All posts tagged: spirituality vs religion
This country started its existence as a Republic. We’ve shifted far off that foundation over the past 100 years, but we can still regain our lost foundation and grow into a higher form of a Republic – what I call a spiritual Republic. Let’s first define what I mean by “spiritual.” I’m not referring to
Organized Religions such as Islam and Christianity are already established in the world with millions of followers. Surely there is no need to compile your religion when you can simply join one of the established ones and have the entire belief system already created for you. Most people are handed their religion by their parents
Insight meditation can be a powerful tool for deepening spirituality, solving problems and developing strategic insights into one’s life. Insight meditation offers a popular way to illicit changes in awareness and self-understanding while lowering stress and enhancing a sense of happiness and joy. It can help you to blaze a path to success and happiness,
Well you probably heard of the problems that some people get into when they drink a little too much and start to drive their cars. This is known as drinking and driving irresponsibly and can be hazardous to your health but more hazardous to your pocketbook. Overdosing on drugs, spending too much money shopping, gambling
For different people having various faiths, spirituality can mean very different concepts. However, we commonly agree that spirituality is about connecting with soul. It is a sense of awareness going far above average thinking. Among pathways to spiritual growth are particular worship, meditation, and contemplation. Spiritual growth refers to the process of trying to understand
Most of us have read different opinions about death and what happens after death. But there is no positive proof for the existence of souls, immortal karma, reincarnation, or any spiritual after-life. I have nothing but respect for differing views based on religion, science or logic. But eventually truth and understanding will set us free.
Compassion, Joy, Equanimity, Unconditional Love, Philosophical mindfulness and a balanced perspective of Psychology are the core attributes of unbiased Spirituality. Even ‘mainstream religions’ allow themselves to have these perspectives. Even if one’s evolutionary stage of development can only relate to ‘Mythic literal’ perspectives… these core attributes still ring of truth… For so many folks meandering
Ayurveda, translated as the “science of life”, is inextricably intertwined with “Jyotish” (“science of light”), the sanskrit name for vedic astrology. In times past ayurvedic doctors in India were also vedic astrologers. The combination of these two sciences gave a complete system for diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the body, mind, and spirit. Even
On the surface what seems a blatant rebellion against the Christian reforms sweeping New England in the 19th Century could be misinterpreted as a lack of spiritual inclination. If we look beneath even a single veneer we will undoubtedly find true spirituality at the heart of her endeavour; far from snubbing God, but simply insisting
Spirituality, often misunderstood as a concept, is easily defined as – working to be a true and strict God related spiritual being or development of spiritual being. The highest spiritual achievement ever is one who has developed his/her true divine being to the point that his/her spirit is equal to the holy spirit of God.
I have received numerous questions about these spiritual entities, individual questioners who all have an overriding similarity in their interests, so I will try to clear up some misunderstandings concerning those who you refer to as Angels, Spiritual Guides and Spiritual Teachers. These designations are sometimes used interchangeably, so there will be some overlapping of
What a wonderful book that describes a universal spirituality, one in which we welcome and accept all religions and spiritual paths. Wayne Teasdale is a monk who combines Christianity and Hinduism. Reading his book makes you feel as if you are in the presence of a wise, holy man. Rarely do I desire to meet