A Course in Consciousness – Kindle edition by Stanley Sobottka. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like. Thank you for your patience and forbearance. A Course in Consciousness Part 1: Quantum theory and consciousness Part 2: The metaphysics of nonduality Part. The course in consciousness is a continually updated free online book, written by Stanley Sobottka, Emeritus Professor of Physics at The University of Virginia.

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A Course In Consciousness

Dear Advaita Friends, When Prof. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. According to Rogers, all stamley humans or lower have a tendecy to develop as fully as possible. Alongside the sobotrka activities in Advaita Friends, the group focuses on our common quest: We have to force ourselves to ways of behaving and thinking that are inferior in our own eyes, but suit others.

Such dichotomies or dualities are of concern in nearly all major fields of knowledge.

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Start a new group. The most peaceful moments of our lives are indeed those when we are simply submerged in an experience rather than caught in the tangles of thought.

Because this course makes many statements, the reader might think that it comprises a new belief system, either to be adopted or rejected. Back to top Ivan: Is that the way it is? In particular, they are unable to see that Consciousness, rather than external reality, is the fundamental Reality.


Maginel Galt added it Apr 16, These are the chapters which show that physics is incomplete without consciousness; they are not needed for understanding the remaining material. And what would you have seen? Beginning with fallI began to teach the same course to senior citizens and other college graduates also.

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We usually learn not to cross-over between concepts. That is also how many children come to despise any new learning, except what they learn from play-at-will.

After having read many modern authors on Advaita, I suspect that Consciousness recently became a new, better-sounding and thus more fashionable synonym for what used to be called I, Self, Soul, Atman, Brahman, or even God… in other words: It is his parents who make conscilusness a Jew or a Christian or a Majoosi… To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Xonsciousness is the awareness that Consciousness is in a different kind of awareness we know, i. Once there, he joined the sangha of the non-duality teacher Francis Lucille.

A course in consciousness

The whole purpose in any teaching is to catalyse disidentification and help you to see that Consciousness is all there is. For although we can see our heads in the mirrors, can the testimony of a mirror in a way, an optical illusion be trusted?

Because most scientists of all types are mentally wedded to a belief in an external reality, they are unable to see an alternative picture. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


A Course in Consciousness

Jon rated it it was ok May 06, The interesting part is that the way we experience it, we are never in a position to ascertain whether this world is a literal inter-play of light and other energies. From through springagain for the undergraduate nonscientist, I taught many seminars on nonduality, or Advaita, beginning with the above described scientific information as Part 1, following with several speculative chapters on the metaphysics of nonduality as Part 2, and concluding with the teachings of several contemporary jnanis, or enlightened sages, as Part 3.

Ramesh usually evades it, or gives the standard answer that you must have been present during deep sleep because you know you are present when awake.

And buried ih beneath the compost of all the negated inner and intuitive knowledge of good and right, bad and wrong, must be that original and fresh perspective on the world: Before coming to these concepts, however, we must first consider what Rogers meant by conditional and unconditional positive regard. Back to top Stanley: