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The Spiritual Mind — The Conscious Mind

Medical Science and Spiritual Science Together

As a practicing physician in psychiatry, addiction medicine, research and metaphysics I have been working to reunite our spiritual science with our medical science. That avocation has taken me on an inner journey of many experiences through study and direct spiritual training as well as a journey half way round the world in pursuit of this work.

I continue to study with my wife in practical and deeper spiritual training and exercises. We have had many experiences that have deepened our relationship and improved our ability to live life purposefully, master fears, and heal many of the bruises of life we had along the way.

Applying medical knowledge of brain function to the task of maintaining cognitive functioning faculties during deep meditation was essential in our success. It takes more than just guided meditation for one to access higher states of consciousness. There are new sensory modalities and ways of communication that are necessary to make the most of the experience when accessing the spiritual mind. If our consciousness is non-local, existing well beyond the physical borders of the body and mind, then we must improve our functioning while in consciousness to heighten the awareness of its non-local existence. Therein lays the access to the more pure aspects of consciousness, the spiritual mind. So we embark on this journey by exercising our perception skills with this meditation training for accessing higher levels of consciousness.

Spiritual and Consious MindWe generally are not aware of this transcendent aspect of our consciousness. It is the interface to our spiritual inner awareness. The exercises on the first track of this deep meditation CD takes you to deep relaxation at theta level while keeping the right and left brain engaged in the process. The exercises then work to deepen awareness and comfort with the inner consciousness modalities of communication—image and emotion. The stronger we can make these modalities, the better the exploration and task accomplishment at this deeper level of consciousness. The other tracks allow you to practice free-form at this level of mind. We also use alternating tones to help entrain the brain with the subtle third sound.

This CD in the Successful Living Series will be launched at the SSF-IIIHS conference in our workshop on enhancing meditation skills.

3as1 Meditation cds – $16.00

Dr. Vernon Barksdale Invited to Speak at SSF-IIIHS International Conference

Vernon Barksdale, MD, MPH, CPI, will be a presenter at the International Institute of Integral Human Sciences (IIIHS) and Spiritual Science Fellowship of Canada (SSF) 35th Annual International Conference in Quebec, Canada, July 2 – 11, 2010.  Dr. Barksdale’s forum will cover, “Medical Meditation: Research, Benefits, and Strategies for Accessing Higher Consciousness.”  With more than 30 years studying, researching, and practicing medicine and metaphysics, he couples the clinical strengths of cognitive behavioral sciences and research in healing together with metaphysical science to bridge the interface between the human physiological aspects of mind and the spiritual aspects of mind and being.

In addition to speaking and leading workshop sessions at 2010 IIIHS 35th Annual International Conference, Dr. Barksdale will have his acclaimed medical meditation CDs available:  the Successful Living Series, which includes the titles Day Creator and Blessed Union, a collaboration with Dr. Louise Taber Barksdale.

Both Barksdale and Taber Barksdale will be available to answer questions and speak with conference guests about the benefits of medical mediation, couples meditation, and the deep relaxation mediation that bring about higher states of consciousness and spiritual inner awareness.