Re: I'm new and attended a workshop tonight held by Eckankar members...
I am by now so relaxed with Eckankar generally that I think this is a
cute option to play with it, I mean with Eckankar, as long as you do
it with awareness. But maybe I am too relaxed!?!
And Ingrid, I agree, A PROPER DREAM TEACHING from a teacher, or real
good book is essential if one wants to learn about dreams, the
Eckankar teaching leaves out so much that could be explained so
--- In email@example.com, al_radzik <no_reply@...> wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Abigail" <GabbyAbi44@>
> > So, my sister told me about a workshop that was taking place at UC
> > Davis tonight called, "Dreams, Past lives, and Soul Travel." It
> > sounded interesting so we attended. I was kind of thrown off by
> > Eckankar literature on the table since I'd never heard of this
> > and started to wonder what this was really all about. Then the
> > workshop organizers started introducing themselves and Eckankar.
> > told us that they weren't there to push religion on us or
> > to just use Eck as a framework. They had us try an exercise,
> the "hu"
> > song. I almost started busting up laughing because I immediately
> > thought of the South Park episode where the Scientologists thought
> > Stan was their leader's reincarnation.
> > Anyway, I'm home now and googled Eckankar out of curiousity and
> > you guys. So, other than the plagiarism thing...what are the major
> > malfunctions? Or what is it that I should be aware of before
> > continuing these meetings or workshops as they call them? They
> > it's not about the religion and they respect our beliefs. They
> > want to talk about past lives and stuff...
> I think you should keep going to the meetings and pretend you're
> really into it right down to being amazed when you see a picture of
> Gopal Das (SchmEck Master) and realize he was a man in the park who
> told you as a little girl that "ECK is the only way" and handed you
> blue lollypop.