The Hidden self diminishes our radiance and connection to our true identity.
Summary of Hidden Self, Agenda and Mask it creates
The Hidden Self and mask is completely separate to the Persona or Shadow Self. Nearly all of us have a Hidden self with a hidden agenda which developed between the ages of 0-7years. The trauma you could have suffered could be as simple as your mother left you in a room while you were asleep. You woke up scared and insecure, crying and the ego decided you never wanted to feel like this again. So you become reactive and start manipulating situations so as to avoid these feelings of insecurity and fear. The child’s agenda if it is not dealt with consciously at a young age becomes the hidden self. Because we are not neutral about ourselves we dismiss the hidden self and its agendas and do not believe the outside world is affected by our private thoughts and feelings.
We react in the same way to all situations, which may not make sense in the current moment. The gap between us and reality increases. If our habit is to simple react, or to react and deny we reacted we divide and fight ourselves. It is just like trying to see ourselves in a shattered mirror.
Building our Presence and the Authentic Self
When we develop:
- Our frontal lobe so that we can use its discriminative ability to filter our thoughts and impulses.
- Develop our Intuitive capacity.
- Expand our radiance and Aura so we connect our electromagnetic field to the Universal Electromagnetic field.
There is 2 ways of doing this, you need to work on Shakti and Bhakti.Shakti or strength is created through the daily discipline of kundalini yoga. By balancing the pranas and opening the central channel so that the kundalini energy of consciousness can flow. In many lectures Yogi Bhajan explained to us how we can develop an aura extending to 9 feet in all directions. However self-doubt, inner conflict can diminish the aura to 3-4 feet in a moment. To extend your radiance to connect with the universal magnetic field you need to enter a state of neutrality
Bhakti is the approach of love, surrender and merger. Normally we live in duality and conflict which saps the radiance of our aura. When we bow our head to our divinity and that of everything in the Universe, we open up a diagonal path past the blocks that seem to be in our way.
But our inner agendas dissuade us from this practice of surrender, instead we practice half-heartedly, comfortable and familiar with our own limitations. Our limits begin to define us rather than our radiance liberating us.
Question: How are you going to bring/more Shakti and Bhakti into your life?
This week’s classes:
Mon 7 Sept 6-7.30pm Kundalini Yoga @ Prana Lounge, 60 Horton Pl, Col 7
Tues 8 Sept 8.30 -9.30am Kundalini Yoga@The Om Space, 185/9 Havelock Rd,
Tues 8 Sept 6-7pm Meditation @ The Om Space, 185/9 Havelock Road, Col 5
Wed 9 Sept 4.45- 7am Sadhana @ 9 Greenlands Lane, Col 5 (FREE)
Wed 9 Sept 7.15-8.15pm Kundalini Yoga@The Om Space, 185/9 Havelock Road
Friday 11 Sept 6-7pm Teachers Class @The Om Space, 185/9Havelock Rd Col 5.
Sat 12 Sept 9.30 -10.30am Hatha General The Om Space185/9 Havelock Rd, Col 5.
Saturday 6.30-7.30pm Introduction to Aquarian Teacher Training and Gong Bath – FREE @ Prana Lounge, 60 Horton Place, Col 7
Sunday 13 Sept 10-11am Hatha General The Om Space, 185/9 Havelock Rd
Sat nam Fi x