ORDER The 8 Coil Shakti

Understanding Shakti


. 2 Coil Shakti | 4 Coil Shakti | 8 Coil Shakti


Sound Setup


......Automatic Sound Setup - Windows XP


......Sound Setup - Windows Vista


......Control panel sound


......Check Left / Right Stereo Channels


......Set your volume


......Find volume level for your sound card


......Turn Special Effects Off


Your Hardware


......2 Coils | 4 Coils | .8 Coil Shakti


......North and South Poles


......Converting 8 Coil Shakti to 2 or 4 Coils


Connecting Your Shakti


Starter Sessions - 8 Coil


How to put on the coils


.....2 Coils | 4 Coils | .8 Coils


Choose your signal


Where to put the coils


Choose Session Length


......Test session


......20 minute session


......30 minute session


......60 minute session


......By "Dead-Reckoning"


How Often To Do Sessions?




......Every Three Days


......Once a Week


......Once a Month


......Taking Breaks


Facilitating Experiences


Beginning Questionnaire


What to do during your sessions.



Understanding the 8 Coil Shakti



There are three features you should understand.

What The Signals Do.

Why alternate the signals?

Fast and Slow Alternation






The Magnetic Signals:

To use Shakti effectively, you need to understand something about the brain. There are other signals based on different principles, included in Shakti. Each signal has it's own information page, but let's look at the source for three of the signals - the amygdala, the caudate nucleus, and the hippocampus.

You have two of each, one on each side.

The Amygdala is an emotional structure.

On the one side, it supports a broad range of negative emotions, most importantly fear (along with many other functions).

On the other side, it supports a broad range of positive emotions, such as elation (along with many other functions).

Hippocampus is a cognitive, or 'thinking' structure.

On the one side, it supports silent, non-verbal ways of thinking, positive thoughts and expectations, spatial perceptions, and several kinds of inner imaging, including imagination, visualization, and pictorial memories (along with many other functions).

On the other side, it supports verbal skills, negative thoughts and expectations, and logical thought (along with many other functions).

Caudate Nucleus is a somatic or 'bodily' structure.

On one side, it seems to support arousal (including anger, excitement, sexual desire, and a sense of anticipation.

One the other, it supports relaxation, calm, and even lethargy.

Based on preliminary reports from a few people using this signal.
Each of these structures has a signal that belongs only to it. The two signals appear on an EEG (An electroencephalograph. The signals that come out of these are also called 'brain waves'.)

An EEG signal is a record of an electrical signal. Shakti begins when these EEG signals are converted into magnetic signals.

The magnetic signals are applied to the head at very low strength (close to what comes out of a telephone receiver when you're holding it next to your ear.) The signals are short bursts, followed by intervals of silence.

Each signal speaks a language that only one brain structure understands.

So only the one brain part responds. It communicates with other parts, of course, and they, in turn, also start responding.

You have two hippocampus(s) and two amygdala(e), one on each side of the brain. You have two caudate nuclei, as well.

Shakti is applied using the structures own signal, but only over the side of the head where it supports something positive.

When these structures respond, they put the person in a positive altered state of consciousness.

Shakti uses signals derived from specific brain structures, including two taken from the amygdala and the hippocampus, and they activate these two structures, as well as areas that are naturally connected to them.

The amygdala and the hippocampus are parts of the limbic system. The caudate nucleus does not appear In this example.

Like Shakti (Irregular Bursts)

The Shakti wave forms are irregular. Their shapes can't be expressed with a frequency.


Not like Shakti (frequencies)

Even though we can apply the wave forms "symmetrically" (one each side at the same time), your brain probably doesn't work symmetrically. For example, if you have low self-esteem, you probably use your right side more. If you're prone to irritability, you might be more active on the left side. If you're very emotional, your amygdala's activity might offset your hippocampal activity a bit. If you think in pictures, you might have a busy right hippocampus. If you think in words, you might have a busier left hippocampus.

This means that some session designs may not be as dramatic as others for you.

The things that affect the way individual brains respond to Shakti often relate to long standing, even lifetime, personality traits. If targeted structure has a history of low activity, Shakti might produce quite a marked experience for the person.

There are other signals, including one that alters the "binding factor" for human consciousness, based on years of lab work. This signal has produced some profound experiences. (LINK)

What you experience depends on who you are and how you choose to use Shakti.

If you want to try to have intense experiences, you do one-hour sessions, no more than one every three weeks. These sessions need sensory deprivation, including silence and darkness.


You can do sessions every three days for nine days (three sessions) and then stop for three weeks.

Top Of Page






Each pair of coils has two poles. One positive and one negative.

When the coils are actually producing the signals, the area between the coils are stimulated.


Activity outside these areas are reduced while this is happening. With the alternating signals, this happens too quickly for one of the two strips to finish deactivating before the other begins to activate.

The activity created by one pair of coils is pulled into the area between the second pair of coils. This process, called 'intrusion', shunts the activity back and forth between the two strips of brain between the coils. As the two interact, the overall activity becomes much more intense than could ever be produced by stationary fields. Alternating signals over the temporal lobes are the ones that were used in most of the reports made famous through TV documentaries. Conversations with Persinger confirmed that alternating signals are equivalent to rotating coils in many important respects.

From a BBC report:

"How does Dr. Persinger induce artificially religious experiences in his patients?

"Dr. Persinger has designed a helmet that produces a very weak
rotating magnetic field of between ten nanotesla and one microtesla over the temporal lobes of the brain. This is placed on the subject's head and they are placed in a quiet chamber while blindfolded. So that there is no risk of 'suggestion', the only information that the subjects are given is that they are going in for a relaxation experiment. Neither the subject nor the experimenter carrying out the test has any idea of the true purpose of the experiment. In addition to this, the experiment is also run with the field switched both off and on. This procedure Dr. Persinger claims will induce an experience in over 80% of test subjects."

From New Scientist (4/21/01)

"For several years, Persinger has been using a technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation to induce all sorts of surreal experiences in ordinary people (New Scientist, 19 November 1994, p 29). Through trial and error and a bit of educated guesswork, he's found that a weak magnetic field--1 microtesla, which is roughly that generated by a computer monitor--
rotating anticlockwise in a complex pattern about the temporal lobes will cause four out of five people to feel a spectral presence in the room with them."

The power of moving magnetic signals is illustrated in one study where 3 volunteers were given LSD and were given sessions with the Koren Helmet. When the coils were moving, the subjects saw "blobs of white, purplish, or greenish-yellow lights ". When the magnets (ordinary horseshoe magnets, not the coils or signals used in Shakti) weren't moving, the subjects didn't see these lights.

And those were common magnets, not much different from the kind you might have on your refrigerator................ Like This..»



The first version of the software for the 8-Coil unit switched the signals from one channel to the other slowly - one 'switch' after one instance of the signal. This version includes "fast' alternation, in which the signals alternate between channels twice each second. This faster speed is based on lab work done by the people who developed the first version of this technology. In lab tests, it emerged as the most effective.

Both fast and slow alternation are included in this software to allow more choices for each user.

Listening to the signals through a pair of headphones or speakers will give you a better sense of the difference.