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What Does Compassion Mean To You?

By |2019-01-15T20:37:29+00:00January 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+00:00November 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+00:00October 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+00:00August 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, [...]

Celtic Cross: Spiritual Symbolism and Practical Uses

By |2018-07-28T02:45:05+00:00July 28th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Throughout the course of history, the Celtic cross appears to have served several purposes; for both practical uses and spiritual symbolism that harbors an esoteric understanding of creation. Opinions as to the meaning of this mystical ancient cross are also divided, but this is the [...]

15 Confucius Quotes About Wisdom, Life, and Knowledge

By |2018-07-20T16:58:58+00:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius, also known as Confucianism, emphasized personal and governmental morality, the correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. It is thought that Confucius was [...]

15 Aristotle Quotes That Will Show You a Deeper Meaning in Life

By |2018-07-13T18:04:31+00:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Aristotle was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidiki, in the north of Classical Greece. Along with Plato, Aristotle is considered the "Father of Western Philosophy", which inherited almost its entire lexicon from his teachings, including problems and methods [...]

Hanuman- The Hindu Monkey God

By |2018-06-29T17:50:44+00:00June 29th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Hanuman or the monkey god lived in another epoch/yuga during the ages of Rama. In Vedic philosophy, he is considered to be the ultimate devotee. He depicts strength, valor, courage, the ability to fly. Hanuman can accomplish all acts that human beings cannot. According to [...]

The Myth of the Minotaur and the Labyrinth

By |2018-06-17T18:58:42+00:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Greek myth of the labyrinth and the Minotaur at its center has ancient insights for us on how to find our way through the maze of the creative process. A myth is rich in metaphor that can illustrate and inform the creative journey. The [...]