Barclay Powers on the Transpersonal Self

Barclay Powers is an author and futurist filmmaker. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies from Columbia University and has an extensive background as an independent scholar. He has studied Chinese, Tibetan and Indian meditation, yoga and martial arts traditions for more than 30 years. Powers is currently releasing multiple media projects worldwide in film and print, related to the evolution of consciousness based on his studies with numerous masters of ancient wisdom traditions. His most recent film, The Lost Secret of Immortality, based on his book, won best spiritual/religious/Christian film at the Great Lakes International Film Festival, 2012, the Silver Palm Award at the Mexico International Film Festival, 2012 and best spiritual documentary at the New York International Film Festival, 2011. See his website atwww.lostsecretofimmortality.com for information on the book, graphic novel and film.

On the show we discuss:

  • Embryo of Enlightenment
  • Pre-birth and post-birth energy in the Taosist system
  • 3 bodies- physical, subtle & super subtle
  • Vitalistic v. mechanistic approach
  • Chi kung and Taoist Yoga
  • Freud, Marx and Darwin’s mechanistic and reductionistic models
  • Zen, Dzogchen, Mahamudra spiritual systems
  • Kundalini Yoga
  • Philosophers stone and the illuminati

Barclay’s articles on Integral World