8412Truth vs. Fiction of the Sound Current?
- Nov 30, 2012I was reading an article by Dodie xxxx, and she is ex eckist, interviewing David
Lane and three eckists in the San Diego area.
One of the interviewees, a man made a statement, paraphrasing here, that in his
mind it doesn't matter where the writings of eckankar come from because he is
finding the truth of eckankar in his life. That it's more important to have a
connection with the sound current.
I used to have that exact point of view. What changed for me?
One thing I used to feel good about when talking about eck was this idea that it
has been around forever. And I thought eckankar was synonymous with the sound
It created a dissonance in my mind which I ignored for a decade, after becoming
a 5th. I could no longer ignore this dissonance, caused by the plaigarism and
ultimately this had led to me dropping out of eckankar.
I have a question concerning the sound current. I experience this sound,
sometimes. It wasn't a part of my experience previous to my study of eck. Maybe
it isn't important, where you read about it, if you take it as a principle and
work with it.
Do you folks think the sound current is bogus? Delusions?
This is an interesting point because I am interested in truth...
BTW, documenting the plaigarisms is in my opinion, good work. But this by itself
doesn't go to the underlying issues concerning the question, "What is the Truth
regarding the idea of the sound current as a way of connection with the
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