A Holistic Look at the 'Active' Ingredients in Spiritual Teaching

I presented this poster at the inaugural International Symposia for Contemplative Studies in 2012.  It uses the four quadrants of Ken Wilber's Integral Theory to talk about the whole context of what makes a spiritual teaching 'work.'  I was trying to offer a bigger picture to scientists who study meditation, arguing that you can't just say that what makes someone develop spiritually, or even learn meditation effectively, is just the technique, or even just the technique and the teacher.  Then I gave many examples of other 'active ingredients.'

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