Title:Spiritual Initiation and the Breakthrough of Consciousness: The Bond of Power
Explains the phenomenon of shaktipat, the spiritual transmission of power from a teacher to a devotee - Shows how technology has eroded personal power and how insight and awareness can play a higher role in our lives - Reveals how insight is the vehicle for profound self-transformation Shakti is the creative force, the bonding power, that holds the universe together. Shaktipat is the moment when enlightenment is conferred upon a student instantaneously by his master's touch. The guru conferring shaktipat creates a bond of power in those who have accepted him or her as their teacher. In Spiritual Initiation and the Breakthrough of Consciousness Joseph Chilton Pearce describes his experience of shaktipat from his teacher Swami Muktananda. From this awakening Pearce experiences a dramatic shift of mind and comes to the realization that perception is reality and that insight is our only vehicle for profound self-transformation.
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