It’s not difficult to discover why so many people today live their lives out of touch with this interconnected reality. What they are experiencing is the feeling of separateness… a feeling that is not ultimately real. Our material reality, which we experience as separate seemingly-physical objects, is but a filtered version of the ultimate unity which connects everything. This filtered version creates a perception of separateness because it only experiences bits and pieces of the whole at a time.
Smudging is a shamanic ritual in all western hemisphere aboriginals and ceremonial smoke is a part of most religious practices globally. Rich with symbolism, and ceremony, smudging is a craft to learn about and try. Know the herbs used and why, how to smudge and how to consecrate the ritual.
Gematria involves assigning a number to a letter in the alphabet, then forming words. The number has a vibrational value and therefor the letter also does. This was well known in antiquity and applied in the writing of all holy books. Therefore the meaning of the words chosen and used in the writings has a dimension beyond the simple obvious one. Numerology, cosmology, mathematics, sacred geometry, symbols and language all form a CODE. This article shows how this works and why it is so important for one who is awake and aware to know this.
Though Buddhism is not often thought of as a religion that practices magic, in such communities as those found in Thailand and Cambodia, there can be no doubt that Buddhism shares common ground with belief systems that are primarily associated with the use of magic.
Over and over, Islamic groups around the world condemn terrorist attacks and reiterate that violent radicals do not truly adhere to the religion. Despite that, the Fox News-inclined often falsely claim Muslims remain silent because they are uncivilized and violent, which is conspicuously false.
Are the differences between science and religion really that cut-and-dried? Does the divide really need to be so vast? Read on to find out…
It may be possible that the beliefs and teachings advocated by a religion — like forgiveness, love and compassion — may “become integrated into the way the brain works.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday evening that the Vatican is rattled by the slate of religious leaders scheduled to be at the White House when the pope arrives next Wednesday.
10 Things Pope Francis Said That Shows He Truly Is “The People’s Pope”: 1) Pope Francis believes that doing good is more important than being Catholic.
A 1,500-year-old book that contains a previously unknown gospel has been deciphered: the Gospel of the Lots of Mary. The ancient manuscript may have been used to provide guidance or encouragement to people seeking help for their problems, according to a researcher who has studied the text.
Evangelist Matthew chose his words carefully and wrote “star in the east” twice, which suggests that these words hold a specific importance for his readers.
Most antiquities scholars think that the New Testament gospels are “mythologized history.” In other words, they think that around the start of the first century a controversial Jewish rabbi named Yeshua ben Yosef gathered a following and his life and teachings provided the seed that grew into Christianity.
Darwin pitted religion against science with his theory of biological evolution. Modern chemists still have failed to explain the origin of the genetic code. Are humans actually millions of years old? Is the Earth not our only home in the universe? Is there a cyclical transfer of life process from planet to planet?
By Omar Cherif I always knew that being trilingual is helpful in writing and in communication in general. Other than thinking in different languages, the ability to word your thoughts in a variety of ways, and having a wider vocabulary to choose from there are also some other benefits. Something happened lately which reminded me […]