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8 Signs of Kindred Spirits

By |2019-01-14T17:58:24+00:00January 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+00:00November 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+00:00November 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+00:00September 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+00:00August 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+00:00July 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+00:00July 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 [...]

John of God – The Miracle Man of Brazil

By |2018-11-22T00:05:25+00:00June 10th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Can a “Miracle Man” really save me? I’ve traveled to the remote South American town of Abadiânia, Brazil, with the belief that it is possible. I have arrived in this dusty, petite town, to pour my desperation into the man some arguably call the world’s [...]

Summer Solstice History, Superstitions and Celebrations

By |2018-10-12T03:00:11+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The summer solstice is the longest day of the year and the shortest night. In the Northern Hemisphere it takes place between June 20 and 22, depending on the year. (The reverse is true in the Southern Hemisphere, where the longest day of the year [...]

People and Trees: An Intimate Connection

By |2017-08-18T19:13:34+00:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Through the ages and in all corners of the globe, people have looked to trees to make sense of our lives, honoring their transcendental qualities in a variety of ways. How has our interconnectedness with trees manifested itself? The answers are many, but these pages [...]