Collision with the Infinite In the Spring of , Suzanne Segal, pregnant and 27, was living in Paris and waiting for a bus to take her home from a birthing. Collision with the Infinite has 97 ratings and 16 reviews. Suzanne Segal is no longer alive, but her book is and it is incredible the way she is able to describe. 3 Sep Suzanne Segal Interview which originally appeared in The Awakening She told her story in her book, Collision With The Infinite, and we are.

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Reading can be a hindrance. She also consulted with Buddhist teachers in California. All those twelve therapists she consulted apart from one suzanne segal collision with the infinite person regarded her condition as pathological. The obvious will still always be showing itself. One day over twelve years ago, Suzanne Segal, a young American woman living in Paris, stepped onto a city bus and suddenly and unexpectedly found herself egoless, stripped of any sense of a personal self.

Collision with the Infinite: A Life Beyond the Personal Self by Suzanne Segal

Published on April 29, Really a powerful and amazing description of one’s undoing. How could I give that up? Well, there is one thing that I think people hesitate to ask.

Thirdly, Segal’s account of her own fear while in this state, coupled with her compelling curiosity to understand that fear, can teach others on this path how to cope with the experience.

She experienced moments which she described as “vastness” after repeating her name as a mantra. It seems like most of this occurs within the mind.

See all 56 reviews. Being able to view her experience from both perspectives is enlightening in more ways than one. And that those reactions, such as fear, do not mean for an instant that we are not the Vastness. Suzanne certainly had the near-impossible situation of coping, with nobody around her really having a clue of what the Experience was.

The infinite emptiness I knew myself to be suzanne segal collision with the infinite now apparent as the infinite substance of everything I saw. The emptiness I am is what they are made of. Once again, Segal began to perceive things differently, this time from the psychological viewpoint rather than that of transcendent spirituality.

Collision with the infinite

Weeks later their relationship ended when he stated that she was evil because she was Jewish. Be the first to ask a question about Collision with the Infinite. In other words that terror never got the reference point back again. The lack of general understanding about what happened to suzanne segal collision with the infinite in addition to the incorrect information and assumptions made it an uphill battle for her to understand and fully integrate what she experienced.

The blind leading the blind is an apt statement. Now, people are seeking and experiencing suzanne segal collision with the infinite. Otherwise none of our thoughts and feelings, not even our scientific doctrines, not even our DIS-beliefs, could retain any value as revelations of the truth, for every one of them without exception flows from the state of its possessor’s body at the time.

The Experience of No-Self: Segsl with others, of course, we have thr talk about that, right? Collsion she rose, I slid over into her seat by the window and bid her goodbye with a smile.

Collision with the Infinite

Mind is there doing its interpretations, doing its fear about what something means, and trying to understand what it all is. It was just gone.

There was no personal self, but nothing stopped; suzanne segal collision with the infinite functions continued to function just as before.

She separated from her boyfriend, who did not understand what had happened to her — no-one did. Sarah O’Flaherty rated it it was ok Jun 15, Interesting backdrop of her experience inside early Transcendental Meditation. The Story of a Sudden Awakening. Nowhere in these pages, in fact, do we infinit the witth of invasive ego or self-promotion, and Ms. Thanks for sharing this. Eventually, she turned to spiritual teachers, coming at last to understand that this was the egoless state, the Holy Grail of so many spiritual traditions, that elusive consciousness to which so many aspire.

If so, take The Psychedelic Leap! This website contains hundreds of pages of information for people who want to become enlightened. I read this some years ago and it came up in a class I was teaching last month. Jennie Haiman Universal truths disguised as simple rhythmic poetry to help create positive change! The profound distance between the witness and the mind, body, and emotions seemed to elicit panic in and of itself, due to the sensation of being so tenuously tethered to physical existence.

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And secondly, That which is intinite has always been doing, and will spontaneously continue to do. Yoga for the Brain.

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In the dissolution of the witness, there was literally no more experience of a “me” at all. Suzanne Segal was an American psychologist who experienced an unexpected awakening in The force of will failed miserably. Why would I want to give it up? They coplision quite understand how it could be that there was such great functioning occurring, but they wuth the fact that there suzanne segal collision with the infinite a lot of fear to be a sign that this was a problem.

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