The Thinspace is
a metaphor with two
The first is as a
bridge between the spiritual world and the temporal world.
second is as a bridge between
mystical consciousness and rational consciousness.
Students of cognition will readily
observe that although we have named two connotations they are really
just one truth looked at from two
It seems institutionalized religions that built
empires had some description for the transition from life to death
described in the terms of a bridge to
"In Burma, among Karens, strings are strung over
rivers, for ghosts of the
dead to pass over to their graves.
Java, a bridge leads across
the abyss to the dwelling-place of the gods; evil-doers fall into the depths
crosses an awful gulf over a stretched rope, among the Esquimaux until it
returns to the womb.
cross to paradise on a great snake
The Choctaw bridge is
South American Manacicas
cross on a wooden bridge.
many of the American tribes, the
Milky Way is the bridge to
the other world." - Ellen Lloyd
Zoroastrians chose between
the path of 'good' or 'evil'.
The path of living decides the fate
of the soul after death.
At the end of the human journey,
souls arrive at the Chinvat
crossing where Mithras (Covenant) represents one of
the three judges of souls.
other two judges are Sraosha (Conscience and
Observance) and Rashnu (Justice).
judges together are omnipotent and
judge your every thought and
The demon Vizaresh drags damned souls into the druj-demana (House of Lies) signified by
a river of molten metal.
Souls destined for
salvation cross a river of milk to the land of milk and honey and enter
"Jung refers to the
transcendent function as the mediating force between
oppositions within the psyche.
The transcendent function arises out
of intense and concentrated
conflicts within the individual.
koan of the Zen masters,
extreme and painful paradoxes can lead us to a
place where we must transcend the ego so that
our perception of reality is
no longer split into two opposing forces.
Jung says that holding
the tension of the opposites
is essential to bridging the gap between
ego-consciousness and the
If the tension between the opposites
can be held off long enough without
succumbing to the urge to
identify with one side or the other, the third, completely unexpected
image, one that unites the two in a
creative new way, comes into
The transcendent function has important implications for
an ecological psychology because
it can serve as a bridge
between rational thinking and archetypal sensibility, thus
facilitating a renewed connection
between the human psyche and the natural world.
The privileging of rational
thinking in modern culture characteristically
diminishes or rejects the
subconscious, hence, archetypal, realm as
The same dismissive attitude prevails in
relation to reality.
Archetypal traits of reality are no
longer taken seriously." - Betsy Perluss
"In the ancient
Indian Upanishads, the answer to the question "Who am I?" is "Tat tvam asi."
This succinct Sanskrit sentence means
literally: "Thou art That."
It suggests that we are not namarupa -
name and form (body/ego), but that
our deepest identity is with a
divine spark in our innermost being (Atman) that is
ultimately identical with
the supreme universal principle (Brahma).
Hinduism is not
the only religion that has made this discovery.
concerning the identity of the
individual with the divine is the ultimate secret that lies at
the mystical core of all great
The name for this principle can be the
Allah, and many others." -
In nature all things are perfect in their time and place even
though it may not seem so to us as they may not exist as we wish them to
Everything in existence exists is in nature. There is nothing
The words spoken by
Jesus of Nazareth relate to
the Kindom of Heaven as
a state of mind not as
a removed physical
Tannaim was attempting to awaken within
us the Gnostic way of looking at
our very human mammal
If we allow the
perfection of nature to be seen
then we can feel eternity and experience a oneness with Æon -
communion with Creation and
An individual who experiences
a feeling of oneness with
the Creator and Sustainer feels a oneness with nature and has experienced
what people throughout history have termed a
no words to describe the undescribable.
mystical union of
inner peace and
demands sharing so sacred
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