Death is one of those topics which often makes people uneasy. We are accustomed to discussing death in small doses, such as the time when we lose a loved one; even then, the crude reality that they are gone, only manages to get us to reflect on the old memories, for we fear looking at…… Continue reading The Philosophy of Death
Love as a Language: Origin, Meaning, Union.
Over time some words get used so frequently that often one tends to start to deviate from their origin; as such we start to misuse the word to fit the society of the time. The word LOVE is not impervious to these changes. We seem to think of love in a very different way than…… Continue reading Love as a Language: Origin, Meaning, Union.
You Matter: Understanding Motivation in Relation to Cause and Effect.
Sometimes things happen in life which may make you question if the path you have chosen is the right path; after all, there are far easier paths to take if one is willing to fit in and stop soul searching and healing. Moments such as these, may make you revert to your old patterns of…… Continue reading You Matter: Understanding Motivation in Relation to Cause and Effect.
Reflections: Let My Soul Scream
Today I would like to share with you a reflection from my manuscript for the second volume of my book “Reflections of a Mad Butterfly”. The first volume is already available, with many of its reflections already shared in this page. The second will become available sometime in December. I am not a professional writer,…… Continue reading Reflections: Let My Soul Scream
Trataka: The Art of Meditating
Meditation can produce a profound relax state and a tranquil mind. During meditation, one can concentrate, focus one’s attention while eliminating the vast number of confusing thoughts that may be clouding your judgement and producing unnecessary stress. Meditating has been found to help boost the immune system and help promote higher levels of endorphin; both…… Continue reading Trataka: The Art of Meditating
Embracing Our Holistic Side
Holistic means to embrace all aspects of ourselves, not just the physical, the mental or the spiritual. However, if one is having trouble experiencing one’s holistic self but would like to start tapping into it, our thinking is one of the best places to start. Holistic thinking is a mental competence of great value. It…… Continue reading Embracing Our Holistic Side
Tantra: Uniqueness as a Path to Awakening
So many times we hear the saying “I am awake” as a way to refer to us as more illuminated, saintly, holy…but do we really know what it is that we are saying? or have we; like many so called masters; fallen pray to the spiritual ego and the false idea of dissolving the ego….…… Continue reading Tantra: Uniqueness as a Path to Awakening
Whenever the word “occult” or “occultism” is mentioned, for the most part, the reaction is one of fear or sarcasm. This is due to either ignorance, false ideas based on the media/Hollywood or an erroneous interpretation on the the subject. The word occult comes from the Latin word “occultus” which means hidden; in other words,…… Continue reading Understanding Occultism
Sophia: A Gnostic and Psychological Perspective
Sophia is the Greek word which means “wisdom”. Although we often use the word wisdom as an attribute, within the philosophical, religious, Gnostic and occultist circles, Sophia is divinity. Hagia Sophia is one of the most renowned churches in the world, it was built in the 6th century, and was originally Christian but later become…… Continue reading Sophia: A Gnostic and Psychological Perspective
Quantum Physics’ Correlation to Mysticism & The “Occult”
Today I would like to write about a subject that in many ways fascinates me….Quantum Physics. Before I start this article, I would like to point out for sake of argument that when reading this piece, the word “Occult” simply means “hidden”. It has no correlation to superficial or misleading connotations regarding anything malevolent. Now…… Continue reading Quantum Physics’ Correlation to Mysticism & The “Occult”