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Borobudur – The World’s Largest Buddhist Temple

By |2019-10-13T19:51:18+03:00October 13th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Borobudur is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang Regency, not far from the town of Muntilan, in Central Java, Indonesia. Borobudur is the world's largest Buddhist temple. The temple consists of nine stacked platforms, six square and three circulars, topped by a central dome. [...]

The Bodhisattva Samantabhadra

By |2019-08-12T01:36:04+03:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Samantabhadra is a bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism associated with practice and meditation. Samantabhadra with Gautama Buddha and his fellow bodhisattva Manjusri, he forms the Shakyamuni trinity in Buddhism. He is the patron of the Lotus Sutra and, according to the Avatamsaka Sutra, made the ten [...]

14 Sophocles Quotes on Love, Fate, and Wisdom

By |2019-07-24T01:40:10+03:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. Sophocles wrote over 120 plays during the course of his life, but only seven have survived in a complete form: Ajax, Antigone, Women of Trachis, Oedipus Rex, Electra, Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus. [...]

Top 15 Socrates Quotes

By |2019-06-17T04:11:07+03:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Socrates was a classical Greek (Athenian) philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher, of the Western ethical tradition of thought. An enigmatic figure, he made no writings and is known chiefly through the accounts of [...]

Zircon Stone Healing and Metaphysical Properties

By |2019-02-27T18:03:27+03:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In ancient time, Zircon was known as “Hyacinth”. Perhaps, it is the most undervalued stones among other colorful and sparkling stones. These crystals are very popular due to their colorless effect, as it closely resembles diamonds and are used in jewelry and ornamentation. Clear and [...]

What Does Compassion Mean To You?

By |2019-01-15T20:37:29+03:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Compassion is a strong component of many religions, cultures, philosophies, and households. However, no teachings on compassion are quite as well-articulated or well-developed as the Buddhist teachings on it. The way in which followers of Buddhism cultivate and practice this powerful quality is extraordinary, admirable [...]

Who Was Hermes Trismegistus?

By |2018-11-16T15:25:22+03:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Hermes Trismegistus is the purported author of the Hermetic Corpus, a series of sacred texts that are the basis of Hermeticism. Hermes Trismegistus may be associated with the Greek god Hermes and the Egyptian god Thoth. Greeks in the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt recognized the [...]

Purple Color Meanings and Symbolism

By |2018-10-16T10:07:08+03:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Ever felt like you have a particular attraction towards a color? Your clothes are in the color, accessories, and many other objects you choose are predominant for that color. Colors depict states of mind and personalities. Even if we claim to have a favorite color, [...]

The Power of Selenite Crystal

By |2018-08-12T13:47:04+03:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Selenite is not only beautiful, it is one of the most powerful and versatile stones to work with. Its name comes from Selene, the Greek Goddess of the Moon. It has a soft pearlescent glow similar to moonlight and it embodies many healing properties. Selenite, [...]