Binaural Beats Heal, Induce Out-of-Body Experiences Research Shows
New research suggests that using binaural beats to entrain your brain may not only heal but also induce out-of-body experiences.
Brainwave entrainment is a method of using pulsing sounds to stimulate the brain into entering a specific state. It has grown in popularity lately, evidenced by the increasing number of available brainwave entrainment recordings. Many such recordings are created using binaural beats; two tones with slightly different frequencies. Now, research is showing the healing benefits of listening to these binaural beats for both body and mind.
Karen Newell is an author and co-founder of Sacred Acoustics, a leading creator of brainwave entrainment audio recordings.
“Binaural beats are delivered by giving you one signal in one ear and a slightly different signal in the other ear, and the result is a wavering sound,” Newell said.
“Binaural beats are effective in that they are affecting the brainwave state of the brain. So, our brains put out an electric signal (and) it’s measured with an EEG device with the names of Delta, Theta, Alpha — we’re used to hearing those words. Beta, that’s the state that we’re in when we’re walking and talking; that’s the state that really prevents us from getting into a quieter state of awareness. So, binaural beats are designed to bring us into those lower brainwave states, so help the brain get into a quieter state that’s associated with sleep, meditation, and focus.”
People experience a wide range of responses to binaural beats, from deep relaxation to enhanced intuition, lucid dreams, and even connection with the souls of departed loved ones. Another fascinating effect increasingly reported to Newell and her team is the out-of-body experience.
“An out-of-body experience is where your awareness literally leaves your physical body,” Newell said.
“It gives you that first-hand, personal direct experience that exists outside of your body that isn’t necessarily reliant on your body. Out-of-body experiences can happen incredibly spontaneously without anyone even realizing it. Other people will cultivate them very consciously, and I’ve had reports from sacred acoustics listeners who write to me and say that after about 18 months or so, of almost daily listening to our recordings, they’ve started to have these out-of-body experiences.”
What is it about these binaural beats that engender such experiences?
“The real sweet spot of binaural beats is that border between awake and asleep,” Newell said. “
“We’re all in this state, the hypnagogic state, every night as we’re falling asleep we go into this state, and every morning as we wake up. This is what binaural beats can do (it) can bring you into that state. This is where the body becomes extremely relaxed and the mind still stays awake and alert. That’s where you can start to make visualizations and imagine your body’s energy doing different things that can help to engender an out-of-body state. Anything that gets your mind off of the physical body is the mechanism for having your energetic body actually move away from it. You can also use that hypnagogic state to really reprogram your deep-seated belief system.”
For Newell and other proponents of brainwave entrainment, the implications of this kind of experience are profound.
“The real vision of sacred acoustics is to help people get in touch with their own infinite minds. Explore within, get behind those racing thoughts, find out who you truly are; the part of you that is your essence. We each can find out for ourselves that we are spiritual beings — a very important spiritual being that’s connected to the larger one mind, or one heart, one consciousness that connects us all. And as we find that connection we’re able to find real meaning and purpose in our lives,” Newell said.
How Your Soul Experiences the Five Senses — An Introduction
Do you really know how your sensory system works?
As a small child, you likely learned in school all about your five senses: sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell. Science has done a good job of providing us with extensive information about the physical aspect of these five primary senses.
Each of your physical senses gives you a different perspective on an experience. Think, for example, of the ocean and how you could experience the ocean through each one of your senses (seeing the ocean, hearing the ocean, tasting the ocean, etc). Combined, your five senses give you the totality for your human physical experience of the ocean.
But did you know that there is a spiritual aspect to each of your senses, a soul perspective of each sense? Julius (a group of high light energy entities) recently shared with me about the soul’s connection to the senses.
The Soul’s Connection to Intuition
Think about the gift of insight or psychic ability or intuitiveness. Many humans have come to refer to this as Sixth Sense or the Third Eye. Julius explains that this Sixth Sense is really a soul connection to the eyes; or more specifically, the soul’s connection to the sense of sight.
Keep in mind that the physical is an illusion. Your physical body, along with everything else in the physical such as your car, house, money, etc., can go away. And that is the definition of an illusion — anything that can go away!
Ten Senses for the Human Experience
You could really say that there are 10 senses to be used in the human experience: five in the physical and five in the spiritual. Understanding your complete sensory system brings you to the awakened state that your senses were developed by you, for you, to aid you into the alignment of who you actually are — a physical AND a Spiritual being.
You have a duality going on. You are both a physical being and a Light Being, and your sensory system is expandable into each of these areas. Your spiritual perception, your spiritual growth and expansion, and your ascension process are all part of your spiritual experience. By becoming aware of and recognizing ALL of your senses, you can utilize and expand both your physical and spiritual experiences, which creates your total experience on this physical plane of existence.
Practicing the art of the sensory system that you have set up can aid you in the progression towards consciousness (also known as a higher consciousness state, or aligning yourself with your soul, or getting to know the totality of yourself). This not only helps you become more aware of your physical state here on this physical plane of existence but will accelerate your progression toward enlightenment.