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27 01, 2015

Meditation Happiness Buddhism Dalai Lama on Meditation and Happiness

By | January 27th, 2015|Resource Links|

26 01, 2015

Arts Death Any Test

By | January 26th, 2015|Resource Links|

18 07, 2014

Spiritual Styles Profile Instrument – Student: Ed Bastian {user_role}

By | July 18th, 2014|Styles|

Ed Bastian 07/18/2014 The Arts: 17 The Body: 16 Contemplation and Mediation: 15 Devotion and Faith: 14 Imaginal: 13 Love and Compassion: 14 Mystical: 15 Nature: 16 Prayer: 17 Reason: 16 Relationship: 15 Wisdom: 13

1 06, 2014

Meditation Any Christianity Christian Contemplation with Father William Menniger

By | June 1st, 2014|Resource Links|

20 01, 2014

Reflections on the Way of the Body

By | January 20th, 2014|Mandala Process: Styles|

The Kinesthete uses physical movement as a primary mode of learning and experiences subtle emotional and spiritual states of consciousness in various parts of their body. Does your need for physical activity make it difficult to sit still? Do you like to explore and express your spiritual insights through movement? Do you feel subtle emotional [...]

20 01, 2014

Reflections on the Way of Contemplation and Meditation

By | January 20th, 2014|Mandala Process: Styles|

The Contemplative or Meditator is drawn to quiet and solitary introspection and seeks to discover the truth within or through communion with the numinous. Do you long for inner tranquility, focus and insight? Are you comfortable spending considerable time alone in silence? Are you called to discover truth and meaning through deep introspection? This is [...]

20 01, 2014

Reflections on the Way of Devotion

By | January 20th, 2014|Mandala Process: Styles|

The Devotee is naturally loyal and lovingly committed to a job, a relationship, a set of principles, a way of life, a daily routine, a religious teacher, a spiritual tradition or a life goal.  Are you more prone to faith than skepticism? Are you are naturally loyal to a job, a person or a community? [...]

20 01, 2014

Reflections on the Way of Imagination

By | January 20th, 2014|Mandala Process: Styles|

The Dreamer naturally dwells in the imaginary awareness of possibility, intrigued by images arising from the limitless depths of consciousness. Do you have vivid and memorable dreams? Are you drawn to spiritual symbols, icons and imagery? Are you naturally interested in mythological stories and beings? Have you had a rich and vivid imagination since childhood? [...]

20 01, 2014

Reflections on the Way of Love & Compassion

By | January 20th, 2014|Mandala Process: Styles|

The Lover naturally experiences the universality of love and seeks to bring happiness and relief to the suffering of others. Do you have a natural empathy for others? Do you long to create happiness and eliminate suffering? Do you have a naturally kind-hearted feeling toward others? Do you feel embraced by a universal love and [...]

20 01, 2014

Reflections on the Way of Nature

By | January 20th, 2014|Mandala Process: Styles|

The Naturalist is most at ease when surrounded by nature, whether in the forest, the desert, the plains, the mountains, streams, lakes or the oceans of the natural environment, in harmony with all the shared elements of existence. Is your connection with nature sacred? Do you regard nature as your place of worship? Do you [...]