Parama Purusha (God, Cosmic Consciousness) Nam : Name Kevalam : all that exists, all there is The explanation from Ananda Marga web site is: Baba means “my most … Continue reading

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Mystic Poetry (2)

Happy Easter. Christian mystic Meister Eckhart’s words still resonate in our hearts. Poems from Poet Seers. ******************** God is always ready, but we are very unready; God is near to us, but we are far from Him; God is within, … Continue reading

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God is

I am grateful to  Times Square Church of New York City for this deeply meaningful poster.

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Spiritual Teachings of Tehuti

Introduction Philosophical, spiritual, religious, metaphysical and scientific influence of the mythical personality Tehuti on the world culture is immense. Tehuti was deified by ancient Egyptians and he was accepted and respected by all societies in the Near East. He is … Continue reading

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What is Devotion?

I never thought I would one day write an essay titled “What is Devotion?” I thought “devotion” was self-explanatory. But, every time I mentioned “devotion” there was either silence or questions. I now recognize that there is a linguistic barrier … Continue reading

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Secret of the Universe

I often ask my 12 year old son about the secret of the universe, hoping that God gives me a hint through him. He always says that we will never know the secret. Having been trained as a physicist I … Continue reading

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Intuitional Science (5) – Attributional Capacity

Consciousness cannot be confined. Yet, as part of the Cosmic Drama, Consciousness allows itself to be qualified by its creative principle. The qualification of Consciousness can also be described using the terms of constriction, concealment, or subjectivation. All these terms … Continue reading

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Intuitional Science (3) – Few Comments on Mind and Matter

I have been thinking about the concept of Hypostatic Union (hypostasis). This concept was discussed among the Christian philosophers. It refers to the incarnation of Divinity. I will not discuss Christian theology. Instead, I will start by mentioning Leibniz’s interpretation … Continue reading

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Intuitional Science (2) – Golden Equation

g – 1/g = 1 is the golden equation. This equation is a symbolic representation of one of the most important principles in creation golden equation describes the primordial generator golden equation is telling us that if the primordial field … Continue reading

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Intuitional Science (1) – Definition

This is the first piece of a series. I wanted to classify these writings under the “Intuitional Science” category. My understanding of the term is a little different from the traditional meaning. In the past the term “Intuitional Science” was … Continue reading

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Silence of the La Madeleine

I meditated inside the La Madeleine church in Paris last week. From outside, the La Madeleine does not look like church. It looks like a Greek temple. The history of the building is interesting but I won’t go into it. … Continue reading

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Mystic Poetry (1)

I have been thinking … I have been thinking of the difference between water and the waves on it. Rising, water’s still water, falling back, it is water, will you give me a hint how to tell them apart? Because … Continue reading

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The opposite of light shows what is light

A selective reading from Rumi’s Masnavi. Translation by E.H. Whinfield. **************************************************** The opposite of light shows what is light, Hence colors too are known by their opposite, God created pain and grief for this purpose, To wit, to manifest happiness … Continue reading

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Spiritual Surrender

It is difficult to write about spiritual surrender. It is a sensitive and easily misunderstood subject. I don’t want to make it personal but without a personal narrative it is impossible to explain this principle. Spiritual surrender was the most … Continue reading

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Anthropic Principle in Physics and Spiritual Philosophy

Introduction The anthropic principle is often used as a weapon in the tiresome debates between “creationists” and “scientific materialists”. Resistance of “scientific materialists” to the idea of Divinity is rooted in their individual psychological development and the sociology of the … Continue reading

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Existence

Each unit of Cosmos has a center or nucleus which is the identity (the I of the entity). In spiritual philosophy the center=nucleus=identity is also known as the “I am consciousness” or simply as “unit consciousness”. The unit consciousness (atman) is connected to … Continue reading

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Fihi Ma Fihi (It is what It IS)

It is what it IS The “Fihi Ma Fihi” is a prose work of Rumi written in Farsi (Persian). It consists of 72 discourses. Like Masnavi it was written during the last few years of Rumi’s life. The literal translation … Continue reading

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God loves atheists too

In recent years atheists have gotten bolder. This new atheist attitude started in academia and quickly spread to the popular media. We see them appearing and hosting TV shows. Their manifestos and popularized science books are selling briskly. Publishers are … Continue reading

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