Union with God

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Union with God (or Goddess) is an outcome of powerful Connection Experiences.

List of Connection Outcomes

Connection Outcome > Absolute Sensation, Activation, Alignment, Altered State of Consciousness, Ananda, Arendi, Ascension, Awakening, Beatific Vision, Bliss, Bodhisattva, Breakthrough, Buddha Mind, Center, Christ Consciousness, Clarification of Consciousness, Clarity, Connection Psychosis, Consciousness of Presence, Cosmic Bliss, Cosmic Consciousness, Cosmic Religious Feeling, Daigo, Dark Night of the Soul, Direct Mental Interaction With Living Systems, Dissonance, Déjà vu, ESP, Ecstasy, Egoic Collapse, Egoic Explosion, Emotional Cleansing, Emotional Satisfaction, Enhanced Creativity, Enhanced Intellectual Function, Enhanced Psychological Function, Enlightenment, Epiphany, Existential Terrors, Expansion of Meaning, Experience of Admixture, Feeling of Immortality, Flooding, Forgiveness of Sins, Gifts of the Spirit, Glimpse, Gnosis, Happiness, Healing, Improved Relationships... further results

Notes

Jantzen points out that union with God is a primary concern and ultimate goal of mystics like Bernard of Clairvaux [1]

Union is sometimes expressed as sexual/intimate union. Agrippa of Aubigne writes a romantic ode to intimate connection with the Goddess. See this entry's discussion page.



References

  1. Jantzen, Grace M. "Mysticism and Experience." Religious Studies 25 3 (1989): 295-315.