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Tantric Yoga, Marriage, and Demonic Interference . by Alice B. Clagett

Filmed on 10 August 2015; video published 13 August 2015; blog published on 22 April 2016; revised on 15 July 2020
Location: North side of Navajo Reservoir, Navajo State Park, Arboles, Colorado

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO
    • About Navajo Reservoir and Its Wildlife
    • Sacred Sexuality
    • White Tantra
    • Red Tantra
    • Black Tantra
    • How to Escape from Black Tantra
      • On Practicing Kundalini Yoga
      • On Aligning the Will with That of God
      • On Attending Church
    • Photos of the Sky at Navajo Reservoir

Dear Ones,

This video is about …

  • The different forms of Tantric Yoga: white, red and black; the strengths of White Tantra; the pitfalls of Red Tantra: jealousy, possessiveness, ratcheting up of the desire elemental; and how the Satan world demonizes spiritual adepts and single women through Black Tantra.
  • Things to overcome: power over, patriarchal domination, double oh seven mental filter.
  • Big cities: 33rd north parallel (Los Angeles and Iraq).
  • Sacred sexuality, Hieros Gamos, Christos-Sophia: and respect between men and women in marriage.
  • Aligning with God, releasing the demons from our energy bodies, and large churches as sanctuary.

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Twin Flame, Red Tantra, and White Tantra . Power Over, and True Power . by Alice B. Clagett *

Written and published on 7 February 2015; revised on 8 October 2018

  • THIRD CHAKRA POSITIVE
    • Twin Flame
    • Red Tantra
  • ENERGETIC AWARENESS OF THESE TWO MENTAL FILTERS
    • Twin Flame Energy
    • Red Tantric Energy
  • POWER OVER AND POWERLESSNESS MENTAL FILTERS
  • TRUE POWER
    • The Twin Flame energy state (ring torus to double torus)
    • Red Tantra energy state (akin to electron orbital jump from n=1 1s to n=2 2p)
  • TWIN FLAME MENTAL FILTER AND RED TANTRA MENTAL FILTER COMPARED
    • In the Twin Flame mental filter
    • The Red Tantra energy state
  • PRACTICING SWITCHING FROM ONE ENERGY CONFIGURATION TO ANOTHER: WHITE TANTRA
  • LOVE TRIANGLE
  • ONE FOR ALL, AND ALL FOR ONE
  • TRUE TWIN SOUL RELATIONSHIPS
  • ACTIVATION OF LIGHT FOR UNCONDITIONAL LOVE, by the Hathors, through Alice B. Clagett
  • FOOTNOTES

Dear Ones,

I would like to reconcile 2 mental filters with the truth of the energy states I have been experiencing. The mental filters are ‘Twin Flame’ and ‘Red Tantra’.

There is a third mental filter as well: Power Over / Powerlessness, which is sometimes known as ‘I’ versus Other.

THIRD CHAKRA POSITIVE

When the energy of the third chakra … the navel point, the will power and ego chakric center … is positive, then the two states feel like this.

Twin Flame

Notice here the sense of attraction to another person that goes beyond physical vision, and a sense that, no matter how far apart, the man and the woman are always thinking of each other and longing for each other…

Image: A man’s and a woman’s hand reaching for each other, in the sky … https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/5e/91/e0/5e91e0458ce2c5c885f9dfe5dec10ace.jpg ..

Red Tantra

See how, in this image, there is a twining and a very close sense of union? Almost as if man and woman were one being? Also, notice how the man looks dominant, unyielding, unconcerned, and the woman looks submissive, lower and smaller, engrossed?

Image: The divine couple in Tantric Buddhism (1): Samantabhadra and Samantabhadri … http://www.integralworld.net/images/powers7-10.jpg ..

ENERGETIC AWARENESS OF THESE TWO MENTAL FILTERS

Twin Flame Energy

Energetically, when the Twin Flame mental filter is positive, it feels like this, like there is always a connection … like electricity, or light, or magnetism:

Image: Two curling, touching sparks of golden light, each radiating light outward (2) … https://earthenergyreader.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/twin-flame-2.jpg?w=690 ..

Red Tantric Energy

In this mandala, the orange represents the male red tantric energy, and the green the female. See how the male energy surrounds and contains the female energy? See how the male energy is fiery, and the female energy is cooler?

Image: Syllable Mandala with Vajra at Center (3) … http://www.exoticindiaart.com/product/paintings/syllable-mandala-with-vajra-at-center-TS95/ 

POWER OVER AND POWERLESSNESS MENTAL FILTERS

When Power Over and Powerlessness mental filters are also involved, there is a sense of being controlled by another person. Sometimes, hopelessly mired in their snare.

Sometimes the man can feel that he is attacking or psychically overwhelming the woman, as in the image below. And the woman can feel that she is being attacked or overwhelmed. This is so when the energy of the third chakra is negative:

Image: The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun, a Biblical illustration by William Blake … https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/07/William_Blake_003.jpg/220px-William_Blake_003.jpg ..

Then again, sometimes when there is third chakra negative energy, the man can feel hopelessly enmired with an evil woman, as in the movie “Fatal Attraction” with Michael Douglas.

Link: “Fatal Attraction” (a 1987 film), in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatal_Attraction ..

TRUE POWER

True power is attained when we overcome the Twin Flame, Red Tantra, and Power Over / Powerlessness mental filters. It is pretty easy to do this by analyzing and practicing with the underlying energy states.

The Twin Flame energy state (ring torus to double torus), sans the mental filter, occurs when a person experiences a strong desire for an ‘object’ to be attained beyond himself (or herself). The human energy field then warps out from the normal torus configuration …

Image: Ring Torus *looks like a donut) (4) … https://mathworld.wolfram.com/images/eps-gif/RingTorusSolid_700.gif ..

and becomes a Double Torus energy field, so as to engulf the object of desire, like this …

Image: Double Torus (looks like a 3D figure ‘8’) …  http://stanwagon.com/wagon/mathimages/htmlfiles/mathimages_1.gif ..

In the case of the Twin Flame mental filter, the person will conceive of himself as standing within one of the loops of the Double Torus, and the woman as standing in the other. He has got her, by Jove!

But when a man envisions the Twin Flame mental filter, does he really ‘have her’, as he imagines? No, he does not. What he has is a Double Toroid Energy field. The field is all his, and his alone. He Is That.

Red Tantra energy state (akin to electron orbital jump from n=1 1s to n=2 2p): I can’t find a toroid graphic to show what happens for this energy state. But I can draw an analogy from the orbital states of an electron, as it jumps from one energy state (n=1) to an enhanced energy state.

For the first stage orbit (the ground-level state) of an electron around a nucleus; n=1 1s, the electron orbit is shaped like a round ball, see the configuration labeled 1s in the below image …

Image: Atomic orbitals for the hydrogen atom, for energy levels n=2 to n=4, from Deutsch Wikipedia … https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datei:AOs-3D-dots.png … public domain … COMMENT: Note that for energy level n=2, as shown in this image, there are two configurations: 2s is like 1s, but has twice as much energy in it. 2p is a ‘tantric’ double energy configuration.

Image: Atomic orbitals for the hydrogen atom, for energy levels n=2 to n=4, from Deutsch Wikipedia … https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datei:AOs-3D-dots.png … public domain …

COMMENT: Note that for energy level n=2, as shown in this image, there are two configurations: 2s is like 1s, but has twice as much energy in it. 2p is a ‘tantric’ double energy configuration.

For energy level n=2, as shown in the above image, there are two configurations: 2s is like 1s, but has twice as much energy in it. 2p is a ‘tantric’ double energy configuration.

The n=1 1s electron state is like the normal way a person imagines himself to be. One person. Everything else, everything outside him, is ‘Other’ … vast, threatening, Different. This notion of ‘I’ and ‘Other’ makes a position of Self-Defense seem pretty appropriate.

When a photon hits the orbiting electron, the orbit shifts to the first enhanced state, n=2. There are two possible orbits in this state.

This first possible orbit, 2p, reminds me of the Double Torus. It is as if this busy electron has become two separate ‘things’, almost.

For the dual or ‘tantric’ configuration of the second stage orbit of an electron around a nucleus … n=2 2p … see the configurations labeled 2p in the above image …

TWIN FLAME MENTAL FILTER AND RED TANTRA MENTAL FILTER COMPARED

In the Twin Flame mental filter, a person Imagines he is bonded with that which he desires. Where he goes, it goes … which is only natural, considering he Is It. Just as the electron orbit 2p appears to consist of two ‘things’, but Is, in fact, one orbit.

From an egoic standpoint, however, the ego feels far less threatened. For here is an ally, a friend forever, someone to fulfill one’s wildest sexual fantasies. Always available, always in love, always eager. What is to fear?

So, it is ok to let down one’s guard. Instantly, he experiences a vast increase in his energy field … One that he finds it impossible, with his mental mind, to believe is His Own Energy. But in fact it is. This is the energy state we feel when we let go of fear, and allow ourselves to feel Unconditional Love.

The Red Tantra energy state occurs when a person’s energy field collapses, like an n=2 2p electron orbit can collapse into the 2s orbital configuration, which is a sphere within a sphere.

In the person’s imagination, he has engulfed the object of his desire. He Really Has Her! Reminiscent of the below picture of the second orbital configuration of the n=2 electron around a nucleus, with the man being the outer sphere, and the woman the inner …

This double spherical or ‘yoga master’s’ configuration of the second stage orbit of an electron around a nucleus … n=2 2s … can be seen as the configuration labeled 2s in the above image …

But does he really have Her? No. Rather, his energy field shifts, and he imagines a Red Tantra scenario. What happens when he imagines that ‘I’ and ‘Other’ are very intimately one?

As with the Twin Flame mental filter, there is a vast increase in his energy field. Just as with that filter, he finds it impossible, with his mental mind, to believe this is His Own Energy.

But once again, in fact it is his own energy. He is experiencing a state of Androgeny (5) and Autoeroticism (6) simultaneously … of being both a man and a woman … of activating both hemispheres of his brain … and a sense of sexual arousal that transcends physicality.

Put another way …

The New Androgyny takes place when All masculine and All feminine qualities within one’s own Soul come forth in one’s Awareness. The New Autoeroticism is an upwelling of Cellular Love that manifests as ‘I’ making love to All, and vice versa.

These qualities manifest naturally as the Ascension process unfolds.

This Red Tantra energy state is only the first of many enhanced energy states that can be experienced.

So, I would say, let us all fasten our seat belts!

PRACTICING SWITCHING FROM ONE ENERGY CONFIGURATION TO ANOTHER: WHITE TANTRA

The other evening I went to a lecture. Across the room was a man who seemed to be trying, with mind control, to create the Twin Flame energy state with me…. I could feel the Double Toroidal energy state forming … ostensibly ‘between’ me and him … and from what I could see with my third eye, it looked like a Twin Flame energy field was forming, and I could also feel the energy of my field increasing.

Then with an act of will and imagination, I pulled my energy field back into the 2s state. Then, just for practice, I moved it out into 2p, and back to 2s, a time or two.

Very easy to do, once I realized this was not a Power Over / Powerlessness situation. Rather, it was a chance for me to practice my energy state shifts. Very successfully!

This ability to shift the n=2 configuration from 2p to 2s through free will is the hallmark of the yoga master, the practitioner of White Tantra.

LOVE TRIANGLE

There is also a Love Triangle mental filter, which flips from the Ring Torus to a Triple Torus.

The person imagines he is in one of the open areas of the triple torus. In his imagination, there are two other people in the Triple Torus, one in each of the other holes.

The energy zings round from ring to ring, as if Love Itself were flowing from the his Heart, to the Heart of the person in the next ring, and from there to the person in the third ring, and thence back to him.

For each of the people in the Love Triangle, there may be an apt Love scenario ostensibly taking place. But what is really happening is that each person is creating his or her own toroidal field. Theirs and theirs alone!

Fractally, in 5D, the individual Realities somehow mesh, even though each is separate. In each case, I Am I. Yet I appear to be three! It is the miracle of quantum physics!

Image: Triple Torus (three 3D donuts, connected on the sides) (3) …  https://mathworld.wolfram.com/images/eps-gif/TripleTorus_1000.gif .. 

ONE FOR ALL, AND ALL FOR ONE

When the third chakra energy is positive, it is easy to just fall for the Twin Flame and Red Tantra mental filters. It is that way with lots of folks today. They really believe Twin Flameness is happening to them in 4D. Or else, that Red Tantra is happening to them in 4D …

But when third chakra energy turns negative, when the Power Over / Powerlessness mental filter enter in, it becomes a great comfort to understand that what we sense …. whether simple torus, double torus, or triple torus, whether n=1, n=2 2p, or n=2 2s … or whatever new energy configurations we may sense in future … and no matter what our minds tell us, each of these energy configurations is simply Our Own Energy.

Each of us Is That. I Am I, and I Am the Beloved.

Whether it be the Beloved One, or the Beloved Two, of the Beloved Many …

And for that matter, whether it be the Feared One, or the Feared Two, or the Feared Many…

This is a great step in Awareness. It is the beginning of the understanding that ‘I’ and the ‘All’ Are One.

TRUE TWIN SOUL RELATIONSHIPS

True Twin Soul relationships are, almost without exception, relationships between a Soul Incarnate on Earth and the Twin who is disincarnate, existing in 5D or higher. The bond takes place as the Incarnate Twin and the disincarnate Twin relate to each other through a higher dimension. Like this:

Image: Woman Relating to a Disincarnate Twin as Angelic Self, with an angel on either side of the central vertical power current, which connects the woman and the Angelic Self, and proceeds from Source … https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/04/d8/ea/04d8ea1c0041658aa1e6c278515c017b.jpg ..

This is why, in the Activations of Light I channel, there is always the phrase Spirit to Team! I relate upward, to my Team in higher dimensions. And from my Team, I request a link to other incarnate Souls’ Teams.

The situation here on Earth is so complex, so fractally diverse, involving so many timelines and dimensions, I feel, that it is pure fantasy to believe that I can set things straight through the microscopic spectacles of my Ego.

And so to conclude, Dear Ones, an activation of light for attaining unconditional love …

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ACTIVATION OF LIGHT FOR UNCONDITIONAL LOVE
by the Hathors, through Alice B. Clagett

Spirit to Team!
Team to Teams!
Teams to Spirits!
May We Be One with Unconditional Love!
For the All, through Free Will!

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

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FOOTNOTES

(1) from Link: “Twin Souls and the Dangers of Looking,” by Earth Energy Reader, 2 May 2012, https://earthenergyreader.wordpress.com/2012/05/02/twin-souls-and-the-dangers-of-looking/ .. 

(2) from Exotic India, Link: “Syllable Mandala with Vajra at the Center,” http://www.exoticindiaart.com/product/paintings/syllable-mandala-with-vajra-at-center-TS95/ ..

(3) from Link: “Wolfram MathWorld,” https://mathworld.wolfram.com/ ..

(4) from Link: “Board Question #66050,” http://theboard.byu.edu/questions/66050/ … I got the idea for this image from Link: “The City of Light and the Hub for ET’s and Then Some!” by Lisa Gawlas, at “The Shift of Energy and Time” … https://lisagawlas.wordpress.com/2015/02/06/the-city-of-light-and-the-hub-for-ets-and-then-some/ ..

(5) Here is the old definition of Androgyny: “Androgynous traits are those that either have no gender value or have some aspects generally attributed to the opposite gender. Physical androgyny (compare intersex), which concerns physical traits, is distinct from behavioral androgyny, which concerns personal and social anomalies in gender, and is also distinct from psychological androgyny, which is a matter of gender identity.” — from Link: “Androgeny,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Androgeny ..

However, as stated in the blog, the New Androgyny takes place when All masculine and All feminine qualities within one’s own Soul come forth in one’s Awareness. This is a quality that manifests naturally as the Ascension process unfolds.

(6) Here’s the old definition of Autoeroticism: “Autoeroticism is the practice of becoming sexually stimulated through internal stimuli. The term was popularized toward the end of the 19th century by British sexologist Havelock Ellis, who defined autoeroticism as ‘the phenomena of spontaneous sexual emotion generated in the absence of an external stimulus proceeding, directly or indirectly, from another person.'” –from Link: “Autoeroticism,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autoeroticism ..

As stated in the blog, the New Autoeroticism, which takes place as the Ascension process unfolds, is an upwelling of Cellular Love that manifests as ‘I’ making love to ‘All’, and vice versa.

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Overcoming Power Over and Stepping into Fractal Awareness . by Alice B. Clagett *

Written and published on 30 January 2015; revised on 15 July 2020

Image: “The Gaze,” by Emily Tan, 28 July 2008, in Simple Wikipedia … https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Gaze.jpg … CC BY 2.0 Generic … COMMENT: This image differs greatly in feeling from the feeling expressed by eye-gazing couples during white tantric exercises. In the latter, the intention is to sense the Soul within one’s tantric partner. –Alice B. Clagett

Image: “The Gaze,” by Emily Tan, 28 July 2008, in Simple Wikipedia … https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Gaze.jpg … CC BY 2.0 Generic … COMMENT: This image differs greatly in feeling from the feeling expressed by eye-gazing couples during white tantric exercises. In the latter, the intention is to sense the Soul within one’s tantric partner. –Alice B. Clagett

  • WHITE TANTRA
  • RED TANTRA
  • BLACK TANTRA
  • GROUP RED AND BLACK TANTRA
    • In the Fourth Dimension
    • In the Third Dimension
    • Drawbacks of Group Red Tantra
    • Group Black Tantra M2M Yogic Meditation Array
    • Group Black Tantra M2F Yogic Meditation Array
    • Severe Drawbacks of Group Black Tantra
  • DEMON LOVER MENTAL FILTER
  • A TRUER FORM OF TANTRA
  • CHANGES IN HUMAN EMF CONFIGURATION COMPARED TO ELECTRON ORBITAL CONFIGURATIONS
    • First Electron Energy State (n=1)
    • Second Electron Energy State (n=2)
    • The Concept of Nested, Fractal Realities
      • Individual Human EMF, n=1
      • Electron Orbital, n=1
      • Twin Flame EMF, n=2
      • Electron Orbital, n=2
      • Power-Over Twin Flame EMF, n=2, 2s atomic orbital
      • On Escaping from the Power-Over Twin Flame EMF
    • EXCITATION STATES OF THE HUMAN ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD
      • n=1. Individuality
      • n=2, 2p (donut shaped orbitals). Red Tantra
      • n=3, s3. Group Tantra
      • s3 Orbital State
      • On Group Members Ceding Power to a Group Leader
      • On Group Scapegoating
      • Visualization to Neutralize Group Scapegoating
    • ADVAITA – THE TRUTH ABOUT TANTRA
      • Nighttime Meditation on a Candle Flame, channeled by Alice B. Clagett
      • ‘I’m Not That’ Meditation, channeled by Alice B. Clagett
      • Advanced Advaita Meditation, channeled by Alice B. Clagett

Image: Eye-gazing couple meditation …  https://www.wisemindbody.com/content/uploads/sites/8/2014/03/Eye-gazing-couple-meditation-300×180.jpg ..

Dear Ones,

In this blog I discuss the different kinds of tantra, also known as tantric yoga. From my own practice of white tantric yoga, I have found that tantra has to do with jumps in energy states of the human energy field.

These changes in the human aura that take place during the practice of tantric yoga correspond to changes in the energy states of the electrons in our human electromagnetic field. Thus I discuss below the energy ‘bump ups’ of electrons that occur during tantra. It is these ‘bump ups’ that transform our Awareness from that of the lower dimensions to that of the higher dimensions.

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

Written and published on 23 August 2014; revised

  • INTRODUCTION
    • What Is Mysticism?
  • WAYS TO EXPERIENCE 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
  • EVERY MAJOR RELIGION HAS ITS MYSTICS
  • WHY IS MYSTICISM SO ALL-PERVADING?
    • The Mystical Mind
    • Mental Intelligence versus Universal Intelligence
  • SWARM BEHAVIOR
    • Could These Notions Be True?
  • PRAYER FOR MYSTIC INSPIRATION by Alice B. Clagett
  • SUGGESTED READING AND LISTENING
  • FOOTNOTES
  • MEDIA CREDITS – BACKGROUND MUSIC PLAYED DURING THE EVENT

Dear Ones,

INTRODUCTION

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.

WAYS TO EXPERIENCE MYSTICISM

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

EVERY MAJOR RELIGION HAS ITS MYSTICS

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

WHY IS MYSTICISM SO ALL-PERVADING?

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.

SWARM BEHAVIOR

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 ..

PRAYER FOR MYSTIC INSPIRATION
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

SUGGESTED READING AND LISTENING
(All can be purchased at www.Amazon.com )

  • 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

FOOTNOTES

(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 ..

MEDIA CREDITS – BACKGROUND MUSIC PLAYED DURING THE EVENT

  • 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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