Can we find  a way to reconcile the differences between science and spirituality? Do we have souls that are immortal? Charles Tart has the answer.

Charles Tart, Ph.D. Biography: Dr. Charles Tart is internationally known for his psychological work on the nature of consciousness (particularly, altered states of consciousness), as one of the founders of the field of transpersonal psychology, and for his research in parapsychology. Charles studied electrical engineering at MIT before deciding to become a psychologist. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from... Continue Reading →

Self-transcendence as a key factor in human development and meaning making? This study says “Yes.”

by Institute of Transpersonal Psychology at Sofia University alumni Albert Garcia-Romeu, Samuel P Himelstein and Jacob Kaminker The following article shares excerpts from the full study. You may read the study in full at Academia.edu or Sage Publications. What is Self-Transcendence? The term self-transcendence has been used widely in philosophical and psychological literature to refer to... Continue Reading →

The Mind and Healing Mantras – Is This the Best Way to Address Healing in Others? Part 8 – Diverse Perspectives on Healing

by Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D.,  Program Chair at Sofia University for the PhD in Transpersonal Psychology programs In this final edition of Diverse Perspectives on Healing, Alan Wallace, a Tibetan Buddhist scholar and practitioner, articulates the importance of the mind in healing. In contrast to Sequoyah Trueblood, whom we heard from previously in this series, Wallace ascribes... Continue Reading →

The Divine Flow, Pain, and Suffering: Are These the Factors in Becoming a Healer? Diverse Perspectives on Healing (Part 6)

by Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D., program Dean of the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology at Sofia University  and chair of the PhD in Transpersonal Psychology programs. In Part Six, Sequoyah Trueblood, of the Cherokee and Chocktaw traditions, express similar perspectives to what previous healers in this series have shared — the process of healing is one of... Continue Reading →

Intentional Pauses and Prayer Lead to Healing? Yes says this M.D. in Cardiology. Part 5 – Diverse Perspectives on Healing

by Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D., Dean of the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology at Sofia University and chair of the PhD in Transpersonal Psychology programs. In Part Five of the series, Mitchell Krucoff, MD offers a perspective as a cardiologist who recognizes that the tools of transformation are accessible to us at all times — and in... Continue Reading →

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