From Around the World
Friday 04 November 2016 at 12:17 pm
Halloween Spiritual Practices
Have you ever wondered why do we get so exited around this time of the year, dress into skeletons and run around streets in a search of red lanterns and hollow pumpkins, screaming seeing dead men walking, witches laughing, demons trembling and the sick bleeding.
The dead, the sick, the ghosts symbolically exit their graves and enter the world of living in the shape of masks walking aimless through the streets. All the cultures at all ages gave their due respect to death, to ancestors, or are scared of the consequences if they do not.
Both early Buddhists and the Indians burn the bodies of their dead so that the soul does not linger around the body for too long. After death, preparing the dead for the funeral fire, the Lamas (monks) chant for hours to help the soul leave the body. It is believed that for the first 4 days the dead person is not even aware that he or she is dead. During the ‘departure’, the person sees and feels all that they have ever done during their life time. It is believed that a spiritual practitioner will have no fear nor regrets at the time of death and will die in a state of peace.
Spiritual Meaning and Snake as a Healing Symbol
Saturday 15 October 2016 at 12:25 pm
A wand with two serpents twined around it, surmounted by two small wings. the caduceus or magic wand of the Greek god Hermes Roman Mercury, messenger of gods, protector of Alchemy. The wand represents power and the two snakes wisdom. The Greek Hermes found his analogue in Egypt as the ancient Wisdom God Thoth, as Taaut of the Phoenicians, all linked with the magic rod with twin snakes.
How Old is Mindfulness and Who Does It Belong To
Friday 16 September 2016 at 08:55 am
Mindfulness and New Consciousness
Promises of Mindfulness
The mindfulness crowd, people practicing meditation, working with alternative healing methods, practicing massages, yoga, tai-chi, spiritual dances, chanting mantras, various mind, body and soul practitioners, all work with the eternal promise of: More Love, More Peace, More Happiness on Earth. Mostly against any injustice, they are the first to fight against outbreaks of violence or wars all around the Planet. The Mindfulness Teachers encourage us to work on our own perfection, towards more love within our lives, more peace within the society, more consciousness in all spheres of Life. This type work and the outlook on life is called ‘New Consciousness’.