Phenomenological Papers

Keys to two intimacies: Mathesis and Mysticism 
in: Studies in Spirituality 26, 2016, 15-32.
[English translation of valedictory lecture, October 1, 2015.]

Fabio Giommi, Henk Barendregt
Vipassana, Insight and Intuition: Seeing Things as They Are 
Psychology of Meditation, Ed. Nirbhay N. Singh, Nova Publishers, 2014, 129-146.

Antonino Raffone, Narayanan Srinivasan and Henk Barendregt
Attention, Consciousness and Mindfulness in Meditation
Psychology of Meditation, Ed. Nirbhay N. Singh, Nova Publishers, 2014, 147-166.

Mindfulness meditation: deconditioning & changing view.
Neuroscience, Consciousness, and Spirituality, Berlin: Springer, eds. H. Walach, S. Schmidt & W. Jonas, 2011, 195-206. [Insight meditation as deconditioning through disidentification, domesticating fear for not being in control.]

Addendum to Buddhist Phenomenology, Part II: The washingmachine-model
[The model describes how ups and downs happen during mental development and are essential.] 2008.

Reflection and its use: from Science to Meditation
Spiritual Information, ed. Charles L. Harper, Jr., Templeton Foundation Press, 2005, 415-423. [Reflection as essential ingredient of many important phenomena, including mindfulness.]

The Ancient Theory of Mind
Formal Aspects of Computing, 2002, 13, 422-429. Lecture at Harvard (October 2001). Written ten days before 9/11, a plea for tolerance was made.
[Types of religions: belief versus mental development and seeing for oneself.]

Mysticism and beyond, Buddhist Phenomenology, Part II (PDF for printing only)
The Eastern Buddhist, New Series, vol XXIX, 1996, 262-287.
[The cover-up model of the mind, a contemporary view on the four Nobel Truths.]

Buddhist Phenomenology, Part I (PDF). Proceedings of the Conference on Topics and Perspectives of ontemporary Logic and Philosophy of Science, Cesena, Italy, January 7-10, 1987, (Ed. M. dalla Chiara), Clueb, Bologna, 1988, 37-55.
[Experience with vipassana; the three fundamental characteristics of existence.]

Neighbours Klimaks, Schoolpaper Montessori Lyceum Amsterdam, vol 31(4), 1965, 13-17. [A first attempt to describe the experience on the border of being and non-being, aka selflessness (anatta) experience.]