Got Rhythm? Let’s talk about it.

Conductor, Sara Jobin   www.sarajobin.com

Sex Therapist, Jamye Waxman  https://jamyewaxman.com/

The Mysticism of Sound and Music by Hazrat Inayat Khan

https://www.shambhala.com/the-mysticism-of-sound-and-music-1071.html

What is Breath, Really?

The physiological effects of slow breathing in the healthy human

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5709795/

National Center for Biotechnology Information, PMC, the US National Library of Medicine, part of the NIH, 2017 Dec

Love and Forgiveness

Forgiveness: Letting go of grudges and bitterness
https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/forgiveness/art-20047692

Forgive and be well?
By Melissa Healy
https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2007-dec-31-he-forgiveness31-story.html

How the brain heals emotional wounds: the functional neuroanatomy of forgiveness
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3856773/
Published online 2013 Dec 9. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00839
From the US National library of Medicine, NIH

The Neurobiology of Forgiveness
September 25, 2018
Heidi Moawad, MD
https://www.neurologylive.com/view/neurobiology-forgiveness

Does Silence Heal Us?

The Four types of noise
https://soundear.com/types-of-noise/


Silence, please
https://www.apa.org/monitor/2011/07-08/silence#


American psychology association
Science Says Silence is Vital for Our Brains
https://uplift.love/science-says-silence-is-vital-for-our-brains/ by Azriel Reshel


5 Types of Noise in Communication
https://newsmoor.com/communication-noise-5-types-of-noise-in-communication-barriers/

What is retreating to the Known Self?

Wendy Tremayne is an artist, writer, and teacher of contemplative practice,

She is a conceptual artist whose focus has been on the commodification of culture life. In 2006 she moved to Truth or Consequences, NM where she set out to explore a hands-on life, Which led to her book, The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living (Storey publishing) which won the Nautilus Book Award for Sustainability and Lifestyle.

In both NYC and in NM, Wendy has been a teacher of contemplative practice (in the Sufi tradition) which includes embodiment and yoga. Her Sufi studies include a four year undergrad program (The Suluk Academy) and several graduate level courses offered by the Inayati Order which also trained her to guide others on contemplative retreat.

Recommendations from Wendy:

People:

Thomas Merton,   http://merton.org/

Telluride Chardan,   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Teilhard_de_Chardin

Abraham Herschel,   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Joshua_Heschel

Rainer Maria Rilke,    https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/rainer-maria-rilke

Brother Wayne Teasdale https://www.spiritualityandpractice.com/explorations/teachers/view/166

Nasruddin,  https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Nasreddin

 

Books:

Stories: Conference of the Birds

The Sufi Book of Life by Neil Douglas-Klotz

Essential Sufi by James Fadiman

Social Gathekas: Sufi Wisdom on Social Harmony and Service by Hazrat Inayat Khan

What is the Art of Personality

The Ego
A New Earth, Awaking to your life’s Purpose by Eckhart Tolle Pages 34-37


The Awakened Family, How to raise empowered, resilient and conscious children
by Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D. Penguin books pages 11-12


From Counselling Today, A Publication of the American Counseling Association
Whitney Norris
https://ct.counseling.org/2018/12/some-thoughts-on-thoughts-the-inner-critic-and-self-talk/


Definitions for personality traits
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/personality
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/personality/personality-traits


Scientists identify four personality types
https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2018/09/17/scientists-identify-four-personality-types/
https://www.jhunewsletter.com/article/2018/10/new-study-reveals-four-major-personality-types
By ELAINE CHIAO | October 4, 2018

Sincere Intention

The Power of Intent

Harvard business review,

https://hbr.org/2013/02/the-power-of-intent


Part 1 of 2, Electrophysiological evidence of intuition: part 1. The surprising role of the heart

 

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15025887/

part 2 of 2

Electrophysiological Evidence of Intuition: Part 2. A System-Wide Process?

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15165413/

 

THE JOURNAL OF ALTERNATIVE AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE Volume 10, Number 2, 2004, pp. 325–336 © Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.


Dr. Joe Dispenza on Impact Theory

Fair use disclaimer for educational purposes

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnYMOamNKLGVlJgRUbamveA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=La9oLLoI5Rc&t=134s

https://www.youtube.com/c/TomBilyeu/about

What is Consciousness?

Don Weiner is a retired Ph.D. psychologist. He has been teaching meditation to a variety of populations for 50 years and is a Murshid(senior teacher) in the Inayatiyya (a Sufi Order). He has written GPS for the Spiritual Journey and Upgrading the Operating System of theSoul: A Manual of Quantum Sufism. He and his wife Diane have written The Gabrielite Work – Broadband Spirituality for the21st Century. They have developed a synthesis of their work together over the years called the Gabrielite Work, which offers advanced spiritual methodology integrating contemporary scientific discoveries with the wisdom of ancient Sufi traditions. Diane Weiner is a retired public-school counselor. She enjoys an active artistic life, creating in the multi-media field. Most of her teaching has introduced church populations to the teachings and practices of the Inayatiyya, in which she has been recognized as a Murshida (senior teacher). She has enjoyed teaching and co-writing with Don, and co-creating the Gabrielite Work, which challenged spiritual aspirants to express their unique talents and abilities on their paths of realization.

Publications:
Awakening as a Human*Divine Being by Donald E. Weiner, Ph.D. and Diane Weiner, M.S., ©2021, published by Xlibris and available onAmazon.com

The Gabrielite Work: Broadband Spirituality for the 21st Century by Donald E. Weiner, Ph.D., and Diane Weiner, M.S., © 2012, published by

Donald E. Weiner and Diane Weiner.

Psychoenergetic Science: a Second Copernican-Scale Revolution by William A. Tiller, Ph.D., © 2007, published by Pavior.

Upgrading the Operating System of the Soul: A Manual of Quantum Sufism by Donald E. Weiner, Ph.D., © 2004, published by Xlibris

Here’s a link to the playlists on our youtube channel.

Here is a description of their upcoming series of classes:

Opening Your Presence, A Series of Zoom classes byDon & Diane Weiner

Sept. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, and Dec. 97:00-8:30 PM Central Time

Each class will include one hour of presentation, practices, and guided meditation followed by 30 minutes of group sharing. There is nocharge for this series, which is open to everyone, but we encourage participants to attend all four classes, if possible. Contact Don –azarbaksh@aol.com to register and receive a zoom link for the series. If you would like to watch videos of classes we have previously presented,they are on my YouTube channel – drdonwcc.

Definition of consciousness:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consciousness

Human Consciousness: Where Is It From and What Is It for

by Boris Kotchoubey

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00567/full

Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

Both of these are from the same site:  animal-ethics.org

 

Criteria for recognizing sentience

 

What beings are conscious?