The Cathars believed that their initiation rite, the consolamentum, was the result of an unbroken tradition stretching back to Jesus himself. Aspiring modern Cathars look back to the myths of the original spiritual realm, the fall of Satan and the
"Trickster god is god's God," Crow says, peering from behind The Branches of Lost Time. These branches are a metaphor for our misremembered synapses. They symbolize our having lost touch with both our own nature and with wild Nature, our forgot
In fact there are many ways to do it. Invoking the archangels is part of the Western tradition of high magic, particularly as handed down by the extremely influential Victorian occult society known as the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.
TM has become a big business in the U.S. and is fairly expensive to get started with, but even with that facet in the mix, many people can attest that TM was the first meditation practice that they were able to continue to do long-term, which makes i
That night, after reaching a state of deep calm through meditation, I inwardly engaged my body in a heartfelt conversation, with hope, but having no idea what to expect. After about one hour of this focused communication, something amazing happened.
The ferryman comes to the Place of Waiting, he of the winding river which is the tortuous chaimel of purification. The Newcomer stands at the mooring place and proclaims, "O ferryman, away to the Region of the Blessed Ones. I am purified, purged of
I've been living in the woods alone for almost 3 months. I've gone through the most profound journey of healing. There was this inexplicable experience I had... Where my consciousness would naturally shoot out of my body. And I would wa
"I am the sweet coolness in refreshing waters and the comforting warmth in the sun. I am the calmness of peace in the radiance of the moon and the delicacy in the moonbeam. I am the sound heard in the stillness, the companionship felt in the solitud
"Not only are you connected to the Truth of Who You Really Are... but you have a body, which gives you more power to create change on this planet than we do," they explained. "If it were up to us, this planet would be enlightened already," t
A classic true story of the afterlife, and of a love that flourishes beyond the grave. Written through the psychic medium A. Farnese in 1896, Wanderer is the true autobiography of Franchezzo, an Italian socialite who squanders his life on "wine, wom
The more mushrooms you consume, the stronger the hallucinations are, and they can manifest so well that you feel everything you are seeing is literally right in front of you. Talk about surreal!
My mother and I witnessed her Spirit over her grave as I spoke my farewell, and then a second Sun appeared in a huge overhead cumulus cloud. It sent a golden beam of light down to Bonnie's Spirit (emerald green, blue, and white starburst or rainbow
Men, too, are moulded by their desires, but unlike the beasts and birds their yearnings are circumscribed by the laws of fate and destiny and the law of sowing and reaping. These, the desires, modified by the laws, are called Enidvadew. Unlike the be
There are no true beginnings on Earth, for here all is effect, the ultimate cause being elsewhere. For who among men can say which came first, the seed or the plant? Yet in truth it is neither, for something neither seed nor plant preceded both, and
. But man, when young, lived only to eat and drink and to fornicate, for, being conscious only of the Earth, he knew only earthly things and earthly ways. Now the Spirit of God Moved over the face of the Earth, but was not of the Earth. It held al
1. They have a strong sense of identity They know who they are, which means they also know ?" specifically ?" what they do and do not want in a partner, what works and what doesn't. While this is fantastic in terms of being able to choose
Ideally, the true purpose of any religion should be to facilitate a direct connection with the "Divine," and to support spiritual awakening. Unfortunately, few, if any religions, fulfill this purpose. If they did, many more of us would be awake b
"Ascension." Ascension has been widely misunderstood ?" it is not about going "somewhere else", it's about attaining higher states of consciousness wherever you happen to be. It may feel like you've gone somewhere else because a change
Nonetheless, the truth about hell is that it began as Egyptian propaganda. I'm sure some people will be shocked by that statement, but it's true, it's clear, and we should have been told this a long time ago. (This is covered in depth in issue # 6
Besides, what science can see is limited to that which is physical and objective. Reality itself is not necessarily so limited. If we limit our understanding of what reality can be to just what science can see, we are leaving ourselves half-blind.
The Indigos came to prepare for the arrival of the Third Wave of virgin Souls who have never been to earth before. All Indigos have only little Karma from previous lives to deal with and they have guts and many talents. From about 1998-9 the Third