Pure Consciousness Event

From The SpiritWiki

According to Robert Forman, a Pure Consciousness Event a state of consciousness whereby the individual is awake and conscious, "but without an object or content for consciousness -- no thoughts, emotions, sensations, or awareness of any external phenomenon. There is an utter blank. There is not even the thought that 'I am experiencing X'..."[1]

Syncretic Terms for Connection Experience

Connection Experience > Conversion Experience, Exceptional Human Experience, Mystical Experience, Pure Consciousness Event, Religious Experience, Shogo, Spiritual Experience, Transcendental Experience


  1. Robert K. C. Forman, “Pure Consciousness Events and Mysticism,” Sophia 25, no. April (1986): 49–58.