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.
Spirituality is good. Meditation is good. Love and fellowship are good. “Religion” is highly questionable.
The cause of sexual addition can be found in sexual repression. The primary cause of that repression can generally be found in religion. The problem is prevented by eliminating the repression — but in order to do that, people who are themselves repressed need to be freed. In other words, future prevention requires a current cure. And that, while difficult, just may be possible