Monthly Archives: June 2015

Index of Selected Western Mystics

(Alphabetical by First Name) A.H. Almaas Alan Watts Albert Einstein Aldous Huxley Angela of Foligno Angelus Silesius Anthony de Mello Arnaud Desjardins Augustine Barry Long Beatrice of Nazareth Bede Griffiths Bernadette Roberts Bernard of Clairvaux Bonaventure Brother Lawrence Byron Katie … Continue reading

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Etty Hillesum

Etty Hillesum (1914-1943), known as the Mystic of the Holocaust, was a young Jewish woman who lived in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation and who died as one of the millions of victims of the Holocaust. In her short, remarkable … Continue reading

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Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963), one of the great modern thinkers, philosophers, and social commentators of the 20th century, is often hailed as an inspirational figure of the Human Potential Movement and the subsequent development of … Continue reading

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Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee (born 1953, London) is a Western mystic and lineage successor in the Naqshbandiyya-Mujaddidiyya Sufi Order. He is an extensive lecturer and author of several books about Sufism, mysticism, dreamwork and spirituality, and has more recently focused his efforts … Continue reading

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David Bohm

David Joseph Bohm (December 20, 1917 – October 27, 1992) was an American scientist who has been described as one of the most important theoretical physicists of the 20th century and who contributed innovative and unorthodox ideas to quantum theory, … Continue reading

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Toni Packer

Toni Packer (1927 – August 23, 2013) was a teacher of “meditative inquiry”, and the founder of Springwater Center in New York, a non-denominational retreat center dedicated to forms of contemplative life derived from Toni’s spiritual influences, which included the … Continue reading

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Anthony de Mello

Anthony de Mello (1932 – 1987) was an Indian Jesuit priest, spiritual guide, psychotherapist, and mystic who achieved international fame for his writings and spiritual retreats. From his reading of the Gospels he discovered that Christ was not so much … Continue reading

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