When: Sunday, July 28, 9:15 a.m.
Where: First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1735 W. Fifth Ave., Hendersonville
How was the Oneness Blessing discovered? How does it differ from more traditional enlightenment practices?
Amma and Bhagavan are twin avatars [who] had a school for children in India and noticed that the children were often enveloped in golden light and ... were able to transmit this light energy to others. They soon realized that they also could transmit this divine energy [which] begins the awakening process in those who receive it. It is an easier way to become awakened than most traditional routes in that one does not have to follow a guru or meditate in a prescribed way. One is encouraged to connect with one’s own form of the divine, be it Jesus, Buddha, one’s higher self or Amma/Bhagavan.
What does one experience through the Oneness Blessing?
Oneness Blessing is a simple process by which a blessing giver places his or her hands on the head of the receiver. ... The blessing actually helps to make a change in the brain that begins or facilitates the awakening process.
Some may feel a lot of energy or tingling in the body; others may see colors and images, some see God. Occasionally some see unpleasant images. Usually, however, as we ... integrate our experience, there is a feeling of peace. Over time people report life changes such as being calmer and more in the moment, not reacting as strongly to outside events, the ablility to let go of negative feelings ... and profound love and oneness with all things.
For more info: fcchendersonville.org, deekshaasheville.org
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