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Top 14 Sri Ravi Shankar Quotes

By |2019-08-09T03:11:06+03:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Sri Ravi Shankar is an Indian spiritual leader. Sri Ravi Shankar is frequently referred to as "Sri Sri" (honorific) or as Guruji or Gurudev. He founded the Art of Living Foundation in 1981, a volunteer-based NGO providing social support to the people. Sri Ravi Shankar was [...]

Mental Plane: The World of Thought

By |2019-08-08T17:18:21+03:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The mental plane, or the world of thought, in Hermeticism, Theosophical, Rosicrucian, Aurobindonian, and New Age thought refers to the macrocosmic or universal plane of reality that is made up purely of thought or mind-stuff. In contrast to Western secular modernist and post-modern thought, in [...]

The Books of Chilam Balam

By |2019-08-06T22:41:48+03:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Books of Chilam Balam are handwritten, chiefly 17th and 18th-centuries Maya miscellanies, named after the small Yucatec towns where they were originally kept, and preserving important traditional knowledge in which indigenous Maya and early Spanish traditions have coalesced. Written in the Yucatec Maya language [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Bhaisajyaguru: The Medicine Buddha

By |2019-07-01T03:34:24+03:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Bhaiṣajyaguru, formally Bhaiṣajya-guru-vaiḍūrya-prabhā-rāja ("Medicine Master and King of Lapis Lazuli Light"), is the Buddha of healing and medicine in Mahāyāna Buddhism. Commonly referred to as the Medicine Buddha, he is described as a doctor who cures dukkha (suffering) using the medicine of his teachings. Bhaiṣajyaguru's [...]

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 [...]

Levitation: The Rising of a Human Body Into the Air

By |2019-06-06T15:37:23+03:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Levitation or transvection in the paranormal context is the rising of a human body and other objects into the air by mystical means or meditation. Some parapsychology and religious believers interpret alleged instances of levitation as the result of supernatural action of psychic power or [...]

Mount Meru: The Center of the Physical and Spiritual Universe

By |2019-06-05T15:59:29+03:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Mount Meru is the sacred five-peaked mountain of Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist cosmology and is considered to be the center of all the physical, metaphysical and spiritual universes. Many famous Hindu and similar Jain, as well as Buddhist temples, have been built as symbolic representations [...]