William James 4 Characteristics of Mystical Experience

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C Y N J Q H N F O A U S L T I P R A S L V
R Y O Q V S T R A N S C I E N C Y P Q I M
O B E J E V T M Q G L P L D C V J N K V H
Y D T N J Y W W D E D I G B S V R B M L F
O S I N K B D X R I D F F A R O B C U C F
B S C H I H D I Q Y I J T R I D Y L E H Y
H U W L X N S C U Q B W N F I R K J N W N
K W I N E F F A B I L I T Y T V R A U O J
I K V J R X N V P K T N N M E V W N D G I
S L F V P J F N P M Q X P O X K W J C M S
B R O A I P N A I B X K B X O R X J H J L
V N I F X W R O E F F M K F T H A Q E N R
R R G J E X V T C P K K A O B L M Y F J Y
V I M G N D P A S S I V I T Y W I I W U P
S N N H A P S O P L K F D B L X U V X I N
A I P L T L W W B U F R B P T D E G N R C
W L K V S Y D Y U G G U G L H A G I K Q N
Q M Y S T I C A L E X P E R I E N C E A J
N X M N G P U U Y N K X F E L T N H C T G
D D M V Q A P T J J I N R O L I P B A Q F
G H P H J U S J R J Q T M N O Q L Y N P W

Clues

  • Experience cannot be communicate normally (12)
  • Experience occurs without any recipient action (9)
  • Intuitive understanding and realisation of truth (6)
  • Lasted for a limited amount of time (11)
  • Recipient feels a sens of 'union' with the Divine (8, 10)

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