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Philosophical Question 4: Career in White-Collar Crime? . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 24 April 2017


Dear Ones,

Here is philosophical question 4: Is it all right to chant the names of God, or use Eastern yogic techniques, or use Western mind control techniques to pursue white-collar crime?

A Summary follows the video …



Here is another knotty philosophical question: Suppose we have a yen to get ahead in the world, and we feel that white-collar crime …  like embezzlement and fraud and hacking on the internet and stealing credit cards, those kinds of things … suppose we consider that they are not so terribly awful; and that we’d like to undertake a profession in the world such as that.

  • And then we turn to the Kabbalah, or the many names of God there, and we begin to chant in order to achieve that which we want to manifest in the world in that way.

Is this right or wrong? Is it right or wrong to invoke the name of God for the sake of white-collar crime?

Or any of the other methods, for example:

  • Using the yogic techniques from India, in order to do that.
  • Using the mind control techniques developed in the West. Is that ok?

Is it all right to do those things, or is it not? What is the consequence to our Soul evolution or devolution? That is the bottom line. You may have your opinions, and I may have mine. Therefore, I put that out to you to think about, and to consider.

May God’s love and light and joy shine down upon all of you, and uplift you to the very highest spiritual realms; the greatest truth; the finest, deepest, most unconditional love.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

See also … Link: “Philosophy: The Series,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 25 February 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-gCn ..


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Astral Realm of Earth: Archangels versus Demons . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 6 September 2016

    • Demon ruled: Bael (Baal)
    • Demon ruled: Astaroth
    • Demon ruled: Belial

Dear Ones,

There is esoteric evidence that the astral realm of Earth is ruled by opposing forces of the Light and Dark in the form of Archangels and what might be termed Archdemons. I see in the teachings of the Kabbalah, an arcane Jewish and Christian set of teachings, a list of oppositional astral forces that can be invoked through repetition of the 72 hidden names of God …

Link: “Shemhamphorasch,” in English Wikipedia …  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shemhamphorasch … Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply.

Of particular interest to me were these names, as names of Archdemons: Bael (Baal), Astaroth, and Belial. With a proper understanding of the nature of these demons, which are not in themselves living entities, but rather the creation of the tribal mind through which we are rising to awareness of Cosmic Mind, we can use the various means suggested in this blog to overcome and cast out these demons from the human noosphere.

  • Bael or Baal (the name of the primary god of the Phoenicians. The god of the land of Canaan)
  • Astaroth (a name derived from the Phoenician goddess Astarte (known in Babylon as Ishtar, and in Sumeria as Inanna), and
  • Belial (meaning ‘worthless’ … this may be a reference to lack of wealth)


The demons Bael and Astaroth are thus relics of religions overcome in the genocide perpetrated by King David, as described in the Old Testament. These names, originally benign in significance, have become malevolent thought forms through long denigration by the Jewish and Christian peoples.

We can defuse the malevolence of these thought forms through this blessing …

May Bael, Astaroth, and their followers be blessed with unconditional love.


The name Belial … representing poverty or low social esteem … also carries great weight in the astral world.

I remember when I first became aware of the power of societal expectations in the astral realm. Someone on the astral plane cursed me thus:

She will hear everyone laughing at her!

Then I clair heard dozens of people, members of that person’s organization, laughing derisively at me on the astral plane.

It was a mind boggling and emotionally paralyzing experience. It happened over and over again. Each time I became less sensitized to social opprobrium … till finally, I became transformed to what I am today, a being who values the All and Free Will, and who respects and values her own voice in the world.

We can defuse the malevolence of the notion of social opprobrium through this blessing …

May Belial and its followers be blessed with unconditional love.

Here is information on oppositional Archangels for Bael, Astaroth, and Belial, from a discourse on the Angels of the Shemhamphorash (1) …


Demon ruled: Bael (Baal)

Angel: Vehuiah
Ruling Angel: Metatron
Order: Seraphim
Invocatory verse: Psalms 3:3: “But thou, O Lord, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.” (KJV, public domain)

Demon ruled: Astaroth
Angel: Reliel
Ruling Angel: Zadkiel
Order: Dominations
Invocatory Verse: Psalms 54:4: “Behold, God is mine helper: the Lord is with them that uphold my soul.” (KJV, public domain)

Demon ruled: Belial
Angel: Hahniah
Ruling Angel: Gabriel
Order: Angels
Invocatory verse: Psalms 106:1: “Praise ye the Lord. O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.” (KJV, public domain)


“Kabbalist and occultist legends state that the 72-fold name was used by Moses to cross the Red Sea, and that it can grant later holymen the power to control demons, heal the sick, [and] prevent natural disasters.” (1)

I feel that use of this technique to control demons, heal the sick, and prevent natural disasters might be very useful.

I note that these names are sometimes inaccurately used in a tribal manner, to better oneself in relation to other people, one’s group in relation to other group, or one’s nation in relation to other nations. In short, they are inaccurately used to develop one’s psychic powers in service to self.

As a member of the All … and in alignment with the will, the heart, and the mind of God … I am against injury to other beings. Thus I ask that this invocation of the names of God be made with the intention of betterment of all beings everywhere.

I ask this in alignment with our local star-guidance through the Council of Saturn (2), the Confederation of Planets in the Service of the Infinite Creator (3), the Council of New Creation representing Laniakea (our local starcluster), and in accord with the Cosmic Law Evolution Edict (3).

Keeping this caveat in mind, I reference this video with the 72 Kabbalah names of God pronounced. It is one of several such videos available on youtube …

Video: “Kabbalah Names – 72 Names of God Pronounced,” by KabbalahNames, 12 May 2012 …  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAH9wrudFn4 ..

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars


See also … Link: “Oraphim,” in the Ascension Glossary …  http://ascensionglossary.com/index.php/Oraphim ..


(1) Link: “Shemhamphorasch,” in English Wikipedia …  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shemhamphorasch … Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply …

(2) Council of Saturn … Link: “The Law of One” … https://www.lawofone.info/ … Search the term: Council of Saturn

(3) Link: Cosmic Law Evolution Edict … http://ascensionglossary.com/index.php/Cosmic_Law_Evolution_Edict ..


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Electronic Devices and the Plane of Forces . by Alice B. Clagett *

Filmed on 6 June 2016; published on 8 June 2016

    • Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity, a New Clair Ability
    • Caveats Regarding the EMF Fields of Electronics
    • Electronics, Nanotechnology, and Virtual Reality Impinge Upon the Veil of Forgetfulness, the Plane of Forces, Which Is Now Dissolving
    • Virtual Reality Mimics the Apparatuses of the Astral Realm
    • The Thuggee Cults: Practice of Spiritual Powers for Worldly Gain
    • Examples of the Turning of the Clair Abilities to the Dark
      • Remote Viewing
      • Casting, or Clair Ventriloquism
      • Psychic Heart Attack
      • Curse of Cancer
      • Astral Seduction
    • How the Turning of Clair Abilities to the Purposes of the Dark Ended with the Shift in December 2012
    • Psychic Skills, Ego, and Greeting God with an Open Heart
      • Psychic Wars
      • Mind Control
    • What Is in It for Us, Other Than Worldly Gain?
    • New Life on New Earth

Dear Ones,

This video is far-ranging. There is an edited Summary after the video …



Hello, Dear Ones, It’s Alice. I Am of the Stars.

Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity, a New Clair Ability

And I thought I would talk, just a tiny bit, about electronics. Now, you have heard that the whole world is becoming more sensitive to their electromagnetic fields. The World Health Organization calls it ‘electromagnetic hypersensitivity’. But in fact, it is not ‘hyper’-sensitivity. It is not a disease or a syndrome. It is really the way that we are … which we forgot, for a while, during the long Age of Darkness. So, what we are coming back into now, globally, is electromagnetic sensitivity … which has many fine benefits to it.

Caveats Regarding the EMF Fields of Electronics

Now, one of the things about becoming more electromagnetically sensitive, is that we begin to notice the EMF fields of electronics. These weaken our own electromagnetic fields.

And so, it is important to minimize electronics in the house. And most particularly, electronics and electricity in the bedroom. I have been into this before, but what they say is …

  • Never use an electric blanket in the bedroom. Unplug every electric blanket before you go to sleep.
  • Do not use the kind of clock that runs on electricity. Instead, use a battery-operated clock, if you need one for an alarm clock.
  • Do not put a phone in your bedroom. And so forth.

Otherwise, your sleep will be interrupted, and you will not be able to absorb the full quotient of energy that you need, to continue in the next day.

  • In your car, if you have a newer car, turn off all the gizmos … every, single electronic gizmo. And in particular, Pandora and Bluetooth. And every other thing that you can turn off, that does not interfere with your driving or your mileage … Turn it off. You can always stop, get out of the car, and use your cell phone if you have to.
  • As far as your smartphone is concerned, try and keep it in a backpack, or someplace far from your body.
  • Try not to live under power lines … Everybody knows that! … Especially gigantic power lines. They do change and warp your own electromagnetic field.

So those are some guidelines. I am sure you will develop your own, as time goes on.

Electronics, Nanotechnology, and Virtual Reality Impinge Upon the Veil of Forgetfulness, the Plane of Forces, Which Is Now Dissolving

And so now, on to the issue of electronics. The field of virtual reality, and of nanotechnology, is a field that lies half-way between the third and the fourth dimensions. In that realm is what we call ‘the Veil of Forgetfulness’ … I sometimes call this ‘the In-Between’ or ‘the Twilight Zone’. And it is also sometimes called the ‘Plane of Forces’.

Virtual Reality Mimics the Apparatuses of the Astral Realm

It is a very strong field that has, until now, during the long Age of Darkness, separated humankind from the feeling world. It is this which is now dissolving.

And so, what are commonly held to be ‘virtual reality’ items, such as smartphones, televisions, computers, satellite-driven technologies … all of the stuff that mimics the apparatuses of the astral realm … only in a more clumsy, and less intuitive manner … That stuff is going to go by the wayside … all right?

So, unfortunately … and I say this with depth of compassion … unfortunately, there is a large section of our population that, because of the news and the mass media, believes that virtual reality, and nanotech, and all that stuff, is true … is real.

But I am here to tell you: It is not! It is merely a mental approximation to the machinations of the lower astral realm. And to the skills that are used by spiritual adepts who have turned to personal gain on the astral realm. Who live now on the astral realm because they cannot get back into form.

The Thuggee Cults: Practice of Spiritual Powers for Worldly Gain

These are the people of the thuggee cults … who practiced spiritual powers for worldly gain, all right? So in those arenas lie the tools that are the truer versions of what we call those ‘Virtual Realities’.

Examples of the Turning of the Clair Abilities to the Dark

Of course, clair abilities can be used for the Dark or for the Light. Here I speak of the use of clair skills for personal gain; this is the Christian sin called greed … which is, in Eastern philosophical terms, and ‘obstacle to enlightenment’. For instance …

Remote Viewing. The ability to have remote viewing.

Casting, or Clair Ventriloquism. The ability to project one’s voice, astrally, onto another person. Which is what one might call ‘clair ventriloquism’. Another name for this ability are ‘casting’. The terms ‘pass through’ and ‘flow through’ might also be applied to astral voice projection, insofar as they refer to voice rather than other faculties of the ‘host’s’ astral body.

What this does is, it allows a person to live our their evil propensities … what the Theosophist Arthur E. Powell would call ‘tendencies towards depravity’ … And to, as it were, pin them on other people … this person and that person on the astral plane … so that those who are listening, are confused about who the actual perpetrator of these ‘depraved’ deeds is. [laughs]

Then, just as there is the clair ability to heal from afar, there is also the possibility for a person with very depraved intentions, to try and injure people from afar.

Psychic Heart Attack. Such as, until the end of the Age of Darkness, the ability to cause a heart attack in people.

Curse of Cancer. Or to fill their bodies with notions of cancer or other terrible diseases.

Astral Seduction. And then, there is production of astral images of great allure. And those will mesmerize a person with, for instance, notions of sexual allure … while the Light is being siphoned off from them through acts of astral ‘vampirism’ … At least, that was the case until quite recently.

So, those are some examples. There are many more examples of the turning of the clair abilities to the Dark.

How the Turning of Clair Abilities to the Purposes of the Dark Ended with the Shift in December 2012

And all of this, fortunately, has ended now, with the beginning of the Age of Light. But until that time … in December 2012 … it was happening everywhere on Earth.

  • Not just with regard to these beings of whom I speak … the thuggees, on the astral plane, who could then get into body …
  • and not just with regard to the Demon Realm …
  • but also, all people on Earth, in the shadow side of their personality, because the shadow side was manipulated by the Dark then.

Now we are rediscovering, and we are turning to the Light. And we are capable of doing that human thing. So this is a really wonderful day for humankind.

We are becoming co-creators of reality; each one of us is becoming a co-creator of reality. So there is that.

So the thing to do is to look, online, for the 12 or 13, or even more, new and old clair abilities that are available now. And then, just imagine: What would a person do with those abilities, if they were interested only in personal gain, and not in the good of the world?

Psychic Skills, Ego, and Greeting God with an Open Heart

And so, there is a list of giant psychic skills. You know, it is not just the book “How to Know God: The Aphorisms of Patanjali,” by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood …

Citation: “How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali,” translated with a commentary by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood, copyright 1953, 1981 by The Vedanta Society of Southern California

… that lists the supernatural powers, the psychic powers. No! They are also listed in the Kabbalah as the names of God. All right? And in many other texts.

For a long time, people have tried for the powers of God, without attempting to become more spiritual and more God-like. We need to set aside what the ego wants, and what the ego needs … we need to set this aside from the powers of God. And instead, align our wills, our hearts, and our minds, with the will, the heart, and the Mind of God.

And in that way, we will achieve our purpose on Earth. We cannot achieve our purpose through ego. We have to rise past ego, and greet God with an open heart.

Psychic Wars. So now … from my pronouncement here … What is in it, for those that actually believe in psychic wars, to get their way on Earth … to rule Earth?

Mind Control. And for those that believe in the ability to control people’s minds through advertising campaigns? Maybe through using the new Ascension skills to do that? For those who think they can actually influence the will of all the people of a nation in that way?

This kind of desire arises from the Demon Realm, and not from our God nature. So it is important to understand, that first thought that we have, is not the aligning with God. No! It is the opposite.

We must find that, in order to ascend. Because down in the Demon Realm, where it is dog-eat-dog, and the top guy is the top guy, there is only one top guy. And that top guy is not a human Soul.

If we want to arise to our potential, we have to espouse the purpose and mission of our Soul.

What Is in It for Us, Other Than Worldly Gain?

So what is in it for us, if we are not getting worldly gain? What could be in it, for us, with regard to Ascension?

  • If our person might not be the most wealthy person on Earth.
  • If our organization might not be the most fancy of all of the organizations of that kind on Earth.
  • If our nation, instead of becoming the most powerful nation, becomes a friend to all nations.

Well, that is  a question for you to answer:

  • What could be in it for you?
  • What could it be, that your Soul wants?
  • What could it be that God really wants for you?

New Life on New Earth

This Universe is made of Love, not hatred. It is hatred with which the Demon Realm worked. And it is hatred with which we dealt in the third and  fourth dimensions. And it is hatred that is dissolving and transforming in the Light right now.

And what will your new life be like? Will there be wars? No. No wars. Will there be disagreements? No. Will there be discussion of the future of Earth? Yes. Everyone will have their own notions … And more and more, the peoples of Earth will come into harmony and agreement.

Well, so. [Waves goodbye.]

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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Mystical Poetry Celebration in Los Angeles . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 23 August 2014; revised

    • What Is Mysticism?
    • Slowing the Mind
    • Concentrating on the Body Instead of the Mind
    • Extraordinary Sensory and Emotional Experiences
    • Bringing Up the Emotions of Gratitude, Appreciation, or Divine Love
    • The Mystical Mind
    • Mental Intelligence versus Universal Intelligence
    • Could These Notions Be True?

Dear Ones,


I just woke up thinking about a Mystical Poetry Celebration I facilitated at The Onion … http://sepulvedauu.org/ … in North Hills, Los Angeles, California, a few years ago. It somehow seemed relevant today, so here it is.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

Image: Seagulls landing on a bridge in the blue sky, with white clouds … https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/33/7d/4e/337d4ee83193a115c3b57fcb31228d16.jpg  ..

What is Mysticism?

Mysticism is immediate consciousness of the transcendent or ultimate reality.


Slowing the Mind

  • Meditation
  • Repeating a mantra (a sacred sound or word)
  • Gazing at a mandala (sacred art that induces a meditative state)

Concentrating on the Body Instead of the Mind

  • Dance, such as: Sufi whirling and Dances of Universal Peace (1)
  • Walking in a maze or labyrinth
  • Walking in a circle

Extraordinary Sensory and Emotional Experiences

  • Extreme pain, such as mortification of the flesh
  • White tantric yoga (kundalini risen, which I feel to be a good choice for many healthy, spiritual people)
  • Black tantric yoga (reverse kundalini, which I strongly advise against)
  • Red tantric yoga (sexual union in a sacred context)
  • Use of such psychoactive substances … LSD, peyote, etc (Caveat: This can cause ‘bad trips’ and contact with negative astral entities.)
  • Neurophysiologic disturbances … profound depression, schizophrenia, or stroke
  • Near-death-experience

Bringing Up the Emotions of Gratitude, Appreciation, or Divine Love

  • Affirmations of gratitude or appreciation – giving thanks
  • Heartfelt prayer, spirit-filled religious services,
  • Devotional chanting (bhakti yoga)
  • Spiritual music, hymns
  • Reading mystical poetry

— adapted from Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported


These are just a few examples:

  • Christianity and Sufism … “God Is Love”
  • Kabbalah … Judaism … “… To love the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to cleave unto him …” –Deuteronomy 11: 22 (KJV, public domain) … This is devekut, or communion with God
  • Hinduism … “Atman is Brahman” (i.e., the individual Soul is the cosmic Soul)
  • American Sikhism, quote by Yogi Bhajan on the oneness of a person with God:
    Link: “God and Me, Me and God Are One,” mantra, downloads, and CDs, at SpiritVoyage,  https://www.spiritvoyage.com/mantra/god-and-me,-me-and-god,-are-one/man-000041.aspx ..
    This concept is sometimes termed advaita, nonduality, or ‘God indwelling’ or ‘God immanent
  • Zen … haiku (short poems that can bring one to experience of the present moment) and koan (riddles that baffle the mind)

— adapted from Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported


The Mystical Mind

In 1999, Eugene d’Aquili and Andrew Newberg wrote a book in which they demonstrated that God is generated by and generates the brain (2,3) …

Citation: “The Mystical Mind: Probing the Biology of Religious Experience,” by Eugene d’Aquili and Andrew Newberg, 1999

If this is true, then it follows that the mystical experience is inherent in brain chemistry.

Now, the doubter in us might propose that any experience based on brain chemistry is suspect, might he not? But on what basis might he make that assumption? On the basis of sense perceptions?

Sense perceptions are also based on brain chemistry, and so, our doubter must posit, they are also suspect. More suspect, I might suppose, than the mystical experience, since many subjective interpretations may be put upon sense perceptions, and all mystical experiences are remarkably similar.

A person determined to experience ‘things as they are’ will find sense perceptions often mislead … they severely limit the data that come to us from the universe. What about the mystical experience? Could it be an experience of reality at the quantum physics level? At the level of the most basic subatomic particles?

If, in fact, the mystical experience holds greater scientific validity than sense perceptions, then the question becomes, how to have this mystical experience, how to experience reality as it is, and not through the filter of the senses.

Mental Intelligence versus Universal Intelligence

In autumn, starlings flock and dance together at nightfall in the skies above England and Scotland. These dancing clouds of starlings are called murmurations and their complex dance patterns, performed, as it seems, of ‘one mind’ are like aerial ballet in their precision.

In the video clip below, the starlings are the tiny black specks in the sky …

Video: “Murmuration” by Sophie Windsor Clive and Liberty Smith, Facebook: Islands and Rivers … https://vimeo.com/31158841 .. 

Why do they do it? How do they do it? It is not like they have been having practice sessions together. It is not like they are all that intelligent. Why do they not bump into each other in mid-air?

There is a theory that we have been looking at the starlings for intelligence, and we have been looking in the wrong place … intelligence is all around us … in the air …

Video: “Intelligent Air,” by conferencereport, 24 April 2009 … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoIIUB3irys ..

… or so the theory goes. We (birds, people) are the end-receptors, so to speak, of universal intelligence. (4)

All we have to do is open ourselves to it and let it in. What if we do not? Well, then we will be stuck with the limited intelligence stored in our personal minds. We will not get to stand in the doorway to unlimited intelligence, the doorway to All That Is. The key to that door is found through the practice of mysticism.


Scientists call what the starlings do ‘swarm behavior’. Two-dimensional computer simulations have been made showing this behavior.

The second and last video clip is just such a computer simulation. As you watch this video, imagine that you yourself exist as points of light … in quantum physical terms, as a ‘swarm’ consisting of tiny bundles of subatomic energy. Imagine that the edges of the screen represent time and space …

Video: “Swarm Simulation,” by flight404 … https://vimeo.com/11704967 ..

What would happen if there were no edges on the screen of our minds? What would happen to the points of Light that represent our awareness?

Could These Notions Be True?

  • God is generated by and generates the brain.
  • The mystical experience is more valid than sense perceptions.
  • Unlimited intelligence pours into our limited human form from the air, from water, and some say, from the solar winds, from the Universe. As the song goes, “Love is in the air!” All we have to do is perceive it.
  • And finally: We exist as points of Light. Our awareness is compressed by our concept of time and space into a four-dimensional reality (length, width, breadth, and time). This time-and-space limitation is a mental concept only; not reality. What is reality, then?

Image: Hands of a man, holding water with a heart-shaped ripple in it …  https://files.constantcontact.com/37702b02301/dcc82d5d-a63e-4afd-b8f3-e8ae14ea07ab.jpg ..

by Alice B. Clagett

May the love that the great mystics felt
touch the hearts of each of us.
May each of us know the wisdom that they knew.
As we go about our lives, may that love and wisdom
touch and transform the hearts of all we meet.prayer

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  • Link: “A Gift of Love: Music Inspired by the Love Poems of Rumi,” by Deepak Chopra, 1998 …  https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/a-gift-of-love-music-inspired-by-the-love-poems-of-rumi/id2901840 ..
  • Citation: “A Year with Rumi: Daily Readings,” translations and commentary by Coleman Barks, published by Harper One, 2006
  • Citation: “The Gayan: Notes from the Unstruck Music,” by Hazrat Inayat Khan, Omega Publications, 2005
  • Citation: “For Love of the Dark One: Songs of Mirabai,” translations by Andrew Schelling, revised edition, Hohm Press, 1998 … The ‘dark one’ is Lord Krishna, whose skin color is traditionally depicted as blue.
  • Citation: “Thirst,” poems by Mary Oliver, Beacon Press, 2006
  • Citation: “The Lights of Penitence, the Moral Principles, Lights of Holiness, Essays, Letters, and Poems,” by Abraham Isaac Kook … His poems in the back of the book are quite good.
  • Citation: “God Makes the Rivers to Flow: An Anthology of the World’s Sacred Poetry and Prose,” compiled by Eknath Iswaren, 1982
  • Citation: “A Book of Psalms: Selected and Adapted from the Hebrew,” translated by Stephen Mitchell, 1993


(1) Link: “Dances of Universal Peace are being led by Lakshmi Lambert in West LA,” Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center … https://www.sivananda.org/la/DancesOfUniversalPeace.htm ..

(2)  A short book review by Tim Knepper, 2001, of the book “The Mystical Mind: Probing the Biology of Religious Experience,” by Eugene d’Aquili, Andrew B. Newberg, may be found here …

LInk: “Eugene d’Aquili; Andrew B. Newberg … ‘The Mystical Mind: Probing the Biology of Religious Experience,'” Review by Tim Knepper, 2001 … http://people.bu.edu/wwildman/relexp/reviews/review_daquili_newberg01.htm ..

(3)  By the way, in a book called “Why God Won’t Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief,” d’Aquili and Newberg … together with Vince Rause, spoke of incomplete ‘neurobiological transcendence’ as a possible cause of religious intolerance.

So, I gather, when the brain is working at optimum capacity, in a state of ‘neurobiological transcendence,’ religious bigotry will be a thing of the past. Here is the book …

Citation: “Why God Won’t Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief Paperback – March 26, 2002,” by Andrew Newberg (Author), Eugene D’Aquili (Author), 1 more, in www.amazon.com .. 

(4)  Rupert Sheldrake has another way of explaining murmurations. He proposes that mind extends beyond the brain and is capable of connecting with everything else. See his long video talk:

Video: “The Mind Is Not the Brain, Matrix,” by Ifitallfails, Rupert Shaldrake, Consciousness, 19 September 2014 … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBc9_e60-7k ..


  • Link: “Himma,” a CD by the Sufi Music Ensemble. You can hear and purchase the CD at www.amazon.com … Here is the youtube video …
    Link: “Sufi Music Ensemble – Himma – 06 – Anatolia,” by IzzyREACTS, 28 December 2011 … 
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzwxvAPHExQ ..
  • Link: “Harmony Within,” a CD by David Castle … http://celestialenergycenter.com/ .. David Castle, who transitioned in May 2019, was a  master healer, whose Celestial Energy Center, now under the care of his widow Anne K. Castle, is here in the San Fernando Valley.
  • Link: “Solace,” by Tom Kenyon … https://tomkenyon.com/store/solace ..

Image: Sunlight filtering through forest leaves … https://biancabibiri.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/picture152.jpg  ..


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