This makes me appreciate and want to emulate all the more those old brush and ink painters and poets of China, to strip the artistic act down to the most basic elements and to focus on the approach, the attention and, yes, the openness and vastness of life.
Author: TEA. each day the same – I get up – I steam some tea – whole realms with their lives – masterpieces of craft – at the bottom of the cup
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Introducing Manjari Chaturvedi a visionary classic indian dancer, blending the mysticism of Sufism with the classicism of Kathak to evolve a new kind of dance, Sufi Kathak or as she calls it: The Dance of the Soul.
Douglas J. Penick’s mini-novel begins with: Little Ha was, of course, herself the incarnation of an innumerable succession of beings. She had lived as a number of low ranking deities, the most distinguished of which was a river goddess near Nanjing whose shrine was ground to powder by the Red guards.
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Art plays a very important role in the practice of transformation, not only to inspire, but to present sacred imagery for visualisation meditation. The Tibetan Buddhist tradition in particular is rich in sacred art and a means to transcend and liberate, says Tashi Mannox in this interview.
“I don’t quite know why but towards the end of his life, I promised Trungpa Rinpoche, I would bring the stories of Ashoka Maharajah, Gesar of Ling, the Yong Le Emperor and Prince Shotoku Taishi to greater prominence in the West.”
Read the interview with Douglas J. Penick here.
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A turning point for spirituality in the West occurred with the publication of a book with radical new perspective. The principle of true spirituality presented as demasking the ego, was in many ways groundbreaking and opened up for authentic meditation training for young people all over.
Pure fantasy? No it is not. A friendly revolution has already begun, many places on the planet. We need a completely different perspective on our understanding of what creates healthy societies, happy lives, sustainable development and respect for future generations’ welfare on the planet.
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It’s often a dilemma to find a balance in what we do and in our attitude to life. Too much structure and fixed behavior can make life really boring, and too much flexibility can make us unstable and in doubt.
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Incense is a way to open up the inner channels. Another way for healing, a more subtle path. The ingredients works in concert, like the many instruments in an orchestra, to form a homogeneous effect, that cures and heals like a beautiful melody.
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Let us inspire an enlightened society. Allow the special spirit of open mind to be widely known. The focus is intrinsic humanity and timeless principles in our daily lives. Share your special knowledge which is of benefits to everyone.
Introducing the legendary artist and spiritual artisan John McLaughlin. He is a brilliant guitar guru and plays in beautiful harmony a fusion of jazz and Indian music.
If like a peacock you are able to transform poison to beautiful colors there is no need for detox. Otherwise here are 16 great ways to total healing to free your body and mind from toxins in simple and fun ways.
Naseer Shamma is a renowned Iraqi musician and oud player. He has received more than 50 awards and has an incredible repertoire. Listen to his wonderful music here.