Seeing Reality through Awareness and Showing Others the Way — A Taoist Exercise

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This week's featured ancient exercise is from a Chinese text that was banned, but is believed to contain the oral teachings of the great sage Lao Tzu. It is a practice of being aware in the present moment. Original article from AncientSacredKnowledge.com The Hua Hu Ching, a Taoist text said to contain the teachings of Lao Tzu, explains the following approach to seeing reality through awareness. It also explains the priceless “blessings” and “wisdom” accorded to those who help others to find the “Integral Way.” “… there are two kinds of wisdom.
 The first is worldly wisdom, which is a conceptual … [Read more...]

Why all this is free

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Our eBooks have been downloaded over 70,000 times and our site has had over a million hits. We’ve turned down a number of publishers because we want our work to remain free of charge. In doing that, we and our non-profit publisher could have given up at least $365,000 over these last 3 years, which is what we would have made if we’d charged for our eBooks at going rates on Amazon.com– and that’s not taking into account the huge advertising budgets large publishers with their access to the mainstream media offer. But have you ever stopped to ask yourself, is it right to charge money for spiritual … [Read more...]

Web Filters and Alternative Spirituality: The Selective Censorship of ‘Alternative Beliefs’

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This is an extremely important article - the blocking of alternative spiritual information across the net has begun in western countries. Just to give you some idea of how close to home this is, our website Belsebuub.com, and the website the article below was published on, are both blocked as "Alternative Spirituality/Belief" under a major web filtering service called Blue Coat (along with many other spiritual websites). Blue Coat is just one commercial web filtering product being used by institutions, governments and corporations of all kinds (it's being used by the Queensland government in Australia in its … [Read more...]

Total View episode: Web of Deceit – Bilderberg and UK Internet Censorship

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This fortnight, host Jenny Haase interviews investigative journalist Matthew Butler on the Total View show about his article Web of Deceit: The Bilderberg Group and Elite Powerbrokers Linked to the UK's Stealth Internet Censorship Coup. It reveals the critical details, connections, and players involved in the agenda against freedom of thought and communication on the internet, which has disturbing consequences already manifesting against websites of alternative spiritual information and beliefs. If you thought it could never happen in the "free world", the infrastructure has already been put in place in the UK … [Read more...]

Om for Astral Projection — An Exercise from the Mahabharata

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Following on from last week's spiritual exercise - which was pronouncing the mantra Om -  this week's featured spiritual exercise again comes from a Hindu sacred text, but describes how this most famous mantra Om can also be used for astral projection. Mantras are one of the main techniques for astral projection, as they can both stimulate chakras that help with the astral split and help to focus the mind, which needs to be concentrated for most out-of-body experience techniques to work. Here are some tips for succeeding with astral projection - all the best with it this week! Original article from … [Read more...]

Sacred Mantra AUM

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Original article from AncientSacredKnowledge.com Perhaps the most widely known mantra in the world, AUM (popularly known as “Om”), is an ancient mantra which first appeared in Vedic writings as old as 1700-1100 BC and is found throughout sacred Hindu texts and at the beginning of many other mantras. Its meaning is expounded in the sacred writings of the Upanishads, which were written between 1200-500 BC. It is described as the sound of creation, the essence of Brahman (the Absolute source), and present in all things. “Om: this syllable is all this. A further exposition of it is: what was, what is, and what … [Read more...]

Total View Episode: Relaxation for Astral Projection

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The latest episode from the Total View YouTube show takes an in depth look at relaxation as an important part of being able to astral project - the ability to consciously leave the body and have an out-of-body experience (OBE) - through real people's experiences with astral projection. Hear about how to practice it, some common obstacles and how to overcome them, and also some benefits to practicing Relaxation apart from aiding the out-of-body experience.   … [Read more...]

Self-Observation — An Awareness Exercise from the Mahabharata

The Shanti Parva (book 12 of the Mahabharata) is set after the ending of a great war. In this time of peace, the new king Yudishtira receives counsel from sages on proper governance, justice, and a wise way of life.

This week's featured practice is on self-observation, which this ancient Hindu text describes as the viewing of our Soul by our understanding. It explains that if our senses become perturbed or are left unrestrained, how this becomes an obstacle to the act of inner seeing. Original article from AncientSacredKnowledge.com The Mahabharata, an ancient Hindu epic, describes the practice of self-observation, watchfulness of thoughts and of the senses, for gaining knowledge. Here are two passages that are particularly instructive for this practice: “From the destruction of all sinful deeds, knowledge … [Read more...]

A Sumerian Exercise of Watching Dreams for Astral Projection

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This week's featured ancient spiritual practice is an exercise which uses the process of sleep and dreaming for astral projection. Dreams have a hidden side to them as various ancient texts reveal, including this one from one of the oldest known civilizations in the world - Sumer (in what is now present day Iraq).  This exercise can also be found in the free eBook The Astral Codex. Original article from AncientSacredKnowledge.com Lugalbanda in the Mountain Cave, an ancient Sumerian text from the twenty-first century BC, describes how watching oncoming dreams can be used for astral projection. The text … [Read more...]

The All-Seeing Eye: Sacred Origins of a Hijacked Symbol

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Original article by David Percival of The Conscious Reporter Is the all-seeing eye a symbol of divine omniscience or sinister influence? Today it symbolizes control and domination by a shadowy elite, but its original use was quite different. This article traces its use and meaning back to ancient times, when it was a symbol of divine providence, powerfully representing spiritual truth and awakening. Humanity is Losing Its Precious Symbology The all-seeing eye is a powerful esoteric symbol which is widely misunderstood and misused today; few know what it originally stood for. It was originally symbolic of a … [Read more...]