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13 Philosophical Quotes by Rene Descartes

By | 2018-11-21T23:37:04+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Rene Descartes was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist. Rene Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy (1641) continues to be a standard text at most university philosophy departments. Descartes' influence in mathematics is equally apparent; the Cartesian coordinate system was named after him. He is credited [...]

10 Benefits of Binaural Beats

By | 2018-11-18T03:58:53+00:00 November 18th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As life's pressures increase, financially, personally and socially, our ability to relax is reduced, and as such we turn to various aids to help us achieve that mental calm humans require as part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Sometimes we find sanctuary in Starbucks and [...]

Acrophobia: The Fear of Heights

By | 2018-11-10T04:10:53+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are you afraid of heights? Do you panic when you realize you’re high off the ground? Do you dread the thought of attending a meeting on a high floor of an office building? Do you close your eyes when scenic car rides involve higher altitudes? [...]

Jade Gemstone: A Stone of Peace and Calm

By | 2018-11-07T23:08:29+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Jade gemstone is one of the healing stones that has been used extensively in the past, especially in the ancient Eastern civilizations. This stone is therefore equally an ancient decorative mineral as it is a modern therapeutic tool. Jades are stones of peace and calm [...]

Siddha Yoga – The Path to Self-Realization

By | 2018-10-29T16:57:26+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Categories: Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Siddha Yoga is a spiritual path founded by Muktananda. The organization states in its literature that the Siddha Yoga tradition is "based mainly on eastern philosophies". It also states that it "draws many of its teachings from the Indian yogic texts of Vedanta and Kashmir [...]

Top 15 Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes

By | 2018-10-23T03:38:16+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist. Thich Nhat Hanh has published more than 100 books, including more than 40 in English. He is active in the peace movement, promoting nonviolent solutions to conflict. He also refrains from animal product consumption (veganism) as [...]

What is Religious Experience?

By | 2018-09-12T01:20:27+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A religious experience (sometimes known as a spiritual experience, sacred experience, or mystical experience) is a subjective experience which is interpreted within a religious framework. The concept originated in the 19th century, as a defense against the growing rationalism of Western society. William James popularised [...]

The Power of Selenite Crystal

By | 2018-08-12T13:47:04+00:00 August 12th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Selenite is not only beautiful, it is one of the most powerful and versatile stones to work with. Its name comes from Selene, the Greek Goddess of the Moon. It has a soft pearlescent glow similar to moonlight and it embodies many healing properties. Selenite, [...]

Raja Yoga: The Highest State of Yoga Practice

By | 2018-08-10T23:13:57+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In Sanskrit texts, Raja yoga refers to the goal of yoga (which is usually samadhi) and not a method of attaining it. The term also became a modern retronym, when in the 19th-century Swami Vivekananda equated raja yoga with the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Since [...]

17 Osho Inspiring Quotes About Religion, Love, and Life

By | 2018-08-01T15:47:46+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Osho also was known as Acharya Rajneesh, Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, was an Indian godman and leader of the Rajneesh movement. During his lifetime he was viewed as a controversial new religious movement leader and mystic. In the 1960s he traveled throughout India as a public speaker and [...]