mysticism

  1. MysticMonist

    Practical Mysticism of Baha'i

    On the greetings thread Romane said: "There is a saying - a Baha'i is a mystic with their feet planted firmly on the ground. Or, put another way, the Baha'i way is to be a practical mystic." I wanted to unpack that statement. I'm really exicited about Baha'i and I'm reading all I can. I really...
  2. C

    Mysticism

    New Member/Topic: Mysticism Hello, I’m new here. For a topic I decided on mysticism since that very much fits into my experiences before and after I became a Baha’i. I think my first mystical experience before I entered the Faith was when I was in the Army. I had leanings toward Roman...
  3. RonPrice

    A Touch of Jewish Mysticism

    THE STORYTELLER Some of the story in 1936 and from 1913 to 2013 Part 1: This prose-poem is a personal analysis of some of the ideas of Walter Benjamin(1892-1940). Benjamin was a German literary critic, philosopher, social critic, translator, radio broadcaster and essayist. In his writing he...
  4. cire perdue

    Fun with Mysticism

    Wow, what a concept that mysticism could be fun? Are they even in the same category? Is it possible? Without humor I think love is impossible. There may be attachment and caring, but is that love? When I had the stroke in the hospital my funny bone metasticized. Of course it did not help that I...
  5. S

    Rumi

    I have just started to try and read on Rumi's Mathnavi, the Sufi Saints guide to return to God and this verse struck me. The sun (Shams) of Tabriz is a perfect light, A sun, yea, one of the beams of God! When the praise was heard of the "Sun of Tabriz," The sun of the fourth heaven bowed its...