Look...I changed the name of the thread. Hope it doesn't disappoint Barry. Your talk of buildings and such brings to mind "vibes," of course.
It brings to mind energy signatures, or something like that...that I've read about in one of Donna Eden's books. Which brought to mind HeartMath of which folks here may already be familiar. In (at least some) of HeartMath's past studies, gratitude showed to be the most powerful "heart tool" (I think that is HeartMath's term) to help bring the mind and body into better sync. Here's a link about some of HMs research: http://www.heartmath.org/research/science-of-the-heart/introduction.html I was out hiking today, and again thought of blood soil. I've often thought of that through the years...what has walked where I put my feet? Who has walked? What blood has been shed where I trod? I feel the ground lives with these memories of peoples and animals from the past. Similar to the buildings whereof ya'll speak. --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Susan" wrote: > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, doctordumbass@ wrote: > > > > "There could be many explanations for what a person experiences when > > entering a building that have nothing to do with metaphysics or religion. > > Simple expectation is one. If you have in your mind that certain building > > will elicit a specific experience, you may experience that on entering or > > working in one because of the placebo effect. There is also just plain mood > > making. > > > > The placebo effect tends not to work well with me. I can't tell the > > difference between different kinds of buildings except whether they are > > lighter or darker, warmer or colder, or have fumes from the furnishings or > > activities there, the activity of the people therein. And whether they seem > > generally safe structurally." > > > > Purely by virtue of the beings inhabiting a building, now or previously, > > gives the space a particular feel. I have noticed this in older buildings, > > in particular. Not quite the same as the peaceful radiance in a TM > > facility, obviously, though definitely there. > > > > I like buildings that are many many years old and have been left as is. So > > many interesting things to pick up on - like the ruins of the single > > prisoner cells on Devil's Island(s) I saw at 19, rusting manacles still > > embedded in the crumbling brick, and as hot as hell. > > I have three times become sick to my stomach when in certain rooms in old > buildings - a feeling of panic and nausea and I have to leave. The reasons I > seem to think of have to do with old energies there that are not good for me. > On the other hand, I too love old buildings, and live in a 100 year old > house that I love. > > > > There is a lot more there, there, if you are open to it.:-) > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Xenophaneros Anartaxius" wrote: > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, nablusoss1008 wrote: > > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, doctordumbass@ wrote: > > > > > > > > > > "I am not sure why, but whenever I entered a TMO facility I felt a > > > > > surge of positive light and energy. It was palpable, so thick with > > > > > stillness. Just a special feeling that perhaps I created, but I don't > > > > > think so. Not sure if I believe in angels, but if they exist, the TMO > > > > > places were and still are swarming with them." > > > > > > > > > > Yes, definitely - same here. I haven't been to one in years, though > > > > > will probably test the feeling again, at some point. > > > > > > > > > > I was on a trip from Missouri to Fairfield in the early 80's, and my > > > > > entire body literally began humming (Oming?) about 60 miles out - > > > > > also saw a large celestial sentinel about a hundred feet tall, there, > > > > > though it has been a very long time, and even those details are faint > > > > > now. > > > > > > > > Same experienced all over the globe. Whenever you enter one of our > > > > buildings, owned or rented, it always has a particular silence and a > > > > cozy feeling of safety about it, as if the walls were 3 meters thick > > > > and not 40 cm and you really don't wan't to leave the place. > > > > > > > > Naturally fellows like the Turq will certainly come up with all sorts > > > > of cynical or rational "explanations" for this, mainly because Buddhism > > > > is a dead religion and they simply don't have this kind of buildings, > > > > however showoff grand and guilded they might be. > > > > > > There could be many explanations for what a person experiences when > > > entering a building that have nothing to do with metaphysics or religion. > > > Simple expectation is one. If you have in your mind that certain building > > > will elicit a specific experience, you may experience that on entering or > > > working in one because of the placebo effect. There is also just plain > > > mood making. > > > > > > The placebo effect tends not to work well with me. I can't tell the > > > difference between different kinds of buildings except whether they are > > > lighter or darker, warmer or colder, or have fumes from the furnishings > > > or activities there, the activity of the people therein. And whether they > > > seem generally safe structurally. > > > > > > Buddhism is still not dead > > > > > > Christianity 2.0 billion > > > > > > Islam 1.7 billion > > > > > > Hinduism 1.0 billion > > > > > > Buddhism 1.9 billion (This number > > > is variable from about 0.5 billion > > > to the figure listed because there > > > are many mixtures of Asian practices > > > and depending on how you categorise > > > these as being enough like the > > > definition of Buddhism you are using > > > to dump them under the Buddhist label.) > > > > > > No Religion 1.1 billion (The growth > > > of a post-theistic poplulation is > > > an interesting feature of our > > > modern times.) > > > > > > Remember, there was a time when the Church rules and everybody believed > > > in God. This was called the Dark Ages. > > > > > > Some sects of Buddhism still produce enlightened beings, although, as > > > with Hinduism (which includes TM), the number of successes in this seem > > > rather low. > > > > > > > Regarding "celestial sentinel". A pshycic friend told me that > > > > Maharishi, as soon as the monestary in Vlodrop was purchased, invited > > > > two such beings to stand about 15 meters on each side of the staircase > > > > entrance leeding into the building to keep "watch". According to him > > > > they are each about a hundred feet tall and still there today :-) > > > > > > > > > >