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?
The concept of the Divine Mother and Earth Mother was globally pandemic until not that long ago. How did she use to show up on our cultures, and where did she go?
What is the highest form of spiritual practice? Is it complicated, complex, and esoteric? Or is it something as simple as this…
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?
Is your body really yours? Do you take ownership of your body for granted? What if you in fact have to stake your claim, making it yours, and making best use of it for the full actualisation of your Spirit? We’ll explore what is at stake in this article, the first in the series “The Warrior’s Stake”
Here we take a look at the student-teacher relationship, its role, and importance in spiritual development.
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.
Most people feel guilty at one time or another. Here’s one perspective on why this plays out, the dangers to avoid, and more empowering alternatives.