an introduction to the Transpersonal notebooks explaining some of the background, philosophies and perspectives behind Transpersonal Psychology and Therapy and how it relates to personal experience cross culturally

Getting Started -- an introduction to the transpersonal notebooks

While some have been following this site since its early days (beginning of 1997), many of you will be fairly new readers.

First, a note: Please don’t try to go through this site all at once. There are days and days worth of reading here. I’ve just organized that so that you can go to the easy stuff first. There is some very heavy reading in some of the notebooks!

this website

.. is based on our own lived experiences both personally and professionally. We have taken a long, winding road to our present position of being able to present this material to you. Along the way, we have discovered, tested and taught certain techniques that we feel are eminently practical for finding our place in the world.

It is our intention that this web site provide a matrix of information to help remind you of who you really are - as much as any written material can be a stimulus to personal insights.

If you find personal recognition in anything that we have presented, then it is true for you too. We cannot teach you anything but, just maybe, we can remind you of something you already know and have either forgotten or been forced to forget.

Plain English

We hope to create a relationship with you and this environment of ideas and experiences, fueled by your desire to know yourself.

In using common sense Plain English, we hope to bypass some of the distortions to the true meaning of 'spirituality' that have been brought about through the genetic programming of religion.

Getting the most out of this site

Read the pages all the way through. This web site is organized using a mix of stories, principles, suggestions and personal questions.

Hopefully, one of these methods may set off the personal intuitions that are ready to come forth from your intention to know yourself better. Sometimes it helps to read the stories out loud to yourself so that the body hears what the eyes are seeing.

A Meaning and Purpose of Life is created within your personal relationship with other people, places and, things that make up what we call "A Universal Field of Consciousness".

"Getting Started -- an introduction to the transpersonal notebooks"
  … copyright 1997-2011 Transpersonal Lifestreams, Hobart, Tasmania
  … updated 21st March 2011.

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