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➷ [Reading] ➹ The Awakening Ground: A Guide to Contemplative Mysticism By David Chaim Smith ➬ – African-american-literature.co Author David Chaim Smith offers a guide to the practice of mystical contemplation from the perspective of a highly unusual form of non dual Kabbalah unfettered by both religious mythology and psycholoAuthor David Chaim Smith offers a guide to the practice of mystical contemplation from the perspective of a highly unusual form of non dual Kabbalah unfettered by both religious mythology and psychological reductionism The path articulates the ultimate uest for meaning which seeks to pass through the clutterof the minds conceptual associations to nakedly and directly recognize the innate essentiality of all things known as the light of En no Sof end or the Infinite Most mainstream conventional schools of Kabbalah hold such a radical aspiration to be inapproachable at best and heretical at worstThe work introduces six stages that articulate how the mind breaksthrough its own restrictive habitual reflexes to awaken to the ground of En Sof which is the minds essential natureEach stage is illustrated by the authors own original works ofart and line diagramsDraws upon obscure sources such as the 13th century Kabbalistic text Fountain of Wisdom various alchemical and gnostic texts and the writings of Isaac the BlindThe author reveals how meaning never remains static its nature is to move transmit and display yet its precious potential becomes buried under layers of mental constructs He explains how the minds habits and reflexes impose structures of containment that try to make sense out of phenomena but these very structures actually obscure their essence completely Smiths experiential path to gnostic awakening reveals how in the wake of the lesser concerns of the conceptual mind primordial purity shines in resonances of vast poetic beauty if a sensibility of wonder awe and delight is cultivatedContemplation begins with intellectual understanding As contemplation deepens the mind shifts from the accumulation of data to the unfolding of direct gnostic apprehension This dissolves the idea that outer and inner or personal and cosmic distinctions exist allowing phenomena to return to its basis as a single uninterrupted continuum As the mind becomes dwarfed by the sheer immensity of this vast wholeness the character of meaning begins to change Meanings fullness shapes the mind rather than the minds reflexes and habits shaping meaning The fullness opens beyond the experiences the mind relies upon to define both itself and the world but paradoxically only arises within those experiences as their basis Once this basis is recognized as the root of the paradox the awakening ground becomes clear.

Author David Chaim Smith offers a guide to the practice of mystical contemplation from the perspective of a highly unusual form of non dual Kabbalah unfettered by both religious mythology and psychological reductionism The path articulates the ultimate uest for meaning which seeks to pass through the clutterof the minds conceptual associations to nakedly and directly recognize the innate essentiality of all things known as the light of En no Sof end or the Infinite Most mainstream conventional schools of Kabbalah hold such a radical aspiration to be inapproachable at best and heretical at worstThe work introduces six stages that articulate how the mind breaksthrough its own restrictive habitual reflexes to awaken to the ground of En Sof which is the minds essential natureEach stage is illustrated by the authors own original works ofart and line diagramsDraws upon obscure sources such as the 13th century Kabbalistic text Fountain of Wisdom various alchemical and gnostic texts and the writings of Isaac the BlindThe author reveals how meaning never remains static its nature is to move transmit and display yet its precious potential becomes buried under layers of mental constructs He explains how the minds habits and reflexes impose structures of containment that try to make sense out of phenomena but these very structures actually obscure their essence completely Smiths experiential path to gnostic awakening reveals how in the wake of the lesser concerns of the conceptual mind primordial purity shines in resonances of vast poetic beauty if a sensibility of wonder awe and delight is cultivatedContemplation begins with intellectual understanding As contemplation deepens the mind shifts from the accumulation of data to the unfolding of direct gnostic apprehension This dissolves the idea that outer and inner or personal and cosmic distinctions exist allowing phenomena to return to its basis as a single uninterrupted continuum As the mind becomes dwarfed by the sheer immensity of this vast wholeness the character of meaning begins to change Meanings fullness shapes the mind rather than the minds reflexes and habits shaping meaning The fullness opens beyond the experiences the mind relies upon to define both itself and the world but paradoxically only arises within those experiences as their basis Once this basis is recognized as the root of the paradox the awakening ground becomes clear.

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  1. Greg Kaminsky Greg Kaminsky says:

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