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Power of the Mind 1: The Science of Visualization

    CONTENTS PART 1: Creative Visualization | Guided Meditation | Relaxation | Health and Immunity | Healing | Athletics | Life Goals | Holistic Imagery for Success CONTENTS PART 2:  Studying and Professional Skill Building | Mnemonics | The Memory Palace | Artistic Creativity | Enlightenment | The Universal Person | Archetypes | Inner Alchemy | Spirituality | Meditation, Mental Health and Enlightenment | Mindfulness Meditation CONTENTS PART 3: The Nervous […]

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Tantric Yoga: Philosophy and Meditation

    Tantric Cosmology   Tantric Yoga, developed in the sixteenth century CE, seems particularly concerned with anatomy, which is largely spiritual. Tantra applies the three gunas to energy, as causal, subtle, and gross, and to man, as sat, will (or transcendental consciousness), chit, knowledge (or mind), and ananda, action (or matter.) These three qualities […]

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Chinese Daoist Alchemical Meditation

    Basics   The descriptions of Daoist alchemical meditation in this article are for the purpose of visualization, and no scientific claims are made regarding “spiritual anatomy” or the benefits of the meditations. The Science Abbey articles, “My Zen, Part II: Ageless Chinese Wisdom” and “My Zen, Part III: Alchemy, Qigong and Taijiquan” present a […]

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My Zen Part III: Alchemy, Qigong and Taijiquan

    Read My Zen Part II: Ageless Chinese Meditation   Origins of Chinese Inner Alchemy   Chinese Inner Alchemy includes meditation, breathing and movement exercises like Qigong and taijiquan. In both Chinese Daoist alchemy and the Western Royal Art, two distinct interpretations of alchemy have developed over time: ‘external alchemy’ (Mandarin waidan) and ‘internal […]

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The Christian Journey Part II: The Future

Read The Christian Journey Part I: The Body of Christ     The Jungian Archetype   Carl Gustav Jung (1875 – 1961) was a Swiss student of the founder of modern psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, an outspoken atheist. He developed his own system of psychotherapy that rivalled Freud’s from its inception. Jung’s research on schizophrenia led […]

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How to Vote Quickguide

  Quickguide   Use this Quickguide for easy access to the information and resources you need to vote. In the first section you will learn exactly how to vote. The rest of the article will prepare you to vote with the very least you need to know about elections. If you want more information and […]

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Take Political Action for Science

  How to Vote Quickguide   Visit our “How to Vote Quickguide” for an outline of the resources given in this article.     Schedule Your Registration and Elections   There are many threats to science today. Spreading doubt and maintaining ignorance is profitable to certain powerful interests. Wealthy billionaire leaders of the fossil fuel industry […]

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