What are the potential effects of alcohol on the human spirit and being? Why is it attractive, and in what ways might it be detrimental to people and society at large?
This is Part Three in the popular series The Dark Side of Ayahuasca. We look at why ayahuasca may seem deceptively attractive to many people, some more of the hidden issues in such practices, how Man degrades these plants with unconsciousness.
Is Burning Man (and other counter-culture festivals) what they appear to be? Could it be a wolf in techno-coloured sheep’s clothing? A lot of people who consider themselves “spiritually orientated” go to Burning Man. What’s the attraction, and where do such events stand on a Path of Freedom… the Path of the Heart?
Channelling has been practiced by human beings for thousands of years. Over the past few decades it has become increasingly common and accepted in a wide range of spiritual groups and circles. The original knowledge sees it as unnecessary, and potentially harmful. Let’s look at why…
Many years ago I wrote about the Oneness Movement, with a particular focus on the so-called “Oneness Blessings” (originally called deeksha or diksha blessings). Here is an important update to that article, 8 years later. What is the dark side of this movement that claims to be for the enlightenment of humanity?
What is Deeksha / Diksha, as offered by proponents of the Oneness Movement? Is it something to be involved with? Does it benefit you? Does it have a dark side?
This is the second part of The Dark Side of Ayahuasca, where I share some elements to be considered by those using or planning to use Ayahuasca. Is ayahuasca all positive and without a shadow side? How can one approach these plant spirits in a harmonious way?
Here we explore the seldom talked about shadow side of Ayahuasca, such as demons, entities, and possession. Not from someone who is against this medicine, but from someone who places spiritual freedom and higher consciousness at the forefront of what’s important in life.