What is Meditation

Meditation Techniques

Spiritual Inspirators


Meditation Music


I. Consiousnes & evolution

II. What is Awareness
III. What is Consciousness
IV.Super Consciousness - the Holy Grail
V. The Super Awake Flow
VI. Shared Fields of Consciousness


The inner and the outer Person
The Sacred Wound of the Inner Warrior
The operative system of thought
Asynchronus control systems
The liberation from or of the Self
Meditative spatialization

Meditative pixellation
The liberation of the greater Self
The Butterfly of the Soul


Religion, Science and Philosophy
Meditation and secterianism
The 'I' and its developmental history
Meditation and Meta-Consciouness

Meditation & Symbols
Jesus in the footsteps of the Buddha


Is meditation a miracle cure?
Is meditating narcissistic?

The Miraculous Fractal Consciousness
God wants to become Man

Singularity, Meditation and Entheogens
Meditation and Love
Meditation and Truth
About the author


Originally, you were clay.
From being mineral,
you becamet vegetable.
From vegetable you
became animal,
and from animal, man. 
During these periods
man did not know
where he was going, 
but he was being taken on
a long journey nonetheless.  
And you have to go through
a hundred different worlds yet.
I died from minerality and
became vegetable; 
And from vegetativeness
I died and became animal. 
I died from animality
and became man. 
Then why fear disapearance
 through death? 
Next time I shall die
Bringing forth wings
and feathers like Angels. 
After soaring higher
than angels- 

You cannot imagine.
I shall be that.





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The brain & BODY's various operating systems viewed in an evolutionary light

I am a lizard King - I can do everything - J.Morrison

We still draw the boundaries of our personality too narrowly. We always count as part of our personality only what we separate as individual, recognize as deviating. But we consist of the whole mass of the world, each of us, and just as our body itself carries the development pedigree down to fish and even further back, so we have in the human soul everything that has ever lived. Hermann Hesse: 'Demian'

In my inner laboratory, through the synthesis of meditation and entheogens over the years, I have experienced transpersonal phenomena that are so far removed from known reality that I will claim, based solely on the strangeness of these experiences:

No person who gains access to these experiences will remain the same.

This will especially apply to people who have built their reality on a firmly rooted worldview, whether religious or scientific. I would like to be disturbed as often as possible in my own worldview, but preferably by people who have experienced/survived a spiritual lightning strike at least once in their lives, right in the middle of the coffee set on the tiled table. It is simply not very interesting to talk to a person who only knows our familiar 'reality'.

In the following, however, I will try to meet the logical skeptic halfway by tentatively explaining spiritual lightning strikes from the religious sky as playful figures in my own wonderful fantasy world, created by archaic bio-archetypes, layer upon layer accumulated in my organism since my past as a sea anemone and even further back.

The poem below shows the development of life in a form of spiritual evolution:

Originally, you were clay. 
From being mineral, you becamet vegetable. 
From vegetable you became animal, and from animal, man. 
During these periods man did not know where he was going, 
but he was being taken on a long journey nonetheless.  

And you have to go through a hundred different worlds yet. 
I died from minerality and became vegetable; 
And from vegetativeness I died and became animal. 
I died from animality and became man. 
Then why fear disapearance through death? 
Next time I shall die Bringing forth wings and feathers like Angels. 
After soaring higher than angels- 
You cannot imagine. 
I shall be that.

Around the end of the 18th century, the writings of Muslim Sufi mystics were translated into German. Schelling was not late to embroider further on Rumi in a journey from sleep to wakefulness:

The universal spirit,
which slumbers in the stone, dreams in the plant,
awakens in the animal, becomes conscious in man
and reaches its highest unfolding in the artist.

In this chapter, we will view the human cell colony as a Noah's Ark for all previous life's bio-operating systems. Precambrian primal cells still sing life's fundamental tone for those who make themselves silent. In hunger for the nourishing waters of this primordial soup, I will turn Schelling upside down and travel back to the slumbering stones, dreaming plants, and half-awake animals that still reside in my inner darkness.

Our unique attributes evolved over a period of roughly 6 million years. They represent modifications of great ape attributes that are roughly 10 million years old, primate attributes that are roughly 55 million years old, mammalian attributes that are roughly 245 million years old, vertebrate attributes that are roughly 600 million years old, and attributes of nucleated cells that are perhaps 1,500 million years old.
If you think it is unnecessary to go that far back in the tree of life to understand our own attributes, consider the humbling fact that we share with nematodes [roundworms] the same gene that controls appetite. At most, our unique attributes are like an addition onto a vast multiroom mansion. It is sheer hubris to think that we can ignore all but the newest room.
David Sloan Wilson, Evolution for Everyone, 2007

It would be a controversial thought for most that meditation is also introverted archaeology. However, the following scientifically verifiable examples will illustrate that the idea is not as unlikely as it might seem at first glance.

Recipe for a human
Add an appropriate amount of pre-Cambrian primordial sea salt, as the salt balance in our cells is still the same as it was in the pre-Cambrian primordial sea. Take two kilograms of body mass consisting of bacteria. They once lived, before they became peaceful bio-citizens in the human body, their own free life or a life in symbiosis with other life forms. Add countless forms of viruses, including some types we inherited from the Neanderthals.

The recipe is too long to complete here, but all ingredients point in the same direction: Anatomically, humans are a baroque composite, an impossible synthesis of living prehistoric beings. Finally, sprinkle about one percent of actual human genes over our simmering biological stew.

We rose from the primordial sea and still carry it in our cells. In this sense, the human body is a surviving zoological museum composed of life and behavioral forms that reach all the way back to the earliest stardust.

This crossroads are life's provisional but certainly not final conclusion.

We are surviving waves raised in storms from the primordial sea and now washed ashore on the coast of life.

This odyssey would not have been possible without cooperation and recycling.

We are made of recycling
Evolution essentially does not reshape the foundation of its creation. Instead, it builds upon the already existing biological architectures. From an evolutionary development perspective, humans are composed of a whole range of different survival systems. Our body consists, in this sense, of the total zoological sum of our previous species lives.

We consist of recycled operating systems, whose main biological task was and is to make us survive. As humans, we have been guests here for a brief moment of 2.5 million years. As zoological cell colonies, we are much, much older. Within us are all of life's previous forms of consciousness. Cells, microbiomes, worms, reptiles, and mammalian operating systems have come together under a common roof in the body. Some of these beings sleep, others are more awake and help us in our survival game.
Ion channels in the cell membranes of Necturus salamanders can be found in rats and humans. Every single piece of DNA that has proven to work in evolution is recycled by more advanced systems at higher levels in evolution. The genes that control our heartbeat were created in sea anemones. We share 25% of our genes with trees. Our appetite is driven by genetic drivers that were developed in roundworms. Our teeth were originally fish scales.

Our face was fundamentally created when we were fish. A fish face has eyes, a mouth, and sometimes, as is the case with the blobfish, a nose!


The Blob fish - Psychrolutes marcidus

In the fetal stage, we go through our entire species history and develop, for example, the beginnings of gills. As we can see in this BBC video, the face of a human fetus is formed between the second and third month. During this period, the face is assembled like a puzzle, starting at the fish stage and ultimately coming together in a recognizable face. The final connecting piece in this puzzle is the philtrum, the groove below the nose.

Notice how the face, just before it takes on a human form, goes through various zoological stages in the shape of animal faces. During the fetal stage, we climb up all the previous steps on the evolutionary ladder that our species has utilized.

Let me repeat the wondrous, thought-provoking, yet simple fact: As biological beings, we live and function at the intersection of prehistoric animals' and life forms' operating systems. We are a living zoological museum that has stepped out of time and come together in a hub where even the ancient reptile has survived the crushing teeth of time.

The Urban Mirror
Our urban civilization reflects the biological systems that created it. In the cityscape, we see the same houses as there were a hundred years ago, and there are cars like those from 50 years ago. The only radically new addition is digitalization, which today permeates all these older structures in the same way that the newest layers in the brain have drilled neurons into the brain's oldest layers. Just as I can live in a modernized apartment in a house that is several hundred years old, I reside in an inner body home full of old walls, doors, toilet pipes, and windows - but now with freshly painted walls, added electrical wiring, refrigerators, flat screens, and internet connection.


We are obliged to look at ourselves and the world through the eyes of
three different mentalities, two of which lack the power of speech.


The illustration below shows the brain as constructed in three layers. This is, of course, a strong simplification of the actual conditions. It may even be incorrect. Nonetheless, it is thought-provoking. The project here is not strict empirical brain science, but to intuitively view the brain's different operating systems as deposits from various time periods in our evolutionary history.

The innermost and oldest brainstem, the R-complex, we have in common with reptiles. Here lies our most instinctive and autonomously controlled behavior. These control mechanisms live their own life, and can neither understand the animal brain's emotions nor the human brain's language. The middle part, the limbic system, we share with mammals. Here we feel ourselves and the world in attention.

Finally, we have the uppermost and outermost part, the neocortex, which we share with whales and great apes. This is the seat of language and consciousness. The frontal lobes are especially interesting in this context, as it is likely here that wakefulness itself is formed.

The fact that we share our innermost brainstem with reptiles and that there is a mammalian brain riding rodeo on top of the reptile brain makes more than enough sense to Uruguay's star soccer player Suárez's irrational action: He bit his opponent in the shoulder. What is a football match if not two clans fighting over a lump of meat?

What is our Western political blindness to our own mistakes and constant struggle for power and plunder directed at other cultures if not ape clans' genes on the way to the top of the food chain? Apes' spontaneous reflexes are still just beneath the suit. When we look down into an abyss, there is a pull in the sphincter and coccyx. In this area, there are many active nerves that we no longer need. These nerves are blissfully unaware that the balance-creating tail they once controlled has long since fallen off.

The body's different anatomical ages

There are people who, through concentration and other yoga exercises, can bring the subconscious up to the conscious level where they can discern and judge, and thereby benefit from the unlimited treasures of the subconscious memory, among which not only the memory of our previous lives is stored but also the past of the lineage, all pre-human forms of life, and the memory of the consciousness that makes all life in the universe possible.
Lama Anagarika Govinda

As described, our ancient body is a biological world mass composed of all the bio-operating systems life has developed since its humble beginnings. We are living aftershocks risen from and by the primordial ocean, and thus carriers of information from all ages. A logical consequence of this is that the individual anatomical parts of the body do not have the same age. Some parts of the body are controlled by old bio-software, others by newer and brand new systems. Only the very newest of the brain's control systems are awake conscious. Older systems are anchored in attention. The older they are, the more asleep they are. The largest part of our life is therefore lived in unconsciousness - not because of Freudian repression, but because of our Quasimodo-like body's asynchronous composition of outdated genetic software all the way back to our transpersonal existence as single-celled beings in the primordial ocean.

Reincarnation is a scientific fact
The billions of cells that go under the designation, a human being, are a living prehistoric cross-section of the entire journey of life. Anyone who seriously turns inward can experience their earlier - not individual lives, but life forms.

Meditation is psychic archaeology.

Just as researchers can recreate a dinosaur snout on a chicken by playing its genetic coding backward, we can, through meditation, visit our own inner biological prehistory on an evolutionary journey. This inner journey leads back to what I, borrowing from Meister Eckhart, call the ground of origin.

The deeper the introspective exploration of inner life goes, the older layers of human evolutionary history are exposed. In this sense, meditative introspection resembles astronomical extrospection. The further out into the universe we look, the older phenomena we observe.

Again and again, there have been reports of reincarnation in connection with deep meditative experiences, near-death experiences, and entheogenic journeys. It seems that meditation under certain circumstances allows us to travel back in our own zoological prehistory.

These experiences are often interpreted, because we experience ourselves as individuals, as individual matters, where Mr. Petersen experiences himself as Mr. Hansen in a previous life. That's how it appears when our little ego takes linguistic ownership of the experience. The little ego tries through language to translate an experience from a fundamentally incomprehensible and languageless multi-dimensional universe to our known world consisting of three dimensions. Here our little ego is like the frog at the bottom of the well, trying to tell itself and its fellow species about the birds' life in the sky.

One thing is to read about it... By looking and feeling into myself, I experienced myself as the biological world mass. I have, as a sea anemone, felt the tides in the primordial ocean. I have felt the snake crawl up the spine on its way to the brain. I have felt the inner Stone Age man throw the first stone at a man from a foreign tribe.

Individual versus transpersonal life
Already here, the language's usual expressions are strained, which syntactically are created to convey experiences in subject-object relations in a three-dimensional universe consisting of time, space, and mass, as we know them from our daily life: For there was no 'I' in the traditional sense to observe the experience.

Transpersonal experiences of pre-existence are not personal matters - for individuality and language are a very new little evolutionary wonder, created within the last few thousand years, which is less than a second compared to life's cellular birth in the original primordial ocean.

Swimming in one's own Cambrian primordial ocean is just one thing you can do without an 'I'. Here you are a traveler in attention and consciousness without the ego-operating system we normally use to navigate. For this reason alone, the encounter with one's own evolutionary past can be frightening. There is no room for the feeling of control that we, in our everyday consciousness, believe ourselves capable of having.

The vast majority of this journey back must, therefore, be undertaken without what we normally associate with an 'I' identity. Our sense of 'I' must be left behind for those who wish to set their inner zoological clock back just a second.

Every organism has its own self-referential consciousness operating system
The illiterate mystic Nisargadatta Maharaj claimed that the sole purpose of life is to protect, expand, and develop consciousness.

For every life form, whether it is autonomous or functions as an organ in a larger biological context, there is a feedback-based operating system. In this sense, every living organism has a companion in the form of a consciousness operating system. The logical consequence of us being carriers of the biological world mass is that we also have all previous forms of consciousness within us. We not only share appetite-regulating mechanisms with roundworms, but we also share consciousness with them.

Many of these archaic consciousness operating systems still contribute to our maintenance as a human cell colony. Others are rudimentary and/or dormant but can be awakened under special circumstances.

Even individual organs of the human body have their own field of consciousness, which in turn link up with each other in the same way that countries form alliances.
It seems that these consciousness fields, in their collective connection in hubs, become increasingly conscious. The more systemically complex they become, the more 'awake' they become.

It is my clear intuitive feeling that any self-referential system becomes conscious and thus alive when it reaches a certain point of complexity. In this context, it is irrelevant whether it concerns machines or biological life.
Life and death's either - or
All our bio-software, both ancient and brand new, have had and still have one common agenda: to survive...

The most 'primitive' functions of attention are expressed in reflexes. Instinct-based and automated actions are continually created by the oldest parts of our brain. Primordial brains pose only the following thoughtless binary 'question': Will I survive or not? The next question in case of a threat is: Should I attack, flee, or play dead?

The polarity between good and evil, between cosmos and chaos, between god and the devil, is created from genes' flight from the entropy of death. This fundamental duality is the axis mundi of survival. However asynchronous and mutually different our internal operating systems may be: The genes' 'will to survive' forces them all to the negotiating table, where they each, in their own way, evaluate the world around us based on the simple question: are we in danger or not?

To survive is 'good' - to die is 'evil'
The consciousness's word-creating operating system invented the words evil and good at some point close to our time. This survival measure was not plucked out of thin air but rested on a unanimous choir of survival systems from all evolutionary ages.

So if a worm could speak, its first statement would be:

To survive is 'good' - to die is 'evil'.

Everything that makes 'me' survive feels 'good'.
Everything that threatens my survival is sensed 'evil'.

We understand all life because we consist of recycling
Wittgenstein claimed that if a lion could speak, no one would understand it. Wittgenstein is, to me, the ultimate expression of the talking academic heads club, a club that presupposes that one is so caught in the thought 'spin' that one suppresses the fact that the head is on a pre-linguistic body.

The struggle between scribes and mystics dates back to Buddha's time. Anyone who dares to turn inward and away from the world can see for themselves that we consist of genetic recycling material.

That is why we understand the lion's roar.
We share most of our operating systems with it.

A consciousness liberation of our inner nerve tree's long delicate branches requires that, in our meditation, we address sensitivity rather than flee from it. Let us now meditate directly into the body and sensitivity to manifest the clarity of consciousness that the Eastern traditions' Indian-anchored survival strategy meditation forms have invested in life beyond the body for good reasons.

Meditation.dk is for those who dare to venture into the darkness of the body. Here, the brave explorer lights the light of wakefulness. With this light, consciousness sees inward, while attention feels the warmth of the light. For light can both be seen and felt.

The word religion comes from the Latin word religare, which means to reconnect, to re-establish a connection to something earlier and more original.

Only in this sense do I see Meditation as a religious project, and this project involves traveling back and into one's own biological world mass - not as we do every night when we fall asleep, but traveling into this darkness with the wakeful light of consciousness as a lantern.

This inner journey, in my opinion, is the most important journey a person can undertake. It is a journey back to the roots, back to one's biological past, which still exists in the living zoo of the inner body.

For Freud, this journey stopped when one had reached an understanding of childhood.
Jung took a much deeper dive beyond the boundary of our individual lives.

For the brave meditator, the journey has hardly begun here. For it continues back to the beginning of life in the primordial sea, a primordial sea that still exists encapsulated in droplet form in our cells. Perhaps the journey only ends when we recognize ourselves as the stardust our carbon molecules are made of.

Yes, Meditation is psychic archaeology.

Originally, you were clay.
From being mineral,
you becamet vegetable.
From vegetable you
became animal,
and from animal, man. 
During these periods
man did not know
where he was going, 
but he was being taken on
a long journey nonetheless.  
And you have to go through
a hundred different worlds yet.
I died from minerality and
became vegetable; 
And from vegetativeness
I died and became animal. 
I died from animality
and became man. 
Then why fear disapearance
 through death? 
Next time I shall die
Bringing forth wings
and feathers like Angels. 
After soaring higher
than angels- 

You cannot imagine.
I shall be that.