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Light and Sound

Photo by: Kristy Walker

Touch me

with inexplicably glorious

Music,

an instant in the rush of time,

scarcely a breath of wind.

 

Take me

far beyond the shores of my knowledge

to understanding,

above the mountains arched,

upward to the sky,

to knowingness.

 

Teach me

the silent voice heard in the whisper,

to hear the unspoken words

etched on the sands

of creation.

 

As the eagle dips its wings in gold,

the truth is learned,

the gift is received,

the Light,

the Sound.

—Pier Mercer

 

Awareness of Love and Protection

Rising high above our worries and doubts helps us gain the eagle’s perspective of life and truth. Here is a contemplation seed from Sri Harold Klemp to help you become an eagle, soaring into the spiritual heights of your own inner worlds. Read More

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“I Want to Hear the Truth from God!”

Hearing the Sound of God

By Brian, Texas

I was born deaf. So my way of interpreting the world came mostly through sight. As I grew up, I developed a hunger for spiritual truth. I read a lot about different religions and a variety of paths, trying to find one that was right for me.

I studied everything from Christianity to metaphysical teachings. But no matter what I tried, none of these satisfied my hunger.

I felt lost. Read More

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Healing from Grief Comes through Soul Travel

ECKANKAR, Soul Travel, PrayerBy Harold Klemp

A woman I’ll call Donna found Eckankar after her son Justin’s death in a motorcycle accident.  She was very close to her son.  Devastated by her loss, Donna was unable to find comfort at church.  She regularly cried through the entire service.  If only there was a way to feel closer to God, then maybe He would help her understand why the accident had occurred.  More important, where was Justin now?  Was he all right?  She constantly prayed for help.

Five months later, while at her lowest ebb, she had an experience that changed her life.  At first, she thought it was merely a dream, but it was actually Soul Travel. Read More

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Insights into Soul Travel and Astral Projection

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What Is a Spiritual Exercise?

ECKANKAR, Prayer, Soul Travel, God, SoulSimilar to prayer, these spiritual exercises help you open your heart to Divine Spirit, the Light and Sound of God.  ECKANKAR teaches over one hundred different exercises, all designed to give you a greater understanding of yourself and of God.  They can be practiced privately and at your own pace.  Success at Soul Travel is not dependent on any special diets, customs, or ascetic practices.  It is truly a natural ability.

Many people experience Soul Travel as an expansion of awareness and knowingness: an inner nudge to call a friend or seeing beyond their difficulties to a deeper meaning.  Others may have dramatic experiences full of spiritual majesty.  In ECKANKAR you can learn to prove spiritual truths to yourself through your own experiences.

 

 

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What Is Soul Travel?

Art by: Claude GruffyThe traditional concept of Soul is that you have one, but that it is distant from your everyday life and will become important only when your physical body ceases to exist.  The ECKist, on the other hand, believes that each person is Soul and that It is the essential and permanent center of our being.  It can never be lost.

We can, however, forget who we are.  Our physical senses and emotions become overwhelming, and we lose Soul’s spiritual viewpoint.  Regaining this viewpoint is called Soul Travel.  And Soul Travel is accomplished by practicing the Spiritual Exercises of ECKANKAR on a daily basis.

 

 

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