There’s something very soothing about hitting a gong. The sounds and vibrations can hold you like a warm duvet and work their way into your core.
Using them in meditation for recall at the end of a session is a pleasant and gentle way of re-entering normal waking consciousness, but there’s an interesting Guardian piece describing their use in sound baths to take you into a meditative altered state of consciousness instead.
The Passages anthology with my NewMyths.com award-winning The Tideline is due for eBook publication in November 2018 and print in December. There are also plans for an audiobook version – visit the Kickstarter page for some very reasonable options for supporting NewMyths.com in this.
Prior to a scheduled autumn print publication in the Passages anthology, The Tideline is now live for free viewing on NewMyths.com. Feel free to read it here and if you’re so inclined to vote for it in the online poll here.
If you were a microphone/camera gifted with free flight, and were also imbued with empathy and reflexivity, you could on each orbital flight appreciate the physical and natural wonders of the atmosphere, not forgetting human communications technology. As you soared you would also be open to the metaphysical and spiritual realms that are within your orbit.
Google’s AdSense nonsense, responsible for so much of the marketing bombardment that makes the web almost unusable at times, has now been deactivated from this site.
Oh yeah, it makes me come over all nostalgic: artists manning the digital barricades against the nouveau-imperialistic arrogance of the likes of Google and Amazon. Roll on the revolution, again. And don’t take no bull from the man.