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Astral Plane and Astral Experience

By |2019-07-20T03:00:47+03:00July 20th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The astral plane, also called the astral world, is a plane of existence postulated by classical, medieval, oriental, and esoteric philosophies and religions. It is the world of the celestial spheres, crossed by the soul in its astral body on the way to being born [...]

Form Constant – History and Cultural Significance

By |2019-07-14T15:56:13+03:00July 14th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

A form constant is one of several geometric patterns which are recurringly observed during hallucinations and altered states of consciousness. In 1926, Heinrich Klüver systematically studied the effects of mescaline (peyote) on the subjective experiences of its users. In addition to producing hallucinations characterized by [...]

What is a Medicine Wheel?

By |2019-07-13T03:19:00+03:00July 13th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

In some Native American cultures, the medicine wheel is a metaphor for a variety of spiritual concepts. A medicine wheel may also be a stone monument that illustrates this metaphor. Historically, the monuments were constructed by laying stones in a particular pattern on the ground-oriented [...]

Solomon’s Temple – One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

By |2019-07-11T05:41:08+03:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

According to the Hebrew Bible, Solomon's Temple, also known as the First Temple. Solomon's Temple was the Holy Temple in ancient Jerusalem before its destruction by Nebuchadnezzar II after the Siege of Jerusalem of 587 BCE and its subsequent replacement with the Second Temple in [...]

The Meridian System in Traditional Chinese Medicine

By |2019-07-08T03:54:46+03:00July 5th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

The meridian system, also called channel network is a concept in traditional Chinese medicine about a path through which the life-energy is known as "qi" flows. Despite ongoing research into the existence of meridians, no convincing scientific evidence has been put forward for their existence. Major [...]

The Omega Point Theory

By |2019-07-02T02:44:09+03:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Omega Point is a spiritual belief and scientific speculation that everything in the universe is fated to spiral towards a final point of divine unification. The term was coined by the French Jesuit Catholic priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881–1955). Teilhard argued that the [...]

Trishula Symbolism in Hinduism and Buddhism

By |2019-07-01T19:10:02+03:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Trishula is a trident, commonly used as the principal symbols in Hinduism and Buddhism. In India and Thailand, the term also often refers to a short-handled weapon which may be mounted on a danda or staff. But unlike the Okinawan sai, the trishula is often [...]

What is Autonoetic Consciousness?

By |2019-06-30T04:07:01+03:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Autonoetic consciousness is the human ability to mentally place ourselves in the past, in the future, or in counterfactual situations, and to thus be able to examine our own thoughts. Our sense of self affects our behavior, in the present, past and future. It relates [...]

The Philosophy of Medicine

By |2019-06-27T16:11:52+03:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The philosophy of medicine is a branch of philosophy that explores issues in theory, research, and practice within the field of health sciences. More specifically in topics of epistemology, metaphysics, and medical ethics, which overlaps with bioethics. Philosophy and medicine, both beginning with the ancient [...]

What is Dark Energy?

By |2019-06-22T17:51:16+03:00June 22nd, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In physical cosmology and astronomy, dark energy is an unknown form of energy which is hypothesized to permeate all of space, tending to accelerate the expansion of the universe. Dark energy is the most accepted hypothesis to explain the observations since the 1990s indicating that [...]