Ok this technique
is based on an combination of different techniques that have worked
for me over the years but it is most firmly based on WILD and
Buddhist clear light practices. The technique can be activated
from a normal nights dream but is more likely to be achieved through
is 24/7 mediator, day after day, month after month his mind is
deeply submerged in state of Zen emptiness. The only flicker of
consciousness is a supremely heightened awareness that search's
for dreaming/astral minds that wish to push through the barrier
between normal and lucid states of consciousness.
steps below to meet the gatekeeper and move onward to the Lucid
You need to clear a hole in your day, about 1-2hrs, go for a
time when you wake or afternoon after you've eaten.
Light a joss stick (good quality) Sandalwood or something spiritual.
You can use an oil burner but you'll have to make sure it's
safe for an hour or two. This is not just to smell nice but
lets the mind know its time for an altered state.
on some a CD or play music through your computer. The music's
volume should be set to be as even as possible with the noise
you might experience in your chosen room. I use a looped a Hemi-sync
mp3 called theta that just sounds like speaker hiss gradually
moving in a wave form, this is suppose to produce theta waves
in the brain (works for me). Use nothing with singing and nothing
with a massively variable beat, basically nothing to make you
tap your feet. Those mood CD's will do if you can't get anything
else, try here for Free
Hemi-sync Music Downloads.
Lay down, get comfy, warm but not enough to send you fast asleep
too quickly. Have a note book (or dream diary) to hand, a book
and a print out of this and some of the other Crossroads pages.
Read your book, make sure you've chosen something that is a reasonable
challenge to read (e.g.
"Surfing through Hyperspace" by Clifford A. Pickover
by Andreas Mavromatis) and
not just an easy to read and get into novel.
After a while when your mind wanders pick up this page and some of the
others describing the Crossroads, read the words on the page and look
at the images contained within them.
Keep going back to your book till you've had enough. Now pick
this page up again, read from the top and when you get down
to the multiple images of the gatekeepers head really
look. He's just sat there slowly breathing in a black
velvety void. From his right his face is illuminated by a soft
gentle light, notice the quality of that light Look at its slight
reflected bounce that happens when the light comes off the blue
robe and is absorbed by his skin. Remember the structure of
his face, the peaceful look in his closed eyes.
Now put down the page, close your eyes but carry on remembering
the page. You don't have to have an image of the page infact
I want you need to banish concentration, excitement and all
thoughts apart from what you remember of my words on this page.
Remember the blue of the page, the graphic at the top showing
the Crossroads logo and the navigation buttons below. Slow start
to recall the words on this page and especially remember the
images of the gatekeeper. Keep going do not focus on any hynagogic
images just keep recalling the page.
What happens next will be either one of three things either you
will sleep and dream (when you wake write your dreams in the dream
diary). Or your mind will wake and think of other things like
"why can't I do this", "nothing is happening"
etc. and you'll be unable to carry on or...... (you need to cultivate
a Zen like mind see the links at the bottom of this page).
the images of the gatekeeper you were imagining all of a sudden
you've just realised that its not imagination anymore he's there
right infront of you! Those who have got into a deeper state will
have become aware directly in the physical space where the gatekeeper
sits. Others will be seeing a very very realistic image of the
gatekeeper in front of you but it will seem like you are looking
at a cinema screen. When you look hard at the gatekeeper in this
altered state its is very likely his eyes will flick open and
he will wake from his mediation. Put out your arm grab the gatekeeper
and your bodily form will be there in the same space.
won't speak much but he will get up and open a door in the void behind
him, light will spill from this opening, welcome to the Lucid Crossroads,
your now one of a select few that have successfully made the journey
pages at the Crossroads