Meetings with the Queen of Elphame: A Magical and Protective Fairy QueenMeetings with the Queen of Elphame: A Magical and Protective Fairy Queen

Fairies are common beings in European folklore, perhaps even since pre-Roman times. They are known in most cultures and in different regions around the world. Many legends say that the fairies’ leader is a mysterious queen who wisely ruled all of Fairyland.There are at least a few well known goddesses that have been linked to fairies. One of them was the famous queen Morrigan. Another one was Danu, a Celtic mother. But the most mysterious of the supposed fairy rulers is arguably the Queen of

Stephen Black

October 03

  • Carl Jung: psychologist or sorcerer?

    March 10

    Many Christian psychology professionals are only average pew warmers, who then practice secular psychology." — Steven J. ColePsychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung changed the way we think about the human psyche. For those who have never heard of him, he was the foremost pioneer of dream analysis, which is the process of assigning meaning to dreams. In many ancient traditions dreams were considered to be messages from the gods.Jung's research asserts the concept of an impersonal or "collectiveSherry Torres

    Carl Jung: psychologist or sorcerer?
  • The Quest To Understand Consciousness

    April 10

    The talk by Antonio Damasio.The sense of self — consciousness — is one of the great mysteries of life and science. Every day we wake up, regaining consciousness but what is that of which we are actually regaining? Watch this video to take a glimpse into how our brains help to create this sense ofFelipe Thomas

    The Quest To Understand Consciousness
  • A Natural Fix for ADHD

    April 11

    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is now the most prevalent psychiatric illness of young people in America, affecting 11 percent of them at some point between the ages of 4 and 17. The rates of both diagnosis and treatment have increased so much in the past decade that you may wonder whether something that affects so many people can really be a disease.And for a good reason. Recent neuroscience research shows that people with ADHD are actually hard-wired for novelty-seeking — aGilbert Hodges

    A Natural Fix for ADHD
  • Exercise Releases Brain-Healthy Protein

    October 24

    We all know that exercise is important for a strong and healthy body. Less appreciated is that exercise seems also to be important for a strong and healthy mind, boosting memory and learning, while possibly delaying age-related cognitive decline. How is this so? Researchers have assembled a growing body of evidence that suggests skeletal muscle cells secrete proteins and other factors into the blood during exercise that have a regenerative effect on the brain.Now, an NIH-supported study hasGeorge Watts

    Exercise Releases Brain-Healthy Protein
  • The Secrets of Yoga Nidra

    May 06

    Growing up in North Carolina, I have had the privilege to listen to stories of the native Cherokee people. One such legend is about an elder teaching his grandson about life: “A fight is going on inside me,” he explained to the young boy. “It’s a terrible fight between two wolves. One wolf is angry, envious, greedy, arrogant, sorrowful, guilty, malicious, judgmental and full of self-pity. The other wolf is joyful, peaceful, loving, hopeful, kind, compassionate, generous, truthful andRita Summers

    The Secrets of Yoga Nidra
  • Scientists Warn: You Should Never Eat Tuna

    March 13

    Tuna caught off California carry radiation from the Japanese disaster, Stanford scientist finds Radioactive cesium from the 2011 Japanese nuclear disaster has been carried across the Pacific Ocean to California waters in the flesh of Pacific Bluefin tuna, say researchers from Stanford and Stony Brook University.Anglers reeled in the slightly radioactive fish off San Diego. The low levels of radioactivity are not thought to a pose a health risk to humans.The researchers say the accident hasMarguerite Little

    Scientists Warn: You Should Never Eat Tuna
  • Siddha Yoga Asanas and Benefits

    September 26

    Siddha Yoga is a spiritual path founded by Swami Muktananda. Based on the eastern philosophies and teachings from the Indian Yogic scriptures like Vedanta, Bhagavad Gita and Kashmir Shaivism, the tradition and path of Siddha Yoga is developed. The central element of Siddha Yoga is the ShaktipatDiksha, which means initiation by the descent of the divine power wherein the Kundalini of the seeker is awakened by the Guru. There are ashrams where you can live and practice Siddha Yoga.Yoga andDana Kreuzberg

    Siddha Yoga Asanas and Benefits
  • Staying Sharp: Supplements to Maximize Cognitive Potential

    January 24

    Face it: We all slow down as we age. Metabolism, endurance, energy, memory— once past the peak reproductive years, the body just doesn’t respond like it used to. It’s not your imagination; research has documented the changes. Hormonal output lags, the ability to neutralize oxidative free radicals breaks down, and cells accumulate genetic damage. Telomeres, the protective endcaps of DNA strands, shorten.For many Americans it is not the end of life that is most disconcerting, but rather theSamuel Carlson

    Staying Sharp: Supplements to Maximize Cognitive Potential
  • Disappearing stars could be signs of advanced alien life

    February 16

    Arthur C. Clarke is famous for having claimed that "any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." Indeed, if a time traveler had snatched you from the past and taken you to the present, modern technology like wireless devices, airplanes and even electric light might seem like magic.Now a team of astronomers at Uppsala University in Sweden are applying that same principle to the search for advanced extraterrestrial civilizations, by looking for magic in the night skyJavier Bush

    Disappearing stars could be signs of advanced alien life
  • Nageshvaraja and Loma Gyoma arrives to KFR!

    September 26

    Nageshvaraja(By Tsem Rinpoche)Nageshvaraja is also sometimes called Nagaraja. His name literally means ‘Tathagatha King of the Nagas’, known as ‘Luwang Gyalpo’ in Tibetan. He is also one of the 35 Confessional Buddhas as listed within the Mahayana Sutra of the Three Superior Heaps that we prostrate to in order to purify heavy negative actions.On October 21, 2017 Kechara had the merits to invite the holy statue of Buddha Nageshvaraja to our land. A group of Kecharians gathered to welcomeDana Kreuzberg

    Nageshvaraja and Loma Gyoma arrives to KFR!
  • Atmokinesis – The Ability to Manipulate Weather

    September 26

    OverviewAtmokinesis is the ability to manipulate the weather making it conform to practically any conditions. For this to be done at an optimal standard, prior experience in the powers electrokinesis, hydrokinesis and aerokinesis assist greatly with the implementation of this ability. This is due to how the aforementioned abilities correlate with different weather conditions; electrokinesis (the ability to manipulate electricity) relates to the creation of thunderstorms and other weatherDana Kreuzberg

    Atmokinesis – The Ability to Manipulate Weather