Tag: spirituality

The Religion With No Name

The Religion With No Name

Brian C. Muraresku – Before the rise of Churchianity, in the long-forgotten cradle of Western Civilization, our ancestors were also drawn to a spiritually independent lifestyle – free from any doctrine or dogma.

10 Signs of a Spiritual Awakening

10 Signs of a Spiritual Awakening

Video: A list of the most common signs of a spiritual awakening.

The Subjugation of the Creator

The Subjugation of the Creator

Julian Rose – Those in pursuit of power are seldom satisfied. They always want more. In a seemingly never ending act of compulsive consumption, they seek to dominate or destroy all that stands in the way of their thirst for power.

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Karma: Not The “Mainstream” Version – The Real One

Karma: Not The “Mainstream” Version – The Real One

Arjun Walia – Karma is a concept taught by various cultures throughout human history, and is an idea that dates back thousands of years.

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What Would Happen if We Turned Off Our Minds?

What Would Happen if We Turned Off Our Minds?

Video – Our minds are “thought-generating machines.” What would happen if we could turn off the machine?

By February 10, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
Is Spiritual Science the Answer to Solving the Mysteries of Reality?

Is Spiritual Science the Answer to Solving the Mysteries of Reality?

Pao L. Chang – Reality is thought construction composed of units of consciousness. In other words, it is a thought field that is self-aware.

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The Role of Religion and Spiritual Experience in Finding God

The Role of Religion and Spiritual Experience in Finding God

Video – “What or who is God?” Do we need religion and religious leaders to find the answer, or is having your own spiritual experience enough?

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We Don’t Have to Renounce the World

We Don’t Have to Renounce the World

Wes Annac – The painful and ultimately illusory nature of this world could cause us to want to turn away from it when we become spiritually aware…

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How To End Suffering

How To End Suffering

Video – Eckhart speaks about the ability to end suffering by being present.

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The Meaning of Namaste: Many Translations, One Universal Intention

The Meaning of Namaste: Many Translations, One Universal Intention

Stephanie Lucas – The literal translation of this greeting varies with each language; however, they are all pretty much saying the same thing…

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Two-Minute Meditation for Any Moment of Your Day

Two-Minute Meditation for Any Moment of Your Day

Video – Try this 2-minute anywhere, anytime and even in the middle of anything.

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DMT – The Inner Path to Other Worlds

DMT – The Inner Path to Other Worlds

Video – DMT is a psychoactive chemical produced by the human body and by many plants that causes intense visions and can induce its users to quickly enter a completely different “world.”

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How Materialism Posing as Mysticism Limits Consciousness and Subverts Spirituality

How Materialism Posing as Mysticism Limits Consciousness and Subverts Spirituality

Matthew Butler, Guest Waking Times The law of attraction is a wildly-popular modern mystical belief hyped as the secret to fulfilling your every desire. It has big celebrity endorsements, and commercial products rehashing its claims sell in abundance. But beneath the glossy facade there’s often an agenda pushing egocentrism and greed in metaphysical garb, which limits consciousness […]

Spiritual Freedom in the West: Are We Drifting Into a Culture of Suppression?

Spiritual Freedom in the West: Are We Drifting Into a Culture of Suppression?

David Gardner, Guest Waking Times Increasingly in the West practitioners of alternative spirituality are subjected to discrimination and censorship. It’s sobering to look at the possible outcomes of living in a society where spiritual freedoms are heavily restricted. This article looks at the Chinese government’s oppression of spirituality as an example, to illustrate why we […]

The 5 Biggest Spiritual Lies You Have Ever Been Told

The 5 Biggest Spiritual Lies You Have Ever Been Told

Free Spirit, Contributor Waking Times The world is rife with lies and deceptions – more than you can shake a shaky stick at. Spiritual lies breed confusion, fear, dogma and all kinds of other nonsense. At the same time they keep one fumbling about in the darkness separated from the truth. Spiritual lies are created by […]

How Fear is Used to Turn You Against Spirituality

How Fear is Used to Turn You Against Spirituality

David G, Guest Waking Times Fear is a weapon of social control used to manipulate thoughts and actions without people even knowing it. Today it’s used to control and alienate would-be practitioners of alternative spirituality. How has this happened and who stands to gain from it? By understanding how fear is used we can be […]

The Truth About What Psychedelics Do to Your Brain

The Truth About What Psychedelics Do to Your Brain

Tom McKay, PolicyMic Waking Times Scientists Studied What Psychedelics Do to the Brain, and It’s Not What You’ve Been Told It turns out that psychedelics aren’t just good for turning into an elf and jousting a car. Psychiatrists, psychologists and specialists in addiction and recovery from traumatic experiences have been investigating the use of hallucinogens in […]

Spirituality Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

Spirituality Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

Marc Oromaner, Contributor Waking Times Ah, the enlightened life! A life where the superficial trappings of the material world have lost their luster. Where greasy, fried, and fatty foods are no longer tempting. Where meditation, sharing, and an appreciation of the beauty of nature provide all the fulfillment one needs for true happiness. And yet, […]

Higher Knowledge: Enriching & Enabling Factor

Higher Knowledge: Enriching & Enabling Factor

Dr. Stewart Bitkoff, Contributor Waking Times  Most people would agree we all want to live in a kinder, more humane world. A world where there is respect for human life, economic resources are shared, and the old and infirm are treated with dignity.  In each of these areas there is room for improvement. Economically many […]

Will There Ever Be A Time Without War?

Will There Ever Be A Time Without War?

Dr. Stewart Bitkoff, Contributor Waking Times Recently, I had the long awaited opportunity to visit Gettysburg, PA and tour this immense and historic Civil War Battlefield. This is one of our National Parks with many tour guides, roads for cars, bicycles and trails for hiking; it is immaculately kept, with stone walls, horse barriers, hundreds of […]