Wikia

Psychology Wiki

Transpersonal experience

Talk0
34,138pages on
this wiki
Revision as of 23:01, June 3, 2007 by Dr Joe Kiff (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

Assessment | Biopsychology | Comparative | Cognitive | Developmental | Language | Individual differences | Personality | Philosophy | Social |
Methods | Statistics | Clinical | Educational | Industrial | Professional items | World psychology |

Transpersonal Psychology: Integral · Esoteric · Meditation


A transpersonal experience is an experience of being out-of-body, out-of-place and/or out-of-time. The word is used for a number of phenomena studied in transpersonal psychology and transpersonal anthropology. The state can be achieved in meditation, in dreams, through ingesting psychedelic drugs, participation in rituals, or even spontaneously.

An example given by Stanislav Grof involves a woman who experienced being her grandmother as a child during an LSD session.


This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki