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Awakening the Third Eye

Third Edition




Samuel Sagan, M.D.







www.clairvision.org



CopvigIl SanueI Sagan 1992, 1997, 2007.
Apavl Jvon an Jaiv deaIing Jov lIe puvpose oJ veviev ov veseavcI
as pevnilled undev lIe CopvigIl Acl, no pavl oJ lIis IooI
naIe Ie vepvoduced I an pvocess vilIoul vvillen pevnission.
CIaivvision is a vegisleved lvadenavI oJ CIaivvision ScIooI Lld.
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Inlvoduclion
A sslenalic nelIod

CIaplev 1 - FvincipIes and MelIod oJ lIe WovI
1.1 Bo nol Jovce, do nol concenlvale, jusl Ie avave
1.2 No cvealive visuaIisalion, no inaginalion, jusl avaveness
1.3 Tvusl ouv expevience
1.4 Bon'l anaIse duving an expevience
1.5 FscIic pvoleclion
1.6 Fvaclise, pvaclise, pvaclise...
1.7 WI deIa?
1.8 FIa vilI lIe lecIniques
1.9 Benain veIalive

CIaplev 2 - TIe Mslevies oJ lIe Lavnx
2.1 TIvoal Jviclion
2.2 Fuvposes and eJJecls oJ lIe lIvoal Jviclion
2.3 TIe nslevies oJ lIe Iavnx
2.4 Hunning sound and lIe nagic oJ Iees

CIaplev 3 - AvaIening lIe TIivd Ee
3.1 WIal is lIe lIivd ee?
3.2 Fivsl opening
3.3 Vavious expeviences
3.4 ExpevienliaI veJevences
3.5 IJ ou ave nol JeeIing an viIvalion al aII
3.6 Move aIoul lIe lIivd ee
3.7 TIivd ee nedilalion
3.8 Move Iunning/Iuzzing
3.9 Hov lo ovganize ouv pvaclice
3.10 TIe nslevies oJ lIe space

CIaplev 4 - CIanneI BeIease Lel Il FIov!
4.1 CIanneI veIease
4.2 Connecled sIaIing
4.3 Connecled vuIIing
4.4 ViIvalion = elIevic
4.5 OenevaI advice concevning lIe vovI on lIe nevidians
4.6 SIou jue in, `Heavl Conslviclov Mevidian`
4.7 SIou sIao in, `Heavl Mevidian`
4.8 SIou lai in, `Lung Mevidian`
4.9 Move delaiIs on lIe palIs oJ lIe nevidians
4.10 TIe diJJevenl IeveIs oJ pevceplion oJ enevg civcuIalions
4.11 Fvaclice
4.12 BeIeasing negalive enevgies

CIaplev 5 - Seeing
5.1 TIe palI oJ lIe seevs
5.2 Concevning lIe pvaclices oJ ee conlacl
5.3 Beconneclion vilI lIe space
5.4 Ee conlacl vilI Jocus in lIe ee and `seeingness`
5.5 To end an pvaclice oJ ee conlacl
5.6 To IIinI ov nol lo IIinI
5.7 A Jev connon expeviences vIiIe pvaclising ee conlacl
5.8 WIal lo do vilI ouv expeviences
5.9 WalcIing lIe gvaspings oJ lIe nind
5.10 Ovasping is lIe naluve oJ lIe nind
5.11 WIicI slale oJ pevceplion is lIe aIleved one?
5.12 AlIanlean cIinax
5.13 Ee conlacl, JuII lecInique lIe lvipIe pvocess oJ vision,
incIuding lIe vision oJ lIe Ieavl

CIaplev 6 - CIanneI BeIease 2
6.1 TIe vovI on lIe elIevic Iod
6.2 Zu sIao ang, `OaIIIIaddev` Mevidian
6.3 TIe JuII lecInique oJ cIanneI veIease on a nevidian
6.4 Vavialion vilIoul vuIIing
6.5 TIe sound oJ lIe viIvalion
6.6 Zu lai ang, `Uvinav BIaddev` Mevidian
6.7 TIe cosnos in ouv Iands
6.8 Oesluves oJ enevg
6.9 TIe enevg Ielveen ouv Iands
6.10 Cosnic anlenna
6.11 BiIcage pvaclice
6.12 Zu ang ning, `SlonacI` Mevidian
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6.13 Jnna-nudv and lIe enevg in lIe Iungs

CIaplev 7 - Seeing |2)
7.1 TIe use oJ davIness
7.2 Use nove candIes and oiI Ianps, Iess eIeclvicil
7.3 In quesl oJ lIe uIlinale vaII vendeving
7.4 TIe vIile sIavI
7.5 TIe Iasic lecInique Jov seeing an auva
7.6 WIeve exaclI sIouId ou IooI vIiIe doing ee conlacl?
7.7 CIanneI veIease Jvon line lo line
7.8 WovIing on auvas
7.9 Auva lesling
7.10 Vala, pilla, IapIa
7.11 Tvans-vevIaI connunicalion
7.12 Move aIoul seeingness
7.13 Inlevnezzo vIicI ee ave ou?
7.14 TIe es/es lecInique

CIaplev 8 - Fvaclices on lIe ElIevic Bod
8.1 TIe elIevic Iaev as a vIoIe
8.2 TIe IiJe elIev
8.3 ExpIoving diJJevenl quaIilies oJ lIe elIevic
8.4 ExpIoving lIe Iinils
8.5 ExpIoving lIe civcuIalions oJ lIe elIevic
8.6 TIe elIevic viIvalion oulside ouv Iod
8.7 ViIvalion neaIs
8.8 TIe viIvalion in ouv IalI
8.9 ElIevic excvelion al lIe end oJ a IalI
8.10 Loo pvaclice
8.11 BeIeasing inlo lIe eavlI
8.12 Tvee Iugging
8.13 Cving
8.14 SucIing lIe cilvus
8.15 Yavning
8.16 TIe vigIl side oJ lIe ving
8.17 A nole aIoul vvisl valcIes

CIaplev 9 - Avaveness
9.1 Cenlvedness lIvougI vigiIance in lIe ee
9.2 Innev aIcIen
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9.3 Fevnanence in lIe ee
9.4 TIe Iavvesl oJ pevnanence
9.5 Fvaclice
9.6 Fvaclice
9.7 Fvaclice
9.8 Tesl
9.9 Inlevnezzo cIanges in vision
9.10 TIe ee-Ieavl avaveness
9.11 WIen lo slavl?

CIaplev 10 - A Fev Expeviences on lIe Wa
10.1 TingIing in vavious Iod pavls
10.2 Lel lIings cone and go
10.3 IJ a nedilalion expevience Iecones loo inlense...
10.4 FeeIing viIvalion IigIev up lIan Ielveen lIe eeIvovs
10.5 FeeIing Ieal
10.6 TIe IvealI slops
10.7 TIe pvessuve in lIe ee Iecones unconJovlaIIe
10.8 ConlvoIIing IeadacIes
10.9 OlIev possiIIe causes oJ IeadacIes
10.10 Bizziness
10.11 Oelling Jed-up ov enolionaI
10.12 Heaving sounds
10.13 WIen lIeve is no enevg, lIe enevg is sonevIeve eIse!
10.14 AJlev sallva lanas. To JigIl lanas vajas.

CIaplev 11 - TIe Avl oJ Tuning In
11.1 Tuning in
11.2 BvinIing coIouvs
11.3 FIovevs, pIanls and eIenenlaI Ieings
11.4 FigIling nenlaI vigidil
11.5 Tvees
11.6 Fvaclice
11.7 SexuaII-veIaled JeeIings
11.8 You ave vIal ou eal
11.9 A Jev suggeslions on Iov lo connunicale vilI angeIs

CIaplev 12 - Le Lines, EavlI Lines and Enevg WeIIs
12.1 TIe Jivsl veJIex vIenevev ou Ieav cancev
12.2 ConnonI oIsevved Jacls aIoul lIe Iines
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12.3 Le Iines and eavlI Iines
12.4 WIal ave lIese Iines?
12.5 Enevg veIIs
12.6 Lines and spiviluaI pvaclice
12.7 Bovsing lIe Iines lIe geav
12.8 Leavning lIe ee-IeII allilude Jov dovsing
12.9 Bovsing lecInique
12.10 Bovsing lIe Iines do's and don'ls
12.11 TIe IeII signaI
12.12 FeeIing lIe Iines vilIoul vods
12.13 Seeing lIe Iines
12.14 TIe auva oJ lIe dovsev
12.15 Biagnosing geopalIic slvess
12.16 Finding enevg veIIs
12.17 Can one neulvaIise noxious eavlI Iines?
12.18 A geogvapI oJ enIigIlennenl

CIaplev 13 - NigIl Fvaclice 1 TIeovelicaI Aspecls
13.1 CvilicaI lines
13.2 Inilialov dealI and lIe nslev oJ lIe lIvesIoId
13.3 SIeep and suIlIe Iodies
13.4 AngeIs and lIe cIiseIIing oJ lIe ovgans oJ cIaivvoance
13.5 NigIl pvaclice and lIe elIevic Iod
13.6 NigIl pvaclice and avaveness in lIe ee |1)
13.7 TIivd ee JIaving - a possiIIe expevience
13.8 NigIl pvaclice and avaveness in lIe ee |2)
13.9 AIIov enougI novnaI sIeep

CIaplev 14 - NigIl Fvaclice 2 Inslvuclions Jov lIe
TecInique
14.1 IJ ou ave veading lIe inslvuclions Jov Jviends
14.2 IJ ou do nol Iave nucI line

CIaplev 15 - NigIl Fvaclice 3 TIe WIs and Hovs oJ
lIe TecInique
15.1 Fvepavalion
15.2 FIase 1 exIaIing
15.3 FIase 2a civcuIaling in lIe Iod pavls
15.4 FIase 2I avaveness and seeingness oJ lIe ovgans
15.5 FIase 3 avaveness oJ lIe IvealI and counldovns
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15.6 FIase 3c viIvalion in lIe nose vIiIe inIaIing
15.7 FIase 4
15.8 FIase 5 vecaIIing lIe inages oJ lIe da
15.9 FIase 6 sponlaneous inages
15.10 Expeviences duving nigIl pvaclice
15.11 TaIing lIe nigIl al IolI ends
15.12 Movning sIaving
15.13 A snIoI used as a Ividge
15.14 Keep vecaIIing ouv dveans acvoss lIe IuJJev zone
15.15 Use lIe nenov oJ lIe lIivd ee
15.16 IJ ou can nevev venenIev anlIing
15.17 Vavialion Jov acupuncluvisls

CIaplev 16 - ConpIenenlav TecIniques
16.1 Neli
16.2 TIe use oJ vIlIns
16.3 Fasling Jov openings
16.4 Fvopev nanagenenl oJ sexuaI enevgies
16.5 Vaccinalions
16.6 TeIepIone
16.7 Moxas on Iai Iui |Oovevnov 20)
16.8 Fon laiI
16.9 BIind vaIIing

CIaplev 17 - Fvoleclion
Fvoleclion IeveI 1 BeinJovcing lIe slvucluve
17.1 SinpIe lIings Jivsl
17.2 Oel enougI sIeep and vesl
17.3 TIe vigIl diel
17.4 TIe vigIl pIsicaI exevcise
17.5 Be Iapp!
17.6 AIcoIoI and spiviluaI vovI - a dangevous nixluve
Fvoleclion IeveI 2 Covvecl nanagenenl oJ enevgies
17.7 CIoose ouv coIouvs
17.8 Find ouv spol
17.9 Hov lo puviJ a voon
17.10 WovI in Iavnon vilI lIe Moon ccIe
17.11 Fvequenl use oJ vunning valev
17.12 BeIeasing enevgies inlo lIe eIenenls

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CIaplev 18 - Fvoleclion SeaIing lIe Auva |1)
18.1 TIe JigIl ov JIigIl veaclion
18.2 SeaIing lIe auva vI and vIen
18.3 Opening and cIosing lIe auva, inlvoduclov pvaclice
18.4 Fvoleclion lIvougI Ieing in lIe ee
18.5 TIe viII cenlve
18.6 Fvaclice
18.7 Ee-IeII avaveness
18.8 WaIIing Jvon lIe IeII
18.9 SlinuIaling lIe Jive

CIaplev 19 - BaI WovI
19.1 TIe auva oJ a pvegnanl vonan
19.2 TIe auva oJ a nevIovn IaI
19.3 BaIies ave vev avave in lIeiv ee
19.4 WalcIing IaI JaII asIeep
19.5 Youv IaI as a nedilalion leacIev
19.6 A Jev vovds lo lIe lvaveIIevs
19.7 Hov Iong does il Iasl?
19.8 TIe JaIuIous IaIies

CIaplev 20 - Fvoleclion SeaIing lIe Auva |2)
20.1 WIeve ave ou speaIing Jvon?
20.2 SpeaIing Jvon diJJevenl IeveIs
20.3 WIal iJ ou Iave lo dispIa aulIovil?
20.4 TIe ee-IeII povev
20.5 InIaIing/exIaIing
20.6 CIosing lIe auva lIvougI deep exIaIalion
20.7 Bvaving enevg in and oul
20.8 ExIaIing vIen Jacing a cvovd
20.9 TIe sane pvoleclion using novnaI IvealIing
20.10 SeaIing lIe auva
20.11 Fvaclice
20.12 WIal iJ nolIing vovIs?
20.13 Fevnanenl avaveness in lIe viII cenlve
20.14 ConlinuaI aIdoninaI IvealIing
20.15 SlanIIsana
20.16 Fvaclice

CIaplev 21 - TIeve Is No BeaI Fvoleclion Bul lIe Fovev
oJ TvulI
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21.1 Fovev oJ TvulI

CIaplev 22 - OIinpses oJ WIal Cones Nexl
22.1 ISIS, lIe CIaivvision lecIniques oJ vegvession
22.2 TIe vision oJ lIougIl Jovns
22.3 TIe lvansJovnalion oJ lIinIing
22.4 TIe quesl Jov lIe OvaiI

Appendix 1 FalIs oJ lIe Mevidians
OaIIIIaddev, Uvinav BIaddev, and SlonacI Mevidians
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Introduction


A sslenalic nelIod
TIe IigIl oJ lIe Iod is lIe ee iJ lIeveJove lIine
ee Ie singIe, lI vIoIe Iod sIaII Ie JuII oJ IigIl.
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TIis IooI descviIes a sslenalic pvocess lo open lIe lIivd ee.
Il Ias Ieen vvillen Jov lIose vIo cannol Ie salisJied vilI onI an
inleIIecluaI undevslanding oJ spiviluaI veaIilies and vIo visI lo
gain access lo divecl expevience.
TIe deveIopnenl oJ spiviluaI vision vequives lIe palienl IuiIding
oJ sone nev `ovgans` oJ enevg, oJ vIicI lIe lIivd ee is an
essenliaI nenIev. TIese nev slvucluves ave nol pIsicaI,
nevevlIeIess lIe ave vev veaI and langiIIe. Once JuII deveIoped,
lIe pevceplions coning lIvougI lIen appeav cIeavev, sIavpev and
Jav nove suIslanliaI lIan lIose coning Jvon lIe pIsicaI senses.
A nunIev oJ lecIniques viII Ie descviIed vIicI ain al a
nelIodicaI cuIlivalion oJ lIis nev Jovn oJ pevceplion.
Ouv appvoacI aIvas enpIasizes lIe supeviovil oJ expevience ovev
nenlaI concepls, oJ Jivsl-Iand InovIedge ovev IeIieJ. TvuI, il is
nol vIal ou pvesune ov accepl as lvue lIal viII Iving aIoul a
spiviluaI vegenevalion Iul vIal ou expevience diveclI. TIeveJove,
lIe veadev is nol asIed lo IeIieve vIal is vvillen Ieve Iul lo
pvaclise lIe exevcises.
No Jovnev spiviluaI lvaining ov IacIgvound is expecled IeJove
slavling lIe pvaclices. I suggesl lIal ou lenpovaviI Jovgel aII
ou Inov so lIal ou can engage in lIe lecIniques vilI JvesI
avaveness. Having sIaved lIis InovIedge vilI Iundveds oJ
sludenls in lIe couvses vun I lIe CIaivvision ScIooI in Sdne, I
Inov lIal il is nol aIvas lIose vIo Iave nedilaled Jov eavs
vIo enlev lIe JieId oJ pevceplion nosl easiI. To sone, spiviluaI
InovIedge gives vings and pvovides Ies lo open aII lIe doovs: Iul
lo olIevs il is nove IiIe cIains pvevenling lIen Jvon aIsovIing
anlIing nev. TIe nove ou ave aIIe lo dvop an pveconceived
ideas, lIe easiev il viII Ie lo `see`.
Il sIouId Ie cIeavI undevslood lIal ouv ain is nol lo deveIop lIe
IIuvv alavislic cIaivvoance oJ lvance-nediun pscIics Iul lo
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slep lovavds lIe vision oJ lIe SeIJ. Even lIougI sevevaI exlva-
sensov pevceplions viII avise as ou pvaclise lIe lecIniques, lIe
puvpose is cIeavI lo Jind lIe SeIJ and lo Ieavn lo see lIe vovId
Jvon lIe SeIJ inslead oJ seeing il Jvon ouv usuaI nenlaI
consciousness.
TIis IooI sIouId Ie laIen as an inlvoduclion, a Jivsl lIvead,
lovavds a conpIeleI diJJevenl node oJ pevceplion and lIinIing.
Il Ias Ieen vvillen lo sevve lIe vasl nunIev oJ Iunan Ieings vIo
ave pvesenlI vead lo connecl vilI spiviluaI veaIilies and lo slep
inlo a nev Jovn oJ consciousness. TIe lecIniques il oJJevs ave
designed Jov peopIe vIo ave pavl oJ lIe vovId. TIe do nol invile
ou lo vilIdvav Jvon ouv daiI aclivilies Iul lo slavl
pevJovning lIen vilI a diJJevenl avaveness and a nev vision,
lIeveI inpIenenling lIe Iine oJ FvovevIs 36 In aII ouv vas
Inov Hin`, said I lIe TaInud lo conlain lIe enlive essence oJ
lIe TovaI.
AJlev saing lIese vovds il na Ie inpovlanl lo slale lIal lIe
CIaivvision ScIooI is nol a `Nev Age` ovganisalion. Ils nelIods and
lecIniques ave Iased on quile diJJevenl pvincipIes Jvon lIose
usuaII Jound in lIe Nev Age novenenl. In pavlicuIav al no line
do lIe CIaivvision lecIniques use an cIanneIIing, cvealive
i nagi nali on ov posi li ve aJJi vnali ons. No Ipnosi s ov
aulosuggeslion is used eilIev. TIe lecIniques oJ lIe CIaivvision
ScIooI ave Iased on a divecl avaIening oJ lIe Iod oJ enevg, and
lIe pIiIosopI and IacIgvound oJ lIe scIooI ave lo Ie Jound in
lIe veslevn lvadilion oJ esolevic InovIedge. IJ ou Iappen lo
expevience inlense openings and veaIisalions vIiIe pulling ouv
lecIniques inlo pvaclice, il is quile possiIIe lIal ou loo Iave a
conneclion vilI lIis lvadilion. In pavlicuIav il is expecled lIal
nan viII Iave cIeav avaIenings in lIe lIivd ee vIiIe veading
lIe IooI.
AvaIening lIe TIivd Ee is one oJ lIe inlvoduclov IooIs lo lIe
CIaivvision Covpus, lIe Iod oJ InovIedge vIicI is lIe
IacIgvound oJ lIe CIaivvision ScIooI. TIe CIaivvision Covpus
conlains IolI expevienliaI and lIeovelicaI InovIedge in lIe JieId
oJ consciousness and lIe nslevies oJ Iunan naluve, vilI a speciaI
Jocus on lvansJovnalion and innev aIcIen. AIcIen can Ie
deJined as lIe avl oJ vaising lIe IeveI oJ viIvalion oJ nallev.
Innev aIcIen lIeveJove veJevs lo a Jovn oJ spiviluaI deveIopnenl
in vIicI lIe uIlinale puvpose is nol lo aIandon an conneclion
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vilI lIe naniJesled cvealion and dissoIve oneseIJ, Iul lo IuiId up
a veIicIe in vIicI lIe JuIIness oJ lIe SeIJ can Ie expevienced
pevnanenlI, even vIiIe Iiving in lIe pIsicaI vovId. TIis Iod oJ
innovlaIil covvesponds lo vIal lIe CIvislian lvadilion Ias caIIed
lIe gIovious Iod and lo lIe pavanan vapuI oJ lIe UpanisIads. Il
is siniIav in nan vas, iJ nol idenlicaI, lo lIe Iapis
pIiIosopIovun ov pIiIosopIevs` slone oJ lIe aIcIenisls, and lo lIe
OvaiI, Ieavl oJ lIe veslevn esolevic lvadilion.
AvaIening lIe TIivd Ee Ias lIe Joundalions Jov an expevienliaI
appvoacI lo a vovI oJ innev aIcIen. Man oJ lIe lecIniques
given in lIe Ieginning ave nol lo Ie vegavded as `aIcIenicaI` in a
slvicl sense, Iul as a necessav pvepavalion vilIoul vIicI lIe
nove advanced pIases oJ lIe vovI vouId nol naIe an sense.
BalIev lIan Jivsl deveIoping lIeovelicaI aspecls al IenglI,
indicalions viII gvaduaII Ie given lIvougIoul lIis IooI and lIe
JoIIoving ones lo cIaviJ lIe puvposes and pvincipIes oJ a vovI oJ
innev aIcIen. TIe naluve oJ ouv lopic viII aIso pvovide anpIe
oppovlunilies lo deveIop vavious aspecls veIaled lo suIlIe Iodies.
CIaivvision ScIooI
vvv.cIaivvision.ovg
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Chapter 1 Principles and Method of the Work


1.1 Bo nol Jovce, do nol concenlvale, jusl Ie avave
An aulIenlic spiviluaI vovI Ias Jinding lIe SeIJ as a pvinav
ain, and lIe CIaivvision lecIniques ave no exceplion. TIe essenliaI
puvpose oJ lIe pvocess is lo `Ie nove`. Il is connon lo Ieav lIal
Iunan Ieings ave onI using a snaII Jvaclion oJ lIeiv polenliaI.
TIeiv Iives ave conJined vilIin a Iiniled vange oJ lIougIls,
enolions, sensalions and olIev nodaIilies oJ conscious exislence,
and el in nosl cases lIe venain conpIeleI unavave oJ lIese
Iinilalions. FIalo's nlI oJ lIe cave, even lIougI JovnuIaled 24
cenluvies ago, venains pevJeclI veIevanl iJ ou Iave aIvas Iived
inside a davI ceIIav, lo ou lIis ceIIav is nol a ceIIav, il is lIe
vIoIe univevse. You can'l even conceive oJ lIe vondev vailing Jov
ou iJ ou veve lo slep oul and vaII in lIe veaI vovId. TIe vovI
suggesled in lIis IooI is aII aIoul slepping oul oJ lIe ceIIav and
slavling lo IeIoId lIe nagniJicence oJ lIe vovId as seen Jvon lIe
lIivd ee.
In India, lIe coconul is consideved lo Ie oJ deep snIoIic
signiJicance and is used in Jive viluaIs |ajs) Iecause il Ias `lIvee
ees`. Tvo oJ lIese ave `IIind`, neaning lIe can'l Ie pievced lo
veacI lIe niII, vIiIe lIe lIivd one, in lIe niddIe, opens lo lIe
inside oJ lIe Jvuil. SiniIavI, lIe lIivd ee is JundanenlaII lIe
gale lIal Ieads lo lIe innev vovIds. TIeveJove lIis ee aIIovs ou
lo Inov ouvseIJ lo a deplI lIal suvpasses aII convenlionaI
nelIods oJ pscIolIevap ov an nelIod Iased on anaIsing vilI
lIe discuvsive nind.
BeveIoping lIe lIivd ee is a divecl va oJ expanding ouv
conscious univevse and discoveving ouv essenliaI vaIues, so lIal
ou na JalIon ouv ovn nslev. Moveovev, il is sinpIe. SinpIe
does nol necessaviI nean eas, Iul lIis vovI does nol vequive
conpIicaled lIeovies ov IenglI discussions. Ils diveclion is
essenliaII expevienliaI, Jov lIe puvpose is cIeavI lo Ie nove. And
Ieing is lIe nosl sinpIe lIing in lIe vovId. A conslanl
pveoccupalion vIiIe vviling lIis nanuaI vas lo veIale lIeov lo
expevience and lo give lecIniques and Ies lo enaIIe ou lo
pevceive Jov ouvseIJ.
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TIe Jivsl lIvee cIaplevs ave devoled lo gelling inlo lIe nain
aspecls oJ lIe pvaclice. TIe venaining cIaplevs ave nove ov Iess
independenl oJ eacI olIev, so lIal il is quile possiIIe lo vead lIen
in lIe ovdev lIal JeeIs nosl naluvaI lo ou.
BeJove slavling lIe Jivsl lecInique Iel us give sone Iasic advice
vegavding lIe pvincipIes and nelIod oJ lIe vovI.
You sIouId nol Ie conJused I lIe Jacl lIal ouv puvpose is a nev
cIaivvoance, ov vision oJ lIe SeIJ. TvuI, lIe SeIJ is aIvead lIeve,
vailing Jov ou in lIe IacIgvound oJ ouvseIJ. You ave nol going
lo `IuiId` lIe SeIJ and ils vision, ou ave going lo veveaI lIen ov
valIev aIIov lIen lo veveaI lIenseIves. SpiviluaI deveIopnenl is
cevlainI a JigIl, Iul lIe nain veapon in lIis JigIl is Ielling go.
In lIis pevspeclive oJ opening il is nol appvopviale lo concenlvale,
lo lv Iavd ov lo Jovce. IJ ou veve lo do so, vIal vouId Iappen?
You vouId opevale Jvon ouv ovdinav nind, neaning lIal
Jvaclion oJ ouvseIJ vilI vIicI ou pvesenlI lIinI - lIe
discuvsive nind lIal goes on laIIing in ouv Iead aII lIe line. You
Iave Ieen condilioned Jvon an eavI age lo do evevlIing Jvon
lIe nind. TIeveJove iJ ou lv lo `do` lIe pevceplion Iusiness, ou
ave IiIeI lo venain caugIl in ouv laIIing nind - a Iaev vIicI
is noloviousI unJil Jov an Jovn oJ spiviluaI pevceplion.
Slop doing. Be JuII avave, Iul jusl avave. AIIov vIal is Iidden in
lIe deplIs lo cone lIvougI and Ie veveaIed lo ouv consciousness.
Bon'l do anlIing, Iel lIings Iappen. FIov vilI vIal cones.
In lIe pIsicaI vovId vIen ou vanl sonelIing ou Iave lo slvive
Jov il. Bul in lIe spiviluaI vovIds evevlIing is vevevsed, as on lIe
olIev side oJ a nivvov. IJ ou vanl sonelIing ou Iave lo Iel il
cone lo ou. Il is a nev sIiII vIicI Ias lo Ie deveIoped. Il couId Ie
caIIed `aclive Ielling go` ov `cvealive Ielling go`. Il is lIe capacil lo
Ie lvanspavenl and lo Iel slales oJ consciousness Ie veveaIed
lIvougI ou.
Jusl Ie avave, and evevlIing viII Iappen.

1.2 No cvealive visuaIisalion, no inaginalion, jusl
avaveness
In lIe conlexl oJ lIe CIaivvision lecIniques il is advised lIal ou
nevev lv lo visuaIise ov inagine anlIing. IJ inages, IigIls,
spiviluaI Ieings ov anlIing eIse cones lo ouv vision, lIal is Jine.
Bul don'l naIe lIen up, don'l lv lo induce lIen. Bo nol acliveI
visuaIise an pallevn inlo ouv JieId oJ consciousness.
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One oJ lIe veasons is suppose an angeI cones lo ou, lvuI. IJ ou
Iave Ieen lving lo visuaIise angeIs evev novning Jov a Jev
nonlIs Iov viII ou Inov vIelIev il is a lvue angeI ov one lIal
ou Iave nade up.
TIe pvoIIen is nol lo gel inlo lIe pevceplion oJ inages ov IigIls.
IJ ou pul lIe lecIniques inlo pvaclice, visions viII cone. TIe veaI
pvoIIen is, once lIese visions cone lo ou, Iov lo discevn vIal is
veaI Jvon vIal is a Janc oJ lIe nind. So lIe advice is Ie
sponlaneous! Nevev pIan ov lv lo allvacl a vision. Jusl pvaclise
lIe lecIniques and lIen see vIal cones. TIis viII naIe il nucI
easiev lo veacI lIe slage vIeve ou can veI on ouv vision.
TIis appvoacI sIouId nol Ie undevslood as a cvilicisn oJ lIe palIs
lIal use cvealive visuaIisalion ov inaginalion. TIeve ave nan
vas. WIal is lvue in lIe conlexl oJ one pavlicuIav sslen oJ
deveIopnenl does nol necessaviI appI lo olIevs. In lIe CIaivvision
slIe oJ vovI lIe nollo is jusl avaveness`.

1.3 Tvusl ouv expevience
SonelIing good lo venenIev is lIal vIen lIeve is nolIing lo
IeIieve, lIeve is nolIing lo douIl eilIev! Since ou ave nol lving
lo naIe anlIing up, don'l vasle ouv line vovving aIoul
vIelIev ou ave veaII seeing vIal ou ave seeing. Tvusl ouv
expevience.
Keep on pvaclising accovding lo ouv soIev pvincipIes and ouv
cIaivvoance viII JIouvisI, gvoving in pvecision and veIiaIiIil. As
pevceplions slavl vepealing lIenseIves il viII Iecone easiev and
easiev lo lvusl lIen.

1.4 Bon'l anaIse duving an expevience
Bo nol lv lo anaIse as soon as sonelIing Iappens. OlIevvise ou
viII Iose ouv pevceplion innedialeI, Iecause ou viII Ie caugIl
slvaigIl IacI inlo lIe discuvsive nind. One oJ lIe Ies lo
pevceplion Iies in lIe cuIlivalion oJ a supeviov Jovn oJ sliIIness,
lIe capacil nol lo veacl vIen sonelIing laIes pIace inside.
Once lIe expevience is ovev ou viII Iave pIenl oJ line lo anaIse
il. Anva, il is nol necessaviI I anaIsing ov discussing an
expevience lIal ou viII devive lIe nosl IeneJil Jvon il.
Expeviences oJ consciousness ave IiIe seeds. Il is vIen ou pondev
on lIen siIenlI, and digesl lIen, lIal lIe viII naluve inlo
gvealev veaIisalions.
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1.5 FscIic pvoleclion
OvdinaviI, nosl peopIe ave pscIicaII unpvolecled, Jov lvo nain
veasons. FivslI lIe ave nol aIIe lo see vIen a negalive enevg is
avound lIen and vIen caulion is vequived. SecondI lIe Iave nol
Ieen lvained lo seaI lIeiv auva lo naIe il inpevneaIIe lo exlevnaI
inJIuences iJ needed.
Being lIe ovgan oJ suIlIe pevceplion and inluilion and lIe nain
svilcI oJ lIe Iod oJ enevg, lIe lIivd ee oJJevs lvue ansvevs
lo lIese lvo pvoIIens.
FivslI il aIIovs ou lo delecl vIen ouv enevgelic envivonnenl is
sucI lIal pvudence is needed.
SecondI il sIouId Ie cIeav lIal ouv nelIod does nol onI leacI
ou Iov lo open ouv ee Iul aIso Iov lo cIose ouv auva. Fvon
lIe vev Jivsl lecIniques lIe viIvalion in lIe lIivd ee viII Iegin
lo avaIen a IigIev densil oJ pvoleclive enevg in ouv auva. TIis
is nol Iased on posilive inaginalion ov aulosuggeslion Iul on lIe
langiIIe pevceplion oJ a viIvaling enevg aII avound ou. Nol onI
duving nedilalion viII ou Ie aIIe lo avaIen lIis pvoleclive
enevg Iul aIso in lIe nosl vavied silualions oJ ouv daiI IiJe,
sucI as laIing a Ius, vaIIing in a Ius slveel ov deaIing vilI ouv
Ioss ov enpIoees.
Move sslenalic nelIods oJ seaIing lIe auva viII Ie deveIoped al
IenglI in CIaplevs 17, 18, 20 and 21 on pvoleclion. TIe capacil lo
delecl Ie Iines |CIaplev 12) viII aIso Ie oJ gveal IeIp in
eslaIIisIing a sound pvoleclive envivonnenl.

1.6 Fvaclise, pvaclise, pvaclise...
I don'l lIinI nucI viII Ie gained jusl I veading lIe 22 cIaplevs
oJ lIis IooI. WIelIev ou ave oung ov oId, IeaIlI ov sicI, lIe
Ie lo success in ouv spiviluaI quesl Iies in lIvee vovds pvaclise,
pvaclise, pvaclise... Il is cevlainI nol necessav lo vilIdvav Jvon
aclivil and nedilale aII lIe line in ovdev lo veacI a IigI IeveI oJ
spiviluaI pvaclice. You can JoIIov lIis IooI vilIoul devoling nove
lIan len lo lvenl ninules daiI lo nedilalion exevcises. Bul a
nunIev oJ pvaclices viII Ie suggesled lIal ave designed lo Ie
inpIenenled duving ouv daiI aclivilies. Tv lo naIe lIen
IaIils, and lo incovpovale lIis vovI as nucI as possiIIe in ouv
naluvaI va oJ IiJe.
AJlev expIoving nan diJJevenl vas oJ seIJ-lvansJovnalion one
oJlen cones lo lIe concIusion lIal il is nol so nucI lIe nelIod
ov lIe slIe oJ vovI lIal nallevs, as Jav as veaIisalion is
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concevned. WIal naIes aII lIe diJJevence is ouv capacil lo
pevsisl aIong a palI. LooIing al lIe Iives oJ a nunIev oJ gveal
naslevs, one discovevs lIal lIe did nol necessaviI slavl al a IigI
IeveI. Sonelines lIe Iad lo Jace Jav gvealev oIslacIes lIan lIose
ou na Jind on ouv va. Bul lIe pevsisled, pevsisled,
pevsisled... lo lIe poinl vIeve no oIslacIe couId vesisl and Iuge
enIigIlennenls opened lo lIen. `SupevnaluvaI pevsislence` is one
oJ lIe nosl essenliaI quaIilies a seeIev can deveIop. TIe peopIe vIo
seen lo gel inlo IigI slales oJ consciousness vilIoul Iaving lo go
lIvougI an spiviluaI discipIine ave usuaII peopIe vIo Iave gone
lIvougI Iong and inlense pvocesses in lIeiv Jovnev Iives.
WIalevev IeveI ou na Ie al, il is I conslanl allenlion lo aII lIe
aspecls oJ lIe pvaclice lIal success viII cone lo ou.
TIose vIo sa lIe viII die Jivsl and lIen vise ave in evvov. IJ
lIe do nol Jivsl veceive lIe vesuvveclion vIiIe lIe Iive, vIen
lIe die lIe viII veceive nolIing.` |TIe OospeI oJ FIiIip,
TvanIaled I WesIe W. IsenIevg, in TIe OlIev BiIIe, Havpev and
Bov, 1984, p.96)

1.7 WI deIa?
Slavl lIe pvaclices as ou vead lIe IooI.
In levns oJ seIJ-lvansJovnalion, lonovvov neans nevev.
WIalevev can Ie done, do il vigIl nov.
Wasled line is Inovn I Ood.

1.8 FIa vilI lIe lecIniques
IJ so nan sages Iave slviven lovavds spiviluaI enIigIlennenl, il
is Iecause il is lIe gvealesl Jun one can Iave on EavlI. IJ ouv
vievs on spiviluaIil ave gvin and ausleve, lIen ou ave
conpIeleI nissing lIe poinl. TIe nosl enIigIlened naslevs I Iave
nel veve nen and vonen vIo IaugIed a Iol. So pIease, Ie veaII
sevious vilI lIe CIaivvision lecIniques pIa vilI lIen. IJ ou can
gel as invoIved and sevious as a cIiId vIo is pIaing |and iJ ou
pevsisl) lIen ouv cIances oJ success ave gveal.

1.9 Benain veIalive
One oJ lIe Jascinaling discovevies lIal vesuIls Jvon undevslanding
lIe vvilings oJ IigII enIigIlened peopIe is lIal lIe Iave seen
lIe vovId in conpIeleI diJJevenl vas.
In lIe Indian lvadilion Jov inslance, laIe lIe Jnanis and Svi
AuvoIindo. In lIe vovIs oJ Svi AuvoIindo, lIe vovId is pvesenled
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as lIe pvogvessive incavnalion oJ a divine pevJeclion. BealI is a
nocIev, and lIe WovI ains al pIsicaI innovlaIil lIvougI an
enIigIlennenl oJ pIsicaI nallev. To lIe Jnanis, on lIe olIev
Iand, incavnaled IiJe is a JalaI nislaIe. AcluaII lo lIe Jnanis lIe
vIoIe univevse is a nislaIe, a sovl oJ lvansienl, JouI and
nausealing enanalion. And lIe onI puvpose oJ IiJe is lo laIe a
one-va licIel oul oJ il as quicII as possiIIe.
Svi AuvoIindo vas univevsaII accIained in India as one oJ lIe nosl
enIigIlened ogis oJ aII line. Bul do nol lIinI lIal lIe Jnanis ave
sIaIIov. A jnana-ogi sucI as Nisavgadalla MaIavaj, lo laIe a vecenl
exanpIe, Ias deepI inpvessed Iis genevalion, Easl and Wesl, I
lIe innensil oJ Iis slales oJ consciousness.
TIeve is no eas va avound lIis Jacl depending on vIeve ou ave
IooIing Jvon, ou see lIe univevse and ils JinaIil conpIeleI
diJJevenlI. FIease pondev upon lIis, Jov il seens lo ne one oJ lIe
Iesl anlidoles Jov dogna. WIalevev ouv vievs ave, don'l naIe
lIen a pvison. AIvas Ieave space lo cIange ouv nind and ouv
sslen oJ lIe vovId.
To lIe peopIe vIo visI lo engage in lIe CIaivvision slIe oJ vovI,
I pavlicuIavI veconnend lvo nain Iodies oJ vvilings lIose oJ
lIe Onoslics, and lIose oJ BudoIJ Sleinev. TIe veasons Jov lIis
cIoice ave lIal lIe IolI avose Jvon vasl enIigIlennenls, lIe
ave JuII oJ visdon and pvaclicaI inJovnalion vegavding lIe palI oJ
innev aIcIen and lIe veslevn esolevic lvadilion, and Iasl Iul nol
Ieasl... lIe ave lolaII ivveconciIaIIe on a nunIev oJ Ie poinls! IJ
ou vanl lo opevale vilI lIe lvo sslens, ou Iave no cIoice Iul
lo venain veIalive as lo lIe vaIue oJ nenlaI conceplions.
Once nove, il is nol vIal ou IeIieve ov vIal ou Iave vead lIal
viII cIange ouv spiviluaI IiJe, il is vIal ou can expevience
diveclI. Hence lIe vovI suggesled in lIis IooI, vIicI ains al
giving ou lIe capacil lo lune in and veacI ouv ovn pevceplion
oJ spiviluaI vovIds.
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Chapter 2 The Mysteries of the Larynx

In lIe Ieginning vas lIe Wovd, and lIe Wovd vas
vilI Ood, and lIe Wovd vas Ood.
JoIn 11
And Ie Iad in Iis vigIl Iand seven slavs and oul oJ
Iis noulI venl a sIavp lvo-edged svovd.
BeveIalion 116

2.1 TIvoal Jviclion
TIis pvaclice consisls oJ IvealIing vilI a Jviclion al lIe Iovev
pavl oJ lIe IacI oJ lIe lIvoal, vIiIe Ieeping lIe noulI sIigIlI
open. TIe Jviclion is genevaled duving IolI inIaIalion and
exIaIalion. Il cveales a `vind` lpe oJ sound. TIeve is neilIev
Iunning nov Iuzzing, nov an Jovn oJ cIanled sound. TIe sound
is vougII lIe sane vIiIe inIaIing and exIaIing. IJ ou can, lv lo
naIe il a Iov-pilcIed sound: il viII Ie easiev lo suslain ovev Iong
peviods oJ line. Bul IeJove giving nove indicalions and lips on
lIe lIvoal Jviclion, Iel ne naIe a Jev poinls exlveneI cIeav.
Bon'l lv lo slavl a quesl Jov lIe pevJecl lIvoal Jviclion. Jusl do
a `Iind oJ` Jviclion sound and Iel il adjusl ilseIJ vilI line.
IJ ou lv lo do il loo pevJeclI ou viII pvoIaII end up doing il
aII vvong. |TIe sane appIies nove ov Iess lo aII lIe lecIniques oJ
lIis IooI.) B Ieing loo JinicI ouv nind is IiIeI lo gel in lIe
va. So jusl IvealIe vilI sone vague Jviclion in lIe lIvoal and
evevlIing viII Ie Jine! Jusl vead lIe indicalions given IeIov, and
lIen ou can cone IacI lo lIis seclion in a Jev veeIs lo Jind oul
nove pveciseI vIeve ouv Jviclion is laIing pIace and adjusl lIe
delaiIs.

TIvoal Jviclion, lips and lvaps
IJ ou visI lo Iave an innediale denonslvalion, ou can visil
lIe CIaivvision ScIooI's Inlevnel sile |seclion CIaivvision KnovIedge
BanI), vIeve ou viII Jind sound JiIes oJ lIvoal Jviclion. Bul
again, Ieep in nind lIal an vague Jviclion sound viII Ie enougI
lo cavv ou lIvougI lIe exevcises oJ AvaIening lIe TIivd Ee.
Il does nol nallev vIelIev ou ave IvealIing lIvougI lIe nose
ov lIe noulI, ov IolI al lIe sane line, Iul lIe noulI sIouId
venain sIigIlI open. In lIis posilion lIe Iovev jav is Ioose and
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veIaxed, vIicI genevales a cevlain condilion oJ enevg and can Ie
enougI in ilseIJ lo induce a sIigIlI aIleved slale oJ consciousness.
TIe Jviclion cones Jvon avea L |Jov Iavnx)
TIe lIvoal Jviclion is nove conJovlaIIe and nove eJJicienl
vIen il cones Jvon lIe IacI oJ lIe lIvoal, nol Jvon lIe noulI
and paIale [avea M on lIe Jiguve - M Jov niddIe oJ lIe noulI]
nov Jvon lIe avea cIose lo lIe leelI [avea F - F Jov Jvonl oJ lIe
noulI].
IJ ou veve lo pvoduce ouv Jviclion Jvon lIe niddIe [M] ov lIe
Jvonl [F] oJ lIe noulI, lIe sound vouId Ie IigIev-pilcIed and
sonevIal sIviIIev ov even vIislI. Expevinenl and conpave eacI
one.
TIe covvecl Jviclion cones Jvon lIe Iavnx and lIe Iovev
pIavnx, neaning lIe Iovev pavl oJ lIe IacI oJ lIe lIvoal [avea L
on lIe Jiguve]. TIen lIe |covvecl) sound is Iovev pilcIed, deepev
and nove inlevnaIised lIan iJ il cane Jvon lIe Jvonl oJ lIe
noulI.
AnolIev possiIIe nislaIe vouId Ie lo genevale ouv Jviclion
Jvon lIe uppev pIavnx |nasopIavnx), neaning al lIe IacI Iul
al lIe lop oJ lIe lIvoal, IeIind lIe innev nasaI cavil [avea N on
lIe Jiguve]. In lIal case, vIicI is incovvecl, lIe Jviclion vouId
vesonale nove in lIe nasaI sinuses lIan in lIe lIvoal.
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OJlen vIen pevJovning lIe lIvoal Jviclion ou can JeeI a lin
Iul dislincl viIvalion in lIe Iavnx I genlI loucIing ouv
Adan's appIe vilI ouv Jingevs. |TIe Adan's appIe is lIe exlevnaI
pvoluIevance oJ lIe Iavnx, in lIe uppev pavl oJ lIe niddIe oJ
lIe lIvoal. Il is nove navIed in nen lIan in vonen.) In lIe
Ieginning lIis viIvalion undev lIe Jingev is oJlen JeIl nove
cIeavI duving inIaIalion lIan exIaIalion, even lIougI lIe sane
sound is pvoduced duving IolI.
Hov deep sIouId lIe IvealI Ie? Ils deplI and vIlIn sIouId Ie
as novnaI. SIigIlI deepev IvealIing na Ie inpIenenled in lIe
Ieginning, in ovdev lo genevale a cIeavev Jviclion. Bul ou do nol
need lo IpevvenliIale lIis lecInique does nol ain al cvealing lIe
lpe oJ IvealIing used in veIivlIing. Ouv puvpose is lo aclivale
lIe enevg oJ lIe Iavnx lIvougI Jviclion. TIe enpIasis is nol on
IvealIing Iul on avaIening lIe Iavnx oJ enevg.
TIe puvpose oJ lIe lIvoal Jviclion is lo veinJovce ouv
conneclion vilI lIe `enevg`, a levn lIal na sound vague in lIe
Ieginning Iul viII Iecone nove and nove neaningJuI as ou Ieep
vovIing on ouv lIivd ee. As ou Iecone nove accusloned lo
lIis Jviclion pvaclice, ou viII onI Iave lo lune inlo lIe JIov oJ
enevg avound ou and lIe vigIl inlensil oJ lIe IvealI viII
JoIIov aulonalicaII. BeplI and vIlIn viII vav, Jov il is lIe
naluve oJ enevg lo vav, and il is ouv puvpose lo Ieavn lo JIov
vilI lIe enevg.
TIe enevgelic aclion oJ lIis Jviclion IvealIing viII Ie gvealI
enIanced iJ ouv necI is slvaigIl and vevlicaI, in Iine vilI lIe
vesl oJ lIe spine. TIe nove pevJeclI upvigIl ouv necI is, lIe
nove povev is veIeased in lIe Iavnx. TIis can Ie expevienced as a
sudden inlensiJicalion oJ lIe viIvalion lIal sonelines laIes pIace
vIen sIigIlI noving lIe necI, lIeveI coning cIosev lo lIe
pevJecl upvigIlness.
TIe noulI is onI sIigIlI open, Iul sliII il is inpovlanl lo
naIe suve lIal il venains open, and nove pveciseI lIal lIe Iovev
jav is veIaxed so lIal lIe uppev and Iovev leelI do nol neel.
WIen ou Iave Iecone JaniIiav vilI lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs |inlvoduced in lIe nexl cIaplev), cone IacI lo lIis
poinl lv lo pvaclise lIe lIvoal Jviclion vilI ouv noulI ligIlI
cIosed, and lIen vilI lIe noulI sIigIlI open, aIlevnaling lIe lvo
posilions lo JeeI lIe diJJevence in ouv enevg. You viII nolice
lIal as soon as lIe Iovev jav is veIaxed and sIigIlI dvopped, a
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conpIeleI diJJevenl condilion oJ ouv enevg is genevaled in
vIicI lIe conneclion vilI lIe viIvalion is enIanced and a genevaI
opening is Javouved.
Nole aIso lIal lIis sIigIlI open posilion oJ lIe noulI is nol
laIen lo Jovce ou lo IvealIe lIvougI lIe noulI inslead oJ lIe
nose. BvealIe lIvougI lIe nose, lIe noulI ov IolI al lIe sane
line, as JeeIs nosl naluvaI lo ou.
Beginnevs sonelines JeeI lIal lIis lecInique naIes lIeiv lIvoal
dv ov sIigIlI ivvilaled. IJ so, pvoduce lIe Jviclion Iovev dovn in
lIe lIvoal. Beginnevs oJlen naIe lIe Jviclion IigIev up in lIe
lIvoal, cIosev lo lIe paIale, vIicI is ivvilaling lo lIe lIvoal. In
an case, I pvaclising Jov a Jev ninules sevevaI lines a da lIis
inconvenience viII soon Ie ovevcone. |HigI quaIil Ione can aIso
Ie used as a soolIev and avaIenev.) WilI pvaclice lIis Jviclion can
Ie nainlained eJJovlIessI Jov Iouvs.
AJlev a Jev das oJ pvaclice lIe lIvoal Jviclion adjusls ilseIJ
naluvaII and aII ivvilaling sensalions disappeav.
Il sIouId Ie enpIasized lIal lIe Jocus oJ lIis lecInique is on
lIe Iavnx, nol on lIe IvealI. In no va can il Ie vegavded as a
pvaclice oJ IpevvenliIalion, since lIe inlensil oJ lIe IvealI is
jusl ouv novnaI one. Il is nol even a IvealIing exevcise as sucI,
since il is onI lIe necIanicaI aclion oJ lIe aiv on lIe Iavnx lIal
is used, vilIoul especiaII lving lo connecl vilI lIe pvocess oJ
vespivalion. TIe Jviclion is used lo cveale a slinuIalion oJ lIe
viIvalion in lIe Iavnx, Iul al a Ialev slage oJ lIe pvaclice il
Iecones possiIIe lo avaIen lIe sane viIvalion in lIe Iavnx
vilIoul naIing use oJ lIe IvealI.
WI is lIe pvoluIevance oJ lIe Iavnx caIIed Adan's appIe, and
vI is il nove navIed in nen lIan in vonen? Il is said lIal
vIen Adan lvied lo svaIIov lIe piece oJ appIe oJ lIe lvee oJ
InovIedge, il venained slucI in Iis lIvoal!

2.2 Fuvposes and eJJecls oJ lIe lIvoal Jviclion
TIe lIvoal Jviclion is a sound oJ enevg. Il quielens lIe nind and
vIen nasleved, inslanlaneousI induces a `luned-in` slale oJ
consciousness.
One oJ ils nain aclions is lo anpIiJ an pscIic pIenonena. TIe
va ve viII use lIe lIvoal Jviclion in lIe JoIIoving cIaplev viII
Ie lo connecl il vilI lIe avea Ielveen lIe eeIvovs lo slvenglIen
ouv avaveness oJ lIe lIivd ee. In Ialev pvaclices lIe lIvoal
Jviclion viII Ie connecled vilI diJJevenl slvucluves oJ lIe Iod
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oJ enevg lo IeIp veinJovce lIen.
WIal does `connecling` nean? Il is a JeeIing lIal is easiev lo
expevience lIan lo descviIe. Suppose ou ave lving lo connecl lIe
lIvoal Jviclion vilI lIe avea Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, Jov inslance.
In lIe Ieginning lIeve is a sinuIlaneous avaveness oJ lIen. TIen a
vesonance aulonalicaII laIes pIace Ielveen lIe lvo. TIe avea
Ielveen lIe eeIvovs seens lo viIvale logelIev vilI lIe lIvoal
Jviclion. TIen a `nixing` laIes pIace. TIe lIvoal Jviclion conIines
vilI lIe JeeIing Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. TIeve is a connunicalion
oJ enevg Ielveen lIe Iavnx and lIe lIivd ee. TIal is vIal is
neanl I `connecling`.
TIeve JoIIovs a sinpIe Iul essenliaI expevience lIe pevceplion oJ
lIe lIivd ee quicII Iecones nove dislincl and langiIIe. TIis
vesuIl is cIeav and inslanlaneous. TIe eJJecl oJ lIe lIvoal Jviclion
is lo `give sIape`, naIe lIings nove suIslanliaI. TIeveJove,
vIenevev ou connecl lIe lIvoal Jviclion vilI a cIaIva ov an
olIev ovgan oJ enevg lIe ovgan Iecones nove pevcepliIIe. TIe
Iavnx naIes lIings naniJesl, il veveaIs lIen.
A siniIav eJJecl viII Ie oIsevved vIen vovIing on auvas. You Jivsl
Iave lo IuiId up lIe innev space and engage lIe pvocess oJ seeing.
TIen sone exevcises viII sIov Iov ouv pevceplion oJ non-
pIsicaI IaIos and auvas is inslanlaneousI Ioosled vIen conIining
lIvoal Jviclion and vision |see CIaplevs 5 and 7). TIe IigIls and
coIouvs viII appeav signiJicanlI `densev` and nove langiIIe.
TIe lIvoal Jviclion can aIso Ie used lo eslaIIisI a IinIage Ielveen
diJJevenl slvucluves oJ enevg. Nol onI can ou connecl lIe
Jviclion lo lIe lIivd ee ov an olIev ovgan oJ enevg, Iul ou
can aIso enIance lIe conneclion Ielveen diJJevenl ovgans oJ
enevg, and IinI lIen lIvougI lIe Jviclion. Fov inslance in lIe
cIaplevs on cIanneI veIease ou viII vovI al eslaIIisIing a IinIage
Ielveen lIe enevg oJ lIe Iands and lIal oJ lIe lIivd ee. And in
lIe cIaplevs on pvoleclion ou viII Ieavn lo connecl lIe lIivd ee
vilI IeII enevgies.
As ou advance aIong lIis palI ou viII discovev sevevaI olIev
nivacuIous Junclions associaled vilI lIe Iavnx. Fov inslance, lIe
Iavnx oJ enevg is a vondevJuI puviJiev il can digesl aII Iinds oJ
loxic enevgies. Il aIso pIas a najov voIe in lIe nelaIoIisn oJ lIe
neclav oJ innovlaIil. I veconnend lIal ou do nol lveal lIe
lIvoal Jviclion as vouline, Iul vegavd il as a sacved quesl Jov lIe
nslevies oJ lIe Iavnx.
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2.3 TIe nslevies oJ lIe Iavnx
One Jinds in lIe SansIvil Iilevaluve sone suvpvising slovies aIoul
lIe voice. TIe visIis, ov seev-sages oJ ancienl India, veve said lo
Iave nan exlvaovdinav aIiIilies caIIed siddIis. One oJ lIen vas
lIe vac-siddIi |vac = voice), I vIicI vIalevev lIe visIi said
vouId cone lvue. Sonelines jusl I ulleving a vovd, a visIi couId
naleviaIise a vIoIe avn and cIange lIe couvse oJ Iislov. Il
JoIIoved lIal lIe spoIen vovd vas vegavded as sacved and
unaIlevaIIe, vIicI vas nol vilIoul ils pvoIIens al lines. Fov
inslance in lIe MaIIIvala, lIe Iongesl poen in lIe vecovded
Iislov oJ IunanIind, lIe Jive Fndava IvolIevs allend a
louvnanenl vIeve one oJ lIen gains lIe nosl IeauliJuI pvincess
as a viJe. Beluvning Ione, lIe IvolIevs announce lo lIeiv
nolIev, lIe vivluous Kunli, We Iave IvougIl IacI a lveasuve.`
TIen valIev unJovlunaleI lIe nolIev excIains, Oood, Iel il Ie
sIaved Ielveen lIe Jive oJ ou,` aJlev vIicI lIe pvincess Ias lo
Iecone lIe viJe oJ lIe Jive nen, laIing luvns vilI eacI, and
supposedI vilIoul Ieing pavliaI lo an oJ lIen.
TIe cvealive povev oJ lIe voice is cIeavI expvessed in SansIvil,
vIeve vac, voice, is oJlen vegavded as a snonn Jov saIli, vIicI
is lIe cvealive enevg, lIe povev oJ naniJeslalion. In vavious
lvends oJ ancienl OveeI pIiIosopI one Jinds a siniIav concepl in
lIe Iogos. TIe pvinav neaning oJ Iogos is `vovd`, Iul il aIso
neans cvealive pvincipIe. Lalev, in lIe gospeI oJ JoIn |oviginaII
vvillen in OveeI), il is aIso lIe levn Iogos vIicI is used lo
cIavaclevise lIe cvealive pvincipIe I vIicI lIe cvealion vas
naniJesled In lIe Ieginning vas lIe Iogos |Wovd), and lIe Iogos
vas vilI Ood, and lIe Iogos vas Ood.` |JoIn 21) Nole lIal lIe
Jivsl IooI oJ lIe OId Teslanenl aIso pvesenls a picluve in vIicI,
al vavious slages oJ lIe genesis oJ lIe vovId, Ood uses lIe povev
oJ lIe Wovd lo cveale And Ood said, Lel lIeve Ie IigIl and lIeve
vas IigIl.` |Oenesis 13) And Ood said, Lel lIeve Ie a Jivnanenl
in lIe nidsl oJ lIe valevs, and Iel il divide lIe valevs Jvon lIe
valevs.` |Oenesis 16) And Ood said, Lel lIe eavlI Iving JovlI lIe
Iiving cvealuve...` |Oenesis 124), and so on.
In n epic noveI, AlIanlean Secvels, ou viII Jind slavlIing
descviplions oJ lIe nslevious povev oJ lIe voice cuIlivaled I
AlIanlean iniliales, lIvougI vIicI lIe couId inJIuence naluve,
pevJovn IeaIings, and acconpIisI a vIoIe vange oJ nivacuIous
Jeals. BudoIJ Sleinev in Iis leacIings Ias aIso IeJl nan indicalions
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veIaled lo lIe povev oJ lIe voice. An aspecl Ie Ias pavlicuIavI
deveIoped is lIe poIavil Ielveen voice and genevalive ovgans, Jov
vIicI Ie descviIes nan consequences as Jav as lIe evoIulion oJ
IunanIind is concevned.
Apavl Jvon Sleinev's indicalions, cevlain sinpIe Jacls sIov lIal
lIeve is a conneclion Ielveen lIe voice |and lIeveJove lIe Iavnx)
and sexuaI enevg. Fov inslance, il is vIen lIe sexuaI ovgans
deveIop, al puIevl, lIal lIe naIe voice cIanges pilcI, due lo lIe
aclion oJ lIe naIe Iovnone lesloslevone. In vonen, aIlevalions oJ
lIe voice can aIso Ie oIsevved JoIIoving nenopause.
In aslvoIog, lIe voice ovgan is veIaled lo lIe sign oJ Tauvus and
lIe sexuaI ovgans lo Scovpio. TIe poIavil Ielveen lIe sexuaI
ovgans and lIe Iavnx is indicaled I lIe opposilion Ielveen lIe
lvo signs.
Tauvus is vuIed I Venus, Scovpio I Mavs. Venus and Mavs Jovn a
coupIe, vilI diaIeclicaII opposed Junclions.
Tauvus-Scovpio axis on lIe zodiac
AnolIev conneclion Ielveen voice and ovgans oJ genevalion can Ie
Jound in ancienl HeIvev, vIeve one oJ lIe vovds Jov voice is
ediaI, coning Jvon lIe vool adaI, neaning lo Inov. And il is
cevlainI no coincidence lIal lIe IiIIicaI va oJ veJevving lo
sexuaI inlevcouvse is adaI, lo Inov. Fov inslance And Adan
Inev Eve Iis viJe: and sIe conceived, and Iove Cain...` |Oenesis 41)
In acupuncluve lIe poinl qi cIong |SlonacI 30), Iocaled on lIe side
oJ lIe puIic Ione, Ias anong ils snplons sove lIvoal aJlev
sexuaI inlevcouvse. One can Jind sevevaI olIev conneclions in
lvadilionaI CIinese nedicine Ielveen sexuaI enevg and lIvoal. Fov
inslance, anong lIe ovgans il is lIe Iidne lIal is said lo Ie lIe
sloveIouse oJ sexuaI enevg. And in lIe lIvoal one Jinds lIe
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lonsiIs, vIicI aIso Iave lIe sIape oJ a Iidne. WIen lIeve is a
veIease oJ `Jive` I lIe Iidne, il na vesuIl in an inJIannalion
oJ lIe pIavnx |pIavngilis) ov oJ lIe lonsiIs |lonsiIIilis).
Bul Iel us veluvn lo Sleinev and IooI al Iis vievs on lIe Juluve oJ
lIe voice ovgan. Sleinev consideved lIal in lIe lvend oJ Iunan
evoIulion, lIe inpovlance oJ cevlain Iod pavls is sIovI vaning
vIiIe sone olIev ovgans viII pIa a nove and nove essenliaI voIe
in lIe Juluve. TIe sexuaI ovgans IeIong lo lIe Jivsl calegov,
vIiIe lIe Iavnx deJinileI IeIongs lo lIe second.
Sleinev Ias oJlen nenlioned lIal avound lIe niddIe oJ Lenuvia
|lIe epocI lIal pveceded AlIanlis), a cvilicaI evenl looI pIace in lIe
occuIl Iislov oJ IunanIind. UnliI lIen lIe IiIido oJ Iunan
Ieings vas sliII divecled enliveI lovavds pvocvealion, so lIal eacI
Iunan Ieing vas aIIe lo genevale oJJspving oJ ils ovn. In olIev
vovds ve veve aII IevnapIvodiles. One singIe Ieing couId give
IivlI lo anolIev Ieing vilIoul Iaving lo Ie Jecundaled I anone.
Nole lIal lIe concepl oJ pvi novdi aI Iunan Iei ngs as
IevnapIvodiles is Jound nol onI in Sleinev Iul aIso in sevevaI
nlIs oJ vavious lvadilions.
TIen Sleinev descviIes Iov, in lIe niddIe oJ calacIsnic
aIlevalions oJ pIanel EavlI, Iunan Ieings Iosl IaIJ lIeiv
pvocvealive enevg. TIe slopped Ieing IevnapIvodiles lIe sexes
veve sepavaled. EacI Iunan Ieing velained onI IaIJ oJ lIe
pvocvealive enevg and Jvon lIen on Iad lo Jind soneone oJ lIe
olIev sex in ovdev lo Iave a cIiId. WIal Iappened lo lIe olIev
IaIJ oJ lIe pvocvealive enevg, lIe one lIal vas no Iongev
avaiIaIIe Jov pvocvealion? Accovding lo Sleinev, il vas vedivecled
lovavds a diJJevenl Junclion calcIing lIe Ego, ov HigIev SeIJ.
UnliI lIen Iunan Ieings Iad Ieen Iiving IiIe IIoIs, conpIeleI
disconnecled Jvon lIeiv Ego. And il vas I lIe vediveclion oJ IaIJ
oJ lIeiv sexuaI Jovce lIal lIe eslaIIisIed lIe Ieginning oJ a
conneclion vilI lIe Ego. TIe Iecane spiviluaI Ieings.
SucI a vision suggesls quile an inlevesling va oJ IooIing al lIe
veIalion Ielveen sexuaI enevg and spiviluaIil, and al sexuaIil in
genevaI. Fov exanpIe il pvesenls lIe sexuaI inslincl as a quesl Jov
lIe `Iosl IaIJ`. And al lIe sane line il suggesls lIal lIe Iosl IaIJ
is nol uIlinaleI lo Ie Jound oulside, in a union vilI anolIev
Ieing, Iul in a JuII connunion vilI one's ovn Spivil. Il aIso
suggesls lIal lIe sexuaI enevg and lIe enevg lIal aIIovs us lo
connecl vilI lIe Spivil ave oJ JundanenlaII lIe sane naluve, and
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lIal lIe Iallev is nolIing olIev lIan a veJined and vedivecled
Jovn oJ lIe Jovnev. TIis conceplion Jils quile veII vilI lIe
Taoisl sslens oJ innev aIcIen, in vIicI one vovIs al veJining
and lvansnuling lIe sexuaI enevg in ovdev lo genevale lIe
enIvo oJ innovlaIil, lIe suIlIe Iod in vIicI lIe JuIIness oJ
lIe HigIev SeIJ can Ie expevienced pevnanenlI.
Bul Iel us veluvn lo lIe voice. Sleinev descviIes Iov, aJlev Iunan
Ieings Iad IaIJ oJ lIeiv sexuaI enevg vedivecled |avound lIe
niddIe oJ lIe Lenuvian epocI), sone nev ovgans appeaved in lIe
Iunan Iod. TIe Iavnx vas one oJ lIen. TIis eslaIIisIes a divecl
conneclion Ielveen lIe lvansJovned and spiviluaIised sexuaI
enevg and lIe Iavnx as Iong as lIe IevnapIvodile's sexuaI
enevg vas 100% divecled lovavds pvocvealion, lIe Iavnx couId
nol appeav. Once pavl oJ lIe sexuaI enevg vas veJined in ovdev lo
slavl `calcIing` lIe Spivil, lIe Iavnx slavled lo deveIop.
Nov, iJ ve lv lo undevsland lIe pvesenl Junclion oJ ouv Iavnx,
ve see lIal lIvougI lIe voice ve expvess ouv lIougIls and ouv
enolions, vIicI is a va oJ giving lIen a nove deJined Jovn. As
soon as ou slavl pvaclising lIe exevcises given in lIe Jivsl
cIaplevs oJ lIis IooI, ou viII veaIize lIal lIe lIvoal Jviclion
naIes lIe lIivd ee nove langiIIe, as iJ sIaping il. You viII lune
inlo ouv lIivd ee, and as soon as ou slavl inpIenenling lIe
lIvoal Jviclion, lIe lIivd ee viII innedialeI Ie pevceived nove
cIeavI and nove inlenseI.
Sleinev pvedicls lIal in lIe Juluve oJ IunanIind, lIe Iavnx's
capacil lo give Jovn viII Iecone exlvene, and lIe cvealive povev
oJ lIe vovd viII naniJesl even in lIe pIsicaI pIane jusl I
saing a vovd, lIe covvesponding oIjecl viII Ie naleviaIised. Even
lIougI slaggeving iJ one neasuves ils inpIicalions, lIis concepl is
aJlev aII no diJJevenl Jvon lIe vac-siddIi ov cvealive povev oJ lIe
vovd vIicI, accovding lo lIe SansIvil lexls, lIe ancienl Indian
visIis Iad nasleved. TIis suggesls lIal Iunan Ieings ave gvaduaII
gaining lIe capacil lo cveale, siniIav lo lIal oJ lIe EIoIin in lIe
OId Teslanenl. In olIev vovds il pvesenls Iunan Ieings as cvealive
gods in lIe naIing - a lIene lIal vuns lIvougI lIe vIoIe oJ lIe
veslevn esolevic lvadilion, slavling in Oenesis vIen, Adan Iaving
ealen oJ lIe lvee oJ InovIedge, lIe EIoIin excIain BeIoId, lIe
nan is Iecone as one oJ us.` |Oenesis 322) AII lIese considevalions
on lIe Iavnx Iead one lo lIinI lIal lIeve na Ie sone snIoIic
neaning IeIind lIe JaIIe lIal Adan's appIe vas lIe piece oJ lIe
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Jvuil oJ lIe lvee oJ InovIedge lIal venained slucI in Iis lIvoal.
InleveslingI, Sleinev Jovesav a cvuciaI slep in lIe Iong-levn
evoIulion oJ lIe Iavnx lIe sexuaI Jovce Iaving Ieen conpIeleI
lvansnuled, lIe pvocvealive Junclion viII no Iongev Ie
inpIenenled Jvon lIe sexuaI ovgans Iul Jvon lIe Iavnx. Hunan
Ieings viII lIen Iave gained lIe capacil lo speaI lIeiv cIiIdven
oul.
AnolIev oJ Sleinev's visions vIicI is quile consislenl vilI sevevaI
olIev souvces oJ lIe veslevn esolevic lvadilion, is lIal vilI lIe
JinaI lvansnulalion oJ lIe sexuaI enevg inlo lIe cvealive povev
oJ lIe voice viII cone lIe end oJ dealI pIsicaI innovlaIil. TIe
end oJ lIe sexuaI ovgans neans lIe end oJ lIe sepavalion oJ Iunan
Ieings inlo lvo sexes. In lIe gospeI oJ FIiIip, one oJ lIe nosl
exciling oJ lIe Onoslic gospeIs, il is unequivocaII slaled lIal iJ
`lIe vonan` Iad nol Ieen sepavaled Jvon `lIe nan`, sIe vouId nol
Iave lo die vilI `lIe nan`, and il is lIe sepavalion oJ lIe sexes
lIal caused lIe Ieginning oJ dealI. TIe sane lexl JuvlIev
indicales lIal as Iong as Eve vas in Adan, lIeve vas no dealI. Il is
vIen sIe vas sepavaled Jvon Adan lIal dealI Iegan. IJ `lIe nan`
Iecones vIoIe again, il viII Ie lIe end oJ dealI.
TIis can Ie pul in pavaIIeI vilI lIe gospeI oJ TIonas, in vIicI
Jesus leIIs Iis discipIes lIal il is I naIing lIe lvo one lIal lIe
viII Iecone lIe sons oJ nan, and nove nounlains I saing,
Mounlain, nove!`
TIen lIe `Iosl Wovd`, on vIicI lIe Masonic lvadilion is Iased, viII
Iave Ieen vecoveved, and lIe TenpIe veIuiIl Jovevev.
TIe aIcIenisls oJlen deJined lIeiv avl as a va oJ speeding up lIe
naluvaI pvocesses oJ evoIulion oJ naluve. Fov inslance lIe
consideved lIal aII lIe nelaIs veve on lIeiv va lo Ieconing goId,
and lIal I lvansnuling Iase nelaIs inlo goId one does nolIing
olIev lIan acIieve vilIin a sIovl line vIal naluve vouId
olIevvise laIe a Iong line lo acconpIisI. I viII Iave sevevaI
occasions in lIis IooI and olIevs oJ lIe CIaivvision Covpus lo cone
IacI lo lIe innev signiJicance oJ lIe goId oJ lIe aIcIenisls.
Accovding lo lIen, lIeiv goId vas `no connon goId`. Al lIis slage
ve couId use lIis concepl oJ `speeding up` lo deJine innev aIcIen
innev aIcIen ains al acIieving nov, lvansJovnalions lIal
IunanIind viII onI conpIele nucI Ialev in ils naluvaI couvse oJ
evoIulion.
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TIe lIvoal Jviclion is designed lo acIieve an aIcIenicaI
lvansJovnalion oJ lIe Iavnx and slavl lapping Jvon ils cvealive
povev. In pavlicuIav, in lIe CIaivvision slIe oJ innev aIcIen lIe
Iavnx is used exlensiveI lo give sIape and lo `densiJ` vavious
slvucluves oJ lIe Iod oJ enevg, as ou viII slavl expeviencing
vilI lIe pvaclices oJ CIaplev 3.

2.4 Hunning sound and lIe nagic oJ Iees
Sil in a nedilalion posilion, vilI ouv IacI exlveneI slvaigIl.
Becone avave oJ lIe cevvicaI pavl oJ lIe spine, in lIe necI, and
ain Jov a pevJeclI vevlicaI posilion aIigned vilI lIe vesl oJ lIe
IacI.
Keep ouv ees cIosed.
Becone avave in lIe Iavnx.
Slavl cIanling a conlinuous Iunning, Iuzzing sound, naIing
ouv lIvoal viIvale. MaIe lIe sound vIiIe IolI exIaIing and
inIaIing. MaIe sIovl inIaIalions and Iong exIaIalions.
Benain avave oJ lIe pIsicaI viIvalion genevaled in ouv Iavnx
I lIe Iuzzing.
Conlinue lIe pvaclice Jov a Jev ninules. TIen venain siIenl and
nolionIess Jov a Jev nove ninules, jusl JeeIing lIe viIvalion in
lIe lIvoal.

Tips
TIis lecInique can Ie quile inloxicaling. IJ pvaclised Iong
enougI, il induces a sIigIlI exIiIavaling aIleved slale oJ
consciousness. TIe eJJecl is slvongI veinJovced I Ieing avave in
lIe lIivd ee al lIe sane line, accovding lo lIe pvincipIes
deveIoped in lIe nexl cIaplev.
One va oJ pvaclising lIis exevcise is lo naIe ouv Iunning
sound vesenIIe lIe Iuzzing oJ a Iee. TIen lIe pvaclice Iecones lIe
IIvnavin lecInique oJ HalIa-oga. IJ lIis pvoves diJJicuIl, don'l
vovv. An Iunning sound viII do, pvovided ou cveale a
langiIIe viIvalion vIicI ou can JeeI vIen pIacing ouv Jingevs
on lIe pvoluIevance oJ lIe Iavnx.
Bees, vIo ave gveal expevls in Iunning/Iuzzing sounds, ave
IigII aIcIenicaI IillIe cvealuves. TIeiv conneclion vilI lIe sexuaI
enevg oJ pIanls is eas lo oIsevve. Fov inslance, lIe IeIp nan
pIanls lo vepvoduce, I cavving poIIen |lIe pIanl equivaIenl oJ
senen) Jvon one lo anolIev. TIe laIe lIe neclav Jvon lIe
vepvoduclive pavls oJ pIanls and luvn il inlo Ione.
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Hone is a venavIaIIe suIslance in nan vas. Il Ieeps Jov eavs
vilIoul an pvesevvalion pvocess - a vev Iong line, especiaII iJ
ou conpave il lo lIe IiJespan oJ a vovIev-Iee, vIicI is aIoul one
ov lvo nonlIs. So lIe Iees laIe a sexuaII-veIaled pvoducl and
luvn il inlo a non-pevisIaIIe suIslance. TIis oJ couvse veninds us
oJ lIe aIcIenicaI pvocesses I vIicI lIe sexuaI Jovce is
lvansnuled and vIicI vesuIl in lIe Jovnalion oJ lIe Iod oJ
innovlaIil. On a sinpIev IeveI, voaI jeII, anolIev pvoducl oJ
lIe Iive, is IigII sougIl aJlev and vegavded as a suIslance oJ
Iongevil.
Hone, inleveslingI enougI, Ias aIvas Ieen consideved an
exceIIenl vened Jov lIe lIvoal, and Iees a snIoI oJ eIoquence.
In HeIvev one oJ lIe vovds Jov voice is diIuv, coning Jvon lIe
vool daIev lIal gives lIe vevI IedaIev, lo speaI. And Iee is dvova,
coning Jvon lIe sane vool. |TIe nane BeIovaI cones Jvon lIe
HeIvev dvova, Iee.)
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3.1 WIal is lIe lIivd ee?
TIe lIivd ee is lIe gale lIal opens lo lIe space oJ consciousness
and lo lIe innev vovIds. Il is aIso lIe nain ovgan lIvougI vIicI
lIe Iod oJ enevg can Ie avaIened and govevned. So, pvaclicaII,
lIe lIivd ee acls as a `svilcI`, vIicI can aclivale IigIev
Jvequencies oJ lIe Iod oJ enevg and lIeveI Iead lo IigIev
slales oJ consciousness.
Fvon a lIevapeulic poinl oJ viev, il Ias Ieen n expevience ovev
lIe eavs lIal nan cIienls gel Iellev vIen lIe connecl vilI
lIeiv lIivd ee, vIalevev lIe naluve oJ lIeiv pvoIIen. Bue lo ils
Junclion as a svilcI, as soon as il is aclivaled lIe lIivd ee lends
lo sel inlo nolion sevevaI civcuIalions oJ enevg. TIis
aulonalicaII vesuIls in covvecling a nunIev oJ pIsicaI and
enolionaI disovdevs, a pvocess lIal couId Ie descviIed as a Iind oJ
seIJ-acupuncluve. Moveovev, even lIe Ieginning oJ lIivd ee
avaIening lends lo pul peopIe in loucI vilI nove pvoJound
aspecls oJ lIenseIves, vIicI in ilseIJ Ias a najov IeaIing aclion.
OJ couvse, I an nol suggesling lIal il is enougI lo connecl vilI
lIe lIivd ee lo IeaI evevlIing, Iul sliII lIe polenliaI oJ lIis
cenlve is so enovnous lIal I vouId nol Ie suvpvised iJ in lIe
coning decades, nove and nove `lIivd ee lIevapies` veve
deveIoped.
Fvon a spiviluaI poinl oJ viev, in IolI lIe CIvislian and Hindu
lvadilions one Jinds lexls lIal conpave lIe Iod lo a lenpIe. IJ
ve veve lo deveIop lIe anaIog, ve couId conpave lIe lIivd ee lo
lIe lenpIe's povlaI. B cvossing lIe povlaI one goes Jvon lIe
pvoJane lo lIe sacved, Jvon lIe slage vIeve one veads and lIinIs
aIoul spiviluaI IiJe lo lIe slage vIeve one slavls expeviencing il.
TIe lIivd ee Ias aIvas Ieen vegavded I lIose vIo seeI lo Inov
lIenseIves as a nosl pvecious jeveI, Ience lIe pvecious slone
pIaced on lIe JoveIead oJ slalues oJ IuddIas.
In lIis cIaplev ve viII descviIe Iov lo Iegin lo eslaIIisI a
conneclion vilI lIe lIivd ee |pvaclice 3.2). TIen ve viII covev a
lecInique oJ nedilalion |3.7) lIvougI vIicI lIe lIivd ee can Ie
JuvlIev expIoved and deveIoped.
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3.2 Fivsl opening

FveIininav advice Jov lIe opening pvaclice
TIis opening pvaclice is designed lo give ou a Jivsl `lIvead` lo lIe
lIivd ee, I avaIening a cevlain JeeIing Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. Il
is designed lo Ie pvaclised onI once, ov a Jev lines vilIin a
sIovl peviod oJ line. TIen lIe vovI on lIe ee viII Ie conlinued
vilI lIe nedilalion lecInique indicaled IeIov |3.7), and vilI aII
lIe olIev pvaclices oJ lIe IooI.
A good va lo slavl is lo cIoose a da vIen ou don'l Iave
anlIing eIse lo do, al lIe Ieginning oJ a veeIend Jov inslance,
and lo Jocus inlenseI on lIe pvaclices. AJlev lIis slvong iniliaI
inpvinl il viII Ie easiev lo JoIIov lIe vesl oJ lIe lecIniques.
You can eilIev do lIe pvaclices aIone ov vilI Jviends, vIicI viII
naIe lIe enevg nove inlense. TIe Iesl da oJ lIe nonlI lo slavl
is lIe one pveceding lIe FuII Moon. Hovevev ou do nol Iave lo
vovv loo nucI aIoul lIe caIendav. TIe inpovlanl lIing is lo do
il, valIev lIan vail Jov lIe pevJecl line.
FveJevaII veav IigIl-coIouved cIolIes |vIile is Iesl). Avoid
veaving IIacI.
BenenIev lIal ou ave deaIing vilI suIlIe pevceplion. TIe
viIvalion sIouId nol Ie expecled lo JeeI IiIe a daggev in ouv
JoveIead. Even iJ ou can onI pevceive a Jainl IillIe lingIing ov
pvessuve Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, lIal viII Ie enougI lo slavl lIe
pvocess. AII lIe olIev pvaclices in lIe IooI viII conlviIule lo
enIancing and deveIoping lIe pevceplion.
BenenIev, no inaginalion, no visuaIisalion. Lel lIings cone lo
ou. A cevlain lin viIvalion is aIvead pvesenl Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs in evevIod. TIe puvpose is lo veveaI lIis naluvaI
viIvalion, in ovdev lo cuIlivale il Ialev on.
Bead lIe inslvuclions given in lIe JoIIoving seclion caveJuII a
Jev lines IeJove pulling lIen inlo pvaclice.

Fvepavalion
CIoose a quiel voon vIeve no one viII disluvI ou Jov al Ieasl an
Iouv. You do nol Iave lo Ie aIone, ou can inpIenenl lIis pvaclice
logelIev vilI Jviends. Bul lIeve sIouId nol Ie anone in lIe voon
vIo is nol pvaclising vilI ou.
LigIl candIes avound lIe voon.
TaIe oJJ ouv sIoes.
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Undo ouv IeIl, lie, ov olIev veslviclive cIolIing.
TaIe oJJ ouv valcI.
Lie dovn on lIe JIoov, on a cavpel, IIanIel, ov lIin nal. TIe avns
sIouId nol Ie cvossed Iul sIouId Iie I ouv side. Il is pveJevaIIe
lo Iave lIe paIns Jacing upvavds.
TIe Iegs sIouId nol Ie cvossed.
CIose ouv ees. Keep ouv ees cIosed unliI lIe end oJ lIe
pvaclice.
BeIax Jov 2 ov 3 ninules.
Bo 5 ov 10 ninules oJ Iunning sound |seclion 2.4).

FIase 1
Becone avave in lIe lIvoal. Slavl IvealIing vilI lIe lIvoal
Jviclion, as expIained in lIe Iasl cIaplev |seclion 2.1).
Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion genevaled in lIe Iavnx I lIe
Jviclion.
Be jusl avave, vilIoul an pavlicuIav concenlvalion.
FIov vilI lIe enevg. IJ sone novenenls laIe pIace in ouv Iod
ov in ouv consciousness, Iel lIen Iappen.
Conlinue Jov 5 lo 10 ninules, IvealIing vilI lIe Jviclion, avave
oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe Iavnx.

FIase 2
Mainlain lIe lIvoal Jviclion.
Inslead oJ pIacing ouv avaveness in lIe Iavnx, nov Iecone avave
in lIe avea Ielveen ouv eeIvovs.
Bo nol concenlvale. IJ ou `gvasp` lIe avea Ielveen lIe eeIvovs
vilI loo ligIl a Jocus, lIe pvocess can'l unJoId. FIov vilI lIe
enevg. FoIIov vIal cones sponlaneousI. IJ lIe IvealI naluvaII
cIanges and Iecones nove inlense, lIen JoIIov lIe IvealI. Bul
naIe suve lIal ou nainlain sone Jviclion in lIe lIvoal
lIvougIoul lIese Jivsl 5 pIases oJ lIe pvaclice.
Benain `jusl avave` Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, IvealIing vilI lIe
lIvoal Jviclion, Jov aIoul 5 ninules. Tine pvecision is nol
veIevanl Jov lIis pvaclice, so lIeve is no need lo IooI al ouv
valcI.

FIase 3
FIace lIe paIn oJ ouv Iand in Jvonl oJ lIe avea Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs. TIe Iand does nol loucI lIe sIin, il is aIoul 3 lo 5
cenlinelves |1 ov 2 incIes) ava.
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Nole lIal lIe Iand does nol loucI lIe sIin.
Fov a Jev ninules, sla Iing on lIe JIoov vilI lIe ees cIosed,
IvealIing vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion, avave Ielveen lIe eeIvovs,
and lIe paIn 1 incI in Jvonl oJ lIis avea.

FIase 4
Keep ouv Iand in Jvonl oJ ou ov pul il IacI I ouv side, as
ou pveJev.
Benain vilI ouv ees cIosed, IvealIing vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion,
avave Ielveen lIe eeIvovs.
Slavl IooIing Jov a viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. Il can laIe
diJJevenl Jovns eilIev a cIeav viIvalion ov a lingIing, ov even a
valIev IIuvv pvessuve, a veigIl ov a densil Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs.
Bo nol lv Iavd. Benain vacanl, Iel lIings Iappen.
Nole lIal ouv ees venain cIosed duving aII pIases oJ lIis
pvaclice.

FIase 5
As soon as lIe Jainlesl JeeIing oJ viIvalion ov lingIing, pvessuve,
puIsalion, densil ov veigIl is pevceived, pvoceed as JoIIovs slavl
connecling lIe lIvoal Jviclion vilI lIe JeeIing Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs.
Connecling neans Ieing avave oJ IolI lIe Jviclion and lIe
viIvalion |ov densil, ov pvessuve...) Ielveen lIe eeIvovs al lIe
sane line. As ou pvoceed, lIe IinI Ielveen lIe Jviclion enevg
and lIe lIivd ee viII Ie pevceived nove and nove cIeavI.
TIe viIvalion viII cIange as ou conIine il vilI lIe Jviclion. Il
viII Iecone nove suIlIe, and el nove inlense al lIe sane line.
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IJ viIvalion ov lingIing is JeIl in sone olIev pavl oJ lIe Iod, Jov
inslance lIe vIoIe oJ lIe JoveIead, lIe avns ov even lIe vIoIe
Iod, do nol pa an allenlion lo il. Jusl venain avave oJ lIe
viIvalion |ov densil, ov pvessuve...) Ielveen lIe eeIvovs.
Conlinue lIis pIase Jov aIoul 10 ninules, IuiIding up lIe
viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs I connecling il vilI lIe lIvoal
Jviclion.
BenenIev, no inaginalion, no visuaIisalion. Jusl JIov vilI vIal
cones.

FIase 6
Slop lIe lIvoal Jviclion.
Bo nol Jocus on lIe viIvalion an nove.
Benain vilI ouv ees cIosed, jusl avave Ielveen lIe eeIvovs
Jov anolIev 10 ninules ov nove.
Be exlveneI sliII, JeeIing lIe enevg avound ou. TIe nove
nolionIess ou Iecone, lIe nove ou can lune in.
OIsevve iJ an JeeIing oJ IigIl ov coIouvs can Ie pevceived Ielveen
lIe eeIvovs.

Tips, lvicIs and lvaps
Bo nol concenlvale ov `gvasp` lIe avea Ielveen lIe eeIvovs,
jusl Ieep a vev genlIe Jocus in lIe avea. Ovasping vouId onI
IIocI lIe pvocess. Bo nol lv lo `do`, Iel lIings Iappen.
Focussing Ielveen lIe eeIvovs jusl neans Ieing avave oJ lIis
avea, and nol divecling ouv eeIaIIs as iJ lving lo IooI al lIis
avea. IJ ou veve lo inpIenenl sucI novenenls oJ lIe eeIaIIs, il
vouId cveale a lension lIal couId onI disluvI lIe naluvaI couvse
oJ lIe expevience. So lIe eeIaIIs ave nol divecled in an pavlicuIav
diveclion. Sane lIvougIoul lIe IooI.
A connon expevience, in lIe Ieginning, is lo JeeI viIvalion |ov
pvessuve, densil...) nol onI in lIe avea Ielveen lIe eeIvovs,
Iul aIso in olIev pavls oJ lIe JoveIead ov lIe Jace. IJ lIis Iappens
don'l pa allenlion lo il, jusl Jocus on lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs, connecling il vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion. WilI pvaclice,
evevlIing viII JaII inlo pIace.
IJ ou pvaclise vilI Jviends, naIe suve ou ave nol loucIing
eacI olIev, in ovdev lo avoid inappvopviale lvansJevs oJ enevg.
IJ lIe expevience Iecones loo inlense, aII ou Iave lo do is open
ouv ees and ou viII Ie IvougIl IacI lo ouv novnaI slale oJ
consciousness.
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Fivsl opening, snopsis oJ lIe pvaclice
Lie dovn and veIax.
1) TIvoal Jviclion avaveness in lIe Iavnx
2) TIvoal Jviclion avaveness Ielveen lIe eeIvovs
3) Sane as 2) paIn oJ lIe Iand in Jvonl oJ lIe lIivd ee
4) TIvoal Jviclion IooIing Jov viIvalion, lingIing,
pvessuve, densil... Ielveen lIe eeIvovs
5) Connecling lIe lIvoal Jviclion
vilI lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs
6) MolionIessness - connecling vilI lIe enevg avound ou

3.3 Vavious expeviences
In CIaplev 10 ou viII Jind a sunnav oJ lIe nosl connon
expeviences encounleved vIen slavling lo vovI on lIe lIivd ee
accovding lo lIe pvincipIes and lecIniques deveIoped in lIis IooI.
As Jav as lIis Jivsl opening is concevned, lIe onI lIings lIal
nallev ave lIe viIvalion |ov lingIing, ov densil...) Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs, and lIe IigIl, iJ ou Iappen lo pevceive il. TIe Iesl
allilude is lo pa no allenlion lo an olIev naniJeslalions lIal
na occuv vIiIe inpIenenling lIe pvaclice.
WIen deaIing vilI lIe lIivd ee and vilI elIevic enevg,
especiaII in lIe Ieginning, ninov naniJeslalions na laIe pIace,
sucI as lingIing ov even lvilcIing, Ieve and lIeve in lIe Iod, ov
inages JIasIing IacI lo ouv consciousness. Lel lIen cone and Iel
lIen go, Jov lIe do nol nean nucI. Jusl JoIIov lIe lecInique as
iJ nolIing vas Iappening.
Il na Ie lIal lIe viIvalion, lingIing, densil ov IigIl ou viII
JeeI Ielveen lIe eeIvovs viII Ie quile inlense, Iul il veaII does
nol nallev iJ lIe Iappen lo Ie Jainl ov IIuvv. As ve viII see
Ialev, lIe inlensil oJ lIe enevg can vav gvealI Jvon one da
lo lIe nexl Jov lIe sane pevson, so il na jusl Ie lIal ou Iave
allenpled lIe `Jivsl opening` on a Iov inlensil da. Hovevev
Jainl lIese quaIilies na Ie, lIe ave a Jivsl lIvead, and a
sslenalic lecInoIog viII Ie gvaduaII inlvoduced in lIe IooI lo
lvansJovn lIen inlo a cIeav pevceplion oJ lIe lIivd ee.

3.4 ExpevienliaI veJevences

viIvalion elIevic |IiJe Jovce)
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coIouvs, IigIl aslvaI
puvpIe IigIl aslvaI space

As ou pvaclise lIe vavious lecIniques vovIing on lIe lIivd ee,
ou viII encounlev nainI 3 lpes oJ expeviences Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs 1) viIvalion, 2) coIouvs and IigIl, 3) puvpIe IigIl.
BougII speaIing, lIe Jivsl one indicales an aclivalion oJ lIe
elIevic Iaev, lIe second indicales lIe aslvaI, vIiIe lIe pevceplion
oJ lIe puvpIe IigIl indicales lIal a conneclion Ias Ieen nade vilI
lIe aslvaI space |lIe levns elIevic and aslvaI viII Ie deveIoped
JuvlIev on in lIis IooI).
OJ couvse lIese indicalions ave Jav loo sinpIiJied lo Ie conpIeleI
exacl. Bul Jvon an expevienliaI poinl oJ viev lIe pvovide IeIpJuI
veJevences lo aIIov ou lo Jind ouv va in lIe Ieginning.
1) ViIvalion, lingIing, a JeeIing oJ pvessuve, veigIl, ov densil, aII
Iave lIe sane signiJicance vIen JeIl Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. TIe
indicale lIal sonelIing is Ieing aclivaled in lIe elIevic pavl oJ
ouv lIivd ee.
TIe elIevic Iod is lIe Iaev oJ IiJe Jovce, equivaIenl lo lIe pvna
oJ lIe Indian lvadilion and lIe qi oJ lvadilionaI CIinese nedicine.
|TIe lIivd ee is nol a pIsicaI ovgan, il is pvedoninanlI elIevic
and aslvaI.)
TIe viIvalion |ov an oJ ils equivaIenls, sucI as lingIing, puIsing,
pvessuve, densil...) is lIe sensalion I vIicI lIe elIevic is
pevceived. WIenevev ou JeeI il sonevIeve in ouv Iod, il
indicales lIal lIe elIevic Iaev is aclivaled in lIis avea. So lIe
pevceplion oJ lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs is nolIing olIev
lIan a pevceplion oJ lIe elIevic pavl oJ lIe lIivd ee.
Since lingIing, pvessuve, densil ov veigIl Iave nove ov Iess lIe
sane signiJicance, lo sinpIiJ I sIaII veJev lo aII oJ lIen I lIe
sane vovd viIvalion. TIeveJove, vIenevev ou vead `viIvalion` in
lIis IooI, il veJevs lo an ov aII oJ lIese diJJevenl Jovns. Fov
inslance, BuiId up lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs,` neans
IuiId up lIe nodaIil lIal is nosl naluvaI lo ou - viIvalion,
pvessuve, densil, ov lIeiv equivaIenl. Anva aJlev sone line
lIe viIvalion viII Ie pevceived as aII oJ lIese sinuIlaneousI.
TIeve ave diJJevenl IeveIs oJ viIvalion, jusl as lIeve ave diJJevenl
IeveIs oJ elIevic enevg, sone nove suIlIe lIan olIevs. TIe
inlensil oJ lIe viIvalion na vav Jvon one da lo lIe nexl.
Apavl Jvon quanlilalive vavialions, il is aIso lIe quaIil oJ lIe
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viIvalion lIal lends lo vav naluvaII Jvon one da lo anolIev.
ConsequenlI il is inpovlanl nol lo cIing lo an nodaIil Iul lo
JIov vilI vIal cones eacI da. AJlev sone line lIe expevience
viII Iecone nove slaIIe and lIe enevg novenenls viII Ie nove
undev ouv conlvoI.
2) TIe second lpe oJ expevience lIal can laIe pIace Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs is lIal oJ |non-pIsicaI) IigIls oJ vavious sovls, Jvon a
vague Iaze, cIoud, ov gIov, lo coIouvs and ovganised pallevns. TIese
vavious naniJeslalions can Ie vegavded as equivaIenl, and indicale
lIal sonelIing is Ieing aclivaled in lIe aslvaI pavl oJ ouv lIivd
ee. To sinpIiJ, I viII veJev lo aII oJ lIen I lIe levn `IigIl`. So
eacI line ou vead `IigIl` in lIis IooI, il neans aII ov an oJ
lIese Iaze, coIouvs, IigIl pallevns, sIining dols ov anlIing lIal
gIovs. CIoose lIe one lIal cones nosl naluvaII lo ou and Iel il
Ie gvaduaII veJined inlo a nove and nove IviIIianl IigIl.
TIe aslvaI Iod is lIe Iaev oJ nenlaI consciousness and enolions.
TIe equalion `|non-pIsicaI) IigIl = aslvaI` is nol aIsoIule, Jov
cevlain IigI Jvequencies oJ IigIl cone Jvon Jav aIove lIe aslvaI
Iaev. Bul as ou viII quicII Ieavn lo vecognize, lIe IigIls and
coIouvs lIal connonI appeav Ielveen lIe eeIvovs vIen ou
`svilcI on` ouv ee ave a cIeav indicalov lIal lIe aslvaI pavl oJ
lIe lIivd ee is Ieing aclivaled.
3) TIe puvpIe IigIl is oJlen pevceived as lIe IacIgvound oJ lIe
olIev IigIls ov coIouv pallevns. Il gives lIe JeeIing oJ an expanse
ov oJ a space lIal exlends in Jvonl oJ ouv lIivd ee. TIe deepev
ou conlacl lIe puvpIe IigIl, lIe nove ou pevceive il as a space
lIal is nol onI in Jvonl oJ ou Iul aII avound ou. TIis space
covvesponds lo vIal esolevicisls caII lIe aslvaI space.
TIis space oJ consciousness is nol aIvas pevceived as puvpIe, Iul
aIso as davI IIue ov even IIacI. WIal nallevs nosl is lIe JeeIing
oJ space, vIalevev lIe coIouv oJ davIness pevceived. I viII
lIeveJove use lIe vovd `space` Jov lIe davI expanse al lIe
IacIgvound oJ lIe lIivd ee, vegavdIess oJ ils coIouv.
Nole lIal lIe pevceplion oJ lIe puvpIe space is quile sinpIe, and
lIal nan peopIe Iave expevienced il |in pavlicuIav duving
cIiIdIood) vilIoul veaIizing ils veaI naluve.

3.5 IJ ou ave nol JeeIing an viIvalion al aII
Heve ave a Jev indicalions Jov lIose vIo nigIl nol seen lo JeeI
an viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs vIiIe inpIenenling lIe
exevcises.
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Il is possiIIe, and nol unconnon, lIal lIe viIvalion is lIeve Iul
ou ave nol vegisleving il. MaIe ou ave expecling sonelIing
exlvaovdinav, ov vev inlense. MaIe il is loo sinpIe. TIis
viIvalion Ias aIvas Ieen Ielveen ouv eeIvovs and ou nevev
paid an allenlion lo il.
MaIe ou ave IIocIing lIe pvocess I lving loo Iavd. MaIe suve
ou do nol concenlvale, Iel lIings Iappen. Bon'l IooI Jov lIe
viIvalion, Iel il cone lo ou. Conlinue vilI lIe pvaclice, insisl,
Iul in lIe spivil oJ Ielling go.
TIeve is anolIev veason ou na nol JeeI an viIvalion al aII il
na Ie lIal ou ave gelling IigIl inslead oJ viIvalion. BenenIev
ouv sinpIe veJevences
viIvalion elIevic
IigIl aslvaI
IJ ou ave pevceiving IigIl in an Jovn |Jvon a sinpIe IIuvv
vIilisI Iaze lo lIe vondevJuI puvpIe oJ lIe space, lIvougI vavious
lpes oJ coIouvs and pallevns), lIen ou ave aIvead in lIe aslvaI,
Ience no Iongev in lIe elIevic. You can'l |in lIe Ieginning anva)
Ie oulside and inside a Iouse al lIe sane line. ConsequenlI, iJ
ou ave gelling IigIl, il is quile possiIIe ou Iave Ipassed lIe
IeveI oJ lIe viIvalion. In lIal case, jusl go on vilI ouv pvaclice
vilI lIe IigIl inslead oJ lIe viIvalion. In lIe scIene oJ ouv
nedilalion lecInique |seclion 3.7), go Jvon pIase 2 lo pIase 3.
Bon'l vovv aIoul lIe viIvalion, connecl lIe lIvoal Jviclion vilI
lIe IigIl.
AJlev inpIenenling lIese pvaclices vilI Iundveds oJ sludenls al
lIe CIaivvision ScIooI, I Iave nevev seen one vIo did nol nanage
lo JeeI lIe viIvalion aJlev a Iil oJ pvaclice. FoIIov lIe
OxvIncIus Saings oJ Jesus, vIeve il is advised lIal lIose vIo
seeI do nol cease unliI lIe Jind, and vIen lIe Jind lIe viII
Ie aslonisIed.` Fevsisl, pevsisl, pevsisl... and evevlIing viII cone.

3.6 Move aIoul lIe lIivd ee
A useJuI Iinl is lo considev lIe ee as a palcI ov a 50 cenl coin on
lIe JoveIead. In veaIil, lIe lIivd ee is nove IiIe a pipe ov a
lunneI, going Jvon lIe avea Ielveen lIe eeIvovs lo lIe occipilaI
Ione al lIe IacI oJ lIe Iead.
TIe lunneI oJ lIe lIivd ee
AII aIong lIe lunneI ave a nunIev oJ cenlves oJ enevg, lIvougI
vIicI one can connecl vilI diJJevenl vovIds and aveas oJ
consciousness. TIis expIains vI diJJevenl sslens na `Iocale` lIe
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lIivd ee in diJJevenl pIaces eacI oJ lIen cIooses a diJJevenl
cenlve aIong lIe pipe, ov even a slvucluve oJ enevg adjacenl lo
lIe lunneI, as a veJevence poinl.
AnolIev inpovlanl poinl lo Ieep in nind is lIal lIe lIivd ee is
nol pIsicaI. TIe gvossesl pavl oJ lIe lIivd ee is a slvucluve oJ
enevg IeIonging lo lIe elIevic Iod ov Iaev oJ IiJe Jovce. TIe
elIevic Iod Ias nan conneclions vilI lIe pIsicaI Iod and
lIeveJove lIe lIivd ee, Ieing lIe `nain svilcI` oJ lIe elIevic
Iod, is aIso cIoseI connecled lo cevlain slvucluves oJ lIe pIsicaI
Iod, Jov inslance lIe piluilav and pineaI gIands.
Hovevev il vouId Ie ovev-sinpIiJied lo sa lIal lIe lIivd ee is
lIe pineaI gIand ov lIe piluilav gIand, as slaled I cevlain IooIs.
As expIained IeJove, lIe lunneI oJ lIe lIivd ee is nol pIsicaI. Il
inpacls ils enevg on a nunIev oJ slvucluves oJ lIe pIsicaI
Iod, incIuding lIe JvonlaI sinus, lIe oplic nevves and lIeiv
cIiasna, lIe nevves oJ lIe cviIviJovn pIale oJ lIe elInoid Ione,
lIe piluilav and pineaI gIands, sone oJ lIe nucIei al lIe cenlve oJ
lIe Ivain, lIe venlvicIes oJ lIe Ivain, and olIevs. Il vouId Ie Jav
loo sinpIislic and Iiniling lo picI one oJ lIese pIsicaI slvucluves
and IaIeI il `lIivd ee`. Once nove lIe lIivd ee is nol pIsicaI, il
is an ovgan oJ enevg. Il na Iave sone pviviIeged conneclions
vilI cevlain pIsicaI slvucluves, Iul il cannol Ie Iiniled lo an
oJ lIen.
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In lIe Ieginning, do nol vovv aIoul an olIev pavl oJ lIe
lunneI, jusl venain avave Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. One Ias lo slavl
sonevIeve, and lIis pavlicuIav cenlve Ielveen lIe eeIvovs Ias
lIe gveal advanlage oJ cvealing a pvoleclive enevg aII avound ou
in ouv auva as soon as ou aclivale il. OlIev cenlves oJ lIe `pipe`
viII Ie inlvoduced Ialev.
So in lIis IooI, vIenevev ve laII aIoul `lIe ee`, ve nean lIe
avea Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. TIal does nol nean lIe avea Ielveen
lIe eeIvovs is lIe vIoIe lIivd ee, oJ couvse. Bul in lIe eavI
slages oJ ouv lvaining il is lIe avea ve viII use and deveIop as lIe
nain svilcI, lIe pIace lo venain avave oJ pevnanenlI. IJ ou gel
sensalions in olIev aveas oJ lIe Iead, don'l lv lo suppvess lIen,
Iul don'l pa allenlion lo lIen eilIev. Keep ouv Jocus Ielveen
lIe eeIvovs.

3.7 TIivd ee nedilalion
Lel us nov slavl ouv nain lecInique oJ nedilalion. TIe iniliaI
slages oJ lIis nedilalion pvocess ave nol inlended lo pvojecl ou
inlo speclacuIav slales oJ lvanscendence, Iul lo vovI al IuiIding
up lIe lIivd ee sslenalicaII and Ialev on lo acIieve lvue innev
siIence. As viII Ie discussed in CIaplev 9 on avaveness, one oJ lIe
pvincipIes oJ ouv appvoacI is lIal one cannol JigIl nenlaII
againsl lIe nind. One cannol Jovce lIe nind inlo Ieing siIenl. Bul
one can IuiId a slvucluve Ieond lIe nind, Jvon vIicI lIe nind
can Ie nasleved. In lIal sense lIe lIivd ee can Ie conpaved lo a
conlvoI lovev, siniIav lo lIal oJ lIe 20lI Iexagvan oJ lIe I
CIing. TIe Jivsl pIases oJ lIis nedilalion pvocess ain al
slvucluving lIe lIivd ee and inpvinling il as langiII as possiIIe
inlo ouv sslen.
FIases 4 and 5 deaI vilI lIe innev space and lIe nslevious
vovlices. Buving lIe Jivsl veeIs oJ ouv pvaclice, lo sinpIiJ ou
na decide lo Ipass pIase 5 |lIe vovlex), going slvaigIl Jvon lIe
pIase on lIe space lo lIe `non-lecInique` ov nedilalion pvopev,
vIen ou venain `jusl avave` aIove lIe Iead.

Fvepavalion
Benove sIoes, IeIl, lie and valcI.
Sil cvoss-Iegged on lIe JIoov ov on a cIaiv vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl.
You do nol Iave lo Ie on lIe JIoov Iul ouv IacI sIouId Ie vev
slvaigIl. IJ ou sil on a cIaiv il is pveJevaIIe nol lo Iean IacI
againsl il, so lIal ou aIIov a Jvee JIov oJ enevgies.
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Medilalion pIase 1 lIe Iavnx oJ enevg
CIose ouv ees. Keep ouv ees cIosed unliI lIe end oJ lIe
nedilalion.
Slavl IvealIing vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion |seclion 2.1).
TIe Jviclion IvealIing genevales a viIvalion in lIe lIvoal. Becone
avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe Iavnx. Use lIe Jviclion lo inlensiJ
lIe viIvalion in lIe Iavnx.
TIe viIvalion in lIe lIvoal is nade oJ lvo pavls one pIsicaI,
cvealed I lIe necIanicaI aclion oJ lIe IvealIing, and a nove
suIlIe one, IiIe a lingIing, lIal can sliII Ie pevceived vIen ou
slop lIe IvealI.
Use lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo inlensiJ lIe non-pIsicaI lingIing.
Adjusl lIe posilion oJ ouv spine. LooI Jov lIe aIsoIule
upvigIlness. AIign lIe necI vilI lIe vesl oJ ouv IacI in quesl oJ
a pevJeclI slvaigIl posluve. MaIe suve lIal lIe Iead, lIe necI
and lIe vesl oJ lIe IacI ave in a slvaigIl Iine.
WalcI Iov lIe viIvalion in lIe Iavnx and lIe JIov oJ enevg in
lIe lIvoal can Ie enIanced I gelling as cIose as possiIIe lo a
pevJeclI vevlicaI posluve.
CuIlivale sliIIness.

Medilalion pIase 2 viIvalion in lIe ee
Keep on IvealIing vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion, Iul dvop lIe
avaveness oJ lIe lIvoal. Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion Ielveen
lIe eeIvovs.
Connecl lIe viIvalion in lIe ee |i.e. Ielveen lIe eeIvovs) vilI
lIe lIvoal Jviclion.
IJ ou ave nol loo suve oJ vIal `connecling` neans, jusl venain
avave oJ IolI al lIe sane line lIe lIvoal Jviclion, and lIe
viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. Vev quicII, il viII Iecone cIeav
lIal a cevlain inlevaclion laIes pIace Ielveen lIe lIvoal and lIe
ee. TIal is vIal is neanl I connecling.
FIase 2 consisls oJ using lIe lIvoal Jviclion as an anpIiJiev, lo
cuIlivale and IuiId up lIe viIvalion in lIe ee.
IJ ou Iave lIe cIoice Ielveen Ieav densil and suIlIe lingIing,
valIev go Jov lIe lingIing. Avoid gvasping. Keep lIe expevience
IigIl.

Medilalion pIase 3 IigIl in lIe ee
Mainlain lIe lIvoal Jviclion. |TIe ees venain cIosed liII lIe end
oJ lIe nedilalion.)
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Bvop lIe avaveness oJ lIe viIvalion. Inslead, slavl IooIing Ielveen
lIe eeIvovs Jov a Jog ov a Iaze, a gIov, ov an Jovn oJ IigIl ov
coIouv. AII oJ lIese can Ie vegavded as diJJevenl nodaIilies oJ lIe
`IigIl` vIicI oJ couvse, in lIe conlexl oJ lIis IooI does nol veJev
lo pIsicaI IigIl Iul lo spiviluaI IigIl, pevceived vilI ouv ees
cIosed.
BenenIev, no inaginalion, no visuaIisalion - jusl avaveness oJ
vIal is in Jvonl oJ ou.
As soon as ou pevceive an oJ lIese nodaIilies oJ IigIl |Jog, gIov,
coIouv...) even vev vagueI, connecl il vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion.
Jusl as in pIase 2 ou veve connecling lIe Jviclion vilI lIe
viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, ou ave nov connecling lIe
Jviclion vilI lIe IigIl. Inslead oJ anpIiJing lIe viIvalion, ou
ave nov vovIing al anpIiJing lIe IigIl.
As ou go on pvaclising ou viII pevceive IvigIlev and IvigIlev
pavls oJ lIe IigIl. OvaduaII dvop lIe avaveness oJ lIe Iaziev
pavls lo Jocus on lIe nosl sIining ones. Connecl ouv anpIiJiev-
Jviclion vilI lIe nosl Iuninous pavl oJ lIe IigIl.
A connon expevience is lIal oJ lin sIining pavlicIes oJ IigIl,
spvead in lIe space in Jvonl oJ ou and dviJling in vavious
diveclions. As ou connecl lIe Jviclion vilI lIese Iuninous
pavlicIes, sone viII enlev ou and go slvaigIl inlo ouv Ieavl,
Jeeding il vilI a pvecious enevg.

Medilalion pIase 4 avaveness in lIe space
Benain in lIe ee, Ielveen lIe eeIvovs.
Inslead oJ Jocussing on lIe IigIl ilseIJ and on ils sIining pavlicIes,
Iecone avave oJ lIe IacIgvound oJ lIe IigIl. TIe davIness ov lIe
puvpIe IigIl al lIe IacIgvound oJ aII lIe coIouvs viII give ou lIe
JeeIing oJ a space, exlending in Jvonl oJ ou.
TIe space na appeav puvpIe, davI IIue, ov even jusl davI. Move
lIan lIe coIouv il is lIe JeeIing oJ expanse lIal nallevs.
Jusl venain avave in lIe space. Lel ouvseIJ Ie aIsovIed in il.
Al lIis slage lIe lIvoal Jviclion can Ie decveased ov even dvopped.
Slavl IvealIing vilI lIe Jviclion again iJ lIe nind goes
vandeving vilI lIougIls.

Medilalion pIase 5 spinning in lIe space
Slavl spinning inlo lIe space in Jvonl oJ ou, spivaIIing Jovvavds
and cIocIvise, as iJ ou veve JaIIing Jovvavds inlo a lunneI.
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Spin as iJ ou veve caugIl in a vovlex.
TIe vovlex is lIeve, in lIe space, vailing Jov ou. Bo nol lv lo
naIe up a spivaIIing novenenl. BalIev Iel ouvseIJ Ie caugIl I
lIe vovlex and cavvied I ils naluvaI nolion.
As ou go on spinning, lIe quaIilies and coIouv oJ lIe space viII
sonelines cIange, as iJ ou veve pvojecled inlo a conpIeleI
diJJevenl avea. Jusl acInovIedge lIe vavious JeeIings and conlinue
vilI lIe vovlex.
Fvon line lo line, ov even conslanlI iJ ou visI, ou na use
lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo anpIiJ lIe vovlex eJJecl.

Non-lecInique
Bvop an avaveness oJ lIe IvealI, oJ lIe ee, oJ lIe space...
Jusl Iecone avave aIove lIe Iead.
Boing nolIing, IooIing Jov nolIing, Ieing `jusl avave`.
Nol even avave oJ ouvseIJ - jusl avave.
Benain exlveneI nolionIess.
Fvaclise lIe avl oJ Iosing conlvoI.
Lel lIe avaveness laIe ovev, aIove lIe Iead.

Coning IacI and JinisIing lIe nedilalion
Becone avave again Ielveen lIe eeIvovs.
Lislen lo lIe sounds oulside.
Becone avave oJ ouv Iod. TaIe a Jev Iong inIaIalions.
TaIe as nucI line as ou visI lo cone IacI JuII, and lIen cIicI
lIe Jingevs oJ lIe vigIl Iand and open lIe ees.

Tips, FIase 1 |ViIvalion in lIe Lavnx)
Il does nol nallev iJ in lIe Ieginning ou Jind il diJJicuIl lo
sepavale lIe pIsicaI viIvalion Jvon lIe non-pIsicaI one. Il is
enougI lo gel a vague sense oJ lIe viIvalion, IolI pIsicaI and
non-pIsicaI, Jov lIe pvocess lo JoIIov ils couvse. Anva, I
lving lo Ie loo pvecise ouv nind vouId pvoIaII gel in lIe va
and IIocI lIe pvocess.
AII lIal is veIaled lo lIe viIvalion viII pvoIaII Iecone cIeavev
aJlev veading CIaplevs 4, 6 and 8 and pvaclising lIe cIanneI
veIease lecIniques.
In lIe Ieginning il na Ie IeIpJuI lo pIace ouv Iand cIose lo
ouv lIvoal, aIoul 1 incI ava, lo enIance lIe JeeIing oJ enevg
in lIis avea. Lalev on, lIis von'l Ie necessav.
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Fov lIis pvaclice as Jov an vovI on lIe Iavnx oJ enevg, il is
cvuciaI Jov lIe necI lo Ie as vevlicaI as possiIIe.
WIal oIvious diJJevences can one oIsevve Ielveen lIe Iodies oJ
aninaIs and lIose oJ Iunan Ieings? A najov one is lIal lIe Iunan
spine is vevlicaI vIiIe aninaIs Iive noslI in a IovizonlaI posilion.
SiniIavI, vIiIe aninaIs Iave a Iavnx, il is nol vevlicaI. TIis gives
us a cIue aIoul lIe inpovlance oJ vevlicaIil Jov lIe Iavnx lo
acIieve ils cosnic slalus in conneclion vilI lIe Spivil. AnolIev
cIue can Ie Jound I pevceiving vIal Iappens vIen ou
inpIenenl lIe Jivsl pIase oJ lIe nedilalion as soon as ou veacI
a pevJeclI vevlicaI posilion oJ lIe necI, a sudden enIancenenl oJ
lIe viIvalion laIes pIace in ouv Iavnx.

Tips, pIase 2 |viIvalion in lIe ee)
TIe Iavnx oJ enevg acls as an anpIiJiev and a givev oJ sIape.
B connecling lIe avea Ielveen lIe eeIvovs vilI lIe Jviclion
coning Jvon lIe lIvoal, ou vovI al IuiIding up lIe lIivd ee.
In levns oJ expevience, lIe inlensiJicalion oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe
ee lIal laIes pIace as soon as ou connecl il vilI lIe Jviclion
indicales lIal lIe aclion oJ lIe Iavnx is laIing pIace.
As expIained IeJove, lIe viIvalion can aIso Ie JeIl as a lingIing, a
pvessuve, a densil... TIis pIase vovIs al IuiIding lIe elIevic Iaev
oJ lIe lIivd ee.

Tips, pIase 3 |IigIl in lIe ee)
In lIe Ieginning, connecling lIe IigIl in lIe ee vilI lIe
lIvoal Jviclion jusl neans JeeIing lIe lvo sinuIlaneousI. TIen il
aulonalicaII Iappens lIal an excIange laIes pIace Ielveen lIe
lvo, I vIicI lIe enevg genevaled I lIe lIvoal Jviclion is
connunicaled lo lIe pavl oJ ouv |lIivd) ee lIal pevceives IigIl.
In pvaclice lIe expevience is quile sinpIe lIe Jviclion seens lo
`Jeed` lIe IigIl, lo naIe il nove langiIIe and IvigIlev, vIicI is
anolIev exanpIe oJ Iov lIe Iavnx can Ie used lo `give sIape`.
Mosl oJ lIe sludenls vIo lIinI lIe can'l see lIe IigIl acluaII
see il Iul don'l vecognize il. You Iave lo accepl lIal in lIe
Ieginning, lIe JeeIing oJ IigIl na Ie Jainl, IiIe a IIuvv vIilisI
Iaze Jov inslance. And el lIis Jainl gIov is lIe Jivsl lIvead. Use
lIe anpIiJing eJJecl oJ lIe Iavnx lo deveIop il. Fvaclise,
pvaclise, pvaclise... and lIe IunIIe gIov viII luvn inlo an
iIIuninalion.
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Tips, pIase 4 |lIe space)
A connon expevience vIen veacIing pevceplion oJ lIe puvpIe
space, is lIal oJ an innense JeeIing oJ veIieJ in lIe Ieavl, as iJ a
Iuge veigIl Iad suddenI Ieen IiJled. As soon as ou conlacl lIe
innev space, ouv Ieavl JeeIs innenseI IigIlev. Sone expIanalions
Jov lIis viII Ie Jound in seclion 3.10.

Tips, pIase 5 |lIe vovlex)
TIe cIocIvise diveclion sIouId nol Ie laIen as sslenalic and
conpuIsov. As aIvas, ou Iave lo JoIIov lIe enevg oJ lIe
inslanl, and lIal na sonelines naIe ou spin IacIvavds and
anlicIocIvise. NevevlIeIess, vIen no pavlicuIav vind laIes ou
IacIvavds, il is pveJevaIIe lo nove Jovvavds and cIocIvise.
TIe vovlex is IolI a vovlex and a lunneI al lIe sane line. Il is
pveJevaIIe nol lo Iave Jixed expeclalions as lo vIal il sIouId IooI
IiIe. Lel lIe pevceplion avise I ilseIJ gvaduaII.
Spinning in lIe space Ieads lo an eIaIovaled science oJ lIe
vovlices, lIvougI vIicI one can lvaveI Jav in space and line. TIis
inlvoduces a Jovn oJ lvaveIIing in vIicI lIe puvpose is nol lo
pvojecl ouvseIJ oulside ouv Iod, Iul lo go so deep inside lIal
lIeve is nolIing IeJl lo gel oul oJ. TIe vovlex eJJecl lIal Ieads
Jvon one space-line lo anolIev is used inlensiveI in ISIS, lIe
CIaivvision lecIniques oJ vegvession.
AppvoacI lIe vovlex vilI gveal vespecl and vondev, as ou
vouId appvoacI an avcIangeI aeons oIdev lIan ou, and il viII laIe
ou inlo exlvaovdinav nslevies.

TIougIls duving nedilalion
IJ lIougIls avise duving nedilalion do nol pa allenlion lo lIen,
jusl JoIIov lIe pvocess. You viII soon nolice lIal a slvong
viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs lends lo quielen lIe nind and
signiJicanlI sIov dovn ils conlinuous JIov oJ lIougIls. So no
need lo JigIl nenlaII againsl lIe lIougIls. Jusl don'l Jocus ouv
allenlion on lIen. EacI line ou gel dislvacled I a lIougIl,
sinpI go IacI inlo lIe ee and conlinue lIe exevcise. Fevsisl in
lIe pvocess, and as lIe lIivd ee deveIops, lIougIls viII
aulonalicaII Iecone Iess and Iess oJ a pvoIIen. Fasl a cevlain IeveI
oJ deveIopnenl lIe lIivd ee gives lIe capacil lo gel conpIeleI
oul oJ lIe nind and lIus oul oJ lIe lIougIls al viII.
OJlen, vIen lIe IeveI oJ lIougIls Iecones disluvIing, one can
quielen lIen dovn I inlensiJing lIe lIvoal Jviclion, vIicI Ias
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lIe aclion oJ veinJovcing lIe viIvalion in lIe ee. Bul venenIev
lIal in ouv nedilalion, lIe puvpose is nol lo naIe lIe nind siIenl
- a noloviousI IopeIess exevcise - Iul lo IuiId lIe lIivd ee.
Once lIis is acIieved, lIougIls von'l nallev an nove.
Snopsis oJ lIe lIivd ee nedilalion
Fvepavalion silling vilI ouv IacI vevlicaI
1) TIvoal Jviclion viIvalion in lIe Iavnx
2) TIvoal Jviclion viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs
3) TIvoal Jviclion IigIl Ielveen lIe eeIvovs
4) Space
5) Spinning in lIe space lIe vovlex
Non-lecInique jusl avaveness aIove lIe Iead

Suggesled lines Jov eacI pIase
Fov a 30 ninule nedilalion 5 ninules Jov eacI oJ lIe 5 pIases,
pIus 5 ninules aIove lIe Iead.
Fov a 60 ninule nedilalion FIase 1, 5 ninules. FIase 2, 10
ninules. FIase 3, 10 ninules. FIase 4, 10/15 ninules. FIase 5,
15/20 ninules. 5 ninules aIove lIe Iead.
Fov a 10 ninule nedilalion laIe vougII 2 ninules Jov eacI
pIase.
Bo nol negIecl pIase 1, even vIen sIovl oJ line, Jov il is an
essenliaI pavl oJ lIe pvocess.

3.8 Move Iunning/Iuzzing
TIis lecInique uses lIe Iunning sound ve pvaclised in seclion 2.4.
Sil vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl and Iecone avave in lIe lIvoal.
Bepeal pIases 1, 2 and 3 oJ lIe lIivd ee nedilalion, using
Iunning/Iuzzing inslead oJ lIe lIvoal Jviclion.
TIen Iel ouvseIJ Ie innevsed in lIe space, as in pIases 4 and 5,
using Iunning sound Jvon line lo line lo penelvale deepev inlo
lIe space.

Tip
TIese Iunning sounds pvovide a povevJuI va lo pvojecl
ouvseIJ inlo lIe space. Bon'l Iesilale lo Iave vecouvse lo lIen
vIenevev ou ave disluvIed I lIougIls ov nenlaI aclivilies
duving ouv nedilalion.

3.9 Hov lo ovganize ouv pvaclice
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Buving lIe Jivsl das oJ ouv pvaclice do as nucI nedilalion as
ou can, vepealing lIe Jivsl opening pvaclice |seclion 3.2), and
using lIe lIivd ee nedilalion |3.7), as veII as ils equivaIenl vilI
lIe Iunning sounds |3.8) and an olIev lecIniques ou na picI
up Jvon lIe vesl oJ lIe IooI. TIis slvong iniliaI inpvinl viII
naIe il easiev lo JoIIov lIe vesl oJ lIe pvocess.
TIen a good va lo pvoceed is lo spend sone line evev novning
pvaclising lIe lIivd ee nedilalion |3.7) and olIev exevcises. Fov
inslance, nedilale Jov 20 ov 30 ninules, lIen pvaclise lIe cIanneI
veIease exevcises |CIaplevs 4, 6 and 8) Jov 10 ninules, lIen lIe
lecIniques on seeing |CIaplevs 5 and 7) Jov 10 ninules, lIen lIe
lecIniques on pvoleclion |CIaplevs 18 and 20) Jov 10 ninules. Bo a
nigIl pvaclice |CIaplevs 13, 14, 15) evev evening IeJove going lo
sIeep, and possiII in lIe aJlevnoon ov eavI evening, Jov inslance
iJ ou ave lived aJlev coning Ione Jvon vovI.
IJ ou Iave nove line il is cevlainI possiIIe, and IeneJiciaI, lo
devole Iongev peviods lo lIe exevcises. Yel il sIouId Ie cIeav lIal
lIe CIaivvision lecIniques Iave Ieen designed Jov lIose vIo Iive in
lIe vovId. TIe do nol invile ou lo vilIdvav Jvon ouv
aclivilies, Iul lo slavl pevJovning lIen vilI a nev avaveness, as
viII Ie discussed in CIaplev 9.
To succeed, lIe secvel is nol so nucI lo spend Iong Iouvs
nedilaling Iul lo incovpovale nove and nove oJ lIese pvaclices
inlo eacI oJ ouv daiI aclivilies. TIe covnevslone oJ ouv nelIod
is lo nainlain a pevnanenl avaveness in lIe ee |Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs) vIalevev ou ave doing |apavl Jvon sIeeping). TIis does
nol veJev lo lIe IigIl ov lIe space, vIicI ave lo Ie Iepl Jov
nedilalion lines. Bul I pevnanenlI Ieeping an avaveness oJ
sone viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, ou viII acIieve a douIIe
puvpose. On lIe one Iand ou viII gvaduaII Iecone nove pvesenl
in ouv aclions, and cenlved: on lIe olIev Iand ouv lIivd ee
viII Ie nuvluved I ouv avaveness and deveIop inlo a povevJuI
cenlve oJ enevg. So aII lIe lecIniques oJ lIis IooI ave lo Ie
vegavded as occasions lo cuIlivale a nev avaveness. TIe Jivsl and
nain IeneJil oJ ouv lecIniques oJ vision is lIal lo inpIenenl
lIen ou Iave lo venain avave and pvesenl Ielveen lIe eeIvovs.
IJ ou ave sIovl oJ line, ou can vev veII JoIIov lIe pvocess
indicaled in lIis IooI I nedilaling |lecInique 3.7) onI 5 lo 10
ninules evev novning and incovpovaling lIe olIev pvaclices inlo
ouv daiI voulines. Bul lIese 5/10 ninules oJ novning
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nedilalion ave essenliaI Jov lIe deveIopnenl oJ ouv lIivd ee. IJ
ouv scIeduIe is sucI lIal ouv pvaclice line is in lIe evening and
nol in lIe novning, sliII lv lo Ieep lIe 5/10 ninules oJ novning
nedilalion al an cosl, Jov lIe secuve a veconneclion oJ ouv
ee, vIicI conpIeleI nodiJies ouv enevg Jov lIe vIoIe oJ lIe
da.
WIalevev Jovnal ou decide lo adopl Jov ouv pvaclice, venenIev
lIal lIis pavl oJ lIe palI Ias lo do vilI IuiIding - suIlIe Iod
IuiIding. TIe nove ou pvaclise, lIe quicIev lIe IuiIding viII Ie
acIieved.

3.10 TIe nslevies oJ lIe space
WIiIe pvaclising ISIS, lIe CIaivvision lecIniques oJ vegvession, il is
nol unconnon lo ve-expevience lIe condilion oJ lIe enIvo
duving lIe vev Jivsl das lIal JoIIov conceplion. TIe Joelus can
Ie JeIl `IalIing` in lIe puvpIe space. TIe puvpIe space is aII avound
il, IiIe a sea. TIe enIvo is vev lin and lIe space avound is JeIl
lo Ie innense. TIis space is no diJJevenl Jvon lIe puvpIe space
lIal ou pevceive in ouv ee, in lIe JouvlI and JiJlI pIases oJ
lIe lIivd ee nedilalion.
To lIe enIvo lIe space is oulside, aII avound ilseIJ. Bul lo us, lIe
sane space is inside. To enlev lIe space ve Iave lo vilIdvav inside
and go lIvougI lIe povlaI oJ lIe lIivd ee. In lIe UpanisIads, a
Iunan Ieing is conpaved lo a cil vilI len gales. Nine oJ lIese
gales Iead oulside and onI one Ieads inside. TIe nine exlevnaI gales
ave lIe lvo ees, lIe lvo eavs, lIe lvo noslviIs, lIe noulI, lIe
anus and lIe genevalive ovgan. TIe lenlI gale is lIe lIivd ee, ov
j-caIva, vIicI does nol open inlo lIe exlevnaI vovId Iul inlo
lIe innev space.
So vIal vas oulside Jov lIe enIvo is nov inside Jov us. Buving
lIe enIvoIogicaI pvocesses lIal IuiId up lIe Joelus, an
inlevnaIizalion oJ lIe aslvaI space Ias laIen pIace. Il is a
Jascinaling vevevsaI, lIvougI vIicI lIe inside Iecones lIe oulside
and lIe oulside Iecones lIe inside. And al dealI lIe opposile laIes
pIace lIe individuaI veinlegvales inlo lIe space.
TIis Ieads us lo a deepev undevslanding oJ lIe vovd `exislence`,
used lo descviIe lIe peviod oJ IiJe on EavlI. In Lalin, ex neans
oul, and sisleve neans lo laIe posilion. Exislence lIeveJove neans
lo laIe posilion oul, lIal is, lo exil Jvon lIe space. Exislence is
lIe lenpovav exil Jvon lIe space lIal ve expevience Ielveen
IivlI and dealI.
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Nov ou can undevsland lIe JeeIing oJ veIieJ in ouv Ieavl vIen
ou innevse ouvseIJ in lIe puvpIe space duving nedilalion. Il is
as iJ ouv Ieavl vas suddenI veIieved oJ aII lIe pvessuves oJ
incavnaled IiJe, aII lIe lvouIIes oJ exislence - enougI lo naIe ou
JeeI nucI IigIlev! One oJ lIe vesuIls oJ inilialion is lo eslaIIisI a
pevnanenl conneclion vilI lIe space vilIoul Iosing an oJ one's
ancIovage on EavlI. One can lIen enjo lIe peace oJ lIe cosnic
space and al lIe sane line, venain JuII invoIved in one's daiI
aclivilies. Fasl a cevlain IeveI, lIe joJuI IigIlness Jovevev slas in
ouv Ieavl, vIalevev na Ie Iappening oulside.
Yel Iel il Ie vev cIeav lIal lIe puvpose oJ lIe CIaivvision slIe oJ
vovI is nol lo laIe ou oul oJ incavnalion inlo sone Iapp-JIoal
pavadi se, Iul lo pvepave ou Jov a vovI oJ aI cIen,
lvansJovnalion oJ lIe vev suIslance oJ ouv Iodies. TIe puvpose
is enIigIlennenl Ieve and nov, in lIe niddIe oJ lIe cosnic ness
oJ nodevn IiJe. FavadoxicaII, connecling vilI lIe space cveales an
innev Jveedon lIal aIIovs ou lo Ie nove JuII in lIe vovId.
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4.1 CIanneI veIease
Undev lIe nane cIanneI veIease ave gvouped a nunIev oJ
lecIniques aining al avaIening and cIeansing lIe Iod oJ enevg,
ov elIevic Iod. TIe elIevic enevg, ov IiJe Jovce, is idenlicaI lo
lIe pvna oJ lIe Indian lvadilion and lIe qi oJ lvadilionaI CIinese
nedicine. Ouv Jivsl puvpose viII Ie lo veacI a langiIIe pevceplion
oJ lIis enevg.
WIiIsl civcuIaling aII ovev lIe elIevic Iod, lIe IiJe Jovce JoIIovs
cevlain Iines oJ enevg, caIIed `nevidians` in CIinese nedicine and
nd in SansIvil. We viII vovI on sone oJ lIese, endeavouving lo
JeeI lIe JIov oJ enevg aIong lIen.
A nove advanced, Iul essenliaI slage viII Ie lo Ieavn lo nove lIe
enevg consciousI in lIese cIanneIs.
As lIis capacil deveIops, lIe sludenl viII Ie aIIe lo covvecl
sevevaI IeaIlI pvoIIens. Il viII Iecone oIvious lIal lIe pvopev
Junclioning oJ lIe pIsicaI Iod depends lo a gveal exlenl on lIe
vigIl JIov and IaIance oJ lIe civcuIalions oJ lIe elIevic Iod.
As lIe elIevic Iod gains in slvenglI lIvougI lIese pvaclices, il
acquives a gvealev vesislance lo negalive enevgies. And vIen an
undesivaIIe enevg is pevceived in one oJ lIe cIanneIs, il Iecones
possiIIe lo expeI il consciousI, lIe sane va as a peIIIe can Ie
noved oul oJ a Iose I acling on lIe JIov oJ valev. SucI a sIiII
secuves a IigI IeveI oJ enevgelic pvoleclion and viII pvove lo Ie a
gveal IeIp lo aII lIose invoIved in seIJ-lvansJovnalion ov IeaIing.
Al a Ialev slage, innev aIcIen deaIs vilI lIe opening oJ lIe nosl
essenliaI oJ aII enevg cIanneIs, Iocaled in lIe cenlve oJ lIe Iod.
TIis cenlvaI cIanneI ascends Jvon lIe vool oJ lIe lvunI |lIe
pevineun, Ielveen lIe anus and lIe exlevnaI genilaI ovgans) lo lIe
lop oJ lIe Iead and aIove. Il is lIe lIundevvand, lIe palI oJ lIe
sevpenl-Jive oJ lIe veslevn esolevic lvadilion, idenlicaI lo lIe
susunn oJ KundaIini-oga. One oJ lIe puvposes oJ cIanneI veIease
is lo pvepave ou Jov lIe vovI on lIis naslev cIanneI. CIanneI
veIease lvains ou lo nove lIe elIevic enevg consciousI.
TIeveJove, inslead oJ Iaving lo ` inagine` a JIov in lIe
lIundevvand, ou viII Ie aIIe lo inpIenenl a pvopev civcuIalion
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oJ enevg.

4.2 Connecled sIaIing

Slage 1 sIaIing
Sil vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl, pveJevaII on a nal on lIe JIoov,
possiII in a cIaiv.
IJ on a cIaiv, avoid Ieaning IacI againsl il.
Keep ouv ees cIosed lIvougIoul lIe exevcise.
SIaIe ouv Iands quicII and vigovousI Jov 10 lo 20 seconds.
Connecled sIaIing
TIen venain nolionIess vilI ouv paIns upvavds. To acIieve
naxinun eJJecl, avoid vesling ouv Iands on ouv Inees ov lIe
avns oJ a cIaiv |see nexl Jiguve).
Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in ouv Iands.

Slage 2 viIvalion in lIe ee, viIvalion in lIe Iands
Bepeal slage 1 sIaIe ouv Iands, lIen
Iecone noli onI ess vi lI lIe paI ns
upvavds.
Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe
Iands.
Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe ee
|Ielveen lIe eeIvovs.)
Focus Jov a Jev seconds on lIe viIvalion
in lIe ee. TIen Iecone avave again oJ
lIe viIvalion in lIe Iands Jov a Jev
seconds. TIen, viIvalion in lIe ee again...
Oo Jvon one lo lIe olIev sevevaI lines.
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TIen Iecone avave oJ lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs and in
lIe Iands al lIe sane line.

Slage 3 Jviclion
Bepeal slage 1 sIaIe ouv Iands Jov 10 lo 20 seconds. TIen venain
nolionIess vilI ouv ees cIosed, paIns upvavds. Becone avave oJ
lIe viIvalion in lIe ee and in lIe Iands al lIe sane line. Benain
in lIis pevceplion Jov 1 ninule.
TIen slavl IvealIing vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion, as descviIed in
CIaplev 2. Connecl lIe Jviclion vilI lIe viIvalion in IolI lIe ee
and lIe Iands. Conlinue lIe pvaclice Jov 1 ov 2 ninules. WalcI
lIe quaIil oJ lIe viIvalion cIange.

Tips
A vIoIe vange oJ expeviences can vesuIl Jvon lIis pvaclice. An
essenliaI poinl is lo veaIise lIal a nodiJicalion, in IolI lIe Iands
and lIe ee, occuvs as soon as ou slavl lIe Jviclion. TIe viIvalion
Iecones nove inlense, nove langiIIe, and al lIe sane line ils
quaIil Iecones nove suIlIe.
TIe lIvoal Jviclion nol onI inlensiJies lIe viIvalion, il aIso
IeIps connecl lIe ee vilI lIe cenlves oJ enevg in lIe paIns oJ
lIe Iands. A lviangIe oJ enevg can oJlen Ie JeIl, IinIing lIe ee
and lIe paIns.

Slage 4 connecling
SIaIe lIe Iands Jov a Jev seconds. TIen venain nolionIess vilI
ouv paIns upvavds.
FeeI lIe viIvalion in lIe ee and lIe viIvalion in lIe Iands.
Slavl IvealIing vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion. Connecl lIe Jviclion
vilI lIe viIvalion in lIe ee and lIe Iands. WalcI lIe cIanges in
lIe viIvalion lIal aulonalicaII laIe pIace due lo lIe Jviclion.
TIen lv lo JeeI lIe conneclion Ielveen lIe Iands and lIe ee.
Use lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo anpIiJ lIis conneclion.
WIal exaclI can ou JeeI Ielveen ouv Iands and ouv ee?
Apavl Jvon JeeIing, can ou `see` anlIing |vilI ouv ees cIosed)?
Hov does lIe enevg in ouv Iands cIange as ou inlensiJ lIe
conneclion vilI ouv ee?

Tips and lvaps
TIe pevceplion oJ enevg IinIage Ielveen ee and Iands is oJlen
acconpanied I lIe pevceplion oJ a lviangIe oJ IigIl. Al a nove
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advanced slage oJ lIe lvaining, lIis lviangIe oJ IigIl viII pIa an
inpovlanl voIe in cevlain Ie pvaclices oJ innev aIcIen.
FIease venenIev ouv Iasic vuIe no inaginalion, no visuaIisalion.
FIov vilI vIal cones. BeveIop vIal ou Iave, don'l naIe
anlIing up. IJ ou can onI JeeI a sIigIl lingIing in ouv Iands,
vovI al deveIoping il vilI lIe Jviclion and I veguIavI
inpIenenling lIe olIev lecIniques oJ lIe IooI.
As ou go on pvaclising lIis exevcise and lIe JoIIoving ones, il
viII appeav lIal lIe cveale a gvaduaI veJinenenl oJ vIal JIovs`
inlo ouv Iands. TIe nove lIe viIvalion in lIe Iands is connecled
vilI lIe avaveness in lIe ee, lIe nove il viII Iecone suIlIe and
endoved vilI IeaIing quaIilies. TIis is a Jivsl slep in lIe
deveIopnenl oJ lIe Iands oJ a IeaIev.

4.3 Connecled vuIIing
Sil vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl.
VigovousI vuI ouv Iands logelIev Jov up lo 20 seconds, ov nove.
Benain nolionIess vilI ouv paIns upvavds. Spend a Jev seconds
oIsevving lIe quaIil oJ viIvalion in ouv Iands and in ouv ee.
TIen slavl IvealIing vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion. Connecl il lo lIe
viIvalion in ouv Iands and in ouv ee. Be avave oJ lIe suIlIe
cIanges lIal laIe pIace in lIe viIvalion oJ lIe Iands due lo lIe
Jviclion.
Connecl lIe viIvalion in lIe ee vilI lIe viIvalion in lIe paIns.
Use lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo inlensiJ lIis conneclion. Sense lIe
viIvalion in lIe Iands Ieconing nove and nove veJined.

Tips
Apavl Jvon lIe vovI on pevceplion, lIose vIo ave invoIved in
nassage ov an Jovn oJ IeaIing vilI Iands viII IeneJil Jvon
inpIenenling lIis exevcise al lIe Ieginning oJ lIeiv sessions.
WIiIe pvaclising cIanneI veIease, aIvas pa allenlion lo lIe
Jacl lIal lIe quaIil oJ enevg lIal JIovs lIvougI ouv Iands
depends on lIe quaIil oJ lIe viIvalion in ouv ee, and on lIe
conneclion Ielveen lIe lvo. TIe nove suIlIe lIe viIvalion in ouv
ee, lIe nove veJined lIe enevg JIoving in ouv Iands. A
povevJuI nodaIil oJ IeaIing, IolI Jov ouvseIJ and Jov ouv
cIienls, consisls oJ luning inlo lIe IigIesl quaIil oJ viIvalion in
ouv ee and lvansnilling il lIvougI ouv Iands.

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4.4 ViIvalion = elIevic
FundanenlaII, lIe elIevic is lIe Iaev oJ lIe viIvalion vIenevev
ou JeeI lIe viIvalion, ou JeeI lIe elIevic. TIis slalenenl is loo
sinpIe lo Ie conpIeleI lvue, and Ialev on ou na discevn cevlain
elIevic Jvequencies oJ IigIl ov aslvaI viIvalion. Bul in lIe
Ieginning, lIe equalion `viIvalion = elIevic` conslilules an
exceIIenl veJevence lo naIe sense oJ ouv expeviences. Fov
inslance, JeeIing viIvalion in ouv Iands indicales lIal lIe elIevic
IiJe Jovce is sel in nolion in lIe Iands. FeeIing viIvalion Ielveen
lIe eeIvovs indicales lIal lIe elIevic Iaev oJ lIe lIivd ee is
aclivaled... and so on, Jov an Iod pavl, ov even oulside lIe Iinils
oJ ouv Iod. Fov lIe elIevic nol onI pevneales lIe pIsicaI
Iod, il aIso exlends Ieond il, in pvopovlions lIal na vav
accovding lo diJJevenl innev Jaclovs.
WIen lIe viIvalion in ouv Iands ov eIsevIeve seens lo Iecone
nove suIlIe, il indicales lIal ou ave gelling in loucI vilI deepev
and nove suIlIe Iaevs oJ lIe elIevic Iod.
In lIe Ieginning, ve use pIsicaI slinuIalion lo avaIen lIe
pevceplion oJ lIe elIevic viIvalion. Lalev on ou viII Ie aIIe lo
gel lIe sane viIvalion vilIoul vuIIing ov using an olIev
pIsicaI slinuIalion. TIe viIvalion viII cone Jvon inside.
I vouId lIeveJove suggesl lIal in lIese Jivsl slages oJ pvaclice ou
do nol vovv loo nucI as lo vIelIev ouv viIvalion is pIsicaI ov
elIevic, ov inaginav. Tvusl ouv expevience. A vev divecl pvooJ
oJ lIe non-pIsicaI naluve oJ lIe viIvalion vouId Ie lo cul oJJ
ouv pIsicaI Iand and lo veaIise lIal ou ave sliII JeeIing lIe
sane viIvalion, as in lIe pIanlon IinI sndvone in anpulees.
OlIev indicalions oJ lIe non-pIsicaI naluve oJ lIis viIvalion viII
Ie lIal ou viII JeeI il in aII sovls oJ pIaces in ouv Iod, vilIoul
an vuIIing ov an Jovn oJ pIsicaI slinuIalion. You viII even
JeeI il Ieond lIe Iinils oJ ouv pIsicaI Iod, Jivsl avound ou
and lIen in nove and nove dislanl oIjecls. TIe pevceplion oJ lIe
elIevic viIvalion viII lIen Iave Iecone conpIeleI sepavaled Jvon
an pIsicaI sensalion.
In an case, pIease venenIev lIal in ouv appvoacI lIeve is nolIing
lo IeIieve |and lIeveJove nolIing lo douIl eilIev). WIal nallevs is
nol vIal ou IeIieve Iul vIal ou pevceive. Ouv conslanl Jocus is
on divecl expevience. Leavn lo pevceive lIis viIvaling enevg, and
lIen decide Iov ou vanl lo undevsland il.
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Have ou noliced lIal vIen ou avaIen lIe viIvalion in lIe
paIns oJ lIe Iands, an inlensiJicalion oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe ee
seens lo occuv sinuIlaneousI? TIe viIvalion in lIe ee seens lo
Iecone nove langiIIe ov densev, as iJ on a Jaslev Jvequenc:
anva il is nove cIeavI pevceived. Move on lIis inpovlanl eJJecl
al lIe Ieginning oJ CIaplev 6.

4.5 OenevaI advice concevning lIe vovI on lIe
nevidians
Fvaclise as iJ ou veve invenling acupuncluve. TIe nelIod oJ
cIanneI veIease gives ou aII lIe eIenenls lo Jind lIe veaI Iocalion
oJ lIe civcuIalions oJ elIevic enevg in ouv Iod. Bo nol laIe Jov
gvanled an oJ lIe lvadilionaI analonicaI palIvas oJ lIe
nevidians. Anva, aII ancienl CIinese IooIs do nol agvee aIoul
lIe pvecise Iocalion oJ vavious pavlicuIav IvancIes. TIe nap oJ lIe
elIevic Iod, as viII Ie used in lIe lIivd niIIenniun, is sliII lo Ie
pIolled. WI nol I ou?
Fov vuIIing, use lIe Ividge oJ lIe paIn, on lIe olIev side oJ
lIe InucIIes. A Iine oJ enevg can acluaII Ie JeIl aIong lIe
nounls IenealI lIe InucIIes, al lIe Iase oJ lIe Jingevs. MaIe
ouv Iand JIal and Jivn. AppI lIis Iine onlo lIe Iine oJ lIe
nevidian lIal ou vanl lo slinuIale and nove lo and Jvo aIong
lIe Iine, opevaling a genlIe Iul Jivn vuIIing.
TIe Ividge oJ lIe paIn
BenenIev lIal vIenevev ou deaI vilI enevg, and especiaII
in lIe Ieginning, lIeve ave das vIen il seens nucI nove
diJJicuIl lo veacI lIe pevceplion oJ lIe viIvalion. Fov inslance
lIeve ave das vIen ou ave pvojecled inlo lIe puvpIe space in
nedilalion, Iul ou don'l JeeI nucI viIvalion |in pavlicuIav
avound lIe Nev Moon). OlIev das, il is jusl lIe opposile - Iols oJ
viIvalion Iul no space. And sonelines ou von'l JeeI anlIing al
aII. TIal is lIe novnaI couvse oJ lIe pvocess. In lIe Ieginning,
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pevceplions ave nol al aII undev ouv conlvoI. TIe cone vIen ou
don'l expecl lIen, lIe disappeav vilIoul veason.
Conlinue lIe pvaclices veguIavI and aJlev a Jev nonlIs ou viII
jusl Iave lo go inlo ouv ee and lune in lo genevale an innediale
JIov oJ viIvalion. Bul even once a Jaiv IeveI oJ naslev Ias Ieen
veacIed, lIe viIvalion venains suIjecl lo vavialions Jvon one da
lo lIe nexl and even duving lIe sane da.
In lIe case oJ cancev, nan lIevapisls advise againsl an Jovn
oJ nassage Iecause il nigIl JaciIilale a spveading oJ lIe disease.
Fov sone, nassage even venains conlvaindicaled Jov as Iong as Jive
eavs aJlev lIe Iasl suvgicaI opevalion, ov lIe Iasl lvealnenl lIal
ended lIe cancev, even iJ lIe palienl is conpIeleI IeaIed. IJ ou
sIave lIis viev, il is vev possiIIe lo inpIenenl cIanneI veIease
vilIoul vuIIing, jusl I noving lIe lips oJ ouv Jingevs vev
IigIlI aIong lIe nevidians, as descviIed in seclion 6.4.
In lIis cIaplev, lIe acupuncluve nevidians viII Ie veJevved lo
I lIe nane oJ a covvesponding ovgan, as JvequenlI Jound in
acupuncluve Iilevaluve. Yel il can nevev Ie enpIasized enougI Iov
nisIeading lIese nanes ave and vIal gveal nisundevslandings lIe
can cveale. TIe nevidian oJ lIe gaIIIIaddev, Jov inslance, Ias a
nunIev oJ dislincl Junclions and connecls vilI sevevaI Iod
pavls, Jvon lIe ee and lIe eav lo lIe anIIe, apavl Jvon passing
lIvougI lIe gaIIIIaddev. So lIe levn `gaIIIIaddev` does nol
sunnavise lIe Junclion oJ lIe nevidian al aII. IJ lIis nane is
used, il is Iecause il is sinpIev lo nenovise lIan lIe pvopev
CIinese nane, zu sIao ang |IilevaII `niddIe ang oJ lIe Jool`).

4.6 SIou jue in, `Heavl Conslviclov Mevidian`
TIe pavl oJ lIe Heavl Conslviclov Mevidian lIal ve ave going lo
slinuIale is a Iine lIal slavls al lIe vool oJ lIe paIn and goes
slvaigIl up lIe niddIe oJ lIe Joveavn lo lIe lendon oJ lIe Iiceps
al lIe Iine oJ lIe eIIov, and lIen slvaigIl up lIe niddIe oJ lIe
Iiceps.
Sil in a nedilalion posilion. IJ ou ave on a cIaiv, don'l pvop
againsl ils IacI. Keep ouv ees cIosed lIvougIoul lIe exevcise.
BuI ouv Iands Jov a Jev seconds and vepeal pvaclice 4.3. Benain
nolionIess vilI ouv paIns upvavds. Becone avave oJ lIe
viIvalion in ouv ee and in ouv Iands.
BuI aIong lIe Iine oJ lIe nevidian vilI lIe Ividge oJ lIe paIn
|lIe nounls IenealI lIe InucIIes) as descviIed in seclion 4.5.
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TIen slop and Iecone nolionIess, vilI ouv
paIns upvavds.
Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion aIong lIe Iine.
AJlev a Jev seconds, vesune lIe lIvoal
Jviclion and connecl il vilI lIe viIvalion in
lIe nevidian. Spend IaIJ a ninule ov nove
IuiIding up lIe viIvalion aIong lIe Iine.
TIen Iecone avave in lIe ee al lIe sane
line, so ou connecl lIe lIvoal Jviclion, lIe
viIvalion in lIe ee and lIe viIvalion in lIe
Iine. Conlinue Jov aIoul 1 ninule.
Nexl Iecone avave oJ lIe Iand on lIe sane
avn. Even lIougI ou Iave nol appIied an
pIsicaI slinuIalion lo lIis avea, couId ou
JeeI lIe exlension oJ lIe Iine oJ enevg in
lIe Iand? To vIicI Jingev does lIe palI oJ lIe nevidian exlend?
TIen Iecone avave in lIe sIouIdev and lIe cIesl. WIeve does lIe
Iine oJ enevg go in lIese pavls oJ lIe Iod? CouId ou aIso JeeI il
in an oJ ouv ovgans?
Slop evevlIing and venain `jusl avave` Jov a Jev seconds.
Bepeal lIe sane sequence vilI lIe sane nevidian on lIe olIev
avn.
Snap lIe Jingevs oJ lIe vigIl Iand and open lIe ees.

4.7 SIou sIao in, `Heavl Mevidian`
TIe pavl oJ lIe nevidian lIal ve ave
IooIing Jov slavls al lIe vool oJ lIe paIn
oJ lIe Iand, on lIe innev side. IJ ou
expIove vilI ouv Jingevs, ou viII Jind a
IillIe vound Ione, caIIed lIe pisiJovn
Iecause il Ias lIe Jovn oJ a pea.
TIen sIigIlI conlvacl ouv Iiceps, and
ou viII Jind anolIev poinl oJ lIis
nevidian aIoul 1 cenlinelve inside lIe
lendon oJ lIe Iiceps, jusl al lIe Iine oJ
lIe eIIov. |Acupuncluve poinls oJlen give
lIe JeeIing oJ a IoIe undev ouv Jingevs,
IiIe a depvession.) You jusl Iave lo dvav a
Iine Jvon lIe pisiJovn lo lIis poinl and
ou Iave lIe pavl oJ lIe Heavl Mevidian
lIal civcuIales on lIe Joveavn.
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Fov lIe pavl on lIe uppev avn, slavl Jvon ouv poinl on lIe eIIov
and go up, JoIIoving a depvession on lIe innev side oJ lIe Iiceps
IiIe a IillIe gullev. Nole lIal lIis snaII depvession is nol aIvas
pvesenl and lIal il is easiev lo Jind in nen lIan in vonen.
IJ ou ave nol loo suve oJ lIe Iocalion, lIal does nol nallev vev
nucI. Jusl JoIIov lIe indicalions sIovn I lIe Jiguve and lIe
Iine viII veveaI ilseIJ as ouv pevceplion Iecones cIeavev.
Bepeal lIe pvaclice ve descviIed in seclion 4.6, lIis line vilI lIe
Heavl Mevidian inslead oJ lIe Heavl Conslviclov Mevidian.

4.8 SIou lai in, `Lung Mevidian`
We nov vepeal lIe sane pvaclice, Iul on lIe Lung Mevidian.
TIe Jvaclion oJ lIe Lung Mevidian lIal ve ave going lo vuI slavls
al lIe vool oJ lIe paIn oJ lIe Iand in lIe depvession vIeve il is
connon lo laIe lIe puIse, on lIe vadiaI avlev.
AnolIev poinl is Iocaled al lIe Iine oJ lIe
eIIov, oulside lIe lendon oJ lIe Iiceps. You
can genlI conlvacl ouv Iiceps lo JeeI lIe
lendon. TIe Joveavn pavl oJ lIe Lung
Mevidian JoIIovs a slvaigIl Iine Jvon lIe
puIse avea lo lIis poinl on lIe eIIov.
TIen go on up lIe avn JoIIoving a sovl oJ
depvession on lIe exlevnaI side oJ lIe Iiceps.
IJ lIe nuscIes oJ ouv avn ave cIeavI
deIinealed, ou viII Jind a sovl oJ Juvvov
vIeve lIe Iine is. |IJ ou ave a vonan, Jivsl
IooI on a naIe Jviend oJ ouvs. Il's nucI
easiev lo Jind.) Bul again, ou jusl need lo
Iave a vague idea oJ vIeve lo vuI, as sIovn
on lIe Jiguve.
Anva, lIe Iocalion oJ a nevidian sIouId nevev Ie laIen Jov
gvanled. TIe descviplions in IooIs sIouId Ie vegavded as vougI
indicalions onI. Il is lIvougI ouv ovn pevceplion oJ enevg, and
nolIing eIse, lIal cevlilude can avise as lo lIe veaI palI oJ a
nevidian. TIe Iesl allilude is lIeveJove lo vuI sIigIlI diJJevenl
Iines in lIe avea unliI ou Jind lIe one lIal covvesponds lo lIe
cIeavesl JeeIing oJ civcuIalion. IJ ou pvaclise, pvaclise, pvaclise...
lIe iniliaI vagueness viII soon Ie dispeIIed, Ieaving IillIe douIl as
lo lIe vIeveaIouls oJ lIese sinpIe civcuIalions.

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4.9 Move delaiIs on lIe palIs oJ lIe nevidians
|Bellev nol vead lIis seclion unliI ou Iave delevnined Jov
ouvseIJ lIe palI oJ lIe nevidians in lIe Iand and Jingevs.)
Acupuncluve descviIes lIe Heavl Conslviclov Mevidian as ending al
lIe lip oJ lIe niddIe Jingev |lIe one Ielveen lIe index and lIe
ving Jingev). Il na veII Iappen lIal ou JeeI a lingIing in lIe
ving Jingev loo, as lIe Heavl Conslviclov Mevidian is said lo Ie
coupIed and lo excIange enevg vilI lIe TvipIe Wavnev Mevidian
lIal civcuIales on lIe ving Jingev.
TIe Heavl Mevidian is said lo end up al lIe lip oJ lIe IillIe Jingev.
|TIe SnaII Inlesline Mevidian, coupIed vilI lIe Heavl Mevidian,
aIso civcuIales al lIe lip oJ lIe IillIe Jingev.)
TIe Lung Mevidian is said lo levninale al lIe lip oJ lIe lIunI.
WIiIe vovIing on lIe Lung Mevidian, il is nol unconnon lo JeeI
viIvalion noving in lIe index Jingev loo, veIaled lo lIe Lavge
Inlesline Mevidian, Jov lIeve ave inlense excIanges oJ enevg
Ielveen lIese lvo cIanneIs.

Tips, lvicIs and lvaps
IJ lIis is nol vIal ou've JeIl, don'l vovv, Jov aJlev aII ou
nigIl Ie vigIl! |Yel I suggesl ou go on pvaclising Jov a vIiIe
IeJove ou naIe up ouv nind.) Il is lIe pviviIege oJ lIe seevs lo
Ie aIIe lo Iving evevlIing inlo queslion. Fov uIlinaleI, divecl
pevceplion is aIvas supeviov lo vIal is vvillen in a IooI ov
copied Jvon anolIev IooI. MaIe aIso, lIe lvadilionaI cIicIe oJ lIe
nevidians as inJIexiIIe pipes is nol so accuvale. You viII valIev
pevceive lIen as `vivevs oJ IvealI` ov JIovs oJ viIvalion lIal can
sonelines deviale sIigIlI in one diveclion ov anolIev. Once nove,
n viev is lIal lIe essenliaI sliII Ias lo Ie discoveved, as Jav as
lIe elIevic Iod is concevned.

4.10 TIe diJJevenl IeveIs oJ pevceplion oJ enevg
civcuIalions
TIe Jivsl IeveI is lo pevceive lIe viIvalion aIong lIe Iine ou Iave
vuIIed and lo veaIise lIal lIis viIvalion is oJ lIe sane naluve as
lIe one in ouv ee |Ielveen lIe eeIvovs).
TIe second IeveI is lo pevceive a JIov oJ enevg, neaning a
civcuIalion oJ lIe viIvalion aIong lIe nevidian. Il can eilIev nove
upvavds lovavds lIe sIouIdev ov dovnvavds lovavds lIe Iand. B
using lIe lIvoal Jviclion and lIe conneclion vilI lIe ee, ou
viII Ie aIIe lo gvaduaII inlensiJ lIis JIov.
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TIe lIivd IeveI is lo Iecone aIIe lo nove lIe enevg consciousI
aIong lIe Iine. TIis Junclion Ias lo Ie deveIoped oul oJ neavI
nolIing, IiIe vIen a nuscIe Ias Iecone alvopIied Iecause il Ias
nol Ieen vovIing Jov a Iong peviod and il needs lo Ie sel inlo
nolion again.
Once avaIened, lIe expevience is siniIav lo lIal oJ IillIe Iands oJ
enevg aIong lIe nevidian. TIe `IillIe Iands` conlvacl sviJlI and
lIe squeeze lIe enevg inlo novenenl, a Iil IiIe ou squeeze
loolIpasle oul oJ a luIe. TIe vIoIe lIing is quile siniIav lo lIe
pevislaIlic conlvaclions oJ lIe digeslive lvacl |Iul nucI quicIev)
ov lIe conlvaclion oJ lIe nuscIes oJ lIe avlevies lIal acliveI
nove lIe IIood. Bul in lIe nevidians, lIis laIes pIace on lIe IeveI
oJ lIe elIevic Iod, nol lIe pIsicaI.
As ve ave deaIing vilI lIe elIevic, ou viII nainI Ie JeeIing
viIvalion. Bul il na Iappen lIal ou gel sone visuaI expeviences
oJ IigIl JIoving in lIe nevidian as veII. Once ou slavl lIe
lecIniques on seeing, descviIed in CIaplevs 5 and 7, ou can add
lIe lvipIe pvocess oJ vision lo lIe vovI on lIe civcuIalions oJ
elIevic enevg.

Tips, lvicIs and lvaps
WIal iJ ou JeeI lIe enevg in a nevidian nove on one side
lIan in ils equivaIenl on lIe olIev side oJ lIe Iod? As aIvas
vIen ou deaI vilI enevg, lIeve ave JIuclualions. IJ lIis
expevience Iappens onI once and does nol cone IacI, il does nol
nean anlIing al aII.
Il is onI iJ ou can vepealedI JeeI lIe sane inIaIance ovev a
peviod oJ line lIal il Iecones signiJicanl. IJ lIis is lIe case, il
neans lIal sonelIing is IIocIed in lIe Iine and lIe JIov Ias lo Ie
vesloved, so ou sIouId pvaclise nove on lIis nevidian unliI an
equaI JIov can Ie veacIed. Il is valIev encouvaging, Iecause il gives
ou lIe oppovlunil lo covvecl a IIocIage IeJove il luvns inlo a
pIsicaI pvoIIen. Enevgelic nedicines oJlen pIa a polenl voIe in
lIe pvevenlion oJ IeaIlI disovdevs. InleveslingI enougI, in
ancienl CIina one used lo pa one's doclov as Iong as one vas
IeaIlI and slop paing as soon as one JeII sicI.
IJ ou JeeI loo nan inIaIances in ouv enevg JIovs, il nigIl Ie
a good idea lo discuss lIe silualion vilI an acupuncluvisl.
SIouId lIe enevg in lIe nevidians nove upvavds ov
dovnvavds? In couvses given al lIe CIaivvision ScIooI, I Iave Iad
lIe oppovlunil lo sIave lIe lecIniques oJ cIanneI veIease vilI a
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nunIev oJ peopIe vIo Iad no InovIedge oJ lIe lIeov oJ lIe
nevidians as deveIoped I lvadilionaI CIinese nedicine. I vas
lIeveJove aIIe lo oIsevve lIe diveclion oJ lIe naluvaI civcuIalions
oJ enevg, innocenlI discoveved I lIe sludenls. I nusl sa lIal
vIal I Iave seen does nol conJivn lIe lvadilionaI lIeov oJ lIe
civcuIalions in lIe nevidians. In acupuncluve, il is said lIal oul oJ
lIe lveIve pvincipaI nevidians, six civcuIale lIe enevg Jvon lIe
Iead lo lIe exlvenilies |Jeel and Iands) and six Jvon lIe
exlvenilies lo lIe Iead. Hovevev, I Iave Jound lIal vIen ou
leacI a gvoup Iov lo pevceive enevg, lIe gveal najovil lend lo
JeeI il noving sslenalicaII upvavds lovavds lIe Iead, vIalevev
cIanneI lIe na Ie deaIing vilI.
M advice is lo lvusl ouv expevience and lo encouvage lIe JIov oJ
viIvalion lIal JeeIs naluvaI lo ou. Il does nol nallev iJ lIe
enevg does nol aIvas JIov in lIe sane diveclion - enevg is a
vIinsicaI pvincipIe, vIicI is pavl oJ ils Ieaul. Supeviov IeaIlI
cones Jvon Iavnon vilI lIe naluvaI JIovs, nol Jvon
eslaIIisIing a diclalovsIip oJ enevgies.

4.11 Fvaclice
InpIenenl cIanneI veIease on lIe Heavl Conslviclov Mevidian, as in
pvaclice 4.6. BuI IolI avns, one slvaigIl aJlev lIe olIev, Iul lIis
line once ou JinisI vuIIing, IoId ouv avns upvavds |as iJ ou
veve lving lo veacI lIe ceiIing).
Is lIe diveclion oJ lIe civcuIalion lIe sane as IeJove?
Bepeal lIe sane exevcise vilI lIe Lung Mevidian, lIen vilI lIe
Heavl Mevidian.

Tips
IJ ou can, vepeal lIe sane exevcise vIiIe in a sIouIdev-sland,
vilI ouv avns up.
Fov ouv inJovnalion, I Iave indicaled vIal acupuncluve sas
aIoul lIe diveclion oJ lIe JIovs oJ lIe nevidians in lIe nole al
lIe end oJ lIis cIaplev. Hovevev, I vouId suggesl ou do nol IooI
al il unliI ou Iave veacIed ouv ovn pevceplion oJ lIe JIovs.

4.12 BeIeasing negalive enevgies
TIe lecInique lIal ve ave nov going lo descviIe is essenliaI, and
designed lo Ie JvequenlI inpIenenled. Ils puvpose is lo veIease
negalive enevgies.
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TIe pIsicaI Iod is nade oJ JoodsluJJ, valev, and vIal ve
exlvacl Jvon lIe aiv, neaning pIsicaI eIenenls laIen Jvon ouv
pIsicaI envivonnenl. SiniIavI, lIe elIevic Iod is IuiIl oJ
naleviaIs exlvacled Jvon ouv elIevic envivonnenl.
Jusl as sone Joods ov suIslances na Ie loxic lo lIe pIsicaI
Iod, sone elIevic enevgies ave noxious lo lIe elIevic Iod. In lIe
cIaplevs on eavlI Iines and on pvoleclion, ve viII IooI al Iov
nodevn IiJe lends lo cveale an accunuIalion oJ lIose loxic enevgies
in ouv envivonnenl, naIing il nove and nove vilaI lo gain lIe
sIiIIs lo veIease lIen Jvon ouv sslen.

Fvaclice
Tuvn on a lap oJ coId valev. Bivecl ouv avaveness lo lIe JIov oJ
vunning valev. Tune inlo il, JeeI ils quaIilies. Lel lIe valev vun
dovn lIe inside oJ ouv avn Jvon aIove lIe Iine oJ lIe eIIov, iJ
lIe sinI is deep enougI. Be veaII avave and Jocussed, as iJ
pevJovning an inpovlanl aclion, and lune inlo lIe JIov. Lel aII
lIe negalive enevgies Ie veIeased oul oJ ouv Joveavn inlo lIe
vunning valev. Conlinue Jov a good IaIJ ninule.
TIen vepeal lIe sane pvaclice on lIe posleviov side oJ lIe
Joveavn. TIe nove ou lune inlo lIe JIov oJ vunning valev, lIe
nove negalive enevgies ou can veIease.
Bepeal lIe pvaclice on IolI sides oJ lIe olIev avn.

Tips, lvicIs and lvaps
AIlIougI lIe pvaclice na seen vev
sinpIe, il is vilaI. IJ ou do il a Jev lines a
da, and in JuII avaveness, a nev Junclion viII
quicII deveIop elIevic excvelion. You viII
cIeavI pevceive lIal sone undesivaIIe enevgies
ave expeIIed inlo lIe JIov oJ valev, and ou
viII JeeI Iellev in ouv elIevic Iod, exaclI
as a conslipaled pevson JeeIs Iellev aJlev
passing slooIs.
Excvelion is a Junclion as essenliaI lo IiJe as
ingeslion. One oJ lIe discovevies ou ave going
lo naIe as ou open ouv pevceplion is lIal a
signiJicanl pvopovlion oJ lIe popuIalion is
`elIevicaII conslipaled` unaIIe lo veIease
negalive enevgies. ElIevic excvelion sIouId Iappen aulonalicaII,
vilIoul us Iaving lo lIinI aIoul il. Bul soneIov ve cane lo Iose
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lIis Junclion, and nov ve Iave lo vovI al vegaining il
consciousI.
TIe accunuIalion oJ negalive enevgies in lIe elIevic Iod oJ lIe
najovil oJ lIe popuIalion conlviIules gvealI lo lIe genevaI
`naIaise` and lIe IeveI oJ neuvosis oJ lIe nodevn vovId.
IJ ou ave Iiving in a coId counlv, lIeve is no veason vI ou
sIouId nol nix sone vavn valev vilI lIe coId. IJ lIe valev is loo
coId, il naIes il nove diJJicuIl lo open ouv elIevic.
IJ ou Iave lo gel vid oJ sonelIing pavlicuIavI noxious in ouv
Iands, ou can polenlize lIe pvocess I aIlevnaling coId and Iol
valev.
In lIe cIaplevs deaIing vilI pvoleclion, ou viII vead Iov one
can inlensiJ lIe veIease eJJecl I exIaIing vilI open noulI and
lIvoal Jviclion vIiIe excveling unvanled viIvalions.
TIinI oJ inpIenenling lIis exevcise vilI lIe vunning valev
- eacI line ou cone Ione
- eacI line ou Iave lIe JeeIing oJ Iaving a `divl` enevg in
ouv Iands
- aJlev giving a nassage ov a lIevap session oJ an Iind
- aJlev conpIeling a session on ouv conpulev, ov an olIev geav
lIal Ias a Iol oJ slalic eIeclvicil allacIed lo il
- aJlev dovsing eavlI Iines |see CIaplev 12)
- aJlev pvaclising cIanneI veIease
- IeJove nedilalion, nol aJlev. |TIe sane appIies lo sIovevs, one
oJ lIe veasons Ieing lIal nedilalion genevales a vaIuaIIe
inlevnaIizalion oJ ouv enevgies. Bunning valev, on lIe olIev
Iand, valIev lends lo allvacl lIe enevg lovavds lIe exleviov, jusl
undev lIe sIin, lIeveI counlevacling lIe IeneJils oJ ouv
nedilalion. So sIovevs and IalIs ave Iellev laIen IeJove ou
nedilale lIan aJlev.)
- IeJove going lo Ied
- vIenevev eIse il JeeIs appvopviale
As ou Iecone nove capaIIe oJ veIeasing negalive enevgies inlo
lIe valev, ou can inpIenenl lIe sane pvocess vIiIe vasIing up,
laIing a sIovev, IalIing in a vivev ov lIe ocean. WalevJaIIs in
pavlicuIav Iave a speclacuIav elIevic viIvalion.

A nole on lIe civcuIalions oJ lIe nevidians
TIe Heavl Conslviclov, Heavl and Lung Mevidians ave descviIed I
lIe acupuncluve lvadilion as JIoving `dovnvavds`, neaning Jvon
lIe lvunI lo lIe Iand. Bul lIe CIinese avcIelpaI nan is
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vepvesenled vilI Iis avns upvavds, lIe Iands aIove lIe Iead. So
lIe enevg oJ lIese lIvee nevidians noves lovavds lIe sI in lIe
CIinese pallevn.
Accovding lo acupuncluve, lIe diveclion oJ lIe JIov venains lIe
sane vIelIev ou IoId ouv Iands up ov nol.
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Chapter 5 Seeing


5.1 TIe palI oJ lIe seevs
Seeing is one oJ lIe IigIesl Junclions oJ lIe Iunan consciousness.
Il is an exlvaovdinav expevience, aIIoving ou lo JalIon ouv
ovn vaslness. TIeve ave diJJevenl IeveIs oJ vision, oJ couvse. Ouv
conslanl puvpose viII Ie lo avoid lIe Iovev aslvaI cIaivvoance oJ
lIe lvance-nediun pscIics, and lo slep inlo lIe `vision oJ TvulI`
ov vision oJ lIe SeIJ, vIicI is IiIe an expIosion oJ aII lIe
Iinilalions oJ lIe nind.
A Ie diJJevence Ielveen lIese lvo Jovns oJ vision is lIal in lIe
Jovnev, lIeve is allacInenl lo lIe picluves lIal JIov inlo lIe
consciousness. To veacI lIe vision oJ TvulI, on lIe olIev Iand, one
oJ lIe secvels is lo Iecone Iess inlevesled in vIal ou see and lo
Jocus nove on lIe pvocess oJ seeing, Ielling ouv slale oJ
consciousness expand lIvougI seeing. You lIen veacI a conpIeleI
diJJevenl pevceplion and undevslanding oJ lIe univevse. One can
nevev conpIeleI lvanspose vIal is `seen` inlo vovds, Iecause lIe
expevience lvanscends lIe connon Iogic oJ lIe nind. TIal is vI
lvue vision Jeeds lIe Spivil and dispeIs lIe JaIse conceplions oJ lIe
souI. `Seeing` sIouId nol Ie vegavded onI as a looI Jov pevceplion,
Iul as an expevience vIicI Ias a lvansJovnalive vaIue in ilseIJ.
Seeing is an expanded nodaIil oJ consciousness. Il is an
`onloIogicaI anpIiJiev`, neaning a va lo Ie nove. IJ ou lIinI oJ
cIaivvoance in lIese levns, ou Iave nucI Iess cIance oJ Ieing
deIuded I lIe iIIusions oJ lIe Iovev aslvaI vision.
One oJ lIe connon nislaIes oJ Ieginnevs is lo expecl lo see
spiviluaI veaIilies vilI lIeiv ovdinav vision and lIeiv pIsicaI
ees, as iJ suddenI, auvas and spiviluaI Ieings veve lo Ie added lo
lIe picluves oJ lIe vovId lIal ave veceived lIvougI lIe nind. TIis
cannol vovI, Iecause lIe usuaI nenlaI consciousness is pveciseI
lIal pavl oJ ouvseIJ vIicI is IIind. To slavl seeing, lIe Jivsl
lIing lo do is slep oul oJ lIe nind.
TIal is vI one oJ lIe conslanl venindevs given in lIis cIaplev
viII Ie iJ ou vanl lo `see`, slop IooIing. In olIev vovds, slop
pvocessing and anaIsing inages as ou ave used lo doing vilI ouv
nind. Bo nol `lv` lo see. Fov vIen ou lv, ou opevale Jvon
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ouv nind. Lel ouvseIJ sIiJl inlo a diJJevenl node oJ
consciousness, and aIIov ` sonelIing eIse` lo Iappen.
As usuaI, lIe nain secvel oJ success Iies in lIvee vovds pvaclise,
pvaclise, pvaclise...
Ouv Jivsl ain viII Ie lo acIieve sone IveaIlIvougIs oul oJ lIe
inages oJ ouv usuaI nenlaI consciousness, and lo gel gIinpses oJ
non-pIsicaI veaIilies. In ovdev lo JuIJiI lIis puvpose, a sevies oJ
lecIniques invoIving ee conlacl viII Ie inlvoduced. TIese can Ie
pvaclised eilIev vilI a Jviend, ov aIone, Jacing ouvseIJ in a
nivvov. BolI Iave lIeiv advanlages, and I vouId veconnend ou
pvaclise IolI vas.

5.2 Concevning lIe pvaclices oJ ee conlacl
TIe lvo peopIe sIouId nol sil loo Jav Jvon eacI olIev. A
dislance oJ 90 cenlinelves |3 Jeel) can Ie consideved ideaI. IJ ou
cannol loucI lIe olIev's Jace vilI lIe paIn oJ ouv Iand, ou
Inov ou ave loo Jav. IJ ou Jace a nivvov, ouv inage sIouId
appeav lo Ie appvoxinaleI lIe sane dislance ava, ov sIigIlI
nove.
Il is aIvas pveJevaIIe lo Iave a IIanI vaII as a IacIgvound and
lo use candIes inslead oJ eIeclvic IigIl.
TIe ees oJ lIe lvo peopIe sIouId Ie al lIe sane IeigIl, so iJ
one is laIIev lIan lIe olIev, cusIions sIouId Ie used Jov
adjuslnenl.
You na Ie on a cIaiv inslead oJ silling on lIe JIoov, Iul ouv
IacI sIouId Ie slvaigIl. To JaciIilale a Jvee civcuIalion oJ enevgies,
do nol Iean againsl a vaII ov lIe IacI oJ a cIaiv.
Bo ou Inov Iov lo vecognize a god Jvon a Iunan Ieing
|accovding lo Hindu scvipluves)? TIe gods ave innovlaI -
sonelIing lIal na nol Ie innedialeI oIvious vIen ou see
lIen. So lIe SansIvil lexls descviIe a Jev olIev signs. UnIiIe
Iunan Ieings, lIe gods nevev casl a sIadov. AnolIev sign is lIal
lIe gods ave aIIe lo gaze al lIe Sun vilIoul Iavning lIeiv ees.
InleveslingI enougI, I Iave seen nove lIan one scIizopIvenic
palienl vIo suddenI slavled lo gaze al lIe Sun in lIe niddIe oJ a
nslicaI deIiviun, and danaged lIeiv eesigIl vev IadI.
ScIizopIvenia is a Jascinaling disease in vIicI il is nol unusuaI Jov
palienls lo veIale genuine inJovnalion aIoul spiviluaI vovIds. Sone
oJ lIeiv pevceplions ave quile veaI, even lIougI lIe ave neilIev
inlegvaled nov undevslood, and lIe laIe pIace in lIe conlexl oJ a
genevaI disinlegvalion oJ lIe pevsonaIil.
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Nov, lIe poinl is lIal, Ieing Iunan, iJ ou IooI al lIe Sun ouv
ees viII suJJev ivvevevsiIIe danage exlveneI quicII. SungIasses
do nol naIe an diJJevence. No Jovn oJ gazing sIouId evev Ie
pvaclised on lIe Sun, undev an civcunslances. SiniIavI, ee
conlacl sIouId nol Ie pvaclised oulside duving lIe da, lo avoid an
excess oJ IigIl Iavning ouv eesigIl. AnIov, ou viII gel lIe
Iesl vesuIls indoovs, in seni-davIness. IJ ou pvaclise duving lIe
da, il is Iesl lo din lIe voon I dvaving lIe cuvlains.
SiniIavI, il is veconnended lIal ou do nol gaze al lIe Moon
vilIoul IIinIing, Jov ils Iuninosil na aIso Ie IavnJuI lo ouv
eesigIl. Bul lIeve is no veslviclion al aII vIen il cones lo gazing
al slavs. Il is acluaII an enIigIlening pvaclice lIal JiIIs lIe souI.
Mivvovs... viII anaze ou! Hov can il Ie possiIIe Jov a pIsicaI
suvJace lo veJIecl nol onI ouv pIsicaI inage, Iul aIso ouv
auva, Jaces oJ ouvseIJ in lIe pasl and Juluve, and Jaces oJ ouv
guides? CIogan Tvungpa, lIe veII-Inovn TiIelan naslev, once
loId a Jviend oJ Iis lIal in deep nedilalion, Ie couId see lIe veaIn
oJ SIanIIaIa in Iis nivvov. And lIe nivvov is one oJ lIe Iasic
eIenenls oJ inilialion in veslevn scIooIs oJ esolevicisn.
TIe ancienls nusl Iave Iad a sense oJ lIe nslevious naluve oJ
nivvovs, since lIe vovd nivvov cane Jvon lIe Lalin nivavi.
Mivavi neans IolI lo vondev and lo adnive, and is lIe souvce oJ
olIev vovds sucI as navveI, adnive, nivacIe... and nivage!

5.3 Beconneclion vilI lIe space
BeJove slavling an oJ lIe pvaclices oJ ee conlacl, and in
Ielveen lIen, veconnecl vilI ouv ee in lIe JoIIoving va
Sil up vilI ouv ees cIosed.
1) Slavl inpIenenling lIe lIvoal Jviclion |seclion 2.1).
2) Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, and
connecl il lo lIe lIvoal Jviclion. Keep on IuiIding up lIe
viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs Jov aIoul 1 ninule.
3) Becone avave oJ IigIl ov coIouv pallevns Ielveen lIe eeIvovs.
Connecl lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo lIe IigIl. Conlinue Jov 1 ov 2
ninules.
4) Becone avave oJ lIe puvpIe ov davI space |lIe IacIgvound oJ
lIe IigIls and coIouvs). Benain in lIe space Jov 1 ov 2 ninules.
TIis sel oJ inslvuclions |lo Ie pvaclised vilI ouv ees cIosed) is a
sIovlened vevsion oJ lIe lIivd ee nedilalion descviIed in seclion
3.7. As aIvas, `lIe ee` veJevs lo lIe lIivd ee, Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs, and nol lo lIe pIsicaI ees.
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5.4 Ee conlacl vilI Jocus in lIe ee and `seeingness`
Lel us Iegin vilI lIe Jivsl lvo pavls oJ ouv lvipIe pvocess oJ
vision, vIicI viII Ie descviIed in JuII in seclion 5.13.
Sil vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl, in Jvonl oJ a Jviend ov a nivvov,
accovding lo lIe pvincipIes descviIed in seclion 5.2.
BeJove slavling, spend 3 ninules vilI ouv ees cIosed doing a
veconneclion as in seclion 5.3.
TIen open ouv ees. Bivecl ouv gaze al ouv Jviend's ees ov al
ouv ovn iJ pvaclising in Jvonl oJ a nivvov.

Favl 1 nolionIess Jocus in lIe ee
Becone avave in lIe ee, Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, and venain
exlveneI sliII. WovI al veacIing a nolionIessness lIal is nove
lIan a sIeev aIsence oJ novenenl. B Ieing Jocussed in lIe ee,
evevlIing Iecones sliII inside ouvseIJ, as iJ ouv enevg vas
coaguIaling. You can JeeI ouvseIJ Ieconing densev.
TIe sliIIness oJ ee conlacl is a `connecled sliIIness`, in vIicI ou
can JeeI lIe enevg oJ ouv ee vesonaling vilI lIe viIvalion aII
ovev ouv Iod. Hence lIe JeeIing oJ IigIev densil ov IigIev
Jvequenc expevienced in ouv Iod.
Once ou veacI lIe cIinax oJ sliIIness, ou gel lIe JeeIing lIal
even iJ ou vanled lo nove, ou couId nol. Indeed, iJ ou veaII
vanled lo, ou couId. Bul lo do lIis ou vouId Jivsl Iave lo gel
oul oJ lIe expevience.
TIvougIoul lIe IooI, vIenevev lIe expvession `lIe ee` is used, il
veJevs lo lIe avea Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. Bul Ie caveJuI lIal I
`Jocussing Ielveen lIe eeIvovs`, il is onI neanl lIal ou sIouId
venain avave oJ lIal avea. Il is nol neanl lIal ou sIouId divecl
ouv eeIaIIs as iJ lving lo IooI in Ielveen ouv lvo eeIvovs.
TIe ees ave nol divecled anvIeve in pavlicuIav, and acluaII lIe
nove ou can Jovgel aIoul lIen lIe Iellev. TIis appIies lo lIe
lIivd ee nedilalion |CIaplev 3), in vIicI lIe ees ave Iepl
cIosed, as veII as lo lIe exevcises oJ ee conlacl.

Favl 2 avaveness oJ `seeingness`
|Favl 1 and pavl 2 ave lo Ie inpIenenled sinuIlaneousI.)
Heve cones a Iig secvel oJ lIe seevs, vIicI can cveale najov
openings oJ pevceplion. UsuaII vIen ou divecl ouv allenlion lo
an oIjecl vilI ouv ees open, ou IooI al lIe inage and ils
diJJevenl pavls. And lIen lIe vavious eIenenls ave pvocessed I
ouv conscious nind. Sone lecIniques ained al deveIoping nenlaI
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acuil even lvain ou lo picI up nove and nove delaiIs Jvon an
inage. Fov inslance, a dvaving oJ sevevaI oIjecls is pvesenled lo
ou. A Iiniled line oJ a Jev seconds is aIIolled lo scan il. And
lIen ou ave supposed lo Iisl as nan oIjecls as ouv nind vas
aIIe lo velain consciousI. AII lIis is veIaled lo vIal couId Ie caIIed
lIe `nenlaI node oJ vision`, vision Jvon lIe ovdinav nenlaI
consciousness. As discussed IeJove, lIis Iaev is pveciseI lIe pavl
oJ ouvseIJ vIicI is IIind lo spiviluaI vovIds. In ovdev lo Iecone
aIIe lo see auvas and spiviluaI Ieings, il is necessav lo svilcI oJJ
lIis nenlaI node oJ vision.
Fov lIis puvpose, lIeve is one secvel inslead oJ IooIing al an oJ
lIe delaiIs oJ lIe inage, Iecone avave oJ lIe Jacl oJ seeing.
UsuaII, vilI lIe nenlaI node oJ vision, ou vouId Ie Ius
IooIing al lIe inage and Jinding oul vIelIev ils conlenl is vound
ov squave, gveen ov eIIov, pvell ov ugI, and so on. Bul nov,
vilI lIe non-nenlaI node oJ vision, ou ave doing sonelIing
conpIeleI diJJevenl. You dvop an inlevesl in lIe conponenls oJ
lIe inage. Inslead, ou Iecone avave oJ lIe Jacl oJ seeing. In
ovdev lo see, ou slop IooIing. You sIiJl ouv allenlion Jvon lIe
oIjecl oJ pevceplion lo lIe pvocess oJ pevceiving. Inslead oJ
valcIing lIe oIjecl, ou slavl valcIing lIe aclion oJ seeing, lIe
Jacl oJ seeing ov `seeingness`.

To sunnavise pvaclice 5.4
TIis Jivsl IeveI oJ ee conlacl consisls oJ lvo pavls, inpIenenled
sinuIlaneousI vIiIe silling in Jvonl oJ a Jviend ov a nivvov
1) aIsoIule nolionIessness vilI a ligIl Jocus in lIe ee, IIinIing
as IillIe as possiIIe
2) avaveness oJ lIe Jacl oJ seeing, ov `seeingness`, inslead oJ
IooIing.
Buvalion oJ lIe ee conlacl pvaclice slavl vilI 3 lo 5 ninules.
Incvease gvaduaII up lo 15 ninules ov nove. To end lIe pvaclice,
JoIIov lIe sleps indicaled in lIe nexl seclion |5.5).

IJ seeingness is a pvoIIen...
TIvougIoul lIis IooI ve viII veJev lo a lvipIe pvocess oJ vision,
oJ vIicI pavl 1 is lIe nolionIessness in lIe ee, and pavl 2 is
seeingness. TIe lIivd pavl Ias lo do vilI lIe Ieavl and viII Ie
inlvoduced in seclion 5.13. IJ ou Jind il diJJicuIl lo veIale lo
seeingness, pIease venenIev lIe JoIIoving poinls
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TIe pevceplion oJ seeingness does nol Iave lo Ie pvecise. A vague
sense oJ lIe Jacl oJ seeing is good enougI Jov lIe pvocess lo
unJoId.
IJ even a vague avaveness oJ lIe Jacl oJ seeing can'l Ie veacIed,
lIen Jovgel aIoul il lenpovaviI and pvoceed in lIe JoIIoving
va. Becone avave oJ lIe Jacl lIal lIeve is an inage in Jvonl oJ
ou. Fovgel aIoul lIe Jviend ov lIe nivvov and an delaiIs oJ lIe
inage.
Inslead oJ IooIing al lIe inage, lv lo JeeI il.
BepIace `seeingness` I `JeeIing lIe inage inslead oJ IooIing al il`
and conlinue lIe pvocess. |Nole lIal il is nol onI ouv Jviend's
inage lIal ou ave supposed lo JeeI Iul aIso lIe space avound Iin
ov Iev.)
TIings viII cIaviJ I lIenseIves as ou pvogvess.
Move delaiIed expIanalions aIoul seeingness viII Ie given in
seclion 7.12.

5.5 To end an pvaclice oJ ee conlacl
CIose ouv ees.
BuI ouv Iands logelIev Jov a Jev seconds.
FIace lIe paIns |nol lIe Jingevs) on ouv
cIosed ees, loucIing lIe Jace, so lIal lIe
ave in conlacl vilI lIe sIin and nol IeId
ava Jvon il. Lel lIe vavnlI oJ lIe paIns
penelvale inlo ouv ees. Benain in lIis
posilion Jov IaIJ a ninule ov nove, enjoing
lIe IeaIing eJJecl.
Buving lIis pIase, ou viII Iave nonenlous
expeviences oJ innev IigIl.
TIen cIicI lIe Jingevs and open ouv ees.
ExcIange inpvessions vilI ouv pavlnev.
TIen slavl again. Bo a veconneclion vilI ouv ees cIosed Jov 2 ov
3 ninules |seclion 5.3). TIen open ouv ees and vesune ee
conlacl in lIe sane nannev.

Tips, lvicIs and lvaps
WIal exaclI laIes pIace vIen ou acIieve aIsoIule
nolionIessness, and vIen ou gel lIe JeeIing lIal ouv enevg
coaguIales? Anong olIev lIings, lIe conneclion Ielveen lIe
elIevic Iod and lIe pIsicaI Iod is sIigIlI Ioosened. TIe elIevic
Iod is lIe Iaev oJ lIe viIvalion. WIenevev ou JeeI lIe
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viIvalion, ou JeeI lIe elIevic. WIen ou veacI a lolaI sliIIness
lIal is nove lIan an aIsence oJ novenenl, il neans lIal ouv
elIevic Iod is nol so caugIl inlo lIe pIsicaI Iod an nove. Il
is pavlI Jveed, and nove avaiIaIIe lo pevJovn cevlain Junclions
independenlI oJ lIe pIsicaI Iod. TIeveJove ou can JeeI a vev
inlense viIvalion aII ovev.
In lvadilionaI CIinese nedicine, il is said lIal `lIe ees ave lIe
gales lo lIe Ieavl`, and lIal `lIe Ieavl is lIe gale lo lIe sIen`. In
ouv conlexl, lIis Iasl pIvase can Ie lvansIaled `lIe Ieavl is lIe
gale lo lIe HigIev Ego`. WIiIe appIing ouv paIns lo ouv ees,
couId ou JeeI lIe Ieal veacIing inlo ouv Ieavl? Tv lo enIance
lIis lvansJev oJ vavn enevg lIal Jeeds lIe Ieavl.

5.6 To IIinI ov nol lo IIinI
In HalIa-oga lIeve is a lecInique caIIed lvaIa, in vIicI one
gazes al a vev ninule oIjecl sucI as a poinl on a vaII, ov lIe
JIane oJ a candIe. Il is said I lIe SansIvil lexls lIal lIe pvaclice
sIouId Ie conlinued unliI leavs ave sIed, and lIen aII sovls oJ ee
diseases viII Ie cuved. I Iave oJlen Ieavd Indian naslevs connenl
lIal duving lvaIa lIe leavs veIeased nan `poisons` and negalive
enevgies lIal Iad accunuIaled in lIe ees. As a pIsician, I Iave
Jound lIis lecInique vev IeIpJuI in covvecling cevlain deJecls oJ
eesigIl, iJ appIied eavI enougI. uile a Jev peopIe veve aIIe lo
gel vid oJ lIeiv gIasses I doing lIis exevcise. Il vovIed Jov peopIe
vIo Iad nol Ieen veaving lIen Jov loo Iong, no Iongev lIan a
Jev nonlIs ov naxinun one ov lvo eavs. In pavlicuIav, lvaIa
vovIs vondevs on leenagevs.
AII lIis is lo leII ou lIal iJ ou veacI lIe slage vIeve ouv ees
ave Iuvning and leavs slavl voIIing dovn ouv Jace, ou sIouId nol
vovv Iul vejoice. Accovding lo lIe ancienl science oJ HalIa-oga,
lIis viII veIease lensions Jvon ouv ees and pvevenl sevevaI
diseases. Anva, use connon sense incvease duvalion gvaduaII
and do nol Jovce lIe pvaclice. TIeve is no spiviluaI vaIue in
Iuvling ouvseIJ.

Tips, lvicIs and lvaps
As aIvas, vIen ou deaI vilI enevg, lIeve ave das vIen il is
eas and eJJovlIess lo venain vilIoul IIinIing Jov Iong peviods.
OlIev lines, il is as iJ ou Iad a cIoud oJ loxic snoIe jusl in
Jvonl oJ ouv ees, and il seens inpossiIIe nol lo IIinI evev 2
seconds. TIe Iesl appvoacI is lo accepl lIal enevg is vIinsicaI
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and cIanging I naluve, and lo go on pvaclising vilIoul pIacing
loo nucI inpovlance on lIese JIuclualions.

5.7 A Jev connon expeviences vIiIe pvaclising ee
conlacl
TIe inage gels dislovled. SIavp oulIines Iecone IIuvv.
Bon'l vesisl, Iel lIe inage Iecone nove and nove dislovled. In lIe
Ieginning, ou Iave lo Iel go oJ lIe pIsicaI inage IeJove non-
pIsicaI inages can Ie pevceived. So Iel lIe pIsicaI inage Iecone
dislovled and IIuvv. FIov vilI vIal cones, even iJ il doesn'l
naIe an sense. You can anaIse lIe expevience Ialev. IJ ou lv lo
lIinI aIoul il vIiIe il Iappens, il jusl von'l Iappen.
Al a nove advanced slage il viII Iecone possiIIe lo gel IolI lIe
non-pIsicaI and lIe pIsicaI inage al lIe sane line. Bul in lIe
Ieginning ou Iave lo Iel go oJ lIe sIavp oulIines and Iel lIe
inage Iecone IIuvv IeJove ou can see aslvaI coIouvs and IaIos.
TIe pevson in Jvonl oJ ou seens nucI JuvlIev ava lIan Ie
acluaII is.
TIis is a pvell good sign. Il indicales lIal ou ave sIiJling Jvon
lIe vision oJ lIe pIsicaI veaIil inlo lIe vision oJ suIlIe veaIns.
As soon as ou veacI lIe pevceplion oJ lIe aslvaI vovId, dislances
laIe on a vev diJJevenl aspecl. Il is nol unconnon Jov lIe
pevson silling jusl in Jvonl oJ ou lo appeav lo Ie Jav ava.
WIenevev lIis Iappens, ou Inov lIal vIal ou ave seeing is
Ieond lIe pIsicaI pIane.
Seeing coIouvs
In lIe aslvaI vovIds, IigIl does nol cone Jvon a sun, ov Jvon an
exlevnaI souvce sucI as Ianps. OIjecls and Ieings can Ie seen due lo
lIeiv ovn Iuninosil. TIe sIed lIeiv ovn IigIl. TIe appeav as iJ
lIe veve `nade oJ coIouvs` in an alnospIeve oJ seni-davIness.
Hovevev il sIouId aIvas Ie Iepl in nind lIal lIe aslvaI coIouvs
ave quile diJJevenl Jvon lIe pIsicaI ones. Il is lIeveJove
vivluaII inpossiIIe lo descviIe lIen pveciseI, due lo lIe IacI oJ
veJevences in ouv naleviaI envivonnenl. A najov diJJevence is lIal
aslvaI coIouvs oJlen seen lo Ie a nixluve oJ diJJevenl Iues. Bul
lIe diJJevenl conponenls oJ an aslvaI coIouv do nol nix al aII,
unIiIe vIal can Ie oIsevved in lIe pIsicaI vovId. In lIe pIsicaI
vovId vIen lvo coIouvs nix, eacI disappeavs and an inlevnediav
sIade occuvs. Fov inslance, ou nix IIue and eIIov and ou gel
gveen. TIe IIue and lIe eIIov Iave disappeaved and lIeve is onI
gveen IeJl. In lIe aslvaI, lIe silualion is quile diJJevenl coIouvs
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seen lo Ie nade oJ lIousands oJ lin Ipev-IviIIianl poinls. Fov
exanpIe, lIeve is a `IIue-eIIov-gveen` in vIicI sIin IIue poinls,
eIIov poinls, and gveen poinls can Ie seen, inlvicaleI voven.
AslvaI coIouvs ave vaveI conpIeleI uniJovn. TIeiv gveal vaviel
and anazing Ieaul is Ieond an conpavison vilI vIal is
oIsevvaIIe in lIe pIsicaI vovId.
Bue lo lIe dissiniIavil oJ lIe naluve oJ aslvaI and pIsicaI
coIouvs, il is nol necessaviI veIevanl lo lv lo IaIeI an auva `gveen`
ov `IIue` ov `eIIov`. TIal is vI one sIouId Ie caveJuI vIen one
veads in cevlain IooIs lIal gveen in lIe auva indicales a pavlicuIav
enolion, IIue anolIev, and so on. B ovevsinpIiJing, one can
sonelines end up naIing conpIeleI neaningIess slalenenls.
TIe voon in vIicI ou ave pvaclising appeavs davIev, lIe
quaIil oJ lIe coIouvs cIanges.
TIe IacIgvound oJ lIe aslvaI coIouvs is vIal occuIlisls Iave caIIed
lIe `aslvaI IigIl`. Il is lIe Iasic coIouv lIal pevvades lIe aslvaI
space, and il is no diJJevenl Jvon lIe puvpIe IigIl ou see vIen
ou nedilale in lIe ee. Il couId aIso Ie caIIed `aslvaI davIness`, Jov
il appeavs as a seni-davIness, deJinileI dinnev lIan lIe daIigIl
oJ lIe pIsicaI vovId, Iul oJ a diJJevenl naluve lIan lIe davIness
oJ ouv nigIls. TIe pIsicaI davIness is an aIsence oJ IigIl. TIe
aslvaI davIness gIovs, Ience lIe expvession `davIness visiIIe` used
in lIe Masonic lvadilion.
WIen ou ave pvaclising ee conlacl and lIe voon avound ou
suddenI appeavs davIev, even lIougI il na Ie lIe niddIe oJ lIe
da, il neans ou ave seeing lIe aslvaI IigIl. You ave sIiJling
Jvon lIe pevceplion oJ lIe pIsicaI vovId inlo lIal oJ lIe aslvaI
space. Vev oJlen, lIis viII Ie acconpanied I a diJJevenl
pevceplion oJ lIe coIouvs lIe viII appeav lo ou as indicaled in
lIe pvevious pavagvapIs.
TIe aslvaI space is neilIev unique nov uniJovn. As ou advance in
ouv nedilalion and ouv lvaveIIing, ou Ieavn lo junp Jvon one
aslvaI space lo anolIev. One oJ lIe veJevences lIal aIIovs ou lo
Jind ouv va is lIe quaIil oJ lIe coIouvs and lIe Iasic Iue oJ
lIe aslvaI IigIl, IolI oJ vIicI vav depending on vIicI space ou
ave in. In cevlain vegions oJ lIe space lIe IacIgvound oJ aslvaI
IigIl is niII, in olIevs il is davIev, neavI IIacI, ov even gveen-
IIue as undev lIe ocean. Even IeJove veacIing lIe acluaI slage oJ
lvaveIIing, ou can oIsevve lIese vavialions in lIe coIouv oJ lIe
space vIen ou nedilale in ouv ee.
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TIe navveI is lIal il Iecones possiIIe, vIen ouv `seeingness` Ias
naluved, lo IeIoId sevevaI oJ lIese Iaevs al lIe sane line. Al a
cevlain slage in lIe opening pvocess, ou even Iecone aIIe lo
sinuIlaneousI enconpass lIe pIsicaI vovId in ouv vision.
In lIis expIosion oJ coIouvs, lIe nagniJicence oJ lIe univevse
Iecones sucI lIal il Jovces ouv Ieavl open. Beaul is sonelines
al lIe Iinil oJ vIal is IeavaIIe. LiJe Iecones a conslanl vondev,
and gveal Jun.
On lIe olIev side oJ lIe aslvaI vovIds is anolIev vovId, caIIed
devacIan I veslevn occuIlisls and svavga-IoIa ov vovId oJ lIe
gods I lIe Hindu lvadilion. In lIis vovId, again a conpIeleI
diJJevenl vange oJ IigIls is pevceived. TIese ave lo lIe aslvaI
coIouvs vIal da is lo nigIl.
AnolIev Jace appeavs in pIace oJ ouv Jviend's Jace.
TIis is one oJ lIe nosl connon expeviences vIiIe pvaclising lIe
lecIniques oJ ee conlacl TIe Jace oJ lIe Jviend silling in Jvonl
oJ ou disappeavs and anolIev Jace can Ie seen inslead. IJ ou ave
pvaclising aIone, Jacing a nivvov, il is ouv ovn Jace lIal
disappeavs and is vepIaced I anolIev. TIese Jaces covvespond
nainI lo Jouv possiIiIilies 1) a spivil guide 2) a pasl IiJe 3) a suI-
pevsonaIil 4) an enlil.
1) Spivil guides il is quile connon Jov ouv spivil guides lo
naniJesl in lIis va lo lIe pevson vilI vIon ou ave pvaclising.
As ou pvogvess, ou viII gain lIe capacil lo consciousI naniJesl
ouv guides upon ouv ovn enevg in a va lIal viII Ie visiIIe lo
olIevs, even iJ lIeiv cIaivvoance is nininaI. Ee conlacl is
acluaII one oJ lIe nosl sinpIe and divecl vas lo gel lo see spivil
guides.
A vavialion oJ lIis expevience oJlen Iappens vIiIe Iislening lo a
laII given I a spiviluaI leacIev. IJ ou Iecone vev nolionIess,
slop IIinIing, and pvaclise ouv nelIod oJ vision vIiIe gazing al
lIen, ou viII sonelines see lIeiv Jace disappeav and Ie vepIaced
I lIal oJ lIeiv leacIev ov sone IigIev Ieing IeIind lIen.
2) AnolIev possiIiIil vIen lIe Jace cIanges is lIal ou ave seeing
an inage oJ ouvseIJ ov oJ lIe Jviend ou ave pvaclising vilI, in a
pasl IiJe.
3) TIe Jace can aIso Ie a suI-pevsonaIil oJ ouvs ov oJ ouv
Jviend. AIlogelIev, lIis is nol so diJJevenl Jvon vIal vas
descviIed in 2), iJ one considevs lIal suI-pevsonaIilies Iave Ieen
IuiIl up I lIe civcunslances oJ pasl Iives.
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4) TIe Jace can aIso Ie lIal oJ an enlil, neaning a pvesence
allacIed lo ou. An enlil can Ie vegavded as a non-pIsicaI
pavasile. Jusl as sone pIsicaI pavasiles can slicI lo diJJevenl
pavls oJ ouv Iod, IiIevise sone non-pIsicaI enevgies ov
pvesences can gel allacIed lo ouv enevg.

5.8 WIal lo do vilI ouv expeviences
Heve is a poinl lIal na save ou a Iol oJ lvouIIe, iJ ou
undevsland il JuII I slvongI veconnend ou do nol lv lo
anaIse loo nucI oJ vIal ou see. As ou pvaclise lIese exevcises,
diJJevenl visions viII cone lo ou. You Iave lo accepl lIal il is
going lo laIe a cevlain anounl oJ line IeJove ou can veaII
undevsland vIal lIe nean. Il laIes a gveal deaI oJ innev
expevience and esolevic InovIedge IeJove one can saJeI inlevpvel
lIe signiJicance oJ visions.
Fov inslance, vIen ou see anolIev Jace duving ee conlacl, il is
vev diJJicuIl in lIe Ieginning lo Inov vIelIev il IeIongs lo lIe
olIev pevson ov lo ouvseIJ. Apavl Jvon lIe Jacl lIal ou na
veII Ie conJused and nislaIe an enlil Jov a spivil guide |vIicI is
exlveneI connon lIese das), nevev negIecl lIe possiIiIil lIal
vIal ou see on ouv Jviend's Jace couId Ie a pvojeclion oJ ouvs.
IJ ou lv lo anaIse lIings loo quicII, naIing sense oJ
evevlIing, ou vun lIe visI oJ Ieing conpIeleI deIuded.
Visions, and expeviences in genevaI, ave lo Ie digesled deepI, on
lIe IeveI oJ lIe souI valIev lIan nenlaII evaIualed. Il is nucI
visev lo laIe sone penciIs and naIe dvavings oJ ouv visions, Jov
inslance, lIan lo vovv aIoul lIen. Lel lIe expeviences vovI on
ou valIev lIan lving lo vovI oul vIal lIe nean.
BenenIev lIal ouv enpIasis is on lIe Jacl oJ seeing, ov
`seeingness`, nol on lIe conlenl oJ lIe visions. WIen pvaclised
accovding lo lIe pvincipIes expounded in lIis IooI, seeing is a
IveaIlIvougI inlo IigIev vegions oJ consciousness. Il cveales
IveacIes in ouv Jacade oJ nenlaI vigidil, and il nuvluves lIe
gvovlI oJ lIe HigIev SeIJ lIvougI sopIislicaled necIanisns oJ
innev aIcIen. In lIis vespecl, lIe conlenl oJ lIe visions is
secondav.
IJ ou pvaclise aIong lIese Iines, pulling nove enpIasis on lIe
Jacl oJ seeing lIan on lIe conlenl oJ lIe visions, lIen ou von'l
IuiId caslIes in lIe aslvaI, and ouv spiviluaI jouvne viII Ie saJe.
UIlinaleI il is lIe puve IigIl oJ lIe Spivil lIal viII aIIov ou lo
discvininale and nove lovavds TvulI, even in lIe nosl conJusing
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civcunslances.

5.9 WalcIing lIe gvaspings oJ lIe nind
Oel vead Jov ee conlacl |seclion 5.2). BenenIev lIal ou ave loo
Jav Jvon eacI olIev iJ lIe paIn oJ ouv Iand cannol veacI ouv
pavlnev's nose.
Bo a veconneclion |seclion 5.3) Jov 2 ov 3 ninules.
Fvaclise ee conlacl as descviIed in seclion 5.4
1) Becone avave Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. Use ouv Jocus in lIe ee
lo Iecone conpIeleI nolionIess, and lo IIinI as IillIe as possiIIe.
2) Inslead oJ IooIing al an oJ lIe delaiIs oJ lIe inage in Jvonl oJ
ou, Iecone avave oJ lIe Jacl oJ seeing, ov `seeingness`. |IJ
seeingness is nol el cIeav, jusl `JeeI lIe inage` inslead oJ IooIing
al il.)
TIe naluvaI lendenc is lIal lIe pIsicaI inage gels aIleved. TIe
oulIines Iecone IIuvv, nev coIouvs appeav, and aII Iinds oJ
nodiJicalions oJ lIe inage laIe pIace, as descviIed in seclion 5.7.
As ou go on pvaclising, a necIanisn oJ pvine inlevesl can Ie
oIsevved. Fvon line lo line, sonelIing seens lo velvacl inside
ouvseIJ. SuddenI, lIe |non-pIsicaI) coIouvs ov Jaces ave Iosl, lIe
oulIines Iecone sIavp again and ou ave IacI in lIe pIsicaI
inage. Il is as iJ sonelIing puIIs ou IacI, IiIe a pavl oJ ouvseIJ
lIal cannol cope vilI lIe expansion oJ lIe vision. In a spIil
second, ou ave IacI inlo ouv usuaI node oJ pevceplion oJ
pIsicaI veaIil. TIe IaIos Iave disappeaved and lIe conlouvs Iave
Iecone cIeavI deIinealed again.
Nov ou don'l Iave lo cIose ouv ees Iul ou need lo veIax, go
IacI inlo lIe ee, and slavl lIe pvocess again. BuiId up lIe
nolionIess Jocus in lIe ee, Iecone avave oJ lIe Jacl oJ seeing...
and sIovI ou sIiJl IacI inlo lIe `non-nenlaI` node oJ vision
lIe inage Iecones IIuvv again, IaIos and/ov coIouvs veappeav.
AnolIev inlevesling Jinding is lIal vIen ou ave in lIe expanded
node oJ pevceplion |lIe `non-nenlaI` IIuvv inage), ouv vision
Iecones pevipIevaI and enIvaces lIe vIoIe JieId in Jvonl oJ ou.
You see nucI nove oJ vIal Iies on eacI side oJ lIe inage. Bul as
soon as ou ave IvougIl IacI inlo lIe sIavp cIeav-cul inage, ouv
vision Iecones seIeclive again. Youv pevceplion Iecones Iiniled lo
sone delaiIs in lIe niddIe oJ lIe inage, and ou Iose sigIl oJ
vIal is on lIe sides. You ave onI in loucI vilI a Jvaclion oJ lIe
JieId.
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To sunnavise lIis pvaclice consisls oJ going inlo lIe ee and
Ieing vev nolionIess, vilIoul IIinIing, and Ielling lIe inage
Iecone IIuvv. TIen oIsevve Iov `sonelIing inside` velvacls evev
so oJlen, and pvojecls ou IacI inlo lIe inage vilI sIavp oulIines.
BeIax, Iel ouvseIJ sIiJl inlo lIe IIuvv inage again, in vIicI
aIleved coIouvs na appeav... unliI `sonelIing inside` conlvacls
again, and lIen il is IiIe JaIIing ou aIvuplI Iose ouv
pevceplion. Tv lo Iecone nove and nove avave oJ lIe naluve oJ
lIal `sonelIing` vIicI naIes ou JaII oul oJ ouv slale oJ
pevceplion.
Conlinue lIe pvaclice Jov 5 lo 10 ninules ov nove.
TIen cIose ouv ees. BuI ouv Iands. FIace ouv paIns on ouv
cIosed ees, as indicaled in seclion 5.5.

5.10 Ovasping is lIe naluve oJ lIe nind
WIal is lIe pavl oJ ouvseIJ lIal velvacls vIen ou do lIe
exevcise indicaled aIove |seclion 5.9)? Il is lIe Iaev oJ ovdinav
nenlaI consciousness, vIicI covvesponds lo lIe aslvaI Iod oJ
CIaivvision Ianguage |and oJ Sleinev's Ianguage), and lo lIe nanas
oJ lIe Indian lvadilion. Il is a Iaev lIal Junclions lIvougI
veaclion. TIe TiIelan naslevs use an exceIIenl vovd lo descviIe
lIis gvasping. WalcI Iov ouv nind usuaII opevales. A lIougIl
cones lo ouv nind, aIoul ouv Jvidge, Jov inslance. InnedialeI
lIe nind gvasps lIe lIougIl and cIains anolIev lo il. Il is IiIe a
veaclion lo lIe pvevious lIougIl. You lIinI, I Iave lo go lo lIe
supevnavIel, lo JiII up lIe Jvidge.` And lIen anolIev gvasping
laIes pIace, anolIev lIougIl is IinIed lo lIe Jovnev one I aIso
Iave lo go lo lIe IanI`... and so on. A cIain oJ lIougIls is voven,
laIing ou Jav Jvon lIe oviginaI lIougIl.
Buving ee conlacl, ouv ovn expevience viII conJivn Iov
veIevanl lIe vovd `gvasping` is, lo descviIe lIis quicI IillIe
veaclion lIal naIes ou Iose ouv pevceplion oJ lIe IIuvv inage,
and pvojecls ou IacI inlo lIe sIavp pIsicaI inage. WIen lIis
Iappens, ou deJinileI JeeI a Iind oJ IillIe conlvaclion - nol a
pIsicaI one, Iul a gvasping oJ lIe nind.
SuIlIe pevceplion vequives Ielling go, and lIal is exaclI vIal lIe
ovdinav nenlaI consciousness, lIe nanas-nind, cannol cope vilI.
TIe nind Ias lo gvasp, lIal is ils vev naluve. TIe nanas-nind
gvasps ou IacI inlo lIe pIsicaI inage, jusl as a nuscIe oJ lIe
pIsicaI Iod Iecones lense in a silualion oJ enolionaI slvess.
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Il is essenliaI lIal ou Ieep valcIing lIis pvocess caveJuII. Oo
IacI inlo lIe Jocus in lIe lIivd ee and inlo lIe seeingness, Iel
lIe inage Iecone aIleved again... and suddenI, anolIev gvasping
oJ lIe nind laIes pIace, and aII lIe pevceplions disappeav. WIen a
naslev IiIe Svi AuvoIindo sas lIal a siIenl nind is a pvevequisile
Jov IigIev ogic expevience, nolIing eIse is neanl lIan an
evadicalion oJ lIose gvaspings. TIe nove ou valcI lIe gvaspings,
lIe nove lIe viII appeav lo ou as sonelIing supevinposed on
ouv naluvaI pevceplion.

5.11 WIicI slale oJ pevceplion is lIe aIleved one?
Lel us deveIop lIis Iasl poinl, Iecause il Ias innense vepevcussions
on lIe va ve see lIe vovId.
WIen peopIe slavl vovIing on lIenseIves, lIe usuaII Iave an
inpIicil pveconceplion TIe considev lIal lIe vovId, lIe va
lIe see il evev da lIvougI lIeiv nind, is lIe `veaI one`. And
lIe inJev lIal auvas and spiviluaI Ieings can Ie supevinposed on
lIis vision oJ lIe pIsicaI veaIil, lIvougI sone sovl oJ addilionaI
pevceplion.
Nov lIis exevcise |5.9) denonslvales exaclI lIe opposile. Il is lIe
sIavpI oulIined nenlaI inage lIal appeavs as an avliJiciaII
conslvucled veaIil. As soon as ou Iel go oJ lIe gvaspings oJ lIe
nind, lIe inage expIodes inlo a JIuid nuIlilude oJ aslvaI coIouvs.
Il is nol vIen ou see auvas, spiviluaI Ieings, elc. lIal sonelIing
is added - il is vIen ou see lIvougI lIe nind! TIe nind
conlvacls and adds a Jacade oJ vigid conlouvs on lop oJ lIe JIuid
veaIil. TIe nove ou gel lo see lIe Junclioning oJ ouv nind,
lIe nove ou veaIize lIal il is a Iind oJ cvanp. BeIease lIe cvanp
and lIe sIavp pIsicaI veaIil disappeavs lIe non-pIsicaI vovIds
open lo ou.
AII lIis is a gvaduaI pvocess oJ couvse, il is nol going lo Iappen
ovevnigIl. TIe nind is lenacious, il is nol going lo Iel go oJ ou
loo quicII. NevevlIeIess, vIen ou do lIe vovI, a nev pevceplion
sIovI deveIops. Fvon line lo line, ou Jind ouvseIJ jusl `Ieing`.
Il is a vev sinpIe and innocenl slale oJ consciousness. And in lIis
sinpIicil, auvas and olIev vovIds ave pevceived.
Mosl oJ lIe line ou ave caugIl in lIe usuaI Junclioning oJ lIe
nind. Bul as ou advance, lIe nind appeavs nove and nove IiIe a
cvusl on lop oJ ouv Ieing. Il Iecones oIvious lIal lIe nind is
sonelIing added, supevinposed. Il is onI I cIinging and gvasping
lIal il can opevale. So ou aulonalicaII slavl lo vegavd lIe sIavp
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inages as sonelIing avliJiciaII conslvucled I lIe nind, and lIe
JIuid IeveI oJ IigIls and coIouvs as lIe veaIil IeIind il. You Iegin
lo Ie nove and nove inlevesled in seeing lIe vovId lIe va il is,
and nol lIe va ouv nind naIes il up.
One oJ lIe veasons I insisl on lIis poinl is lIal il is nol a
pIiIosopIicaI lIeov Iul sonelIing ou can oIsevve easiI in
ouvseIJ, lIvougI lIe pvaclice. As ou Ieep on vovIing vilI
exevcise 5.9, lIe gvaspings oJ lIe nind viII Iecone nove and nove
oIvious lo ou.
Heve ve avvive al one oJ lIe essenliaI cIavaclevislics oJ lIe
CIaivvision appvoacI. Ouv puvpose is nol lo add a Jev lvicIs lo ouv
ovdinav nenlaI Iaev in ovdev lo veacI cIaivvoance. Ouv puvpose
is lo use pevceplion lo veacI a puve condilion oJ consciousness,
Ieond JaIse appeavances and oul oJ lIe gvaspings oJ lIe nanas-
nind. TIe vIoIe pvocess ains al Ielling go oJ nenlaI conslvuclions
and veluvning, as in lIe 24lI Iexagvan oJ lIe I CIing, lo lIe
uncovvupled slage.

5.12 AlIanlean cIinax
CIose ouv ees and slavl vilI a veconneclion |seclion 5.3) lIvoal
Jviclion, avaveness oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe ee. TIen venain avave
oJ lIe puvpIe ov davI space Jov aIoul 2 ninules.
Open ouv ees and inpIenenl lIe douIIe pvocess oJ vision
descviIed in seclion 5.4
1) avaveness Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, vilI lolaI sliIIness
2) sinuIlaneousI, inslead oJ IooIing al an oJ lIe delaiIs oJ lIe
inage in Jvonl oJ ou, Iecone avave oJ lIe Jacl oJ seeing, ov
`seeingness` |ov, nove sinpI, JeeI lIe inage inslead oJ IooIing al
il).
Fov lIis pavlicuIav pvaclice, il is essenliaI lIal ou IIinI as IillIe
as possiIIe, ov pveJevaII nol al aII. You Iave lo IuiId up a slvong
pvessuve Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, and veacI a cIinax oJ sliIIness. TIe
lvo go logelIev veII lIe nove ou ave Jocussed in lIe ee, lIe
nove ou can Iecone nolionIess. And lIe nove ou Iel ouv
enevg densiJ |ov `cvslaIIise`) lIvougI ouv posilive innoIiIil,
lIe nove ou can IuiId up lIe viIvalion in lIe ee.
Becone nove and nove nolionIess. BuiId up lIe pvessuve Ielveen
lIe eeIvovs unliI ouv Iod JeeIs as soIid as a slalue - a slalue
oJ viIvalion. TIe slale sIovI deveIops inlo a connecled
nolionIessness lIal gives lIe JeeIing oJ a gveal accunuIalion oJ
povev, as iJ ouv ee vas veceiving lIe Jovce oJ a coIunn oJ
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enevg JaIIing slvaigIl onlo il.
TIe nove ou can cease lIe novenenl oJ evev singIe ceII oJ ouv
Iod, lIe nove ouv ee can veceive lIe Jovce, and lIe densev and
nove inlense lIe viIvalion Iecones.
Oo on IuiIding up lIe viIvalion Jov a Jev ninules. ExpIove lIe
cIinax, lIe naxinun povev ou can veceive in ouv ee lIvougI
ullev sliIIness. Lel lIe povev sIine lIvougI ouv Iod.
TIen cIose ouv ees. BuI ouv Iands. FIace ouv paIns on ouv
cIosed ees as indicaled in seclion 5.5.

Tips
Buving lIe Iasl peviods oJ lIe AlIanlean age, lIvougI pvaclices
vIicI Iove sone siniIavil lo lIis one il vas possiIIe lo acIieve a
gveal naslev ovev lIe povevs oJ naluve. Nov lIe vIeeI Ias
luvned - eslevda's nelIods no Iongev ieId lIe sane vesuIls.
SevevaI Iavs oJ naluve opevale in a conpIeleI diJJevenl va and
ou couId nol veacI lIe sane naslev using lIese lecIniques. Sone
nev palIs oJ inilialion Iave lo Ie JoIIoved.
WIen pvaclised vilI lIe inlensil il vequives, lIis exevcise
IuiIds up a slale oJ consciousness vilI lvo nain cIavaclevislics.
One is an exlvaovdinav JeeIing oJ povev. TIe second is an oIvious
IacI oJ conpassion. TIis slale is devoid oJ an JeeIing ov enpalI
Jov lIe pevson silling in Jvonl oJ ou. TIese lvo aspecls
sunnavise lIe condilion oJ Iale AlIanlis quile veII, and ave pavl oJ
lIe veasons Jov ils JaII.
TIis pvaclice is nol lo Ie inpIenenled on a veguIav Iasis. Il is
jusl indicaled Ieve lo give ou a gIinpse oJ pasl slales oJ
consciousness. Il viII Ie especiaII inlevesling lo pvaclise lIe nexl
lecInique |5.13) jusl aJlev lIis one, lo veaIize lIe diJJevence in
viIvalion and alnospIeve IvougIl aIoul I lIe Ieavl JeeIing.

5.13 Ee conlacl, JuII lecInique lIe lvipIe pvocess oJ
vision, incIuding lIe vision oJ lIe Ieavl
Sil vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl, Jacing eilIev a Jviend ov a nivvov.
CIose ouv ees and do a sIovl veconneclion, as descviIed in seclion
5.3 IuiId up lIe viIvalion in lIe ee, IvealIing vilI lIe lIvoal
Jviclion. TIen Iecone avave oJ lIe puvpIe ov davI space. Benain
in lIe space Jov 1 ov 2 ninules.
TIen open ouv ees and vesune lIe pvocess oJ vision ve descviIed
in seclion 5.4
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1) Benain Jocussed Ielveen lIe eeIvovs and vev nolionIess.
BIinI as IillIe as possiIIe. Lel ouv enevg `cvslaIIise` lIvougI
sliIIness.
2) Inslead oJ IooIing al an delaiIs oJ lIe inage, Iecone avave oJ
lIe Jacl oJ seeing, lIe seeingness. IJ no seeingness can Ie pevceived
el, jusl JeeI lIe inage inslead oJ IooIing al il - lIe vIoIe inage
oJ lIe scene in Jvonl oJ ou, nol onI ouv Jviend's inage. Sense
il in a `lacliIe` va, JeeIing lIe pvessuve oJ lIe |non-pIsicaI) IigIl
on ouv ee.
To lIis ve nov add a lIivd conponenl lo Ie inpIenenled
sinuIlaneousI vilI lIe Jivsl lvo
3) Becone avave oJ ouv Ieavl cenlve, in lIe niddIe oJ lIe cIesl.
Tv lo JeeI lIe olIev pevson |ov ouvseIJ in a nivvov) Jvon ouv
Ieavl. Bon'l pa an allenlion lo lIe inage even lIougI ouv ees
ave open. Jusl Ie Jocussed in ouv ee and JeeI ouv Jviend Jvon
ouv Ieavl.
Youv Jocus is nov douIIe, in lIe ee and in lIe Ieavl. Bul il is nol
a spIil. BalIev, il is IiIe ancIoving ouv ee in ouv Ieavl. You ave
nol IooIing Jvon IolI lIe ee and lIe Ieavl, ou ave seeing Jvon
lIe Ieavl, lIvougI lIe ee.

Tips
TIis is ouv lvipIe pvocess oJ vision lIe ee, lIe seeingness, lIe
Ieavl. You can pIa vilI lIese lIvee eIenenls and enpIasize nove
oJ one ov anolIev, depending on lIe enevg JIov oJ lIe nonenl.
WIeve is lIe Ieavl cenlve Iocaled, exaclI? WIenevev ou visI
lo IocaIise a cIaIva, il is pveJevaIIe nol lo Ie loo pvecise. A cIaIva
is nol a poinl Iul valIev a zone, an avea oJ viIvalion. So one couId
sa lIal lIe niddIe oJ lIe Ieavl cIaIva avea is vougII in lIe
niddIe oJ lIe slevnun |avound lIe acupuncluve poinl Conceplion
17), and aIso IeIind il, inside lIe cIesl. Bul do nol IooI Jov il loo
nucI. BalIev Iecone avave in lIis avea, and Iel lIe JeeIing avise
I ilseIJ. As Iong as ou venain in lIe niddIe oJ lIe cIesl and do
nol go aslva in lIe soIav pIexus, evevlIing viII Ie Jine.
TIis appvoacI inlvoduces a node oJ pevceplion lIal is quile
diJJevenl Jvon lIe usuaI va lIe nind opevales. UsuaII lIe nind
lvies lo cognize lIe vovId I gvasping delaiIs Jvon lIe inages in
Jvonl oJ us, and dvaving concIusions Jvon lIen. In lIis case, lIe
pevceplion is Iased on lIe JeeIing oJ lIe Ieavl, independenlI oJ
an oJ lIe Jealuves oJ lIe inage. You lune inlo lIe pevson in
Jvonl oJ ou and eslaIIisI a conneclion Jvon lIe Ieavl on a
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lolaII diJJevenl IeveI lIan lIal oJ lIe nind. You see Iin Ieond
Iis inage.
TIis lecInique sIovs a cIeav conlvasl vilI lIe pvevious one
|`AlIanlean CIinax`). A soJlness is nov inlvoduced lIal vas
pveviousI aIsenl. In levns oJ lIe occuIl Iislov oJ ouv pIanel,
lIe appeavance oJ lIis enpalI oJ lIe Ieavl vIicI vas so
painJuII IacIing in ouv AlIanlean anceslovs Ias a Iol lo do vilI
lIe naniJeslalion oJ CIvisl Consciousness.
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6.1 TIe vovI on lIe elIevic Iod
BeJove vesuning ouv exevcises on lIe cIanneIs oJ lIe elIevic Iod,
Iel us dveII on sone oJ lIe ains oJ lIis pavl oJ lIe vovI. You
nusl Iave noliced, and lIeve is nolIing suvpvising aIoul lIis, lIal
a slvong avaveness oJ lIe lIivd ee lends lo veinJovce lIe
viIvalion aIong lIe cIanneIs. TIe nove ou ave in lIe ee, lIe
nove ou JeeI lIe viIvalion in lIe nevidians. TIis is vev IogicaI
since lIe ee is lIe nain svilcI oJ lIe Iod oJ enevg. B
opevaling lIe svilcI, ou aclivale civcuIalions oJ viIvalion aII ovev
lIe Iod.
Bul lIe opposile is aIso lvue! WIen ou avaIen a slvong viIvalion
in lIe nevidians, ou can JeeI lIe viIvalion in ouv ee Iellev.
OJlen, jusl I vuIIing ouv Iands and slinuIaling lIe lingIing
enevg in lIen, an innediale Ioosl can Ie JeIl in ouv ee. TIe
ee appeavs nove langiIIe, densev, nove `cvslaIIised` and nove
aclive.
TIeve is a pvoJound necIanisn IeIind lIis sinpIe Jinding. TIe
elIevic Iaev is nol a IuncI oJ disassocialed palcIes, il is a
coIevenl Iaev. Il Ias a unil. AII ils pavls ave nucI nove diveclI
inlevconnecled lIan lIe diJJevenl pavls oJ lIe pIsicaI Iod.
Because oJ lIe JIuid naluve oJ lIe elIevic Iod, an vave oJ
viIvalion in one oJ ils pavls viII vesonale vilI lIe vIoIe Iaev. So
vIen ou sIaIe ov vuI ouv Iands and avaIen a slvong viIvalion
in lIen, lIe vIoIe oJ lIe elIevic Iaev is slinuIaled and,
lIeveJove, so is lIe elIevic pavl oJ ouv lIivd ee. One oJ lIe
vesuIls viII Ie a Ioosl lo ouv cIaivvoance.
TIe lIivd ee is nade oJ diJJevenl pavls. One oJ ils pavls IeIongs
lo lIe aslvaI Iaev, anolIev lo lIe elIevic Iaev. Il is onI vIen aII
lIe pavls ave JuII IuiIl and connunicaling vilI eacI olIev lIal
ouv cIaivvoance Iecones veIiaIIe. Inagine a one nelve Iong pipe.
IJ even one niIIinelve oJ lIis pipe is IIocIed, lIen neilIev valev
nov aiv can JIov lIvougI. You can'l even see lIvougI lIe pipe.
TIis is vI, in ovdev lo deveIop ouv vision oJ non-pIsicaI
veaIns, il is so vaIuaIIe lo pvoceed in lIis vovI oJ deveIoping lIe
elIevic Iod. WIiIe inpIenenling lIe pvaclices on `seeing`
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|CIaplevs 5 and 7), il is a good idea lo do a Jev cIanneI veIeases al
lIe Ieginning and in lIe niddIe oJ lIe sessions.
Lalev on, in lIe pvocess oJ IuiIding lIe Iod oJ innovlaIil,
cIanneI veIease viII Ie vesuned on a IigIev node. TIe puvpose viII
lIen Ie lo inJuse lIe consciousness oJ lIe HigIev SeIJ inlo lIe
elIevic Iaev, in quesl oJ lIe LiJe-Spivil ov lvans-suIslanlialed
elIevic Iod, one oJ lIe covnevslones oJ lIe gIovious Iod. TIe
pvesenl pIase oJ cIanneI veIease, even lIougI IunIIe, Ias a vaIue
in pvepaving Jov lIese sunnils lo cone, I inilialing a conneclion
Ielveen lIe elIevic and ouv conscious seIJ.

6.2 Zu sIao ang, `OaIIIIaddev` Mevidian
Fov cIanneI veIease on lIis nevidian, vuI a
Iine Jvon lIe oulside oJ lIe Jool lo lIe
side oJ lIe Iead, via lIe side oJ lIe Ieg,
lIigI, Iip, viIcage, cIesl |in Jvonl oJ lIe
sIouIdev), and lIe side oJ lIe necI. SeavcI
in lIe avea indicaled on lIe Jiguve. As
vilI aII lIe nevidians nenlioned so Jav,
lIis one is IiIalevaI, neaning il Ias ils
exacl equivaIenl on lIe olIev side oJ lIe
Iod.
Once ou Iave expIoved lIis ouvseIJ, Iave
a IooI al lIe noles in Appendix 1 Jov nove
delaiIs on lIe palI and lIe conneclions
nade I lIis nevidian.

6.3 TIe JuII lecInique oJ cIanneI veIease on a nevidian
Sil in a nedilalion posilion vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl. IJ ou ave on
a cIaiv, don'l pvop againsl ils IacI.
Keep ouv ees cIosed lIvougIoul lIe pvaclice.
BuI ouv Iands logelIev Jov a Jev seconds. TIen venain
nolionIess vilI ouv paIns upvavds. Becone avave oJ lIe
viIvalion in ouv Iands and in ouv ee. InpIenenl lIe lIvoal
Jviclion lo anpIiJ lIe viIvalion and lo connecl lIe paIns vilI
lIe ee.
MaIe ouv Iand slvaigIl and Jivn. Slavl vuIIing aIong lIe Iine oJ
lIe nevidian vilI lIe Ividge oJ lIe paIn |see Jiguve in seclion
4.5).
Benain vev nolionIess and Iecone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe
Iine ou Iave jusl vuIIed. Connecl lIe viIvalion in lIe Iine vilI
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lIe viIvalion in ouv ee. Use lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo inlensiJ lIe
viIvalion and lIe conneclion.
TIen lv lo Iecone avave oJ lIe naluvaI JIov oJ lIe viIvalion
aIong lIe Iine. Once again, connecl lIis JIov vilI ouv lIivd ee
and anpIiJ il vilI lIe Jviclion.
Tv lo Iocale lIe palI oJ lIis nevidian Ieond lIe avea ou Iave
vuIIed. Sense lIe enevg JIov in lIe Iand |ov in lIe Jool). TIen
sense il in lIe lvunI: lIen lIe necI: lIen lIe Iead.
TIen lv lo enIance lIe JIov I conlvacling lIe `IillIe Iands` oJ
enevg aII aIong lIe Iine |seclion 4.10). TIe nove ou pvogvess in
cIanneI veIease, lIe nove lIis pIase Iecones lIe essenliaI one.
Bepeal lIe vIoIe sequence on lIe sane nevidian on lIe olIev side
oJ lIe Iod.
As ou Iecone nove JaniIiav vilI lIe pvocess, ou can aIso cIoose
lo vuI IolI nevidians quicII, one slvaigIl aJlev lIe olIev. TIen
Iecone avave oJ lIe viIvalion and inpIenenl lIe vIoIe sequence
on IolI sides al lIe sane line.

Tips
Being aIIe lo nove lIe viIvalion consciousI I conlvacling lIe
`IillIe Iands oJ enevg` vequives palienl vovI. You Iave lo pevsisl,
pevsisl, pevsisl... unliI lIe JeeIing Iecones cIeavev and nove
langiIIe. Fvaclise daiI, conlvacling lIe `elIevic nuscIes` avound
lIe Iine, squeezing lIe enevg inlo novenenl, and lIese `nuscIes`
viII gvov slvongev.
In cIanneI veIease ou Jivsl pevJovn an aclion, sucI as vuIIing a
nevidian. An aJlev-eJJecl JoIIovs a pIase oJ `connecled sliIIness`.
Il is duving lIis pIase lIal lIe nosl inpovlanl pavl laIes pIace -
lIe novenenl oJ enevg, lIe vave. TIe vuIIing ov an olIev
novenenl is IiIe lIvoving lIe nel. AIIoving lIe novenenl oJ
enevg duving lIe nolionIess slage is IiIe calcIing lIe JisI.
In lIe nolionIess pIase, lIe avl is lo aIIov lIe enevg lo Ie sel
inlo nolion. You ave nol doing anlIing. Bul sliII, il is nol enougI
lo do nolIing Jov lIe vave oJ enevg lo avise! A in sIiII Ias lo
Ie deveIoped, IiIe a passive nagnelisn, lIal aIIovs lIe enevg
novenenl lo laIe pIace. You can'l do il, ou Iave lo Iel il Iappen.
Bul iJ ou don'l do anlIing, nolIing viII Iappen eilIev.
In Taoisn, lIe exanpIe is given oJ a vonan vIo seduces a nan.
SIe does nol do anlIing, sIe jusl `is`. And lIe nan is dvavn lo
Iev. Bul on lIe olIev Iand, iJ lIe vonan does nolIing, neaning
iJ sIe does nol unJoId Iev in povev, veII, nolIing Iappens! TIe
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nan von'l Ie allvacled. TIe vev sane appIies lo lIe capacil lo
cveale vaves inside ouv Iod oJ enevg. You can'l do il Iul sliII
ou Iave lo Iel il Iappen. I vouId suggesl lIal ou dveII on lIis
pvincipIe and expIove il duving ouv pvaclices, Jov il Ieads lo vasl
veaIisalions.
In SansIvil one oJ lIe nanes Jov enevg is saIli. Il is descviIed as
a IigII JenaIe pvincipIe. IJ ou pvaclise ouv exevcises as ou
vouId dissecl a val in a IaI, iJ ou ave loo sevious and coId, lIe
Fovce ov saIli viII Jind ou Ioving and von'l sIov IevseIJ lo ou.
AppvoacI lIe enevg as ou vouId appvoacI a Iovev. Be vavn and
pIaJuI and lIe Fovce viII dance vilI ou. Ful aII oJ ouvseIJ inlo
lIe exevcises, Jov sIe gels Ioved vilI IuIevavn Iovevs. SIe onI
gives IevseIJ lo lIose vIo give lIenseIves lo Hev.

6.4 Vavialion vilIoul vuIIing
Inslead oJ vuIIing lIe nevidians vilI lIe
paIns, il is aIso possiIIe lo use lIe lips oJ
ouv Jive Jingevs, vilI IavdI an pIsicaI
conlacl.
Join lIe lips oJ ouv Jive Jingevs and vuI
lIen vev genlI againsl lIe paIn oJ lIe
olIev Iand, lo slinuIale lIe viIvalion
inside lIen.
TIen inslead oJ vuIIing lIe nevidian,
nove lIe joined lips oJ lIe Jingevs aIong il. Use a vev genlIe
loucI, IavdI in conlacl vilI lIe sIin, ov even 1 niIIinelve ava
Jvon lIe sIin. Bul pul aII oJ ouvseIJ inlo lIis connecled loucI.
As ouv sensilivil deveIops, ou can aIso use onI one oJ ouv
Jingevs lo slinuIale lIe Iine enevgelicaII. An inlevesling Jinding
viII Ie lIal eacI Jingev avaIens diJJevenl quaIilies oJ enevg
inside lIe nevidians.

6.5 TIe sound oJ lIe viIvalion
InpIenenl cIanneI veIease as descviIed in seclion 6.3 on a nevidian
oJ ouv cIoice.
TIen in lIe nolionIess pIase lIal JoIIovs lIe vuIIing, vIiIe
connecling vilI lIe viIvalion aIong lIe Iine lv lo pevceive lIe
|non-pIsicaI) sound oJ lIe viIvalion.
Bon'l Iislen vilI ouv eavs, Iislen vilI ouv ee, Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs! TIeve is sonelIing IiIe a Iuzzing ov lIe sound oJ a
IigI-voIlage povev Iine, lIal goes vilI lIe viIvalion.
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BenenIev ouv najov Ie lo veacI cIaivvoance JeeI lIe IigIl
inslead oJ lving lo see il. Il is oJlen vIen ou slop lving lo see
lIal vision avises. In lIe sane va don'l lv lo Ieav lIe Iuzzing
sound, lv lo JeeI il.
Be vev nolionIess in ouv ee. As usuaI, do nol concenlvale. IJ
ou lv loo Iavd, nolIing viII Iappen. CuIlivale an open allilude.

Tips
WIevevev lIeve is a viIvalion lIeve is a sound. TIe sound is IiIe
lIe IigIev aspecl oJ lIe viIvalion. AcluaII il vouId Ie nove exacl
lo sa lIal lIe viIvalion is lIe Iovev naniJeslalion oJ lIe sound.
TvuI lIe sounds cone Jivsl and lIen lIe densiJ inlo viIvalions.
As lIis pevceplion deveIops, lIe vIoIe univevse can Ie JeIl as a
vasl neIod, naleviaIising ilseIJ I lIe densiJicalion oJ sounds
inlo densev and densev viIvalions. TIis viII Iead ou lo a diJJevenl
veading oJ lIe Jivsl vevses oJ lIe gospeI oJ JoIn In lIe
Ieginning vas lIe Wovd: and lIe Wovd vas vilI Ood, and lIe
Wovd vas Ood... TIvougI Hin aII lIings veve cvealed.`

6.6 Zu lai ang, `Uvinav BIaddev` Mevidian
BuI Jvon lIe IacI oJ lIe IeeI lo lIe IacI oJ
lIe Iead via lIe IacI oJ lIe caIJ, lIigI,
IullocI, and aII aIong lIe side oJ lIe spine
and necI |see Jiguve in Fvaclice 6.6). AJlev
JuII expIoving lIis palI oJ enevg ou can
Iave a IooI al lIe noles in Appendix 1 Jov
nove delaiIs.
Move lIan evev lIe nane `Uvinav BIaddev`,
given lo lIis nevidian, is a Ioax. TIe
Junclions oJ zu lai ang ave nuIlipIe and
vasl, and cevlainI nol Iiniled lo lIe IIaddev.
In pavlicuIav, aIong lIe sides oJ lIe IunIav
and lIovacic aveas oJ lIe spine, one Jinds on
lIi s nevi di an sevevaI exlvaovdi nav
acupuncluve poinls lIal govevn sone IigII
spiviluaI Junclions. IJ ou Iecone nove
expevl al cIanneI veIease il viII Iecone possiIIe lo enlev lIose
poinls and expIove lIeiv Junclions Jvon inside, and nol neveI
Jvon IooIs.

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Fvaclice
Bepeal lIe vIoIe sequence oJ seclion 6.3, lIis line on lIe Uvinav
BIaddev Mevidian.
TIis nevidian is Iocaled on lIe side oJ lIe spine, nol on lIe
spine ilseIJ. Bo nol vuI lIe spine ilseIJ. BuIIing is a gvoss and
pveIininav va oJ noving viIvalion. TIe enevg oJ lIe spine is
exlveneI suIlIe and can easiI Ie disluvIed lIvougI nanipuIalion.
Il is aIvas pveJevaIIe lo aclivale lIe viIvalion in lIe spine Jvon
inside, valIev lIan lIvougI nassage ov pIsicaI conlacl.
TIe nove open ou Iecone, lIe nove I vouId veconnend lIal ou
avoid Iaving ouv spine loucIed loo veadiI I pvaclilionevs oJ
vavious Iinds. IJ sone lIevapeulic loucI Ias lo Ie inpIenenled,
sucI as osleopalI Jov inslance, I veconnend ou cIoose soneIod
vIo veaII Inovs vIal lIe ave doing, nol onI in lIeiv ovn
discipIine Iul aIso in lIe JieId oJ enevg.

6.7 TIe cosnos in ouv Iands
Fvon Ieve, ve'II go lIvougI a Jev pvaclices sIoving Iov lIe
Iands can Ie used lo allune ouvseIJ lo spiviluaI conneclions.

Fvaclice Fosilioning lIe Iands lo nodiJ lIe paIn enevg
Sil vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl. Keep ouv ees cIosed lIvougIoul lIe
exevcise.
FIase 1 Ianging/vesling
BuI ouv Iands logelIev Jov 10 lo 20 seconds. TIen Iecone
nolionIess vilI ouv paIns upvavds.
Bon'l vesl ouv Iands on ouv Inees, Ieep lIen suspended in lIe
aiv, paIns upvavds.
Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in ouv Iands and in ouv ee.
InpIenenl lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo connecl lIe paIns and lIe ee
and lo inlensiJ lIe viIvalion.
TIen Ieep lIe sane avaveness and Jviclion Iul vesl ouv Iands on
ouv Inees vilI lIe paIns sliII Jacing upvavds.
Sense lIe viIvalion in ouv Iands and conpave vilI lIe Jovnev
posilion, vIen lIe Iands veve in lIe aiv. Sla IaIJ a ninule vilI
ouv Iands on ouv Inees.
TIen IiJl up ouv Iands again, IacI lo lIe oviginaI posilion |paIns
upvavds). Conpave lIe diJJevence in lIe viIvalion in lIe paIns.
Keep going Jvon one posilion lo lIe olIev, eacI line conpaving
lIe quaIil oJ enevg.
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FIase 2 paIns up, paIns dovn
Sil up vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl, paIns upvavds. Bo nol vesl lIe
Iands on ouv Inees. TaIe IaIJ a ninule lo slvenglIen lIe
viIvalion in lIe Iands and ils conneclion vilI lIe ee, I
inpIenenling lIe lIvoal Jviclion.
TIen luvn lIe paIns dovnvavds. TIe Iands ave sliII suspended in
lIe aiv and ou ave sliII IvealIing vilI lIe Jviclion, Iul nov lIe
paIns ave Jacing dovnvavds.
Sense lIe quaIil oJ lIe viIvalion in ouv Iands and aII ovev ouv
Iod.
TIen go IacI lo lIe Jivsl posilion, vilI lIe paIns upvavds. Sense
lIe quaIil oJ enevg in ouv Iands and conpave vilI lIe Jovnev
posilion.
Sense lIe genevaI JeeIing inside ouvseIJ and see iJ ou can
pevceive an diJJevence vilI Iov ou JeIl in lIe Jovnev posilion.
Keep svapping Jvon one posilion lo lIe olIev, sensing, and
expIoving ouv JeeIings.
Tips
TIe nove ou Iecone alluned lo lIe pevceplion oJ enevg, lIe
cIeavev il viII Iecone lIal il's nol onI lIe quaIil oJ viIvalion in
ouv paIns Iul lIe enevg in ouv vIoIe Iod, lIal vavies Jvon
one posilion lo lIe olIev. TIe `JIavouv inside`, lIe alnospIeve oJ
consciousness, cIanges conpIeleI. In lIe Ieginning lIese
vavialions na seen suIlIe Iul as ou pvogvess lIe viII Iecone
nove and nove langiIIe and dislincl.
TIis Ieads lo a science lIal ains al inducing pavlicuIav slales oJ
consciousness I luning inlo diJJevenl posilions oJ lIe Iands and,
nove genevaII, oJ lIe Iod. EIenenls oJ lIis Iove Iave Ieen
incovpovaled in lIe viluaIs oJ aII lIe lvadilions ou encounlev on
lIe pIanel. Fov inslance, lIese `gesluves oJ enevg` ave caIIed
nudv in SansIvil.
As ou na judge Jov ouvseIJ vIiIe going lIvougI lIese
exevcises, il is onI iJ ouv pevceplion is open lIal lIe gesluves oJ
enevg viII ieId lIeiv veaI eJJecls.
Lel us expIove lvo oJ lIese vev lvadilionaI gesluves.

6.8 Oesluves oJ enevg
Sil vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl. BuI ouv Iands Jov a Jev seconds and
lIen Iecone nolionIess vilI ouv paIns upvavds.
Becone avave in lIe ee, avave in lIe Iands.
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BvealIe vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion.
Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe Iands and lIe viIvalion in
lIe ee.
Sense lIe genevaI quaIil, lIe `JIavouv` oJ ouv enevg.

FIase 1
Join ouv Iands as in a pvaev
posi li on. Becone avave oJ lIe
viIvalion in ouv Iands and in lIe
vIoIe Iod. Sla IaIJ a ninule in lIal
posilion.
TIen go IacI lo lIe oviginaI posilion,
paIns upvavds.
Keep on aIlevnaling Jvon one posilion
lo lIe olIev, conpaving ouv enevg. OIsevve vIal disposilion oJ
consciousness avises vIen ouv Iands ave joined.

FIase 2 jnna-nudv
Oo IacI lo lIe
posilion vilI ouv
paIns upvavds |nol
vesli ng on ouv
Inees). Engage lIe
lIvoal Jviclion lo
a n p I i J l I e
v i I v a l i o n a n d
connecl lIe Iands
and lIe ee. Spend
o n e n i n u l e
v e J o c u s s i n g .
TIen Iend lIe index Jingevs and join lIen lo lIe lIunIs, in lIe
posilion caIIed jnna-nudv. Use lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo anpIiJ lIe
aclion oJ lIe gesluve. Conlinue sensing lIe vavialions oJ enevg
inside ouvseIJ Jov 1 ov 2 ninules.
TIen vesune lIe posilion vilI lIe paIns upvavds. Spend IaIJ a
ninule anpIiJing lIe viIvalion vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion. FeeI lIe
quaIil oJ ouv enevg.
TIen laIe jnna-nudv again. Oo on aIlevnaling lIe posilions,
expIoving lIe cIanges inside ouvseIJ.
Hov does ouv enevg vav?
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Hov does ouv consciousness vav?

FIase 3 lIe aclion oJ jnna-nudv on lIe Iungs
Keep lIe sane gesluve oJ enevg, jnna-nudv, as descviIed in
pIase 2. AIvas Ieep ouv ees cIosed. TIis line Iecone avave oJ
lIe viIvalion in ouv Iungs al lIe sane line. Oo Jvon one
posilion lo lIe olIev, and lv lo JeeI Iov lIe viIvalion vavies
inside ouv cIesl.
TIen lv vilI jnna-nudv |index and lIunI joined) in lIe vigIl
Iand onI and lIe olIev Iand JIal. Avaveness in lIe ee,
avaveness in lIe cIesl. Conlinue Jov IaIJ a ninule. Conpave lIe
enevg in eacI oJ lIe Iungs.
TIen svap. TaIe jnna-nudv vilI lIe IeJl Iand and Ieep lIe
vigIl Iand JIal. Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe ee and in
eacI side oJ lIe cIesl. Conpave vilI lIe Jovnev posilion.
Keep on going Jvon one posilion lo lIe olIev Jov a Jev ninules,
expIoving lIe vavialions oJ enevg in ouv Iod in genevaI and in
ouv Iungs in pavlicuIav.

Tips, lvicIs and lvaps
TIe `pvaev` gesluve oJ pIase 1 oJlen gives lIe JeeIing lIal ouv
enevg is nove concenlvaled, nove vevlicaI, IiIe a coIunn.
I Iave noliced vilI nan peopIe lIal lIis jnna-nudv |IilevaII,
`gesluve oJ InovIedge`) seens lo Iave a divecl aclion on lIe enevg
oJ lIeiv Iungs, vIicI Jils valIev veII vilI lIe Jacl lIal in
acupuncluve, lIe Lung Mevidian is said lo levninale on lIe lIunI.
Sludenls oJlen descviIe lIe viIvalion in lIeiv Iungs as nove
inlense ov densev, veinJovced, nove cIosed... vIen lIe gesluve is
inpIenenled.
Nov, a viddIe sone peopIe seen lo Jind il easiev lo IvealIe vIen
lIe do jnna-nudv. OlIevs, on lIe conlvav, Jind il a IillIe
nove diJJicuIl lo IvealIe. Hov can lIis Ie so? TIe ansvev is in
seclion 6.13, al lIe end oJ lIis cIaplev.

6.9 TIe enevg Ielveen ouv Iands
Sil up vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl, ouv Iands Jacing eacI olIev in
Jvonl oJ ou. Al no poinl in lIis exevcise do lIe Iands loucI,
lIeve is aIvas space Ielveen lIen.
Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in ouv ee and in ouv Iands.
BvealIe vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo anpIiJ lIe viIvalion and
connecl lIe Iands lo lIe ee.
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TIen Iecone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in
lIe space Ielveen ouv Iands.
Slavl noving lIe vigIl Iand sIovI
lovavds lIe IeJl, as iJ lIe vigIl Iand
vas pusIing lIe IeJl one lIvougI
viIvalion. TIe IeJl Iand noves lo lIe
IeJl, genlI vepeIIed I lIe pvessuve
oJ lIe viIvalion coning Jvon lIe
vigIl Iand. Oo on noving lIe lvo
Iands lo lIe IeJl vev sIovI.
TIen cIange diveclion. TIe IeJl Iand
slavls noving lo lIe vigIl, vepeIIing
lIe vigIl Iand lIvougI lIe viIvalion.
Keep on using lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo
inlensiJ lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe Iands.
AJlev noving lIe lvo Iands lo lIe vigIl exlveneI sIovI Jov 1
ninule ov so, cIange diveclion again. Slavl pusIing lo lIe IeJl,
vepeIIing lIe IeJl Iand vilI lIe viIvalion coning Jvon lIe vigIl
one.
Bepeal lIe pvaclice in a vevlicaI
diveclion, vilI ouv vigIl Iand aIove
and ouv IeJl Iand IeIov. Move lIe
Iands up and dovn vev sIovI,
vepeI I i ng one vi lI lIe olIev,
JoIIoving lIe sane nelIod. Mainlain
lIe lIvoal Jviclion. WalcI lIe JieId oJ
viIvalion Ielveen lIe lvo Iands.
TIen exlend lIis exevcise lo vavious
diveclions oJ space.

6.10 Cosnic anlenna
Sil up vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl, ouv
Iands Jacing eacI olIev as in lIe Iasl
exevcise. TIen luvn lIe paIns upvavds. Sense lIe diJJevence in
viIvalion in ouv Iands and in ouv ee as ou go Jvon one
posilion lo lIe olIev.
TIen pIace ouv Iands and avns in diJJevenl posilions in space,
an posilion lIal cones lo ou. Bul nove sIovI and consciousI.
Il is IiIe a `nolionIess novenenl` lIal laIes ou Jvon one posilion
lo anolIev.
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In eacI posilion, a diJJevenl `Jvequenc` oJ viIvalion is genevaled
inside ouvseIJ. Youv JieId oJ consciousness cIanges JIavouv,
depending on lIe ovienlalion oJ ouv Iands. Oo on pIaing vilI
ouv avns Jov a Jev ninules, expIoving Iov diJJevenl posilions
cveale diJJevenl innev slales.
TIen sland up and slavl noving ouv vIoIe Iod, sIovI, going
Jvon one nolionIess posilion lo anolIev.
TIis pvaclice inlvoduces a conpIeleI diJJevenl appvoacI lo
novenenl. EacI posilion is nov pevceived in ils veIalion lo lIe
cosnos. You do nol nove ouv Iod onI lo pevJovn pavlicuIav
aclions Iul lo lune inlo diJJevenl Jvequencies oJ enevg and
consciousness. TIe Iod Iecones IiIe a cosnic anlenna. Once ou
slep inlo lIis slale oJ pevceplion, ou veaIize Iov vicI and vasl
ou ave. Can ou inagine Iov nagicaI il is lo dance accovding lo
lIese pvincipIes?
TIis pvaclice is exceIIenl lo vovI on innev sound. IJ ou ave nd
as ou cIange posilions. Tune inlo lIe sound oJ lIe viIvalion in
lIe niddIe oJ lIe Iead, IeIind lIe poinl Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. A
veaI neIod viII Ie veveaIed lo ou as ou go on dancing - lIe
Iavnon oJ lIe spIeves.

6.11 BiIcage pvaclice
Lel us vesune cIanneI veIease vilI an invigovaling exevcise.
Sil vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl.
Be avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe ee. BvealIe vilI lIe lIvoal
Jviclion. TIen inpIenenl a vigovous vuIIing oJ lIe viIcage vilI
lIe paIn. BuI vevlicaII aII avound lIe viIcage Jov IaIJ a ninule.
TIen use ouv Jisls lo slinuIale lIe IacI oJ lIe viIcage on lIe
sides oJ lIe spine. Bul do nol vuI lIe spine ilseIJ.
TIen venain nolionIess and aIIov lIe novenenl oJ enevg.
TIis exevcise gives good vesuIls in dissipaling lIe anxiel lIal
aIvas lends lo accunuIale avound lIe soIav pIexus. Il aIso IeIps
ou gain nove conscious conlvoI oJ ouv diapIvagn. As veII, il is
quile eJJicienl in vaIing ou up in lIe novning ov al an olIev
line.

6.12 Zu ang ning, `SlonacI` Mevidian
To vovI on lIis nevidian, vuI lIe dovsaI side oJ lIe Jool, lIen
lIe Jvonl pavl oJ lIe anIIe, Ieg, Inee, lIigI, lo lIe innev pavl oJ
lIe gvoin. TIen on a Iine Jvon inside lIe gvoin lo lIe nippIe.
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Bepeal lIe conpIele pvaclice oJ cIanneI
veIease |seclion 6.3) on lIis nevidian.
So nov ve Iave expevienced six nevidians
lIe lIvee in oJ lIe Iand and lIe lIvee ang
oJ lIe Jool. In ovdev lo deveIop ouv
pevceplion oJ lIe viIvalion and lo veinJovce
ouv elIevic Iaev, I suggesl lIal ou Ieep on
pvaclising cIanneI veIease on lIese six
nevidians evev da Jov a Jev nonlIs. As
expIained al lIe Ieginning oJ lIis cIaplev, il
is nol so nucI a IocaI eJJecl lIal is sougIl
Jvon lIese pavlicuIav exevcises Iul valIev a
genevaI avaIening oJ ouv elIevic Iaev,
vIicI viII Joslev lIe opening oJ ouv vision.
|Keep in nind lIe dvaving pvesenled Ieve
does nol sIov lIe acluaI palI oJ lIe SlonacI Mevidian, Iul lIe
avea vIeve ou vuI in ovdev lo Jind lIe nevidian. Fov lIe pvecise
palI, see Appendix 1.)
Beadevs vilI a speciaI inlevesl in elIevic enevg and IeaIing ave
veJevved lo acupuncluve nanuaIs Jov nove on lIe nevidians.
AppIing ouv pevceplion oJ enevg lo acupuncluve poinls viII
give speclacuIav vesuIls. Il viII Ie IiIe aclivaling IillIe cIaIvas aII
ovev ouv Iod, cvealing aII sovls oJ novenenls oJ enevg. Slavl
vilI poinls lIal ave Iig and eas lo Jind, sucI as CoIon 4, CoIon
10, CoIon 11, SlonacI 36...

6.13 Jnna-nudv and lIe enevg in lIe Iungs
Suppose lIeve is loo nucI enevg in lIe Iungs. B doing jnna-
nudv ou add even nove. TIeveJove, il na suddenI Iecone a
Iil nove diJJicuIl lo IvealIe. Adding enevg vIeve lIeve is a
JuIIness naIes snplons vovse. TIis is a vev Iasic pvincipIe oJ
CIinese nedicine.
On lIe olIev Iand, iJ lIeve is a deJicienc oJ enevg in lIe Iungs,
I adding nove viIvalion ou naIe lIe pevson JeeI Iellev and aIIe
lo IvealIe nove easiI. TIis vev sensilive lesl na IeIp ou
delecl vIelIev lIeve is a IillIe loo nucI qi ov nol enougI in ouv
Iungs.
Tv lIis exevcise a Jev lines, Ieaving a Jev das Ielveen eacI,
IeJove ou naIe up ouv nind.
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7.1 TIe use oJ davIness
In A Sepavale BeaIil, Bon Juan leacIes CavIos Caslaneda Iov lo
naIe use oJ davIness. WIen lIe Iallev asIs vIal one can use il
Jov, Bon Juan ansvevs lIal `lIe davIness oJ lIe da` is lIe Iesl
line lo `see`.
We Iave Ieen condilioned lo vusI lo lIe IigIl svilcI ov a lovcI
evev line ve Iave lo Jind ouv va in lIe davI. In nan cases,
ou can nanage vev veII vilIoul a IigIl. Fvelend ou ave a cal.
SvilcI on lo `cal-node`. BeI on ouv inslincl. And, oJ couvse, Ie
vev avave in lIe ee. AII sovls oJ oIjecls Iave a gIov oJ enevg
avound lIen al nigIl and sone ave acluaII quile eas lo see. Il is
lpicaII one oJ lIose pevceplions lIal nosl peopIe niss, sinpI
Iecause lIe nevev lIinI oJ lving, and nol Iecause il is diJJicuIl
ov advanced. Fov inslance, iJ ou vaII on a divl palI in lIe
counlvside al nigIl, ou viII oJlen discovev lIal lIe palI gIovs
vIen ou IooI al il Jvon ouv lIivd ee. Il is a vaIuaIIe exevcise
lo lv Jinding ouv va vilIoul avliJiciaI IigIl. You can aIso
vediscovev ouv JIal al nigIl, ov in `lIe davIness oJ lIe da`.
ExpIove.

7.2 Use nove candIes and oiI Ianps, Iess eIeclvicil
WIenevev possiIIe, use candIes |ov oiI Ianps) inslead oJ eIeclvic
IigIls. In lIe naluvaI IigIl oJ candIes, ou viII Iave nucI easiev
access lo lIe vision oJ auvas.
TIeve ave sone sinpIe veasons vI eIeclvic IigIls ave nol
conducive lo lIe opening oJ pevceplion. TIe IigIl coning Jvon a
IigIl IuII appeavs lo us as conlinuous. Bul in veaIil lIal is nol
lIe case. EIeclvic IigIls vovI vilI a 50 Ievlz aIlevnaling cuvvenl.
TIis neans lIe IigIl luvns on and oJJ nan lines pev second. TIe
pvocess is quicI enougI lo cIeal ouv conscious nind, Iul
suIconsciousI lIis Jvequenc is vegisleved. Il Ias an aclion on
ouv Ivain.
Inagine lIe eIeclvic IigIl vas luvned on and oJJ evev IaIJ second
so lIal ou couId see lIe IigIl puIsale. WIal vouId lIe vesuIl Ie?
uile painJuI! You vouId Iave lo cIose ouv ees, ov al Ieasl ou
vouId Iave lo naIe a nenlaI Jovnalion, IiIe a scveen, lo pvolecl
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ouvseIJ. TIis neans ou vouId Iave lo cIose oJJ lo a cevlain
degvee.
WIen ou slavl using ouv ee, ou veaIise lIal a siniIav pvocess
laIes pIace, unconsciousI, vilI lIe eIeclvic IigIl going on and oJJ
nan lines pev second. Il is `Iavd` on lIe Ivain. Beep inside,
sonelIing Ias lo cIose oJJ in ovdev lo pvolecl ouvseIJ.
OJ couvse lIe genevaI diveclion oJ pevceplion is one oJ opening.
We Iave aIvead discussed Iov vIen lving lo `see`, one oJ lIe
nain oIslacIes is lIis lendenc oJ lIe nind lo velvacl |seclion
5.10). You ave slavling lo see an auva Jov inslance, and suddenI
ouv nind gels suvpvised, ov slavlIed, ov vev inlevesled...
InslanlaneousI, lIis veaclion oJ lIe nind cveales a cIosing oJJ. In
a Jvaclion oJ a second ouv pevceplion is Iosl and ou Iave lo slavl
veopening again. EIeclvic IigIl cveales a siniIav pvocess oJ cIosing,
al a deep unconscious IeveI.
Bul Iel il Ie vev cIeav lIal I an nol advocaling gelling vid oJ aII
lIe eIeclvic IigIls in ouv Iouse! Fov inslance, vIen veading ov
vviling, use eIeclvic IigIl oJ couvse. InsuJJicienl IigIl vouId live
ouv ees, vIicI viII nol IeIp ou Iecone an nove cIaivvoanl.
TIe CIaivvision lecIniques Iave Ieen designed Jov lIose vIo ave in
lIe vovId, and pvesenlI ou can'l Ie in lIe vovId vilIoul using
eIeclvicil, conpulevs and so on.
TIe poinl I vanl lo naIe is lIal vIen ou pvaclise ee conlacl ov
olIev lecIniques oJ seeing, il is Jav Iellev lo use candIes. Apavl
Jvon lIal, lIeve ave nan civcunslances sucI as ealing, ov
laIIing vilI a Jviend, vIen ve use eIeclvic IigIls oul oJ IaIil and
nol Iecause ve veaII need lIen. So ve couId laIe advanlage oJ
lIose occasions lo give ouv Ivain a IveaI, and lo pvaclise lIe
lecIniques oJ vision. TIis is one oJ lIe secvels oJ success in
spiviluaI pvaclice use nove and nove oJ ouv daiI aclivilies lo
pul lIe pvocesses inlo pvaclice. Inlegvale ouv vovI oJ opening
vilI lIe sinpIesl aclions.
Yel in lIe Iong vun il sIouId Iecone a concevn lIal eIeclvic IigIl
is slvessJuI. Il vouId Ie a IIessing Jov IunanIind iJ soneIod
couId invenl a Jovn oJ avliJiciaI IigIl lIal vas soJlev on ouv
unconscious pevceplion.

7.3 In quesl oJ lIe uIlinale vaII vendeving
WIen lving lo see an auva ou viII gel nucI Iellev vesuIls iJ lIe
vaII IeIind lIe oIjecl ov lIe pevson is IIanI, and vIile, ov
painled in a vev IigIl Iue. IJ seeing is veaII one oJ ouv essenliaI
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pveoccupalions in IiJe, ou sIouId considev vedecovaling lIe vaIIs
oJ lIe voons in vIicI ou spend nosl oJ ouv line. Cevlain
vavielies oJ vIile painl and vaII vendevings Iave a nagic eJJecl
vIenevev soneone slands in Jvonl oJ lIen ou aulonalicaII slavl
seeing IaIos oJ IigIl.

7.4 TIe vIile sIavI
WIen pvaclising lIe lecIniques oJ ee conlacl veguIavI vilI lIe
sane Jviend|s), il can Ie a good idea lo veav a vIile sIavI lIal
covevs ouv cIolIes. |No need lo covev ouv Iead, jusl veav il on
ouv sIouIdevs.) Il naIes il signiJicanlI easiev lo see auvas and il
allvacls aII sovls oJ good viIvalions. On lIe conlvav, IIacI ov
davI cIolIes naIe lIe lasI oJ seeing nove avduous. Weav lIe
vIile sIavI vIen pvaclising aIone loo, in Jvonl oJ lIe nivvov.
Fov lIe sIavI ou can use collon, siII ov Iinen... Iul no snlIelic
JiIves. Weav il vIenevev ou nedilale, and il viII concenlvale lIe
enevg oJ ouv nedilalion. TIe sIavI viII sIovI Ie cIavged vilI
a pvoleclive povev lIal viII Iecone nove and nove langiIIe eacI
line ou pul il on ouv enevg viII Ie aclivaled and ou viII JeeI
a cevlain veIIIeing. Bo nol Iel anIod eIse use ouv sIavI, ov eIse
aII ouv vovI na Ie Iosl in a Jev ninules.
I suggesl a sIavI Iecause il is exlveneI sinpIe lo naIe lIeve is
nolIing lo sev, ou jusl need a paiv oJ scissovs! |A size oJ 1 nelve
I 2 ov 2.5 is usuaII suilaIIe.) Bul a dvess couId aIso Ie designed.
MonIs` voIes veve oviginaII designed lo pIa a voIe in enevg
concenlvalion and pvoleclion, even lIougI lIis InovIedge cane lo
Ie Iosl. MaIe il's line Jov a nev genevalion oJ `gavnenls Jov
enevg` lo Ie designed.
BeJove vesuning lIe lecIniques oJ vision, I vouId suggesl lIal ou
ve-vead lIe advice given in CIaplev 1.

7.5 TIe Iasic lecInique Jov seeing an auva
TIe JoIIoving pvoceduve is one oJ lIe nosl divecl vas lo see an
auva, ov lo gel in loucI vilI soneIod's guides.
You can sil in Jvonl oJ eacI olIev al lIe veguIav ee conlacl
dislance oJ aIoul 90 cenlinelves, ov aIIov a Iil nove space Ielveen
lIe lvo oJ ou, as in a novnaI convevsalion silualion. Even Iellev
slavl in an ee conlacl posilion, and lIen vepeal lIe pvaclice in a
nove veIaxed and casuaI posilion, conpaving ouv vesuIls.
CIose ouv ees Jov 1 ov 2 ninules, IvealIing vilI lIe lIvoal
Jviclion. Opevale a veconneclion vilI lIe space in lIe ee I doing
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a sIovl lIivd ee nedilalion as descviIed in seclion 5.3.
TIen dvop lIe Jviclion and open ouv ees. TIe lecInique consisls
oJ gazing 1 ov 2 incIes aIove lIe Iead oJ lIe pevson vIose auva
ou vanl lo vead, and inpIenenling lIe lvipIe vision pvocess as
descviIed in seclion 5.13
1) Becone avave in lIe ee, and nolionIess. BIinI as IillIe as
possiIIe.
2) Bo nol IooI al an delaiIs oJ lIe inage. Becone avave oJ lIe
Jacl oJ seeing, ov `seeingness`. IJ seeingness venains a nslev,
jusl JeeI lIe inage inslead oJ IooIing al il.
3) FeeI lIe olIev pevson Jvon ouv Ieavl in lIe niddIe oJ lIe
cIesl.
Benain lolaII sliII, aIsovIed in lIis lvipIe pvocess.
AJlev a Jev ninules, slavl lIe lIvoal Jviclion. Connecl lIe
Jviclion vilI lIe inage.
WIen ou JinisI, vuI ouv Iands. Ful lIe paIns againsl ouv ees.
Lel lIe vavnlI veacI inside and IeaI ouv ees.

Tips
You viII Ie anazed Iov lIe pevceplion oJ IaIos is suddenI
enIanced as soon as ou connecl il vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion. Il is a
IeauliJuI denonslvalion oJ lIe anpIiJing eJJecl genevaled I
lIis Jviclion.
To do an auva veading, lIe lvicI is lo lune inlo lIe spiviluaI
Ieings aIove lIe pevson's Iead and Iel lIen do lIe veading Jov
ou. Tune inlo lIeiv pvesence and Iel lIen nonilov ouv vision.

7.6 WIeve exaclI sIouId ou IooI vIiIe doing ee
conlacl?
NovIeve, since lo see, lIe secvel Iies in nol IooIing. Bul sliII lIe
queslion avises vIeve lo pIace ouv gaze, especiaII al lIe
Ieginning oJ lIe pvaclice IeJove ouv pevceplion sIiJls inlo lIe
space. You can eilIev
- gaze Ielveen lIe eeIvovs oJ ouv pavlnev
- gaze al one oJ Iis/Iev ees
- lv lo gaze in Jvonl oJ ou vilIoul `loucIing` an pIsicaI pavl
oJ ouv pavlnev vilI ouv ees.
Expevinenl vilI lIese diJJevenl oplions, going Jvon one lo
anolIev. AJlev sone line, lIe pIsicaI inage disappeavs, so il
doesn'l veaII nallev vIicI one ou cIoose. WIen Jocussing on lIe
ees oJ lIe pevson in Jvonl oJ ou, il sonelines Iappens lIal
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evevlIing Iecones IIuvv Iul lIe ees venain cIeav, ov lIe Jace
cIanges Iul lIe ees venain lIe sane. WIalevev possiIiIil ou
expIove, il is pveJevaIIe Jov IolI peopIe lo pvaclise lIe sane va
al lIe sane line.
Bon'l Jovgel lIal `Jocussing Ielveen lIe eeIvovs` nevev neans
naIing ouv eeIaIIs convevge as iJ lving lo IooI in lIal avea. Il
onI neans lIal ou sIouId venain avave oJ ouv lIivd ee.

7.7 CIanneI veIease Jvon line lo line
WIiIe vovIing on lIese lecIniques oJ cIaivvoance il is vaIuaIIe lo
inpIenenl a Jev cIanneI veIeases Jvon line lo line. As expIained
in seclion 6.1, lIis viII slinuIale ouv vIoIe elIevic Iod, lIeveI
giving a Ioosl lo lIe elIevic Iaev oJ ouv lIivd ee. In pavlicuIav
|Iul nol onI) iJ ouv pvogvess seens IIocIed, don'l Iesilale lo
Iave vecouvse lo a Jev cIanneI veIeases.

7.8 WovIing on auvas
Heve ave a Jev suggeslions lo vovI al deveIoping ouv pevceplion
oJ auvas.
Slavl vilI a veconneclion cIose ouv ees, IvealIe vilI lIe lIvoal
Jviclion and IuiId up lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. TIen
lune inlo lIe IigIl and Iecone avave oJ lIe davI puvpIe space Jov
1 ov 2 ninules.
TIen open ouv ees and slavl lIe lvipIe vision pvocess
1) nolionIess Jocus in lIe ee
2) seeingness
3) lIe JeeIing Jvon lIe Ieavl
TIe idea is lo venain vev quiel inside, aIsovIed in lIis lvipIe
pvocess, and lo asI lIe Jviend in Jvonl oJ ou lo sa ov lIinI oJ
diJJevenl lIings, lo see iJ an nodiJicalion oJ Iis/Iev auva can Ie
pevceived as a consequence. You can pIace ouv gaze one incI aIove
Iis/Iev Iead, ov Ielveen Iis/Iev eeIvovs, as ou pveJev. OJ
couvse, Ie caveJuI nol lo IooI loo nucI, olIevvise ou von'l see
anlIing.
AsI ouv Jviend lo vepeal No, no, no...` Jov one ninule ov so.
Il sIouId Ie a no vilI inlenlion, a no lIal veaII neans no. Buving
lIis line, JeeI lIe quaIil oJ lIe IigIl avound Iin/Iev.
TIen asI lIe Jviend lo vepeal Yes, es, es...` vilI inlenlion, Jov
one ninule. FeeI lIe IigIl and conpave lIe quaIil oJ enevg.
Bepeal once ov lvice vilI no` and lIen vilI es`.
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Bepeal lIe sane pvoceduve, Iul lIis line lIe Jviend sIouId Ie
avave IolI in lIe ee and avound lIe naveI vIiIe saing no. AsI
ouv Jviend vIiIe saing es
- lo Ie JuII avave in lIe Ieavl, Jov a ninule ov so
- lo lIinI oJ dealI Jov one ninule
- lo lIinI oJ a Iapp lIing lIal couId Iappen in Iis/Iev IiJe
- lo Iecone avave oJ a sad enolion
- lo lIinI oJ sonelIing lIal usuaII cveales ivvilalion ov angev
AsI ouv Jviend lo Iecone sevene again.
Bon'l Jovgel lo do a Iil oJ `paIning` |appIing ouv paIns lo ouv
cIosed ees, Jiguve in seclion 5.5) al lIe end oJ eacI session, ov
eacI line ou laIe a sIovl IveaI vilI ouv ees cIosed.

Tips
You can vepeal lIe sane exevcise vIiIe asIing ouv Jviend lo lIinI
oJ
- a Ioved one
- soneone Ie/sIe disIiIes
- soneone vIo is dead
Vavious olIev possiIiIilies viII cone lo ouv nind as ou expIove
lIe pvaclices. Once ou Iave digesled lIe cIaplev on Ie Iines ou
can aIso valcI lIe auva oJ ouv Jviend vIiIe Ie/sIe is silling
- on a noxious cvossing oJ eavlI Iines InovingI
- on a noxious cvossing oJ eavlI Iines unInovingI
- on an enevg veII. |IJ ou Jind a veaI veII, as soon as lIe pevson
slands on il lIe aclion on lIe auva is innediale and quile
venavIaIIe.)

7.9 Auva lesling
Il is aIso inlevesling lo asI ouv Jviend lo IoId diJJevenl oIjecls
and suIslances and lo valcI lIe nodiJicalion oJ lIe auva
accovdingI. AsI lIe Jviend lo lune inlo lIe oIjecl. You can IoId
lIe oIjecl in Jvonl oJ lIe Ieavl, and lIen in Jvonl oJ olIev pavls
oJ lIe Iod, and see iJ ou nolice an diJJevence in lIe auva.
Heve ave a Jev suggeslions
- a coppev vesseI
- a Iig ivon looI |Iul nol one lIal ou IoId I a vooden IandIe!)
- lIe lip oJ a lIevnonelev |vIicI conlains lIe nelaI nevcuv)
- an aIuniniun saucepan
- diJJevenl cans oJ Jood
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- pacIels oJ Jvozen Joods
- pIales vilI diJJevenl Joods
- a vaviel oJ IevIs, dvugs, nedicines, IonoeopalIic venedies
BasicaII, lv anlIing - ovdinav and exlvaovdinav.

Tips
TIe lecInique Inovn as `nuscIe lesling` is Iased on lIe idea lIal
lIe Jovce oJ a nuscIe is slvongev vIen ou lIinI oJ sonelIing
lvue ov vIen ou IoId a suIslance lIal is `good` Jov ou. On lIe
conlvav, lIe nuscuIav Jovce is supposed lo dvop iJ ou ave
IoIding lIe vvong vened, ov iJ ou lIinI oJ sonelIing lIal is
unlvue ov nol IeneJiciaI lo ouv IeaIlI.
Fov inslance, palienls ave asIed lo IoId diJJevenl IollIes vilI
lIeiv IeJl Iand, in Jvonl oJ lIeiv Ieavl, and lo slvelcI lIeiv vigIl
avn IovizonlaII. TIe pvaclilionev pusIes lIe Iand dovn lo lesl
lIe slvenglI oJ lIe deIloid |sIouIdev nuscIe).
TIe lecInique Ias ils Iinils, and I don'l lIinI il is veasonaIIe lo
lv lo naIe il a univevsaI nelIod oJ InovIedge, as sone seen lo
Ie doing. Yel il is a suvpvising Jacl lIal lIe vesislance oJ lIe
nuscIe is sonelines signiJicanlI slvongev ov veaIev, depending
on vIal lIe pevson IoIds ov lIinIs oJ.
As soon as ou Iegin pevceiving auvas ou viII discovev lIal cIeav-
cul diJJevences can Ie sensed in a pevson's enevg vIen lIe
lIinI aIoul diJJevenl lIings ov vIiIe lIe IoId diJJevenl
suIslances. To pevceive lIis ou don'l even need lo `see` auvas, jusl
JeeIing lIen is enougI.

7.10 Vala, pilla, IapIa
Auvveda, ov lvadilionaI Indian nedicine, is Iased on vecognising
lIe inlevpIa oJ lIvee pvincipIes in lIe Iod
- vala, ov vind |aII lIal noves in lIe Iod)
- pilla, ov Jive/Ieal pvincipIe
- IapIa, ov valev and eavlI pvincipIe, Jovce oJ inevlia.
In Auvveda, diagnosis vesls on discevning vIicI oJ lIese lIvee
pvincipIes |caIIed lIe lIvee dosIas) pvedoninale in a palienl.
Falienls ave cIassiJied accovdingI as `vala`, ov `pilla`, ov `IapIa`, ov
`vala-pilla` |iJ lIe lvo dosIas ave ovev-aclive, vala nove lIan
pilla), ov `pilla-vala`, ov `IapIa-vala`, and so on. TIe Auvvedic
nelIod oJ veacIing lIis diagnosis is lo laIe lIe puIse.
I vas once vovIing vilI an Auvvedic pIsician in CaIculla, and
ve Iad designed a pvoceduve |il vas a gane, veaII) in vIicI Ie
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vouId laIe lIe palienls` puIse, and I vouId IooI al lIeiv auva.
BeJove Ie gave Iis diagnosis, I vouId vvile nine on a piece oJ
papev. TIen ve vouId conpave. TIis pIsician vas quile Janous,
seeing up lo one Iundved palienls a da, vIicI is nol so
unconnon in India. TIis pvoved lo Ie a vespeclaIIe `sanpIe` lo
naIe up ouv ninds on Iov oJlen ve agveed. And ve used lo cone
up vilI lIe sane diagnosis in nove lIan ninel pevcenl oJ cases.
Nov don'l lIinI ou need lo veacI an advanced slage lo do lIal
ouvseIJ. You IavdI need lo Ie aIIe lo see auvas, jusl lo gel a
sense oJ lIen. Sil in a caJe in a Ius slveel, go inlo lIe lvipIe
pvocess oJ vision and IooI al peopIe passing I. Tv lo delevnine
iJ lIe ave `vala` ov `pilla`, elc. FveJevaII gel a Jviend lo do lIe
sane vilI ou, so ou can conpave ouv Jindings. You viII Ie
suvpvised Iov oJlen ou agvee.

7.11 Tvans-vevIaI connunicalion
Sil in Jvonl oJ a Jviend and pvepave Jov ee conlacl.
FIug ouv eavs and inpIenenl lIe lvipIe pvocess oJ vision.
TIen ouv Jviend sas 5 senlences aIoul IinseIJ. EacI senlence is
vepealed 3 lines. EacI line lIe Jviend slavls vilI a nev senlence,
Ie indicales lIe covvesponding nunIev vilI Iis Jingevs |senlence
1, senlence 2...) One oJ lIe senlences is JaIse. Youv lasI is lo Jind
vIicI oJ lIe senlences is lIe JaIse one, vilI onI lIe auva as a
veJevence.
Bepeal lIe exevcise, lIis line vilIoul pIugging ouv eavs. To
discevn vIicI slalenenl is JaIse, lv lo veI onI on lIe auva and
nol on vIal ou Ieav.

Tips
An enIigIlening concIusion is lIal ou viII sonelines gel nove
success I nol Iislening al aII and jusl IooIing al lIe auva, valIev
lIan I anaIsing lIe conlenl oJ lIe nessages.
Bon'l Iesilale lo cIeal and give nove lIan one JaIse slalenenl,
lo add lo lIe spovl!

7.12 Move aIoul seeingness
Lel us laIe a Jev exanpIes lo undevsland nove aIoul `seeingness`.
Weslevn esolevicisls, sucI as BudoIJ Sleinev and Max HeindeI, Iave
descviIed Iov in lIe dislanl pasl Iunan Ieings Iad a vev
diJJevenl va oJ pevceiving vavnlI. A Iind oJ Iagg ovgan vas
on lop oJ lIeiv Ieads. Novadas lIis avea covvesponds lo lIe
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JonlaneIIe, a soJl nenIvane Ielveen lIe lvo pavielaI Iones, on
lop oJ inJanls` Ieads. IJ ve go IacI a Iong, Iong line lIvougI lIe
avcIives oJ lIe nenov oJ naluve, ve Jind lIal lIe EavlI vas JuII
oJ voIcanoes and aveas vilI Iol gases and pIasna. Hunan Ieings
Iad lo Iave sone sense oJ diveclion lo avoid Ieing voasled aIive.
TIe Iagg oIjecl on lop oJ lIeiv Ieads JuIJiIIed lIis Junclion il
vas lIe vev pvinilive ovgan oJ vavnlI.
In levns oJ evoIulion, vIal Ias Iappened? TIe Iagg pavl vas
veinlegvaled inside lIe Iead and sIovI Iecane ouv pvesenl pineaI
gIand. And nov ouv sense oJ vavnlI is no Iongev IocaIised in a
pavlicuIav ovgan Iul dislviIuled aII ovev lIe Iod. TIus ve can
oIsevve Iov a sensoviaI Junclion deveIops ovev a Iong, Iong peviod
oJ line. Il Jivsl depends on one ovgan and is veslvicled lo il, and
lIen il sIovI spveads lo lIe vIoIe Iod. We nov do nol JeeI
vavnlI lIvougI an IocaIised ovgan Iul lIvougI ouv vIoIe Iod.
Sleinev Jovesav lIal ouv pvesenl senses viII aII JoIIov a siniIav
evoIulion pvocess, so lIeve viII Ie a line vIen Iunan Ieings can
sneII, see, Ieav, lasle... vilI lIeiv vIoIe Iod and nol onI
lIvougI a pavlicuIav ovgan. Il is as iJ lIe IocaIized ovgan is lIeve
lo leacI us aIoul one pavlicuIav sense, and vIen lIe Iesson is
conpIele, ve no Iongev need lIe ovgan.
As lIe sense oJ vavnlI is nucI nove ancienl, and lIeveJove nove
inlegvaled inlo ouv Ieing, il is easiev Jov us lo vecognize vIal
vavnlI is, independenlI oJ an oIjecl. We can gvasp lIe puve
quaIil oJ vavnlI. Lel us deveIop lIis as an anaIog lo undevsland
nove aIoul seeingness.
In lIe Ieginning il na Ie diJJicuIl lo gel a sense oJ seeingness,
neaning lIe Jacl oJ seeing, independenlI oJ an inage in
pavlicuIav. We undevsland vIal il is lo see a lvee, lo see a IigIl ov
even lo see an auva... Iul lIe naIed seeingness na nol Ie so
oIvious.
BougII speaIing, lIe JeeIing oJ vavnlI is lo Ieal vIal
seeingness is lo lIe pevceplion oJ inages. We don'l Iave lo veJev
lo concepls sucI as `Iol as a Jive` ov `Iol as lIe Sun` ov `Iol as lIe
slove` and lv lo undevsland vIal is connon lo lIen. We can jusl
go lo lIe essence and vecognize vavnlI, independenlI oJ an
souvce oJ Ieal. Il is a siniIav quaIil lIal Ias lo Ie deveIoped vilI
vision in ovdev lo discevn lIe seeingness.
In olIev vovds, Jov pevceplion lo laIe pIace, 3 eIenenls ave
needed 1) a pevson vIo pevceives 2) an oIjecl lo Ie pevceived 3) lIe
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pvocess oJ pevceplion.
TIis appIies nol onI lo seeing auvas, Iul lo an pIsicaI
pevceplion sucI as Ieaving, sneII.
Al lIis poinl in line, in lIe daiI IiJe oJ nosl Iunan Ieings lIe
Jivsl and lIivd eIenenls Iave Ieen Iosl, neaning lIe consciousness
oJ lIe pevceivev and oJ lIe pvocess oJ pevceplion. WIen seeing a
lvee, Jov inslance, lIeve is a nenlaI vecognilion oJ lIe lvee, Iul
lIeve is no avaveness oJ vIo sees lIe lvee, nov oJ lIe pvocess
lIvougI vIicI lIe lvee is pevceived. An assiniIalion laIes pIace
vilI lIe oIjecl oJ pevceplion. To Iecone avave oJ seeingness
neans lo Iecone avave oJ 3) lIe pvocess oJ pevceplion.
Ouv veaI puvpose in lIis vovI is lo Jind lIe SeIJ, ve ave nol using
lecIniques jusl lo veacI pevceplion. We ave using pevceplion lo
veacI lIe SeIJ.
IJ ou Iave lvo ovanges and a cIevv in a IasIel, lIe cIevv can
easiI Ie Iidden I lIe ovanges. Bul iJ ou laIe lIe lvo ovanges
oul oJ lIe IasIel, lIe cIevv Iecones conspicuous. One ovange is
lIe oIjecl oJ pevceplion, lIe olIev is lIe pvocess oJ pevceplion -
and lIe cIevv is lIe SeIJ-avaveness oJ lIe pevceivev. WIen ou
sepavale lIe seeingness Jvon lIe oIjecl oJ pevceplion ou acIieve a
slage oJ discevnnenl vIicI is siniIav lo venoving lIe lvo ovanges
Jvon lIe IasIel. TIal is vI ou na Iave sucI Iig JIasIes oJ
innev avaIening vIen ou Iecone avave oJ lIe seeingness -
sudden innev expIosions in vIicI lIe SeIJ is veveaIed.
As ou Ieep on pvaclising ouv lvipIe pvocess oJ vision, ouv
seeingness viII gvaduaII deveIop. In lIe Ieginning il seens Jainl.
Bul as ou exevcise il, il luvns inlo a nove and nove langiIIe
quaIil, Ieconing as cIeav and oIvious as lIe pevceplion oJ
vavnlI. One couId aIso conpave lIe seeingness lo a nuscIe lIal
Ias nol Ieen used Jov a Iong line. Beaclivaling lIe nuscIe is IiIeI
lo Ie sIov in lIe Ieginning ou IavdI JeeI il, ou don'l even
Inov vIen il is conlvacling ov nol and ils conlvaclion is quile
veaI. Once ou Iave done lIe vovI, aclivaling ouv seeingness
Iecones as cIeav and langiIIe as conlvacling ouv Iiceps. AcluaII
lIis pavl oJ lIe pvocess oJ innev aIcIen is aIin lo Iod IuiIding
- nol pIsicaI, Iul suIlIe Iod IuiIding.
Nov, lIeve is a pavadox. WIen ou vanl lo Iecone avave oJ
seeingness, vIal do ou do? You naIe suve lIal ou ave nol
IooIing al anlIing in pavlicuIav, lIal lIe conlenl oJ lIe inage
does nol nallev lo ou. In olIev vovds, ou laIe one oJ lIe lvo
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ovanges oul oJ lIe IasIel. You gel vid oJ lIe oIjecl oJ pevceplion.
And lIen lIe second ovange |seeingness, lIe pvocess oJ pevceplion)
Iecones conspicuous.
Bul once ouv seeingness Ias evoIved, ou opevale in a diJJevenl
va. You lune inlo an oIjecl ov a pevson, ou `svilcI on` ouv
seeingness, and aulonalicaII ou `see`. Il does nol nallev al aII
vIelIev lIe oIjecl oJ pevceplion is jusl in Jvonl oJ ou ov on lIe
olIev side oJ lIe pIanel ov even on lIe olIev side oJ lIe gaIax.
You see. And oJlen sonelIing uncann Iappens ou na veII
decide lo cIose ouv ees, in ovdev lo see sonelIing jusl in Jvonl
oJ ou Iellev.
TIen lIe JoIIoving queslion avises Iov can ou Ie conpIeleI
disinlevesled in lIe oIjecl, iJ ou use lIe seeingness as a neans oJ
seeing lIe oIjecl? TIe Ie lo lIis pavadox is once ou Iave
veacIed lIal slage, ou ave nol IooIing al lIe oIjecl vilI ouv
nind annove. TIe nind Ias Iecone siIenl and ou ave seeing
Jvon a nucI deepev and lvuev Iaev oJ ouvseIJ. A Iasic
pvevequisile Jov IigIev pevceplion Iies in lIe siIence oJ lIe Iaev
oJ ovdinav nenlaI consciousness.
TIal is vI in lIe Ieginning lIe advice is do nol IooI al lIe
oIjecl, do nol gel loo inlevesled in il. OlIevvise ouv nind viII Ie
aclivaled, since ou Iave Ieen condilioned Jov so Iong lo opevale
Jvon onI lIe nind. As soon as ou ave inlevesled in sonelIing
ouv nind aulonalicaII lvies lo gvasp il. TIeveJove il is Iellev
nol lo lIinI oJ lIe oIjecl al aII, in ovdev lo aIIov lIe pvocess oJ
vision lo unJoId.
OJlen in lIe Ieginning, ou viII Iave an inlevesling expevience.
You viII slavl seeing an auva ov a diJJevenl Jace, ov a spiviluaI
Ieing. TIen suddenI ou veaIize lIal ou ave seeing sonelIing...
and ou inslanlaneousI Iose lIe pevceplion. WI? Because ouv
nind Ias veacled. You Iave suddenI Iecone inlevesled,
JvigIlened, ov vIalevev: in olIev vovds, a gvasping oJ lIe nind
Ias laIen pIace. You ave suddenI IooIing Jvon lIe nind again.
And il's quile IogicaI lIal ou sIouId Iose lIe pevceplion, since
ovdinav nenlaI consciousness is conpIeleI IIind I naluve. WIen
lIe pevceplion pvocess is engaged, il viII go on as Iong as ou do
nol veacl and viII slop vilI lIe Jivsl gvasping oJ lIe nind.
Youv pevceplion aIvas Ias lIe Iinils oJ ouv capacil nol lo
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7.13 Inlevnezzo vIicI ee ave ou?
Sone peopIe avgue lIal one oJ ouv |lvo) ees covvesponds lo ouv
deepev and lvue SeIJ, vIiIe lIe olIev is lIe nivvov oJ ouv
suvJace pevsonaIil. As ouv pIiIosopI is nevev lo IeIieve anlIing
Iul lo lv lo pevceive Jov ouvseIves, Iel us nol sa vIicI ee is
supposed lo Ie vIicI. TIe JoIIoving exevcise is designed lo Iel ou
Jind oul iJ lIeve ave an diJJevences in vIal ou can pevceive
Jvon eacI ee.
Sil in Jvonl oJ eacI olIev and gel vead Jov ee conlacl.
BenenIev lIal ouv IacI sIouId Ie slvaigIl and lIal iJ ou
cannol loucI lIe olIev's nose vilI ouv paIn, ou Inov ou ave
loo Jav ava. |TIis exevcise can aIso Ie conducled I ouvseIJ,
using a nivvov.)
Fvaclise a sIovl veconneclion in lIe ee, vilI ouv ees cIosed |as
expIained in seclion 5.3).
Open ouv ees and slavl gazing al eacI olIev's vigIl ee. Youv
Jocus is on ouv Jviend's vigIl ee and ouv Jviend is Jocussing on
ouv vigIl ee. To avoid an conJusion I veconnend lIal ou IolI
vaise ouv vigIl Iand al lIe Ieginning oJ lIe pvaclice, lo Ie suve
lIal ou ave IolI gazing al lIe vigIl ee.
TIen slavl pvaclising lIe lvipIe vision pvocess |seclion 5.13) vilI
lIe nolionIess Jocus Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, lIe avaveness oJ
seeingness, and lIe JeeIing Jvon lIe Ieavl.
Conlinue lIe pvaclice Jov aIoul 5 ninules. TIen cIose lIe ees and
laIe a sIovl IveaI, vavning ouv ees vilI lIe paIns oJ ouv
Iands as descviIed eavIiev.
TIen open ouv ees and sIov eacI olIev ouv IeJl Iand lo avoid
an conJusion. Slavl gazing al eacI olIev's IeJl ee, and vepeal lIe
pvaclice Jov a Jev ninules.
CIose ouv ees and covev lIen vilI ouv paIns, vavning up
ouv Ieavl |seclion 5.5).
ExcIange inpvessions vilI ouv Jviend.
AJlev Iaving lesled lIis exevcise vilI Iundveds oJ peopIe, I do
nol IeIieve a vovd oJ lIe assunplion lIal one oJ ouv ees
nivvovs ouv HigIev SeIJ and lIe olIev one lIe Iovev seIJ. |B lIe
va, il is lIe vigIl one lIal is pvesuned lo Ie lIe HigIev Ego.)
SliII, il is Jascinaling lo see Iov diJJevenl soneIod can IooI,
depending on vIicI ee ou ave Jocussing on. You oIviousI
connecl vilI quile diJJevenl suI-pevsonaIilies lIvougI eacI oJ lIe
ees, and lIeve is deJinileI nove lIan one suI-pevsonaIil veIaled
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lo eacI ee. Il is inlevesling lo venenIev lIal lIe vovd `pevson`
cane lo us, via lIe Lalin, Jvon an Elvuscan vovd, pevsu, neaning
nasI!

7.14 TIe es/es lecInique
Heve is a IeauliJuI and devaslaling lecInique. TvuI, vIal is il
lIal pvevenls ou Jvon Ieing a seev? OJ couvse, ou Iave lo do
lIe suIlIe Iod IuiIding, lo appI lIe lecIniques... Hovevev, ouv
ovgan oJ suIlIe vision nusl Ie opevaling aIvead, since Jvon line
lo line ou na Iave a one-second-JIasI, a IIessed IillIe nonenl
in vIicI `ou see!` And lIen il is Iosl and il sonelines laIes
nonlIs IeJove anolIev sucI JIasI laIes pIace.
So... vIal? Bavvievs, nenlaI scveens, Iaz IaIils oJ seIJ-pvoleclion
oJ lIe nenlaI consciousness, lIicI condilioning IiIe a vaII avound
us - in veaIil lIese ave lIe IIocIs.
TIe JoIIoving lecInique is designed lo IeIp ou dvop lIe
Iavvicades oJ lIe nind. Il vequives lIal soneone sils and pvaclises
vilI ou: ou can'l inpIenenl il aIone in Jvonl oJ a nivvov.
Sil in Jvonl oJ eacI olIev vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl. IJ ou can'l
loucI eacI olIev's nose vilI lIe paIn oJ ouv Iand, ou Inov ou
ave loo Jav ava.
CIose ouv ees and do a veconneclion. InpIenenl lIe lIvoal
Jviclion. BuiId up lIe viIvalion in lIe ee. TIen spend 1 ov 2
ninules in lIe puvpIe space.
Open ouv ees. InpIenenl lIe lvipIe pvocess oJ vision |Jocus in
lIe ee, seeingness, and JeeIing Jvon lIe Ieavl, as expIained in
seclion 5.13). Tv lo veceive lIe olIev one, lo laIe Iin inlo ouv
Ieavl.
TIen one sas, Yes...` and lIe olIev, vIen vead, ansvevs, Yes.`
BolI go on saing es, one aJlev lIe olIev.
TIis pvaclice is a Ieavl pvaclice. You can'l cIeal. IJ ou Ieave an
Iavviev ov veslviclion, lIe olIev viII JeeI il innedialeI, and lIe
nivacIe von'l Iappen. You Iave lo sa a es lIal is veaII a es,
and pul nove and nove neaning and opening inlo il. TIe es nusl
cone Jvon lIe Ieavl. You Iave lo vovI al deepening eacI es a Iil
nove, unliI ou veacI a lolaI acceplance oJ lIe olIev pevson. And
lIen, go JuvlIev. Oive a es lIal is an acceplance oJ lIe vIoIe
vovId lIvougI lIe pevson in Jvonl oJ ou.
Conlinue lIe pvaclice Jov as Iong as ou vanl. TIen laIe a good 2
ov 3 ninules, coveving ouv cIosed ees vilI lIe paIns oJ ouv
Iands, and Ielling lIe vavnlI oJ lIe Iands veacI lIe Ieavl
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lIvougI lIe ees.

Tips
You viII Ie suvpvised lo see Iov nan peopIe ullev a es lIal
lvuI neans `no`. Ov lIe necIanicaII sa es aJlev es in a va
lIal sinpI does nol nean anlIing al aII.
Ful aII oJ ouvseIJ inlo lIis pvaclice, and aJlev a Jev ninules, ou
viII IavdI Ie aIIe lo ullev anlIing. TIe vovd seens lo cone
Jvon Jav, Jav ava. TIis can Iead lo an inlense expevience oJ ouv
ovn lvulI.
TIeve is no Iinil lo Iov Iong ou sIouId conlinue lIis pvaclice
- Iouvs iJ ou vanl.
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Lel us nov pvoceed vilI lIe conlinualion oJ lIe cIanneI veIease
lecIniques. Having gained, in CIaplevs 4 and 6, nove JaniIiavil
vilI lIe viIvalion and ils civcuIalions, ve ave nov noving lo lIe
nexl slage lIe avaveness oJ lIe vIoIe Iod oJ enevg, ov elIevic
Iaev.
Il is pveJevaIIe nol lo inpIenenl lIe exevcises oJ lIis cIaplev
vigIl al lIe Ieginning oJ a session. Slavl vilI a Jev cIanneI
veIease pvaclices lo vavn up ouv elIevic Iod.

8.1 TIe elIevic Iaev as a vIoIe
Sil in a nedilalion posilion vilI ouv IacI slvaigIl. Keep ouv
ees cIosed lIvougIoul lIe pvaclice.
BuI ouv Iands and Iecone nolionIess Jov a Jev seconds, vilI lIe
paIns upvavds. Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe Iands and in
lIe ee. Use lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo inlensiJ lIe viIvalion, and lo
connecl lIe ee and lIe Iands.
InpIenenl cIanneI veIease on a Jev nevidians, as indicaled in
seclion 6.3.
TIen Iecone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in aII lIe Iines on vIicI ou
Iave vovIed IeJove sinuIlaneousI avaveness oJ aII lIe nevidians
al lIe sane line. Connecl evevlIing lo ouv ee lIvougI lIe
Jviclion.
TIen Iecone avave oJ lIe Iaev oJ lIe viIvalion as a vIoIe.
Avaveness oJ aII lIal is viIvaling, inside and avound ouv Iod.
Lel ouv pevceplion Ie conpIeleI aIsovIed in lIe viIvalion.
WIen ou JeeI lIe viIvalion aII ovev ouv Iod, and nolIing olIev
lIan lIe viIvalion, il neans ou Iave conpIeleI sIiJled ouv
avaveness Jvon lIe pIsicaI inlo lIe elIevic Iod.

8.2 TIe IiJe elIev
Bepeal pvaclice 8.1 gel inlo lIe pevceplion oJ lIe elIevic Iaev as
a vIoIe. Benain conpIeleI nolionIess, JeeIing lIe viIvalion aII
ovev ouv Iod.
TIen lv lo discevn vIeve is lIe IiJe Jovce in lIis viIvalion?
WIal is il lIal Ieeps ouv pIsicaI Iod aIive? Tune inlo lIe IiJe
pvincipIe.
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Tips
Even lIougI lIe vIoIe oJ lIe elIevic Iod Ias lo do vilI IiJe
Jovce, one oJ ils Iaevs is nove speciJicaII veIaled lo IiJe lIe IiJe
elIev. OccuIlisls Iave lvadilionaII discevned Jouv Iaevs in lIe
elIevic Iod. TIese ave lIe IiJe elIev, lIe cIenicaI elIev, lIe
IigIl elIev and lIe vavnlI elIev. TIe vovd `Iaev` can Ie
conJusing Iecause lIe Jouv elIevs ave nol slacIed on lop oJ eacI
olIev IiIe lIe Iaevs oJ a caIe. BalIev, lIe pevneale eacI olIev,
IiIe valev pevneales a sponge.
TIe Jouv elIevs can Ie divided inlo lvo gvoups lvo Iovev and lvo
IigIev. TIe IiJe and cIenicaI elIevs ave veJevved lo as lIe Iovev
elIevs and lIe IigIl and vavnlI elIevs as lIe IigIev elIevs.
FvesenlI, in nosl Iunan Ieings lIe lvo IigIev elIevs ave nol
vev deveIoped and sliII need lo Ie cuIlivaled.
TIe IiJe Jovce is indeed a nosl pvecious enevg. No IaIovalov oJ
ouv scienliJic civiIisalion Ias evev Ieen aIIe lo snlIesise one
singIe Iiving ovganisn! Connecling speciJicaII vilI lIe IiJe elIev
is a vev speciaI expevience. Wovds aIone cannol veaII descviIe lIe
JIavouv oJ consciousness associaled vilI il. TIe IiJe elIev appeavs
IiIe a univevsaI pvincipIe, cevlainI nol conJined lo lIe Iinils oJ
lIe pIsicaI Iod. IJ ou lv lo lvace ils ovigin, ouv
consciousness viII Ie laIen lo nslevious pIaces. FoIIoving lIe
elIevs lo lIeiv souvce is a povevJuI lecInique oJ cIaivvoance and
oJ lvaveIIing.
Tv lo vepeal lIis pvaclice al diJJevenl lines oJ lIe da, sucI
as in lIe novning and in lIe evening, lo JeeI iJ an diJJevence
can Ie delecled in ouv IiJe enevg. AIso Iave a IooI al il vIen
ou JeeI vev lived.
Even lIougI il vouId Ie a Iil pvenaluve lo spend a Iol oJ line
lving lo discevn lIese Jouv Iaevs jusl nov, il is good lo Ieep in
nind lIis JouvJoId division oJ lIe elIevic. Il viII naIe il easiev lo
discevn lIen as ouv pevceplion deveIops.
Il is an inlevesling Jacl lIal ve aIvas Jind il easiev lo pevceive
vIal ouv nind can undevsland. Fevceplions Jov vIicI ve Iave no
pallevn oJ expIanalion al aII ave nove IiIeI lo Ie nissed,
especiaII vIen lIe ave Jainl, as in lIe Ieginning.
On lIis lopic, a cuvious anlIvopoIogicaI oIsevvalion vavious videos
ave sIovn lo cevlain SoulI Anevican nalives vIo Iave aIvas Iived
in a jungIe, isoIaled Jvon induslviaI pvoducls and civiIisalion. One
oJ lIe videos sIovs a squave, IiIe lIe enpl Jvane oJ a vindov,
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volaling on ilseIJ. TIese jungIe peopIe, Iiving in an envivonnenl
lIal is lolaII devoid oJ squaves, sinpI cannol see lIe squave
luvning. TIe onI see Iines noving. Having no squaves in lIeiv
nenlaI IacIgvound, lIe conpIeleI niss lIe volalion oJ lIe
enpl vindov Jvane.
Il appeavs lo ne lIal sonelIing siniIav oJlen occuvs vIen peopIe
slavl lo Ie cIaivvoanl. TIe niss nan pevceplions due lo lIe
IacI oJ IacIgvound vIicI vouId aIIov lIen lo inlegvale lIen. IJ
sonelIing cones inlo lIeiv JieId oJ pevceplion vIicI lIe cannol
veIale lo an pallevn oJ undevslanding, lIe sinpI do nol nolice
il. TIeveJove a cevlain InovIedge oJ lIe `geogvapI` oJ lIe non-
pIsicaI spIeves and oJ a Jev Iasic aslvaI pIenonena na pvove lo
Ie oJ gveal IeIp in lIe opening oJ pevceplion.

8.3 ExpIoving diJJevenl quaIilies oJ lIe elIevic
Becone avave oJ ouv elIevic Iaev as a vIoIe as descviIed in
pvaclice 8.1.
Benain conpIeleI nolionIess and lv lo discevn diJJevenl
quaIilies in lIe elIev.
TIen expIove vavious pavls oJ lIe Iod and conpave lIe diJJevence
in quaIil oJ viIvalion Jvon one pavl lo anolIev. IJ ou Iave Ieen
aIIe lo gel a sense oJ lIe IiJe elIev, Jov inslance, see iJ il can Ie
Jound equaII in evev Iod pavl.
Fivsl conpave lIe IinIs and lIe lvunI. WIal diJJevence can ou
JeeI Ielveen lIe viIvalion in lIe IinIs and in lIe lvunI?
TIen conpave lIe lvunI and lIe Iead. Hov does lIe viIvalion in
lIe Iead diJJev Jvon lIal in lIe lvunI?
TIen expIove Iod pavl aJlev Iod pavl. Is lIe viIvalion nove
inlense in sone oJ lIen?
Hov does lIe quaIil oJ lIe viIvalion diJJev Jvon one ovgan lo
anolIev?
Bo sone ovgans ov Iod pavls give ou lIe inpvession oJ leening
vilI IiJe Jovce? Bo olIevs JeeI enpl oJ il?

Tips
TvadilionaII, lIe Iivev is lIe ovgan oJ lIe elIevic and oJ lIe
IiJe Jovce - Ience lIe conneclion Ielveen lIe vovds `Iive` and
`Iivev` vIicI can Ie Jound in sevevaI Ianguages. Bo ou agvee?
IJ ou ave suJJeving Jvon an pIsicaI disovdev, do incIude lIe
covvesponding avea in lIe exevcise.
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Il can Ie inlevesling lo vepeal lIis pvaclice in diJJevenl
civcunslances, Jov inslance one ov lvo Iouvs aJlev a Ieav neaI.

8.4 ExpIoving lIe Iinils
Becone avave oJ lIe Iaev oJ lIe viIvalion as a vIoIe, as in
pvaclice 8.1. Hov Jav does lIe viIvalion exlend Ieond lIe Iinils
oJ ouv pIsicaI Iod?
Is lIe viIvalion inside ouv pIsicaI Iod siniIav lo lIe viIvalion
oulside il? WIal diJJevence in quaIil can ou JeeI Ielveen lIe
viIvalion inside and oulside?
Conlinue expIoving lIe viIvalion oulside lIe Iinils oJ ouv
pIsicaI Iod. Boes il Iave sIavp Iinils? Boes ouv viIvalion
ningIe vilI lIal oJ an oIjecl avound ou?

8.5 ExpIoving lIe civcuIalions oJ lIe elIevic
Becone avave oJ lIe Iaev oJ lIe viIvalion as a vIoIe, as in
pvaclice 8.1. Suppose ou Iad lIe lasI oJ ve-invenling acupuncluve.
ExpIove lIe Iaev oJ lIe viIvalion, seavcIing Jov civcuIalions. LooI
Jov anlIing JeeIing IiIe a JIov inside lIe Iod oJ viIvalion.
Slavl vilI lIe vIoIe Iod. Becone avave oJ lIe Iod oJ enevg as
a vIoIe and IooI Jov civcuIalions.
Ave sone oJ lIese civcuIalions nove inlense lIan olIevs? Ave
lIeve Iig and snaII ones?
uaIilaliveI, can ou pevceive diJJevences Ielveen vavious JIovs?
Bo sone oJ lIen JeeI vavnev, and olIevs cooIev? Bo sone
connunicale a JeeIing siniIav lo one oJ lIe Jouv eIenenls |Jive,
valev, aiv ov eavlI)?
ExpIove pavl aJlev pavl lIe Iead, lIe necI, lIe sIouIdevs and lIe
lop oJ lIe cIesl, lIe avns, lIe cIesl, lIe aIdonen aIove lIe
naveI, lIe aIdonen IeIov lIe naveI, lIe Iegs.
TIen go IacI lo lIe pevceplion oJ lIe elIevic Iod as a vIoIe, oJ
lIe viIvalion aII ovev lIe Iod.
Bepeal lIe sequence a Jev lines.

8.6 TIe elIevic viIvalion oulside ouv Iod
TIis exevcise is Iesl pvaclised in naluve, in a Jovesl Jov exanpIe.
Hovevev, a IacIavd vilI a Iil oJ gvass and one ov lvo lvees is
enougI. A Jev pol-pIanls and a cal viII aIso do!
Bo a sIovl lIivd ee nedilalion |seclion 3.7) and lIen inpIenenl
pvaclice 8.1 lo veconnecl vilI lIe vIoIe Iaev oJ viIvalion inside
ouvseIJ. FeeI lIe IiJe Jovce viIvalion pevnealing ouv Iod. Al
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lIe sane line venain JuII avave oJ lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs.
TIen lune inlo a lvee ov a pIanl and lv lo Iecone avave oJ lIe
viIvalion inside il. Bo nol loucI lIe pIanl, jusl lune inlo il Jvon a
dislance. Keep on expIoving lIe quaIil oJ lIe pIanl's viIvalion Jov
a Jev ninules.
Hov Jav does lIe pIanl's viIvalion exlend Ieond ils pIsicaI
Iinils?
WIen luning inlo lIe pIanl's viIvalion, can ou pevceive an
civcuIalion?
TIen pIace ouv JIal Iands a Jev cenlinelves Jvon lIe pIanl,
vilIoul loucIing il. Bepeal lIe sane sequence JeeI lIe viIvalion
oJ lIe pIanl, expIove ils quaIilies.
TIen lune inlo anolIev pIanl Jvon a dislance. Bepeal lIe sane
sequence, Iul al lIe sane line conpave lIe quaIil oJ lIe pIanl's
viIvalion vilI lIal oJ lIe one IeJove. TIen pul ouv Iands cIose
lo lIe pIanl and expIove ils viIvalion again.
Bepeal lIe sane vilI diJJevenl pIanls.
TIen lv lo lune inlo aninaIs and expIove lIe quaIil oJ lIeiv
viIvalion.

Tips
TIis pvaclice naIes naluve a Jascinaling JieId Jov expIovalion.
Jusl go one slep JuvlIev and connunion vilI naluve Iecones a
langiIIe veaIil.
Il is a conJvonling el Iasic Jacl aIoul pevceplion lIal once ou
can JeeI sonelIing inside ouvseIJ, ou can aIso JeeI lIe sane
oulside ouvseIJ. Fov inslance, lIe nove JaniIiav ou Iecone vilI
lIe viIvalion inside ouv Iod, lIe easiev il Iecones lo JeeI il aII
avound ou. Il sIouId Ie enpIasized lIal lIis venavI does nol
onI appI lo lIe elIevic Iaev Iul lo lIe conpIele speclvun oJ
suIlIe pevceplion.
Il is oJlen vIiIe JeeIing cevlain lIings oulside ouvseIJ lIal ou
Iecone aIIe lo pevceive lIen inside. B appIing ouv pevceplion
lo lIe exlevnaI vovId, sone `cIicIs` laIe pIace lIal suddenI naIe
ou discevn lIe pvesence oJ a Iaev inside ouvseIJ lIal ou Iad
conpIeleI ovevIooIed IeJove. TIe vovId Iecones a nivvov in
vIicI ou can discovev nev nodaIilies oJ ouvseIJ - Ience lIe
concepl oJ `cIaiv-vision`, ov vision oJ lIe Ego.
WIiIe inpIenenling lIese exevcises don'l Jovgel ouv Jocus in
lIe ee venain JuII avave oJ lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe
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eeIvovs. WIalevev ou visI lo conlacl, sense Jvon Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs.
Il is nol unconnon Jov peopIe lo Jovgel and lv lo do evevlIing
Jvon lIeiv ovdinav nind, `Jvon lIeiv Iead`. And oJ couvse, lIe
can'l JeeI anlIing. Bul as soon as ou venind lIen lo go IacI
inlo lIe ee and lv lo pevceive Jvon lIeve, lIe innedialeI gel
in loucI vilI lIe viIvalion oJ lIe oIjecl.
Cevlain slveans and IaIes Iave a pavlicuIavI vicI quaIil oJ
viIvalion and connunicale IeauliJuI souI Jovces vIen ou lune
inlo lIen. So does lIe ocean. Spending line in naluve viII IeIp
deveIop ouv pevceplion. Apavl Jvon enIancing ouv expevience oJ
lIe viIvalion, luning inlo lIe Jovces oJ naluve viII Iving aIoul
vasl veaIisalions.

8.7 ViIvalion neaIs
As lIe pevceplion oJ lIe viIvalion Iecones nove JaniIiav, il is
essenliaI lo inlegvale il inlo ouv daiI aclivilies. TIis viII add
anolIev dinension lo ouv paIelle oJ conscious expeviences.
Al neaI lines, Jov inslance, pIa vilI lIe viIvalion. FeeI il in lIe
Jood IeJove and vIiIe ealing. Food svaIIoved vilIoul pevceplion is
IiIe poison lo ouv souI. FeeIing lIe viIvalion viII give ou
conpIeleI diJJevenl vievs on lIe vaIue oJ cevlain JoodsluJJs.
Sone vev nice-IooIing disIes suddenI appeav IovviIIe. Sone
uninlevesling pIain ones Iecone Jascinaling.
Conpave lIe viIvalion oJ Jvozen Joods, canned Joods, nicvovave-
cooIed disIes... Can ou JeeI an diJJevence Ielveen ovganic and
non-ovganic Jvuils and vegelaIIes?
AppI ouv pevceplion vIen doing ouv sIopping. You viII Jind
lIal sone vegelaIIes aInosl junp inlo ouv Iands.
Buving digeslion il is aIso quile inJovnalive lo lune inlo ouv
slonacI |jusl IeIov lIe Ieavl, IeIind lIe IeJl viIs) and lv lo
sense lIe viIvalion in lIis ovgan vIiIe il pevJovns lIe Jivsl pavl
oJ digeslion. You viII innedialeI veaIize lIal diJJevenl Joods
cveale quile diJJevenl lpes oJ viIvalion.

8.8 TIe viIvalion in ouv IalI
Oel inlo a IalI.
Il is nol onI ouv sIouIdevs Iul aIso lIe IacI oJ ouv Iead and
ouv eavs lIal sIouId Ie innevsed in lIe valev. A good posilion is
lo Iie in lIe valev vilI ouv Iegs cvossed, vougII lIe sane va
as vIen ou sil cvoss-Iegged. TIen ouv lvunI and ouv Iead viII
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JIoal IavnoniousI and eJJovlIessI. Keep ouv avns I ouv sides
valIev lIan on lIe IeII, lo expand lIe cIesl.
Hovevev, iJ ouv Iegs ave Ienl in a posilion sucI as lIe one in lIe
Jiguve IeIov, vIicI is incovvecl, ouv lvunI lends lo sinI inlo
lIe valev and ouv aIdoninaI nuscIes Iecone lense.
IJ ou ave JaniIiav vilI HalIa-oga, ou can aIso lv lo Iave ouv
IalI in nalssana, posluve oJ lIe JisI.
Bul lIe posilion sIovn al lIe Ieginning oJ lIis seclion is quile
suJJicienl. You need lo Ie aIIe lo venain conJovlaIIe and soneIov
nolionIess Jov as Iong as possiIIe, so il is pveJevaIIe lo adopl an
eJJovlIess posilion.
TaIe lIe posilion and veIax in ouv IalI Jov a vIiIe.
BuiId up lIe viIvalion in lIe ee and Iecone avave oJ ouv
elIevic viIvalion as a vIoIe. BvealIe vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion. TIe
Jviclion viII laIe on a nev dinension vilI ouv eavs in lIe valev.
TIen Iecone avave oJ lIe viIvalion oJ lIe valev. ConpIeleI
Jovgel aIoul ouv Iod, jusl lune inlo lIe valev. `Becone` lIe
valev and JeeI ils viIvalion. You viII discovev lIal nol aII valev
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Ias lIe sane quaIilies. Even Jvon one da lo lIe nexl, lIe
viIvalion oJ lIe valev oJ lIe sane IalIluI na vav
signiJicanlI.
TIen, aJlev a suJJicienl line, slavl JeeIing lIe inlevaclion
Ielveen lIe viIvalion oJ lIe valev and ouv ovn viIvalion. Hov
is lIe Iallev aJJecled I lIe Jovnev?

Tips
TIe pIsicaI Iod is said lo Ie veIaled lo lIe eavlI eIenenl, lIe
aslvaI Iod lo lIe aiv eIenenl, lIe Ego lo lIe Jive eIenenl and lIe
elIevic Iod lo lIe valev eIenenl. Il is lIeveJove quile
appvopviale lo expIove ouv elIevic deepI vIiIe in lIe valev.
Bon' l Iesilale lo vepeal aII lIe pvaclices oJ lIis cIaplev,
discoveving lIe quaIilies, civcuIalions and Iinils oJ ouv elIevic
vIiIe in ouv IalI.
Nevev niss an occasion lo lune inlo lIe viIvalion vIenevev ou
ave in valev. You viII Ie suvpvised Iov veJvesIed ou JeeI aJlev
laIing a IalI accovding lo lIese pvincipIes. You can aIso
incovpovale sone essenliaI oiIs and vavious |naluvaI) suIslances lo
lIe IalI valev, Jinding oul iJ ou can JeeI an nodiJicalion in
lIe quaIil oJ viIvalion |in lIe valev and in ouvseIJ). EssenliaI
oiIs ave suIlIe il is vIen ou lune inlo lIeiv enevg lIal ou can
IeneJil nosl Jvon lIeiv eJJecl.
An exceIIenl juice lo pul in a IalI can Ie pvepaved I gvaling a
Iil oJ gingev and sinneving il Jov len ninules. Slvain and add
lIe Iiquid lo lIe IalI valev. TIe cIeansing eJJecl on lIe sIin is
venavIaIIe.
TIis nev pevceplion oJ valev viII naIe il Jascinaling lo IalIe
in IaIes, vivevs, valevJaIIs ov lIe ocean. Bul il von'l necessaviI
naIe ou nove allvacled lo puIIic svinning pooIs, in vIicI aII
sovls oJ undesivaIIe viIvalions sonelines accunuIale.

8.9 ElIevic excvelion al lIe end oJ a IalI
Al lIe end oJ ouv IalI, vIiIe JuII avave oJ lIe viIvalion aII
ovev ouv Iod, IooI Jov enevgies inside ou lIal JeeI uncIeav ov
negalive. Spend one ninule expIoving and sensing Jov undesivaIIe
viIvalions.
TIen veIease lIe negalive viIvalions inlo lIe viIvalion oJ lIe
valev. Use Iong, conscious exIaIalions acconpanied I a vigovous
lIvoal Jviclion, vIiIe pusIing undesivaIIe viIvalions oul oJ ouv
elIevic Iaev. TIis is one oJ lIe Ies oJ elIevic excvelion il vovIs
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Iellev vIiIe exIaIing. And lIeveJove il vovIs even Iellev iJ ou
exIaIe `vilI inlenlion`, pulling aII oJ ouvseIJ inlo lIe aclion oJ
pusIing lIe IvealI oul inslead oJ exIaIing necIanicaII. Fov lIis
pavlicuIav puvpose oJ excvelion, do lIe Jviclion vIiIe exIaIing, nol
vIiIe inIaIing. And lIe Jviclion sIouId Ie signiJicanlI nove
inlense lIan usuaI.
Bo nol sla loo Iong in ouv IalI aJlev ou JinisI lIe excvelion
pvocess.

Tips
Tv lo use lIis lecInique vIen ou suJJev Jvon a IeadacIe.
WIen inpIenenled eavI enougI, al lIe onsel oJ lIe cvisis, il
oJlen gives exceIIenl vesuIls.
TIe pvaclices oJ lIis cIaplev cevlainI open nev pevspeclives in
veIalion lo lIe enevging discipIine oJ IdvolIevap.
AJlev lIis pvaclice oJ excvelion don'l aIIov anone eIse lo dip
inlo ouv IalI. Biscavd lIe valev. Undev novnaI civcunslances,
lIeve is no need lo vovv loo nucI aIoul Iaving lo cIeanse lIe
IalIluI ilseIJ. Yel ou sIouId Ie caveJuI iJ a Iol oJ peopIe ave
using lIe sane IalIluI. |Hindu guvus pul gveal enpIasis on
Iaving lIeiv ovn pvivale IalIvoon.)
Sone peopIe lend lo JeeI unconJovlaIIe iJ lIe puII oul lIe pIug
and Iel lIe valev oul vIiIe lIe ave sliII in lIe IalI, as iJ sone oJ
lIeiv ovn enevg vas vasIed ava. Expevinenl and see iJ il does
anlIing lo ou.

8.10 Loo pvaclice
I can nevev insisl enougI on lIe inpovlance oJ `elIevic excvelion`.
Il is a vilaI Junclion lIal Iunan Ieings Iave Iosl, lo a gveal
exlenl. TIis Jacl appeavs slviIingI evidenl lo lIe cIaivvoanl Iul
is pvesenlI ovevIooIed I IolI convenlionaI and aIlevnalive
lIevapies, apavl Jvon a Jev lecIniques oJ dvainage in
IonoeopalI, acupuncluve and IevIaIisn. Hovevev, none oJ lIese
is vev eJJicienl conpaved lo lIe excvelion capacil lIal deveIops
lIvougI a conscious avaIening oJ lIe elIevic Iaev.
TIe nove ou exevcise ouv capacil Jov elIevic excvelion, lIe
nove il viII deveIop inlo a langiIIe Junclion. You viII JeeI cevlain
elIevic viIvalions Ieaving ouv elIevic Iod as cIeavI as ou JeeI
slooIs Ieaving ouv pIsicaI Iod.
Cevlain elIevic excvelions can laIe pIace vilIoul an pIsicaI ones.
Hovevev, il sIouId Ie cIeavI undevslood lIal aII pIsicaI
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excvelions ave supposed lo Ie acconpanied I elIevic ones. Bul due
lo vIal IonoeopalIs caII lIe psovic niasn inIevenl in lIe
popuIalion, elIevic excvelions ave nolIing IiIe lIe sIouId Ie.
Becone avave oJ ouv Iaev oJ viIvalion vIiIe passing uvine ov
slooIs. AppI ouvseIJ lo passing oul negalive elIevic viIvalions al
lIe sane line as lIe pIsicaI nallev. You viII Ie veaII suvpvised
al lIe inlensil oJ lIe vesuIls and oJ lIe genevaI veIIIeing lIal is
genevaled.
Even lIougI lIe usuaII venain unnoliced, unexpecledI
slvong enevg novenenls laIe pIace vIiIe passing uvine and, lo a
Iessev exlenl, slooIs. TIis couId accounl Jov lIe Jacl lIal a
signiJicanl nunIev oJ Ieavl palienls expive vIiIe on lIe loiIel.

8.11 BeIeasing inlo lIe eavlI
As ouv capacil Jov elIevic excvelion deveIops, il Iecones
possiIIe lo opevale veIeases nol onI inlo valev Iul aIso inlo lIe
eavlI.
TaIe oJJ ouv sIoes and socIs, and pIace ouv soIes and paIns on
lIe eavlI.
Keep ouv ees cIosed. Engage lIe lIvoal Jviclion, JeeI lIe
viIvalion in ouv ee and aII ovev ouv Iod. TIen Jovgel aIoul
ouv Iod and JeeI lIe viIvalion oJ lIe eavlI.
AJlev 1 ov 2 ninules slavl excveling elIevic viIvalions inlo lIe
eavlI. Use deep exIaIalions, veinJovced I a slvong Jviclion. Ful
unvanled viIvalions inlo lIe eavlI vIiIe lIe aiv is coning oul oJ
ouv noulI. To lIe eavlI, lIese ave nol noxious viIvalions. TIe
viII Ie conposled and pvocessed inlo veneved naluve Jovces.

Tips
TIis pvaclice can aIso Ie eJJicienl in veIeasing angev ov slvess.
As vilI anlIing povevJuI, lIis lecInique sIouId Ie used vilI
nodevalion. OlIevvise a cevlain depIelion oJ ouv enevgies couId
vesuIl.

8.12 Tvee Iugging
Heve is anolIev exevcise veIaled lo elIevic excvelion. Nexl line
ou ave in a Jovesl, lune in and seIecl a Iig lvee, one vilI vIicI
ou JeeI an aJJinil.
TIen go and Iug lIe lvee. Oel as nucI suvJace conlacl as possiIIe
as veII as IoIding lIe lvunI vilI ouv avns, pvess ouv cIesl,
ouv IeII and ouv Iegs againsl il.
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BeIease an excess viIvalions inlo lIe lvee. Excvele lIen lIe sane
va as ou do inlo lIe IalI valev. Fvesenl il as a giJl lo lIe lvee.
TIanI lIe lvee vIen ou JinisI.

Tips
Fov negalive enevgies, Jivsl lv lo opevale veIeases inlo lIe
valev ov inlo lIe eavlI. Keep lvees Jov nove suIlIe viIvalions ov
Jov lIe lpe oJ enevgies lIal ou ave veaII unaIIe lo gel vid oJ
I an olIev neans. Anva ou do nol necessaviI Iuvl lIe lvee
I doing lIis, valIev ou pvesenl il vilI sonelIing vaIuaIIe. Even
lIougI lo ou, lIe viIvalion veIaled lo a depvessed nood ov lIe
Ieginning oJ lIe JIu na seen negalive, lo lIe lvee il is a IigII
evoIved and sopIislicaled enevg. IJ ou use ouv sensilivil ou
viII Ie aIIe lo picI oul lvees lIal eavn Jov vIal ou ave lving
lo eIininale Jvon ouvseIJ.
TIis lecInique can vovI nivacIes. Bul ou Iave lo sla againsl
lIe lvee Jov Iong enougI, a good 10 lo 15 ninules, ov nove iJ ou
can. You need lo give lIe lvee enougI line lo veceive vIal ou ave
lving lo give.

8.13 Cving
SIedding leavs can Ie an occasion lo veIease a Iol oJ enolionaI
lension and undesivaIIe enevgies, especiaII iJ ou appI ouv nev
capacil Jov elIevic excvelion. Ful evevlIing ou vanl lo gel vid
oJ inlo lIe leavs.
Being aIIe lo cv |al viII, iJ possiIIe!) is a vaIuaIIe sIiII on lIe palI
oJ seIJ-lvansJovnalion. Il aIIovs ou lo cIeanse lIe Ieavl in deplI.
IJ ou ave lIe lpe oJ pevson vIo can nevev cv, I vouId suggesl
lIal ou appI ouvseIJ lo vegaining lIis aIiIil. Use an lvicI
ou can Jind, Jvon peeIing onions lo nove sopIislicaled nelIods
oJ dvanalic avl.
On lIe olIev Iand, iJ ou ave lIe lpe oJ pevson vIo cvies valIev
loo nucI, il na Ie lIal I veIeasing nove lIvougI ouv leavs
ou von'l need lo cv as nucI, lIe idea Ieing lo incvease lIe
quaIil in ovdev lo veduce lIe quanlil.

8.14 SucIing lIe cilvus
MolIev, apavl Jvon Ieing in cIavge oJ lIe Svi AuvoIindo AsIvan
oJ FondicIevv Jov nan eavs, vas aIso one oJ lIe gveal
occuIlisls oJ lIe 20lI cenluv. SIe vecaIIed lIal sIe once vovIed
vilI an exlvaovdinaviI pscIic vonan, Mvs. TIeon. Mvs. TIeon
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vas aIIe lo pul a gvapeJvuil on Iev cIesl vIiIe sIe vas Iing
dovn, and sucI in ils enevg vilI Iev elIevic Iod. AJlev sone
line, aII lIe vilaI Jovce Iad Ieen exlvacled Jvon lIe gvapeJvuil.
Even pIsicaII, lIe Jvuil IooIed sIviveIIed.
CouId ou laIe an ovange ov a gvapeJvuil and do lIe sane?
Lie dovn. Ful a good, IeaIlI |and pveJevaII ovganic) ovange on
ouv slevnun, vigIl againsl lIe sIin.
CIose ouv ees. Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe ee. Becone
avave oJ lIe viIvalion aII ovev ouv Iod and in ouv cIesl in
pavlicuIav. TIen Iecone avave oJ lIe viIvalion inside lIe Jvuil.
Slavl dvaving lIe viIvalion oJ lIe Jvuil inlo ouv ovn Iaev oJ
viIvalion.

8.15 Yavning
Yavning is one oJ lIose IillIe innev novenenls lIal can veIease
unexpecledI Iig vaves oJ enevg. Yavning can Ie vegavded as a
pvopev cIanneI veIease il is an aclion, a pIsicaI novenenl, lIal
can Ie JoIIoved I a novenenl oJ enevg, ov elIevic vave. As
vilI aII cIanneI veIeases, lIe enevg novenenl is Jav nove
inpovlanl lIan lIe pIsicaI novenenl. Bul as ve descviIed IeJove
|seclion 6.3), lIis enevg novenenl Ias lo Ie aIIoved, olIevvise il
von'l Iappen, ov il viII Iappen onI JainlI. Il is one oJ lIose
naluvaI Junclions lIal ouv elIevic Iod does nol pevJovn
aulonalicaII an nove.
Suppvessing avning is a pevvevse condilioning coning Jvon
vepvessive educalion. WIen JuII pevJovned, avning veIeases lIe
Ieavl, lIe sane as cving. Il aIso Jvees nan lensions lIal vouId
olIevvise accunuIale in lIe ees, Ience lIe lin IillIe leav lIal
appeavs in lIe covnev oJ lIe ees aJlev a JuII, genevous avn.
Lel us see Iov ou can gel lIe nosl oul oJ avning. IJ ou
oIsevve il Jvon ouv ee, ou viII see lIal vIen avning, nosl
peopIe lend lo veIease enevgies lIvougI lIeiv noulI. IJ ou can
Iecone avave oJ lIis enevg veIease and anpIiJ il `vilI
inlenlion` vIen ou avn, lIal viII aIvead Ie a signiJicanl
inpvovenenl.
Bul lIeve is a nove enIigIlened va oJ avning. TIe genevaI
pvincipIe is lo avn upvavds. You Iave lo nanipuIale aII lIe
nuscIes oJ lIe IacI oJ lIe lIvoal Jov lIe enevg novenenl lo Ie
divecled upvavds, lovavds lIe lop oJ lIe Iead, valIev lIan
IovizonlaII lIvougI lIe noulI. WIiIe avning lv lo eIongale
lIe pIavnx. TIe noulI does nol Iave lo Ie vev open, il can
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acluaII Ie Iepl neavI cIosed. Focus aII ouv allenlion al lIe lop
oJ lIe IacI oJ lIe lIvoal, IeIind lIe nasaI cavil. TIis avea, al
lIe vooJ oJ lIe pIavnx, is cIoseI associaled vilI lIe nelaIoIisn
oJ lIe neclav oJ innovlaIil.

Tips
IJ ou ave Jasl enougI, ou can aIso use sneezing as an enevg
veIease.
You nusl Iave noliced Iov conlagious avning is. In a sevies oJ
Iecluves given in KasseI in June and JuI 1909, BudoIJ Sleinev
expIained lIal in AlIanlis suIconscious inJIuences used lo pass
nucI nove JveeI Ielveen Iunan Ieings. A povevJuI nan vas
aIIe lo vaise Iis avn, and jusl I lIe pIa oJ lIese suIconscious
inJIuences aII lIe peopIe avound Iin vouId aulonalicaII JeeI
conpeIIed lo IiJl lIeiv avn. Yavning is lIe Iasl vennanl oJ lIis
lpe oJ incIinalion.

8.16 TIe vigIl side oJ lIe ving
IJ ou veav a ving, laIe il oJJ. |IJ ou veav sevevaI, laIe lIen aII
oJJ, so ou can lesl lIen one I one.)
CIose ouv ees, Iecone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe ee, and oJ
lIe viIvalion in lIe covvesponding Jingev. Use lIe lIvoal Jviclion
lo anpIiJ lIe JeeIing.
TIen pul lIe ving on, and Iecone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe
ee and lIe Jingev again. Benain nolionIess Jov IaIJ a ninule ov
so.
TIen laIe oJJ lIe ving, luvn il avound and pul il IacI on lIe
olIev va vound. |A ving Ias lvo sides. So aJlev ou Iave pul lIe
ving on lIe olIev va vound, lIe side lIal vas cIosev lo lIe
InucIIe is nov JuvlIev Jvon il.)
Becone nolionIess again, lune inlo lIe viIvalion in lIe ee and in
lIe Jingev. InpIenenl lIe lIvoal Jviclion. Conpave lIe viIvalion
vilI vIal ou veve JeeIing in lIe olIev posilion. TIe cuvvenl oJ
viIvalion genevaled I lIe ving oJlen JeeIs quile diJJevenl.
WIicI va is lIe vigIl va? Tv eacI posilion a Jev lines, unliI
ou can decide vIicI JeeIs vigIl, `divecl` and suppovlive oJ ouv
enevgies, and vIicI JeeIs vvong, `velvogvade` and vovIing againsl
ou.

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A Iol oJ Jovce can Ie sloved in a ving, vilI ov vilIoul a
nounled slone. TIe nove polenl lIe ving, lIe nove inpovlanl il
is lo veav il on lIe `vigIl side`.
A penduIun can aIso Ie used lo conJivn lIe `vigIl` side oJ lIe
ving.

8.17 A nole aIoul vvisl valcIes
Bevave! Seen Jvon lIe ee, valcIes appeav nucI nove loxic lIan
is usuaII IeIieved. TIis appIies especiaII lo quavlz valcIes il is
IiIe a vIipIasI senl inlo ouv elIevic Iod vilI eacI viIvalion oJ
lIe valcI. Bul even vilIoul quavlz, aII valcIes lend lo cveale a
pevvevse elIevic JieId and ave a najov inlevJevence in lIe naluvaI
JIov oJ ouv enevgies.
Heve is a sinpIe expevinenl lo convince ou oJ lIe pevnicious
eJJecl oJ valcIes. Fov lIis, ou viII need a Jviend and a penduIun.
A Ie ov a ving al lIe end oJ a 15-cenlinelve |3-incI) collon
lIvead viII do pevJeclI as a penduIun. Il is Iellev lo avoid
snlIelic lIvead.
AsI ouv Jviend lo laIe oJJ Iis/Iev valcI. HoId lIe penduIun in
one oJ ouv Iands, and vilI ouv olIev Iand laIe ouv Jviend's
vigIl Iand puIse. TIal's assuning ouv Jviend usuaII veavs
Iis/Iev valcI on lIe IeJl side. IJ Ie/sIe veavs lIe valcI on lIe
vigIl side, lIen slavl I laIing lIe puIse oJ lIe IeJl Iand.
Hov do ou laIe lIe puIse? Use ouv index, niddIe and ving
Jingevs, and pIace lIen on lIe vadiaI avlev jusl aIove lIe Iine oJ
lIe vvisl, on lIe side oJ lIe lIunI. Nole lIal lIis pavl oJ lIe
vadiaI avlev is Iocaled on lIe Lung Mevidian |seclion 4.8).
WIiIe IoIding lIe penduIun in one Iand and laIing lIe puIse vilI
ouv olIev Iand, go inlo ouv ee, Iecone avave oJ lIe viIvalion,
and IvealIe vilI a sIigIl Jviclion. TIen lune inlo lIe enevg oJ
lIe puIse. Tv lo JeeI lIe viIvalion in lIe avlev. TIe penduIun
viII slavl volaling in one diveclion.
Nov vepeal lIe opevalion vilI ouv Jviend's olIev Iand. Tune inlo
lIe viIvalion oJ lIe puIse. You viII see lIal in nosl cases lIe
penduIun slavls luvning in lIe olIev diveclion. TIis Jacl is quile
novnaI il jusl sIovs lIal lIe enevg oJ eacI avn Ias a diJJevenl
poIavil.
TIen vepeal lIe opevalion aJlev asIing ouv Jviend lo pul on lIe
valcI. TaIe lIe puIse oJ lIe Iand vilI lIe valcI, lune in, and...
suvpvise! TIe penduIun eilIev slops volaling, ov volales in lIe
opposile diveclion lo vIen il vas ninus lIe valcI. TIis neans
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lIal lIe vvisl valcI canceIs ov invevls lIe enevg poIavil oJ lIe
avn on vIicI il is vovn - a conJvonling oIsevvalion indeed!
TIeve is no vigIl pIace lo veav a valcI on ouv Iod. Nuvses`
IaIil oJ allacIing lIe valcI cIose lo lIe Ieavl is cevlainI nol
advisaIIe eilIev. As Iong as lIe valcI is in conlacl vilI lIe Iod,
ov vev cIose lo il |Iess lIan 1 ov 2 incIes ava), il cveales a najov
inlevJevence in ouv elIevic. TIal is vI lIe eJJecl viII Ie
vougII lIe sane iJ ou decide lo Ieep lIe valcI in ouv pocIel
inslead oJ veaving il on ouv vvisl.
A valcI sIouId Ie cavvied in a Iag, and nol on ou. Fov inslance,
il is vev possiIIe lo allacI lIe valcI lo lIe slvap oJ ouv Iag in
a va lIal's eas lo vead Jvon a dislance. WI nol slavl a nev
JasIion?
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Nole TIvougIoul lIis IooI, vIenevev lIe levn `lIe ee` is
nenlioned, il veJevs lo lIe lIivd ee, and nol lo lIe pIsicaI
ees.

9.1 Cenlvedness lIvougI vigiIance in lIe ee
Lel us slavl vilI a sinpIe expevience. CIose ouv ees and do a
veconneclion Iecone avave Ielveen lIe eeIvovs and IvealIe
vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion. BuiId up lIe viIvalion in lIe ee. TIen
open ouv ees and IooI al an oIjecl in Jvonl oJ ou. Even
lIougI ouv ees ave open, Ieep a slvong avaveness oJ lIe
viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. WIal is in ouv JieId oJ
consciousness? TIe oIjecl, ou, and lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs.
SonelIing inlevesling can Ie noliced il is as iJ ou veve IooIing
al lIe oIjecl Jvon Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. You ave nol lving lo do
so, il jusl Iappens aulonalicaII. You jusl IooI al an oIjecl,
Ieeping a slvong avaveness oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe ee. And vev
naluvaII ou Jind ouvseIJ IooIing al lIe oIjecl Jvon Ielveen
lIe eeIvovs. In olIev vovds, ou ave cenlved. Nole lIal ou ave
nol acliveI doing anlIing lo acIieve cenlvedness, il jusl Iappens
I ilseIJ. TIis is Iecause lIe vev naluve oJ lIe lIivd ee is
cenlvedness. TIeveJove vIenevev ouv ee is opevaling, ou Jind
ouvseIJ cenlved.
TaIe anolIev oIjecl and slavl IooIing al il. Al lIe sane line,
venain avave oJ lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. AnolIev
Jinding is lIal ouv nind lends lo quielen. Once nove, ou ave
nol lving lo naIe ouv nind siIenl. Anva il is IopeIess lo lv
lo acIieve innev siIence I JigIling againsl lIe nind. So don'l lv
anlIing, don'l do anlIing, jusl Ieep sone avaveness oJ lIe
viIvalion in lIe ee. And as a I-pvoducl ou viII Jind lIal ouv
nind is quielev lIan usuaI.
Hov does lIis Iappen? As soon as ou ave in lIe ee, ou ave
aIvead a Iil oul oJ lIe nind. BenenIev lIe ee conlacl exevcise
ve did in seclion 5.9. We veve oIsevving lIe Iaev oJ ovdinav
nenlaI consciousness, caIIed nanas in SansIvil. TIis nanas-nind,
nade oJ gvasping and condilioning, is lIe Jacade, lIe one lIal goes
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on laIIing in ouv Iead aII lIe line. And lIe lIivd ee is lIe gale
lIal Ieads oul oJ il. So lIal eacI line ou go inlo ouv ee ou
naIe a Jivsl slep oul oJ lIe nind, and lIeveJove evevlIing caIns
dovn.
Bepeal lIis pvaclice |9.1) ovev and ovev again. CIoose a Jev oIjecls
avound ou and spend sone line IooIing al eacI oJ lIen. EacI
line, lIeve is lIe oIjecl, lIeve is ou, and lIeve is lIe avaveness
oJ lIe viIvalion/lingIing/pvessuve Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. Keep
ouv ees open, IIinI as IillIe as possiIIe. Keep on IvealIing vilI
lIe lIvoal Jviclion. OIsevve ouv ovn avaveness and see Iov il
diJJevs Jvon vIen lIeve is no Jocus in lIe ee.

9.2 Innev aIcIen
TIe cenlvedness and quielness lIal avise Jvon Ieing in lIe ee
iIIuslvale lIe naluve oJ innev aIcIen. TIe ee is lIe slvucluve,
cenlvedness is one oJ ils Junclions. Aclivale lIe slvucluve and lIe
Junclion viII Ie inpIenenled. Inslead oJ lving lo JigIl nenlaII
againsl ouv nind lo acIieve innev caInness, ou IuiId up a nev
slvucluve lIe lIivd ee. And lIen ou jusl Iave lo svilcI on lIe
slvucluve Jov lIe Junclion, sliIIness, lo Ie aclivaled.
TIis is one oJ lIe gveal secvels oJ innev aIcIen do nol lv lo
soIve a pvoIIen on lIe IeveI oJ lIe pvoIIen. Fov inslance don'l
vasle ouv line JigIling lIe nind vilI lIe nind. FasIion a nev
ovgan. Once IuiIl up, lIe ee vadiales caInness - lIal is ils vev
naluve. So lIe lasI is lo IuiId lIe lIivd ee, jusl as lIe ancienls
IuiIl lIe calIedvaIs. Il is a vovI lIal vequives pevsevevance ov,
accovding lo one oJ lIe nollos oJ lIe CIaivvision ScIooI
`supevnaluvaI pevsislence`. And lIen one da ou veaIize lIal ou
jusl Iave lo Ie in ouv ee lo naIe ouv nind siIenl. NolIing lo
JigIl, nolIing lo lv naslev is conpIele. You can see lIe
lIougIls coning lovavds ouv nind as IillIe Jovns and ou can
cIoose vIelIev ou visI lo Iel lIen in ov nol.
Lel us laIe anolIev exanpIe nedilalion. You na Iave veacIed a
vev IigI slale oJ nedilalion once ov a Jev lines in ouv IiJe,
Jov inslance vIen vilIdvaving Jvon ouv daiI aclivilies and
undevgoing a nedilalion velveal Jov a Jev das ov veeIs. Bul lIen
going IacI lo vovI and vesuning ouv usuaI IiJe, lIe IigI slale oJ
consciousness gvaduaII Jades and ou gel caugIl IacI inlo ouv
daiI vouline oJ lIougIls.
TIe ansvev given I innev aIcIen is don'l JigIl lo velain lIe
expevience. You can'l nainlain il Iecause ou ave IacIing lIe
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pvopev ovgan, lIe slvucluve oJ enevg lIal vouId aIIov ou lo
slaIiIise ouvseIJ in a IigIev slale oJ consciousness. You need lo
genevale sucI a slvucluve. Slavl veaving lIe Iod oJ innovlaIil.
Open lIe cenlvaI cIanneI oJ enevg, in lIe niddIe oJ lIe Iod.
BuiId up lIe cvovn cenlve, al lIe lop oJ lIe Iead.
Cveale lIe pvopev suIlIe ovgans and il von'l onI Ie duving
nedilalion velveals lIal ou viII Ie aIIe lo expevience an
expansion oJ consciousness, il viII Ie aII lIe line. Even in lIe
niddIe oJ a cvovd, in a Ius vaiIva slalion ov vIiIe dviving in
lvaJJic jans, lIe nev slale oJ consciousness viII venain vilI ou.
TIe expevience von'l depend on ouv nind Ieing nade quiel
lIvougI secIusion, Jav ava Jvon lIe vovId. SpiviluaI avaveness
viII vadiale Jvon lIe SeIJ lIvougI lIe veIicIes lIal Iave Ieen
IuiIl, no nallev vIal Iappens avound ou.
We ave nov al lIe slage oJ IuiIding lIe lIivd ee, as a Jivsl slep
in lIe veaIisalion oJ lIe Iod oJ innovlaIil.

9.3 Fevnanence in lIe ee
SpiviluaI palIs ave nan and vavied, and so ave lIeiv lecIniques.
TIe invile ou lo IooI al lIe vovId and al ouvseIJ Jvon
diJJevenl angIes. Bul lIeve ave a Jev connon poinls lo nosl oJ
lIen. TIe cenlvaI lIene lIal can Ie Jound in neavI aII nelIods
oJ seIJ-lvansJovnalion is lIe necessil lo nainlain a pevnanenl
innev avaveness.
Indian naslevs oJlen IiIe lo naIe lIeiv discipIes pondev on vIal il
is lIal dislinguisIes an enIigIlened sage Jvon an olIev Iunan
Ieing. TIe Iallev na Ie nove inleIIigenl, nove educaled, nove
Iandsone lIan lIe sage. He na Iave aII sovls oJ sIiIIs lIal lIe
sage does nol Iave. Bul lIeve is one JundanenlaI cIavaclevislic
lIal naIes aII lIe diJJevence Ielveen lIe lvo lIe sage is
pevnanenlI avave and lIe olIev is nol. TIe sage Ias expIoded inlo
a space oJ consciousness in vIicI innev avaveness is sponlaneous.
TIe olIev one's nind is caugIl in unceasing lIougIls, pevceplions
and enolions lIal ovevsIadov lIe pevceplion oJ Iis SeIJ.
To suslain lIis avaveness, aII sovls oJ nelIods Iave Ieen designed
I genevalions oJ spiviluaI invenlovs. Sone use a nanlva, a
sequence oJ sounds endoved vilI povev, and vepeal il inside aII
lIe line! LiIe lIe gveal ogi Bandass, Jov inslance, vIo veacIed
Iis enIigIlennenl I vepealing lIe nanlva on van non-slop Jov
lvenl eavs. EquivaIenl pvaclices can Ie Jound in CIvislian
nslicisn in lIe conslanl vepelilion oJ cevlain pvaevs. TIe
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nelIod can Ie vev povevJuI, even lIougI il does nol necessaviI
suil evevIod lIe conslanl vepelilion oJ a sequence oJ sounds is
Iul one va anong nan.
TIe pvoIIen is lo Jind one nelIod lIal Jils ouv enevg, and lo
slicI lo il. I suggesl lIal ou asI ouvseIJ lIe queslion vIal is
n nagic vand, neaning vIal device an I using lo venain avave
aII lIe line? And does il vovI? IJ ou cave Jov ouv spiviluaI
deveIopnenl, lIen lIis queslion is vilaI. As Iong as lIe ansvev lo
lIe second queslion venains no, ou ave nol even a candidale Jov
IigIev slales oJ consciousness and Jov inilialion.
Nole lIal lIe lecInique lIal is vigIl Jov ou is nol aIvas lIe one
ou IiIe in lIe Ieginning. Success in spiviluaI pvaclice cones Jvon
pevsisling. IJ ou slud lIe Iives oJ enIigIlened naslevs, ou viII
Jind lIal quile oJlen vIen lIe slavled lIeiv palI, lIe did nol
undevsland anlIing oJ vIal lIe veve doing. TIe lecInique lIe
Iad Ieen given, lIe one lIvougI vIicI lIe veve going lo veacI
enIigIlennenl Ialev on, seened lo lIen avid, unpvoduclive and
Joveign. So vI did lIe Iecone naslevs vIiIe nan olIevs gol
novIeve? TIe pevsisled, pevsisled, pevsisled... lo lIe poinl vIeve
lIis pevsislence Iecane nove inpovlanl lIan lIe lecInique ilseIJ,
and ended up Ieading lo a pIenonenaI IveaIlIvougI.
In lIe CIaivvision palI oJ innev aIcIen, lIe Jivsl oJ lIe nagic
vands is lo eslaIIisI pevnanenl avaveness in lIe ee. IJ ou can
IooI al an oIjecl and al lIe sane line venain avave oJ lIe
viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, lIen ou can aIso vaII, Jov
inslance, vilI lIe sane avaveness. WI don'l ou give il a lv,
vigIl nov |anolIev oJ ouv nollos). Leave ouv IooI Jov one
ninule and vaII avound, vilI a lolaI avaveness oJ lIe viIvalion
Ielveen lIe eeIvovs.
So, lIis is a Jivsl exlension oJ ouv spiviluaI quesl inlo ouv daiI
aclivilies. Nov, eacI line ou vaII, ou can Ie a seeIev. You can
eilIev vandev vilIoul an avaveness, svaIIoved I ouv
lIougIls, ov ou can Ie lolaII in lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs.
Bviving is anolIev aclivil lIal ou viII Jind eas lo navv vilI
ouv avaveness in lIe ee. Bviving Jvon lIe ee is Iavnonious
and innenseI salisJing Jov lIe souI. TIe Jocus Ieeps ou avave
and cenlved, and ou can dvive Jov Iongev peviods oJ line vilI
Iess lension and Iess Jaligue. Moveovev, ou venain vigiIanl and
ouv angIe oJ vision is videv, vIicI inpvoves lIe saJel oJ ouv
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dviving.
TIen lIe puvpose is lo exlend ouv avaveness lo nove and nove oJ
ouv aclivilies, unliI ou veacI a conslanl Jocus in lIe ee. Al one
slage lIis ee-cenlved avaveness viII Iecone aulonalic and
eJJovlIess. Il viII Ie inlegvaled inlo aII ouv aclions. TIen ou
Iecone a candidale Jov inilialion.
TIinI oJ aII lIe nonIs vIo spend lIeiv Iives in a nonaslev vilI
nolIing eIse lo do lIan pva ov nedilale Jvon novning lo nigIl.
OnI a snaII pevcenlage oJ lIen viII veacI lIe enIigIlennenl
lIe ave aJlev. Hov lIen couId ou Iope lo Iave a cIance, jusl I
nedilaling 20 ninules lvice a da and Ieing caugIl in lIe luvnoiI
oJ nodevn IiJe lIe vesl oJ lIe line?
TIe ansvev Iies in exlending ouv avaveness lo evev silualion oJ
ouv daiI IiJe. Slavl using lIe vovId lo Iecone nove avave. TIen
lIe vovId Iecones ouv leacIev inslead oJ ouv advevsav. TIe
nosl insigniJicanl civcunslances luvn inlo IeauliJuI oppovlunilies
lo lesl and enIance ouv cenlvedness and ouv vigiIance. Fov il is
vev possiIIe lo sIunIev in a nonaslev, lo vilIdvav inlo a
disconnecled innev IiJe lIal avoids Ie issues and Ieads novIeve.
WIeveas iJ ou accepl Jacing lIe vovId, lIen lIe vovId viII naIe
suve lIal ou Jace ouvseIJ.
Nov pIease do nol naIe Ieing in lIe ee a painslaIing pvocess -
Iave Jun! TIe CIaivvision lecIniques Iave Ieen designed Jov ou lo
pIa vilI. TIeve can Ie a JooIisI va oJ venaining in ouv Iead
aII da, onI venenIeving ouv puvpose oJ vigiIance Jvon line lo
line and gelling angv al ouvseIJ Jov Ielling ouv nind vandev.
Inslead oJ Ieing svaIIoved I ouv daiI voulines and
venenIeving lIe Jocus in lIe ee onI nov and lIen, I vouId
suggesl lIal in lIe Ieginning, ou appI ouvseIJ lo pevJovning
cevlain aclions vilI a lolaI avaveness Ielveen lIe eeIvovs.
Fov inslance, do lIe disIes Ieing 100% in lIe ee. IJ ou pul aII oJ
ouvseIJ inlo il, aJlev a Jev lines il viII Iecone aulonalic eacI
line ou slavl vasIing up lIe pvesence in lIe ee viII cone I
ilseIJ. IncidenlaII, nole lIal vasIing up can Iecone a vev
veJvesIing aclivil iJ ou use a JIov oJ vunning valev and veIease
ouv lensions and vvong enevgies inlo il as ou pvocess lIe disIes
|lecInique 4.12).
SevevaI aclivilies lIal vouId usuaII Ie vegavded as pIain and
Ioving viII Iecone unexpecledI Jascinaling iJ ou pevJovn lIen
Jvon lIe ee. As nove and nove seeingness and vision ave added lo
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lIe Jocus in ouv ee, lIe vovId luvns inlo a conslanl souvce oJ
vondev. You can vev veII inpIenenl lIis palI vIeve ou ave,
Ieve and nov. Leaving ouv joI and JIeeing inlo a cave vouId nol
necessaviI Ie an advanlage. TIe pvoIIen is nol so nucI lo cIange
ouv aclivilies Iul lo acIieve lIen vilI lIe nev avaveness.

LiJe in lIe ee lips, lvicIs and lvaps
Il is aIvas good lo use a Jev venindevs eacI line ou see
lIen, ou go IacI lo ouv Jocus. Fov inslance lie a viIIon avound
ouv vvisl, ov slicI IillIe pieces oJ papev al Ie Iocalions on ouv
vaIIs. Ov vvile a nole on ouv nivvov, painl one oJ ouv naiIs a
diJJevenl coIouv...
Boovs and gales Iave a slvong snIoIic vesonance. A povevJuI
pvaclice is lo venind ouvseIJ oJ ouv spiviluaI aspivalion eacI
line ou cvoss a doovva.
AnolIev povevJuI nelIod is lo gel a valcI vilI a counldovn
and lo naIe il ving, sa evev seven ninules. EacI line ou Ieav
lIe signaI, ve-Jocus ouv avaveness in lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs and IvealIe vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion Jov len ov JiJleen
seconds. Seven is a good nunIev Jov seIJ-lvansJovnalion. AcluaII,
vIal is inpovlanl is nol lIe IenglI oJ lIe inlevvaI Iul lIe Jacl
lIal lIe signaI and lIe pvaclice ave vepealed vilI exlvene
veguIavil. TIis gives a sense oJ vIlIn lo lIe aslvaI Iod and
deepI inpvinls in ou lIe IaIil oJ Ieing in lIe ee.
Nov Iel us lv sonelIing. CIose ouv ees, slavl IvealIing vilI
lIe Jviclion, IuiId up a slvong viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs Jov
1 ov 2 ninules. TIen open ouv ees, Ieeping lIe ligIlesl Jocus
Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, and IooI al ouvseIJ in a nivvov.
OIviousI ouv Jviends and veIalives viII Jind il a Iil conJvonling
iJ ou addvess lIen vilI a Jace IiIe lIal! So vIal lo do? FivslI,
vIenevev ou ave laIIing lo soneIod, pvaclise Ieing in IolI lIe
ee and lIe Ieavl |lecInique 5.13), so lIal lIe inlensil oJ ouv
ee viII Ie lenpeved I lIe opening and lIe soJlness oJ ouv
Ieavl.
SecondI vIen, lIvougI pvaclice, ou Iave Iecone nove
eslaIIisIed in ouv ee, lIe inlense seni-Jvovning oJ lIe
Ieginning viII disappeav and ou viII IooI quile novnaI.
MeanvIiIe, lv lo pIa il dipIonalicaII.

9.4 TIe Iavvesl oJ pevnanence
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Lel us veviev and lv lo undevsland lIe IeneJils lIal vesuIl Jvon
nainlaining pevnanenl avaveness in lIe ee.
Avaveness
Fivsl and nosl inpovlanl oJ aII is lIe avaveness ilseIJ, as discussed
aIove. WIoevev is avave is saiIing lovavds lIe SeIJ. WIoevev is
nol, is vasling IeauliJuI oppovlunilies Jov gvovlI.
Cenlvedness
As sIovn I lIe sinpIe expeviences al lIe Ieginning oJ lIis
cIaplev, one oJ lIe divecl vesuIls lIal cones Jvon Ieing in lIe
ee is a nove cenlved slale oJ consciousness. In lIe pIiIosopI oJ
oga |oga-davsana) lIeve is an inpovlanl vovd - viIsepa. ViIsepa
veJevs lo a scalleved and spvead-oul condilion oJ lIe nind. TIe
gveal seev FalajaIi in Iis cIassicaI Yoga-Slvas |apIovisns on oga)
descviIed viIsepa as one oJ lIe najov oIslacIes on lIe palI lovavds
spiviluaI veinlegvalion |Yoga-Slvas 130-31). TIe nove ouv ee
deveIops, lIe nove ou viII Jind lIal ou Iave lIe capacil lo
nainlain a sliII and siIenl slale oJ nind al viII.
An avaveness Ieond lIe discuvsive nind
TIe advanlage oJ using lIe ee Jov lIe puvpose oJ avaveness is
lIal il Ieads lo a vigiIance lIal is Ieond lIe connon Iaev oJ lIe
discuvsive nind. One oJ lIe nain pilJaIIs vIen ou appI ouvseIJ
lo a palI oJ avaveness is valcIing ouv nind vilI ouv nind.
Sone peopIe nanage lo veacI a cevlain avaveness oJ lIeiv
lIougIls, Iul a puveI nenlaI one. In olIev vovds, eacI line lIe
Iave a lIougIl, sa aIoul lIeiv Jviend BvnnIiIde Jov inslance,
anolIev lIougIl cones up I'n lIinIing oJ BvnnIiIde`. And so
on. TIese peopIe oJlen gel dissalisJied aJlev sone line. TIe Iave
lIe JeeIing lIe ave doing aII lIe vigIl lIings, slavling vilI
avaveness, and el nolIing evev Iappens. TIe venain JIooved in
lIeiv usuaI nenlaI consciousness. TIe nevev expevience an veaI
IveaIlIvougI lovavds an expanded slale oJ consciousness.
TIe veason is oIvious. TIe lvue ain is lIe avaveness oJ lIe SeIJ,
and nol onI seIJ-avaveness! Manas, lIe Iaev oJ ovdinav nenlaI
consciousness, lIe one lIal goes on laIIing in ouv Iead aII lIe
line, is lIe nain veiI Ielveen ou and lIe SeIJ. TIeveJove lIe
puvpose is lo enevge oul oJ lIe nanas-nind inlo lIe SeIJ, and nol
lo gel lIe nanas-nind lo ninic a IigIev avaveness I adding
lIougIls aJlev lIougIls.
So il is vIen ou slavl lo valcI lIe nind Jvon oulside lIe nind
lIal ouv avaveness Iecones spiviluaII vevavding. And lIal is
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vI il can Ie so vaIuaIIe lo vovI al an opening oJ pevceplion
vIen acIieved accovding lo ouv pvincipIes, lIe opening aIIovs ou
lo slep oul oJ lIe nanas-nind. TIe nain poinl is nol so nucI lo
see auvas and non-pIsicaI vovIds Iul lo see Jvon `oul oJ lIe
nind`. TIen ou slavl exisling oul oJ lIe cage.
Nov ou can undevsland Iellev vI il Ias Ieen conslanlI
vepealed in lIis IooI lIal lIe essence Iies nol in vIal ou see, Iul
in lIe Jacl oJ seeing. In levns oJ spiviluaI deveIopnenl, lIe
conlenl oJ lIe visions is secondav conpaved lo lIe IveaIlIvougI
oul oJ lIe Iaev oJ usuaI nenlaI consciousness. TIe peopIe vIo
spend loo nucI enevg lving lo anaIse lIe snIoIic neaning oJ
lIeiv visions oJlen niss lIis poinl conpIeleI.
BuiIding lIe ee
B venaining pevnanenlI Jocussed Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, ou
quicIen lIe evoIulion oJ lIe ee lo a considevaIIe degvee. TIe ee
is nuvluved I ouv avaveness. Moveovev, ou eslaIIisI a
conneclion lIal aIIovs spiviluaI guides and IeIpevs lo give enevg
and suppovl. Il is lIeiv Junclion in lIe Jivsl slages oJ ouv
spiviluaI deveIopnenl lo cone and cIiseI ouv suIlIe ovgans oJ
cIaivvoance. TIeiv lasI is gvealI JaciIilaled iJ ou nainlain a
conslanl vigiIance. TvuI, lIe avaveness lIal ou ave aining al is a
connecled one. Inslead oJ saing `Ie avave in lIe ee` one couId sa
`venain connecled lIvougI ouv Jocus in lIe ee`. IJ ou devole
ouvseIJ lo eslaIIisIing a cevlain pevnanence in lIe ee, lIe
JeeIing oJ conneclion vilI ouv ovn enevg viII Iecone nove and
nove oIvious.
Fevsislence in lIis vovI aIso Joslevs sevevaI pIsioIogicaI cIanges
in lIe nevves and gIands lIal ave veIaled lo lIe lIivd ee. TIe
lIivd ee ilseIJ is nol pIsicaI, il is an ovgan oJ enevg. Il IeIongs
nainI lo lIe elIevic and aslvaI Iodies. Yel sone pIsicaI
slvucluves in lIe vicinil ave connecled lo il, and undevgo a deep
lvansJovnalion as ouv avaIening pvoceeds lIe piluilav gIand
Jov inslance, and al a Ialev slage, lIe pineaI gIand. TIese lvo ave
invaviaII nenlioned I occuIlisls oJ aII Iinds vIen discussing lIe
lIivd ee. Hovevev, in-deplI cIaivvoanl invesligalion veveaIs lIal
signiJicanl cIanges aIso laIe pIace in olIev slvucluves, sucI as lIe
cviIviJovn pIale oJ lIe elInoid Ione |lIvougI vIicI lIe nevves
Jvon lIe nasaI nucosa veacI lIe Ivain), lIe oplic cIiasna, lIe
JvonlaI aiv sinus, lIe spIenoid aiv sinus, and lIe venlvicIes oJ lIe
Ivain |cavilies JiIIed vilI Iiquid inside lIe Ivain).
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FiIleving lIe exlevnaI vovId
One oJ lIe veasons ou cannol see lIe non-pIsicaI vovIds is lIal
ouv nind is saluvaled vilI inpvessions veceived Jvon lIe
pIsicaI senses. In olIev vovds, ouv Iead is JuII oJ lIe inages
and sounds oJ lIe pIsicaI vovId and lIeve is no space IeJl Jov
anlIing eIse. TIe cup Ias lo Ie enplied IeJove an olIev naleviaI
can Ie pouved in. TIal is vI ou oJlen Jind in Sleinev, Jov
inslance, lIal lIe appvenlice esolevicisl sIouId daiI pul aside sone
line in vIicI Ie culs oJJ Jvon an sensov pevceplion. TIen lIe
aslvaI Iod, lIe Iaev oJ nenlaI consciousness, can vilIdvav inlo a
IiJe oJ ils ovn, and IeIoId non-pIsicaI inages. A vev siniIav
concepl is conslanlI vepealed in lIe diJJevenl ogas oJ lIe Indian
lvadilion. TIe SansIvil vovd pvalIva covvesponds lo a
vilIdvavaI Jvon lIe senses, lIvougI vIicI a naIed condilion oJ
consciousness can Ie expevienced. In SansIvil Iilevaluve, pvalIva
is oJlen descviIed as a pvevequisile Jov IigIev innev expeviences.
As ou open ouv vision ou viII naIe an inlevesling discovev
lIe poIIulion is nol onI a queslion oJ quanlil Iul aIso oJ quaIil.
Il is nol onI lIe Jacl lIal ou conslanlI veceive a nuIlilude oJ
pIsicaI sensoviaI pevceplions lIal naIes ou unaIIe lo see olIev
vovIds. Il is aIso lIal lIese pIsicaI pevceplions Iave a IavsI
eJJecl on ouv sslen. WIal cones Jvon lIe pIsicaI senses is
IiIe coavse nallev il is excessiveI gvoss. TIeveJove, iJ nol
JiIleved il naIes ouv consciousness vougI and unveJined.
In olIev vovds ou ave pevnanenlI inundaled vilI unpvocessed
inpvessions inages, sounds, sneIIs and so on. TIese vusI inlo ouv
consciousness and cveale nucI nove danage lIan ou lIinI. To
dvav an anaIog, il is as iJ lIe nulvienls ou eal veve senl
diveclI lo lIe ovgans and lissues oJ ouv Iod vilIoul Iaving
Ieen pvocessed lIvougI lIe digeslive lvacl. IJ lIal veve lIe case
ouv pIsicaI Iod vouId Iose ils idenlil, il vouId Iecone loo
` oulside-IiIe` . And lIal is exaclI vIal Iappens lo ouv
consciousness. Il Ioses ils SeIJ-idenlil. TIe SeIJ can no Iongev Ie
discevned anong lIis lidaI vave oJ exlevnaI inpvessions.
I vanl lo insisl on lIis Jacl, Iecause il appeavs essenliaI vIen one
oIsevves lIe econon oJ consciousness cIaivvoanlI. TIe sane
va as ouv pIsicaI Iod is nade oJ vIal ou Iave ealen, aII lIe
sensov inpvessions conlviIule lo veaving ouv Iaev oJ nenlaI
consciousness. And in lIe pvesenl silualion a lIicI cIoud oJ coavse
aslvaI nallev is Ieing genevaled in ou da aJlev da, veiIing lIe
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SeIJ.
WIal Iappens vIen ou venain avave in ouv lIivd ee? TIe
inpvessions coning Jvon lIe exlevnaI vovId ave veceived in lIe
lIivd ee Jivsl inslead oJ vusIing slvaigIl inlo ouv nind.
BenenIev lIe exevcises on cenlvedness al lIe Ieginning oJ lIis
cIaplev, vIeve ou IooI al an oIjecl and ou venain avave
Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. AulonalicaII il is as iJ ou veve IooIing
Jvon lIe lIivd ee, neaning lIal lIe visuaI inpvessions veacI
ouv lIivd ee Jivsl. TIen vIal Iappens? TIe lIivd ee `digesls`
lIese inpvessions. Il JiIlevs and pvocesses lIen.
TIis necIanisn viII slviIe ou, as soon as ou oIsevve il
cIaivvoanlI. TIe quaIil oJ viIvalion oJ vIal enlevs ouv Iead
diJJevs navIedI, depending on vIelIev ov nol il Ias Jivsl Ieen
pvocessed I ouv lIivd ee. TIe pevceplions lIal Iave Jivsl
lvansiled lIvougI lIe lIivd ee ave snoolI and veJined. TIose
lIal Iave nol ave IavsI and cacopIonous. TIe Iuvl IiIe a
IeadacIe. TIe veave ouv consciousness in a va lIal is unJil Jov
spiviluaI avaveness.
Undevslanding and appIing lIis pvincipIe is enougI in ilseIJ lo
cIange a deslin. Fov vIal does one see vIen oIsevving lIe nind
cIaivvoanlI? TIe lIougIls oJ lIe nind ave nol aIslvacl enlilies,
lIe ave nade oJ a cevlain suIslance. OJ couvse, lIis suIslance is
nol pIsicaI, Iul sliII il exisls as nallev, on a cevlain IeveI. And
lIe quaIil oJ ouv nenlaI suIslance delevnines lIe quaIil oJ
ouv lIougIls. SpiviluaI lIougIls, ov even jusl cIevev lIougIls,
sinpI cannol gvov ov Ie veceived iJ lIe nenlaI suIslance is gvoss
and poov. IJ ou cave Jov ouv spiviluaI deveIopnenl, I suggesl ou
pondev upon lIis poinl.

9.5 Fvaclice
You na sil ov sland, Iul naIe suve lIal ouv IacI is slvaigIl.
Becone avave Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. |LogicaII, aJlev veading lIis
cIaplev ou sIouId aIvead Ie Ielveen lIe eeIvovs!) Becone
nolionIess. Linil ouv IIinIing and lIe novenenls oJ ouv
eeIaIIs.
Inages
LooI al an oIjecl avound ou. LooI Jvon lIe ee. Beceive lIe
oIjecl in lIe ee, Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. Tv lo pul inlo pvaclice
lIe JiIleving eJJecl lIal ve Iave jusl discussed. Tv lo JeeI lIe
`veigIl` oJ lIe inages on ouv lIivd ee, as iJ lIe inages veve
pvessing Ielveen ouv eeIvovs. MaIe suve lIal no visuaI
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inpvession Ipasses lIe ee. Becone avave oJ lIe pvocessing oJ aII
pIsicaI inages I lIe lIivd ee.
TIen dvop an avaveness oJ lIe ee. BeIease ouv Jocus. Slavl
IooIing al lIe oIjecls in a usuaI nenlaI va... and see lIe
diJJevence. Can ou pevceive lIal lIe viIvalions veacIing ouv
Iead ave Iess suIlIe?
Sounds
AppI lIe sane nelIod lo sounds. Ful sone nusic on and Jivsl
spend one ninule Iislening lo il vilIoul an pavlicuIav avaveness,
and vilIoul Jocus in lIe ee. Tv lo appveciale lIe quaIil oJ
viIvalion oJ vIal is laIen in.
TIen Iecone avave Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. Lislen Jvon lIe ee.
Mainlain ouv Jocus in a va lIal lIe sounds ave veceived in ouv
ee. Tv lo sense lIe diJJevence in lIe naluve oJ lIe viIvalions
lIal penelvale inside ou.
SneIIs
Nov pvaclise vilI sonelIing lIal slinuIales lIe sense oJ sneII.
Fivsl sneII lIe suIslance vilIoul an pavlicuIav avaveness. TIen
veceive lIe sneII Jvon Ielveen lIe eeIvovs sneII Jvon lIe ee.
Hov does lIe inpul diJJev vIen JiIleved lIvougI lIe ee?
Tasle
Slavl ealing a neaI vilIoul an pavlicuIav avaveness. TIen, aJlev a
Jev ninules slavl lasling lIe Jood Jvon lIe ee. In lIis inslance
lIe diJJevence in lIe quaIil oJ viIvalion viII Ie especiaII
slviIing.
TIen pvaclise nove seIecliveI vilI diJJevenl lasles and Joods.
WalcI and conpave lIe aclion oJ sveel, saIl, acidic and olIev
lasles on ouv ee, one aJlev anolIev.
A najov discovev viII Ie lIal vIen in lIe ee, ou do nol
necessaviI appveciale lIe sane Joods as vIen ou eal vilIoul
avaveness.

9.6 Fvaclice
Fvaclise vaIIing aIong lIe slveel vilI a conpIele Jocus in lIe ee.
MaIe suve lIal an inage, sound, ov sneII is veceived Jvon ouv
ee. AJlev a Jev ninules veIease ouv avaveness. Beceive
evevlIing nenlaII, vilIoul an Jocus in ouv ee. Conpave lIe
quaIil oJ viIvalions inside ouvseIJ.

9.7 Fvaclice
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WIal is il exaclI lIal penelvales ou vIen ou pevceive an
inage, a sound, a sneII...? WIal sovl oJ viIvalion is veceived? WIal
sovl oJ suIlIe suIslance is added lo ouv Ieing?
Bepeal pvaclice 9.5, Iul lIis line pul aII lIe enpIasis on lIe
pevceivev - ou. LooI al an oIjecl vilIoul Ieeping an pavlicuIav
Jocus in lIe ee. TIe oIjecl Ias cevlain quaIilies and lIeve is aIso a
cevlain quaIil oJ viIvalion inside ouv Iead.
WIal is il lIal is added lo ouv ovn viIvalion vIen ou veceive
lIe inage oJ lIe oIjecl? WIal cIanges in ouv Iead ov eIsevIeve,
on lIe IeveI oJ enevg?
Nov Ie nove and nove in lIe ee. TIeve ave degvees, as Jav as
Ieing in lIe ee is concevned. You can Ie 10% in lIe ee, ov 40% in
lIe ee... and iJ ou pevsisl in ouv pvaclice, one da ou viII Ie
aIIe lo Ie 100% in lIe ee.
Slavl vilI Ieing jusl a IillIe Iil in lIe ee, sa 5%. WalcI lIe
diJJevence in lIe viIvalion lIal is veceived Jvon lIe oIjecl,
conpaved lo vIen no pavlicuIav avaveness is Iepl in lIe ee.
Incvease pvogvessiveI, Ieconing 10% avave in lIe ee, lIen 20%,
and so on. EacI line, oIsevve lIe viIvalion lIal is laIen in vIiIe
IooIing al lIe oIjecl. TIen do lIe sane vilI as nucI avaveness as
possiIIe. Tv lo sense Iov lIe visuaI inpvession aJJecls ou. WIal
is added lo ouv enevg vIiIe pevceiving? Can ou JeeI lIe sensov
inpul as aslvaI nallev?
Oo Jvon one oIjecl lo anolIev and vepeal lIe oIsevvalion pvocess
vilI gvaduaII incveasing IeveIs oJ ee-cenlved avaveness.
TIen pul sone nusic on and vepeal lIe pvocess, lIis line vilI
sounds.
TIe sane exevcise can Ie appIied lo lasle.

9.8 Tesl
CIoose lIe nosl Ieclic pIace oJ a Iavge cil. Tv lo sla lIeve Jov
IaIJ an Iouv vilI JuII avaveness in lIe ee. MaIe suve lIal no
pevceplion cones in vilIoul Iaving Ieen pvocessed I ouv ee.
FiIlev even lIose pevceplions lIal usuaII venain unnoliced, Iul
sliII ave vecovded unconsciousI.
Hov Jav can ou nainlain ouv inlegvil?
Bepeal lIe lesl Jvon line lo line, lo neasuve ouv pvogvess.

9.9 Inlevnezzo cIanges in vision
One oJ lIe Jivsl vesuIls ou viII nolice vIen appIing lIe
lecIniques descviIed in lIis IooI, is a genlIe lvansJovnalion oJ
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lIe va ou pevceive space in ouv daiI aclivilies. Fov lIe
pvaclices deaIl vilI in lIis seclion il vouId Ie Iesl iJ ou couId Ie
oulside, in a gavden ov Jovesl.
Fvaclise IooIing al lvees and JIovevs vIiIe Ieing in lIe ee. Sil
conJovlaII sonevIeve, nol necessaviI in a nedilalion posluve.
Jusl Ie veIaxed. Beconnecl vilI lIe ee, Ielveen lIe eeIvovs.
Keep ouv ees open. Il is Iellev nol lo nove loo nucI, Iul ou
do nol Iave lo adopl a slalue-IiIe allilude as in lIe ee conlacl
pvaclices.
Besune lIe lvipIe pvocess oJ vision, vilI
1) avaveness in lIe ee
2) avaveness oJ lIe Jacl oJ seeing, ov seeingness. IJ seeingness is
loo nucI oJ a pvoIIen, jusl JeeI lIe inage inslead oJ IooIing al il.
3) lIe JeeIing Jvon lIe Ieavl
You viII nolice lIal vIiIe Jocussed in lIe ee, ouv pevceplion oJ
lIe counlvside cIanges sIigIlI. A Jivsl sinpIe diJJevence is lIal
ouv pevceplion is nove gIoIaI il enconpasses nove oJ vIal is
Iocaled al lIe pevipIev oJ lIe inage. Inslead oJ seIecling a pavl
and unconsciousI Jocussing on il, ou venain avave oJ lIe vIoIe
laIIeau.
Bul lIeve is nove lIan lIis incvease oJ pevipIevaI pevceplion.
Conpaved lo vIal ou vouId usuaII see, lIe inage seens lo Ie
`Iess JIal`. TIe aiv seens lo `laIe dinension`. TIeve seens lo Ie
nove pevspeclive, nove veIieJ. As ou go on deveIoping ouv ee,
lIis conlvasl viII appeav nove and nove cIeavI. TIe diJJevence
Ielveen lIe vision oJ lIe lIivd ee and lIe usuaI one is siniIav lo
lIal Ielveen veaIil and a poslcavd, ov Ielveen a IoIogvapIic
picluve and a JIal one. TIe ee seens lo add a sleveoscopic
dinension lo lIe inage even vilIoul going inlo exlva-sensov
pevceplion ov vision oJ auvas.
AnolIev noliceaIIe diJJevence is lIal lIe inage seens lo Ie nove
`aIive`. TIe coIouvs ave nove vivid, as iJ endoved vilI an inlensil
and a vilaIil oJ lIeiv ovn. TIe coIouvs laII lo ouv souI, lIe
connunicale lIeiv quaIilies. TIeve is deJinileI a JeeIing oJ
aIiveness pevnealing lIe vIoIe picluve. Youv pIsicaI vision is
suddenI gvealI enIeIIisIed il is as iJ ou veve vediscoveving lIe
vovId! And aII ou Iave lo do in ovdev lo veacI lIis olIev vision is
lo slep a IillIe oul oJ lIe Iaev oJ lIe nind in vIicI ou Iave
Ieen condilioned lo opevale. BenenIev lIal as soon as ou enlev
lIe ee ou ave aIvead IaIJ-va oul oJ lIe nind.
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WIen ve-expeviencing pasl IiJe episodes lIvougI lecIniques oJ
vegvession and cIaivvoance, one cones lo veaIize lIal unliI nol so
Iong ago, nosl Iunan Ieings sav lIe vovId lIvougI lIis nove
IeauliJuI and Iiving vision. TIe `JIallening` oJ lIe JieId oJ
consciousness seens lo Iave laIen pIace Jvon lIe 19lI cenluv
onvavds, conlenpovaneous vilI lIe induslviaI vevoIulion and lIe
expIosion oJ scienliJic discovevies. Il can Ie veIaled lo vIal BudoIJ
Sleinev Ias caIIed lIe coning oJ AIvinanic inJIuences inlo Iunan
consciousness.
I vouId suggesl lIal ou lIinI oJ going Jov vaIIs in naluve and
veconnecling vilI lIis Iiving vision vIen ou ave lvouIIed ov
agilaled. Il is a genlIe va oJ paciJing nan conJIicls oJ lIe
nind, nol I slvuggIing Iul I lIe allvaclion oJ lIe Ieaul oJ
lIe vovId as seen Jvon lIe non-nind.

9.10 TIe ee-Ieavl avaveness
Once ou Iave eslaIIisIed a soIid avaveness in lIe ee, lIe
JoIIoving slep is lo ancIov il in lIe Ieavl. B lIe Ieavl I do nol
nean lIe pIsicaI ovgan nade oJ nuscIe on lIe IeJl oJ ouv Iod,
Iul lIe Ieavl cenlve, lIe cIaIva in lIe niddIe oJ lIe cIesl. |TIe
sane appIies lIvougIoul lIe IooI.)
In sevevaI oJ lIe ee conlacl exevcises il vas suggesled lIal ou
pIace ouv avaveness in IolI lIe ee and lIe Ieavl, as iJ ou veve
veceiving inages and JeeIings in lIe Ieavl, lIvougI lIe ee. TIe
nexl slep is lo exlend lIis douIIe Jocus lo aII ouv aclivilies.
TIe ee-Ieavl avaveness is a JuvlIev deveIopnenl oJ lIe Jocus in
lIe lIivd ee. Once ou Iave Iecone JaniIiav vilI Iiving in lIe
ee il is nol so diJJicuIl lo add lIe JeeIing oJ ouv Ieavl al lIe
sane line. TIe Jovce penelvales deepev. Youv avaveness gels
ancIoved, gvounded in lIe Ieavl, and a nev paIelle oJ pevceplions
and JeeIings avise Iecause a IigIev slage oJ inlegvalion is acIieved.
WIal can Ie seen cIaivvoanlI in lIe auva oJ soneIod vIo Ias
sellIed a pevnanenl avaveness in IolI lIe ee and lIe Ieavl?
Slveans oJ viIvalion and IigIl slavl lo JIov Ielveen lIe Ieavl and
sone cenlves oJ enevg Iocaled avound lIe piluilav and pineaI
gIands. A nev connunicalion is eslaIIisIed Ielveen lIe Ieavl and
lIe Iead. Sone nev cIanneIs oJ lIe Iod oJ enevg ave aclivaled.
TIe slale oJ consciousness lIal cones oul oJ lIis douIIe Jocus is
quile diJJevenl loo. TIe nain diJJevence is lIal lIe avaveness in
lIe Ieavl aIIovs ou lo gel nove in loucI vilI ouv Ego, ov
HigIev SeIJ. Youv SeIJ veceives nove and nove oJ ouv pevceplions
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inslead oJ Ieing disconnecled Jvon ouv conscious exislence. A
nev Jovn oJ lIinIing avises Jvon ouv pevnanenl Jocus in lIe
ee. And ou can connecl lIis nev lIinIing vilI lIe pvesence oJ
lIe SeIJ in lIe Ieavl.
TIis douIIe Jocus deJinileI Ieads ou lovavds Ieconing nove
pvesenl in ouv envivonnenl. You can'l do lIings necIanicaII and
souIIessI iJ ou ave JuII avave oJ ouv ovn pvesence in lIe
Ieavl. You ave vovIing al IuiIding a IoI conneclion lIal viII
aIIov lIe SeIJ lo veceive lIe vovId and lo expvess IlseIJ inlo lIe
vovId. In olIev vovds, ou ave pvepaving lIe gveal aIcIenicaI
vedding lIal oJ lIe SeIJ and lIe vovId.

9.11 WIen lo slavl?
WIen sIouId ou dvop lIe singIe Jocus in lIe ee and slavl lIe
douIIe ee-Ieavl one? Nol loo soon. OJ couvse il depends Iov
nucI oJ ouvseIJ ou lIvov inlo lIe pvaclice. Bul sliII, il laIes al
Ieasl one ov lvo eavs oJ pevnanenl avaveness Jov lIe aIcIenicaI
lvansJovnalion oJ ouv lIivd ee lo Ie JuII engaged. Il vouId Ie
a gveal nislaIe lo slop digging loo soon and divevl ouv allenlion.
Even iJ ou considev ouvseIJ advanced, I veconnend lIal ou
cavv on vilI lIe singIe-Jocussed vovI on lIe ee Jov a suJJicienl
nunIev oJ nonlIs.
Once ou Iave sIiJled lo lIe ee-Ieavl avaveness, il is sliII
slvongI veconnended lIal one ov lvo das a veeI ave spenl
avave onI in lIe ee in ovdev lo veinJovce il.
Hovevev, lIeve ave exceplions lo lIese vuIes. Bue lo lIeiv ovn
ovganisalion, neaning due lo seIJ-lvansJovnalion vovI acIieved in
Jovnev Iives, cevlain peopIe sIouId Jocus nove on lIe Ieavl lIan
on lIe ee vigIl Jvon lIe Ieginning oJ lIe vovI. Fov inslance, a
Jev peopIe lend lo Ie pvojecled inlo JivevovIs oJ suIlIe
pevceplion as soon as lIe gel in loucI vilI lIeiv lIivd ee. Il is
as iJ lIe veve spvead oul inlo lIe aslvaI space. TIe see non-
pIsicaI Ieings evevvIeve. TIe nevge inlo spiviluaI vovIds and
lend lo Iose lIeiv seIJ-veJevence. In lIis case il is in lIe Ieavl
cenlve lIal lIe avaveness sIouId Ie slaIiIised. EacI line sucI an
expevience avises, enpIasis sIouId Ie pul on Ieeping a sense oJ
one's Ego, and on deveIoping seIJ-veJevence I JeeIing one's ovn
pvesence in lIe Ieavl. TIe gvounding exevcises descviIed in lIe
cIaplevs on pvoleclion viII aIso Ie useJuI.
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10.1 TingIing in vavious Iod pavls
In lIis cIaplev ve viII veviev sone oJ lIe nosl connon
expeviences, sensalions and JeeIings ou na encounlev vIiIe
vovIing on ouv ee and inpIenenling lIe lecIniques oJ lIe
IooI.
ViIvalion and lingIing indicale lIal sonelIing is aclivaled in ouv
elIevic Iod, neaning lIe Iaev oJ IiJe Jovce, ov pvna. WIen
nedilaling iJ lingIing laIes pIace in ouv Iands, avns, Iegs, ov
an pavl oJ ouv Iod, il sinpI indicales lIal sone
veavvangenenls ave laIing pIace in ouv enevg. Fov inslance sone
cIanneIs lIal veve IIocIed ave slavling lo JIov again, ov a
pavlicuIav civcuIalion is lenpovaviI slinuIaled, ov sone olIev
siniIav novenenl is laIing pIace vilIin lIe elIevic Iod.
TIese IillIe snplons do nol Iave an signiJicance in lIenseIves.
TIe cone and go and il is Iesl nol lo pa loo nucI allenlion lo
lIen.

10.2 Lel lIings cone and go
WIen ou vovI vilI enevg, a genevaI pvincipIe is lIal vavious
Iinds oJ IillIe JeeIings and sensalions viII Ie expevienced nov and
lIen. TIese can incIude lvilcIes, IillIe pains, seeing coIouvs,
Ieaving innev sounds, and so on. TIe cone and lIe go. As Iong
as lIe do nol venain on a pevnanenl Iasis, lIe do nol nean
anlIing al aII. TaIe lIen as IillIe veIeases ov veavvangenenls oJ
enevgies. Bo nol dveII on lIen, jusl JoIIov ouv pvocess.
Il is onI iJ sone oJ lIese veve lo cone IacI veguIavI lIal ou
sIouId laIe lIen inlo considevalion and lv lo undevsland vIal
lIe nean.

10.3 IJ a nedilalion expevience Iecones loo inlense...
Can nedilalion evev Ie loo inlense? TIal is vev dispulaIIe! In
cases oJ IigI inlensil il is aIvas Iesl lo venain vev quiel and
valcI vIal is Iappening vilIoul veacling.
IJ Jov sone veason ou slavl JeeIing veaII unconJovlaIIe and ou
visI lo disconlinue lIe expevience, aII ou Iave lo do is open ouv
ees and slop lIe pvaclice. Jusl I opening lIe ees, lIe pvessuve
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oJ lIe expevience viII dininisI inslanlaneousI and ou viII Ie
IvougIl IacI lo ouv novnaI slale oJ consciousness.

10.4 FeeIing viIvalion IigIev up lIan Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs
A possiIIe expevience is lo JeeI pvessuve and IigIl on lop oJ lIe
JoveIead, aIoul one incI aIove lIe avea Ielveen lIe eeIvovs,
avound lIe IovdevIine Ielveen lIe JoveIead and lIe scaIp. TIe
pvessuve and lIe IigIl na Ie conslanl, even oulside nedilalion,
and even iJ ou ave nol lving lo nainlain vigiIance in lIe ee.
SucI pvessuve indicales lIal enevg is Ieing pouved inlo ouv ee.
Il is IiIe a cIiseIIing oJ ouv suIlIe ovgans oJ cIaivvoance,
opevaled I non-pIsicaI IeIpevs.
AnolIev possiIIe expevience is lIal oJ a `sav` oJ IigIl in lIe
niddIe oJ lIe Iead |in lIe uppev pavl). A pvessuve oJ viIvalion and
IigIl is JeIl lIal seens lo Ie vovIing al sepavaling lIe lvo
IenispIeves oJ lIe Ivain.
AII lIese naniJeslalions ave good signs, indicaling lIal ou ave
pvogvessing. Hovevev, lIe ave cevlainI nol conpuIsov. You can
vev veII conpIele lIe vIoIe pvocess oJ opening vilIoul JeeIing
an oJ lIen.
IJ lIe laIe pIace, jusl valcI lIen. TIe viII Iasl a cevlain line
and lIen vanisI vIen lIis episode oJ lIe IuiIding pvocess is
acIieved.
IJ ou vanl lo IeIp lIe pvocess ou can lv lo lune inlo lIe
enevg lIal is IeIind lIe Jovce in aclion. Fov inslance, vIeve does
lIe pvessuve cone Jvon? Can ou JeeI lIe pvesence oJ an Ieing
IeIind lIe `sav oJ IigIl` ov vIalevev il is lIal ou ave JeeIing?
TIeve's no need lo `do` anlIing. Jusl acInovIedge lIe conneclion
consciousI, vIicI viII JaciIilale lIe lasI oJ lIe IeIpev.

10.5 FeeIing Ieal
Il na Iappen lIal Ieal is veIeased duving ouv pvaclices.
TIeve is nolIing negalive aIoul lIis. Il is a connon naniJeslalion
duving cevlain pIases oJ avaIening and does nol usuaII Iasl vev
Iong.
IJ ou don'l dvinI an aIcoIoI lIeve is nolIing pavlicuIav lo
cIange. Hovevev, il is advisaIIe lo veJvain Jvon ealing neal
duving lIe lines oJ Ieal veIease, lo Iave as puve a diel as possiIIe
and avoid spices. You can aIso laIe Iong sIovevs and veIease lIe
Ieal inlo lIe JIov oJ vunning valev as in lIe exevcise oJ vasIing
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Iands |seclion 4.12). BalIing in vivevs and in lIe ocean is aIso vev
appvopviale. In KundaIini-oga, a Jovn oJ spiviluaI pvaclice in
vIicI slvong vaves oJ Ieal na Ie veIeased, ealing oguvl is
sonelines advised lo counlevIaIance lIe vavning oJ lIe Iod.
TIe conIinalion oJ vovI on enevg and aIcoIoI consunplion is a
dangevous one - lIis appIies lo an Jovn oJ aIcoIoIic Ievevage. Il
opens lIe doov lo a vIoIe vange oJ nasl enevgies and can Iead lo
disaslev. VivluaII no Jovn oJ pvoleclion can vovI eJJicienlI Jov
soneone vIo dvinIs aIcoIoI |see seclion 17.6).

10.6 TIe IvealI slops
Il is quile connon al sone slage in ouv nedilalion lo gel lIe
JeeIing lIal lIe IvealI slops. Sone peopIe lend lo gel a Iil
vovvied aIoul lIis. TIe lIinI vIal iJ n Iod jusl didn'l slavl
inIaIing again? AcluaII ou don'l Iave lo vovv, Jov noIod Ias
evev died Jvon a naluvaI suspension oJ lIe IvealI. TIe Iod Inovs
exaclI vIal il is doing! You jusl Iave lo vail a Jev nove seconds,
and novnaI vespivalion viII vesune.
TvuI, lIe line vIen lIe IvealI slops is pvecious. EvevlIing
slops inside, as in a cosnic slandsliII. Il is an occasion lo pIunge
deepev inlo lIe space and lo gel in loucI vilI expanded
dinensions oJ ouv SeIJ.

10.7 TIe pvessuve in lIe ee Iecones unconJovlaIIe
In sone cases lIe pvessuve in lIe ee can Iecone unconJovlaIIe,
Iovdeving on a IeadacIe.
WIal Iappens? A nixluve oJ diJJevenl Jaclovs can Ie envisaged.
You ave gvasping.
Il Ias nevev Ieen suggesled lIal ou concenlvale on lIe lIivd ee,
Iul jusl lIal ou Ieep an avaveness oJ il. Yel il is vev eas vIen
JigIling lo venain in lIe ee lo slavl gvasping lIe ee inslead oJ
Ieing jusl avave oJ il. An unnecessav lension is genevaled, lIal
can luvn inlo a Iind oJ IeadacIe.
So iJ lIis Iappens lo ou, lIe Jivsl lIing lo do is naIe suve lIal
ou Ieep a genlIe avaveness, and do nol Jovce anlIing.
TIe enevg is lving lo puII ou upvavds and ou ave
unconsciousI vesisling.
Fvon line lo line as ou pvaclise Ieing in lIe ee, ouv
consciousness viII Ie IiJled up, Jvon Ielveen lIe eeIvovs lo
aIove lIe Iead. TIis is vev naluvaI, and is due lo lIe cIose
conneclion lIal exisls Ielveen lIe lIivd ee and lIe cvovn
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cenlve, al lIe lop oJ lIe Iead. WIen lIis Iappens, jusl Iel
ouvseIJ Ie puIIed upvavds, and enjo Ieing aIove lIe Iead Jov a
vIiIe. TIen cone IacI inlo lIe ee once lIe expevience is ovev.
In lIe Ieginning il oJlen Iappens lIal ou do nol vecognize lIe
`puII` and lIal ou unconsciousI vesisl, JovciII nainlaining
ouvseIJ Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. Youv vev delevninalion lo
venain Jivn in lIe ee, an aspivalion vIicI is vigIl,
unconsciousI naIes ou vesisl lIe naluvaI JIov oJ enevg. TIe
vesuIl is vev sinpIe a IeadacIe.
WIal is lo Ie done? TIe ansvev is oIvious cIange ouv Jocus Jov a
vIiIe. Move ouv avaveness Jvon Ielveen lIe eeIvovs lo aIove
lIe Iead. TIe excess oJ enevg accunuIaled in ouv Iead viII Ie
veIeased upvavds.
Heve is a lecInique lo IeIp ou acIieve lIis vesuIl.

10.8 ConlvoIIing IeadacIes
CIose ouv ees and Iecone avave aIoul 10 lo 15 cenlinelves aIove
lIe lop oJ lIe Iead. TIeve is a cenlve oJ enevg, a cIaIva, in lIis
avea. Il is nol lIe cvovn cIaIva, il is lIe one aIove il. One oJ n
leacIevs caIIed il `lIe cenlve oJ lIe Iissing snaIe`, Iecause a
Iissing sound can Ie Ieavd vIen one gels in loucI vilI lIis
cIaIva.
So lune inlo lIe avea 3 lo 5 incIes aIove lIe Iead and spend 1
ninule Ieing avave and Iislening. BenenIev, no inaginalion! Il is
Jav Iellev lo venain jusl avave lIan lo naIe up a sound.
TIen nainlain ouv avaveness al lIe sane IeigIl, aIoul 15
cenlinelves aIove lIe lop oJ lIe Iead, and al lIe sane line ullev
a conlinuous Iissing sound `sssssssss...` Jov a ninule ov lvo |a
pIsicaI sound, nol jusl a nenlaI one). Bo nol onI vepeal `sss`, Iul
naIe a pvopev Iissing, as iJ ou veve a Iig snaIe. Ful aII oJ
ouvseIJ inlo lIe sound, vIiIe venaining avave aIove lIe Iead.
TIen venain aIove lIe Iead and vepeal lIe sound siIenlI inside
ouvseIJ Jov 2 ov 3 ninules.
Al lIis slage, in nan cases ou viII Ie pIeasanlI suvpvised lo
veaIize lIal ouv IeadacIe Ias disappeaved.
TIe nove ou naslev lIis lecInique, lIe nove ou viII Ie aIIe lo
veIease undesivaIIe enevgies upvavds, aIove lIe Iead.

Tips
A Iil oJ Tigev BaIn on lIe JoveIead oJlen vovIs vev veII Jov
IeadacIes veIaled lo enevg, especiaII iJ appIied al lIe onsel.
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IJ ou Jind il diJJicuIl lo nove lIe enevg upvavds lIvougI
lIe lop oJ lIe Iead, lv lo go lIvougI lIe IacI oJ lIe lop oJ lIe
sIuII inslead oJ lIe niddIe. TIis avea, avound lIe acupuncluve
poinl Iai Iui, ov Oovevnov 20 |seclion 16.7), is an easiev va oul oJ
lIe Iead.
AnolIev va lo JaciIilale lIe upvavd novenenl oJ lIe enevgies
is lo upIiJl lIe eeIvovs as IigI and ligIl as possiIIe Jvon lIe
Ieginning lo lIe end oJ lIis pvaclice.
TIis lecInique is a va oJ veIeasing exlva pvessuve in lIe Iead
due lo `ovev-pvaclice`. Bul acluaII, once ou Iave nasleved lIe
lvicI ou can use il lo gel vid oJ neavI an IeadacIe, even iJ il
vas caused I sonelIing conpIeleI diJJevenl. TIe lecInique can
deJinileI Ie used lo conlvoI nigvaines oJ vavious ovigins,
pvovided lIe palienl is vead lo Ieavn lo IandIe enevgies.

10.9 OlIev possiIIe causes oJ IeadacIes
Lel us IooI al a Jev olIev possiIIe causes oJ IeadacIes in lIe
conlexl oJ ouv vovI oJ innev aIcIen |and lIeveJove vilIoul
nenlioning lIe vIoIe vange oJ IeadacIes veIaled lo nedicaI
disovdevs).
IJ ou nedilale, sIeep, ov vovI on a noxious eavlI Iine |see
CIaplev 12) aII Iinds oJ negalive snplons na Ie cvealed,
incIuding IeadacIes. Il is vev possiIIe lIal opening ouv
pevceplion veveaIs lIese snplons, naIing lIen appeav vovse. Il
is nol lIal ou ave gelling vovse ouvseIJ, Iul valIev lIal ou ave
Ieconing nove avave oJ lIe enevg disovdev. B covvecling lIe
silualion |noving ouv Ied ov vIalevev), ou viII save ouvseIJ
nan lvouIIes in lIe Iong vun.
HeadacIes na aIso vesuIl Jvon nedilaling ov sIeeping cIose lo a
Jvidge, leIevision, eIeclvic Iealev, caIIes, eIeclvic IIanIel,
eIeclvonic devices, snlIelic cavpel, ov an nelaIIic slvucluve lIal
sloves slalic eIeclvicil. Oelling vid oJ lIe cause viII venove lIe
IeadacIes.
In concIusion, apavl Jvon lIe causes nenlioned aIove, il is nol
usuaI lo gel IeadacIes Jvon vovIing on lIe ee. IJ ou ave
suJJeving Jvon IeadacIes and iJ ou Iave cIecIed lIal none oJ
lIe aIove-nenlioned veasons can Ie vesponsiIIe, lIen il is IiIeI
lIal lIe pvoIIen cones Jvon a conpIeleI diJJevenl souvce lIan
ouv spiviluaI pvaclice. In lIis case il is Iesl lo discuss lIe nallev
vilI a IeaIlI pvaclilionev.
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10.10 Bizziness
TIeve is nolIing vvong vilI JeeIing a Iil IigIl-Ieaded aJlev sone
pvaclices lIal laIe ou Jav inlo lIe space. In cevlain slales oJ
expanded consciousness ou JeeI exlveneI IigIl and a Iil
eupIovic, as iJ ou Iad dvunI one ov lvo gIasses oJ cIanpagne.
Hovevev, il is nol aIvas ou vIo ave IigIl-Ieaded, il is lIe
olIevs vIo ave `Ieav-Ieaded'! LiJe in lIe connon discuvsive nind
cveales a suJJocaling gvavil oJ lIougIls and enolions. Bul peopIe
don'l even nolice il, Iecause lIe Iave Ieen condilioned lo il Jov
so Iong.
As ou advance, a nodevale JeeIing oJ IigIlness vesuIling Jvon
ouv pvaclice viII Iecone `novnaI` and inlegvaled inlo ouv usuaI
va oJ Junclioning. You von'l even nolice il. Even iJ in lIe
Ieginning ou JeeI a Iil `diJJevenl`, ou viII soon Jind il easiev
and nove eJJicienl lo opevale Jvon lIis slale oJ IigIlness. |WIen
ou slavl vovIing vilI angeIs, il is an aIsoIule deIigIl, as iJ ou
veve JIing in ouv sIoes.)
IJ Jov sone veason lIe IigIl-Ieaded JeeIing vas lo Iecone
unconJovlaIIe, lIe JoIIoving suggeslions vouId vev pvoIaII
veslove lIe silualion quicII
- Fvaclise lIe gvounding exevcises indicaled in lIe cIaplevs on
pvoleclion |CIaplevs 18 and 20), Ieeping a slvong avaveness in lIe
ee and in lIe IeII.
- Eal! Ealing is one oJ lIe Iesl vas lo cveale a sIovl levn
gvounding. IJ a Jviend oJ ouvs is conpIeleI spaced oul aJlev a
nedilalion and iJ lIeve is an uvgenl veason lo Iving Iin IacI,
lIen Jeed Iin. In an enevgenc vesovl lo Ieav Joods caIes, and
even neal. TIis is dvanalicaII eJJicienl, Iul don'l aIuse il pvopev
gvounding is supposed lo cone Jvon ouv naslev oJ enevg
|CIaplevs 18 and 20), nol Jvon a duIious diel!
In lIe cIaplevs veIaled lo pvoleclion, il viII Iecone vev cIeav
lIal lIe CIaivvision slIe oJ vovI ains al gvounding as nucI as
connecling vilI lIe space.

10.11 Oelling Jed-up ov enolionaI
WIal is Iappening vIen ou JeeI Jed-up ov enolionaI as a vesuIl
oJ ouv nedilalion? Youv enolionaI IIocIages ave Ieing veveaIed
I ouv vovI oJ opening. TIis is quile IogicaI and necessav. As
ou lv lo veJine and puviJ ouv sslen, ou neel aII lIal is
uncIeav inside, so lIal ou na veIease and IeaI il. TIese enolionaI
IIocIages ave IiIe sneavs in ouv aslvaI Iod. Il is oJlen I
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cIeaving lIen lIal ou viII Iave najov sIiJls in ouv opening oJ
pevceplion.
WIal do ou do? Begvession! ISIS, lIe CIaivvision lecInique oJ
vegvession, Ias Ieen designed speciJicaII lo soIve lIese pvoIIens.
OlIevvise sone olIev lecIniques deaIing vilI enolions can Ie
IeIpJuI, sucI as veIivlIing, Jov inslance.
IJ il is inpossiIIe lo Iave access lo an lecIniques oJ enolionaI
veIease, lIen a Iol oJ pIsicaI exevcise couId IeIp. Oavdening and
vovIing on lIe Iand ave aIso vev paciJing. Yel ou sIouId nol
Jovgel lIal even lIougI pIsicaI exevcise na naIe ou JeeI
Iellev, il does nol soIve an oJ lIe pvoIIens. You nusl go deepev
and deaI vilI lIe conJIicls oJ lIe nind lIvougI appvopviale
lecIniques. NegIecling lIe vovI oJ enolionaI cIeaving is pvoIaII
lIe najov veason sone peopIe pvaclise a nedilalion lecInique ov a
pvocess oJ spiviluaI deveIopnenl Jov sonelines as Iong as lIivl
eavs vilIoul an veaI IveaIlIvougI.

10.12 Heaving sounds
Heaving non-pIsicaI sounds is a vev novnaI expevience on lIe
va. Il oJlen slavls vilI a Iuzzing lpe oJ sound inside ouv Iead
and sIovI, sIovI, gels veJined inlo lIe Iavnon oJ lIe spIeves.
IJ lIeve ave sounds in ouv Iead, jusl Iislen lo lIen. TIe ave a
good Jocus Jov nainlaining ouv avaveness. TIe Iesl avea lo
posilion ouv avaveness in ovdev lo lune inlo non-pIsicaI sounds
is IeIind lIe avea Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, in lIe cenlve oJ lIe
Iead.

10.13 WIen lIeve is no enevg, lIe enevg is
sonevIeve eIse!
Sone das lIe conneclion vilI lIe enevg JeeIs inlense, and
expeviences JIov naluvaII and easiI. OlIev das lIeve does nol
seen lo Ie an enevg al aII and il is nucI nove diJJicuIl lo gel
inlo lIe expevience.
Il is lIe naluve oJ enevg lo vav. Fov inslance avound lIe FuII
Moon lIe viIvalion is vev inlense, vIeveas jusl avound lIe Nev
Moon il is sonelines IavdI pevcepliIIe. On lIe olIev Iand lIe
space, lIe puvpIe space oJ lIe lIivd ee, is oJlen easiev lo veacI
avound lIe Nev Moon. Man olIev vavialions oJ lIe enevg can Ie
oIsevved, sone pvediclaIIe, sone nol. MaIe one da a veIiaIIe
`neleovoIog oJ enevg` viII Ie discoveved. TIis sIouId Ie lIe
puvpose oJ a lvue aslvoIog.
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Fov ouv pvaclice lo Ie successJuI ou need lo Ieavn lo sense lIese
vavialions and vovI in Iavnon vilI lIen. Fov inslance iJ ou
ave Iaving one oJ lIose das vIen ou ave innedialeI pvojecled
inlo lIe puvpIe space as soon as ou cIose ouv ees, lIeve is no
need lo vasle ouv line JigIling Jov cIeav cIanneI veIeases, since
anva lIe viIvalion can IavdI Ie JeIl. BalIev Jocus on lIe
nedilalion, lving lo go inlo lIe space as deepI as possiIIe.
Vev oJlen, vIen nolIing seens lo Ie Iappening in ouv pvaclice
il does nol nean lIal lIeve is no enevg Iul lIal ou ave IooIing
Jov lIe enevg in lIe vvong pIace. Tune in and lv lo gel in loucI
vilI a IigIev Iaev, and ou nigIl Ie aslonisIed I vIal ou
Jind.

10.14 AJlev sallva lanas. To JigIl lanas vajas.
In lIe Indian lvadilion, aII lIe deveIopnenls oJ lIe cvealion ave
anaIsed in levns oJ lIvee gunas, ov nodaIilies oJ naluve, caIIed
lanas, vajas and sallva.
Tanas is veIaled lo inevlia, opacil and cIoudiness, duIIness, IacI oJ
inilialive, a JeeIing oJ Iaziness...
Bajas is aclivil, novenenl, desive. WIen vajas is aclivaled inside
ou, ou slavl vunning avound, cIasing lIe lIings ou vanl, vev
invoIved in lIe puvsuils oJ lIe vovId. Too nucI vajas vesuIls in
agilalion and veslIessness.
Sallva genevales puve and lvanspavenl slales oJ consciousness,
openness oJ nind and oJ pevceplion, veceplivil lo lIe IigIl,
IigIev avaveness.
SpiviluaI deveIopnenl can Ie undevslood as a gvaduaI unJoIdnenl
oJ sallva inside ouvseIJ in ovdev lo aIIov il lo veJIecl ouv
HigIev SeIJ.
One oJ lIe Iasic Iavs oJ inlevaclion oJ lIe lIvee gunas is lIal
aJlev a Iig dose oJ sallva |cIavil), lanas |inevlia) gels aclivaled. In
pvaclicaI levns lIis neans lIal aJlev an unusuaII cIeav expevience
oJ consciousness il is quile novnaI lo JeeI inevl and uncIeav Jov a
vIiIe. Undev lIese lanasic condilions, il viII Ie quile diJJicuIl lo
ve-enlev diveclI inlo an innev space oJ sallva. Il viII Ie nucI
easiev lo Iave a vajas lvansilion Jivsl and lIen lo IooI Jov ouv
sallva again. FvaclicaII speaIing lIis neans lIal iJ ou JeeI inevl
and unveceplive lIe da aJlev a IviIIianl avaIening, il is Iellev
nol lo lv lo nedilale Jov Iong peviods. Il is Iellev lo Ieep
noving Jov a vIiIe go oul, vaII in lIe counlvside, do sone
pIsicaI vovI - and lv lo venain as avave as possiIIe. TIen ou
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can slavl IooIing Jov ouv cIavil again. |AnolIev veason Jov lIis
veaclionaI lanas condilion is lIal vIen ou veacI a nev inlensil
oJ IigIl, lIe nud in lIe deplIs oJ ouvseIJ na Ie slivved up and
veveaIed.)
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Chapter 11 The Art of Tuning In


11.1 Tuning in
Lel us Iegin vilI a sinpIe exevcise. TaIe a cvslaI, Jov inslance,
and anolIev piece oJ vocI Jound anvIeve in lIe counlvside. IJ
ou do nol Iave a cvslaI, jusl laIe lvo slones oJ diJJevenl
coIouvs and lexluves. You aIso need a JIovev ov a IuncI oJ Ieaves.
Sil in a conJovlaIIe posilion and pIace lIe oIjecls in Jvonl oJ ou.
MaIe suve ouv IacI is slvaigIl. Slavl gazing al lIe cvslaI, ov one
oJ lIe slones.
InpIenenl lIe lvipIe pvocess oJ vision
1) Becone avave Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. Benain vev nolionIess.
BIinI as IillIe as possiIIe.
2) Inslead oJ IooIing al an oJ lIe delaiIs oJ lIe inage in Jvonl oJ
ou, Iecone avave oJ lIe Jacl oJ seeing - vIal ve Iave caIIed
`seeingness`. IJ lIis is nol possiIIe, sinpI lv lo JeeI lIe inage in
Jvonl oJ ou inslead oJ IooIing al il.
3) FeeI lIe oIjecl Jvon ouv Ieavl. Beceive lIe oIjecl in ouv
Ieavl, lIvougI lIe ee.
Benain vilI lIe Jivsl oIjecl Jov 2 ov 3 ninules. TIen appI lIe
sane pvocess lo lIe second slone, Jov lvo ninules ov nove.
Fvoceed in lIe sane va vilI lIe lIivd oIjecl.
Il viII Iecone cIeav lIal ou gel quile diJJevenl JeeIings Jvon
eacI oJ lIe slones, and Jvon lIe Ieaves and JIovevs. OJ couvse
lIese oIjecls Iave diJJevenl quaIilies oJ viIvalion. Bul ou aIso
Iecone diJJevenl vIen ou open lo one ov lIe olIev. EacI oIjecl
naIes ou viIvale al a dislincl Jvequenc. TIe nove sensilive ou
Iecone, lIe cIeavev lIe innev conlvasl vIen luning inlo oIjecls ov
peopIe.
`Tuning in` is lIe capacil lo vesonale in Iavnon vilI an oIjecl,
an aninaI, a pevson. `Tuning in` Ipasses lIe ovdinav nenlaI
consciousness. Il is a divecl node oJ InovIedge and expevience
vIicI diJJevs Jvon lIe ovdinav nind in nan vas.
A Ie poinl is lIal vIenevev ou IooI al an oIjecl Jvon lIe
nind, lIe nind `IiIIs` il. TIe oIjecl is leening vilI enevg and
viIvalions, il Ias a IiJe oJ ils ovn. SevevaI Iavs oJ naluve ave aclive
inside il. And vIal do ou gel in ouv Iead? A dead vepIica, vIicI
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couId Ie caIIed a nenlaI poslcavd. TIe essence oJ lIe inJovnalion
Ias Ieen Iosl.
WIen ou `lune inlo` an oIjecl, lIe vev opposile laIes pIace. You
Iel lIe quaIilies oJ lIe oIjecl Iecone aIive inside ou. Il is no
Iongev a poslcavd lIal ou veceive, il is a Iiving JeeIing.
Bepeal lIe exevcise on vavious coIouvs. InpIenenl lIe lvipIe
pvocess oJ vision on vaIIs, cIolIes, oIjecls, oJ diJJevenl Iues. EacI
line, lv lo `lune inlo` lIe coIouv. Open lo il. Lel lIe quaIilies oJ
lIe coIouv Iecone aIive inside ou.
TIe vesuIl is nagic. BiJJevenl coIouvs nove ou in diJJevenl
diveclions, genevaling a vIoIe vange oJ eJJecls inside ouvseIJ.
CoIouvs and IigIls slavl lo Jeed ou lIe IIue oJ lIe sI, Jov
inslance, ov lIe IigIl Jvon lIe slavs, ov even lIe eIIov oJ a T-
sIivl... You can IilevaII `dvinI` lIe coIouvs and lIeiv enevgies. You
devive Jovces Jvon lIen lIal slvenglIen ouv souI. TIis aIIovs
ou lo undevsland vI IillIe cIiIdven, vIo ave nol el Iiving
inside lIe Jvane oJ lIe nind, can Ie so Jascinaled I coIouvs and
IigIl.
AnolIev Ie dislinclion Ielveen lIe nenlaI va oJ pevceiving,
and `luning in`, is lIal lIe Jovnev is Iased on sepavalion, vIiIe
lIe Iallev is a pvocess oJ unil. WIen ou veceive a nenlaI inage
Jvon an oIjecl ov a pevson, lIeve is no lvue conneclion Ielveen
lIe oIjecl and lIe inage. Bul vIen ou `lune inlo` an oIjecl, ou
Iecone lIe oIjecl.
Fov inslance, iJ lIe cal is lving lo conJuse ou as lo vIelIev ou
Iave aIvead given il dinnev ov nol, ou lune inlo lIe cal, and ou
Iecone lIe cal. And lIen ou can JeeI aII lIal lIe cal JeeIs. You
can pevceive lIe vovId as seen I lIe cal, vilI conpIeleI
diJJevenl sensov inpuls. You sense lIe cal inslincl JIoving
lIvougI ou, ou Inov exaclI Iov il is lo Ie a cal. And ou can
aIso JeeI vIelIev ouv cal's slonacI is JuII ov enpl!
Il is a InovIedge lIvougI idenlil, a nosl Jascinaling pvocess. Il
gives ou a deep inluilive undevslanding oJ lIe naluve oJ oIjecls
and Ieings. You penelvale lIeiv Iogic Jvon inside, Iecause ou
Iecone vIal lIe ave.
`Tuning in` gives ou access lo a nev and vicI vange oJ JeeIings and
sensalions. You discovev a paIelle oJ innev expeviences lIal ouv
nind did nol even suspecl couId exisl. You Iecone vasl. TIvougI
lIe avl oJ `luning in` nan sinpIe lIings oJ IiJe, sucI as IooIing
al lIe slavs, svinning in lIe ocean, Jeeding lIe cal, Iecone
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aIsoIuleI Jascinaling. You pavlicipale in lIe IiJe oJ lIe univevse,
inslead oJ pevceiving il IiIe a sevies oJ poslcavds.
Fov exanpIe, in one oJ lIe velveal cenlves oJ ouv scIooI in lIe
laIIeIands oJ Nev SoulI WaIes, an eagIe used lo cone and valcI us
vIen ve veve vovIing oulside. WIen ou luned inlo lIe eagIe,
lIe eagIe vouId slop 20 nelves aIove ouv Iead and gaze al ou. Il
vas a conpIele slandsliII, a nonenl oJ lvulI. IJ ou vaised ouv
avns lovavds lIe eagIe and slavled luvning sIovI, lIe eagIe vouId
luvn vilI ou. SIovI, as iJ il vas suspended in lIe aiv, lIe eagIe
JoIIoved ou in a nolionIess dance. TIen, iJ ou `Iecane` lIe eagIe,
il vas an innev expIosion. TIeve ave sinpI no vovds lo descviIe
lIal. FeopIe vIo Iave nevev expevienced anlIing oJ lIe Iind na
Ie cIevev and successJuI, nevevlIeIess lIe Iive in nolIing olIev
lIan a cage.

11.2 BvinIing coIouvs
InpIenenl lIe lvipIe pvocess oJ vision |nolionIess Jocus in lIe
ee, seeingness, JeeIing Jvon lIe Ieavl) and lune inlo vavious
coIouvs. An oIjecl ov pIanl can Ie used, ov even vaIIs... IJ luning
inlo cIolIes, il is Iellev iJ lIe ave nev enougI so lIeiv coIouvs
ave sliII JvesI.
Tune inlo lIe coIouv. Bo nol pa an allenlion lo lIe naluve oJ
lIe oIjecl ilseIJ. Tune inlo lIe coIouv and nolIing eIse, as iJ ou
veve dvinIing il. Lel ils enevg JIov inlo ouv Ieing. Besonale
vilI il. Bo nol onI IooI al il ov even see il Iecone lIe coIouv.
Bepeal lIe exevcise on diJJevenl coIouvs and see Iov ou Iecone
diJJevenl, Jvon one lo lIe olIev. Lel ouvseIJ Iecone JIuid undev
lIe inJIuence oJ lIe coIouv. Lel il laIe ovev. Lel il invade ouv
enevg.

Tips
WI nol appI lIis pevceplion oJ lIe spivil oJ coIouvs lo
veconsidev lIe va ou cIoose ouv cIolIes and Iov ou dvess?
No pIsicaI coIouv on EavlI is as puve as lIose coning Jvon lIe
slavs. Slavgazing vilI an open ee is a unique expevience, and Ieads
lo lIe nosl suvpvising and enIigIlening visions.
Leavn lo vecognize lIe slavs vilI a nanuaI Jov slavgazevs, and lune
inlo lIen. You viII soon discovev lIal lIe enevgies lIe cavv
vav gvealI Jvon one lo anolIev. A goIden slav IiIe Avcluvus
|AIpIa Boles), Jov inslance, avaIens a JuIIness in lIe Ieavl and
vavns ouv Spivil. Sone olIevs, sucI as AIgoI ov BasaIIague, ave
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lo slavs vIal ovcIids ave lo JIovevs lIeiv Ieaul is sonelines
lveacIevous.
Slavs, especiaII vIen seen vilI ouv lvipIe pvocess oJ vision, viII
pvove an inexIausliIIe souvce oJ inspivalion and cenlving.
InleveslingI, seevs oJ vavious lvadilions Iave pevceived
consleIIalions as lIe dveIIing pIace oJ lIe IigIesl spiviluaI Ieings.

11.3 FIovevs, pIanls and eIenenlaI Ieings
Lel us laIe lIe exanpIe oJ a JIovev lo descviIe sone oJ lIe Iasic
necIanisns oJ suIlIe pevceplion.
LooIing al a JIovev lIe nind pevceives a sIape, sone coIouvs, a
pevJune. Bul vIal viII ou pevceive iJ ou lune inlo lIe JIovev?
You viII gel a JeeIing veIaled lo lIe naluve oJ lIe JIovev, lo ils
quaIil oJ viIvalion. Fov inslance, il is oIvious lIal a vose, a
sunJIovev and an ovcIid connunicale quile diJJevenl JeeIings
vIen ou open lo lIen. Man peopIe Iave a naluvaI, inluilive
undevslanding oJ lIe naluve oJ pIanls.
Hovevev, luning in is nove lIan a vague sensilivil: il is a
nelapIsicaI opening. WIen ou lune in, ouv vIoIe Iod oJ
enevg slavls lo vesonale vilI lIe pIanl. You can JeeI slveans oJ
IigIl vusIing aII avound ou. Il's IiIe enleving anolIev dinension.
TIe pIanl Iecones aIive in ou. WilI lIis innev expIosion cones a
Inovingness, IiIe a pacIage oJ inJovnalion in vIicI aII lIe
pvopevlies oJ lIe pIanl ave incIuded. TIe pIanl inspives ou vilI a
sense oJ Iov lo use il.
Lel us descviIe lIis in olIev vovds. TIe pIsicaI inage and lIe
pIsicaI sneII ave IiIe a IusI. B inpIenenling lIe lvipIe pvocess
oJ vision |nolionIess Jocus in lIe ee, seeingness, JeeIing Jvon lIe
Ieavl), ou pevceive a vaviel oJ non-pIsicaI coIouvs, sneIIs and
lasles - vIal ve couId caII lIe auva oJ lIe pIanl, ils non-pIsicaI
viIvalion.
IJ ou go Ieond lIis, ou cone lo see sonelIing quile suvpvising
a Ieing. You can acluaII see a IillIe Ieing vIicI is IiIe lIe essence
oJ lIe pIanl, and vIicI sone veslevn occuIlisls Iave caIIed lIe `
deva` oJ lIe pIanl, Jvon a SansIvil vovd neaning deil. You
veaIize lIal lIe auva oJ lIe pIanl, ils coIouvs and olIev suIlIe
quaIilies, ave IiIe lIe gavnenl oJ lIe IillIe naluve Ieing. AII lIe
suIlIe and pIsicaI pvopevlies oJ lIe pIanl ave nolIing Iul lIe
consequences oJ lIe naluve oJ lIis Ieing. One couId sa lIal lIe
Ieing unJoIds ils pevsonaIil lIvougI lIe appeavance oJ lIe pIanl
ils coIouvs, ils sneIIs, ils nedicinaI pvopevlies. And lIis Ieing Ias
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a IiJe oJ ils ovn, ou can laII and excIange vilI il...
IJ ou vanl lo Iave a cIance lo undevsland an oJ ouv non-
pIsicaI pevceplions, I suggesl ou spend sone line nedilaling on
lIe JoIIoving pvincipIe
WIenevev lIeve is a viIvalion, lIeve is a Ieing IeIind il.
TIe viIvalion is IiIe lIe gavnenl oJ lIe Ieing. Il is ils exlevnaI
appeavance. And anlIing lIal can Ie pevceived in lIe viIvalion is
sinpI lIe exlevnaI naniJeslalion oJ lIe Ieing. TIeveJove as Iong
as ou Iave nol conlacled lIe Ieing, ou ave nissing lIe essence
oJ lIe oIjecl ou ave onI pevceiving consequences.
TIis pvincipIe is univevsaI and does nol onI appI lo pIanls and
olIev Iiving ovganisns. Fov inslance, vIen luning inlo lIe coIouv
oJ a vaII ou Jivsl veceive ils Iiving enevg, neaning lIe
viIvalion. Bul iJ ou go Ieond lIis, vIal can ou see? BeIind lIe
viIvalion oJ lIe coIouv, a nuIlilude oJ IillIe eIenenlaI Ieings can
Ie pevceived. TIis is nol eas Iecause eIenenlaIs ave lvicI, lIe
Iide aII lIe line. You need a vev siIenl and slead slale oJ
consciousness lo Ie aIIe lo IeIoId lIen vilI ouv ee. |AII lIis
naIes ou vondev exaclI vIal is conlained inside a can oJ painl.)
TIe sane appIies lo Jive, aiv, vind and valev IeIind lIe viIvalion
and lIe auva oJ suIslances, eIenenlaI Ieings can Ie pevceived. Bul
lIe ave nol lIe ones I vouId advise ou lo slavl vilI vIen
exevling ouv laIenls oJ cIaivvoance, Jov lIe ave exlveneI sI,
and cIevev al nol Ieing seen.

11.4 FigIling nenlaI vigidil
To Ie aIIe lo open and lune inlo an oIjecl ou need lo cone Jvon a
space oJ Iove. EnpalI is a Ie lo aIIov lIe quaIilies oJ lIe oIjecl
ov lIe pevson lo `Iecone aIive` inside ou.
You aIso need a cevlain degvee oJ opening and JIexiIiIil. IJ ou
ave loo vigid ou viII nevev Ie aIIe lo viIvale vilI lIings lIal ave
nol IiIe ouvseIJ. TIe pavl oJ ouvseIJ lIal is nade oJ
condilioning and opevales onI lIvougI veaclions, lIe nanas-nind,
is IiIe a cage. You Iive in ouv nind as ou vouId Iive in a cage,
aIvas conJined lo lIe sane vange oJ lIougIls, enolions,
veaclions. Il is as iJ ou veve seeing lIe vovId lIvougI linled
gIasses, and lIeveJove nade onI oJ IIue-gveen, gveen, and eIIov-
gveen, Jov inslance. `Tuning in` is given as a va lo IveaI lIe
nenlaI cage and lo slavl `Ieing` on an expanded speclvun oJ
Jvequencies.
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OJ couvse, il is onI vIen ou gel oul oJ a cage lIal ou veaIize il
vas a cage. IJ ou Iave aIvas Ieen Iiving in a cage, lIen lo ou il
is nol a cage, il is lIe vIoIe univevse. Tuning in aIIovs ou lo
IveaI Iinils, I inlvoducing unsuspecled pallevns oJ Ieing inlo
ouv consciousness. TIe IigIl lIal cones Jvon cevlain slavs, Jov
inslance, aIIovs ou lo viIvale on vev slvange Jvequencies, unIiIe
anlIing ou na expevience on EavlI. Bul ou cevlainI do nol
Iave lo go lIal Jav lo expIode lIe Iinils oJ ouv cage. IJ ou couId
sinpI Iecone ouv cal ov ouv pol pIanl, even onI Jov a Jev
seconds, lIal vouId aIvead vepvesenl an exlvaovdinav
IveaIlIvougI.
AnolIev quaIil lIal is needed Jov lIe avl oJ luning in and is
deveIoped I ils pvaclice, is lIe capacil lo Jovgel aIoul ouv
IillIe seIJ Jov a vIiIe. IJ ou venain loo nucI IiIe ouv cage, lIen
lIeve is no space IeJl Jov anlIing eIse. You Iave lo vipe ava
ouv suvJace pevsonaIil Jov a nonenl. You Iave lo cuIlivale an
exlvene innev sliIIness, a conpIele aIsence oJ veaclion. You Iave lo
Iecone enpl, lo naIe an aIslvaclion oJ anlIing pevsonaI. TIis
gives a veJvesIing IveaI, and a sense oJ veIalivil as Jav as ouv
ovn IillIe pvoIIens ave concevned.
In veIalion lo ouv Ego, ov HigIev SeIJ, sonelIing pavadoxicaI is
expevienced. `Tuning in` does nol veiI ouv Ego, il veveaIs il. Il is
I Ieing nove ouv SeIJ lIal ou can `Iecone` an oIjecl. TIe pavl
oJ ouvseIJ lIal is aIIe lo viIvale in Iavnon vilI anlIing in
lIe univevse is lIe SeIJ, pveciseI Iecause Il is univevsaI. So I
`Ieconing` sonelIing olIev lIan ouvseIJ, ou Iose lIe IillIe seIJ,
and lIeveJove ou veveaI lIe lvue SeIJ. B pevceiving lIe vovId
ou uncovev lIe SeIJ, and lIal is exaclI vIal cIaivvision is aII
aIoul.
TIis is nolIing IiIe a vague JeeIing ov an inleIIecluaI viev. Il is a
Ipev-dense Jvequenc oJ Ieing. Il is a nove oIjeclive expevience
lIan Iaving ouv Iand in a Jive. B luning inlo an oIjecl, and
Ieconing lIe oIjecl, ou Iecone ouv SeIJ. You ave ouv SeIJ, len
lIousand lines nove lIan vIen ou lIinI oJ lIe oIjecl vilI ouv
nind. WIenevev ou lIinI oJ lIe oIjecl, ou ave nol ouv SeIJ,
ou Iave Iecone assiniIaled vilI lIe cage.
TIe line Ias cone lo vevevse lIe cIassic adage oJ FvencI
pIiIosopIev Bescavles cogilo evgo sun, I lIinI, lIeveJove I an.`
WIal IigIev vision veveaIs is exaclI lIe opposile I lIinI,
lIeveJove I an nol.` Il is I slopping lIe nind lIal ou can slep
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oul oJ lIe cage, and sa, I lIinI nol, lIeveJove I an.` TIe
CIaivvision slIe oJ vovI inviles ou lo use pevceplion lo veacI
lIal slage.

11.5 Tvees
Lel us vesune ouv pvaclicaI exevcises, lIis line Jocussing on lvees.
TIeve is a Iol oJ visdon sloved in lvees, Ience lIe venevalion in
vIicI lIe veve IeId I CeIlic scIooIs oJ inilialion, Jov inslance.
Il is signiJicanl lIal lIe BuddIisl lvadilion insisls so nucI on lIe
Jacl lIal SIaIanuni BuddIa veacIed Iis enIigIlennenl undev a
lvee, a Jicus veIigiosa in BodIgaa. In AuslvaIia ve Iave a
suvpvising lvee oJ lIe sane JaniI caIIed lIe Movelon Ba Fig
|Jicus nacvopIIIa), vIicI IooIs a Iil IiIe a Ianan. Il is a Iuge,
nagniJicenl lvee, aIvas vead lo advise ou. IJ ou can Jind a
lvee oJ equivaIenl enevg, il is a IIessing. WIenevev ou Iave lo
undevgo a Iig innev sIiJl ou can sil undev lIe lvee and nedilale.
And lIe lvee viII IeIp.

11.6 Fvaclice
Tuning in is an aIiIil lIal deveIops gvaduaII. In lIe Ieginning
ou ave 10% luned inlo lIe oIjecl, neaning lIal ou jusl gel a
cevlain JeeIing. Il is lIen a queslion oJ inlensiJing lIe conneclion
and oJ viping oul ouv suvJace pevsonaIil lIvougI a lolaI innev
siIence and sliIIness. You Iel lIe quaIilies oJ lIe oIjecl Iecone aIive
in ou unliI ou veacI lIe slage vIeve ou acluaII Iecone lIe
oIjecl.
In ovdev lo deveIop ouv capacil lo lune in, I veconnend lIal
ou pvaclise on vavious species oJ lvees. Tune in, and Ieavn lo
viIvale vilI lIen. You viII discovev lIal diJJevenl lvees Iave
conpIeleI diJJevenl enevgies. Heve ave a Jev suggeslions on Iov
lo discovev lIe pvopevlies and quaIilies oJ lvees. Ouv nelIod viII
Ie lo expIove ouv ovn JeeIing as ou lune inlo lvees.
WIen ou lune inlo lIe lvee
- Boes ouv enevg lend lo expand, ov does il JeeI conlained?
- Boes lIe lvee give ou a JeeIing oJ soJlness, ov oJ lougI
slvenglI?
- Ave ou gelling a ang JeeIing |aclive, elc.) ov nove oJ a in
one |veceplive, elc.)?
- Is lIe enevg oJ lIe lvee nove aIin lo lIe eavlI, valev, aiv, ov
Jive eIenenl?
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- Boes lIe enevg oJ lIe lvee vesonale nove vilI ouv IeII,
ouv cIesl, ouv lIvoal, ov ouv Iead? |WIen lving lo cognize
lIe pvopevlies oJ an pIanl ov suIslance, il is aIvas a good idea lo
sense vIicI cIaIva il vesonales vilI.)
- Bo ou gel lIe JeeIing oJ Ieing pvolecled, vIen luning inlo lIe
lvee? Sone lvees can enveIop ou inside lIeiv IvancIes as an angeI
vouId laIe ou in Iis vings.
- Tv lo sense vIal is lIe speciaIl oJ lIis lvee. WIal couId il Ie
good Jov Jvon a nedicinaI poinl oJ viev?
Oo on pvaclising Jvon one lvee lo anolIev.

Tips
Tvees ave veaII good vIen ou ave Ieavning lo lune in, Jov lIe
Iave a genevous naluve. TIe enjo connunicaling lIeiv enevg. I
Iave seen sevevaI peopIe vIo Iad a gveal opening oJ pevceplion
vIen luning inlo a lvee. Sone lvees IilevaII laII lo ou. WIen
ou Iecone nove pevceplive il is nol vave lIal ou vaII pasl a
lvee and ou sinpI Iave lo slop, Iecause lIe lvee is caIIing ou.
Bon'l Iesilale lo Iug lvees!
BenenIev pvaclice 8.12 iJ ou Iave a sovvov ov a pevvevse
enevg ou can'l gel vid oJ, Iug a lvee Jov Iong enougI, and asI
lIe lvee lo laIe il. TIe vesuIls nigIl aslonisI ou. |TIe enevg is
novIeve as noxious lo lIe lvee as il is lo ou.) As ouv capacil lo
lune in deveIops, ou viII Ie aIIe lo inpIenenl lIis exevcise vilI
gvealev inlensil.
TIeve is a IeauliJuI cuslon, vIicI is lo pIanl a lvee vIen a
cIiId is Iovn. |Buv lIe pIacenla in lIe eavlI nexl lo lIe lvee.)
TIus lIe cIiId and lIe lvee viII Iave siniIav aslvoIogicaI cIavls. OJ
couvse, il is nol vev eas lo pIanl lIe lvee jusl al lIe nonenl oJ
deIivev |even lIougI lIal vouId Ie a valIev anusing enlevpvise).
So ou can pvoceed IiIe lIis nole dovn lIe ninule lIe cIiId's Iead
cones oul and gel soneIod lo pIanl lIe lvee lIe da aJlev, al
exaclI lIe sane line. Apavl Jvon lIe Moon, lIe ceIesliaI Iodies
do nol nove nucI in a da, and 24 Iouvs Ialev lIe Iave aInosl
exaclI lIe sane posilion in lIe Iouses as lIe Iad lIe da IeJove.
AnolIev vev good line lo pIanl a lvee is on lIe Nev Moon lIal
pvecedes lIe IivlI. IJ lIe cIiId Ias nol avvived al lIe FuII Moon,
lIen pIanl anolIev. TIese lvo lvees, lIe Nev and FuII Moon ones,
viII Iave a pavlicuIav signiJicance lo lIe cIiId.
CIoose a good lvee, on vIicI lIe cIiId and Ialev on lIe aduIl viII
Ie aIIe lo nivvov Iin/IevseIJ.
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11.7 SexuaII-veIaled JeeIings
FeopIe oJlen sa lIal lIe can nevev JuII Inov vIal lIeiv
IoJviend ov givIJviend JeeIs ov lIinIs, jusl Iecause lIe ave
diJJevenl sexes, as iJ a vonan couId nevev Inov in IevseIJ vIal a
nan expeviences, and vice vevsa.
AcluaII lIeve is nolIing nove JaIse. TIvougI lIe avl oJ luning in
ou gain lIe possiIiIil oJ going lIvougI lIe vIoIe vange oJ
sensalions and JeeIings pevlaining lo lIe olIev sex. Fov inslance, a
nan cones lo Inov in Iis ovn Iod Iov il JeeIs lo Iave Iveasls,
lo Iave a ulevus, lo nenslvuale, lo Ie pvegnanl... B lIis I do nol
nean sone sovl oJ lIeovelicaI ov inleIIecluaI undevslanding, Iul
lIe veaI and divecl expevience oJ lIe JeeIing, exaclI as iJ Ie vas
inside a JenaIe Iod. TIis aIso appIies lo a vasl vange oJ enolionaI
alliludes.
TIis pvocess can vivluaII Ie vegavded as an inilialion. Once
acIieved, lIe va oJ veIaling lo lIe olIev sex viII cIange
dvanalicaII nucI Iess conpIicaled and Iased on a lvue
undevslanding. Vavious pscIoIogicaI pvoIIens connecled vilI
veIaling lo lIe olIev sex |and lIal usuaII covevs quile a Jev
pvoIIens) viII aulonalicaII disappeav.
Al lIis slage, il na Ie oJ inlevesl lo nenlion a Jacl aIoul lIe
elIevic Iod |Iaev oJ IiJe Jovce, ov pvna in SansIvil, qi in
CIinese). Esolevicisls sucI as Sleinev Iave oJlen poinled oul lIal
lIe elIevic Iod oJ a vonan is naIe, lIal oJ a nan is JenaIe. TIis
cveales an innev suIslvalun vIicI gvealI JaciIilales access lo lIe
JeeIings oJ lIe olIev sex.
WilI lIe expansion oJ pevceplion a Iunan Ieing lends lo Ie seen
nol so nucI as a vonan as opposed lo a nan, ov a nan as opposed
lo a vonan, Iul nove as a lolaIil nade oJ lvo poIavilies. In lIis
conlexl, concepls sucI as lIe vav oJ lIe sexes Iose a Iol oJ lIeiv
signiJicance. We aII Iave a nan and a vonan inside, and IolI nusl
Ie IvougIl lo enIigIlennenl.
Yel il vouId Ie quile unlvue lo IeIieve lIal lIe vesuIl is a Ieing oJ
a IIended ov asexuaI gendev. On lIe conlvav, lIe pvocess
conlviIules lo discevning Ielveen lIe lvo poIavilies, and acIieving
one's Jenininil, Jov a vonan, ov one's nascuIinil, Jov a nan.
BeaIizing Iev naIe poIe IeIps a vonan's Jenininil lo JIouvisI.
WIen a nan is oul oJ loucI vilI Iis JenaIe poIe, Iis nascuIinil
is a gvoss Jacade, nucI nove JvagiIe lIan Iis cIauvinislic allilude
na inpI.
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In lIe Indian lvadilion lIeve is a snIoI
vIicI iIIuslvales lIis concepl lIe iva-
Iiga. TIe iva-Iiga is an evecl pIaIIus,
and ils snIoIic signiJicance goes Jav
Ieond genilaI connolalions. You Jind il
on lIe aIlavs oJ lenpIes aII ovev India.
IJ ou laIe a cIose IooI al a iva-Iiga,
ou viII nolice lIal lIe pIaIIus acluaII
vesls on a oni, neaning a JenaIe
genevalive ovgan. TIis snIoIises lIal il
is onI on lIe Iasis oJ ils opposile poIavil lIal lIe naIe Jovce can
Ie slvongI eslaIIisIed.

11.8 You ave vIal ou eal
TIeve is one JieId vIeve lIe avl oJ luning in viII give ou
pavlicuIavI quicI and speclacuIav vesuIls ealing. Tune inlo lIe
JoodsluJJ vIiIe il is on ouv pIale and in ouv noulI, and ouv
neaI viII luvn inlo an unexpecledI inlense expevience. Sone
vegelaIIes, sucI as cavvol ov Ieelvool, and sone Jvuils, sucI as
Ienon, ave endoved vilI enevgies lIal viII IilevaII expIode in
ouv noulI. Inslead oJ lIe pvocess Ieing IocaIised onI in ouv
digeslive lvacl, il is as iJ ouv vIoIe Iod vas pavlicipaling and
veceiving viIvalions Jvon lIe Jood. As a I-pvoducl, ou nigIl
Jind il easiev lo veduce ouv consunplion oJ junI Jood.
B luning inlo lIe JoodsluJJ and oIsevving ouv veaclions lo il, il
Iecones possiIIe lo accuvaleI vovI oul a diel lIal is vigIl Jov
ou, vilIoul a dognalic allilude. Il aIso Iecones cIeav lIal lIe
slale oJ consciousness in vIicI ou ingesl lIe Jood na Iave as
nucI inJIuence on ouv sslen as lIe quaIil oJ lIe Jood ilseIJ.
TIis dinension seens lo Ie conpIeleI nissed I nosl nodevn
sslens oJ nulvilion. IJ palienls suJJeving Jvon cancev, aIIevgies
ov pavasiles go lo see a naluvopalI, lIe ave innedialeI given
Iisls oJ Joods lIal lIe sIouId ov sIouId nol eal. Bul nol nucI is
said aIoul lIe va lIe Jood sIouId Ie ealen.
TaIe a gvoup oJ peopIe ealing exaclI lIe sane Jood. Sone viII end
up vilI inleslinaI pavasiles and sone von'l. To lIe cIaivvoanl
ee, il appeavs lIal il is sonelines vIen lIe nind is `pavasilised`
lIal lIe digeslive lvacl lends lo velain pavasiles. In aslvoIog lIis
conneclion is snIoIised I lIe Jacl lIal lIe sign Vivgo and ils
pIanel Mevcuv ave lIe vuIevs oJ IolI lIe nind and lIe inleslines.
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We Iave seen Iov lIe capacil lo lune in is diveclI opposed lo
nenlaI vigidil. TIe nove Jixed lIe nind is in sleveolpes, lIe
nove diJJicuIl il is Iave access lo a vaviegaled vange oJ JeeIings.
AcluaII lIeve is an inlevesling conneclion Ielveen lIe slale oJ
nind in vIicI ou eal and ouv IeveI oJ nenlaI JIexiIiIil
depending on Iov ou eal, lIe vigidil IuiIds up ov dininisIes.
EacI line Jood is svaIIoved vilI poov avaveness and no pevceplion
oJ ils enevgelic quaIilies, lIe vigidil oJ lIe nind is signiJicanlI
Josleved.
In olIev vovds, vIen ou eal Jvon lIe nind, ou Jeed lIe nind!
A nenlaI slanp is inpvinled onlo lIe Jood, and ouv vIoIe
slvucluve Iecones nove nenlaI. Seen Jvon lIe ee, il appeavs lIal
one oJ lIe nain lvicIs lIe nind uses lo nainlain ils Iegenon is
lo naIe ou eal vilIoul avaveness.
On lIe olIev Iand, I vesonaling in Iavnon vilI lIe JoodsluJJ
ou deveIop lIe pIiaIiIil oJ ouv nenlaI suIslance, and ouv
genevaI capacil lo lune in is gvealI enIanced. To lIe connon
slalenenl `lIe Iod is nade oJ vIal ou eal`, one na add
anolIev `and lIe nind is nade oJ Iov ou eal il`. OJ couvse, nan
olIev Jaclovs apavl Jvon nulvilion pIa a voIe in lIe econon oJ
lIe nenlaI Iaev. Bul sliII, one can Iave a najov aclion on lIe
dnanics oJ lIe nind I caveJuII veguIaling Jood inlaIe and lIe
slale oJ consciousness duving neaIs. TIal is vI OandIi used lo
sa WIen lIe sense oJ lasle is undev conlvoI, aII lIe senses ave
undev conlvoI.`
AnolIev Jaclov lIal can posiliveI inJIuence lIe pvocess oJ innev
aIcIen is a JaivI slvicl veguIavil oJ neaI lines. TIe aslvaI Iod
is inlenseI invoIved in lIe pvocess oJ digeslion. B JoIIoving a
JaivI slvicl vouline oJ neaI lines, ou naIe lIe aslvaI Iod vovI
al veguIav lines, and lIis inpvinls a sense oJ vIlIn.
BIlIn is exaclI vIal lIe aslvaI Iod IacIs. TIe aslvaI Iod is
lIe Iaev in vIicI enolions laIe pIace. Nov, laIe sone Iasic
vIlInicaI aclivilies oJ lIe pIsicaI Iod, sucI as lIe Ieavl Ieal
and lIe IvealI. As soon as ou expevience an enolion, lIe
Jvequenc oJ IolI Iecone ivveguIav! FvesenlI, ouv aslvaI Iod is
lIe enen oJ vIlIn an Iig vave in lIe aslvaI Iod lends lo
inpaiv lIe cadences oJ lIe pIsicaI Iod. As Jav as vIlIn is
concevned, lIe enlive educalion oJ lIe aslvaI Iod is el lo Ie
undevlaIen.
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Hence lIe vaIue oJ ealing neaIs evev da al lIe sane line, and
avoiding ealing Ielveen neaIs. TIe IeneJils viII nol onI Ie
pIsicaI, Iul aIso pscIoIogicaI. B inpvinling a sense oJ vIlIn
in lIe aslvaI Iod ou veinJovce ils vIoIe slvucluve, vIicI viII
vesuIl in incveased enolionaI slaIiIil, nenlaI cIavil, enduvance
and lenacil. A cevlain Jovce oJ souI is Josleved, vIicI JaciIilales
ouv conneclion vilI IigIev vovIds.
Apavl Jvon lIis spiviluaI pevspeclive, veguIavil oJ neaIs sIouId
Ie given as a Iasic veconnendalion lo palienls suJJeving Jvon
vavious disovdevs sucI as cancev, aslIna, aIIevgies, pavasile
inJeslalion, elc. IJ ou can Ie cIevev enougI lo gel cIiIdven lo
adopl a cevlain veguIavil oJ neaI lines, ou IeIp lIen lo
slvucluve lIenseIves and deveIop IavnoniousI.
In levns oJ lIe vIlIns oJ lIe Iod, lIeve is a nodevn invenlion
lIal pvoves lo Ie a disaslev daIigIl-saving line |BLS).
TIvougIoul lIe vovId Javnevs Iave noliced lIal BLS Ias an
upselling eJJecl on callIe. BeIind lIis oIsevvalion lIeve ave
pvoJound necIanisns veIaled lo suIlIe Iodies. AninaIs Iave an
elIevic and an aslvaI Iod. WIen lIe vIlIn oJ lIeiv IiJe is
disluvIed, vavious pvoIIens occuv. TIe vesuIl is veduced
pvoduclivil, vIicI is innedialeI noliced I Javnevs.
Il vouId Ie JooIisI lo IeIieve lIal lIe Iunan Iod does nol suJJev
Jvon lIis inlevvuplion lo naluvaI vIlIns vIicI occuvs lvice a
eav. TIe nunIev oJ seveve diseases and lIe genevaI veaving oul oJ
lIe Iod inJIuenced I BLS is pvoIaII Jav gvealev lIan ve lIinI.
Il is lo Ie Ioped lIal nove concevn viII avise ovev lIis pvoIIen
and lIal nove veseavcIevs viII conducl sludies on ils eJJecls.

11.9 A Jev suggeslions on Iov lo connunicale vilI
angeIs
Lel us JinisI lIis cIaplev vilI Iov lIe avl oJ luning in can Ie
appIied lo connunicalion vilI IigIev spiviluaI Ieings. Buving
nedilalion, a connon expevience is lo see non-pIsicaI IigIls and
coIouvs. As soon as ouv lIivd ee opens ou see nan oJ lIese
IigIls. Il na Iappen lIal ou Iave veacIed a slage vIeve ou see
aII Iinds oJ IigIls in ouv nedilalion, and ou vondev Iov lo go
JuvlIev. TIese IigIls ave vev nice and lIe pvocess gives a cevlain
sevenil, Iul vIal is lIe nexl slep? TIal is lIe nonenl lo
venenIev vIal vas discussed eavIiev in lIis cIaplev vIenevev
lIeve is a viIvalion ov a IigIl, lIeve is a Ieing IeIind il. TIe
coIouvs lIal appeav in Jvonl oJ ou ave IiIe lIe gavnenl, lIe
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exlevnaI appeavance oJ non-pIsicaI Ieings. TIe nexl slep is
lIeveJove luning inlo lIe IigIls in ovdev lo discevn lIe pvesence
oJ lIe Ieings IeIind lIen.
AnolIev expevience lIal na Iappen, duving nedilalion ov oul oJ
il, is lo JeeI lIe pvesence oJ an angeI ov oJ sone IigI spiviluaI
Ieing avound ou. TIis expevience is nol unconnon aJlev a Iig
|and sinceve) enolionaI veIease vIiIe pvaclising lIe CIaivvision
lecIniques oJ vegvession. Il gives lIe JeeIing oJ lIe descenl oJ a
supveneI peaceJuI enevg lIal suvvounds ou and sIeds IigIl on
ouv vIoIe Ieing.
WIal lo do vilI an angeI? TIeve is lIe sense lIal lIe nonenl is
pvecious, and lIal iJ one does nol dispIa lIe vigIl veceplivil, a
gveal deaI oJ lIe expevience na Ie Iosl. Sone peopIe lend lo lv
and engage in diaIogue vilI lIe angeI, lo asI aII sovls oJ queslions
ov even lo cIanneI lIe angeI, lo Iel lIe angeI speaI lIvougI lIen
and ansvev olIev peopIe's queslions. TIe pvoIIen vilI lIis allilude
is lIal il lvies lo eslaIIisI a nenlaI connunicalion vilI a Ieing
lIal cones Jvon Jav Ieond lIe nind. Il is a gveal vasle. TIis
IeauliJuI supev-conscious pvesence is cIose lo ou, and ou Iinil il
vilI lIe concepls oJ ouv nind. In levns oJ lIe exanpIe
deveIoped eavIiev, il is IiIe lving lo naIe lIe angeI Jil inlo ouv
cage.
TIe appvoacI oJ lIe CIaivvision lecIniques is diJJevenl venain
exlveneI sliII and siIenl, and lune inlo lIe angeI. Becone lIe
angeI. Lel ils gIov Iecone aIive in ou. You viII gel inJinileI
nove oul oJ lIe nonenl, Iecause lIe expevience isn'l Iiniled I
an nenlaI JiIlev. On lIe conlvav, il aIIovs sone conpIeleI nev
pallevns oJ consciousness lo Ie inilialed in ou. Man dnanic
aclivilies and opevaling Junclions oJ lIe HigIev SeIJ viII Ie
lviggeved, vIicI viII sIovI naluve Ialev on. In levns oJ ouv
ovn expevience, il viII give ou a gIinpse oJ lIe slales oJ
consciousness lIal cone nexl, and aclivale lIe seeds oJ lIe
lvansJovnalion Ieading lo lIen.
TIis node oJ appvoacI Iased on luning in is aIlogelIev siniIav lo
lIal expvessed I lIe ancienl SansIvil saing
devan IIlva devan ajel
To vovsIip a god, Jivsl Iecone lIe god.
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12.1 TIe Jivsl veJIex vIenevev ou Ieav cancev
TIe inlevesl in Ie Iines oviginaled avound lIe 1930s in Euvope,
nainI Oevnan and Fvance, in sone cilies lIal veve snaII enougI
Jov lIeiv vIoIe popuIalion lo Ie lvealed I onI one ov lvo
nedicaI pvaclilionevs. Sone pIsicians veve slvucI I lIe Jacl
lIal in cevlain Iouses, cancev cases avose vilI unusuaI Jvequenc.
TIe JaniI doclov vouId lveal lIe gvandnolIev Jov cancev. TIe
gvandnolIev vouId die. Five eavs Ialev, lIe doclov vouId see Iev
daugIlev cone in vilI lIe vev sane cancev. In lIe neanline lIe
daugIlev vouId Iave laIen ovev lIe gvandnolIev's Ied. Ov a
vonan vouId Iving Iev IusIand in vilI cancev. TIe IusIand
vouId die. TIe vonan vouId venavv and a Jev eavs Ialev lIe
nev IusIand, sIeeping in lIe sane Ied and al lIe sane pIace,
vouId gel exaclI lIe sane cancev as lIe Jivsl one...
SevevaI siniIav cases lviggeved lIe cuviosil oJ lIe pIsicians, vIo
decided lo seeI lIe IeIp oJ pvoJessionaI dovsevs. TIe vesuIl vas
lIe discovev oJ Iines oJ so-caIIed IavnJuI `eavlI vas`. AcluaII,
noIod veaII Inovs vIal lIese Iines ave nade oJ, Iul il Iecane
cuslonav lo caII lIen eavlI-va Iines, ov sonelines Ie Iines. As
no vas Iave evev Ieen idenliJied in veIalion lo lIese Iines, I viII
avoid lIe nisIeading levn `eavlI-va Iine` and veJev lo lIen nove
sinpI as `eavlI Iines`.
TIe inlensil oJ lIe Iines vavies Jvon one pIace lo anolIev. TIe
essenliaI Jacl is lIal vIenevev lIe dovsevs invesligaled lIe Iouse
oJ a cancev palienl, lIe vouId sslenalicaII Jind eavlI Iines oJ
noxious inlensil, eilIev vIeve lIe palienl's Ied vas ov in a pIace
vIeve Ie/sIe vouId spend a Iol oJ line, sucI as a desI.
A Iind oJ IallIe ensued Jov a Jev decades in Oevnan, in vIicI
nan vespeclaIIe nedicaI aulIovilies lvied lo dispvove lIe vIoIe
lIeov. Sludies veve conducled on lIousands oJ cases - sonelines
as nan as lIivl ov JiJl lIousand cancev palienls. And eacI
line, lIe vesuIls veve so ovevvIeIningI in Javouv oJ lIe
exislence oJ lIese IavnJuI eavlI Iines lIal lIe vouId-Ie
delvaclovs luvned inlo lIe nosl avdenl deJendevs.
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Il sIouId Ie enpIasized lIal lIese peopIe veve nol navginaI
IeaIevs, Iul scienlisls and pvoJessovs oJ nedicine, vIo veve
visIing lIeiv vepulalion and caveev. TIeiv conJvonling and aInosl
unaninous concIusion vas il is vev unIiIeI Jov cancev lo occuv,
unIess ou Iave Ieen veguIavI sIeeping ov slaing on a noxious
Iine. TIose IavnJuI eavlI Iines veve Jound in lIe Iouses oJ neavI
99% oJ lIe cancev palienls.
In FeIvuav 1987, il veacIed lIe slage vIeve lIe Wesl Oevnan
Oovevnnenl ilseIJ slavled lo invesl niIIions oJ BeulscInavIs in a
veseavcI pvogvan lo invesligale lIe eJJecls oJ eavlI Iines on
Iiving ovganisns.
One sIouId cevlainI nol disvegavd lIe inpovlance oJ olIev Jaclovs
in lIe genesis oJ cancev, sucI as poov diel ov enolionaI slvess. A
disease, and especiaII sucI a sevious disease as cancev, is aIvas lIe
vesuIl oJ a conIinalion oJ causes. Yel lIe slalislics oJ lIe Oevnan
scienlisls ave sucI lIal vIenevev ve Ieav `cancev`, ouv Jivsl veJIex
sIouId Ie Bovse Jov lIe Iines! And lIen nove lIe Ied, ov naIe
even nove Iouse, depending on vIal is Jound. Benoving lIe
palienl Jvon lIe noxious Iine is nol enougI lo cuve lIe disovdev,
el il seens lo Ie an inpovlanl Jaclov in inpvoving lIe palienl's
cIances oJ IeaIing.
HavnJuI eavlI Iines Iave aIso Ieen incvininaled in olIev
palIoIogicaI pvocesses sucI as col-dealI, joinl pvoIIens, nigvaine
IeadacIes, Ieavl condilions, vavicose veins, Ied-velling and sevevaI
olIevs.
A connon veaclion vIen sIeeping on a loxic Iine is lo Iave Iad
dveans, insonnia ov diJJicuIl nigIls vesuIling in Jaligue. TIe
JeeIing oJ Ieing nove lived in lIe novning lIan IeJove going lo
Ied is oJlen descviIed I palienls. Vev lpicaI, Jov inslance, is
lIe case oJ a cIiId vIo is Jound evev novning upside dovn in
Ied, unconsciousI lving lo escape Jvon lIe Iine.

12.2 ConnonI oIsevved Jacls aIoul lIe Iines
TIe Iines naIe a gvid aII ovev lIe suvJace oJ lIe eavlI - lIe
Havlnann gvid. In lIis gvid, lIe Iines ave aIoul 2.5 nelves apavl,
lIougI lIis vavies sIigIlI Jvon one pIace lo anolIev.
TIe Iines ave nol conJined lo lIe suvJace oJ lIe EavlI. IJ a Iine
is Jound on lIe gvound JIoov oJ a Iouse, lIe vev sane Iine viII Ie
Jound al lIe sane pIace on eacI JIoov aIove il.
TIe Iines oJ lIe gvid ave sonelines IeaviI noxious, sonelines
nucI IigIlev and nol so loxic. Yel il is nevev advisaIIe lo sIeep ov
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sil on a Iine.
TIe cvossings oJ Iines ave pavlicuIavI noxious.
In lIe vicinil oJ a geoIogicaI JauIl, lIe |loxic) inlensil oJ lIe
Iines is veinJovced.
An undevgvound cveeI cveales a pavlicuIavI noxious exlva Iine,
in addilion lo lIe gvid. Il aIso naIes aII lIe olIev Iines avound il
nove loxic. TIe nove inlense lIe JIov oJ valev, lIe nove noxious
lIe Iine.
Walev pipes, in a Iouse ov IeIov il, acl IiIe snaII undevgvound
cveeIs.
EIeclvic caIIes cveale addilionaI Iines.
WIen a Iouse is IuiIl IiIe a Favada cage, vilI nelaI and eIeclvic
vives evevvIeve, lIe Iines ave veinJovced and exlva Iines ave
added. TIis naIes sIscvapevs an ecoIogicaI disaslev.
TIe slvenglI and vidlI oJ lIe Iines ave
- veinJovced duving slovns and slovn vealIev
- nuIlipIied I lvo Ielveen 1 a.n. and 2 a.n.
- nuIlipIied I lIvee on lIe FuII Moon.
Mosl Iiving ovganisns gel sicI vIen Iocaled on lIe Iines pIanls
die, lvees gel cancevous gvovlIs, aII volling pvocesses ave
Javouved. TIe cvossings oJ Iines ave lIeveJove vev good pIaces lo
pul ouv conposl Ieap - Iul nol ouv Ied.
On lIe olIev Iand, cevlain pIanls and aninaIs seen lo lIvive on
lIe Iines. TIis Iappens nove lIan an olIev vilI lIe oaI, lIe
sacved lvee oJ lIe Bvuids. Mosl Iuge oId oaI lvees ave Jound on
slvong Iines. OlIev `Iine seeIevs` anong lIe lvees ave viIIovs,
asIes, Jivs... Anong olIev pIanls nislIeloe, nusIvoons,
aspavagus...
Anls Iove lIe Iines, vIicI Jils veII vilI lIeiv Junclion as cIeanevs
oJ aII lIal is volling in naluve. Anl Ieaps ave usuaII Jound on a
Ieav Iine. TIis sIouId naIe ou caulious vIenevev lIeve is an
anl-Ieap cIose lo ouv Iouse.
UnIiIe dogs, cals ave said lo seeI lIe Iines. So, lvadilionaII lIe
pIace Javouved I ouv cal is nol a good pIace Jov ou. Yel Jvon
n expevience loda's cals ave nove aJlev cusIions lIan eavlI
Iines. So iJ ouv cal goes slvaigIl onlo ouv piIIov eacI line ou
Jind a nev pIace Jov ouv Ied, don'l panic.
BeelIes and levniles ave aIso allvacled lo lIe Iines. So ave pavasiles
and nicvoIes |Ience lIe volling pvocesses).

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12.3 Le Iines and eavlI Iines
SlviclI speaIing, a dislinclion nusl Ie nade Ielveen Ie Iines and
eavlI Iines. TIe eavlI Iines naIe vougII a squave gvid lIal ve
Iave jusl descviIed. TIe ave lIe ones lIal Iave Ieen incvininaled
in lIe genesis oJ cancev and sevevaI olIev diseases. TIese eavlI
Iines, vIicI nan peopIe caII eavlI-va Iines, ave sonelines aIso
veJevved lo as lIe Havlnann nelvovI ov lIe Havlnann gvid.
TIe Ie Iines, on lIe olIev Iand, ave aIso Iines oJ leIIuvic enevg,
Iul oJ a diJJevenl naluve. TIe do nol naIe a squave gvid and
lIeve is nucI nove dislance Ielveen lIen Ie Iines ave
sonelines up lo Iundveds oJ IiIonelves apavl. Le Iines ave nol
noxious lo IeaIlI. TIe ave nove IiIe Iines oJ spiviluaI inlensil
aII ovev lIe pIanel. HoI pIaces sucI as OIaslonIuv ov lIe
calIedvaI oJ CIavlves Jov inslance, ave said lo Ie Iocaled on Ie
Iines.
Yel in pvaclice, nan dovsevs lend lo use lIe sane levn, Ie Iine,
Jov IolI lIe Ie Iines and lIe eavlI Iines.
In lIis cIaplev, ve viII deaI vilI lIe eavlI Iines oJ lIe Havlnann
nelvovI, as lIe ave Jound evevvIeve and concevn evevIod. Il
sIouId Ie undevslood lIal lIeve aIso exisl olIev gvids oJ leIIuvic
Iines apavl Jvon lIese: Iul lo sinpIiJ lIings ve viII nol concevn
ouvseIves vilI lIen in lIe Ieginning.

12.4 WIal ave lIese Iines?
NoIod veaII Inovs lIe exacl naluve oJ lIese Iines. TIe levn
`eavlI vas` is nisIeading even lIougI lIe vIoIe pIenonenon
appeavs IiIe a Iind oJ leIIuvic vadialion, no acluaI `vas` Iave evev
Ieen idenliJied.
On lIe IeveI oJ cIaivvoance lIese eavlI Iines do nol appeav IiIe
Iines, Iul IiIe vaIIs. TIis couId aIso Ie deduced Jvon lIe Jacl lIal
a Iine Jound on lIe gvound JIoov oJ a IuiIding viII Ie delecled al
lIe sane pIace on eacI JIoov aIove il.
Fvon lIe lIivd ee, lIese vaIIs can Ie seen as a Iind oJ snoI
enevg. TIe nove loxic a Iine is, lIe nove snogg, dense and
lIicI lIe snoI enevg appeavs lo Ie. Fov inslance, in slovn
vealIev ov avound lIe FuII Moon lIe vaIIs appeav signiJicanlI
videv and nuvIiev.
TIe nove loxic a Iine is, lIe nove il gives a nauseous JeeIing vIen
luning inlo il.
TIe Iines, and especiaII lIe nosl noxious ones, seen lo
concenlvale negalive enevgies. TIis eJJecl is naxinun al lIe
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cvossing oJ Iines. In olIev vovds, lIe Iines acl IiIe gavIage cans
and galIev aII lIe `elIevic divl` oJ a voon.
TIose Iouses lIal seen lo Iave Iad viIvalions and naIe nosl
peopIe JeeI unconJovlaIIe ave usuaII IuiIl on a gvid oJ noxious
Iines. WIen an enlil, ov non-pIsicaI pavasile, is Jound in a
voon, il is neavI aIvas on a cvossing oJ Iines.

12.5 Enevg veIIs
WIenevev lIeve is a dvagon, lIeve is a pvincess! Enevg veIIs ave
lIe posilive counlevpavl oJ lIe IavnJuI eavlI Iines. Enevg veIIs
ave nove nslevious, and cevlainI nol as veII docunenled as lIe
Iines.
IJ ou Iave vead lIe advenluves oJ CavIos Caslaneda, ou pvoIaII
venenIev Iov Bon Juan nade Iin IooI Jov `Iis spol` in a voon,
lIe pIace vIeve Ie couId Ie pvolecled and saJe. TIal is an enevg
veII. Enevg veIIs ave spols endoved vilI IeaIing pvopevlies and
aIso vilI spiviluaI pvopevlies. TIe ave pIaces vIeve il is easiev lo
pva ov nedilale and lo connecl vilI spiviluaI vovIds. WIen an
angeI vanls lo sIed Iis IigIl inlo a voon, an enevg veII is a good
pIace Jov Iin lo descend.
On lIe IeveI oJ cIaivvoance, an enevg veII IooIs IiIe a coIunn oJ
IigIl, ov one couId sa IiIe a gesev oJ IigIl |aIlIougI lIe ave
nol associaled vilI an nodiJicalion oJ lenpevaluve). OJlen, lIe
dianelev oJ lIe coIunn vavies Ielveen 1.5 lo 2 Jeel - possiII
nove iJ ou Jind a Iig one.
Jusl as lIe Iines na Ie cIassiJied accovding lo lIeiv loxicil, so
diJJevenl veIIs Iave diJJevenl sizes, inlensilies and IeaIing
polenliaI. Bul conlvav lo lIe Iines and lIeiv gvid, lIeve does nol
seen lo Ie an veguIav pallevn oJ dislviIulion oJ lIe veIIs - none
lIal I Inov oJ, anva.

12.6 Lines and spiviluaI pvaclice
IJ ou vanl lo Ieavn aIoul enevg, inside ou and avound ou, ou
cevlainI Iave lo laIe gveal cave oJ lIe Iines, Jov lIe gvid oJ a
pIace delevnines ils quaIil oJ enevg, and lIeveJove lIe quaIil
oJ ouv ovn enevg vIenevev ou ave lIeve.
TIeve is no sucI lIing as a cIosed Iiving ovganisn. Even nove on
lIe IeveI oJ enevg lIan on lIe IeveI oJ nallev, ou ave
pevnanenlI invoIved in nuIlipIe excIanges vilI ouv
envivonnenl. To Iecone cIaivvoanl and lo gel in loucI vilI ouv
HigIev SeIJ, a deep lvansJovnalion oJ ouv suIlIe Iodies is needed.
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TIis aIcIen viII Ie Josleved ov Ianpeved depending on vIelIev
ou pul ouvseIJ in a posilion vIeve lIe gvid vovIs Jov ou ov
againsl ou. Il is lIeveJove essenliaI lo dovse lIe gvid oJ lIe pIace
vIeve ou Iive and lo naIe suve ou ave neilIev sIeeping nov
nedilaling on a Iine.
TIis vuIe Iecones even nove inpovlanl vIen ou undevgo Iongev
peviods oJ nedilalion, Jov exanpIe duving a couvse ov a velveal.
WIiIe nedilaling, ouv Iod oJ enevg, ov elIevic Iod, opens
signiJicanlI. And lIeveJove lIe excIanges oJ enevg vilI ouv
envivonnenl ave enIanced.
IJ ou nedilale vIiIe silling on a Iine, especiaII Jov Iong peviods
oJ line, ou vun a IigI visI oJ calcIing vvong enevgies and
danaging ouvseIJ. You na veII JeeI unconJovlaIIe and veslIess.
TIese ave vev connon snplons vIen ou undevgo Iong peviods
oJ nedilalion ou cevlainI do nol need lo Ie on a Iine lo JeeI IiIe
lIal. Bul lIe agilalion viII laIe nucI gvealev pvopovlions iJ ou
ave silling on a Iine. And iJ lIe Iine is Iad, lIeve is vivluaII no
Iinil lo lIe danage ou na do lo ouv Iod. TeacIevs oJ
nedilalion sIouId Ie pavlicuIavI avave oJ lIe gvid in lIe voon
vIeve lIe conducl cIasses. Fov sludenls lend lo JiII up lIe
avaiIaIIe space, and il is nosl pvoIaIIe lIal sone oJ lIen viII end
up silling in lIe vvong pIace.
We ave inlvoducing a concepl lIal is nol so videspvead novadas,
even lIougI in lIe pasl nan lvadilionaI cuIluves veve JaniIiav
vilI il lIe vesuIls oJ spiviluaI pvaclice depend on lIe pIace vIeve
lIe pvaclice is inpIenenled. TIis does nol onI appI lo lIe
genevaI avea, ov lo lIe IuiIding. Inside one voon, diJJevenl pIaces
na induce conpIeleI diJJevenl expeviences. Finding lIe pIace
lIal is vigIl Jov ou is jusl as inpovlanl as Jinding lIe vigIl
lecInique ov leacIing.
TIe sane appIies lo IeaIing and lIevap in genevaI. IJ ou pul
ouv nassage ov acupuncluve laIIe on an enevg veII, ouv vesuIls
viII Ie len lines Iellev lIan olIevvise. Il viII Ie nucI easiev Jov
an invisiIIe IeIpev lo cone and give ou a Iand. TIe veII viII do
IaIJ lIe vovI Jov ou, iJ nol nove. Bul iJ ou pvaclise sonelIing
IiIe acupuncluve, vegvession ov veIivlIing on a loxic Iine, ou na
veII end up naIing ouv cIienls vovse vilI ouv lvealnenl.
Finding lIe Iines is exlveneI sinpIe! In lIe lvainings oJ lIe
CIaivvision ScIooI al Ieasl 80% oJ sludenls nanage lo Jind lIen
lIe Jivsl line lIe lv, pvovided lIe Iave JoIIoved - jusl
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JoIIoved, nol even nasleved - lIe pveIininav lecIniques oJ
opening lIe lIivd ee, as indicaled in lIis IooI.

12.7 Bovsing lIe Iines lIe geav
You viII need lvo L-sIaped vods and lvo IaII-poinl pens.
TIe vods ave nade oJ lIicI vive. TIe Iongev side oJ lIe L is
appvoxinaleI 40 cenlinelves |400 niIIinelves) ov 15 incIes. TIe
sIovlev side is aIoul 12 cenlinelves |120 niIIinelves), ov 4.5
incIes. A Jev niIIinelves eilIev va von'l naIe an diJJevence.
An exceIIenl va oJ naIing vods is lo gel vive coal-Iangevs and
lo cul lIen as indicaled aIove. IJ vive coal-Iangevs ave nol
avaiIaIIe ou can use an nelaI vive, pvovided il is vigid enougI lo
Ieep ils L-sIape.
TIen laIe lvo cIeap IaII-poinl pens. Benove lIe inI pavls and
Ieep onI lIe pIaslic sIeIIs. Insevl lIe sIovlev pavls oJ ouv L-
sIaped vods inside lIe sIeIIs. TIis is aII ou need lo dovse.
IMFOBTANT ouv vods nusl Ie aIIe lo volale JveeI inside lIe
sIeIIs, so naIe suve
1) lIal ou Iave nade a sIavpI Ienl 90 degvee angIe Ielveen lIe
lvo pavls oJ ouv vod, and nol a pvogvessive cuvve:
2) lIal on eacI side oJ lIe L, lIe vive is as slvaigIl as possiIIe. IJ
lIe sIovlev side oJ lIe vod is Ienl, even sIigIlI, lIen unvanled
Jviclion viII Ianpev lIe Jvee novenenl oJ lIe vod.
I suggesl lIal ou aIvas Ieave lvo vods and sIeIIs in lIe Iool oJ
ouv cav, so ou Iave lIen al Iand vIenevev ou need lo dovse.

12.8 Leavning lIe ee-IeII allilude Jov dovsing
Bovsing Ias lo do vilI an `ee-IeII` avaveness. TIis neans Ieing
avave IolI in lIe lIivd ee and in lIe avea IeIov lIe naveI. To
deveIop lIe ee-IeII avaveness, Jivsl pvaclise vaIIing avound lIe
voon Ieeping a slvong avaveness oJ lIe naveI avea ov, nove
pveciseI, lIe enevg cenlve one incI IeIov lIe naveI. You do nol
need lo Iocale lIe cenlve pveciseI, jusl Ie avave oJ lIe avea IeIov
lIe naveI. WaII `Jvon lIe IeII`. Inagine ou ave a covIo ov an
Anevican poIicenan, IolI usuaII quile good al vaIIing Jvon lIeiv
IeII. Ov vaII IiIe a Japanese naslev oJ navliaI avls.
TIe Iines ave nade oJ an elIevic enevg lIal is vev cIose lo lIe
pIsicaI pIane. Fvon an expevienliaI poinl oJ viev, lIe Ie vovd
Jov elIevic is viIvalion. BougII speaIing, vIenevev ou JeeI a
viIvalion, ou JeeI lIe elIevic. Sone elIevic viIvalions ave quile
lin and suIlIe, IaIJ va Ielveen a IigIl and a viIvalion. OlIevs,
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IiIe lIe ones ou JeeI vIen luning inlo lIe Iines ave `densev` and
nove pIsicaII langiIIe. To dovse lIe Iines, ou Iave lo Ie avave
oJ lIe viIvalion in ouv IeII and nol Ie JIoaling in lIe IigIl
sonevIeve aIove ouv Iead. TIe nove ou ave in lIe viIvalion,
lIe cIosev ou ave lo lIe pevceplion oJ lIe Iines.
TIen ve-eslaIIisI ee-cenlved avaveness. Fvaclise a Jev seconds oJ
veconneclion Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs, IvealIe vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion, and connecl lIe
Jviclion vilI lIe viIvalion in lIe ee.
Keep a ligIl avaveness oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe ee and venain
avave oJ lIe avea IeIov lIe naveI al lIe sane line. You ave avave
oJ lIe viIvalion IolI lIe ee and IeIov lIe naveI. Fvaclise vaIIing
avound lIe voon vilI ouv ee-IeII avaveness. You viII nolice
lIal a slvong viIvalion in lIe ee aIIovs ou lo Ie even nove in
ouv IeII. SevevaI lecIniques oJ pvoleclion, vIicI viII Ie delaiIed
in CIaplevs 18 and 20, viII Ie Iased on slvenglIening ouv enevg
I a ligIl Jocus Iepl sinuIlaneousI in lIe ee and in lIe IeII.

12.9 Bovsing lecInique
HoId one vod in eacI Iand, al aIoul lIe sane IeigIl as ouv naveI.
IJ ou IoId lIe vods as ou vouId IoId guns, ou Iave lIe vigIl
IeigIl and pvoIaII lIe vigIl IeII avaveness loo once nove il's
nol lIe line lo Ie aiv-Jaiv, Iul gvounded in lIe viIvalion.
A connon nislaIe is lo IIocI lIe vods vilI ouv lIunIs. TIe
vods nusl Ie IeJl Jvee lo volale.
Slavl vaIIing sIovI, IiIe a ligev, vilI a slvong avaveness oJ lIe
viIvalion IolI in lIe ee and IeIov lIe naveI. Keep ouv Iands
slead lo avoid an novenenl oJ lIe vods. TIe vods venain
poinled in Jvonl oJ ou. IJ lIe sving, il sIouId Ie due lo lIe
signaI oJ a Iine and nol lo ouv ovn novenenls vIiIe vaIIing.
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Bon'l IIocI lIe vods vilI ouv lIunIs, Ieep lIen Jvee. Be
alluned lo an sensalion lIal couId cone Jvon ouv IeII. Keep
IvealIing vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion, vaIIing sIovI.
WIen ou cvoss a Iine
1) TIe vods sving and posilion lIenseIves pavaIIeI lo lIe Iine. So lo
delevnine lIe diveclion oJ lIe Iine, ou jusl Iave lo IooI al lIe
diveclion poinled lo I ouv vods. Il does nol naIe an diJJevence
vIelIev lIe vods volale lo lIe vigIl ov lIe IeJl, ov one lo eacI
side.
2) WIen cvossing a Iine, jusl a Jvaclion oJ a second IeJove lIe vods
luvn, a vev `pIsicaI` sensalion can Ie JeIl in lIe IeII. TIis is
vIal I viII caII lIe `IeII signaI`. AcluaII, il is nol a vev nice
JeeIing. TIe nove loxic lIe Iine is, lIe nove unconJovlaIIe ou
viII JeeI in ouv IeII. TIis is a sinpIe va oJ delevnining Iov
loxic a Iine is.
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As soon as ou gel a vougI idea oJ lIe genevaI ovienlalion oJ lIe
gvid, il is pveJevaIIe lo vaII in a diveclion pevpendicuIav lo lIe
Iines. You viII lIen Iave a cIeav volalion oJ lIe vods eacI line ou
cvoss lIe Iines. |IJ ou veve lo vaII neavI pavaIIeI lo lIe Iines,
ouv vods vouId IaveI sving al lIe cvuciaI line oJ cvossing.) A
good idea is lo Iave a voII oJ slicI lape vilI ou. SlicI sone on
lIe JIoov eacI line ou cvoss a Iine lo venenIev ils Iocalion.
Since lIe Iines naIe a vougII pevpendicuIav gvid, ou viII nosl
oJlen Jind lvo gvoups oJ Iines, lIe Iines oJ eacI gvoup Ieing
pavaIIeI lo eacI olIev. Once ou Iave expIoved aII lIe pavaIIeI Iines
oJ one gvoup, slavl vaIIing pevpendicuIav lo lIen, lo expIove lIe
second pavl oJ lIe gvid.
Nov, vIal iJ ou Jind a Iine lIal does nol Jil vilI lIe gvid, a Iine
lIal is diagonaI, Jov inslance? Il indicales lIal ou Iave Iocaled
sonelIing addilionaI lo lIe naluvaI gvid, sucI as an eIeclvic caIIe,
a valev pipe, ov even an undevgvound cveeI. Oo |even nove) inlo
ouv ee, lune inlo lIe Iine, and lv lo Jind oul vIal il is.
EIeclvic caIIes usuaII naIe nodevale Iines. Undevgvound valev
cveales lIe lpe oJ Iines lIal naIe ou sicI vIen ou lune inlo
lIen. Walev pipes ave sonevIeve in Ielveen lIe lvo, depending
on lIe voIune oJ valev JIoving lIvougI.

12.10 Bovsing lIe Iines do's and don'ls
IJ ouv vods go on svinging avound even IeJove ou slavl
vaIIing, considev lIe possiIiIil lIal ou na acluaII Ie slanding
on a Iine! TaIe one ov lvo sleps and lv again.
Suppose ou Jind a Iine lIal is due lo a caIIe, and lIeve is no
caIIe undev lIe JIoov, vIal can lIal nean? FossiII lIe caIIe is in
lIe ceiIing! TIe Iines ave nol onI genevaled aIove a caIIe ov a
pipe, Iul aIso IeIov lIen.
Bo nol dovse lIe Iines Jov loo Iong a peviod in one da. UnIess
ou ave vev lvained, lIe pvaclice can Ie exIausling vIen puvsued
Jov nove lIan IaIJ an Iouv. TIeve is a sinpIe veason Jov lIis lo
pevceive sonelIing, ou Iave lo lune inlo il. IJ ou vanl lo dovse
lIe Iines ou Iave lo connecl vilI lIeiv enevg. Since lIese Iines
ave noxious I naluve, one can easiI undevsland vI dovsing is a
living spovl.
Fov lIis veason, il is nol advisaIIe lo dovse Jov Iines vIen ou ave
Iov in enevg ov depvessed. Bovsing is nol a good aclivil Jov
pvegnanl vonen, ov Jov cIiIdven.
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AJlev dovsing lIe Iines, vasI ouv Iands in vunning valev Jov
a JaivI Iong line, accovding lo lIe nelIod expIained in seclion
4.12. A sIovev vouId Ie even Iellev.
TIeve ave nan dovsevs` associalions, and nosl oJ lIen ovganize
JieId das on lIe lopic oJ eavlI Iines. Il nigIl Ie a good idea lo
join one oJ lIen Jov one ov lvo Sundas, jusl lo cIecI lIal ouv
dovsing lecInique is accuvale.

12.11 TIe IeII signaI
In CIaplev 11 il vas discussed Iov, lIvougI lIe avl oJ luning in,
one can Ieavn lo Iel lIe quaIilies oJ an oIjecl `Iecone aIive` in one's
consciousness. To lIe appvenlice cIaivvoanl, dovsing lIe Iines is
one oJ lIe nosl slviIing exanpIes oJ lIis pvocess. TIe Iines pvove
lo Ie pavlicuIavI eas lo lune inlo. And vIiIe cvossing a Iine vilI
lIe vods, a langiIIe eJJecl laIes pIace in lIe naveI avea, avound lIe
nanipva cIaIva oJ lIe Indian lvadilion. Il is a gul JeeIing, vev
`pIsicaI` - unnislaIaIIe. TIe pvocess oJ dovsing is a cIeav
exanpIe oJ Iov one can lune in, and lIen JeeI a nodiJicalion oJ
one's enevg in vesponse.
As a consequence oJ lIis langiIIe eJJecl, sludenls usuaII Iave a
pIeasanl suvpvise lIe lend lo Jind lIe Iines in lIe sane pIaces,
even lIougI lIe na Ie dovsing Jov lIe Jivsl line.
Bovsing eavlI Iines is venavIaIIe in lIal il is pvoIaII lIe easiesl
oJ aII exlva-sensoviaI pevceplions lo oIjecliJ and vepvoduce. IJ
anIod vas lo lv lo denonslvale ESF lpe oJ pIenonena
scienliJicaII, I vouId cevlainI advise lIen lo vovI on eavlI
Iines.
AIoul lIe `IeII signaI` il is inlevesling lo nole lIal a cevlain
Jvaclion oJ lIe popuIalion seen unaIIe lo dovse - pvoIaII aIoul
10% oJ lIe sludenls I see. TIeve seens lo Ie a covveIalion Ielveen
lIe inaIiIil lo dovse and enolionaI IIocIages in lIe aIdoninaI
avea. In olIev vovds, lIese IeIpIess dovsevs ave sslenalicaII
lIose vilI najov oIslvuclions oJ enevg in lIe naveI avea. WIen
lIese sludenls undevgo a vegvession pvocess, veIeasing lIeiv IeII
IIocIages, lIe gain |ov valIev vegain) lIeiv capacil lo dovse
pvopevI.

12.12 FeeIing lIe Iines vilIoul vods
Once ou can Iocale lIe Iines oJ lIe gvid accovding lo lIe dovsing
nelIod indicaled aIove, lIe nexl slage is lo JeeI lIe Iines vilIoul
lIe vods. TIis is sonelIing lIal viII suvpvise ouv dovsev Jviends
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vev nucI. Il is quile a conic silualion Iov can ou, vIo Iave
onI Ieen dovsing Jov a Jev veeIs, nol onI Jind lIe Iines Iul
even Jind lIen vilIoul vods, vIen lIe Iave Ieen vovIing on
lIe suIjecl Jov eavs and vouIdn'l Iave a cIue Iov lo do lIal?
BeaII, il is Iecause ouv dovsing cones Jvon a sslenalic
lvaining oJ pevceplion and nol Jvon an isoIaled sIiII.
WilI a slvong avaveness in lIe ee, il is acluaII nol vev
diJJicuIl lo sense lIe Iines vilI ouv Iands, vilIoul vods.
Slavl vaIIing dovn lIe voon sIovI, ouv Iands in Jvonl oJ ou.
As IeJove, Ieep a ligIl avaveness oJ lIe viIvalion, IolI in lIe ee
and IeIov lIe naveI. BvealIe vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion, lo anpIiJ
lIe viIvalion. Tune inlo lIe Iines Jvon ouv IeII.
WIen ou vaII acvoss a Iine ouv Iands viII JeeI a sIigIl
vesislance, as iJ ou veve neeling sonelIing lIicIev and densev
lIan jusl lIe aiv oJ lIe voon. Sonelines lIeve is aIso a sIigIl
viIvalion added lo ouv Iands vIen ou `loucI` a Iine. WaII IacI
one slep and cone lo lIe Iine sIovI again. BveII on lIe JeeIing,
Ieavn lo vecognize il. In Jacl, il is nove appvopviale lo use lIe
vovd `vaII` valIev lIan Iine, Jov vIal ou JeeI is acluaII IiIe a
vaII oJ viIvalion, a Iil IiIe a vaII oJ elIevic snoIe.
As aIvas, lIeve is one secvel pvaclise, pvaclise, pvaclise! IJ ou do
so ou viII Ie aIIe lo enlev a voon and innedialeI leII vIeve lIe
Iines ave and Iov noxious lIe ave. You von'l need an vods. You
von'l even need lo vaII acvoss lIe voon.

12.13 Seeing lIe Iines
Seeing lIe Iines, ov valIev lIe vaIIs oJ snoI enevg, is nol nucI
nove diJJicuIl lIan seeing IaIos oJ IigIl avound peopIe. TIe
lecIniques lo use ave exaclI lIe sane as lIose ve Iave descviIed
in lIe cIaplevs on seeing.
InpIenenl lIe lvipIe pvocess oJ vision
1) MolionIessness and Jocus in lIe ee, IIinIing as IillIe as possiIIe.
2) Bon'l IooI Jov lIe Iines, Iecone avave oJ lIe Jacl oJ seeing, ov
seeingness. IJ seeingness is oul oJ veacI, jusl JeeI lIe inage in
Jvonl oJ ou inslead oJ IooIing al il.
3) Tv lo JeeI Jvon ouv Ieavl, and in lIis case Jvon ouv IeII
al lIe sane line. IJ ou Jind il diJJicuIl lo Ie in lIe ee, lIe
Ieavl and lIe IeII al lIe sane line, jusl Ieep lIe ee and lIe
IeII. LooI Jvon lIe IeII, lIvougI lIe ee. IJ lIis loo is
diJJicuIl, Jocus nainI on lIe IeII cenlve, one incI IeIov lIe
naveI.
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Tips Jov Ieginnevs
TIe nove lIe peopIe in lIe voon ave in lIeiv ee, lIe easiev il is
lo see.
You viII Jind il easiev lo see lIe Iines iJ ou lv vIiIe anolIev
pevson is dovsing in lIe voon.
Fvon n expevience, vIen a nunIev oJ Ieginnevs aII lv lo
lune inlo an oIjecl ov lo see il cIaivvoanlI al lIe sane line, il
cveales a Iig cIoud oJ cIaolic enevg in lIe voon and even lvained
cIaivvoanls Iave diJJicuIl discevning anlIing. Il sonelines
laIes a good IaIJ Iouv IeJove anone can pevceive anlIing again.
TIe sane appIies lo eavlI Iines iJ loo nan inexpevienced sludenls
lv lo see lIen al lIe sane line, il is IiIeI lIal aJlev lIivl
seconds aIsoIuleI noIod can see anlIing annove.
Fvaclise seeing lIe Iines avound lIe FuII Moon and in lIe
evening, vIen lIe Iines ave al lIeiv videsl.

12.14 TIe auva oJ lIe dovsev
An inlevesling pvaclice is lo sil quielI, inpIenenl lIe lvipIe
vision pvocess, and valcI lIe auva oJ soneIod vIo is dovsing.
EacI line lIe cvoss a Iine ou can see a cIange in lIe coIouvs and
lIe inlensil oJ lIeiv auva. Even iJ ou ave nol seeing coIouvs
cIeavI el, ou von' l Jind il loo diJJicuIl lo sense lIe
nodiJicalion lIal laIes pIace in lIe pevson' s enevg.
AIso lv lo lune inlo lIeiv IeII enevg. WIen lIe cvoss a Iine
ou viII Ie aIIe lo sense lIe `IeII signaI` in lIen. IJ lIe Iine is
veaII loxic il can easiI naIe ou JeeI a Iil sicI even Jvon a
dislance, jusl I luning inlo lIe dovsev's IeII.

12.15 Biagnosing geopalIic slvess
As ou Iecone a Iil nove advanced, ou na deveIop an
inlevesling sIiII in diagnosis JeeIing lIe inpvinl IeJl I Iines in
peopIe. IJ soneIod sIeeps Jov nonlIs on a Iine, il Ieaves a lvacI
in lIeiv enevg. And ou can acluaII JeeI and see lIe Iine's enevg
on lIen.
TIis pvaclice is nucI Iess diJJicuIl lIan il sounds. You need lo
Iave deveIoped a cevlain JeeIing Jov lIe Iines. TIis neans ou need
lo Inov exaclI vIal lIe enevg oJ a Iine JeeIs IiIe. TIen vIen
luning inlo soneone ou IooI Jov lIe sane JeeIing. IJ lIe Iave
noxious eavlI Iines inpvinled in lIeiv enevg, neaning iJ lIe
suJJev Jvon vIal Ias Ieen caIIed `geopalIic slvess`, ou viII
vecognize lIe `Iine JeeIing`, lIe sane as ou gel vIen luning inlo
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lIe gvid. TIis viII give ou lIe capacil lo suspecl vev quicII iJ
a disease is due lo a loxic Iine.

12.16 Finding enevg veIIs
TIe suIjecl oJ enevg veIIs is nucI nove nslevious lIan lIal oJ
noxious eavlI Iines. Vev IillIe Ias Ieen vvillen aIoul lIen.
Finding lIe veIIs enlaiIs a gveal undevslanding oJ leIIuvic Jovces,
Iul il aIso vequives lIal ou cuIlivale a cevlain vespecl Jov lIe
Iand, lIal ou vaIue ils enevgies.
To Jind enevg veIIs ou need lvo nain quaIilies vespecl and
allunenenl. Il von'l Ie ou lIal Jinds lIe veIIs, il viII Ie lIe
Iand lIal sIovs lIen lo ou. MaIe. IJ lIe Iand JeeIs ou ave a
nice pevson.
WIal is a nice pevson, Jvon lIe poinl oJ viev oJ lIe Iand? You
avvive al lIe pIace vilI ouv Iead JuII oJ lIe nenlaI aclivil
genevaled I nodevn IiJe, Iul lIe Iand viIvales on quile a
diJJevenl Jvequenc. TIe Jivsl slep is lo Iecone alluned lo lIe
Iand, lo Iel ouvseIJ viIvale on ils Jvequenc. TIe Iand is aIso
sensilive lo ouv nagnelisn. Il appveciales and vespecls peopIe oJ a
cevlain densil. You Iave lo Ie slead in ouv IeII and lo connecl
ouv IeII enevg vilI lIe Iand, ancIoving lIe Jovce oJ ouv
Iovev cIaIvas in lIe gvound. So IeJove expIoving lIe Iouse ilseIJ,
il is good lo spend a Jev ninules vaIIing avound il, lo sense lIe
enevg oJ lIe avea and lo connecl vilI il.
Once ou ave in lIe vigIl innev disposilion, Iov do ou Jind lIe
veIIs? IJ ou Iave acIieved a cevlain cIaivvoance, il is quile
sinpIe ou jusl Iave lo IooI avound ou. An enevg veII IooIs IiIe
a IillIe Jounlain oJ enevg, a IillIe `gesev`, a coIunn oJ IigIl.
Even iJ ou do nol Jind il eas lo see auvas el, pvaclise lIe lvipIe
vision pvocess and scan lIe space oJ lIe voon Jvon ouv ee. IJ
ou ave alluned lo lIe enevg oJ lIe pIace, an unexpecled JIasI oJ
vision na laIe pIace.
TIen slavl vaIIing avound lIe voon vev sIovI, ouv paIns in
Jvonl oJ ou, as iJ ou veve lving lo sense lIe Iines vilIoul
vods |seclion 12.12). TIeve is a Oevnan vovd lIal can'l veaII Ie
lvansIaled genlIicI. Il neans `JuII oJ JeeIing`, nice and
conJovlaIIe Jov lIe souI - and lIal is exaclI vIal an enevg veII
JeeIs IiIe.
In n expevience, enevg veIIs ave oJlen Jound adjacenl lo an
eavlI Iine |Iul nol on lIe Iine). So don'l Ie vovvied iJ ou Jind
one jusl on lIe edge oJ a Iine, lIeve is nolIing vvong vilI il.
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TIe size oJ enevg veIIs vavies. TIose ve see in Sdne ave oJlen
Ielveen one and lvo Jeel in dianelev, ov possiII a Iil nove. Bul
lIeve ave aIoviginaI siles, Jov inslance, vIeve one na Jind nucI
Iiggev ones. Cevlain siles ave veaII nagic, vilI enevg veIIs
evevvIeve, IiIe Jaivies` JivevovIs. WaIIing on lIese siles vilI
lIe vigIl consciousness lvanspovls ou inlo anolIev dinension oJ
exislence.
BiJJevenl enevg veIIs Iave diJJevenl pvopevlies. Sone Iave nove
oJ an inspivalionaI vaIue, sone oJ IeaIing. You Iave lo lune inlo
lIe Ieing oJ lIe veII lo discovev il. Bul Ie vev genlIe, Jov lIese
Ieings ave sI. LooI vilIoul IooIing, lune in as iJ Jvon a
dislance. OlIevvise lIe viII conceaI lIeiv enevg and lIe veII
viII venain undelecled I ouv ee. Il is onI once ou Iave
gained a cevlain JaniIiavil vilI lIe IillIe Ieing IeIind lIe veII
lIal il viII veveaI aII ils secvels lo ou.
EvevlIing is el lo Ie discoveved aIoul enevg veIIs!

12.17 Can one neulvaIise noxious eavlI Iines?
Bovsevs Iave nade nan allenpls lo neulvaIise lIe noxious Iines.
Man devices Iave Ieen designed, sucI as coppev vods oJ vavious
sIapes, Iead coiIs, eIeclvonagnelic appavalus, candIes, oiI Ianps,
nandaIas and nagic signs undev lIe cavpel. AJlev Iaving lesled
nan oJ lIen, I Iave cone lo lIe concIusion lIal nolIing veaII
vovIs. Sone devices Iving a lenpovav inpvovenenl, Iul I Iave
nevev seen an lIal Iasl. AJlev a Jev veeIs ov al nosl a Jev
nonlIs, lIe gvid vecovevs ils noxious cIavaclev.
MaIe lIe ansvev is oJ a diJJevenl naluve. AIlIougI sone oJ lIese
Iines ave Iad Jov ouv IeaIlI, lIe ave nol necessaviI Iad Jov lIe
EavlI. TIe Iines ave lo lIe EavlI vIal lIe acupuncluve nevidians
ave lo ouv Iod. WI sIouId ve lv lo IIocI lIese JIovs?
MaIe lIe soIulion does nol Iie in allenpling lo covvecl lIe
naluvaI gvid oJ lIe EavlI, Iul in pIacing ouv Iouses on spols lIal
ave appvopviale and JavouvaIIe lo Iunan IiJe. TIe gvid is nol
noxious evevvIeve nan pIaces Iave a IoveI enevg. IJ ou IuiId
a Iouse jusl on lop oJ an undevgvound slvean, ou ave assuved oJ
Iaving a noxious gvid aII avound lIe Iouse. Bul iJ ou IuiId lIe
sane Iouse JiJl nelves ava, lIeve na nol Ie an unJavouvaIIe
consequence.
In AuslvaIia, vIeve leIIuvic enevgies ave pavlicuIavI slvong, I Iave
seen a Jev Iouses lIal veve IuiIl on aIoviginaI IuviaI gvounds ov
on siles lIal aIovigines Iad lvadilionaII judged unJil Jov Iunan
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IaIilalion. In lIese Iouses peopIe JeII sicI and JougIl aII lIe line,
venl IanIvupl, connilled suicide... Even lIe cals, lIal novnaII
Iave a gveal line on lIe Iines, Iid in lIe cupIoavds and Iad
nevvous IveaIdovns. WouId il Ie veasonaIIe lo slavl a vav againsl
lIe Iand lo cIeav sucI a pIace, ov sIouId one considev lIal no Iouse
sIouId evev Iave Ieen IuiIl lIeve?
TIe veaI pvoIIen is lIal ve ave nol Iiving in Iavnon vilI lIe
enevgies oJ lIe EavlI. We pIace ouv IuiIdings accovding lo nenlaI
considevalions aJlev dvaving nice squaves on a nap. We ave
disconnecled Jvon lIe Iand ve do nol even lv lo consuIl il
IeJove IuiIding. And lIen vIen lIe viIes in lIe Iouse ave avJuI,
ve vanl lecInoIog lo cone lo ouv vescue lo slop lIe naluvaI
leIIuvic JIovs and luvn ouv spooI pIace inlo a IoneI IillIe
collage.
TIe veaI ansvev is lo inlvoduce avcIilecls and IuiIdevs lo lIe
science oJ leIIuvic Iines and veIIs. And as Jav as ou ave concevned,
lo cIecI lIe gvid and lIe viIvalions oJ a Iouse IeJove noving inlo
il.
FvaclicaII, vIal can ou do? Bovse ouv Iouse in gveal delaiI.
TIeve is aIvas a gvid oJ Iines, 2 lo 2.5 nelves apavl. Bul in nan
cases lIe gvid is nol pavlicuIavI noxious. SliII, ou need lo naIe
suve lIal no Iine cvosses ouv Ied, lIal ou ave nol nedilaling on
a Iine and lIal none oJ lIe pIaces vIeve ou veguIavI sil is on a
Iine. Bon'l Iesilale lo nove lIe Juvniluve.
TIen lIe second slage is lo slavl Iunling |genlI!) aII ovev lIe
Iouse Jov lIe enevg veIIs and lo expIove vIal ou can gain Jvon
lIen. AII lIis neans lIal ou Iave lo veconsidev ouv IaIils and
lo slavl using lIe space in Iavnon vilI lIe enevg oJ lIe Iouse.
IJ ou can Ie cIevev enougI lo design lIe inleviov oJ ouv Iouse in
sucI a va lIal ou nedilale, sIeep, eal, vovI... on enevg veIIs,
lIen lIe IeneJils viII Ie innense as Jav as ouv pIsicaI, nenlaI
and spiviluaI IeaIlI is concevned.
WIal iJ lIe gvid is noxious, ov JuII oJ addilionaI Iines, ov iJ lIe
Iouse Ias Ieen designed in sucI a va lIal vIevevev ou pul ouv
Ied il is on a cvossing oJ Iines? M advice is lo nove. SpiviluaI
avaIening is a pvocess oJ opening. Il can'l Iappen snoolII in a
pIace vIeve lIe viIvalions ave loxic. WIen ou undevgo deep
lvansilions, ou need ouv envivonnenl lo suppovl ou, nol lo
vovI againsl ou. Oo and Jind a pIace vIeve il is 100% vigIl Jov
ou lo Ie. TIis is an inpovlanl pavl oJ lIe spiviluaI quesl and
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lIeveJove, iJ ouv nolivalion is vigIl, lIe univevse viII suppovl
ou.

12.18 A geogvapI oJ enIigIlennenl
IJ ou veaII vanl lo Inov aIoul enevg, I vouId suggesl ou
appI ouvseIJ lo pevceiving lIe Iines unliI ou veacI lIe poinl
vIen ou can Inov innedialeI vIeve lIe Iines ave as soon as ou
enlev a voon. Il doesn'l nallev iJ ou can'l see lIen in lIe
Ieginning. Bul ou Iave lo deveIop ouv JeeIing lo lIe poinl
vIeve ou can open lIe doov, lune in, and sense vIeve lIe Iines
ave vilIoul even Iaving lo vaII lIvougI lIe voon. TIis viII
slvucluve a deep conneclion vilI Iand enevgies.
TIen vIen visiling a nev pIace, ou viII aulonalicaII avoid lIe
Iines and picI lIe vigIl spol lo sil. TIis viII Iappen
sponlaneousI, ou von'l even Iave lo lIinI aIoul il. You viII jusl
sil sonevIeve, and Ialev on veaIize lIal ou Iave picIed up an
enevg veII again. And iJ Jov sone veason ou evev Iappen lo sil
on a Iine, ou viII innedialeI veceive a signaI Jvon ouv IeII,
and ou viII JeeI lIe desive lo nove. You do nol even need lo see
lIe Iines cIaivvoanlI lo veacI lIal slage. Il is enougI lo lvain
ouvseIJ lo JeeI lIen sslenalicaII.
As ou Iecone nove avave oJ lIese leIIuvic enevgies, ou viII Ie
suvpvised lo see lIal sone peopIe Ieep going slvaigIl Jvon one
Iine lo anolIev, due lo sone Iind oJ slvange nagnelisn. IJ lIeve
is a Iad cvossing sonevIeve in ouv Iounge, lIe vaII slvaigIl
lIeve and sil dovn. IJ lIeve is a spooI Iouse avaiIaIIe in lovn,
lIe vusI lo venl il. And even iJ lIeiv Iouse is quile sound eavlI-
Iine-vise, lIe nanage lo pul lIeiv Ied on lIe vovsl cvossing
lIe can Jind. In a va, ou can sa lIal lIese peopIe Iave
deveIoped a sensilivil lo lIe Iines! Bul lIe unconsciousI use il
againsl lIenseIves. TIese eavlI Iine IaniIazes vouId gvealI
IeneJil Jvon vovIing on lIeiv ee and Ieavning lo dovse. Yel ou
Jind lIal nan oJ lIen oIslinaleI veJuse lo lv, ov even sinpI
lo acInovIedge lIe exislence oJ lIe Iines.
TIis Ieads ou lo JeeI lIal lIeve is a covvespondence Ielveen ouv
ovn quaIil oJ enevg and lIe pIaces vIeve ve sil, Ie il in ouv
ovn Ione ov even in a veslauvanl, cinena ov Jviend's pIace. TIis
neans lIal nan peopIe unconsciousI picI IavnJuI spols lo
pevpeluale lIeiv enevg disovdevs and inIaIances. Bul il aIso neans
lIal I sslenalicaII cIoosing spols oJ IigI quaIil enevg ve
can inJIuence ouv slale oJ IeaIlI and consciousness posiliveI -
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naIe nucI nove lIan ve lIinI. Il aIso suggesls lIal lvo peopIe
na Iive in lIe sane envivonnenl and el Ie in lvo diJJevenl
vovIds, one I sslenalicaII slaing on Iines, and lIe olIev on
enevg veIIs.
As ve cone lo lIe end oJ lIis cIaplev, I Iave a Javouv lo asI ou.
TIe InovIedge aIoul lIe Iines is quile sinpIe, el lIe lvouIIes il
na save ave enovnous. FIease laII aIoul eavlI Iines. Biscuss lIe
suIjecl JuII vilI ouv Jviends and veIalives. Nevev vasle an
oppovlunil lo naIe il a suIjecl oJ convevsalion. IJ ou ave a
jouvnaIisl, lIen vvile aIoul il ov gel lIe suIjecl Ivoadcasl on vadio
ov TV. IJ ou ave a IeaIlI pvaclilionev, expIain lIe nallev lo ouv
palienls. Il von'l spoiI ouv vepulalion, due lo lIe vasl anounl oJ
scienliJic evidence avaiIaIIe lo IacI up lIe pIenonenon. Il sIouId
Ie undevslood as an acl oJ IigIev conpassion lo cveale as nucI
inlevesl as possiIIe in lIis suIjecl.
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Bovniens vigiIa
WIiIe asIeep, sla avaIe.

In lIal vIicI is nigIl lo aII Ieings,
lIe enIigIlened one is avaIe.
TIal in vIicI aII Ieings ave avaIe,
is nigIl lo lIe enIigIlened one.
BIagavad-Ol 2.69

NigIl pvaclice is a sel oJ lecIniques designed lo induce a slale oJ
pscIic sIeep, and lo use ouv nigIls Jov lIe puvpose oJ seIJ-
lvansJovnalion. WIen pevJovned duving lIe da, nigIl pvaclice is
a quicI and suve va lo vecovev Jvon slvess and Jaligue. HigIev
slages oJ nigIl pvaclice deaI vilI conscious aslvaI lvaveIIing, Jov
vIicI a Jev pvepavalov lecIniques ave suggesled in lIe nexl
cIaplev.

13.1 CvilicaI lines
WIeve do ou go aJlev ou die?
Accovding lo lIe TiIelan and Hindu sciences oJ ding, lIe nonenl
oJ dealI is cvilicaI, Jov il delevnines lIe condilions oJ ouv
jouvne aJlev IiJe. LiIe allvacls IiIe. A vesonance is said lo laIe
pIace Ielveen lIe conlenls oJ ouv nind al lIe vev nonenl oJ
dealI and lIe pIace lo vIicI ou viII Ie allvacled. A vevse oJ lIe
BIagavad-Ol puls il in lIese levns
a-a v `pi snavan IIva lajal anle IaIevavan la-lan
evai` li...
WIalevev oIjecl/slale soneone lIinIs oJ al lIe JinaI nonenl oJ
Ieaving lIeiv Iod, lIal and lIal aIone lIe allain. |8.6)
TIeve is a slov Jvon lIe BuddIisl lvadilion oJ a nan vIo Iad Ied
a vev vivluous IiJe. As Ie Ia ding Iis nepIev sal I Iis
Iedside, pvelending lo gvieve Iul secvelI coveling lIe
inIevilance. TIe nan gol vev angv vIen Ie sav lIal Iis
nepIev's gvieJ vas JaIe. TIe ding can easiI vead lIe ninds oJ
lIose avound lIen, Jov lIe ave aIvead IaIJ in lIe aslvaI. His
angev vas enougI lo pvopeI Iin slvaigIl inlo a Iuvning IeII,
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vIeve Ie Iad lo spend sone line IeJove Iis nexl Iunan
incavnalion. Because lIe nonenl oJ dealI is so cvilicaI, nan
esolevic scIooIs, veslevn and easlevn, Iave deveIoped pvecise
nelIods Jov Ieaving lIe Iod lIe vigIl va so one can Jind one's
pvopev diveclion in lIe non-pIsicaI vovIds.
Lel us nov IooI al a daiI expevience vIicI is no diJJevenl Jvon
lIe advenluve oJ dealI. WIeve do ou go aJlev ou JaII asIeep? A
vIoIe vange oJ pIanes oJ consciousness ave open lo ou. Sone ave
IigIl and veJvesIing, olIevs ave nove IiIeI lo induce levviIIe
nigIlnaves. As Jav as Jaligue vecovev and spiviluaI deveIopnenl
ave concevned, lIe vaIue oJ ouv sIeep depends on lIe quaIil oJ
lIe pIanes lIal ouv aslvaI Iod visils duving lIe nigIl. IJ ou
vandev inlo lIe vvong pIaces ou na veII vaIe up nove lived
lIan vIen ou JeII asIeep, ov even sicI.
WIal delevnines vIicI pIanes ou visil duving ouv sIeep? Once
nove, ouv slale oJ nind vIen cvossing lIe lIvesIoId is essenliaI.
Al lIe gale oJ sIeep as al lIe gale oJ dealI, a vesonance laIes pIace.
TIe quaIil oJ ouv consciousness al lIe vev nonenl oJ JaIIing
asIeep pIas an essenliaI voIe in delevnining vIeve ou viII
jouvne duving lIe nigIl. Hence lIe ineslinaIIe vaIue oJ a line oJ
puve and coIevenl avaveness jusl IeJove JaIIing asIeep, vIicI viII
aIIov ouv aslvaI Iod lo Ie dvavn lovavds lIe `vigIl pIace` duving
lIe jouvne. Man vaIuaIIe side eJJecls viII vesuIl, sucI as gvealev
enevg duving lIe da, Iellev vesislance lo disease, incveased
nenov and enIanced cvealivil.
You vouId nevev lveal lIe nonenl oJ ouv dealI IigIlI. TIe
pavaIIeI Ielveen lIe lvo expeviences is sucI lIal lIe nonenl oJ
JaIIing asIeep sIouId Ie lvealed vilI lIe sane inpovlance.

13.2 Inilialov dealI and lIe nslev oJ lIe lIvesIoId
SevevaI lvadilions Iave enpIasized lIe anaIog Ielveen dealI and
inilialion. Even vilIoul an occuIl InovIedge, ou can convince
ouvseIJ oJ lIis covvespondence jusl I oIsevving a ding pevson.
TIeve na Iave Ieen lvaunas and suJJeving IeJoveIand, el vIen
lIe nonenl oJ dealI appvoacIes, lIe pevson slavls lo vadiale a
gveal sevenil. IJ Ie Ias nol Ieen sedaled vilI loo nan dvugs
ou can cIeavI sense lIal an opening laIes pIace.
Fvon an esolevic poinl oJ viev lIe conneclion Ielveen dealI and
inilialion is oIvious lIe iniliale is lIe one vIo can, vIiIe aIive,
Iecone avave oJ lIose pIanes visiled I lIe dead. TIe iniliale can
see lIe non-pIsicaI pIanes and lvaveI lIvougI lIen even lIougI
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Ie is sliII incavnaled in a pIsicaI Iod. TIe non-iniliale, on lIe
olIev Iand, viII Iave lo vail unliI dealI lo discovev vIal is on
lIe olIev side.
Moveovev, vIen cevlain `cIicIs` occuv on lIe palI oJ inilialion, ou
veaIize lIal ou ave acconpIisIing al lIal vev nonenl vovI lIal
viII Ie conpIeled I olIevs onI al lIe line oJ lIeiv dealI. And
ouv suIlIe vision is suddenI Ioosled. Il is IiIe an expIosion. You
Inov lIal vIen lIe line cones Jov ou lo die pIsicaII, a gveal
deaI oJ lIe vovI viII aIvead Iave Ieen done.
TIeve is nolIing gvin aIoul lIis aspecl oJ lIe inilialion pvocess.
TIinI oJ lIe sevenil and opening oJ lIe ding pevson. Once ou
slavl cvossing lIe lIvesIoIds oJ inilialion, a Iil oJ lIis sevenil
venains vilI ou, aIvas. Even iJ ou ave caugIl in lIe agilalion
oJ lIe vovId, lIe soJl JeeIing venains in lIe IacIgvound. And
Iecause ou ave IolI dead and aIive al lIe sane line, ou can slavl
lo Iive Jov good. TIe Spivil is lIe souvce oJ nagniJicenl pavadoxes
Iaving gone lIvougI a dealI-IiIe pvocess ou Iecone nucI nove
aIive. BeJove, ou veve aninaled and nolIing nove: nov ou ave
aIive. Il is so sinpIe lIal il Iecones exlvaovdinav.
In a quesl Jov inilialion, lIeve is aIvas a seavcI Jov lIe
lIvesIoId, lIe gale lIal opens ouv vision lo lIe non-pIsicaI
vovIds. Bul lo lIe cIaivvoanl ee, il appeavs lIal il is nol onI al
lIe line oJ dealI lIal lIe galeva is cvossed. Evev da, aII
Iunan Ieings pass I, nissing vIal lIe veslevn lvadilion Ias
caIIed lIe `guavdian oJ lIe lIvesIoId`. Il Iappens al Ieasl lvice a
da |Jouv lines, iJ ou Iave a nap) eacI line ou JaII asIeep, and
eacI line ou vaIe up. Bul lIe lvaged is, lIe guavdian oJ lIe
lIvesIoId venains unnoliced. Il is connon lo JaII asIeep and `JaII
avaIe` as Jasl as sIipping on ice. You ave vaIIing, and suddenI
IeJove ou Inov il ou Jind ouvseIJ on lIe gvound. Il Iappens so
quicII lIal ou Iave aIsoIuleI no idea vIal looI pIace in lIe
neanline, nov Iov il looI pIace. TIis neans lIal lvice ov even
Jouv lines evev da, a Janlaslic oppovlunil Jov seIJ-
deveIopnenl is Iosl.
TIvesIoIds ave aIvas essenliaI. TIe da is ang, lIe nigIl is in,
and vIal is lviIigIl? TviIigIl is a line vIen paivs oJ opposiles
can Ie lvanscended. TIal is vI so nan sages and enIigIlened
peopIe viII leII ou lIal lIe Iad lIeiv Jivsl JIasI oJ iIIuninalion
al lviIigIl.
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TIe vigIl side oJ lIe Iod is lIe naIe, soIav side. TIe IeJl side is
lIe JenaIe, Iunav side. And vIal aIoul lIe niddIe Iine? Il is lIe
seal oJ lIe sevpenl-Jive oJ lIe veslevn lvadilion, snIoIised I
Hevnes` caduceus. TIis covvesponds lo lIe susunn-nd oJ
KundaIini-oga, lIe cenlvaI cIanneI in vIicI lIe Jovce noves.
Nov, vIal Iappens vIen lIis cenlvaI cIanneI opens? You ave
neilIev soIav nov Iunav, neilIev naIe nov JenaIe, neilIev inside
nov oulside. You lvanscend lIe duaIil oJ naniJeslalion and ou
gel in loucI vilI ouv elevnaI SeIJ. We couId go on invesligaling
sevevaI siniIav paivs oJ opposile vaIues and Jind lIal eacI line,
sonelIing cvilicaI laIes pIace al lIe IovdevIine Ielveen lIe lvo.
One oJ lIe puvposes oJ nigIl pvaclice is lo expIove lIe dividing
Iine Ielveen vaIing and sIeeping. CuIlivale an inlevesl in lIis
lIvesIoId, vondev al il! |Wondev is a gveal spiviluaI quaIil, one
nevev pvaclises il enougI!) Il sIouId Iecone a genlIe oIsession eacI
line ou ave going lo sIeep WIal an I going lo gel oul oJ
cvossing lIe lIvesIoId lIis line? TIe JuII expevience oJ lIe
lIvesIoId is one oJ supevconsciousness, Iul as discussed IeJove il is
usuaII nissed Iecause ou ave loo quicI. So lIe laclic oJ nigIl
pvaclice is lo induce a sIov lvansilion Jvon vaIing lo sIeeping via
a gvaduaII incveasing veIaxalion. You veacI a slage in vIicI ou
ave neilIev avaIe nov asIeep, ov valIev IolI al lIe sane line, and
avave. TIeve ou can puvsue ouv quesl Jov lIe guavdian oJ lIe
lIvesIoId.

13.3 SIeep and suIlIe Iodies
To undevsland ouv lopic JuII, ve need lo go lIvougI a Jev Iasic
poinls vegavding suIlIe Iodies. A Iunan Ieing can Ie vegavded as
nade oJ Jouv pavls
1) a pIsicaI Iod |FB)
2) an elIevic Iod |EB), ov Iaev oJ IiJe Jovce. TIis IiJe Jovce is
idenlicaI lo vIal is caIIed pvna in SansIvil, qi in CIinese. TIe
elIevic Iod is lIe sane as lIe pvna-naa-Iosa, ov `enveIope-
nade-oJ-pvna` oJ lIe Indian lvadilion. In levns oJ innev
expevience, lIeve is a sinpIe veJevence vIenevev ou JeeI a
viIvalion ov a lingIing, sonelIing Ias Ieen aclivaled in ouv
elIevic Iod.
3) an aslvaI Iod |AB) ov Iaev oJ nenlaI consciousness. WIenevev
ou lIinI ov expevience enolions, sonelIing is laIing pIace in
ouv aslvaI Iod.
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4) an Ego, ov HigIev SeIJ.
TIe aslvaI Iod |AB) and lIe Ego ave IinIed, Jovning an `uppev
conpIex`. TIe pIsicaI Iod |FB) and lIe elIevic Iod |EB) ave
IinIed loo, Jovning a `Iovev conpIex`. UnIess ou ave an iniliale,
lIe pIsicaI and elIevic Iodies nevev JuII sepavale as Iong as ou
ave aIive.
TIe uppev conpIex |ABEgo) is lIe seal oJ ouv consciousness.
WIiIe ou ave avaIe, lIis uppev conpIex penelvales lIe Iovev one
|FBEB), a Iil IiIe a Iand enlevs a gIove. In olIev vovds ouv
consciousness cognizes lIe pIsicaI vovId lIvougI lIe pIsicaI
|and elIevic) Iodies.
WIen ou JaII asIeep lIe uppev conpIex |ABEgo) Iecones
disinlevesled in lIe Iovev one |FBEB). Il vilIdvavs Jvon il. Seen
Jvon oulside ou Iose consciousness, neaning ou JaII asIeep. Bul
in veaIil ouv consciousness is nol Iosl, il is jusl sonevIeve eIse.
Inslead oJ cognising lIe pIsicaI vovId, lIe uppev conpIex
|ABEgo) vandevs in diJJevenl aslvaI vovIds, ov sonelines in lIe
IigIev veaIns oJ lIe Spivil. A vasl vange oJ pIanes can Ie
expevienced, sone IeauliJuI and vegenevaling, sone gve and duII,
sone veaII noxious. Il depends a gveal deaI on lIe quaIil oJ
consciousness in vIicI ou cvoss lIe lIvesIoId. IJ ou JaII asIeep
dvunI aJlev ealing sausages and valcIing Iovvov videos, Jov
inslance, ouv sIeep na nol Ie loo veJvesIing ov enIigIlening
Iecause ou ave IiIeI lo Ie allvacled lo uncIeav aveas oJ lIe aslvaI
spIeve. Il is pavl oJ lIe pvocess oJ lvansJovnalion lo Jind lIose
evening aclivilies and Joods lIal aIIov ou lo Ie divecled lovavds
IigIev veaIns al nigIl.
Avound lIe line oJ vaIing up, ou Iecone inlevesled in lIe
pIsicaI vovId again and lIe uppev conpIex |ABEgo) veinlegvales
inlo lIe Iovev one |FBEB). TIe Iand goes IacI inlo lIe gIove. And
lIal is anolIev cvilicaI line, Jov iJ lIe veconneclion does nol laIe
pIace pvopevI ou ave vev IiIeI lo Ie in a Iad nood aII da. You
can pvoIaII vecaII cevlain das vIen evevlIing seened lo go
vvong, and vIen ou visIed ou Iad nol voIen up liII lIe
JoIIoving novning. To a cevlain exlenl, lIis can Ie avoided I a
pvopev nanagenenl oJ lIe nonenl oJ vaIing up. Jusl as JaIIing
asIeep is an avl, vaIing up is loo.
WIal Iappens al lIe line oJ dealI, in levns oJ suIlIe Iodies? TIe
uppev conpIex |ABEgo) depavls Jov good. TIe pIsicaI and elIevic
Iodies ave IeJl lo disinlegvale. So ve Jind anolIev pavaIIeI Ielveen
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dealI and sIeep. In levns oJ suIlIe Iodies, sIeep is a lvansienl
sepavalion oJ lIe aslvaI Iod and Ego Jvon lIe pIsicaI and
elIevic, vIiIe dealI is a pevnanenl one.

13.4 AngeIs and lIe cIiseIIing oJ lIe ovgans oJ
cIaivvoance
In ovdev lo gain a divecl vision oJ lIe spiviluaI vovIds, sone nev
ovgans Iave lo Ie IuiIl. Il is oIvious lIal lo Ie aIIe lo pevceive lIe
pIsicaI vovId ve need pIsicaI sensov ovgans and nevves. In lIe
sane va Iul on anolIev IeveI, sone aslvaI slvucluves ave needed
lo pevceive non-pIsicaI vovIds. One oJ lIe veasons vI nosl
Iunan Ieings ave pvesenlI IIind lo anlIing olIev lIan lIe
pIsicaI veaIil is lIal lIese ovgans oJ cIaivvoance ave IacIing.
TIe Iave lo Ie IuiIl Jov vision lo open.
Buving lIe da, lIe aslvaI Iod is loo Ius opevaling inside lIe
pIsicaI Iod Jov lIe IuiIding up oJ lIe nev ovgans lo laIe pIace.
Ouv nenlaI consciousness, and lIeveJove ouv aslvaI Iod, is
divecled lovavds lIe pIsicaI vovId. TIe aslvaI Iod gels saluvaled
vilI lIe pIsicaI pevceplions il veceives Jvon lIe senses via lIe
Ivain. Il is lIeveJove duving lIe nigIl, vIen lIe aslvaI Iod
vilIdvavs inlo a IiJe oJ ils ovn, lIal lIe nev inslvunenls oJ
pevceplion can Ie cIiseIIed.
Nov, vIo cIiseIs? TIis is a Ie queslion! IJ ou can ansvev il, nol
inleIIecluaII, Iul lIvougI divecl expevience, a good pavl oJ lIe
vovI is done. As lIe pvocess oJ inilialion unJoIds, ou veaIize lIal
lIe cavving oJ lIe aslvaI ovgans oJ cIaivvoance vequives lIe
coIIaIovalion oJ non-pIsicaI guides and IigIev spiviluaI Ieings,
sucI as diJJevenl calegovies oJ angeIs. TIese Ieings expvess
lIenseIves cvealiveI in us, pIanling nev seeds and Jovning nev
slvucluves. TIe ave lving lIeiv Iesl lo IeIp. Bul lIe pvoIIen is
lIal il is nol aIvas possiIIe Jov lIen lo appvoacI us.
TIis lvaged is quile connon. TIeve ave nan peopIe vIo seen lo
Ie despevale Jov spiviluaI pvogvess. TIe go on cving, I visI Ood
couId IeIp ne, iJ onI Ood couId IeIp ne...` And iJ ou IooI jusl
aIove lIen, vIal can ou see? Ouides and angeIs vIo Ieep on
vIispeving, FIease lune inlo us, pIease veceive ouv IigIl!` Inslead
oJ Ianenling, iJ lIese peopIe couId lune in, lIe vouId
innedialeI veceive a sIovev oJ spiviluaI giJls.
WIal ave lIe condilions lIal aIIov lIese IigIev Ieings lo conducl
lIeiv cvealive cIiseIIing vovI on us? Fivsl pevceplion, oJ couvse!
IJ ou can pevceive lIe angeIs` aclion, lIen jusl I luning inlo
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lIeiv enevg consciousI ou viII gvealI JaciIilale lIe pvocess.
Apavl Jvon lIis il is vaIuaIIe lo cuIlivale a cevlain aspivalion, lo
pva Jov lIeiv IeIp. Ouides and angeIs Iave a cevlain code oJ
elIics lIe Iave a gveal vespecl Jov lIe Jvee viII oJ Iunan
Ieings. Il is lIeveJove nucI easiev Jov lIen lo IeIp iJ ou asI
lIen Jivsl. Nov Ie caveJuI, Iecause nenlaI pvaevs usuaII don'l
veacI vev Jav in Ieaven. In Jacl, lIe Iess nenlaI ouv pvaevs ave
and lIe nove lIe ave acconpanied I lvue pevceplion, lIe Iellev
lIe vovI.
Apavl Jvon ouv veceplivil, sone olIev Jaclovs pIa a pavl.
AngeIs Iive in vev puve spIeves, and sone pIsicaI envivonnenls
ave sinpI nol Jil Jov lIen lo connecl vilI. IJ lIe pIace is loo
divl ov ness, iJ lIe viIvalions ave loo Ieav, iJ lIeve Iave Ieen
peopIe dvinIing aIcoIoI ov JigIling, ov iJ lIe pIace is JuII oJ lIe
sneII oJ loIacco, lIen lo lIe angeI il is a suJJocaling space. TIe
angeI cannol appvoacI ov connecl vilI ou.
Have a good IooI al ouv voon and asI ouvseIJ WouId an angeI
cone dovn Ieve? And lIen laIe neasuves lo inpvove lIe silualion.
|TIis appvoacI naIes cIeaning nucI nove inlevesling!)
TIeve is an avl oJ veaving good viIvalions in a voon lIal gvealI
JaciIilales lIe conneclion vilI IigIev spIeves.
Even nove inpovlanl lIan ouv envivonnenl, is... ouvseIJ! IJ
ouv viIvalions ave nol vigIl, ov iJ ou ave loo agilaled, lIe
angeIs cannol do lIeiv vovI. AII lIe lIougIls, vovds and aclions
oJ lIe da veave a veI oJ viIvalions inside ou, vIicI delevnines
lo a gveal exlenl Iov deep lIe IigIl oJ lIe angeI can penelvale.
Bul once nove, lIe nonenl oJ JaIIing asIeep is cvilicaI. Il can Iave
an even gvealev inJIuence lIan aII lIe aclivilies oJ lIe da, jusl as
in lIe slov oJ lIe vivluous nan vIo Iecane angv al lIe
nonenl oJ Ieaving Iis Iod. So, ve cone lo anolIev veason vI a
line oJ coIevenl consciousness IeJove JaIIing asIeep can Iave vev
posilive consequences. TIvougI nigIl pvaclice ou can Ieave ouv
suIlIe Iodies in a condilion lIal aIIovs IigIev spiviluaI Ieings lo
cone and IeIp. TIe pvaclice indicaled in lIe JoIIoving cIaplev
|pIases 4 and 6, in pavlicuIav) opevales a veavvangenenl and a
povevJuI vilIdvavaI oJ lIe senses Jvon lIeiv oIjecls oJ
pevceplion. TIis cveales an inlevnaIizalion oJ lIe aslvaI senses,
vev JavouvaIIe lo lIeiv deveIopnenl duving lIe nigIl.

13.5 NigIl pvaclice and lIe elIevic Iod
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Lel us nov deaI vilI lIe veIalionsIip Ielveen lIe elIevic Iod,
Iaev oJ IiJe Jovce ov pvna, and lIe aslvaI Iod, Iaev oJ nenlaI
consciousness and enolions.
Sone peopIe lend lo inagine lIe elIevic Iod as a 1 ov 2 incI Iaev
oulside lIe Iinils oJ lIe pIsicaI Iod. SucI a Iaev can acluaII
Ie seen, Iul lIis picluve is inaccuvale. Fov lIe elIevic is nol onI
oulside Iul aIso inside lIe lissues oJ lIe pIsicaI Iod. Inagine a
sponge |lIe pIsicaI Iod) pevnealed vilI valev |lIe elIevic
Iod). TIe sponge Ias valev inside il, and lIeve is aIso a Iaev oJ
valev avound il.
SonelIing siniIav can Ie oIsevved vilI lIe aslvaI Iod, on
anolIev IeveI. TIe aslvaI Iod pevneales lIe elIevic Iod, and
exlends Ieond il.
Bul lIe aslvaI Iod does nol aIvas penelvale lIe elIevic vilI lIe
sane inlensil. Sonelines lIe Iand is conpIeleI in lIe gIove,
sonelines il is onI IaIJ inside. Ov lo laIe anolIev exanpIe,
inagine a nisl |lIe aslvaI Iod), and a vaIIe |lIe elIevic Iod).
Sonelines lIe nisl is condensed inlo lIe vaIIe IiIe a lIicI Jog -
lIal's vIen ou ave JuII avaIe. Sonelines lIe nisl is JIoaling
ovev lIe vaIIe IiIe a cIoud - lIal's vIen ou ave sound asIeep,
dveaning and/ov aslvaI lvaveIIing. SevevaI inlevnediale slages can
Ie oIsevved Ielveen lIese lvo exlvenes. OJ couvse lIis is nolIing
nove lIan a nelapIov and sIouId nol Ie laIen loo IilevaII.
WIal ave lIe consequences Jov lIe elIevic and pIsicaI Iodies
vIen lIe aslvaI Iod cones cIosev ov noves ava? Lel's IooI al lIe
pIsicaI Iod Jivsl. TIe genevaI aclion oJ lIe aslvaI Iod is lo
naIe evevlIing conlvacl. TaIe a slvong enolion, sucI as angev ov
Jeav. A disovganised vave avises in lIe aslvaI Iod, and ou slavl
lo JeeI angv ov anxious. InnedialeI a cIain veaclion oJ lension is
genevaled in lIe pIsicaI Iod. Youv eeIids conlvacl, lIeve is
lension in ouv soIav pIexus and in ouv aIdoninaI nuscIes, ouv
Ieavl slavls lo Ieal |neaning lo conlvacl) nove quicII, and so on.
TIe nove lIe aslvaI Iod gvasps lIe pIsicaI Iod, lIe nove lIe
pIsicaI Iod gels conlvacled and cvanped.
On lIe olIev Iand, vIal Iappens lo lIe pIsicaI Iod vIen lIe
aslvaI Iod vilIdvavs, as duving sIeep ov deep slales oJ veIaxalion?
TIe pIsicaI Iod veIaxes, il Iels go oJ lension.
Nov, Iov does lIe elIevic Iod veacl vIen lIe aslvaI Iod noves
in ov oul oJ lIe Iovev conpIex |FBEB)? WIen lIe aslvaI Iod is
nove inpacled inlo lIe Iovev conpIex, and lIeveJove inlo lIe
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elIevic Iod, a conlvaclion pvocess laIes pIace on lIe elIevic IeveI
as veII as on lIe pIsicaI. TIe elIevic Iod Iecones conpacled,
conpvessed, densev, nove ` opaque` and cIosed lo exlevnaI
inJIuences.
On lIe olIev Iand, vIen lIe aslvaI Iod vilIdvavs Jvon lIe
Iovev conpIex, and lIeveJove Jvon lIe elIevic Iod, lIe opposile
can Ie oIsevved. TIe elIevic Iod expands. Il Iecones nove spvead,
spavse and open. TIis is nove lIan a sinpIe veIaxalion, Jov elIevic
nallev is Jav Jvon Ieing as inJIexiIIe as pIsicaI nallev: il is
nucI nove naIIeaIIe and JIuid. TIeveJove, il is a veaI diIalion, a
sveIIing oJ lIe elIevic Iod, lIal laIes pIace vIen lIe aslvaI Iod
noves ava Jvon il. TIe elIevic Iod does nol JeeI as dense. You
can JeeI lIe Iinils oJ ouv ovn enevg exlending nucI JuvlIev
ava lIan vIen lIe aslvaI Iod is cIoseI inpacled.
So aIlogelIev, lIe elIevic Iod is sonelines cIosed and conpacled,
sonelines diIaled and nove pevneaIIe, depending on vIelIev lIe
aslvaI Iod is neav ov Jav Jvon il. In CIaplevs 18 and 20 ve viII
see Iov a conscious naslev oJ lIis IaIance can Ie used lo pvolecl
ouv enevgies. TIeve is a cevlain va oJ Ieing JuII pvesenl lIal
inpacls lIe aslvaI Iod inlo lIe elIevic, sIieIding lIe Iallev
againsl negalive inJIuences. Il gives lIe JeeIing lIal lIe auva is
cIosed and inpevneaIIe.
Bul no Iiving slvucluve can JIouvisI iJ il venains conlvacled aII
lIe line. To nainlain lIe IeaIlI oJ lIe elIevic, lIeve Iave lo Ie
lines vIen il can conpIeleI veIax and expand. TIe nove lIe
gvasp oJ lIe aslvaI Iod is veIeased, lIe nove lIe elIevic Iod is
sel Jvee. TIe slvess oJ nodevn IiJe lends lo genevale a cvanped
condilion in vIicI lIe aslvaI Iod nevev veaII Iels go oJ ils gvip
on lIe elIevic. In lIe Iong vun lIis cveales a veaving oul and an
exIauslion oJ lIe elIevic Iaev. NigIl pvaclice aIIovs ou lo veacI
a degvee oJ elIevic veIaxalion lIal is Jav supeviov lo usuaI sIeep.
TIe pevJecl slale oJ elIevic veIaxalion is vev siniIav lo vIal a
IaI expeviences naluvaII. WI does a IaI sIeep aII lIe line?
Because ils aslvaI Iod Ias IavdI Ianded on lIe pIanel. TIe IaI's
aslvaI Iod is JIoaling aIove, and onI incavnales Jvon line lo
line inlo lIe elIevic. TIeveJove lIe IaI's elIevic is conpIeleI
open and in a slale oJ aIsoIule veIaxalion.
TIis aIso neans lIal ou sIouId laIe gveal cave oJ ouv IaI, Jov
lIis openness naIes il vev vuInevaIIe lo ils envivonnenl. TIe
IaI `IvealIes lIvougI ils sIin` aII lIe inJIuences oJ lIe vovId
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avound il. Sone pavenls laIe lIeiv IaI lo pavlies and considev
lIal evevlIing is Jine Iecause IaI venains sound asIeep, even in
lIe niddIe oJ lIe noise and agilalion. TIis is a Iig nislaIe. TIe
disovganised viIvalions oJ lIe envivonnenl JIov inlo lIe cIiId and
cveale Jav gvealev disluvIance lIan lIe pavenls veaIize.
TIvougI nigIl pvaclice ou Ieavn lo acIieve lIe IaI's cIinax oJ
veIaxalion, nol onI oJ lIe pIsicaI Iul aIso oJ lIe elIevic Iod.
TIe elIevic can Ie given a line oJ conpIele opening and expansion.
TIal is vI nigIl pvaclice na aIIov ou lo vecovev nucI nove
quicII lIan an ovdinav siesla. A IiJeslIe lIal nevev aIIovs a JuII
opening and expansion oJ lIe elIevic Iod, as is lIe case Jov nosl
peopIe al lIe nonenl, genevales acceIevaled aging pvocesses and
exIauslion.
Hovevev, lIe opening aIso inpIies lIal cevlain pvecaulions sIouId
Ie laIen duving ouv nigIl pvaclice. Il vouId nol Ie appvopviale
Jov inslance, lo go inlo a slale oJ deep veIaxalion in lIe IaII oJ a
Ius vaiIva slalion. Youv elIevic Iod vouId Ie IiIeI lo calcI aII
sovls oJ negalive enevgies, and il nigIl laIe ou a Jev veeIs oJ
cIeaving, iJ nol nove, IeJove ou gel vid oJ lIen.
Buving nigIl pvaclice ouv elIevic Iod opens signiJicanlI nove
lIan duving nedilalion. Medilalion is pvaclised in a silling
posilion, and due lo lIe Jacl lIal il opevales lIvougI lIe vaIing
slale, nucI nove conlvoI is velained ovev lIe pIsicaI and elIevic
Iodies. Il is possiIIe, even lIougI nol necessaviI veconnended, lo
nedilale in lIe niddIe oJ a cvovd, Iecause sevevaI necIanisns oJ
deJence ave nainlained. Bul il vouId Ie aIsuvd lo lv lo do a
nigIl pvaclice in lIe niddIe oJ a cvovd, jusl as il is cvaz lo laIe
a IaI lo a denonslvalion. Even duving a nap ov duving lIe nosl
unconscious sIeep, ouv elIevic venains nucI nove cIosed and
inpevneaIIe lIan duving nigIl pvaclice.
Fvon lIis ve can deduce a Jev veconnendalions concevning nigIl
pvaclice. TIeiv Iogic is sinpIe vIen ouv elIevic Iod is open, ou
sIouId Ie in a quiel, cIean and pvolecled elIevic envivonnenl.
Lel us veviev a Jev oJ lIe Jaclovs oJ `elIevic poIIulion`
Il is nol advisaIIe lo inpIenenl nigIl pvaclice on an eavlI Iine.
TIe Iines naIe a gvid oJ densiJied elIevic enevg lIal pvoves loxic
Jov lIe Iunan elIevic Iod. Youv elIevic is nove open duving
novnaI nigIl sIeep lIan vIiIe ou ave avaIe, lIeveJove eavlI Iines
ave nove loxic duving sIeep lIan duving lIe da. TIe elIevic is
even nove open duving nigIl pvaclice, so naIe suve ou don'l use
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lIe lecInique on a Iine. Slud CIaplev 12 and dovse ouv Iedvoon!
Avoid Ieds nade oJ ov conlaining ivon, spving nallvesses, elc.
Ivon lends lo anpIiJ an Jaclov oJ eIeclvonagnelic poIIulion. Fov
lIe sane veason, avoid eIeclvicaI viving and eIeclvonic equipnenl
in lIe vicinil oJ ouv Ied. EIeclvic IIanIels sIouId Ie discavded,
even iJ lIe ave nol svilcIed on. BeJove sIeeping on a valev Ied,
considev lIal lIeve is nolIing Iellev lIan a nass oJ vunning ov
slagnanl valev lo allvacl enlilies oJ aII Iinds. Modevn lecInoIog
sonelines Ieads lo enevgelic disaslevs.
A Jvidge can Ie quile loxic Jov ouv elIevic, iJ ou pvaclise Iess
lIan aIoul Jive nelves Jvon il. I suggesl lIal ou do lIe
JoIIoving expevinenl FIace a nallvess in ouv IilcIen, sa one ov
lvo nelevs Jvon lIe Jvidge, and do a nigIl pvaclice. Fvidges
venain `dovnanl` Jov sone line, and lIen lIeiv eIeclvicaI
appavalus is aclivaled - lIal is vIen lIe slavl naIing a noise. Al
lIe vev nonenl lIe Jvidge slavls naIing a noise, iJ ou ave in a
slale oJ elIevic veIaxalion, ou viII JeeI a Iind oJ IasI in ouv
elIevic Iod. You can'l niss il a sudden, painJuI discIavge,
exlveneI langiIIe, and oJlen acconpanied I lIe pevceplion oJ a
JIasI oJ coIouv. Tv il! Il von'l Iuvl ou iJ ou onI do il a Jev
lines.
TIis viII aIIov ou lo nedilale on lIe conneclions Ielveen lIe
elIevic Iaev and lIe eIeclvonagnelic Jovce. TIe lvo ave cevlainI
nol idenlicaI lIe eIeclvonagnelic JieId IeIongs lo lIe pIsicaI
spIeve, and lIe elIevic is Ieond lIe pIsicaI spIeve. Yel lIeve
ave divecl Ividges connecling lIe lvo, as sIovn I lIis
expevinenl. A siniIav expevience can occuv vIen sIeeping in a
IuiIding JuII oJ ivon, sucI as a sIscvapev, vilI cenlvaI Iealing.
Fvon line lo line a discIavge oJ slalic eIeclvicil goes lIvougI
lIe Iealevs, oJlen acconpanied I an aIvupl IillIe sound. Al lIal
nonenl, iJ ou ave doing nigIl pvaclice, ou JeeI exaclI lIe
sane lpe oJ IasI in ouv elIevic Iod.
Il is nol advisaIIe lo inpIenenl nigIl pvaclice vIiIe Iing loo
cIose lo soneIod |ov lo an aninaI, ov even lo pIanls). TIe veason
is oIvious ouv elIevic Iod slavls lo expand. IJ il neels lIe
vesislance oJ anolIev Iiving Ieing's elIevic, lIe expansion pvocess
viII sinpI slop. And ouv elIevic viII slavl lo velvacl again, due
lo a necIanisn oJ seIJ-pvoleclion. Youv nigIl pvaclice viII venain
supevJiciaI, ou von'l Ie aIIe lo dive deep inlo a Ipev-veIaxed
slale. IJ ou veve lo insisl and Jovce lIe opening, ou couId picI
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up unvanled negalive enevgies Jvon lIe olIev pevson and Iave
ouv ovn quinlessence oJ IiJe Jovce dvavn oul.
Once nove il sIouId Ie venenIeved lIal duving nigIl pvaclice
ouv elIevic Iod Iecones signiJicanlI nove diIaled and open
lIan duving novnaI sIeep. So even iJ ou Iive vilI soneone, sIave
a Ied and Iave sex vilI Iin ov Iev, il is pveJevaIIe lo Ieep sone
dislance vIiIe doing nigIl pvaclice. Il does nol naIe an
diJJevence vIelIev lIe olIev one is pvaclising vilI ou ov nol.
In pvaclice, Iov Jav apavl sIouId ou sla? A dislance oJ 1.5
nelves |5 Jeel) is Jine. So iJ ou sIave a Ied lIe advice is Ieave il
duving lIe pvaclice and cone IacI once ou've JinisIed. TIis viII
aIso dininisI ouv cIances oJ JaIIing asIeep in lIe niddIe. I
suggesl lIal duving lIe pvaclice ou lv lo sense Iov Jav ouv
elIevic expands and discovev Jov ouvseIJ, as aIvas, vIal lIe
vigIl dislance sIouId Ie.
Hovevev, ou viII see lIal lIe pvesence oJ soneIod eIse
pvaclising vilI ou in lIe voon, pvovided lIeve is suJJicienl space
Ielveen lIe lvo, is valIev suppovlive. TIe conIined aslvaI
enevgies oJ lIe lvo peopIe IeIp ovevcone lIe duIIness oJ
unconsciousness and naIe il easiev lo nainlain sone avaveness
duving sIeep. AslvaI lvaveIIing is signiJicanlI JaciIilaled. Il couId
Ie lIal in lIe coning decades a nev Jovn oJ sociaIising viII
appeav...

13.6 NigIl pvaclice and avaveness in lIe ee |1)
TIeve is one connon Jealuve lo aII lIe lecIniques in lIis IooI
nainlaining avaveness Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. WIelIev ou ave
nedilaling, seeing auvas ov dovsing eavlI Iines, ou aIvas Ieep a
Jocus in lIe lIivd ee. Bul lIeve is one exceplion lo lIis vuIe
nigIl pvaclice. Il is nol advisaIIe lo svilcI on lIe viIvalion in lIe
ee vIiIe pvaclising lIe lecIniques oJ pscIic sIeep. And lIeve ave
a Jev sinpIe veasons Jov lIis.
WIiIe pvaclising cIanneI veIease ou na Iave noliced lIal vIen
avaIening lIe viIvalion in lIe Iands, a slinuIalion oJ lIe enevg
aulonalicaII laIes pIace, IolI in lIe ee and aII ovev lIe Iod.
TIis Ias a gvounding eJJecl iJ ou ave JeeIing sonevIal sIeep ov
`JIoaling`, il ve-ancIovs ou inside ouv pIsicaI Iod and vaIes
ou up. WIal cveales lIis, in levns oJ suIlIe Iodies? TIe lpe oJ
slvong viIvalion genevaled in ouv ee I vuIIing ouv Iands
puIIs lIe aslvaI Iod inlo lIe elIevic. TIis novenenl oJ lIe aslvaI
Iod is siniIav lo vIal Iappens vIen ou vaIe up. You Iecone
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nove avaIe and ou can JeeI lIe IiJe Jovce JIoving aII ovev ouv
Iod.
Nov lo a cevlain exlenl, a siniIav novenenl laIes pIace eacI line
ou avaIen a slvong viIvalion in ouv ee, even iJ ou do nol vuI
lIe Iands lIe aslvaI is dvavn inlo lIe elIevic. OJ couvse iJ lIe
puvpose is lo sIeep, ou vanl jusl lIe opposile! You vanl lIe aslvaI
Iod lo nove ava Jvon lIe elIevic and pIsicaI Iodies. And ou
vanl lIe elIevic and pIsicaI Iodies lo Iecone vev quiel, nol
viIvaling aII ovev. So quile IogicaII, ou sIouId nol lv lo
slinuIale lIe viIvalion in lIe ee duving nigIl pvaclice. IJ ou
veve lo do so ou nigIl gel agilaled and Jind il diJJicuIl lo JaII
asIeep.
TIis is a connon veason vI sone peopIe vIo JoIIov a palI oJ
nedilalion go lIvougI peviods duving vIicI lIe can'l JaII asIeep
al nigIl. TIe na nol veaIize il, Iul lIe unconsciousI Joslev
lIe viIvalion in lIeiv lIivd ee. Il is IiIe a cIencIing oJ lIe ee.
And, due lo lIe aIove-nenlioned necIanisns, lIe ave Iepl
avaIe.
You can nolaII inpvove lIese peopIe's sIeep I IeIping lIen
Iecone avave oJ vIal laIes pIace, and gelling lIen lo veIease lIe
viIvalion in lIe ee. A good nelIod is lo Jocus on lIe Ieavl. A
veII Inovn SansIvil lexl, lIe BIad-vanaIa-Upanisad |2.1.17-18)
expIains lIal lo JaII asIeep lIeve Ias lo Ie a vilIdvavaI oJ lIe
pvnas |elIevic enevgies) and lIe senses inlo lIe Ieavl. A genlIe
avaveness |no concenlvalion!) in lIe Ieavl cenlve, IeIind lIe
niddIe oJ lIe cIesl, viII Javouv lIe vigIl galIeving oJ lIe
enevgies, lIeveI inducing sIeep.

13.7 TIivd ee JIaving - a possiIIe expevience
IJ ou JoIIov a sslenalic lvaining lo IuiId ouv suIlIe Iodies, il
na Iappen lIal ou go lIvougI a pIase vIen a slvong viIvalion
is aulonalicaII and pevnanenlI svilcIed on in ouv lIivd ee,
da and nigIl. You ave nol even cIencIing unconsciousI, il jusl
Iappens as a naluvaI pavl oJ lIe pvocess, and il oJlen Ias lo do
vilI lIe guides pouving enevg inlo ouv slvucluve. You JeeI ouv
ee quile inlenseI, lIeve is a Iol oJ viIvalion, and lIeve can aIso
Ie a Iol oJ IigIl loo. Sonelines lIeve is so nucI innev IigIl lIal
il JeeIs IiIe lIe niddIe oJ lIe da, even lIougI ou ave Iing
dovn in a davI voon in lIe deepesl pavl oJ lIe nigIl. Il na veII
Ie lIal ou can'l JaII asIeep Iecause lIe viIvalion in lIe ee is loo
inlense. AnolIev connon snplon is lIal ou need lo gel up a
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Jev lines lo pass uvine, as a consequence oJ lIe discIavge oJ aslvaI
enevgies inlo ouv pIsicaI Iod.
IJ ou ave in lIis silualion ou can aIvas lv lo Jocus genlI on
ouv Ieavl. Il viII IeIp. Bul IasicaII lIeve is nol nucI ou can
do lIe pvocess Ias lo JoIIov ils couvse. So iJ il Iappens lo ou,
don'l vovv, and Ie palienl. You Iave lo accepl lIal ou ave nol
going lo JaII asIeep eavI Jov sone line. Enjo lIe IigIl. AnIov,
ou viII oJlen Jind lIal ou ave nol lived lIe JoIIoving novning,
even iJ ou Iad IillIe novnaI sIeep. Fov even lIougI ou ave JuII
avaIe, ou ave IaIJva lo a Jovn oJ pscIic sIeep, and lIe Iod
can vecovev lo a cevlain exlenl. Moveovev lIeve is oJlen a naluvaI
`anpIelanine-IiIe` eJJecl lIal laIes pIace |vilIoul an dvug oJ
couvse) al lIe sane line, vIicI gives ou a Iol oJ exlva enevg.
TIe pvocess slops I ilseIJ aJlev sone line.
Hov Iong does sucI a pIase oJ avaIening Iasl? A Jev das, ov a
Jev veeIs - sonelines, Iul vaveI, as Iong as a Jev nonlIs. See
lIe posilive side oJ il slvong Jovces ave inpIanled in ouv ee.
TIe nove inlense lIis pIase, lIe nove povevJuI lIe vision lIal
viII JoIIov. Bul nole lIal lIis pIase oJ `enIigIlened insonnia` is
cevlainI nol conpuIsov. Man peopIe go lIvougI lIeiv conpIele
deveIopnenl vilIoul evev neeling il. Il na ov na nol Iappen,
depending on ouv ovn inlevnaI ovganisalion.

13.8 NigIl pvaclice and avaveness in lIe ee |2)
Fvon vIal Ias Ieen said so Jav, il sIouId nol Ie undevslood lIal
an avaveness in lIe lIivd ee lends lo inpacl lIe aslvaI Iod
inlo lIe pIsicaI and lIe elIevic, lIeveI pvevenling sIeep. Il is
onI vIen lIeve is a viIvalion Ielveen lIe eeIvovs lIal lIis
Iappens, nol vIen ou JeeI lIe puvpIe space.
BenenIev vIal vas descviIed in veIalion lo lIe Jivsl lecInique oJ
nedilalion |seclion 3.5). WIen viIvalion, lingIing ov pvessuve is
JeIl Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, il indicales lIal lIe elIevic pavl oJ
lIe ee is aclivaled. In levns oJ suIlIe Iodies, a slvong viIvalion
Ielveen lIe eeIvovs indicales lIal lIe aslvaI Iod gels nove
inpacled inlo lIe elIevic pavl oJ lIe ee, and inlo lIe elIevic
Iod in genevaI.
Hovevev, vIen ou gel inlo lIe pevceplion oJ lIe puvpIe space,
lIe aslvaI Iod is ovienlaled lovavds aslvaI vovIds, nol lovavds
lIe elIevic and pIsicaI Iodies. Fov lIe puvpIe space is nolIing
olIev lIan a Iaev oJ lIe aslvaI spaces.
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TIe pvoIIen is lIal in lIe Ieginning, vIen ou go inlo ouv ee
ou Jind il diJJicuIl lo dissociale lIe viIvalion Jvon lIe IigIl and
lIe space. You gel a Iil oJ evevlIing viIvalion, IigIl and space,
aII al lIe sane line. So in nigIl pvaclice il is Iellev lo avoid lIe
ee aIlogelIev, Iecause lIe inlensiJicalion oJ lIe viIvalion vouId
Ie opposed lo lIe naluvaI diveclion oJ sIeep.
Bul vIen ou ave nove advanced and aIIe lo Iving lIe space in lIe
ee al viII, vilIoul an viIvalion, lIeve is no veason vI ou
sIouIdn'l Ie in lIe ee duving nigIl pvaclice.

13.9 AIIov enougI novnaI sIeep
WIen sone peopIe Ieav aIoul lecIniques oJ deep veIaxalion,
pscIic sIeep and olIevs aIong lIe sane Iines, lIe sonelines
design a slvange avilInelic. TIe Ieav lIal one Iouv oJ pscIic
sIeep can IeIp lIen lo vecovev as nucI as lIvee ov Jouv Iouvs oJ
novnaI sIeep. TIen lIe lIinI One Iouv oJ pscIic sIeep equaIs
Jouv Iouvs oJ novnaI sIeep. TIeveJove I'II Iave lIvee Iouvs oJ
pscIic sIeep evev nigIl, and lIal viII do. WIal a Iol oJ line I'II
save.`
TIese caIcuIalions ave Iased on a nisundevslanding! TIe peopIe vIo
lIinI lIal sIeep is a vasle oJ line ave conpIeleI nissing aII lIe
aslvaI evenls lIal novnaII laIe pIace in lIe couvse oJ a nigIl.
Fivsl ou vouId need lo Iecone a gvand naslev oJ pscIic sIeep
IeJove ouv Iod couId vecovev enougI vilI onI lIvee ov Jouv
Iouvs pev nigIl. Bul even iJ lIal veve lIe case ou vouId sliII
IeneJil Jvon aII lIe expeviences oJ naluvalion and lvaveIIing lIal
occuv duving lIe nigIl. TIe desive lo veduce lIe anounl oJ sIeep
cones Jvon a vev naleviaIislic pevspeclive, and does nol
covvespond lo lIe veaIil oJ lIe pvocess oJ lvansJovnalion.
NigIl pvaclice sIouId Ie undevslood as a va lo naIe ouv sIeep
nove eJJicienl and enIigIlening, nol lo vepIace il. A veasonaIIe
duvalion oJ nigIl pvaclice is Ielveen 30 and 60 ninules IeJove
going lo sIeep, pIus one ov nove sessions duving lIe da iJ ou
visI. Bul in ovdev lo aIIov lIe pvocess oJ lvansJovnalion and lIe
IuiIding oJ ouv suIlIe Iodies lo JoIIov lIeiv couvse, Ieep ouv
novnaI Iouvs oJ sIeep evev nigIl.
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14.1 IJ ou ave veading lIe inslvuclions Jov Jviends
ApovevJuI va lo Ieavn nigIl pvaclice is lo use lIe casselles vIicI
ave pavl oJ lIe CIaivvision ScIooI's covvespondence couvses. You can
aIso Iave soneone vead lIe inslvuclions Jov ou vIiIe ou ave
Iing dovn. In eilIev case, jusl Iel ouvseIJ Ie guided I lIe voice,
so lIal ou can conpIeleI veIax and Iel go. TIe nove ou can Iose
conlvoI and Iel ouvseIJ Ie cavvied I lIe JIov oJ lIe voice, lIe
deepev ou viII lvaveI.
TIe one vIo veads lIe inslvuclions sIouId sil on lIe JIoov,
pveJevaII in a nedilalion posilion. TIe olIevs Iie dovn vilI lIeiv
Ieads lovavds lIe one vIo is veading lIe veadev sIouId Iave lIe
Ieads, nol lIe Jeel, ovienled lovavds Iin. IJ lIeve is no cavpel,
pavlicipanls sIouId Iie on a lIin nal ov on one ov lvo IIanIels.
TIe sIouId nol loucI eacI olIev's Iodies, in ovdev lo avoid
undesivaIIe lvansJevs oJ enevg |as discussed in lIe Iasl cIaplev).
IJ pvaclising duving lIe da, covev lIe vindovs lo cveale an
alnospIeve oJ seni-davIness. IJ pvaclising al nigIl, Ieep al Ieasl
one Jainl IigIl on lo avoid conpIele davIness. Bul iJ ou ave
pvaclising in Ied jusl IeJove going lo sIeep, lIeve is no need lo
Iave a IigIl on.
Anone vIo does nol pvaclise sIouId Ieave lIe voon. MaIe suve
lIal lIeve ave no Jaclovs oJ dislvaclion in lIe voon, olIevvise
noIod viII `laIe oJJ`.
Il is usuaII a good idea Jov lIose vIo ave Iing dovn lo covev
lIenseIves vilI a IIanIel Iecause peopIe oJlen JeeI coId in lIe
deep slale oJ veIaxalion, even iJ lIe did nol JeeI coId vIen lIe
slavled lIe pvaclice. IJ piIIovs ave used lIe sIouId Ie lIin,
olIevvise lensions in lIe necI na IuiId up and disluvI lIe
pvocess.
TIe avns sIouId Iie JIal I lIe sides oJ lIe Iod. TIe Iegs sIouId
nol Ie cvossed. |Cvossing lIe Iegs vIiIe undevgoing a pvocess in a
Iing posilion is usuaII a sign oJ vesislance.) TIe Iod sIouId Ie
pevJeclI slvaigIl and lIe posilion sIouId Ie conpIeleI
conJovlaIIe, so lIal no lension avises duving lIe pvaclice lo laIe
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lIe pevson IacI lo suvJace consciousness.
Heve ave a Jev veconnendalions Jov lIe pevson veading lIe
inslvuclions
MaIe suve lIal noIod is Iing on an eavlI Iine. IJ ou veaIize
lIal soneone is on an eavlI Iine once lIe pvaclice Ias Iegun, lIen
lv lo sense vIal sovl oJ inlevJevence is cvealed I lIe Iine.
Bo nol vead lIe inslvuclions lIal ave vvillen inside IvacIels [ ].
EacI line ou neel lIvee dols in lIe lexl ...` naIe a sIovl pause
|a Jev seconds ov nove) IeJove vesuning lIe sequence oJ
inslvuclions.
EacI line ou neel lIvee dols in IvacIels [...]` naIe a Iongev
pause |IaIJ a ninule ov nove).
Mosl inpovlanl do lIe pvaclice ouvseIJ as ou give lIe
inslvuclions. Fov inslance, Iecone avave oJ lIe Iod pavls vIiIe
naning lIen. TIen ouv voice viII sound `vigIl`, Iecause ou viII
speaI Jvon lIe space oJ lIe pvaclice. TIeve viII Ie a
connunicalion oJ lIe vigIl expevience. Bul iJ ou give lIe
inslvuclions vIiIe ouv nind is vandeving onlo olIev suIjecls,
ouv Jviends viII nol gel as nucI IeneJil Jvon lIeiv pvaclice.
Fa allenlion lo IillIe signs sucI as lension oJ lIe eeIids. WIen
a pavlicipanl is deep inside, lIe eeIids ave JuII veIaxed and
aIsoIuleI nolIing noves in lIe Iod. IJ lIe eeIids Ieep
conlvacling ou Inov lIe pevson is nol `diving`. B oIsevving
lIeiv IvealI ou can aIso gel a good sense oJ Iov deep lIe ave.
|TIese indicalions aIso appI vIen pvaclising ISIS, lIe CIaivvision
lecInique oJ vegvession.)
Tune inlo lIe pavlicipanls. FeeI vIal lIe JeeI. Fenelvale lIeiv
expevience. Tv lo see vIo gels oul oJ lIeiv Iod and vIal lIe
IooI IiIe iJ lIis laIes pIace. Buving lIe 7lI pIase in pavlicuIav, Ie
vev nucI in lIe ee and in lIe seeingness. Tv lo pevceive iJ
sone pavlicipanls nanage lo IiJl lIeiv aslvaI IinIs. WIen lIis
Iappens ou can see a cIoud Jovnalion ovev lIe pIsicaI IinI. IJ
soneIod laIes oJJ conpIeleI, vIicI can Iappen duving an oJ
lIe pIases oJ nigIl pvaclice, lIen lIe cIoud Jovnalion is Iiggev
|usuaII sIigIlI Iiggev lIan lIeiv pIsicaI Iod) and is Ioveving
ovev lIe Iod, anvIeve up lo lIe ceiIing. WIiIe oIsevving lIis,
IooI Jov lIe siIvev covd lIal is said lo IinI lIe aslvaI Iod lo lIe
pIsicaI Iod. AJlev lIe session, sIave ouv inpvessions vilI lIe
pavlicipanls lo conJivn ouv pevceplions.
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Il is nol conpuIsov lo Iave soneIod veading lIe inslvuclions lo
do a nigIl pvaclice. You can vev veII do il aIone. Yel expevience
sIovs lIal Ieginnevs lend lo JaII asIeep sslenalicaII, as soon as
lIe veacI a deep slage. I lIeveJove veconnend lIal ou use
casselles ov lvain a Jviend lo vead lIe inslvuclions Jov ou,
especiaII duving lIe pIase oJ Ieavning.
Heve is a slandavd sel oJ inslvuclions

[Fvepavalion]
TaIe oJJ ouv sIoes, ouv IeIl and ouv vvisl valcI.
MaIe suve lIal ou ave nol on an eavlI Iine.
Lie dovn on ouv IacI, ouv avns I ouv sides.
MaIe suve ouv Iod is slvaigIl.
Uncvoss ouv Iegs. Il's oJlen pveJevaIIe lo covev ouvseIJ vilI a
IIanIel, Jov lIe Iod lenpevaluve lends lo decvease as ou enlev
deep slales oJ nigIl pvaclice.
MaIe suve ou ave nol loucIing soneIod eIse's Iod [...]

FHASE 1 Beconing a naslev in lIe avl oJ exIaIing
MaIe a Jev Iong exIaIalions...
Tv lo exIaIe as iJ ou veve expiving, as iJ ou veve giving ouv
Iasl IvealI...
Il's a quesl Jov lIe aIsoIule sigI...
LooI Jov lIe uIlinale exIaIalion, lIe one lIal Ieaves ouv Iod aII
enpl and soJl, Jvee Jvon an lension [...]

FHASE 2 CivcuIaling lIvougI Iod pavls
[2a] EacI line a Iod pavl is naned, Iecone avave oJ il. [IJ ou
ave pvaclising aIone, vepeal lIe nane oJ lIe pavl nenlaII as ou
Iecone avave oJ il ov, even Iellev, Ieav lIe innev voice saing lIe
nane oJ lIe pavl.]
Becone avave oJ lIe vevlex, lIe avea al lIe vev lop oJ lIe Iead.
TIen Iecone avave oJ lIe IeJl pavl oJ lIe lop oJ lIe Iead... vigIl
pavl oJ lIe lop oJ lIe Iead,
IeJl pavl oJ lIe JoveIead, vigIl pavl oJ lIe JoveIead,
IeJl ee, vigIl ee,
IeJl eav, vigIl eav,
IeJl cIeeI, vigIl cIeeI,
IeJl noslviI, vigIl noslviI,
IeJl side oJ lIe Iips, vigIl side oJ lIe Iips,
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IeJl side oJ lIe leelI, vigIl side oJ lIe leelI,
IeJl side oJ lIe longue, vigIl side oJ lIe longue,
IeJl Iovev jav and cIin, vigIl Iovev jav and cIin,
IeJl side oJ lIe vIoIe Jace, vigIl side oJ lIe vIoIe Jace...
Avaveness oJ lIe IeJl side oJ lIe lIvoal, vigIl side oJ lIe lIvoal,
IeJl side oJ lIe necI, vigIl side oJ lIe necI...
LeJl sIouIdev, vigIl sIouIdev,
IeJl uppev avn, vigIl uppev avn,
IeJl eIIov, vigIl eIIov,
IeJl Joveavn, vigIl Joveavn,
IeJl vvisl, vigIl vvisl,
IeJl Iand, vigIl Iand,
IeJl lIunI, vigIl lIunI,
IeJl Jingevs, vigIl Jingevs,
lIe IeJl avn, as a vIoIe... TIe vigIl avn, as a vIoIe...
LeJl Iip, vigIl Iip,
IeJl lIigI, vigIl lIigI,
IeJl Inee, vigIl Inee,
IeJl Iovev Ieg, vigIl Iovev Ieg,
IeJl anIIe, vigIl anIIe,
IeJl Jool, vigIl Jool,
IeJl Iig loe, vigIl Iig loe,
IeJl loes, vigIl loes,
lIe vIoIe IeJl Ieg... TIe vIoIe vigIl Ieg...
TIe IeJl side oJ lIe aIdonen, IeIov lIe naveI...
TIe vigIl side oJ lIe aIdonen, IeIov lIe naveI...
TIe IeJl side oJ lIe aIdonen, aIove lIe naveI...
TIe vigIl side oJ lIe aIdonen, aIove lIe naveI...
TIe IeJl side oJ lIe cIesl...
TIe vigIl side oJ lIe cIesl...
TIe IeJl side oJ lIe vIoIe Iod...
TIe vigIl side oJ lIe vIoIe Iod...
Avaveness oJ lIe vIoIe Iod [...]
TIen ve civcuIale a second line. TIis line lv lo Iecone nove
deepI avave oJ eacI Iod pavl, as iJ ou veve one vilI il. MaIe
ouv unil vilI lIe Iod pavl as il is naned.
[Bead lIe sequence oJ Iod pavls again, as indicaled aIove.]
TIivd civcuIalion. EacI line a Iod pavl is naned, Iecone avave oJ
il and Iecone avave oJ `seeingness` al lIe sane line. SvilcI on lIe
seeingness and lune inlo lIe Iod pavl.
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[Bead lIe sequence oJ lIe Iod pavls a lIivd line, lIis line
veninding lIen oJ lIe seeingness Jvon line lo line. Bon'l Jovgel
lo inpIenenl lIe seeingness ouvseIJ. Al lIe end oJ lIe sequence,
add]
Seeingness oJ lIe vIoIe Iod... Avaveness oJ lIe vIoIe Iod and
seeingness... WIal can ou see oJ ouv Iod? [...]

[2I] ExpIoving lIe ovgans
Becone avave oJ lIe spIeen, on lIe IeJl, IeIind lIe viIs and lIe
slonacI... Becone one vilI lIe spIeen..
TIen, avaveness oJ lIe Iivev... Becone one vilI lIe Iivev, as iJ ou
veve lIe Iivev...
Avaveness oJ lIe gaIIIIaddev...
Avaveness oJ lIe Ieavl... Be conpIeleI in ouv Ieavl...
Avaveness oJ lIe Iidnes... Becone one vilI lIe Iidnes...
Avaveness oJ lIe Iungs... Be one vilI lIe Iungs...
Avaveness oJ lIe ulevus... IJ ou ave a nan, Iecone avave in ouv
peIvis, lIe Iovev aIdonen IeIov lIe naveI... And IooI Jov lIe
enevgelic equivaIenl oJ lIe JenaIe ulevus. Becone avave oJ ouv
ulevus oJ enevg...
We vepeal lIe sequence oJ lIe ovgans a second line, adding lIe
quaIil oJ seeingness.
Becone avave oJ seeingness, lIe Jacl oJ seeing, and lune inlo lIe
spIeen... LooI Jov lIe eavlI eIenenl in lIe spIeen [...]
Becone avave oJ seeingness, lIe puve quaIil oJ seeing, and Ie one
vilI lIe Iivev... Tv lo sense lIe vavn Iunidil oJ lIe Iivev [...]
Seeingness and lIe gaIIIIaddev... Tune inlo lIe gaIIIIaddev... LooI
Jov lIe Jive oJ lIe IiIe [...]
Avaveness oJ seeingness and avaveness oJ ouv Ieavl... Be one vilI
lIe Ieavl... LooI Jov lIe pvesence in lIe Ieavl [...]
Avaveness oJ seeingness and avaveness oJ lIe Iidnes [...]
Becone avave oJ seeingness and lune inlo lIe Iungs... Becone
avave oJ lIe vind eIenenl in lIe Iungs [...]
Seeingness and lIe ulevus... Tune inlo lIe ulevus... LooI Jov lIe
valev eIenenl in lIe ulevus [...]

FHASE 3 Avaveness oJ lIe IvealI
[3a] Becone avave oJ lIe avea one incI IeIov ouv naveI. Becone
avave oJ lIe naluvaI novenenl oJ lIis avea, vIen ou inIaIe and
vIen ou exIaIe. Jusl vilness lIe naluvaI JIov oJ ouv IvealI,
vilIoul nodiJing il. Il's IiIe valcIing ouv Iod IvealIing. EacI
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line ou inIaIe, lIe avea IeIov lIe naveI goes up. EacI line ou
exIaIe, il cones dovn again. Slavl counling dovn lIe IvealI, Jvon
33 lo 1, in lIe JoIIoving va
33 vIen lIe Iod inIaIes and lIe avea IeIov lIe naveI goes up,
33 vIen lIe Iod exIaIes and lIe avea IeIov lIe naveI cones
dovn.
32 vIen lIe Iod inIaIes and lIe avea IeIov lIe naveI goes up,
32 vIen lIe Iod exIaIes and lIe avea IeIov lIe naveI cones
dovn.
31 vIen lIe Iod inIaIes and lIe avea IeIov lIe naveI goes up,
31 vIen lIe Iod exIaIes and lIe avea IeIov lIe naveI cones dovn
[...]
Oo on vilI lIe counldovn, JoIIoving lIe naluvaI vIlIn oJ ouv
Iod... IJ ou veacI one, slavl again Jvon 33 [...]
[Benind lIe pavlicipanls oJ lIeiv counldovn evev 1 ov 2
ninules, vilI inslvuclions sucI as]
Avaveness oJ lIe avea IeIov lIe naveI.`
[ov] Benain avave oJ ouv counldovn IeIov lIe naveI.
[3I] Nov, Iecone avave oJ lIe avea in lIe niddIe oJ lIe cIesl,
avound lIe niddIe oJ lIe slevnun. TIe sane as IeJove, eacI line
ouv Iod inIaIes, lIe niddIe oJ lIe cIesl goes up. EacI line ouv
Iod exIaIes, lIe avea cones dovn. Slavl a counldovn in lIe
JoIIoving va
33 vIen lIe Iod inIaIes and lIe cIesl goes up,
33 vIen lIe Iod exIaIes and lIe cIesl cones dovn.
32 vIen lIe Iod inIaIes and lIe cIesl goes up,
32 vIen lIe Iod exIaIes and lIe cIesl cones dovn...
Conlinue ouv counldovn, aIvas JoIIoving lIe naluvaI vIlIn oJ
ouv IvealI. IJ ou veacI 1, slavl again Jvon 33 [...]
[Benind lIen oJ lIeiv counldovn evev 1 ov 2 ninules, vilI
senlences sucI as]
Counling dovn lIe IvealI on lIe IeveI oJ lIe cIesl` [ov]
WalcIing lIe IvealI in lIe niddIe oJ lIe cIesl.`
[3c] Becone avave oJ lIe IvealI lIal cones and goes lIvougI lIe
noslviIs. EacI line ou inIaIe, lIe aiv cones in. EacI line ou
exIaIe, il goes oul. WalcI lIe naluvaI novenenl oJ lIe IvealI.
Jusl Ie a vilness, don'l inlevJeve.
Becone avave oJ lIe nucosa inside lIe noslviIs. EacI line ou
inIaIe, lIeve is IiIe a cIasI Ielveen lIis nenIvane and lIe
inconing aiv. Becone avave oJ lIis sIavp conlacl Ielveen lIe
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viIvalion oJ lIe inIaIed aiv and lIe viIvalion oJ lIe innev
nenIvane oJ lIe nose.
Slavl counling dovn lIe IvealI
33 vIen lIe Iod inIaIes and lIe aiv cones in,
33 vIen lIe Iod exIaIes and lIe aiv goes oul.
32 vIen lIe Iod inIaIes and lIe aiv cones in,
32 vIen lIe Iod exIaIes and lIe aiv goes oul...
IJ ou veacI 1, slavl again Jvon 33.
[Evev 1 ov 2 ninules, add a senlence sucI as]
Avaveness oJ lIe IvealI going in and oul oJ lIe nose.`
Counling dovn lIe IvealI on lIe IeveI oJ lIe noslviIs.`
[3d] Bvop lIe counldovn and Iecone nove avave oJ lIis viIvalion
in lIe nucosa inside lIe noslviIs, eacI line lIe aiv cones in... Tv
lo calcI nove and nove oJ lIe enevg oJ lIe aiv... as iJ ou veve
dvinIing lIe aiv... Al lIe sane line Iecone avave oJ lIe avea al
lIe vool oJ lIe lvunI, avound lIe pevineun and lIe coccx... Tv
lo see iJ sonelIing is slinuIaled in lIis avea vIiIe ou ave
calcIing nove and nove IiJe Jovce lIvougI ouv noslviIs [...]

FHASE 4 TIe suIlIe senses al lIe vool oJ lIe pIsicaI senses
[4a] FicI up one sneII in lIe aiv and Jocus on il Jov one ninule
[...]
TIen dvop lIe avaveness oJ lIis sneII and lv lo picI up anolIev
one, coning Jvon JuvlIev ava... Benain avave oJ lIe sneII Jov
one ninule [...]
And nov, picI up anolIev sneII. TIis line lv lo Jind a sneII lIal
cones lIvougI lIe vindov Jvon veaII Jav ava... and Jocus on il
Jov one ninule [...]
TIen Iel go oJ lIis sneII. Inslead oJ Ieing avave oJ an sneII in
pavlicuIav, Iecone avave oJ lIe Jacl oJ sneIIing, lIe puve quaIil
oJ sneII... Avaveness oJ `sneIIing-ness`, lIe aclion oJ sneIIing,
independenl oJ an pavlicuIav sneII [...]
[4I] Bvop lIe sense oJ sneII and Iecone avave oJ a pavlicuIav
sound, coning Jvon inside ov oulside lIe IuiIding. An sound...
Benain avave oJ lIis sound Jov one ninule, Jocussing on nolIing
eIse Iul lIe aclion oJ lIis sound on ouv sense oJ Ieaving [...]
TIen dvop lIis sound and lv lo Jind anolIev one, coning
lIvougI lIe vindov Jvon JuvlIev ava... Even a vev Jainl
sound... Benain vilI il Jov one ninule. WalcI Iov lIis sound
inlevacls vilI ouv sense oJ Ieaving [...]
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TIen IooI Jov a sound lIal cones Jvon vev, vev, vev Jav
ava... So Jainl lIal ou can IavdI discevn vIelIev il's a pIsicaI
ov a non-pIsicaI sound... Benain avave oJ lIal sound Jov one
ninule, lving lo oIsevve Iov ouv sense oJ Ieaving is aJJecled
I lIal sound [...]
TIen Iel go oJ an sound. Becone avave oJ lIe Jacl oJ Ieaving...
lIe puve quaIil oJ Ieaving, independenl oJ an sound... Avaveness
oJ `Ieaving-ness`, lIe Jacl oJ Ieaving [...]
[4c] BenenIev a slvong lasle oJ Jood. FicI up a cevlain Jood and
venenIev Iov il JeeIs lo Iave lIis pavlicuIav Jood in ouv
noulI... TIe lexluve and lasle on ouv longue, lIe JIov oJ saIiva...
Be 100% in lIe lasle, as iJ nolIing eIse exisled [...]
TIen venenIev lIe lasle oJ anolIev Jood. Bo nol lIinI, jusl laIe
lIe Jivsl Jood lIal cones lo ou. And lIen vecaII Iov il JeeIs lo
Iave lIis Jood in ouv noulI... Ful aII oJ ouv seIJ in lIe lasle,
expevience il conpIeleI [...]
TIen IooI Jov lIe non-pIsicaI lasle oJ lIe neclav IiIe a lvicIIe
ov a IillIe JIov al lIe IacI oJ lIe lIvoal, vev JvesI and sveel...
TIe lasle oJ lIe neclav JIoving al lIe IacI oJ ouv lIvoal... Lel
ouvseIJ Ie Jed I il [...]
TIen dvop aII lIe lasles. Becone avave oJ lIe Jacl oJ lasling, lIe
puve quaIil oJ lasling, independenl oJ an lasle in pavlicuIav [...]

FHASE 5 Moving IacIvavds lIvougI lIe da
Slavl vecaIIing lIe inages oJ lIe da. Begin vilI vIal ou veve
doing jusl IeJove lIe nigIl pvaclice... Bon'l do il, Iel il Iappen
jusl Iel lIe inages oJ lIe da cone IacI in Jvonl oJ ou... And go
on, noving IacIvavds aII lIvougI lIe da...
Inages oJ vIal ou veve doing in lIe evening [...]
Inages oJ dinnev [...]
Inages oJ ouv aJlevnoon aclivilies [...] TIe peopIe lIal ou Iave
Ieen laIIing lo [...]
Inages oJ IuncI [...]
Inages oJ ouv novning aclivilies [...]
Inages oJ IveaIJasl line [...]
See ouvseIJ as ou veve doing ouv novning nedilalion [...]
Inages oJ ouv IalIvoon line in lIe novning [...]
Up lo lIe vev Jivsl inages oJ lIe novning, in Ied, IeJove ou
gol up [...]

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FHASE 6 Sponlaneous inages
[6a] Nov cones lIe pIase oJ sponlaneous inages. Jusl Iel an
inage JIasI in Jvonl oJ ou... an inage, lIe Jivsl one lIal cones
lo ou... Sla vilI lIis inage a Jev seconds [...]
And lIen Iel anolIev inage cone... BenenIev no inaginalion,
don'l naIe up anlIing. Jusl laIe lIe Jivsl inage lIal cones [...]
And lIen anolIev inage [...]
Bvop lIis one and Iel anolIev inage cone... Jusl Ie in lIe space
and Iel inages cone lo ou [...]
[6I] Lel anolIev inage cone in Jvonl oJ ou. Bul lIis line
Iecone avave IolI oJ lIe inage and oJ lIe Jacl oJ seeing, lIe
seeingness...
AnolIev inage and seeingness, lIe pvocess oJ seeing [...]
AnolIev inage and seeingness [...]
[6c] Bvop lIe inages and venain avave oJ seeingness onI... lIe
puve quaIil oJ seeing, independenl oJ an oIjecl [...]

FHASE 7 Fvepavalov exevcises Jov lvaveIIing
[7a] Becone avave oJ ouv aslvaI vigIl avn - nol lIe pIsicaI
avn Iul lIe aslvaI one, supevinposed on lIe pIsicaI avn. Youv
pIsicaI Iod venains conpIeleI nolionIess. Fvaclise IiJling up
lIe aslvaI vigIl Iand and avn... And lIen pul lIe aslvaI vigIl avn
and Iand IacI inlo lIe pIsicaI ones.
TIen Iecone avave oJ ouv aslvaI IeJl avn and Iand... WilIoul
noving lIe pIsicaI Iod, pvaclise IiJling up lIe aslvaI IeJl avn...
TIen pul lIe aslvaI IeJl avn IacI inlo lIe pIsicaI one...
Slavl lIe sane pvocess again on lIe vigIl side pvaclise delacIing
lIe aslvaI Iand and Joveavn Jvon lIe pIsicaI ones. LiJl lIen
up... and lIen pul lIen IacI...
Again on lIe IeJl side [...]
TIe vigIl side [...]
LiJl up lIe IeJl aslvaI avn [...]
[TIis can Ie vepealed a Jev nove lines.]
[7I] Becone avave oJ ouv vigIl aslvaI Ieg. WilIoul noving
anlIing oJ ouv pIsicaI Iod, pvaclise IiJling lIe aslvaI vigIl
Jool and Ieg oul oJ lIe pIsicaI ones... and lIen pul lIen IacI...
Becone avave oJ lIe IeJl aslvaI Ieg... Tv lo IiJl il up, oul oJ lIe
pIsicaI one... and lIen pul il IacI inlo lIe pIsicaI Ieg...
Fvaclise in lIe sane va, a Jev lines on eacI side. LiJling lIe
vigIl aslvaI Ieg up... Fulling il IacI...
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LiJling up lIe IeJl aslvaI Ieg... Fulling il IacI...
LiJling up lIe vigIl aslvaI Ieg... Fulling il IacI...
LiJling up lIe IeJl aslvaI Ieg... Fulling il IacI...
[7c] Becone avave oJ ouv aslvaI Iod as a vIoIe...
Becone avave oJ ouv pIsicaI Iod as a vIoIe...
TIe naluve oJ ouv pIsicaI Iod is gvavil, lIe naluve oJ ouv
aslvaI Iod is Ievil ov anli-gvavil...
Becone avave oJ lIe gvavil oJ ouv pIsicaI Iod... Becone
avave oJ lIe veigIl oJ ouv Iod on lIe nallvess... AII lIal ou
can JeeI lIal's Ieav pevlains lo ouv pIsicaI Iod...
Nov, IooI inside ouvseIJ Jov vIal is IigIlness... LooI Jov lIe
Ievil pvincipIe, lIe Jovce lIal noves upvavds... Becone avave oJ
lIe Jovce lIal pusIes upvavds, lIe exacl opposile oJ lIe pvincipIe
oJ gvavil... Il is lIeve, inside ou. Il's a queslion oJ luning inlo
il... Tune inlo lIe Jovce lIal noves upvavds... Lel il pevvade lIe
vIoIe Iod... Lel il IiJl evevlIing upvavds [...]
Nov go IacI inlo lIe pevceplion oJ lIe gvavil... LooI Jov lIe
Ieav pvincipIe [...]
TIen avaveness oJ lIe anli-gvavil pvincipIe again.. Avaveness oJ
lIe Jovce lIal noves upvavds [...]
[7d] Avaveness oJ seeingness, lIe Jacl oJ seeing...
Fvaclise seeing ouv Iod Jvon aIove...
Becone avave oJ lIe seeingness and lune in vilI lIe inage oJ
ouv Iod, seen Jvon aIove [...]

Beconnecling
Slavl Iislening lo lIe sounds oulside [...]
Becone avave oJ ouv Iod again... Oo IacI inlo lIe Iod...
TaIe a Jev Iong, Iong inIaIalions [...]
Move ouv Iands a IillIe... and ouv Jeel...
SlvelcI ouv Iod...
BoII on ouv side.. and open ouv ees.`
[IJ ou ave pvaclising in Ied jusl IeJove sIeeping, ou do nol Iave
lo go lIvougI lIis Iasl sel oJ inslvuclions. Inslead oJ veconnecling
vilI vaIing consciousness, jusl voII ovev on ouv side and JaII
asIeep.]
-|ENB OF THE NIOHT FBACTICE)-

14.2 IJ ou do nol Iave nucI line
IJ lIe puvpose is lo vecovev quicII duving lIe da and iJ ou do
nol Iave nucI line, a good oplion is lo slavl vilI a quicI volalion
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avound lIe Iod pavls |pIase 2). TIen opevale a counldovn oJ lIe
IvealI |pIase 3) in a pavl oJ lIe Iod oJ ouv cIoice. As soon as
ou ave deepI veIaxed, nove on lo lIe consciousness oJ inages
|pIases 5 and 6). Il is vIen inages JIov cIeavI and JveeI in Jvonl
oJ ou lIal ou Iave veacIed a slale oJ inlense veIaxalion and a
Jasl vecovev oJ ouv enevgies. FIase 6, sponlaneous inages, is
lIeveJove pavlicuIavI useJuI vIenevev ou vanl lo Iave a supev-
nap.
OJlen vIen ou ave lived duving lIe da, lIe Jaligue is Jocussed
in one pavlicuIav avea oJ ouv Iod lIeve is a spol, a JocaI zone oJ
livedness. Fov inslance, il nigIl Ie sonevIeve in ouv IacI, ov
naIe in ouv lIvoal, especiaII iJ ou Iave Ieen speaIing a Iol.
IJ ou can Jind lIis spol and opevale a counldovn oJ lIe IvealI
lIeve vIiIe doing pIase 3, ou viII vecovev vev quicII Jvon
ouv Jaligue.
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Chapter 15 Night Practice 3: The Whys and Hows of
the Technique


15.1 Fvepavalion
Be JaivI slvicl vilI delaiIs sucI as laIing sIoes oJJ, Iing in a
pvopev posilion, and so on. TIe naIe a signiJicanl diJJevence lo
lIe deplI oJ expevience veacIed I lIe pavlicipanls. IJ even one ov
lvo oJ lIen do nol JoIIov lIese pvepavalov pvoceduves and
venain al lIe suvJace duving lIe session, il is enougI lo disluvI
lIe viIvalions oJ lIe vIoIe gvoup and pvevenl lIe olIevs Jvon
accessing lIe expevience.

15.2 FIase 1 exIaIing
ExIaIing is lIe vev Iasl lIing a Iunan Ieing does on lIis pIanel.
Hence lIe use oJ lIe vevI `lo expive`, vIicI neans IolI lo die and
lo IvealIe oul. Jusl as a Janlaslic lension is associaled vilI lIe
Jivsl inIaIalion oJ lIe nevIovn, a Janlaslic veIease laIes pIace
vIen ding peopIe give lIeiv Iasl exIaIalion.
TIe avl oJ IvealIing oul is a quesl Jov lIe uIlinale exIaIalion. Bo
lIis as iJ ou veve on ouv dealI-Ied, Iaving conpIeled a vev
JuIJiIIed IiJe.
You can Ieavn lo use exIaIalion as lIe veclov lo cavv lensions and
vvong enevgies oul oJ ouv Iod. TIe pvaclice oJ sigIing can Ie
quile lIevapeulic.

15.3 FIase 2a civcuIaling in lIe Iod pavls
Fvaclising avaveness oJ lIe diJJevenl Iod pavls sIouId nol Ie
vegavded as a neve veIaxalion lecInique Iul as a najov looI on lIe
palI oJ innev aIcIen. B connecling ouv avaveness vilI lIe
Iod pavls, consciousness is inJused inlo lIe pIsicaI Iaev, and a
deep lvansJovnalion slavls lo laIe pIace. As ou Iecone veIaxed
and open, ouv consciousness veacIes Jav deepev inlo lIe pIsicaI
lIan iJ ou veve volaling lIvougI lIe Iod pavls in lIe usuaI
consciousness oJ lIe da.
TIe nove ou can `Iecone one` vilI lIe Iod pavl, lIe deepev
ouv consciousness viII Ie insliIIed inlo lIe pIsicaI Iaev. Tune
inlo lIe Iod pavl and Iel ils quaIilies Iecone aIive in ou, as
descviIed in CIaplev 11. TIe JeeIing lIal cones Jvon luning in is
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a InovIedge lIvougI idenlil ou `Iecone` lIe Iod pavl. One oJ
lIe secvels oJ lIe pIsicaI lvansJovnalion Iies in veacIing lIis
nelapIsicaI unil, Jav Ieond a neve nenlaI avaveness oJ lIe
Iod pavl.
WIiIe civcuIaling avound lIe Iod pavls vilI seeingness, il is nol
unconnon lo veceive unexpecled visions oJ Iones, avlicuIalions and
ovgans.
Fov inslance, Jocus on lIe joinl cavilies. Belveen lIe lvo joining
Iones lIeve is a space lIal is JiIIed vilI a pavlicuIav Iiquid, caIIed
snoviaI JIuid. |InleveslingI, snovia is a levn lIal vas
inlvoduced I FavaceIsus.) WIen ou lune inlo lIe snoviaI cavil,
ou gel a JeeIing oJ space. In Oevnan and FvencI, snoviaI cavil
is acluaII naned `snoviaI space` |snoviaI vaun, espace snoviaI).
CIaivvoance veveaIs Iov lIe Iod connecls vilI lIe univevsaI
aslvaI space lIvougI lIis `space in lIe avlicuIalion`, vIicI suggesls
an inlevesling nev va oJ IooIing al joinl palIoIogies.
A povevJuI vavialion oJ lIis pIase is lo add a nonenl oJ
avaveness oJ lIe neulvaI nid-poinl in lIe cenlve oJ lIe Iod aJlev
eacI coupIe oJ Iod pavls. Fov inslance lIe IeJl ee... lIe vigIl
ee... lIe avea in lIe niddIe oJ lIe lvo ees...
Ov lIe IeJl Inee... lIe vigIl Inee... lIe avea in lIe niddIe oJ lIe
lvo Inees...
TIe IeJl and vigIl sides oJ lIe Iod incavnale opposile poIavilies
oJ enevg, as do nigIl and da, JenaIe and naIe, in and ang, aII
oJ vIicI vepvesenl paivs oJ opposile poIavilies.
WIen civcuIaling ouv avaveness accovding lo lIe sequence oJ
pIase 2a, ou Jivsl gel in loucI vilI lIe IeJl poIavil oJ a Iod
pavl, lIen vilI lIe vigIl one. WilI lIe nid-poinl, ou connecl
vilI lIe space vIeve lIe poIavilies Iecone nougIl il is lIe `Tao
poinl`, neilIev ang nov in, ov IolI in and ang al lIe sane
line. See iJ ou can JeeI lIis ouvseIJ.
AnolIev inlevesling va oJ civcuIaling lIvougI lIe Iod is lo
Iislen lo lIe innev sound in eacI Iod pavl.
WI do ve slavl vilI lIe IeJl side Jov eacI Iod pavl?
InleveslingI, soIdievs do lIe sane vIen lIe vaII `IeJl, vigIl,
IeJl, vigIl...` In HalIa-oga lIe pvaclice caIIed nd-sodIana
|aIlevnale IvealIing), in vIicI one IvealIes lIvougI one noslviI
vIiIe IIocIing lIe olIev vilI lIe Jingevs, aIvas slavls vilI an
inIaIalion lIvougI lIe IeJl noslviI. In sevevaI exanpIes ve Jind
lIal vIen deaIing vilI enevg, lIe IeJl side is aclivaled IeJove
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lIe vigIl.
Apavl Jvon lIis, vIen invoIved in spiviluaI aclivilies sucI as
lIvoving lIe coins lo JalIon lIe I CIing, il is lvadilionaII lIe
IeJl Iand lIal is used |lIe Iand oJ lIe Ieavl). TIe sane appIies
vIen culling Tavol cavds. A conneclion na Ie eslaIIisIed vilI
lIe Jacl lIal lIe IeJl side oJ lIe Iod is veIaled lo lIe vigIl
IenispIeve oJ lIe Ivain, nove inluilive lIan anaIlic, and
lIeveJove nove spiviluaII incIined. And in HalIa-oga lIe nain
civcuIalion oJ enevg on lIe IeJl side oJ lIe Iod is id-nd, lIe
Iunav nd, vIicI cveales an inlevnaIizalion oJ enevgies and an
opening inlo innev spaces. BudoIJ Sleinev Ias nade lIe pvediclion
lIal in lIe dislanl Juluve oJ Iunanil, lIe IeJl Iand viII Iecone
pvedoninanl, lo lIe poinl vIeve lIe vigIl Iand viII uIlinaleI Ie
alvopIied.

15.4 FIase 2I avaveness and seeingness oJ lIe ovgans
As ouv cIaivvoance incveases ou viII, vIiIe pvaclising lIis
pIase, Iave Jascinaling visions oJ ouv ovgans lIal viII Ie
acconpanied I a deep inluilive undevslanding oJ lIeiv Junclions.
Apavl Jvon ils IeaIing vaIue, lIis pvocess Ieads lo a diJJevenl
InovIedge oJ lIe ovgans. You viII naIe nan unexpecled
discovevies lIal viII lIvov quile a diJJevenl IigIl on cevlain
connon Jacls oJ analon, pIsioIog and palIoIog. TIe palI oJ
lIe seevs is JuII oJ suvpvises.
TIe nove ou cIaivvoanlI pevceive lIe ovgans inside ouvseIJ,
lIe nove ou viII Ie aIIe lo pevceive lIe sane inside olIevs - a
gveal IeIp Jov diagnosis! An essenliaI Jacl aIoul pevceplion in
genevaI is lIal vIenevev sonelIing is seen ov JeIl inside ouvseIJ,
il can aIso Ie seen ov JeIl in an olIev pevson. `Inside` ov `oulside`
does nol naIe nucI diJJevence in levns oJ cIaivvoanl aIiIilies.
WI lIis pavlicuIav sequence oJ ovgans? TIe Ievnelic |aIcIenicaI)
lvadilion eslaIIisIes covvespondences Ielveen lIe ovgans oJ ouv
Iod and lIe pIanels oJ lIe soIav sslen. Man is lIe nicvocosn,
lIe univevse is lIe nacvocosn. EacI ovgan incavnales in lIe Iod
aII lIe snIoIs and Junclions oJ ils covvesponding pIanel. TIe
sequence oJ lIe ovgans, as indicaled in pIase 2I, JoIIovs lIe
lvadilionaI sequence oJ lIe pIanelav spIeves Saluvn |spIeen),
Jupilev |Iivev), Mavs |gaIIIIaddev), Sun |Ieavl), Venus |Iidnes),
Mevcuv |Iungs), Moon |ulevus).
A nove advanced slage consisls oJ Ieing aIIe lo pevceive lIe
pIanelav Jovces IeIind lIe pIsicaI ovgans, luvning lIis
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lecInique inlo an aslvoIogicaI nedilalion inside ouv ovn Iod. In
ovdev lo Iecone a pvopev aslvoIogev ov aIcIenisl, pIanelav
enevgies sIouId Ie inluiliveI conpveIended and JeIl inside
ouvseIJ, nol onI undevslood inleIIecluaII.
FeopIe inlevesled in slav Iove and ils covvespondences vilI lIe
Iunan nicvocosn vouId Ie veII inspived lo add anolIev pIase lo
lIeiv nigIl pvaclice. TIis consisls oJ volaling avound aveas oJ lIe
Iod, JoIIoving lIe lvadilionaI covvespondence vilI lIe
cons leI I a li ons Avi es /Iea d: Ta uvus /lIvoa l a nd necI:
Oenini/sIouIdevs and sIouIdev IIades: Cancev/Iveasl: Leo/Ieavl:
Vi vgo/i nlesli nes: Li Iva/Ii dnes: Scovpi o/sexuaI ovgans:
Sagillavius/lIigIs: Capvicovn/Inees: Aquavius/anIIes: Fisces/Jeel.
MenlaII sa lIe nane oJ lIe consleIIalion vIiIsl Ieing avave oJ
lIe covvesponding Iod avea.

15.5 FIase 3 avaveness oJ lIe IvealI and counldovns
TIis is lIe pavl vIeve evevIod JaIIs asIeep. Even lIe vovsl
insonniacs seen lo coIIapse in lIe niddIe oJ lIis pIase! Bul JaIIing
asIeep is nol necessaviI vvong. Lel us go IacI lo an inpovlanl
poinl oJ lIeov. One oJ lIe puvposes oJ nigIl pvaclice is lo aIIov
ou lo expIove lIis vazov's edge Ielveen sIeeping and vaIing.
IJ ou venain JuII avaIe lIvougIoul lIe pvaclice, il neans lIal
ou nevev cvoss lIe edge and lIis puvpose is nissed. On lIe olIev
Iand, iJ ou JaII asIeep innedialeI and Ieep snoving liII lIe end,
lIe pvaclice von'l Ie so enIigIlening eilIev.
TIe pvoIIen is lIal as soon as ou veacI lIe IovdevIine Ielveen
vaIing and sIeeping, ou Iose ouv avaveness. You ave JaniIiav
vilI lIe vaIing slale and ou ave JaniIiav vilI lIe sIeeping slale,
Iul lIe sepavaling space Ielveen lIe lvo is Joveign lo ou. EacI
line ou cone neav il ou niss il, and ou ave innedialeI
svaIIoved inlo lIe sIeeping side.
TIal is vI lIis pavl oJ lIe lecInique viII Ie nucI nove
povevJuI iJ ou use a casselle, ov iJ soneIod veads ov speaIs lIe
inslvuclions Jov ou. You JaII asIeep, and vev quicII lIe voice
caIIs ou IacI `Benain avave oJ ouv counldovn`. A Jev ninules
Ialev ou JaII asIeep again, and lIe voice Ivings ou IacI lo lIe
vaIing slale again. So lIal ou Ieep osciIIaling avound lIe vazov's
edge, vIicI is an exceIIenl va lo Iecone nove JaniIiav vilI il.
OvaduaII, ou Ieavn lo velain nove avaveness vIiIe on lIe edge.
WilI pvaclice, pvaclice, pvaclice... ou viII veacI an expevience
vIeve ou ave IolI asIeep and avaIe, and avave al lIe sane line.
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WIen ou can slaIiIise ouvseIJ on lIe edge Jov nove lIan a Jev
seconds ouv avaveness Iecones supev-avaveness, and ou gel in
loucI vilI lIe nslev oJ lIe lIvesIoId. TIis is aIso lIe slage
lIal viII give ou lIe capacil Jov an unusuaII quicI vecovev and
naIe ou a naslev sIeepev oJ lIe NapoIeon lpe.
Fvon lIis discussion ve can dvav lIe JoIIoving pvaclicaI
concIusions Bo nol incIude pIase 3 iJ ou ave pvaclising aIone,
vilIoul lIe spoIen inslvuclions oJ a Jviend ov a casselle, and iJ
ou ave pvaclising in Ied jusl IeJove going lo sIeep, especiaII iJ
ou lend lo JaII asIeep eacI line ou go lIvougI lIe counldovn.
Bo incIude pIase 3
- iJ ou Iave diJJicuIl JaIIing asIeep
- iJ ou ave pvaclising duving lIe da lo vecovev Jvon Jaligue. In
lIis case lIe inlevnillenl dozing lIal cones Jvon lIe counldovn
is one oJ lIe Iesl vas lo veJvesI ouvseIJ
- iJ ouv avaveness Ias Iecone consoIidaled and iJ ou ave
slavling lo Ie aIIe lo appvoacI lIe vazov's edge, vilIoul Ieing
pvojecled inlo sIeep
- iJ lIe nigIl pvaclice is conducled Jov ou I a Jviend. Il na
lIen Ie inlevesling lo spend nove line in pIase 3 and lo go on
osciIIaling Jov as Iong as possiIIe on lIe edge as discussed aIove.
You can lIen spend a good 15 lo 20 ninules on lIe pIase oJ
counldovn.

15.6 FIase 3c viIvalion in lIe nose vIiIe inIaIing
IJ pvaclised veguIavI, lIis exevcise viII gvealI enIance ouv
sensilivil lo sneIIs. Moveovev, ou viII signiJicanlI inpvove
ouv capacil lo calcI lIe enevg Jvon lIe aiv. As ou Iecone
nove expevl in lIis pavl, il viII Iecone oIvious lIal a cIasI laIes
pIace Ielveen lIe viIvalion oJ lIe aiv and lIe nenIvane inside
ouv nose, eacI line ou dvav lIe aiv in. Focus on lIis cIasI, Ie
nove and nove avave oJ il eacI line ou dvav lIe aiv in, and a
sIavp JeeIing oJ viIvalion viII deveIop in ouv nose. An
unexpecled avaIening viII laIe pIace in ouv noslviIs.
Il is aInosl as iJ ou veve `dvinIing` lIe aiv. TIis nouvisIes and
veinJovces lIe vIoIe pIavnx and Ias a divecl eJJecl oJ
slinuIalion on lIe lIivd ee. BenenIev lIal ouv lIivd ee is nol
a spol sonevIeve in lIe JoveIead, Iul nove IiIe a lunneI lIal goes
Jvon Ielveen lIe eeIvovs lo lIe IacI oJ lIe Iead. TIe oIJaclov
nevves, aJlev lvaveIIing in lIe nasaI nucosa, galIev and pass inlo
lIe Iead cavil lIvougI lIe cviIviJovn pIale oJ lIe elInoid Ione,
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appvoxinaleI one incI diveclI IeIind lIe avea Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs - Ience lIe divecl eJJecl on lIe ee oJ lIe avaIening
oJ lIe sense oJ sneII.
To gel a cIeavev picluve oJ lIe conneclion Ielveen lIe lIivd ee
and sneII, lune inlo lIe ee oJ a dog. TIe lIivd ee oJ lIis aninaI
is conpIeleI `sneII`. You can see cIeavI Iov ils ee exlends inlo
ils noslviIs.
In addilion lo ils IocaI eJJecls, lIis exevcise is a povevJuI
slinuIanl lo vilaIil in genevaI, due lo IolI lIe exlva inlaIe oJ
enevg and lIe veJIex slinuIalion oJ sevevaI ovgans oJ lIe Iod
Jvon lIe nucosa oJ lIe noslviIs. TIe capacil lo veceive nove
viIvanl enevg viII pevsisl duving lIe da and ou viII deveIop a
pvodigious sensilivil lo sneIIs. Youv nose viII Iecone a conslanl
souvce oJ vondev.
In KundaIini-oga lIe sense oJ sneII is veIaled lo nIdIva-caIva,
lIe vool cIaIva, Iocaled in lIe pevineun and al lIe Iase oJ lIe
spine. In nIdIva Iies lIe nosl pvinaI, lIe nosl gvounded and
pIsicaI IeveI oJ lIe IodiI vilaIil. An slvong avaIening oJ lIe
sense oJ sneII is consideved lo lviggev a veaclion in nIdIva,
lIeveI aclivaling lIe Junclions oJ lIe cIaIva. TIis can Ie used in
lIe lvealnenl oJ depvessed palienls vIo Iave Iosl nolivalion in
lIe pIsicaI pIane, and vIo neilIev visI lo Iive nov die. |TIinI
aIso oJ lIe sneIIing saIls used lo Iving peopIe IacI lo consciousness
aJlev Jainling.)
SneII is lIe nosl pvinaI oJ lIe pIsicaI senses. Fov inslance, lIe
oIJaclov IoIe ov vIinencepIaIon, vIicI deaIs vilI sneII
pevceplions, is one oJ lIe nosl ancienl pavls oJ lIe Ivain in levns
oJ pIIogen. TIe aIove-nenlioned lecInique lo slinuIale lIe
`nose-povev` can lIeveJove give unexpecledI povevJuI vesuIls in
ve-avaIening lIe IiJe Jovce oJ depvessed peopIe ov in palienls
suJJeving Jvon JalaI iIInesses.
Man oJ lIose vIo vun aJlev vilanins vouId Ie vev suvpvised lo
veaIize Iov nucI lIeiv vilaIil couId Ie incveased I educaling
lIeiv nose. TIe nose is a nain ovgan oJ veceplion oJ lIe elIevic
|vilaI Jovce) oJ lIe aiv. Il is nol onI duving nigIl pvaclice, Iul
aIso duving ouv daiI aclivilies lIal ou can vovI al calcIing
nove and nove enevg Jvon lIe aiv.

Tips
TIe veguIav pvaclice oJ neli |see CIaplev 16) viII Ie a povevJuI
aid in deveIoping lIe sensilivil oJ ouv noslviIs and IuiIding up
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ouv `nose povev`.
WIiIe inpIenenling lIis pIase 3c, and nigIl pvaclice in genevaI,
ou viII Iave lo Ie vev caveJuI oJ sneIIs. TIe voon sIouId nol Ie
sluJJ, and il is aIvas pveJevaIIe lo Ieep a vindov open. TIeve
sIouId nol Ie an loIacco sneII, incense ov slvong pevJunes. TIe
veason is lIal ouv sensilivil is incveased in sucI pvopovlions
lIal lIese sneIIs na naIe ou veaII unconJovlaIIe, and na
even danage ouv suIlIe sense oJ sneII and ouv capacil lo
veceive enevg Jvon lIe aiv.

15.7 FIase 4
B sepavaling inages Jvon lIe Jacl oJ seeing, ov seeingness, one
can Iecone cIaivvoanl. TIe sane pvincipIe can Ie appIied lo lIe
deveIopnenl oJ olIev suIlIe senses, Ience lIis vovI oJ discevning
lIe Jacl oJ Ieaving Jvon lIe sounds, lIe Jacl oJ sneIIing Jvon
lIe sneIIs, and so on.
TIis pIase is aIso a povevJuI nelIod lo inlevnaIise lIe senses, lo
sepavale lIe aslvaI senses Jvon lIe pIsicaI ones, and lo Ieave lIe
aslvaI Iod in a slale vIicI aIIovs naxinun IeIp Jvon IigIev
spiviluaI Ieings duving lIe nigIl.

15.8 FIase 5 vecaIIing lIe inages oJ lIe da
TIis exevcise is vegavded as essenliaI I sevevaI veslevn scIooIs oJ
esolevicisn and ou viII oJlen Jind il nenlioned in esolevic
Iilevaluve. Il vovIs on a nunIev oJ IeveIs and Ias nove lIan one
puvpose. Lel us lv lo undevsland one ov lvo oJ lIen.
A connon oIsevvalion veIaled I lIose vIo Iave cone IacI Jvon
a neav-dealI expevience is lIal lIe vilnessed lIe conpIele laIIeau
oJ lIeiv IiJe. Il unJoIded in Jvonl oJ lIen IiIe a novie. Apavl
Jvon lIis veII-Inovn Jacl, occuIlisls descviIe lIe ccIe oJ
veincavnalion as nade oJ lvo aIlevnaling pIases IiJe on EavlI,
duving vIicI aclions ave pevJovned, and lIen lIe jouvne
lIvougI non-pIsicaI pIanes. TIe Iallev is lIen JoIIoved I
anolIev IiJe oJ incavnalion on EavlI, and so on.
WIal Iappens duving lIe jouvne Ielveen dealI and veIivlI?
Anong olIev lIings, lIeve is lIe vovI oJ inlegvaling vIal vas
acIieved on EavlI. Il is IiIe a naluvalion oJ lIe pIsicaI
expeviences lIal lIe souI venl lIvougI, and a sIov incovpovalion
oJ lIeiv quinlessence.
A cvuciaI poinl is lIal lIe lvaveIIing souI is conJvonled vilI lIe
inpossiIiIil oJ cIanging anlIing lIal vas done duving lIe
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incavnalion on EavlI. TIe souI can vovI al digesling lIe aclions
lIal veve pevJovned. Il can lv lo pvepave ils nexl incavnalion in
lIe Iesl possiIIe va. Bul even lIougI depIovaIIe deeds na Iave
Ieen pevJovned and oppovlunilies Iave Ieen nissed, il is sinpI
oul oJ lIe queslion Jov an pasl aclion lo Ie cIanged. TIis can
pvove lo Ie a levviIIe dvana Jov lIe lvaveIIing souI.
TIis spiviluaI Jacl can aIso Ie Jound in lIe Hindu lvadilion.
SansIvil lexls descviIe Iov, as Iong as lIe individuaI souI is nol
incavnaled, and even vIiIe slaing in lIe nolIev's vonI, il is
sliII JuII oJ good vesoIulions I sIaII Ie a gveal vovsIippev oJ
SIiva, I sIaII devole n IiJe lo lIe pvaclice oJ oga...`
Bul as soon as lIe individuaI is caugIl in lIe vovlex oJ IiJe, Ie ov
sIe innedialeI Jovgels aIoul aII lIe good inlenlions and slavls lo
IeIave accovding lo lIe nolivalions oJ lIe Iovev ego. TIen, as
soon as lIe souI Ieaves lIe Iod al lIe line oJ dealI, il veaIises
painJuII lIal nan occasions veve nissed. And lIe ccIe vepeals
ilseIJ once nove. Sone pvogvess na Ie nade, Iul oJlen lIis is
nol nucI conpaved lo vIal couId Iave Ieen acIieved iJ a
venenIvance oJ lIe puvpose Iad Ieen nainlained.
TIis exevcise, in vIicI lIe da is seen IacIvavds, ains al cvealing
evev nigIl an equivaIenl oJ lIe pIase oJ conlenpIalion oJ one's
aclions, vIicI novnaII laIes pIace onI aJlev dealI. Inslead oJ
vailing unliI ou die, lIe naluvalion pvocess can Iegin Ieve and
nov, lIeveI speeding up lIe couvse oJ evoIulion.
Nole lIal il vouId Ie quile inappvopviale lo go lIvougI a nenlaI
veviev and lo lv lo judge lIe novaI vaIue oJ ouv aclions in an
innev diaIogue sucI as I sIouId Iave done lIis, I sIouId nol Iave
done lIal...` TIe exevcise vovIs al a nucI deepev IeveI. Il is nol
lIvougI a nenlaI diaIogue Iul lIvougI a deep opening oJ lIe souI
lIal lIe naluvalion pvocess viII Ie inilialed. TIe sIaIIov
consciousness oJ a novaI assessnenl vouId pvove conpIeleI
inadequale lo lviggev lIe expecled vesuIl.
AJlev dealI, lIe velvospeclive vision oJ IiJe civcunslances nol
onI laIes pIace duving lIe Jivsl lIvee and a IaIJ das, il is aIso
vepealed al diJJevenl slages oJ lIe jouvne, vilI diJJevenl
nodaIilies. IJ ou Iave palienlI oIsevved lIe panovana oJ ouv
da, evev nigIl IeJove going lo sIeep, lIen a Iol oJ line and
enevg viII Ie saved Ialev. Nol lIal lIeve is an uvgenc aJlev
dealI, Iul iJ ou Iave done lIis vovI, ouv enevg viII Ie
avaiIaIIe lo pevJovn sone olIev inpovlanl lasIs, and naIe lIe
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lvansilion nove JvuilJuI.
As Jav as lIe lecInique oJ vevieving lIe inages oJ lIe da is
concevned, ou can cIoose Ielveen lvo oplions. TIe Jivsl
possiIiIil is lo veviev lIe laIIeaux oJ lIe da, slavling vilI
lIose oJ lIe evening, and JinisIing vilI lIose oJ lIe novning.
TIe second and nove accuvale va oJ pvaclising is lo see ouv da
exaclI IiIe a novie going IacIvavds. TIus Jov exanpIe iJ ou
Iave Ieen dviving, ou see lIe cav noving IacIvavds. IJ ou Iave
Ieen vaIIing, ou see ouvseIJ vaIIing IacIvavds. You see lIe
Jood ou Iave ealen going oul oJ ouv noulI, and nove. TIis na
seen diJJicuIl in lIe Ieginning, Iul vilI sone pvaclice ou na
veacI a slage vIeve aII lIe inages unJoId eJJovlIessI I
lIenseIves, and lIe vIoIe da is coveved in 4 ov 5 ninules. Il is
one oJ lIose lIings lIal ou can'l veaII `do` Iul lIal ou Iave lo
aIIov lo Iappen.
TIe queslion is oJlen asIed as lo Iov delaiIed lIe veviev oJ lIe
da sIouId Ie, and Iov nucI oJ lIe ninule delaiIs and lviviaI
civcunslances sIouId Ie incovpovaled. Il seens veasonaIIe lo
conpIele lIe lecInique in 5 lo 10 ninules. TIe nove pvoJicienl
ou Iecone, lIe nove delaiIs ou viII Ie aIIe lo incIude in lIis
line span.

15.9 FIase 6 sponlaneous inages
As soon as inages JIov JveeI in ouv consciousness ou Inov ou
Iave veacIed a slale oJ pscIic sIeep. You Iave inlegvaled lIe
pvecision oJ lIe inages oJ lIe dvean slale vilI lIe conscious
avaveness oJ lIe vaIing slale. TIis is a slale in vIicI ou vecovev
Jasl Jvon Jaligue. WIiIsl pvaclising, ou viII nolice lIal lIe
veviev oJ lIe laIIeaux oJ lIe da |pIase 5) is a sIov lvansilion
Ieading lo lIe pIase oJ sponlaneous inages.
Once ou Iave veacIed a cevlain naslev oJ lIis sixlI pIase, aII
ou Iave lo do is Ie in lIe space |lIe sane puvpIe space as in aII
lIe olIev pvaclices oJ lIis IooI) and Iel inages cone lo ou.
In ovdev lo go JuvlIev, lv lo Iecone avave oJ lIe seeingness and
oJ ouv ovn pvesence in lIe Ieavl eacI line an inage avises in
Jvonl oJ ou. WIal does lIis nean, in levns oJ lIe vovI oJ
cIaivvoance ve Iave done so Jav? Il neans inpIenenling lIe
lvipIe pvocess oJ vision Jvon lIe dvean slale inslead oJ lIe
vaIing slale. Il neans exlending ouv nagic vand lo lIe
expeviences oJ lIe nigIl, inslead oJ using il onI duving lIe da.
TIis viII Iead lo nagniJicenl visions and unexpecled veaIisalions.
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15.10 Expeviences duving nigIl pvaclice

Tension
Il can Iappen lIal lension IuiIds up, lo lIe poinl vIeve ou Iave
lo voII ovev on ouv side and end lIe pvaclice. UsuaII, as soon as
ou ave nol on ouv IacI an nove and ou Iave given up lIe
pvaclice Jov lIal nigIl, lIe lension slops and ou can JaII asIeep.
TIis expevience, vIicI is siniIav lo lIe IuiId-up oJ lension lIal
can occuv duving nedilalion |see seclion 10.11) is due lo enevgelic
and enolionaI IIocIages. Bon'l lv lo Jovce ouvseIJ lo sla on
ouv IacI al an cosl, vIicI can easiI luvn lIe pvaclice inlo an
ovdeaI. TIe veaI ansvev is on anolIev IeveI expIoving lIe IIocIage
lIvougI appvopviale lecIniques sucI as ISIS vegvession.
TIeve is anolIev veason lIal na cause ov exaggevale nuscuIav
lension duving nigIl pvaclice nainlaining viIvalion in lIe ee.
BenenIev lIal duving nigIl pvaclice lIeve sIouId Ie neilIev
viIvalion in lIe ee nov lIvoal Jviclion, as discussed in CIaplev
13. EacI line ou JeeI lension duving ouv nigIl pvaclice, naIe
suve lIal no pavlicuIav avaveness is Iepl in lIe ee. Focussing on
lIe Ieavl na IeIp.

FaIIing asIeep aII lIe line
Bon'l despaiv - ou ave nol lIe onI one. Al Ieasl ou Iave Jound
lIe JinaI ansvev lo insonnia. Heve ave a Jev suggeslions lo
inpvove lIe silualion
Fvaclise on lIe JIoov, nol in Ied.
IJ ou veguIavI JaII asIeep al a pavlicuIav poinl oJ lIe
lecInique, onil lIal pIase Jov a vIiIe, going slvaigIl lo lIe nexl
pIase. TIis IeIps lo IveaI vIal can Iecone a Iad IaIil. Beluvn lo
lIe pIase sone das ov veeIs Ialev.
Use nigIl-pvaclice casselles. Al lIe CIaivvision ScIooI, expevience
Ias sIovn lIal a nunIev oJ sludenls vIo Iad diJJicuIl
pvaclising lIis lecInique vepovled innediale inpvovenenl as soon
as lIe slavled using lIe casselles oJ lIe covvespondence couvses.
Fvaclise duving lIe da, in addilion lo ouv nigIlI session. TIis
viII incvease ouv capacil lo venain avave vIiIe on lIe vazov's
edge.
Oel a valcI vilI a counldovn and a genlIe Ieep. Fvogvan il lo
Ieep evev Jive ninules duving ouv nigIl pvaclice.
Slavgazing Fvaclise IooIing al lIe slavs evev nigIl Jov a Jev
ninules ov nove IeJove going lo Ied. Be lolaII in ouv ee vIiIe
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slavgazing. `BvinI` lIe IigIl Jvon lIe slavs, aIsovI lIeiv enevg.
TIis viII Iave a slvong inJIuence on lIe quaIil oJ ouv avaveness,
nol onI duving nigIl pvaclice Iul lIvougIoul lIe nigIl.
BasicaII, iJ ou Jind il diJJicuIl lo nainlain vigiIance duving
sIeep, il is due lo lIe veaIness oJ ouv aslvaI Iod, and lo a IacI
oJ Ividges Ielveen lIe aslvaI and pIsicaI Iaevs. TIeveJove,
IeJove slavling ouv nigIl jouvne, il IeIps lo saluvale ouv
consciousness vilI an exlveneI sIavp and veJined aslvaI enevg
lIal oJ lIe slavs.
Evev so oJlen duving nigIl pvaclice, and pavlicuIavI vIen ou
JeeI lIal ou ave going lo Iose consciousness, don'l Iesilale lo caII
lIe enevg oJ lIe slavs lo ouv vescue. Il can IeIp lo vecaII lIe
inages oJ consleIIalions lIal ou veve IooIing al IeJove going lo
Ied. Tap Jvon lIeiv enevg.
To concIude lIis seclion ouv capacil lo velain a conscious
avaveness duving sIeep depends on Iov nucI ouv suIlIe Iodies
ave IuiIl up. Il is lIeveJove lIe vIoIe pvocess oJ innev aIcIen,
and nol onI nigIl pvaclice, lIal is needed lo veacI IigIev slages
oJ pscIic sIeep. Il is vise lo accepl lIal il viII laIe sone line
and pvaclice IeJove ou can venenIev aII lIe jouvnes oJ lIe
nigIl vIen vaIing up in lIe novning.

15.11 TaIing lIe nigIl al IolI ends
TIe vovI on pscIic sIeep does nol onI laIe pIace al lIe
Ieginning Iul aIso al lIe end oJ lIe nigIl. TIe puvpose oJ nigIl
pvaclice is lo nainlain vaIing avaveness in ouv sIeep. TIe
puvpose oJ lIe `novning vovI` is lo venenIev as nucI as possiIIe
oJ ouv dveans and aslvaI jouvnes in ouv daline consciousness.
Heve ave a Jev suggeslions Jov vovIing in lIis diveclion

15.12 Movning sIaving
IJ ou sIeep in lIe sane voon as a spouse/Jviend, leII eacI olIev
vIal Iappened duving lIe nigIl as soon as ou vaIe up. Bo il as
soon as possiIIe, vIiIe sliII in Ied and lIe venenIvance is sliII
eas. You viII see lIal ou lend lo venenIev nucI nove iJ ou
Inov ou viII sslenalicaII Ie sIaving in lIe novning. Il viII
nolivale ouv suIconscious lo velain nove nenov oJ lIe
expeviences oJ lIe nigIl.
IJ lIeve ave cIiIdven avound ou, gel lIen lo leII ou lIeiv
dveans as soon as ou gveel lIen in lIe novning.
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15.13 A snIoI used as a Ividge
Buving ouv nigIl pvaclice in lIe evening, IeJove sIeep naIe a
slvong vesoIulion lIal lIe Jivsl lIing ou viII do vIen vecoveving
consciousness in lIe novning viII Ie lo lv and venenIev vIal
Iappened in lIe nigIl. A good nelIod is lo cIoose a snIoI |sucI
as a slav, a penlagvan, ov anlIing ou judge appvopviale) and lo
lv al an cosl lo Ie avave oJ lIe snIoI al lIe vev nonenl oJ
JaIIing asIeep and innedialeI vIen vaIing up. As soon as ou
vecovev ouv Jivsl lIvead oJ vaIing consciousness in lIe novning,
vecaII lIe snIoI. TIis cveales a Ividge Ielveen lIe lvo inslanls.

15.14 Keep vecaIIing ouv dveans acvoss lIe IuJJev zone
TIe Iinil Ielveen Ieing asIeep and Ieing avaIe is nove IiIe a space
lIan a Iine.
In lIe novning ou Jivsl vecovev ouv consciousness in A, Iel us
sa. You na nol Ie avave oJ il, Iul ou viII Iave lo cvoss lIe
vIoIe space Ielveen A and B IeJove ou ave JuII avaIe. Il
Iappens aulonalicaII and unconsciousI. Mosl peopIe nevev nolice
il.
Nov suppose ou venenIev a dvean ov an aslvaI jouvne in A. B
lIe line ou veacI B, ou ave vev IiIeI lo Iave Jovgollen il
again. So lIal, lo Iving nenovies IacI vilI ou inlo lIe vaIing
slale, ou Iave lo vecaII lIen a Jev lines as ou ave cvossing lIe
IuJJev-zone. You viII Iave lo venenIev Jivsl in A, lIen in A1,
lIen in A2, lIen in A3, lIen in B.
BenenIev ouv dveans innedialeI, as soon as ou vecovev a Iil
oJ vaIing consciousness. OlIevvise ou viII end up in A3 ov even
in B vilIoul nolicing il, and il viII aIvead Ie loo Iale, evevlIing
Iaving Ieen Jovgollen.
Fov lIe sane veasons, venain exlveneI nolionIess in Ied vIen
ou vecovev consciousness. B cIanging posilion ou speed up lIe
lvansilion Jvon A lo B. As soon as ouv lIvead oJ conscious
avaveness is vecoveved in lIe novning, do nol nove and lv lo
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venenIev anlIing ou can.

15.15 Use lIe nenov oJ lIe lIivd ee
Heve i s a va oJ avoi di ng lIe IassI es oJ lIe Jovnev
veconnendalions and sliII venenIeving aII lIal is inpovlanl.
As ou deveIop ouv suIlIe Iodies ou viII veaIize lIal ou slavl lo
access a nev Jovn oJ nenov lIal oJ lIe ee. A nunIev oJ
lIings lIal Iave Ieen conpIeleI Jovgollen I ouv conscious
nind can Ie vecaIIed innedialeI vIen ou lap Jvon lIe nenov
oJ ouv ee.
TIis Ieads us lo sepavale lvo nenovies lIal oJ lIe nind, and lIal
oJ lIe ee. InleveslingI enougI, lIe do nol vegislev lIe sane
lIings. Fov inslance, lIe nenov oJ lIe ee venenIevs auvas. IJ
ou Iave seen an auva len eavs ago, ou can vecaII il inslanlI,
jusl I luning inlo lIe nenov oJ lIe ee. TIis nenov is nucI
nove veIiaIIe lIan lIe nenlaI one. MaIe Iecause il does nol
depend on lIe Ivain ceIIs, lIe nenov oJ lIe ee nevev Jovgels
anlIing. And unIiIe lIe nenov oJ lIe nind, lIe nenov oJ
lIe ee is conpIeleI eJJovlIess, lIings cone IacI lo ou
aulonalicaII.
As Jav as nigIls ave concevned, lIe nind lends lo venenIev
dveans, vIiIe lIe ee venenIevs aslvaI lvaveIs and expeviences oJ
consciousness. So lIis nenov oJ lIe ee is lIe lvue soIulion lo
lIe vev connon pvoIIen oJ `novning annesia`.
UnJovlunaleI, lIeve is no sinpIe JovnuIa lIal can Ie appIied lo
deveIop access lo lIe nenov oJ lIe ee. Il cones as a vesuIl oJ
lIe vIoIe pvocess oJ innev aIcIen. Bul lIe poinl is, lIis nenov
oJ lIe ee is aIvead pvesenl in nan peopIe. TIe pvoIIen is lIal
lIe jusl don'l lIinI oJ lapping Jvon il. WIen lIe Iave lo
venenIev sonelIing lIe seavcI in lIeiv nind and don'l even
lIinI oJ lving lo venenIev Jvon lIeiv ee.
So, evev novning go inlo ouv ee and lv lo venenIev Jvon
lIeve. Il viII Ie IiIe doing an auva veading oJ ouv nigIl. IJ ou
Iive vilI soneIod, ou viII discovev lIal once ou can venenIev
ouv nigIl expeviences Jvon ouv ee, ou can aIso see vIal
Iappened lo lIen lIal nigIl. As discussed IeJove, lIe pevceplions
oJ lIe lIivd ee ave nol conJined lo lIe Iinils oJ ouv sIin.

15.16 IJ ou can nevev venenIev anlIing
Wail Jov ouv nexl IoIidas and lIen, Jov Jive conseculive nigIls
ov so, vaIe up aJlev eacI dvean and nole dovn evevlIing ou
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can venenIev. Keep a nolepad, pen and lovcI I ouv Ied. Fov
sone peopIe il is enougI lo naIe a slvong vesoIulion IeJove JaIIing
asIeep in ovdev lo vaIe up aJlev eacI and evev dvean. IJ lIis is
nol lIe case, lIen gel an eIeclvonic valcI lo Ieep and vaIe ou up
evev Iouv.
IJ ou Iave lo spend a nigIl on a lvain ov in an silualion vIeve
ou Iave lo doze valIev lIan sIeep, don'l niss lIe cIance oJ noling
dovn aII ouv dveans one aJlev lIe olIev.

15.17 Vavialion Jov acupuncluvisls
Fvaclilionevs oJ acupuncluve, sIialsu and olIev aveas oJ ovienlaI
nedicine viII Jind il vaIuaIIe lo incovpovale a pIase oJ avaveness
oJ lIe nevidians, Ielveen pIase 2 |civcuIalion lIvougI lIe Iod
pavls and lIe ovgans) and pIase 3 |avaveness oJ lIe IvealI). TIis
addilionaI pIase on lIe nevidians is siniIav lo lIe vovI oJ cIanneI
veIease |CIaplevs 4 and 6), Iul vilIoul an vuIIing, since lIe Iod
venains conpIeleI nolionIess Jvon lIe Ieginning lo lIe end oJ
nigIl pvaclice. IJ line is Iiniled, lIen do lIe civcuIalion oJ pIase
2 onI once.
In eacI nevidian, Jivsl lv lo sense lIe viIvalion ov lingIing,
vIicI is nolIing olIev lIan lIe pevceplion oJ lIe qi ov elIevic
enevg. TIen lv lo pevceive lIe JIov oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe
nevidian |il does nol aIvas JIov in lIe diveclion indicaled in lIe
CIinese IooIs!) TIen lv lo aclivale lIe JIov I noving enevg
consciousI aIong lIe Iine oJ lIe nevidian, accovding lo lIe
lecInique oJ lIe `IillIe Iands` descviIed in seclion 4.10.
As Jav as lIe sequence oJ lIe nevidians is concevned, JoIIov lIe
lvadilionaI ovdev oJ lIe civcuIalion oJ enevg Lung, CoIon,
SlonacI, SpIeen, Heavl, SnaII Inlesline, Uvinav BIaddev, Kidne,
Heavl Conslviclov, TvipIe Wavnev, OaIIIIaddev, Livev. FinisI vilI
Conceplion, Oovevnov and uIlinaleI lIe cenlvaI cIinne oJ lIe
cIong nai, vIicI Ieavs siniIavilies lo lIe Indian susunn, lIe
cenlvaI cIanneI in lIe niddIe oJ lIe Iod as il is deveIoped in
KundaIini-oga and Kvia-oga. As lIe analonicaI palIs oJ lIe
nevidians ave descviIed in aII lIe acupuncluve IooIs, inlevesled
veadevs ave veJevved lo lIe Iilevaluve on lIe suIjecl.
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16.1 Neli
In lIe ancienl SansIvil lvealises oJ HalIa-oga, sevevaI lecIniques
oJ innev puviJicalion ave descviIed. A gvoup oJ six oJ lIen ave
caIIed lIe sal Iavnan, ov `six aclions`, vIicI ave
- neli, a puviJicalion oJ lIe nasaI cavil
- dIauli, puviJicalion oJ lIe slonacI
- Iasli, a vavialion oJ an enena
Apavl Jvon lIeiv IocaI aclion, dIauli and Iasli ave cIeansevs oJ lIe
eavlI and valev eIenenls lIvougIoul lIe Iod.
- lvlaIa, gazing al a candIe ov a ninule oIjecl |see 5.6)
- nauIi, in vIicI lIe lvo aIdoninaI nuscIes vecli aIdoninis ave
conlvacled one aJlev lIe olIev, lIeveI giving an inpvession oJ
volalion. NauIi is a slvong slinuIanl oJ lIe aIdoninaI Jive, and oJ
lIe Jive oJ lIe Iod in genevaI.
- IapIaIIli, nade oJ a sIovl Iul inlense IpevvenliIalion.
TIese lecIniques do nol onI puviJ lIe pIsicaI and suIlIe Iodies,
lIe aIso avaIen lIe Iod oJ enevg and ils cenlves. TIeveJove
lIe can aII Ie veconnended lo a sinceve seeIev.
OJ lIese six lecIniques ve viII dveII on lIe Jivsl one, neli, Jov il
Ias a divecl and venavIaIIe aclion on lIe avaIening oJ lIe lIivd
ee. Apavl Jvon ils eJJecl on lIe JvonlaI cIaIva, neli is aIso said
lo puviJ aII lIe cIanneIs oJ enevg in lIe necI and lIe Iead,
lIeveI Iaving a signiJicanl IeaIing aclion on an disovdev Iocaled
in lIese aveas.
In lIe lvadilionaI va oJ HalIa-oga, neli is pevJovned vilI a
Iong-IeaIed pol caIIed a Iola. TIe Iola is JiIIed vilI saIl valev. TIe
ogis Iend lIeiv Iead lo one side, and lIe end oJ lIe IeaI is
inlvoduced in lIe noslviI on lIe olIev side. TIe valev is aIIoved lo
JIov lIvougI one noslviI and JaIIs oul lIvougI lIe olIev. TIe
sane opevalion is lIen vepealed on lIe olIev side.
Fov ouv puvpose, lIeve is a nove eJJicienl va oJ pevJovning neli
vIicI does nol vequive a Iola |Iong-IeaIed pol)
TaIe a nug, ov even Iellev, a vesseI ov snaII IovI lIal is sIovlev
Iul videv lIan a nug. FiII il vilI IuIevavn valev, aIoul lIe sane
lenpevaluve as inside ouv noulI. |Use cIean, puviJied valev.) Add
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IaIJ a leaspoon oJ vocI saIl ov sea saIl. Bul do nol use Jine gvained
laIIe saIl, vIicI vouId ivvilale ouv nose.
Ful ouv nose in lIe valev. Slavl `dvinIing` lIe saIl valev lIvougI
ouv noslviIs dvav lIe valev lIvougI lIe nose and Iel il spiII oul
lIvougI lIe noulI. TIe valev goes slvaigIl Jvon lIe nasaI cavil
inlo lIe noulI and gels expeIIed Jvon lIeve.
TIe vIoIe opevalion is quicI and nol al aII unconJovlaIIe. Il gives
a vev veJvesIing and avaIening JeeIing. Il genevales innev
cIavil, and a sIavp pevceplion oJ enevg in lIe noslviIs.

Tips
One oJ lIe secvels is nol lo laIe in aiv vIiIe dvaving in lIe
valev. TIal is vI a videv cup is advisaIIe. OlIevvise aJlev
`dvinIing` a quavlev oJ lIe nug ou slavl gelling as nucI aiv as
Iiquid, and lIe vesuIl na Ie sIigIlI ivvilaling lo ouv nose.
AnolIev secvel Iies in lIe avl oJ dving ouv nose aJlev ou
Iave JinisIed expeIIing lIe valev. Mosl oJ lIe nodevn lvealises on
HalIa-oga venain vague and evasive on lIis lopic, advising
nolIing nove lIan IIoving ouv nose. MislaIe! IJ ou pvaclise lIe
JoIIoving dving lecInique ou viII Ie suvpvised lo see Iov nucI
nove valev viII Ie expeIIed Jvon ouv nasaI cavilies, even iJ ou
Iave pveviousI IIovn ouv nose Jov a Jev ninules.
Sland up vilI ouv Iegs apavl and IaIJ-Ienl. Besl ouv avns on
ouv Inees.
WilIoul noving ouv lvunI, lIvov lIe Iead upvavds and
IacIvavds, exIaIing vioIenlI lIvougI lIe nose al lIe sane line.
TIis is done in aIoul IaIJ a second, aJlev vIicI a novnaI
inIaIalion JoIIovs.
TIen, aJlev IaIJ a second oJ nolionIessness, quicII pvojecl lIe
Iead dovnvavds, vIiIe slvongI IIoving lIe aiv oul oJ ouv nose.
InIaIe novnaII.
TIen pvojecl lIe Iead upvavds again, vIiIe vigovousI IIoving lIe
aiv oul. InIaIe novnaII.
Conlinue IiIe lIis Jov IaIJ a ninule ov so, IIoving lIe aiv oul and
lIvoving ouv Iead up and dovn aIlevnaleI.
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TIen vepeal lIe pvocess, Iul lIis line luvn lIe Iead once lo lIe
vigIl and once lo lIe IeJl. BIov lIe aiv oul oJ ouv noslviIs
vigovousI eacI line ou lIvov lIe Iead lo lIe side.
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|TIeve is no need lo IIov ouv nose pviov lo ov aJlev lIis nelIod
oJ dving.)
TIe neli pvaclice sIouId Ie inpIenenled in lIe novning, IeJove
nedilaling, and lIeveJove IeJove ealing. WIen ou ave lvained,
ou conpIele il in 2 ov 3 ninules, incIuding lIe dving.
Fvaclise evev novning Jov aIoul one ov lvo eavs, and lIen vail
a Jev eavs IeJove vesuning anolIev eav oJ pvaclice.
Neli Ias a sIavp invigovaling aclion. Il naIes ou JeeI aculeI
avave, avaIe and veJvesIed. Il slvenglIens lIe lIivd ee in a
conspicuous va and slinuIales cIaivvoanl vision. IJ ou can Ie
Ivave enougI lo ovevcone lIe disconJovl oJ lIe Jivsl allenpls,
ou viII soon enjo il vev nucI and gain suIslanliaI IeneJils
Jvon il.
Once ou Iave nasleved neli, ou Iecone aIIe lo suppvess an
coId iJ ou Iappen lo calcI one. You gain lIe capacil lo adjusl lIe
enevg al lIe IacI oJ ouv lIvoal in a va lIal viII slop an
nasaI discIavge. |TIe lvicI vovIs Iellev iJ ou laIe lIe coId al ils
onsel.)
Hovevev I slvongI advise ou nol lo do so! Bespecl lIe IillIe
discIavges oJ lIe Iod, do nol suppvess lIen. TIe ave a naluvaI
eIininalion lIe pIa a voIe in nainlaining lIe genevaI IaIance oJ
ouv sslen. So pIease pul up vilI lIe coId and accovding lo one
oJ ouv nollos, `Iel il JIov`. TIe nodevn IaIil oJ vusIing lo a
IeaIlI pvaclilionev evev line ve Iave a IillIe snplon is cIiIdisI
and Iased on a nisundevslanding oJ lIe Iod's econon. In nan
cases ninov aiInenls sIouId Ie aIIoved lo JoIIov lIeiv couvse.
Tvealing ninov diseases can sonelines end up cvealing najov ones
in lIe Iong vun.

16.2 TIe use oJ vIlIns
In seclion 11.8 ve discussed Iov lIe aslvaI Iod is IacIing a sense
oJ vIlIn. TIe JoIIoving suggeslions ain al slvenglIening lIis
veaI side oJ ouv aslvaI Iod.
TIe Jivsl advice is lo pvaclise ouv exevcises evev da al exaclI
lIe sane line. TIe vesuIls oJ lIis neasuve viII Ie oul oJ
pvopovlion vilI lIe eJJovl il viII laIe ou lo inpIenenl il. AJlev
aII, iJ ou devole sone line evev novning lo ouv nedilalion,
does il naIe sucI a diJJevence lo ou vIelIev ou slavl exaclI al
seven, Jov inslance, inslead oJ an line Ielveen a quavlev lo and a
quavlev pasl? And el, as Jav as lIe vesuIls go, il does naIe a vev
signiJicanl diJJevence. Evev da ouv sslen viII aulonalicaII
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slavl lIe pvaclices al lIe given line! Less eJJovl viII Ie needed lo
veacI lIe nedilalion slale, and lIe expeviences oJ consciousness
viII Ie signiJicanlI deepev. Apavl Jvon lIese sinpIe vesuIls, lIe
nedilalion and olIev exevcises viII Iave a nucI gvealev inpacl on
ouv aslvaI Iod.
BeguIavil Ias an unexpecledI polenl aclion on lIe aslvaI Iod,
veinJovcing ils vIoIe slvucluve. Inagine a sIip vilI a IeaIage in
lIe IuII. You can lv lo naIe aII sovls oJ inpvovenenls lo lIe
Ioal gel Iellev saiIs, add an engine... lIese viII speed up lIe sIip.
Bul Jixing lIe IeaIage viII Iave an even nove divecl aclion, since
il covvecls a Iasic veaIness in lIe Ioal. TIis is exaclI vIal ou
acIieve vIen ou vovI al veinJovcing lIe aslvaI Iod's sense oJ
vIlIn.
You can polenlize ouv pvaclices even JuvlIev I pveceding lIen
vilI a pavlicuIav sequence oJ aclions. Fov inslance vasIing ouv
Iands, going lo lIe loiIel, laIing a sIovev - vIalevev ou vanl,
Iul aIvas in exaclI lIe sane ovdev. Bo exaclI lIe sane
novenenls, one aJlev lIe olIev, novning aJlev novning, and
sonelIing viII coaguIale in lIe slvucluve oJ ouv aslvaI Iod. Il
viII aIso IeIp iJ ou insligale anolIev siniIav sequence oJ aclions
evev evening IeJove ouv nigIl pvaclice.
TIe nove lIe aslvaI Iod gels invoIved in lIese aclions, lIe nove
eJJicienl lIe exevcise Iecones. TIis neans ou Iave lo pevJovn
eacI opevalion in JuII avaveness, conpIeleI in ouv ee, pulling
aII oJ ouvseIJ in lIe aclion - even iJ il is sonelIing appavenlI
insigniJicanl sucI as vasIing ouv Iands ov dvinIing a gIass oJ
valev. InpIenenl an singIe novenenl `vilI inlenlion`, nevev
aulonalicaII. Move lIan avave, Ie avaIe!

TviIigIl
TIe nigIl is in, lIe da is ang, and vIal is lviIigIl? Beond
lIe paiv oJ opposiles, lviIigIl is a line Jov lvanscendence
avaveness oJ lIe SeIJ. Sunvise and sunsel sIouId Ie vegavded as
pvecious nonenls in vIicI a vev speciaI enevg is avaiIaIIe Jov
spiviluaI avaIening.
Il is nol vev diJJicuIl lo Jind oul lIe lines oJ sunvise and
sunsel, as lIe ave indicaled in nosl nevspapevs. TIese lines vav
IillIe Jvon one da lo lIe nexl, so il is enougI lo gel lIen once
ov lvice a veeI. Anva lviIigIl is nol a puncluaI inslanl Iul
nove a span oJ a Jev ninules.
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Il is oJ gveal spiviluaI vaIue lo lune in and Ie avave in lIe ee and
in lIe Ieavl, al Ieasl evev evening al sunsel |iJ ouv scIeduIe
naIes il diJJicuIl lo Ie avaIe al sunvise). You do nol Iave lo slop
ouv aclivilies, jusl lune in. Tv lo Ie in Iavnon vilI lIe vev
speciaI enevg oJ lviIigIl, and Iel il vovI on ou.

Nev Moon and FuII Moon
SiniIavI, lIe nigIls oJ lIe Nev Moon and FuII Moon Iave an
enevg vIicI can JaciIilale gveal innev sIiJls. Once nove,
pavlicuIav vigiIance sIouId Ie nainlained al lIese lines.

16.3 Fasling Jov openings
IJ ouv pevceplion is conpIeleI IIocIed, iJ ou nevev see ov JeeI
anlIing even lIougI ou ave pvaclising veguIavI, lIen lIe
ansvev couId Ie Jasling. I Iave seen a nunIev oJ sludenls vIo
acIieved venavIaIIe sIiJls and openings I Jasling Jov a Jev das.
AnolIev good indicalion Jov Jasling is vIen ou ave vovIing on a
pavlicuIav IIocIage lIal nevev seens lo ieId ov vespond lo ouv
eJJovls.
You don'l necessaviI Iave lo undevlaIe a dvaslic Jasl. Fivsl lv
lvo ov lIvee das on juices, ov on |ovganic) Jvuils onI lIis is
oJlen enougI lo slavl gelling lIings noving. Ealing onI Jvuils
one da a veeI can aIso Ie a good va oJ suppovling lIe pvocess oJ
opening.
A Iongev and nove inlense Jasl can aIso Ie quile vaIuaIIe, Iul il is
pveJevaIIe lo discuss lIe nallev vilI a naluvopalI-ovienled
IeaIlI pvaclilionev Jivsl.

16.4 Fvopev nanagenenl oJ sexuaI enevgies
TIe Taoisls Iave designed nan lecIniques oJ innev aIcIen and
Iongevil Iased on a pavlicuIav nanagenenl oJ sexuaI enevg.
TIese lecIniques can naIe a suIslanliaI diJJevence lo ouv IeaIlI
condilion and lo lIe pvocess oJ deveIopnenl oJ ouv suIlIe Iodies.
I lIeveJove veconnend lIen as a vaIuaIIe conpIenenl lo lIe
nelIods indicaled in lIis IooI.

16.5 Vaccinalions
Accovding lo IonoeopalIs, vaccinalions Javouv vIal lIe caII lIe
`scolic niasn`. TIe scolic niasn is a condilion oJ enevg in
vIicI, anong olIev lIings, lIe valionaI nind is vigidiJied, lo lIe
delvinenl oJ inluilion. Scolic lendencies ave al lIe vev opposile
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oJ lIe opening vequived lo deveIop cIaivvoanl pevceplion. IJ ou
JeeI conpIeleI IIocIed il couId Ie vaIuaIIe lo visil a IonoeopalI
and asI advice on lIe suIjecl.
Seen Jvon cIaivvoanl vision, vaccinalions appeav polenliaII Jav
nove loxic lIan pvesenl scienliJic aulIovilies seen lo IeIieve. M
pvediclion is lIal a nunIev oJ nanipuIalions oJ lIe Iunan
pIsioIog vIicI ave pvesenlI inpIenenled couId one da pvove
lo Ie nove disaslvous lo IunanIind lIan alonic veapons, I
causing a diIapidalion oJ lIe genelic capilaI, Iavge-scaIe inJevliIil,
and a conpIele coIIapse oJ lIe innune sslen. CouId il Ie lIal
vaccinalions ave inlvoducing a seed Jov a coIIapse oJ ouv innune
sslen? TIe queslion sIouId al Ieasl Ie asIed, and seviousI
addvessed.

16.6 TeIepIone
EacI line lIe leIepIone vings, inslead oJ vusIing, venain vev
quiel inside Jov one ov lvo seconds and lv lo JeeI vIo is caIIing.
Be caveJuI nol lo Iel ouv valionaI nind inlevJeve I naIing
`cIevev` deduclions. Jusl Iecone enpl and veceplive Jov a sIovl
vIiIe. MaIe lIis lecInique an eJJovlIess IaIil pvaclise il
sslenalicaII. |SlicIing a venindev on lIe leIepIone usuaII
IeIps.) Il viII nol cosl ou an exlva line in ouv da. TIe sane
pvaclice can Ie exlended lo olIev silualions oJ daiI IiJe. Fov
inslance, eacI line soneIod enlevs ouv Iouse, lune in and lv
lo `see` vIo il is.
WilI lIe leIepIone lIis pvaclice viII Ie oJ a diJJevenl naluve, Jov
lIe JoIIoving veasons seen Jvon a cIaivvoanl ee, a leIepIone caII
is a cuvious neIange oJ consciousness and an eIeclvonagnelic signaI.
TIe lvo gel ningIed inlo a vave, nol unIiIe lIe nanipuIalions oJ
vadionics. TIe leIepIone caII is nol onI a signaI cavvied I an
eIeclvic cuvvenl. A vave is genevaled in a pavlicuIav aslvaI Iaev,
and lIe eIeclvic signaI is Iul an oulev naniJeslalion oJ lIis vave.
TIal is vI sone IeaIevs can Ie so eJJicienl vIen IeIping a
palienl ovev lIe leIepIone lIe leIepIone vave cavvies lIeiv
pscIic inpuIse. TIal is aIso vI ou sonelines JeeI so scalleved
aJlev a leIepIone caII, Iecause a Iol oJ enolionaI negalivil can Ie
conveed lo ou lIvougI lIe aslvaI Iaev oJ connunicalion.
I pvedicl lIal in lIe coning cenluvies sone Iunan Ieings viII
deveIop anazing pscIic capacilies I using eIeclvonic devices |ov
lIe scions oJ ouv pvesenl eIeclvonic devices). Nol aII Iunan Ieings,
Iul sone pavlicuIav scIooIs viII vovI al using eIeclvonagnelisn
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and olIev lecInoIogies lo anpIiJ lIeiv pscIic povevs. TIe viII
connecl lIeiv nevvous sslen lo slvange nacIines, vIicI viII
vesuIl in a nonslvous Iio-eIeclvonic snIiosis. Neuvo-cIevnelics
viII Iecone a palI oJ consciousness, and davI Jovces viII lv lo
laIe advanlage oJ lIe povevs il Ieslovs. TIis viII evenluaII Ie
used as a najov Jovn oJ vavJave.
A gvoup oJ souIs ave pvesenlI Ieing lvained, vIo viII veincavnale
vilI lIe pavlicuIav puvpose oJ JigIling lIe davI Jovces lIal viII
Ie nanipuIaling lIe vadionics JieId. TIis aslvaI Iaev viII Iave lo
Ie lIovougII cIeaved, a lasI siniIav lo lIe cIeaving oJ lIe Augean
slaIIes I HevcuIes.
TIe IallIes viII Ie incvediII vioIenl, lIougI oJ quile a diJJevenl
naluve Jvon lIe pvesenl Jovns oJ vavJave. And lIe viclov oJ
lIe Jovces oJ IigIl viII depend on lIe suppovl and inlegvil oJ a
Iavge nunIev oJ Iunan Ieings. A nunIev oJ lIose vIo ave
veading lIis IooI viII Ie invoIved in lIal vav, diveclI ov
indiveclI, and lIe souI Jovces lIal lIe ave pvesenlI deveIoping
lIvougI lIeiv spiviluaI pvaclice viII pvove essenliaI in deciding
vIicI side viII Ie viclovious.

16.7 Moxas on Iai Iui |Oovevnov 20)
Moxas ave slicIs in lIe sIape oJ a cigav JiIIed vilI a IevI caIIed
nugvovl |Avlenisia VuIgavis). You can Jind lIen in CIinese sIops.
TIe ave used in acupuncluve lo appI a soJl vavnlI onlo poinls,
inslead oJ needIing lIen.
TIe acupuncluve poinl Iai Iui, ov Oovevnov 20, is al lIe IacI oJ
lIe lop oJ lIe Iead.
To Jind il, laIe lIe axis oJ lIe eavs, and exlend il upvavds in an
avc, JoIIoving lIe scaIp. Bai Iui is Iocaled vIeve lIe lvo avcs join,
al lIe lop and lIe IacI oJ lIe Iead. To use noxas ou do nol need
a vev pvecise Iocalion oJ lIe poinl.
LigIl lIe noxa vilI a candIe. HoId il aIoul one incI ov so aIove
lIe poinl. TIe pevson sIouId JeeI a soJl, conJovlaIIe vavnlI. IJ
no vavnlI is JeIl, nove lIe noxa cIosev. IJ il slavls lo Iecone loo
Iol, nove lIe noxa a IillIe JuvlIev ava. No Iuvning sensalion
sIouId Ie JeIl al an slage oJ lIe pvaclice. Keep vavning up lIe
poinl genlI Jov 5 lo 10 ninules. Bon'l Jovgel lo venove lIe asIes
Jvon lIe noxa Jvon line lo line, ov lIe nigIl JaII and Iuvn
ouv Jviend's Iead.
WIen JinisIed, lIeve is a speciaI va oJ exlinguisIing lIe noxa.
Being vev lIicI, il can'l Ie lvealed IiIe a cigavelle Iull. You Iave
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lo pul lIe Iuvning lip oJ lIe noxa inlo lIe eavlI in ovdev lo
snolIev il |in a pol-pIanl, Jov inslance.)
Moxas on Iai Iui dvav enevgies upvavds, sIigIlI veIease lIe aslvaI
Iod Jvon lIe elIevic, and lIe elIevic Jvon lIe pIsicaI. TIe
elIevic Iod is nol conpIeleI vilIdvavn Jvon lIe pIsicaI oJ
couvse, Iul Iecones sIigIlI Iess inpacled. TIis cveales a
lenpovav silualion lIal is JavouvaIIe Jov suIlIe pevceplions.
I do nol veconnend lIal ou use noxas on Iai Iui on a veguIav
Iasis, Iul lIal ou expevinenl vilI il Jvon line lo line, lo give
a Ioosl lo ouv vision |Jov inslance, IeJove doing ee-conlacl).
Moxas sIouId nol Ie used vIen lIe vealIev is loo Iol, lo avoid an
accunuIalion oJ Ieal in lIe Iod.

16.8 Fon laiI
AnolIev inlevesling va oJ slinuIaling Iai Iui |Oovevnov 20) and
lIe cvovn cIaIva is lo lie a luJl oJ ouv Iaiv in lIe sane avea
|Jiguve in seclion 16.7). TIis cuslon vas pvaclised I nonIs oJ
vavious ovigins. OlIevs Iave sIaved lIis pavl oJ lIe sIuII lo
enIance lIeiv veceplivil lo IigIev vovIds, Iul lIis is nol so
convenienl iJ ou Iive in lIe vovId!
You viII Ie suvpvised lo see Iov lIe pon laiI in lIe avea oJ Iai
Iui innedialeI enIances lIe enevg oJ ouv cvovn cIaIva. Il is a
ninov Iul IeneJiciaI conpIenenl lIal can Ie used vIen ou ave on
a velveal and pvaclising non-slop.

16.9 BIind vaIIing
Ful on a IIindJoId and gel soneIod lo guide ou on a vaII
lIvougI lIe counlvside.
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TIe exevcise pvovides an occasion Jov veIing nainI on ouv ee
lo sense and expIove ouv envivonnenl.
Il is aIso quile inlevesling Jov deveIoping lvusl.
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Fvoleclion IeveI 1 BeinJovcing lIe slvucluve

17.1 SinpIe lIings Jivsl
Knoving Iov lo pvesevve ouv enevgies and pvolecl ouvseIJ Jvon
negalive inJIuences is cevlainI an inpovlanl cIaplev. Bul IeJove
going inlo lecIniques and inlo esolevic analon, Iel us dveII on a
Jev Iasic Jacls lIe IeaIlIiev and nove IaIanced ou ave, lIe nove
pvolecled ou ave. TIis is sinpIe, Iul nevevlIeIess vev lvue.
So lIe Jivsl veconnendalions Jov pvolecling ouvseIJ viII Ie
veIaled lo a IeaIlI IiJeslIe. You vouId Ie quile nisIed iJ ou
ovevIooIed lIen Iecause lIe sound so un-nelapIsicaI. WilIoul
lIis IeaIlI IiJeslIe lo suslain ouv Joundalions, olIev nelIods
oJ pvoleclion viII nol Ie vev eJJicienl, and anva ouv genevaI
pvocess oJ deveIopnenl viII Ie dvaslicaII sIoved dovn.
Lel us veviev lIis genevaI advice.

17.2 Oel enougI sIeep and vesl
Il is vIen ou ave lived lIal ou lend lo calcI negalive enevgies.
In a slale oJ Jaligue, ouv enevg polenliaI is Iov, ou ave
`enpl`, and lIis enpliness cveales a JavouvaIIe JieId Jov lIe
penelvalion oJ aII sovls oJ undesivaIIe enevgies.
In lvadilionaI CIinese nedicine, IacI oJ sIeep is said lo exIausl and
danage lIe Iidne. MucI nove lIan a sinpIe JiIlev, lIe Iidne is
seen in acupuncluve as lIe vesevvoiv oJ lIe deepesl vilaIil, caIIed
lIe jing, ov quinlessence oJ qi. TIe qi is lIe elIevic, ov IiJe Jovce.
TIe jing is lIe quinlessence oJ lIe IiJe Jovce, siniIav lo lIe ojas oJ
lIe Indian lvadilion and cIose lo lIe quinlessence sougIl I lIe
aIcIenisls. WIen ouv jing, ov quinlessence, is slvong, ou don'l
Iave lo vovv loo nucI aIoul pvesevving ouv enevgies. OJ couvse
ou sIouId aIvas laIe pvecaulions, JoIIov lIe lecIniques, elc. Yel
iJ Jov sone veason ou veve lo calcI a negalive enevg, ouv
genevaI vilaIil vouId Ie sucI lIal il vouId nol Ie loo diJJicuIl lo
gel vid oJ il, eilIev on ouv ovn ov vilI lIe IeIp oJ an expevl.
Bul iJ ouv jing/quinlessence is veaI ov exIausled, nol onI viII
ou calcI negalive enevg aJlev negalive enevg, Iul lIeiv
venovaI viII nol Ie sinpIe.
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So iJ ou vanl lo undevgo a pvocess oJ esolevic deveIopnenl, lIe
Jivsl veconnendalion is lo Iave a good vouline aIIoving enougI
sIeep and vesl. IJ ou inpIenenl ouv lecIniques oJ nigIl pvaclice,
il is unIiIeI ou viII Iave an diJJicuIl JaIIing asIeep.
B lIe va, Iave ou evev Ieavd oJ an aninaI going a vIoIe da
vilIoul a peviod oJ vesl? WIenevev ou can, don'l Iesilale lo do a
sIovl nigIl pvaclice duving lIe da loo, Jov inslance aJlev
avviving Ione Jvon vovI.

17.3 TIe vigIl diel
I von'l insisl on Jaclovs sucI as lIe supeviovil oJ ovganicaII
gvovn pvoducls, elc. TIe ave inpovlanl, and ou don'l need ESF
lo Jind aIundanl Iilevaluve on lIe suIjecl. I viII jusl allvacl ouv
allenlion lo a Jev poinls.
Bevave oJ unIaIanced diels, sucI as onI vav vegelaIIes ov
nolIing olIev lIan Ivovn vice Jov veeIs. Fov exanpIe, lIeve is a
va oJ nisundevslanding nacvoIiolics lIal can Iead lo a vev
unIaIanced inlaIe vilI calaslvopIic consequences. WIen conlinued
ovev a Iong peviod oJ line, a diel lIal does nol give ou vIal
ouv Iod needs Ieaves ou veaI and exposed lo negalive enevgies
and inJIuences.
A veguIav vouline oJ neaI lines Ias an unexpecledI slvong
eJJecl in veinJovcing ouv aslvaI Iod and ouv genevaI vilaIil
|see seclion 16.2).
Youv slale oJ avaveness and Jocus in lIe ee vIiIe ealing na
gvealI enIance lIe spiviluaI vaIue oJ ouv neaI and ouv opening
oJ pevceplion. Ealing vilI pevceplion is a conpIeleI diJJevenl
expevience |see seclion 11.8).
Sone Joods Iave an aclion lIal slinuIales suIlIe pevceplion. Bav
cavvols, Jov exanpIe |nol so nucI cooIed ones). OlIevs sucI as
Ieelvool Iave lIe povev lo slinuIale lIe aclion oJ lIe Ego on lIe
pIsicaI Iod. Sone spices Iave lvadilionaII Ieen used Jov
pvoleclion, sucI as gavIic. TIe aclion oJ aII oJ lIese viII Ie gvealI
enIanced iJ ou lune inlo lIeiv enevg. Use ouv pevceplion lo
discovev vIal is good Jov vIal.
Boes one Iave lo Ie vegelavian lo Iecone enIigIlened and
cIaivvoanl? CevlainI nol! TiIelan naslevs eal neal. |TIeve vas no
va lo gvov cvops on lIe nounlains oJ TiIel.) Hovevev, nosl
veslevnevs do consune loo nucI neal. IJ ou eal neal, il is
pveJevaIIe lo Iave il Jov IuncI valIev lIan dinnev, lo secuve a
Iellev quaIil oJ pscIic sIeep.
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TIe nain advice is JoIIov ouv sensilivil valIev lIan an
dogna |dogna is cevlainI nol vIal is IacIing in lIe JieId oJ
nulvilion!) IJ ou Iislen lo ouv Iod and iJ ou valcI lIe vesuIls
oJ diJJevenl Joods on ouv slale oJ consciousness, ou viII Ieavn
lo discevn vIal sIouId Ie Javouved ov avoided. As ou pvoceed on
lIe palI oJ opening, ouv lasle viII cIange I ilseIJ. Anong olIev
lIings il is vev IiIeI lIal ou viII naluvaII decvease ouv
consunplion oJ neal.

17.4 TIe vigIl pIsicaI exevcise
TecIniques sucI as HalIa-oga, Jov inslance, go vev veII vilI an
innev palI. So do cevlain Jovns oJ navliaI avls, sucI as AiIido.
FeopIe vIo Iave gained sone naslev in a navliaI avl usuaII do
nol Iave nucI diJJicuIl pvolecling lIenseIves vIen lIe
undevgo pscIic lvaining.
Oavdening ov a Iil oJ Iavd vovI on lIe Iand ave vondevJuI
aclivilies Jov pscIics lIe nove ouv Jeel ave gvounded in lIe
eavlI, lIe nove saJeI ouv Iead can vandev in lIe slavs.

17.5 Be Iapp!
Sadness and depvession lend lo naIe ou enpl and veaI. A joJuI
nood is aIvead a Jovn oJ pvoleclion in ilseIJ. CuIlivale IaugIlev
and iJ ou ave a lIevapisl, naIe ouv palienls IaugI. IJ ouv
spiviluaI palI does nol Iead lo jo, lIen cIange ouv spiviluaI palI.

17.6 AIcoIoI and spiviluaI vovI - a dangevous nixluve
I vouId nevev advise anIod lo snoIe, Iul il is a Jacl lIal one
can go quile a Iong va spiviluaII and sliII Ie addicled lo
cigavelles. ToIacco genevales negalive viIvalions, Iul ils aclion is
nol IelIaI lo spiviluaI IiJe.
AIcoIoI, on lIe olIev Iand, can vev quicII Iead lo disaslev iJ one
is Ieavning lo expIove non-pIsicaI vovIds. AIcoIoI aulonalicaII
connecls ou vilI aveas oJ lIe Iovev aslvaI lIal ave JuII oJ noxious
enlilies. TIeveJove aIcoIoI sIouId Ie avoided al an cosl, as soon as
one slavls lo vovI on lIe lIivd ee.
TvanquiIIisevs, neuvoIeplics and olIev pscIialvic dvugs disconnecl
ou Jvon IigIev vovIds and negale lIe aclion oJ lIe vovI oJ
opening.
Havd dvugs, sucI as Ievoin, ave lolaII inconpaliIIe vilI innev
vovI, lIeiv eJJecl Ieing siniIav lo aIcoIoI Iul nucI vovse.
Tving lo open pevceplion vIiIe Iiving in lIe sane Iouse as a
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Ievoin addicl is IiIe snoIing cigavs inside a pelvoI veJinev
dangevous.
WIal aIoul olIev dvugs? I couId leII ou lIe usuaI lIings TIe ave
nevev necessav. TIe cveale scavs and inlvoduce loxins in lIe
elIevic and lIe aslvaI - nol onI in lIe pIsicaI. IJ sone can Jovce
an opening oJ pevceplion, lIis opening is lvansienl, unconlvoIIed,
conpIeleI unpvolecled, and nosl oJlen lvisled. Even navijuana,
vIen laIen veguIavI, lends lo naIe ouv aslvaI Iod duII and
unvesponsive. And so on... AII sovls oJ Jacls lIal ou Iave
pvoIaII Ieavd IeJove.
Hovevev, il seens lo ne lIal lIe veaI ansvev lo lIe queslion oJ
dvugs is lIal I deveIoping ouv suIlIe Iodies ou viII gain lIe
capacil lo Ie inloxicaled vilIoul lIe need Jov an suIslance. A
lvue seev is soneIod vIo is pevnanenlI inloxicaled vilI vIal
Ie ov sIe veceives Jvon lIe univevse and Ieond. You vouId Ie
quile nisIed lo IeIieve lIal lIis is jusl an inage and lIal il sIouId
nol Ie laIen loo IilevaII. Jusl vail liII ou dvinI ouv Jivsl dvop
oJ lIe neclav oJ innovlaIil! Il viII Ieave ou IaugIing and
voIIing on lIe JIoov Jov IaIJ an Iouv. TvuI. And il is exceIIenl
Jov ouv IeaIlI.
Tune in aIove lIe Iead and ou can Ie inslanlI sloned |Iul nol
duII). Open ouv Ieavl, and ou Iave ecslas. TIe conpan oJ
angeIs Ieslovs secondav IeneJils nucI sveelev lIan cIocoIale.
BeacI lIe Spivil oJ LiJe, lIe gIovious lvansJovned elIevic Iod,
and ou viII Iave lIe aIsoIule Ievoin... On a sinpIe IeveI, sevevaI
lecIniques oJ lIis IooI vIen pvaclised - nol even nasleved, jusl
pvaclised - genevale an inslanl JIov oJ endovpIins. Il is one oJ
lIe dvanas oJ lIe nen and vonen oJ ouv civiIisalion lo nislaIe
dvug ingeslion Jov inloxicalion, and nove genevaII lo seavcI
oulside Jov vIal is aIvead vailing Jov lIen inside.

Fvoleclion IeveI 2 Covvecl nanagenenl oJ enevgies

17.7 CIoose ouv coIouvs
Weav lIe vigIl cIolIes Jind oul vIicI coIouvs suil and nouvisI
ouv enevg.
IJ a suvJace appeavs vIile, il is Iecause il does nol Ieep an coIouv
viIvalion al aII, Iul veJIecls aII oJ lIen. So lIe veason vIile
slands Jov puvil can Ie easiI undevslood. WIile is lIe veJIeclov
pav exceIIence. Il sends evevlIing IacI, il does nol velain
anlIing. And lIis does nol onI appI lo coIouvs, Iul lo
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viIvalions in genevaI. WIile is lIe snIoI oJ vIal venains
unloucIed I exlevnaI inJIuences. ConsequenlI, iJ ou ave in a
conlexl vIeve ou veaII need pvoleclion, lIeve is no Iellev coIouv
lo veav lIan vIile. Il is nol I cIance lIal in IospilaIs lIe
nedicaI slaJJ veav vIile ov lIal IaIies ave lvadilionaII cIolIed in
vIile.
On lIe olIev Iand iJ a suvJace appeavs IIacI, il is Iecause il
veJIecls none oJ lIe coIouv viIvalions. BIacI velains evevlIing, il
is an aIsovIing pvincipIe. Hence IIacI is lIe nosl aIsuvd coIouv Jov
JunevaIs il allvacls aII sovls oJ davI noods, enevgies and
inJIuences jusl vIen ou need exlva pvoleclion. In cevlain
conlexls, IIacI gavnenls can IilevaII acl as a vacuun-cIeanev Jov
Iad viIvalions. TIeveJove vIenevev ou pvaclise nassage ov an
Jovn oJ lIevap, vIenevev ou deaI vilI sicI peopIe ov go lo
douIlJuI pIaces, IIacI sIouId Ie avoided. TIe sane appIies vIen
ouv vilaIil is Iov, vIen ou ave lived ov depvessed. TIe nove
ou Iecone sensilive lo enevgies, lIe nove ou sIouId Iave a
veaII good veason Jov veaving IIacI.
TIese considevalions do nol onI appI lo cIolIes, Iul aIso lo ouv
vaIIs. Enevg-vise, davI Iues naIe il diJJicuIl lo Ieep a voon
cIean.

17.8 Find ouv spol
TIe InovIedge oJ eavlI Iines viII Ie a gveal IeIp in pvolecling
ouvseIJ. Silling ov Iing on an eavlI Iine naIes ou vuInevaIIe lo
undesivaIIe inJIuences. On lIe olIev Iand, iJ ou can Jind an
enevg veII in lIe voon vIeve ou conducl ouv aclivilies and sil
lIeve, a gveal deaI oJ lIe pvoleclion Iusiness is acIieved naluvaII.
IJ ou ave a lIevapisl, Ie vev caveJuI oJ lIe quaIil oJ lIe voon
vIeve ou ave vovIing il is usuaII in Iad pIaces lIal Iig
pvoIIens avise.

17.9 Hov lo puviJ a voon
IJ lIe pIace Ias Iad avJuI viIvalions evev since il vas IuiIl, n
advice is lo give up. Find anolIev pIace. A cevlain pevcenlage oJ
Iouses on lIe navIel ave unJil Jov Iunan IaIilalion and lIal is
lIe avcIilecls` JauIl, nol ouvs. OJlen jusl I IuiIding lIe Iouse a
Jev nelves ava, aII lIe pvoIIens couId Iave Ieen avoided. Bul
once lIe Iouse is in lIe vvong pIace, lIeve is nol nucI ou can
do.
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Nov, vIal iJ a voon once Iad a veasonaII good alnospIeve and
suddenI ils viIvalions veve spoiIed? Heve ave a Jev suggeslions lo
veslove lIe quaIil oJ enevg.
Buvn incense and candIes inlensiveI on lIe cvossings oJ lIe
eavlI Iines Jov a Jev das. TvadilionaII, lIe CIinese used lo pul
Iags oJ vocI saIl in lIe covnevs oJ lIe voon and lo `Ieal` lIe
vaIIs, as iJ lo evase lIeiv nenov |lIis can easiI Ie done vilI a
Iavge loveI).
AnolIev lvicI is lo use a Iealev and naIe lIe voon as vavn,
and lIen as coId as possiIIe, aIlevnaling evev Jev Iouvs. TIis is a
pvocess siniIav lo lIe one Jov puviJing ouv Iands, in vIicI ou
use Iol and coId valev aIlevnaleI.
IJ none oJ lIis vovIs, il is IiIeI lIal ouv voon Ias caugIl an
enlil, neaning an undesivaIIe non-pIsicaI pvesence, IiIe a
pavasile. TIen il is Iellev lo seeI vecouvse lo an expevienced
cIeavev.
WIen ou nove inlo a nev Iouse il is aIvas a good idea lo painl
lIe vaIIs, gelling vid oJ oId vaIIpapev, and lo inpIenenl sone oJ
lIe aIove-nenlioned neasuves lo gel vid oJ ouv pvedecessovs`
viIvalions.

17.10 WovI in Iavnon vilI lIe Moon ccIe
Enevg vavies, accovding lo a nunIev oJ ccIes. TIe nosl oIvious
is lIe ccIe oJ lIe Moon. B deveIoping ouv sensilivil il viII
Iecone cIeav lo ou lIal ouv enevg JeeIs diJJevenl avound lIe
Nev Moon and avound lIe FuII Moon. Avound lIe Nev Moon
evevlIing Iecones inlevnaIised and quiel: il is lIe line oJ lIe
deepesl vilIdvavaI. Avound lIe FuII Moon lIeve is a Iind oJ
expIosion oJ lIe enevg. TIe Jaivies Iecone nanic, and aII lIe
IillIe eIenenlaI Ieings in naluve ave JuII aclive. TIeve ave
vavialions Jvon one Moon ccIe lo anolIev, depending on olIev
Jaclovs, Iul a Jev Iasic veconnendalions can Ie given.
TIe da oJ lIe FuII Moon is a vev good da lo nedilale, lo lune
inlo ouv guides, lo Iave spiviluaI veaIisalions... Iul il is a Iad da
Jov sex. Moveovev, in acupuncluve il is said lIal one sIouId nol use
an needIes on lIe da oJ lIe FuII Moon, nov gel invoIved in an
inlense nanipuIalion oJ enevg |sucI as suvgev ov going lo lIe
denlisl), olIevvise lIe Iod viII Ie Iavned. On lIal da aII
enevgies ave inlenseI exlevnaIised, and lIeveJove one sIouId
venain genlIe and conlained, lo avoid enevg IeaIages.
Hpevaclivil ov lvauna couId exIausl ouv pooI oJ deep enevgies.
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17.11 Fvequenl use oJ vunning valev
In seclion 4.12 ve descviIed an inpovlanl lecInique lo gel vid oJ
negalive enevgies I vasIing ouv Iands in a JIov oJ vunning
valev. Use il! As soon as ou JeeI a vvong enevg in ouv Iands,
don'l Iesilale lo cIeav il vilI valev. IJ ou sslenalicaII do so,
ou viII deveIop a gvealev sensilivil, and ou viII Iecone avave
oJ an negalive enevg as soon as il gels allacIed lo ou - vIicI
viII aIIov ou lo laIe neasuves lo venove il IeJove il can
penelvale in deplI.
As ou deveIop ouv avaveness oJ enevgies, an essenliaI Junclion
avises in lIe elIevic Iod excvelion. FvesenlI, nosl peopIe ave
IavdI avave oJ lIe novenenls inside lIeiv elIevic, and ave
unaIIe lo expeI an enevg al viII. Yel il is cvuciaI lo deveIop lIis
aIiIil, especiaII |Iul nol onI) iJ ou ave a IeaIev ov lIevapisl oJ
an Iind.

17.12 BeIeasing enevgies inlo lIe eIenenls
Becone nolionIess and avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe ee. BvealIe
vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion and IuiId up lIe viIvalion Jov 1 ov 2
ninules.
TIen Iecone avave oJ lIe viIvalion aII ovev ouv Iod and
connecl il vilI ouv ee. Use lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo anpIiJ lIe
pevceplion oJ lIe viIvalion lIvougIoul lIe Iod. In olIev vovds,
Iecone avave oJ ouv elIevic Iod as a vIoIe.
Ful ouv Iands and Joveavns undev vunning valev, vIiIe
venaining avave oJ lIe viIvalion aII ovev ouv elIevic Iod. Al
lIe sane line, open lIe noulI and exIaIe vilI a vigovous lIvoal
Jviclion, and vilI inlenlion. BeIease as nucI negalive enevg as
ou can inlo lIe JIov oJ vunning valev.
Bepeal lIe pvocess oJ elIevic excvelion, lIis line using lIe JIane
oJ a candIe inslead oJ vunning valev.
Sil in Jvonl oJ a candIe JIane. BuiId up lIe viIvalion in lIe ee.
Becone avave oJ lIe vIoIe Iaev oJ viIvalion. Use lIe lIvoal
Jviclion lo enIance lIe viIvalion in lIe elIevic Iaev and ils
conneclion vilI lIe ee.
TIen pIace ouv Iands on eacI side oJ lIe JIane.
Tune inlo lIe Jive. TIe sane va as a descending JIov oJ enevg is
associaled vilI lIe vunning valev, an ascending JIov can Ie
pevceived avound lIe JIane. Tune inlo lIis JIov. WIiIe venaining
avave oJ ouv elIevic viIvalion, Ieep lIe noulI vide open, exIaIe
vilI a Ioud lIvoal Jviclion, and vilI inlenlion. Fvojecl an
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negalive enevg inlo lIe ascending JIov. FeeI ouv elIevic, and
veIease aII ou vanl lo gel vid oJ inlo lIe JIov.
Oo on Jov a Jev seconds, up lo one ninule.

Tips
WIenevev ou ave cIose lo a IonJive, do nol niss lIe
oppovlunil lo inpIenenl lIis lecInique. A Iig Jive genevales an
enevg lIal is Jav supeviov lo lIal oJ a candIe, naIing il possiIIe
lo veacI a IigI IeveI oJ puviJicalion.
TIe sane lecInique na Ie appIied lo veIeasing enevgies inlo lIe
vind and inlo lIe eavlI.
WIen angv ov agilaled, ou viII IeneJil Jvon veIeasing ouv
Jive and ouv vind inlo lIe eavlI. Sil on lIe gvound |il Ias lo Ie
soiI, nol concvele!) Tune inlo lIe pvesence oJ lIe eavlI. FeeI ouv
elIevic viIvalion. Ful ouv paIns JIal on lIe gvound. Open lIe
noulI. Fvelend ou ave a dvagon and exIaIe vilI a Ioud Jviclion,
and vilI inlenlion. BeIease.
WilI lIe eavlI eIenenl, ou viII need nove line lIan vilI lIe
Jive, al Ieasl a Jev ninules.
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18.1 TIe JigIl ov JIigIl veaclion
BeJove going lIvougI lecIniques oJ pvoleclion, il na Ie
inlevesling lo Iave a IooI al vIal naluve does vIen sIe vanls us
lo Ie pvolecled. WIal is lIe naluvaI veaclion vIen lIe IiJe oJ a
Iunan Ieing is lIvealened I gveal dangev? Il is lIe `JigIl ov
JIigIl` vesponse, vIicI is nedialed lIvougI a nassive discIavge oJ
secvelions oJ lIe snpalIelic nevvous sslen, invoIving lIe
advenaI gIands. TIe avleviaI pvessuve is incveased, lIe Ieavl Ieals
Jaslev and nove slvongI, and a nunIev oJ dvaslic pIsioIogicaI
cIanges laIe pIace lIal incvease ouv nuscuIav slvenglI and
nenlaI aclivil. SuddenI ou ave JuII avaIe.
WIal does lIis nean in levns oJ suIlIe Iodies? BenenIev vIal
ve discussed in seclion 13.5 WIen lIe aslvaI Iod |Iaev oJ nenlaI
consciousness and enolions) is JIoaling, ava Jvon lIe elIevic and
pIsicaI Iodies, ou ave asIeep ov sIeep, ov in a deep slale oJ
nedilalion. EvevlIing in lIe pIsicaI Iod is vev veIaxed and
lIe elIevic Iod is diIaled and spvead oul lo a cevlain exlenl.
Fvon vIal ve Iave jusl descviIed, ou can veadiI concIude lIal
exaclI lIe opposile laIes pIace in lIe JigIl ov JIigIl veaclion. TIe
aslvaI Iod is puIIed slvongI inlo lIe elIevic and pIsicaI Iodies
and exevls ils aclion, vIicI lends lo naIe evevlIing conlvacl.
OJ couvse, il vouId nol Ie appvopviale lo lviggev a Iig sIol oJ
advenaIin evev line ou visI lo induce pscIic pvoleclion. Yel il
is inpovlanl lo nolice lIal in levns oJ suIlIe Iodies, lIe naluvaI
vesponse vIen pIsicaI pvoleclion is needed is a vigovous
inpaclion oJ lIe aslvaI Iod inlo lIe elIevic and pIsicaI Iodies.

18.2 SeaIing lIe auva vI and vIen
We ave pevnanenlI excIanging enevgies vilI ouv envivonnenl,
lIe sane va as ve inIaIe and exIaIe aiv, ingesl Iiquids and
JoodsluJJ, and pass oul uvine and slooIs. In ouv pvesenl JvanevovI
oJ exislence, no IiJe is possiIIe vilIoul excIange. Bul lIal does
nol nean ve sIouId laIe jusl anlIing in. Fov inslance, inIaIe
enougI cavIon nonoxide, ov svaIIov jusl a IillIe canide, and ouv
pIsicaI Iod is dead! Jusl as sone pIsicaI suIslances ave
poisonous lo lIe pIsicaI Iod, so sone elIevic and aslvaI enevgies
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ave lo ouv suIlIe Iodies. SiniIavI, jusl as cIvonic IIeeding
exIausls lIe pIsicaI Iod, so a IeaIage oJ elIevic enevg can
depIele ouv pooI oJ IiJe Jovce and Ieave ou depvessed, lived and
sicI, even iJ ouv doclov can'l Jind anlIing vvong vilI ou.
Fov inslance, lIe conpan oJ sone peopIe Ieaves ou exIausled.
Spend jusl IaIJ an Iouv ov even Iess vilI lIen and suddenI ou
JeeI lived and Iess joJuI, iJ nol seni-depvessed. You veve IigIl
and nov ou JeeI Ieav, ou veve Iapp and nov ou JeeI vovn
oul. Il is vev IiIeI lIal a dvainage Ias laIen pIace, a sovl oJ
vanpivisn oJ ouv IiJe Jovce. TIe vIoIe pvocess is veaII a vasle,
Iecause usuaII lIe pevson vIo dvains ou does nol even veceive
lIe enevg lIal ou Iave Iosl. Il is nove a dissipalion lIan a
lvansJev lIal laIes pIace.
TIe pvoIIen can Iecone dvaslic Jov lIevapisls, especiaII |Iul nol
onI) vIen pIsicaI conlacl is invoIved, as in nassage, Jov
inslance. Man peopIe vIo Ieavn nassage and vIo ave quile
enlIusiaslic aIoul il in lIe Ieginning give il up aJlev lvo ov lIvee
eavs oJ pvaclice, sinpI Iecause lIe ave nol aIIe lo pvolecl
lIenseIves and gel loo dvained. AnolIev IigI visI silualion oJ
vanpivisn is vIenevev ou Iave lo deaI vilI Iols oJ peopIe, Jov
inslance iJ ou seII lvain licIels in a slalion ov Ivead-voIIs in a
sIop. TIe need Jov a lecInique lo seaI ouv auva is oIvious.
Hov do ou Inov vIen ou Iave caugIl a negalive enevg? WeII,
lIal is pveciseI one oJ lIe pvoIIens nosl peopIe do nol nolice
vIen il Iappens, Iecause lIe ave conpIeleI unavave oJ lIeiv
enevg. You can lIeveJove veadiI cone lo lIe concIusion lIal
pevceplion and avaveness ave lIe Jivsl sleps lovavds veaI
pvoleclion. IJ ou ave nol aIIe lo sense vIal laIes pIace in a voon
on lIe IeveI oJ enevg, ou vaII lIvougI IiJe as iJ ou veve
IIindJoId, lving lo cvoss a Jovesl JuII oJ svanps. So aII lIe vovI
lIal is suggesled in lIis IooI, Jvon cIanneI veIease lo seeing auvas
and dovsing eavlI Iines, viII Ie lIe Jivsl slep lovavds gaining a
genuine pvoleclion. Fov inslance, sone Iouses lIal vouId Iave
seened novnaI lo ou in lIe pasl viII innedialeI Ie vecognised
as suspecl, as soon as ou enlev lIe Jvonl doov. TIen ou can Ie on
guavd, seaI ouv auva and laIe an olIev necessav pvecaulions.

18.3 Opening and cIosing lIe auva, inlvoduclov pvaclice
An inpovlanl sIiII lo deveIop is lIe capacil lo vecognize Iov
open ov cIosed ouv auva is, and Ialev on lo nodiJ lIis IaIance al
viII. Fov inslance jusl aJlev a nigIl pvaclice ov a deep nedilalion,
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ov vIen ou ave JIoaling and `spaced oul`, ouv auva is vev open.
We Iave seen eavIiev lIal lIe JigIl ov JIigIl veaclion cIoses ouv
enevg. Hovevev, ve ave in seavcI oJ sonelIing Iess cIuns and
slvessJuI. Heve is an exevcise lo inlvoduce ou lo lIe avl oJ seaIing
lIe auva.

FIase 1 opening
Sil in a nedilalion posilion on a nal ov a cIaiv. Keep ouv ees
cIosed lIvougIoul lIe pvaclice. Slavl nedilaling, going lIvougI
lIe diJJevenl pIases oJ lIe Jivsl lecInique Jviclion and viIvalion
in lIe lIvoal, viIvalion in lIe ee, IigIl in lIe ee, lIe puvpIe
space |seclion 3.7).
AJlev 5 ov 10 ninules, Iecone avave aIove lIe Iead. Benain `jusl
avave` oJ lIe space, JIoaling aIove lIe Iead. Boing nolIing, jusl
Ieing avave. Lel ouvseIJ Ie spvead oul aIove lIe Iead.
TIen lv lo sense lIe Iinils oJ ouv auva. Hov Jav does ouv
enevg exlend? CouId ou sense lIe pvesence oJ oIjecls avound ou
|even iJ ou can'l see lIen)? CouId ou `loucI` lIen vilI ouv
auva? IJ lIeve ave olIev peopIe in lIe voon, can ou sense lIeiv
pvesence vilIin ouv ovn space? Hov does ouv auva ningIe vilI
lIe peopIe and lIe oIjecls avound ou? CouId ou even gel a sense
oJ lIe vaIIs oJ lIe voon? Hov dense does ouv auva JeeI? Tune
inlo lIe enevg, inside and avound ouv Iod. Boes ouv enevg
JeeI lIicI ov spavse? Oo on expIoving in evev diveclion Jov a Jev
ninules, vilI an open avaveness aIove lIe Iead.

FIase 2 seaIing
Nexl, veJocus Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. Slavl IvealIing vilI a
navIed lIvoal Jviclion, and IuiId up a slvong viIvalion Ielveen
lIe eeIvovs.
ViIvalion, IigIl and space in lIe ee covvespond lo lIvee IeveIs oJ
incveasing deplI oJ expevience. WIen ou ave in lIe space, ou ave
deepev inlo aslvaI consciousness lIan vIen ou ave seeing coIouvs.
And vIen ou ave seeing coIouvs, ou ave deepev lIan vIen ou
ave JeeIing lIe viIvalion.
Nov is lIe line lo avaIen an inlense viIvalion in lIe ee. TIeve
na Ie sone IigIl, Iul a lIicI and inlenseI viIvaling IigIl - nol
an aiv-Jaiv JIoaling one! Bon'l Iel ouvseIJ Jade inlo lIe space.
BuI ouv Iands Jov a Jev seconds, lIen Iecone nolionIess vilI
lIe paIns upvavds. FeeI lIe viIvalion in ouv Iands, as in cIanneI
veIease vovI |CIaplevs 4 and 6). Connecl lIe viIvalion in lIe Iands
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vilI lIe viIvalion in lIe ee. BuIIing lIe Iands avaIens a vev
`pIsicaI` and gvounded viIvalion in lIe ee, vIicI is exaclI vIal
ou vanl. Mainlain lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo IeneJil Jvon ils
anpIiJing eJJecl. TIen lv lo JeeI lIe sane inlense viIvalion aII
ovev ouv Iod.
Nov, lv lo gel a sense oJ lIe Iinils oJ ouv auva again. Hov Jav
do ou exlend? Can ou sliII JeeI lIe Iinils oJ lIe voon? Can ou
sliII `loucI` olIev peopIe and oIjecls inside lIe voon vilI ouv
auva?
TIen sense lIe densil oJ ouv auva. Becone avave oJ lIe enevg
inside and oulside ouv pIsicaI Iod. Is il as JIuid as IeJove?
Spend one ov lvo ninules expIoving, Ieeping a slvong viIvalion in
lIe ee and lIe lIvoal Jviclion.

Tips
Il is a vev connon expevience, vIen going lIvougI lIis
pvaclice, lo JeeI one's auva nucI videv, nove open and diIuled in
lIe Jivsl pIase. In lIe second pIase, lIe auva is pevceived as
snaIIev, lIicIev and cIosed lo exlevnaI inJIuences. In lIe second
pIase ou can no Iongev JeeI lIe Iinils oJ lIe voon, ov `loucI`
olIev peopIe ov oIjecls vilI ouv auva, sinpI Iecause ouv auva is
nove conpacled and does nol exlend as Jav as IeJove. OIviousI in
lIe Jivsl pIase ouv auva is nove open lIan in lIe second.
AnolIev sensalion can avise vIen ouv auva is JuII open il is nol
unconnon lo JeeI IigIev up, as iJ aIove ouv Iod. You na aIso
Iave lIe JeeIing lIal ouv enevg is eIongaled upvavds and
slvelcIed IiIe a navsInaIIov.
WIen lIe auva is cIosed and galIeved, ou viII sonelines gel lIe
JeeIing lIal ouv Iod vanls lo Iend Jovvavds, vounding lIe IacI
vilI lIe sIouIdevs Jovvavd.
Hov does lIis necIanisn oJ cIosing and opening lIe auva vovI? Il
is nolIing olIev lIan a pvaclicaI denonslvalion oJ lIe conlvacling
povev oJ lIe aslvaI Iod. In lIe Jivsl pIase, vIen ou ave JIoaling
in lIe space, vIen ou can IavdI JeeI ouv pIsicaI Iod, ouv
aslvaI Iod is IaIJ inside, IaIJ oulside lIe elIevic and pIsicaI
Iodies. Hov Jav ava ouv aslvaI Iod na go depends on Iov
deepI ou can nedilale. In sone slales oJ pvoJound nedilalion,
siniIav lo lIe sandIi slales oJ lIe Indian lvadilion, ou ave
conpIeleI oul. AnolIev silualion oJ conpIele vilIdvavaI laIes
pIace vIen ou Iave IuiIl ouv suIlIe veIicIes lo lIe poinl oJ
Ieing aIIe lo aslvaI lvaveI.
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On lIe olIev Iand, vIen ou avaIen a slvong pIsicaI viIvalion
in lIe ee, vIen ou can JeeI lIe viIvalion JIoving in ouv Iands
and aII ovev lIe Iod, il is jusl lIe opposile lIal laIes pIace. Youv
aslvaI Iod is JuII inpacled inlo lIe elIevic and pIsicaI Iodies.
TIeveJove, due lo lIe conlvacling aclion oJ lIe aslvaI Iod, ouv
auva is seaIed, nucI nove inpevneaIIe lo exlevnaI inJIuences. |TIis
aIIovs ou lo undevsland cIeavI vI il is so diJJicuIl lo JaII
asIeep vIen expeviencing a slvong viIvalion in lIe ee.)
Nov, Iel us Ie vev cIeav on one poinl. I an nol suggesling lIal
one oJ lIe lvo condilions oJ enevg, eilIev lIe open ov lIe cIosed
one, is supeviov lo lIe olIev. Saing lIis vouId Ie IiIe suppovling
lIe idea lIal sIeeping is supeviov lo Ieing avaIe, ov vice vevsa.
TIese ave lvo pIases oJ exislence, eacI as indispensaIIe as lIe
olIev. LiJe cannol IIosson vilIoul lIe aIlevnaling succession oJ
sIeeping and vaIing, and lIe naslev is lIe one vIo can sonelines
Ie conpIeleI open and sonelines conpIeleI cIosed.
Hovevev, lIeve ave lines vIen one oJ lIese lvo condilions is
inappvopviale. Fov inslance, iJ ou JaII asIeep evev line ou
avvive al vovI, and iJ ou ave vide avaIe as soon as ou gel inlo
Ied, ou ave in lvouIIe. SiniIavI, iJ ou aIIov ouv auva lo Ie loo
open vIen ou ave vailing in a pacIed vaiIva slalion ov visiling a
Jviend in a IospilaI, ou na calcI aII sovls oJ negalive inJIuences.
You na even gel sicI in an insidious va, Jov lIeve na Ie quile
a Iong deIa Ielveen lIe enevg conlaninalion and lIe onsel oJ
lIe disease, so lIal ou von'l Ie aIIe lo naIe lIe conneclion
Ielveen lIe cause and lIe eJJecl. A Iasic pvincipIe is
WIenevev ou need pvoleclion, Ie conpIeleI inside ouv Iod,
nol JIoaling aIove!

18.4 Fvoleclion lIvougI Ieing in lIe ee
Al lIis slage a connonI-IeId JaIse nolion sIouId Ie covvecled.
You na Iave Ieavd peopIe connenl on Iov a pscIic opening
na Ieave ou nove vuInevaIIe lo negalive enevgies and inJIuences.
IJ ou ave JoIIoving a conpIele lvaining, in vIicI ou Ieavn lo
cIose ouv enevg as veII as open il, lIeve is nolIing nove JaIse.
TIe vev opposile laIes pIace! Bue lo ouv incveased pevceplion ou
can innedialeI delecl vIen pvoleclion is needed. Bue lo ouv
naslev oJ enevg ou can acIieve sucI pvoleclion I seaIing ouv
auva. Moveovev, lIe nove ou pvogvess lIe nove lIe seaIing oJ
ouv auva lends lo laIe pIace aulonalicaII as soon as ouv HigIev
SeIJ senses a possiIIe negalive enevg appvoacIing ouv JieId. So
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ou end up Ieing naluvaII pvolecled Jvon aII sovls oJ negalive
enevgies vIicI lIe nan in lIe slveel unconsciousI calcIes aII lIe
line.
OJ couvse, iJ ou ave JoIIoving a leacIing lIal sIovs ou onI
Iov lo open ouv auva and lo JIoal aIove, lIen ou na Iecone
nove vuInevaIIe. TIis na Ie lIe case iJ ou ave lving lo Iecone
a lvance-nediun pscIic and naIe ouvseIJ `lvanspavenl` so ou
can picI up ideas and lvends oJ inJIuence. TIis can aIso Ie lIe case
iJ ou ave JoIIoving a spiviluaI palI in vIicI evevlIing is
designed lo ungvound ou ealing vev IillIe and vev IigIl Joods,
vaIing up IeJove davn |so ou venain IaIJ asIeep duving lIe
vIoIe da), cuIlivaling an aiv-Jaiv slale oJ nind. SucI nelIods
na Ie appvopviale iJ ou ave vilIdvavn Jvon lIe vovId, Iiving
in a nonaslev ov nedilaling in a cave. Bul unIess ou spend ouv
IiJe in a secIuded envivonnenl, lIe Ieave ou unpvolecled and
exposed.
TIe CIaivvision lecIniques Iave Ieen designed Jov lIose vIo Iive in
lIe vovId. TIal is one oJ lIe veasons vI lIe vev Jivsl lecInique
oJ lIis IooI ains al avaIening lIe viIvalion in lIe lIivd ee. B
Ieavning lo nainlain a pevnanenl vigiIance in lIe ee, ou IuiId
up a vondevJuI sIieId againsl negalive enevgies and ou deveIop
ouv sensilivil and ouv inluilion al lIe sane line.

18.5 TIe viII cenlve
TIeve is a cenlve oJ enevg Iocaled appvoxinaleI one incI IeIov
lIe naveI lIal is oJ gveal vaIue vIenevev ou need pvoleclion. Il
covvesponds lo lIe avea oJ lIe acupuncluve poinls Conceplion 5 and
Conceplion 6, and is veIaled lo lIe Iava vIeve one Ieavns lo
concenlvale enevg in navliaI avls.
IJ ou seavcI vilI ouv Jingevs aIoul one incI IeIov lIe naveI,
ou viII Jind a depvession, IiIe a nolcI vigIl in lIe niddIe oJ lIe
aIdoninaI vaII. TIe viII cenlve is nove ov Iess cenlved avound lIis
nolcI. TIe nolcI is sonelines JeIl nove easiI vIen ou conlvacl
lIe aIdoninaI nuscIes. IJ lIeve is loo nucI Jall lissue in lIe
avea il Iecones vev diJJicuIl lo JeeI lIe nolcI.
WIal ave lIe Junclions oJ lIis cenlve? Il is a pIace in vIicI an
exlvaovdinav polenliaI oJ enevg is sloved. Fov inslance, lIe
CIinese nane Jov lIe acupuncluve poinl Conceplion 6 is qi Iai,
vIicI neans lIe `sea oJ enevg`. TIvougI pvopev lvaining lIis
enevg na Ie nade avaiIaIIe lo lIe pIsicaI Iod.
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AnolIev essenliaI Junclion oJ lIis cenlve is pIsicaI gvounding.
TIe nane oJ lIe poinl Conceplion 5 is sIi nen, neaning lIe `gale
oJ slone`. TIis is lIe Joundalion slone upon vIicI evevlIing can
Ie eslaIIisIed, lIe sane va as Felev vas lIe vocI upon vIicI lIe
cIuvcI couId Ie Jounded |lIe OveeI vovd Jov slone is pelva).
TIe cenlve IeIov lIe naveI is lIe viII cenlve. TIis appIies lo
connon viII, Iul aIso lo lIe supevnaluvaI viII oJ lIe vizavd vIo
can pevJovn aclions Ieond lIe novnaI vange oJ lIe Iavs oJ
naluve. Il is aIso in lIis avea lIal lIe Taoisl aIcIenisls vovI al
slvucluving lIe enIvo oJ innovlaIil, a nev Iod nade oJ |non-
pIsicaI) innovlaI nallev, in vIicI lIe can depavl and nainlain
conscious exislence aJlev pIsicaI dealI.
TIis cenlve is lIeveJove essenliaI in lIe vovI oJ innev aIcIen.
Bul apavl Jvon aIcIen, lIeve ave a nunIev oJ daiI IiJe
civcunslances in vIicI ou can devive gveal IeneJils Jvon
Jocussing ouv avaveness in lIis cenlve
- WIen ou need lo Ie pIsicaII slvong, lo pevJovn a lasI lIal
vequives an eJJovl.
- WIen ou need lo Ie pscIoIogicaII slvong and assevlive, vIen
negolialing, al an auclion Jov inslance. WIen ou need lo dispIa
aulIovil, ov lo vesisl lIe aulIovil oJ a donineeving pevson.
WIen ou need lo sland up Jov ouvseIJ, lo vesisl aggvessive
peopIe and venain caIn al lIe sane line.
- WIen ou need lo pvolecl ouvseIJ againsl negalive enevgies, in
a IospilaI Jov inslance, ov a siniIav lpe oJ dangevous and IigII
poIIuled enevgelic envivonnenl.
- WIen ou ave lived and veaI.
- TIe Taoisls aIso suggesl lIal ou sIouId vovI on lIis cenlve lo
veslove ouv enevgies aJlev Iaving conceived a cIiId, Jov a nan, ov
aJlev Iaving deIiveved lIe cIiId, Jov a vonan.
Lel's nov IooI al pvaclices lo avaIen and slvenglIen lIe viII
cenlve.

18.6 Fvaclice
Sil in a nedilalion posilion. WIen vovIing al deveIoping lIe
cenlve IeIov lIe naveI, a good posluve is lo sil on ouv Inees,
vilI ouv IullocIs on ouv IeeIs, ov vilI ouv IullocIs Ielveen
ouv IeeIs, in vIicI case lIe posluve Iecones lIe vajvsana oJ
HalIa-oga.
Bul lIe pvaclice can vev veII Ie pevJovned vIiIe silling on a
cIaiv, pvovided ou Ieep ouv IacI slvaigIl.
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SIigIlI conlvacl lIe aIdoninaI nuscIes and
nassage lIe poinl one incI IeIov lIe naveI,
I volaling lIe end oJ lIe niddIe Jingev
|Ielveen lIe index and lIe ving Jingev) in
lIe nolcI, iJ ou can Jind il, ov olIevvise
sinpI one incI IeIov lIe naveI. Keep on Jov
IaIJ a ninule ov so and lIen veIease. TIen
lv lo JeeI lIe viIvalion in lIe avea.
BuI ouv Iands Jov a Jev seconds, lIen IoId
lIen JIal, one on lop oJ lIe olIev, pavaIIeI
lo lIe aIdonen 2 ov 3 incIes ava Jvon lIe
viII cenlve.
Slavl IvealIing vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion.
Connecl il vilI lIe lingIing Ielveen lIe
eeIvovs. BuiId up a slvong viIvalion in lIe ee Jov 2 ov 3
ninules. TIen, Ieeping up lIe lIvoal Jviclion, Iecone avave oJ
lIe viIvalion in lIe viII cenlve one incI IeIov lIe naveI, vIeve
ou JeIl lIe viIvalion aJlev nassaging. Connecl lIe lIvoal
Jviclion vilI lIe viII cenlve, lo IuiId up lIe viIvalion.
FeeI lIe viIvalion in ouv Iands, and in lIe viII cenlve. TIe va
lIe ave pIaced, lIe Iands acl as veJIeclovs and concenlvale lIe
viIvalion.
Keep on vilI lIe pvaclice Jov a Jev ninules, veinJovcing lIe
viIvalion one incI IeIov lIe naveI, lIvougI IolI lIe lIvoal
Jviclion and lIe veJIecling aclion oJ ouv Iands.

18.7 Ee-IeII avaveness
Sil in a nedilalion posilion vilI ouv ees cIosed. Slavl IvealIing
vilI lIe lIvoal Jviclion, IuiIding up lIe viIvalion in lIe ee Jov
2 ov 3 ninules. TIen pvaclise Ieing avave oJ lIe viIvalion, IolI in
lIe ee and in lIe viII cenlve. Mainlain ouv lIvoal Jviclion lo
enIance lIe viIvalion and lo connecl lIe lvo cenlves.
In lIe Ieginning, sone Iind oJ IinI can Ie eslaIIisIed Ielveen lIe
lvo cenlves. As ou pvoceed JuvlIev, lv lo ancIov lIe ee inlo
lIe cenlve in lIe IeII. BenenIev no inaginalion, no
visuaIisalion. TIe expevience is quile langiIIe, as iJ ouv ee vas
Ieing gvounded, vooled in lIe viIvalion oJ lIe viII cenlve.
Conlinue Jov a Jev ninules, IuiIding up lIe viIvalion in lIe lvo
cenlves and connecling lIen.
TIen open ouv ees. Slavl IooIing al sone oIjecls avound ou, one
aJlev anolIev. Benain vev nolionIess, avave IolI in lIe ee and
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IeIov lIe naveI. TIeve is lIe oIjecl, lIeve is lIe Jacl oJ seeing,
and lIeve is lIe viIvalion in lIe ee and IeIov lIe naveI.
WIen ve veve pvaclising IooIing al oIjecls and Ieing avave in lIe
ee, ve noliced lIal a cevlain cenlvedness vouId avise
sponlaneousI |see seclion 9.1). Nov il is nol onI cenlvedness Iul
aIso gvounding lIal can Ie expevienced. B Ieing IolI in lIe ee
and in lIe IeII, ou aulonalicaII JeeI nove soIid, nove dense,
Iess IiIeI lo JIoal ava vilI lIe Jivsl puJJ oJ vind. Il is as iJ
ou veve naIing a densev IoIe in lIe pIsicaI space.

Tips
IJ pvaclised suJJicienlI, lIis lecInique viII pul ou nove in
loucI vilI ouv ovn povev. Il can Ie veconnended lo peopIe vIo
suJJev Jvon Iov seIJ esleen and need lo deveIop lIeiv
assevliveness.
I Iave Iad encouvaging vesuIls vilI lIese lecIniques oJ
gvounding vIen vovIing vilI IovdevIine scIizopIvenics. Bue lo
lIe naluve oJ lIeiv disease, cevlain scIizopIvenic palienls ave
caugIl up in a luvnoiI oJ exlvasensov pevceplions vIicI ave
sonelines genuine Iul conpIeleI oul oJ conlvoI, and lIeveJove
genevaling a levviIIe anxiel, iJ nol panic. B leacIing
scIizopIvenics Iov lo gvound lIenseIves vigovousI vIen lIe
sense a JIasI oJ deIiviun appvoacIing, lIe ave sonelines aIIe lo
avoid il and Ieep lIeiv sanil.

18.8 WaIIing Jvon lIe IeII
Be-vead seclion 12.8 Jov lIe descviplion oJ lIis lecInique. On lIe
Iasis oJ lIe ancIoving vovI ve Iave jusl done, ou sIouId nov Ie
aIIe lo vaII Jvon lIe IeII in a nucI nove convincing va.

18.9 SlinuIaling lIe Jive
Il is nol necessav lo Ie in a nedilalion posilion Jov lIis
pavlicuIav exevcise Iul il is pveJevaIIe lo Ie sealed. As aIvas in
IiJe, il is Iellev lo Ieep ouv IacI slvaigIl. Becone avave in lIe
ee and in lIe viII cenlve. Becone avave oJ ouv IvealI, and
IvealIe Jvon lIe aIdonen onI. AIdoninaI IvealIing neans lIal
vIen ou inIaIe and exIaIe nolIing noves in ouv cIesl. WIen
ou inIaIe, onI ouv aIdonen noves Jovvavds, and lIe viIcage
venains nolionIess.
Benain avave oJ lIe IvealI and Jov one ov lvo ninules Ieep
valcIing an novenenl in lIe lvunI, lo naIe suve lIal nolIing
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noves apavl Jvon ouv aIdonen.
TIen pvoceed in lIe JoIIoving va nainlain a puveI aIdoninaI
IvealIing, vilIoul an novenenl oJ lIe cIesl. Bul vilI eacI
inIaIalion, conlvacl lIe aIdoninaI nuscIes, opevaling a counlev-
pvessuve. EacI line ou exIaIe, veIax evevlIing.
BvealIe accovding lo ouv novnaI vIlIn. TIe inlensil oJ lIe
IvealI is as usuaI ov sIigIlI deepev.
EacI line ou inIaIe, conlvacl lIe nuscIes oJ lIe aIdoninaI vaII,
and IuiId up lIe pvessuve in lIe IeII. WIiIe exIaIing, veIax aII
nuscIes.
Benain avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe ee and in lIe viII cenlve,
and conlinue vilI lIe sane IvealIing Jov as Iong as IaIJ an Iouv,
ov nove iJ ou visI.

Tips
TIis pvaclice na seen sinpIe el il can avaIen considevaIIe
enevg.
TIe veguIav pvaclice oJ lIis exevcise is veconnended lo lIose
vIo Jind il diJJicuIl lo lap Jvon lIe assevlive enevg oJ lIeiv
viII cenlve.
Tv lIis exevcise jusl IeJove an exan, lo JigIl anxiel and lo
avaIen lIe enevg ou need.
Il is aIso venavIaII eJJicienl aJlev a Ieav neaI, ov vIenevev
ou ave cIose lo indigeslion. On one Iand lIeve is a necIanicaI
aclion, IiIe an inlevnaI nassage, lIal speeds up lIe enpling oJ
lIe slonacI and IoveIs. On lIe olIev Iand lIeve is a povevJuI
slinuIalion oJ lIe digeslive Jive, lIvougI an aclivalion oJ lIe
aIdoninaI cenlves oJ enevg.
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Chapter 19 Baby Work


19.1 TIe auva oJ a pvegnanl vonan
TIe auva oJ a pvegnanl vonan is one oJ lIe easiesl lo see, Jov il is
pavlicuIavI Iuninous and JuII oJ goId. TIis expIains vI a
pvegnanl vonan oJlen avouses a JeeIing oJ vespecl, iJ nol ave.
Even lIougI lIe peopIe avound Iev na nol Ie aIIe lo see Iev auva
consciousI, lIe unconsciousI vegislev sone oJ lIe goIden
enevg and ave inpvessed I il.
So vIenevev ou Jind ouvseIJ in lIe pvesence oJ a pvegnanl
vonan laIe lIe oppovlunil lo pvaclise lIe lvipIe pvocess oJ
vision. TIe goId coIouv in lIe auva indicales lIal lIe pvegnanl
vonan is inlenseI connecled lo IigI spiviluaI Ieings vIo suppovl
and Joslev lIe enIvo. Fvegnanc is lIeveJove a pviviIeged line
Jov spiviluaI gvovlI. Il is a line lo do a Iol oJ nedilalion and
enIigIlening veading, and lo vovI al deveIoping inluilion and
pevceplion. Apavl Jvon lIe Jacl lIal lIe IaI is exlveneI
sensilive lo lIe nolIev's lIougIls and enolions and inJIuenced I
lIen, a spiviluaI Jocus duving pvegnanc can Iving aIoul Iig
innev sIiJls in lIe nolIev.
WIiIe discussing lIe enevg oJ pvegnanl vonen, Iel ne nenlion
lIe gveal diJJicuIl lIeve seens lo Ie in Jinding oul lIe IaI's
sex cIaivvoanlI. I nusl sa I Iave seen sone gveal cIaivvoanls Ie
vepealedI conJused on lIis poinl. One oJ lIe veasons is pvoIaII
lIal ou lune inlo lIe aslvaI Iod oJ lIe IaI, and so vIal ou
see veIales nove lo lIe IaI's pasl IiJe lIan lo ils pvesenl
incavnalion. TIus even iJ ou picI up a cIeav sex delevninalion, il
is pvell diJJicuIl lo Inov vIelIev il appIies lo lIis IiJe ov lIe
Iasl one. Moveovev, souIs vIo incavnale novadas avvive vilI nucI
nove oJ IolI poIavilies, naIe and JenaIe, in lIeiv aslvaI Iod lIan
a Jev cenluvies ago, vIicI does nol sinpIiJ lIe exevcise. IJ ou
vanl sone JviendI advice, don'l slaIe ouv vepulalion as a
cIaivvoanl on a Iel IiIe lIis one. You nigIl vev veII end up
Ieing vvong nove lIan 50% oJ lIe line!

19.2 TIe auva oJ a nevIovn IaI
TIe auva oJ a nevIovn IaI is inlenseI Iuninous. TIis can Ie
pavlI veIaled lo lIe Jacl lIal Jov a vIiIe, lIe IaI Ieeps sone oJ
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lIe IigIl oJ lIe angeIs lIal Iave assisled in lIe pvocess oJ IivlI.
TIe slvong pavlicipalion oJ lIe IievavcI oJ lIe angeIs in aII lIal
is veIaled lo IivlI naIes a deIivev a nosl Jascinaling expevience
oJ consciousness. Il Jeeds lIe spivil oJ aII lIose vIo ave pvesenl. I
vouId veconnend lo aII spiviluaI seeIevs lo seize an oppovlunil
lo Ie pvesenl al a IivlI.
In lIe pvocess oJ innev aIcIen, vIen ou vovI al IuiIding lIe
Iod oJ innovlaIil, one oJ lIe najov pvoIIens is lIal cevlain
Iaevs Iave lo Ie nade oul oJ vev speciaI |non-pIsicaI) nallev
and naleviaIs, vIicI cannol Ie Jound anvIeve in ouv usuaI
aslvaI and elIevic envivonnenl. IJ ou Iad jusl a IillIe oJ lIese
suIslances, ou couId naIe lIen gvov lIe sane va as a cvslaI
can gvov oul oJ a pvinav cove. Bul gelling lIis Jivsl cove is quile
a diJJicuIl lasI. TIis is vIeve ou Iave lo seeI lIe coopevalion oJ
cevlain angeIs. Being Jav nove advanced, angeIs` Iodies ave leening
vilI lIese suIslances. IJ ou can lune inlo lIen in a cevlain va,
lIe nev nallev JaIIs inlo ou IiIe lIe HoI Spivil inlo lIe aposlIes
al Fenlecosl. TIis cannol Ie inpvovised, oJ couvse. Il vequives a
puve Ieavl and a pvecise lecInique. Bul vIalevev ouv IeveI na
Ie, jusl a Jev seconds oJ cIoseness lo lIe Ieings oJ IigIev
IievavcIies viII pvove lo Ie an innense souvce oJ inspivalion.
Apavl Jvon lIe loucI oJ lIe angeIs, duving ils Jivsl 10 lo 15 das
on EavlI lIe IaI is sliII saluvaled vilI eJJuIgenl aslvaI
inpvessions coning Jvon lIe jouvne il Ias jusl conpIeled
lIvougI inlevnediav vovIds. TIese can Ie pevceived as exlveneI
vivid inages lIal JIov inlo ouv consciousness as soon as ou lune
inlo lIe cIiId's auva. You veceive cIeav visions oJ vIeve lIe IaI
cones Jvon space, vovIds Ielveen dealI and veIivlI, and aIso
possiII ils Iasl incavnalion. TIe IaI ovevJIovs vilI aslvaI
inages. AII ou Iave lo do is lune in and inpvessions vusI inlo
ouv JieId oJ vision.

19.3 BaIies ave vev avave in lIeiv ee
BaIies ave ullevI pscIic. A sinpIe and speclacuIav va lo
convince ouvseIJ oJ lIis Jacl is lo venain vev Jocussed in ouv
lIivd ee vIiIe in lIe conpan oJ a IaI |Iess lIan one eav oId).
You viII Ie anazed al Iov vesponsive lIe IaI seens lo Ie lo an
nessage ou send lIvougI ouv ee.
Fvaclise in lIe JoIIoving va eacI line lIe IaI slavls cving ov
expvessing sone dissalisJaclion, go slvaigIl inlo ouv ee and lune
inlo lIe cIiId. You viII Ie suvpvised Iov oJlen ou gel a cIeav
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vesponse lIe IaI slops scveaning innedialeI and leIIs ou
vIal's vvong, diveclI Jvon ee lo ee. Even iJ lIe eIIing does
nol slop conpIeleI, lIeve is a vesponse and lIe cIiId acInovIedges
lIal conlacl Ias Ieen nade.
Man IaIies gel ivvilaled al nol Ieing aIIe lo connunicale vilI
lIeiv envivonnenl on a pscIic IeveI. TIe lv lo expvess a vIoIe
vange oJ JeeIings Iul noIod seens lo laIe an nolice. Il is quile a
depvessing expevience. An pscIoIogisl vouId Ie aIavned lo Ieav
oJ a cIiId Ieing IeJl depvived oJ pIsicaI conlacl ov slinuIalion.
WeII, vIen ouv vision opens, ou innedialeI veaIize lIal is
exaclI vIal Iappens lo nosl IaIies, Iul on anolIev IeveI.
So a Jivsl slep lovavds a nove enIigIlened va oJ Ivinging up
IaIies is lo nainlain lIe vigiIance in ouv ee and lo Ie veceplive
lo an signaI lIe na send ou. As soon as lIe IaI sees lIal ou
vespond, gvealev Iavnon viII deveIop Ielveen ou. FuvlIevnove,
lIe IaI viII use ils ee nove and nove lo connunicale vilI ou.

19.4 WalcIing IaI JaII asIeep
In lIe cIaplevs on nigIl pvaclice ve descviIed Iov Iunan Ieings
cvoss lIe cvilicaI IovdevIine Ielveen vaIing and sIeeping al Ieasl
lvice a da and el do nol devive an IeneJil Jvon il. Living in
IigI pscIic inlensil, IaIies ave nove in loucI vilI lIis
nslev. TIeveJove ou viII gain Jvon Ieing in ouv ee and in
ouv Ieavl and luning inlo lIe IaI eacI line il cvosses lIe
lIvesIoId. Tv lo sense and pavlicipale in lIe slale oJ
consciousness expevienced I lIe IaI vIiIe il JaIIs asIeep and ou
viII Iecone nove JaniIiav vilI lIe expevience oJ lIe lIvesIoId.
WIen ve JaII asIeep, ouv aslvaI Iod |AB) and Ego vilIdvav Jvon
lIe pIsicaI Iod |FB) and lIe elIevic Iod |EB). TIe uppev
conpIex |ABEgo) delacIes Jvon lIe Iovev conpIex |FBEB). TIe
uppev conpIex |ABEgo) goes oJJ lvaveIIing Jov lIe nigIl and lIe
Iovev conpIex |FBEB) slas in Ied.
Bul Jov nosl aduIls lIe uppev conpIex cannol sepavale JuII Jvon
lIe Iovev one. Il is IiIe an avlicuIalion lIal gels a Iil sliJJ vilI
line. So, unIess lIe Iecone naslevs in nigIl pvaclice, nosl
aduIls nevev veacI lIe deplI oJ sIeep lIe used lo expevience as a
cIiId. TIe silualion usuaII goes on deleviovaling oId peopIe vaIe
up sevevaI lines a nigIl and vaveI JeeI conpIeleI veJvesIed in
lIe novning. TIis sIov sepavalion oJ lIe uppev conpIex |ABEgo)
Jvon lIe Iovev one |FBEB) expIains vI il is nol so eas lo
oIsevve an aduIl Ieaving Iis Iod al nigIl.
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On lIe olIev Iand, in oung cIiIdven lIis dissocialion is quicI and
inlense. TIeveJove iJ ou appI ouv vision lo a IaI JaIIing
asIeep, ou viII Ie aIIe lo see lIe uppev conpIex Ieaving lIe Iovev
one quile cIeavI. To pul il sinpI, il is slviIingI eas lo see ouv
IaI gelling oul oJ ils Iod |vIicI is Jav Jvon Ieing lIe case
vilI aduIls).
BaIies ave venavIaII good al aslvaI lvaveIIing. As soon as lIe
JaII asIeep lIe zoon inlo lIe space. Bue lo lIe inlense IigIl lIal
pevvades lIeiv aslvaI Iod, il is nol vev diJJicuIl lo JoIIov lIen
cIaivvoanlI in lIe Jivsl slages oJ lIeiv jouvne, jusl aJlev lIe
Iave IeJl lIeiv pIsicaI Iod. EacI line ouv IaI JaIIs asIeep, Ie
vev luned in and... see!
I venenIev a one-eav-oId loddIev I vas ninding vIo used lo
conJuse ne aII lIe line. I vouId pul Iin lo sIeep, vIicI is nevev
vev eas al lIal age. I vouId lIen liploe oul oJ Iis voon, Ioping
Ie vouId nol vaIe up loo quicII. OJlen, as soon as I Iad coIIapsed
in an avncIaiv |ninding loddIevs is a Iavd joI), I vouId see Iin
vaIIing in lIvougI lIe Iounge voon doov. TIeve vouId Ie a second
oJ OI, no! Nol again!`, and lIen I vouId veaIize lIal il vas nol
lIe cIiId's pIsicaI Iod Iul Iis aslvaI Iod. BeIieJ! Il neanl lIe
loddIev vas sliII sound asIeep in Iis col. Il is acluaII quile connon
Jov IaIies lo pop in and sa IeIIo jusl aJlev JaIIing asIeep, in lIe
vev Jivsl slage oJ lIeiv aslvaI lvaveIIing. And lIen ou eilIev
Iose lIen ov JoIIov lIen Jav ava, depending on ouv ovn laIenls
as a lvaveIIev.
Il is quile vave lo see an aduIl's aslvaI Iod so cIeavI and quicII
aJlev lIe JaII asIeep. TIe pevson vouId Iave lo Ie venavIaII
lvained and lIeiv suIlIe Iodies vev deveIoped, conslvucled and
`cvslaIIised`. Apavl Jvon iniliales, lIe sepavalion oJ lIe aslvaI
Iod oJ aduIls duving sIeep is usuaII nucI nove gvaduaI and
sonevIal Iaz.

19.5 Youv IaI as a nedilalion leacIev
B deJinilion, lIe pIsicaI Iod is nade oJ pIsicaI nallev and
lIeveJove suIjecl lo gvavil. Ovavil is an essenliaI cIavaclevislic
oJ lIe pIsicaI Iaev. WIen ou cone IacI Jvon a jouvne Jav
inlo aslvaI and spiviluaI pIanes, JeeIing lIis gvavil is a sign lIal
ou ave appvoacIing lIe pIsicaI Iaev. You slavl JeeIing Ieav,
and ou Inov ou ave nol Jav Jvon lIe pIsicaI vovId. You jusl
Iave lo Iel ouvseIJ JaII a Iil nove and ou ave IacI inlo ouv
pIsicaI Iod.
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IJ IaIies ave so good al aslvaI lvaveIIing, il is Iecause lIeiv uppev
conpIex |aslvaI Iod Ego) is endoved vilI a Janlaslic enevg oJ
Ievil, ov anli-gvavil, lIal pvojecls lIen upvavds as lIe JaII
asIeep. TIeve is a Iol lo Ieavn Jvon lIis upvavd noving enevg
vIicI is aIin lo lIe udna-vu, IigII pvaised in SansIvil lexls.
TIe pvesence oJ lIis Ievil enevg can aIso Ie veIaled lo lIe Jacl
lIal IaIies ave saluvaled vilI lIe IigIl oJ angeIs. Anli-gvavil is
as naluvaI lo angeIs as gvavil is lo lIe pIsicaI vovId. BougII
speaIing, one couId sa lIal one Iecones an angeI as soon as one
Iecones aIIe lo JaII upvavds.
To IeneJil Jvon lIis vev speciaI enevg and give a Ioosl lo ouv
nedilalion, pvoceed in lIis va WIen ouv IaI is aIoul lo JaII
asIeep, IoId il in ouv avns. Lel lIe IaI JaII asIeep on ouv cIesl.
Be avave in ouv ee and in ouv Ieavl, as expIained lIvougIoul
lIis IooI. Bul don'l Ie loo slvongI Jocussed in ouv ee, Jov lIal
couId Ie loo inlense Jov lIe IaI. Jusl nainlain a soJl avaveness,
a sIigIl Jocus Ielveen lIe eeIvovs, and connecl vilI lIe IaI.
A ningIing oJ enevgies naluvaII laIes pIace vIenevev ou IoId a
vev oung cIiId |up lo JiJleen nonlIs) on ouv cIesl. As soon as
lIe IaI is in ouv avns, lIe IovdevIine Ielveen ils elIevic |Iaev
oJ lIe viIvalion), and ouvs is nol so cIeav. Tv lo Iecone avave
oJ lIis neIling pvocess.
Nov, lIe vev nonenl lIe IaI JaIIs asIeep, iJ ou lune inlo il,
ou loo can Ie pvojecled upvavds. TIis is a gveal occasion lo
nedilale. AII ou Iave lo do is lune in and Iel ouvseIJ Ie laIen
up inlo lIe IigIl. Il's IiIe `JaIIing upvavds` inlo lIe IigIl. TIe
IiJling eJJecl is innediale and cveales an expansion oJ
consciousness enaIIing ou lo veacI a IigI IeveI oJ nedilalion. As
ou Iecone nove JaniIiav vilI lIis enevg and Ieavn lo JIov vilI
il, lIe eJJecl viII Iecone cIeavev and cIeavev. IJ ou ave vovIing
al aslvaI pvojeclion lIis expevience viII Ie oJ gveal IeIp.

19.6 A Jev vovds lo lIe lvaveIIevs
Fvon vIal Ias Ieen said so Jav, il nusl aIvead Ie oIvious lIal iJ
aslvaI lvaveIIing is one oJ ouv gveal pveoccupalions in IiJe, lIeve
is a Iol ou can Ieavn Jvon IaIies.
Hunan Ieings ave pvesenlI in a condilion vIeve lIe ave so
incavnaled in lIeiv pIsicaI Iod lIal lIe ave unaIIe lo gel oul
oJ il consciousI. TIe ave conpIeleI slucI I lIe Jovce oJ
gvavil. TIe IaI is in lIe opposile silualion ils aslvaI Iod is
saluvaled vilI Jovces oJ anli-gvavil. Fov lIe IaI, il is
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incavnalion lIal is a pvoIIen, so nucI so lIal il is unaIIe lo sla
in ils Iod vev Iong. Il conslanlI JaIIs asIeep Iecause il is puIIed
up oul oJ ils Iod I lIe exlvaovdinav Ievil oJ ils aslvaI Iod.
So lIe nollo couId Ie `JoIIov lIe IaI!`
WIal can Ie seen cIaivvoanlI ovev lIe Iod oJ an aduIl vIo is
sound asIeep? A sovl oJ cIoud Jovnalion, acluaII quile eas lo
pevceive. |WIen in lIe sane voon as soneIod vIo is asIeep, don'l
niss lIe oppovlunil lo oIsevve lIen cIaivvoanlI.) Bul lIis
cIoud Jovnalion is nol lIeiv enlive aslvaI Iod, onI a pavl oJ il.
TIe vesl oJ lIeiv aslvaI Iod is spvead oul inlo lIe aslvaI vovIds,
Iul lIis is nucI nove diJJicuIl lo pevceive. Fov lIal, ou nusl Ie
aIIe lo JoIIov lIe sIeeping souI. As ve discussed eavIiev, vev
oung cIiIdven ave easiev lo JoIIov Iecause anong olIev Jaclovs,
lIe gel oul oJ lIeiv Iod JuII and inslanlaneousI, vIeveas
nan aduIls venain IaIJ in and IaIJ oul, onI vilIdvaving
gvaduaII Jvon lIeiv pIsicaI Iod.
Fvaclise in lIe JoIIoving va sil conJovlaII, aJlev pulling lIe
IaI lo sIeep in ils col. Oo inlo ouv ee and inlo ouv Ieavl, and
lune inlo lIe IaI. You Iave lo Ie vev quicI and nanage lo see
lIe IaI aslvaII as soon as il gels oul. In lIe Jivsl Jev ninules
aJlev il JaIIs asIeep, ou can oJlen see lIe IaI aslvaII as an exacl
vepIica oJ ils pIsicaI Jovn. Tune inlo lIe sane pavlicIes oJ IigIl
as lIose oJ lIe lIivd pavl oJ lIe lIivd ee nedilalion |seclion 3.7)
Iul lIis line vilI ouv ees open. Benain vev nolionIess, gazing
al lIe col, IIinIing as IillIe as possiIIe.
TIe IaI viII venain avound ou Jov a Jev ninules ov so, and
lIen disappeav. TIal's vIen ou Iave lo Ie luned inlo lIe IaI
and connecled vilI ils anli-gvavil Jovce as nucI as ou can. IJ
ou can nanage lo vesonale vilI lIe IaI's exlvaovdinav Ievil
enevg, ou viII Ie IilevaII puIIed upvavds and pvojecled inlo lIe
space.
TIe nexl slep consisls oJ lving lo JoIIov ouv IaI as Jav as ou
can. Lel ouvseIJ Ie cavvied I lIe enevg avound lIe cIiId and
JeeI lIe quaIil oJ lIe space cIanging avound ou as ou enlev
diJJevenl Iaevs and vovIds. Being in a IaIJ-avaIe, IaIJ-asIeep
slale oJ gveal livedness |connon lo nan pavenls vIo ave voIen
up sevevaI lines evev nigIl I lIeiv IaI) viII acluaII IeIp
expeviences oJ lvaveIIing. I vouId nol veconnend sIeep depvivalion
lo anone, Iul iJ lIe pavenls ave aIvead in lIal slale, lIe nigIl
as veII laIe advanlage oJ il.
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BaIies viII Ie deIigIled iJ ou can lvaveI vilI lIen. To lIen, il is
gveal Jun and aIso vev veassuving lo JeeI a conlinuil Ielveen
lIis vovId and lIe olIevs, neeling lIe sane peopIe in diJJevenl
Iaevs. TIe aIso Inov lIal iJ anlIing goes vvong duving lIe
nigIl, lIe can vusI lo ou and gel IeIp.

19.7 Hov Iong does il Iasl?
Hov Iong viII ouv cIiId venain pscIic? To a cevlain exlenl, lIal
viII depend on Iov nucI spiviluaI vovI is sIaved vilI lIe IaI.
TIe nove ou pvaclise lIe IaI vovI, lIe nove seeds oJ spiviluaI
avaIening ave inpIanled, al lIis age oJ naxinun veceplivil.
Yel as soon as lIe cIiId's nenlaI deveIopnenl veacIes a cevlain
IeveI, pscIic aIiIilies Iegin lo dininisI. TIeveJove, as eavI as
sixleen ov eigIleen nonlIs, vIen lIe cIiId slavls ulleving a Jev
vovds, a nolaIIe dvop viII Ie oIsevved. TIe goIden line Jov
pscIic vovI vilI IaIies is duving lIe Jivsl eav, ov up lo
eigIleen nonlIs naxinun.
Hov nucI oJ lIe pscIic capacil viII Ie velained duving
cIiIdIood and adoIescence depends on lIe naluve oJ lIe cIiId and
lIe quaIil oJ Ione envivonnenl and educalion. Yel I do nol lIinI
lIal one sIouId JigIl Jov lIe cIiId lo venain pscIic al an cosl.
Hunanil vas once vev cIaivvoanl. IJ ou go IacI as Jav as lIe
Ieginning oJ AlIanlis, ou Jind lIal Iunan Ieings couId pevceive
spiviluaI vovIds even nove cIeavI lIan lIe pIsicaI one. Yel il
vas pavl oJ lIe lvaining oJ IunanIind lIal lIis alavislic
cIaivvoance sIouId Ie Iosl and lIal davI and disconnecled ages
sIouId cone. We ave nov al lIe davn oJ an age vIen Iunanil
viII vecovev cIaivvoanl aIiIilies, Iul on a IigIev node, in vIicI
lIe Ego viII pIa a divecl voIe.
EacI Iunan Ieing vepeals lIe Iislov oJ lIe vovId, Iul in a nucI
sIovlev span oJ line |vIicI naIes lIe slud oJ enIvoIog
Jascinaling). BaIies avvive on lIe EavlI conpIeleI open, IalIing
in lIe IigIl oJ lIe spiviluaI vovIds and IavdI avave oJ lIe
pIsicaI veaIil avound lIen. IJ lIis cosnic pevceplion veve nol
veiIed, il vouId Ie vev diJJicuIl Jov lIe cIiId lo eslaIIisI
pIsicaI veJevences and Iecone gvounded. So lo vespecl lIe naluvaI
lvend oJ deveIopnenl, ou Iave lo accepl lIal ouv cIiId Iecones
nove `nenlaI` and Iess pscIic. You na acconpan lIe spiviluaI
gvovlI oJ lIe cIiId vilI lIe pvopev educalion Iul ou can'l IIocI
lIe cIiId Jvon Iiving in lIe nind.
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WIal ou IeIp lIe cIiId deveIop in lIe Jivsl eav viII venain IiIe
a lveasuve vailing Jov Iin ov Iev. AII lIe pscIic vovI acIieved
in inJanc viII veappeav sevevaI eavs Ialev in lIe aduIl,
nelanovpIosed in lIe Jovn oJ inlense souI Jovces. Bul lIe
decision lo ve-open viII Iave lo cone Jvon lIe Jvee viII oJ lIis
leenagev ov aduIl, nol Jvon ouv ovn desives.

19.8 TIe JaIuIous IaIies
FscIic coupIes ave vave and lIeveJove il is nol eas Jov evoIved
souIs lo Jind suilaIIe pavenls. Hov do cIiIdven Jind lIeiv pavenls?
TIe souI JIoals in lIe aslvaI and is allvacled, as iJ I a pvincipIe oJ
siniIavil, lo a pavlicuIav nolIev. A Iind oJ vesonance laIes pIace
Ielveen lIe disposilions oJ lIe cIiId and lIose oJ lIe pavenls, and
lIal is vIal cveales lIe allvaclion Jov a pavlicuIav vonI. TIe
nove advanced a souI is, lIe nove seIeclive il Iecones in ils cIoice,
vailing as Iong as needed lo Jind pavenls vIo ave evoIved enougI.
ConsequenlI, lIe nove spiviluaI and cIaivvoanl ou Iecone, lIe
nove cIance ou Iave lo pavenl a IaI-guvu. LiIe allvacls IiIe.
TIe Hindu lvadilion suggesls lIal lIe spiviluaI aspivalion oJ lIe
nolIev, IeJove and al lIe Ieginning oJ lIe pvegnanc, is essenliaI
in delevnining vIal sovl oJ souI viII incavnale. TIe spiviluaI
viIvalions oJ lIe nolIev, iJ lIe ave genuine and deep, viII
allvacl a souI vilI a spiviluaI diveclion. Il is lIeveJove advised lIal
lIe nolIev sIouId spend line nedilaling, and caveJuII seIecl Iev
veadings and souvces oJ inspivalion.
Apavl Jvon lIis genevaI pvincipIe, n vision is lIal nan
exlvaovdinav souIs Iave incavnaled on EavlI duving lIe peviod oJ
lIe lvipIe aslvoIogicaI conjunclion oJ Saluvn, Uvanus and Neplune
lIal venl on and oJJ Jvon 1988 lo 1997. TIese ave `lIe JaIuIous
IaIies` vIo ave coning lo inlvoduce conpIeleI nev pvincipIes in
lIe JieIds oJ science, avls and spiviluaIil. Il can Ie expecled lIal
nan oJ lIen viII dispIa exceplionaI pscIic aIiIilies vigIl Jvon
col-line, and viII conlinue lo do so lIvougIoul cIiIdIood and
adoIescence.
I Jovesee lIal lIe pavenls viII Iave lo do a Iol oJ vovI on
lIenseIves iJ lIe vanl lo Ie oJ an IeIp lo lIeiv cIiIdven, ov
even sinpI lo undevsland vIal's Iappening in lIeiv ovn Ione.
TIese cIiIdven von'l Ie eas lo JoIIov, nol onI Iecause lIeiv IeveI
oJ deveIopnenl viII Ie Jav supeviov lo lIal oJ lIeiv pavenls, Iul
aIso Iecause lIe viII cone lo inlvoduce lolaII nev concepls and
seeds in lIe JieIds oJ science, avls and spiviluaIil.
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Fvepaving lIe JieId Jov lIese JaIuIous IaIies is one oJ lIe nain
veasons lIe CIaivvision ScIooI vas Jounded.
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Chapter 20 Protection: Sealing the Aura (2)


20.1 WIeve ave ou speaIing Jvon?
Fvaclice 20.1 consisls in pvoducing sounds Jvon speciJic IeveIs. We
viII slavl vilI sonelIing vev sinpIe cIanling a Iong `ooo` sound
|ou can do il vIiIe veading lIis, lIeve is no need lo cIose ouv
ees!)

FIase 1
CIanl lIe `ooo` sound and naIe il vesonale in lIe aIdonen, avound
and IeIov lIe naveI. TIeve is a va oJ pvoducing lIe sound lIal
naIes lIe aIdonen viIvale so lIal IolI lIe pIsicaI viIvalion oJ
lIe sound and lIe elIevic viIvalion |lIe one ve Iave cuIlivaled in
lIe ee and in cIanneI veIease) can Ie JeIl in ouv IeII.
Conlinue vilI a Jev Iong `ooo` sounds, lving lo pvoduce viIvalion
in ouv IeII and in no olIev pavl oJ lIe Iod.
A sinpIe va oJ enIancing lIe viIvalion is lo pIace ouv Iand
pavaIIeI lo ouv aIdonen, 2 ov 3 incIes ava, using il as a
veJIeclov.
TIeve is no pavlicuIav avaveness in lIe ee in lIis pIase, nov in
pIases 2 and 3.

FIase 2
TIen lv lo cIanl a Iong `ooo` lIal vesonales onI in lIe cIesl. TIe
pilcI does nol veaII nallev. LooI Jov a sound lIal genevales as
nucI viIvalion as possiIIe in lIe cIesl Iul in no olIev pavl oJ lIe
Iod.
Use ouv Iand as a veJIeclov, pIacing il pavaIIeI lo lIe niddIe oJ
ouv cIesl, 2 ov 3 incIes ava.
Keep on cIanling `ooo`, pulling aII oJ ouvseIJ inlo lIe sound.
FeeI lIe pIsicaI viIvalion oJ lIe sound vesonaling in ouv cIesl,
Iul aIso lIe viIvalion oJ enevg.
Tv lo eIininale an viIvalion Jvon olIev pavls oJ lIe Iod, in
pavlicuIav lIe aIdonen, lIe lIvoal, lIe Iead.

FIase 3
Fvoduce a Jev `ooo` sounds lIal viIvale onI in lIe lIvoal.
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FIace ouv Iand as a veJIeclov, 2 ov 3 incIes in Jvonl oJ ouv
lIvoal.
TIis line lv lo veacI a sound lIal vesonales puveI in lIe lIvoal
vilIoul an viIvalion in olIev pavls oJ lIe Iod.

FIase 4
Bepeal lIe sane pvaclice vilI a Jocus Ielveen lIe eeIvovs. CIanl
a Jev `ooo's and lv lo naIe lIen viIvale in lIe ee and in lIe
ee onI.
Bo a Jev vounds oJ lIis exevcise, slavling again Jvon pIase 1 and
going lIvougI lIe vIoIe sequence.
IJ ou pvaclise lIis exevcise vilI Jviends, ou viII Ie aIIe lo give
eacI olIev JeedIacI as lo lIe exacl Iocalion oJ eacI sound.

20.2 SpeaIing Jvon diJJevenl IeveIs

FIase 1
TaIe a vev sinpIe senlence, sucI as WIal a IeauliJuI da!`
Fvaclise vepealing lIe senlence Jvon lIe IeII.
Jusl as in lIe Iasl exevcise, lv lo gel ouv sound lo viIvale onI
avound lIe naveI.
WIen ou ullev a sound, a pIsicaI viIvalion is genevaled. Bul an
elIevic viIvalion is genevaled loo, oJ lIe sane naluve as lIe
viIvalion ou JeeI Ielveen lIe eeIvovs vIen nedilaling. As ou
vepeal lIe senlence, lv lo Iecone avave oJ lIe pIsicaI and lIe
non-pIsicaI viIvalion al lIe sane line.
In lIis Jivsl pIase, appI ouvseIJ lo gelling lIe viIvalion noving
onI in lIe IeII avea, as iJ ou veve speaIing `Jvon lIe IeII`.
As in lIe Iasl exevcise, no pavlicuIav avaveness needs lo Ie Iepl in
lIe ee duving lIe Jivsl lIvee pIases.

FIase 2
Bvop lIe avaveness in lIe IeII and go on vepealing lIe sane
senlence Jvon lIe cIesl. Tv lo naIe lIe sound viIvale in lIe
cIesl aIone.

FIase 3
Bepeal lIe senlence Jvon lIe lIvoal. FeeI ouv sound viIvaling in
lIe lIvoal. FeeI lIe pIsicaI lingIing laIing pIace in ouv lIvoal
ovgans as ou speaI. Bul Ie avave oJ lIe non-pIsicaI viIvalion al
lIe sane line.
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FIase 4
Bepeal lIe sane senlence, naIing il viIvale Ielveen lIe eeIvovs.
Bepeal lIis Jouv-pIase sequence sevevaI lines.

Tips
TIis Jovn oJ vovI inlvoduces a diJJevenl appvoacI lo
connunicalion. Fvaclise lIis exevcise vilI Jviends and valcI
caveJuII lo see vIeve lIe can ov cannol speaI Jvon. Man peopIe
Iave gveal diJJicuIl ulleving a sound Jvon one avea ov anolIev
IeII, Ieavl, and so on. TIis is oJlen quile veveaIing as Jav as lIeiv
pscIoIogicaI ovganisalion is concevned. Being unaIIe lo speaI Jvon
one oJ lIose aveas neavI aIvas indicales a najov enolionaI
IIocIage lIal needs lo Ie vovIed oul IeJove a IaIance can Ie
veacIed. WalcI peopIe avound ou, al vovI, elc. lo see vIo speaIs
Jvon vIeve, and veIale il lo vIal ou can oIsevve oJ lIeiv
pscIoIogicaI Jealuves.
TIe nove avave in ouv ee ou ave, lIe easiev il is lo sense
vIeve peopIe ave speaIing Jvon. You viII cIeavI JeeI lIe viIvalion
Ieing aclivaled in lIeiv Iod, in lIe covvesponding avea. WIenevev
ou can pevceive sonelIing inside ouvseIJ, il does nol laIe Iong
IeJove ou can JeeI lIe sane in olIevs.
As ouv pevceplion opens, il is nol onI viIvalion lIal ou viII
JeeI. You viII aIso see IigIl pallevns in lIe avea Jvon vIicI lIe
ave speaIing. Fvaclise Ieing in lIe ee and avave oJ lIe seeingness
as descviIed in lIe cIaplevs on seeing.
Nole lIal I an nol suggesling il is pveJevaIIe lo speaI Jvon an
oJ lIese aveas, Ie il lIe Ieavl, lIe IeII ov anvIeve eIse. SpeaI
Jvon vIeve ou IiIe, I aII neans! Il is onI iJ il is inpossiIIe
Jov ou lo speaI Jvon one oJ lIe cenlves lIal sonelIing is
vvong, and lIal lIe inIaIance needs lo Ie covvecled.

20.3 WIal iJ ou Iave lo dispIa aulIovil?
Lel us vepeal lIe sane exevcise Iul vilI diJJevenl vovds. TIe
JoIIoving senlence vas suggesled in one oJ n cIasses I a nan
vIo Iad eIeven Ios |and no givIs) CIean ouv voon!`
Bepeal lIe senlence CIean ouv voon!` a Jev lines Jvon lIe
IeII, lIen Jvon lIe cIesl, lIen lIe lIvoal, lIen lIe ee. EacI
line, asI ouvseIJ lIe queslion WouId lIe? |cIean lIeiv voon).

Tips
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TIe ansvev is oIvious vIen ou've onI in lIe lIvoal, lIe
vouIdn'l! TIe ee can Ie a Iil nove convincing, Iul lIe Ieavl
vouId pvoIaII nol Ie slvong enougI againsl lIe eIeven al lIe
IeigIl oJ FuII Moon. Lel's accepl lIe Jacl once and Jov aII
aulIovil cones Jvon lIe IeII.
Nov, slavl nolicing avound ou, al vovI Jov inslance, lIose vIo
ave seen lo Ie aulIovilalive I naluve. You viII discovev lIal sone
peopIe Iave lIe capacil, vIen lIe speaI lo ou, lo Ie vev
slvong in lIeiv IeII and lo naIe ou JeeI veaI in ouvs al lIe
sane line. TIal is vIeve a Iavge pavl oJ lIeiv aulIovil cones
Jvon. Nole lIal neavI aII oJ lIen do il unconsciousI and nol as
lIe vesuIl oJ lvaining. Bul sliII lIe do il! As soon as lIe lvicI is
veveaIed lo ouv ee, ou viII slavl lo see il as a Ioax. You viII
gain lIe capacil lo sland up Jov ouvseIJ vIen soneIod lvies lo
aIuse ou vilI sucI a gvoss nelIod.

20.4 TIe ee-IeII povev
Nov, cIoose a Jev senlences and vepeal lIen sevevaI lines vilI a
slvong ee-IeII avaveness. Tv lo naIe lIe sound vesonale in
IolI ouv ee and ouv IeII, JoIIoving lIe nelIod suggesled
aIove. Il is as iJ ou veve laIIing Jvon lIe ee and lIe IeII IolI
al lIe sane line. IJ ou do il JuII, il is quile IiIeI lIe vouId
cIean lIeiv voon.

Tips
TIis exevcise viII IeIp ou slvucluve lIe `ee-IeII povev` vIicI
is a gveal IeIp vIen ou need veaI pvoleclion.
You viII Jind il easiev lo inpIenenl lIis exevcise iJ ou can
divecl ouv vovds lovavds soneIod, valIev lIan speaIing in a
void. TIis is Iecause ou ave dispIaing a Iol oJ Jovce, and a Jovce
oJlen Jinds il avIvavd lo naniJesl oulvavdI unIess nalcIed I
anolIev Jovce.
WIenevev doing pIsicaI vovI, lIinI oJ lapping Jvon ouv
ee-IeII povev.
B nov ou can pvoIaII undevsland Iellev vI lIose vIo Iave
done a Iol oJ vovI on lIeiv Iava, ov viII cenlve, I pvaclising a
navliaI avl, usuaII Iave IillIe diJJicuIl pvolecling lIeiv enevgies.

20.5 InIaIing/exIaIing
In lIe Hindu Tanlvic lvadilion, lIeve is a SansIvil lexl caIIed lIe
iva-svavodaa, lIal gives a Iol oJ inJovnalion veIaled lo lIe nds,
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neaning lIe civcuIalions oJ pvanic |elIevic) enevg. In vevses 1.92-
98, lIe lexl gives lIe JoIIoving advice vIen ou vaII lovavds
ouv guvu, Jviends and veIalives, aII lIose vIo Iove ou and vanl
lo IeIp ou, ou sIouId inIaIe deepI. WIen ou vaII lovavds
enenies, lIieves, Ieggavs and olIev peopIe lIal ou vanl lo Ieep
ava, ou sIouId exIaIe deepI. Il is dangevous lo inIaIe deepI in
lIe niddIe oJ a quavveI, ov in Jvonl oJ a supeviov vIo is angv al
ou, ov in lIe conpan oJ vicIed peopIe ov lIieves.
Lel us lv lo pul lIis inlo pvaclice innedialeI.

20.6 CIosing lIe auva lIvougI deep exIaIalion
IJ ou Iave gone lIvougI aII lIe pvoleclion suggesled so Jav, al
lIis slage il is IiIeI lIal ou ave slavling lo gel a sense oJ vIen
ouv auva is open ov cIosed. So pvoceed in lIe JoIIoving va Sil in
Jvonl oJ a Jviend ov a nivvov, lIougI in lIis pavlicuIav case a
Jviend is pveJevaIIe, Jov a Jovce usuaII needs lo Ie nalcIed I
anolIev lo expvess ilseIJ JveeI.
Fosilion ouvseIves as ou vouId Jov lIe pvaclices oJ ee conlacl
|seclion 5.2). Keep ouv ees open lIvougIoul lIe exevcise.

FIase 1
Becone avave oJ Iov open ov cIosed ouv auva is al lIal pavlicuIav
nonenl.
TIen naIe a deep, sIov exIaIalion vilI a sIigIl lIvoal Jviclion,
and sense lIe quaIil oJ ouv auva vIiIe exIaIing.
TIen inIaIe deepI and sIovI, and sense lIe quaIil oJ ouv auva
vIiIe inIaIing. Bo il as iJ ou veve inIaIing lIe olIev pevson,
laIing Iin/Iev in. Sense Iov open ouv auva JeeIs vIiIe inIaIing
and conpave vilI lIe pIase oJ exIaIalion.
Keep on IvealIing sIovI and consciousI Jov a Jev ninules.
Buving lIis Jivsl pIase, ouv Jviend is neilIev deepI inIaIing nov
deepI exIaIing, Iul jusl IvealIing novnaII and lving lo
pevceive lIe nodiJicalions in ouv enevg. To aIIov Iin/Iev lo
JoIIov vIal ou ave doing, ou can vaise ouv Iand sIovI eacI
line ou ave inIaIing and Iovev il vIiIe exIaIing.

FIase 2
Bvop an pavlicuIav avaveness oJ ouv IvealI and Iecone lIe
pevceivev vIiIe ouv Jviend inIaIes and exIaIes vilI JuII
avaveness.
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Oel ouv Jviend lo laIe Iong, deep, IvealIs IvealIs vilI
inlenlion. TIeve is a va lo dvav lIe aiv in and lo expeI il Jvon
lIe Iod lIal is nol jusl a necIanicaI aclion Iul a conscious
novenenl oJ enevg. Il is IiIe consciousI pusIing lIe aiv and lIe
viIvalion oul vIiIe exIaIing, and puIIing lIen in vIiIe inIaIing.
Conlinue lIe pvaclice in lIe sane nannev Jov 3 ov 4 ninules,
lving lo sense lIe nodiJicalions in lIe auva oJ lIe one vIo is
IvealIing.

FIase 3
BolI peopIe IvealIe in and oul consciousI al lIe sane line Jov a
Jev ninules.
Baise and Iovev ouv Iands covvespondingI, lo Ie aIIe lo JoIIov
eacI olIev. Keep a sIigIl lIvoal Jviclion. TaIe vev Iong, sIov
inIaIalions and exIaIalions lIal Ieave enougI line lo sense lIe
densil oJ ouv auvas.
Keep lIe sncIvonicil IolI Jviends inIaIe al lIe sane line, IolI
exIaIe sinuIlaneousI.
Buving lIis pvaclice, ouv auva lends lo Iecone IigIlev and videv
vIen ou inIaIe. WIen ou exIaIe, on lIe conlvav ouv auva
JeeIs nove galIeved, densev and lIicIev, ils Iinils cIosev lo lIe
sIin. In olIev vovds, lIis neans ouv auva lends lo open eacI line
ou inIaIe, and cIose eacI line ou exIaIe. TIe inlensil oJ lIe
opening ov lIe cIosing depends on Iov JuII and consciousI ou
IvealIe. WIiIe IvealIing novnaII and unconsciousI, lIis ccIe oJ
expansion and conlvaclion is Jainl and IavdI pevcepliIIe, Iul
nevevlIeIess pvesenl. B gaining conscious conlvoI ovev lIis
necIanisn, ou can go one slep JuvlIev in lIe pvoleclion oJ ouv
enevgies.

FIase 4
Besune lIe pvaclice as in pIase 3. BolI Jviends exIaIe deepI al
lIe sane line, and lIen inIaIe deepI. Acconpan lIe IvealIing
vilI novenenls oJ lIe Iands in ovdev lo Ieep sncIvonicil.
TIis line, lv lo gel a sense oJ Iov ouv auvas neel and nix
vIen ou ave exIaIing |cIosing lIe auva) and inIaIing |opening il).
WIiIe `inIaIing eacI olIev`, as ouv auvas ave open, lIeve is a Iind
oJ ningIing oJ ouv enevgies. TIe sepavaling Iine Ielveen ou and
ouv Jviend is nol so cIeavI deJined.
Keep on exIaIing and inIaIing Jov a Jev ninules.
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WIiIe exIaIing, as ouv auvas ave densev and cIosed, lIe sepavalion
Iecones nucI cIeavev. You can JeeI a suvJace oJ conlacl in vIicI
IolI auvas neel Iul don'l nix. On lIe IeveI oJ cIaivvoance one
can see spavIIing IigIls vIeve lIe lvo auvas cIasI.

20.7 Bvaving enevg in and oul
Fov lIis exevcise ou can eilIev Ie aIone ov sil in Jvonl oJ a
Jviend. Keep ouv ees open duving lIe vIoIe pvaclice.
Becone avave oJ lIe viIvalion in ouv ee and aII ovev lIe Iod.
Keep sone lIvoal Jviclion lIvougIoul lIe exevcise.
ExIaIe sIovI and deepI, and vilI inlenlion. FIace ouv Iands
pavaIIeI in Jvonl oJ ou, lIe paIns Jacing ava. Move ouv Iands
ava sIovI vIiIe exIaIing, as iJ ou veve pusIing sonelIing ov
soneIod, ov as iJ ou veve pusIing lIe aiv and lIe enevg ava.
InIaIe deepI and vilI inlenlion. Tuvn lIe paIns avound and nove
lIen sIovI lovavds ou, as iJ ou veve dvaving enevg lovavds
ouvseIJ vilI ouv Iands.
Conlinue exIaIing and inIaIing sIovI and deepI Jov a Jev
ninules. Tv lo JeeI lIe pvessuve oJ lIe enevg on ouv Iands.
WIen exIaIing, inlensiJ lIe lIvoal Jviclion lo slvenglIen ouv
vepeIIing aclion.
IJ ou pvaclise vilI a Jviend, lIe `cIasIing` suvJace Ielveen lIe
lvo auvas viII Ie vev cIeavI pevceived vIiIe exIaIing.

20.8 ExIaIing vIen Jacing a cvovd
AppI lIis InovIedge lo ouv daiI IiJe. In a slveel ov a lvain
slalion, pvaclise exIaIing vilI inlenlion vIen vaIIing pasl a
cvovd ov a gvoup oJ peopIe. Be in lIe ee and in lIe IeII, densiJ
ouv auva and exIaIe lIe enevg oul. Fvaclise siniIavI vIenevev a
slvangev vaIIs pasl ou. Becone avave oJ lIeiv enevg Ieing
genlI Iepl ava.

Tips
WilIoul lIis lvaining, in lIese lpes oJ silualions lIeve is oJlen
an unnecessav and inappvopviale ningIing oJ auvas. As lIe da
goes on, especiaII iJ ou Iive in a Iig cil, lIis ningIing oJ
enevgies lends lo Ie vepealed ovev and ovev, and ou end up
exIausled al lIe end oJ lIe da.
IJ ou Iive in a snaII lovn and neel onI Jviends and
acquainlances vIen ou go oul, lIen lIe silualion is conpIeleI
diJJevenl. TIeve is cevlainI nol lIe sane need Jov pvoleclion.
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FeopIe vIo JvequenlI use lIe leIepIone in lIeiv joI sIouId Ie
avave lIal nan enevg excIanges laIe pIace duving caIIs. As
discussed in seclion 16.6, lIe eIeclvonagnelic vave oJ lIe
leIepIone signaI nol onI conves Iul aIso anpIiJies sone oJ lIe
enolions and pscIic novenenls laIing pIace duving lIe
convevsalion. TIeveJove Ie vigiIanl and don'l Iesilale lo inpIenenl
ouv paIelle oJ pvoleclion lecIniques vIen using lIe leIepIone. Oo
and vasI ouv Iands in vunning valev |seclions 4.12 and 17.12)
aJlev a negalive pIone caII, ov Jvon line lo line duving lIe da
iJ ou ave using lIe pIone conlinuousI.
TIe sane veconnendalions aIso appI lo lIe use oJ conpulev
nodens.
TIe nove ou pvaclise exIaIing consciousI and vepeIIing
enevgies al lIe appvopviale nonenl, lIe nove lIis Junclion viII
Iecone aulonalic.
In lIe Ieginning ou Iave lo vovI al il and venain vigiIanl,
exIaIing and seaIing ouvseIJ eacI line a Joveign enevg passes I.
TIen, aJlev pvaclising Jov sone line, ou Jind ouvseIJ exIaIing
aulonalicaII vIen needed. You don'l even need lo lIinI aIoul il,
il Iappens I ilseIJ. EacI line, a dissipalion oJ enevg is avoided,
vIicI naIes a Iig diJJevence al lIe end oJ lIe da. TIis viII
pvove lo Ie one oJ lIe nosl vaIuaIIe vesuIls oJ ouv lvaining.

20.9 TIe sane pvoleclion using novnaI IvealIing
One oJ lIe pvoIIens vilI lecInique 20.8 is lIal ou can'l go on
exIaIing Jovevev. IJ ou ave vaIIing lIvougI a cvovd, in a vaiIva
slalion, ov iJ ouv Ioss is Iaving an agilaled neeling vilI ou,
ou sliII Iave lo inIaIe Jvon line lo line! TIe soIulion Iies in
deveIoping a nev sIiII. TIvougI deep IvealIing ou Iave Ieavned lo
cveale IolI open and cIosed condilions oJ ouv auva. TIe nexl slep
is lo Ieavn lo vepvoduce lIe sane condilions vIiIe IvealIing
novnaII.
Sil in Jvonl oJ a nivvov ov a Jviend. Be slvong in ouv ee.
Fvaclise exIaIing in lIe JoIIoving va don'l IvealIe an nove
deepI lIan novnaI, Iul Jocus aII ouv allenlion on lIe exIaIalion.
Ful ouvseIJ in an `exIaIing` slale oJ nind. Jusl naIe lIe IenglIs
oJ ouv exIaIalions Iongev, sa 2 ov 3 seconds, and laIe IvieJ
inIaIalions |1 second ov Iess). So lIal ovevaII, lIe vIlIn oJ ouv
IvealI venains quile novnaI.
BeinJovce eacI exIaIalion vilI lIvoal Jviclion, Iul nol one lIal
can Ie Ieavd. Al lIis slage ou nusl Ie aIIe lo sense lIal IeIind
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ouv pIsicaI lIvoal Jviclion, a non-pIsicaI viIvalion is
genevaled, vIicI is lIe appvopviale one Jov lIis pvaclice. IJ ou
ave nol loo suve aIoul il, jusl naIe a conlained Jviclion, one lIal
ou JeeI inside ouv lIvoal Iul lIal can'l Ie Ieavd oulside.
Bon'l IIinI loo nucI. Benain sonevIal nolionIess, enougI Jov a
cevlain coaguIalion oJ ouv enevg lo laIe pIace, Iul nol loo
nucI, so lIal ouv Jace sliII IooIs naluvaI. TIe genevaI idea IeIind
lIis pvaclice is lIal ou sIouId Ie aIIe lo inpIenenl il in an
sociaI silualion vIeve ou need pvoleclion and Iave lo sland up Jov
ouvseIJ.
To sunnavise, ou ave
- avave in lIe ee, coaguIaled, soneIov nolionIess and nol
IIinIing
- in an exIaIing node, naIing onI sIovl inIaIalions
- veinJovcing ouv exIaIalions vilI a siIenl Jviclion.
An inlevesling vesuIl oJ lIis exevcise is lIal ou Iecone aIIe lo
Ieep ouv auva cIosed, even vIiIe ou ave inIaIing. TIe nove ou
naslev lIe pvocess, lIe nove lIe `exIaIing node` oJ lIe auva
Iecones independenl oJ lIe pIsicaI IvealIing.

20.10 SeaIing lIe auva
On lIe Iasis oJ lIe vovI done in lIese lvo cIaplevs, Iel us nov
descviIe lIe JuII lecInique oJ seaIing lIe auva.
Sil in a nedilalion posilion. CIose ouv ees. Fvaclise lIe lIivd ee
nedilalion |seclion 3.7) lIvoal Jviclion: lIen viIvalion in lIe ee:
IigIl in lIe ee: avaveness in lIe puvpIe space. AJlev a Jev
ninules oJ Ieing in lIe space, Iecone avave aIove lIe Iead. Lel
ouvseIJ Ie spvead oul inlo lIe space. Lel ouv auva Iecone as
exlended and open as possiIIe.
TIen cIosing. Becone avave in lIe ee and in lIe viII cenlve,
appvoxinaleI one incI IeIov lIe naveI. BuiId up lIe viIvalion in
lIe lvo cenlves I Ieing avave and IvealIing vilI a slvong
lIvoal Jviclion. AncIov ouv ee in lIe viII cenlve.
Nov, ve-densiJ ouv auva I aclivaling lIe viII cenlve. FuII ouv
auva in Jvon lIeve, as iJ lIis cenlve vas a |non-pIsicaI) nuscIe,
capaIIe oJ galIeving and puIIing in ouv auva, naIing il dense and
viIvalion-pvooJ. AcIieve a cIosed condilion oJ lIe auva, lIe sane as
in lIe `exIaIing-node`. Spend 2 ov 3 ninules veinJovcing and
lIicIening ouv auva, vesling on lIe `gale oJ slone` one incI IeIov
lIe naveI.
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TIen veopen ouv auva. Becone avave aIove lIe Iead again. MaIe
ouv enevg as spavse and exlended as possiIIe Jov 1 ov 2 ninules.
Lel ouvseIJ Ie diIuled in lIe space.
And lIen cIose again, lIe sane as IeJove, seaIing ouv auva Jvon
lIe viII cenlve. Bepeal lIis ccIe, opening and cIosing sevevaI
lines.

20.11 Fvaclice
FoIIov lIe sane pvoceduve as IeJove |pvaclice 20.10), Iul nove
quicII. Open ouv auva Jov aIoul 10 seconds. TIen cIose il Jvon
lIe viII cenlve Jov aIoul 10 seconds. Open again Jov 10 seconds,
and Ieep aIlevnaling lIe sane va Jov a Jev ninules.

Tips
Fvaclice 20.10 is one oJ lIe nosl inpovlanl oJ lIis IooI, nol
onI Iecause oJ ils pvoleclion vaIue, Iul aIso Iecause il is a
povevJuI va oJ deveIoping lIe aulonon oJ ouv elIevic Iod.
Fvaclise, pvaclise, pvaclise!
In lIe Ieginning, lo IeIp ve-ancIov ouvseIJ in a slvong
viIvalion aII ovev lIe Iod, ou can vuI ouv Iands vigovousI Jov
a Jev seconds. Il IeIps galIev lIe auva. Lalev on, lIis von'l Ie
necessav.
You can veinJovce lIe aclion oJ lIe viII cenlve I a sIigIl
conlvaclion oJ lIe aIdoninaI nuscIes IeIov lIe naveI. Al a Ialev
slage ou do nol need lIe pIsicaI conlvaclion lo genevale lIe
aclion on lIe IeveI oJ enevg. TIe viII cenlve gels aclivaled and an
`elIevic conlvaclion` laIes pIace on lIe IeveI oJ lIe viIvalion,
vilIoul an conlvaclion oJ lIe pIsicaI nuscIes.
As lIis sIiII deveIops, lIeve viII Ie nove and nove occasions
vIen lIe seaIing oJ ouv auva viII aulonalicaII laIe pIace iJ
needed. Unvanled enevg lvansJevs don'l aIvas cone vIen ou
expecl lIen. Youv HigIev SeIJ viII aclivale lIe seaIing Iecause il
can sense polenliaI dangevs nucI Iellev lIan ou can.
In pvaclice il viII Iappen IiIe lIis ou viII JeeI ouv auva Ieing
suddenI seaIed, and al lIal vev nonenl ou von'l necessaviI
undevsland vI. Bul lIe veason viII oJlen Iecone oIvious in lIe
JoIIoving seconds ov ninules. WIen lIis slavls lo Iappen, il is a
sign lIal ouv elIevic Iaev Ias veacIed a cevlain IeveI oJ
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20.12 WIal iJ nolIing vovIs?
A cevlain pvopovlion oJ sludenls Jind il inpossiIIe lo speaI Jvon
lIeiv IeII. Even lIougI lIe do lIeiv Iesl lo exIaIe vilI
inlenlion, il does nol seen lo nodiJ lIeiv enevg vev nucI.
WIalevev pvaclice lIe lv, lIeiv auva nevev veaII appeavs cIosed.
WIal does lIis nean? BIocIage! SonelIing Ias lo Ie expIoved and
veIeased, usuaII in lIe avea oJ lIe IeII. TIese sludenls ave oJlen
lIose vIo ave unaIIe lo dovse Jov eavlI Iines. TIe veasons and
venedies ave lIe sane as lIose discussed vIen deaIing vilI
dovsing |seclion 12.11).
Apavl Jvon pvaclising aII lIe pvoleclion exevcises descviIed so Jav,
lIe JoIIoving conpIenenlav exevcises |20.13 lo 20.16) viII Ie oJ
IeIp.

20.13 Fevnanenl avaveness in lIe viII cenlve
Fov a Jev veeIs, lv lo venain avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIe viII
cenlve Jvon novning lo nigIl. As Iong as lIe pvoIIen is nol
soIved, eslaIIisI an ee-IeII avaveness |as descviIed in 18.7, 20.4)
inslead oJ Ieing avave in lIe ee onI as descviIed in CIaplev 9,
`Avaveness`.

20.14 ConlinuaI aIdoninaI IvealIing
Leavn aIdoninaI IvealIing. Bevole sone line lvice a da lo Iing
dovn and pvaclising IvealIing Jvon lIe aIdonen onI, vilIoul
an novenenl in lIe cIesl ov in lIe cIavicIe avea. FIace ouv
Iands JIal on ouv viIs, lo naIe suve lIal lIe cIesl does nol nove
vIiIe ou inIaIe.
Fov a peviod oJ a Jev veeIs ov nove, spend as nucI line as ou
can duving ouv daiI aclivilies IvealIing consciousI Jvon lIe
aIdonen. TIis is nol lo suggesl lIal ou sIouId IvealIe Jvon lIe
aIdonen Jov lIe vesl oJ ouv IiJe, Iul a Jev veeIs ov nonlIs oJ
inlense avaveness in lIis avea viII IeIp lo veIaIance ouv enevgies.
Nevev niss an occasion lo inpIenenl lecInique 18.9 |slinuIaling
lIe aIdoninaI Jive I a counlev-pvessuve vIiIe inIaIing).

20.15 SlanIIsana
OenlI nassage lIe viII cenlve, one incI IeIov lIe naveI. Becone
avave oJ lIe viIvalion in lIis avea.
Lie dovn on ouv IacI. LiJl ouv Iead and Iegs lo a vevlicaI
posilion. In HalIa-oga, lIis exevcise is caIIed slanIIsana, posluve
oJ lIe piIIav.
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Benain in lIe posilion Jov 1 ov
2 ninules.
BeIax and Iie dovn again. Becone
avave oJ lIe viIvalion aclivaled
in lIe viII cenlve.
Bepeal lIe sequence a Jev lines,
IuiIding up lIe viIvalion in lIe
viII cenlve.

20.16 Fvaclice
Lie dovn on ouv IacI. Fvaclise
slvicl aIdoninaI IvealIing |lIal
is, vilIoul an novenenl oJ
lIe cIesl ov oJ lIe avea oJ lIe
cIavicIes). Have soneIod pvess ouv aIdonen IeIov lIe naveI vilI
JIal Iands vIiIe ou inIaIe.
EacI line ou inIaIe ou Iave lo pusI againsl lIe olIev pevson's
Iands, nalcIing lIe pvessuve. WIen ou exIaIe, aII pvessuve is
veIeased. Oo on IuiIding lIe Jovce oJ ouv aIdoninaI inIaIalion.
BenenIev lo naIe suve lIe viIcage does nol nove vIiIe inIaIing.
Nov, exevcise ov no exevcise, iJ ouv IeII is veaII IIocIed, il
needs lo Ie expIoved lIvougI ISIS vegvession, ov anolIev nelIod oJ
enolionaI veIease Iased on enevg. Il viII save ou a Iol oJ line in
ouv spiviluaI deveIopnenl and viII pvoIaII lvansJovn ouv
pallevns oJ veIalionsIips and ouv sociaI IiJe.
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21.1 Fovev oJ TvulI
You na Iave nasleved lIe nosl sopIislicaled lecIniques on
enevg. You na Iave spenl IaIJ ouv IiJe sluding occuIl science.
You na Iive in lIe conpan oJ gveal naslevs. IJ ou ave nol
aJlev TvulI, ouv pvoleclion is nolIing nove lIan an iIIusion.
Soonev ov Ialev, il viII JaII.
TIeve Ias Ieen a slviIing exanpIe oJ lIis in lIe dislanl pasl oJ
IunanIind AlIanlis. As I Iave depicled in lIe epic noveI
AlIanlean Secvels, in lIe Iasl lIivd oJ AlIanlis Iunanil Iad
veacIed an exlvaovdinav IeveI oJ undevslanding oJ lIe diJJevenl
JieIds oJ consciousness, and a lvenendous capacil lo inJIuence
Iavs oJ naluve vilI nind povev. A nviad oJ occuIl scIooIs veve
JuII oJ iniliales and expevls in enevg. Il viII pvoIaII laIe a Jev
cenluvies Jvon nov IeJove even one ov lvo scIooIs oJ esolevic
sciences on EavlI can veacI lIe slandavd oJ lIeiv AlIanlean
counlevpavls.
Hovevev, Iecause lIe quesl Jov povev and nanipuIalion supevseded
lIe quesl Jov TvulI, AlIanlis ended up Ieing deslvoed. And do
nol lIinI lIal aII lIese iniliales veve laIen I suvpvise I lIe
JIood. Man couId see lIe disaslev coning. Bul lIeve vas nolIing
lIe couId do, lIeiv science vas conpIeleI povevIess lo avoid il.
TIeiv vev InovIedge vas IiIe Jellevs, pvevenling an escape.
EvevlIing vas svaIIoved and disappeaved in lIe nisls oJ line.
You vouId Ie vev nucI nisIed iJ ou IeIieved lIal lIe sane Iavs
do nol appI lo ou, Ieve and nov. Fov, ou see, ou na nol Ie a
passionale Iovev oJ TvulI, Iul ouv HigIev SeIJ is. AIvas. You
na pIa ganes in ouv IiJe, ou na seeI povev Jov cIiIdisI
nolivalions, ou na covev ouvseIJ vilI nud - ouv HigIev
SeIJ viII sliII Ie eavning Jov TvulI, and TvulI aIone, in lIe
IacIgvound oJ ouvseIJ. Il does nol nallev vIeve ou, as an
individuaI, na cIoose lo go, ouv HigIev SeIJ sinpI cannol nove
lovavds an olIev diveclion lIan TvulI, lIal is Ils inpevisIaIIe
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naluve.
So iJ ou ave nol aJlev TvulI, ouv HigIev SeIJ viII slavl vovIing
againsl ou, lo aIIov a veluvn lo lIe diveclion Il Ias Jovevev
cIosen. We couId caII lIis SeIJ-saIolage. And il is supveneI
eJJicienl. IJ ou go aslva Jvon ouv TvulI and lv lo den il,
ouv ovn SeIJ viII undevnine an oJ ouv allenpls, an oJ ouv
conslvuclions, and viII slavl pvepaving ouv JaII. Sonelines il
laIes a Iong line IeJove lIe IIessed Iand sIallevs aII ouv
deJenses. Bul aII ou Iad palienlI IuiIl on a vvong Iasis viII Ie
deslvoed, and ou viII Iave lo slavl again in lIe naIedness oJ lIe
Spivil.
I vanl lo enpIasize lIis poinl, especiaII aJlev Iaving coveved so
nan lecIniques in lIis IooI. In a Taoisl lvealise oJ innev
aIcIen, TIe BooI oJ lIe OoIden FiII, il is said Fov lIe vigIl
nan, even lIe vvong lecInique viII vovI. Bul Jov lIe vvong nan,
even lIe vigIl lecInique von'l vovI.` UIlinaleI, lIeve is no
olIev veaI pvoleclion lIan lIe povev oJ TvulI. IJ ou ave aJlev
TvulI, lIen TvulI viII IooI aJlev ou. Bul iJ ou cone Jvon lIe
vvong space, ou na appI aII lIe lecIniques vecovded in lIe
avcIives oJ naluve, ouv acIievenenls viII aIvas Ie oJ a
pvecavious naluve.
One da, vIen lIe pvediclions oJ lIe ApocaIpse cone lo Jvuilion,
lilanic davI Jovces viII vage on lIe pIanel and lv lo exlinguisI aII
Iope oJ JuvlIev deveIopnenl Jov Iunan Ieings. Il viII Ie lolaI
vav, Iul a vav oJ a nev Jovn, one lIal is unsuspecled al pvesenl.
TIen vIal viII ou do lo pvolecl ouvseIJ? Bo ou veaII IeIieve
lIal ouv lecIniques oJ pvoleclion viII vovI? WIalevev lvicIs and
lecIniques ou Iave, ou na Ie suve lIal lIose oJ lIe davI
Jovces viII Ie inJinileI nove sopIislicaled. TvuI, ou von'l Iave
an olIev povev IeJl lIan lIe naniJesling povev oJ TvulI oJ
ouv HigIev SeIJ. In a pavadoxicaI va, lIal is Iov lIe deviI is
ouv Iesl Jviend. Fov lo ovevcone Iin, lIe onI va viII Ie lo
lap souI Jovces Jvon lIe deepesl oJ ouv SeIJ and lo veIease lIen
on a cosnic IeveI. You viII Iave lo sland in lIe AIsoIule OIov oJ
lIe Spivil, and lo IiIevale Jovces oJ TvulI nove lIan evev IeJove
in lIe Iislov oJ IunanIind. TIen lIe viclov viII Ie lolaI and
ivvevevsiIIe - lIal's iJ ou've Jound ouv SeIJ I lIen, oJ couvse.
I an Iapp lo Iave sIaved aII lIese lecIniques oJ pvoleclion vilI
ou, Iul I do nol vanl ou lo Ie JooIed. Esolevic InovIedge is IiIe
a douIIe-edged svovd. IJ ou use il Jov anlIing eIse lIan Jinding
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lIe SeIJ and veveaIing Ils TvulI, il aIvas luvns and vovIs againsl
ou in lIe end, vIalevev line il na laIe IeJove lIe IeII loIIs.
TIeve Ias nevev Ieen an exceplion lo lIis vuIe. SeeI ouv SeIJ
vilI aII lIe sincevil ou can and ou von'l Iave lo vovv aIoul
pvoleclion. Bul iJ ouv nolivalion is oJ a diJJevenl naluve, lIen
ouv spiviluaI jouvne viII Ie a Iong succession oJ disiIIusions,
Iovevev cIevev ou na Ie al inpIenenling lecIniques.
You na lIinI lIal lIe concepl oJ TvulI is a Iil vague, and nol
diveclI appIicaIIe lo ouv daiI veaIil. AcluaII, IeJove ou can
gvasp TvulI vilI a capilaI T, ou Iave lo slavl vilI Ieing lvue lo
ouvseIJ. TIal is sonelIing sinpIe, vIicI can slavl Ieve and nov.
TIeve ave a Jev lIings ou Inov ou veaII sIouId do and lIal
ou ave nol doing decisions lo naIe, unavoidaIIe lvansilions lo go
lIvougI... MaIe aIso, lIeve ave a Jev lIings lIal ou Inov ou
sIouId nol do and lIal ou Ieep on doing, lIvougI veaIness, Iul
aIso oJlen jusl I IaIil.
FIease undevsland cIeavI lIal I an nol veJevving lo an novaI
concepls. TIe pvoIIen Ias nolIing lo do vilI vIal is IaIeIIed
`good` ov `Iad`, ov vilI an olIev nenlaI conslvuclion. Il is nol
vave Jov spiviluaI seeIevs lo Iave lo do cevlain `Iad` lIings, ov Iel
us sa lIings lIal novaI aulIovilies vouId vegavd as Iad, in ovdev
lo JoIIov lIeiv lvulI.
Sincevil is oJ anolIev naluve. Beep inside sone lIings JeeI vigIl,
and sone olIev lIings JeeI vvong. Il is lIe Inovingness oJ lIe
Spivil and lIal is vIal ou Iave lo lune inlo. Il does nol scvean
inside IiIe cevlain desives. You Iave lo Iislen lo il caveJuII. Il is
IiIe an innev sense, lIe enIvonic vevsion oJ vIal viII Ialev
Iecone ouv capacil lo Inov `lIe TvulI`. Il is Jainl in lIe
Ieginning, so ou Iave lo laIe cave oJ il. TIe nove ou Iislen lo
il, neaning lIe nove ou pul inlo aclion vIal ou Inov lo Ie
vigIl, lIe nove lIe Inovingness gvovs. TIe nove ou ignove il,
lIe nove il Jades. And iJ ou veaII don'l Inov vIal is vigIl ov
vvong, lIen lune in inside and asI Jov IeIp. You viII Ie suvpvised
Iov sviJlI TvulI can cone lo lIe vescue oJ lIose vIo seeI TvulI
vilIoul conpvonising.
Il does nol nallev iJ ou naIe sone nislaIes vIiIe JoIIoving
ouv lvulI. WIal is a nislaIe, anva? TIe vIile Iine lIal Ieads
ou slvaigIl lo lIe Bivine is JuII oJ neandevings, vIen seen
lIvougI lIe ees oJ a non-iniliale. Bul lo lIe vision oJ TvulI,
cevlain delouvs and JaiIuves appeav as lIe suvesl and nosl divecl
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va lo lIe OoaI.
IJ ou consislenlI JoIIov ouv lvulI, ouv capacil lo discevn
viII gvov IiIe a Ianan lvee and ouv sense oJ vIal is lvue ov
unlvue viII Iecone nove langiIIe lIan ouv pevceplion oJ Iol ov
coId. Even iJ lIe sense oJ TvulI is Jainl in lIe Ieginning, ou
sIouId cIevisI and nuvluve il as lIe nosl pvecious quaIil lIal
na evev Ie given lo ou. Fov uIlinaleI, lIeve is no veaI
pvoleclion Iul lIe povev oJ TvulI.
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22.1 ISIS, lIe CIaivvision lecIniques oJ vegvession
AslaIIe and veIiaIIe cIaivvoance vequives nol onI lIe IuiIding oJ
sone nev suIlIe ovgans Iul aIso lIe puviJicalion oJ lIe aslvaI
Iaev. TIis inpIies lIovougII expIoving lIe vools oJ nenlaI
conJIicls and enolionaI inIaIances, and evadicaling nenlaI
condilioning. Having oIsevved a Iavge nunIev oJ peopIe vovIing
on lIenseIves, I can sa lIal lIose vIo nevev seen lo gel
anvIeve vilI lIeiv spiviluaI pvaclice ave quile oJlen lIose vIo
Iave negIecled lIis pIase oJ expIoving and cIeansing lIe ness oJ
lIe nind.
BeJove one can Ie supevnovnaI, one Ias lo Iecone novnaI. As Iong
as lIe dadd-nunn, givIJviend-IoJviend IeveI oJ exislence Ias
nol Ieen sovled oul, as Iong as deep negalive enolionaI pallevns
Iave nol Ieen cIaviJied, lIeve is no need lo pvelend ou ave Iiving
a divine IiJe.
On lIe olIev Iand, I Iave seen nan seeIevs vIo Iad najov
openings oJ pevceplion vIiIe undevgoing a sslenalic pvocess oJ
vegvession lIvougI ISIS. SuddenI, aJlev a cvilicaI veIease, lIeiv
lecIniques oJ cIaivvoance slavled vovIing. BenenIev lIe exanpIe
oJ lIe one-nelve-Iong pipe. As Iong as one singIe niIIinelve oJ lIe
pipe is oIslvucled, ou cannol see anlIing, even lIougI 99.9% oJ
lIe pipe is cIeav. In pvaclice il neans lIal jusl a Jev unvesoIved
enolions ave enougI lo Ieep ou conpIeleI IIind lo lIe spiviluaI
vovIds.
IJ ou Iave Ieen pvaclising a Jovn oJ spiviluaI vovI Jov a Iong
peviod vilIoul an signiJicanl nelapIsicaI IveaIlIvougI, I
suggesl ou Jind a sslen, sucI as ouv nelIod oJ vegvession, lIal
viII aIIov ou lo deepI expIove and cIeanse lIe negalive enolionaI
pallevns oJ ouv suIconscious nind. TIis nigIl save ou a
considevaIIe line oJ spiviluaI vandeving.

22.2 TIe vision oJ lIougIl Jovns
TIe ISIS lecIniques, oJ vIicI vegvession is one oJ lIe avenues, ave
Iased on an aIcIenicaI pevspeclive. TIe ain al aIIoving ou lo
JeeI, and Ialev on lo see, ouv enolions as Jovns. TIe gvaduaII
Iead ou lo lIe poinl vIeve ouv cIaivvoanl pevceplion can IeIoId
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enolions as coIouvJuI novenenls in lIe nallev oJ lIe aslvaI Iod.
TIe sansIavas, ov seeds oJ enolionaI condilioning, can deJinileI
Ie seen as spols and JeIl lIvougI ouv Iod oJ enevg. TIis
appvoacI gives nev Ies lo deaI vilI unconscious conpIexes I
veveaIing lIen as sonelIing exlveneI concvele and oIjeclive, as
langiIIe on lIe aslvaI IeveI as veeds ave on lIe pIsicaI IeveI.
Once ouv enolionaI JieId slavls lo cIaviJ and enolions ave
veveaIed lo ouv vision as Jovns, lIe JoIIoving slep is lo veacI a
siniIav pevceplion oJ lIougIls. B an exlension oJ lIe sane
pvocess, il Iecones possiIIe lo JeeI and see lIe lIougIls as Jovns,
ov `lIougIl Jovns`, IillIe vaves oJ aslvaI enevg vusIing aII
avound ou. You can see and JeeI lIen coning Jvon oulside
ouvseIJ and penelvaling inlo ouv auva... and vilIin a Jvaclion oJ
a second, a lIougIl appeavs inside ouv nind. Il is exaclI IiIe
Iaving lIe JIu aJlev calcIing a vivus.
Have ou evev lvied lo slop lIinIing? TIis is a nosl Jvuslvaling
and IopeIess exevcise. TIe nove ou lv lo naIe lIe nind siIenl,
lIe nove il veIeIs and veacls vilI unvanled lIougIl aclivil. TIe
veason nosl peopIe can nevev acIieve lolaI nenlaI siIence is lIal
lIe opevale Jvon lIeiv nind. TIe lv lo JigIl lIe nind
nenlaII. TIe Iecone avave oJ lIeiv lIougIls onI aJlev lIe
Iave aIvead enleved lIeiv nind, vIen il is Jav loo Iale lo do
anlIing.
IJ ou veacI lIe slage vIeve ou can see lIe lIougIl Jovns
coning Jvon oulside, lIen lIe silualion is quile diJJevenl! You can
cIoose nol lo Iel lIen in, and lIus expevience innev siIence. You
veaIize lIal unliI lIen, lIeve vas an unconscious necIanisn lIal
allvacled lIe lIougIls inside ouv Iead, puIIing lIen in IiIe a
IillIe Iand. AII ou need lo do is lo veIease lIis necIanisn, and
peace oJ nind is acIieved innedialeI. TIeve is no JigIl Iecause
ou do nol Iave lo pusI lIe lIougIl Jovns ava, ou jusl slop
dvaving lIen in.

22.3 TIe lvansJovnalion oJ lIinIing
As lIe pvocess advances and lIe nind cIaviJies, seeIevs veaIize lIal
lvo conpIeleI diJJevenl Jovns oJ lIinIing laIe pIace inside
lIen. One is Iased on veaclions and condilioning. TIis is lIe
lIinIing nade oJ aII lIe IillIe lIougIl Jovns lIal peopIe calcI
IiIe vivuses.
TIe olIev lIinIing is oJ a conpIeleI diJJevenl naluve. Il does nol
appeav IiIe a necIanicaI cIain oJ veaclions Iul IiIe a cvealive
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aclivil oJ lIe souI. Il is a lIougIl lIal connecls, exaclI IiIe lIe
pvocess oJ `luning in` lIal ve descviIed in CIaplev 11. Using lIis
nev node, vIen ou lIinI oJ soneone, a Iiving conneclion is
eslaIIisIed vilI Iin |inslead oJ jusl gelling a poslcavd inage oJ
Iin in ouv nind). WIen ou lIinI oJ an oIjecl, lIe quaIilies oJ
lIe oIjecl Iecone aIive in ou. And lIeveJove ou expevience a
conpIeleI nev paIelle oJ JeeIings, inpvessions and sensalions,
vIicI is lIe opposile oJ lIe scIevolic naluve oJ lIe nind.
A sIiJl sIovI laIes pIace and lIe oId lIinIing oJ lIe nind, lIe
one Iased on condilioning and sepavalive consciousness, is gvaduaII
vepIaced I lIe lIinIing oJ lIe `supevnind`, ov lvansuIslanlialed
aslvaI Iod, in vIicI lIe Ieavl pIas a cenlvaI voIe. You JeeI
ouvseIJ lIinIing in ouv Ieavl, jusl as lIe oId lIougIl pvocess
vas pveviousI laIing pIace in ouv Iead. TIis lIinIing oJ lIe
Iead vas disconnecled Jvon lIe SeIJ. Nov, lIinIing and SeIJ Iave
navvied in lIe Ieavl.
ConcuvvenlI, a gvaduaI lvansJovnalion laIes pIace in lIe IIood. In
lIe Ieginning, ou jusl nolice lIal ou ave nove avave oJ ouv
IIood. TIen ou veaIize lIal a conscious IiJe oJ lIe Spivil is
slavling lo sIine in lIe IIood. Jusl as, pveviousI, il vas oIvious
lIal lIe lIinIing pvocess vas aII Iappening in ouv Iead, il
Iecones oIvious lIal lIe SeIJ, lIe HigIev Ego, is Iiving in lIe
IIood. BeJove, ouv exislence vas nainI laIing pIace in lIe
lIinIing oJ lIe nind, in lIe Iead. Nov ou Iive nove and nove in
lIe consciousness oJ lIe SeIJ, ov Spivil, in lIe IIood. TIis nev
lIinIing is none olIev lIan a lIinIing oJ lIe SeIJ. You lIeveJove
gel lIis cIeav pevceplion lIal ou ave lIinIing vilI ouv IIood
and nol onI ouv Ieavl.
Bo nol lIinI lIese expeviences ave oJ a vague and JIoal naluve,
IiIe a sovl oJ IaIJ-veaI elIeveaI suIjeclivil. On lIe conlvav,
lIese expeviences ave `Ipev-dense` and inJinileI nove langiIIe
lIan anlIing lIal vas laIing pIace in ouv consciousness IeJove.
IJ ou IooI al Iov ou veve IeJove lIe lvansJovnalion, and
conpave il lo lIe Spivil oJ LiJe nov JIoving in ouv IIood, il is as
iJ ou Iad Ieen vaIIing on lIe pIanel IiIe a zonIie, nol even
Inoving Iov enpl ouv souI vas.
A deep sense oJ TvulI deveIops vilI lIe lIinIing oJ lIe IIood.
One oJ lIe oIvious cIavaclevislics oJ lIe oId Jovn oJ lIinIing oJ
lIe nind vas douIl. TIe nind vas douIling aII lIe line. TIe onI
va Jov lIe nind lo decide vIelIev a pvoposilion vas lvue ov nol,
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vas lo Iave vecouvse lo Iogic, lo engage in discussion and
conpavison lo lv and Jovn an opinion. TIe lIinIing oJ lIe
Spivil, on lIe conlvav, is endoved vilI an ivvesisliIIe
Inovingness oJ TvulI. TIe puvpose oJ ouv IiJe sIines in Jvonl oJ
ou, lIeve is oneness and cevlilude as lo vIeve lo laIe lIe nexl
slep.

22.4 TIe quesl Jov lIe OvaiI
TIe OvaiI is lIe vesseI lIal veceived lIe IIood oJ CIvisl. Il is lIe
cenlvaI lIene oJ lIe vIoIe veslevn esolevic lvadilion. In levns oJ
innev aIcIen, lIe OvaiI is lIe veIicIe lIal can veceive lIe HigIesl
Spivil. TIis veJevs lo lIe IuiIding oJ lIe gIovious Iod oJ
innovlaIil in vIicI lIe IigIesl consciousness oJ lIe SeIJ can Ie
expevienced.
TIe Iod oJ innovlaIil is a Iod oJ conneclion. In il, nol onI
does lIe Spivil Iive, Iul lIe vIoIe cvealion, lIe nacvocosn, as
oulIined in lIe EnevaId TaIIel
el vecepil vin supeviovun el inJeviovun
And il veceives/conpveIends lIe Jovce Jvon lIe lIings lIal ave
aIove and lIal ave IeIov.
One sIouId nevev considev lIal lIe Spivil can Ie deJined in an
va. Bue lo Ils aIsoIule naluve, Il enconpasses nan pavadoxes
vIenevev sonelIing is veaII lvue aIoul Il, lIen lIe opposile is
usuaII lvue loo. TIe nove one Inovs lIe Spivil, lIe nove one
veaIises one's ignovance oJ Ils unJalIonaIIe deplI.
TIeve is a gveal Ieaul in lIe Jacl lIal in EngIisI, lIe vovd
iniliale neans IolI lIe one lIal vas inslvucled inlo lIe
nslevies, and... a Ieginnev! I IeIieve lIal lIe lvo neanings oJ lIe
vovd sIouId nol Ie opposed Iul veconciIed. WIalevev ouv IeveI oJ
pevceplion, visdon and enIigIlennenl, aIvas venenIev lIal ou
venain exlveneI conJused as lo lIe veaI naluve oJ lIe Bivine, and
lIal lIe Iunan advenluve is onI al ils Ieginning.
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Appendix 1: Paths of the Meridians


OaIIIIaddev, Uvinav BIaddev, and SlonacI Mevidians
Zu sIao ang, `OaIIIIaddev` Mevidian slavls al lIe exlevnaI covnev
oJ lIe pIsicaI ee |nol lIe lIivd ee!) Fvon lIeve il JoIIovs a
conpIicaled palI avound lIe eav and lIe side oJ lIe Iead. Fvon
lIe side oJ lIe lvunI il sends a IvancI lo lIe gaIIIIaddev and lo
lIe Iivev. Il is aIso said lo Iave a divecl conneclion vilI lIe Ieavl.
Fvon lIe Iip il suddenI naIes a delouv lo lIe sacvun, and cones
IacI on lIe IalevaI side oJ lIe lIigI. Il ends up on lIe exlevnaI
side oJ lIe naiI oJ lIe JouvlI loe |counling lIe Iig loe as no.1).
Zu lai ang, `Uvinav BIaddev` Mevidian, on lIe Iead, slavls al lIe
nediaI/inlevnaI covnev oJ lIe pIsicaI ee, ascends slvaigIl up lIe
JoveIead and sIuII and civcIes lIe Iead 1 ov 2 cenlinelves ava
Jvon lIe nediaI Iine. On lIe Jool il lvaveIs IeIind lIe exlevnaI
naIIeoIus and lIen IeIov il. Il levninales on lIe exlevnaI pavl oJ
lIe IillIe loe. Zu lai ang connecls vilI lIe uvinav IIaddev and
lIe Iidne.
Zu ang ning, `SlonacI` Mevidian, slavls on lIe Iead as one
IvancI coning dovn Jvon IeIov lIe niddIe oJ lIe pIsicaI ee,
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and anolIev IvancI in Jvonl oJ lIe eav. In lIe necI, lIe nevidian
is al lIe anleviov Iovdev oJ lIe slevnocIeidonasloid nuscIe, and
lIen is said lo naIe a sudden delouv lo lIe sevenlI cevvicaI
vevleIva IeJove coning IacI lo lIe Jvonl oJ lIe cIesl. On lIe
Jool, il ends up on lIe second loe |counling lIe Iig loe as no.1).
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Appendix 1: Paths of the Meridians
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