Spiritual Initiation and the Breakthrough of Consciousness: by Joseph Chilton Pearce

By Joseph Chilton Pearce

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Originally released in 1981 via Elsevier-Dutton Publishing less than the identify The Bond of energy: Meditation and Wholeness
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Explains the phenomenon of shaktipat, the religious transmission of energy from a instructor to a devotee
>Shows how expertise has eroded own energy and the way perception and information can play a better position in our lives
>Reveals how perception is the car for profound self-transformation

In Spiritual Initiation and the step forward of Consciousness Joseph Chilton Pearce describes his event of shaktipat, got from his non secular instructor, Swami Muktananda. Pearce skilled a dramatic shift of brain and learned that notion is fact and that perception is our in simple terms car for profound self-transformation. The problem confronted by way of sleek humanity, which Muktananda gave to his scholars, is to passionately assemble the scattered fragments of our lives and channel them into the artistic realm, the place with perception or revelation we will turn into greater than ourselves.

Shakti is the inventive strength, the bonding energy, that holds the universe jointly. Shaktipat is the instant while enlightenment is right away conferred upon a pupil via a master's contact. The guru conferring shaktipat creates a bond of strength in those that have accredited her or him as their instructor. In Spiritual Initiation and the step forward of Consciousness Joseph Chilton Pearce describes his adventure of shaktipat from his instructor Swami Muktananda. From this awakening Pearce undergoes a dramatic shift of brain and is derived to the belief that conception is fact and that perception is our in basic terms motor vehicle for profound self-transformation. Oneness with God is the birthright of each person, even though we're culturally vaccinated to withstand experiencing this greater realization. Our look for aim fact has led us to not wholeness, yet as a substitute to the assumption that we've got no bond to one another, to God, or to an inanimate, actual international. The problem confronted by way of sleek humanity, that's the problem Muktananda gave to his scholars, is to passionately assemble up the scattered fragments of our lives and channel them into the inventive realm, the place, with perception or revelation, we can turn into greater than ourselves.

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Reality takes place through a brain hologram projecting out its implied view toward a whole, the whole toward its parts, and so on. Pribram thinks each organism represents in some manner the universe, and, conversely, each portion of the universe represents the organisms within it. Perception can't be understood without an understanding of the nature of the physical universe and the nature of that universe can't be understood without an underst~nding of the observing perceptual process. The brain of any organism constructs its reality as an explicate set of organized and clarified frequencies from the implied order.

When my pianist friend perceived the entire sonata, he had experienced it as a kind of musical grace, an insight arriving full-blown in the brain, perhaps as originally conceived by Mozart, enfolded within the implicate order awaiting its unfolding in time. The difficult part of Bohm's theory for us Westerners, and its direct correspondence with Eastern thought, is that the implicate order is consciousness. The energy out of which anything and everything is made is conscious energy, which, of course, calls for a redefinition of consciousness.

This lightning bolt proved a point of no return. " As a sufficiently persistent fool, I had at least the wisdom to suspend my folly long enough to go check out this man. If he could, apparently, wreak such happy havoc on my nervous system from a distance, what might direct contact hold in store? 11 The Genesis of Genius I approached the Indian "holy man" with an openness that would have been difficult had my own inexplicable "power experiences" and three years of meditation not prepared the way.

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