History of the Silva Method
Founded in 1960 in the small town of Laredo, Texas by self-taught parapsychologist Jose Silva, ‘The Silva Method’ was created to help students raise intuition, enter higher states of consciousness and develop healing abilities.
Jose Silva, the creator of the Silva Method, began his research into the secrets of the human mind and brain waves in 1944. His research confirmed that IQ could be raised through mental control of alpha waves. This led him into a whole new related area.
From a medical perspective it is applied Psycho Neuro Immunology (PNI).
PNI is taught on Harvard University amongst many other leading universities in the world.
Many of the current groups practising mind enhancement had their start with The Silva Method.
Independent scientific studies have since demonstrated that alpha brain wave activity is associated with inner levels of mental activity, tranquillity, rest, inspiration, accelerated healing, creativity, intuition, learning and memory.
The course of mind training, that Jose developed, is as effective with adults as with children.
With all this success, Jose did not become a celebrity, guru or spiritual leader with followers or disciples.
Anyone who asked Jose what success had meant to him was answered with a flood of success stories from Silva graduates of the course and although Jose smiled easily, when he heard people tell him, “Jose, you’ve changed my life for the better!” - his smile would fade a little and he would loudly respond, “No, I didn’t do it. You did, with your own mind.”
Jose passed away in 1999 and The Silva Method remains his greatest creation.