Psychic Vision by Melanie Barnum

Psychic Vision by Melanie BarnumPsychic Vision by Melanie Barnum

Back in the late 1960s and early 1970s reports began to circulate from within the normally closed and secretive world of Communist Russia that the Soviets had developed an active interest in psychism and that they were exploring ways by which agents with psychic powers might be able to aid the military in their somewhat phoney Cold War with the West. This revelation sparked interest in the Americans who decided to investigate and to see whether there was any merit in the claims that witches and psychics were using their…

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Right Concentration by Leigh Brasington

Right Concentration by Leigh Brasington

Buddhism is, in many regards, a spiritual philosophy that lends itself more to practical involvement than theoretical teaching. This is particularly the case when one is learning the specialized discipline of the jhanas -an offshoot of meditation that develops around deepening degrees of mental concentration. In his book ‘Right Concentration’, Buddhist teacher Leigh Brasington warns his reader of the complexities behind jhana practice – one which he ready admits is …best learned on a ten-day or longer meditation retreat.. and which he also states …is a controversial topic… He admits…

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