Inhibitory gnosis

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Inhibitory gnosis is a form of deep meditation into a trance state of mind. This type of gnosis uses slow and regular breathing techniques, absent thought processes, progressive muscular relaxation, self-induction and self-hypnosis techniques.

Means employed may also include fasting, sleeplessness, sensory deprivation and hypnotic or trance-inducing drugs.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Liber Null & Psychonaut, 1987. Peter Carroll, ISBN 0-87728-639-6
  2. ^ Hands-On Chaos Magic, 2009. Andrieh Vitimus, ISBN 978-0-7387-1508-7