Learning how to Work with the Subtle Body

Working with what we refer to as the subtle body in an intelligent and effective way can be difficult in the most basic sense, because, like the mind that produces it, it’s invisible to the physical senses and operates according to complementary laws. The most fundamental universal law that provides us with instruction on how to use our mind to regulate and transform our body and material world, is the Law of the Tetrad, or Tetragrammaton, which is also referred to as the “4 letter name of God”, with God being the universal laws of creation as the Mind. One of the most basic things that tend to hinder our progress in perceiving the higher worlds is that we tend to get hung up on the forms themselves, rather than recognizing the mind that’s creating them.

 The subtle body is also commonly referred to as the “light body”, the “etheric double”, the “astral body”, and the “Holy Ghost”, which are all describing the same invisible phenomenon. Our light body is our energetic body that accompanies our physical body and is what forms the spatial template or etheric blueprint that’s used for “informing” and regulating the material body, giving it Life. The etheric blueprint acts as an “organizational mechanism” for shaping astral light into the archetypal pattern formed in the mind of the soul, and is the “mental aspect” of the “mind-body” equation of a multi-dimensional Being. The etheric body is archetypal in nature, and serves as a universal, symbolic or metaphorical idea that has an overall theme inherent in it that allows it to be adapted to an infinite number of correlating ideas, and modified to form an equally infinite number of possibilities that still hold true to the overall theme itself.

What we refer to as the “mind and soul” is 3-fold in nature, which means it has 3 different aspects that perform different functions and play a different part in creating the same thing. The primary law governing the mind is called the “3 in 1 Law”, the Triad, or the Trinity. These are also called the higher or super conscious, subconscious, and self-conscious aspects of the same mind. On the material plane where the mind and soul inhabit a physical body, there are 2 primary aspects of the mind functioning to create reality as complementary opposites known as the subconscious and conscious mind. The conscious mind, which is the one we’re aware of and normally think of as the mind, is actually the offspring of the subconscious and is born fully within the material body and becomes totally identified with it as a result.

Our subconscious mind is the real powerhouse of the two, and it’s by working directly with our subconscious that all change, learning, and transformation takes place. Our subconscious, however, is what we can think of as ‘passive and receptive’ and works to shape reality (through our perception of it) through suggestion given to it by the self-conscious mind, and operates in an automated fashion using ‘memory’. The subconscious works by way of symbols and metaphors, and any idea formed in the mind isn’t literal as a specific idea or situation, but provides a kind of thematic idea that can be applied to any number of circumstances to produce a similar “experience” of reality. All reality, which is organized light, is produced by the Soul through the mind as a basic form of self-expression, creation, and as a means of “experiencing itself” through its own creation. What this means is that the etheric blueprint used for organizing the material world is formed by thought that seeds the imagination where it’s converted into symbolic images that are used as the means for creating physical equivalents.

An archetype is a universal idea that serves as a prototype or thematic template for creating personal experiences of the same type. As we experience a particular rose, for example, we don’t form a memory out of that specific rose, but convert it instead to represent “roses in general”. It’s transformed into a ‘universal idea’ that serves to represent all roses as an “experience”. Memories that we form out of specific events serve the same purpose. They become symbolic ideas that have a general theme to them that we continue to use as a means of applying them to numerous situations of a similar nature to create the same type of experience over and over. Each time it’s applied to a new situation, it’s adapted and modified to produce a new version of the same basic idea. All memories are formed as “internal representations” that are used as a means of navigating and maneuvering the material world, and as a means for forming instant interpretations of any situation necessary to make ongoing decisions. Our internal representations also form our intention and expectations, which are the ordering principle of the mind.

The subtle body is a symbolic template as the soul’s memory that’s an “idea” and NOT the form itself. It’s what shapes the idea that’s translated into the physical body as a mirror image or twin. It’s comprised of ‘thought-forms’ which shapes light into archetypal forms while “magnetizing” it, causing it to begin vibrating. It’s the invisible forces of the mind that set-up a “field of organized information” as electromagnetic stresses that organize essence into an idea as a “thought-form” that operates on multiple scales and levels simultaneously to produce the physical body, outer reality of the body, and experience to all be of the same nature. It serves as a living idea “within” the mind of its creator. All thought, feeling sensation, memory, and new ideas are formed through the faculty of the imagination as the organizing principle of the mind. As we think and emote, we create. Our reality and the nature of our experiences result from our thoughts. Thoughts are in fact “things”. They’re living entities administered through our soul as its ability to self-create. As we think, we perceive the reality of our thoughts, and we request, call forth, and literally act to program our subconscious to produce the reality of our thoughts.

Hierarchy of Universal Laws

While most of us have been taught that only “things” form vibration as an energetic frequency, and that thoughts shaped in the mind have no real power to create, and exist as more of a fantasy, the exact opposite is actually the truth. Matter itself is actually devoid of intelligence and only acts to draw in and house the consciousness of the soul. It’s the mind as the vehicle of the soul that permeates, inhabits, and is magnetically bonded with the body as its Life. The minerals and chemical compounds of the Earth do not have the ability to organize themselves into a pattern as a biological life-form. All Life is the result of a field of organized information. The more intelligent, diversified, and sophisticated the form, the more organized the information that not only forms it and holds it together, but also animates it. All living biological forms have a soul. The subtle body isn’t the soul itself, but is the creation of the soul as a thought about itself.

This process, as pointed out earlier is represented by the Law of the Tetrad, which is the primary law of all creation. The Monad, which is an organized field of information (soul), regenerates itself as a mirror image or outward projection, forming the Dyad as a relationship it forms with “itself” through the illusion of “another”. It forms a thought about itself as a “idea” that provides the etheric blueprint as a metaphor that’s “looked through” (perceptual lens) and reflected outward as a mirror image to produce the appearance of an outer reality of the same nature and kind. Thought as an idea that’s turned into reality in the imagination literally acts to seed and program our subconscious mind by giving it a pattern as a “command and directive” for creating as the outer analogy of the inner idea.

We work with our subtle body by working with our own mind, using the conscious aspect to direct and inform the unconscious aspect. This same principle works in the general sense through our ability to naturally form internal representations and concepts by consistently replaying “memories” in our mind. As we remember something by calling it forward and contemplating it, reliving it as an actual experience, we are in fact acting “on ourselves” to program ourselves by saying to our own subconscious . . . here, give me more of this. Our memories and mental impressions act to form our perceptual lens and filtering system, which is a further demonstration of the organizing principle of the mind in its natural ability to take the information inherent in any situation and abstract some while ignoring others, and reforming it into a new idea as the reality of its intentions and expectations based on memory of some kind.

The subtle body is the “thought body” formed and transformed through the faculty of our imagination. It’s the invisible body of light, which, like the mind itself, is only “knowable” through thought. The soul is comprised of ideas as memory that’s constantly evolving and morphing into new variations based on how we enter into relationship with various ideas and aspects of ourselves in everything else. To work with the etheric blueprint of our soul’s imagination, we have to work with our thoughts and shape them into symbolic ideas that we use to direct our subconscious mind on what to create. We have to create the idea as an “actual experience” that produces a kind of virtual memory of an actual event.

When we act to automatically take in a suggestion as an idea being given to us by another, and we begin thinking about it, we turn it into a detailed reality in our mind’s eye and it becomes a self-induced program for producing as an outer, physical experience. The DNA of our body, which is an extension of our subconscious or body consciousness, is literally programmed through our “perceptions” which are formed out of our memories. As we program our subconscious we’re simultaneously programming our DNA, which manifests that same idea as a physical condition.

DNA, like the very cells they act to “inform”, is comprised of both etheric (invisible) and material (visible) substance, and provides a kind of bridge as a transducer between them. We have a direct line of communication with our molecular structure through the very nature of our thoughts, emotions, and intentions. Whatever we accept and embrace as a “belief” we act to literally create as a reality. This fact is demonstrated repeatedly through what we call the “placebo effect”. Just as our own subconscious programs the DNA of our body, it acts equally to influence the DNA inherent in everything else (we all share the same DNA), and over an extended period of time can literally reshape our environment through our perception of it.

Once we have a working understanding of how our mind works to produce our subtle body as our “thought body”, we have the basic principles and means necessary to work with it in a deliberate and calculated manner in order to create. In order to understand how to work by way of Laws that govern all creation, we have to understand how they work together in a unified manner. All laws operate as a kind of “growth process” or “inward unfolding” where one lays the foundation out of which the next one spontaneously emerges and evolves out of the preceding one while containing the “potential” of what proceeds and issues forth naturally out of it. Laws work by way of natural processes as growth and development of an idea. All creation comes as a synchronized series of realizations and correlating events that are a fundamental part of a greater whole. The part is always comprised of the same information as the whole and is reconfigured in a way that differentiates it to perform a specialized function within the whole (holographic principle).

Summary:

We are working to form our subtle body all the time through our imaginary and emotionally intense thoughts. As we think and emote, we’re literally programming ourselves to produce a corresponding reality of our thoughts. We’re integrating new information as experiences to form new types of memory that literally restructures our subtle body to produce a correlating physical condition. All manifestations within our body come as a form of inner programming that unfolds according to a timescale. To heal or transform our body requires us to heal psychologically and transform the very nature of our thoughts and perceptions.

This is done through the faculty of the imagination through hypnotic suggestion and guided meditation. We have to completely relax our body, empty our mind of the redundant meaningless chatter, and consciously introduce an idea as a sensory intense reality, then concentrate on it, developing it into vivid detail. Once we get it the way we want it, and it naturally elicits positive emotions in response to it, we replay it over and over until it plays out in an automatic fashion. We then create internal dialogue around it, just like we do when thinking about any idea or memory, which gives the subconscious further instructions on the type of experience we want. The more real we make it and the more intensely we experience the emotion associated with it, the quicker it manifests as both a physical condition and outer experience of reality.

Dr. Linda Gadbois

I spend hundreds of hours a month writing, editing, designing, and managing this website in order to provide the highest quality of knowledge possible in the area of Spiritual Sciences and Applied Psychology for FREE to those who are seeking it. If you have found the information on this site to be valuable and beneficial to your personal growth and development, please consider making a donation and actively supporting my work . . .

How to Consciously work with Subtle Energy

In order to work with an idea at the practical level we have to form a working concept of it that serves to illustrate the laws involved as a relationship and the natural processes that ensue from it. Subtle energy is not a “thing”, but rather the invisible forces that are drawn into living organisms as its consciousness. Our physical body is a magnet for absorbing energy around us while simultaneously projecting and transmitting it. Subtle energy is a form of primal consciousness that has natural attributes and qualities inherent in it that form the physical characteristics and natural behaviors the form takes on and outwardly displays.

We’re always in the process of exchanging consciousness as subtle energy with everything around us as a primary means of adapting to and becoming one with the very environment we exist in. The acquisition, integration, adaptation and modification of consciousness, comes through a basic form of energetic respiration. When we reside in a primarily unconscious state, we absorb energies from the space around us that act to influence us mentally and emotionally without our direct awareness. This phenomenon is usually experienced as a shift in our mood and how we feel, often without realizing what’s causing it. As our mood changes so do what we focus on, think about, and what behaviors we naturally display.

Everything in the phenomenal world can easily be influenced, directed, and modified by working in harmony with the universal laws governing them. All subtle energy, which is invisible and non-material in nature, is directed and manipulated through mental means. Whatever plane something exists on, we have to work on that same plane or a higher one in order to influence, direct, and utilize it. We don’t ever need a material device, talisman, or symbol in order to work with energy, because these only have the power we give them with our mind as our intention and reason for using them. Inanimate objects don’t contain power in and of themselves, but are infused with power through “magnetism”. These tools merely act as an aid for focusing our attention on an idea as a means of concentration.  In order to work with our own mind as an energy system, we have to look at what we mean by both the mind and subtle energy.

The Nature of the Mind

Our mind is not of our physical body as our brain or heart (or anything else) but is the essence as the energy field that surrounds, envelopes, and permeates the body while extending quite some distance from it in subtler and less dense forms. The material body is magnetic in nature (passive and receptive) and only acts to draw in and serve as a container for the consciousness that it resonates with. The mind is synonymous with the soul and is the primary means for self-creating and regulating the vehicle of the body. The mind, like the soul and reality, is threefold in nature, which means it has three complementary aspects that function in different ways and on parallel planes to create what we experience as a unified, coherent whole.

The three aspects of the mind are most often referred to as the Higher or Super-conscious (will), and the subconscious (sensational) and self-conscious (formative) mind. The Super-conscious exists on a higher plane (as an invisible power), and the other two aspects of the same mind exist on the material plane as complementary opposites. The subconscious is the aspect of the mind we share with all of Nature due to the fact that we incarnate into this plane through a mammalian body that’s an integral part of the collective unconscious that also forms the “mass consciousness” of humanity. The subconscious is constantly involved in an energetic exchange as a form of telepathic communication with everything around it that’s of the same or similar nature to it (through resonance).

The subconscious is motivated by emotions that are designed to produce unconscious (automatic) behavior as a form of instinct. The subconscious is also what produces material images in the imagination that serve as a kind of “empty shell” (ethereal body) necessary for energy to inhabit and give life to as a means of expressing through. Just as electricity exists as an invisible force in the atmosphere around us, and can only be harnessed (captured) and directed through a material form of some kind, subtle energy can only be harnessed and directed by utilizing a material light-form as a fluid container that’s shaped inwardly by the mind. Once shaped inwardly it becomes a metaphorical template used to produce and equivalent outer reality.

All material substance as light-essence concentrated into an organized material form is magnetic in nature and acts to “draw in” the active, life-giving force of archetypal intelligence. Whatever form is shaped internally as a structured thought, determines what type of energy it acts as a vehicle and instrument for. As subtle energy inhabits and expresses through a complementary physical form it produces an equivalent outer effect as the reality of the form. We can work directly with our subconscious by mastering the principles that govern it. We imagine a “form” as an internal representation or working concept that becomes a magnet and acts to “draw in” and harness subtle energy that can then be directed to perform a function of some kind as the fulfillment of our “intention”. We then infuse this imagined image with an emotion of some kind (motive), it acts to either attract energies of a like nature, or repel energies of a dissimilar nature.

The subtle energy of the material plane is invisible to our physical senses and is known to us directly as feelings, inner sensations, and emotions that give rise to mental impressions when allowed to take hold in our imagination. Whatever is “received” and pictured in our subconscious is simultaneously projected into our outer mental sphere where it can be “witnessed” by our self-conscious mind as a form of thought or idea. The subconscious acts to translate energy as a vibratory frequency into the pattern and image inherent in the vibration (transducer). All vibration as activity organizes essence (light) into the pattern as a living form inherent in the frequency on different scales and levels simultaneously as both an inner and outer reality of the same nature and likeness.

When we “sense” the energy that’s being actively expressed by someone, we get a feel for their consciousness as an emotional state and the unconscious activity that’s naturally produced by it. Their energy is drawn into our body where it acts to stimulate us with sensations of a distinct quality, which makes us feel a certain way. People with “bad energy” are usually consumed with negative emotions that serve to drive their thoughts and behaviors to produce the experience of their emotions as an actual outer experience. When we’re around them and involved in an interaction of some kind, we exchange energy subliminally and it causes us to feel bad in the same way (transference). Subtle energy is both electric (projects) and magnetic (draws inward), and works through the principle of vibration and polarity that forms corresponding, complementary realities as a unification between the inner and outer, and between the self and another.   

Developing a Working Model of how Energy Operates Subliminally

By developing a working concept in our mind of how subtle energy works we can simultaneously develop methods for working with it in the practical sense. Whatever state we’re in, we vibrate at as a frequency, and act to vibrate that same state in everyone and everything around us. As we resonate with “like energies” in others as a shared emotional state, our energy “enters into” their mental sphere that permeates their body, and activates those same emotions in them, bringing them to the surface where they’re actively expressed to produce a joint experience.

After only a few seconds of interacting, we both begin vibrating in harmony with each other and form a joint-reality as the expression of the shared emotions. In a like manner, whenever we’re around others, whatever emotional state they’re actively expressing is being radiated and projected into the space around them where it’s magnetically drawn into our mental sphere and then enters our body where it stimulates us with the same emotion and we begin outwardly displaying the same types of behavior. As we take on their emotions and allow them to begin actively expressing through us, it modifies our state into a complementary one where we begin feeling, thinking, and acting the same way. This all happens energetically as an unconscious and automatic process where we’re unknowingly allowing ourselves to be created and therefore determined by others.

The Method for Controlling your own Energy

The two most effective means that I’ve found for controlling and regulating your own energy as your state of mind, is by first setting the intention to do it while simultaneously realizing you can (believe), then either imagining a protective sphere around you that’s reflective and mirrors back energy to the sender, or that acts to neutralize the energy by polarizing yourself to it. Once you set an intention to become more aware of the energies operating around you that are unconsciously affecting you, and you form a working concept in your mind of “how” they’re operating to enter into and produce an effect in you, you can direct the energies through your awareness alone.

Imagine a sphere around you as an invisible globe that creates a form of translucent screen, where vibrations as emotional energy don’t penetrate the barrier, but spread out on its surface instead, much like a movie where you can “see” the nature of the energy by “witnessing” it. This will allow you to see both the inner and outer nature of it simultaneously without allowing it to enter into your body and produce an effect. By learning how to sense it from a distance while emotionally detached from it, we can “see it” as the reality it contains where we can consciously “decide” if we want to let it in or not.

By keeping it outside of your body and not letting it “effect you” by causing a reaction, you act to neutralize it. Whenever we don’t share in the emotions being projected, and we don’t serve as the means of becoming the “effect of a cause”, we act to “cancel it out”, and energetically subdue it. If we let it in and allow it take hold, and begin actively expressing the same emotions, then we serve to amplify and multiply it. As long as we remain unaware of what’s actually happening, we reside in an unconscious state and absorb energies automatically. As we unconsciously absorb the energies being projected by others, we allow our mental state and actions to be regulated by whomever we exist in near proximity of. We “lend our will” to creating whatever reality we’re being seeded with as an emotional charge.

Self-awareness and the ability to consciously operate your own mind is the “magical secret” to immortality. As long as we remain unaware of the nature of energy and how it operates in the natural world, we’re subject to automatic processes that we seem to have no control over. Once we become aware of them by creating a concept of how they work, we can begin working with them in a deliberate and precise manner. We can sense the quality of the energy being projected by someone by how it’s affecting us emotionally, and then intuitively discern it as a means of deciding whether to allow it to produce a like-effect in us, or to deflect it and send it back to them. This is all done by imagining it.

If we absorb and give life to the emotions being projected by others without realizing what we’re doing, we act to propagate them while allowing them to alter our state and determine our behavior. If we reflect them back by preventing them from entering us and don’t act as the means for expressing them, we serve to neutralize, disintegrate, and nullify them, while maintaining control over our own emotional state and actions. We learn how to become fully responsible for our own creation.

In a similar manner, we can notice how some people act to energize and enliven us, while others drain us and make us feel wiped out. The most natural way people drain us by “feeding off of our energy”, is through attention seeking that elicits sympathy. They behave in ways that are designed to give them attention, usually by complaining, whining, going on and on about their problems, criticizing and belittling others, acting helpless in their own life, or doing whatever it takes to get you to feel sorry for them. Sympathy is the most natural way we tie into other people’s energy and act to feed off of it.

It’s wise to always pay close attention to how you’re being mentally and emotionally affected by others and life-situations, and use that awareness to make your decisions regarding them. Where we tend to falter is when we take an attitude of attempting to somehow change the other person or situation, instead of working to change ourselves and our relationship with them. People who drain us, depress us, or stimulate us in undesirable ways by always trying to draw us into their dramas, can only do so if we let them by cooperating. It’s always up to us as to what relationships we enter into and continue to maintain, and what situations we choose to keep ourselves submerged in, and what activities we willingly participate in as a result. Self-awareness and skillful action is the secret to creating your life in an intentional and precise manner.

Dr. Linda Gadbois  

I spend hundreds of hours a month writing, editing, designing, and managing this website in order to provide the highest quality of knowledge possible in the area of Spiritual Sciences and Applied Psychology for FREE to those who are seeking it. If you have found the information on this site to be valuable and beneficial to your personal growth and development, please consider making a donation and actively supporting my work . . .

 

The Nature of Projection, Judgment, and Emotional Reactions

The idea that whatever we see in others and have a strong reaction to is something that we also have in us, can be difficult to understand because of course we don’t see ourselves as being anything like them and may even despise them for being that way. We’re not relating to them, agreeing with them, and don’t have any memory whatsoever of being that way ourselves. Many of the behaviors we react to and judge harshly are the same type of dynamics we grew up with or were subject to at various points in our life, and we actually fashioned ourselves by way of them to be the opposite. We put forth a conscious effort to make sure we were nothing like them and made sure we never behaved that way. So to contemplate the idea that we share the same traits can be confusing in the most basic sense and something that we refute through a form of “knowing ourselves”. Yet this idea comes from the fact that we actually have both a conscious and unconscious “self”, both of which are being projected all the time to make up our perception of others and our environment, and through an understanding of how we are always acting “on ourselves” to “create ourselves”. Our soul is comprised of both a conscious and unconscious mind, and we are always acting to create ourselves through both aspects of our mind, though we are only fully aware of the conscious aspects which are the ones that we willing choose, give expression to and use to form experiences of ourselves. As we create experiences of ourselves, we accumulate memories of “being that way”, and we begin building an image of ourselves out of only the aspects we’re aware of. This conscious self-image, referred to as the “ego”, or more accurately the “false ego”, is the image that we use as the means of sensing ourselves as a certain type of person based on what we know and accept about ourselves and what attributes, qualities, and traits we accept and freely express “as” our personality and basic ways of being. This idea we create about ourselves is a “false” idea because it’s based only partial information and aspects of ourselves and doesn’t incorporate aspects that we have while refusing to express them. There are two basic ways that we are always in the process of creating ourselves. We are either creating ourselves to be “like” others, or the “opposite” of others. As we encounter and experience and individual, activity, or idea, we enter into relationship with it and compare, contrast, and relate to it as the means of sensing ourselves by way of it. Energetically, we’re constantly being influenced and stimulated by others and our environment. Whatever qualities are being outwardly expressed in any situation, stimulate those same qualities “in us”, awakening and calling them forth into an active state. All energy has both dominant and passive aspects as inherent parts of it. As we’re being stimulated by something or someone, we realize it, sense ourselves through and “as” that quality of being, and we judge and evaluate it accordingly. If our judgment is favorable, and expressing it “matches” or is congruent with our idea about ourselves, we embrace it, allow it and freely express it, shaping ourselves by way of it to be “like it”. If however our judgment is harsh and negative, and doesn’t comply with what we accustomed to expressing, then we refuse to express it, deny to ourselves that we “have it” (the feeling, tendency, or behavior), and we repress it instead. As we deny feelings that are an active part of our psychological makeup, because we deem them bad or wrong somehow, they remain active in us and we continue projecting them outwardly, just as we do our conscious self-aware aspects, and they become an inherent part of others and our environment.

       As a quality and feeling is activated in us by some kind of stimulus, brought forth into our awareness where we “sense ourselves” as being like that and we judge it to be bad or wrong somehow, and as a result can’t find an appropriate means to express it because the situation that’s acting to stimulate it is also being judged as inappropriate, and so we refuse to, we simultaneously choose how to be instead and in what way we’re going to express ourselves in contrast to it. We develop ourselves to somehow be the opposite of it by what we actively choose instead. This “division of the self”, produced by a form of judgment births contrasting aspects of ourselves as our “shadow” or “hidden aspects” and our “ego” as our accepted and freely expressed aspects. The ego and the shadow are adversaries and mortal enemies, because the dissolution of the shadow through self-awareness and active expression means the “death of the ego” in terms of transformation. As we “judge” ourselves based on active qualities in us, which are what cause us to refuse and deny them, we then project those same qualities onto others, and as we “see those qualities” in them, we judge them just as harshly, and through the experience it brings us, we shape ourselves once again to somehow be the “opposite of them”. If we deem someone to be an idiot or asshole, we simultaneously produce an opposing image of ourselves as being wise, profound, and kind in contrast to them. If we see someone as being arrogant, selfish, or manipulative, we immediately produce a sense of ourselves as being whatever we consider the opposite to be. In this way, we are literally dependent on them as the means of creating ourselves to be their opposition. We first judge ourselves for having those same feelings, desires, impulses, and traits, which are universal in nature and a part of all humanity, causing us to repress and forget about them, yet we still have a pronounced “reaction to them” in others and all around us. The act of “judging” or discriminating is a natural part of the minds ability to reason, choose and willfully act out choices as the means of creating itself through its experiences. Most of what we refer to as being “judgmental” or as “judging others” is due to an incorrect use of judgment that’s a form of “value judgment”. The criteria that we use for judging ourselves is usually taught to us as a part of our conditioning through the group mind or mass consciousness, and is one of the most basic ways they or it plants the seeds that we use throughout our life to create ourselves and others to “conform” to the general consensus. We’re “taught” what good and bad are as values and beliefs of some kind, and we use this first to create ourselves initially, and then continue to create ourselves by way of it in relationship with everyone and everything else. It’s one of the most primary forms of mind control and brainwashing that’s conducted for the most part in a completely unconscious and automatic manner.

       It’s easy to realize that we only have strong emotional reactions to some people, ideas, and activities, while others we relate to, acknowledge as being good and right and feel at one with. All reaction comes from encountering outside of us what’s the complementary opposite of what’s inside of us. If it’s the same we barely notice it, it blends congruently with our experiences, and we don’t challenge it in any way. When it opposes us (or our self-made image of ourselves), it elicits an immediate and often intense emotional charge, and our thoughts about it that create how we experience it are highly judgmental in the sense of seeing them as bad, repulsive, and despicable somehow. As we judge them, it reinforces our judgment of ourselves, and we repress that idea even further, while still creating ourselves by way of it, as its opposition. All ideas of a moral nature have a very strong emotional component connected to them, just as all actual memories of any kind are formed into memories because of the strong emotions being experienced at the time they were created. An idea or actual memory is activated in us through an emotional charge that’s transmitted from one person to the other, or that we produce inside of us through our natural reaction to it. Our thoughts about things produce our own emotional reaction, and emotions being transmitted by others and received by us control our thoughts through the memories they elicit. All value judgments (right and wrong) have a strong emotional component to them that not only arouse us and drive our thoughts in a compulsive way, but are also the foundation out of which we created ourselves. So to “give up” our judgments, is to transform our ego and our “sense of self”, requiring us to acknowledge and bring into awareness aspects of ourselves that we’ve never outwardly expressed before. When this happens, we don’t know how to be and can feel torn with deep feelings of insecurity and the lingering residue of harsh judgments that we’ve used to shape every aspect of ourselves and our life. In the same manner, we form what we can call actual and objective judgments that are a form of accurate evaluation using “good judgment” and discretion that we have no problem not expressing because it’s honestly not “in us” to be that way. As we come across ideas through an experience of some kind, we’re always defining ourselves through contemplating them, trying them on, running scenarios of what they’d be like if we played them out as a reality, then, sensing ourselves in that situation as a way of realizing what’s actually in us as a part of our character and what’s not. We don’t necessarily judge them as right or wrong, but simply not who we are and not the reality we want to produce and play a part in. For example, sexual promiscuity or adultery may be an idea that’s playing out around us or is a part of our immediate environment, which, as we view it in terms of the reality and what it means about us as a result, what it would cause in other areas of our life, we may realize without doubt that there’s no part of us that’s like that. We’re not inclined to engage in those types of activities. Though we may find ourselves sexually attracted to others occasionally and the opportunities arise in which we could easily participate, or we feel “tempted” somehow, when thinking about the reality of it and how we’d feel being in it doing it, we realize we don’t want it, and so we decide not to. This is different than deciding not to because we feel like it would make us out to be a liar, cheat, deceptive, raunchy and bad person as what forms our decision not to. It’s all about what our “reason is” for making the decision.

       To encounter and become aware of our shadow, embracing it instead of denying it, brings us face to face with who we really are and why we became the way we did. If we admit to ourselves having a feeling and desire towards something that we judge harshly as being bad and wrong to do, and that we also have those same urges and impulses sometimes, it can cause us to go into a bit of an identity crisis. If we realize however that all qualities and traits have their appropriate expression under the right circumstances, and we realize that part of our judgment came from the situation or activity implied by them through association that was inappropriate for expressing that idea, and we look instead for how we could express it in a way that would enhance our current experience and expand our ego’s ability to create unique and diverse experiences of ourselves, we can find the means of expression that will create in a productive and conscious manner while bringing us some level of gratification and satisfaction. Even what seems like the worse traits and activity can be exactly what’s called for under the right circumstances and within the appropriate situation, and as a result, will be the best and most appropriate response. While most believe that the shadow is comprised of our “worst traits” or ones that are easily seen as bad, the fact is it’s comprised of any trait that we deem bad, wrong, weak, or that would somehow mean something bad about us if we were that way. For example, if someone has been led to believe that being “nice” is a form of weakness, perhaps because they were taken advantage of by someone whenever they were nice, they judge themselves as being weak for being that way, and will refuse to be that way and choose to act mean, harsh, or uncaring instead, perceiving that to mean that they’re strong and in control. Someone who’s very compassionate and caring may have ended up feeling like a doormat or as though they’re always being manipulated by those only looking to take, and will consider it a bad trait to openly express, and will become hardened in whatever way they feel they need to in order to suppress that tendency. So judgment isn’t just in regards to what could clearly be seen as a destructive way of being, but it’s formed by whatever we used as the means of creating ourselves by how we interpreted it and experienced it through our formative conditioning. Some people who are in reality exceedingly gentle and kind can put on the appearance of being rude, obtrusive, or tough, and ridicule those who are gentle and kind, as a means of protecting and shielding themselves from what they have experienced as being very negative consequences to being the way they “really are”. Once we realize what’s really happening whenever we are reacting and judging someone, and we choose instead to refrain from acting and turn inwards to see what it is in us that feels such a strong need to judge them, what is the reaction about, and we let a free-flow association of ideas take place where we recall memories that were of a similar nature, and times in our life when we had the same feelings and inclinations towards being that way, we can begin realizing a part of our nature that we convinced ourselves we didn’t have and as a result, forgot about having. We can come to realize that as children in our formative years we didn’t have the ability to reason, judge and choose for ourselves, and so we we’re told how to judge people and in what way to judge them. We we’re taught to be judgmental based on someone else’s opinions, values and beliefs, and criteria for using to shape ourselves and everyone else to be the same way. As children we don’t know who we are and we begin creating ourselves by default through the ideas and opinions of others that we’re taught and come to accept as our own. Once our “core beliefs” are established and our paradigm precisely structured, we continue creating out of it unconsciously, often throughout our lifetime, and as a result, create a false image in place of who we really are as an individual. We only break away from the group mind of the collective unconscious and begin truly creating ourselves by way of our own capacities when we begin gaining self-realization of our dual nature and we take the necessary action to integrate opposing aspects into a “whole being” that’s unified and coherent in all that we do. Through true self-awareness we can begin fashioning ourselves to be the unique individuals we are. We can break away from the mind training of the masses and become a self-referencing source of creative power.

Projection and Judgment as the Tools for Self-Realization Once we realize what’s really going on anytime we have an adverse reaction to someone or something where we’re judging them according to our own criterion and value system, we can see it as the tool it really is. All unknown content of our subconscious mind is constantly being projected and makes up a substantial part of our outer awareness. Anything we’re “reacting to” is because we have the same quality, trait, and tendency in us that we judged just as harshly as we’re judging them. We were conditioned somehow to the same dynamic as an interactive pattern where we took on the opposing role. All reactions form the basis for self-creation through the nature of the reaction and what we tell ourselves about them while contrasting and opposing them and shaping ourselves to be the opposite. We’re always shaping ourselves to either be just like others, or the exact opposite of them. But either way, we are dependent on the active expression of our shared traits as the basis for creating ourselves no matter what role we play in acting it out together. Because our perception of the outer environment is formed from the mental paradigm of the inner environment as a projection, we can come to realize hidden aspects of ourselves and the nature of our conditioning and why we believe what we do, and how we’re always using that to tell a story about things that shapes us simultaneously by way of playing different roles in the same story. We can realize that anytime we’re reacting and judging that we’re looking in a mirror and seeing the reverse image of the same thing. We can turn inwards, and through introspection, begin realizing our connection to the same idea and how it was that we formed our judgments that caused us to deny expressing certain parts of ourselves. We can gain insight into our early conditioning and how we were trained to the mindset that we used to create ourselves and others out of. As adults reviewing a process that was formed and set into motion as a child, we can reevaluate the same ideas with a renewed sense of clarity and see how they can be incorporated into our “known self” as the means to expand, enhance, and invigorate or ego, rather than shattering it. All transformation comes by way of incorporating new aspects into an existing model. By blending with and taking on new and diverse qualities, we can grow ourselves in new ways and expand our range of self-expression and what’s possible, creating a new array of novel experiences. We can learn and experiment with new ways of being. We can try on new ideas to see how we feel, and decide whether or not we want to continue into it, change and alter it somehow, or ignore it in favor of something else. We can come to know what’s truly “in us as us” and what has simply been taught and acquired along the way that we accepted in place of our true self. We can begin using our true ability to intuitively reason, decide and willfully act out our decisions as the means of true independent self-creation. As we come across traits that we definitely have that we associate with very distinct ideas that we honestly can’t see ourselves doing, we can ask ourselves how we can we express this same quality in another way that will be congruent with everything else and produce a desired overall result. We can begin challenging ourselves and developing our creative abilities to self-actualize in new ways. We can break patterns and conventional mindsets in favor of individuality and freedom of self-expression because we realize that as adults we have the discretion and reasoning powers to become self-directed and therefore self-determined. Dr. Linda Gadbois 

The Chakra System Provides us with a Model for Using our Mind to Heal our Body

The Chakra system of the subtle body gives us a “model for creating” from a dual perspective as the movement of energy that’s both descending as spirit into matter, and matter ascending back into spirit. The creative process works from both angles because it’s the continuous flow of the same thing. When energy as vibration is descending from a higher plane, it comes in a unified form that divides and propagates as aspects of itself that form stages of development as a kind of growth process of an idea becoming a material form and reality. There are no “individual or independent” operations slated to each chakra as many believe, but rather a unified idea that steadily takes on physical properties and becomes something specific as an actual material reality. It’s the system through which an idea manifests as an equivalent physical correspondence or analogy.

What originates as an archetype or “ideal” is a form of prototype or general template as more of a theme, which holds the infinite potential of that idea as a wave-form (crown chakra has a thousand petals), enters into the individual mind and body system, where a form of natural selection takes place that accesses certain aspects of potential that correlate with it, and through a series of interference patterns as a process of adaptation based on the unique relationship that thematic idea forms with the individual character that’s acting as a vehicle for it to come into an actual form of expression, it’s modified, and the wave is “collapsed” around one possibility (limitation is imposed), which is brought into expression to produce the reality as its physical form.

The crown chakra is where the idea, which has already penetrated and been absorbed and inducted into the mind as the subtle energy field that surrounds and in-forms the body, as a “whole idea” that contains all aspects required for creating in a unified manner, enters the body.  It’s received into the 3rd-Eye of the sixth chakra as an inspired vision or imagined reality (similar to a memory) that has both optical and audio properties (6th chakra is represented as two petals). It comes as an imagined thought that’s accompanied by an inner voice. As the voice speaks a vision is formed as the meaning of the words spoken as a material reality. This inner voice (5th chakra) and imagined reality becomes the basis of what we call “thought”, which when beheld and dwelled in, forms feelings as sensations as it descends into the heart center. These feeling sensations of the imagined idea act as a form of vibratory programming for the subconscious mind of the body, and is what “connects us” to that same type of reality in everything around us in the material world of formation.

       The potential reality as an imagined, sensory and life-like reality produces emotion as the chemistry of the body as it descends into the solar plexus, which adjusts the biological body to the same “state” (vibratory quality) as the idea. The emotions are produced as a reaction to our visual thoughts, and unlike the feelings of the heart that are felt both inside and out as a connection to the material world outside of us, emotions are felt with intensity within the body as a strong stimulation that’s arousing and brings the body into an active state in response to the thought. This strong arousal and pronounced activity within the body takes place as the emotion enters the sexual-generative center of the second chakra, which is creative in nature, and what produces action as behaviors of some form as it enters the root chakra, and acts to bring the idea into expression as an experience by producing an effect as the reality of the thought. Once an idea is acted on, it steadily manifests as not only our inner reality, but also our outer reality. This is how ideas become rooted in reality as the personal creation of those who serve as the vehicle and conduit for actualizing them.

Because this process begins in the brain, the point in the body where ideas are received in full sensory terms, then broken down and distributed to the body itself for manifesting, the brain is attributed as being what “generates” the ideas as a primal form of consciousness. Yet all material form only acts as a passive receptor and instrument for consciousness, which operates it by informing, instructing, and animating it. Consciousness, like everything else that emerges from it, is dual in nature as both a passive and active component. Matter is the passive aspect of consciousness that acts as a form of “shell” or dead form for spirit to inhabit and give life to as a “living being” with a personality and subconscious mind. So the body is the means through which creation takes place as the active expression of consciousness (the Soul).

This same process as an infinite flow of energy that forms a kind of “feedback loop”, which allows the soul to witness its own creation, takes place through a form of reverse engineering. In the ascending flow of energy from the lower to the higher mind, a behavior or action of some kind arouses and stimulates us with a strong emotion, which then produces a feeling sensation as a form of reflection that activates a memory as a visual and verbal idea that provides an “automatic pattern” for creating as a reality. In this orientation and movement, the emotion and feeling produce the imagined thought, instead of the imagined thought producing the emotion and behavior. One originates as a conscious and willful movement, the other originates as an unconscious and automatic movement. Both are equally creative in nature and serve as correspondences to each other because our thoughts are what create the programs as memory of the subconscious mind. These programs habituate us to emotions that keep us in an aroused state, forming the basis for what affects us and causes an automatic, knee-jerk reaction as an emotional charge that makes us go unconscious and act in an automatic, thoughtless fashion.

       All of our reactions, ultimately, come as the result of how we’ve consistently programmed ourselves over a period of time with our own thoughts that formed our memories as a product of our conditioning. Our memories are formed by how we interpreted events through emotional perceptions as the reality we formed around them based on what we told ourselves about them that gave them the meaning they have. All things only mean what we make them mean by the story we tell ourselves about them. This process of feelings that are received from the environment that act to prompt an emotion as an active arousal, which in turn produces an automatic behavior, is how the instinctual realm of the plant and animal kingdom operate. When we bypass the intellectual capacity as the ability to reason, discriminate, and form our own interpretations as a function of the conscious mind, and live instead out of emotions that form illusions as memories that produce automatic behaviors in us, we live in much the same manner as an animal out of a primarily unconscious state.

The intelligent capacities of the Higher, creative Mind, represented by the three upper chakras (voice, vision, idea, and will), has the ability to work through, direct, and ultimately program the lower, subconscious mind of the body, represented by the four lower chakras, all of which are physical in nature, and more specifically the lower three, with the fourth  heart chakra being what bridges and acts as a pathway between the higher and lower planes, and the inner and outer of the material plane. Information is received from the higher plane of archetypal ideas as original thought from the crown and head, forming a vertical motion of up and down, whereas information from the “same plane” (material plane), is received through the heart, and forms a horizontal , as a back and forth, inner and outer movement. When we only live out of our feelings and emotions, stimulated from outer events, others, or in response to thinking as memories of some form, we bypass the intellectual capacity and live out of an unconscious, auto-pilot state of being controlled and determined in much the same way a puppet is operated by a series of strings, or in a remote control fashion, with others constantly being in control of the remote.

        The model laid out as a creative process by the chakra system as a hierarchical structure, provides us with the key and method for employing to work in a conscious and deliberate manner with our own subconscious mind and body to alter and transform our physical body and reality. The subconscious mind doesn’t have the ability to generate and produce reality as an “original creation”, but relies instead on memory which it uses as the basis for creating more realities of the same nature and kind. A memory acts as a preformed pattern or theme that’s used as a template to produce fractal patterns of the same nature as a replication or consistent type of story that produces the same type of experiences over and over, varied only by the uniqueness of the circumstances, situations, and relationships being used to create them. It simply plays out the same ideas over and over in a habitual manner, and produces and maintains the condition of the body as its equivalent and of the same nature and condition.

Whatever story we tell ourselves about our self and life, we become in form. Our mental paradigm is what produces all of our perceptions, which is an interpretation that we use to create our experiences that then determines how we behave, and simply acts in all situations to generate more of it self. It’s only modified from its habitual tendencies through the introduction of an original idea, that’s delivered in its original state as an imagined reality and inner voice, that “gives it” a pre-made idea as a virtual memory that it can use in place of an actual memory to produce the reality of the idea by “becoming it” in body and actions.

In this same fashion, the subconscious of the body, often referred to as the heart, can be given direction on what and how to manifest based on visualization of the process desired as a reality and by talking to it, explaining the process and how it works, and how it’s going to benefit from it. A sense of pleasure and positive emotion needs to be connected to the idea as what the reality will naturally produce. Thought as an idea (replicates a memory) must be translated into the feeling and emotion that’s the equivalent of the idea because it’s what actually produces the behavior or motivation (arousal) of the subconscious. Emotion is the motivating force as the chemistry of the body that forms all of its biological processes. Emotion comes as the stimulation of the Endocrine glands – the master of which is the Pineal and Pituitary body that act together to regulate all others as a unified operation – that produce hormones as messengers that alter the “state of the body” and activate certain processes by turning some aspects on while turning others off, in much the same way DNA operates. It’s only through coherence of the brain and heart (conscious and subconscious) as an idea and its emotional equivalent that manifestation and transformation naturally takes place.

       A thought that’s not properly translated through a sensory reality that produces the emotion of the idea, doesn’t manifest because it doesn’t work to alter and regulate the chemistry of the body to produce the actions necessary. It’s only an idea imagined as a full sensory reality that’s “felt as being real”, that provides a process or operation for transformation as a form of instructions or direction that invoke an emotional response as altering and producing the physical equivalent as the production and distribution of hormones that transforms how the body regenerates itself. It produces the chemical messengers as the information and instructions necessary to alter DNA sequences and neuro-pathways that change how the body regenerates and performs.

While we tend think that what we call “reality” is something that exists separate and independent of us, the fact is reality results from our perception of it. How reality “appears to us”, what we see and comprehend and what we don’t see or fail to recognize all together, is based on our ability to perceive and conceive of it. While we also tend to believe that perception is a product of our brain or heart, in fact, we perceive with our whole being, with both our mind and full body as a unified state and cohesive system. Just as we think with our whole body, in which every organ of our body produces neurotransmitters, and performs different aspects of thinking and perceiving, we also perceive the outer world through the lens of the inner world. Whatever ideas we “program” ourselves (subconscious and self-conscious) with, shape our paradigm, which produces an equivalent and corresponding outer reality as its expression and personal creation. Every individual perceives the same objective reality in a unique, different, and individual way. It’s only by changing our mind and body through the introduction and development of new and original ideas that we reprogram our subconscious to be able to perceive those ideas as a natural part of our outer reality. By changing ourselves, our whole world changes accordingly.

Dr. Linda Gadbois

Integrative Mind-Body Medicine Consultant and Spiritual Mentor

Opening the Third-Eye – Polarity and Learning how to Work with Complementary Aspects of the same Operation

 

Pineal

There is much confusion and uncertainty around the idea of the “3rd Eye” (Pineal) and how to “open” or “awaken it”, bringing it into an active state. The abilities of this small gland still remain primarily a mystery because it only seems to be really active in certain people, and fairly dormant in others. While there are many professed guided meditations and visualization designed to activate the Pineal, very few of them seem to recognize or lay the foundation necessary by realizing how the body’s energy system is symmetrical in nature and works through polarity as complimentary opposites that serve to render different aspects either “active or passive”.

In the energy system of the body (soul’s anatomy), represented by the chakra system, colors are assigned to different aspects and functions, which are further divided into upper and lower aspects that are complementary to each other. The three spiritual or upper centers exist in an opposite yet complementary relationship to the three correlating lower aspects. We can understand which centers are correlated with each other because they exist in relationship as complementary colors (opposite on the color wheel) and as a mirror image of each other in terms of order. Colors represent vibratory frequencies as spiritual essence or qualities of consciousness, which deal with different aspects and functions of a unified and interactive system that act “on” each other to “produce each other”.  The upper (3) chakras represent the higher, spiritual planes that exist as a parallel dimension to the lower, material plane represented by the lower (3) chakras. The upper and the lower exist in a relationship as polar opposites (active and passive) of the same operations and classification on different planes. When one is in an active state, the correlating one on the opposite plane is in a passive state, and vice versa. They can’t both be active at the same time. When we’re active in our lower nature, we literally shut off contact with our higher nature. The higher can’t exist within the lower, and is returned to a dormant state. Likewise, the lower can’t exist in the higher. These two never come into direct contact with each other, because they can’t “exist” at the same time, within the same plane, but always exist solely on their own plane. We’re either in a higher plane, or a lower one. Never in-between.

truine mind       The energy system of the body forms in its symmetrical division forms correspondences as complementary opposites of the same “law” or “operation”. The second chakra represents the sexual, life-force energy that’s responsible for generation and the growth and development of ideas and thoughts into full blown realities. The upper (head) is connected to the lower (body) through the nervous system of the spinal cord or staff, which consists of 33 vertebrae (6) (30 + 3), also called “Jacobs ladder”, the “stairway to heaven”, and symbolizes the 33 degrees of Freemasonry. While many perceive the idea of “pulling sexual energy up” the spinal cord to the brain, and using it to motive and generate thoughts as spiritual visions of the 3rd eye, in reality, we do this naturally by working with the polar forces of the same function. When an active force is made passive or inactive, and what was a passive force is made active, just through the electromagnetic force alone, the energy is only capable of being “active” in the active component, and is immediately draw into it. If we make our sexual activity “passive”, it automatically “activates” the 3rd eye. The shared energy of regeneration and propagation are automatically “turned on” and operate through the third-eye or Pineal gland.

This is why all spiritual traditions that involve initiates or priests practice celibacy as a means of opening their higher faculties to be able to receive visions from the higher, spiritual realms. This is further symbolized in the idea of a “virgin birth”, where the womb of creation is seeded with a divine idea or entity, while abstaining from sex. Divinity is only transmitted and acts to impregnate those who are not sexually active. In other traditions, you can only begin your spiritual devotion after the age of 40, because it symbolizes the end of your child-bearing years, where you no longer engage in sex for the purpose of procreating, and return to a celibate state. The Pineal is shaped like a pine cone that’s closed and is filled with “seeds” (potential for life), and only opens when ripe, under pressure, or through extreme heat (fire).

pineal energetic transmission

So you can visualize all day long and meditate like crazy and not produce a noticeable effect if you’re sexually active or masturbating on a regular basis. The higher “pure” energies, which are universal and non-personal in nature, never come into direct contact (become one) with the lower energies, because they’ll become “contaminated” through the adaptation process of becoming individualized. If you’re acting as a vessel for lower energies, you can’t accept higher energies. Much like the laws governing DNA, two aspects exist together, what expresses (becomes active) is based on what’s turned on and what’s not. In order to “activate” the function of the Pineal, which involves making the sexual life-force energy available on a higher plane of pure thought, you have to shut off the lower use, diverting it to the higher purpose. The two can’t exist together at the same time on the same plane. This also gives us insight into any sexual practice that’s claims to be a pathway to the higher consciousness or spiritual realms, or as a way of amplifying the sexual energy in order to “pull it up”. The higher energy centers can’t be active at the same time as the corresponding lower ones. It defies law, and is therefore impossible.

By understanding the nature and operation of polarity, we can also realize that the heart chakra, which sits in the middle and acts as the “medium” between the upper three and the lower three. It’s through the heart chakra that we directly connect to both the material plane and the heavenly, spiritual plane.  The heart is the center of feelings and love, which is the means for traversing “between” dimensions. The heart is the center of the body where we connect directly to and receive information about our environment in what you could think of as a horizontal movement. Likewise, the Pineal is the center of the brain as its heart, which regulates all activities of the body through the nervous and endocrine system and receives information from higher dimensions as a vertical, downward flow. The flow of information from the material (horizontal) and the upper realms (vertical), flowing simultaneously in harmony (balanced) with each other, form a junction at the heart, forming an equal armed cross.

thirdEye

The Pineal governs and regulates our sexual development and determines our gender, governs puberty, as well as regulating light to produce natural cycles of the body. The heart, which represents the “center” or medium through which the upper and lower are connected, is synonymous to the soul, which acts as the medium between the spirit and body, because it’s comprised of both. The soul is a multi-dimensional energy field (mind) that acts as a step-down or conversion process for bringing higher energies as archetypal entities into expression as a personality within an individual body. The soul acts to stabilize certain qualities as an “individual” or “unique” combination of higher energies, by bringing them into expression as “life experiences”, which form “memories” of the universal in an individualized state (as something specific). This tunes the soul to certain frequencies which determines what aspects of the higher, universal consciousness it can readily “access” through what it naturally acts to resonate with. Through the Pineal we receive information from the higher realms as laws and principles that are translated into symbolic form as a possible reality through the imagination, which is the “function” of the pineal, and forms it into a “virtual memory” which serves to program (in-form) the subconscious mind of the body. In this way, when the body (lower 3 chakras) is made “passive” (trance state), it acts as a neutral vehicle or instrument for the higher, divine forces.

Dr. Linda Gadbois

Understanding your Sexual, Life-Force Energy and how to use it Creatively

Dreaming
Unfortunately, the most magical part of our mind-body system has been ruthlessly slaughtered with unclean and raunchy ideas that impose a form of moral conflict and endless confusion around how to use them to significantly enhance our creativity and improve the quality of our existence, while stirring a deep fire within us required to ignite the internal combustion necessary to clean our system out and keep it running in a constant state of equilibrium and emotional harmony. Like so many things, the ideas and activities we associate to “states of being”, determine how we present them to ourselves, and how we create our experience of them when we engage in them in a completely spontaneous and natural way. In no other idea is this truer than when freely exploring our sexual nature. Not that this energy is actually “sexual” in nature, but in the sense that we can engage in it without having sex or masturbating, even though it’s the main ingredient for those activities also.

 
What we refer to as our Life-Force Energy that animates our body in the most ordinary sense, is also our sexual energy in the fact that it arises out of the sexual and grounding organs of the body, and has a distinct arousing, pleasurable feeling that alters our state of mind, releases tension and inhibitions, and taps into our wild, free, and expressive nature. It has an expanding, inflating, and quickening feeling fueled by beautiful and erotic sensations that drive us to a state of ecstasy and bliss. This is the energy of the spirit that moves in the body, activating it, stimulating and awakening it, that’s used to work directly with all the other energy centers of the body to bring them into balance by “blowing out” blocks, dissolving tension and energetic congestion. In order to work with the energy of the body, you have to use energy in it’s polarized state.

dna transformation

This is the same energy that’s referred to as the kundalini or serpent energy, which can be intentionally used by drawing it up to activate the other energy centers of the body through the nervous system of the spine in order to unite it with the higher energy centers of the third-eye, or imagination, to produce an incredibly enhanced and heightened form of creativity. When this arousing sensation that expands, quickens, and forms intense pleasure is united with thought and inner vision, we connect to our higher self through an altered state that’s very dynamic and expressive. We turn the body into a creative vessel for the spirit, which is ultimately mental and creative in nature.

 
Like all energies and natural forces, the Life-Force energy exist in a dual state of masculine and feminine, passive and active, and work together in a complementary fashion by rendering the body (feminine) passive, so the active energy (masculine) can move into and through it with no resistance, as a unified, graceful, and excited gesture. And of course, the reverse can also be true, where the body can become the active force that renders the mental force passive, and acts to control the soul’s will for the pursuit of purely physical pleasures. Our physical passions of lust can control our will as thoughts and desire, and the spirit can become the servant of the body’s primal instincts and be used instead to engage in promiscuous sexual behaviors and erotic fantasizing. The very energetic system that creates the artistic genius and god, can also create the twisted pervert and evil, regulated and determined by the soul employing it, and whether or not it’s being used intentionally and with purpose, or unconsciously through compulsive tendencies.

 
This same energy, which ignites matter and the Astral Light of the imagination, if not directed and used properly, can cause overwhelming anxiety and drive people mad (literally). This is largely due to the fact that it’s experienced as an intense emotion that rapidly expands giving us a feeling of being overwhelm while trying to hold it in our body, and the feeling that we’re going to explode, which is the arousing, growth nature of this energy that expands matter to create active life forms. This active, animated, expanding quality is what grows cells by regenerating and multiplying them, and animates the dormant information contained in a seed, stimulating it to grow and develop into a living form.

kundalini

When activated in our body it has a rushing, building up, and exploding with intense pleasure sensation that’s also experienced as an orgasm. It’s the same principle of love that operates as the sexual union of the masculine with the feminine, force with form, which fuses them together through a state of erotic intensity and insurmountable ecstasy that drives them out of their mind with intense pleasure, achieved only through their union. At the moment of an orgasm, we lose all sense of ourselves as being separate from our lover and what’s “lighting us up”, and go temporarily insane with sheer pleasure that we can’t contain within us, and so we have to let it go, and allow it to move through us by surrendering control and letting it have its way with us. We give ourselves to it. By freeing it to move through us, we free ourselves from all the trapped energy we’ve held in our bodies. It literally blows our mind, clearing our head, while relaxing our heart. We remove all blocked energy as psychological tension that acted as an inhibition to our own freedom. The more we move and release, the better we feel. We become completely present and intimate with it inside of us, and we enter into it with complete abandon, and relish in its erotic movement that delight and enliven every cell in our body.

 
In much the same way, this energy can be used to heal the body by producing the pressure necessary to remove blocks and congestion caused by tension and emotional suppression. Whatever emotion (energy) we hold in and don’t allow to freely move through us by expressing it, creates tension in our body as the means of holding it back, and creates blocked energy that forms psychological problems as the internalization of the suppressed emotion. From a purely psychological perspective, all our “issues” stem from denial or suppression of strong emotions, that we form imaginary realities around that are a form of delusion. In this way, negative emotions that are experienced as pain are married to our thoughts, and we develop complexes where our thoughts deliver more of the same pain. We act on ourselves to produce our own suffering. Whatever emotion becomes associated to a thought as a way of trying to hold it inside by trying to express it internally instead of externally, creates a energetic block in our body which inhibits our ability to express freely, robs us of vitality by depleting our energy supply, reduces our ability to experience pleasure, and eventually manifests as a physical malady.

 
By igniting our Life-Force energy, and drawing it up, into, and through us, uniting it with our thoughts and imaginings, acts to grow those thoughts through the pleasurable quality that demands expression as a sense of enthusiasm and excitement. It produces passionate thinking that inspires a sense of wonder and awe. It creates a feeling of fascination and magic around what was previously ordinary things. Our thinking becomes the vehicle for expressing the feeling which increases and reproduces it. The thoughts that come from a feeling of bliss and ecstasy, render ordinary things beautiful, and give us more of the same feeling when we think about them. When we allow positive and euphoric energy to exist in us and animate our thoughts with the same quality, we become a channel for the outward expression of that feeling, and we stimulate the same feeling through how we express it in others. This energy creates a feeling of inner joy, happiness, and exuberance. Notice that when you feel really good, you want to sing and dance, yell and play. It makes you active and expressive. You want to move the feeling that’s swelling inside of you outside of you.

soul energy

This creative Life-Force that’s sexually arousing is the foundation of all creative genius. This quality of consciousness brings ideas to life within the imagination. It’s through this life giving excitable energy that ideas come alive in us, and begin growing and evolving into numerous variations and possibilities through a kind of dynamic unfolding process. We can hold an idea in our mind, concentrate our attention on it, and it’ll become animated, and begin growing, expanding, and joyously “becoming” on its own. This is the way we “receive” ideas from out of the ether as knowledge that didn’t come from memory, but rather unfolds, revealing itself to us, while we act as the passive receptor for it to show itself to us. When we are actively thinking on our own, we render the spiritual force passive, and we only “see” in an idea more of what we already know through the memory we’ve built around it. We can’t grow or “invent” knowledge, but simply run through a repetition of what’s already been done. By becoming passive, stilling our thoughts and releasing our attachments and beliefs around an idea, and simply choosing the idea to focus on while allowing the active force to come alive in us and begin animating the idea itself, we “receive” knowledge by witnessing it as it unfolds before us in our imagination, and we have the experience of being “given” knowledge or ideas instead of producing them. This is the very foundation and secret of all creativity and invention. They’re ideas that “come to us” out of nowhere, initiated by an intense focus and a desire to know about them. This desire to know is a form of curiosity and innocence, where we draw ideas into us with a sense of anticipation and discovery, and we simply observe them as they come alive in us.

 
Self expression as emotion (energy), thought (form), and activity are the key to health, happiness, and creativity. By intentionally stirring this energy in us through a desire for it, and mentally drawing it up into us, allowing it to fill, animate, and “run us”, we remove all energetic blocks, emotional tension, and psychological complexes by flushing them out while in an excited state. We surrender to it, give ourselves fully to it without any resistance and through a joyful cooperation allow it to dance us, move us, think us, and “be” us. In doing this, we enter into proper relationship with spirit through our body as the Divine marriage, consecrated only through love and sexual ecstasy as the energy that fuses them together in a state of eternal joy where they move as one. We use our body in a passive state to become the channel for spirit to express in a state of pure joy and uncontained excitement that’s innocent and spontaneous. Movement that’s natural, immediate, and fluent. An expression that’s graceful, passionate, and eloquently alive, whose touch makes our heart skip a beat and leaves us reaching for more!

 

Dr. Linda Gadbois

 

Evolutionary Relationships & Sacred Sexuality

Transformational Coaching

Spiritual Sciences

Mind / Body Integration

 

About the author:
Dr. Linda is a Spiritual Scientist and scholar of Hermetic Sciences and Ancient Wisdom traditions. She’s a professional educator and trainer for all areas of personal transformation, self-creation, mind development, and soul/spiritual evolution. She practices Integrative Medicine with a special emphasis on Psychology and Creative therapies. She conducts ongoing classes, Playshops, and Adventure Seminars, and is available for private or group training, mentoring, and speaking engagements.
To inquire, click here

 

 

Save

Merkabah – Resonance, Sympathetic Induction, and Coherence as the Vehicle for Ascension

merka
The idea of the Merkabah, which is typically represented by the interlaced triangles of the Hexad, or what some refer to as the Star of David, in scientific terms associates the idea with the laws that govern it and are necessary in order to perform what the idea suggests. The term “Merkabah” means “light vehicle” that is used as the means to ascend into higher dimensions. While sacred geometry and the principles and laws they represent are multi-dimensional and have as many diverse forms of meaning as there are people interpreting them to find their secrets as encoded messages, they also represent set laws that can be used in numerous ways as practical guidelines and tools for creating not only within the physical realm, but simultaneously in the astral, mental, and causal realms. Laws as geometric shapes form a series of correspondences with letters, numbers, colors, sounds, states, planetary influences, and so on, that give us explicit instructions for how to use our own mind-body system to move between higher and lower dimensions, which exist as planes of a greater unified dimension, all of which operate according to the same set of universal laws.

 
The basic idea behind the Heptad as two interlace triangles, one pointing down, and the other up, is “equilibrium” or harmony between the higher planes and the lower planes. It also represents the idea of structure, function, and order which are the very basis of law itself, which says that the form of something determines how it functions or behaves and the order or growth process it naturally undertakes through a process of unfolding or becoming. Vibration itself (as consciousness) takes on a form as patterning with distinct behaviors as a kind of personality. The planes of light and matter, and of mind over matter, or the fact that the mind is the same thing as matter in a different state, separated only be degrees of vibration. The higher plane of light, being of a higher vibration is invisible or translucent to the lower plane of solid matter, which moves at a considerably slower rate. Because all planes are of the same basic energetic substance, separated only by degrees of vibration as a kind of scale that moves from higher to lower, the way to move within these interlaced planes is by altering your vibratory frequency as your quality of consciousness.

merk

In order to achieve the level of consciousness we call God, which is pure and Divine in nature vibrating at the highest rate and existing on the higher levels of a unified consciousness, we have to become “like God” in order to “know God”. The God’s, so to speak, never come down from heaven, because to do so they’d have to lower their vibration as a degradation or corruption of their consciousness, as in the legend of the “fallen angels”, and so work with the lower planes through the soul or astral body of man as an intermediary or medium between planes. The way we move between planes is by achieving the low end of the frequency of the higher plane, so we can resonate with it, and be drawn into it through sympathetic induction, where we begin vibrating at the same rate. This is why all spiritual traditions involve a form of personal transformation as the means of being “god-like”, cultivating in us the same attributes and qualities as God as the means of raising our vibration and level of consciousness to the point where we can ascend naturally to higher dimensions. We are energetic beings whose vibratory frequency demonstrates our level and of quality of conscious, intuitively, intellectually, and morally.

 
As humans we possess three levels or aspects of the mind, represented by the triangle of the trinity, referred to as the higher mind or Self, the subconscious or lower mind, and the conscious or self-conscious mind, which is the aspect most think of when we use the term “mind”. Being of the lower-animal kingdom, governed by the subconscious mind which exists in a primary state of automatic or instinctual functions performed without direct awareness or creative use of thought and will, exists in a fundamental state of hypnosis as a part of the group mind of the astral plane of mass consciousness, and is often completely operated out of suggestions received from the environment and conditioning their programmed with in their formative years. Because our vibration is set and developed through our consciousness and ability to think for ourselves, we raise our vibration through creative thinking that cultivates our individuality. If we simply think the thoughts of our training, and never really realize the power of our will to self create, then we remain energetically apart of the lower realm of the animal kingdom of the Earth plane.

Merkaba

In order to “draw into us” consciousness as a quality of being and knowledge of the principles that govern the material realm, we have to be of the same vibratory frequency or within close enough range that we can still draw it into us by resonating with it. The way we move between a hierarchy of parallel and inter-nested planes of existence, as levels of consciousness or intelligence, is through sympathy. When we exist within a certain range of vibration, we can resonate with other vibrations within that same frequency. Through resonance, energy as qualities of consciousness merge into each other, equalize and form coherence and begin vibrating harmoniously by forming a combination as “one consciousness”. When the lower vibration raises itself to come within range of the higher vibration, an induction takes place, and it draws the lower vibration into a higher rate of vibration, where it forms a new level of consciousness as its normal and consistent frequency.

 
By raising our vibration to the highest point of the lower plane to come into near proximity of the lower range of the higher plane, it causes a paradigm shift as the vibratory structure of the mind that incorporates new awareness, shifting and expanding its ability to conceive of new realities. Through this vibratory paradigm shift, which systematically upgrades and modifies all ideas held in the mind that involves and is affected by the new realizations, the mind is literally restructured and transformed to be able to perceive and understand higher worlds that exist simultaneously within the worlds of the lower planes.

merkabah

In order to attain the consciousness of higher planes, and draw it into us, we have to develop ourselves to the level of that plane. We can only attain what is equivalent to us, or that which we are similar to in nature. We have to develop ourselves to higher levels in order to use them for our mental and emotional transformation. We can only “know God” by becoming the same as God, by becoming “god-like” in consciousness and identifying with our divine nature. This is why all initiatory processes involve purifying the soul, releasing attachments to our material existence, cultivating virtues to develop our morality, and through the constant study of philosophy, the arts, and the sciences. A pure mind that possesses knowledge of the higher worlds is necessary to be able to act as the tuner and receiver for higher vibration, in order to lift ourselves to the Heavens. We have to engage in a devotional practice of attaining higher knowledge through meditation, concentration, contemplation, and by bringing that knowledge into a daily practice. We acquire it like we acquire anything, by merging with it, embodying it, becoming the channel for it, and transforming ourselves through the synthesis of it. Only through sympathy do we attain the knowledge, essence, qualities, and virtues necessary to vibrate at a higher rate.

 
Through self-realization of our true nature, not as unique beings or advanced animals, but as divine beings with the ability to self-create, we let go of our personal agendas of a selfish nature, and step into our roles as universal beings that are “in this world, but not of it”. As divine beings sent here to evolve mankind by merging into them, becoming one with them in mind and body, while still maintaining awareness of our true identity and creative power to transcend and therefore evolve mankind from the inside out.

 
All growth and development is self-facilitated. It comes only through desire, devotion and willful effort. No one can make us learn or grow or do our work for us. We are the sole creators of our experiences and of ourselves. What we are always looking for outside of ourselves actually resides inside of us, waiting to be awakened and consciously birthed while in the body. Only through self-awareness and knowledge of ourselves as we truly are can we actively and consciously undergo the process of personal transformation by purifying our mind and body and tuning ourselves with the proper qualities and thoughts that intentionally develop our vibratory frequency allowing us to ascend one plane at a time, undergoing the process of death and rebirth while still living, so that at the death of our body our soul will permanently reside on the higher planes of consciousness which is our true home.

 

Dr. Linda Gadbois

Spiritual Sciences

Personal Transformation

 

About the author:
Dr. Linda is a Spiritual Scientist and scholar of Hermetic Sciences and Ancient Wisdom traditions. She’s a professional educator and trainer for all areas of personal transformation, self-creation, mind development, and soul/spiritual evolution. She practices Integrative Medicine with a special emphasis on Psychology and Creative therapies. She conducts ongoing classes, Playshops, and Adventure Seminars, and is available for private or group training, mentoring, and speaking engagements.
To inquire, click here

Save

Save

Save