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Mysticism is the belief in the possibility of the union of man’s soul with some higher spirit or force, such as Nature or a deity. The union is achieved through imagination or contemplation. It involves the subordination of reason to intention both as a means of contacting the higher force and as a source of knowledge. Forms of mysticism are found in all major religions. Buddhism emphasizes meditation as a means of moving toward nirvana. In Hinduism, the goal is the absorption of the soul in all. In Islam, Sufism employs metaphors of intoxication, and of the love between bride and . bridegroom to express the desire for union with the divine. English mystics and writers attempted to achieve this. union in a variety of ways, some through love, some others through beauty or religion, or philosophy.
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