thoughts

/Tag: thoughts

Claustrophobia: The Fear of Being in a Small Space

By |2019-10-29T20:17:55+03:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Claustrophobia is the fear of being in a small space, room, or confined area and unable to escape. It can be triggered by many situations or stimuli, including elevators crowded to capacity, windowless rooms, hotel rooms with closed doors and sealed windows, even bedrooms with [...]

The Philosophical Concept of the Noosphere

By |2019-10-01T19:57:23+03:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

The noosphere is a philosophical concept developed and popularized foremostly by the biogeochemist Vladimir Vernadsky. Vernadsky defined the noosphere as the planetary “sphere of reason”. The noosphere represents the highest stage of biospheric development, its defining factor being the development of humankind's rational activities. The [...]

The Tetris Effect

By |2019-08-14T02:38:53+03:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

The Tetris effect occurs when people devote so much time and attention to an activity that it begins to pattern their thoughts, mental images, and dreams. The Tetris effect takes its name from the video game Tetris. People who played Tetris for a prolonged amount of time [...]

Mental Plane: The World of Thought

By |2019-08-08T17:18:21+03:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The mental plane, or the world of thought, in Hermeticism, Theosophical, Rosicrucian, Aurobindonian, and New Age thought refers to the macrocosmic or universal plane of reality that is made up purely of thought or mind-stuff. In contrast to Western secular modernist and post-modern thought, in [...]

What is Autonoetic Consciousness?

By |2019-06-30T04:07:01+03:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Autonoetic consciousness is the human ability to mentally place ourselves in the past, in the future, or in counterfactual situations, and to thus be able to examine our own thoughts. Our sense of self affects our behavior, in the present, past and future. It relates [...]

What is Magical Thinking: Forms and Symbolic Approaches

By |2019-05-25T15:26:42+03:00May 25th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Magical thinking is a term used in anthropology, philosophy, and psychology, denoting the causal relationships between actions and events. There are subtle differences in meaning between individual theorists as well as amongst fields of study. In anthropology, it denotes the attribution of causality between entities [...]

Traditional Tibetan Medicine and the Four Tantras

By |2019-04-18T03:51:56+03:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Traditional Tibetan medicine, also known as Sowa-Rigpa medicine, is a centuries-old traditional medical system. It employs a complex approach to diagnosis, incorporating techniques such as pulse analysis and urinalysis, and utilizes behavior and dietary modification, medicines composed of natural materials (e.g., herbs and minerals) and [...]

Top 14 Quotes by Paramahansa Yogananda

By |2019-02-22T15:45:44+03:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Paramahansa Yogananda was an Indian yogi and guru who introduced millions of Indians and westerners to the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga. In 1946, he published his autobiography, titled Autobiography of a Yogi which is on the list of the "100 best spiritual books [...]

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 [...]

Nadi Astrology: A Form of Dharma Astrology

By |2018-11-11T13:09:45+03:00November 11th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nadi Astrology (nāḍi jyotiṣa) is a form of Dharma astrology practiced in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and adjacent regions in India. It is based on the belief that the past, present and the future lives of all humans were foreseen by Dharma sages in ancient time. [...]