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You Are A Sovereign Human Being

You Are A Sovereign Human Being

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Life is a just as much a part of Death as Death is a part of Life. They are events within a cycle. And as time speeds up in the next few years, more and more people will be leaving this dimension to enter the next. Earth is a school, and you will begin to see more people “graduating” all around you.

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Understanding life is the key to understanding death. If you know that life is essentially a journey that you planned for yourself; that you enter a physical body to experience this physical reality; that the bundle of experiences and memories that you take to be yourself is not actually You; then you understand that You are the Awareness that focuses through the physical body to experience this reality. You are not the body. Awareness exists independently of the body.

The death of someone close to you hurts because the line of communication has been cut, often without warning. You can no longer see them nor hear them. They have left physical reality yet your mind continues to look for them here–in the wrong place, the wrong dimension. You are accustomed of course to finding them in physical reality–your external world–and now they’re gone. But it is still possible to communicate, just not in the way you’re used to. For this, You will have to evolve, expand your senses.

You know that you can’t rely on your physical senses to communicate with the person who has left. What you need is a way to enter the still point within your Self. By practicing meditating you teach yourself how to access the zero point reliably. By learning how to meditate, you begin to pay close attention to your thoughts, seeing where they come from.
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When you practice entering the meditative state often, you may begin to realize that some thoughts feel as though they’re appearing from outside you. You may get a sudden, mind’s eye impression or image; or, you may only feel a presence. Either way, watching your thoughts closely helps you progress in being able to pick up these messages.

Meditating helps you focus your attention inward, which is where the person you are trying to communicate with can contact you. It’s this, inner portal through which their awareness can make contact with you.

You see this person you’ve lost–she has not ceased to exist. She has only left the body behind in order to graduate to the next level. To help her, dwell on positive thoughts about your relationship with her and wish for her to learn as much as possible from the reflection of her lifetime experiences and to expand her consciousness greatly as a result.
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Indulging on reliving or recalling memories or feelings that have negative emotions associated with the person who has died does not help them at all. In fact, it holds them back. They may feel unable to leave for the next phase of their journey.

Imagine how difficult it would be to leave family members behind who are suffering and in pain just because you have died. Imagine the guilt. This is why the best thing you can do for the person who has gone is to dwell on positive and even funny memories; send the warm feeling you get from reliving these memories directly to the person who has died. It will help them and you tremendously.

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Time lapse photography of a painting as it comes into being. Notice the eye position and then watch as the mind’s eye appears toward the end of the video. Artist–David Valdez; Score–Angel Garza.

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Body Asleep, Mind Awake

When starting out it’s important to realize exactly what the meditative state is. To be in meditation is to be in a state where the mind is completely alert. Yes, the body is inactive-it’s as though your body is asleep, and your mind is awake.

Your mind will seem impossible to control, with hundreds of thoughts jetting across it. And by habit you’ll chase after them, attach yourself to them. This will only result in another thought, and another and another. The key, is to be able to watch these thoughts appear. If you can do that–just watch your thoughts appear, then you put space between you and your thoughts. It will be slightly easier to not follow them.

What if a specific thought is blocking your meditation? Just don’t react to it; don’t place your attention on it. If you are able to do this, you will let it pass through your mind without affecting you. (At least for the time during meditation. Afterward, it will probably come back, but you will have more strength to stay in your center, to keep from getting pulled by the thought). So by placing your attention on a thought, you allow the thought to grow. Another thought will result. Instead, bring your mind back to your object of meditation.

Think of it this way, thoughts are like clouds and your mind is like the sky. Let the thoughts pass through without affecting you, just like the sky remains the same after clouds move across it. Of course this takes practice just like everything else. But you won’t regret it. Soon it will be clear that You are not your Thoughts. That when you let your thoughts go–You, are still here! So you cannot be your thoughts, can you?

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Thoughts Are Like Clouds. Mind Is Like Sky.

Thoughts are obstacles to your meditation practice. And because your Mind allows thoughts to happen, it is also an obstacle. Part of the problem. Once you quiet your mind with daily meditation, you will also see that you aren’t your Mind. You’re not your Mind! You are the Consciousness–the ground–that allows your mind to occur, to happen.

I’ve written about a meditation technique named Gazing before. The key to this practice is to gaze at a meditation object, letting vision flow over the object in a slow, clockwise spiral. Your goal is to see the Real Nature of the object, to feel its energy directly. For this practice, unlearn everything about this object. Forget all that you’ve been told about it. Look at it as though you just don’t know what it is. And don’t have any thoughts or memories about the object. This is the Gazing meditation.

How to Meditate using Internal Gazing: As a technique used to enter the meditative state, Gazing at an external meditation object is very effective. After your practice is good using an object, begin meditating without the object, seeing it in your mind’s eye, in detail. This is Internal Gazing.

So now your focus is to see the same object in your mind without having it actually in front of you. After a time of practicing this, you will be able to see it easily with your mind’s eye. You will notice all the details of it. And after more practice you’ll see the essence of the object, its energy. You will see inside it, even the tiniest details; you’ll develop a true understanding of it. The practice of Internal Gazing develops your focus, concentration, and improves your ability to see with your mind’s eye–this improves creativity.

So now the question is, when to meditate, isn’t it? Don’t worry about that, just start by doing it as often as you can–wherever you find spare minutes. Start with 2 to 3 minutes at a time. Soon you’ll be able to enter meditation at will, and quickly. But first learn to calm your mind. Start by watching your thoughts; just observe them appear. Where do they come from? Meditate on this for a time, twice a day, 2-3 minutes at a time and the practice of Internal Gazing will follow naturally.

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    Learn How to Meditate if you Want A Bigger Brain

    Learn How to Meditate if you Want A Bigger Brain

    How to meditate

    is something many people want to learn, but before you learn how—you’re probably also asking: why meditate? The best answer I’ve heard is, to make your brain bigger. Make your brain bigger? Really? Researchers at UCLA have studied meditators’ brains using high resolution MRI scanning.

    What they found was that certain regions of meditators’ brains were larger than non-meditators’ brains. Their MRI studies showed that the areas responsible for regulating emotions were actually larger in persons who meditate.

    The regions of considerable interest were the hippocampus; the thalamus; some areas in the orbito-frontal cortex; and the inferior temporal gyrus.

    Apparently, persons who meditate daily do tend to have an easier time remaining in positive emotional states.  They are less susceptible to negative emotions like anger, fear, worry–all emotions that constrict your awareness.

    This study and its findings were published in Neuroscience; a sophisticated, 3-dimensional MRI was used to image the participants’ brains.  And the average times for the participants’ daily meditation were between ten and ninety minutes.

    If you think having a bigger brain is a good thing, then here’s a quick meditation you can do to get started.

    How to Meditate Using your Sense of Hearing

    This can be done wherever you happen to be. It is a practice that will expand your awareness by focusing on sounds in your environment. For this particular meditation you don’t have to be sitting—it is a quick meditation you can do when there’s not much time.

    Close your eyes. Listen to the sound of your own breathing for about three deep breathing cycles. First do a forced exhale to expel stagnant air. Then use your diaphragm (not just your chest muscles) to pull air in to fill your entire lungs.

    After you’ve done this about seven times, move your attention from your breathing to the sounds occurring in the space immediately around you. Listen to the sounds as they are happening. Then place your attention further away to listen to the sounds happening in the greater area around you. Depending on where you live, you may hear traffic, the sound of the wind, the ocean, or the calls of birds in the trees around you.

    After you’ve focused on these sounds for a time. Move your attention further out. Now listen for the most distant sounds in the landscape that surrounds you. These could be a distant train, or a fog horn. Focus on these far away sounds for a time, until you are ready to come back.

    When you are ready, bring your attention to the sounds in the area immediately surrounding you. After a moment of this, focus all you attention on your own breath. You are back at the Center. The silent Center where You always Are, yet tend to forget that you are.

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