Does Enlightenment exist ? If so, what is it ? and how much effort is required to obtain it ? Is there an Ultimate Reality ? and what can we do in order to experience it ? Did Einstein's spooky idea about the Quantum World provide the scientific evidence for the Buddha's teaching that Everything in the Universe is Connected ? What's the deal with a Peak Experience or Self-Transcendent state ? Enlightenment and other Musings is the result of Dean Hayson's journey in search of answers to these ..and other .. questions. It traces the route of expanded consciousness; from ancient Philosophical and Religious beliefs to recent discoveries in Psychology and Science. Written in clear, concise and often humorous language, this book will entertain a wide audience. If you ever suspected that there might just be something in the 200,000 year exploration of consciousness that we have undertaken then you will enjoy this book ... and also meet a Yak named Elvis !