“All historical experience demonstrates the following: Our earth cannot be changed unless in the not too distant future an alteration in the consciousness of individuals is achieved.” ~Hans Kung
We are living through the most exciting times in human history. Breakthroughs in every area of science are opening our minds to the beauty and mystery of the material world. At the same time technology is giving us the power to make many of our dreams come true.
Are you a genuine leader or merely an administrator? You might have skills and experience to become a head of an organization or a country , but true leadership is much more than that. True leadership "comes from inside, and requires the cultivation of a personal philosophy that carefully examines the nuances and complexities of life".
Our current evolutionary goal is to become Soul conscious in our brain awareness, thereby giving birth to a whole new kingdom on Earth. If we look around in our world, we share this planet with the mineral kingdom, the vegetable or plant kingdom,
“We crazy spiritual seekers…spending our lives trying to awaken, instead of resting in the awakening that is already here now and always.” ~Kathleen McCarthy Spiritual enlightenment happens when you are in a state of no-mind
Mysticism is a spiritual discipline aiming at direct communion with God or the ultimate truth. It is not a religion and, in fact, all religions have mystics. There are Christian mystics, Jewish mystics (Kabbalists), Islamic mystics (Sufis), Buddhist and Hindu mystics.
To an impartial observer – say, an alien zoologist from another planet – there must be very compelling evidence that human beings suffer from a serious mental disorder, and are perhaps even insane. The last few thousand years have been an endless catalogue of insane behavior.Picture by Gio Kadagishvili (above)
When renown Harvard biologist E.O. Wilson told the legendary marine biologist Sylvia Earle, a passionate advocate of ocean protection, that he was worried that we humans were “letting Nature slip through our fingers,” Earle replied to him that her biggest concern was that “Nature may let the human race slip through her fingers.”
The various environmental, economic, and social problems confronting us are symptomatic of a deeper underlying crisis -- a crisis in our thinking, perception, and values.
The word ‘kundalini’ comes from the Hindu tradition and is used to describe a form of mysterious energy that lies dormant in all of us at the foot of our spine. When awakened this energy rises up the spine, purifies all chakras along the way until it reaches the head where it unites with its ‘ divine spouse’ and the person reaches enlightenment.
Countess Emilia Plater (German-Switz: Broel-Plater, Lithuanian: Emilija Pliaterytė; (11/13/1806 - 12/23/1831) was a noblewoman and revolutionary from the lands of the partitioned Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
“Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.” –Benjamin Franklin. I found that quote on Brainy quotes. In fact they had 28 pages of quotations on the subject of anger, and although I didn’t read them all, I did read several dozen, and they all reflected a similar philosophy – that anger is a negative passion.
On November 14, 1992, Annette Herfkens, an international bond trader on Wall Street and her fiance Willem van der Pas (Pasje) boarded Vietnam Airlines flight 474 in Ho Chi Minh City. They were just two young people in love that planned a romantic getaway to the coastal resort of Nha Trang.
Moscow, Russia, December 1992. There was a diplomatic reception held at the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. It was a major diplomatic event of the year, and all the foreign ambassadors and consuls were present.
When you grow up somewhere in the world other than America, you hear many stories about how great America is. When I was a little girl, I heard that America was a country where all dreams come true