“Suffering in the mystical traditions of Buddhism and Christianity” (Jakub Urbaniak)

HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies, 70(1), Art. #2117, 9 pages. This article seeks to explore the mystical approaches to suffering characteristic of both Buddhism and Christianity. Through the analysis of the meanings, the two traditions in question ascribe to suffering as a ‘component’ of mystical experience; it challenges the somewhat oversimplified understanding of the dichotomy ’sage-the-robot… Continue lendo “Suffering in the mystical traditions of Buddhism and Christianity” (Jakub Urbaniak)

“Dominants of Cioranian thinking” (Vasile Chira)

Blogul lui VASILE CHIRA, Februarie 15, 2012 I. Dominants grounded in the structure of transcendence 1. Sanctity and mystical ecstasy Cioran’s obsession about sanctity goes back to the inner biography of the thinker, rather than to the factual one. Having an indisputable weakness for the voluptuousness of ecstasy, he also maintains a queer duplicity towards… Continue lendo “Dominants of Cioranian thinking” (Vasile Chira)