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Front Cover ~ Emerald Tablet by Mynzah Eden Magazine is an independent monthly online magazine. Our aim is to create a better environment where we live among other living being in peace and harmony. We support artists that their work match our criteria. If you would like to submit your artwork, article or/and your Photography For our future issues please contact Maryam Morrison at; firstname.lastname@example.org or www.theedenmagazine.com 2 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM â™Ľ October 2013
6 Blow your Mind By Bobbie Stuart
10 Expediting Our...
By Sherri Cortland ND
14 Rashmi Khilnani
20 Ignorance is not Bliss By Cosmo Cavallaro
24 Embracing the Light By Jan Diana
C O N T E N T S
Time is not Linear.... By Ellen Heller
By John Hwang
35 Crystal Therapy
By Monique Solares
36 Kohinoor Ray
38 Grizzly Bear
42 Rich Okun
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I would like to thank everyone for their kind words and thoughtfulness during the passing of my mother Elizabeth Malek on 14 September 2013. My special thanks go out to three people who thru there extra efforts my mother will always be remembered. My cousin Cybel Jalilvand Maio, who made a donation to a local animal rescue shelter in my mother’s name. This is extremely thought full since my mother from the time I can remember was always showing kindness to every animal that she crossed paths with. And helped us with our rescued animals during the years. My very good friend Craig Wyner who made a donation in my mother’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association. One of the greatest tributes that can be paid to an individual is for others to acknowledge them by making a donation to a charity in their name. And my husband’s co-workers Espy Sutton. During the annual Alzheimer’s walk in Valencia, CA she placed my mother’s name on a sticker and walked the walk for her.
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Mynzah My name is Mynzah. In November of 2008, I experienced a spontaneous Kundalini Awakening. Prior to that, I worked in various capacities. I served 4 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, and was a Sheriff for 5 years. In addition, I have an A.A. degree in Liberal Studies as well as a Bachelors Degree in Management and Organizational Development. At the time of my Kundalini awakening, I was an employee going on 11 years with the Office of Education. After my awakening, I began developing my creative potential by writing spiritual quotes and poetry, and creating spiritual art, all of which are of a cosmic nature. I also began playing the djembe. I participate weekly in a drumming circle and enjoying playing with a few bands in Sedona. My kundalini awakening released knowledge inside of me that had been stored away, including my Walk-In experience and my Cosmic roots. I am currently working on my autobiography which will disclose my experiences as a child who is aware theyâ€™re not from Earth, and my path of walking this plane as such a Being.
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I use the gifts I received through my awakening to assist the collective consciousness with spiritual guidance through my art and writings, and creating an online community via my website, youtube, and facebook. My intention while here is to reach as many as I possibly can through my art and writings to help spark the Divine remembrance within. My artwork has been published in literary works internationally, and I have sold custom and commercial pieces around the world. I recently completed an exclusive art piece for a musician in Melbourne, Australia that is utilizing it for their album cover . Each day, the number of people I connect with through my website, facebook, and youtube, and in person, increases. It is my honor and a blessing to serve the collective by providing the whole with that which has been forgotten. http://www.mynzah.com http://www.facebook.com/mynzah http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/mynzahpleiadian-starseeder.html
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We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. ♥ ~ Siddhartha Gautama ~ The Buddha
The mind can be a tricky prankster that jerks our attention from one thing to another. Maybe it’s the list of things to do, or random thoughts that show up uninvited. Like a bad neighborhood we try to avoid, the mind can lure us into caverns of troubled confusion. The megacomplex of thoughts and associations referred to as the ‘mind’ can be a petty tyrant that victimizes us throughout our lives. The chambers of the mind are sticky and we struggle to disentangle ourselves. Thoughts can show up as restricting beliefs that capture us and keep us in a padlocked prison, repeating familiar but negative scenarios. To make matters worse, we can become loyal slaves, identify with accepted limiting beliefs and build a life around them. But good news is here! Everybody’s mind is like a wild monkey till focusing practices are applied and practiced. The idea of being held captive by our thoughts is less powerful once you understand that 12 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ October 2013
the mind can become a magnificent tool for transformation. We become what we continually think. There are a myriad of ways to train your mind. A regular walk in nature, painting, dancing, or working out can calm and focus the mind, among many other possibilities. Relaxing in a floatation tank can evaporate all concerns and render you profoundly calm, with a deep sense of clarity and refreshment. My favorite mind-focusing practice is meditation. First I sit in my favorite chair with my head, neck and spine erect, but relaxed, my feet firmly on the floor. I gently clasp my hands, thumbs touching or just relax them in my lap. I keep my attention on the breath, put the tip of my tongue on the roof of my mouth, and silently repeat an uplifting phrase. I have found my most engaging experiences are when I also add visualization. The multi-sensory activation occupies my mind, and thoughts evaporate.
For example, I imagine circumstances that bridge me with my soul, which is one with the Divine essence. I picture golden light being absorbed into my every cell. I imagine an angelic choir singing in high sweet tones. Earth energy pushes up through my feet as I grow roots to ground me and draw in Divine Light through the crown of my head. Cleansing my chakras, adjusting my subtle bodies, and requesting guidance are all part of my practice. Often I realign my mind to this inner space when I am busy during my days. I call this living meditation. It feels like having my meditation installed inside me. It’s a wondrous internal feeling that is centering and inspiring. Everybody needs to have a mind-focusing practice and I hope you all have one you love. Like a muscle that needs continual use to gain strength, we need to regularly practice our selected mindtraining technique for our efforts to become successful. The mind can become the greatest tool for creation of everything you desire in your life if you can take the driver’s seat. Whatever form of practice you choose, do visualize the forces of nature and the heavens guiding you. Be gentle, intent and creative with yourself. Imagine what you choose and mentally create it to assist you. Call forth the healing cleansing winds, visualize them swirling and blowing through your body and mind. Wash your body, brush your teeth, and blow your mind!
Bobbie Stuart, visionary artist and writer, spiritual counselor and teacher, holds a BFA from the Art Institute of Chicago and an MA in Inter-Arts from Chicago’s Columbia College, where she was a faculty member for more than 20 years. She is a woman grown wise and intimately connected to spirit through a life of challenging and amazing experiences combined with extensive spiritual study and practice. Bobbie joins sacred healing practices to visionary outcomes in various modes of transformative work. Her artwork is inspiring and evocative of the multiverse of spiritual dimensions. Bobbie is a Life Path Consultant and Spiritual Advisor and is available for Skype or telephone sessions. bobbiestuart.com Bobbie@bobbiestuart.com or find her on Facebook.
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At some point in time we all wonder, “why is this thing happening to me; what did I do to deserve this?” There is no doubt that unpleasant and even tragic things happen to good people and the bottom line, according to my Guide Group, is that we plan the majority of these things. Why would we do that to ourselves? We do it because there’s a lesson that we want to learn, and our soul has chosen to have a specific experience serve as a window of opportunity to learn that lesson. In past columns, for the purpose of expediting our spiritual growth, we’ve talked about windows of opportunity, relationship villains, and the fact that accidents are not really accidents, they are planned by us. This month, we’re going to take a look at another type of experience that we plan for ourselves: The Bully Window. I had a lot of experience with bullies in elementary and junior high school. I know the pain of being bullied, and I’ve allowed bullies to make me behave in ways I wish I hadn’t. There were times I caved into peer pressure and there were times I resisted it. In fact, if you were looking at a graph showing my popularity during my school years, you would clearly see where I resisted and where I gave in. The Bully window was opened for me so many times that there is no doubt in my mind that this was an important must learn item on my spiritual “To Do” list for this lifetime. As an adult, after spending a great deal of time reviewing my life looking for life scripts, patterns, and windows of opportunity*, I realized that I learned a great deal from my bully windows. 16THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ October 2013
By working with my Guides and becoming aware of the nature of bullies, I’ve learned to recognize bully windows much more quickly than when I was a kid, and I take immediate action to put an end to them when I notice them popping up in my personal life. My Guide Group has been very clear in the information they’ve provided on this subject, and I think that one of the hardest things to come to terms with about a bully window is that we plan for the bullies in our lives. They are a type of relationship villain** and the learning that takes place from this type of interaction is as important to the spiritual growth of the person being bullied as it is to the bully him/herself. Here’s some interesting information about bullies from my Guide Group (the “GG”), which was originally dictated for my book Windows of Opportunity to help us gain a better perspective and understanding of this distinct type of relationship villain: “Bullies are an ugly thing but they are very much a planned occurrence for any given lifetime. When someone bullies you, you feel badly about yourself. Bullies stab at one’s self-esteem and make one feel that they are not good enough or smart enough to fit in with the ‘in crowd.’ When a soul decides to be bullied in a particular incarnation it is usually because they want to work on building confidence and self-esteem.We can tell you, too, that the ‘idea’ of being bullied when you are at the planning table is very much different from the actual feeling of the experience during an incarnation.
Many things that seem like they will be a breeze to go through when you’re on the planning side of the veil don’t turn out to be easy once you are back in body. Being the bully is not a job that souls cherish and if you look at them, really look at them, you’ll see that they have issues they need to overcome, and the role of bully gives them the opportunity to do so. The soul who bullies you is most likely a close universal friend, because only someone who truly loves you would want to take on such a nasty role. Those that love us want to help us achieve our goals and our growth in the shortest amount of time possible.” Looking back, there is no doubt that each of my bully experiences were windows of opportunity for learning—they were all pretty much the same and were based on ostracizing someone (think life script here), and they all pretty much all went like this: the “in group” decided like didn’t like someone, and if you were friends with that person or continued to stay friends with that person, then you found yourself on the receiving end too. The first time I experienced this I was in elementary school, and I’m sorry to say that I gave in. The next time I experienced it was in junior high school, and I didn’t give in that time—I had always felt extremely guilty for what I had done in elementary school and I wanted to make up for it. For two years I was on the receiving end of a group of bullies, and I lost most of my friends. But I didn’t back down that time—I stuck with my friend, who was the original target of this little band of bullies, learned
the lesson, and I never had to go through this particular scenario again. In fact, when I was in High School, I didn’t belong to any clique, but instead had lots of friends from many different cliques. So how did I deal with the pain during two years of constant bullying? During those difficult times, I tried my best to ignore them and continue on with my life—I never let them see that what they were saying had any impact on me whatsoever. After awhile, I wasn’t fun for them because they got no reaction from me. I didn’t lose all my friends, I still had a few, and they were a great support group for me, although I had no idea what a support group was at the time. I noticed that my particular bullies liked to strike when I was alone, so having other people around definitely helped. I continued with my life and pursued the things that I liked best—I joined clubs, I took the classes that I was interested in, and I excelled at those classes. I developed a great deal of confidence and self-reliance during that time, and I met a lot of people from diverse groups with whom I eventually became friends. But to put a stop to the “bully window of opportunity” repeating for me, I had to take a stand for what I believed in. I had to learn not to cave into peer pressure—that was my big lesson to learn and the bully experience was the tool for me to learn it. Because this was a lesson that I learned early in life, I knew how to deal with bullies at work and in my romantic and personal life; and because I dealt with it early on, 17 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ October
it’s a rare thing for a bully to try to push me around. That’s the great thing about learning a lesson: we’re done with it and we get to move on to other lessons and other experiences. We all have different lessons that we want to learn, that we planned to learn, during this incarnation. The best way to figure out how to stop attracting the same unpleasant circumstance, be it a bully situation, or something else, is to do a mini-life review and look for life scripts and patterns. Once you spot them, examine how you acted or re-acted in each situation and make adjustments to your attitude/behavior. Changing the way you deal with a situation that keeps repeating itself is the best way to complete a lesson and go through a window of opportunity. And remember, we planned the bullies in our lives—hard to accept, I know, but becoming aware of our part in planning unpleasant experiences will help us wake up faster, spot the windows, learn the lesson, and expedite our spiritual growth. NOTE: If you would like free worksheets about Windows of Opportunity and Relationships Villains that Sherri uses in her Spiritual Growth workshops, please email her through her website and she will send them to you www.sherricortland.com
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*Windows of Opportunity: Windows are opportunities for growth and learning that we personally designed and created for ourselves while we were on the other side of the veil planning our present incarnation. Think of your life as a book with chapters, and in each chapter we insert scenarios or situations constructed to help us learn a particular lesson or have a growth experience. Why look for Windows of Opportunity? Each time we learn a lesson or complete an experience on our “to do” list for this lifetime, we have more time to work on other items on our learning list. The more we accomplish, the more rapidly we mature spiritually. To make sure that we learn a particular lesson that we are intent on learning, we incorporate many possible windows of opportunity into our lives so that if we miss one, we will have another chance to acquire the learning or have the experience we need and want for our spiritual growth. As we miss one window and go on to another, the windows become increasingly more dramatic—that is to help us wake up and learn our lesson. Spotting windows “on the ground floor instead of in the penthouse” means that we can learn our lessons with less drama and pain as we start to recognize windows earlier; which, in turn, will help us accelerate our growth so we can more quickly move on to other lessons and experiences.
Originally from New York State, Sherri Cortand lives in Orlando, Florida with her husband, Ted Dylewsk and their many cats. In addition to writing books for Ozark Mountain Publishing, Sherri is also the Orlando Metaphysical Columnist for Examiner.com, where publishes new columns twice weekly, and she also shares messages from her Guides on her Facebook Author Page. www.sherricortland.com
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**Relationship Villains: Relationship Villains are souls who are our closest universal friends when we are on the other side of the veil, but for this incarnation, they have volunteered to play the part of “the bad guy” to help us cross something important off of our spiritual “must learn” list for this incarnation. They might be people who simply annoy us, or even those we consider to be our so-called enemies. They are catalysts for learning: They create (or co-create) unpleasant situations that open windows of opportunity for us to learn and grow, or they may take action that forces us to stay on our chosen path--either way, their purpose is to help us accomplish our learning/ growth faster; and in what may ultimately be a less dramatic or painful way. Relationship Villains can be anyone and you will find them everywhere. Look for them especially in romantic relationships, family relationships, and work relationships, but they will also turn up at school, at t he grocery store, at the airport, the DMV, and anywhere you happen to be! They can be someone you have an on-going relationship with, or someone you interact just once or twice. When you learn the lesson, your relationship with your “relationship villain” will become much more palatable (this is usually the case when the “villain” is a family member) or your relationship will end because your mission together is over (as often happens with friends).
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Babaji is known to many in the west through the famous classic, Autobiography of a Yogi. He is known as the Christ Yogi and the Guru of Gurus. Maha Avatar Babaji’s role as the Christ Yogi is to oversee the ascension of humanity and Mother Earth to 5th dimension reality and beyond.
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Rashmi Khilnani Rashmi Khilnani was born in Chandigarh, India and spent the first six years of her life in Cairo, Egypt. She went on to study and teach with world-renowned avatars, gurus and teachers and became a specialist in energy medicine. She is on the forefront in bringing the ancient Mystery School teachings of Egypt, India, Tibet and China, as well as the teachings of the Essenes, into current time and making these wisdoms simple and accessible to people at all levels of soul journeying. Rashmi teaches and practices several healing modalities and has taught Reiki Masters, doctors, scientists and others from many walks of life the secrets of the Mystery School teachings. She is a global metaphysical teacher, urban shaman, international lecturer, artist, seminar leader and TV personality. Rashmi is the host of 2013 and Beyond with Jeremy McDonald heard monthly on Blogtalkradio.com. Rashmi is the executive producer and one of the speakers in a new documentary film, IGod, which will feature spiritual authors, heads of various religious denominations and people at all levels of soul journeying. IGod is being produced by Robert Friedman and Neale Donald Walsh, and directed by Jonathan Friedman. www.rashmikhilnani.com 21THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM â™Ľ October 2013
As an internationally-known teacher of Reiki Masters Rashmi Khilnani has channeled many of humanities greatest Ascended Masters, from Quan Yin to Buddha to Jesus. But her Most Supreme Master is Shiva, or Maha Avatar Babaji, with whom she has been conversing, during this lifetime, for more than fifteen years. In her new book, Shiva Speaks, this remarkable connection with the Divine shares these conversations with the world.
Judgment, evaluation, and analysis are all products of the dysfunctional aspect of our lives and leaving them behind opens us up to the beauty and love of the universe.
In this fresh, bold, and practical dialogue Shiva instructs the reader on how to develop their own powers of inner knowing and allow the spiritual being within to grow. Filled with wisdom, love, and eternal compassion, Shiva Speaks helps the seeker to strip away fear, self–doubt, Maha Avatar Babaji has assumed many and other self-destructive habits and reforms over the centuries but for his place them with our authentic selves. followers he is All and in all, the Christ Yogi, who will remain with us until all Rashmi Khilnani is an internationally of humanity has achieved Enlighten- known healer, teacher, lecturer, author, ment or “the moving out of the conscious- artist, and television personality. She is ness of linear time and space unto the in the forefront in bringing the ancient Eternal Now.” The coming Age of Light Mystery School teachings of Egypt, requires many changes within us that India, Tibet and China, as well as the must start with releasing ourselves of all teachings of the Essenes, into current dysfunctional attachments and illusions. time and making these wisdoms simple As the illusion of control becomes harder and accessible to people at all levels of to sustain with what many sense to be soul journeying. She has appeared on the collapse of the world order Shiva’s numerous national and international radio instruction becomes ever more critical; and television shows and is the executive if we are to transform ourselves and enter producer of a new documentary film, IGod. the Age of Light. Rashmi is the author of The best-selling The Divine Mother Speaks: The Healing “Love is at the core of Babaji’s teachings.” of the Human Heart and Buddha Speaks: And with this, the author and Babaji To The Buddha Nature Within. Rashmi is the Christ Yogi, begin to lead us into a the host of 2013 and Beyond with Jeremy deeper understanding of our true rela- McDonald heard monthly on tionship with the universe and the nature of the god/goddess that resides within Blogtalkradio.com. each of us. He speaks of the importance of self-love and its role in understanding how all things are connected and of the courage needed to uncover life-acquired attachments and learn to let them go. 22 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ October 2013
SHIVA SPEAKS CONVERSATIONS WITH MAHA AVATAR BABAJI
“He is my best friend, my Guru of Gurus, my “24-hour comedian.” He makes me laugh and laugh and laugh. His teachings are simple and powerful. Encapsulated in three words: truth, love, and simplicity. In this time of colossal political, economic, ecological, social and psychological change, He is here to help us, to guide, to coax us and to inspire humanity to move gracefully into the energies of the Age of Aquarius. ~ Rashmi Khilnani, author of Shiva Speaks http://www.amazon.com/Buddha-Speaks-To-Nature-Within/dp/1937907031 http://www.facebook.com/tothebuddhanaturewithin http://www.amazon.com/Buddha-Speaks-To-Nature-Within/dp/1937907031 23 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ October 2013
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Ignorance is not Bliss by Cosmo Cavallaro “An individual’s potential of life is cosmic potential. The individual is divine deep inside. Transcendental experience awakens that divinity within.” ~ Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
To live in the world without becoming aware of the meaning of life is like aimlessly wandering around in a great library without ever touching the books. Humanity has barely scratched the surface of our mental and spiritual potentialities. We are poised on the threshold of a new emerging paradigm shift; a major fundamental shift in the collective consciousness of all sentient beings. Predictions of an eventual age of enlightenment are echoed in virtually every faith and philosophical teaching from antiquity to the present era. Astrologist call it the Age of Aquarius, Hindus call it the Krita Age, Hebrews call it the Coming of Messiah, Theosophists call it the New Age, Cosmetologists call it Harmonic Convergence and Christians
call it the Rapture. I am fascinated by the fact that throughout history humanity’s disparate philosophies have all concurred that a conversion towards enlightenment, a spiritual awakening is inevitable. In today’s modern times, almost every spiritual culture across the planet, the human vision and dream has embraced the same conceptual continuity, that of the coming apotheosis of humanity; the impending eventuality of the transformation of our mortal minds into their highest frequencies. “We do not learn; and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.” ~ Plato
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There will be an awakening! Human kind will manifest a collective realization that the purpose and meaning of life is not a learned experience after all, but that this wisdom is embedded deep within our consciousness waiting to be awakened, remembered and recognized as the truth of our existence. We are on the verge of a truly great illumination and we are profoundly blessed to be living through this anticipated and exquisite moment in history. The purposeful unfolding of this realization has been revealed throughout the ages through the “word”, the recorded collection of all the ancient masters, the spiritual realities as taught by the great sages. Every culture has its’ own sacred scriptures, its’ own ‘word”, each one uniquely different, yet each one resonates with the same truths.
ings, resonate in the mortal mind while trying to shine a light in the dark cave of ignorance. Concealed within their pages exists a wondrous and eternal truth that has been shrouded in misunderstanding. The time is coming when this light will be blazing bright and human kind will finally begin to grasp the simple transformational truth of the ancient mysteries. The wisdom that is dormant in our consciousness will be enlivened and restored. Our journey in this mortal realm will take a quantum leap forward in understanding our true nature and embrace our purpose of achieving selfrealization and experiencing our full potential.
Time can be illustrated like a river and the sacred scriptures are like ships floating on the currents of time. Many ancient volumes have started the journey only to be lost beyond our recall or shipwrecked on the sands of time. Only a few, a very few, have endured the tests of time and still exist to enlighten ours and future generations. Such is the significance of several powerful volumes such as: the Torah, the Rig Vedas, the Bhagavad Gita, the Bible and the Sutras of Patanjali. I believe there are several reasons why they have survived while others have vanished.
He, who learns but does not think, is lost. He who thinks and does not learn is in great danger.” ~Confucius
The teachings of Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus himself were impeccable. He spoke of spiritual realities with simple eloquence. His sermons and discourses had a singularity of purpose to bring us out of the dark cave of ignorance. He emphasized in his teachings that “everything that is now hidden or secret will eventually be brought to light”. His words still resonate in our consciousness; such as: “Know ye not that ye are gods?”, “Why do you marvel at these works I do? You can do even greater works than I”, “Seek and you shall find”. One of his most profound revelations was: “The Kingdom of HeavThese collections of ancient wisdom, en lies within”. in their sublime and mysterious teach26 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ October 2013
His teachings and others like him have been misinterpreted through the ages. I believe Jesus was teaching us the potent power of consciousness and thought. Modern revelations through the emergence of Noetic Science are revealing truths about the human condition and paths to reach our full potential. Noetic Science brings objective scientific tools and techniques together with subjective inner knowing and intuition to study the full range of human experiences. The great psychologist William James described these experiences as: “States of insight into depths of truth unplumbed by the discursive intellect. They are illuminations, revelations, full of significance and importance, all inarticulate though they remain; and as a rule they carry with them a curious sense of authority.”
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
Cosmo has been an instructor of Transcendental Meditation since 1970. He is a musician, writer, father, teacher, vegetarian, eternal optimist, court jester, spiritual warrior and a student of the human condition. His mission is to inspire and arouse the spiritual essence in everyone. . Philosophy: I am not a human being having a spiritual experience. I am a spiritual being having a temporary human experience.
The path to self-realization is a concerted and determined free will choice. Our modern time has been called “The Information Age”. Through the emergence of the World Wide Web you can traverse the information highway to encounter and embrace the path to selfdiscovery that resonates within your being. Experience a meaningful and purposeful existence in this life. Learn He can be reached at to turn your attention inward and satu- 2-Cosmo@msn.com rate your awareness with the knowledge or on Facebook. and wisdom of your divine essence.
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EMBRACING THE LIGHT
Message from the Goddess Mother By Jan Diana Art by Maryam Morrison 28 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM â™Ľ October 2013
My Beloved children,
sweetness that is your authentic self.
“It is with great joy that I greet you this day, as I wish to share with you a special message from my very heart to your heart. As we discussed last month, you are in the midst of great change on your sweet planet. These changes you have chosen, prayed for, planned for and have been preparing for. It is a time of great celebration as you climb the stairway of freedom, to be, to do and live as you desire.
You might ask, how may we feel peace dear Mother, how may we embrace the light, when we have struggles in our lives and at times it seems so hopeless for us? How may we know the truth and not be afraid of what seems like the unknown?
My answer to you dear ones is to center yourself in your heart. As you become accustomed to feeling this connection, you will feel drawn to further discoveries of what you heart has to offer you in the It is also a time to embrace the light as it ways of guidance and instruction. shines ever so brightly, reflecting more of the divine truth of you and of all that is. This is a gift, a tool, a blessing that is To ride the waves of the many changes, available for each of you. It has been by flowing with it, embracing the light, al- perhaps forgotten by many and now we lowing it to open your heart to come into are in great celebration for it truly is the greater awareness of the truth, and re- time to remember this blessing. leasing the ropes of resistance, makes it possible for your ride to be enjoyed and In truth you have never been separate to be experienced in greater harmony. from your heart, as it sings to you and radiates the love that flows to you always Imagine if you will, the heavens open- and in all ways. In a moment of forgetting, ing up with messages that speak to your it may have not been recognized as the very heart. Your heart knows the divine loving guiding presence that has been truth of you and of the plans that are in and always will guide and direct you on place. Trust your heart and allow yourself your life’s journey. It is now time to reto feel the loving guidance that is offered member this sacred part of yourself and to you. to use it to bless yourself, to rise above what has been perceived as realities of Your heart knows the grace and the joy less, into the realms of your heart that of your divine nature. It also knows of you have dreamed and been preparing your great desire to remember the truth for. Within the heart there are no limitaof yourself. Your heart has been actively tions, only authentic truth of your divinity, lighting pathways leading you to greater the essence of your sacred forever lightawareness, to be able to recognize the ness of spirit and truth.
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Remembering yourself is a journey of the heart that is filled with the great wonder of discovery of your very truth of self, your purpose and why you choose to experience such a magnificent adventure. Living life on a world of polarity, duality has offered some challenges and many gifts as well. For in overcoming the challenges on the way to remembering yourself, you have perhaps a deeper understanding of who you are by knowing what you are not. We are a family of lightness, which is always expanding, growing, developing and becoming more. The journey you have been experiencing and expressing here in Earth has been a part of the Grand Plan of the journey of lives. You are in truth great masters on the path to remembering that truth and exploring what that means and the many ways you can express and experience.
as you remember more of yourself, you are empowered to direct your life to the avenues of gold that you have dreamed about. As you continue on your life journey, I offer my loving assistance. You may call upon me to help you to remember, to know the peace and joy that is your divine birthright. When you place your hand on your heart, you may think “Mothers love” and feel my loving embrace surround you. You are never alone and never have been My Beloveds of heart for we are always connected.
I sing to you always, I breathe with you always, I hold you in my heart always, in the Heart of the One, for we are one family of light, in heart always. Dance in the light of your heart through the many changes and shifts, opening up to the When you desire to be Heart Centered, brilliance that shines ever so brightly a simple way to feel the connection to upon you, within you and through you. heart is to place your hand on your heart and breathe slowly and calmly. This will Be in heart and know your joyfulness, for bring your focus to your heart center and you are the delight of my heart now and allow you to feel the love that is radiating always. from that sacred place. This sweet love is flowing perpetually to you. If you like, Chanulanaha, from my sacred heart to you may think or say the sacred mantra your heart, remember who you are my Chanulanaha while doing this as it will beloveds, You are light, You are love.” open you up to greater understanding and awareness. With great love, Your Beloved Mother The desired goal is to be in synchronicity with your heart, your authentic self. To remember, align and attune with that sacred song, the sweetness of love, for 30 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ October 2013
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Jan Diana is an intuitive healer, spiritual teacher, and master practitioner. Her mission is to assist clients and students in creating harmony, balance, heightened levels of clarity, develop innate gifts and abilities, empowering them on their personal evolution to create the dreams of their heart. She utilizes several modalities including SVH L3M, Animal healing, GHM, Language of love, Reiki Master, and more.
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TIME IS NOT LINEAR, BUT SPIRAL by Ellen Heller Artwork by Maryam Morrison 30 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ October 2013
So many believe that Time is ongoing and that there is a ‘past, present, and future,’ but in the absolute, which is the only “REAL” reality, time is not. There is only NOW, and that concept has been a source of confusion and contemplation for years.
a product of our thoughts, but most importantly, our FEELINGS. Considering this information is basically the foundation for Quantum Physics; in essence, that every possibility and outcome has already been done, AND concurrently does exist; that by merely monitoring our feelings, our vibrational frequency matches an outThe truth is that everything is happening come that carries that same vibration... at once. The best and (most likely) easi- we then match it, hence we experience est way to understand this concept is to THAT particular reality. picture an elevator. Each floor looks the same, but different situations (outcomes) We are THAT, being we are are happening. Imagine that on floor #1, THAT POWERFUL. it is very hard, in other words, many challenges are occurring. Be conscious (aware) of what you are feeling. It is the easiest and most amazAs the elevator rises, each floor becomes ing ‘monitoring system’ of the ‘coming more interesting, happier and peaceful attractions of your life.’ in it’s situations/outcomes. The top floor is considered “Heaven,’ in that all is well in Blessings! every way, and the bottom floor or basement, is considered a kind of hell, where Ellen Heller received all outcomes are very negative and hard. a B.A. in Education in 1978; four major Now to make this ‘elevator’ rise to the fields of study: English, best outcome, all that is required is to Art, Social Studies, get on the elevator (our reality), and feel and Psychology. good. The more we feel good, the high- Received her M.S. er the elevator rises, and when we step in Clinical Psychology out onto a ‘floor or level,’ (creating our in 1997. Has treated reality through our feelings), all good is patients in a locked psych ward, held a two experienced the higher the we climb office private practice, and currently is starting (raising our frequency). If we happen to a private practice in Arizona. start thinking negative thoughts, which has an influence on our feelings, the elevator drops, letting us ‘out’ on a level or floor that is harder, challenging or just plain boring, where unhappy situations or outcomes are experienced.
Taught Psychology classes at a University in the Chicago area, and has just completed a children’s book. She is currently writing another book for young adults and the general public.
It’s all going on at once. Our reality is
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Spirit-Minded (Advice Column)
“All questions can be sent to: email@example.com
Question: Dear Spirit-Minded: I have a daughter whom has never been any trouble. She went traveling and got in trouble with some people who were involved in drugs, and although she was not involved, she was arrested. I am trying to understand on a Spiritual Level why this happened, based on thoughts and feelings creating our reality? Help Me!
same intention for all of us, as we wish that for our children. It is important to see this experience as timely and appropriate for her Spiritual Growth, for you do not know what that Soul is up to on it’s personal evolutionary journey. Therefore, whatever you would wish for her, thank the Universe for the good care that is extended to your child, as she too, is part of All That Is, and believe that only good comes from everything, to her, and to All.
Answer: Dear Help Me, We love our children and often cannot Blessings! understand why a Soul would choose to create the challenges they do. We wish our loved ones to always be safe and secure, and with that thought, we must have faith that our Creator, which is All Love, is ever present, with that 34 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ October 2013
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by John Hwang This is “Melody” she hears voices. She has been homeless for the past 6 months. She told me that one of the dangers at night for her is that she can be raped, as she has already been assaulted before. During the day she walks around downtown begging for change or food. She is often shunned or ignored by people or chased away by security guards for being a ‘pest.’ When I saw her begging in the street, I went to the market and bought her some fresh fruit; apples and peaches. It turns out she has no teeth, so she couldn’t eat them. So we walked around Little Tokyo and I treated her to whatever she wanted to eat. Sadly she waited outside of the market or restaurants because she was afraid of the security guards. As I came out of the restaurant with her dinner, from a distance I saw her sitting on the bench waiting for me while people walked by staring at her. I felt really moved where I wanted to cry. She ate very quickly as she was very hungry. Then we sat together on the bench and she shared with me stories of her life, her family, as well as her struggles with her psychiatric condition. I asked “Melody, do you still hear voices now?” and she responded with “I can hear yours...” and we both smiled.
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Crystal therapy is considered as a holistic technique or an alternative method for healing that can be used to strengthen the mind and body. Crystal healers have been around since the ancient times, to our days. It is a type of treatment that is established and proven to be safe and beneficial to the body. Crystal Therapy and Chakras Basically, crystal healers provide healing to the body and mind by placing the gemstones on areas of the body referred to as “chakras”. It is the term used to describe the spiritual energy centers, which can be found in everyone. There are seven main chakras all throughout the body; and every chakra works in conjunction with others to form an individual’s energy. When the chakras are not aligned, it can bring about negative or bad energy that can be directed to the body and mind. What the crystals do is to redirect all the negative energies and bring them back to positive energies; which can bring the natural balance of the body, including the chakras. Thus, Crystal therapy is widely used by healers to provide cure to various medical conditions; as well as spiritual misguidance and emotional discrepancies. Crystal Therapy Benefits Gemstone therapy offers tons of benefits not only on the physical aspect, but on the mental and emotional aspect as well. Some of the benefits include the following: *It works great to promote personal development, vitality and health. 36 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ October 2013
Chakra T and the Healing P
Therapy Powers Of Stones
*It can provide healing to a variety of physical conditions that even contemporary medicine cannot cure. It can also be effectively used in conjunction with modern medicine. *It provides relief to anxiety, stress and depression as well as promotes relaxation. *It can assist in conditions like headaches, pain, menstrual problems, fatigue and even concentration and learning difficulties. *It can also work with wealth building, personal fulfillment and social relationships. *It balances the spirit, body and mind to achieve the normal balance of energies in the body. Despite all these healing benefits, it is highly advised that Crystal therapy should not be used in replacement for medical treatment. This can be used as a support therapy as it is very helpful in enhancing your total wellbeing. Looking For a Crystal Healer? If you wish to try Crystal therapy, but you are not quite sure how you can go about this treatment, it is best to go to the experts. Although there can be plenty out there that sell instant crystal solutions, it is best to opt for legitimate options. Look for someone who is well versed and professional; through personal referrals and thorough research. It is also best to learn intently on the subject so that you can always make an informed decision. If you want to become a crystal healer yourself there are many online courses that are very recommended and can certify you as a Crystal Therapy healer in less time that you think. 37 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM â™Ľ October 2013
Kohinoor Kohinoor Roy was born in an Indian family, in the eastern part of India. His father was a Lawyer and mother is an ex faculty of Physics. They have always been very supportive in comprehending his creative passion. Kohinoor always got continuous motivation and support from them which has always been very inspiring to him and has helped him to learn all 38 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM â™Ľ October 2013
the things since his childhood. Kohinoorâ€?s wife Moupriya has joined him who also motivates and supports him a lot in all his creative activities. Kohinoor is very much passionate to wards several things which are concerned to the fields of Music and visual arts.
Roy There are so many things that has always pampered him since his childhood and adolescent days like paintings, photography, visualizations, storytelling and music to various other forms of the related fields. This has created a lot of confusion for his parents to decide about his goal of life.
He was also very much interested in Physics and several fields of engineering along with his further stretched interests for Space, Metaphysics, Paranormal World, Philosophy and Psychology. He was continuously introspecting his inner self as the journey began with the question that “who am I”? 39 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ October 2013
This inner voice with the passage of time enabled him to learn several interesting and insightful things related to various Philosophies and the ancient traditional spiritual and Tantra teachings. Kohinoor became very lucky to meet his Guru (Spiritual Mentor) Shanti Maa and went further with exploring the vast sphere of the ancient wisdom and practices by her immense blessings. Healing has appealed to him slowly and he has become a Reiki Healer after his High School days. He Always considered the Nature as his Teacher and has given much importance to learn many tough things in very simple ways from her, rather than focusing much on usual study books and any limited syllabus. The Mind seemed to him like a library.
duction, Visual Effects production and traditional and digital Matte Paintings while all the way being focused into the whole of it very seriously for perusing his future Film making objectives.
He has chosen the Music to come first along with Screenplay writings and doing freelancing on Designing & related projects. He has always been dedicated in all his works with extreme passion driven forces and look at every creative output from a perfectionist’s angle to give them the right shape as they have been visualized, nurtured and shaped well in the mind. This made him learn and work on all these related fields and applications with the motto of making everything needed for making a Film right from “Concept to While doing paintings and photography, Screen”. Kohinoor felt that the still frames of his paintings and photos are bringing a sto- Kohinoor is writing 3 screenplays and is ry with them and have been demanding making the Background scores for a Hormovements as they were limited to static ror film on one out of those 3 Scripts which frames although they always moved men- he is collaboratively producing with anothtally while generating mental auditions of er producer in English language and excertain background music and sound ef- pecting it to be finished sometime by the fects supporting those visual movements. end of 2014. He then felt his passion stretched further towards creating all new sounds from any Mostly his music comes from the visuals available sources and in those early Ana- and day dreams of certain theme oriented log days, He used to record as much of concepts and it is even hard for him to dethem he could in the small vintage Audio scribe any fixed genre for his music as it cassette based Tape Recording devices. keeps on varying from one mood to anothAt such point making a career choice has er depending on the visuals of the present become very hard for him priority wise and state of the mind which he often finds limitthen he slowly realized that Film making less. He feels that visions for visuals and is the only way which he should go for to inner voice mental auditions for music are stage everything together which later after like two combined aspects of the two mashis Bachelors on English Literature made culine and feminine energy bodies within him go for trainings on 2D/3D Animation us which according to Tantra can be said and further specializing on AV Post pro- as Shiva & Shakti. 40 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ October
So whenever new visuals come, it brings a new musical theme and sonic texture with it and whenever a new musical theme comes, it brings a related visual with it, balancing each other wonderfully..... “SOUL HEALER - Feel The Fire In Your Soul” was Kohinoor’s debut Music Album, released on November 2011 but was started in the year 2000. It is a visual based musical journey through New Age and completely experimental World Fusion Music Instrumentals with the feelings of getting into some real Trance (Here the word TRANCE is used in the etymological sense and not as a musical genre). The whole album is visual based and all the tracks are in a sequential order representing a journey into the inner and outer space of our human minds through meditation and bliss dance, reflecting a Spiritual Journey of inner joy, happiness and the feelings of being already fulfilled inside as we all human beings are already blessed by the Almighty and often pleasure is hidden in pain that we miss and get the Supreme Authorities wrong in determining our fate, while we face the odd and challenging situations in our lives…... OCEANIA is his latest Album. It is a New Age, Chill-out and Lounge instrumental Music Album with relaxing Sonic textures suitable for meditation, relaxation, Yoga, deep sleep or just playing in the background while being in a Spa, reading, writing, doing any work or concentrating deeply into something.
order of the releases has not yet been finalized. “Maya The Illusion” “is an Instrumental World Fusion Music Album on World Fusion scores combining Ethnic sonic feelings mixed with Far Eastern Rhythm & Percussion instruments blended with New Age and ambient sonic textures of Acoustic & Electronic Mixes. The inspirations of this album are derived from the life experiences, the Law of Karmas and the infinite truth about the impermanence of life on this plane of existence which is the illusory world of Maya.....” “HORIZONS OF THE MIND” is an Instrumental Album which presents some music to Heal and unleash the hidden Powers of the Mind. It contains “Brain Wave Frequencies for Meditation”. Each of the Tracks of this album are longer that helps one to perfectly tune up one’s Brain and its signal interchange phenomenon to get elevated into some altered states of consciousness.
Kohinoor”s Musical journey is on and will continue forever. He believes in Universal Brotherhood and would like to meet as many people as he can from different diverse backgrounds and ethnicity & from all around the World. He feels that it is One World, One Love and also One Language, the Universal One language of Music. So he does want to touch everyone in this Universe with the magical medicine of music with its sonic healing waves to heal all Right now 2 more albums are under pro- the pain as much as it will be possible... duction which will be released by the end of this year sequentially. They are MAYA The illusion and Horizons of the Mind. The 41 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ October 2013
Bears 40 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ September 2013
Grizzlies are probably the most feared animal in North America. Their sheer size and strength, coupled with surprising speed is a rare combination and they are one of the few large predators that have not been wiped out on the continent. In reality, bear attacks are very rare and their first instinct is to avoid human contact. Done carefully and smartly, bear watching can be a safe and inspiring activity.
in the wild. The range of the brown bear is the widest of any species of bear in the world. Brown bears live in a wide variety of habitats including forests, sub-alpine areas, and deserts.
The total world population is more than 200,000 with the largest population in Russia at more than 100,000. There are an estimated 33,000 in the US and 25,000 in Canada. They are hunted for Some bears can weigh almost twice as sport in some areas of their range. much in the fall as they might weigh in spring as they prepare for their winter Six of the eight species of bears are sleep. endangered or vulnerable and their numIn parts of the U.S., small populations of bers are in decline. Bears are confronted grizzly bears have successfully rebound- with a wide variety of threats, including ed under protection of the Endangered habitat loss, climate change, and hunting. Species Act. They can live up to 25 years 43 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM â™Ľ October 2013
Decreasing habitat is a problem for all eight species of bears. Increasing areas of land for agriculture is a major problem for several species, ncluding the , including the Malayan sun bear, which is losing its territory for oil palm plantations.
ments to look for food in places like trash dumps, garbage cans, and agricultural crops.
While these creatures are not normally aggressive, the more they interact with people, the higher the likelihood of atLogging is also a major threat for giant tacks on humans. When people are atpandas, sun bears, sloth bears, and Hi- tacked, the offending bear is often shot malayan black bears. Other ways their and killed. habitat is being lost includes roads, mining, human caused fires, and tree plantations. As bear habitat decreases, the animals are increasingly forced into human settle- http://www.seethewild.org/77/bear-threats.html 44 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM â™Ľ Ocotber 2013
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I think about my dream is it my dream? Sometimes I wonder, if I don’t fall under, a spell of expectations, with others aspirations, rather than hearing, the call endearing. It’s only when does my mind enroll; my body, my heart, my spirit and soul. ~ Rich Okun
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