The Appeal of Conspiracy Theories to Spiritual People

It's a HoaxIn an Op-ed on Psychology Today, Steve Taylor, Ph.D., -senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University – writes about people who have had profound spiritual experiences, yet fall for spirtual conspiracies. In this article, some intriguing history is recounted, and the recent phenomenon of conspiracy theories about the global pandemic and the US Election are examined. Steve Taylor comes to a conclusion which the reader may consider and evaluate…

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Does Spirituality need Character?

Blind manSpirituality without the base of character, is like the journey of a blind man. Morality, virtue, character – these are vital. We must look to Character and Integrity and understand why management of our mind is necessary for spiritual effort that brings spiritual advance. We can all be great managers – of our minds!

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21 December 2020: The Great Conjunction

Meditation and the Flower of LifeMany persons – Light-workers, Spiritual guides, Astronomers and Astrologers have given out prognostications about the forthcoming Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on the day of solstice, 2020. We have provided some observations about the so-called advance warnings, and some observations based on vedic astrology. We now include the general topic of Ascension into matters surrounding this event.

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Are you a Spiritually Oriented Person?

inner compassWe say that spirituality is something that you practice: you observe what works for you in your interior and exterior lives, and what does not work. Your soul and its guidance is your authority to follow your path through life. Here, we look to some indications that suggest spiritually oriented persons following their own paths.

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Bodhi Day

Buddha imageBodhi Day is a holiday which falls on December 8th and celebrates the day in which Siddhartha Gautama sat underneath the Bodhi tree and attained enlightenment. This one defining moment would become the central foundation upon which Buddhism has been built upon for the last 2,500 years. It is a day on which followers can renew their dedication to Buddhism; reaffirm themselves to enlightenment, compassion, and kindness to other living creatures; and also understand the relevance of this religion as it applies to the modern world.

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Nazi Germany, the swastika and the problem of cultural appropriation

RangoliMuch confusion exists over use of the Swastika by the Third Reich. Nazi Germany appropriated an ancient sacred symbol for their own purposes. For thousands of years, this symbol has been used in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Many people brook no argument nor debate and refuse to accept the sacred origins of a symbol Nazi Germany has damaged. This continues to be a problem wherever this symbol is used in sacred settings, nearly 100 years later.

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Are You “Spiritual But Not Religious?”

 Are You “Spiritual But Not Religious?”PEW research and National Census statistic tell us that more and more people no longer have a religion. There are many people who share that they are spiritual – but not religious. What does this scope to include? We look at the answers provided by one Medical practitioner who is very much into exploring the soul, and similar.

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Advice received about ‘Emergency Meditations’

Flower of LifeA call has been sent out to followers of a discipline connected to Flower of Life to take up ’emergency meditations’ due conjunctions and aspects between certain planets. The planets are perceived as troublesome in nature, and thus, need to be ‘appeased’ and the Earth must be ‘protected’ by ’emergency meditation’ using the Flower of Life. We look to the practice of Vedic Astrology to evaluate these alarums and excursions!

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Self Awareness: How do you Love?

Heart of Life

An important part of Ascension is knowing and understanding that the Universe is teeming with life, and that there are sentient life forms on other planets, other stars. This includes our own solar system. Earth is not the only planet supporting human life in this galaxy.

There are sentient beings on our Sun, on Venus and Mars, and many of these have travelled to Earth in times past, and times present. These beings – human life in another form – live in other dimensions, and do not exist in the same 3 dimensional reality with the same atmospeheric conditions and the same temperatures as we Earth bound humans experience.

Here, the peoples from Venus who seek to aid humans in their transition to the higher dimensions (called Ascension) speak to us about Love, our field of Love, and do we understand what we can do with our Love energy?

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Hinduism and the Evolution of Human civilization

Mahesh - Lord Shiva

Hinduism recognises that humans evolved from creatures in the sea, to creatures on land, to the hairy upstanding ape, to homo sapiens with sapienta, consciousness and self-awareness. Human life on this planet is the apex form of life that may escape the round of birth-death-and-birth-again. In this article we visit the progression of human life via the births of various Hindu gods.

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