On spiritual experiences

I came across this very interesting perspective on “spiritual experiences” while reading Christopher Isherwood’s book called, “Ramakrishna and his Disciples.” I have often wondered what makes an experience ‘spiritual.’ What is that special quality that can suddenly change even an ordinary experience into something deep and meaningful? Whether we are all capable of experiencing something… Read More »

Some thoughts on conducting qualitative interviews

Talking to people about their perceptions of the world, about their personal experiences, about their beliefs, their interpretations of the Truth, their failures and triumphs, in other words about their subjective world is never easy. Listening to and understanding a narrative requires not just your interest and curiosity but a genuine respect and openness from… Read More »