Jiddu Krishnamurti. To have compassion means to have passion for all things, not just between two people, but for all human beings, for all things of the earth, the animals, the trees, everything the earth contains.
When we have such compassion we will not despoil the earth as we are doing now, and we will have no wars. Jiddu Krishnamurti (12 May 1895 – 17 February 1986) was a philosopher, public speaker, and writer, on psychological, sociological, and spiritual subjects. Quotes What brings understanding is love. When your heart is full, then you will listen to the teacher, to the beggar, to the laughter of children, to the rainbow, and to the sorrow of man. 1920s 1940s Celtic Prayers & Druid Prayers Celtic Rituals. Celtic Prayer Book May the blessing of light be on you - light without and light within.
Top May the blessed sunlight shine on you like a great peat fire, so that stranger and friend may come and warm himself at it. Traditional_role_of_druids. The Druids were the intelligentsia of Celtic society and fulfilled many roles within it.
They were also the spiritual specialists and the traditional leaders of the sacrifices among the Celts. The role that was later filled and replaced by the Christian priests, the philosophers, the scientists, the brehons, the poets, the story-tellers, the historians, and the political advisors was once filled by Druids in Celtic society. The fact that there were personal and family spiritual practices among the Celts as individuals and families in no way invalidates what we know about the spiritual role of Druids in Celtic society. Such personal and family practices continue today within Celtic cultures even with (or in spite of) them also having an organized group of Christian churches and priesthoods in their midst. It's not the purpose or the role of Druids to supplant individual or family spiritual and religious practices. A Ritual For Leaders: Three Ancient Practices That Revitalize Everything.
BY: Daniel Holden, Senior Consultant and Facilitator for The Leadership Circle In the days leading up to the American presidential election I easily lapsed into feelings and thoughts that forces much greater than me were at play and threatened to take me where I did not wish to go.
I struggled to remain awake, open to new information and yet discerning, too. How could I consider what history shows without being imprisoned by it? Could I be present and see each person and circumstance anew and not merely default to my memory of past interactions with them? Good sleep, good learning, good life. Foreword It is everyone's dream to wake up fresh, happy, and ready for action on a daily basis.
Sadly, in the modern world, only a small minority lives that dream. Yet the dream is within reach for most healthy people given: a bit of knowledge, and a readiness to make some lifestyle sacrifice. I hope that this article compiles all the basic ingredients of knowledge that are helpful in accomplishing refreshing sleep. This article was originally written a decade ago. XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE. “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” ― Nelson Mandela from Xhosa tribe,South Africa. Xhosa peopleThe Xhosa often called the "Red Blanket People," are speakers of Bantu languages living in south-east South Africa, and in the last two centuries throughout the southern and central-southern parts of the country. They were originally known as the Aba-nguni after a very early ruler by the name of Mnguni. Very little is known about Mnguni except that he was the ancestor of a man named Xosa and as a result they became the Xhosa people. Xhosa people: Sangoma with accordian in traditional Xhosa ceremony The Xhosa speaking people are of Nguni stock like the Zulu and are divided into several tribes with related but distinct heritages. International song-bird Mariam Makeba aka Mama Africa is from Xhosa tribe Orientation Identification and Location. Xhosa circumcised initiates (umkheta) Economy Subsistence.
Ancient Medicine - The History of Medicine. The history of medicine is a long and distinguished one, as healers sought to alleviate illnesses and fix injuries since the dawn of humanity.
Shamen and pagan priests used a blend of rituals and medical techniques, to cure ailments. Prehistoric Drugs. Duncan's Masonic Ritual and Monitor: Master Mason, or Third Degree. Sacred Texts Freemasonry Index Previous Next Buy this Book at Amazon.com Duncan's Masoic Ritual and Monitor, by Malcom C.
Duncan, , at sacred-texts.com p. 87. Acts of Transfer, by Diana Taylor. From The Archive and the Repertoire: Performing Cultural Memory in the Americas by Diana Taylor Durham: Duke UP, 2003 Chapter 1 Acts of Transfer [Figure 1.
"PerFORwhat Studies? Cartoon by Diana Raznovich] Priests in Ancient Egypt, A Feature Tour Egypt Story. Priests in Ancient Egypt By Marie Parsons Priests in ancient Egypt had a role different to the role of a priest in modern society.
Though the Egyptians had close associations with their gods ,they did not practice any form of organized religion, as modern times would define it. The priests did not preach, proselytize, or care for a congregation. They were not messengers of any "divinely revealed truth. " Powwowing: A Persistent American Esoteric Tradition.
Published a mass-marketed primer on powwow (RavenWolf 1997). The others are known to potential clients through word of mouth and do not depend on their powwow practice for their income. The interest in the practice shown by children and grandchildren of active powwowers suggests that the practice will persist in southeastern and central Pennsylvania in some form for at least two more generations. However, my research was also concerned with exploring other issues, such as whether powwowing is effective as a healing practice and how beliefs are created and sustained. There is not space enough to fully address these questions here.
Shamanism. Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology. Indigenous.