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Cosmic Consciousness, by Richard Maurice Bucke, [], full text etext at This is an attempted scientific study of illuminated individuals. Bucke provides three dozen very consistent examples of ‘cosmic consciousness. Cosmic Consciousness – A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind has In this book, Richard Bucke described the common mystical experiences in a.

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Bucke had given up the profession of religious minister, and trusted his family’s income to their Ontario farm. The inevitable conclusion to be drawn from the Symbolical character. Quotes from Cosmic Conciousne Bucke abstracts the procedures used to achieve transformation. I am having trouble taking this book seriously. Why the esoteric meanings have always been veiled.


Cosmic Consciousness – A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind by Richard Maurice Bucke

Cosmic Consciousness was a book which he researched and wrote over a period of many years. We work with New Thought Seekers and Sharers around the world insuring that all New Thought Texts in the Public Domain are available for you to read on the web for free, forever! The mission and scope of the poetical temperament. Through his own experience of awakening, and those of others he studied, Bucke concluded that enlightenment is the natural result of evolution.

Bucke later testified that bucoe was “lifted to and set upon a higher plane of existence” because of his friendship with Whitman. Can’t find a New Thought Center near you? Some of the ocnsciousness are things I have already developed in my own belief system.


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Bucke proposed that these enlightened figures are cosmlc jumps, the precedecessor of a more advanced species. What “union with God” really means.

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How he again received the great Light. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Emerson ‘s religious nature. Remember th I liked this book. Jul 31, Dianna rated it concsiousness was ok Shelves: His power to function on both planes of consciousness. /

An increased awareness of the world is destined to change humanity permanently. He based this on the manner in which the ancestors of man slowly climbed from the simple consciousness of animals to an almost universal state of self consciousness.

In it, Bucke described his own experience, that of contemporaries most notably Whitman, but also unknown figures like “C. Consciousnesss abode of the gods; The conditioned promise of godhood in Man. Bucke considered that no doubt there would be gradations within the level of cosmic consciousness, as well. It has circulated among a small group rochard mystics and religious seekers ever since.

As a result, a foot and several of his toes were amputated. Think this was good? Bucke’s personal experience of the inner state had yet another attribute, mentioned separately by the author: Love the basis of the teachings of all Illumined minds. His amazing power of magnetic attraction. What the Persian mystics allusion to “union with the Beloved” signifies; its exoteric and its esoteric meaning.


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Different stages of mankind. Mar 09, Alex rated it it was ok. His peculiar trances and their effect upon him. Oct 29, Stephen Coates rated it it was amazing. The urge of the spiritual yearning for the “Voice of the Mother. You may find this book online, free to read, or buy a newer reprint or re-publication.

Balzac’s evident intention, and why veiled. Bucke’s friend, [2] Carpenter, had derived the term “cosmic consciousness” from the Eastern term “universal consciousness.

Retrieved from ” https: During that time he visited France. Along the way, Bucke worked at various odd jobs. Prophecies of a Messiah.

Cosmic Consciousness

Truth-seekers, Theologians, Ministers, Visionaries. The rest of the book may not be worth reading, but it doesn’t coosmic to be because it’s all there in the first part. Awakening of the divine man. The way in which the higher consciousness expresses itself.

It’s basically about folks having “risings” yer word here. The teachings of Oriental seers regarding the ultimate goal.