DIVINE WISDOM

MY SPIRITUAL PATH So many of us struggle with spirituality. We tend to shy away from the conversation and downplay our own beliefs out of fear of offending one another. Most of our society has renounced religion altogether and has taken a more modern approach to morality that relies heavily on philosophy. While this 21st […]

MIND OF A MYSTIC

DEFINITION Mysticism: (1) the experience of mystical union or direct communion with ultimate reality reported by mystics. (2) the belief that direct knowledge of God, spiritual truth, or ultimate reality can be attained through subjective experience (such as intuition or insight). The idea of having a mystical experience seems incredibly magical to most of us […]

THE RED OR BLUE ONE?

I’ve always viewed mtics as some sort of metaphysical philosophers who blend science and spirituality together into something only vaguely coherent to the rest of us. Couple that with my tendency to regard religious leaders as charlatans taking advantage of the poor and it’s no wonder how I ended up with the mindstate I have […]

FOUR ELEMENTS

ELEMENTUM The great philosophers of ancient Greece wrestled with the really large questions in their attempt to understand the true nature of reality. In modern times the debate rages on as we struggle with the understanding we are both the observer and the observed. If quantum mechanics has done anything for philosophy it’s help shape […]

QUANTUM ALCHEMY

I owe a great deal of the concepts and terminology I’m about to use to the team that put together ‘What The Bleep Do We Know” and Dr. Amit Gaswami for his book ‘The Self-Aware Universe.’ Anyone with a desire to further their understanding of the world of quantum mechanics would do well to pick […]

TAOIST ALCHEMY

THREE DANTIANS The three dantians are energy centers in the human body. These energy centers are used to transmute the three treasures. The Chinese labeled them Jing, Qi, and Shen. These three jewels are used in the process of inner alchemy, or inner transformation. The ancient Taoist tradition of purifying the mind, body, and soul […]