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Five Quantum MegaTrends Shaping Great Awakening Global Revelations

Christopher Rudy
March – April 2023 • Vol 4, No 3

Spiritual, Mental, Physical, Social & Financial—a Reformation Revolution!

Understanding the ‘terms of service’—Aquarian ascension terminology—for a local and global process of “Coming into Unity”—community.

1) Spiritual Revelations—Quantum Connection

This is the Law of Atonement as atONEment that is known universally as the archetypal Law of One or Law of the Circle for ‘spherical consciousness’; the “O” in the L.O.V.E. model as the spiritual sphere of ‘I Am’ Prescience—your ‘causal’ body as the etheric cause of higher frequencies governing mental, emotional and physical causation.

The Unified Field of Heart Coherence

This is your moral compass for divine direction of connection with ‘All That Is Real’ (discernment) as determines one’s embrace of universal ‘natural law’ as defines karmic law, also known as the law of cause and effect, action-reaction, reaping what you sow in the larger scheme of Aquarian Quantum Law in the Unified Source Field.

2023-02-27T10:22:14-07:00Current Events, The Metaphysical|

From Science to Passion with Chanting

I Describe It as Falling Deeply in Love with All Life!

Kathleen Karlsen
March – April 2023 • Vol 4, No 3

I was taking a swing dance class with my husband a few years ago. He was very enthusiastic about having me there as he was an avid ballroom dancer at the time. I was less keen on attending, but I had agreed to go in the spirit of a shared activity. There were twenty or thirty people in the class. The men were lined up in a circle around the edge of the room and the women were on an inner circle, facing the men.

We would dance with the man directly in front of us for just a moment or two, practicing a variety of spinning moves, and then move on to the next man and repeat the same steps and spins. We were nearing the end of the hour. Since we were repeating the same spins over and over, all of the women were actually whirling around much more than we normally would have in an actual dance scenario.

Suddenly, I felt a rushing sense like a campfire ignited at the base of my spine, instantaneously filling my pelvis and beginning to move upwards. I had never experienced that kind of thing before, but had read and studied enough to recognize what was happening. I knew it had something to do with the kundalini energy at the base of the spine. However, I had no clue what would happen next. I was panicked about being in a public place.

Maybe I was going to have some kind of seizure. Maybe I fall to the floor twitching and writhing and humiliate myself.  Maybe I would lose consciousness. Maybe they would have to call an ambulance for me. “No!” I thought instantaneously, “Not here! Not now!” Suddenly, the experience was over. I walked to the foyer, changed my shoes and headed for the car. To my husband’s great disappointment, I never went back to the dance classes.

Afterward I did some research into the whirling dervish dances of the Sufis, which seemed the closest thing to what I had experienced. The whirling dervishes and even Tibetan prayer wheels are based on the principle that rotational force can result in energy rising upward. It’s also interesting that children often play a game of spinning around until they are too dizzy to stand up. As adults, we are generally moving only forwards or backwards!

What I experienced seems to have been a form of spontaneous kundalini movement. The Sanskrit word kundalini means “coiled like a snake.” The snake is a common symbol of the kundalini, curled at the base of the spine, often related to sexual energy, since it begins in the lowest chakras or energy centers and moves upward.

Many mystics and yogis have written and taught about the rising of the kundalini. Bringing the energy to the crown of the head is the physical counterpart to achieving enlightenment. There are many approaches to awakening and raising the kundalini. A French physician and scientist, Dr. Francis Lefebure, even designed a device called a Gyrascope that would “awaken” the kundalini when used for about an hour a day.

As it moves upward, the energy flows through seven major energy centers called chakras. Some systems include eight chakras (adding the secret chamber of the heart), and other systems include twelve (adding five secret-ray chakras in the hands and feet). Other systems break this down further into 144 chakras or more!

There are a number of ways to understand and work with the chakras. My favorite practice is chanting. I practice a mantra for each one and use the associated seed syllables—lam, vam, ram, yam, ham, om and ah. I also chant mantras dedicated to the deities associated with each chakra. For example, Nataraja is a form of Shiva as the cosmic dancer and is associated with the crown chakra. Listen to mantras, songs, albums, playlists for free here

More recently I have begun to explore, using yantras for focus and visualization during chanting. Yantras are mandalas (circular, symbolic illustrations) that reflect the core characteristics of each chakra. There are traditional yantras associated with each chakra that have been used for thousands of years.

Experiments have shown that the frequencies of certain sounds will produce patterns in sand or water on metal plates. Those patterns are remarkably like the forms depicted in yantras. Here is the traditional yantra (see above) for the sound OM and the corresponding pattern it creates.

Not only does chanting and visualization focus the mind in an active meditation, but it also creates a physical vibration that helps to clear and accelerate the spinning of the chakras. Personally, I feel chants as a vibration in my heart that grows to a “full-body buzz.” It’s like being plugged into an electrical outlet!

Chanting creates a connection to a much greater source and energy—a connection to God. Sometimes, that only happens for a moment or two in the course of an hour or more of chanting. At other times, I feel the inner vibration so strongly and for such an extended period that I think that I must be shaking visibly, but actually, I’m not.

When chanting in a group (kirtan), there is an additional sense of unity and community that I haven’t experienced with other practices. The combined sense of being filled with incredible energy and the connection to others is a powerful, magical sensation. Chanting can be understood as chakras and science, but that’s only one level. If you pour your heart and soul, and your passion into the practice, it becomes an experience that I can only describe as falling deeply in love with all of life.

Kathleen Karlsen loves to share how to use music and symbolic art to create a happy heart, a clear mind and a rejuvenated body. To accelerate your path through the science of mantras and sacred art, visit her website:

2023-02-27T10:20:15-07:00The Metaphysical|

I Listen U

Welcome to the World of MaitriBodh Parivaar

Leila Ji Zemke
March – April 2023 • Vol 4, No 3

As Bob Dylan once sang, “The times they are a-changin’!” Do you keep hearing this from nearly everyone around you? No matter who I speak to, the conversation arrives at the same theme. The world is changing, and it feels scary.

Uncertainty and rapid change can feel daunting, especially if we don’t have someone we can trust and talk to, which leads to loneliness and eventually a state of depression.

To fight this loneliness, some have faith in religion, others in energies; some have faith in nature; some develop faith in various blessed forms.

Sometimes overwhelming situations throw us so far off our center that we feel lost and don’t know who to turn to for that genuine help. I love that this magazine calls to our community helping community, people helping people, and sometimes a call to the Divine for help.

Loneliness is now an epidemic in the United States. In a survey run by Harvard Graduate School in 2021, it was noted that 36% of Americans, including 61% of young adults and 51% of mothers with young children, experience “serious loneliness.” I believe that the cause of loneliness is the lack of connection with others and our inner self.

Many of us hold our feelings inwardly. When we do try to express ourselves, it may come out sideways as anger towards others, which can lead to violence or even self-harm.

MaitriBodh Parivaar is a loving global family of friends who wish to help you experience Love. One of our ways is helping people express in a safe environment without judgment. We do this through our free service called I Listen U ( This is a beautiful, selfless service where anyone can fully and confidentially express themselves to a trained, neutral, and empathic listener. The listener prepares themselves through months of spiritual practices to be an empty vessel so the participant can fully empty out their emotional burden and welcome positivity in their lives. We do not offer advice, as this is not a counseling service. We encourage you to express and empty yourself to the listener who gives only un- conditional love. This practice gives a way for increased confidence to face challenges.

It has helped me in overcoming my introversion and feelings of being judged. (Even writing this article is a huge accomplishment for me!) Listening sessions are offered for 30 minutes each. You may share anything burdening your heart.

Do note that, if comments about harming yourself or others are made, we are required by law to report this. Only under these circumstances would a break in confidentiality be made.

Whether you feel physically, mentally, or emotionally unsettled, or simply need someone to talk to, we are here to help. Feel free to contact us at Also, feel free to peruse our main website to know more about us and the love we share:

2023-02-27T10:18:11-07:00Current Events, The Metaphysical|

The New Aquarian Ten Commandments—

Live Blessed by Heaven Daily as You Embrace These Iconic Guidelines

David Christopher Lewis
March – April 2023 • Vol 4, No 3

We’ve all heard of the Ten Commandments given to Moses on the mount. Originally, there were fewer commandments and, of course, the more commandments there are, the more we have to keep. Yet, the original, one commandment was to love God with our entire being. If we simply do that and follow the Golden Rule, we will fulfill the law and manifest our divinity. So, what other commandments do we really require?

We’d like to offer for consideration The Hearts Center’s New Aquarian Ten Commandments, along with a brief explanation for each one.

I. Love and praise God with your entire being!
We love God with our whole heart, mind, strength and soul, and praise God through song, chant, affirmation and power prayers.

II. Radically forgive everyone for everything!
True and complete forgiveness releases us from karmic entanglements. Forgiving self and other is a dynamic spiritual practice that gets us right with God.

III. Pray and sing your prayers joyfully without ceasing!
Continuous joyous prayer and devotion seals our aura in divine light. Raising our voice to acknowledge and reverence God secures our divine estate in heaven.

IV. Serve and give selflessly every day!
Dedicated giving of Self impels us to be a co-creator with God. To advance, evolve and grow in grace, be a humble servant-leader sharing love to all.

V. Keep your harmony and avoid reactivity.
God-mastery occurs through remaining in a unity field of peaceful presence. Nonjudgment of others allows us to enjoy the life God intended for us.

VI. Avoid all gossip, maintain a happy disposition, and don’t complain about anything.

A heightened attitude of gratitude expands our heart and keeps us secure in the light. Righteous speech aligns us with the Logos, the Word of God in our Christic Self.

VII. Keep positive, compliment, bless, and encourage everyone.
Holding others in the light of their immaculate nature helps them to be their best. Our own aura shines brilliantly when the Holy Spirit moves through us to bless all life.

VIII. Be kind to all life forms, including yourself.
Loving-kindness quells violence and stymies war. The peaceable kingdom upon Earth is established by Compassion’s sacred touch.

IX. Follow the Golden Rule.
This one divine law is the maxim of planetary brotherhood/sisterhood. All past conflicts are resolved by following the voice and example of the Christ within.

X. Obey your Inner Guide and Guardian Angel immediately.
Our conscience is our sure guide to Self-mastery and perfection. God has provided us with an invisible protector, who is always watching over us.

I am imagining now—and I hope that you can see in your higher mind’s eye—a new world, an Aquarian world, where all of these New Aquarian Ten Commandments are honored and obeyed. Imagine, if every man, woman and child did so, we would have a divine world!

We have envisioned many, many aspects of what we desire to see in a golden-crystal age. What I consider these statements to be are very prototypical matrices that in and of themselves establish a divine principle, a divine value, a divine precept as a living reality in the atmosphere of the Earth, and especially within our own consciousness.

Each one is a divine prototype that we can follow. And it is obvious that when we do this, our lives will be sublime and everyone will be honored and blessed and cherished and loved, appreciated and valued. Then all the drama of karma, the negative karma, ceases. And what ensues is the peaceable kingdom, is the kingdom of God upon Earth.

What happens when we use these more positive words that are Aquarian words? It sets in motion a whole matrix where we leave behind lack and want and need, and we embrace all that is essential, all that is beautiful, all that is divine because we are in alignment with the Logos, the Word of God. We use our words judiciously, which means that we self-judge the words, even as or even before they are coming out of our mouths. So, we assess them. Are these words the words that I really choose to say into the atmosphere, to express into the world?

Words are realities, as we know, and thoughts are things. Words are even more physical things than thoughts, because we are anchoring them through our voice—the throat chakra, and bringing things into matter. So, words do matter because words become matter!

And, referring to another commandment: all lives matter! All lives are valuable. Every life is valuable as we heard in the 8th commandment, “Be kind to all life forms, including yourself.” What does it mean to be kind to yourself? It means to honor yourself, to encourage yourself, to be true to yourself, to follow your Divine Self rather than the lesser self.

Imagine each day loving and praising God with your entire being, radically forgiving everyone for everything, praying and singing your prayers joyfully without ceasing. In other words, your devotion to God is going on in your mind and in your heart even while you are doing other work. It continues as you serve and give selflessly.

And every day you are keeping your harmony and avoiding reactivity, avoiding all gossip. You are maintaining a happy disposition and not complaining about anything, even what’s going on in the world or the weather. You are keeping positive, complimenting, blessing and encouraging everyone.

It doesn’t matter who it is—everyone! You are kind to all life forms, including yourself, following the golden rule, and obeying your inner guide and guardian angel immediately.

When we embrace these iconic statements and live them, our communities will hum, our communities will grow. They will be blessed every day by heaven. Angels, archangels, seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominions, virtues, powers, principalities—all these nine choirs will just be around us and emanate through us and co-create through us amazing alchemical works for the Age of Aquarius.

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2023-02-28T14:30:38-07:00The Metaphysical|

The Sri Yantra Meaning Revealed

The Energy of Live Flows to Your Point of Focus

Kathleen Karlsen
January – February 2023 • Vol 4, No 2

The Sri Yantra is an incredible, 12,000-year-old symbol known as “the holy wheel,” and is, by far, the most popular personal talisman in the East. Drawings of this symbol have been found on ancient stones in India.

The Sri Yantra is a symbol of wealth, harmony and protection. The word Sri means abundance, wealth or splendor. Yantra means “instrument” or “machine.” The meaning of yantra is usually translated as “a tool for the mind.” Yantras are an important visual aid for meditation. In addition, the form itself is a conductor of positive energy.

The Sri Yantra design can be placed outside or inside a home for spiritual protection. This intricate design can also be incorporated in jewelry and personal accessories.


Yantras are the Hindu version of the more well-known Buddhist mandalas. The terms are sometimes used interchangeably; however, there are several key differences.

Mandalas tend to be more complex, sometimes depicting interactions between divine beings, human activities, and the heavenly world. Yantras are generally composed of simple geometric forms, Sanskrit characters and organic forms such as lotus petals.


They are sometimes used in Vastu (the Hindu form of Feng Shui). For example, a powerful image or sculpture of the Sri Yantra may be used to correct negative configurations or influences in the environment. Historically, yantras were considered to be sacred, and so were guarded by Hindu priests to prevent unauthorized access to them.

Yantras can also be used for specific purposes:

  • Mitigation of astrological influences
  • Relief for particular health conditions
  • Creation of a spiritual forcefield
  • Protection from the ill will of others
  • A focus for meditation and mantras


Yantras are directly associated with particular sounds or sequences of sounds in mantras, and it is believed that yantras actually depict the patterns of these sounds in matter. This can be demonstrated in the images recorded by modern cymascopes, which are scientific instruments that show the geometry of sounds revealed in sand, water, or other substances, providing visual depictions of these sounds—thus connecting the unseen, auditory world with the physical dimension.

Using a cymascope, the sound OM creates a series of interlocking triangles remarkably identical to the central forms in the Sri Yantra. OM is the quintessential hum of the universe, a single syllable at the beginning of many mantras or used alone for sacred toning.


The most basic interpretation of the Sri Yantra is the union of the divine masculine and feminine. This is symbolized by the nine interlaced triangles. There are four upward triangles that meet five downward triangles in a kind of star tetrahedron.

Each triangle contains within itself three points. These represent the three basic forces in the universe: creation (sattva), preservation (rajas), and dissolution (tamas). These points and processes relate to the Hindu Trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.

An upward triangle represents masculine energy and the element of fire. This shape can be seen like a campfire. In the Hindu tradition, an upward triangle is specifically associated with Shiva.

Downward triangles are connected to the water element and, in addition, are related to the emotions. The easiest way to remember this is to think of a waterfall. This symbol is connected to the goddess Shakti in her many forms.


As mentioned above, yantras are associated with mantras. There are also yantras directly connected to many of the Hindu gods and goddesses. They can be invested with energy and activated by the use of mantras. Since yantras are a form of sacred geometry and mantras are formulas of sacred sound, this creates a very powerful combination.

Some of the primary mantras associated with the Sri Yantra are those to Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth. The name Lakshmi is derived from the Sanskrit root laks, meaning “to perceive or know,” and is related to lakshana, meaning “target” or “aim.” Lakshmi’s name suggests that abundance is achieved through perceiving and aiming effort towards a chosen target.


Yantras are often featured with squares at their circumference and with doorways or gates on four sides. These are thresholds between the outer and inner worlds. Thus, the Sri Yantra can be seen as a map of our spiritual journey from the outer to the inner along designated circuits. There are three concentric circles which bring the viewer closer and closer to the central point called a bindu. This is the same point that is depicted in a red dot on the forehead of Eastern devotees. This dot is a reminder of the importance of spiritual vision or a spiritual perspective in life. The main nine triangles in the Sri Yantra form a total of forty-three smaller triangles. The two circles of lotus flowers have a total of twenty-four petals and each has its own siddhi or yogic power.

The understanding of the Sri Yantra at all levels is an intensive study! However, the most important take-away right now is that the fundamental energy of life flows to the point of focus and visualization. A one-pointed goal for your own highest good and service to others will ultimately flower into divine patterns in your life!

Kathleen Karlsen loves to share how to use music and symbolic art to create a happy heart, a clear mind and a rejuvenated body. Accelerate your spiritual path through the science of mantras and sacred art! For more info, visit her website:

2023-02-01T13:35:38-07:00The Metaphysical|

The First 12 Days of the New Year—

Live Them with Conscious Intention & Co-create a Joyful, Fulfilling Pattern for the Year Ahead!

David Christopher Lewis
January – February 2023 • Vol 4, No 2

How do we express our joy at the coming of the New Year? Most of us intuitively feel that the start of a New Year allows us the opportunity for a new beginning and an enhanced experience. Perhaps we have the desire for the year to progress in a more harmonious and balanced way, which will bring us the fulfillment and happiness we long for.

Bulgarian teacher Mikhaël Aïvanhov provided a beautiful understanding and practice for the first twelve days of the New Year that can assist us to be aware in a deeper and more authentic way.

His teaching encourages a fuller understanding of the vital potential that lies in the first twelve days of the year and how they can prefigure positively the course of the twelve months ahead.

Mikhaël Aïvanhov was born in 1900, in an area of Macedonia that is now part of Bulgaria. He met the Master Peter Deunov in 1917 and studied with him for 20 years. He was sent by Deunov to France in 1937, and was referred to as Master Omraam after his return from a year-long pilgrimage to India. He taught in France for the next 49 years. His teachings were given orally and later transcribed and translated for publication in many languages. Omraam promoted a natural and practical lifestyle, rich in spiritual practices that include silent meditation at dawn before the sunrise, a vegetarian diet, working closely with nature, and communion with divine spirits.

Omraam inspires us to imagine the New Year as alive and bringing us valuable gifts. He says in his teaching transcribed in the book, The New Year (

“Yes, we must understand the new year better; we must go out to meet it in the deep conviction that it is a highly gifted living being and that it brings us valuable presents; we must learn to prepare a lot of space within ourselves so as to be able to receive this abundance of gifts; we must continually sweep out all the old junk that litters our hearts and minds, and make room for the new year even before it comes.”

Regarding the influence of the stars on the yearly cycle, he says:

“The Cabbalah also tells us that The New Year is influenced by the stars. The birth of a new year is like the birth of a child: it is the beginning of a life that will last just twelve months. When a child is born, one can draw up a horoscope based on the date and time of birth and thus foresee the principal events of the child’s life. And we can do the same for the birth of a new year; in fact you should know that the first day of the year determines the first month, the second day—the second month, the third day—the third month, and so on. So you must try to live, think, feel and behave as well as possible, at least during the first twelve days, so as to ensure an intelligent, luminous start to the year and thus influence and determine it favorably.”

So, Omraam’s teachings are the basis for a practice we can incorporate into our lives as the New Year approaches. The first day of January corresponds to the entire month of January. And we live that day in our thoughts, feelings, speech and actions as we would like the entire month of January to be. The second day of January represents the entire month of February, and so too, the third day corresponds to March, the fourth day to April, and so on through the twelve days and the twelve months.

We can take time to envision the peace and joy, harmony and contentment we would love our homes and our relationships to be filled with throughout each month of the year. This is an opportunity to create the beauty of a fulfilled and creative life through our focused and positive attention on each of the first twelve days of the year. Journaling what we would like to accomplish each month— our projects, relationships, careers, spiritual life, travel, study and reading, attaining new skills and developing unexpected new gifts—may be a valuable practice.

If we do the spiritual work during these first twelve days of January, we can lay a foundation and give a positive spin on the year. There will be a powerful co-creative energy that takes root within ourselves for the blessing of all life. In the Master’s words:

“So, let this be your work in the year ahead: start by fixing your sights on that ideal, that sublime goal: the Kingdom of God and His Justice on Earth. Secondly, be conscious and attentive and watch yourself to see whether you are coming closer or moving away from your ideal. And finally, a third point which is implicit in the others: devote all your energies and strength and all your capacities to accomplishing this task. In this way, your Will, Heart and Mind will all pull together in the same direction.”

Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov was a bearer of light who was accessible, enthusiastic, stimulating, and an example to others. He practiced what he preached to the fullest extent. His life was an example of a perfect unity between his thoughts, words and actions. He always encouraged others to achieve this in their own lives.

His books include A New Dawn; A New Earth; Alchemy, Astrology, Magic, Kabbalah; Angels and the Other Mysteries of the Tree of Life; Chri