Table of Contents


Part I  A Cosmology Within

Chapter 1  What is the Inner Life?        

Chapter 2  Does the Universe have an Inner Life?    

Chapter 3  Trepidations    

Chapter 4  The Sun at the Dawn of Creation    

Chapter 5  The Unstruck Music    

Chapter 6  Akasha, the Egg of Creation    

Chapter 7  Implications    

Part II  Many Stories, One Essence


Chapter 8  Cosmology in the Hindu Tradition    

Chapter 9  Buddhist Metaphysics    

Chapter 10  Zoroastrian Metaphysics    

Chapter 11  Cosmology in Judaism    

Chapter 12  Christian Metaphysics    

Chapter 13  Cosmology in Islamic Mysticism    

Chapter 14  Conclusion