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 […]

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 […]

CHRIST AND KHARMA

CHRISTS WORDS In the gospel of the new testament it state that Jesus “breathed on them and said, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.’ “ As you well know, the Holy Spirit is the breath of […]

PRATTITAYASAMUTPADA

EVERYTHING LEANS Healthy patterns of thinking are said to enhance our lives while unhealthy patterns tend to be frowned upon. Yet, if we look at any scenario from an unbiased state we can unearth a deeper truth. Let’s consider that emotional states are a type of informed power designed to aid us in making decisions. […]

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 […]

WESTERN ALCHEMY

VITRIOL In it’s original latin the term VITRIOL stood for ‘Visita Interiora Terrae Rectificado Invenies Occultum Lapidem.’ What this translates to in English is ‘visit the interior of the earth to find the secret stone.’ This is in reference to the philosophers stone, but here, the interior Earth is within us. As within, so without […]