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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 [...]

Transcendental Meditation: The Movement, History, and Health Benefits

By | 2018-07-14T00:02:37+00:00 July 14th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Transcendental Meditation (TM) refers to a specific form of silent mantra meditation called the Transcendental Meditation technique, and less commonly to the organizations that constitute the Transcendental Meditation movement. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi introduced the TM technique and TM movement in India in the mid-1950s. The [...]

4 Ways to Relax Your Mind

By | 2018-07-08T12:28:41+00:00 July 8th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Mental relaxation is elusive. Even during physical relaxation, the mind can stress out. Some ailments like muscle tension are often caused by a mind that can’t stop (perhaps because of anxiety). It’s best to relax the mind directly because the mind controls the body. If [...]

Iyengar Yoga: Helping Both the Mind and Body

By | 2018-07-04T17:42:31+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Iyengar yoga is one of the most popular forms of yoga in the United States. Created by Shri B.K.S. Iyengar, this type of yoga is particularly well-suited for people with back problems and for people who suffer from stress (two conditions that often go together). [...]

9 Ways to Find Peace of Mind

By | 2018-07-04T11:01:36+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The mind is like an ocean. For most people, the mind is constantly moving, just like water, without ever coming to a rest. It is stirred up by our restless and rushing thoughts, just like waves on the shore. Our desires and fears do not [...]

Chakra System and Glands

By | 2018-06-25T00:23:44+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Commonly, each of the body’s basic seven chakras is associated with specific locations on the body, such as the heart, the throat, or the crown of the head. But when you look at a chakra chart, you don’t see the underlying network of glands (and [...]

Eye-Opening Healing Benefits of a Gong Bath

By | 2018-06-22T22:24:23+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Before I became any good at meditation and calming my monkey mind I discovered the power of a Gong Bath. If you’re having trouble sleeping, feeling calmness, anxious, in pain and just being this might be the thing for you. You see the sound is [...]