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The Dichotomy of Good and Evil in Religion and Philosophy

By |2019-04-28T18:53:30+03:00April 28th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In religion, ethics, philosophy, and psychology "good and evil" is a very common dichotomy. In cultures with Manichaean and Abrahamic religious influence, evil is usually perceived as the dualistic antagonistic opposite of good, in which good should prevail and evil should be defeated. In cultures [...]

Bodhisattva Guan Yin Legends

By |2019-03-14T02:34:11+03:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Guanyin or Guan Yin is the most commonly used Chinese translation of the bodhisattva known as Avalokiteśvara. In English usage, Guan Yin refers to the Buddhist bodhisattva associated with compassion and venerated chiefly by followers of Mahayana Buddhist schools as practiced in the Sinosphere. Guan [...]

Subtle Body: The Composed of Mind, Intelligence and Ego

By |2019-02-19T15:56:54+03:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A subtle body is one of a series of psycho-spiritual constituents of living beings, according to various esoteric, occult, and mystical teachings. According to such beliefs each subtle body corresponds to a subtle plane of existence, in a hierarchy or great chain of being that [...]

16 Inspiring Quotes from Lao Tzu

By |2018-07-02T19:47:53+03:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lao Tzu was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer. He is the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching, the founder of philosophical Taoism, and a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions. A central figure in Chinese culture, Lao Tzu is claimed by both the [...]

The Third Eye in Hinduism, Buddhism and Taoism

By |2019-01-09T18:06:35+03:00September 9th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As the traditions change, the meaning of the third eye also changes. Here, are some of the common old and new concepts about the third eye in Hinduism and Buddhism. Lord Shiva’s third eye Lord Shiva, the destroyer, and the restorer is one of the [...]

Qigong Meditation: Origins and how to Practice it

By |2019-01-10T04:20:15+03:00July 16th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

The Chinese word “Qigong” (also spelled “chi gong” or “chi kung”) means “life energy cultivation” or “qi cultivation”. We can define Qigong Meditation as a system of different exercises such as movement, breathing, and meditation. In the Buddhist, Taoist and Confucianist traditions, people practiced Qigong [...]