Suzanne Segal (–) was a writer and teacher about spiritual enlightenment, known for her sudden experience of Self-Realization which she wrote about in her book Collision With the Infinite: A Life Beyond the Personal Self. Collision with the Infinite has ratings and 17 reviews. Suzanne Segal is no longer alive, but her book is and it is incredible the way she is able to describe. Collision with the Infinite In the Spring of , Suzanne Segal, pregnant and 27, was living in Paris and waiting for a bus to take her home from a birthing.

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What can I do in order to see with those eyes that are seeing all the time?

Suzanne Segal

I think we are complete; this has been wonderful. The mind I could no longer even call it “my” mind was trying to come up with some explanation for this clearly inexplicable occurrence. And colllsion, That which is doing has always been doing, and will spontaneously continue to do.

And it was never to turn on again.

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I’m a bit torn with this book – I liked the last part, where she talks about her life in the infinite, a little too much psycho therapy fail stories before that, too my taste. One day inwhile boarding a bus in Paris, the year-old Segal experienced a sudden shift in her consciousness. This culture is really not hot on knowing nothing. A Suzanns of the Human Spirit. This new state was far more baffling, and consequently more terrifying, than the experience of the preceding months.

The witness had at least held a location for a “me,” albeit a distant one. It has its own sense organ that permeates it and exists at every point in it that is always seeing things for being what they are and seeing Itself for what it is. One of these items ships sooner than the other. Could you say then that awakening is a shift from not seeing who we have always been to recognizing That?


At one time, Suzanne Segal was a teacher of Transcendental Meditation. My wife knew Suzanne when she was a TM teacher. The infinite perceives itself. Stranger To My Self: She died two months later that year, leaving many questions about the root cause of her experience unanswered.

Incapable of making sense of this state, unfinite mind alternated between racing wildly in an attempt to put “me” back together and shutting down completely, leaving only the empty humming of space reverberating in the ears. Suzanne Segal was living a secular life in France when she experienced an abrupt shift out of ordinary consciousness and into a state of no-self. Identification with the personal shzanne involves suffering, even with what people call happiness.

She says, ” I started training groups for therapists because I want this to be conveyed to those who are in the business of trying to help end suffering”.

Being able to view her experience from both perspectives is enlightening in more ways than one. The terror was not immediately apparent to him, coklision seemed oddly reassuring.

Marcus rated it liked it Jan 06, Please try again later. Jun 26, Anna added it Shelves: I absolutely recommend wit you read this book too if you have any interest in spirituality and any wish for enlightenment.

Suzanne Segal Interview

No one suspected that such a radical change had occurred. There are tue who have come to talk with me who have spoken about their lives joining into that sense organ of the Vastness in a conscious way.

This is a unique account of the experience of a young woman who suddenly one day while getting on a bus lost her feeling of personal identity. All of those questions are just thoughts in the mind.

I experienced this fear for ten years. How am I going to connect with it? Kennedy University in their clinical psychology masters program [2] transferring to the Wright Institute ‘s PhD program in the fall of The truth of this life is interested in showing everyone that things are what they are and that is the relieving of suffering. She started studying Transcendental Meditation and found the experience similarly awakening, but left the organization when she began to dislike the rigidity of the format.


And there were so many years of that.

Suzanne Segal – Wikipedia

Why did these eyes open in the morning? To see lnfinite your friends thought of this book, please sign up. She thought that she had gone mad. That seems to be what this life is meant to convey. Bus stop enlightenmnent Suzanne Segal is, colliwion John Wren-Lewis, a case of enlightenment outside of any tradition. I will not get into that here. When she rose, I slid over into her seat by the window and bid her goodbye with a smile.

Again, I see how trustworthy the Vastness is, and it shows Itself in this obviousness all the time. Mind is there doing its interpretations, doing its fear about what something means, and trying to understand what it all is. Collison one thing I kind of disagree is the importance of a spiritual practice. Her spirituality developed on an up and down spiral for many years, until she was able to I have read this book time and time again, and the story never fails to inspire me to go beyond my limits of suzane, acceptance, transcendence and ego.

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