It takes all kinds

I’m travelling and would like to share an episode from a popular spiritual power hub in India, with currently many Western seekers:

Me standing at a counter in a cafe today, paying my breakfast. I had a delicious cinnamon pancake, enjoyed a great view into nature and a lovely conversation with a friend. I feel good. While closing my purse I turn towards the exit, seeing in the corner of my eye an elderly Western woman who just entered and moves behind me. I’m carrying a bigger straw bag on my shoulder and walk towards the staircase leading out, when I suddenly feel a pull on my bag. I turn around to check what’s going on. It’s this lady, who holds my bag and tells me angrily: “Your bag hurts.” My bag apparently brushed her arm while she was walking behind me in the cafe room. I say: “Oh, so sorry if I touched you.” And I walk down the stairs. She shouts after me, rubbing her arm: “You’re bag is hurting!” Me: “Madam, what can I do?” She shouts: “You can apologise!” Me: “I just said sorry, didn’t I?” She: “You said ‘sorry if I touched you’, not ‘sorry for hurting you.’!” I’m quiet, checking: Is she serious? Yes, she is. I can’t help but laughing out loud. Then I say with a calm, yet assertive voice: “Relax. Please relax.”, and walk away. She mumbled something stroppily. Ok, my choice of the word ‘touch’ in the spur of the moment might not have been ideal, but the meaning was clear and my apology was heartfelt.

Do you know such situation, you’re in great spirits or just simply content, when out of nowhere someone shoots at you, in an attempt to dump some energetic goo on you? When someone’s behaviour is completely blown out of proportion in relation to the situation at hand?  Continue reading

Brain Surgery at Mount Arunachala

This week I had surgery, etheric surgery that is, in Virupaksha Cave on Mount Arunachala in Tiruvannamalai (South Indian state of Tamil Nadu). The natural rock cave is a legendary place where for example Ramana Maharshi stayed several years for self-enquiry and meditation. But before I get into details, let me share a few insights about Arunachala.

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Shakti Power at our Neighbour Temple

This is a beautiful example of a small temple in our neighbourhood in the Himalayan foothills, that is fully integrated in people’s life (Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, in India). Here some snapshots and videos of local women celebrating – a daylong joyful get together, including praying / chanting / dancing/ food- and flower offerings to Devi. Honouring the inner and outer goddess.

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New Paradigms

The following 9 messages just came through. You may connect, feel, assimilate them:

Ignore darkness and disalignment in someone, and focus in a diamond sharp manner straight on their true beingness, their divine delightful core. Rise beyond your mind, ego and painbody constructs. Live and Be your higher self, fully. And connect unwaveringly to the higher self in others.

Stop interpreting negatively, stop fearing and doubting. E.g. stop questioning the love and loyalty of the people close to you.

Don’t even respond to others’ darkness. Don’t waste energy. Hold awareness, discernment and love, but above all, equanimity in the face of their destructive overlays and ignorance. Continue reading

Soul Fragmentation: Explanation in Simple Words

We are often unaware of the emotional wounds and unhealed shock experiences that we carry. Nevertheless they have an influence on our lives. These unsettling and painful events we went through are stored in our body systems and repeat themselves in this life, or from one life to another. So again and again, we are further entangled with them as we keep on attracting what is imprinted in our energy system, our subconscious mind.

For example, split-off soul parts due to childhood trauma have a massive influence on our behaviour as adult. The stage on which our fragmentations show up is usually the relationship with our life partner. We experience an emotional roller coaster, a dance on the volcano – alternating between fiery and frosty. Continue reading

Fundraising: For a Village School in the Himalayan Foothills

Where we live (in the countryside of the Himalayan foothills) is a primary school which is an important institution for the poorer farmer families. Although government run, it does not receive the necessary funds to get the basics in place: enough teachers, furniture and toilets, for example. My husband and I decided to help. And this is a message asking for your support. Weʼre raising funds for immediate improvements and to refurbish this village school: provide toilets and a washing room, urgent building repair, furniture and other equipment. Private initiative is absolutely welcome, and we will be able to achieve a lot given the current teachers’ openness and resourcefulness. 

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