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The Om Experiment: Down in the Mud, Day #8

In his article ‘How to Use Sound to Heal Yourself‘,  Roger Gabriel described Om as “The first impulse to emerge from the silence of the absolute, or the field of Pure Potentiality, was the sound “OM” or more correctly “AUM,” according … Continue reading

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The Om Experiment: Down in the Mud, Day #4

In doing my research for my new book on the power and benefits of chanting the Om mantra, I came across a wonderful little video of Deepak Chopra being interviewed about the Om, called ‘Science of Om’. Chopra states that … Continue reading

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The Om Experiment: Down in the Mud, Day #1

Not a great start to this experiment. It was later than I wanted to start this session, but as I was in the middle of a power cut (in half the apartment only, and with some random power points also … Continue reading

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The Om Experiment: Down in the Mud (Prelude) Day #1

My new book requires research into the mantra ‘Om’. It’s not a subject that is entirely unfamiliar to me. I’ve been using it for a number of years, along with it’s associated visual representation from the Tibetan Uchen script in … Continue reading

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Review: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King My rating: 5 of 5 stars I had to read this. It’s Stephen King after all, and if anyone knows how to write a blockbuster, very saleable novel, you can’t … Continue reading

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Is it possible to be a vegan and a Muslim at the same time?

I’ve had some interesting discussions recently about Islam and veganism, and whether or not there is a conflict between these two philosophies when it comes to the eating of meat, or the drinking of milk etc. So I thought I would … Continue reading

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How to set up this website?

Here’s a question for you, because it is doing my head in. I am trying to set this website up, and include all of the articles that I have had published over the years in various magazines and newspapers. I’m … Continue reading

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Research or prevarication?

Sunday morning coffee, answering emails, the cleaner here, forcing me to move from desk to coffee table and back again, and my highlighter marking up passages in the 2016 edition of ‘The Writer’s & Artists Yearbook’. I like this idea … Continue reading

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The History of Reiki

The following article appeared on the Humanity Healing website in February 2008 It was Mikao Usui, a Japanese Tendai Buddhist who developed the original spiritual system that we have come to know as Reiki. In the early days, it was … Continue reading

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