Purification - The rules of Life
Ignorance and Wisdom
People can live
in happiness or misery. Ignorance leads to misery. Wisdom can produce
happiness. We choose Life or death every day. Every month we are happier and
more alive, or we are more tense, more miserable, and more dead. People rarely
die in one day, they spend a lifetime dying by poor quality living.
The 3 basic
causes of death are:
– never thinking about the alternatives to the traditional practice of physical
death and never thinking of our natural divinity and spiritual power.
energy pollution – we have a natural tendency to absorb feelings, emotions, and
energy concentrations – good or bad - from the people we spend time with. Most
people are ignorant of the energy body and how to cleanse it with simple
spiritual purification practices with earth, air, water, fire, meditation,
love, energy, and rest. Emotional energy pollution eventually causes energy
burn out and death. False and negative information can build victim
consciousness and patterns of self sabotage into our life.
diet - Medical science reveals that most people eat themselves to death.
Christians, who are supposed to have eternal life, die of cancer and heart
disease because they eat too much meat, just like non Christians. Poor diet
kills more people than alcohol, cigarettes, and drugs combined. To know this
and understand it is basic to wisdom.
My purpose in
writing this article for you is to give you the benefit of 50 years of
research. I have traveled around the world over ten times, studied all subjects
and all religions to find the truth about human happiness - to discover the
owner’s manual for divine human beings. What I am sharing with you now is the
best of what I found - the basic principles and practices that ever evolve our
health, happiness, and success on all levels. What you do with this knowledge,
of course, is up to you. I have done my best to present my ideas clearly and
I will first
summarize the basic rules in God’s owner’s manual for the human mind and
body in words that are easy for you to remember: 1. Mind - 2. Earth - 3.
Air - 4. Water - 5. Fire - 6. Love - 7. Respect for the Saints - 8. Rest.
Now I’ll expand
each of these words to give them a clearer meaning so that you can understand
the rules - the principles or spiritual purification techniques that make you
healthy, happy, alive and successful. A spiritual purification technique is a
simple practice that we can do every day that cleans our energy body and makes
us feel better. It gives us better energy and enables us to feel peace, joy and
love, and to be more creative. It also keeps the physical body healthy and
makes it a responsive and pleasurable place to be.
biggies of spiritual purification are:
Earth purification is basically food mastery and exercise. Food mastery means
to learn what our body actually needs, how much and how often. It means good
nutrition and as well as fasting regularly to give our internal organs a rest.
Vegetarianism is a basic requirement for mental and physical health. Having a
personal exercise system is important. Walking, hatha yoga, or the five Tibetan
rites are good systems. There are many other forms of earth purification like
using crystals, hiking, gyms, percussion with drums, dancing, receiving body
work like massage, manual labor, swimming, sitting in a forest, etc. Earth
includes also our work, having a career that we love and winning the money
game. It includes loving and creative service to people.
You can heal your mind and body by consciously breathing Divine Energy. It is a
wonderful tool, taught by good Rebirthers Breathworkers. You don’t have to die
to feel God. Your body is the Temple of God. To feel God in your body is the
best place to feel Him or Her. Conscious Energy Breathing is often called a
biological experience of God. It is easy to practice when you learn connected
breathing and learn to breathe from the Breath Itself.The Breath Itself is the
Breath of Life which is the source of Life – Divine Energy – to the body and
mind. Conscious Breathing or Energy Breathing is a healing ability that makes
people more spiritually self-sufficient. Intuitive Breathing energizes the body
and mind, it cleans the blood and the nervous system. Doing it daily or
regularly is a basic rule of the owner’s manual .
Bathing twice a day is a marvelous spiritual purification practice that cleans
and balances our energy body. It is best to bathe immediately after getting out
of bed and it is valuable to bathe before sleeping. I noticed that all the
immortal yogis I met bathe before sunrise and before sunset. There is special
value to this practice, but you should try it when you can and discover by
yourself what it does for you. Knowing the quality of the water we drink is
also important. Drinking enough contributes to good health. Most health
authorities recommend drinking at least one quart of pure water per day. Check
your water quality!
Understanding and using the spiritual power of fire to clean our energy body is
as important to mental and physical health as food. Fire may take the most
intelligence to use. Fire can burn away the causes of all diseases out of our
energy body - our aura. Fire helps to clean our aura. Fire can burn away the
death urge and persistent negative emotions faster than anything.
Judging the quality of every thought as it flows through our consciousness, the
Buddha called it the supreme technique of enlightenment. Learning to transform
our negative thoughts into positive thoughts is a part of this technique.
Meditation means to hold troublesome thoughts and feelings in our mind and work
with them until we can transform them into harmony with the Truth. The mind is
a powerful goal achieving mechanism. We must always consciously select a goal
for our mind to work on. Reaching one worthwhile goal after another is success
consciousness. Reading and memorizing the scriptures and great ideas is also a
part of mind mastery. Mantra Yoga and prayer are great ways to purify our mind.
Love: Maintaining love and fun in all our
human relationships is an important part of our owner’s manual. It feels
good to be an honest and ethical person. Since we do love others as we love
ourselves, love is ultimately self-approval. Approving of the Self in us and
having positive thoughts about ourselves enables us to give approval and
positive feelings to others. Our very Self is the Infinite Creator Spirit or
Life Energy. To perceive the Presence of God in us is love. To perceive it in
others is love. Love means spiritual community and spiritual family in which we
give and receive support for spiritual growth and personal healing. Love also
includes community participation and political responsibility. To express
ourselves in community and participate in local, national, and international
government is the practical way that we love other people.
for the Saints: Sometimes
we discover a very wise or good person. It is wise to spend time with these
people and honor them and learn as much as we can from them. Learning from
people may be the fastest way to learn. We learned negative emotions and habits
from our parents as well as positive thoughts. I have met several immortal
yogis who are hundreds and some of them thousands of years in the same body.
They are very, very wise and deserve to be called Saints. Being with them is
the greatest pleasure of my life. Associating with people who are masters of
what we desire to master is an important rule.
Rest: The Sabbath day principle in the
Bible is a good practice, but it doesn’t have to be Saturday or Sunday. It can
be any day of the week. To rest at least one day per week enables us to enjoy
the other six days at least twice as much and to accomplish more. Knowing when
to take a rest is a great secret to health and success. Resting is practicing
the Presence of God directly. It is a continuous source of power, wisdom,
pleasure, healing, creativity, and strength. Absolute rest is absolute power –
nothing can resist it. Knowing when to rest and practice relaxation is an
important point in our owner’s manual.
You now have
the basic principles of the owner’s manual. You can learn more by
practicing them and by studying the Bible, the Shiva Purana and all great
scriptures. There are many more principles.
We learn the
secrets of Breathing from the Breath Itself, we can only learn the secrets of
fasting by fasting, we can only learn the secrets of fire from the fire Itself.
We learn the secrets of water from bathing, we learn grace through devotion to
God, we learn the secrets of the saints by spending time with them, we learn
the secrets of rest by resting and we learn the secrets of the mind by
thinking. We can only know life by participating. And it is important to be
able to just Be!
We can choose
ignorance or wisdom. To choose ignorance brings misery and death. To choose
wisdom brings purification and pleasure and personal aliveness. Those acts
which are in harmony with our divine nature usually make us feel good and more
alive. Some acts feel good when we are doing them but produce bad effects
later. To know which is which is wisdom!
If some of
these simple spiritual practices are new to you, but you experiment with them,
you will soon understand why the world doesn’t work and why there is crime and
unhappiness. They may take a little effort to do, but they are simple and will
not produce results for you unless you actually do them. To persist in misery
takes self discipline also - discipline with punishment attached.
- Meditate on your energy body
the next time you shower or take a bath and notice how different you feel
before and after.
- Build a fire in your fireplace
or a campfire in your backyard and notice how it changes your feelings.
Just sitting with a campfire one to two hours can heal physical diseases.
It will cure depression almost every time.
- Find an Energy Breathing
teacher or Rebirther and do ten sessions if you’d like to experience a
wonderful surprise. You may discover that indeed God dwells in your very
- Fast on liquids for a day. Do
enough exercise to enjoy your body and notice that you have a body. Get
yourself in good physical condition.
- Read a page of scripture every
day or experiment with a mantra
- Reach out to your neighbors
with love and participate in a town meeting.
- Try resting in the Presence of
God until it becomes a reality for you. God loves you. It is safe for you
to fall in love with God.
God says, ‘The
wise do spiritual practices!"