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Contemplation is a spiritual practice that has been around for thousands of years. In this episode, we explore this practice to help you reach higher levels of consciousness. Continuing our series on spiritual psychology, we explore the wisdom of the Upanishads in a practical application in today’s world. Discover:

  • The difference between contemplation and meditation
  • How contemplation can be used to access deeper parts of your unconscious mind
  • How the collective unconscious plays a role in creativity and possibility

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Difference Between Contemplation and Meditation


Debra Maldonado  00:27

Hello, welcome to another episode of Soul Sessions with CreativeMind. I’m Debra Maldonado, here with Dr. Rob Maldonado. We are so excited about our topic today, continuing our series on spiritual psychology. We’re talking about the power of contemplation today. But before we begin, I want to remind you to subscribe to our channel if you’re watching us on YouTube. Or if you’re listening to us on any of the podcast services, please be sure to subscribe and not miss a single episode, because we’re going to keep talking about wonderful topics you don’t want to miss. What is contemplation and why do we need it? Why is it so powerful?

Robert Maldonado  01:12

In the series, we’ve been talking about spiritual topics, or spirituality. Then we got into the idea of what the techniques are, what the practices are that are pretty much universal, you see them in all spiritual practices around the world. One of them is contemplation. Last time, we talked about visualization, in the next one, we’ll talk about meditation. Contemplation is right in between. Both east and west, north and south, uses contemplation as a powerful tool in spiritual practice. Now, it is not spirituality itself. A lot of people mistake the techniques for spirituality, or a spiritual practice. It has to be couched in spiritual knowledge or a spiritual tradition to be a spiritual practice.

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