Chakra From an 1899 Yoga manuscript in the Braj Bhasa language. Their name derives from the Sanskrit word for "wheel" or "turning", but in the yogic context a better translation of the word is 'vortex or whirlpool'.[note 1] The concept of chakra features in tantric and yogic traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism. Etymology Sanskrit chakra derives from the Proto-Indo-European *kʷekʷlos; its cognates include Greek kuklos, Lithuanian kaklas, Tocharian B kokale, and English "wheel," as well as "circle" and "cycle". M.
Paintings from the Heart ~~ Galleries by Roslyne Sophia Breillat "Throughout all early and indigenous cultures, the female spirit was honoured for her divine creative power and her spiraling transformations of birth, death and renewal"… from Spirit of Earth ~ The Way of the Goddess These images emanate the ancient primal mystery resting within the heart and womb of every contemporary woman… Embodying the inherent wildness of the female essence, each one tells a unique story within a rich profusion of vibrant joy, glowing colour and intricate detail… Embracing woman’s innate union with Mother Earth’s loving wisdom, they are a mythical offering that touches the spirit and opens the heart… Click on individual images to reveal larger image with accompanying poem… Each painting is created with mixed media on canvas...
Enlightened Ink - Musings From The Messy Room • The Forgive It Forward Video Project (Ongoing) (Click on center arrow to play video from this blog or click on the YouTube logo for enlarged view from YouTube.) Forgive It Forward was part of the avalanche of ideas that rumbled in shortly after working on the book project video. I came up with the idea. Improving Emotional Health: Strategies and Tips for Good Mental Health What is mental health or emotional health? Mental or emotional health refers to your overall psychological well-being. It includes the way you feel about yourself, the quality of your relationships, and your ability to manage your feelings and deal with difficulties. Good mental health isn't just the absence of mental health problems.
Quantum Physics, Spirituality And Your Thoughts, Beliefs and Emotions Quantum Physics, Spirituality And Your Life Experience : They're Not As Different Nor as Separate As You May Currently Think And Believe. Your Thoughts, Beliefs and Emotions Shape Your World. Now You'll FINALLY Understand Why in a Very Simplified Kind of Way!!
Urasenke: Activities The London Branch of the Urasenke Foundation is open to all who have an interest in Chado, The Way of Tea. It is our aim to disseminate the Way of Tea in the United Kingdom through lectures, demonstrations, training and Tea gatherings. For those who are interested in learning more about this important part of Japanese culture and to experience at first hand its special values, participation in the activities of the Branch are possible at several levels. For those who are totally new to the Way of Tea. An introduction to the Way of Tea is given on the first and third Fridays of each month at the 'Waei-an' Tea room in the Urasenke Gallery of the British Museum (5th floor).
Whole-Self Have you ever wondered - "Who am I?"; "What am I really doing here?"; "What is my purpose in life?". If you have been asking yourself these types of questions then chances are you also feel that you are in a rut, or you are unsatisfied with life, or just feel empty. The reason for this - it is time to wake up and move beyond the narrow reality that you have existed in. Unknown to the conscious part of your self, you are involved in a big game - the game of Life.
Meditationguru Photo credit: kudumomo This moment, you are reading this post and THIS is the most precious moment in your life because YOU ARE ALIVE, this moment is the reality and this moment is the truth. I believe you are AWARE and you are feeling your PRESENCE. The Eight Circuits of Consciousness The four evolving future 'brains' are:V. THE NEUROSOMATIC CIRCUIT When this fifth "body-brain" is activated, flat Euclidean figure-ground configurations explode multi-dimensionally. Gestalts shift, in McLuhan's terms, from linear VISUAL SPACE to all-encompassing SENSORY SPACE. A hedonic turn-on occurs, a rapturous amusement, a detachment from the previously compulsive mechanism of the first four circuits.
It's the First Day of Summer! Shall We Offer Flowers? Today is the summer solstice, the first day of summer. To celebrate this day, which is the longest day and shortest night of the year in the Northern hemisphere, we would like to share the poem, "Shall We Offer Flowers?" by Andrew Schelling. Bitter buffaloberrydevil’s club, tangled dogtoothnarrowleaf arrowheadWhat are the lineages of life? Om...Aum What is the meaning of OM? The whole world has evolved from Om; The whole world is sustained by Om; The whole world will merge into Om- In Om resides my strength. -Sivayave."OM TAT SAT OM" Aum: Often spelled Om. 'How an elephant changed my life' 26 July 2011Last updated at 00:44 By Swaminathan Natarajan BBC Tamil Usually only men are trained to take the job of a mahout A young Finnish woman is intent on pursuing a career as an elephant rider - or mahout - after spending time working with the animals in India. Laura Puukko, 25, says that in December she will complete her homeopathy studies in Finland before embarking on her new career. Her unusual career choice was made after a life-changing trip to the southern Indian state of Kerala last year.
What Does Om Mean What Does "Aum" Mean ?? Aum (or OM) is a mantra, or vibration, that is traditionally chanted at the beginning and end of yoga sessions. It is made up of three Sanskrit letters, aa, au and ma which, when combined together, make the sound Aum or It is believed to be the basic sound of the world and to contain all other sounds. It is said to be the sound of the universe. What does that mean? Somehow the ancient yogis knew what scientists today are telling us–that the entire universe is moving.
Incense for Manifestation - Psychic Workout The word incense comes from the Latin word “incendere” meaning to set on fire. The use of incense has been a part of spiritual practice dating back 8,000 years, according to archaeological evidence, with use in practically all of Earth’s civilizations. The mixture and formulation of incense is considered an art, the ancient art of blending together fragrant gifts of nature: resins, herbs, flowers, leaves, barks, spices, and oil.