Christed One / Odin / Hanged (Drowned) Man Meditation by Jade M
Entering the shadow realm
You are walking along a beaten coastal pathway through dry grasslands next to a calm sea. The tide is gently encroaching and the movement of the waves catches your attention. The deep blues and greens of the ocean waves ride in and out pulling shells and pebbles back and forth in its wake.
The colours around you are so vibrant and radiant that you feel as if you have just awakened from within a technicolour dream. It is a cold but bright and sunny autumnal day and there is a chill in the breeze which caresses your face. It feels as if you have been walking on the path for a long time. There is a change in atmosphere and the passage of time and everything around you begins to slow down, almost like the Universe has gone on pause. Everything around you reaches a still point apart from the sensation of a pulse.
The world around you is still and nothing moves anymore. With each breath that you take you become more aware of rhythmic pulsations, fluctuations in the static as the air around you takes on a different quality. You can sense the breath of the earth and you are filled with the silence of the vast open space around you. You are attuning to the revolution of the Earth as it moves through space and you feel your presence on it. (Pause here)
You feel a deep connection with every living thing as your presence begins to rise above the waves and you float effortlessly up into the sky. The pulse that you were sensing begins to quicken as around you all springs back into motion once again. The wind has begun to pick up momentum and force as you hover above the sea.
Far away in the distance you hear the sound of two Ravens calling your name and the Tempest begins to stir within you as you transition, gathering your energies and moving between the known world into the underworld. All that is unknown to you currently will be revealed to you as you begin your adventure here.
The Ravens awaken within you a new sense of wonder and bring you a greater understanding of the function of Mind and Memory. You are in control of the flow of information that you receive now and allow your vision to come to you.
Ride the waves of the storm as they lift you from your current path and take you through the journey of all that you have experienced up until this point. You are being taken to a different level of awareness and perception now where you have much clarity and vision. Take a little time to get accustomed to this. (Long Pause here)
Bring back with you everything that you experienced as you begin your journey back to the waking world. Feel yourself coming back to the path beside the sea and returning to the place you started your journey. Become aware of your surroundings and after the count of three you are wide awake and in the room. 1,2,3.
When you are ready write down any symbols, experiences, words, thoughts or pictures that may have emerged during your experience. The images that rise from our dreamstate while we are conscious can be of great importance to us especially when we are in the process of finding our place and our calling in this life. Sadly at this stage in the Journey many turn back because they are not ready to go within and face their own demons.
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