Shakti is a powerful technology, and a few simple rules should be observed when using it.
1) Keep to the
schedule for doing sessions. Sessions are done every 72 hours or once a week. Do not create your own variations
on sessions designs (switching back and forth between signals over the same place, moving coils during sessions
unless suggested, or using Shakti signals with electrodes instead of the coils).
2) Do not combine
Shakti with other mind machines in real-time. Light and sound devices (that use binaural beats or flashing lights),
CES (Cerebral Electircal Stimulation), TENS (transcutaneous [through the skin] electrical nerve stimulation) devices
adapted for neural use, common magnets held in place with a headband, and crystals driven by electricity of any
kind are only some of the many 'mind machines'. Negative effects have been reported from the simultaneous use of
Shakti with other mind machines. However, there is also good news for the users of other mind machines. When they
are used about two hours AFTER a Shakti session, their effects can be amplified.
Related point - Meditation during Shakti sessions has been reported
to be more difficult, but has also been reported to be more effective when done about two hours after a Shakti
3) Be careful about
doing too many mind techniques. Traditional spiritual practice can be deepened by adding more practices (such as
yoga, prayer and meditation) to your spiritual life. This is supported by many spiritual traditions. Some kinds
of monastic lineages will actually fill the entire day with spiritual practices. However, the same does not apply
to mind machines. There is a limit to the number of mind machines of any kind that can be combined without ill-effects.
Too many, and you can give your mind conflicting instructions. This applies to all mind machines, not just Shakti.
Negative effects have occurred in this way. The limit seems to be from three to five devices, depending on the
individual. Further study, which may take some time to appear, are needed.
4) Galvanic devices,
which rely on creating a flow of electricity through the body, should be avoided when doing Shakti sessions, either
as a series of sessions, or as individual sessions. One such example is the "Rods of Ra". These
use copper and zinc rods, filled with several different materials, and held with wet hands, to create a current
much like the ones produced by common batteries. When used according to insrtructions, these (and other similar
technologies) will feed current into one side of the body (and with it, the brain). For the "Rods of Ra",
this is the right side, which is the side of the brain where fear and sadness (as well as trance, meditation, meaningful
inner imagery and a wide range of other spiritual experiences) appear. Unwanted effects, dominated by right-hemispheric
phenomena, may appear.
The Rods of Ra are claimed to be a re-discovered ancient Egyptian
technology, while the archeological finds on which the Rods of Ra are based are made of stone. It's possible the
the Rods of Ra have a stronger output than their ancient precursors.