What is Pythagoras’s theory of “Music of Spheres”?

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Who was Pythagoras? Pythagoras was a Greek philosopher, mathematician, and scientist who lived in the 6th century BCE. He is best known for his contributions to mathematics, including the famous Pythagorean theorem.  However, Pythagoras was also interested in many other areas of knowledge, including philosophy, astronomy, and music. In this blog post, we will explore the question of whether Pythagoras was primarily a musician or a mathematician, and his theory of “Music of Spheres”. Pythagoras – a mathematician Pythagoras’ work in mathematics is well-documented, and his contributions to the field are still studied today. He is credited with a number…

The Happiness Diet: Avoid These 10 “Mental Junk Foods” for a Better Life

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Have you ever paid attention to what you usually “feed” your mind every day? Just like your body needs a balanced diet to function at its best, your mind requires “healthy” intakes to operate efficiently as well. Unfortunately, in today’s fast-paced and constantly connected world, we are often exposed to “mental junk foods” that can undermine our mental well-being. Such kind of toxins are readily available, appealing, and packaged in a way that makes them alluring, but they provide little to no nourishment to our minds and even trigger negative thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. In this article, we will explore…

5 Interesting Facts About Ancient Monarchy (Part 1)

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Do you know that monarchies have been around for thousands of years? From ancient Egypt to medieval Europe, kings and queens have played a crucial role in shaping history. Monarchy has been an important form of government throughout history, and it played a critical role in ancient societies. Ancient monarchs were powerful rulers who were believed to have divine right to rule, and ancient people respected and loved their Emperors and Kings equivalent to Gods. Monarch historically were also expected to be skilled warriors and often formed alliances through royal marriages. While we may be familiar with some of the…

Story of King Bharat’s Reincarnation as a Deer

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Long, long ago, in ancient India there lived a great king named Bharat. The king was famous for his righteousness and valor. He ruled with kindness for many years until, one day, when his hair had turned gray, he decided it was time to leave for the jungle and worship the Supreme Lord. So Bharat divided his kingdom between his sons and bid everyone farewell.  It was a tradition in the king’s family that one would abandon wealth and human desires and seek enlightenment when nearing old age. It was not difficult for the king to leave his rich palace…

Exploring Taboos | Understanding the Boundaries of Acceptable Behavior

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Taboo is defined as something that’s considered forbidden or prohibited in a particular culture or society -a set of unwritten rules that everyone seems to know about, but nobody wants to talk about. It could be a behavior, action, or even a topic of discussion that’s considered socially unacceptable or even morally reprehensible.  Taboos can vary widely depending on the culture or region you’re in, and they can be based on religious, social, or moral beliefs. Sometimes they can also be restrictive and limit personal freedom and expression. Although certain taboos are enforced by law, others are merely regarded as…

Small Steps, Big Rewards: 10 Life Transforming Habits Worth Developing

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In today’s fast-paced and demanding society, achieving a balanced and fulfilling life is a common goal for many people. However, with numerous responsibilities and commitments, it can be challenging for them to realize such objective since it requires a consistent and disciplined approach to their daily regime. In fact, by developing healthy rountines, you can significantly enhance their mental and physical well-being, leading to greater productivity and success in different areas of life. In this article, we are going to explore 10 basic yet impactful habits that have the potential to transform your life. By incorporating them into your daily…

Ancient Legends About How The Earth & Humankind Was Created

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Have you ever wondered how the world came to be, according to ancient legends? You’re not alone, though. People have been fascinated by the mystery of how the Earth came into being since the dawn of human civilization! For centuries, people have pondered the origins of our planet. Different cultures and societies have created their own myths and legends about the creation of the world, frequently combining supernatural and natural elements to answer this fundamental question. These ancient stories have been passed down through generations and continue to pique our interest in the origins of our planet. Ancient legends about…

Understanding Ayurveda’s Perspective of Sattvic, Rajasic, and Tamasic Food

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We have often heard that “health is wealth” which emphasizes the importance of prioritizing our physical and mental well-being, regardless of how financially prosperous we may be.  A crucial factor in maintaining good health is the food we consume. To lead a healthy and fulfilling life, it is essential to give careful consideration to our diet.  Traditional Indian medical (Ayurveda) scriptures offer valuable guidance on the kinds of food that are most beneficial for our bodies. What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda has been showing us the path to living a healthy and beautiful life for thousands of years.  In ancient India,…

[Story] The Dishonest Merchant

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A long time ago there lived a shopkeeper in Istanbul, Turkey. This merchant went on a long pilgrimage to Mecca once and because of that he gained the reputation of a very pious and honest man so everybody in Istanbul trusted him. One day, a poor peasant came to the capital city, looking to work hard for a year in order to make some money to take it back to his village. Hearing about this highly regarded merchant, the peasant came to his shop and said: – Good day shopkeeper. Your fame of being fair and honest precedes you. That…

What Are The Meridians And How Do They Work?

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By now, everyone has heard of Traditional Chinese Medicine (“TCM”). Not only that, if you lived in a metropolitan area, you probably know someone who has benefited from TCM; and maybe, that someone is you.  But did you know the diagnosis and treatments in TCM has everything to do with the human body’s meridian system?   Now, that’s the lesser known part of how the TCM works. Don’t let unfamiliar words fool you though, the concept is rather simple.  So, how does the meridian system work? There is a simple answer to that, but it’s best to have some basic understanding…