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The Nature of Mystical Experience
Some Typologies of Mystical Experience
A Suggested Typology 33
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accounts Advaita Advaita Vedanta Advaitin apparent object appears apprehended argue argument Atman aware beatific vision believe Brahman Buddhists causally sufficient condition chapter claims clear cognitive cognitive value common-core conclusion contemplation cosmic consciousness criteria cross-cultural typology distinction distinguish divine drugs empirical empty ence example existence experience's extrovertive fact false feelings God's highly ramified concepts Hinayana identical interpretation introvertive experiences introvertive mystical introvertive mystical consciousness introvertive mystical experience involve jhanas karma yoga logically Maritain mediate monistic experiences monistic mystics moral mystical ex nature mysticism Nevertheless Nibbana Ninian Smart nirguna Brahman Nirvana noetic numinous experiences one's ordinary Pahnke's perception perience person phenomenal phenomenological object possible presence psychedelic experiences purusa reality relevant religious experience Rudolf Otto Samkara sense experiences similar Stace tests theism theistic mystical consciousness theistic mystical experience theory things traditions transcendence true truth types of mystical unity veridical theistic experience vision visual experiences Zaehner