Spirituality

Explore our archive of articles on Spirituality.

Notes Toward New Religions

Essay

In my view, the fact that we can’t identify further evidence for a transcendent purpose shouldn’t keep us from embracing it, because most of what will become the totality of human knowledge still awaits discovery.

Reclaiming Spiritual Wholeness

Article

Despite core teachings of love and nonviolence, in both Eastern and Western scriptures, story after story and commandment after commandment idealize the infliction or suffering of pain.

Awakening to Life

Introduction

Can we wake up in time to appreciate our collective identity and participate in something greater than our fixed selves?

Thoughtforms | The materialization of sustained ideas

Article

When we learn to consistently take our attention away from the “particle world” of matter and focus on the “wave world” of frequency and vibration, we become aware of a broader range of frequencies that offer access to dimensions beyond the world of form.

What Would Hagia Sophia Say?

Article

The Hagia Sophia symbolizes wisdom and mystery. Its reconversion into a mosque triggered many contrary reactions. An essay to grasp the essence of this great monument.

CRAZYWISE | Shamanic Mysticism and Mental Wellness

Gallery

Phil Borges’ recent project, CRAZYWISE, explores the relevance of Shamanic traditional practices and beliefs to those of us living in the modern world.

A Dark Night of the Soul and the Discovery of Meaning

Article

By Thomas Moore A dark night of the soul is a kind of initiation, taking you from one phase of life into another. You may have several dark nights in the course of your life because you are always becoming more of a person and entering life more fully.

Mystical Anarchism, a Spiritual Biography

Conversation

Alnoor | When people ask me, "what’s the most important thing I can do," I often say to people, especially in the spiritual community: to understand how neoliberalism works. We must understand how capitalism works because it is the very oxygen in which we are breathing. It has intermediated every aspect of our lives.

Breakfast Table Revelation

Essay

The vision lasted only a few seconds but it left me dizzy and I held the table to steady myself.  Glancing around, the dining hall still looked the same but it felt new. I felt new.

Economic Justice and Ecological Regeneration

Essay

Our crucial task is to incorporate these principles of traditional wisdom into an integrated system of values that can redirect humanity away from catastrophe, and toward a flourishing future. One where our shared identity expands beyond parochial boundaries to include, not just all humanity, but all sentient beings, and the vibrancy of the entire living Earth. Ultimately, it is our values that guide our actions—and will shape our future.