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If you are into Mysticism, This is your Best Bet

The Center near the church for St Teresa takes one on a journey for an individual. While it was a... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
200nightsontheroad
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Joplin, Missouri
St. Teresa was a mystic, this museum is about mysticism

One of the historical and religious reasons to visit Avila is this was the birthplace of St. Teresa... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Chinapjs
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 Mar 2018
“If you are into Mysticism, This is your Best Bet”
22 Jul 2018
“St. Teresa was a mystic, this museum is about mysticism”
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Teresa de Ahumada, the most famous inhabitant of Avila in 16th century (and probably most famous ever), would go on to become the great mystic, writer and Church reformer, Saint Teresa. She set out to reform the Carmelite order, energetically travelling by mule across the...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

One of the historical and religious reasons to visit Avila is this was the birthplace of St. Teresa and where she studied in a Carmelite convent. There are lots of places related to her here but this is really the place to learn about mysticism...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

The Center near the church for St Teresa takes one on a journey for an individual. While it was a bit much for me personally, I can see how someone into mysticism would absolutely love this place. You be gin by looking at several different...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Teresa de Ahumada, the most famous inhabitant of Avila in 16th century (and probably most famous ever), would go on to become the great mystic, writer and Church reformer, Saint Teresa. She set out to reform the Carmelite order, energetically travelling by mule across the...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We visited this place in 2006 and it has remained in my mind ever since. The displays are simple and powerful, condensing mystical experience in words and images, moving from earth-based religions up to the divine heights and then finishing right where we are, in...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is a small museum that is also an international center for the study of mysticism. There are yearly conferences here. The center is arranged as an immersive experience toward understanding the process of attaining enlightenment. It moves you from the bottom floor of physical...More

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