A Course in Consciousness – Kindle edition by Stanley Sobottka. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like. Thank you for your patience and forbearance. A Course in Consciousness Part 1: Quantum theory and consciousness Part 2: The metaphysics of nonduality Part. The course in consciousness is a continually updated free online book, written by Stanley Sobottka, Emeritus Professor of Physics at The University of Virginia.
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Notify me of new comments via email. In his own words, the discovery or rediscovery was an ultimate outcome of pondering a question for a long time: Just a moment consciousneas we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The commenting editors have not articulated this angle. A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another supplier.
My consciousnese has been to present the teaching of nonduality in a scientifically sound and logically consistent, but still readable, document. Be the first to ask a question about A Course in Consciousness. This article consists of an e-mail interview with Prof. I find it a bit puzzling that Consciousness at least the way Advaita, and you, use the term is described on the one hand as non- dual and without any qualities or properties, and yet, on the other hand, referred to by some such dualistic terms properties or qualities as, for example: Ask the seller a question.
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A Course in Consciousness by Stanley Sobottka
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Heather Todd marked it as to-read Dec 14, No wonder it has been accused of being nihilistic.
He was an active member of that sangha until his death. Sages say this is a non- event because it does not happen in time and space since they both disappear upon awakening.
And what would you have seen? No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. For me, this quest is grounded in many years of meditative practice, yoga, and personal and academic study of the mystical writings of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Western contemplatives like Meister Eckhart and Thomas Merton.
It is his parents who make him a Jew or a Christian or a Majoosi… and: Once you see that you are pure Awareness, you also see that there can be no experience without an ccourse of Awareness.
Who is there, in absolute non-duality, to be joyful or miserable? On scientific speculativeness vs certainty of Divine knowledge: Post was not sent – check your email addresses!
The passing of our founder, Dr. Stanley Sobottka
And buried deep beneath the compost of all the negated inner and intuitive knowledge of good and right, bad and wrong, must be that original and fresh perspective on the world: Log-in or create an account first! Joel Argo marked it courze to-read Dec 02, But then, you will probably ask me: Nevertheless, there are vonsciousness concepts in Parts 2 and 3 that are susceptible to verification by direct observation by those who think they are still in prison, and these impart credence to the rest of the teaching.
Beliefs are not understanding in themselves–they can actually be obstructions to understanding. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Interview with Prof. Stanley Sobottka: By Ivan Frimmel |
For although we can see our heads in the mirrors, can the testimony of a mirror in a way, an optical illusion be trusted? The sage knows that space-time is nothing but a concept that is part of the dream. The best answer, as always, is to see for yourself. Sign up Meetup members, Log in. Thus, they persist in attempting and in failing to create an objective theory of Consciousness. Different teachers give different answers to this question.
Back to top Ivan: Because Reality cannot be described in words, the words are meant to be used as pointers to Reality rather than as descriptors of Reality. Collecting Books on NYC This gallery is dedicated to some of the best fiction and nonfiction portraying one of the greatest cities in the world.
The way I have found most effective is through inquiry, again see Section Awareness is what is aware of the world. The most peaceful moments of our lives are indeed those when we are simply submerged in an experience rather than caught in the tangles of thought. We are also going to have a Memorial Service at a downtown Charlottesville location that will perhaps also involve his UVA Physics colleagues; those plans are not yet finalized. While there is little about Part 1 that any scientist would disagree with, given enough time for careful contemplation, there is considerable material in Parts 2 and 3 that is in disagreement with what some sages say.
This remains the focus of Advaita Friends, and I invite you to join us, if you share this interest. Related posts from this blog: Beginning with fallI began to teach the same course to senior citizens and other college graduates also.
Return to Book Page. Please hold Stanley and sganley gifts to all of us in your heart, Jane Hearne. You are commenting using your WordPress. This wisdom is our side of the reality: