Improper meditation techniques are and can be used to put people in elevated mood states in addition to helping them develop cognitive distortions. In these hypomanic states, one can become delusional and even halucinate. When one halucinates there are several common things one sees and they are as follows; spiders, snakes, little green men, angels, demons and devils. Even every
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