“Everything in the universe is in vibration.” 1 … “it is now well accepted that we live in an invisible ocean of energy suffusing space…” 2
Eileen Day McKusick
In this discussion of the fifth chakra vortex, we have progressed from the open heart and fully entered the realm of subtle dimensions (introduced earlier in this blog).
Another way of describing the human subtle energy field is this: “…our biofield—which extends approximately five feet to both sides of the body and three feet above the head and below the feet and is shaped like a torus — containing the record of all of our memories, embedded as energy and information… This makes the living matrix appear as a complex information processing system analogous to modern computer chips, only vastly more complex.”
A LIVING MATRIX
Our torus bio-field energizes our central channel of subtle communication called “the shushumna” in the Vedic tradition, aligned with the physical spine. The chakras are in this alignment with the lower three chakra vortexes sometimes called the Primary Trinity (because of their density). The heart chakra is in the middle as the gateway to the subtle dimensions.
Master Charles teaches that, “we as individuals and the collective humanity… and all the collective experience of the whole of humanity … are generating this matrix. It looks very real. It looks solid, dense, and it is fixed in dense cellular memory. Thus, certain consensus illusions are perpetuated by dense-dimensional focus. However, it yields in subtle, universal dimensional focus. Why is it not true in the denser dimensions of the Primary Trinity? Because if you remain in the denser dimensions, where that information is fixed and it is unconscious habit, you are not even aware that you are creating it. It is just repetition of information.” 4
And once you have evolved toward opening of the heart chakra, you have released much of the unconscious thoughts, beliefs, and habits that have held you so strongly in the first three chakra vortexes. You have become aware of your co-creation of your reality and you have glimpsed the truth of the interactive matrices and the greater reality of one source consciousness.
Master Charles also teaches that human beings are information processing units. This is why we stress wakefulness, so that we can create and maintain balance with every tool at our disposal. The resonant, coherent rhythm can be regained with opening the heart chakra which is at the earliest beginnings of the harmonic subtle dimensions.
The throat chakra works on a principle of resonance… Resonance is something you feel in your body, something that deepens the field of communication and allows your entire being to vibrate with wholeness. 5
THE CHAKRA OF “Sound”
In “Wheels of Life”, Anodea Judith correlates the throat chakra to sound: “…Sound is a rhythmic pulsing of waveforms that can be harmonious or dissonant.” 6 “ … sound is the gross representation of an invisible field of vibrations, and operates in a similar way to subtle vibrations. To enter the fifth chakra is to tune our consciousness into the subtle vibrational field that is all around us… All vibrations are characterized by rhythm, a repeated, regular pattern of movement through time and space. These rhythmical patterns are deeply ingrained functions of our consciousness.” 7
Most chakra authors correlate “sound” with the throat chakra and this delineation is an excellent one.
TECHNOLOGICAL MEDITATION USING SOUND
Over the millennia, the foremost technique for balance and wholeness has been meditation. Although effective, it has been long overdue for an update, which is what was created by Master Charles Cannon in 1984 ─ technological meditation. High-Tech Meditation® provides a unique way to achieve balance, wholeness and fulfillment in a fast-paced Western lifestyle. Designed to be practiced on a daily basis, it utilizes Synchronicity Sonic technology to give individuals the opportunity to enjoy a precision meditation experience every time they meditate. It utilizes comprehensive brain-wave entrainment technology combined with the energy frequencies of sacred geometry.
And there is another key reason why Synchronicity’s High-Tech Meditation is so effective. The creator is a master spiritual teacher, a monk who spent many years in an ancient Eastern contemplative tradition learning to access the deeper frequencies of enlightening awareness. As he mastered the process, he found a way for others to have similar results that were much easier and required much less time than the traditional methods he had to follow. He offers technology to the general public in Alpha and Theta, but reserves the deeply impactful Delta frequencies for serious meditators who commit to daily practice (by enrolling in The Recognitions Program). With skilled facilitators assisting practitioners around the globe, they experience accelerated evolution through the efficiency provided by constancy of powerful entraining frequencies on a regular basis.
A recent book on sound by Eileen Day McKusick explains subtleties of the resonance and entrainment process which can be applied to the efficacy of the Synchronicity technology: “… there are specific resonance windows at which biological effects tend to take place preferentially … a tiny signal at just the right frequency is capable of triggering cell membrane proteins to create an amplified response.” 8
Originating technological meditation is an example of enlightened creativity, available to a master spiritual teacher who is constant in decelerated, enlightening frequencies and thus able to “communicate without words”. Such is the hallmark of a fully-opened throat chakra vortex providing greater “downloads” when combined with fully open 6th and 7th chakras. The more these subtle energy vortexes are open, the more access to universal consciousness there is, and master spiritual teachers are said to be like “empty bamboos” in this regard. This access also explains the great amplitude of their bio-signature frequency which entrains everyone around them, pulling them into deeper states of awareness through a tuning-fork effect.
THE “HEART” OF THE THROAT CHAKRA
“At the heart of each of us, whatever our imperfections, there exists a silent pulse of perfect rhythm, a complex of wave forms and resonances, which is absolutely individual and unique and yet which connects us to everything in the universe.” 9
The throat chakra vortex, being just above the heart chakra, brings that energy upward into the subtle dimensions of universal consciousness. Carla Rueckhart explains: “That is what the blue ray [throat chakra] is all about: communicating from the heart. An open heart springboards us into open communication … In blue ray, we are speaking from that broader standpoint which we have reached by integrating all of our emotions into our heart and by understanding and forgiving them in ourselves. This viewpoint enables us to understand and forgive the same energies in other people. Our attention and communication then become gifts of love.” 10
Anodea Judith further describes the fifth chakra as: “the seat of communication through sound and vibration … the realm of consciousness that controls, creates, transmits, and receives communication, both within ourselves and between each other … communication is the coordinating principle of all life. It is the means whereby consciousness extends itself from … one place to another… Communication is the process of transmitting and receiving information through symbols.” 11
“Communication can be seen as a symbolic system that mediates between the abstract and manifested idea. It formulates our thoughts into controlled physical vibrations, which in turn can create manifestations on the physical plane. … this chakra occupies a crucial place in the gateway between mind and body. It is not a central place of balance like the heart; rather it mirrors the transformative properties of fire – a medium in the transition from one dimension to another.” 12
Thus, communication can more than just words and information. Many layers (dimensions) exist within the verbal, non-verbal, and visual transmission of frequencies. If “communication” is without the awareness provided by the heart vortex, then it is from the Primary Trinity and thus it is just unconscious, habitual repetition of information. But, with heart awareness, there’s access to subtle dimensions and awareness of co-creative holographic mirrors that reflect truth, love, and wholeness much more powerful than words. Welcome to the subtle world of universal consciousness.
EXCESS OR DEFICIENCY
Throat chakra imbalance is defined as: “excess and deficiency by the quality of the voice, the ease of communication, and the flow of creativity.” Excessive characteristics include: talking too much or inappropriately; gossiping; stuttering; difficulty being silent; excessive loudness; inability to contain (keep confidences, etc.). Deficient characteristics can be: difficulty putting things in words; fear of speaking; speaking with small, weak voice; secretiveness; excessive shyness; tone deafness.13
No discussion of the throat chakra vortex would be complete without the ancient practice of mantra repetition.
“Sound, as a vibration and a force inherent in all things, has a purifying nature.” 14
Repeating mantras is a good focusing tool and the rhythm entrains us. There are many books and resources on the bija (seed) mantras for each chakra vortex, which can be used with focus on the approximate physical location of the subtle chakra. This can be effective. But even more effective are Synchronicity alpha brainwave soundtracks which include basic mantras used in various religious traditions throughout the world. A favorite among yoga teachers is, “Om, The Reverberation of Source.” The combination of mantra and technology excels in effectiveness of deceleration into meditative states. And a focus on any individual chakra (while listening to the soundtracks with headphones) can also increase effectiveness.
LISTENING AND COMMUNICATING
“Listening is a central part of the skill of blue-ray communication. .. The simple courtesy of listening carefully to what people say to us is a wonderful help in achieving the feeling of safety and clarity in communication that distinguishes blue-ray speech. The central requirement for being a skillful listener is for us to be in our open hearts.” 15
This statement by Carla Rueckert elaborates on the feeling of wholeness we get when we communicate from oneness. We usually “listen” to others and simultaneously think about our response and often miss the truthful subtle-dimensional communication. This is a good reminder to slow down, be present and tap into universal consciousness for more truthful and fulfilling “communication.”
In “Living the Law of One 101: The Choice”, Carla Rueckart writes: “We have had a lot of training during our childhood on how we ought to feel and what we should think… At first, such guidelines and learned responses are helpful to a growing personality. After a while, however, they can constitute a prison. … We all have our favorite stories. We often tell them over and over.”16
Master Charles Cannon, in his programs and retreats, has described how we continuously tweak our favorite stories over time. If we notice ourselves doing this, we can also notice that everyone else is doing it too and thus be more wakeful (and more discerning) when hearing another’s “stories”.
The Synchronicity Socratic Process of Inquiry has been created by Master Charles Cannon as a method for recognizing and disempowering the illusory “stories” in our lives. As he often says, “events happen and then there are the stories we tell about those events.” This explains how our stories – whether they are accurate recollections of something that happened in fact or not – are turned into illusions by our minds. The resulting reality is not real; it is virtual. Using the Socratic Process to dismantle our illusory stories (and the virtual reality they have fabricated) begins to create a truthful reality instead.
To help clear the fifth throat chakra vortex, it is helpful to ask the questions below and then do the Synchronicity Socratic Process on them … revealing their illusory beginnings and habitual maintenance. Once this awareness dawns, we see that we have co-created the movies of our lives, with all their harmony and conflict. This can leave us awestruck in the presence of one source consciousness. At that point, all that’s left is to ask: “What remains in the stillness of a mind?”
Fifth Chakra Contemplations
For your contemplation (not analysis). What’s the difference you might wonder? You can read the previous blog to this one which highlights this quote from Master Charles Cannon: “Transformation is through awareness, not analysis.” Instead of using the mind for comparison, contemplation is using the heart to feel the presence and the frequencies of the question. With the heart involved, subtle-dimensional awareness awakes and provides spontaneous and sometimes awesome “information” …
What is your primary belief about …
… your right and ability to speak up?
… your ability to express yourself clearly?
… why you talk too much or too little?
… why you speak too loudly or too softly?
… whether you are a good listener and why?
… why you can’t be silent more often?
… why you gossip about other people?
… your secretiveness preventing clear communication?
… why your heart sometimes seems to get stuck in your throat?
… why you judge yourself for what you say to others?
… why your speech feels incongruent with who you feel you are?
- McKusick, Eileen Day. Tuning the Human Biofield: Healing with Vibrational Sound Therapy, Inner Traditions/Bear & Company, 2014. (Kindle Locations 236).
- Ibid., 172
- Ibid., 329-331
- Master Charles Cannon, presentations and programs.
- Judith, Anodea. Chakra Balancing, Workbook (Sounds True, 2003) p.58
- Ibid., p.53
- Judith, Anodea. Wheels of Life: A User’s Guide to the Chakra System, Llewellyn Publications; 1st edition (December 8, 2012) (Kindle Locations 2094 -2127).
- McKusick, Eileen Day, Tuning the Human Biofield: Healing with Vibrational Sound Therapy Inner Traditions/Bear & Company 2014. (Kindle Locations 240-243).
- Judith, Anodea. Wheels of Life: A User’s Guide to the Chakra System Llewellyn Publications; 1st edition (December 8, 2012) (Kindle Locations 2145-2147).
- Rueckert, Carla. Living the Law of One 101: The Choice, L/L Research 2013. (Kindle Location 3837-3901).
- Judith, Anodea. Wheels of Life: A User’s Guide to the Chakra System Llewellyn Publications; 1st edition (December 8, 2012) (Kindle Locations 2038-2046).
- Ibid. 2066-2070
- Judith, Anodea. Chakra Balancing, Workbook (Sounds True, 2003) p. 55
- Judith, Anodea. Wheels of Life: A User’s Guide to the Chakra System, Llewellyn Publications; 1st edition (December 8, 2012) (Kindle Location 277).
- Rueckert, Carla. Living the Law of One 101: The Choice (Kindle Locations 4011-13). L/L Research 2013.
- Ibid., 3925-3930