We put so much time and effort craving and pursuing things we think will make us happy we leave hardly any time to cultivate the real causes of happiness and peace. As Lama Yeshe once said, “if we pursued enlightenment with the same enthusiasm as we pursue our hobbies we would all be awakened in no time.”
If you want more prosperity, “asking” is not the right approach because that implies that you don’t have it. The right approach is to go deeply into the present moment, where you realize what Jesus called “the fullness of life” or “abundant life.”
Whatever your reason might be for embarking on a pilgrimage, more often than not, the journey is life-changing. It could alter your perspective, fuel your purpose or simply offer a level of deeper understanding. At the very least, it is the perfect opportunity to strap on your pack and march into the unknown.
Maybe we can never understand our true purpose, but we can start to build a picture of the impact and meaning that we as individuals can have on both society and humanity.
T&H – Inspiration & Motivation
Hope will always be our necessary partner.
We have arrived at a stage in the human story on Earth where the decisions made over the next few decades will determine the future direction, not just of humanity, but of Earth itself.
Sat Yoga Institute
That “scorched earth” intensity was the setting for a profound spiritual experience that took me beyond space and time to what seemed like the origin of all existence.
To turn within is to turn to that which is looking. –Adyashanti
As you will see in the quotes below, Jung was clear on the notion that we are spiritual beings, and that having a spiritual relationship with oneself truly helps us to understand the deeper aspects of who we are.
The ego—on both the individual and the collective level—loves “the drama” that times like this can create. Our challenge is to remain alert and present so that we don’t fall into egoic reactivity, adding to the suffering so many are already facing.
The chakras are our energetic blueprint. The knowledge of the chakras is a critical component to genuinely understand the nonphysical energy body.
Pondering the Unknown with the World’s Most Famous Scientist
What will you see on the precipice of death? Dr. Bruce Greyson explores what near-death experiences reveal about the afterlife in his book “After.”
Life unfolds between the polarities of order and chaos. It is important at this time to recognize these two fundamental opposites, without which the world could not even be.
Who we really are depends on the perspective on which we choose to observe. What are the qualities, experiences and traits about our identity that answer that question?
Growing up in the west, we were told to stand with our chest out and our belly in. But, from the perspective of eastern wisdom, it’s all wrong.