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#3046 - Tuesday, January 15, 2008 - Editor: Jerry Katz
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It was on Mystress Angelique's Kundalini list that I met the people who would join me to start the first online nonduality community. That was ten years ago. Many of the original group are still here: Gloria, Jan, David H., Gene, Harsha. I'm leaving out a number of names, sorry. Angelique's Grounding exercise is the topic of this Highlights. Included is a link to the video of Angelique leading the viewer through the exercise. And there is the transcription of her spoken word, included below.
If you sometimes feel you're not bodily grounded, try it!
The foundation of my spiritual teaching is the Grounding exercise. This is an exercise to open yourself to the universal life force, and draw it inside of your body to accentuate your own life force. Begin by taking three deep breaths. Breathing in relaxation, breathing out tension. You should be sitting up straight with your hands apart, your legs uncrossed and your feet flat on the floor. ... deep breaths ... just relax yourself.
Now I want you to imagine that you're on a very warm sunny beach, or somewhere out of doors that feels good to you. And I want you to imagine that it's high noon, and the sun is directly overhead. And you can feel the heat from it on the top of your head, it's very warm. Focus for a moment on imagining this until you actually feel the heat. The effect could be very subtle, but it will be very definite. And as you feel the heat on the top of your head, it will feel like the top of your head has become a flower. The crown chakra is the thousand petal lotus and as you feel the sunlight, the flower begins to open, ever so gently. To open itself and spread its petals so that it can draw the sunlight down inside of you.
And as the flower opens, the sunlight begins to enter you. It goes in your head. It goes in your face. You can feel it going down your spine and into your neck. In the center of your torso, there is, like, a reservoir, to hold this energy. Just imagine that you have an oval shape from your collar bones to your pelvis, and the sunlight that's coming down inside of you is starting to fill up this oval shape. You can imagine that the sunlight acts like liquid if you like, but just imagine it filling that center, any way you want to imagine it... visually... feeling it... If you tend to imagine things with sound, then you can imagine the sound of a glass filling. The tone changes as it fills up. The important thing is just that you imagine that your center is filled with light, from above you.
Now as your center is filled, I want you to imagine that the bottom of your reservoir has a little leak in it. Not enough so that it's ever going to drain dry, but there's sunlight coming out of the bottom of the reservoir. It's going down through you. It's coming out your tail bone. It's going down your legs. It's going out your feet into the earth. And as it goes into the earth, it's like a laser beam drill. It's drilling down... down... down into the earth... all the way down into the earth. It's going down... it's going down to the very center of the earth, which is a beautiful fiery crystal. And as the light from above you touches that fiery crystal at the core, it starts off an explosion down there.
What you give to the crystal it gives back better. and now there's more light, and its coming rushing back up the hole that you made to the center of the earth. It's like a volcano. It's like Old Faithful. It's coming back up, up, up, up, and you feel it when it comes in your feet, Your feet will start to tingle like they've been given a really good massage. Pay attention to that tingle. You feel it coming up your legs. You feel it coming up into the center, and when it hits that center, that center explodes into radiance, and expands into a circle that is the outer edge of your aura. Approximately a couple of feet above your head, a couple of feet below your feet, all of you is contained in a big egg shape, a big egg oval of light.
The oval is filled with light, and some of the light that's coming back up through you from the earth. Is shooting out the top of your head, and its coming down around you like one of those fountains that are shaped like an umbrella. And the drops of the earth light are raining down around the outside of your egg aura to create a shield for you, like an egg shell. As the light rains down, it begins to shield you.
Now some of the light that's coming back up from the earth goes all the way back up where it came from, all the way back up to touch the sun. And when the light from the earth touches the sun, it reacts exactly the same as when the sun touched the crystal underground. The love you give to the earth, and give to the sun begins to come back down multiplied. So now you can feel almost like a warm rain, more sunlight raining down on top of you, coming into you, and filling you.
And if you imagine how the energy is moving between the center of the Earth and the center of our solar system, which is the sun, and your own aura, it's like you are an egg of light, on the eternal thread of light, with the energy moving through you both ways. Focus on the energy moving. Get the conception very clear in your mind. You may feel it as a tingly sensation. When you've got it very clear, (*snap*) lock it in, so that the energy will continue circulating without your conscious focus.
Keep watching this video and practicing until you get very good at doing this.
More info here: http://www.fire-serpent.com/1grnd.html
"I have been having spiritual experiences all my life, for most of my life I did not realize that my experiences and awareness were not "normal". I presumed that everyone had these experiences, but didn't talk about them. In the course of a life with so many spiritual experiences, I have acquired many qualifications. I am a Shaman, a Shaktipat Master, a pagan 3rd Degree High Priestess, a Yogina, an empath, a clairvoyant, a chaneller and I do Reiki. I have been doing Hatha Yoga and chanelling white light since I was 16, and have been active in the "New Age" scene as a spiritual guide and Tantric teacher for many years. It is the most fulfilling, rewarding work, and there is nothing I would rather do. So beautiful, to watch people growing."
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