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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 [...]

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 [...]

Reflexology – Claimed Mechanism, Regulation and History

By |2019-11-23T00:15:05+03:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Reflexology, also known as zone therapy, is an alternative medicine involving the application of pressure to the feet and hands with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques without the use of oil or lotion. It is based on a pseudoscientific system of zones and reflex [...]

Qigong Meditation: Origins and how to Practice it

By |2019-01-10T04:20:15+03:00July 16th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

The Chinese word “Qigong” (also spelled “chi gong” or “chi kung”) means “life energy cultivation” or “qi cultivation”. We can define Qigong Meditation as a system of different exercises such as movement, breathing, and meditation. In the Buddhist, Taoist and Confucianist traditions, people practiced Qigong [...]