Your browser does not support script

British Columbia

Hot Sections...

  Loc. News 0
  Events 119
  Poetry 127


  Adults 62
  Military 0
  Teens 2
  New Posts 2


  Adult 12
  Family 3
  Teen 2
  College 1
  Military 0
  Recovery 0

  Clergy 4

  Shops 3

  Services 17

  Notices 4

Local Web...

  EGroups 0
  Resources 0
  Activists 0

Total Area Resources

Sponsors 6

 Page: Profile: Poetry   Total Views: 14,730,310  

Poem Specs

VxPoem ID: 42974


Posted: September 25th. 2012 2:44:36 PM

Views: 1017

Universe -- a Guided Meditation

by Ted MacGillivray

[WVox Sponsor]

Age Group: Adult

Universe -- a Guided Meditation

Find yourself a really comfortable place to sit – if you have an overstuffed chair or sofa so much better. Use cushions if necessary to settle your body so that it is as well supported as possible and will allow you to relax completely. Eliminate all possible sources of distracting noise, and use whatever techniques you find most effective to help you into a completely relaxed meditative state.

You are in deep, deep starless space. You are completely comfortable and relaxed. Your body is relaxed, so relaxed that you are barely aware of it. The space around you has a warm, relaxed quality that makes you completely at home. You are aware of a gentle amount of radiation that takes the place of light, and you are enjoying the sensation of weightlessness and gentle warmth that you feel. For a while you float there and then you slowly become aware of an ovoid form in the middle distance. You purposely drift towards it to see it better.

As you approach it you realize that it is utterly huge in size. Its color is a kind of greenish gold, and its surface looks soft and textured. It is loosely confined by a yellow rectangular frame that doesn't quite touch its surface though some of the ovoid shape extends a little bit beyond the sides and ends of the rectangular frame.

You realize that the frame is there to tell you that this is taking place in three-dimensional space, and then, almost imperceptibly the frame fades out of sight, leaving the ovoid floating in space before you.

You move closer to the ovoid form to examine it better, feeling the gentle and welcoming radiation coming from it that warms you and comforts you. As you approach it you realize that it has no surface as such, but that it's composed of countless billions of tiny particles which are all moving in inter-orbiting relationships with each other, yet gently restrained from drifting off into space by the granvitic attraction of two central points, one near each end of the ovoid shape. You move in even closer.

Now you realize that you're looking at an extremely large aggregate of solar systems of all kinds of shapes and sizes. Countless stars and suns wheel in stately majesty before you, dancing interlocking minuets in a relaxed and joyful humor, to mathematical rules and rhythms whose subtleties are' way beyond your comprehension. The music is intangible. You are smiling, ecstatic with joy at the spectacle you are watching. Bravo! Bravo! Such inconceivable beauty that you couldn't imagine ever experiencing.

Entranced, you watch for a while, and then realizing you are gently drifting away from the dance and are beginning to see this universe once again as a whole. And as you look around, you turn your head to the left and see way out there, tiny in the inconceivable distance, another of the golden ovoid's. And looking down, countless light-years below you, the faint outline of another. And curious to know whether there might be another one behind the universe you've been privileged to witness, you search the space beyond it. Yes, there is something out there, but you can't quite make out what it is.

You drift back, back, back, closing your eyes, and once again you feel your body resting comfortably in its cushioned chair, and after a few moments gently open your eyes.

Ted MacGillivray

Author's Notes: One never knows whether a meditative vision represents what it seems to or not. Perhaps this is a Shamanic view of our Universe or of something else --- perhaps a vision of the metaphysical workings of the brain, or pure fantasy. Try it, but try it at your own risk -- I have never had any difficulty with guided meditations, but use your brain -- if you have any medical condition (such as sleep apnoea) that suggest that meditation might cause problems, Don't do it!

Author's Location: Gabriola Island, British Columbia
More Poems: Ted MacGillivray has posted 36 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Ted MacGillivray - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...

Email Invites Note: No, I have not opted to receive Pagan Invites! Please don't send me anonymous invites to groups, sales and events.

To send a private email message to Ted MacGillivray...

Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.

Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.

State/Country flags created by and are used with permission

Pagan Essays

Pagan Web
8,000 Links

Pagan Groups
Local Covens etc.

80,000 Profiles

Home - TWV Logos - Email US - Privacy
News and Information

Chapters: Pagan/Heathen Basics - Pagan BOOKS - Traditions, Paths & Religions - Popular Pagan Holidays - TV & Movies - Cats of the Craft - Festival Reviews - Festival Tips - White Pages (Resources) - Issues/Concerns - West Memphis 3 - Witch Hunts - Pagan Protection Tips - Healing Planet Earth

Your Voices: Adult Essays - Young Pagan Essays - Pagan Perspectives (On Hold) - WitchWars: Fire in the Craft - Gay Pagan - Pagan Parenting - Military - Pagan Passages

Pagan Music: Pagan Musicians - Bardic Circle at WitchVox - Free Music from TWV

Vox Central: About TWV - Wren: Words, Wrants and Wramblings - Guest Rants - Past Surveys - A Quest for Unity

Weekly Updates: Click HERE for an index of our weekly updates for the past 6 years

W.O.T.W. - World-Wide Networking

Your Town: A Link to YOUR Area Page (The largest listing of Witches, Pagans, Heathens and Wiccans on the Planet)

VoxLinks: The Pagan Web: 8,000 Listings

Your Witchvox Account: Log in Now - Create New Account - Request New Password - Log in Problems

Personal Listings: Pagan Clergy in Your Town - Adult Pagans - Young Pagans - Military Pagans

Events: Circles, Gatherings, Workshops & Festivals

Covens/Groups/Orgs: Local Groups Main Page

Other LOCAL Resources: Local Shops - Regional Sites - Local Notices - Global/National Notices - Local Skills & Services - Local Egroups - Political Freedom Fighters

Pagan Shopping: Online Shops Index - Original Crafters Sites - Auction Sites - Pagan Wholesalers - Pagan Local Shops

Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2018 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.

Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.

Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.

Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.

Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.
Log in...

Your Email:


Stay In?

Create Account

GET Password

GET Help

Poem Search


The Pagan Web