Merkaba meditation supposedly leads to "ascension" - a process in consciousness where the human body is transformed into light and translated by birth into a higher fourth dimension, thus transcending the limitations of this three-dimensional world.
The ancient Egyptians referred to Mer-ka-ba as three separate words - Mer meant a specific kind of light rotating within itself, Ka referred to the human spirit, and Ba referred to the spirit's interpretation of its specific reality.
According to its practitioners, Merkaba is a 17-meters-in-diameter energy field around the human physical body, consisting of two counter-rotating tetrahedrons, spinning with the speed of light.
This spinning of geometric forms affect a person's mind, body and spirit.
Through meditation, this field can be amplified and used as a vehicle to access other planes of reality.
This video details the 18 breaths and the various steps to follow while inhaling and exhaling.
Learning the steps of the meditation alone will not be enough to fully experience the benefits of an activated Merkaba.
Anyone can learn technical steps through a book or video.
The most important thing is and will always be - the opening of the heart and the experiencing of Divine Love.
Without Divine or Unconditional Love, the Merkaba will be unable to manifest as a living field of light.
Also, like any advanced meditation technique, it is recommended that Merkaba be studied and practiced carefully and completely with a certified facilitator as a guide.
I have not personally experienced Merkaba so can't provide much first-hand feedback, but I find its underlying philosophy of love for all life forms very appealing.
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