Spirituality

The Power of Ritual and The 24 Hour Qi Cycle

The Power of Ritual and The 24 Hour Qi Cycle

“Whenever I light a candle in my home I send blessings and protection to those I love, to the world for peace and for my home to be filled with love. What rituals do you have and what rituals can you change?” ~ Michele Knight As most of us should know by now, the power of ritual or the microcosm is an essential thing to change if we are wishing to change the larger ritual of our lives, the macroco... »

Lao Tzu and the Wisdom of the Tao Te Ching

Lao Tzu and the Wisdom of the Tao Te Ching

The Problem of the Word “The Tao that can be spoken is not the eternal Tao The name that can be named is not the eternal name” Paradoxically, all religions seem to be aware of this having been formed around the teachings of a prophet who became enlightened and comprehended the nature of existence and called it God, yet were unable to pass on these teachings without using the questionable and wholl... »

Satori – The Zen Concept of Enlightenment and Self-realisation

Satori – The Zen Concept of Enlightenment and Self-realisation

“You and I sip a cup of tea. That act is apparently alike to us both, but who can tell what a wide gap there is subjectively between your drinking and my drinking? In your drinking there may be no Zen, while mine is brim-full of it. The reason for it is : you move in a logical circle and I am out of it.” ~ Introduction-Zen-Buddhism, D.T. Suzuki In Zen Buddhism, Satori is ‘a glimpse of truth’ or a ... »

Three Ways to Become One With Your Higher Self

Three Ways to Become One With Your Higher Self

“Pain is inevitable, Suffering is optional.” ~ Haruki Murakami OK, I know. Functioning on a low vibration is just so much easier. Why take on more, your soul in perfection, your supposed destiny when you can sit back and coast? Being inert, static… no stagnant is just so satisfyingly anti-life. It’s a rejection of life and the gift you have been given. Better settle for that. It should be en... »

Five Zen Parables To Trip Up The Mind

Five Zen Parables To Trip Up The Mind

“Great Teachers can lead you to the doors of understanding, but it is up to you to enter.” – Lao Tzu The Monks and The Woman Two celibate monks, forbidden from even glancing at a woman were traveling to a monastery when they came to a river. The river was very flooded and was impossible to cross without getting wet. They had just decided which would be the shallowest path across the river wh... »

Five Existential Philosophers and Their Contribution to Human Wisdom

Five Existential Philosophers and Their Contribution to Human Wisdom

“For philosophy to rule it is not necessary that philosophers be rulers, nor even for rulers to be philosophers. For philosophy to rule it is sufficient for it to exist; that is to say for the philosophers to be philosophers.” –Jose Ortega y Gasset In a nutshell, existentialism denies that the universe has any intrinsic meaning or purpose. It requires people to take responsibility for their own ac... »

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Sexual Intimacy and Its Connection with Aural Energy

“If everything goes well & sex is natural & flowing, it is a beautiful experience because you can have a glimpse of the second through it. If sex goes really very deep, so that you forget yourself completely in it, you can even have a glimpse of third through it. And if the sex becomes a totally orgasmic experience you can even have a glimpse of the fourth, Turiya the beyond through it.” ~... »

Five Ways to Make Peace Our Natural State of Being

Five Ways to Make Peace Our Natural State of Being

“Ego says, ‘once everything falls into place, I’ll feel peace.’ Spirit says, ‘find your peace, and everything will fall into place’.” ~ Marianne Williamson Here’s a secret: everything in your life is already falling into place whether you realize it or not. As we live unconsciously, we take on the perspective that we are the ones making every single ... »

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Divine Nurturing: How to Mother Yourself with Help from the Sacred Feminine

A mother is often someone we take for granted as being nurturing, when in fact they can be anything but. There are emotionally unstable mothers, passionate mothers, embarrassing mothers, selfish mothers, overly human mothers, mothers who make mistakes, who always say the wrong thing, who are a little prickly or clumsy with their love, who seem detached, cold or are even outright cruel to US… Their... »

Conscious Dreaming: Meditations to Experience the Spirit World

Conscious Dreaming: Meditations to Experience the Spirit World

“The individual no longer needs to exist in separation, and becomes instead the all. The First Breath is the thinnest line on the horizon between the all and the nothing.” ~ Daniel Stone, The Dreamer Who Dreams You It’s rare that you come across a piece of writing or writer that is able to make you sing with higher frequencies. For me, Osho is one of them. Though much disputed as a charlatan and l... »

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