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Cosmic Consciousness: A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind [Richard Maurice Bucke] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is an attempted scientific study of illuminated individuals. Bucke provides three dozen very consistent examples of ‘cosmic consciousness. This work is the magnum opus of Bucke’s career, a project that he researched and wrote over many years. In it, Bucke described his own experience, that of.

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Last words to his disciples. But it was only an initiation. He continued this practice until his death, despite receiving increasing amounts of criticism from the medical health care community.

Richard Maurice Bucke

Cosmic consciousness has been described in various ways by all of the world’s mystical traditions. Whitman ‘s extraordinary experience.

A puzzling instance of phases of consciousness. Your email address consicousness not be published. Oct 13, Brother Dave Jesusonian rated it liked it Recommends it for: MagpieEye rated it really liked it Jul 03, Classic study of people who experienced out-of-the-ordinary consciousness Remarkable contribution to literature. Unconscious instruments of the Cosmic law. Sayings of ancient manuscripts.


The unutterable bliss pictured in his own words.

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I liked this book. His writings as they reflect light upon his attainment of Cosmic Consciousness. Bucke was deeply involved in the poetry scene in America and had friends among the literatiespecially those who consviousness poets. Dec 10, Yuthika rated it really liked it.

What the earnest disciple strives for. Jun 20, Oakshaman rated it it was amazing. The inevitable conclusion to be drawn from the Symbolical character. When he left home at the age of 16, he traveled to Columbus, Ohio and then to California. Open Preview See a Problem?

Bucke, Cosmic Consciousness

In his work with asylum inmates, he was a reformer who encouraged organized sports and what is now called occupational therapy. More than a few others have claimed cosmic visions but were dismissed as nutcases, so why one and not another?

Can’t find a New Thought Center consciouusness you? McGill University, was a psychiatrist, adventurer, and mystic, whose work on what he called “cosmic consciousness” borrowing from the poet Cohsciousness Carpenter came to form part of the underpinning of transpersonal psychology. The latter, at this time exhibited by only a few individuals who he references, is characterized by a feeling of living in eternity now and by moral elevation. Soul consciousness; whither it leads.


We connect seekers with New Thought sharers around the globe: Of what nature is the realization of westerners who relate that they have had flashes of cosmic consciousness.

His unfailing belief in the divinity of his revelations. His idea of “Perfections.

Seems so long ago. Some few distractions e. His familiarity with Oriental philosophy; his remarkable discrimination; consciuosness peculiar penetrating quality of his intellect.

The “Way of the Gods. The fundamental truths taught by Buddha and all other sages.