Hinduism is one of the world’s great religions, in terms of numbers. But in terms of openness, acceptance, and graciousness of spirit, I believe it is the greatest. In my eyes, at least, it is.
With a voting advice system, people can make spiritual connections that make it possible for men and women of good heart to be elected. The resulting spirituality network can get people elected to small offices, at first, but as the network expands and those politicians gain recognition, they can be elected to larger and larger offices — without having to accept so much as a dime in campaign contributions.
The great spiritual question, to my mind, is how to achieve a balance between bliss consciousness and a concerted effort to solve real-world problems. Is it possible to do both simultaneously? Or is it possible to cycle between them in some intelligent and sustainable way?
Feeling the way you want to feel, with pranayama and energy flow meditations.
Zen awareness. Yoga. Pranayama. Meditation. So much in common!
Washing away the pain with forgiveness…
Exercising forgiveness on the freeway — a challenge, and a continual opportunity!
The true meaning of religion is forgiving.
A continuation of
What if Reincarnation is Real? that focuses on the notion of random reincarnation as a tool that provides good guidelines and motivation for living a “good” life. The notion here is that the choice of a guiding philosophy is not so much about what is right, or wrong, or provable. Rather, it is a matter of what works best, in the light of reason, as well as faith.
Whether or not you chose to accept a doctrine of reincarnation depends primarily on personal experience. But the impact of accepting such a doctrine has a profound impact on how you live your life. This essay focuses on that impact.