Pure Consciousness Event

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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, Liberation, Mystical Experience, Peak Experience, Pure Consciousness Event, Religious Experience, Spiritual Experience, Transcendental Experience

Further Reading

Sosteric, Mike (2019). Lightning Path Workbook One: Introduction to Authentic Spirituality. Lightning Path Press. [1]


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