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Is your mysticism apophatic or cataphatic?

Discussion in 'Mysticism DIR' started by Orbit, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. The Hammer

    The Hammer Well-Known Member

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    I only have one experience to go by, and while it was apophatic in that it was seemingly indescribable in the moment and immediately after, I find that leaning on cataphatic symbolism seems to make it easier for my mind to process.
    The main focus in my meditative practices right now is focused on a sound, which I can't seem to locate (spiritually not physically lol).
     
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  2. steveb1

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    Mostly apophatic - process of elimination - "not this/not that", like peeling an onion and finding Emptiness at the core - a divine emptiness, "the Plenum Void".
     
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