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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 [...]

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 [...]

Kalki – The Tenth Avatar of Hindu God Vishnu

By |2019-07-04T03:40:25+03:00July 4th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Kalki, also called Kalkin or Karki, is the tenth avatar of Hindu god Vishnu to end the Kali Yuga, one of the four periods in the endless cycle of existence in Vaishnavism cosmology. He is described in the Puranas as the avatar who rejuvenates existence [...]

What is Primary Consciousness?

By |2019-04-27T23:49:51+03:00April 27th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Primary consciousness is a term the American biologist Gerald Edelman coined to describe the ability, found in humans and some animals, to integrate observed events with memory to create an awareness of the present and immediate past of the world around them. This form of [...]

What is Secondary Consciousness?

By |2019-03-13T04:03:57+03:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Secondary consciousness is an individual's accessibility to their history and plans. The ability allows its possessors to go beyond the limits of the remembered present of primary consciousness. Primary consciousness can be defined as simple awareness that includes perception and emotion. As such, it is [...]

Subtle Body: The Composed of Mind, Intelligence and Ego

By |2019-02-19T15:56:54+03:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A subtle body is one of a series of psycho-spiritual constituents of living beings, according to various esoteric, occult, and mystical teachings. According to such beliefs each subtle body corresponds to a subtle plane of existence, in a hierarchy or great chain of being that [...]

What is Active Imagination?

By |2019-01-30T04:02:39+03:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Active imagination is a cognitive methodology that uses the imagination as an organ of understanding. Disciplines of active imagination are found within various philosophical, religious and spiritual traditions. It is perhaps best known in the West today through C. G. Jung's emphasis on the therapeutic [...]

Jnana Yoga: The Path of Knowledge

By |2018-12-24T04:02:07+03:00December 23rd, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Jnana yoga is one of the several spiritual paths in Hinduism that emphasizes the "path of knowledge", also known as the "path of self-realization". Jnana yoga is one of the three classical paths (marga) for moksha (salvation, liberation). The other two are karma yoga (path of [...]

Top 14 Quotes By Deepak Chopra

By |2018-12-11T17:53:48+03:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Deepak Chopra is an Indian-born American author, alternative medicine advocate, and a prominent figure in the New Age movement. Deepak Chopra studied medicine in India before emigrating to the United States in 1970 where he completed residencies in internal medicine and endocrinology. Deepak Chopra speaks and [...]