The Hebrew name for the Tree of Life is Etz Haim. Etz, translated as Tree also means the Spinal Cord. As a Tree of Life you are rooted in Being; remembering this allows the power of Creation to flow through you as Living Breath.
To enter the cave is to be at peace with not knowing.
Without any thought we enter inner silence.
Be aware of the spinal cord as the axis of consciousness within your energy field, and breathe with awareness.
Feel the conscious breath massaging the spine allowing you to fully inhabit your inner space – expanding through the six directions.
Love and creativity continually arise out of consciousness which is beyond the mind. This is the core of who you are, your true Self.
In Hebrew this inner core is called Tipheret: Goodness, beauty and truth; pure consciousness that witnesses the passing of every form into New Life.
The sound of every in breath and out breath is the mantra of Ehieh, which in Hebrew means, I Am – Being.
Listen now, with all of your attention to your breathing, as you take an in breath, a silent pause, and then an out breath.
As you breath consciously you bring your attention to the peace of your inner core. This peace is eternally present within you, untroubled by any thoughts arising in the mind.
The journey to your centre takes place in the eternal present, each step you take unfolds out of the present moment.
The journey appears as movement in time-space; Conscious Presence witnesses all movement from a point of Stillness.
Through your practice of the conscious breath, inner and outer, subject and object, are known to be One.
This is the end of all division, all mind-made separation from the Present Moment, Ehieh – I Am.
This is your gift to the World.
4 Comments on “The Cave of Mary Magdalene”
So Good! I breathe you in God!!!
Conscious breath connects us with the source of all life; this is the Peace of Presence.
Thanks for this Steve. Amazing images with such poetic text. Thanks for the great interpretation of Kabbalistic principles in very accessible language.
Hi Jim, you are very welcome, and thank you for your comment.