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Holy madness : spirituality, crazy-wise teachers, and enlightenment

Author: Georg Feuerstein
Publisher: Prescott, Ariz. : Hohm Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Georg Feuerstein
ISBN: 1890772542 9781890772543
OCLC Number: 62525089
Description: xxx, 511 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword by / Roger Walsh --
Author's preface to the revised edition --
Preface to the first edition --
The phenomenon --
Crazy wisdom in action : spiritual eccentrics in various religious traditions --
The upside-down world of tricksters and clowns --
The fools for Christ's sake : folly as virtue --
The sufi path of blame --
Jewish ecstatics --
Radical spiritual eccentrics of the east --
The avadhutas, masts, and bauls : India's countercultural heroes --
The crazy adepts of Tibet --
The zen masters of China and Japan : traditional shock therapists --
Contemporary crazy-wisdom teachers : from Rascal gurus to "spiritual" terrorists --
Preamble --
Chigyam Trungpa : prowling tiger of crazy wisdom --
Lee Lozowick : crazy minstrel --
Gurdjieff : rascal guru --
Aleister Crowley : mad magus --
Bhagwan Rajneesh (Osho) : divine philosopher --
Sathya Sai Baba : counterfeit avatar --
Shoko Asahara : "spiritual" terrorist --
The many faces of Adi Da (Franklin Jones) --
The early years --
Crazy wisdom and the futility of experience --
Crazy-wise chaos and the community of devotees --
The context --
Spiritual practice : the path beyond all paths --
The long search --
The snare of pop spirituality --
The paradox of discipline --
The "heat" of spiritual practice --
The guru : license to kill --
False images of the guru --
The guru function : broadcasting God --
Jesus and divinization --
True gurus, false gurus, crazy gurus --
Discipleship : spiritual cloning or brainwashing? --
The time-honored tradition of spiritual discipleship --
Individualism and obedience --
Levels of conversion --
Cultism, guru-worship, and freedom --
God, Enlightenment, and ego-death --
The loss of God and faith --
The ego illusion --
The mystical ego --
Enlightenment and the transcendence of attention --
A new life through ego-death --
The significance --
Holy madness and the smokescreen of consensus reality --
A test case --
Conventional religion as counterfeit spirituality --
The humanistic way of self-actualization --
The cult of --
Religious provincialism --
Cultural veils over authentic spirituality --
Understanding holy madness --
Holy madness revisited --
Of holiness, wisdom, and ignorance --
Holy madness, spontaneity, and the chaos of existence --
The playfulness and humor of Enlightenment and crazy wisdom --
Holiness, madness, and morality --
Madness and holy madness --
The personality of adepts : self-transcendence and compassion --
Holy folly and the transcendence of good and evil.
Responsibility: Georg Feuerstein.
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