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Walking Barefoot.

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posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 11:10 PM
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I've heard it balances your free-radicals - like going to the beach - especially if its wet grass.

Also check out: BAREFOOT RUNNER.com

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Walking barefoot has nothing to do with separating us from the animal kingdom. I cant believe all you pansies whining about barefeet - its as natural as breathing.

Shoes were invented for extremes of temperature and dangerous footing.

Walking on a temperate day down a footpath is neither.

[edit on 21/4/10 by ghostsoldier]




posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 11:15 PM
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And for you Christian Fundamentalists out there...

barefootrunner.org/



Though this is the best website I've come across.

www.barefooters.org/

[edit on 21/4/10 by ghostsoldier]



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 11:18 PM
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Yeah its beneficial alright, a practical way to keep grounded.

If you sungaze its best to do it barfoot. HRM hasnt eaten in 15 years, claims he gets his energy from the sun. Teams of doctors and scientists have watched him round the clock for hundreds of days to make sure he didnt eat.

Once one has done nine months they dont need to sungaze anymore but they do need to walk barefoot on the bare earth for about 45mins per day, from his website:

After nine months or when you reach to a 44 minutes level, you should give up sun gazing since solar science prohibits further gazing for the sake of eye care. The body will get discharged when you stop practicing, which has to be recharged. Now you have to start walking on bare foot on bare earth for 45 minutes daily for a total of 6 days. Relaxed walking only. No need to walk briskly, jog or run. Any convenient time of the day is all right, however it is preferred to do that when the earth is warmer and the sunlight is falling on your body. When you walk bare foot, an important gland in the brain's center called the pineal gland or the third eye is activated. The big toe of the foot represents this gland. 25 years ago it was considered a useless gland. Now it has become an important gland for study and up to now, about 18,000 papers have been published about it. It has always been known as the Seat of the soul. The Pineal gland has optic nerve endings. The remaining four toes represent glands too -- pituitary, hypothalamus, thalamus and amygdala. Amygdala for the last 2 years has been gaining importance in medical research. It's a nucleus of the sun or cosmic energy and plays an important role in the photosynthesis via the sunlight reaching the brain through the eye. When you walk bare foot, your body weight stimulates all these 5 glands through your toes. This is strengthened by the earth heat/energy and the sun prana falling on the head or the crown chakra. The chakras are not in the spinal cord that is an imaginary location; they are definitely in the brain. All these create a magnetic field and the body/brain recharges with the energy of the sun entering in you. Relax. Walk 45 minutes for one year and food continues to be away from you. After one year of recharging, if you are satisfied with your progress you can give up barefoot walking. Few minutes of sun energy falling on you once in 3-4 days will be enough from then on.

But if you want the immune system to strengthen, then keep on the bare foot walking. Also if you want memory power or intelligence to increase, continue the walking practice. As you increase the sun's heat on your feet the brain will activate more and more, which will result in the more activity of the Pineal gland. The Pineal gland has certain psychic and navigational functions. Navigational means one can fly like the birds. You can develop psychic skills of telepathy, television and have your body at different places simultaneously. Science has validated human psychic functions and medical experiments are being done to ascertain this. Different body parts and its organs get purified once you stop eating due to detoxification. The different internal organs play different mechanical parts for the purposes of space travel and flight. There is another utility value (other than food digestion) for the internal organs. All the glands have a lot of functions and can perform at optimal level via sun energy. If you are fortunate to activate the brain optimally you surely will reach enlightenment. You can read past, present, and future. This method can be safely applied to control obesity. Almost all problems get solved.

Historically, a lot of people have remained without food. Accordingly in 1922, the Imperial Medical College in London decreed that solar rays were the ideal food for humans. However, no one has mentioned what their technique was-- For e.g. Yogananda in his book 'autobiography of yogi' interviewed many saints and mystics to find out the secret of their lack of eating food.common reply was that the sun energy entered through a secret door and reached the medulla oblongata in the brain. They did not divulge their secret. This knowledge was lost to common folk at the time



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solarhealing.com...
Ive been doing this for some time, my eye sight has improved and I no longer wear glasses, my optometrist is stumped. Only EVER sungaze just before sunset when UV returns to zero. The monitering of HRM links are out there but I didnt bookmark them.

The telling poeple not to look into the sun is the lie. Not the other way round. It is very important for TPTB that we do not discover the benefits of sungazing, fear must be created about the sun. Spiritually its just amazing, give it a go after youve done the suffucient reasearch. Even if its not your thing, back to OP, walking on bare earth is also very beneficial.

[edit on 21-4-2010 by polarwarrior]



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 11:22 PM
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Do you have suggested links from which you posted that? That sounds outrageous, but cool. Although I would be severely disappointed if it was just to get gullible people to stare into the sun until they're blind.



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 11:26 PM
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There is a sign by the door of my house that tells visitors to remove their shoes. If you bring your dirty shoes onto my carpet my kids are going to yell at you. My whole tribe goes barefoot 9 out of the 12 months. The other three it just gets too hot(120 degrees).



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 11:30 PM
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Gosh I love love love barefeet!!
My parents were adamant growing up I should wear shoes as little as possible.
My mother especially felt there was an important factor in remaining connected to Mother Earth through the soles of our feet, shoes were put on last minute in the car before school - and straight off afterwards!
Never on weekends, luckily it was a small country town so no 'standing on pride' shopping either! =)
I was fortunate enough to attend high school for a short period of time in Northern Queensland, the best part about it was- due to the hot weather up there at most of the schools locally - kids were never really required to wear shoes to school at all!!! How cool is that?!
If I wear shoes at all now it's relatively indifferent, and I like it that way...
Barefeet all the way baby!!



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 11:43 PM
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Thank you so much everyone for the support!

Seriously everyone. If you get the chance, I highly recommend finding a nice healthy patch of grass and walking around on it. Another good thing to do is root yourself in one place. You will feel what a tree must feel like. I go out to this very special hill every night, root my feet to the ground, and stargaze. This fills me with massive amounts of positive energy.

I also believe walking barefoot can boost your immune system. Remember that the immune system needs some pathogens in order to exercise itself.

I'm so glad other people feel the same way I do about being barefoot.



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 11:48 PM
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...not to mention standing on a sandy beach! At any time!
Or in a running river! Or on a rock ledge after hiking into the mountains! Or a green meadow!
Or your vegie patch! Or... I dunno! =) everywhere!



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 11:50 PM
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interesting thread.
maybe I'll try this sometime



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 12:00 AM
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Watch out for the Tapeworms!



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 12:31 AM
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Sorry, i'm gonna disagree with your little tip toe through the tulips. In a big way. i imagine the first time you crack a toe on a sprinkler head
you will too. I'll take my steeltoe Redwings over a barefoot anytime.
The tech is there to protect you from mind numbing pain. I take advantage of it I praise it loudly. My boots are best friend and my feet don't stink either.
That's not to say there arn't times when they come off. In the right venue.

[edit on 22-4-2010 by randyvs]



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 01:18 AM
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yeah I asked my Qi Gong teacher about that. I said to him "man, your talkin about grounding with your bare feet but why is it we wear shoes...RUBBER insulating shoes..? and on top of that, these shoes I have are workshoes designed to insulate electricity, so is that screwin' with me or what?"

I love walking barefoot in the summer at night, even in the suburbs. Walking in the forest barefoot is a powerful experience as well.

Sun-gazing is another favourite of mine.

People like to look at sunrises and sunsets because it makes them happy.. WHY? Instinct... the light passes through the eyes and creates melatonin during these times.

Stare at the sun near sunset!.. I promise it actually fixes your eyes, not damages them.. but if you do it during mid-day.. yeah it'll hurt the next day. Staring at sunsets is addicting and you have less of an urge to blink, and i dont mean in the "its too bright kind of way".. as in your eyes adjust, actually see the shape of the sun and comfortable fix on it and they don't want to look away. You do this for 10 seconds the first day, roughly add 10 more seconds each day.... so just rough it and think.. 5 minutes more every month... but i dont know why, i've gone over and been fine.

In fact... 3 minutes of doing this I feel charged... 15 minutes and i've been SUPER charged since today..damn... use your photosynthesis! Acknowledge that huge insane bright thing in the sky and remind yourself just how signifigant it is to your life and how awesome it is, then harness that power... bare foot! I do that too.

I think there are many very natural things we have stopped doing because of day to day life... we wear shoes... and we're too busy doing stuff to watch the sunset.

God damn this unnatural city life!



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 01:20 AM
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damn, i didnt even see this page and saw you posted this. Glad you do it too. Its amazing eh? So much energy it gives ya, Its like getting new batteries.



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 01:24 AM
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if you stare at it one hour before sunset and 1 hour after sunrise, this small window there is apparently now harmful UV rays. I've been sungazing for 2 months.. and I have fried my eyes when I looked during mid-day!.. and they hurt for a day or two and i couldn't see well but they got better... but I have had no such things from looking at the sun during sunset.. its actually quite amazing and relaxing and supposedly good for your eyes actually.. I can't give you the links or sources off hand but I can give you my personal testimony:

"Holy crap I wish I knew this years ago it is changed my life, the sun is god damn awesome"



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 01:28 AM
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I love bear foot, i do it as often as possible and yes i have kicked my big toe and ripped my toe nail off, broke my little toe, trod on sharp objects and done other things that could have been avoidable wearing shoes.... but so what i still go bear foot.

Also i have never heard of sun gazing b4, i will have to give this ago, unfortunately i don't get a good view of the sunset where i live

anyone give me some sun gazing tips?



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 01:39 AM
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Originally posted by SolarE-Souljah
Shoes are stinky, by the way.




Yes, and full of bacteria!


I love being barefoot too. I sometimes go into shopping centres like that, but you have to keep an eye out for the mad trolley drivers. Steelcaps are far safer there.


I don't think it's good for your health to insulate yourself from the Earth with a piece of rubber for too long.



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 01:50 AM
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I am twelve years old and I walk nearly everywhere barefoot. I have
even walked in the snow barefoot and not felt pain because, like you, I
have go used to walking around with no shoes on. Shoes get worn away
but if our feet get a bit worn, more skin grows back on the bottom!



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 02:03 AM
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Barefoot is the only way!!!

I'm barefoot from the moment i get home, and i hate having to put shoes on, even for shops. I love the tactile feel, even driving the car tothe shops, walking across tarmac, to the shop insde, and feeling the cold air curl over your toes ... everything has an extra dimension to it.

My kids are always barefoot too. They've stubbed their toes before, but now they're more cautious where they put their feet, and tougher too. We'll walk to the local shop sometimes on tar, stones etc, doesn't hurt or anything.

King Shaka of the zulus made his troops walk over thorns, they were able to run barefoot over very bad gound for days at a time.

excellent thread OP!



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 04:10 AM
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Originally posted by SolarE-Souljah
Think about it. In nature, no animals wear shoes.





What is that, on his/her feets?
And ow yeah, you can keep finding animals who have "shoes" on.

But yes, I know what you mean about walking without shoes, its wonderful. I love to walk the beach, and feel the sand going all around my foot.



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 08:51 AM
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Home: barefoot
In the city: socks and shoes
In the nature (cabin etc.): barefoot or some flip-flops.

Shoes might just protect your feet in the city (glass, dirty needles etc.).



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