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05-11-2020, 06:01 PM, (This post was last modified: 05-11-2020, 06:29 PM by Aion.)
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Good Books
Rather than letting this thread go to waste, I'll just see if anyone has ready any good books lately?

I've been reading through the Corpus Hermeticum again.
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05-11-2020, 07:28 PM,
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RE: Good Books
I read The Invisible Man by HG Wells a short while ago.... loved it. The Man in question is such a twat but he's entertaining, and I like how he's, y'know, invisible 'n stuff..

Been reading the Tarot by Paul Foster Case. Just picking it up as I go through each archetype, highlighting lines that resonate with me, then putting it down to do the "non-written" work, so to speak.

Aaaaand.... I've been reading a history of the 13th Floor Elevators. It's called Eye Mind: The Saga of Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators. Definitely one of the more 'electrifying' tales in music/rock and roll for me. Roky was such a kick-ass performer and singer, just unreal. Stacy Sutherland's guitar playing is the s*** (excuse me). And Tommy Hall's whole "psychedelic evangelism" was, while extremely heavy-handed, super cool to me. In the sense that he was trying to get the LSD to "speak" through the music, and elevate the collective consciousness. Definitely a little misguided there, however, I suppose I like the "channeling" aspect of it.....

I think I'll pick up the Corpus Hermeticum again, it's been a couple of years. Plus I'm tired of reading on my kindle.... Rolleyes
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05-11-2020, 08:13 PM, (This post was last modified: 05-11-2020, 08:18 PM by Navaratna.)
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RE: Good Books
To discover the truth about Mesoamerican divination practices which are identical to East Asian ones
The Four Agreements, a short, simple book about Toltec philosophy

Pyramid of Fire by John Jenkins

It's about secrets of Mexican astrological symbolism, philosophy of self-sacrifice [ego-death] musical octaves, and kundalini.

It describes Secret of the Golden Flower and the East Asian Brahmacharya of Hindu/Buddhist traditions

Brahmacharya ( / ˌ b r ɑː m ə ˈ tʃ ɑːr j ə / ; Devanagari : ब्रह्मचर्य , Bengali : ব্রহ্মচর্য) is a concept within Indian religions that literally means "conduct consistent with Brahman " or "on the path of Brahman". [1] In Yoga , Hinduism and Buddhism it generally refers to a lifestyle characterized by sexual continence or abstinence. Brahmacharya is somewhat different from the English term "celibacy," which merely means non-indulgence in sexual activity.
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05-12-2020, 12:16 AM,
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Another one cities of ancient mexico by Jeremy A. Sabloff

There's a lot of details about the artifacts and legends of treasures that Quetzalcoatl held. It was also a title for people.

There's passages that say "Yes, lord Quetzalcoatl of Tula was so tremendously wealthy that he had an entire house of amethyst, a house full of amethyst, a house of bird feathers. A house of greenstone" etc...and descriptions of the magnetite/pyrite/hematite/lodestone and colored obsidian artifacts.

They don't mention ilmenite but that's another one. Most of the info can be found online but I think it's more memorable and accurate. It isn't about history it's about excavations of the cities and the material found in places like Teotihuacan representing neighborhoods of different kingdoms if I remember correctly. Forest of King by David Freidel.

These books are older but very accurate and unique, if you want something more recent Lost City of the Monkey God is interesting I haven't read the entire thing but it's about the cities in the jungle around Honduras that have a lot of mystique surrounding them and have barely been explored because Honduras is a pretty unwelcoming place for anthropologists.
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05-12-2020, 10:27 AM,
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I've been a bit burnt out on spiritually themed books lately and I'm getting back into sci-fi. I really enjoyed Iain M. Bank's novel The Player of Games. It's about an empire where the hierarchy is based on a complex board game played every 5 years. An expert game player from a different civilization is allowed to enter in the games and this upsets the balance of the whole society. Pretty interesting and engaging story Smile
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05-12-2020, 01:09 PM,
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I have just read Shaman, Healer, Sage by Alberto Villoldo, whose books I love.

But a bit like Spaced, I am right now off spiritually themed book and am reading A Strange Country by one of my fav french writers Muriel Barbery, who wrote the Elegance of the Hedgehog, she is an awesome writer. A Strange Country is like a philosophical novel, just wonderful.
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05-12-2020, 01:10 PM,
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I actually haven't read any "new" spiritual books in quite awhile, instead I've just been revisiting the same texts and trying to go deeper rather than broader.

That being said, I haven't picked up any leisure books in awhile so I should probably do that sometime. I just find 'study books' easier to pick up and put down, whereas a story I want to immerse myself in I never want to leave, and unfortunately I have other things to do at the moment.
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05-12-2020, 02:49 PM,
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RE: Good Books
I am doing a read-through of the new Ra Contact books. Other than that, my last books were rereads, as new material in a sea of mediocrity is getting harder to find. 

The Holographic Universe, Michael Talbot
  • Excellent theories on the holographic model and paranormal phenomena supported by physicist David Bohm and neurophysiologist Karl Primbram's work.
The Crystal Cave, Mary Stewart
  • Brilliant story of Merlin, the first in a trilogy.
Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
  • The only novel of Austen's I like, but it is so good, so delicious, and so hilarious.
Micro, Micheal Crichton & Richard Preston (Preston finished Crichton's book when Crichton died in the middle of writing it)
  • I love all of Crichton's work. He did years of research on any novel, and he was super-itelligent and a really gifted writer of scientific thrillers.
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05-12-2020, 02:56 PM,
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RE: Good Books
(05-12-2020, 02:49 PM)Diana Wrote:  I am doing a read-through of the new Ra Contact books.

Huh

What are these new Ra contact books you speak of?
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05-12-2020, 05:46 PM,
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I love Crichton too

Love the Ra contact books

Silly this is an edition with some changes minor or some few more importants and published in 2018 in two volumes
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05-12-2020, 05:56 PM,
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Oooo ok, thanks flo
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05-12-2020, 09:02 PM,
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RE: Good Books
(05-12-2020, 02:56 PM)sillypumpkins Wrote:  
(05-12-2020, 02:49 PM)Diana Wrote:  I am doing a read-through of the new Ra Contact books.

Huh

What are these new Ra contact books you speak of?

https://www.bring4th.org/forums/showthread.php?tid=15885

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05-12-2020, 10:47 PM,
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(05-12-2020, 02:49 PM)Diana Wrote:  I am doing a read-through of the new Ra Contact books. Other than that, my last books were rereads, as new material in a sea of mediocrity is getting harder to find. 

The Holographic Universe, Michael Talbot
  • Excellent theories on the holographic model and paranormal phenomena supported by physicist David Bohm and neurophysiologist Karl Primbram's work.
The Crystal Cave, Mary Stewart
  • Brilliant story of Merlin, the first in a trilogy.
Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
  • The only novel of Austen's I like, but it is so good, so delicious, and so hilarious.
Micro, Micheal Crichton & Richard Preston (Preston finished Crichton's book when Crichton died in the middle of writing it)
  • I love all of Crichton's work. He did years of research on any novel, and he was super-itelligent and a really gifted writer of scientific thrillers.

I still haven't gotten around to reading the Holographic Universe, I've had it for years.

I have another book called the 'Holotropic Mind' which is kind of taking Holographic Theory and fusing it with Theory of Mind, you might like it.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/196576.The_Holotropic_Mind
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05-13-2020, 12:06 AM, (This post was last modified: 05-13-2020, 12:11 AM by Diana.)
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RE: Good Books
(05-12-2020, 10:47 PM)Aion Wrote:  I still haven't gotten around to reading the Holographic Universe, I've had it for years.

I have another book called the 'Holotropic Mind' which is kind of taking Holographic Theory and fusing it with Theory of Mind, you might like it.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/196576.The_Holotropic_Mind

Thanks. Talbot actually references Stanislav Grof in The Holographic Universe. When you get around to reading it, you will love it. Talbot was intelligent and a good writer. Smile

Here is an interview with Michael Talbot on The Holographic Universe:



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05-13-2020, 12:21 AM,
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Even though I haven't read it, I have had a lot of talks with people about it and am pretty familiar with its basic concepts, so it would be a good idea to see how he presents them all together.
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05-13-2020, 04:50 AM, (This post was last modified: 05-13-2020, 05:35 AM by Navaratna.)
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RE: Good Books
(05-13-2020, 12:06 AM)Diana Wrote:  
(05-12-2020, 10:47 PM)Aion Wrote:  I still haven't gotten around to reading the Holographic Universe, I've had it for years.

I have another book called the 'Holotropic Mind' which is kind of taking Holographic Theory and fusing it with Theory of Mind, you might like it.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/196576.The_Holotropic_Mind

Thanks. Talbot actually references Stanislav Grof in The Holographic Universe. When you get around to reading it, you will love it. Talbot was intelligent and a good writer. Smile

Here is an interview with Michael Talbot on The Holographic Universe:




I have read some of Stanislav Grof and his story is interesting.

I remember something being mentioned in his books about the Seth material
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seth_Material
About how it had it's origins relevant to what he was researching.

In late 1963, Jane Roberts and her husband, Robert Butts, experimented with a Ouija board as part of Roberts' research for a book on extra-sensory perception.[7] Roberts and Butts claimed that they began to receive coherent messages from a male personality on December 2, 1963, who later identified himself as Seth. Soon after, Roberts reported that she was hearing the messages in her head. She began to dictate the messages instead of using the Ouija board, and the board was eventually abandoned. For 21 years until Roberts' death in 1984 (with a one-year hiatus due to her final illness), Roberts held regular sessions in which she went into a trance and purportedly spoke on behalf of Seth.[8]
According to Roberts, Seth described himself as an "energy personality essence no longer focused in physical matter"[9] who was independent of Roberts' subconscious, although Roberts expressed skepticism as to Seth's origins,[10] frequently referring to Seth's statements as "theories".[11] Roberts claimed that Seth indicated he had completed his earthly reincarnations and was speaking from an adjacent plane of existence. The Seth personality described himself as a "teacher",[12] and said: "this material has been given by himself and others in other times and places, but that it is given again, in new ways, for each succeeding generation through the centuries."[13]
Unlike the psychic Edgar Cayce, whose syntax when speaking in trance was antiquated and convoluted, Roberts' syntax and sentence structures were modern and clear when speaking as Seth. Roberts often sat in a rocking chair during sessions, and she would occasionally smoke cigarettes and sip beer or wine. Afterwards, she claimed to not remember the contents of the session, and she would often read the transcript or ask what Seth had said.[14]


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Roberts

On a September evening in 1963, Roberts sat down at her table to work on poetry; Butts was in his back-room studio, painting. "It was very domestic, very normal, very unpsychedelic," she would later remember. And then "Between one normal minute and the next, a fantastic avalanche of radical, new ideas burst into my head with tremendous force ... It was as if the physical world were really tissue-paper-thin, hiding infinite dimensions of reality, and I was flung through the tissue paper with a huge ripping sound." When she "came to," Roberts found herself scrawling the title of this odd batch of notes: The Physical Universe as Idea Construction.
Before this, though her fiction typically dealt with such themes as clairvoyance and reincarnation, intellectually neither she nor Butts believed in extrasensory abilities. Yet soon after this episode, Roberts suddenly began recalling her dreams, including two that were precognitive. Their curiosity piqued, the couple decided to investigate further, and she managed to land a contract with a New York publisher for a do-it-yourself book on extra-sensory perception.[11]
In late 1963, Roberts and Butts started experimenting with a Ouija board as part of Roberts' research for the book.[16] According to Roberts and Butts, on December 2, 1963 they began to receive coherent messages from a male personality who eventually identified himself as Seth. Soon after, Roberts reported that she was hearing the messages in her head. The first seven sessions were entirely with the Ouija board. The three-hour session on the evening of Jan. 2, 1964 was the first where she began to dictate the messages instead of using the Ouija board. For a while she still opened her sessions with the board, but finally abandoned it after the 27th session on Feb. 19, 1964.[17]
Roberts described the process of writing the Seth books as entering a trance state. She said Seth would assume control of her body and speak through her, while her husband wrote down the words she spoke. They referred to such episodes as "readings" or "sessions."[18] The 26th session on Feb. 18, 1964 was the first held in the presence of another person—a friend.[19]
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05-13-2020, 07:50 AM,
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I really liked The Holographic Universe. Must be 12 years since I read it.
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05-13-2020, 10:03 PM, (This post was last modified: 05-13-2020, 10:08 PM by Navaratna.)
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It looks like Law of One addresses the Seth material:

36.3 Questioner: Out of the Seth Material we have a statement here: Seth says that each entity here on Earth is one aspect or part of a higher self or Oversoul which has many aspects or parts in many dimensions all of which learn lessons which enable the higher self to progress in a balanced manner. Am I to understand from this, is it correct that there are, shall we say, possibly many experiences similar to the one that we experience here in the third density that are governed by a single higher self? Is this correct?
Ra: I am Ra. The correctness of this statement is variable. The more in balance an entity becomes, the less the possibility/probability vortices may need to be explored in parallel experiences.
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I'm starting to read it again because I've read the Law of One to death. There's a 10 hour book on YouTube.

I relate to part of it. It makes me reflect on the ideas of giving attention to something gives it power.

You give attention to positive things, you manifest and give them power.
You dwell and give attention to negative things, people, negative things occur.

It's like how you manifest starting a car engine by putting your attention and all the effort for it that's necessary for it to become action.

The Seth Material says that all individuals create their own circumstances and experiences within the shared earthly environment, similar to the doctrine of responsibility assumption. This concept is expressed in the phrase "you create your own reality",[19] which may have originated with the Seth readings. The inner self, or inner ego, is responsible for the construction and maintenance of the individual's physical body and immediate physical environment, and the unfolding of events is determined by the expectations, attitudes and beliefs of the outer ego, that portion of the self that human beings know as themselves.[17] "If you want to change your world, you must first change your thoughts, expectations, and beliefs."[26] Or, more succinctly: "You get what you concentrate upon. There is no other main rule".[27]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seth_Material


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05-14-2020, 07:51 PM,
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RE: Good Books
(05-11-2020, 06:01 PM)Aion Wrote:  Rather than letting this thread go to waste, I'll just see if anyone has ready any good books lately?

I've been reading through the Corpus Hermeticum again.

Read a great book called "Law of One" Wink
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05-15-2020, 12:40 AM, (This post was last modified: 05-15-2020, 12:43 AM by Navaratna.)
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(05-14-2020, 07:51 PM)JJCarsonian Wrote:  
(05-11-2020, 06:01 PM)Aion Wrote:  Rather than letting this thread go to waste, I'll just see if anyone has ready any good books lately?

I've been reading through the Corpus Hermeticum again.

Read a great book called "Law of One" Wink

How about all the books by Jane Roberts.

There's a 10 hours long Seth material upload on YouTube.

Since we're quarantined let's get to work!!

lol..there's only so many pages of Ra

Books:
Roberts, Jane (1966). How To Develop Your ESP Power. Publisher: Federick Fell. (Later retitled and reprinted as The Coming of Seth.) ISBN 0-8119-0379-6.
Roberts, Jane (1970). The Seth Material. Reprinted, 2001 by New Awareness Network. ISBN 978-0-9711198-0-2 .
Roberts, Jane (1972). Seth Speaks: The Eternal Validity of the Soul. Reprinted 1994 by Amber-Allen Publishing. ISBN 1-878424-07-6.
Roberts, Jane (1974). The Nature of Personal Reality. Prentice-Hall. Reprinted 1994, Amber-Allen Publishing. ISBN 1-878424-06-8.
Roberts, Jane (1975). Adventures in Consciousness: An Introduction to Aspect Psychology. Prentice-Hall. ISBN 0-13-013953-X.
Roberts, Jane (1975). Dialogues of the Soul and Mortal Self in Time. Prentice-Hall. ISBN 0-13-208538-0. Poetry.
Roberts, Jane (1976). Psychic Politics: An Aspect Psychology Book. Prentice-Hall. ISBN 0-13-731752-2.
Roberts, Jane (1977). The "Unknown" Reality Vol. 1. Prentice-Hall. Reprinted 1997, Amber-Allen Publishing. ISBN 1-878424-25-4.
Roberts, Jane (1979). The "Unknown" Reality Vol. 2. Prentice-Hall. Reprinted 1997, Amber-Allen Publishing. ISBN 1-878424-26-2 .
Roberts, Jane (1977). The World View of Paul Cézanne: A Psychic Interpretation. Prentice-Hall. ISBN 0-13-968859-5.
Roberts, Jane (1978). The Afterdeath Journal of An American Philosopher: The World View of William James. Prentice-Hall. ISBN 0-13-018515-9.
Roberts, Jane (1979). Emir's Education in the Proper Use of Magical Powers. Prentice-Hall. ISBN 1-57174-142-9. Children's literature.
Roberts, Jane (1979). The Nature of the Psyche: Its Human Expression. Prentice-Hall. Reprinted 1996, Amber-Allen Publishing. ISBN 1-878424-22-X .
Roberts, Jane (1981). The Individual and the Nature of Mass Events. Prentice-Hall, ISBN 0134572599. Reprinted 1994, Amber-Allen Publishing, ISBN 1-878424-21-1.
Roberts, Jane (1995). The Oversoul Seven Trilogy. Amber-Allen Publishing. ISBN 1-878424-17-3. Edition: Paperback; May 1, 1995 (originally published as three separate books: The Education of Oversoul 7 (1973); The Further Education of Oversoul Seven (1979); Oversoul Seven and the Museum of Time (1984)).
Roberts, Jane (1981). The God of Jane: A Psychic Manifesto. Prentice-Hall. ISBN 0-01-335749-2. Reprinted 2000, Moment Point Press. ISBN 0-9661327-5-0.
Roberts, Jane (1982). If We Live Again, Or, Public Magic and Private Love. Prentice-Hall. ISBN 0-13-450619-7. Poetry.
Roberts, Jane (1986). Dreams, Evolution and Value Fulfillment. Prentice-Hall, two volumes, ISBN 0-13-219452-X and ISBN 0-13-219460-0.
Roberts, Jane (1986). Seth, Dreams and Projections of Consciousness. Stillpoint Publishing.
(1993). A Seth Reader. Vernal Equinox Press. Compendium edited by Richard Roberts. ISBN 0-942380-15-0.
Roberts, Jane (1995). The Magical Approach : Seth Speaks About the Art of Creative Living. Amber-Allen Publishing. ISBN 1-878424-09-2.
Roberts, Jane (1997). The Way Toward Health. Robert F. Butts (Foreword), Amber-Allen Publishing. ISBN 1-878424-30-0.
Roberts, Jane (2006). The World View of Rembrandt. New Awareness Network. ISBN 0-9768978-2-2.
Roberts, Jane (1997 and after). The Early Sessions (Sessions 1 through 510 of the Seth Material). New Awareness Network. Edited by Robert Butts. Nine volumes. ISBN 0-9652855-0-2.
Roberts, Jane (2003). The Personal Sessions. New Awareness Network. Deleted session material. Seven volumes. ISBN 0-9711198-4-8.
Roberts. Jane. The Early Class Sessions. New Awareness Network. Four volumes.
Short Stories and novellas:
Roberts, Jane. "Prayer of a Wiser People" in Profile, 1950.
Roberts, Jane. "The Red Wagon" in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1956 (republished 1993, Reality Change Magazine; anthologized in 1975, Ladies of Fantasy).
Roberts, Jane. "The Canvas Pyramid" in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1957 (French edition, 1958).
Roberts, Jane. "First Communion" in Fantastic Universe, 1957.
Roberts, Jane. "The Chestnut Beads" in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1957 (French edition, 1958; anthologized in Triple W: Witches, Warlocks and Werewolves, 1963).
Roberts, Jane. "The Bundu" (novella, sequel to "The Chestnut Beads") in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1958.
Roberts, Jane. "A Demon at Devotions" in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1958 (reprinted in Reality Change Magazine, Winter 1994).
Roberts, Jane. "Nightmare" in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1959.
Roberts, Jane. "Impasse" in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1959 (Spanish anthology edition ca. 1960).
Roberts, Jane. "Three Times Around" in the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1964 (anthologized in Earth Invaded, 1982).
Roberts, Jane. "The Big Freeze" in Dude, 1965 (reprinted in Reality Change Magazine, Summer 1994).
Roberts, Jane. "The Mission," purchased by Topper magazine in August 1965. (Publication not yet confirmed.)
Poetry Submissions:
“Time” in The Saratogian [Saratoga Springs, NY], 1947 Mar 19.
“Enigma” in The Saratogian, 1947 Mar 19.
“Spring Gaiety” in The Saratogian, 1947 Apr 26.
“Rain” in Profile [Skidmore College literary magazine], December, 1947.
“Pretense” in Profile, December, 1947.
“Code” in Profile, December, 1947.
“Skyscrapers” in Profile, December, 1947.
“Introvert” in Profile, May, 1948.
“Poem” in Profile, May, 1948.
“How Public Like a Frog” in Profile, Fall, 1948.
“Motorcycle Ride” in Profile, Fall, 1948.
“Echo” in Profile, May, 1949.
“Death Stood at the Door” in Profile, May, 1949.
“Compromise” in Profile, May, 1949.
"I Shall Die in the Springtime." Patterns. v.1, n.1, October 1954.
"Lyric" Patterns. v.1, n.1, October 1954.
"Matilda" in Quicksilver, Spring, 1960.
"It is Springtime, Grandfather." Epos., v.12, n.3, Spring 1961.
"The Familiar." Bitterroot. v.1, n.2, Winter 1962.
"I Saw a Hand" in Treasures of Parnassus: Best Poems of 1962, Young Publications, 1962 (reprinted in The Elmira Star-Gazette, 1962).
"My Grandfather's World." Epos. v.14, n.3, Spring 1963.
"Lullaby." Epos. v.14, n.3, Spring 1963.
"Beware, October." Epos. v.16, n.1, Fall 1964.
"This Wrist, This Hand." Epos. v.16, n.4, Summer 1965.
"The Game." New Lantern Club Review. n.2, Summer 1965.
"The Flowers." Steppenwolf. n.1, Winter 1965-1966.
"Vision." Dust/9. v.3, n.1, Fall 1966.
"Who Whispers Yes." Dust/12. v.3, n.4, Spring 1969.
"Hi, Low, and Psycho." Excerpts published in Reality Change, Third Quarter, 1996.
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05-15-2020, 03:55 AM, (This post was last modified: 05-15-2020, 03:58 AM by Navaratna.)
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I've been interested in this for a long time maybe I'll have time to read it.
I remember it was so strange to me how it appeared on a list of books that had the greatest tendency to disappear from libraries like it was being swept out of time out of the ability of humans to comprehend it. I have read other stuff by Clive Barker he's a very skilled writer.

Look at the cover art looks like all kinds of symbols revolving in to a vortex around a Saturn-like planet and yet the first text of the wiki page says

Imajica is a fantasy novel by British author Clive Barker. Barker names it as his favourite of all his writings.[1] The work, 824 pages at its first printing in 1991, chronicles the events surrounding the reconciliation of Earth, called the Fifth Dominion, with the other four Dominions, parallel worlds unknown to all but a select few of Earth's inhabitants. Considered wide in scope, elaborate in its imagery, and meticulous in its detail, the novel covers themes such as God, sex, love, gender and death.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imajica

The Earth is actually just one part of 5 connected worlds or Dominions, called the Imajica. Overseeing all of the dominions is the Unbeheld, Hapexamendios (God). However, Earth became separated from the other four worlds long ago. This explains both the appearance of extraordinary phenomena on Earth and the lack of understanding of magic and acceptance of the extraordinary as commonplace (as it is in the other four worlds). The void that separates Earth from her sister worlds is called the "In Ovo".
Great magic users called Maestros have attempted through the ages to reconcile the Earth with the remaining Imajica, including Christ. This Reconciliation can only happen once every 200 years. All previous attempts failed; the most recent resulted in the horrific death or madness of those involved. A secret society known as the Tabula Rasa formed after this failure; its directive is to prevent the use of magic on the Earth, motivated by the fear that such a disaster may occur again. At the present time, three reconciled dominions are ruled by the Autarch, who lives in the great city of Yzordderrex in the Second Dominion, while the first dominion - though reconciled - kept inaccessible by the power of the Unbeheld who resides there.
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05-15-2020, 01:31 PM,
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Seth Speaks was one of the first channelings I ever read, but the first one I ever picked up was actually The Lion People.

https://www.thoth.co.uk/books/the-lion-people

There is a theme of lions in my life so not surprising. I think the second one I picked up was "Messages From Michael".
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05-15-2020, 06:19 PM,
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(05-15-2020, 01:31 PM)Aion Wrote:  Seth Speaks was one of the first channelings I ever read, but the first one I ever picked up was actually The Lion People.

https://www.thoth.co.uk/books/the-lion-people

There is a theme of lions in my life so not surprising. I think the second one I picked up was "Messages From Michael".

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05-16-2020, 01:50 PM,
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RE: Good Books
(05-15-2020, 06:19 PM)Navaratna Wrote:  
(05-15-2020, 01:31 PM)Aion Wrote:  Seth Speaks was one of the first channelings I ever read, but the first one I ever picked up was actually The Lion People.

https://www.thoth.co.uk/books/the-lion-people

There is a theme of lions in my life so not surprising. I think the second one I picked up was "Messages From Michael".

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Aha You could say Sekhmet and I are... personally close, but funny enough my guardian is Bastet.
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05-16-2020, 04:07 PM,
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RE: Good Books
(05-16-2020, 01:50 PM)Aion Wrote:  
(05-15-2020, 06:19 PM)Navaratna Wrote:  
(05-15-2020, 01:31 PM)Aion Wrote:  Seth Speaks was one of the first channelings I ever read, but the first one I ever picked up was actually The Lion People.

https://www.thoth.co.uk/books/the-lion-people

There is a theme of lions in my life so not surprising. I think the second one I picked up was "Messages From Michael".

Priest of Sekhmet has entered the chat.

Aha You could say Sekhmet and I are... personally close, but funny enough my guardian is Bastet.

I'll have to check it out just to get my imagination going.

I feel like writing something lengthy because I have so much time. Have you ever written something you'd publish?
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05-17-2020, 01:39 AM,
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RE: Good Books
(05-16-2020, 04:07 PM)Navaratna Wrote:  
(05-16-2020, 01:50 PM)Aion Wrote:  
(05-15-2020, 06:19 PM)Navaratna Wrote:  
(05-15-2020, 01:31 PM)Aion Wrote:  Seth Speaks was one of the first channelings I ever read, but the first one I ever picked up was actually The Lion People.

https://www.thoth.co.uk/books/the-lion-people

There is a theme of lions in my life so not surprising. I think the second one I picked up was "Messages From Michael".

Priest of Sekhmet has entered the chat.

Aha You could say Sekhmet and I are... personally close, but funny enough my guardian is Bastet.

I'll have to check it out just to get my imagination going.

I feel like writing something lengthy because I have so much time. Have you ever written something you'd publish?

I have a few articles published (not on spirituality), but I haven't really written anything substantial in quite awhile. I keep saying I'm going to... lol

I have a couple projects sort of started, but my focus has been mostly on music.
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05-17-2020, 11:37 AM,
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RE: Good Books
(05-16-2020, 04:07 PM)Navaratna Wrote:  I feel like writing something lengthy because I have so much time.

What's stopping you?
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05-22-2020, 11:13 PM, (This post was last modified: 05-22-2020, 11:20 PM by Navaratna.)
#28
RE: Good Books
It's difficult to show people the way I envision energy/people.

I think of it as a tornado. Each entity is it's own tornado of some sort. Lower densities are thin and low, like the lower sections of a tornado and first colors of ROYGBIV

Rereading the pyramid section of Lawofone to revisit my memory was interesting. It points out how light entering pyramids is what makes them special not some magic about their shape alone. This idea contradictions so many people who try to dismiss pyramid power as meaningless. The shape is meaningful in transferring light, not something like storing food for the most part.

I think it'd be interesting to get a glass prism, and focus on the purple ray of light during meditation while in the company of some amethyst crystals. Or with UV refracting material like benitoite.

It's funny the idea of living in a pyramid shaped building. In the readings about pyramids Ra describes how we live in rectangles and boxes which don't do anything to energize us. The idea of living in a pyramid house to amplify meditation by focusing on the colors of light shining in bands sounds like a way to focus on correcting a problem in particular densities.



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