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The Spiritual Dimensions of the Martial Arts

The Spiritual Dimensions of the Martial Arts













Robert James Burati, New Dawn
Waking Times

He who wishes to live in an oriental martial art, rather than to just practice it on a physical level, must so train his consciousness to attain a self-discipline that at last his conscious mind will merge into an identity with the very More

February 1, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Solfeggio Frequencies Set Body Into Full Harmony

Solfeggio Frequencies Set Body Into Full Harmony













Karol Jankowiak, Guest
Waking Times

What are the Solfeggio frequencies?

Solfeggio frequencies make up the ancient 6-tone scale thought to have been used in sacred music, including the beautiful and well known Gregorian Chants. The chants and their special tones were believed to impart spiritual blessings when sung in harmony. … More

February 1, 2014 | By | 17 Replies More
The Alchemy of Time: Understanding the Great Year & the Cycles of Existence

The Alchemy of Time: Understanding the Great Year & the Cycles of Existence













Jay Weidner, New Dawn
Waking Times

The age of iron has no other seal than that of Death. Its hieroglyph is the skeleton, bearing the attributes of Saturn: the empty hourglass, symbol of time run out…
Fulcanelli

The inspiration for this article comes from my almost nineteen years of … More

January 18, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
The Five Animals of Tai Chi, Hsing-I, and Bagua

The Five Animals of Tai Chi, Hsing-I, and Bagua













Hal Mosher, Guest
Waking Times

Animals are an integral part of our lives as they serve as reminders of our deep connection to nature. The animal mind has not been tainted by societal conventions, and more importantly neither has its instincts. In martial arts practice, we try to cultivate the … More

January 4, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
St. Albert and the LSD Revelation Revolution

St. Albert and the LSD Revelation Revolution













Alex Grey, MAPS
Waking Times

On January 11th, 2006, the Swiss chemist who discovered LSD, Dr. Albert Hofmann, turned 100 years old. The birthday celebra- tion was an elegant gathering of family, friends and colleagues held in Basel, Switzerland at the Museum of Cultures. My wife Allyson and I were … More

December 19, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
The Health Benefits of Learning Tai Chi

The Health Benefits of Learning Tai Chi













Waking Times

Each and every one of us can benefit from learning Tai Chi. This ancient Chinese art has been described as “meditation in motion” and is known to prevent and treat many health problems, as documented by several studies.

Tai chi is a practice that focuses on movements … More

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Art and the Transformative Vision

Art and the Transformative Vision













Andrew Dilks, Guest
Waking Times

It’s hard not to look at the contemporary art market and see it as superficial and transitory – much of it comes across as the self-indulgent product of egotism; self-conscious attempts at irony that degenerate into meaningless banalities; a smug postmodern sensibility obsessed with its … More

August 19, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Cave Paintings Dating to 6000 Years Ago Depict Otherworldly Beings and a Permeable, Layered Cosmological Map

Cave Paintings Dating to 6000 Years Ago Depict Otherworldly Beings and a Permeable, Layered Cosmological Map













Christina Sarich, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Recent findings by archaeologists stretching from Tennessee to the Mississippi, from the Kentucky line down to Alabama,  have unearthed over 44 open air rock face paintings and 50 cave paintings ranging in age from 500 to 6000 years old using carbon dating and specialized … More

June 27, 2013 | By | 22 Replies More
The Meaning of Sacred Geometry

The Meaning of Sacred Geometry













Randall Carlson, Guest Writer
Waking Times

Most of us tend to think of geometry as a relatively dry, if not altogether boring, subject remembered from our Middle school years, consisting of endless axioms, definitions, postulates and proofs, hearkening back, in fact, to the methodology of Euclids Elements, in form … More

April 17, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
16 Ways To Spark Creativity

16 Ways To Spark Creativity













Laura Grace Weldon, Guest Writer
Waking Times

1. Get out of your head and back to your senses. Touch, smell, and taste. Reach out and feel the texture of bricks as you walk by a building. Forgo utensils to eat with your hands. Notice the sensation of cool water More

January 26, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
100 Free Online Tools to Learn a New Skill in Almost Anything

100 Free Online Tools to Learn a New Skill in Almost Anything













Wake-Up World

While there is much to be learnt from taking a course or learning from a professional instructor, there are many online tools that can help you learn just about anything you’d like and for free.

With a little dedication, these online tools can help guide you through the

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June 6, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Waking Times Exclusive Interview with Activist and Author J.G. Vibes

Waking Times Exclusive Interview with Activist and Author J.G. Vibes













Dylan Charles
Waking Times

The process of awakening to the realities of our society, culture and our humanity is something that many people are experiencing in these interesting times.  For many, this new perspective on life leaves them feeling helpless and frightened, for others this process leads to greater personal … More

April 18, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Art Heals You

Art Heals You













Kara Rane
Wake Up World

Upon hearing many children talk about how they would like to participate in an Art class, I decided to offer this experience to them. Living in the Caribbean, I was the owner of a beach-side eatery. Children would naturally gather around while I was outdoors … More

April 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Solipsist (Video)

Solipsist (Video)













Vimeo

An amazing and beautiful short film by Alexander Huang.













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March 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
Digital Art – A Poetic Vision (Video)

Digital Art – A Poetic Vision (Video)













Vimeo – Sergio Toporek

A must watch artistic journey through the cosmos to better understand the relevance of digital art. Without digital art and the power of the computer mankind would not yet completely understand the fractal. An amazing presentation about the cosmos above and the cosmos below.

“This video … More

March 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Cymatic Experiments – Harmonics – Atomic Alignment – Sacred Geometry – Nature’s Art (Video)

Cymatic Experiments – Harmonics – Atomic Alignment – Sacred Geometry – Nature’s Art (Video)













YouTube

Cymatic photographers, artists and experimenters display an amazing array of nature’s hidden art, the geometry carried by sound.  Fascinating and inspiring, the hidden mysteries of life are revealed in dazzling displays of scientific wonder.













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February 27, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
To Understand is to Perceive Patterns (Video)

To Understand is to Perceive Patterns (Video)













Vimeo – Jason Silva

The natural world is comprised of patterns and the more technologically advanced we become the more our societies and ideas imitate the patterns that are at the foundation of nature.  To perceive these patterns and understand that there is a natural order to even our chaotic … More

February 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking

Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking













Aspects of creative thinking that are not usually taught

Michael Michalko
Psychology Today

1.      You are creative. The artist is not a special person, each one of us is a special kind of artist. Every one of us is born a creative, spontaneous thinker. The only difference between people who … More

February 5, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
The Fibonnacci Suite in all it’s Beauty (Video)

The Fibonnacci Suite in all it’s Beauty (Video)













YouTube

Beautiful animation of Sacred Geometry in our natural world and in our lives.  Isn’t math and nature grand?













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January 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Use It or Lose It:  Dancing Makes You Smarter

Use It or Lose It: Dancing Makes You Smarter













Richard Powers
Stanford University

For centuries, dance manuals and other writings have lauded the health benefits of dancing, usually as physical exercise.  More recently we’ve seen research on further health benefits of dancing, such as stress reduction and increased serotonin level, with its sense of well-being.

Then most recently we’ve … More

January 6, 2012 | By | Reply More

Must Watch Videos

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable

5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Public awareness of the risks and dangers of hydraulic gas-fracturing, or Fracking, is growing daily, but not nearly as fast as the practice itself is. Across the world, fracking is creating a massive new energy boom and investors are pouring money into energy companies … More

April 8, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More