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Metta: The Philosophy and Practice of Universal Love

Metta: The Philosophy and Practice of Universal Love
The Pali word metta is a multi-significant term meaning loving-kindness, friendliness, goodwill, benevolence, fellowship, amity, concord, inoffensiveness and non-violence. The Pali commentators define metta as the strong wish for the welfare and happiness of others (parahita-parasukha-kamana). Essentially metta is an altruistic attitude of love and friendliness as distinguished from mere amiability based on self-interest. Through metta one refuses to be offensive and renounces bitterness, resentment and animosity of every kind, developing instead a mind of friendliness, accommodativeness and benevolence which seeks the well-being and happiness of others. True metta is devoid of self-interest. Metta makes one a pure font of well-being and safety for others. Metta is the protective and immensely patient attitude of a mother who forbears all difficulties for the sake of her child and ever protects it despite its misbehavior. Indeed, such is the power intrinsic in the Metta Sutta. Related:  ntropeparadigm shift

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OUR SPIRITUAL SUN SIRIUS A Leonid Meteor shower around the constellation Canis Major, the big dog, shows the trail of a spectacular fireball meteor appearing to leap from the constellation's brightest star Sirius, near the top right. Photo by Wally Pacholka Brilliantly blazing, the star Sirius, brightest beacon in our night sky, beckons with glimpses of grandeur unimaginable. As we learn more about the nature of our galaxy and especially its magnetic field, we know that streams of energy from stars travel in specific directions, either up or down the galactic arm in which they are embedded. Recent findings reveal we are "downstream" from Sirius in the part of the galactic arm our solar system resides in. Now our sun obviously deserves the title of "light bearer" and "life bringer," as no life could exist in the solar system without its sustaining rays. What does this mean to life on Earth? The concept of Sirius playing a God-like role to our world is not a new one. Earth Changes Liberation

Recording Drums Technique : Recording / Mixing The drum kit can be one of the most time-consuming and frustrating of instruments to record, so it's worth taking a structured approach. Hugh Robjohns The phenomenal advances in integrated drum machines and sample-based drum sources controlled by sequencers mean that few of us bother recording real drum kits any more. However, there are still a large number of drummers out there (they haven't all been caught yet!) and some people still like the sound of real drums. Setting Up The Drums The typical drum kit consists of a kick drum, snare, a couple of tom-toms mounted on stalks from the kick drum, a floor tom, a hi-hat, and a couple of cymbals — maybe a crash and a ride. Before the drummer starts to assemble the kit, ask if there are any elements that won't be used in the songs that you will be recording. Before even unfolding the first mic stand, it is absolutely essential that the drum kit sounds good in the studio. Enter The Microphones Miking The Kick Drum

SIRIUS - THE DOG STAR - THE LOST AND MISSING STAR The Dream Connection by Dee Finney updated 12-7-05 More on the Dog Star The Mithras Connection to the Constellation of Taurus Star Watch - (Maps) Hypocephalus - Sons Aumen Israel The Orion Mystery : HEPHAESTIO OF THEBES. Dome of the Dog Star POLLUX (21) Mag 1.2 This star and Castor are known as the Gemini Twins. PROCYON (20) Mag 0.5 A line drawn from Pollux to Sirius passes almost through Procyon, the little dog star, which is located to the SW of Orions belt. REGULUS (26) Mag 1.3 The "pointers" of the Big Dipper lead up to the Pole Star (Polaris) and down to Regulus. RIGEL (11) Mag 0.3 The southeastern most star in Orion This Bright star is located immediately to the east of the belt and equidistant across the belt from Betelgeuse. SIRIUS (18) Mag -1.6 The Dog Star is the brightest star in the sky. Eyptology Revitalized Egyptian (and other) Myths and Beliefs Deciphered Piri Reis Map - Who Drew It? Primary Hill and Rising Sun - Squaring the Circle Star Birth Bardo in the Body of Orion update 12-5-2001 ."

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota Home The Reiki Webstore - Reiki Master Manual Table of Contents Reiki Master ManualCP412Table of Contents Sample sections The following are samples of text from various parts of the manual. Western ReikiReiki was introduced to the West by Mrs. Usui/Tibetan ReikiIris Ishikuro was one of Mrs. Reiki Healing ProcessAfter taking a Reiki class or even after a treatment, some people report experiencing physical symptoms such as runny nose, colds, diarrhea, stomach aches, aches and pains in the body including headache, fatigue, etc. Another thing to consider is that if one or more organs have been operating at less than optimal health, the other organs in the body have had to compensate for them. Aura ClearingWe all have dormant abilities inside ourselves waiting to be used. I developed this Aura Clearing technique based on training I received from a Kahuna while living in Hawaii. Usui Reiki SymbolsIt is always important to know what a teacher's information is based on. The Reiki symbols are transcendental in their functioning. Usui Reiki Master Online Training Course - Accredited, in-depth, home study course - 800-79-REIKI For many years I taught classes on the Reiki method of healing. Through the grace of God and through daily meditations, attempting to contact Him and attune to His will, this course has come to replace the Reiki methods, which I used to practice and teach. The methods are very similar in ways but there are some vital differences – one being that the client and practitioner tend to have more passive roles in Reiki healing, whereas with these methods, the very opposite is true – both parties are a vital part of the healing process. I have come to understand that it takes great energy and magnetism to be a true healer (one who helps support the healing process of others). And here he talks more about Vibratory Healing: "There are many kinds of healing, each of which can be used in healing physical, mental, or Spiritual diseases. This course will center on the techniques of Divine Will Healing, taught by Paramhansa Yogananda. Through this course, you will learn: The course includes:

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