Spirituality

Spirituality

About Zoroastrianism

Credit:zamwi.org (based substantially on an article written by Fali S. Chothia) Who are the Zoroastrians? Zoroastrians are the descendants of the Proto-Indo-Iranian group of people, who in turn are descendants of the Indo-European family of nations. The Proto-Indo-Iranian group lived on the southern steppes of Russia called Airyanem Vaejah (present-day Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan), and […]

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‘Gods See All Your Evil Thoughts’

Credit : nspirement.com There is an ancient Chinese saying: “Gods see all your evil thoughts.” In July of a specific lunar year, an altar master in Shizhu County was passing through the township of Fengdu and decided to visit the temple of the town’s god. While offering his prayers and burning incense, he raised his […]

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Why Hindus offer a Coconut to God and Goddess

Credit: templesinindiainfo.com In Hinduism, coconuts are considered to be sattvic (pure and auspicious). The coconut in Sanskrit is referred to as Sriphala or “the God’s fruit”. In India, one of the most common offerings in temples is coconut. coconut is also offered on occasions like weddings, festivals, use of a new vehicle, bridge, house, etc. […]

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Three Thousand Realms in a Single Moment of Life

Credit: sokaglobal.org Each person’s life contains infinite potential; this is the core belief of Nichiren Buddhism. The Buddhist concept of “three thousand realms in a single moment of life” serves to give us some idea of quite how much possibility exists in each instant of our lives. While it may be possible to accept this idea of […]

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How To Attract Success Using Universal Laws And Quantum Physics

Credit: anomalien.com How to achieve success in career, relationships and health? Why does hard work sometimes not produce good results? For some, answers to these questions can be understood via the universal laws that affect people.Sandra Anne Taylor, a counselor in private psychological practice and author, in her book, Quantum Success, outlines seven laws of […]

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Better Get Hit in Your Soul

Credit: nature.com The digidoc tells Charlie to expect some discomfort when he wakes up. “Not really pain, though,” she says. How could she know? She’s fully augmented, that’s obvious from the metallic ring around her iris, her arm laced with wire, connecting digital sensors and calibrators to cerebral receptors. If she experiences any reaction, it’s […]

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Does Spirituality Belong at the Doctor’s Office?

Credit: edition.cnn.com “Medicine attracted me because I felt it was about the realest thing you could do,” she said. As a physician, Sweet cared for people through the most difficult — or most joyous — moments of their lives.Across her career in medicine though, Sweet said she watched the field eroded by a growing emphasis […]

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Changing Minds With Compassion Rather Than Coercion

Changing minds is a delicate issue. While it can easily be done through manipulation for selfish intentions, genuinely elevating a person’s understanding with your heartfelt application takes some serious considerations. Do you think you have an idea worth sharing? Did you recently gain some insights on an issue that you are eager to tell your […]

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What is the Difference Between Motivation and Inspiration

The main difference between motivation and inspiration is that motivation usually involves an outside force, whereas inspiration comes from within. Both motivation and inspiration can drive our actions. They have the ability to completely change our lives. Furthermore, these are two closely related words. Although most of us use these two nouns interchangeably, there is a slight […]

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