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Literalism and the “Panorama of Creation”

In his books, the English author Patrick Harpur suggests that modern western consciousness lacks perceptive subtlety.... A further key implication of Harpur's thought is the idea that the creative human imagination is a perceptive faculty, a means of seeing and transforming the world.... He believes that Western culture's difficulty in grasping the idea that reality has many dimensions beyond the literal world of material science is the result of a kind of soul blindness, an inability to develop the imagination.

Kundalini: The Biological Basis of Religion & Genius: Walt Whitman

In this newly posted research article we look into the life of Walt Whitman as an example of an awakened Kundalini. Through Whitman's poetry we explore
the particular characteristics of an awakening, presented by Gopi Krishna and R.M.Bucke. It is our hope that the research articles presented on this website will inspire you to do your own research into the lives of mystics and geniuses throughout the world. We are always looking for research articles that can be posted on the website or submitted to qualify for our Research Honorarium.

Getting Beyond Our Current Thinking

Read the complete submissions from our readers - addressing what "we the people " can do to mitigate the current troubling world events/conditions - that were too lengthy to include in the hard copy version of our Winter 2013 newsletter. Rumi offered this advice: "Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself."

Metaphysical Energy and the Evolution of Popular Consciousness

In this article, Brian West expands on his previous contribution - Kundalini and Modern Myth

Kundalini and the Modern Myth

Brian West sheds light on the relationship between modern myths (sci-fi, comic books, movies, etc.) and Kundalini. Commentary on Kripal's ground-breaking title "Mutants and Mystics" and Gopi Krishna's Kundalini Thesis

Kundalini: Reflections of the Inner Light

ICR is proud to present the documentary "Kundalini: Reflections of the Inner Light" by director Vladimir Kabelik. The film chronicles the powerful effects of Kundalini in the lives of individuals who have experienced and studied it.

Welcome to the New ICR Website!

In an effort to provide better information about the Institute for Consciousness Research and Kundalini, and to engage the public, we just launched our new website! Here are some of the highlights...

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