THE IRRESPONSIBILITY OF OPENING PORTALS by Joel Ayala Ayapana (A.K.A. Ayala Nunez)
“As a former Kundalini Yoga practitioner, I do have to say that a few practitioners of this particular school of yoga have made mention to me (during the beginnings of my journey as a Proponent of the New Age) that you must be careful of the side effects of Kundalini Awakening. Now, when I was confronted by such humbled recommendations, I did not find such rhetoric, humbling at all.
Personally, I thought that such commentary is rather condescending to say the least. And the main reason for this, is because I thought that they were attempting to thwart my own personal awakenings in consciousness, per say.
‘And why the heck was I even thinking that?’, I asked myself. Such an egoic way to think. But that’s the thing about Kundalini Yoga, it is suggested that one makes the necessary preparations to condition the ego and to balance the consciousness between heart and ego, otherwise this could lead to an imbalance which could encourage more of the symptomology which leads to the dangers of Kundalini Awakening, such as the creation of cult followings.
But in looking back, I wonder why I was so offended? Was I being threatened? Was my ego being attacked? Was there any legitimacy to any reason as to why I should be offended? Why was I so offended? Does Ego have a great part to what they were talking about as a danger when it came down to Kundalini Awakening? Was this an egoic defensive mechanism being activated by me or by some unknown entity that was targeting my very well being, to take over?
Now, that last question (in particular) was the one question which bothered me the most!
With that being said, I have been noticing that since I had denounced the New Age and it’s several differentiated components and practices, associated with it, the one thing that I have noticed by several New Agers who feel compelled to defend the New Age is this:
THE ACTUAL RESPONSE!
It was rather surprising to encounter the rather relentless viciousness from some of the members of the New Age Community, not only so much from the followership itself, but most importantly from the many influencers whom I’ve respected and honored within this space, from the last ten years. Many New Agers themselves, whom I’ve maintained connections with throughout these years, have messaged and emailed me about that concern as well. But they were also very thankful at the same to see the true colors being publically displayed by these so-called leaders of this movement.
Where is the compassion?
Where is understanding and acceptance?
Where is the insight and the prominence of maturity?
Where is the proverbial Love and Light?
The message that I portray is one thing, but sometimes the message is not the problem, but rather the response, which is most certainly the item of concern, more than anything else. If Truth is Truth, then why does that particular truth need to be defended? Could it be fear? Could it be a possible Truth which could destroy the very nature of what their lives enthusiastically entail? Then to the contrary, could there be something that is hiding within the shadows that needs to be hidden, from coming to the surface? Another response that I’ve noticed within the past week is this:
‘Well, you know that yoga has beneficial effects in physical conditioning, providing healing essentials for breathwork, chakra-balancing, and overall health and wellness. Plus, yoga has allowed me to get back to finding myself after my divorce. So, think again before attacking the whole entire community!’
Ok, I absolutely respect all of those wonderful intentions for a particular practice in yoga, or even for yoga in general, but we must be very careful as to the underlying intention of such a practice. And it truly encompasses the very essence of distraction, awareness, and attention. The subconsciousness is such an untapped area within our psyche, that we must also understand that there are entities which thrive within that very tucked-away sweet spot within that space of our awareness, or lack there of. And this is where the trickster of all tricksters rules within that space, in the human subconsciousness. And that trickster is satan, himself. He is also known as the whispering god.
The Bible states, ‘Satan, the god of this world, has blinded the minds of those who don’t believe. They are unable to see the Glorious Light of the Good News. They don’t understand the Message for the Glory of Christ, the exact likeness of God.’ ~2 Corinthians 4:4 (NIV)
But once more, we have to be conscious of what portals we open.
You see, the gift wrap to a particular yoga practice may be advertising to you the following: health and healing, balancing breathwork, meditative benefits, a great workout, a wonderful mode of conditioning, and an overall sense of peace (amongst other things on the surface), but at the end of the day, you might be unknowingly leaving the yoga studio with a nice little demon in your back pocket!
And (listen) you will probably never know that you may have demonic influence or even demonic possession within your very life, until years later or even many accidents, fights, divorces, lost friendships, sudden unemployments, and many other disastrous things later, that one can experience as a result from unknowingly finding out later that you had a spirit, an entity, or perhaps (indeed) a demon which has been the very root or foundation to why such misfortunes have been encountered and experienced within your life.
Now, as a disclaimer, the reason for such an article is not to discredit any particular yoga community or any one specific individual, but rather to shed light upon the very reality of how and why the demonic realms can affect our lives in many ways more than one.
To continue on, I can only account for my own experiences, but I have found from my research alone that certain yoga poses act like sigils or symbols, similar to a pentagram, which can incite the invitation of certain Hindu deities to becoming activated into our very presence, into our own consciousness. And just like demons, these otherworldly entities have specific purposes or functions for which they possess.
The same holds true within my practice as a former Kundalini Yoga practitioner. What is practiced within this school of yoga is the frequented utilization of mantras and mudras. Now, this was the type of yoga practice which spoke to me the most, for this practice alone has allowed me to tap into much deeper levels of consciousness more than any other yoga practice, let alone any hallucinogen could ever do for me, in function. Literally, I was tapping into worlds which were absolutely enlightening, and it allowed me to become even more receptive to many things of the world, in terms of psychic ability. But with power comes great responsibility. In the same token, what was the trade-off? What demons and how many of them have affected my life negatively. Could this be the one thing of which has potentially destroyed the many friendships, business connections, and even the very marriage (that I so very deeply cherished) during the peak of my New Age Practices?
Other forms of New Age practices which also open doorways to the demonic realms are witchcraft, tarot cards, seances, numerology, automatic writing, kundalini meditation, transcendental meditation, muscle testing, quantum computing, psychic readings, and past-life regression therapy, just to name a few.
So (yes) the intention is not what I have a problem with, it’s the portals we irresponsibly open which allows the opportunity for these demonic entities to subconsciously influence us in either the actual influence (itself) or the possible demonic possession, which poses as the deepened potential danger. Just remember, demons are parasitic. They are disembodied entities which require an actual living body to thrive. And humans act as that living host for these parasites!
So, with all of that being said, we have to be responsible. We have to be conscious. And most importantly, we have to be very careful when dealing with the demonic realms. How about if we just leave it all alone?”
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Joel Ayala Ayapana (A.K.A Ayala Nunez) is a Registered Nurse, specializing in Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Recovery, and is a proud Veteran of the United States Air Force (Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield). Joel is a former New Age Writer, bringing awareness to his story in how he has journeyed through many spiritual modalities in search of TRUTH. But along that search for Truth, he discovered the WORD OF GOD! Joel has evolved from New Age Influencer to NOW a humbled investigative journalist on his path to Truth, Clarity, Honesty, and Christ! Through Joel’s Testimony in sharing his story in how he has walked away from the peak of the New Age Movement, others with similar experiences have also awakened to Joel’s example, touched and inspired by the Miracle of the Holy Spirit to walk away indeed from the New Age Deception. Furthermore, Joel is the creator of his Viral Network Blog, called BLOG WITH REAL REVOLUTION RADIO, and is the host of his newly rebranded Christian-influenced Podcast, called Quantum Mindfulness Radio 2.0: The Tiny Desktop Series. Additionally, Joel is the Executive Producer and Founder of REAL REVOLUTION RADIO X.O: The Number #1 Source for Real Investigative Journalism, Mental Health and Wellness, and Quality (Non-Traditional) Christian Broadcasting On-Demand