Definition of transpersonal in English:



  • Denoting or relating to states or areas of consciousness beyond the limits of personal identity.

    ‘the book covers shamanism and transpersonal psychology’
    • ‘This is the transition from the personal to the transpersonal.’
    • ‘The last is a fair statement in particular for those experiments, on which were based Karl Jung's concepts of synchronism and transpersonal consciousness.’
    • ‘Parapsychology needs transpersonal psychology to keep it from foundering in technical sterility.’
    • ‘He studied Jungian and transpersonal psychology and took a special interest in allergic diseases.’
    • ‘By way of answering, let me introduce an analogy that I have used for many years: Parapsychology is to transpersonal psychology as physics is to engineering.’