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Padmasambhava: The Second Buddha

By |2019-11-14T00:13:58+03:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Padmasambhava ("Lotus-Born"), also known as Guru Rinpoche, was an 8th-century Buddhist master from the Indian subcontinent. Although there was a historical Padmasambhava, little is known of him apart from helping the construction of the first Buddhist monastery in Tibet at Samye, at the behest of [...]

The Spiritual Meaning of 333

By |2019-11-05T19:59:26+03:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The universe communicates with us in a wide variety of ways, we just need to be awake enough to listen. Synchronicity and numerology are two compelling tools our spiritual guides use to reach us, through apparent coincidences and unique or repeating sequences of numbers with [...]

Moxibustion – A Traditional Chinese Medicine Therapy

By |2019-11-03T04:18:14+03:00November 3rd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Moxibustion is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy which consists of burning dried mugwort on particular points on the body. It plays an important role in the traditional medical systems of China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and Mongolia. Suppliers usually age the mugwort and grind it up [...]

Claustrophobia: The Fear of Being in a Small Space

By |2019-10-29T20:17:55+03:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Claustrophobia is the fear of being in a small space, room, or confined area and unable to escape. It can be triggered by many situations or stimuli, including elevators crowded to capacity, windowless rooms, hotel rooms with closed doors and sealed windows, even bedrooms with [...]

Helix Nebula – The Eye of God

By |2019-10-29T17:09:38+03:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

The Helix Nebula, also known as NGC 7293, is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Aquarius. Discovered by Karl Ludwig Harding, probably before 1824, Helix Nebula is one of the closest to the Earth of all the bright planetary nebulae. The distance, measured by [...]

Arkaim: A Mysterious Prehistoric City in Russia

By |2019-10-28T00:31:05+03:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Arkaim is an archaeological site in Russia, situated in the steppe of the Southern Ural. It was discovered in 1987 by a team of archaeologists led by Gennady Zdanovich, preventing the planned flooding of the area for the creation of a reservoir. Arkaim is attributed [...]

The Mental Body in Esoteric Philosophies and Religious Teachings

By |2019-10-27T00:44:07+03:00October 27th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The mental body (the mind) is one of the subtle bodies in esoteric philosophies, in some religious teachings and in New Age thought. It is understood as a sort of body made up of thoughts, just as the emotional body consists of emotions and the [...]

Tai Chi – An Internal Chinese Martial Art

By |2019-10-25T23:34:06+03:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tai chi, short for T'ai chi ch'üan or Tàijí quán, is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training, its health benefits, and meditation. The term taiji is a Chinese cosmological concept that refers to the flux of yin and yang, and [...]

Silver Cord and Astral Projection

By |2019-10-22T17:29:31+03:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

The silver cord in metaphysical studies and literature, also known as the life thread of the Antahkarana, refers to a life-giving linkage from the higher self down to the physical body. It also refers to an extended synthesis of this thread and a second (the [...]

Luopan: A Magnetic Compass for Use in Feng Shui

By |2019-10-21T18:30:06+03:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

The luopan or geomantic compass is a Chinese magnetic compass, also known as a Feng Shui compass. It is used by a Feng Shui practitioner to determine the precise direction of a structure or other item. Since the invention of the compass for use in [...]