A Hathor Planetary Meditation Through Tom Kenyon: Spatial Cognizance
Your world is in the midst of an immense metamorphosis.
It is like a giant serpent shedding its old skin. New realities are emerging as old realities are being sloughed off. As an embodied being in the midst of this radical transformation the challenges facing you may seem, at times, overwhelming.
We have referred to this process in previous communications, and for a larger context for this message we would refer you to four previous messages we have given: Escalation of Chaotic Nodes and The Dismantling of 3-D Reality, Transitions States, The Fifth Perspective: Transcending Time and Space, and Restoration. (Note: Click on the underlined links above or go to the Hathor section of the website, www.tomkenyon.com)
From our perspective the Sixth Mass Extinction, which we have referred to in previous messages, is unfolding at an accelerated pace. Weather anomalies are on the rise, which shall continue, resulting in challenges to agriculture and the world’s food supply. And the clashes between cultural values, international relations, social and economic institutions will continue to destabilize the world. This destabilization is due to an increase of Chaotic Nodes, which we have also discussed extensively in previous messages.
These Chaotic Nodes are the result of multiple inter-locking phenomena. The reasons for the increased intensity of these inter-locking Chaotic Nodes is attributable to a combination of factors. Some of it is cosmic in its origins, some of it is due to randomness, and some of it is a result of manmade influences.
Your collective experience of perceived time is accelerating at an unprecedented rate. And the “pressure waves” of this accelerated perception of time is due to the heightened pace of newly emerging technologies that you are becoming increasingly dependent upon.
The increased pace of data you have to process is beyond your capability as a biological organism to cope with, and you are shifting—as a culture—to a technologically-based reality.
As a result of this dependence upon technology you are entering a type of techno-servitude. And as with all new radical technologies there are good sides and bad sides to this reality.
Were you a truly benevolent species, the acceleration of your technological culture could advance the quality of all life, but you are not collectively a benevolent species. And some of the newly emerging technologies that could enhance planetary life are being commandeered by forces that wish to control and enslave.
At the same time there are benevolent forces also working with these new technologies to improve the quality of life. As a result of these opposing agendas, the future impact of technology upon Earth and your collective destiny is yet to be determined.
Returning to the metaphor of the serpent shedding its old skin, how do you ride such a creature? How do you function in a world where multiple realities are in conflict with each other? How do you survive, intact, the accelerated pace of change, and who is it that will survive this—meaning what is your true nature?
From one perspective what you are experiencing in your world is catastrophic in nature. From another perspective it is a highly potent evolutionary catalyst. In other words, the metamorphosis of your world could destroy you or propel you into higher states of consciousness. The choice, at an individual level, between personal destruction or an ascent into a higher dimensional reality is yours.
The purpose of this message is not to address the planetary challenges facing humanity and other life forms that reside upon your Earth. Rather our focus is on what you can do, as an individual, in the midst of such intense challenges.
The information in this message comes from the Aethos, the Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth dimensions of our Hathorian reality. From the perspective of the Hathors who reside in the Aethos, your cosmos (as well as ours) is only one of many, and all of these innumerable “universes” as well as the beings who dwell within them, are all perceived as illusory dreamlike displays of holographic light.
In other words, your reality, as well as ours, is fundamentally a temporary illusion brought about through holographic projections of light, transitory in nature, insubstantial and magical in nature.
The beings who reside in the Aethos are our spiritual teachers, for they have transcended the illusory effects of projected holographic light that most beings perceive as reality. The Aethos has, instead, fully entered into the very ground of consciousness itself.
You also possess this innate ground of consciousness, but it is obscured by your embodiment in time and space. Your nervous system is hard-wired into your five senses. This is a biological imperative and necessity for your physical survival, but the ground of your consciousness transcends all sensory phenomena.
At the moment of your biological death you are faced with infinity, specifically the infinite nature of your own spacious awareness.
In this message the Aethos is presenting a sound meditation and a method that allows you to make direct contact with your own spacious awareness and transcend the limitations of sensory-based reality as well as perceived time and space.
We are dividing this message into two portions.
In this message we are presenting the fundamental sound meditation and a basic method for making contact with your own spacious awareness—what we refer to as Spatial Cognizance. In the next message we will present a more harmonically complex sound meditation as well as explore some of the advanced applications of the method.
As we said earlier, all technologies, regardless of their nature, are two-edged swords. They can be used in positive ways or in negative ways. Earlier, we were discussing this topic in relationship to the external technologies you are becoming increasingly dependent on.
But now we are sharing an inner technology of consciousness.
It is also a two-edged sword.
The sole reason this method is being given is to empower you to transcend and transform the multiple realities you are facing. This is accomplished by temporarily removing the obstacles within your awareness to the spacious nature of your own consciousness. By making contact with the infinite reality of your own Mind (i.e., your transcendent nature), you can experience a type of freedom, contentment, bliss and happiness even in the midst of difficult and challenging situations.
While some of you reading this may have already made contact with the ground of consciousness, most human beings are caught in the web of their sensory experience.
When you make contact with your own spacious awareness, i.e., Spatial Cognizance, you are able to deal with difficult situations more effectively. This is because you do not identify yourself as being solely bound by any situation. Rather you reside in an expanded state of Mind in which you do not feel the pressure of sensory experience as you normally do.
As you progress into greater mastery of Spatial Cognizance, you understand that the situations you face are not how they appear. They are not as solid, or unmovable, as you perceive them to be. They are temporary standing wave patterns of holographic light. And you see the magical nature of all phenomena, whether they are deemed to be “good” or “bad.”
And because you possess an expanded state of awareness, you can affect situations with greater mastery. It is as if you are above the situation, rather than trapped in its web. This ability will serve you immeasurably as your world spirals into multiple Chaotic Nodes interlocking to create massive tsunamis of physical, mental, spiritual and planetary change.
Dealing with yourself and your world from a more expanded state of awareness is the right use of Spatial Cognizance.
But there is a danger in that some of you might use Spatial Cognizance as a means to escape the 3-D realities of your life. This is the other side of the sword metaphorically speaking.
Indeed, from our perspective, more and more human beings are entering quasi-psychotic states of mind. Witness the increase of irrational destructive behavior all over the world. These harmful types of behavior are paradoxically a type of escape through the act of mindless ruination. Another kind of escapism is to reside in a bubble of quasi-contentment, happiness and bliss, paying no attention to anything or anyone else around you. This is not spiritual mastery; it is an escape into delusion.
If, however, you make authentic contact with Spatial Cognizance and meet the changing realities of your world with this state of Mind, you will forge a transcendent transformational power that will benefit you in innumerable ways.
The Nature of Spatial Cognizance
The ground of consciousness, (i.e., Spatial Cognizance) is the deepest space within you and transcends all phenomena including the world you perceive through your senses.
By its very nature Spatial Cognizance is imbued with the qualities of contentment, happiness and bliss. These are inherent and exist independently regardless of what might be happening in the sensory and/or mental/emotional realms of your existence. In other words, while you may be angry, sad or mired in other “negative” thoughts, emotions or situations, the ground of consciousness is unaffected by these. This is one reason Spatial Cognizance can be such an invaluable aid to you as you deal with the accelerating pace of change in your world.
It is also spacious in nature (meaning it is infinite and unbounded like space itself), and it is self-aware. It is what might be called pure awareness—awareness being aware of itself.
When you have fully entered into Spatial Cognizance, you are at peace and have a clear sense of being unbounded or unfettered by the situations around you. This is another invaluable quality of Spatial Cognizance (i.e., the ground of consciousness).
For human beings, the most efficient way to enter Spatial Cognizance is through the spatial abilities of the right cerebral hemisphere. This part of your neurophysiology is a master of spatial perception and by leaning on this innate ability you will more easily enter into a direct experience of Spatial Cognizance.
The Sound Meditation
The Basic Spatial Cognizance Sound Meditation is 5:56 minutes in length. You can, as you wish, listen to it back-to-back multiple times especially as you more deeply explore its potentials.
It is best to listen to this with stereo headphones or ear buds so that the sound patterns are your primary sensory input. Due to the fact that you are directing your attention to inner space during the meditation, do not listen to it in situations requiring alertness. The meditation should be the sole focus of your attention.
Upon the first striking of the bowl, recall the feeling of a large space. It doesn’t matter what the space is so long as it feels large and spacious to you. It could be the top of a mountain, a large open area or any spacious environment of your choosing. The type of space you choose to work with is immaterial. What is important is that it feels large.
As you continue to listen to the sounds, make sure you are feeling the sense of space. You are not visualizing space or thinking about it. You are re-creating the felt sense of being surrounded by a very large space. Visualizing or thinking about space will not activate the parts of your brain/mind that generate a direct experience ofSpatial Cognizance. Only the felt sense of being surrounded by a large space will activate the neural pathways that will allow you to experience your own spacious nature.
After you have generated the felt-sense of being surrounded by a large space, become aware of yourself being aware of the sense of spaciousness. This simple act of being aware that you are aware of spaciousness is the seed of immense insight and mastery. Do not be deceived by its everyday simplicity.
Once you hold the felt sense of spaciousness while being aware that you are aware of space, you have entered the foyer, so to speak, into the vast mansion of Spatial Cognizance.
There is one final yet crucial to step to this process—the addition of a highly coherent emotion such as appreciation or gratitude. Adding these emotional qualities will insure that you enter a higher dimension of Spatial Cognizance.
In fact, appreciation or gratitude are the benchmarks of all higher dimensional realities that are benevolent in nature.
For those of you who may have difficulty generating appreciation or gratitude spontaneously, consider this: your ability to be self-aware is one of the greatest gifts you possess. This seed of self-awareness travels with you when you die and allows you to experience the non-corporeal worlds. Regardless of what world you reincarnate in or even if you incarnate as an energy or sprit-being, your innate capacity to be self-aware travels with you. Thus, cultivating self-awareness and mastering it is a tremendous and indispensable boon to your self-realization.
Refinement and Use of the Sound Meditation
For those of you who are familiar with the art of psycho-navigation you can enhance your experience of spaciousness in this manner: imagine that you are not only surrounded by a large space but there is no boundary between your inner space and the outer space around you. In other words, the boundary setting mechanisms of your consciousness are temporarily suspended, allowing your awareness to expand into and identify with a much larger space than you are normally used to. This will activate the deeper potentials of your right hemisphere and its spatial capabilities.
In a more advanced application of this principle you expand your sense of space to include the entire universe and all the worlds, as well as all the multitudinous dimensional realities that comprise your cosmos. Merging into spaciousness in this manner will, for most people, create the most profound shift in spatial perception.
If you engage these expanded methods of accessing spaciousness it is important to return to your normal sense of identity after the meditation is complete. This is most easily accomplished by simply opening your eyes and engaging your peripheral nervous system. Gently rub your ear lobes, as the major meridians of of your body’s organ systems can be found within your ears as well as your feet. If you find it difficult to return to 3D reality after a deep exploration of spacious awareness, you could also rub your legs, arms and torso, which will stimulate your brain/mind complex to process external stimuli and return you to normal sensory reality.
The sound meditation itself is designed to support your right hemisphere, to shift your focus of attention into a feeling of expanded space. In its simplest application you would simply sit with this meditation engaging the steps we have described so that it culminates in your being aware that you are aware of spaciousness conjoined with a sense of appreciation or gratitude.
You could then, if you wish, work with it as solely as a sound meditation that you return to from time to time as a means to loosen your perception and begin the process of perceiving the ground of consciousness that transcends your sensory experience of the world.
The ultimate purpose of this sound meditation is, however, to train your brain/mind to enter Spatial Cognizance at will. And then in your day-to-day life enter Spatial Cognizance without the use of the sound meditation. This simple act will eventually train your brain/mind to attend to two realities simultaneously—the reality ofSpatial Cognizance (and the freedom of spacious awareness that it brings) along with the act of dealing with the realities of your 3-D existence.
This will eventually give you greater mastery over the situations you confront in your life because you will not identify with the web of sensory-based reality. You will instead, identify with your ultimate nature (i.e. transcendent awareness). Your sense of Self will have expanded far beyond the confines of your personal identity to include the infinite spaciousness of the ground consciousness. This type of Spatial Cognizance both transcends and yet paradoxically includes your personal identity. With this greater range of self-awareness. you will better be able to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. And, at the moment of your death, you will more likely have developed the ability to decide where you wind up next—meaning what lifetime or what dimensional existence you reside in.
This is one of the greatest gifts of the Aethos, and it is being offered to you as your world enters a most perilous passage. Regardless of what you sense occurring around you we encourage you to make contact with your own Spatial Cognizance, for it is a great ally, a transformer of destiny and brings with it a cornucopia of non-ordinary abilities that will benefit both you and your changing world.
November 12, 2017
Tom’s Thoughts and Observations
Two things struck me about this particular Hathor message.
The first was their view regarding Earth’s current turmoil. They have alluded to increased planetary difficulties in several past messages, but this one has the strongest language yet. I am referring specifically to a paragraph that reads:
“From one perspective what you are experiencing in your world is catastrophic in nature. From another perspective it is a highly potent evolutionary catalyst. In other words, the metamorphosis of your world could destroy you or propel you into higher states of consciousness. The choice, at an individual level, between personal destruction or an ascent into a higher dimensional reality is yours.”
I think this idea of destruction versus an ascent into higher dimensional realities is the actual nexus or vital point of this message.
The Hathors are, in my opinion, calling a spade a spade. And they are saying that all life forms on Earth are in peril.
As a resource to counter this perilous passage, they are imparting an unusual resource they call Spatial Cognizance, and they say when the method is joined with the sound meditation of that name, you can directly experience the spacious (i.e., infinite) nature of your own consciousness.
This ability to experience yourself as spacious awareness will, they say, allow you to navigate the massive changes we all face with greater mastery because you won’t feel the pressure of sensory-based reality as you normally do. There is a type of grace that arises when we experience situations from a larger internal space that is self-aware.
The Hathors also say that in the more advanced phases of Spatial Cognizance, you will “see” through the illusion of this world as a solid reality. You will perceive, instead, that all things are actually transitory displays of holographic light and that all multi-verses are magical in nature.
Having worked with both the sound meditation and the method they described, I can attest that they work to create a greater sense of internal space that is self-aware. And this does allow me to be more resourceful when, and the operative word is—when—I engage Spatial Cognizance in my day-to-day life. In other words, if I don’t consciously engage this resource I can easily get caught up in the stresses of my own sensory, mental/emotional creations as well as the pressures of an accelerating timeline.
The second thing that struck me about this message is that Spatial Cognizance is essentially an unusual way to enter a yogic trance, a non-ordinary state of mental perception called Samadhi (or inner directed awareness), In its deeper states, Samadhi (i.e., Spatial Cognizance) reveals an infinite and spacious state of consciousness that is blissful and self-aware.
While the method and context of Spatial Cognizance is certainly unique, it unquestionably shares some of the philosophical territory discussed in the yogas of ancient India that trace their roots back to the Upanishads and also to Dzogchen, orThe Great Perfection, that reached its zenith in Tibet.
Spatial Cognizance—both the sound meditation and the method for working with this state of spacious awareness—is certainly not for everyone. If you don’t feel a resonance with the sound meditation or the method, just move on.
If you do feel a connection with this approach, it is perhaps due to a Dimensional Tendency. The Hathors mentioned, in passing, Dimensional Tendencies in one of their previous messages. When I asked them what they meant by this term in more detail, they said that Dimensional Tendencies are vibrational bandwidths of subtle energy that affect consciousness.
These patterns of subtle energy arise from personalizing experiences, especially powerful ones. These patterns could have originated in previous life experiences, incarnations or in other non-physical dimensions of consciousness. The net result of these subtle energies is that they affect how we respond to our experience of the world and how we act in the world.
If you feel drawn to the concept and method of Spatial Cognizance as presented by the Hathors, it is perhaps due to the possibility that you may have explored the illusory nature of “sensory reality” in previous lifetimes and/or in other dimensions of consciousness. In other words, you created a Dimensional Tendency that would propel you to explore this kind of esoteric knowledge in future lifetimes.
Making the effort to master Spatial Cognizance is, in my opinion, well worth the effort. And if you choose to explore this remarkable state of Mind, I wish you great serendipity in your explorations.
Finally, may the many attainments you will have earned from mastering Spatial Cognizance be of benefit to you, to all your relations and to all sentient beings.
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In addition to the Spatial Cognizance sound meditation, there are two more additions to the listening section.
Passage into the Womb of Nut, an excerpt from a talk Tom gave during a three-day workshop called The Art of Egyptian High Alchemy. In this 34:59 min discussion, Tom explores the ancient Egyptian myth of the Goddess Nut and explores the myth from the perspectives of neuropsychology, neurophysiology and the intersection of mythic realities and in-depth human psychology.
The Myth of Jason and Orpheus
In this excerpt from a talk Tom gave during a Sound Healing Training, he explores how the ancient Greek myth of Jason and Orpheus expresses various truths about the nature of sound and the journey of consciousness. (31:38 min)
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Sound Immersions: Explorations into the Power of Sound
In this unique one-day Sound Intensive, recorded live, Tom spontaneously read the group energy to bring forward various sound codes that explored the celestial realms, the crown lotus (Sahasrara), patterns of life-enhancing chi within the kidneys and adrenal glands, a shamanic journey into the bones and an exploration of the DNA/RNA matrix. This is a truly fascinating body of work made more potent by Tom’s nearly four-octave range voice. This recording is only available as an mp3 download. Click here to go to the Store.
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