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Giants Mythology From Around the World

By |2019-04-08T13:42:45+03:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Giants are beings of human appearance but of prodigious size and strength common in the mythology and legends of many different cultures. The word giant, first attested in 1297, was derived from the Gigantes of Greek mythology. In various Indo-European mythologies, gigantic peoples are featured [...]

Anadenanthera Peregrina (Yopo) Traditional Uses

By |2019-02-24T05:26:30+03:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Anadenanthera peregrina, also known as yopo, cohoba, parica or calcium tree is a perennial tree of the genus Anadenanthera native to the Caribbean and South America. It grows up to 20 m (66 ft) tall, and has a horny bark. Its flowers are pale yellow [...]

Torii Gates Meaning, Uses, and Origins

By |2019-02-21T17:19:55+03:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A torii is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the mundane to the sacred. The presence of a torii at the entrance is usually the simplest way to [...]

8 Signs of Kindred Spirits

By |2019-01-14T17:58:24+03:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Sometimes you meet someone and you just click. You just feel like they get you, and in turn, you get them. It may even feel like you’ve met them before. It’s quite possible you’ve met a kindred spirit. This kind of connection can enrich your [...]

What is a Tulpa?

By |2019-01-09T18:10:38+03:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Tulpa is a concept in mysticism and the paranormal of a being or object which is created through spiritual or mental powers. It was adopted by 20th-century theosophists from Tibetan sprul-pa which means "emanation" or "manifestation". Modern practitioners use the term to refer to a [...]

Anito: Ancestor Spirits and Deities in Philippine Folklore

By |2018-11-16T03:13:27+03:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Anito, also spelled anitu, refers to ancestor spirits, nature spirits, and deities (diwata) in the indigenous animistic religions of pre-colonial Philippines. It can also refer to carved humanoid figures, the taotao, made of wood, stone, or ivory, that represent these spirits. Pag-anito refers to a [...]

10 Strange Facts About Isaac Newton

By |2018-09-15T18:30:19+03:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Isaac Newton (1642-1727) was the greatest scientist that ever lived. More than any other person, Isaac Newton was single-handedly responsible for laying the groundwork in classical mechanics, optics, and even mathematics. Landing man on the moon? Don't look at Einstein - it was all done [...]

World’s Most Haunted Places

By |2018-08-09T23:17:48+03:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

The ancient fortresses, abandoned houses, old cemeteries, and dense forests – all of the haunted places in the world have a weird, eerie feeling associated with them. Adding to the fear of stepping on the most haunted places in the world are the reports of [...]

Black Cat – Good and Bad Luck Superstitions

By |2018-07-30T23:20:03+03:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today, it is difficult to imagine that black cats were once dreaded and persecuted. After all, some of our favorite and most famous characters have been black cats, such as Felix the Cat, Snowball II of The Simpsons, and Sylvester the tuxedo kitty. However, the [...]

Angels, Devas and Nature Spirits

By |2018-07-08T00:46:23+03:00July 8th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Angel is a term popularly used to refer to a wide variety of beings, from dead humans now residing in the afterlife to God’s messengers, heralds, and helpers in sustaining the universe. For me, an angel is part of a class of beings whose function [...]