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An Two Part Article, and Free MP3's
Part I, Part II, Mp3's

                       ~~Zacciah Blackburn, PhD

We are in powerful times of transformation.  Many of us are experiencing more and more continual flux in what appears as chaos, as we come to terms with re-evaluation, realization, and integration of our primary needs, responsibilities, and dreams and goals in our lives. 

Beneath the surface, of who I am, who I think I am, or, who I think I should be, or, who I perceive others expect me to be; and, beneath the surface of why I think I am here, or what goals I have set for myself, what dreams and aspirations I yearn for in this life, or in this stage of my life....deep, beneath all of these, lies a deeper, core, much greater and eternal essence of Self, and my Divine Purpose in this Life.This is an immense time for exploration and realization of these deeper core issues, principles, and purpose to surface, become realized, and integrated into our lives.We are at a key crossroads with humanity, in which we need to choose the highest purpose, regardless of what others appear to be doing, or, what we think they or we should be doing..

It is time we take full and ultimate responsibility for our actions and our destiny.It truly is up to us.But how do we do this?How do we know, how do we discern, how do we discover the true teachings, our true core and Essence, our true direction and purpose, when it seems so much is swirling around us at this time.

It is just this which gives us the core answer.Be still, listen, develop our inner senses of discernment, perception, and trust in our own inner Knowing, our own inner authority, dignity of Spirit, and Right as a unique and Divine individual to determine our course of action in this life, and pursue and fulfill our life purpose.

It is so simple, yet we dissuade ourselves, over and over, from hearing our own truth.Often, we simply do not take the time, allowing the external sway of forces to overcome our inner yearning and knowing.We each know.
More than any other.Our own truth, our own way, our own Essence and Being.

There are simple methods to discover and utilize such knowing.  We have articulated them in our many articles and other free MP3 offerings, as well as meditative practices outlined in our articles section.
Take time for them, here.They are here for your benefit.
Use the MP3's we are offering above.
If you feel a need for greater assistance, for connection, community, or healing and growth:
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No prior experience is needed for these practices.  Many feel, during these times of chaos, it is too much to get away, to commit the time or resources to such a practice.
Our circuits may be blocked, our perceptions mixed, cloudy, we may not be sure what to do.  We feel confused over our direction in life, even our commitment to life.In truth, this IS THE TIME to give to our self, time for replenishment, deep cleansing and healing, renewal, and re-direction for our spirit. 
If you are unable to find connection, direction, or purpose, find a teacher, facilitator, guide, whom can help you.  Find a community to support you through these times, and to create a New Earth with; and, MAKE the time to do what you need, for your own good, your own self, your own growth, healing, and benefit.  In this way, you can find time for service to the greater good, as well.  It does not need to be these teachings, but it of great benefit to find a guide, healer, or facilitator to assist, during these times, until we can make the connection to our own true essence, direction, and purpose.
This week is a continuation, and culmination, of pristine, luminous, powerful, and transformative energies passing through the Cosmos.  We are in the midst of continued acceleration of energies as observed through science, of increased solar and gamma wave activation from our sun and core of our galaxy.  There is growing evidence of how this can transplace our feelings of safety, security, and emotional well being.
There, equally, are many methods given by the guides, elders, and teachers of many traditions, to stabilize us during "THESE TIMES."
We are, also, in the midst of incredible astrological formations, defining immense patterns of energies, and alignments, also deeply transformative.  We are in the middle of a new cycle of Full Moon Lunar Eclipse, and New Moon Solar Eclipse, (which occurs this Tuesday,) with the continued affect of a Grand Cardinal Cross between these two demarcations, offering a rich tapestry of forces in the Cosmos guiding us into deeper reflection, choices, and action.While on the surface, these energies culminate in the Solar Eclipse Tuesday, the continued impulse and impact of them will be felt for months according to consensus by many astrological wizards.  As I am not an astrological wiz, I quote three here, from "Mystic Mama's" recent article on the subject (acknowledgements below.)  You can find fields of information, by simple on line searches for these alignments.  But, this article is a good starting point.
We are entering a juncture, a turning point as we individually and collectively come together at a the cross roads of imminent change. Inevitably the unknown can arouse fear and anxiety, and so it is of utmost importance right now that we take the time to ground, to pray, to meditate, to get enough sleep, to eat wholesome nourishing food and to take good care of ourselves so that we can meet the present with an open and courageous heart.

What we focus our thoughts on right now is of utmost importance.
 --the grand cross will bring a lot of energy to the surface for release and healing…”
   -- its influence has already been felt, and it will keep building up. --potential for a new and profound ‘rebirth.’ --awaken our ability to conceive its opposite: harmonious flow. --has the potential to lift the curtains of focused intent and perseverance.  -- the innate tendency to awaken our higher self in order to appreciate challenges and to show us how strong we really are. -- we can dig deeper into our own soul to discover a truer freedom hidden within. --embrace our own little ‘death’ and to allow for the discovery of our hidden potentials. --- awaken a deeper understanding of our own intrinsic worth and self-less values.  -- reliance on higher ideals as much as reliance on a greater power, and as much as reliance on ‘that’ which remains immutable despite the constant changes of life.  Call it ‘Soul,’ call it ‘God’ or call it the ‘Self’ the answer lies in that unnameable ‘that.’ -- give us strength and resolution, protection and confidence. Eclipses ...may reveal to us an inner light that we may have forgotten about--- -- opportunities to rediscover our own inner power and a new and more effective vision.
-- shine the light into our own higher self while reminding us to have the faith to rely on something greater when all else fails.   
All quotes above, from this article, and acknowledged in full here:
Mystic Mama, Katie Sweetman, and Cinzia Meneghello, each is notated at link above.
Take this time, to do what we are here to do, to learn, to grow, to celebrate in a deeper communion, and union, with Life, community, indeed all humanity.It may seem more than ever that chaos is around us.But it is not.
It is only the appearance of chaos swelling as we come to realize the greater truth.We are in the midst of change.
We are learning to rekindle and refocus our awareness on pristine greater truths.
We have realized, already, more than many of us are aware of.  We have already climbed the ladder to higher realizations, and states of consciousness in the dimensional planes.
Our time now, is about REALIZING this.We are here.
We have arrived.
The world swirls around us as we let go of the old, and acclimate to the New.The more we are able to do this, the more Real it becomes, the more Realized we are.
It is as the Buddha says, "You are awake."
And, as Jesus says,
"Do you not know that you are gods?"

It is done.
The kingdom is before you.
The kingdom is within.
We are immense and holy beings.
May we realize this potential in its infinite forms.
Much love and wisdom to you all!


Part II:  A Message from Zacciah's Elders:

We say it so many times.
We encourage you to realize it.
It is the nature of your essence, your reality, your healing, and, your destiny.You are on the cusp of this realization.  And, the confusion and turmoil you are suffering currently, is because you are between worlds of realization and manifestation.
Come to this other side.
The veils are thin, thinning, thinner, and why you feel it so often.  And, this is why the chaos seems so strong. 
You are so close.
It is by not paying attention to this greater reality that you do not realize it.
It is by focusing on the lesser realities that they seem more distinct.It is, really, quite simply, a matter of perception, and focus, as well as discipline to discern the greater Truth.
You are immense beings of Creation, more powerful than most of you can imagine, with the ability to, literally, create your own reality.
It is ONLY by focusing on your true essence and potential, your relationship to the Divine, that this will come into manifestation.
We are here, at every turn in your life, ready to assist you.  Please ask of us!
“Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. It doesn't matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. come, even if you have broken your vows a thousand times. Come, yet again , come , come.”
When you arrive, when you finally remember Who You Are, and Where You Are, we will welcome you, rejoice with you, like the long lost relatives you are, returning to us.We are part of you, and you, part of us.
We miss your presence, and look forward to your completion of this cycle of awakening, rebirth, and return to your true nature! 

"Come, come, a thousand times come!!....."
The Council of Holy Beings


From February 2014, practice, The Calling of the Hathors:
Opening Practice: 

Opening the Heart to the Grace of the Cosmos,
Zacciah and Dorothy Stone;  9:48 
Excerpt from lectures,
Zacciah;  7:38
Full lecture,
Zacciah:  57:44 Longer practice,
Zacciah;  35:14

Update:  05.05.14  
We had a truly extraordinary weekend in Chester, VT, this past weekend (Igniting the Soul.)  So many thanks to the so many who came, and participated in, and contributed to, the brilliance of this program.

In gratitude, here is a free MP3 offering of the introduction, and beginning invocation to this work.

May it be of service to you.
Many blessings


(You can find a multitude of articles in my Articles Section, regarding information, and methodology (free meditations & mp3 practices,) on our work.  .)



2014 Zacciah Blackburn, PhD 
The Center of Light 
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You may copy or send these articles in their entirety, without revision, as long as this acknowledgement and contact information is included.



If you have not had the opportunity yet, please read more in our prior articles.

Partake of the many exercises, mp3’s, interviews, and more, we have given in our vast resources on line.
And, should you choose, join with us in our upcoming programs, which will give extraordinarily rich opportunity to experience, and enter into living and harmonious relationship with these elements of Creation, with the elements of nature, the ancestral beings, wisdom and memories which reside in ancient natural power sites, and ancient, powerful ceremonial sites, like the stone chambers of Vermont.  (These mysterious stone sites are all over the Northeast, but we have entered extraordinarily magical relationship with the energies and WisdomKeepers of the sites we have worked with, for years, in Vermont.)  Come and be with us.

All of our current, upcoming practices, may be viewed here.  

Sacred Sound Healing, Sacred Earth Hearing retreat
Sacred Sounds, Sacred Earth
The Sounds of the SHAMAN

A 5 Day Shamanic Sacred Sound Retreat 
July, 2014

Therapeutic/Shamanic Sound practices, Sacred Ceremony for Healing the Earth and Each Other,
Accessing Ancient Sitesand Earth Wisdom

In Sacred Sounds, Sacred Earth, Songs of the Shaman, we will focus on how to use sound to enhance our private and professional lives.  Then, we shall, also, stretch out into nature, to work with the elements and ancient sites.  And, we shall learn to enter ceremonial states, for the benefit of the Earth, with the Great Grandfather drum(s) we use in our practices.

 Lions Gate, NH, VT
AUGUST 16-23, 2014

In LIONSGATE:  Awakening the Dragon, we shall enter pristine natural and ancient ceremonial sites every day, bathe in exquisite mountain lakes, and waterfalls, and, hike the high peaks of Vermont and New Hampshire, which form a perfect Star Tetrahedron.  Don’t be too concerned, we do not do so much climbing, and really, not that much hiking, see our itinerary and logistics for explanations of such things.)  We pamper ourselves in the evenings with great lodging and meals in prestigious retreats and inns, wherever possible.  And, we ‘seed’ the potential of ‘heaven on earth’ into a living prayer wheel created through our work, in collaboration with the elemental forces of nature, and the high holy beings guiding our work.  It is a journey of great personal discovery, empowerment, rejuvenation, and healing which we experience, followed by an act of incredible service to the planet, as called upon, by these elemental beings, drawing upon the dragon currents of living energies which carry the power of our work from all dimensional spaces we have worked in, for the entire week, into the womb of the Mother, through one of the ceremonial chambers, to gestate these seeds of potential, for the benefit of All.

 School of Sound Healing

And, our my upcoming School of Sound Healing, a year long training beginning in September, you may enter very heightened states of awareness and experience, learning to work with therapeutic and ceremonial sound healing methods, for self realization and healing, and/or for developing or furthering a healing practice for others, utilizing all principals of understanding, of the use of instruments, voice, intention and awareness, with awakened states of guided intuition.  I pray you may join us.


Ongoing, in Depth Experiential Trainings into the use of 

Therapeutic Sound Healing
For Personal and Professional Development
Take One or All trainings; 
New programs Every Quarter
Level I, Sept, Nov, Jan, April 
Level II, Sept-June


And, I look forward to sharing more about all of this with you, in the future~!

Many blessings


You may, also, see prior articles, and meditative practices, with the Power of Illumination, Light, and the Solar Principle, here. (Scroll all articles to see add'l articles with meditative practices.)

2014 Zacciah Blackburn, PhD 
The Center of Light 
All Rights Reserved 
You may copy or send these articles in their entirety, without revision, as long as this acknowledgement and contact information is included.

(image credits:  Most images in this article are, c Zacciah;  Space photos, NASA; Magdalene, unknown artist, images of Seraphim and QuanYin unknown origin.)

The Hathors and many others of the Council of High Elders working with Zacciah guides these intimate words.
So much is occurring in our collective field at this time.  Come and find places of balance, restoration, renewal and vigor, and seeds worthy of planting.   


All Practices
More artilces and news here

(For more on this, read some of our last messages from the Earth, earlier articles about earth wisdom and resonance, some with easy meditative practices, and mp3 downloads)
There is an elemental grace which the Earth exudes. We have the power to step into it. We have the elemental right and responsibility to do so. It is inherent within us. The Elemental Grace and Wisdom of our Divine Origins.It is our Birth Right.

Claim it.


Join us in our upcoming programs!


This message is free to share privately and publicly, with acknowledgement below, if given in full and not altered. It may not be used for commercial purposes without complete written consent by its author.
2014 Zacciah Blackburn, PhD, The Center of Light

(A recent article, with a free download in MP3 format, of its meditation is available here. The same restrictions apply to the audio sample.)

I share many blessings with each of you.
Many blessings,

 more articles soon to come!

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Sacred Sound Healing, Sacred Earth Hearing retreat
Sacred Sounds, Sacred Earth
The Sounds of the SHAMAN

A 5 Day Shamanic Sacred Sound Retreat 
July, 2014

Therapeutic/Shamanic Sound practices,
Sacred Ceremony for Healing
the Earth and Each Other,
Accessing Ancient Sites
and Earth Wisdom
Full Weekend Practice
For First time, on 8 CD set
Turning the Wheel. Blue Medicine Buddha Empowerment
Feb 2-3, and Feb 4th, 2013,

Chester, VT; 

Mastering the Wheel of our Destiny 
Learning the Art of Manifestation
 maya prophecies    High Tantra, Tulum, Mexico, Sacred Retreat
Our Solstice Practice Dec 21, 2013

Chester, VT
Watch in our next newsletters for our full announcements of our upcoming  Practices to engage in the New Earth, of which we each have a part.

2013-14 Zacciah Blackburn
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Zacciah Blackburn, PhD
The Center of Light Institute of Sound Healing and Shamanic Studies
Ascutney, VT  05030   USA
Phone: 802.674.9585
Fax:  802.674.9586

Zacciah Blackburn, PhD, is a gifted intuitive, teacher, and sound healer, trained in classical healing and shamanic traditions, and sacred sound cultures.  He teaches internationally, and practices in Vermont, USA, at the Center of Light Institute of Sound Healing and Shamanic Studies.  Zacciah shares authentic trainings in the nature of human consciousness, explorations into the Shamanic worlds of Earth Energies & awareness, and teachings on the nature of sound, and sacred sound practices, as a therapeutic healing modality.  His in depth understanding provides life transforming experiences into the authentic nature, being, and wellness of who we are as spiritual beings, and how to develop that nature.  He is Director of Education at the International Sound Healing Network, & co-founder & Director of the World Sound Healing and All One Now Network of organizations working for global peace. He is, also, a founding board member of the Sound and Music Alliance.  Zacciah, also, offers musical instruments of sacred sound cultures, & sound healing tools, at
See, his primary website, for further information.
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Blessings reign upon us all, and are open to us all at any time we choose to put our awareness there.
May it be true for all peoples of the Earth.

2011 Zacciah Blackburn, The Center of Light, please review note below

More about Living Earth, Living Relations, the Taripay Pacha, the Q'ero, and the Inka Seed, HERE, and HERE.

Zacciah will add to these articles in near future times.

In the meantime, look at our Earth Energies, Earth Mysteries practices here, including sacred tours in Vermont, France, and Peru, in 2011.
See our many Articles on the Earth Mysteries, Sacred Sound, Human Consciousness, and These Times of Great Awakening and Transformation, here.
2011 Zacciah Blackburn, The Center of Light 
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 Zacciah, also, offers musical instruments of sacred sound cultures, & sound healing tools, at
See for further information. 


Our practices embody these principals of sound and consciousness.
We welcome you to ask about our work and practices which might benefit you.
Our School of Sound Healing teaches these practices.  Watch for our next article on the art of Sacred Sound, and how to attune to heightened states of consciousness, embrace, embody and voice them.
Our Egyptian practices, and other esoteric programs, embody these principals, such as our upcoming Horus and Golden Body Practices.
And, they are part of our Earth Energies classes.


See our next program in the series of Egyptian Studies at:
The Illumination of Consciousness Series:  Egyptian Mysteries & other Esoteric Studies
The many realms of Zacciah's trainings into the Illumination of Consciousness, including the Egyptian Mysteries, the Earth Mysteries, with  Indigenous trainings, and other program formats, and the Professional Sound Healers Trainings, will provide ever more revealing journeys in both professional explorations and more personal transformational opportunities, for those wishing to pursue the Mystery as revealed through use of our own awareness, guided exercises, esoteric energy practices, and Sacred Sound Initiations.
We welcome your requests for additional information regarding these programs.

Zacciah, and Staff
Center of Light Institute of Sound Healing and Shamanic Studies
Canyon gorge, Vermont                                                Horus' Gifts                   Gifts 
Stone Canyon, Vermont                                                                                    Gifts of the Ancients, Egypt

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Some images may not be, and are attributed where known.
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Awakening Ra, Saluting the Sun
"Awaiting Ra',
Gifts of the Sun, Mexico

The Ancestors
The Ancestors Remind Us

The Gifts
Gifts of the Earth 
Gifts of The Realms of Pure Light and Sound

Amaru Muru, Peru
Gateway at Amaru Muru, Peru

The Doorway at Calendar II Stone Chamber in Vermont 
Gifts of the New Sun, Solstice stone chamber, VT
"Star Cathedral, temple of knowledge;
home to the Invisible Libraries"
See:  Gifts of the Earth

Prayers of Remembrance, Egypt

Earth Mysteries, the Ancient Dragon Beings

 Apu Ascutney, a once great 27,000' Volcano,
The "Grandfather" mountain of this region.

Mill Brook, Ascutney, VT
Mill Brook, on the Center's Property
"I will nourish you"

 Wall of Stone, Sacred Canyon, Vermont 
Sacred Stones, Ancient Gorge, VT
Sacred Geometries in Nature
Sacred Geometries in Nature
Geometries of Nature, 2
The Ancient Study of the Geometries of Life

Gateway, Tiahuanaco, Bolivia

the chakras
Gateways of Consciousness, the 7 Seals,
or Chakras
  stone gate keepers
Stone Guardian, Stone Chamber, VT

Gateway Stones
Stone Circle, an interdimensional Gateway, New England

Q'ero, Prayer Ceremony, Tipon, Peru
Q'ero, Despacho offering, Tipon, Peru

Sun and Earth, Stone and Sky
Stonehenge, UK
courtesy CymaticsSource

Sacred Geometries, the ancient mysteries

Sacred Geometries
Sacred Geometries, Earth and Sky

 Living Relations
Revelations, Mt Mansfield, VT; Earth and Sky

Return to Beauty
A Return to Beauty, VT

Qero, Peru, Tipon Temple
Qero Paqo, Tipon Temples, Peru
 revelations, stone chamber, vermont  
Gifts of Light, Stone Chamber, VT

City of Light,Vermont Practices
Cities of Light, from Mt Mansfield, VT

Approaching the Calendar II Stone Chamber, Vermont
Approaching Stone Chamber, VT
offerings made
Sacred Earth Ceremony
Right attitude:  
Prayers for the Earth

Diamond Light
Approaching the Mysteries, the Diamond Light

Guardians of the Mysteries

Eagle Nebula, NASA
Celestial Realities
Eagle Nebula, NASA

 Mt Mansfield sunset
Celestial Realizations, Mt Mansfield, VT
Solstice Sunrise, Calendar II Stone Chamber, Vermont
Winter Solstice Chamber, VT

Sounding in Boden Austria
Sounding the Mysteries, Austria

Spirit in the Fogue, Stone Chamber, Cornwall, England
Spirit manifest, the Fogue chamber,
Cornwall, England

Calendar II Stone Chamber, Vermont
pathway to a stone chamber, VT

Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu, Peru 


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Zacciah Blackburn, PhD, is a sound healer trained in classical healing and shamanic traditions, and sacred sound cultures. 
Zacciah is Director of Education for the International Sound Healing Network,  &
Co-Founder of
the World Sound Healing & All One Now Organizations.

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