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Word: transcendental

Definition: going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism


Sentences Containing 'transcendental'

"The Transcendental Temptation" is considered among Kurtz's most influential writings.
"Transcendental Maggot" (Meconium Records, 1999) "Dreams of What Life Could Have Been" (Psychedoomelic Records, 2004)
Alexander had participated in the psychedelic drug usage of the counterculture, was an initiate of Transcendental Meditation, and lived in the famous Haight-Ashbury community in San Francisco. Fetcho had been involved with the Ananda Marga Yoga Society before converting to Christianity.
Alobar and Kudra, successful in their immortality, travel about Europe until the 17th century, when they attempt a sort of new transcendental meditation and become separated into different astral planes.
At first, he represented Mahesh Yogi in Norway, but Acem soon distanced itself from the transcendental meditation movement due to disagreements about methods and ideology.
At the time, I devoted three days to the studious digesting of all this beer, beef, and bread, during which many profound thoughts were incidentally suggested to me, capable of a transcendental and Platonic application; and, furthermore, I compiled supplementary tables of my own, touching the probable quantity of stock-fish, etc., consumed by every Low Dutch harpooneer in that ancient Greenland and Spitzbergen whale fishery.
Cosmic consciousness is symbolized by water, where all particles merge into a single, transcendental entity.
Eupraxsophies, like religions, are cosmic in their outlook, but eschew the supernatural component of religion, avoiding the "transcendental temptation," as Kurtz puts it.
In "The Transcendental Temptation", Kurtz analyzes how provable are the claims of Jesus, Moses, Muhammad as well as the founders of religions on American soil such as Joseph Smith and Ellen White.
In fact the song deals with mystic or transcendental experiences as she explains in an interview in 2007.
In mathematics, specifically transcendental number theory, the six exponentials theorem is a result that, given the right conditions on the exponents, guarantees the transcendence of at least one of a set of exponentials.
Justice Curtis Meanor who presided over the case concluded that transcendental meditation/SCI are "religious in nature within the context of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, and the teaching thereof in the New Jersey public schools is therefore unconstitutional." The success of this campaign catapulted the SCP into prominence among evangelical Christians in North America and internationally.
Kurtz wrote: explanation for the persistence of the paranormal, I submit, is due to the transcendental temptation.
Lennon wrote the song at a Transcendental Meditation camp when he could not sleep; the Beatles had gone on a retreat to study with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Rishikesh, India.
Of her practice of Transcendental Meditation she said: India changed my life, because I was searching for my spiritual path, and I ended up in an ashram in Rishikesh with Maharishi and the Beatles.
Pallett collaborated with John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats in 2012 when several songs from the "Transcendental Youth" album were performed in concert with the all-female vocal quartet Anonymous 4 and featured Pallett's arrangements for piano, guitar and voices.
Post modern spiritualities question the division between the transcendental and the immanent… the transcendent is seen either as present or a false division, making creation divine.”" Thus Spiritual Naturalism (Naturalistic Spirituality) along with its related naturalisms, can be seen as a rebellion against traditional religious thinking and a naturalizing of the concepts of God.
Revisiting Savage's work at the August 1996 exhibition "Transcendental Meditations" at the William Turner Gallery in Venice, California, Los Angeles Times critic David Pagel observed that the artist's "inarticulate markings, crudely painted and scrawled on raw canvas, share more with children's drawings than with any desire to leave this world behind."
Richman also described the macaroni and cheese as "transcendental", and included it on a list of five meals "not to be missed" from around the United States in a segment on NBC's "The Today Show".
So let's add another line of gushing praise: 'Once More, with Feeling' is rhapsodic, original, deeply affecting, and ultimately, transcendental. Quite simply, television at its best." The episode was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Musical Direction, but the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) neglected to include the title on the ballots for Emmy nominations in 2002.
Societies aligned with the Family take the human nuclear family as the basic template for all human relations, of which all variants are considered imperfect copies; the nuclear family plays the role of the "transcendental signified," a universal concept from which all other concepts are derived.
Societies aligned with the Sygn reject any transcendental signified and instead focus on the idea that all ordering principles are contextual instead of universal; the Sygn emblem, the "cyhnk," symbolizes this through the fact that cyhnks from different Sygn groups share a similar underlying structure but always differ in detail, with no one version of the cyhnk considered the ideal form.
That same year, Alexander, Fetcho and David Haddon launched a grass-roots campaign to oppose the practice of Transcendental Meditation in US public high schools.
The campaign against Transcendental Meditation (TM) was premised on the grounds that transcendental meditation represented itself as a non-religious activity and was promoted as the Science of Creative Intelligence (SCI).
The composition of the Transcendental Études S. 139 began in 1826, when 15-year-old Liszt wrote a set of youthful and far less technically demanding exercises called the "Étude en douze exercices" (Study in twelve exercises) S. 136.
The focal point for an anti-Transcendental Meditation campaign was a civil action lawsuit No.76-431 in the US District Court of New Jersey.
The lawsuit known as "Malnak v. Yogi" contested whether transcendental meditation was religious or not, and if the former then it could not be taught in US public high schools.
The most important thing was my transcendental meditation.
The plaintiffs, which included the SCP, presented evidence to show that the initiatory ceremony of transcendental meditation (known as the puja) was religious in nature and the practice of meditation presented as SCI involved chanting Hindu mantras.
The SCP staff maintained that transcendental meditation was not religiously neutral, and that its SCI was based on Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Hindu faith.
The term atheistic existentialism refers to the exclusion of any transcendental, metaphysical, or religious beliefs from philosophical existentialist thought.
The Transcendental Études (), S.139, are a series of twelve compositions for solo piano by Franz Liszt.
The Transcendental Études S. 139 are revisions of his "Douze Grandes Études".
The Trikaya-doctrine and the Tathagatagarbha bring the transcendental within reach, by placing the transcendental within the plane of immanence.
This generalized six exponential conjecture, however, seems out of scope at the current state of transcendental number theory.
This means there exists an element "x" of "K" which is transcendental over "F", and such that "K" is a finite algebraic extension of "F"("x"), which is the field of rational functions in the indeterminate "x" over "F".
When a troubadour professed his readiness to obey his lady in all things, he made it incumbent upon the next comer, if he wished to avoid the imputation of tameness and commonplace, to declare himself the slave of her will, which the next was compelled to cap by some still stronger declaration; and so expressions of devotion went on rising one above the other like biddings at an auction, and a conventional language of gallantry and theory of love came into being that in time permeated the literature of Southern Europe, and bore fruit, in one direction in the transcendental worship of Beatrice and Laura, and in another in the grotesque idolatry which found exponents in writers like Feliciano de Silva.
Yuri Valentinovich Nesterenko (; born December 5, 1946 in Kharkiv, USSR now Ukraine) is a Soviet and Russian mathematician who has written papers in algebraic independence theory and transcendental number theory.

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