August 28, 2014

About the NJ Healing Center and Available Services

 The Healing Center is not affiliated with TRUE YOU.
The Healing Center
132 Main Street, Bloomingdale, NJ 07403
Located in Wards Plaza next to the Rite Aid
The NJ Healing Center is a safe and gentle environment for people to discover the gifts of clarity and healing. We encourage you to open and receive healing on a physical, emotional, and spiritual level. The NJ Healing Center is dedicated to personal wholeness, offering a rounded program for "Total Healing on all levels."

We have created a space where individuals can feel safe to pursue their own development, enjoy the benefits of many healing therapies and attend a wide variety of experiential workshops and trainings. We integrate basic healing through massage, acupuncture, hypnosis, naturopathic medicine, Reiki, spiritual guidance, and meditation.

The NJ Healing Center honors the partnership between client and therapist, allowing the client to come to a place of understanding of his/her own healing process thus empowering the client.

We are known for:
  • Our practitioners are compassionate and caring, with many years of experience and training.
  • We handle complicated cases or illness - Cancer, Parkinson's, phobias, and anxiety.
  • We encourage you to connect to your truest Spiritual Nature.
  • We provide a place to come to a better understanding of one's own unique gifts.
  • Our intuitive readings are offered with the highest integrity for the client's best interest.
  • We offer a range of profoundly healing massages.
  • We offer solutions for weight loss and stress reduction through acupuncture and hypnosis.
Educational and Experiential Workshops include:
  • Develop Intuition
  • Course of Miracles
  • Reiki Training (all levels)
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August 26, 2014

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August 24, 2014

About Our Practitioners

The NJ Healing Center offers a wide range of healing modalities to suit your needs. Please take time to read the following biographical information about our practitioners. If you have any questions about who might best address your concerns, please call us to discuss the options.
Venerable Phakyab Rinpoche
Will be back in the Spring to do Medicine Buddha Empowerment
Worthwhile article below as it contains Great Healing Energy!  
Phakyab Rinpoche, a high-ranking Tibetan lama living in Jackson Heights, Queens, tucks his feet under him on the carpet of his living room-turned-temple and recounts how it all began. He was 13 and living in post-Cultural Revolution Tibet in the late 1970s, when the Future Buddha, Jampa, also known as Maitreya, came to him in a dream.
"Would you like to come to my place?" the tall deity, believed to be the fifth in a line of Buddhas, and who Buddhists believe will come in the future, asked the young man. "There are mountains there and on top of the mountains there is a real monastery with lots of floors."
Rinpoche was intrigued. The things they called monasteries in his town were all in disuse or used instead as granaries by the townspeople. There were no lamas and people couldn't even carry prayer beads. Still, not having grown up with the tradition, he was pulled toward it, he recalls.
The young man says he went with the deity on a walk until the most beautiful mountains he had ever seen appeared to him. They were covered in wildflowers of every variety and color. They walked up the incline of one mountain and came to a level place, then ascended again. The whole mountain was shaped this way - walkable inclines broken up by plateaus. Along the way, they were joined by Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelugpa or Yellow Hat Sect of Tibetan Buddhism in the 14th Century. The order is now led by His Holiness The Dalai Lama. Many believe Tsongkhapa to have been a Buddha himself.
When he arrived at the monastery, he found it amazing. There was life and activity, unlike the shells of monasteries that remained in his town. It was filled with the sights and sounds of a place of learning and service.
The future Buddha and Tsongkhapa told the young teenager he could stay if he liked. "You are welcome here," they told him, he recalls. Though he loved his family deeply, he knew this was home, he says.
And then he woke up.
"I thought, 'How could this happen? ' he says now. "I had so many emotions. My heart was empty," he says, trying to express the sadness he felt that it was just a dream and it was over.
He approached his father and told him he wanted to be a monk. "Are you crazy?" his father responded, he recalls, laughing at the memory. "Look around you. There are no monasteries." Not only was there no place to study, but no one in his family had ever chosen that path. Yet the boy who would become the Rinpoche was determined.
He visited a family friend who was a tailor and eyed his scissors. "Cut my hair!" he demanded of the man. The tailor refused, noting how angry Rinpoche's father would be. So with that, the teen grabbed a pair himself and began chopping away at his shoulder length locks. As he left the tailor called after him to be sure to tell his parents it was he himself who took the shears to his mane. It must have been quite a sight, he remembers, because when he returned home, all his mother could do was laugh at him. But his determination apparently moved his parents.
A year later, China temporarily eased the restrictions they'd placed on the culture. The monastery in Rinpoche's town reopened. A festival was held there and his family took part in the celebration. Not long after that, he was ordained.
But it wouldn't be easy. When the lama, Geshe Aki, tried to teach him tsa lungmeditation, which would be so important to saving Rinpoche's life one day, the teacher handed him a book. "I don't understand this, I can't read," Rinpoche told the venerated teacher, who had taught at the monastery prior to the Cultural Revolution and continued a solo practice during the restrictive times, hiding in the mountains outside the town and meditating on his own. He'd returned even more adept than before, explains Rinpoche.
"Oh you keep it," Geshe Aki told him, he says. "It is good for you and some day it will help you. And you will teach many people," he said, telling him to secret it away for now. The lama died a year later.
It is the knowledge he eventually mastered in that book which allowed him to practice the same kind of meditation it described for many hours a day for 10 months, saving him from a grave illness 20 years later, he says now. "I think he knew what would happen to me," Rinpoche says.
By 2003, Rinpoche had emigrated to the United States. Thirty-seven years old now, he had been badly injured from beatings in a Chinese prison -- just for practicing his philosophy and teaching others. His wounds were so bad that he had developed gangrene on his right foot and leg. He managed to escape to India, and ultimately made his way West.
Here in New York City, he sought the advice of three different orthopedic surgeons who all gave the same advice: amputate or risk death. While the Holy man did not fear death, he told me later it didn't make sense to him to lose a leg -- even in one lifetime of the many he believed he would have. Tibetans practice longevity yoga in each lifetime and are not cavalier about each chance they have upon the Earth.
Rinpoche had been named the Eighth Incarnation of the Phakyab Rinpoche by the Dalai Lama himself when he was working toward the highest level of Tibetan Buddhist study, the Geshe degree, in 1993. Rinpoche is an honorific title given to those lamas His Holiness believes achieved their reward in the last lifetime, ending the cycle of reincarnation. However, these souls choose to return to Earth to help more people out of samsara, or suffering. For this reason they are known as The Jewels or The Precious Ones. Rinpoche thought it would be wise to reach out to his mentor, Tenzin Gyatso, or Ocean of Wisdom, the 14th Dalai Lama, about such an important decision.
The Nobel Prize winner's response was not to amputate. In a letter, he reminded Rinpoche that he was a virtuoso of the tsa lung form of meditation and could heal himself. He wanted him to try, then teach others the value of the ancient practice. He gave him additional mantras to say and wished him his protection.
Tsa Lung involves the practitioner imagining a purifying wind clearing out all of the channels of the body. And so Rinpoche began.
For twelve hours each day, continuous except for meals, he would diligently focus on clearing his own body with the metaphysical wind. In the beginning, his leg oozed black. A few months into the practice, the liquid turned cloudy and he began to bruise. His leg and foot began to swell thereafter and became more painful. There was a foul odor.
Nine months into the discipline, the unthinkable happened. The wound had a clear liquid running from it and the swelling subsided. Before long he was tenderly putting some weight on the leg. At 10 months, he got a pair of crutches and began to walk. He dropped the crutches one at a time and at the year mark he could walk again.
Not only had Rinpoche reversed his own gangrene -- something never recorded in the history of medicine -- his diabetes and tuberculosis were now gone as well.
Dr. William C. Bushell, an MIT-affiliated researcher and director of acquisitions for the new ISHAR (Integrative Studies Historical Archive & Repository) enormous online library founded by Dr. Deepak Chopra, explained the medicine behind the miraculous recovery previously for me in The Daily Beast. "This is a cognitive-behavioral practice that present East-West science suggests may be more effective that any existing strictly Western medical intervention," he said. Gangrene cannot be cured by current medical intervention at the stage of that suffered by Rinpoche.

The lama has been undergoing tests at New York University and science hopes to learn all it can from his recovery. A book about his life will be published this October in France titled Teach the World How to Heal. It will be followed by an English translation and additional languages in the future.
His monastery in France is called Menla Thodol Ling and the website is:www.phakyabrinpoche.org. This website is only in French.
He also has an English website for the Healing Buddha Foundation and that website is: www.dhenpa.org

August 22, 2014

Venerable Khenpo Tenzin Nyima

 Teachings on happiness and compassion in everyday living.
Back in Spring of 2015

Venerable Khenpo Tenzin Nyima was born in 1973.  At the age of five, his grandmother and uncle taught him the basics of the Tibetan language.  At fourteen, he met the Venerable Lamchen Gyalpo Rinpoche in whom he took refuge and who gave him the hair cutting ceremony marking his transition to a monk.
Starting at the age of fifteen, he entered the Drikung Kagyu Jangchub Ling Institute in Dehra Dun India for nine year curriculum of Buddhist Philosophy.  During this period he has taken the opportunities to go to Dzongsar Institute to study on several occasions.  In addition, he was one of the monks chosen to participate in the special ceremony in front of H.H. Dalai Lama during the Inauguration of the Jangchub Ling Institute in 1992.  He entered the Essay Competition held by Tibet Foundation, London, and won the third-place prize.  This contest  was for Tibetans worldwide under twenty-four and winners were awarded scholarship and certificate for their academic excellence.  After completion of his nine-year study in the Jangchub Ling Institute, He was awarded the title of Khenpo (equivalent to a Doctor of Philosophy) by H. H. Drikung Kyabgon Konchog Tenzin Kunsang Thrinle Lhundrup Rinpoche upon his graduation on March 2, 1998.   Referred by Lamchen Rinpoche, Khenpo Tenzin Nyima immediately went to Khenchen Petse Rinpoche’s three-month program held in Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche’s monastery in Nepal, where Khenchen Petse Rinpoche granted the entire set of Secret Essence (Guhyaarbha Tantra) empowerment and teachings.  Khenpo Tenzin Nyima thus received the rare and auspicious higher tantric teachings completely.

Ven. Khenpo Tenzin Nyima eventually immigrated to the USA.  He currently resides and teaches at Gampopa Vajrayana Buddhist Center founded by Ven. Lamchen Gyalpo Rinpoche, from whom he learned Drigung Kagyu Lineage uncommon teachings as well as Dzogchen with retreats. He is the editor-in-chief for Lamchen Rinpoche’s Rare Dharma Preservation Project.
Over the years Khenpo Tenzin has spread the nectar of Dharma by actively engaging in teaching internationally. Khenpo Tenzin assists and resides with Lamchen Glypo Rinpcohe in the USA.

August 21, 2014

Venerable Ontul Rinpoche

Venerable Ontul Rinpoche

Venerable Ontul Rinpoche is the 3rd incarnation and he was officially recognised at the age of five in Tibet. The previous Ontul Rinpoche had fallen sick before his death and had a deep wound on the left-hand side of his waist. When he was born the 5th Ontul Rinpoche had a scar in the exact same place. 

Before his birth, whilst Rinpoche was still in his mothers womb, the family travelled to Ri-chi-thuk, a place of pilgrimage in Tibet. On the way as they journeyed across rough mountainous terrains his mother was about to fall into a deep valley. Then all the travellers heard a voice saying 'Save my mother'. Everybody was amazed as the voice came from inside the mothers' womb. It was Rinpoche trying to save his mothers life.

Rinpoche escaped from Tibet after the Chinese invasion with his teacher Kharnam and his followers, travelling overland he reached Nepal in 1960. Then in 1962 Rinpoche entered India where he did retreat and studied with Khenpo Thubten in the holy place of Tso Pema until 1965. At that time Rinpoche and a group of practitioners established a spiritual community in the hill-station of Dharamsala where they did their practices in a simple tent.

At the first ceremony in Tso Pema on Guru Rinpoche Day (Tse Chu) they pitched a tent and performed pujas next to the holy lake. Rinpoche invited Khenpo Thubten to give teachings and studied with him until 1970. After that Rinpoche travelled to Ladakh on a teaching tour and bestowing empowerments on the Himalayan Buddhist people.
Through the offerings received he purchased land in Tso Pema and started to construct a monastery in 1971. The temple of the monastery took several years to complete and was finally finished 1975.

Rinpoche received Mahamudra and Dzogchen teachings from H.H. Dalai Lama, H.H. Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche, H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche, H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, H.E. Garchen Rinpoche, Yogi Pachung Rinpoche, Polu Khenchen Dorje Rinpoche, Ven. Khunu Lama Tenzin Gyaltsen, Kyabje Kalu Rinpoche, Khenpo Khedrup Rinpoche and others.

Rinpoche also received teachings from Yogi Chyunga Rinpoche and his personal instructions on the Drikung Kagyu Five-Fold Profound Path of Mahamudra.

In the years that followed Rinpoche went to Drikung Kagyu Monasteries in Ladakh where he received most of the important empowerments, instructions and oral transmissions of the Drikung Kagyu tradition from H.E. Choje Togden Rinpoche.

Today Rinpoche is still in the monastery at Tso Pema, where he spends his time teaching his followers from all over the world.

August 20, 2014

Lindsey Sass


    Lindsey Sass, Director of The NJ Healing Center, is a natural clairvoyant guide, medium, healer, and spiritual teacher and a nationally Certified Hypnotist with a degree in Psychology.
Lindsey was struck by lightning and had a near death experience that altered her life. Since the lightning strike she has become clairvoyant and intuitive. She has developed a special ability to connect her clients to the light and love from their deceased loved one. Her other specialty is to guide people on their life path connecting her clients to their power, gifts and talents. She has created a specific technique to help her clients heal from the loss of their loved one and to own their natural gifts. Many have expressed their session to be profoundly healing as they connect to a feeling of calm and peace, filled with messages of
hope.
     Lindsey is featured in a documentary called The Path, Out of the Blue by John Friedman,
Spirit Lives! by John B. Muciaccia, and Women's World Magazine.
     Since the lightning strike Lindsey has become an intuitive/clairvoyant medium, she empowers many to connect with their gifts, life path, intuition, and love from deceased family.

August 15, 2014

Frank Mancini



Frank Mancini is a Shaman, Reiki Master, and an Intuitive Healer, leading Healing Journeys. 
As a teenager Frank felt like something was missing in life,but didn't know what it was, or what to do.  He had his first session with a Shaman about 12 years ago. He felt a deep connection to the Spirit world, changing his life for the better. In Frank's healing sessions, his guides inform him of what to do for the client's highest needs. Frank continues his healing to clear unwanted energies and to raise consciousness.

August 5, 2014

Anna M. Simoni

Anna M. Simoni
Anna is a graduate of Lehman College and Columbia School of Orthoptists. With a medical/science background and career of educating and teaching others, healing became a very important passion. In 2010 she was given Eric Pearl's Book "Heal Yourself, Heal Others". As a Light Worker, her angels then guided her to become a Reconnective Healing Practitioner. As a result Anna has seen the profound changes that have occurred not only in her life but in the lives of others. It keeps her in a state of awe for this truly amazing experience. Anna's passion for Reconnective Healing has led her to do hundreds of distance sessions worldwide and in person sessions locally.
After a spiritual retreat to Angel Valley in Sedona Arizona Anna began to work with crystals and offer individuals Crystal Light Healing Therapy as a tool for healing and the Ascension Process. 

August 1, 2014

Jean Bakula - Astrologer, Tarot Card Reader

Jean Bakula has been an Astrologer for almost 40 years and a Tarot Card reader for 12 years. She is the author of Pathways through Spirituality, a book written to help beginning Tarot students learn to read cards by describing their images via poetry. Jean is a student at The Healing Center of Bloomingdale, where she reads Tarot for clients on Open House days, and also a member of The Metaphysical Center of NJ.

July 31, 2014

Patty Sassone, Holistic Harmony LLC, CHHC, AADP

Patty Sassone, AADP, CHHC, IAHC Patty is a Board Certified Holistic Integrative Nutrition Practitioner through the American Assn. of Drugless Practitioners and Wellness Coach specializing in Autoimmune diseases, Celiac, and Digestive health, with 32 years experience. Patty trained at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in NYC where she studied more than a 100 of different dietary theories, practical lifestyle management techniques, and innovative coaching methods with the world's top health and wellness experts. Her education has equipped her with extensive knowledge in holistic nutrition, cooking, health, lifestyle and wellness coaching, as well as preventive health.  Drawing upon these skills along with her intuition, she draws up a plan based upon your unique bio-individuality to help you achieve health and lifestyle changes that will produce real and lasting results. To your harmonious health, Patty Patty Sassone Board Certified Integrative Nutrition Holistic Health Coach, CHHC, AADP, IAHC Patty Patty SassoneBoard Certified Integrative Nutrition Holistic Health Coach, CHHC, AADP, IAHC Holistic Harmony LLC