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Free lectures on spirituality, religion, mysticism, meditation, psychology, kabbalah, alchemy, tantra, sacred sexuality, runes, dreams, astral projection, kundalini, yoga, the Bible, and more. From the Gnostic Academy of Chicago, a non-profit organization.

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Free lectures on spirituality, religion, mysticism, meditation, psychology, kabbalah, alchemy, tantra, sacred sexuality, runes, dreams, astral projection, kundalini, yoga, the Bible, and more. From the Gnostic Academy of Chicago, a non-profit organization.

    Sufi Principles of Meditation 08 Absence and Presence

    Sufi Principles of Meditation 08 Absence and Presence

    Divinity's presence is personal, conscious, and intimate to each practitioner. While some have experienced glimpses of their innermost Being, few know how to practically develop and sustain such profound states on a daily basis. Meditation is the direct perception of reality without conditions, yet to maintain and deepen such a connection requires that the meditator abandon forgetfulness, distractions, and dreams.

    • 1 hr 51 min
    Sufi Principles of Meditation 07 Contraction and Expansion

    Sufi Principles of Meditation 07 Contraction and Expansion

    Everything in nature functions in accordance with rhythms, tempos, ebbs, and flows. The same with the consciousness. Through concentrating one's attention on internal states and expanding one's awareness of external phenomena, meditators learn to access a significant range of their conscious potential. By comprehending how consciousness can both focus and amplify our understanding, we establish a foundation for overcoming the psychological causes of affliction.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Sufi Principles of Meditation 06 Breath

    Sufi Principles of Meditation 06 Breath

    "And by the night as it closes in, and by the dawn when it breathes..." ―Qur'an 81:17-18
    Breath is an essential dynamic in every mystical tradition, especially Sufism. By combining breath with spiritual longing, aspiration, and conscious love, the practitioner elevates solar or creative forces from within one's sexual organs, up the spine, to illuminate the mind. In this manner, meditators master the three types of soul in the Qur'an, so as to acquire perfect serenity and illumination.

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Spiritual Self-Defense 01 Basics of Spiritual Defense

    Spiritual Self-Defense 01 Basics of Spiritual Defense

    "The best weapon that a human being can use in life is a correct psychological state." ―Samael Aun Weor, Treatise of Revolutionary Psychology
    A foundational outline of how to spiritually protect yourself for those beginning to seriously practice the Gnostic work.
    Resources Mentioned in this Lecture:
    Mantra for Protection: Klim Krishnaya Govindaya Gopijana Vallabhaya Swaha
    The Conjuration of the Four
    The Conjuration of the Seven
    Invocation of Solomon
    Fons Alpha et Omega
    Spiritual Protection with the Microcosmic Star
    Answers Regarding Home and Altar (Incense, Pentagrams, etc.)
    Natural Remedy for Nocturnal Pollutions 
    A Gnostic Prayer Book
    The Gnostic Store 
    Defense for Spiritual Warfare Course

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Beginning Self-Transformation 14 Transform Your Life

    Beginning Self-Transformation 14 Transform Your Life

    Everything in life is in a state of transformation. Just as the human body provides life through digestion and breathing, the consciousness needs to transform different impressions, experiences, and psychological reactions to develop intelligence. The Essence derives spiritual nourishment through comprehending the causes of affliction, which is only achieved through revolutionizing our perception in the present moment.

    • 1 hr 51 min
    Beginning Self-Transformation 13 The Divine Mother

    Beginning Self-Transformation 13 The Divine Mother

    All great religions and mystical traditions symbolize the divine feminine throughout innumerable myths, narratives, and symbols. Regardless of the name, culture, or language, She is the divine force of universal compassion with one express and unique purpose: the liberation of Her child (the consciousness) from suffering. Discover how to practically work with your Divine Mother to achieve genuine freedom from the ego.

    • 1 hr 58 min

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