Total View episode: How Fear is Used to Turn You Against Spirituality

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In the first episode shot from the new Mystical Life Publications office, host Jenny Haase interviews David Gardner, investigative journalist for The Conscious Reporter about his article How Fear is Used to Turn You Against Spirituality. It examines the use of social engineering and manipulation through the mainstream media to make the general public fear spirituality. David presents his research into the tactics that have been used to turn people against spiritual groups; and says that by seeing them, people can begin to break free of the subconsciously programmed cycle of fear and wake other people up to it as … [Read more...]

Duality Meditation — A Taoist Exercise from the Hua Hu Ching

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This week's featured practice comes from ancient China and the sage Lao-Tzu. It is a practice that can be used to slow down and neutralize the driving force of the mind so that the spiritual can be perceived. Original article from AncientSacredKnowledge.com The Hua Hu Ching, an ancient Taoist text, explains the following about duality in the mind: “Good and bad, self and others, life and death: Why affirm these concepts? Why deny them? To do either is to exercise the mind, and the integral being knows that the manipulations of the mind are dreams, delusions, and shadows. Hold one idea, and another … [Read more...]

Ancient Contemplative Meditation Exercise from the Mahabharata

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This week's featured ancient practice is a meditation and practice of awareness in nature. This article on inner peace and awareness of the present moment explains how to become aware of the spiritual "both outside and inside one's body", and this explanation of using concentrated visualization can also help with the meditation of the different parts of the body described below. Original article from AncientSacredKnowledge.com Following is a classic description of a contemplation and meditation exercise found in the ancient Hindu text the Mahabharata: Restraining all the senses in a forest that is free … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Mystical Life Publications Office!

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The independent non-profit publisher of our site, and producer of the Total View YouTube show, has just got its first office. Posted from the Mystical Life Publications blog Good news! We officially now have the Mystical Life Publications office space. The office is in Fremantle, Western Australia, which is next to Perth.  In this vlog, we give a tour of the space, the area we’re in, and our plans for the office. A big thanks to everyone along the way that helped to make this happen! We’re planning to bring you along on the journey of transforming this space of white walls and a grey concrete floor, … [Read more...]

Total View episode: How Astral Projection Feels, Getting Out of the Body, and Combating Negative Beings

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This episode from the Total View YouTube show looks at what it feels like to get out of the body and into the astral plane through astral projection, and includes a method of dealing with negative beings encountered there from The Astral Codex by Belsebuub. Lots of great real life accounts of people who've practiced the techniques here on this website and had success with them. … [Read more...]

Beginning the Day Spiritually — An Excerpt from The Secret of the Golden Flower

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This week's featured exercise is a simple, daily one that can help with being more focused towards self-observation and awareness throughout the day ahead. Original article from AncientSacredKnowledge.com The Secret of the Golden Flower, a Taoist text, gives practical guidance on how to begin the day with a spiritual focus, thus helping with the practice of spirituality as a way of being in daily life: “If there is time in the morning, one may sit during the burning of an incense stick; that is the best. In the afternoon, human affairs interfere and one can therefore easily fall into indolence. It is … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]