A Simple Explanation of the Akashic Records

Understanding What Akasha Means

Common Hindu Definition:

First off, in Sanskrit, Akasha is translated as “primordial substance” – that out of which everything is formed. Additionally, Akasha means the essence of all things existing in the material world.

To further explain, the Akasha is the 5th element. Primarily, the 5th element is responsible for forming everything that exists.

Second, the 5th element forms the other four elements of fire, earth, air and water.

Third, the Akashic Records are where everything originated since the beginning of earth’s history. Therefore, it’s believed that every living creature and object exits in the Akasha.

Accordingly, the “Aka th sha” is most commonly known in New Age concepts as the 4th dimension. What separates this dimension is that it vibrates at its own unique  frequency.

Everyone who ever was, or will be, in our Universe, contributes to the information contained within the Akashic Records.

Most importantly, the Akashic Records contain the recorded history of one’s lifetime journeys as a soul since inception. Essentially, they hold the past, present and, future probabilities of a soul’s journey.

Of importance, the records contain all thoughts, deeds, and actions of everything. Essentially, what lies therein, becomes part of the global mind, body, and consciousness.

Clearly, if the majority of people on earth would only think regarding harmony and brotherly love, our whole global awareness would rise to a greater level. Above all, war, hunger, greed, and cruelty can be abolished forever.

Interestingly, the Akashic Records is viewed as something mysterious, occult or even of the supernatural. Certainly, exploring the Akashic Records is the most wonderful and completely natural, healing, and inner experience you can have.

Happily, all that’s required is deep relaxation, a vigilant focus, an open mind, trusting heart, and a willingness to explore the unknown.

In particular, religious figures and mystics have made references to the Akashic Records throughout history, the term itself originated with the 19th-century movement of Theosophy. To illustrate, people who have frequently accessed the Akashic Records in the past, include Nostradamus, Rudolph Steiner, Mary Baker Eddy, Emmanuel Swedenborg, and Edgar Cayce, among others!

The Akashic Records contain all events and responses concerning human consciousness in all realities.

Of significance, in the twentieth century, psychic and mystic, Edgar Cayce, brought the idea of the Akashic Records once again to the forefront of public awareness. To illustrate, Cayce did many readings with information obtained from the Akashic Records. These became known as, “Life Readings”. Ultimately, these life readings became highly coveted. It’s interesting to note, numerous high-profile individuals and celebrities of the age, solicited a reading from Edgar Cayce.

This is what Edgar Cayce had to say about the Akashic Records:

“Upon time and space is written the thoughts, the deeds, the activities of an entity – as in relationships to its environs, its hereditary influence; as directed – or judgment drawn by or according to what the entity’s ideal is. Hence, as it has been oft called, the record is God’s book of remembrance; and each entity, each soul – as the activities of a single day of an entity in the material world – either makes same good or bad or indifferent, depending upon the entity’s application of self towards that which is the ideal manner for the use of time, opportunity and the expression of that for which each soul enters a material manifestation. Thus, the interpretation then as drawn here is with the desire and hope that, in opening this for the entity, the experience may be one of helpfulness and hopefulness.”

-Edgar Cayce reading 1650-51
From the archives of the Edgar Cayce Foundation, A.R.E., in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Strange Methods Taught to Access the Akashic Records

Above all, anyone has the inherent ability to access the Akashic Records.

Indeed, many qualified teachers instruct others on achieving a real presence within the records. Sadly, some of the methods taught require a lot of unnecessary ritual-like invocations. Furthermore, some teachers claim that only through by years of extensive training, can one reach the plane where the records reside. I do not believe this is correct. As a matter of fact, I’ve naturally accessed the records since childhood. Without a doubt, I believe that our personal records are right at our fingertips for viewing and assessing our soul’s growth,  Above all, we can understand the reasons and life lessons derived from the lifetimes we’ve already lived.

Finally if an individual feels they are truly accessing the Akashic Records through someone’s personal methodology, this is fine. Whatever it takes to get them there.

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Author, Ernesto Ortiz:

Comments on the Akashic Records which he calls the Primordial Substance.

“Reading Edgar Cayce and finding out that he received most if not all of his information from the Akashic Records was fascinating to me. So the question was how do I tune into the frequency that bypasses the astral plane and get to the Realm where Masters and Teacher abide?

I have read before even when I was a young boy in the Bible about the Book of Life. I was always so intrigued, what is the Book of Life? Then I started reading and I heard about the Recording Angels, and I started questioning, who are and what do these Recording Angels record?”

Ortiz Goes On to State

“I discovered that the Recording Angels have a fascinating job, which is to record the life events of individuals and then take that information to the Hall of Records, which is the place where all of our soul’s history is recorded. There the information is given to the Record Keepers and is filed in our own Book of Life.

As I see it, the Hall of the Akashic Records is like the library of Congress of the Soul, and to have access to that Hall is the most incredible thing because we can retrieve information that lies deep in our own Soul’s History. ”

What Is the Akasha?

So what is Akasha, what is and how do we access the Akashic Records?

The Akashic Records are the recordings of one’s Souls since inception. It is past, present and the possibility of unfoldment in the future events.

So the question is how to access the Akashic Records? There are numerous ways to access the Records, just as there are many ways to get from one city or country to the other. One can travel by bike, bus, train or to take an airplane. Is just how fast or how directly you want to get there.”

Ortiz Claims a Special Prayer

“We have a Sacred prayer that gives us access to this realm instantly. This Holy prayer was given by Spirit and gives us the attunement or the key to enter this realm. Once in the Records, Spirit directs the course and we are guided to retrieve the information that is most valuable for others or ourselves. ” Warning: Website may not be secure.

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by Carol Nicholson, Ph.D., and Certified Psychic-Medium

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