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Top 13 George Gurdjieff Quotes

By |2019-10-16T16:02:50+03:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

George Gurdjieff was a mystic, philosopher, spiritual teacher, and composer of Armenian and Greek descent, born in Alexandrapol, Armenia. George Gurdjieff spent his childhood in Kars, which, from 1878 to 1918, was the administrative capital of the Russian-ruled Transcaucasus province of Kars Oblast, a border [...]

The Concept of a Multiverse in Various Religious Cosmologies

By |2019-10-14T22:37:06+03:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

The concept of a multiverse is explored in various religious cosmologies that propose that the totality of existence comprises multiple or infinitely many universes, including our own. Usually, such beliefs include a creation myth, a history, a worldview and a prediction of the eventual fate [...]

Borobudur – The World’s Largest Buddhist Temple

By |2019-10-13T19:51:18+03:00October 13th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Borobudur is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang Regency, not far from the town of Muntilan, in Central Java, Indonesia. Borobudur is the world's largest Buddhist temple. The temple consists of nine stacked platforms, six square and three circulars, topped by a central dome. [...]

Uraeus: A Symbol of Sovereignty and Royalty in Ancient Egypt

By |2019-10-12T12:42:56+03:00October 12th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Uraeus is the stylized, upright form of an Egyptian cobra, used as a symbol of sovereignty, royalty, deity and divine authority in ancient Egypt.   The Uraeus is a symbol of the goddess Wadjet. She was one of the earliest Egyptian deities and was [...]

Enochian: The Mysterious Language of Angels

By |2019-10-11T23:42:27+03:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Enochian is an occult or angelic language recorded in the private journals of John Dee and his colleague Edward Kelley in late 16th-century England. Kelley was a spirit medium who worked with Dee in his magical investigations. The men claimed that the language was revealed [...]

Annapurna: The Hindu Goddess of Food and Nourishment

By |2019-10-11T00:29:20+03:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

Annapurna or Annapoorna is the goddess of food and nourishment in Hinduism. Worship and offering of food are highly praised in Hinduism and therefore, the goddess Annapurna is regarded as a popular deity. She is an avatar (form) of Parvati, the wife of Shiva, and [...]

The Heart Sutra: The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom

By |2019-10-10T19:50:41+03:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

The Heart Sutra is a popular sutra in Mahāyāna Buddhism. Its Sanskrit title, Prajñāpāramitāhṛdaya, can be translated as "The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom". The sutra famously states, "Form is empty" (śūnyatā). It is a condensed exposé on the Buddhist Mahayana teaching of the [...]

Sitar: An Indian Plucked Stringed Instrument

By |2019-10-09T03:29:59+03:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , |

The sitar is a plucked stringed instrument, originating from the Indian subcontinent, used in Hindustani classical music. The instrument flourished under the Mughals, and it is named after a Persian instrument called the setar (meaning three strings). The sitar flourished in the 16th and 17th [...]

14 Philosophical Quotes by Baruch Spinoza

By |2019-10-07T04:05:50+03:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Baruch Spinoza was a Jewish-Dutch philosopher of Portuguese Sephardi origin. One of the early thinkers of the Enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions of the self and the universe, came to be considered one of the great rationalists of 17th-century philosophy. Baruch Espinoza [...]

The Legendary Lost Continent of Mu

By |2019-10-05T12:46:16+03:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , |

Mu is a legendary lost continent that also appears in lost world literature. It is a term introduced by Augustus Le Plongeon, who used the "Land of Mu" as an alternative name for Atlantis. It was subsequently popularized as an alternative term for the hypothetical [...]