Franklin Merrell-Wolff By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness (Continued from part 1. Read full post here.) If you wonder what it was like to feel the ambrosia (spiritual bliss) and experience the Current, here is Franklin’s description: “I felt the Ambrosia-like quality in the breath with the purifying benediction that it casts over the whole … Continue reading Franklin Merrell-Wolff Describes Enlightenment – Part 2/2
By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness Wouldn’t it be great to have a description of one of the stages of enlightenment from someone who experienced it? I’m not referring to a guru, but to an active student on the path who discovered what he called the ‘Current’ and shared his experiences with the world. Franklin … Continue reading Franklin Merrell-Wolff Describes Enlightenment – Part 1/2
Ziggy Marley. Credit: inland360.com By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness Ziggy Marley, accomplished reggae artist and son of legend Bob Marley, has said before that love is this generation’s form of rebellion. Some of you might know his song, “Love Is My Religion”, in which he explains that his newfound religion is love; self-love, love … Continue reading Love Rebels, Unite!
Credit: positivemed.com By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness The following was written for the 187th issue of The Culture of Awareness Weekly Newsletter, which I offer for $11.11 a month. Income from the newsletter helps me get by and ensures I can continue to offer free content, and every subscription is appreciated. The option to … Continue reading Writing, Enlightenment and Compassion
By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness Continued from part 1 (read full post here). Some people are immediately aware of the current, while others remain in the dark. “I am studying the effect of the Current upon others. Sherifa is immediately responsive to It and recognizes Its presence, at times even before I do. It … Continue reading Franklin Merrell-Wolff on Deep Breathing and Bliss – Part 2/2
By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness This is a part of The Teachers Speak, a series of articles on the Culture of Awareness. Read full post here. Franklin Merrell-Wolff was a philosopher who, after experiencing a spiritual awakening in 1936, became dedicated to jnana yoga and the theologian Shankara. He gave detailed accounts of his … Continue reading Franklin Merrell-Wolff on Deep Breathing and Bliss – Part 1/2
Credit: cosmichealer.com By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness Some people in the conscious community have turned their back on religion because of the ways it’s used to distort spirituality and control the masses, but others look to it for little bits of wisdom and insight. Some have studied different religions in hopes of finding similarities … Continue reading Does Enlightenment Unite Each Religion?
By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness Concluded from Part 2 Our final story is called, “Enter the Lifeforce: Ascent to Enlightenment”, and it comes from Erowid user “Light Warden” “This one in particular is about my first trip on anything truly psychedelic, which happened to be mushrooms. It happened long ago, so I’ll include as … Continue reading Psychedelic Enlightenment: 3 Profound Psilocybin Mushroom Experiences – Part 3/3
Credit: wifflegif.com By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness Continued from Part 1 Our next story is called, “The I of the Storm”, and it comes from Erowid user “Keith Fonda”. Note that the author also used cannabis during this experience, which could have enhanced it. “The long-anticipated day had finally arrived! Myself and my dear … Continue reading Psychedelic Enlightenment: 3 Profound Psilocybin Mushroom Experiences – Part 2/3
Artist unknown By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness Society condemns psychedelic drugs, but some people believe they expand our consciousness and connect us with an omnipotent spiritual power that the majority of the world us unaware of. Some spiritual people condemn them, and whether or not they work for you, we have to learn to … Continue reading Psychedelic Enlightenment: 3 Profound Psilocybin Mushroom Experiences – Part 1/3