This is probably one of most powerfully metamorphic shamanic healing techniques that you will ever practise – and you don’t even have to be a shaman to do it. Anyone can do the Ecstasy of the Heart and benefit enormously from it – anyone who has a heart. And it will not only change how you feel, but it will also change the world that you’re outpicturing around you.
I’ve written masses about its multifarious holistic healing benefits in articles on my other blog, and I’ll give you links to those at the end.
However, in this article I just want to get on with simply giving you the Ecstasy of the Heart technique, so you can start practising it.
Once you’ve learned how to enter into the ecstatic bliss of your own heart a couple of times, you’ll find that you’ll be able to practise anywhere – in any situation. And no-one around you will be any the wiser that you’re in the process of transforming the reality all around you by sending out new electromagnetic frequency ripples, like throwing the Philosopher’s Stone into the energetic ‘pond’.
The Ecstasy of the Heart was developed by shamanic sound healer Tom Kenyon, and I’m quoting here the exact inspirational words of his own spirit guides, who he calls the Hathors:
This first method is for those unfamiliar with the vastness of their own inner consciousness. It is simple but highly effective.
We recommend you regularly cultivate this coherent state in the garden of your mind.
To accomplish this, you simply reside in the feelings of appreciation or gratitude, without any reason to do so. In other words, you are not looking to something in your environment or your life to feel appreciation or gratitude for. You simply enter into this vibratory state for no other reason other than choosing to do so.
This vibratory state creates a coherency in your body and mind, and it is a type of mental/emotional upliftment that acts as a counter-balance to the downward spiral many humans will be experiencing.
We recommend that you enter this emotional state several times a day. Just a minute or two is all that is needed, but by entering into this vibratory state throughout the day, you train your brain/mind/body to enter into a coherent state at will. And this will be a very helpful and important mind-skill….
The Advanced Technique
The second technique we wish to share is for those of you who are more experienced with your inner worlds.
The technique involves focusing on the physical heart, not the heart chakra, and while focusing your attention on the physical heart you enter into the state of appreciation or gratitude (just as with the simple method we gave earlier).
The effect of holding your awareness in the physical heart while experiencing appreciation or gratitude creates bliss or ecstasy if you hold the two together long enough.
Once you enter bliss or ecstasy, you become aware of the space between the atoms of your body and your environment. This is a shift of mental attention and it is based on the quantum reality that physical matter is over 99 per cent space.
Obviously, you do not perceive this space between the atoms of your body and your immediate environment through your physical senses due to the limitations of your nervous system. But the non-local aspect of your consciousness that is unfettered by the limitations of your physical reality can experience this space.
The final stage of this technique involves a shifting of attention. As you become aware of this space in your body and the space around you, you perform a paradoxical feat of consciousness. You send the appreciation and gratitude you are experiencing, both to the space within your body and to the space around you, as well to the particles of matter that comprise your body and the world around you.
This “holding” of both space and matter in the vibratory realm of appreciation or gratitude will eventually reveal your nature as both an embodied and un-embodied being—as a being living through a physical body or form and simultaneously as a consciousness unbounded by form.
If you persist with this method, it will eventually open a miraculous doorway for you, a doorway that leads to profound insights …