Very interesting video on many different levels - the penny dropped a number of 
times re my own thoughts and experiences. I was surprised he left out the 'long 
dark night of the soul' in his presentation tho. 


From: ED <seacrofter...@yahoo.com>
To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Sat, 4 December, 2010 0:00:46
Subject: [Zen] Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain

Listen to five minutes of the 100 minute video below and then make your own 

Enlightenment, Self, and the Brain. How the brain changes with final liberation
1:39:08 - 2 years ago 
Neurotheology 3 - What happens in the brain when a person attains 
This talk offers an hypothesis. Using concepts in neurotheology developed by 
Michael A. Persinger (inventor of the God Helmet), Todd Murphy (inventor of the 
8 Coil Shakti neural stimulation system) explores the brain's role in 
enlightenemnt as understood in Buddhism. The talk also looks at the self (or 
sense of self), and how it's place as a brain function allows it to be flexible 
enough to change as a person becomes enlightened. It examines a few case 
histories, including those of Ramana Maharishi, Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, The 
Buddha, and some others.


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