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An ancient Chinese system of divination, also known as the
Book of Changes. The I Ching consists of 64 interrelated hexagrams
along with commentaries. The hexagram formations can be used
in divination are decided by the throwing of three coins three
times or by tossing yarrow sticks. Each hexagram has a meaning
and when lines of hexagrams are taken into account the oracle
is capable of delivering more than 4,000 answers with repetition.
Secret brotherhood of magical practitioners. The brotherhood
is rumored to have existed in ancient Egypt but the term was
first used in the fifteenth century to describe adepts, especially
those who possessed 'light or 'illumination' [i.e. see wisdom]
from a higher source. The term associated with a number of
secret societies and occult groups, such as the Rosicrucian's
Mental images, thoughts, feelings and sensations that play
an important role are psi activity, meditation, spiritual
and psychic healing, mystical experiences and magic. Since
ancient times imagery has been seen as a way to tap into the
unconscious and harness its power.
Imagery is subjective, with studies showing that some people
are better at imagery than others. It occurs spontaneously
in drams and daydreams but, with training, research has shown
it can be used for goal-orientated tasks. It is generally
through that imagery training benefits psi ability, and since
the nineteenth century parapsychologists have explored the
in-between psi and imagery.
is a right-brain function, which synthesis images, sounds
and emotions. Experiments with psi imagery have shown that
there are five mental processing stages involved:
image is presented unchanged to the conscious awareness
image is reorganised into recognizable patterns, but which
are different to the original.
imagination and memory fill in missing elements
image is transformed into different, but similar, image
image stimulates associations; for example, a person may
associate an image of a half-eaten apple with cancer. The
association could have been formed because the night before
a beloved relative died of cancer and she had left
a half-eaten apple by her bedside.
is thought that gifted psychics can receive their psi information
in all five ways, or in one or two dominant ways, as the five
mental processing stages are not necessarily sequential.
Process-orientated imagery [visualising carrying out the task]
and goal-orientated imagery [visualising the task already
completed] are used in creative visualisation techniques designed
to improve health, relationships, career prospects, personal
growth and fulfillment. Imagery is an absolutely essential
part of martial arts training and individuals in sport and
business use imagery to boost their chances of success. Studies
of sportsmen and women show that physiological changes occur
during creative visualisation and that their internal imagery
is a highly effective way to boost performance [The Zone and
The Entering the Field are commonly used terms and explored
more in Steven Warren's writing]
Imagery has also played an important role in many kinds of
healing since the ancient Greeks recognised how important
the mind-body link was to physical and emotional health. If
disease is present both patient and healer image the relevant
parts of the body is perfect health as a way of combating
The Renaissance physician, Paracelsus, said that the imagination
has the power to cure or cause illness, but only in the last
40 years that Western medicine has begun to recognise the
true healing potential of mental imagery. Since the 1970s
imagery has been used as an alternative or supplemental treatment
for a large number of illnesses, especially cancer. In Eastern
medicine, meditation and yoga imagery is employed to reach
illumination - a state where there is no thought and no imagery.
In magic, imagery is used to imbue symbols with power and
to effect spells. By visualising the symbol the magician or
witch believes that he or she can access its power.
is the ability to visualise and make sense of the universe
in pictures and symbols not words. It is something that comes
from with a person's own mind and involves images and sensations
that do not demonstrate any basis in reality, yet. Imagination
is sometimes confused with psychic skills such as telepathy
and precognition but it is not the same. Psychics believe
that imagination is the first stage in reawakening latent
psychic potential because imagination involves mental images
and pictures, and these images can have great power and meaning.
to stimulate your imagination
often dismiss insights by telling ourselves that we imagined
things, but a vivid imagination is believed to be the bridge
between intuition and psychic development. To develop psychically
you need to think in pictures and sensations, not words, and
to allow yourself to dream, fantasize and play.
Here are some simple suggestions to develop your imagination
as a path to psychic awakening. Let your imagination run free.
1 - Draw
two shapes on a piece of paper.
One is simply a straight vertical line no more than a few
inches long. The second is shaped like a capital Y - again
no more than a few inches long. Look at both these shapes
for a minutes. Now cover up the Y shape and look at the vertical
line. In your minds eye let the vertical line transform into
the Y shape. See the line dividing and splitting into the
Y. Try it again, only this time see one arm of the Y growing
faster than the other. Do it again, and se one arm waiting
for the other to complete before it moves. See in your minds
eye one of the arms moving and, when it stops, see the other
2 - Choose
a picture you like.
It can be a photo or a painting or a drawing. You want this
to be uplifting experience, so try to pick something simple
and calm rather than something crowded with detail. Find a
place where you won't be disturbed and where you can relax.
Take the picture with you. Get comfortable and take some deep
breaths to help you relax. Tune out everything else and look
at the pictures for a few minutes. Try to remember every detail
in your picture. When you are ready, close your eyes and slowly
melt into the picture. Stand in your imagined picture, look
at everything and see it all in your head. Take a walk around
in your picture. Enjoy the mood of the picture. If there are
people there talk to them. Take a good look around. When you
feel ready, slowly walk out of the picture and come back to
- When the phone rings see if you can imagine who is on the
other end before you pick it up. Do the same with your post.
Imagine who has sent you a letter before you tear it open.
And if you're feeling confident, see if you can image what
will be in the next day's newspaper headlines.
worry if you have more misses than hits with these exercises;
the important thing is to get your imagination muscles working,
because its you imagination that will take you on your first
During the later part of the 1970s Nancy Ann Tappe, a psychic
and lecturer at the University of San Diego, noticed a change
taking place in the colour of children's auras. Nancy believed
that her ability to see auras was due to the fact that has
been diagnosed with synesthesia, a condition where two neurological
systems become crossed so that the senses get reversed. As
part of her research and study Nancy published a book in 1982
called 'Understanding Your Life Through Color', and in this
book she first mentioned the term indigo. A few years later,
Lee Carol, a channeller for an entity he calls Kryon, and
his wife, Jan Tober, presented Tappes research on varying
colours of the aura in The Indigo Children and Indigo Celebration.
According to Tappe, from 1980 about 80 per cent of the babies
being born had an indigo aura around them that she equated
to their life mission and their life colour. From 1990 she
suggested that there were about 90 per cent being born, and
as many as 99 per cent by the year 2000. Prior to 1980 babies
with indigo colour were born - so there are indigo adults
- but it was after 1980 that a significant increase occurred.
Indigo is the colour of the third eye chakra, which an energy
centre inside the head located between the eyebrows. This
chakra stimulates clairvoyance, or the ability to see energy,
visions and spirits, so, according to Tappe, many of the Indigo
Children are classed as clairvoyant.
Tappe believed that Indigo Children have a warrior nature,
a rebel with a cause' personality with absolutely no sense
of guilt. They are often labeled hyperactive or aggressive
but this is their purpose. They are here to break down old
and out moded systems - legal, educational, medical and so
on - and to force honesty and integrity on a global level.
According to Tappe and her followers, the Indigos re often
mis-diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder [ADD] or Attention
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder [ADHD]. This is because of
their warrior nature. Adults find it hard to handle their
intense energy and think that the only way to calm them down
is with powerful pharmaceutical drugs, like Ritalin. Tappe
suggested that these children actually have right and left-brain
alignment, something people on the spiritual path strive for
throughout their lifetime. They are highly sensitive, have
psychic abilities and possess incredible wisdom. According
to Tappe being an Indigo isn't easy, but it foretells a mission.
The indigo Children are the ones who have come to raise the
vibration of our planet and bring to humanity the age of enlighten.
to recognise the Indigo Child
Indigo Child is recognisable by his or her aura and by certain
other traits, according to The Indigo Children website [owned
by Kryon Writing's] www.indigochild.com
They come into the world with a feeling of royalty [and
often act like it]. They have a feeling of 'deserving
to be here', and are surprised when others don't share it.
Self-worth is not a big issue. They often tell the
parents 'who they are'.
They have difficult with authority without explanation
They simply will not do certain things; for example,
waiting in line is difficult for them
They get frustrated with systems that are rule orientated
and don't require creative thought.
They often see better ways of doing things, both
at home and in school, which makes them seem like nonconformists.
They seem anti-social unless they are with their
own kind. If there are no other of like consciousness
around them they often turn inward. School is extremely difficult
for them socially.
They will not respond to 'guilt' discipline.
They are not shy in letting you know what they need.
Indigo Children website advises that if you recognise the
characteristics of an Indigo Child in someone you know, it
is important you give this child respect, support and love.
They need attention and stimulation and an outlet for their
creativity. They need things explained to them, because 'I
told you so' isn't an adequate reason for an Indigo. Give
them a sense of direction, but above all empower them by giving
them choices, responsibility and a sense of independence.
If psychic ability manifests itself allow them to nurture
and develop it.
"I use the term 'individuation' to denote the process
by which a person becomes a psychological ' Individual ' that
is, a separate, indivisible unity or ' whole '. " ( The
Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious, Coll. Works,
Vol. 9, p.275.)
means becoming a single, homogeneous being, and, in so far
as ' In-dividuality ' embraces our innermost, lost, and incomparable
uniqueness, it also implies becoming one's own self. We could
therefore translate individuation as ' coming to selfhood
' or ' self -realisation . ' " ( Two Essays on Analytical
Psychology, Coll. Works, Vol. 7, p. 181.)
again and again I note that the individuation process is confused
with the coming of the ego into consciousness and that the
ego is in consequence indentified with self, which naturally
produces a hopeless conceptual muddle. Individuation is then
nothing but ego-centredeness and autoeroticism. But the self
comprises infinitely more than a mere ego. . . It is as much
one'se self, and all other selves, as the ego. Individuation
does not shut one out from the world, but gathers the world
to one's self." ( The Structure and Dynamics of the
Psyche, Coll. Works, Vol 8, p. 226.)
C.G. Jung 'Memories, Dreams and Refelections p 413 - 414
of the personality beyond it proper limits by identification
with the persona ( q.v. ) or with an archtype ( q.v.
), or in pathological cases with a historical or religious
figure. It produces an exaggerated sense of one's self-importance
and is usually compensated by feelings of inferiority.
C.G. Jung 'Memories, Dreams and Refelections p 414
English magical order founded in the mid to late 1920s by
Dion Fortune as the Fraternity of the Inner Light, in 1946
after Fortunes death, the name was changed to Society of Inner
According to its website [www.innerlight.org.uk
] it is a: 'Society for the study of Occultism, mysticism
and Esoteric Psychology and the development of their practice.
Its aims are Christian and its method are Western.
The right brain function in which insight, information and
intuition enable a person to make great leaps in thought and
creativity. Everyone experiences inspiration at some time
or other in his or her life. Some believe it comes from a
divine source, while others believe it to come from supernatural
sources. This is because when inspiration occurs it often
feels as if the ideas come from outside of one, as if one
has become the instrument not the instigator of ideas and
Research by the American Society for Psychical Research on
the relationship between creativity and ESP demonstrates three
factors in common: shared principles; positive motivation
[the need to make contact with distant material]; relaxation
and dissociation [the mind is most passive and receptive in
Typically inspiration occurs suddenly and with great intensity,
but it is though to be the product of a long period of incubation
where the unconscious integrates and collates information
into new patterns, which are then pushed forward into consciousness.
This was certainly the case, for instance, with Thomas Edison's
discovery of the light bulb. The flash of inspiration came
after years of research and experimentation. Sometimes, chills,
burning, tingling and fuzzy feelings are said to accompany
moments of inspiration - Beethoven said his body shivered
when the inspiration occurred and his hair would stand on
end. Inspiration only lasts for a few moments and if the insights
are not written down or acted upon, the memory of them will
Attitdue-type characterised by orientation in life
through ' subjective psychic contents ' See
C.G. Jung 'Memories, Dreams and Refelections p 414
is a state of knowing something without being aware that you
know it. It is a knowledge that seems to come from nowhere,
a sudden revelation or insight without any logical evidence.
Intuition is commonly believed to be a sixth sense, a form
of ESP or an indication of potential psychic ability. Many
psychologists, however, believe that intuition does not rely
on a sixth sense; it is simply a case of knowing without being
aware of how you know. Present understanding of how the brain
works provides a logical explanation of this phenomenon. There
is an overwhelming sea of awareness we all possess that never
reaches conscious awareness. This is subliminal knowledge
gleaned by the senses that completely bypasses consciousness.
When some aspect of this awareness surfaces into the consciousness,
it is called intuition.
It is thought that we have two system of awareness: conscious
and intuitive. The conscious or logical mind [left brain function]
is able verbalise what it experiences. It records information
received by the five senses - seeing, hearing, smelling, feeling
and tasting. The intuitive system [right brain function] is
non-verbal. It picks up the same information from the five
senses. It organises, processes, records and store the information
for later use.
The minds intuitive awareness system is believed to be so
efficient that it picks up millions of bits of information
that conscious mind misses, and it stores this information
continually throughout all the years of a person's life. As
a result a vast storehouse of knowledge is stored in our subconscious
without any conscious awareness of it. The intuitive mind
never lies dormant and is always trying, through symbols,
dream and feelings, to bring its information to conscious
awareness. So when an intuitive insight occurs, it is not
sign of ESP but rather information that has been gathered
and stored on a subliminal level.
Some people seem naturally able to extract and use intuitive
information from the world around them. They seem to reach
conclusions, solve problems and sense reality easily and in
a mysterious way that others cannot. It is often said that
these people are sensitive, talented, inspired, intelligent,
creative and even psychic, but often these gifts are just
the benefit of intuitive awareness - and there is growing
evidence that this is an ability everyone posses and can develop
to some degree.
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