Integral Theory and Applications

Take a deep dive into integral theory, philosophy and practice. These resources will support your personal practice and offer insight into realizing your supernormal capacities. Click on the images to learn more.

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A Conversation on the Data of the IONS Transformation Study on ITP

Cassandra Vieten, from The Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), shares her deep knowledge of the scientific study of spirituality and transformative practices in this audio recording. Learn more about the exciting results of IONS’ study of ITP and other relevant findings and research related to transformation.

Defining Synchronicity and Exploring its Connection to Consciousness

In this thought-provoking essay, psychologist and philosopher Eric Weiss explores Carl Jung’s popular yet elusive concept of synchronicity, the contrasts of pre-modern and modern worldviews and the challenge in understanding synchronicity within the context of modernity.

Mutants and Mystics: Science Fiction, Superhero Comics and the Paranormal

In this excerpt, Jeff Kripal touches upon the many tendrils of illumination that have taken root in the last several decades in popular culture and intellectual thought.

On Ecstasy, Education and the End of Sex: George Leonard and the Human Potential Movement

Gain insight on the birth of the human potential movement in this excerpt from Jeffrey Kripal’s fascinating book “Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion.”

Siddhis and Spiritualism: The Upsurge of the Supernormal in 19th Century America

In this dynamic talk with Michael Murphy and Frank Poletti, an expert in the "Golden Age of the Paranormal," you'll gain insight into an extraordinary moment in American history when supernormal experiences were happening with great regularity. Learn how we can learn from history and depict the emergence of supernormal capacities at various stages of cultural history as harbingers of the world's advance.

Summary of the IONS Transformation Study on the ITP Community

Read the findings of Institute of Noetic Science's year-long study of fifty-three practitioners investigating the relationship between ITP practice, health and well-being.

The Basics of Zen Practice: Transforming the Life We Are Given

Learn about various “mental postures” and the impact they have on your perspective, as well as methods to direct your focus toward deeper levels of connection and insight, during this talk given by Richard Baker-roshi.

The Emergence of Integral Consciousness Toward a Unified, Integral Age

In this talk, Eric Weiss discusses the evolution or “mutations” of consciousness using Jean Gebser’s five-stage model. Weiss touches upon the fragmentation of the contemporary world and the unification that is possible through the emergence of integral consciousness.

The Field of Somatics and its Relationship with Personal and Social Transformation

Listen as Don Hanlon Johnson and Michael Murphy discuss the historical context, people and practices that came together to form the field of Somatics. In this audio recording, the conversation focuses on the relationship between body practices and personal and social transformation.

The Philosophical Origins of Evolutionary Panentheism in the 18th Century

In this inspiring talk with Michael Murphy and Frank Poletti, PhD, we take a journey to the birthplace of Evolutionary Panentheism in 18th century Germany and examine the cultural, scientific, political and philosophical conditions that led to German Idealism and the Second Axial Age.

The Practice of Transcendental Gastronomy

Discover how food can act as a vehicle for experiencing the divine. In this conversation, recorded Oct. 26, 2011, Tomas Marconi and Michael Murphy discuss the broad aesthetics of preparing and eating food, food as metaphor and expression and how paying attention and being grounded in simple pleasures can act as a balance to the stimulation of the digital age and a cure for the "modern malady of boredom."

The Subliminal Mind, Hypnotic Trance and Evolutionary Love

Adam Crabtree and Michael Murphy discuss the unexplored worlds within each of us and the great capacities that can be developed when we learn to recognize and pay attention to these worlds. Learn more about the history of psychical research, different types of trance, and ways of channeling your deep resources to draw out your fullest potential.

What's Love Got to Do With It? The Power of Evolutionary Love for Deep Healing

Adam Crabtree, PhD, focuses on exploring the subliminal mind, hypnotic trance and the power of evolutionary love for deep healing and transformation in three presentations given at the November 14, 2012, ITPI workshop, What’s Love Got To Do With It? 

Recognizing Your Inner Genius

Get inspired by your brain’s ability to grow and transform in this talk led by co-founder George Leonard.

The Human Potential Chronicles

Stay inspired by the power of practice with this series of short essays focusing on the development and unrealized potential within our body, mind, emotional capacity and spirit.

Towards a Larger Earth

Catch a glimpse of our supernormal capacities and how integral practice can propel our evolution in this excerpt from the book, Purpose Rising, A Global Movement of Transformation and Meaning.

Psychology of Meditation

Explore the evolution of the non-dual sense of self through the historical sweep of meditation practices that engender our inner experiences.

The Transformative Practice of Core Centering

Gain a better understanding of the philosophy, theory and practice of hara as it relates to sports and athleticism.

Redefining Aging

Challenge your beliefs about aging in this interview with George Leonard, first published in the 1997 issue of Delicious magazine.

O’Sensei Revisited Workshop Concepts

Learn more about the power of presence as essential to the practice of aikido and to navigating a peaceful path of life.

The Emergence of Evolutionary Panentheism

In this essay, ITP co-founder Michael Murphy gives an overview of “evolutionary panentheism,” a philosophical worldview that has grown out of the work Sri Aurobindo, William James, Hegel and other intellectual giants and has shaped the foundation of Integral Transformative Practice.