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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.

By October 23, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
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.”

By October 21, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
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 […]

Thinking Is Dangerous

Thinking Is Dangerous

Osho Waking Times Thoughts are always subversive. Only people who do not think are not subversive. Thinking is a crime. Jesus is crucified, Socrates is poisoned, Gautam Buddha is stoned. These people have not harmed anybody. They were the most loving, most compassionate human beings possible — but they committed a crime, and the crime’s […]

25 Spiritual Lessons

25 Spiritual Lessons

Sofo, Guest Waking Times There are many lessons we can learn during the course of our lives that can help us overcome our problems and live in contentment. In this post I would like to share some of the greatest such lessons I have learned. For this reason I have compiled a list of 25 […]

By February 22, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
10 Evolutionary Signs that Science and Spirit are Converging

10 Evolutionary Signs that Science and Spirit are Converging

Dylan Charles, Editor Waking Times “It is necessary to perceive truth with the heart, not just the mind.” Jonathon Miller-Weisberger Long before science surfaced as a force of nature within the minds of human beings, spirituality and superstition reigned. The evolution of the human species and the human mind is a fascinating story and at […]

By February 7, 2014 13 Comments Read More →
The Missing Fullness

The Missing Fullness

Ida Lawrence, Contributor Waking Times “A life without love is a waste. ‘Should I look for spiritual love, or material, or physical love?’ Don’t ask yourself this question. Discrimination leads to discrimination. Love doesn’t need any name, category or definition. Love is a world itself. Either you are in, at the center … either you are out, […]

By December 20, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
The Riddle: Who We Are?

The Riddle: Who We Are?

Dr. Stewart Bitkoff, Contributor Waking Times Our Origin According to tradition, humanity originated ‘far beyond the stars’ and is on a journey back to its Source.  While in the earth phase, there are numerous opportunities to embrace ‘our real’ or ‘lasting nature’ and begin the spiritual journey back home. In this physical world, because we […]

By December 18, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
The Mystical School

The Mystical School

Dr. Stewart Bitkoff, Contributor Waking Times The goal of the mystical school is the completed person.  The completed person has added a degree of spiritual development to their other capacities.  This spiritual development is accomplished through an interaction between the Master, the student and Path. The school exists to help make the world a better […]

By December 2, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
Top 10 Spiritual Truths We Weren’t Taught in School

Top 10 Spiritual Truths We Weren’t Taught in School

Michelle Walling, CHLC, In5D Guest Waking Times What would our world be like today of these top 10 spiritual truths were taught in our schools, in the mainstream media, and in our history books? How can we change the system to introduce these topics to our future generations? What will the world be like after […]

By November 28, 2013 10 Comments Read More →
The 3 Stages of Awakening

The 3 Stages of Awakening

Richard Harvey, Therapy & Spirituality Waking Times Editor’s Note: Richard Harvey. psychotherapist, author and spiritual teacher, answers questions about the threefold model of human awakening. You speak of a threefold model of human awakening through deepening levels of awareness. The first level is what we usually think of as personal therapy, the second is a […]

By November 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Secret Protects Itself

The Secret Protects Itself

Dr. Stewart Bitkoff, Contributor Waking Times The sight of someone eating will not appease your hunger. The spiritual experiences of others cannot satisfy your yearning. –Traditional Q: Daily, I pray, regularly give to charity, do good works and always try to be a good person, yet spiritual experience eludes me. O I am so frustrated. Please, […]

By November 14, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
The Role of Toxins in Spiritual Advancement

The Role of Toxins in Spiritual Advancement

Christina Sarich, Staff Waking Times It is your birthright to grow spiritually. You will mature spiritually even if you try not to, since all experience, whether labeled ‘good’ or ‘bad’ facilitates our return to spirit. Practices like Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi-Gong, and other esoteric wisdom aim at expediting our growth instead of slowing it. It […]

By November 9, 2013 2 Comments Read More →