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Featured Experiance with psychic powers?

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by Amanaki, Jan 13, 2019.

  1. Amanaki

    Amanaki sotāpanna

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    Do you have experience with what is called psychic powers? if you have, would you like to share? or is it to personal and should not be shared?

    This is not a tread about if psychic powers are real or not.
     
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  2. Estro Felino

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    I know twins have something we don't.
    A person who is a twin was able to read my mind.
     
  3. Amanaki

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    Do you think it come from the fact they was twins, or that the one who read your mind have some form of extraordernary senses? example ability to telepatical read your mind?
     
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    I believe that being twin is a special condition, so, yes
     
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  5. Amanaki

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    In what way do you see twins being special compared to siblings not being twins?
     
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    I am curious: do you mean like magicians carry out their illusions and tricks and hypnosis practictioners seemingly plant thoughts into the minds of people, or do you mean generally everyone is psychic to some degree at least?
     
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    No magic as in tricks is only fake illusion :) I talking about abilities that arise when one cultivate a spiritual path.

    Clairvoiance, clairaudio, healing- hands and so on
     
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    It relates to the power of the human mind unleashed to meet material objectives: I think Hindus believe that 'sattvic guna' gives a person those psychic abilities to be able to survive with one's objectives in this world instinctively. Nothing else.
     
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    I don't know...maybe this answers your question
     
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    I was able to see my future.

    I was diagnosed with a defect in the brain that caused seizures and was on medicine to correct it. Under fever's I would get visions of my future and they would come true. At 16 I was taken off the medicine and told the defect had cleared up and the visions went away.
     
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    Do you think the medicine was the cause of your sight? or do you think you had for a moment an insight to the future?
     
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    I think one can pick up on things, and make an educated guess, I don't think there is anything paranormal about that.
     
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  13. Vinayaka

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    I just knew you were going to ask this.
     
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    its a part of spiritual life :) Not that i personally pay a lot of attention to it in my life, but i know that its a part of cultivation
     
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    As I have stated in other posts, I live with a woman who talks to dead people, sees auras, and has videos of light orbs surrounding her dying mother. As far as I'm concern nothing is off the table (doesn't mean I am a believer, it means I am not a 'not believer').
     
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    I was trying to be funny, but yes.
     
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    My bad :) humor is not my strongest side
     
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  18. metis

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    I've posted about a series of experiences that literally changed my life quite a while back and, as a person who is not at all superstitious as my main orientation and occupation was in the science area, it just boggled my mind, and it still does. It would take quite long to explain it, but I will if anyone is interested.
     
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    I don't like the term "psychic," much less the phrase "psychic powers."

    That said, I have certainly (if not routinely) had experiences that some would label with those terms. Pretty much anyone who engages in journeywork, energy work, meditation, and/or divination as often as I do could be described as engaging in "psychic" practices. Calling it that, though, presumes a mode of action or cause that I do not. Whether the power behind the usefulness of these practices is "psychic" or "divine" or "psychological" is irrelevant to me. They're useful practices that work.
     
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  20. metis

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    I didn't either but I decided to just "go with the flow".

    With the experience I cited in my previous post, and for a better indication of how I came to see it, I've called it a "spiritual connection". However, I simply cannot even today begin to understand how this all happened.
     
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