Yogis and mystics spend years meditating and performing rituals and exercises in order to gain spiritual insights and achieve enlightenment. People have seen the effects of these practices, causing scientific researchers to try to explain spiritual phenomena through experiments and measurements. One interesting concept is the understanding of binaural beats and its effect on the human brain. Some even think that binaural beats can train the brain to automatically enter a state that’s identical to that achieved by experienced meditators. Is there anything to it? Continue reading Do Binaural Beats Affect Kundalini Energy?
Imagine being transported from your everyday life to another world filled with magic and mystery. There are places in the world that offer that type of experience – Machu Picchu in Peru, Jerusalem, the pyramids of Eqypt, places loaded with spiritual and religious history. While I have yet to visit those places, I consider myself fortunate because I don’t have to go far to get a similar experience.
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It’s night time, and your young child is in bed, asleep. Suddenly you hear crying, or maybe even a scream. You rush to the room to see your child sitting up in bed crying as if she awoke from a frightening dream. You ask what’s wrong, but she doesn’t seem to be aware of your presence and continues crying despite your efforts to console her.
She is having a night terror.
Once again, California shows itself to be among the progressive states as the Supreme Court takes a stand for social change.
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We all experience them – those strange coincidences or synchronicities that make us take note and think “wow, now what are the odds of that happening!” Sometimes they mark a significant change in the direction of our lives, but others times there doesn’t seem to be any meaning or point to them at all.
What do you make of those moments?
Ever thought you’d like to contribute something to others in developing nations, but weren’t sure you trusted how the money would be handled, or how much of it would actually reach those in need? Maybe you aren’t sure that just giving someone money to feed them for a day is the best way to help.
The Mazatec Indians use it in their spiritual rituals for healing and to gain answers. Modern-day shamans also use the plant called salvia divinorum in their quests for spiritual answers. No wonder it’s known as a teacher plant.
It is indeed incredibly unique in terms of its place in human culture, and it has risen from an enigmatic past to a place of controversy in modern culture. So does it have anything to offer the modern seeker? I believe that it does.
It’s being called “a dangerous new drug that is sweeping the country.”
One by one, news sources are jumping on the bandwagon and joining in the media campaign against an herb that has been used for centuries by Mexican shamans – known by science as salvia divinorum. And it is a classic example of alarmist misinformation.