Tag: Meditation

  • Mysticism

    Mysticism

    Mysticism represents a quest for profound spiritual truth across cultures. It encompasses practices like meditation and prayer, aiming for transformative experiences. Historically, mysticism has influenced philosophy, art, and societal norms, reflecting humanity’s search for deeper self-understanding and universal truths.

  • Imposter Syndrome

    Imposter Syndrome

    Imposter Syndrome, identified in 1978 by psychologists Clance and Imes, denotes a psychological condition where individuals doubt their genuine achievements, fearing exposure as “frauds.” Despite clear evidence of competence, individuals attribute success to luck and often discount their accomplishments, leading to professional hesitancy and psychological stress.

  • Esoteric vs. Exoteric

    Esoteric vs. Exoteric

    Esoteric knowledge is reserved for select individuals, emphasizing depth and inner transformation, often transmitted through symbols and allegories. In contrast, exoteric knowledge is outward-facing, catering to the general public, and relies on standardized texts and doctrines. Many traditions meld both approaches, reflecting a spectrum of knowledge dissemination in society.