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This musical meditation is a creative response to the writings of Dennis William Hauck which have impacted my life in ways I have not yet fully realized. My inspired thoughts guided this effort, but the music was born in the mystery of the sacred marriage of the Sun and Moon within me. Their chaotic, unfathomable union caused the heavens to darken during my recording and then burst forth in a long, violent thunderstorm, which I also recorded. As Below, so Above. – John Schaffenberger. (Lyrics by Neil Bethell Sinclair; cover art by Rebecca Chaperon)

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Quietist Meditation - Part 1

This five-part series is from a webinar on Quietist Meditation as practiced by alchemists in the Middle Ages. Students spend one week practicing each guided meditation step before moving on to the next step, and eventually are able to accomplish the entire meditation. Back-up materials for this work can be downloaded from https://1drv.ms/f/s!AtbqIKeml-PxiPtPfrLsLgonXTZekw 

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Quietist Meditation - Part 2

This five-part series is from a webinar on Quietist Meditation as practiced by alchemists in the Middle Ages. Students spend one week practicing each guided meditation step before moving on to the next step, and eventually are able to accomplish the entire meditation. Back-up materials for this work can be downloaded from https://1drv.ms/f/s!AtbqIKeml-PxiPtPfrLsLgonXTZekw 

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Quietist Meditation - Part 3

This five-part series is from a webinar on Quietist Meditation as practiced by alchemists in the Middle Ages. Students spend one week practicing each guided meditation step before moving on to the next step, and eventually are able to accomplish the entire meditation. Back-up materials for this work can be downloaded from https://1drv.ms/f/s!AtbqIKeml-PxiPtPfrLsLgonXTZekw 

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Quietist Meditation - Part 4

This five-part series is from a webinar on Quietist Meditation as practiced by alchemists in the Middle Ages. Students spend one week practicing each guided meditation step before moving on to the next step, and eventually are able to accomplish the entire meditation. Back-up materials for this work can be downloaded from https://1drv.ms/f/s!AtbqIKeml-PxiPtPfrLsLgonXTZekw 

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Quietist Meditation - Part 5

This five-part series is from a webinar on Quietist Meditation as practiced by alchemists in the Middle Ages. This is the concluding session, which is a review of all the stages of Quieting. Students spend one week practicing each guided meditation step before moving on to the next step, and eventually are able to accomplish the entire meditation. Back-up materials for this work can be downloaded from https://1drv.ms/f/s!AtbqIKeml-PxiPtPfrLsLgonXTZekw  

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How the Alchemists Meditated

This Google Hangout session discusses the techniques used by medieval alchemists in their meditation. It is based on the article “Searching for the Cosmic Quintessence How the Alchemists Meditated” by Dennis William Hauck in the Rose+Croix Journal, Vol.10, 2014. Resources accompanying this podcast can be downloaded from https://1drv.ms/f/s!AtbqIKeml-PxiPp9VEPLUTe1U7i8Eg 

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Distillation Meditation

This is an alchemical distillation meditation with Dennis William Hauck at the Francis Bacon Auditorium in San Jose, California, to an audience of about 200 particpants in 2012. Spoken meditation with background of binaural tones. 

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