David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D., in his profound "POWER vs FORCE, AN ANATOMY OF CONSCIOUSNESS" (based upon kinesiological muscle testing) writes that the energy
of feelings can actually be measured (and states of consciousness such as love, fear, courage, joy can be calibrated on a scale from 1 to 1,000) and that the energy of love etc.
is x times more powerful than the energy of less positive feelings, and hence able to counterbalance the latter many times over.
After conducting tens of thousands of kinesiological measurements, Dr. Hawkins has created a "map of consciousness" (downloadable from the Internet), depicting levels of consciousness and feeling according to their “vibrational level”.
Here are a few (sometimes paraphrased) quotes from POWER vs FORCE:
Similar to other works on kinesiology, Dr. Hawkins’ book also describes how we are apparently able to find out the truth about anything and anyone using muscle testing, since each person already “knows” these truths (for instance on the muscular level), with just our rational mind often being too “blindfolded” or prejudiced to perceive it directly (the only condition being that we ourselves test above the integrity level of 200). This is an invaluable tool such as when searching for answers to everyday questions and options. (see also www.powervsforce.com)
Special note: also see this article debunking (?) Dr. Hawkins’ claims in Power vs Force:
Dowsing for God— Critique of Power vs Force by David Hawkins
Covering a wealth of topics, the author, an ophthalmologist, makes it abundantly clear that UV sunlight is a great healing and preventative factor, while artificial light is a major
disease-inducing influence. Liberman calls light an essential nutrient and quotes many examples and studies to explain why this is so. He introduces the term malillumination to
describe the state that most people in the Western world have been living in since the predominantly rural way of life was abandoned in favour of a life in the cities.
He discusses a wide range of therapeutic uses of light and colour including emotional healing and catharsis triggered by colour and light (for instance, if you dislike a certain colour, this colour is quite likely the very colour that will (when therapeutically "applied") trigger and help you heal buried trauma). He talks about treating cancer, AIDS and other illnesses using light and colour and a light therapy called Syntonics that was developed by one Dr. Harry Riley Spitler who himself built on the light/colour frequency research of another researcher, Dinsha, which he further developed. (Royal Rife’s revolutionary healing work is also discussed).
Other topics include: the true statistics of skin melanomas and the sun versus working inside all day; vast improvement of the eyesight of individuals using nothing but coloured filtered glasses and a light source; depression and light therapy; dyslexia and poor quality fluorescent light sources; dramatic improvement in behaviour and learning potential in children with learning disabilities after changing their environment to quality full spectrum lighting sources; the development of tumors in cancer-prone mice (exposed to pink fluorescent lighting in 42 weeks, under cool white light in 47 weeks and under full spectrum light in 51 weeks).
The most impressive part re cancer (in a nutshell) is the following:
There are light-activated chemicals called porphyrins ("a ubiquitous class of naturally occurring compounds with many important biological representatives") which accumulate in cancer cells. Porphyrins injected into the body make (under certain conditions) tumors fluoresce. T. J. Dougherty developed what he calls Photodynamic Therapy (PDT). PTD allows to both detect (highlight) cancerous cells as well as “explode" them subsequently by subjecting the injected photosensitive chemicals to irradiation with red laser light (640 nanometers), transported to the tumor locus via fibre-optic cables. The UV light activates these chemicals, which then proceed to selectively destroy the cancerous cells! PDT is painless and more successful than any conventional method in the treatment of localized tumors. As long as the light is able to penetrate to the tumor site, the therapy nearly never fails. Many cancer patients have been treated very successfully using this method. In 70 to 80 percent of the cases, one treatment suffices for positive results to be noted. See T. J. Dougherty: "Photosensitization of Malignant Tumors" in St. Economou: Adjuncts to Cancer Therapy, Philadelphia 1990. Someone developed PDT further into what he called Cytoluminescent Therapy (CLT).
(The following contains some re-translated excerpts from Dr. Liberman’s book)
Cells and UV:
“Heliotherapy" was very popular in Europe from 1900 to c. 1940. One Dr. Rollier, head of a sun therapy clinic, wrote a volume titled La Cure de Soleil. He knew that the higher the UV dosis, the greater the success of the treatment. Many patients were healed from tuberculosis (and it was noticed that the sun did not effect a cure if the patients wore glasses impenetrable to the healing UV rays). Other successful treatments concerned colitis, anemia, eczema, acne, lupus erythematodes, sciatica, asthma, and other ailments. Sun bathing and UV therapy were known as the most effective treatment modality for many infectious diseases. When penicillin was discovered in 1938, big business and science rushed into the new area of antibiotics. Sun therapy fell into disrepute.
Why we need UV light:
The media rehashes pseudo-scientific facts linking UV light to skin cancer and skin aging (but compare Does sun-bathing/sunlight really damage the skin & cause wrinkles?). Scientists at the University of Sydney and The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine concurrently ascertained that malignant melanoma is much more widespread among indoor workers and office employees than among persons with predominantly outdoor (sun-exposed) job or leisure activity.
Sensational tests on one-celled organisms:
Prof. Smith-Sonneborn irradiated one-celled organisms with bactericidal UV-C rays which damaged their DNA and shortened their life span (accelerated their aging process). She then proceeded to re-irradiate the cells, this time using UV-A. The cells repaired themselves and the aging process was halted. This alone was sensational news. Prof. Smith-Sonneborn wanted to know next what would happen if she resubjected the cells to UV-A. This second radiation treatment extended the cells’ lifespan by up to 50 % compared to the control group! These results showed without a doubt the ability of certain types of light to not only support cells in repairing their DNA, but also to support life-extending factors present within the DNA.
Liberman advises among other things: spend at least one hour per day outside, no matter what the weather. Don't wear sunglasses or tinted contact lenses and generally don't use sun lotion (Dr. Zane Kime is convinced that most sun lotions further the formation of cancerous cells under the impact of sunlight). Don't go into the sun between 10 am and 2 pm and never look directly at the sun.
What impressed me particularly is that the author states that natural sunlight is required as a catalyst to ensure complete digestion (my own experience seems to confirm this)
To round this review off, I am quoting from another pertinent website/other researchers:
“Research on various organisms and cell types consistently demonstrated that light alters cell metabolism, causing synthetic cell processes to dominate catabolic ones. In a recent paper, Karu described it this way: 'The primary changes induced by light are followed by a cascade of biochemical reactions in the cell that do not need further light activation.' (Here they are referring to laser light, “...lasers are used only because they are easier to control").
...light finds just the right places in the body to heal... starving or oxygen deprived tissue responds to the irradiation but not healthy tissue. Wounded, chronically inflamed, and ischaemic cells are characterized by their acidic, hypoxic and inhibited state. Light drives them toward oxidation, balanced pH, and vitality."
Compare Healing Cancer With Light
Die deutsche Ausgabe heißt übrigens “Die heilende Kraft des Lichts. Der Einfluß des Lichts auf Psyche und Körper”. Besonders faszinierend für mich auch seine Beschreibung, wie die Behandlung mit speziellen Farben (in Form einfacher Farblichtbestrahlung) zu tiefentherapeutischen Durchbrüchen (tiefsitzender Traumaheilung etc.) führte...
[About the Masters:]
Their work is accomplished without ostentation and in perfect childlike simplicity. They know the power of love to protect them and they cultivate it until all nature is in love with them and befriends them. Thousands of the common people are killed annually by serpents and wild animals, yet these Masters have so brought forth the power of love in themselves that serpents and wild animals do not injure them. They live at times in the wildest jungles, and sometimes lay their bodies down before a village to protect it from the ravages of wild animals, and no harm befalls the village or themselves. When occasion requires they walk on water, go through fire, travel in the invisible, and do many other things that we have been accustomed to look upon as miracles performed only by one supposed in some way to possess supernatural powers.
There is a striking resemblance between the life and teaching of Jesus of Nazareth and those of these Masters as exemplified in their daily life. It has been thought impossible for man to derive his daily supply directly from the Universal, to overcome death and to perform the various so-called miracles that Jesus performed while on earth. The Masters prove that all these are their daily life. They supply everything needed for their daily wants directly from the Universal, including food, clothing and money. They have so far overcome death that many of them now living are over five hundred years of age, as was conclusively proved by their records.
There are comparatively few of these Masters in India, other cults seeming to be but offshoots of their teaching. They realize their number is limited and that only a few scholars can come to them. In the invisible, however, they can reach almost unlimited numbers and it seems to be the greater work of their lives to reach out into the invisible and help all who are receptive to their teaching.
[The Masters on Jesus:]
"We are fully convinced and we hope you also will see that this Great Master and Teacher came to us that we might have a fuller understanding of life here on earth; that all mortal limitations are but man-made and in no other way should they be interpreted. We know that this greatest of all teachers came to show more fully that the Christ in Him and through whom He did His mighty works is the same Christ that lives in you, in me, and in all mankind; that we can, by applying His teachings, do all the works that He did and greater works. We believe that Jesus came to show more fully that God is the one great and only Cause of all things, that God is All.”
[The Masters on eternal youth and life:]
“The life reactions of plant and man being alike, man can certainly profit by the experience of the plant. As the leaves and buds at the tips of the branches of the oldest banyan are as young as the seed whence it sprang, even so the group cells in man forming his body, need not gradually lose their vitality and die, but may grow young and evergreen as the ovum or individual cell itself. Indeed, there is no reason why your body should not grow as young and vital as the vital seed from which it sprang. The ever-spreading banyan, always a symbol of everlasting life, does not die except through accident. No natural law of decay, no old age process seems to exist within the banyan tree to affect injuriously the vital energy of its cells. The same is true of the human form divine.
"There is no natural law of death or decay for man, except through accident. No inevitable old age process exists within his body or group cells—nothing that can gradually paralyze the individual. Death is, then, an avoidable accident. Disease is, above all, dis-ease, absence of ease or Santi—sweet, joyous peace of the spirit reflected through the mind in the body. Senile decay, which is the common experience of man, is but an expression that covers his ignorance of cause, certain disease conditions of mind and body. Even accidents are preventable by appropriate mental attitude. Says the Siddha: ‘The tone of the body may be so preserved that it may naturally resist with ease infectious and other disease, like plague and influenza.’ The Siddha may swallow germs and never develop disease at all.
"Remember that youth is God’s seed of love planted in the human form divine. Indeed, youth is the divinity within man; youth is the life spiritual—the life beautiful. It is only life that lives and loves—the one life eternal. Age is unspiritual, mortal, ugly, unreal. Fear thoughts, pain thoughts, and grief thoughts create the ugliness called old age. Joyous thoughts, love thoughts, and ideal thoughts create the beauty called youth. Age is but a shell within which lies the gem of reality—the jewel of youth.
"Practice acquiring the consciousness of childhood. Visualize the Divine Child within. Before falling asleep suggest to your consciousness, ‘I now realize that there is within me a spiritual joy-body ever young, ever beautiful. I have beautiful, spiritual mind, eyes, nose, mouth, skin—the body of the Divine Infant, which now, tonight, is perfect.’ Repeat this affirmation and meditate upon it quietly while falling asleep. Upon rising in the morning suggest to yourself aloud, ‘Well, dear (addressing yourself by name), there is a divine alchemist within.’ By the spiritual power of these affirmations during the night a transmutation takes place and the unfolding from within, the Spirit, has saturated this spiritual body and spiritual temple. The inner alchemist has caused dead and worn-out cells to fall and the gold of new skin to appear with perpetual health and loveliness. Truly divine Love in demonstration is eternal youth. The divine alchemist is within my temple, constantly coining new and beautiful baby cells. The spirit of youth is within my temple—this human form divine, and all is well. Om Santi! Santi! Santi! (Peace! Peace! Peace!)
"Learn to smile in the sweet way of a child. A smile from the soul is spiritual relaxation. A real smile is a thing of true beauty, the artistic work of the ‘Inner Ruler Immortal.’ It is well to affirm—’I think a kind thought for all the world. May all the world be happy and blest.’ Affirm before taking up the work for the day—’Within me there is a perfect form—the form Divine. I am now all that I desire to be! I visualize daily my beautiful being until I breathe it into expression! I am a Divine Child, all my needs are being now and forever supplied!’"
"Learn to thrill yourself. Affirm, ‘Infinite Love fills my mind and thrills my body with its perfect life.’ Make everything bright and beautiful about you. Cultivate a spirit of humor. Enjoy the sunshine.”
[The Masters on prayer, love and God:]
"Does life press heavily upon you? Do you need courage and strength to meet the problems that confront you? Are you sick or afraid? If so, lift your heart and pray to Him who leads the way. The imperishable love of God enfolds you. You need not fear. Did He not say, ‘Before they call I will answer and while they are yet speaking I will hear’? Approach this throne of grace boldly, not as you have thought of beseaching and groveling attitude, but with the prayer of understanding faith, knowing that the help you stand in need of is already yours. Never doubt. Do more—ask. Claim your birthright as the child of the living God, as Jesus did. Know that in the Invisible, Universal Substance, in which we all live and move and have our being, is every good and perfect thing that man can desire, waiting to be drawn forth by faith into visible form or manifestation. Read in your own great Book what Paul says of love in 1 Corinthians, Chapter 13, using the word, ‘love,’ instead of charity, as was intended.
"Consider Solomon, when in the night of his experience he allowed his radiant love nature to expand to that universal plane of consciousness where he asked to be of service and not for self. This brought to him wealth untold and added to this was life and honor beyond his power to ask. He recognized the wisdom of Love and Love released its boundless wealth upon him. ‘Silver was counted as naught in the days of Solomon.’ Even the drinking vessels of this mighty king of love were of pure gold.
"To love is to release God’s unlimited storehouse of golden treasure. If we love we cannot help giving, and to give is to gain, and the law of love is fulfilled. Then, by giving, we set in operation the unfailing law of measure for measure. With no thought of receiving, it is impossible to avoid receiving, for the abundance you have given is returned to you in fulfillment of the law, ‘Give and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, shall men give unto your bosom. For with the same measure that you mete, withal, it shall be measured to you again.’
"If we work in the spirit of love, we must have God present in consciousness. To be one with Life, Love, and Wisdom, is to consciously contact. To consciously contact God is to have abundance pressed upon us the same as abundance of food has been pressed upon us tonight. You see there is an abundance for all and none need want in the presence of God’s abundance. This thought of abundance must lift the mind far beyond the bounds of limitation. To conceive abundance, one must relinquish all thoughts of things in particular. This concept is so large that it will not permit the thought of detail. To hold it in mind, consciousness must swing far out into the Universal and revel in the joyousness of perfect freedom. This freedom must, however, not be taken for license, for we are held responsible for every thought, every act. Our consciousness cannot attain to this freedom in an instant. The breaking of the last vestige of limitation may be accomplished in an instant but the preparation for the glorious event has gone before; the preparation in minutest detail has been accomplished from within, just as every petal of a flower is perfected in every detail within the bud. When the perfection is complete, the bud bursts its sepal shell and the flower comes forth beautiful. Just so man must break the shell of self before he can come forth.
"God’s laws are changeless, the same as they have ever been. While they are immutable, they are beneficent, for they are good. When we live in conformity to them, they become the very foundation stones on which we build our health, our happiness, our peace and poise, our success and attainment. If we abide fully in God’s law, no evil can befall us. We do not need to be healed. We are every whit whole.
"How well we realize that in the great heart of humanity there is a deep homesickness which never can be satisfied with anything less than a clear consciousness or understanding of God, our Father. We recognize this hunger as hearts cry after God. There is nothing the human soul so longs for as to know God, ‘Whom to know aright is life eternal.’ We see people ever shifting from one thing to another, hoping they will find satisfaction or rest in some accomplishment or in the possession of some limited, mortal desire. We see them pursuing and gaining these things only to find themselves still unsatisfied. Some fancy they want houses and lands; some, great wealth; and some, great learning. We are privileged to know that man has all these things within himself. Jesus, the Great Master, attempted to have all see this. How we do love Him! He stands out so beautifully triumphant because of His attainments. We love all who have reached the heights or high places in consciousness that Jesus has. We not only love them for their attainments but because of what they really are.
"Jesus never allowed Himself to dwell in the external after His illumination. He always kept His thoughts at the central part of His being, which is the Christ. In Jesus, the Christ or Central Spark which is God in us all, living in everyone today, was drawn forth to show itself perfectly ruling the material body or flesh man. It is in this way that He did all His mighty works, not because He was in some way different from you. He had no greater power than all have today. He was not in some way a Son of God and we only servants of God. He did these works because this same Divine Spark, which the Father has implanted in every child born, was fanned into a brighter flame by His own efforts in holding Himself in conscious communion with God Himself, the source of all Life, Love, and Power.
[The Masters on the protective power of ubiquitous God:]
"Peace, health, love, joy and prosperity are here. These are the fruits of the Spirit, the gifts of God. If we look unto God, no harm can befall us, no evil can come nigh us. If we look to Him wholly, we are healed of our infirmities, in the transcendent name of the Law, or Jesus.
"God is in the midst of you, child of infinite, immortal Spirit. There is naught to make you tremble or despair, naught to make you fear. From the bosom of the Father you came; the breath of Almighty God created you a living soul. ‘Before Abraham was, you were. Beloved now are we Sons of God, joint heirs with Christ.’ The same power is in you that is in Jesus. This is called the mantle of the Spirit. With the right concept of this, it is found that there is no decay, no disease, no accident, no death, nothing that can take your life in any way. You can draw this mantle so closely around you that nothing can penetrate it, nothing can touch you. All the destructive agencies or forces ever created by man may be directed at you; yet you will come forth unharmed. If by any chance the outer form should be destroyed, it would immediately return as spiritual in the same form. This is an armor better than any armor plate ever devised by man and you can use it at all times without money and without price. You can stand forth as you are, the child of the living God.
[The Masters on the universal force:]
"The warmth that you feel in this room comes from a force that we are all able to contact and use. This force or power is higher than any of your mechanical force or power but can be contacted by man and used as light, heat, and power even to the driving of all mechanical appliances. It is what we call a universal force. If you were to contact and use this force, you would call it perpetual motion. We call it Universal Power, God Power, supplied by the Father to work for all His children. It will turn and move every mechanical device, furnish transportation without the consumption of fuel in any way, and will also furnish light and heat. It is everywhere present without money or price and can be contacted and used by all."
One of our party asked if the food had been prepared by this force. We were told that the food came prepared as we had eaten it, direct from the Universal, just the same as the bread and the other provisions had been supplied heretofore.
[The Masters on contact with God:]
Thus, when we wish to come in contact with God, we do not think of something away from us and difficult to attain. All we need know is that God is within as well as all about us and that we are consciously within the presence of God and are present in God and in command with full power.
[The Masters on the greatest attribute of God:]
"The Tree of Life is located in the midst of the paradise of God, the very depth of our own soul, and the rich, abundant fruit that grows and ripens to the fullest perfection, the most perfect and life-giving, is Love. Love has been defined by those who perceive its true character as the greatest thing in the world. I might add that it is the greatest thing in the world. I might add that it is the greatest healing force in the world. Love never fails to meet every demand of the human heart. The Divine Principle of Love may be used to eliminate every sorrow, every infirmity, every harsh condition, and every lack that harasses humanity. With the right understanding and use of the subtle and illimitable influence of love, the world may be healed of its wounds and the sweet mantle of its heavenly compassion may cover all inharmony, all ignorance, and all mistakes of mankind.
"With wings outstretched, Love searches out the arid spots of the human heart, the waste places of life, and with seeming magic touch redeems humanity and transforms the world. Love is God, eternal, limitless, changeless, going beyond all visions into infinitude. The end we can only envision. Love fulfills the law of its own, consummates its perfect work, and reveals the Christ within the soul of man. Love is ever seeking an inlet whereby it may flow forth into the soul of man and pour itself out as all good to him. If it is not disturbed by man’s perversity and discordant thinking, God’s eternal, changeless current of love flows ever onward, carrying before it, into the great universal sea of forgetfulness, every appearance of inharmony or ugliness which disturbs the peace of man. Love is the perfect fruit of the Spirit; it goes forth, binding up the wounds of humanity, drawing nations into closer harmony, and bringing peace and prosperity to the world. It is the very pulse of the world, the heartbeat of the universe. Humanity must be charged with this current of love from the great Omnipresent Life if it would do the works of Jesus.”
(Life and Teachings of the Masters of the Far East can at least partially be found online.)
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