Life Force Energy Our Mana
Nothing alive exists without life force energy. The Huna master knew
this. They recognized that when someone died they stopped breathing.
They were without breath. Hence, breath or Ha and breathing
became the symbol of this life force energy. Another symbol that was
equally used was the symbol of water. In Huna whenever one talks
about water or breathe they are generally really talking about human
life force energy, specifically that of the lower self.
The life force energy of the lower self was called mana. It
is basic energy that animates the body and runs the bodily
processes. When the individual die's mana leaves the body, the body
is no longer animated and biologic functions soon cease to exist.
Here then is another way that the Huna master looks at illness, as
though it were an imbalance of life force energy, either too much or
too little and an inability of the lower self and middle self to use
their energies correctly.
In Eastern philosophy this same breath is referred to as prana
or chi. The Eastern master believes that when there is an
imbalance of this life force energy, hence breath, this can lead to
illness. Healing is often directly based on methods of correct
breathing which ultimately rebalances the life force energy of the
body. Certainly this is consistent with Huna. However, Huna goes
even further as it not only recognizes the importance of breath, but
also voice or the words, even the pictures we hold in mind, affect
the way energy flows within the body. Huna tells us that this energy
must flow freely between the lower self and the middle self and
between the lower self and the Higher Self for ultimate good health
and well-being. When this energy flow is blocked by faulty beliefs
or wrong thinking, this too can lead to illness and disease. Hence,
it is not just the energy of the lower self and the body that is
important to wellness, but the flow of energy between the three
Mana-Mana (Will Power)
The life force energy of the middle self is different. It can best
be explained as will power. This is the power or ability of
the middle self to make things happen by the force of will on part
of the conscious aware self. Whenever we create an intention and act
on it, we are using mana-mana.
It also differs from lower self mana only in that it is directed
with conscious force. The middle self still must transmit this
mana-mana to the lower self to produce mana to move the body, to act
on the muscular system and make what is desired into a physical
reality. Whenever a physical action from the lower self is needed on
part of the middle self, both mana and mana-mana are required.
Will power operates at a higher vibrational level and is therefore,
it is a more sophisticated and refined form of energy. It can be
used in prayer to send our prayer message to the lower self where
mana is created and added to the prayer.
Mana-Loa (Spiritual Energy)
Mana Loa is the highest vibrational energy. It exists both in the
physical realm and in the spiritual realm. It can be thought of as
spiritual energy or on the physical plane as the energy of healing.
The Higher Self, as we suggested earlier, lives outside of physical
reality and hence can see past, present and future.
Mana Loa can be used to change the future. In doing this it can help
us to create our life to be anyway we want it to be. It can also be
used to give us anything we desire. It is truly the energy of our
own personal Aladdin's Lamp.
One of the most important roles of Mana Loa is in Huna Prayer.
In Christianity most people believe that they must pray to God.
Certainly, there is nothing wrong with this. Huna tells us that we
must pray to our Higher Self, not as a deity not as a God, but as
our guide and connection to the Godhead, and to the Intelligence of
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