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Initiation to a Mystical Life with Neil Kramer: Transformation (June 2016)

Season 1, Episode 4
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Perhaps, the only true measurement of spiritual attainment is the change it brings into our lives. Neil Kramer explains the importance of engaging transformation to bring the essence of soul into our daily lives. Choosing this type of spiritual transformation requires witnessing and understanding, as a devotional practice, in order to have profound interaction with the world where reality is both received and transmitted.

Neil Kramer


Initiation Video
Season 1, Episode 1 Initiation
Initiation (June 2016)
Season 1, Episode 1
, 19 minutes
Neil Kramer discusses the need for initiation, and self-initiation, as one passes through the five main initiatory levels which are part of the mechanics for developing a mystical life.
Available worldwide
Cycles Video
Season 1, Episode 2 Cycles
Cycles (June 2016)
Season 1, Episode 2
, 12 minutes
There are stages of spiritual development, lasting roughly seven years each, in which you are given the opportunity to cultivate a new understanding of self and your connection with the universe.
Available worldwide
Contemplation Video
Season 1, Episode 3 Contemplation
Contemplation (June 2016)
Season 1, Episode 3
, 16 minutes
Neil Kramer relays the value of learning to stop and witness all that is going on around us, as it affords the opportunity for wisdom to arise.
Available worldwide
Transformation Video
Season 1, Episode 4 Transformation
Transformation (June 2016)
Season 1, Episode 4
, 12 minutes
Perhaps, the only true measurement of spiritual attainment is the change it brings into our lives. Choosing this type of spiritual transformation requires witnessing and understanding, as a devotional practice, in order to ...
Available worldwide

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joshere, posted on September 8, 2016

I enjoyed this series very much.

catalystgrrl, posted on August 30, 2016

This series is amazing. This episode especially spoke to me. Please continue to keep up the good work!!

Paige.K@GAIA, posted on August 30, 2016

Hi CatalystGrrl,

This is one of my favorite mini series on Gaia. I'm so happy you enjoyed it too! :)


findkiersten, posted on August 22, 2016

Where do I sign on for more? :-) My pulse bottomed out simply by viewing these four segments... I want to keep the relaxation going! By the way, you are an incredible speaker. Well done. Thank you for the insight and the time well spent.

Colescottpa, posted on August 3, 2016

Enlightening/but most are not willing to stop the obsession with money and physicality and possessions and can't accept that everything is mearly transformed energy displayed in so programmed matrix and are not willing to escape a self imposed prison and experience freedom! The unknown is too scary and fear is their means to control and enslave and feed off of us! to become fearless and sovern means to rise above physical existence and reliance on government and monetary systems that most of us perceive as essential!

yfedorsha, posted on August 2, 2016

I want more ....THANK YOU !!!!!!!, posted on July 28, 2016

I sought in silence the pathway to my heart which brought discovery of a higher road. A journey of my souls understanding which led me unknowingly to the place from which I came. Transported through a sea of liquid crystal rainbow light and pulsing with universal energies, I came to be suspended in time and space. There, enveloped by a divine state of grace, I stood illuminated by my Source. With my true Self revealed as a Being of Light I reveled in reunion, for I stood not alone but with others of like nature. The veil was rent and wisdom of the ages flooded my soul. Overcome with unconditional love, the knowledge and bliss of Oneness was made known to me. Immersed in an ocean of tranquil metamorphosis I awakened. Having been translated into reality I rested in my sanctuary of truth, knowing only Love, Oneness with All and inevitable immortality. ^j^

jennfast, posted on July 25, 2016

I enjoyed Episode 3 and this episode very much. Thank you Neil.

delphin7977, posted on July 1, 2016

After watching these videos, my current stance on my spirituality has been reinforced in a very gentle and loving way. I started the year thinking that there were these series of "things" that I had to do, to become more spiritual. None of it felt right and none of it really seemed to work. Recently I decided that by just being me, and being present in the moment, and aware of my connectivity with my surroundings was the place that I needed to be. From this point of acceptance, I would be able to grow, if I simply allowed myself to be present and aware. This series spoke to me in the same way.. be present in the moment, take time to be aware of your surroundings, and find moments of peace and solitude to just be. Letting life's distractions fall away has allowed me to be more introspective.

bodhiAbhijan, posted on June 23, 2016

I am so grateful for this, thank you. So much of it reminded me that yes, i am on the right path. I have been spending a lot more time in nature lately, adventuring to escape from a depression caused by too much mind-focussed attention on self-expectation, and what Neil says about how beauty is truth really reminds me of the Joy i feel when i witness the beauty of nature - the way he says it helps me to understand and articulate that the feeling i have when i see that beauty is a feeling that describes to me that, yes, again, i am on the right path, the path toward Truth. Feeling these insights made we cry (and there they are again! the tears of relief). For so long, in depression, i couldn't see the beauty in nature. It was just trees and clouds and bugs and sand. Now, i can't see the beauty in the distractions anymore: my tobacco addiction is falling away, and my self-compassion is returning to fill the space where that addiction sat heavy for so long. I am so grateful for having this all affirmed by this impassioned speech, and i very much look forward to the next three episodes. Thank you! xo

lukas949, posted on July 24, 2016

I agree 100%! Even a spiderweb lit up by the rising morning sun can make your eyes tear up... Beautiful storm stirs your soul and fills it up with magic.... An owls hooting in the silence of the night make you smile in your dreams... Birds coming home in the Spring make your heart sing... Smell of the rose flower makes your head turn..... Full moon sleepless nights fill your spirit with a magical wonder and longing.... All we have to do is open our hearts and let Her (Nature) in... stop fighting Her and destroying Her... Just let Her in....

SuzannaB@Gaia, posted on June 27, 2016

Thank you for writing! We're so glad you are enjoying the series.


katwomantxstyle73, posted on June 12, 2016

Simply Delicious! Omgosh.... from beginning to End.... captivating, informative, insightful, encouraging, inspiring, truth-provoking, and the list goes on, .....not to mention the appreciation and the emotional zing within that says..... ohhhh how Divinely perfect is this touching me! YES!
loved it and would highly recommend it..... he's a delight to listen to and all his incredible sharing, makes One feel as if He's simply reminding you of what you already know with a very big brotherly hug to go along with it, while bringing about the smiles and laughs! LOVED IT, did i mention that yet? ;)

Paige.K@GAIA, posted on June 17, 2016

So happy to hear you enjoyed the episode! I couldn't agree more with you; this episode captivated me till the end! Thanks for being a part of the Gaia community!


runswithduck, posted on June 12, 2016

Nicely done!
Yes, everything is energy, and all is not as it seems...BUT...that is on an esoteric, ephemeral, non-physical level; no physical being or thing of our world as it is, can exist there. To exist in this world of dichotomy, a tangible, physical place where there IS finite Time and Place, we need tools to help us make best sense of it..
SOME people's non-local minds can almost grasp that esoterica, and it is good as the stuff of dreams and aspirations. But in human limited language, even those who try to teach others of it, in this existence, end up coming across like brain-washing experts playing at power and control, and creating some worse situations...rather like doctors telling physically ill patients "it's all in your mind, you aren't really sick". Or politicians selling bilge-water as elixir.....
Or rewriting the old tale of "The Emperor's New Clothes" to say he really does have new clothes, but everyone is too ignorant to see them? this case, that retelling is exactly what this does; the Emperor has had energies manifested to 'clothe' him in energy the common folk cannot yet 'see'....the little boy who cries out that the emperor is naked, is young, inexperienced, and cannot see; the adults in the crowd are those not yet awake enough to see, but fear revealing their own poverty of development; the purported fraudsters are the facilitators of the emperor's transformation, and the emperor is brave enough to try to tell the others, but castigated for his esoteric advancements---another iteration of "oh him? that's just Mary's son who works with his hands...never amount to much...".
The story is written on multiple levels: One, the superficial level, warning people to beware of scammers and a lesson in truth-telling/speaking Truth to Power; the other more esoterically teaching that when we reach higher levels, we can also be transformed by energies too subtle for physical senses to perceive.
What earthly good is that, to billions striving to be their best selves in this here and now? Hope.
Hopefully, people will not be lost in the re-flanneling of this kind of deepity...because it is so easily used to con people into buying stuff, following bogus leaders, grasping at shiny notions and false woo-woo, and doing things that fly in the face of logic or good sense.
It's an individual path which others can help us with, but cannot do it for us. Once we start understanding more, we do better. Eventually, "here" is no longer our path...the path eventually takes us to unimaginable other existences. But here and now, we must, as long as we're here, "chop wood, carry water".

Nancyland22, posted on June 11, 2016

Amazing series, especially, Ep. 3.

seafiremoon, posted on June 17, 2016

I agree with you totally about as long as we are here... chop wood and carry water..... IS The Thing.... but I feel that he has a very valid point and he's making it directly and in a very interesting way. No BS or Sugar Coating.. So far- no 'sales' or brainwashing is apparent to me. I like his 'slow' approach in terms of opening gently for those 'new' to Understanding, and Getting the Full picture.

jhcorbella, posted on June 11, 2016

Soooo incredibly beautiful and simply understood. I am both full of breath and breathless.

Ddstanya, posted on June 9, 2016

I would like more of these series, please! Seems like it is exactly what I was looking for. Initially I did not think I would enjoy it - but his teachings are answering my long-searched questions. Please, continue with these series soon!!

SuzannaB@Gaia, posted on June 13, 2016

Thank you for writing! Currently, all four episodes in this series are available. We will certainly update if we extend the series.

All the best,

JMSMITH1, posted on June 10, 2016

I too resonate deeply with these teachings! I've enjoyed listening to his "roamcasts" on his web site, which are available for free, and learning from the wealth of knowledge in his book "The Unfoldment".

webwriter25, posted on June 8, 2016

As a hard-core rationalist, more of an engineer than a poet, I didn't expect much and just tuned in out of curiosity. I quickly found myself mesmerized in the truth of soul. What if I were to witness more, judge less? What if I were to engage, without becoming entangled? What if life was not about winning or losing, but enjoying the expansion of perception? I now feel compelled to watch the whole series. I was holding things too tightly, missing out on the essence of my humanness. It means much to be alive and to experience the play of the senses. Perhaps the purpose of consciousness is entertainment. It is not about what we attain, but in who we become in the striving.

alyeastment, posted on June 8, 2016

Thanks Neil for your words. I hope the series keeps going as it has really affirmed so much in my journey. Love it!
Alison Eastment

yinet_87, posted on June 8, 2016

very inspiring... I need to listen to every episode a few times. thank you!

Paige.K@GAIA, posted on June 8, 2016

We're so happy you are enjoying the series! Thank you for your support and taking the time to write to us!

All the best,


goldeneagle54, posted on June 8, 2016

I've seen both coversations with Neal and read his book"The Unfoldment" all were very well done., as was his introduction to a mystical life.

Hope to hear more from him, here on Gaia soon. He speaks a language our heart understand, a real gift and rear.

Lanishots, posted on June 8, 2016

He speaks as though he were guided by a Higher inspiration. Very moving. Please go on.
Thank you. ;-}

lizkennedy333, posted on June 8, 2016

Really enjoyed listening to you Neil, please continue the series, simple words and yet so deeply touching and so full of truth, very well spoken. Waiting for more. :)

deanandwally, posted on June 8, 2016

Please...don't tell me this is all you're offering. We want more of Neil's wisdom. Thanks so very much!!

pmak4500, posted on June 7, 2016

I'm strongly agree!

stace.sorrells, posted on June 7, 2016

It isn't often that I watch a series like this one, apparently accented only by public domain photo collages, straight through in a single sitting. I did in this case, however. I felt Neil's words quite deeply in places, and thank him for sharing his wisdom.

artistsuzette, posted on June 7, 2016

These four episodes and talks were very useful and helpful ~ ~ ~ thank you for having them ~ ~ ~

richard84, posted on June 6, 2016

Please, may I have some more?


jmalan91, posted on June 6, 2016

I am not sure what to make of the lack of color in your videos. Didn't you think it would be noticed.
Do try to show more balanced representation of our global humanity. More red heads, Trinidads and Avians.

runswithduck, posted on June 12, 2016

There are MANY teachers, of all colors and traditions, on Gaiatv. Keep looking through the videos.
Those willing to make videos on teachings, are simply who they are; they choose to speak, to present.
There is Zero room in spiritual development and teaching for discrimination on race, etc.; real teachers know this. One can hear it in what they teach.
Did you miss the teaching and only perceive discrimination?
Do you feel that to get teachings, students must practice discrimination, and only seek from teachers who look like themselves?
Are teachings invalid, if teachers don't look like their students??
If discrimination is the foremost thing you perceive here, perhaps you might be stuck tied to old fears, patterning by society, and hobbled by past experiences?
That which upsets us most, is usually what we most need to learn about and from....and the appearance of what we think has upset us, may not even be what is actually in front of us.

vlmanos, posted on June 6, 2016

Thank you it was great look froward to the next episode., posted on June 6, 2016

I have enjoyed all 4 episodes and look forward to the next. The transformative power of spiritual growth seems to be the point of why we are here . To learn and grow , comprehend and exchange wisdom and knowledge, to transform and awaken ourselves and help others do the same along the way where the opportunity presents itself. To realize we are a collective of spiritual beings having a physical experience, learning of our true essence and awaiting our return to the Source of all.

gfw31, posted on June 6, 2016

After 4 episodes, I am connecting with your episodes. I had not thought of the witnessing. This is a great point, I and many others fail to notice. Thank you. I look forward to your future shows.

jmn62, posted on June 7, 2016

Being a witness is a marvelous thing....both of the Self and of Others. This is a marvelous series. Thank You

nemesh57, posted on June 30, 2016

Being a witness implies stepping out of the circle of action through buying out that option first. How you do that it's entirely another story.

Bewitched1972, posted on September 16, 2016

Thank you Neil and Gaia for this Brilliant series! I would love you to make another season!

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