Intuitive Glimmering

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An Intuitive Glimmering is a type of Connection Experience characterized by extremely low intensity, short duration, and the transfer of "tidbits" of information and knowledge.

Connection Experience Types

Connection > Connection Experience > Activation Experience, Aesthetic Experience, Ascension Experience, Awakening Experience, Clearing Experience, Completion Experience, Deep Flow, Diminutive Experience, Dream Experience, Flow Experience, Forced Connection, Healing Experience, Intuitive Glimmering, Nadir Experience, Push Experience, Restorative Experience, Union Experience, Unity Experience

Syncretic Terms

Intuitive Glimmering > Active Imagination, Consciousness of Presence, Synchronicity


Gandhi was practiced an adept at listing to his "inner voice." As he says, "as I had long since taught myself to follow the inner voice. I delighted in submitting to it. To act against it would be difficult and painful to me.[1]

Edward Carpenter notes that "to almost all mankind flashes (or glimmers) of the same thing come in those moments of exaltation or intuition which form the basis of religion, art, literature, and much even of practical life.[2]

Intuitive glimmerings often lead to great connection experiences, and thus perhaps may be considered Push Experiences. St. Teresa of Avila notes that sometimes, God (read Consciousness) gives "consolations, favours and emotions13 which begin to move their desires, and occasionally even brings them to a state of contemplation..." [3]


  1. Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand. Gandhi: An Autobiography. Translated by Mahadev Desai. Green Reader Publications, n.d.
  2. Carpenter, Edward. The Art of Creation: Essays on the Self and Its Powers. Ravenio Books. Kindle Edition. Emphasis added.
  3. St. Teresa of Avila. The Way of Perfection. New York: Dover Publications, 2012.
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