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The Veil of Isis

By |2020-09-19T02:08:25+03:00September 19th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The veil of Isis is a metaphor and allegorical artistic motif in which nature is personified as the goddess Isis covered by a veil or mantle, representing the inaccessibility of nature's secrets. The veil of Isis is often combined with a related motif, in which nature [...]

Mysterium Cosmographicum: Johannes Kepler’s First Major Work

By |2020-09-07T01:41:31+03:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mysterium Cosmographicum is an astronomy book by the German astronomer Johannes Kepler, published at Tübingen in 1597 and in a second edition in 1621. Kepler proposed that the distance relationships between the six planets known at that time could be understood in terms of the [...]

The Copernican Principle

By |2020-08-13T15:11:14+03:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In physical cosmology, the Copernican principle states that humans, on the Earth or in the Solar System, are not privileged observers of the universe. Named for Copernican heliocentrism, it is a working assumption that arises from a modified cosmological extension of Copernicus's argument of a [...]

Sophia: A Central Idea in Philosophy, Religion and Theology

By |2020-08-02T21:49:35+03:00August 2nd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Sophia  is a central idea in Hellenistic philosophy and religion, Platonism, Gnosticism, and Christian theology. Sophia originally carrying a meaning of "cleverness, skill", the later meaning of the term, close to the meaning of Phronesis ("wisdom, intelligence"), was significantly shaped by the term philosophy ("love [...]

Tripundra: A Reminder of the Spiritual Aims of Life

By |2020-07-31T03:15:59+03:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Tripundra is a Śaivite tilaka, and a body art with origins in South India. It consists of three horizontal lines on the forehead, usually with a dot made from sacred ash, and has spiritual meaning in Shiva tradition within Hinduism. A Vishnu tradition related mark [...]

Haoma: A Divine Plant in Persian Culture and Mythology

By |2020-08-13T15:18:34+03:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Haoma is a divine plant in Zoroastrianism and in later Persian culture and mythology. Haoma has its origins in Indo-Iranian religion and is the cognate of Vedic soma. Both Avestan haoma and Sanskrit soma derived from proto-Indo-Iranian sauma. The linguistic root of the word haoma, [...]

Neidan: A Part of the Chinese Alchemical Meditative Tradition

By |2020-07-19T04:03:59+03:00July 19th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Neidan, or internal alchemy, is an array of esoteric doctrines and physical, mental, and spiritual practices that Taoist initiates use to prolong life and create an immortal spiritual body that would survive after death . Neidan also known as Jindan ("golden elixir"), inner alchemy combines [...]

What is a Fairy Ring?

By |2020-05-27T22:38:05+03:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

A fairy ring, also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf ring or pixie ring, is a naturally occurring ring or arc of mushrooms. The fairy ring may grow to over 10 meters (33 ft) in diameter, and they become stable over time as the fungus grows and seeks food underground. It [...]

Mana – The Life Force Energy in Melanesian and Polynesian Culture

By |2020-05-18T23:02:56+03:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Mana is the spiritual life force energy or healing power that permeates the universe, in the culture of the Melanesians and Polynesians. Anyone or thing can have Mana. It is cultivation or possession of energy and power, rather than being a source of power. It [...]

What Is the Meaning of 1010?

By |2020-07-17T03:01:33+03:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What Is the Meaning of 1010? Could It Be Your Angel Number? Numbers have great meaning. In fact, they are used for more than just mathematical equations. Could there be a special emphasis on the meaning of 1010? Those who practice spirituality believe in angels. [...]