Hi TrueAmerican & All,
Thank you for your thoughtful podcast reply.
I'd like to cover not only my response to that but also some points that were in my original podcast in this thread but were unfortunately cut off in
the process of uploading, as well as other points regarding the typed comments that were made.
What you refer to as "blanking of the mind" is what I refer to as Zen meditation. It is a passive form of meditation that is wonderful for the
cultivation of physical rejuvenation, spiritual correspondence and psychic awareness.
You also mentioned using meditation as a platform for visualization in effecting people in a positive way. You used the examples of visualizing
someone who is ill getting better quickly or visualizing someone who is having financial problems coming into money or finding a really good job.
These selfless acts in meditation are beautiful! If more people did that, the world would be a much better place.
You also mentioned using meditation as a tool for astral projection and out of body experiences. I agree with that. I also think that lucid dreaming
helps a great deal for cultivating the atmosphere for astral projection.
However, to truly leave the flesh, barring death or a physically traumatic experience, you really have to get a channel of energy from the Other Side,
i.e., a Gift of Astral Projection. This is something that one can acquire through sincere prayer and many people have done this successfully.
Those who astral project oftentimes may not know that they have a Gift given to them, as they may consider the process to be easy; but to be able to
do it repeatedly, you eventually realize that there is more involved than just lucid dreaming or a deep level of meditation.
When we incarnate into a physical body, we are likened to a genii corked up in a bottle. It really does take a lot for most or all of our
consciousness to leave the flesh; it takes a channel of energy -- outside of physical death/trauma of course.
There is another misconception about astral projection that I would like to address...
Many think that if they astral project somehow they will experience better mystical awareness versus pursuing spiritual correspondence in meditation.
In my opinion and experience, this is not true. The reason is because when you project from the body, you are still connected to it via what many have
described as the "silver cord." As such, you can't ascend to a high enough level in The Light (not even to the Mid Realms of basic spirituality
without a lot of help) to really make a difference. The Lower Realms or lower astral plane is not a place where anyone is going to experience
significant spiritual illumination and accurate mystical awareness
So what I recommend for people who pursue astral projection, is to instead pursue spiritual correspondence in meditation, as the latter will more
likely lead to more mystical insight than leaving the flesh (through AP) while still being tied to it. Doing Heart Chakra Radiance daily tremendously
aids one to attune to noble, individualistic souls (who are not part of a Group Entity) in the Higher Realms. Through the daily effort of Radiance one
eventually becomes a Beacon of Light for discarnate Saints to work through and around, furthering their higher mystical and spiritual awareness.
In responding to "And we get deeper Reply 5 podcast," I agree that there are different facets of perception that stem from the same basic tree of
Before any of us delve into the particulars of our meditative experience, it is necessary to first give an overview of the meditative practice that we
pursue, which we have done. If we just went into what we experience when "in flight" without first laying down a foundation, then people who are
starting out to explore this area of life and who read and listen to this thread would be lost quickly. So we did the right thing in approaching this
topic in the way that we did.
AkashicWanderer espouses a Freudian perspective on meditation, which many agree with. However, I have not found the Freudian paradigm to be accurate
at all. To me, there is no id, ego and superego -- or conscious, subconscious and super conscious. All facets of our mind and spirit are integrated
and no part of our mind or spirit can "post a thought inside of us" without our willful creation.
A popular belief within New Age is that you can contact your “Higher Self” --like it is a spiritual yet separate aspect of our own being that is
afloat in the discarnate dimensions. Not true in my opinion and experience. When you embrace a deep, centered level of meditation, the Higher Self is
YOU. When you clairaudiently hear your own voice in your head giving you guidance: that is not a "Higher Self" but someone on the Other Side who
impersonates your voice telepathically in order to (hopefully) guide you in a positive direction.
By the way, I have also found that the concept of an "Oversoul" (or “mothership consciousness” that each of us stems from) to also be an
illusion. Instead, there are Group Entities who wish us to think of them as our Oversoul in order to control and manipulate us to think, believe, and
do as they wish.
Sigmund Freud was an atheist. He did not believe that there is such a thing as a soul or that there is life before birth as well as life after death.
As such, his conclusions (which unfortunately formed the foundation of western psychological thought) were, in my opinion and experience, distorted
through his own limited and biased perspective
So to me, the Freudian concept of an "ego" is an illusion.
If you are in a meditative state and a thought just "pops in there," it is not the "ego" or the "id" that is producing it, but the result of the
direct telepathic influence from one or more people on the Other Side.
When you analyze your thoughts and feelings in meditation that arise without your willful effort, you begin to truly understand the nature of
telepathic communication and channeling, and you find a greater centeredness in meditation because you learn to isolate that which is from within your
soul and that which is directed to you astrally/telepathically from Spirit.
One of the reasons why the Freudian paradigm is so popular is because the word "ego" is close to the word, "egotism." People who are not spiritual
are often referred to as egotists; there is some truth to this.
To help one understand my meditative practice and experiences thereof, I need to provide more of a foundation of metaphysical understanding…
The Society Of Light (the guides that I and other Solists channel) espouses that the two most important virtues to cultivate for spiritual growth and
stability (outside of Compassion) are Purity and Humility, which are the opposite of Lust (or sexual energy without love) and
I have found that as we become more Pure (from our rejection of lusty energies when they are implanted within and from emphasizing the cultivation of
Purity in our Heart Chakra Radiance), the easier it is to distinguish the energies of those who strive to influence us (for whatever reason) from the
Other Side. No one can hide their Dominant Aura Color or their Purity when in the discarnate dimensions. My meditative practice reflects this
For example, I have found that common spirits or subangels are very lusty, very egotistical/competitive, and very deceptive. They often seek power for
its own sake.
Angels or basically spiritual souls are slightly lusty in their spiritual presence and somewhat deceptive in their spiritual appraisal.
Archangels or discarnate Saints (who are stable in their development) are more objective and have a noticeably higher degree of spiritual purity than
subangels or angels. However, since there are relatively few stable Archangels in existence (and I am not referring to “saint Michael” which is
really just a calling card for certain angel collectives), true discarnate Saints (which can come from any culture or faith) are often overshadowed by
the energies of Group Entities of angels and subangels.
Oftentimes as a spiritual medium I would get part of a message from guides in The Light, perhaps a clairvoyant image of a face and/or a perception of
an SES (Soul Energy Signature) or the particular spiritual presence of someone on the Other Side -- usually a discarnate Saint -- and then pursue a
more clear communication with same in meditation. It is important to learn through practice how to distinguish the SES of those in the Higher Realms
with which one is in communication and to develop relationships with them. Projecting a form in the Spirit is relatively easy for most to do;
projecting a spiritual presence to someone who is in the flesh, is much more difficult.
A lot of what I espouse has been learned experientially as a spiritual medium who communicates with discarnates constantly. Those who aren't coming
from this vantage point have a much harder time embracing the idea that all thoughts and feelings that are not willfully created are not from within
but from people on the Other Side.
[edit on 24-9-2005 by Paul_Richard]