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.
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”
Gnosticism Part II
Gnosticism has caused so much controversy due to the fact dogmatic religions quite adamantly oppose it. Gnosis is a Greek word meaning “Knowledge”; not an ordinary state of knowing, rather an integrative knowledge which requires a particular state of consciousness–this particular type of knowledge aligns mind, body and spirit; you don’t just want to believe…… Continue reading Gnosticism Part II
Understanding Gnosticism & Its History
In the past years, people have become more familiar with the terms Gnostic or Gnosticism; however, most people don’t know much about them and their history. Today I would like to share with all of you a bit about Gnosticism. It is often said Gnostics were a heretical minority sect which disappeared at the beginning…… Continue reading Understanding Gnosticism & Its History
Understanding the Magician Archetype
According to Carl Jung, the magician is the most powerful archetype; he is the bearer of knowledge both ancient and new. He promotes advancement in this world thanks to his ability to confront and embrace his shadow, therefore acquiring true wisdom; wisdom not based on theory only but experience. The Magician archetype is synonymous with…… Continue reading Understanding the Magician Archetype
Sacred Sexuality Part I: What is Sacred Sexuality?
Sacred sexuality nowadays is often confuse with what is modernly called conscious sexuality; although similar there are important distinctions. Conscious sexuality is a path of self-knowledge and empowerment, which helps to live sexuality more freely (this does not imply promiscuity, it rather focuses on discarding the guilt most people feel when exploring their sexuality). Conscious…… Continue reading Sacred Sexuality Part I: What is Sacred Sexuality?
Life and God According to Spinoza
Baruch Spinoza was a Dutch philosopher of Portuguese origin. He was one of the early thinkers of the enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions of self and the universe; he came to be considered one of the great rationalists of philosophy. As a rationalist, he was a member of the philosophical current which…… Continue reading Life and God According to Spinoza
What is esoterism? Esoteric is all that is hidden, that which is inside but has been forgotten– which generally refers to the spiritual veil. Esoterism involves the teachings of wisdoms, principles and divine laws difficult to understand or difficult to access by most people. In ancient times, it was only the “initiates” who would be…… Continue reading Understanding Esotericism
Tantric Wave Form: Teaching Tantra
A few weeks back I was approached to co-host a one day tantric workshop, at first my excitement and curiosity were peaked; however, after taking a look at the outline, I was severely disappointed. I am aware the art of teaching Tantra it’s one very few people are actually trained and prepared for; most people…… Continue reading Tantric Wave Form: Teaching Tantra