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Taoism
Dao: History and Meaning
Different forms of contemplative practices have been one of the key elements in Daoist tradition. This essay will appear in four parts dealing with:1. Histor...
Demi Powell
Christianity
The History of Swastika: Symbol of Luck and Charm
It has long been known amongst historians and anthropologists that humans’ evil actions give meanings or reshape the perceptions of even the most peaceful of...
Demi Powell
Shamanism
Who Are True Shamans
Every person on this planet can develop a great relationship with their own Spirit. In fact, one can find the connection with their inner healer and heal one...
Demi Powell
Buddhism
How to know if you're actually busy, or you just have a lot on
It was Michael Neill who first raised my awareness to this distinction. Have a read and see what occurs to you.What are we looking at here?A couple of people...
Helen Amery
Hinduism
Yoga Facts
The world “Yoga” comes from the Sanskrit root “Yuj”—meaning “Samadhi,” “connecting,” or “union”Yoga began around the year 10,000 B.C at the beginning of huma...
Devi Samata
Buddhism
Japanese Monks – priests of nothingness
Those familiar with Japanese background or culture might have seen some version of a komusō, or “priest of nothingness.” Instantly recognizable (and simultan...
Demi Powell
Animism
Main Principles of Neopagans
Thou Art God/dessNeopagans believe that divinity is both immanent (internal) and transcendent (external), with immanence being far more important for people ...
Demi Powell
Animism
Animism and Mind
When the question of the greatest Druids of our era comes up, I’m going to have to start including Emma Restall Orr in the discussion. She began her Druid w...
Demi Powell
Paganism
Personal View of Odin
The following is essentially a personal narrative of my spiritual quest leading to my involvement with Odin on a variety of levels and of various aspects. It...
Demi Powell
Christianity
The ancient records of children of Jesus
What you are about to read is a detective story.The researchers have unveiled an ancient writing that is encrypted with a hidden meaning. In the process of d...
Demi Powell
Shamanism
Becoming An Ayahuasca Shaman
Let me guess…You drank ayahuasca, had a life-changing experience, and now you want to be an ayahuasca shaman… so that you too can wake people up. You develop...
Demi Powell
Shamanism
The interplay of Shamanism and Quantum Physics
Shamanism was an integral part of humanity …
Demi Powell
Buddhism
Who is Siva
We conceive God as glory, as creativity and as austerity. Vishnu is glory and magnificence, Brahma is creativity force, and Siva is austerity and renunciatio...
Demi Powell
Christianity
Was Jesus real? [Archaeologists reveal their discovery]
The remains of the first Catholic pope have been exhumed by archaeologists and have been remarkably well preserved, as well as turning up some secrets the ch...
Demi Powell
Christianity
Jesus was never crucified [Vatican]
The Vatican have confirmed that a newly discovered 2,000 year old Bible found in Turkey says that Jesus Christ was not crucified as is commonly believed. The...
Demi Powell
Neo-Paganism
Pagan Studies – New Discipline
For some time now, a debate has been rolling about the status of “pagan studies” as a field of academic research. It’s not that there’s been any doubt about ...
Demi Powell
Sikhism
Sikh Mysticism (Beginner's Guide)
Guru Amar Dass, Nanak the Third, is referred to as "an incomparable prophet" in the Sikh scripture (Bhalle Amardas gunu tere teri upma tohi ban avai). Not in...
Demi Powell
Shamanism
Psychologists are now recommending this technique from Shamans
The shamanic path is an ancient way of exploring the landscape of consciousness from the soul level. Shamans walk between the worlds of normal reality to alt...
Demi Powell
Buddhism
Buddhist Master's 21 Rules for a Healthy Lifestyle
For years I struggled to find the peace I really wanted.You know the dream: Happiness Not overthinking No anxiety Physica...
Demi Powell
Christianity
This is what might have been removed from the Bible
The Vatican church, or the Roman Catholic church, has a long history of corruption and deception. Aside from literally committing acts of outright genocide s...
Demi Powell
Buddhism
Buddhist Art is from another reality
Brightly-colored Buddhas holding strange ritual implements, meditational deities wearing human bone ornaments, voluptuous goddesses and terrifying, wrathful ...
Demi Powell
Afro-Caribbean Religions
New religion of Afro-Creole Spiritualists
Emily Clark’s new work, A Luminous Brotherhood, is an extensive study of a subject that has weirdly been neglected in scholarship: the career of the Afro-Cre...
Demi Powell
Shamanism
Shamanism of the modern world
Every person on this planet can develop a great relationship with their own Spirit. In fact, one can find the connection with their inner healer and heal one...
Demi Powell
Christianity
Is being an atheist a new trend?
As secularism grows, atheists and agnostics are trying to expand and diversify their ranks. More people than ever before are identifying as atheist, agnostic...
Demi Powell