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Goddess Saraswati: Goddess of Knowledge, Music, and Arts

By |2018-05-30T10:22:56+03:00May 30th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Goddess Saraswati (Sanskrit: सरस्वती, Sarasvatī) is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom, and learning. She is a part of the trinity of Saraswati, Lakshmi, and Parvati. All the three forms help the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva to create, maintain and regenerate-recycle the [...]

Green: The Most Common Color in the Natural World

By |2018-06-13T22:25:47+03:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Green with envy. Love is evergreen. “It’s not easy being green.” Green is everywhere. It’s the most common color in the natural world, and it’s second only to blue as the most common favorite color. It’s the color we associate with money, the environment, and [...]

The Pagan Roots of Easter Tradition

By |2018-10-10T13:59:06+03:00April 6th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Spring is here! Birds are laying eggs and joyfully singing in the morning. Wildflowers are popping up and fruit trees are blossoming as bees and butterflies swirl in the breeze. People are falling in love, planting seeds in their gardens, cleaning their homes and decorating [...]

Strange Beliefs About The Afterlife From Around The World

By |2018-04-04T12:58:12+03:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Wanting to believe in the afterlife is one of the most common reasons people flock to religion. Facing death is frightening and people need to feel as though the end is not truly the end. There are the basic afterlife scenarios: heaven and hell, purgatory, [...]

Samsara And The Cycle of Reincarnation

By |2018-04-01T20:25:10+03:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Samsara refers to the continuous cycle of reincarnation to which all human beings belong. The concept of samsara was first developed in the Vedas, the oldest scriptures of Hinduism, produced in India between c. 1500 and c. 500 BCE. Though samsara is principally associated with [...]

Osiris – The Egyptian God of the Underworld and the Afterlife

By |2018-10-10T13:59:05+03:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Osiris, the Egyptian god of the underworld, appears to have been a strong element in Egyptian mythology from the beginning. Before he became the Egyptian god of the underworld, Osiris had quite a history. Osiris was the ancient Egyptian god of the dead, the underworld, [...]

Buddhism and Reincarnation

By |2019-01-09T18:02:36+03:00March 6th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When Buddhism has established 2,500 years ago, it incorporated the Hindu belief in reincarnation. Although Buddhism has two major subdivisions and countless variations in regional practices, most Buddhists believe in samsara or the cycle of rebirth. Samsara is governed by the law of karma: Good [...]

The Hidden Meaning Within Common Geometric Shapes

By |2017-08-27T19:30:06+03:00August 27th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

Shapes are an expression of numbers in space. This meaning that numbers are not actually a tangible thing. But you can make them tangible by expressing them as something outside of the simple name on the number. To give you an example 3 bricks become [...]

A Brief History of a Druid

By |2018-10-23T23:12:19+03:00June 29th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

The lineage of the Druid spiritual tradition can be traced across many thousands of years of time. We see the first evidence of spiritual practice in Europe 25,000 years ago - when candidates for initiation would crawl into caves, such as the Pinhole caves in [...]

The Symbolic Meaning of Labyrinth

By |2017-11-09T02:40:29+03:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , |

The symbolic meaning of labyrinth is also associated with the various symbolic meanings of the spiral in that we can trace our footsteps (both metaphorical and literal) back to and from the Source (center or core). Labyrinths Have Been Used for Ages. Native Americans used [...]