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Eye-Opening Healing Benefits of a Gong Bath

June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Before I became any good at meditation and calming my monkey mind I discovered the power of a Gong Bath. If you’re having trouble sleeping, feeling calmness, anxious, in pain and just being this might be the thing for you. You see the sound is the medicine of the future and past. We’ve forgotten when thousands of cultures knew and how they used it for [...]

Ajna Chakra – All Eyes on It

June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

The sixth chakra, or Ajna chakra, is the chakra of light and inner sight. We open the Ajna chakra when our masculine and feminine energy meld, recognizing ourselves and everything around as coming from one source. In Indian myth, the fusion of masculinity and femininity is represented by Ardhanarishvara, an androgynous form that is half-man and half-woman—symbolizing the union of Shiva and Shakti. More than an [...]

5 Interesting Facts About Vincent Van Gogh

June 21st, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

The fame of the post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh goes behind the streets of Montmartre and the walls of the Musée d’Orsay. His most famous piece « The Starry Night » is recognized all around the world, as the work of a true genius. But what about the man behind the art? Here are 5 interesting facts about this unusual character. 1. Vincent Van Gogh suffered [...]

The Function of the Buddhist Meditation Bell

June 21st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Since ancient times, Buddhist monks and nuns have used bells as part of their daily meditation practices. Among other things, bells are considered a meditation enhancer, as they help practitioners keep their attention focused on the present moment. The sound of the meditation bell is thought to promote a sense of peace and calmness. Advanced Buddhist meditators sometimes practice with bells and other instruments for [...]

The Therapeutic Value of the Pine Tree

June 21st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

A mystical tree worshiped in many past civilizations, the Pine tree represents immortality in the Far East due to its long lifespan and its peculiar sap. It usually grows atop rocky mounts, in dry and poor soil that are acidic and sandy. The pine tree can grow to gigantic sizes, and its circumference is impressive. How tall can it grow? Depending on the variety, this [...]

How to Protect Yourself from Psychic Attack

June 20th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness… ” — Charles Dickens. In the last few weeks, I have encountered several highly intuitive healers all tell me that they feel they are under some kind of psychic [...]

Bagua Mirror Use and The Feng Shui Mystery

June 20th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Bagua mirror is one of the most popular classical, or traditional feng shui cures. It is also one of the most misunderstood and misused feng shui cures. Combining two very powerful forces – the feng shui power of a mirror with the unquestionable power of the bagua – this feng shui cure should be handled carefully, used mindfully and with a clear and proper [...]

The Social Impact of Reggae Music in Worldwide Culture

June 19th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Music, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Reggae music blew up with a bang to the resistance movement against imperialism in the 1960s. It started in Kingston, Jamaica, and has conquered the world and acquired an emblematic Rastafarian character, but an understanding of its fundamental nature is still lacking. At each phase of its evolution, music inescapably matches the biographies of those who make it and those who respond to it. Nonetheless, [...]

Exploring the Mysteries of Easter Island

June 19th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Easter Island is a remote, triangular-shaped, treeless, island in the Pacific. It’s 14 miles long and 7 miles across, at its widest, and there is a dormant volcano at each corner. This small isolated land is 2,000 miles from the South American mainland and it’s administered by Chile. It was first discovered by Europeans when the Dutch navigator Admiral Jacob Roggevan arrived there in 1722. [...]