William James 4 Characteristics of Mystical Experience

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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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