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    Mysticism

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    ISSN : 2348 - 9715 ISSUE : 1‚ May 2014 International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research Mysticism in Rabindranath Tagore’s GITANJALI Mr. Rohit Bagthariya P.S.Hirpara Mahila College- Jetpur E-mail: rohit.bagthariya@gmail.com Abstract The best minds of India have always held mysticism to be the source and ultimate proof of the teaching of philosophy and of religion. The father of Hindu religion‚ the Vedic seers were mystics who embodied in inspired words what they saw in mystic vision. Tagore

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    Monistic Mysticism

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    mysThe term mysticism‚ comes from the Greek word meaning “to conceal.” In the Hellenistic world‚ “mystical” referred to “secret” religious rituals. In early Christianity the term came to refer to “hidden” allegorical interpretations of Scriptures and to hidden presences‚ such as that of Jesus at the Eucharist. Only later did the term begin to denote “mystical theology‚” that included direct experience of the divine. Typically‚ mystics‚ see their mystical experience as part of larger undertaking aimed

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    record of his mystical experiences in nature and human life in his poetry. So his poetry is not simply an artistic encapsulation of lovely and tranquil aspects of nature but also a comprehensive account of his mystical experiences. Wordsworth’s mysticism is remarkable for its meditative mood and pantheistic conception of nature. It is moulded by the belief that nature is a living being and the dwelling place of god. Nature is the means through which a man can come into contact with god. Wordsworth

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    Mysticism and Rain

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    Summary of “How beautiful is the rain!” by H.W. Longfellow This famous and beautiful poem begins by stating how beautiful rain is after a long‚ hot and dusty summer. The sound it makes and the impact it has is explored and evoked in the poem‚ for example in the following passage: How it clatters along the roofs‚ Like the tramp of hoofs How it gushes and struggles out From the throat of the overflowing spout! Note the way that the sound of the rain is created through the

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    The Influence of Jewish Mysticism on the Early Christian Church Mystics know and experience God in a very different way than the ordinary believer. Whereas the ordinary believer knows God in an objective‚ concrete manner as embodied in nature or via sacred scriptures‚ the mystic knows God by personal‚ one to one contact between their own spirit (soul) and the spirit of God; heart to heart‚ or as Augustine called it‚ “cor ad cor loquitur.” Because of the one to one‚ highly individualized nature

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    Yeats and Symbolism

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    began using the image of a gyre to represent his spiritual canon. Yeats believed that the era he lived in was the end of the Christian-Cycle of the world and the beginning of the Human-Cycle. Much of Yeat’s inspiration was derived from mythologies‚ mysticism‚ and the occult of Ireland and other cultures‚ Christianity included; other inspiration‚ in his later years‚ developed from the Irish Rebellion‚ the Russian Revolution‚ World War I‚ and other political matters of his era. Much of the symbolism Yeats

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    First Cloudstreet Essay Cloudstreet is a mystical hymn of each character’s journey to finding peace and redemption within their lives. From separate tragedies‚ the Pickleses and the Lambs come to Cloudstreet seeking a fresh start. Winton’s exploration of a mystical journey to redemption is represented through the complex relationship between Fish and Quick Lamb. Their relationship is ridden with guilt‚ despair‚ a sense of mystical hope and a fervent desire for freedom‚ ideas that are widely important

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    Mysticism and hypnosis

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    Defining Mystical Mystical experiences can be described as mental states or events that are often extreme in nature that allows for some ultimate truth or understanding. Mysticism and Hypnosis Characteristics of a Mystical Experience Contact with a supernatural being Religious or supernatural beliefs already ingrained Some divine message Revealing of a truth or great understanding of an already believed philosophy. A feeling of unity and timelessness A feeling of euphoria‚ fear or pure

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    1. Examine the strengths and weaknesses of the argument for the existence of God based on religious experience. (18) 2. ‘The argument merely indicates the probability of God and this is of little value to a religious believer.’ Discuss. (12) In contrast to the classical arguments for the existence of God‚ namely the ontological‚ cosmological and teleological arguments‚ the argument from religious experience doesn’t just entail a set logical of points arriving at a conclusion on a piece of paper

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    was traditionally sung with  short and regular stanzas telling a short but profoundly meaningful  story. Yeats’s poems are not usually overtly religious‚ but this poem  is one. Though Yeats was a protestant who later turned to theosophy  and mysticism‚ this poem is Catholic in tone. Also contrary to his  practice‚ Yeats uses an Irish word in the poem – ‘mavrone’ which in  Irish is ‘mobhron’‚ a cry of grief.  Not only does the poem address the poverty of rural Ireland in the  poem but also

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