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Deer Spirit Animal
4 Health Beneift of Sea Salt By Helena Reimer
By Sherri Cortland
10 Hope Shine Brightly
By Ellen Angelica Pendergast
By Jan Diana
CONTENTS Life is but a Dream
By Dr. Michael Lennox
28 24 Mantra The healing Powerr... By Peace Mother Geeta Sacred Song
The Litmus Test....
By Rashmi Khilnani
By Dr. Barry Hammer
28 The Lugges of the past By Katerina Kostaki
40 Climate Changes....
By Douglas Stuart PhD.
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The Eschaton Archangel Michael
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The Growing Transparency
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Deer Spirit Animal
When you have the deer as spirit animal, you are highly sensitive and have a strong intuition. By affinity with this animal, you have the power to deal with challenges with grace. You master the art of being both determined and gentle in your approach. The deer totem wisdom imparts those with a special connection with this animal with the ability to be vigilant, move quickly, and trust their instincts to get out the trickiest situations. What is the meaning of the deer totem? The meanings associated with the deer 8 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
combine both soft, gentle qualities with strength and determination: • Gentleness • Ability to move through life and obsta cles with grace • Being in touch with inner child, inno cence • Being sensitive and intuitive • Vigilance, ability to change directions quickly • Magical ability to regenerate, being in touch with life’s mysteries
Dear spirit animal, symbol of gentleness and heart energy When you have the deer as spirit animal, you are able to bring gentleness and grace in every aspects of your life, even in the most challenging moments. By inspiration from the deer’s qualities, you can achieve ambitious goals and tackle difficult situation smoothly with a touch of gentleness and grace. The deer spirit animal will remind you to be gentle with yourself and others. The grace and gentleness characteristic of this spirit animal echo the qualities brought forth when living from the heart. For example, the traditional symbol used for the heart chakra has the deer (sometimes also represented as an antelope) as emblematic animal of the energy of love and harmony with oneself and others. The power of the deer: Grace & determination The deer horns are great means of defending and asserting yourself. Being gentle does not being being defenseless. With the deer as a power animal on your side, you can be strongly determined and gentle at the same time.
cal and mystical quality. If you have the deer as power animal, you could tap into life’s magical ability to renew itself. A spirit guide to develop sensitivity and intuitive powers If the deer has chosen you as your spirit or totem animal, you may be called to use or develop your sensitivity at various levels in your life. This animal powers guide you to refine your intuition and psychic abilities. You can refine your receptivity and use your senses and intuition to reach farther out. The deer spirit and vigilance Those with the deer as animal totem may be inclined to be constantly on the move, being on the look out for the next opportunity. By affinity with this spirit animal, you may also be watchful of your “predators”, which translate into a tendency to be sometimes overly cautious. It takes time for you to trust someone or feel safe in your environment.
You can invoke the power of the deer to guide you in getting accustomed to new surroundings and people. This spirit guide might show up in your life to warn you encourage you to trust your instinct. The deer spirit animal will also show up in your life to encourage you to A mystical totem animal, symbol of take some time by yourself in a quiet enregeneration of life and heart energy vironment to rest or in nature. It invites The deer’s antlers can grow back once you to find rest and peace in silence. they fall. Because of this characteristic, this animal has been revered in many traditions as a symbol of life regenera- http://www.spiritanimal.info/deer-spirit-anition. There’s a cloud of mystery around mal/ this ability that gives the deer a magi9 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
Spiritual Growth Checkpoint:
By Sherri Cortland
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I’m an author, but I’m also a business woman. When I’m not writing books and articles about Spiritual growth, I’m the Director of Specialty Sales for a large vacation ownership company in Orlando, Florida; and if there’s one thing I’ve learned over the years it’s that whether a goal is personal or professional, detailed planning is what will get us there. And whether we’re setting a goal for a promotion at work, or a goal to add meditation to our daily routine, the planning is the same: Set your goal/objective and work backwards to where you are now. Here are the three steps I take when setting a goal—see if they resonate with you: 1. Identify Your Goal/Overall Objective and plan for multiple successes along the way Goals and objectives must be specific, and we must set a date to fully accomplish your goal. Sometimes it pays to set minigoals along the way to achieving our ultimate objective; for instance: If meditating for 20 minutes, seven days a week is the goal, start out meditating for five minutes a day, three times a week, and gradually work up to 20 minutes/7 days. Create a calendar as a guideline for increasing the number of minutes and days over a set amount of time and celebrate achieving each mini-goal along the way.
do that is to look at our plan and see where we expected to be, and where we are now. If we haven’t met our ultimate or even our mini-goals, then we need to take a hard look at our plan and adjust it. Maybe we tried to reach our goal in too short a time, or maybe something came up in lives that precluded us from being able to reach our goal. When this happens, re-work the plan and back to the business of working on your goal. 3. Never beat yourself up; always congratulate yourself for what you’ve accomplished Conventional wisdom is that it takes doing something forty times to make form a new habit. Reaching an important goal is similar to creating a positive habit because we need to continually take certain actions before we can enjoy success. But If we stumble on our way to the goal post, so what? We can always re-evaluate and adjust our plan. The important thing is to continue and not give up. It’s also important to congratulate ourselves for the progress we have made, and to give ourselves a pep talk so we get back on track.
Get started! Grab a piece of paper or get on the computer and start building your plan today: Determine a goal or objective that you want to achieve, decide when you want to complete your goal, and what 2. Measure your success and evaluate steps you need to take to do so. Use a where you are with your plan. If your calendar to keep yourself on track. If you current plan isn’t working, adjust it ac- use mini-goals to stay on track and somecordingly thing happens to keep you from you hitting one of the steps, evaluate what happened, To know if we’re successful, we must mea- and re-work your plan to get yourself back sure our progress, and the easiest way to on the path to success. Namaste. 11 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥
Health Benefits of Sea Salt
by Helena Reimer
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There are many health benefits of sea salt, which include a healthier mindset, improved muscle functions and digestion. However, sea salt can easily be taken in excess amounts, which can have adverse health effects. Therefore sea salt should always be consumed consciously, and in moderation in order to enjoy the health benefits.
and all other muscles in the body. It helps them to open and contract efficiently in order to prevent muscle spasms and cramping.
Sea salt is obtained naturally from the ocean waters. At high tide the ocean waters are collected into large ponds, which are then closed off, and the water is allowed to evaporate naturally from the sun and wind. Listed are a few of the health benefits that sea salt can offer.
Helps with Digestion Salt is needed in order for the body to be able to digest any type of food. It helps the digestive system to excrete an enzyme that is needed to break down the proteins in food. As a result energy levels can be increased.
Antihistamine Sea salt is a natural antihistamine, which can reduce the production of phlegm in those who suffer from allergies and/or asthma. It helps to clear up the lungs and nasal congestion, which helps to make breathing easier. Anti-Depressant It has shown to be able to lift the moods in those who are depressed. It can help to reduce anxiety and stress by maintaining healthy levels of serotonin and melatonin in the brain. It also helps with sleeping, which in turn can help the body and mind to cope better in stressful situations. Therefore sea salt is a great natural antidepressant. Muscle Regulator Sea salt is also essential in helping to regulate the muscles such as the heart
In addition, it helps to maintain a steady heart rhythm, and reduces high blood pressure when taken with water in the correct proportions.
Helps with Weight Loss Sea salt can also help to prevent a layer of excess fats and proteins from building up along the intestinal walls. Any buildup in the intestinal tract can lead to constipation and other digestive problems that eventually can lead to weight gain. Therefore adding sea salt to the diet can help to maintain a healthy weight. Helps with Diabetes Sea salt naturally helps to reduce the insulin needs for those who are diabetic, as it helps to stabilize blood sugar levels. Thus adding salt in moderation can be of benefit for those who suffer from or are at risk for diabetes. http://hubpages.com/profile/LivingFood
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By Ellen An
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“Peace is a Gift the Soul gives to a heart that is Sincere”
ing....which once again, comes back to all about being Aware...being Awareness....and as stated before, it begins It is a loving thing to care for another’s with being aware enough to experience welfare---however, one must not go out gratitude...to find something to be grateinto the night and “tug” on the young ful for, ...remember.... shoots in the ground, to help them “grow” faster---Remember, why didn’t And once again!.....just breathe.....Love Jesus heal the whole world? He could asks for nothing else. have....But as a Master, he knew that everyone was on a certain path to God, The truth is, ‘we do without doing, and and to intrude, when one was not ready everything gets done.’ or did not wish for it, was imposing on their free will, and on their personal And how to rid ourselves of impatience? mission and journey....A true Master The answer is acceptance. knows this...never to intrude, unless asked.... “To accept the things I cannot change..”....sounds like a powerless One must trust the process. Everyone statement when first hearing it....cannot and Everything is ready in it’s own time. change? But can’t we change everyThis accounts for a spouse that may thing? Or is the questions really, ‘Should be doing or ‘being’ something that the We?’....,Looking deeper we find that the other spouse would like to see peace in this statement is to understand changed.....or....in a child who is not that the REASON to accept is because interested in the same things that a everything is in perfect order, but that parent feels they “should” be; or, even, realization usually is evident when lookand especially in oneself...pushing and ing at it from The Universe’s point of pushing to be something we are not view. And yet, from a personal point of really sure of, have lost enthusiasm view, given any situation, looking back about, no longer interested in, or ready on it you will find that acceptance of for. whatever had occurred...horrific or joyful...it’s always about acceptance that Letting go, is letting the Universe, (God) finally brings peace and closure....even into our life...letting the abundance, the joyful experiences need acceptance truth, Love, to be the experience of our in that they then can transform into othlives...it is always there; like a moun- er experiences...some Grander, some tain or tree that you have walked past not so grand...but all in all, acceptance a thousand times, and then, just that brings about transformation, and that is day, noticing it was there, for the first the true path of the Master....transfortime! God....Love...is always there, al- mation leads to Enlightenment. ways, in all ways...it’s about us notic16 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
How to be in a state of acceptance? Once again, Gratitude. Being grateful places one in a state of least resistance...remember, what we resist persists.....Practicing Gratitude keeps one in a state of acceptance because it stops resistance...Remember, resistance keeps acceptance away. Sounds like this is all about a circle? Well, it is, for Love is reflected in Love, is reflected in Love, is reflected in Love, and the circle continues....Life everlasting, world without end...sound familiar? The truth is simple, and appears everywhere, all the time, whether we are aware of it or not....for Love, which is God, is always there...world without end....always in all ways!
Ellen Angelica Pendergast received a B.A. in Education in 1978; four major fields of study: English, Art, Social Studies, and Psychology. Received her M.S. in Clinical Psychology in 1997. Has treated patients in a locked psych ward, held a two office private practice, and currently is starting a private practice in Arizona. Taught Psychology classes at a University in the Chicago area, and has just completed a childrenâ€™s book. She is currently writing another book for young adults and the general public. Contact Ellen; firstname.lastname@example.org
Once again, the circle is complete. Blessings!
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Message from the
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S BRIGHTLY by Jan Diana
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My Beloved Children, â€œIt is with joy that I greet you this day, for even just the thought of you brings me such delight! The message I wish to share with you today is one of hope, for your days of now and your days of tomorrow are filled with great promise.
the dreams your heart calls out to experience.
As we ponder on this, I wish for you to see you as I see you. I see you as the children of great promise with unlimited potential. You consciously chose to come and experience life on Earth knowing that the time would come when you What do you see when you look upon would be able to move beyond all that a budding flower? Do you just see seemingly was holding you from your the bud or do you see the flower in its dreams. beginning of fully blossoming? You see within the bud is the beginning of what This is that time My Beloveds, for you is to come. The flower will bloom as are at the precipice of great change for things flow in the ideal will it not? yourself and for Beloved Mother Earth, Gaia. You are remembering more and Think of yourself as similar to this beau- more of your truth of light, and as you tiful budding flower. You have already embrace this truth, you shine ever so been planted as a seed, taken root, brightly into the places that have perhaps developed your root system, poked seemed in the shadows or unreachable, your head above ground and have lighting the pathways of your dream tobegun the process of becoming the morrows into reality. sweetness of the flower blooming in all of your glory. As you begin to recognize and accept your divine truth, you can begin to feel You may have had some issues along the hope that shines every so brightly. the way, perhaps some storms to weath- Hope for your life experience to move er, or rocks that seem to block where into greater joy, free of pain, sorrow, you would like to be. This has been part struggle or what seems like lack. of your journey, your adventure in living life. These have perhaps played roles in your experiences, and now you desire Today let us ponder together on you and to have some new experiences of a life your life. Look upon yourself in wonder that is filled with joy, comfort, vitality and and amazement. You have been liv- abundance of all kind. Yes, your dreams ing in a world that has been experienc- of heart are budding. ing polarity, or resistance energy. This has offered you many opportunities to live and express and yet perhaps you feel you have not been able to fully live 20 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM â™Ľ May 2014
You might ask, how can I move beyond the experiences that are less then desired into the promise of a life filled with all my hearts desires? Let me share with you first and foremost that you are great masters of light in the process of remembering your brilliance. It is only a matter of choice and timing, for it is your destiny to remember and experience this truth. It is a time of great excitement as you prepare to move into a new way of being, a new way of living and expressing that perhaps you have not yet experienced or even dreamed of. If you choose you can find the pathways to greater a freedom, learn master principles and develop your innate gifts and abilities. There are many wonderful tools and teachers available to assist you when you are ready. You can begin to ponder how, when, what are the steps to my freedom to be my truth, what is it that I desire for my life? With your intention of heart, the ways and means will open up for you to guide you to your hearts desires. Be patient and kind with yourself as you develop and grow, just as you care with tenderness for a budding flower preparing to blossom.
open up so many doors leading to the opportunities you have been longing for. This is your time to blossom and shine your beautiful truth. This is the hope that I share with you today for now is the time you can dream of your truth and your hearts desires. Dream them into being your reality. You can my beloveds, for you are my children of heart shining with such brightness, filled with infinite potentials and limitless possibilities. It is only for you to choose and allow yourself to open to a new way of being and living. In truth, it is the divine way of your true self. It is your destiny. I am here beside you cheering you on, lighting pathways of joy. Chanulanaha, remember who you are, for you are my Beloved Children of heart. You are love. You are loved. Hope shines ever so brightly, lighting the pathways of your heart, the pathways to home.â€? With great love, Your Beloved Mother
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Life Is But A Dr by Dr. Michael Lennox
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ream Part 1
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We use the same word to describe the mystical phenomenon that happens during sleep and the aspirations that we hold for our unfolding lives. I had a dream. I have a dream. Additionally, we are told of a spiritual principle that invites us to view life itself as a dream, unfolding magnificently in a way that reflects the notion that anything can happen and probably will.
know about how life works is held within these four lines.
As you might imagine, it is the last line that interests me the most, as life is indeed but a dream we are dreaming up as we go along our way. However, the entire piece can be interpreted to both understand the journey on a deep and profound level. At the same time, doing so can offer insight into the principles I have noticed that the idea of lucid of interpretation that inform all of the work dreaming is gaining more traction out that I do in my own spiritual practice and there in the zeitgeist. When we become that which I teach to others. more consciously aware of our dreaming experience while we are sleeping, One of the most powerful tools in inthe more we can bring that conscious terpreting a symbol is the principle of awareness to our dream-like waking life implication. Much like a detective surveyand the aspirations that we hold dear ing a scene for clues, the landscape of as we create our magnificent futures. I an image offers an enormous amount feel quite blessed to have devoted my of information. Firstly, we recognize that practice to holding the dream as sacred we are on a journey as represented and powerful. And never before has it by being in a boat on a stream. This been quite so clear that we must treat is symbolic of how we are to move all three of these dream states with the through life. It is, ultimately, a navigation exact same reverence. of emotional territory for water represents the emotional body and a stream is There is a mystical text that most peo- a small current, individual-sized flowing ple in the Western world are quite famil- of water, much like our individual selves. iar, even if they don’t recognize it as a When we connected in large numbers, mystical text. I committed it to memo- we form a river and we are all headry when I was about three years old. It ing toward the ocean of the collective. goes like this: “Row, row, row your boat, When examined more closely, we are gently down the stream. Merrily, merrily, part of the ne3ver-ending cycle of water merrily, merrily, life is but a dream!” This flowing, evaporating, being redistributed may sound like I am trying to be funny to flow again. The stream is the fluctuator clever, but truly, this is a piece of ing path that our life is to take and the wisdom that we all learned at a very boat we are in connects to our individuyoung age and everything you need to ated sense of self.
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We are given an instruction right off the bat. We are to row. We do the rowing and we are to row our own boat. Not each other’s. Not someone else’s boat; just your own. Row YOUR boat. And there is going to be some effort involved. How do we know this? The instruction is repeated three times. Clearly, there is going to be some effort involved.
everything you can to cultivate joy.
And of course, the best part of all. Life is but a dream. And what are the qualities of a dream? It is a magical landscape in which anything can happen and probably will. It is a time when we are profoundly creative, causing the seemingly impossible to happen just by using the power of our thought. It is a Now just in case we are overwhelmed state in which we get to see our blatant by all that rowing, we are given a power- humanity while simultaneously becoming ful qualification. Several in fact. The first acquainted with our precious divinity. one I’ll point out is that we are moving down stream. It won’t always feel like it, Find out more about Dr. Michael Lennox but we are to know that even when the at www.michaellennox.com going is the most strenuous, we are still or on Facebook at Michael Lennox and going down stream. To me, this is akin Perchance To Dream. to the principle that consciousness is always expanding and that everything that occurs happens for your benefit. Even when it looks like anything but this, the truth still remains. We are expanding at every moment of the journey. And it’s a gentle ride, which is a very clear suggestion to lighten up and go with the flow. Row gently. Stop fighting. Resistance is pointless. When it doubt, choose the gentle path. And here is my favorite part. It’s supposed to be fun. We are told to do all that we do with a sense of merriment. This is such an important principle it is given a lot of emphasis. It is repeated four times; one more merrily than there are rows. That means no matter how hard it gets, it’s STILL supposed to be more joyful than effortful. It’s supposed to fun, so do
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An Excerpt from Shiva Speaks by Rashmi Khilnani
You cannot be a true Shiva devotee if you are not prepared to walk on the razor’s edge, if you are not prepared to face your fears one after the other, and thereby overcome or transcend them.
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Babaji, I find the world over that even people on a spiritual path of one kind or another, still try and please others in the name of so-called unconditional love. I observe that many of your devotees and the devotees of other powerful enlightened beings chant mantras, perform yagnas, and participate in satsang, and yet continue to be afraid of offending their friends and families, even when this servility on their part leads to a total compromising of their deepest truth, love, and integrity.
one after the other, and thereby overcome or transcend them. In esoteric wisdom you are often taught about the path of the peaceful warrior, the spiritual warrior. This voyage through darkness to light is where the sadguru can help greatly. The word guru means from darkness to light. The outer guru takes one to the inner temple, in which resides the inner guru principle—the “I AM” Presence, the “I am Shiva” presence, the “I am All That Is” energy, and the void of a deep state of meditative consciousness.
Sometimes, a spiritual aspirant walks their talk in one area of their life, while they continue to sacrifice their integrity in the name of keeping the peace, which shows a total lack of courage.
I AM THE GURU OF GURUS
I find that few people will speak their truth in a crowd, particularly if their expression of integrity is in conflict with the views of the mob. We are past December of 2012, and yes people are waking up and great miracles of conscious connection are occurring, but this lack of courage that I am pointing out, here now, continues to be chronic and widespread. How can we shift out of this fear of being and embracing who we are, or of loving others through having to say no to them, or even at times oppose the views or behavior of the people we love? Babaji: Dear humanity, I have come to you through the ages, and each time I have taught you about the tremendous power of the energy of courage. You cannot be a true Shiva devotee if you are not prepared to walk on the razor’s edge, if you are not prepared to face your fears
It is imperative for human beings now to take responsibility for their lives, their words, their deeds, and their cocreations. The ability to respond from conscious-centered awareness comes from keeping a part of your attentive consciousness in the center of your being which is empty, silent, and in the unmanifest realm. The energy and the invocation of Durga Mata, of Lord Shiva, of Lord Hanumanji, or of Archangel Michael instantly bring you into a state of courageous momentto-moment awareness and intuitive, centered knowingness. Once you have accessed this state and become firmly anchored in it, you no longer have to worry about when to speak and when to be quiet, when to fight the good fight and when to harmonize with others through gentle silence or peaceful discussion.
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In each moment of now, you just calmly or forcefully, as the case may be, follow your inner guidance and wisdom, and you will not be afraid of the opinion of others or offending others, or trying to please or manipulate them into your way of being or thinking. THE TRISHUL SYMBOL
Meditating on the trishul will take you to a deep place of courageous right thought, word, and deed. When looked upon as Lord Shiva’s weapon of awareness, the trishul destroys the illusion of the three worlds: the physical world, the world of our ancestors, and the world of the mind. All three are transformed by me through the so-called “destruction” into single non-dual plane of existence, which is bliss alone. ow you see dear ones, that there is no true love from a profound spiritual point of view without embracing the energy and practice of deep courage. Love is not for the weak-hearted. The Shiva path is not for the weak-hearted. Samadhi is not for the weak-hearted.
enlightened, are clinging to the past, to the sorrow and sadness of the past. Babaji: I observe that most of humanity is feeling a vast amount of fear, stress, and worry in this ending of the Kali Yuga, which involves tremendous change. I encapsulate the energy that triggers deep courage in your hearts and minds, here now, in these words as I speak them to you. You cannot cross the bridge of fire and water and endure the storms of accelerated transformation without inculcating deep fearlessness in your mind, body, and soul. Your Atma (soul) is essentially fearless. Move forward as a spiritual warrior with peace and love and find the energy to speak your truth with courage and to be silent when necessary, with an equal amount of bravery and single-pointedness. There will be no self-realization and moving into Satya Yuga without a total and absolute level of integrity, where your thoughts match your words, which then match your deeds.
Babaji, I always love your energy of intense razor-like truth that cuts through conditioning, secrets and misinformation on the spiritual path. Thank you for amplifying the energy of bravery and love in our hearts through this dialogue, in this now time, when we are all being intensely challenged to let go of lifetimes of samskaras, memories, attachments, desires, people, and places that cannot come with us, as the light we be and are Especially now, as we move beyond becoming undergo accelerated trans2012 and the great changes that we formation into higher unified consciousall face. At the same time, I feel that so ness. many of us, even the so-called spiritually 30 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
It is exciting that apparently Muniraji has said that you have once again manifested in a physical body on earth, here now, to guide and lead us, your sincere devotees, to a higher octave of our oneness with all that is. I know that, ultimately, you are not a body even though you materialize and dematerialize in one or several physical forms on earth, from time to time. Could you share with us any information about how to access your energy more powerfully here now, whether it be a bodily form of the oneness that you represent and are, or your energy in its transcendental state, so that we can reduce our fear and come into our knowingness, with the serenity of moving forward in trust and moment-to-moment awareness. Babaji: My children of the light, you know very well that the darkness, the fear, and the ignorance are illusionary. However, you continue to be completely mesmerized and caught up in the drama of Maya: of polarity and the demons of fear-based living and being. I have taught you to repeat the Maha Mantra, “Om Namah Shivaya.” It is there to purify your mind and bring it to stillness—a centeredness that exists at all times, even as you interact with the world. You know also dear ones, if you allow yourself to connect to an image of me that makes your heart sing, or even in some cases one that may be frightening, you will be able to access my energy with the purity of your heart’s intention with ease and grace. Just chasing after my body form as the ultimate truth is missing the point of that which I am. As you
know dear ones, I am not the body; I am Supreme Being containing the energy of the manifest and the unmanifest at the same time. Ultimately, I am beyond time and space and the truth is that “you and I are one.” I have full consciousness of unity, of my I AMness, which you have forgotten. You now are beginning to remember, once again, as you wake up to whom you are. I am the mirror of who you be. There is no point in saying that you are a devotee of Babaji, of Lord Shiva, while being out of integrity in thought, word, and deed. It is useless to talk about practicing universal dharma while not having the courage to stop clinging to those things, ideas, and people that your inner knowingness, through me or from within yourself, is asking you to release from your reality. Whether I appear to you in bodily form or transcendentally or symbolically, it is all the same. It is ultimately you connecting to the deepest part of your “I AM” presence which, as you know, is within you. The cave in which I manifested miraculously as an 18-year-old youth (not born of a woman), on the gufa (cave) side of the Guatami Ganga in Haidakhan, is symbolic of the deepest part of your inner space. This is your “temple of the within,” which is at one with all that is manifest and which is ultimately supreme, unmanifest, “isness,” and silence. Ask me and I will answer. Call me and I will appear. Be sincere and my many gifts shall unfold in your life 31 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
Heartfelt sincerity is a key to accessing me. Your purity of heart will determine how much of my presence you will be able to bear without going into total terror. The terror only arises from a heart and a mind that are moving indifferent directions to truth, love and simplicity. If you only pray and do not work for the service of mankind, you are not a true devotee of mine. If you only work and do not bring in the reverence of the divine (which is All That Is) through sacred conversation with the divine (which is prayer), celestial singing to the divine (which is Kirtan), ecstatic dancing in gratitude and praise to the divine (which is celebration), then you are not really following that which I have come to teach you. Thank you, Babaji. It is so easy for us to forget the simplicity of your wondrous teachings. I suppose what we have to remember, Maha prabuji,is that we eat every day for the whole of our lives and so why should we forget to chant every day, to show praise and gratitude every day to the sacred elements: earth, water, fire, air, and ether, and to achieve unity consciousness from an ocean of devotion through repeating the Maha Mantra, “Om Namah Shivaya,” or for that matter any mantra that resonates with our hearts.
For some of you, through the ages, I have recommended actually meditating at the cremation ground until you begin to have the realization that ultimately you are not the body. You are a transcendental being and becoming, and your soul energy continues its journey in another form and then another and another. If you want to transcend deep fear, then be with the fear, accept it, release denial, and look at it in the face. Keep meditating on the cause of the terror or anxiety, or keep looking at it and you will find that, if you breathe into the experience and allow it, you will transcend this angst and come to a place, on the other side of the fear tunnel, of great peace and in some cases, bliss. The only way to overcome the fear of the unknown is to face the unknown, step into it and have a thorough experience of it. It is rather amusing for me to observe this phenomenon amongst my human children.
For of course when one experiences the unknown, it transforms and becomes the known. I, Babaji, find this extremely funny, don’t you? One observes that many of you, like my dear Rashmi, are at times captivated with making themselves totally frightened through their supremely Babaji: My little chelas, devotees (a little vivid imagination as a form of excitement joke since there is no one leading and and entertainment. no one following at the highest level of truth), the biggest fear, in third-dimen- Rashmiji, you and your fellow brothers sional reality on earth, is the demise of and sisters may continue this egocentric the body, the physical form. This is also form of behavior as the divine grants you caused by a deep fear of change. full free will. 32 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
Yes, yes, “the Rash one,” I can hear your mind asking me how to break this socalled bad habit; for as you have seen for yourself, my channeling angel, once you co-create creative excitement in your life, your need to manifest chaos as nightmares, in your case, is automatically released. Ultimately the supreme silence that you be is neither excitement nor a lack of it. It just is. P.S. So with fear, remember to accept it, embrace it and let it become one with the light which you are within, and thereby transmute it. A great example of the fear becoming bliss is my beloved chela, Leonard Orr’s cold water rebirthing. Rashmi, Amravati, and many others have experienced immersing themselves bit by bit into freezing cold water, and going through pain and terror and then coming into states of bliss and ecstasy—the polarity. Powerful practice! OM NAMAH SHIVAYA www.rashmikhilnani.com
Shiva speaks .conversations with maha avatar babaji book is available on amazon. com and barnes and noble.com
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. 33 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
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“The longer you have to wait for something, the more you will appreciate it when it finally arrives. The harder you have to fight for something, the more priceless it will become once you achieve it. And the more pain you have to endure on your journey, the sweeter the arrival at your destination. All good things are worth waiting for and worth fighting for.” ~ Susan Gale
I get so impatient. This feeling’s so ancient. I pick my nose, and bite my nails, fast wiggle of toes, no wagging of tails. It simply doesn’t work. My impatience so lurks, and I just want to calm myself through this slow unfoldment of what, I know deep in my gut, the outcome will be. The very best of all my requests!
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If You’re in Control of Your Life, Stop! Don’t Read This! By Sara Chetkin
Things don’t always turn out for the best. You can cross all of the t’s and dot all of the i’s and still things don’t work out. Two days ago I was six weeks pregnant. Today I am not. Miscarriage is the absolute antithesis to things working out. A pregnancy promises joy, laughter and love, and during a miscarriage life itself falls away from you. For me it was a slow trickle, a gentle waning from full to empty. Yesterday was the worst; every hour announcing in slow unwavering progress the inevitability, the finality of death. And how undignified to experience this misfortune in the realm of the toilet bowl! It all seemed so wrong. Yes, I cried. I had all the normal emotions we go through when in grief. Most of you know what I mean because things don’t always work out. It can’t be denied, this is very dark territory; but I’m intrigued by the notion that we can move through dark moments in perfect peace, though we may experience a torrent of emotions in the process. That is because life is not about what’s happening around us. It’s about what’s happening within us. So, yes, we may not get our dream job or our kids might not get into their chosen college. What’s important, though, is how we move through these struggles. It’s not that we should persevere or bear our crosses bravely. Howev-
er, in happy times we can cultivate peace of mind and strength. Then in darker times, we can lean on these steadfast pillars.
I’ve worked out a method towards that end. Part one – allow your life to unfold. My goal with my spiritual practice is to develop a state of mind that is always allowing. In resistance, I don’t only push away the bad. I stand in opposition to life itself. Life is ups and downs. There is no avoiding that; but you can avoid the emotional eddies. We get stuck, thinking things must be just so or we’ll be unhappy. This is a weak position. No one can conquer the unconquerable. You won’t always avoid suffering. Yet we persist in our techniques to manifest abundance, health and wealth in our lives, never recognizing the blunder: that attempting to manifest is attempting control and attempting control is resisting. With our constant outward focus, we remain unconscious of the vast and potent energy that courses through all of us. Why not let this divine intelligence take over? Can we find the courage to experience life without meddling in the outcome? It takes a great deal of trust - things might not work out. True! They might not. Or they might work out far better. 37 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
Last night I was talking to my husband about this very subject. “How do you know that things will work out in the end?” he asked. “I don’t know that they will.” I said. “What I do know is that I am always cultivating peace and working towards an attitude of allowing. So, I hope that ‘in the end’ I have developed this attitude to such a degree that it is a habit. Then, no matter what happens, I can approach it with equanimity. I will always see the light at the end of the tunnel.” If we can manage to do this, through meditation and spiritual practice, then even as we move through painful situations, we will have a wonderful foundation upon which to lay our sorrows. Peace will be our companion. Sadness might be there too; or anger or guilt. But remember, and here’s part two, we are not our emotions. Emotions are transient. They come and go. Some stick around longer than others, but eventually everything passes. Knowing this, we can find the courage to move through any situation with peace in our hearts, even as we experience grief, anger or fear. Last night I had a dream. I was propelled into the clouds from a vast and chaotic ocean. As I broke through the surface, all was white and peaceful. Resting on one of the clouds was a little gray teddy bear. I reached for the toy and gently returned to a green and luscious earth. When I awoke in the morning, I knew: there will be other babies. Life is wonderful. We can revel in its splendors and rejoice in its beauty. Do it when you can; and when happiness eludes you, remember: all things pass. 38 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
We will find our way again. I just know it. Sara Chetkin was born in Key West, Fl in 1979. When she was 15 she was diagnosed with severe scoliosis, and spent much of the next 15 years traveling around the world seeking healing and spiritual insight. These travels and explorations are the basis for her first book, The Healing Curve. She graduated from Skidmore College in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. After graduation she moved to Somerville, MA and worked in various cafes and restaurants, while pursuing an education in herbal medicine as well as in spiritual studies at Delphi University in McCaysville, GA. In 2004 she began a master’s program at the New England School of Acupuncture, and in 2007 earned a Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental medicine. She is a Ro-hun therapist and an Ordained Minister with the Church of Wisdom, Delphi University. She lives in New York State with her husband, Brecht, and their son, Adrian.
The Healing Curve: A Catalyst to Consciousness, published by Rainbow Ridge Books, ISBN 978-1-937907-8, is available on Amazon.com, BN.com, and bookstores everywhere.
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THE LITMUS TEST: FOLLOWING THE WINDING TRAIL OF OUR CORE INTEGRITY By Dr. Barry Hammer
“Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.” Spencer Johnson
Many years ago, when I was in high school chemistry lab, I was assigned to do a litmus test to determine where various chemicals fell on the continuum from acidic to alkaline or other base composition. I now view that litmus test as a metaphor for learning to discern how to live in harmonious alignment with my individual and relational core integrity from moment to moment. I have found that relying exclusively on analytical reasoning and apparent factual information of the mind, along with sensory data, cannot always provide me with the best possible insight into the experiential truth and energy flow of the moment, and how to appropriately function or flow in flexible, dynamic, rightful attunement with it. Instead, I have found that sometimes I feel intuitively guided to go beyond basing decisions entirely
on available factual information by discerning what options of perception and action seem relatively consistent or inconsistent with an invisible subtle energy pulse of rightful integrity, involving nonselective integrated openness to my whole experiential truth and my naturally self-consistent indivisible whole real being, recognized as a distinctive energy tone of inner peace, warmhearted caring, empathic compassion, regenerative life energy, and lightness of spirit, in contrast to an antithetical energy tone of queasiness, biased presumptions, selective viewing, lack of self-consistency with the intrinsic wholeness and rightful goodness of my being and everyone’s being, inner agitation, coldhearted callousness, degenerative discord, as well as heaviness and darkness of spirit.
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When my perception and action is rightfully aligned with my heartfelt intuitive core integrity, then I feel that I am truly honoring the intrinsic goodness and preciousness of life or reality in myself, other individuals who I encounter, and the all-inclusive whole of being, rather than distorting, degrading, or cheapening my own truth and the truth of others by divorcing or distancing my perception and action from the real energy and experience flowing within and around me. Our core integrity is naturally inclined to be empathically understanding of and compassionately responsive to the legitimate needs and concerns of others because it is a relational self, a relational center, in contrast to the ego as an illusory, dualistically separated, divisive, narcissistically self-preoccupied sense of self or inner voice. Attunement with my intuitively discerned core integrity heightens my receptive openness to limitless expansive possibilities and flexible creative insights, whereas my energies, options, and resources feel more blocked, fixated, contracted, constricted, and restricted when I permit myself to be distracted by narcissistic ego mind chatter, biased preconceived presumptions, demanding expectations, as well as rigid, fear-oriented modes of perception and action. Core integrity makes me feel more alert and grounded in real life energy experience, like following an inner GPS, compass, or beacon, whereas preconceived presumptions make me feel cut off from the actual flow of energy experience.
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We intuitively know that we are living in core integrity when we are willing to relate to, and cherish, what is actually experientially real in self and others rather than pursuing some kind of presumptive “ought to be” or desired “should be,” distorting our view of self and others by projecting various kinds of extraneous definitions, interpretations, idealized or disparaging images, and judgmental demanding expectations, and exploiting others to aggrandize our own narcissistic egos, as in Martin Buber’s distinction between I-Thou and I-It relationships. When I am expansively connected to the relational flow of energy experience within and around myself, then I experience greater caring warmth of heart and vitality, whereas when I step out of that connective relational flow into narcissistic mind chatter, then I experience more inner coldness, inner numbing or deadening, and more blockage, constriction, or contraction of my own energies. This reminds me of melting/defrosting ice in my refrigerator, many years ago, (when the refrigerator needed to be cleaned out in preparation for the next tenant of a rented apartment that I was vacating), by repeatedly pouring hot water on the ice until large chunks of it suddenly came loose, all at once. Metaphorically speaking, I find that the warmth of expansive, empathically caring connection to other individuals and undistracted attentiveness to situations happening around me melts away much of the fearful, contracted, coldness and heavy denseness of my energies.
When I am abiding in the flow of my own core integrity, then I sometimes become more attuned to the joyful “song” and “dance” or vibratory rhythmic pulse of my own essential being, my own heart and soul, my true “perfect pitch.” However, resistively trying to escape from the natural imperfections or “rough edges” of life experience only produces an unhealthy process of inner and outer conflict, whereas I find that inner and outer healing naturally takes place when I show flexible loving compassion for the stuck and sticky places within and between us. I find that the best way to bring healing to my own inner pain and negativity is embrace it with love so that it can be consciously restored to the natural wholeness of my being and thereby healed, whereas when I negatively judge, blame, reject, and oppose my own fear, pain, and negativity, it fights me back, exacerbating disruptive inner and outer discord. I believe that the best way to compassionately transform for the better our individual lives, personal relationships, local communities, particular social networks, and the whole world, is to select options that reflect alignment with our own distinctive, dynamically flexible, energy pulse of core integrity and ethical responsibility. For example, this involves selecting or developing lifestyles, careers, shared relational activities, consumer spending patterns, and voting behaviors that promote compassion, equity, sustainability, and expanded opportunities for everyone, rather than depleting individual and shared resources,
opportunities, and freedoms in an unsustainable, contracting, manner. Like exercising a muscle to strengthen it, the only way to develop our intuitive core integrity, so that it will be available for us when we really need it, is to gradually practice tuning into the distinctive energy feeling tone of the “heart” core, center, depth, or essential level of our own being when the analytical calculations and apparent factual information of the mind and the sensory data of the body do not seem able to provide us with sufficiently clear, penetrating, and reliable insight into a particular situation, encounter, or decision that we are considering. Anyone who wishes to read more of our inspirational/transformational insights should see our two published books, 1) Psychological Healing Through Creative Self-Understanding and Self-Transformation. (ISBN: 978-1-62857-075-5) and 2) Deepening Your Personal Relationships: Developing Emotional Intimacy and Good Communication. (ISBN: 9781-61897-590-4). The primary author is Dr. Max Hammer, with contributions from secondary authors Dr. Barry J. Hammer and Dr. Alan C. Butler. These books can be purchased from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or our author/publisher website, http://sbprabooks.com/MaxHammer. The latter website also posts our other blogs, and describes our books and us as authors.
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EXCERPT FROM THE IMPECCABLE WARRIOR OF LIGHT Mantras and Rituals for Spiritual Protection
MANTRA THE HEALING POWER OF SACRED SOUND By Peace Mother Geeta Sacred Song http://www.iwolight.org/
The Ancient Science and Spiritual Practice of Sacred Sound is such an easy, simple way to radiate waves of healing Transformation into every cell of your being. Chanting Sacred Mantras is one of my favorite Spiritual Practices and I highly recommend it you, knowing your mind, body and Soul all benefit from the divinely soothing Sacred Sounds. Wherever I reside, I play Sacred Mantras and other types of Sacred Sound continually, throughout each day and night. While engaged with a full schedule of activities, I chant out loud with my favorite mantra recordings when it is possible...and when that is not possible, I sing along silently. The Power of Mantras is so Benevolent, that even through simply listening to them, your mind, body and spirit are being Purified, Uplifted and Strengthened. Healing Mantras are Illumination Tools...
they are charged with Light and by repeating the Sacred Sounds, you spark your inner Light. Constant Mantra repetition infuses the mind and physical body’s many systems with Light. This wise practice heals us mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually, moving us towards a permanent state of Perfect Balance. Imagine this: each repetition sends waves of Light through the 72 million channels that exist within you! Through repetitions of these Light-filled mantras, you are actively dissolving negative karmas and the psychic impressions those karmas have installed into your psyche. Chanting Healing Mantras is such a Compassionate Gift from the Universe! As you chant Healing Mantras your increased Light disintegrates the pockets of karmic darkness that produce your personality’s neurosis. 45 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
Out of Compassion for humanity...to assist you in living your Highest Destiny, we have recorded Healing Mantras that increase Prosperity, Spiritual Protection, Peace, Profound Meditation, Vitality, Freedom, Grace, Connection to your Divine Protectors, Harmonic Relationships, Wisdom, Alignment with Divine Will, and all other Good in your Life. The Sacred Sound vibration within these Power Mantras trigger healing for you on all levels, by clearing you of negative patterns that stand between you and a Radiant, Sweet, Success-full Life of EnLightenment. How does such a simple practice such as chanting Healing Mantras accomplish so much? Sacred Sound by-passes the limited mind, which has energies attached that are hostile and arrogant towards the Light. The tormented and tormenting mind is not the hub of Peace and Wisdom...the Heart is. In order to experience Peace, Clarity, Trust, Intuitive Wisdom and your Cosmic Self, you must reside in your Heart space, instead of the overbearing mental state. To connect with your Heart Wisdom, it is necessary to have a dependable vehicle and chanting Healing Mantras provides you a consistent Sacred Vehicle. Experience how quickly you can flow into the Heart-space by chanting along with our recording of the Peace Mantras Om Shanti, Shanti, Shantihi and Jai Jai Maa. I am sure you will discover such Bliss within you that you will desire to chant constantly!
Sound/chants, you can purify the negative mind, replacing fears, worries, insecurities and frailties with the Golden Light of the Golden Virtues. For this reason, in every Shamanic Training Intensive and during every Shaktipat Limpia Soul Retrieval session, we play our Shamanic Trance Chant album. The Potent Sacred Sound waves in our Shamanic Trance Chant, quickly moves the listener into a deep connection with their Higher Self, opening doors to a vast array of Cosmic Experiences. The Greatest Cosmic experience is Divine Love. As the mind is purified, and you connect with your Soul Essence, your Heart blossoms with the fragrance of DIVINE LOVE. All revered spiritual qualities can be expanded within you through the chanting of Holy Mantras, so ALL personality types can improve the quality of their being. I especially EnCourage those beings with perfectionist natures and overly active minds to engage in the constant chanting of Healing Mantras, to avoid becoming obsessive or bitter perfectionists. All places also benefit from your emanations of Sacred Sound. To protect places and spaces, you can write the Healing Mantras on paper or poster board and post them in any space, along with other prayers, affirmations and power-full quotes. You can close down negative portals by reciting Mantras at doorways or any place that has a negative presence to it.
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spaces you reside/work in, it is wise to have a music system that has a repeat function so you can saturate your mind in the Healing Vibration of your favorite Sacred Mantras. It is best to never stop the flow of Healing Mantras in your atmosphere, so I recommend that when it is time for resting or engaging in certain activities that require a lower volume, simply play the Mantras at a subliminal level, where you barely hear it, but it is still circulating in the atmosphere.
of Divine Healing and Transformation... SING…CHANT Healing Mantras with full GUSTO! By chanting, you flow Joy through your entire being and your Bliss also nourishes the Legions of Light and Forces of Compassion that illuminate your Path. The formula is simple: as you offer Sacred Sound to the Universe, the fire of your Gusto…the Enthusiasm of your actions…and the Devotion that will burst within you, will deliver to YOU waves of Happiness! On top of that, your Radiant, Faith-full chanting uplifts every sentient being, every reality and every plane of existence. The Law is that whatever emotion or intention you radiate, emanates from you, then returns to you in a multiplied Strength. Imagine the Blessings that will return to Bless you as you sing out to the Universe!
Every note of Sacred Sound is feeding the atmosphere of your living and working space, so I recommend you make it a priority to collect a large selection of Sacred Sounds, so you can play Mantras that suit your various moods or the needs of the Invisible World that exists around you. By remaining astute to your Divine Guidance, you will All Ways be clear as to what energies you need to nourish and the Mantras the Invisible World is re- Repeating prayers in normal speaking questing from you. voice or in silence can fill us with Serenity...and chanting/singing our Prayers Energy Transformation and Soul Heal- in full voice, propels us into a Bliss-full ing is a science and we must have the state! When we sing Sacred Sounds with proper tools to maintain our power at the deep emotion, we are filled to the brim optimum level. For this reason, when the with the Soul-Satisfaction of doing what Global Peace Team Musicians and I re- our Divine Self cares most about: Servcord Mantras in albums such as the Mys- ing all Creation by existing as a Flame of tical Protective Shield, Kali Durge Namo Radiant Love, Bliss and Peace. Nama and Peace Is Triumphant, we include tracks which relax the body, oth- Bliss-full chanting! JAI JAI MAAAAAA! ers to support your medium level activity and high-energy tracks to empower your dance movements and clearing work whenever you must engage in intense To hear samples of Healing Mantras, go battle against dark forces. to our e-store: www.IWOLight.org/cds-chanting-music I EnCourage you: Dive into the Ocean 47 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
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I discern our world as divided. Two worlds. Two altered, inherited and applied worlds. Two classes or species. Duality subsists everywhere. We live in a peculiar “Metropolis” cosmos, or simply… we live in what this sort of “Metropolis” cosmos has created.
terial? Who will guard the Luggage of Knowledge, when departing to the other side? The luggage will be left behind the Stargate. Only the full of Love and Compassion Soul will be crossing through this gate.
Authorities still remain enraptured alike The innovation of a good mind values in the system – a system of Sometimes I remember Kevin Trudeau additional values that have been speaking on his “Law of Attraction” shaped (or even better ... manufactured) dialogues for the world that we live through the labyrinthine mental creation upon, how we could use the power of (Ancient Greek :γιγνεσθαι/gignesthai) of the mind, the Law of Attraction, the willa decadent humanity. ingness to learn and evolve in such enMutations look like solar activity, not dis- vironment, and how to change for better tinguishable from the fermentation our lives and the world surrounding us. happening on the physical level, on the Many great minds spoke of this world material assets. and the strength as well. Time is lost and we recede along with it from the old regime, carrying with us the Luggage of the Past. Since when ?
I myself wrote a whole book (my Greek fantasy novel) about faith and strength. I believe that both essences sustained me to get up here through an earthy abyss with many ramifications .
I feel like Jack Kerouac in an endless road , as an observer of events and decoder of hidden myths.
The abyss resides within us (in a literary way) and governs us as long as we carry and not care to overcome it.
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Even worse is the fact that this abyss lies beneath our feet, and unfortunately the world succumbs within it. Only changing could we overcome this dark pit, and move into Light
Personally I do not expect anyone to follow me. I started walking on this trail and continue it alone.
Without this victory over those who are fed on the flesh and energy, we should not speak about revolution.
If anyone wants to continue must disclose his path, and move accordingly.
Only discovering Self - Love we become better, and essentially make this world even better.
Regarding the talent ... it’s just a single gift. Carry and share it as Christ did with the bread for the hungry world. As long as you offer and share it, the gift comes back. Only through innovation could you exist and share.
Because we re-make the world of our truth by loving ourselves! Copyright Katerina Kostaki
And just handing out gifts you could exist. But if you cannot meander, you cannot possibly survive. And when not survive charisma is lost. Unfortunately many Charismatic people allowed their charisma become the Wolverines’ food, for they did not foresee or never loved themselves and this charisma as well. The self - esteem is boldness. A true revolution in a dreaming, misleading and manufactured world. The accusers are many and so “He that is without sin, let him first cast a stone”... The true revolution is made within us, discovering ourselves and defeating our personal demons or accusers who they are fed upon our brains .
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Climate Change: Another Perspective by Douglas Stuart, PhD
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Like the old joke about the weather, so with climate change - everybody talks about it, but nobody does anything about it. We feel helpless… but are we? Let’s look at it from a systems perspective. Consider the Earth as a complex living system, Gaia, and human activity in this Anthropocene age as the greatest continuous influence on Gaia. Further, suppose that consciousness is 1) the basis of all life and 2) an unbroken quantum field. It’s everywhere at once, all the time, as illustrated by the mysterious phenomenon of quantum entanglement. A quantum particle can be entangled with (infinitely many) others, so that whatever change happens to one entangled particle anywhere is reflected instantly in all its entangled partners wherever they are, even at the farthest reaches of the universe! Consider the global entanglement of human beings; someone flaps his big mouth here and a war starts on the other side of the world! As physicist Brian Greene says, “…our universe is not local.” (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ physics/spooky-action-distance.html) If the universe is not local, then consciousness is not local. And, if consciousness is not local, then everything is intimately entangled. Everything is one big system, interconnected, interdependent and in terrible disequilibrium. Science has essentially confirmed a version of Jung’s collective unconscious, and realizing this opens up a new discussion.
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Since human consciousness is collective, non-local, then changing how I think affects, in some small way, how you think, and vice versa, and how we all think affects Gaia, of whose consciousness we are each a part. (Clearly, how we act affects Gaia; there is no longer any question of that. Is it such a stretch to extend this to the thoughts and emotions out of which our actions spring?) Each of us is essentially a microclimate, with an obvious effect on our immediate environment and a small but real effect on the total, the macroclimate. It is quite impossible to separate the billions of microclimates from the macroclimate. That is, the macroclimate is essentially the sum of all that happens on and in the earth, its atmosphere and its oceans. The mind, the consciousness, of Gaia is traumatized by the thoughtless destructive actions of its anthro-inhabitants. And this is reflected in its earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, in its storms and its changing seas, its warming atmosphere, melting glaciers, shrinking rivers, and deteriorating soil.
And this is what the indigenous peoples have been saying for a long time, much more simply. We’ve made our mother sick. So, the greatest impact we can have on climate, to correct the imbalance, to heal Gaia, is to change our own thinking (and actions), to change the microclimate of ourselves and radiate out in healing waves to correct the macroclimate. Each of us has the same power and the same responsibility. Gaia is very strictly a reflection of the mental and emotional climate of humanity, responding to and mirroring the turmoil of our lives and cultures, our personal, national, and global conflicts, our anger and hatred and greed and violence against ourselves and against our Gaian home, the Earth. Forget the governments, the global corporations, the international organizations; our survival is up to each of us. Change your mind; change the world!
Douglas Stuart, PhD, is a coach and independent consultant in the field of global leadership with a deep interest in adult development, intercultural competence, and personal and cultural evolution as evidenced in the rising global consciousness. With experience living and working in 6 countries on 5 continents, Doug presents frequently on global issues and professional development. In addition to his PhD from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Doug pursued post-graduate studies at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, in transpersonal psychology at Naropa University, earned his certification in client-centered therapy from the Chicago Counseling and Psychotherapy Center and a master certification in developmental assessment from the Interdevelopmental Institute. A singer/songwriter and performer on folk instruments, Dr. Doug is a long-time student and some-time teacher of hatha yoga, qi gong and evolutionary consciousness. His music explores hope & healing, self-discovery & growth, love & laughter – the range of human experience as we become more of ourselves, evolving together with each other, the earth, and the universe. Dr. Doug’s CD of original songs for children and those who once were children, The Whistling Pig Presents Songs from the Heart, created with his wife, Bobbie, won a Parent’s Choice award www.thewhistlingpig.com 55 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
Divine Mother Reiki Heal Me Whole, Complete and Correct by GEETA JHA (SPIRITUAL HEALER)
Reiki is an omnipresent divine invisible form of energy influences living and non livings creatures. The universal energy resides in every micro particle of the universe. Reiki is a simple yet divine technique of healing body/mind /spirit. The reiki works on three dimensions of frame working in the whole, complete and correct manner. Reiki works as an atomic reactor it raises the frequency of all heavy, negative and discordant energy into divine vibration of healing and harmony. “Divine mother reiki heal me whole complete and correct’’ is a very powerful and genuine invocation used for effective healing-sessions. This invocation positively declares and affirms that the 56 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
healing is done according to the divine mother reiki will and is therefore unstoppable and inevitable and the final result is in the accordance with the divine will. Whole: Any disease manifests itself in three layer of existence physical, etheric, casual. Reiki energy works on physical, etheric and casual levels. Reiki rebalances the energies in each body. When all the energies in each body are balanced health occurs. When the mind focuses continually on one object or idea, the thought form becomes crystallized in the body.
The natural flow of cerebral spinal fluid is arrested in the physical body when there is a blockage in the corresponding are of the etheric body. The struck thought or emotion manifests first in the corresponding part of the etheric or electronic body, if not dealt with, eventually causes disease in the corresponding organ of the physical body. The reiki works on the physical, etheric and casual levels. Reiki helps each person to release energy blocks and the connected emotions which in turn helps the release of casual level of disease Complete: A human being has a soul, mind and body. The soul is spirit, mind is consciousness and body is matter. All sickness is due to blockages of soul, mind and body. Soul blockages are due to bad karma, mind blockages are due to negative thoughts, beliefs and attitudes and body blockages include obstructions in physical and energy channel systems, nervous system, lymph system and.
ed with other levels. When our all levels works in harmony real healing will occur. Correct: The man is the sum total of the body/ mindâ€™s experiences in all previous and present incarnations. Some people create mental/physical diseases for themselves on subconscious level and they do so to learn some lesson, the past lives experiences will manifest itself as karmic debts in manâ€™s physical, mental and spiritual plane in due time. There is always some good hidden in misfortune, no matter how unapparent. If some other person, who is not well versed in higher levels of healing, tries to interfere /correct the karmic debts of other person, he may face some dare consequences related to the negativity attached to that karmic debt. Reiki is a potent karmic debt dissolver device. Reiki has an intelligent and correcting energy of its own, it already knows what you have done in past lives and where your karma needs correction or some karmic lessons should experienced by you for your spiritual growth.
Some karmic debts which are causing Much of time the physical illness is problems in this life and are not linked caused by the mind being out of syn- with any lesson are completely dissolved chronization with the soul. Insight into in the unconditional love of the reiki. the causes of certain illness shows that various parts of body harbour certain Reiki as a divine mother treats its baby types of emotions, and can thus cause as a complete entity and heals him at corresponding illness. all levels. Mother Reiki removes all the blockages of all levels by her uncondiReiki works on all levels of existence; it tional love, compassion, care and foris able to work on the specific level which giveness. needs healing, which in fact is connect57 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM â™Ľ May 2014
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Sacred Space, Mer-Ka-Ba and the Ancient Ways By Huda Musa
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Have you ever wondered how you can live your purpose? Could our dreams be the roadmap to our goals? We sometimes question how accurate our “gut” instincts are and how we can follow our inspirations. We wonder if they are silly dreams or if there is something higher guiding us. Can we humans communicate without the use of words and with the language of the sacred space in our heart?
tists at HeartMath have proved that the human heart generates the largest and most powerful energy field of ANY organ in the body. This electromagnetic field is is about eight to ten feet in diameter, and resembles the form of the TORUS, which is a unique and primal shape in the Universe. The ancient Melchizedek tradition (as taught in the School of Remembering), helps us to remember who we truly are, for we are much more than this illusionary reality. We are to Re-remember the Ascension process and awaken to a higher state of consciousness. These ways remind us of our innate ability to create and manifest things from our heart effortlessly, for we are all creator/god within. This allows us to unleash our HUMAN POTENTIAL and inner Human PSYCHIC abilities. Further, we learn how to live life with accordance to the true understanding of how the Law of the Universe works.
Ancient texts says, humankind was blessed with a sacred language that all peoples of the earth knew. Afterwards, we were split into hundreds of spoken languages, creating SEPARATION, keeping each of us in our own little world. As time went on, the ability to enter the SACRED SPACE of the HEART and communicate with our fellow brothers and sisters was lost- we simply forgot we had this ability. We have always had this space within our heart, and it is still there NOW. This space allows for CONSCIOUS CREATION. It allows us to live a reality of LOVE, wisdom, joy and understanding. Every night when we sleep, we enter These teachings allow us to remember this sacred space in our heart. Do you our intimate connection with the Creator RE-MEMBER who you truly are? who lives within the sacred space of our heart, and to live this connection here on The sacred space of the heart, is a time- earth now. The Mer-Ka-Ba or the light less dimension of consciousness where body that is around us, is a counterrotatall things are possible, in this moment. ing field of light that affects body and spirit When a baby is conceived, the human simultaneously. It allows us to create our heart begins to beat before the mind reality and move through various dimenis formed. Scientists at the Institute of sions. The Mer-Ka-Ba needs to be conHeartMath in Boulder Creek, California, nected within the body (on Earth) for huwhich is connected with Stanford Uni- man potential to reach the levels that are versity, have discovered that the heart necessary for ascension to higher levels has it’s own brain. That’s right- an actual of consciousness. By itself, the Mer-Kabrain with 40,000 cells. Further, scien- Ba is incomplete. 60 THEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
It is the heart that contains the original You can find Hoda at instructions of life and when the heart http://www.hodamousa.com/ is again in control of a person’s life, life responds with joy and power. When the To enroll in Awakening the Illuminated Mer-Ka-Ba is directly connected to the heart teachings, contact Hoda or visit: sacred space of the heart, one’s life be- http://theschoolofremembering.net/sor/ comes interconnected to all life every- events/detail/2838 where and moves into higher consciousness naturally. Ascension into the higher spiritual worlds is not a process that only the saints and holy ones can achieve. It is for all of us who choose this path of the Heart here on earth right now. Ascension can be realized without leaving this world and while being awake to all that is in our reality. The outer world is but a reflection and creation of an inner world that has long been forgotten within our own Hearts. This power is your birthright and your heritage. “In the fortified city of the imperishable, our body, there is a lotus and in this lotus a tiny space: What does it contain that one should desire to know it? As vast as this space without is the tiny space within your heart: heaven and earth are found in it, fire and air, sun and moon, lightening and the constellations, whatever belongs to you here and below and all that doesn’t, all this is gathered in that tiny space within your heart.” ~Chandogya Upanishad 8.1.2-3
Research: Living in the Heart by Drunvalo Melchizedek The Ancient Secret of The Flower of Life Volume 1 and 2 by Drunvalo Melchizedek The Serpent of Light Beyond 2012 by Drunvalo Melchizedek School of Remembering, Awakening the Illuminated Heart Course 61 THEEDENMAGAZINE.COM ♥ May 2014
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