519. Cynthia Lane, 2nd Interview

From my earliest memories, God was always at the center of things. After exploring a number of teachers and modalities in the great spiritual garden of late-sixties San Francisco, things really geared up when I learned the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique in Berkeley in 1967. TM’s gifts were unmistakable and I began a thirty-year career of devoted service to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and the Vedic tradition. This encompassed many years of teaching TM in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and lots of time simply meditating, including seven years in a convent style setting. All this yielded vast personal and spiritual growth which remains fully integrated into my life, a gift that keeps on giving.

Towards the end of this period, I studied and shared several healing modalities, especially Cranio-sacral therapy. This deepened my experience of the body as energy and Light and helped me discover the body’s huge role in lasting and comprehensive healing.

In 1996, my path led me to the indigenous traditions of the West, especially Lakota. I was blessed in countless ways by the great Lakota holy man, wisdom keeper, and Sundance leader Naca Wa-Anata. Through him, I received a personal pipe–a precious and powerful source of inspiration, healing, and transformation–and was able to participate in life-changing Lakota ceremonies, including Sundance, for many years. As a result, I opened to a profound and intimate relationship with the Earth and her healing and nourishing gifts and learned to embrace life on Earth with a grounded joy and openness that I had never known before. Most importantly, I learned to embody and live the boundless consciousness I had merged with through the Vedic teaching and find the same infinite Self everywhere and in everyone.

Through this time, I gradually realized that I was here not only to help people merge with the Infinite in their awareness but also to help them include their bodies in the journey. In simplest terms, this means helping our cellular reality or belief systems shift from identifying as density to self-recognizing as divine Light, or FirstLight, as I call it. We truly are just a dream of Light.

Finally, around 2012, what I now call the path of Grace simply showed up for me, initially while visiting sacred sites in France. In essence, I was made aware that our growth is no longer something we have to work at. God/Divine Love/divine Light is so powerfully present now that all we have to do is open and receive It, and It will take care of all that we need for spiritual and human fulfillment. Since then, many divine gifts have “downloaded” to share with others to support this effortless form of growth. While remaining endlessly Silent and utterly unlocalized, this magical-mystery-tour of a life is a sacred and joyous privilege.

Website: firstlighttransformations.com

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Transcript of this interview.

First BatGap interview with Cynthia.

Interview recorded September 21, 2019.

YouTube Video Chapters:

  • 00:00:00 – Introduction to Buddha at the Gas Pump
  • 00:04:10 – Shifting from Density to Divine Light
  • 00:07:42 – Mary Magdalene’s Message of Love and Support
  • 00:11:44 – The Emergence of First Light
  • 00:16:24 – The Emergence of Different Fields of Potentiality
  • 00:19:21 – Individual Journeys of Spiritual Awakening
  • 00:22:47 – The Shift in Collective Consciousness
  • 00:26:38 – The Infinite Way Home
  • 00:30:03 – The Transition and Turbulence
  • 00:34:15 – Embracing Being and Doing
  • 00:38:47 – Being Established in the Self
  • 00:41:31 – Exploring the Depths of Existence
  • 00:45:18 – Becoming Light: The Path of the Rainbow Body
  • 00:48:31 – Physiological and Spiritual Transformation
  • 00:52:27 – Living Without Belief Systems
  • 00:56:25 – Perceiving the Divine with our Senses
  • 01:00:01 – Expressing the Infiniteness within You
  • 01:03:30 – Breaking Through Doubts and Resistance
  • 01:07:28 – The Shift in Attitude and Opportunities for Evolution
  • 01:10:23 – The Experience of Change and Transformation
  • 01:13:49 – Transmuting Suffering into Bliss
  • 01:17:36 – Seeking Help and Different Approaches to Healing From Mental Illness
  • 01:21:04 – Lady Julian’s Visions and God’s Love
  • 01:24:16 – Expansion and Cognition of Awareness
  • 01:28:18 – Dissolving Duality and Defensiveness
  • 01:30:44 – Dissolving into the Black Hole
  • 01:34:31 – The Correlation between Consciousness and Quantum Mechanics
  • 01:38:17 – The Limitations of Understanding Reality
  • 01:42:10 – The Humility of Enlightenment
  • 01:45:20 – The Omnipresence of Intelligence
  • 01:47:46 – Lightning Bolts to the Head