Yin-Yang and the Five Elements
Energy Healing | Health | Self-Development

Yin-Yang and the Five Elements

Ancient sages in China developed the Yin-Yang principle as a philosophic means of interpreting natural phenomena. The idea is based on the theory that everything is composed of Qi (energy) and five elements which they classified as wood, fire, earth, metal and water. Each of the five elements symbolically represent aspects of the human psyche,…

Psychology 101: The 12 Major Archetypes And Their Shadows
Psychology | Self-Development

Psychology 101: The 12 Major Archetypes And Their Shadows

The 12 archetypes feature so predominantly in the ancient mythologies of multiple cultures they cannot be passed off as inconsequential. It is not a coincidence that ancient cultures from all over the world placed an important significance on the number 12. A logical conclusion for the consistent repetition of 12 archetypes, is that these energies…

Symbolic Meaning of the Four Directions
Self-Development | Shamanism

Symbolic Meaning of the Four Directions

Wise sages that crafted esoteric symbolism used nature to explain the secrets of life. The wisdom behind the veil of ancient symbolism in the four directions reveals the true nature of man.  It made sense for priests to use elements of the natural environment to teach initiates about man’s connection with universal energy. Nature harbours…

10 Ways Unhealthy Lifestyles Wreck Your Immune System
Energy Healing | Health | Meditation | Self-Development

10 Ways Unhealthy Lifestyles Wreck Your Immune System

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus – Covid-19 – is causing a lot of disruption in the lives of everybody. Whilst I believe we will adapt to the “new normal” relatively easily, politicians and mainstream media are creating a lot of unnecessary stress which harms your immune system. Ironically the behaviour of world leaders and…

7 Things You Can Learn From Ancient Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life
Self-Development

7 Things You Can Learn From Ancient Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

Ancient wisdom is timeless. The knowledge handed down to us by the wise sages of old is as relevant today as it was thousands of years ago. Furthermore, it’s arguably the best life advice you will find for the purpose of self-development – if you look beyond the dogma and see the Truth hidden by…

Should Mindfulness Meditation Be Taught In School?
Meditation | Mindfulness

Should Mindfulness Meditation Be Taught In School?

Several years ago, I was staying with my father and a news item came through the TV: 350 UK schools are introducing mindfulness meditation to adolescent children at school. My father’s response to this announcement was: “Well, I’ve never heard anything so bloody stupid.” As a meditator myself, I was all for the initiative. I…

Self-Development Techniques: Three Types of Patience
Self-Development

Self-Development Techniques: Three Types of Patience

“Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Patience, in any walk of life, is a supreme virtue. Patience gives you the ability and the power to control your mind and emotions. By doing so you will experience less anger, frustration and disappointment. To get more from life, it is…

Who Are The 12 Adityas in Hindu Mythology?
Hindu Symbolism

Who Are The 12 Adityas in Hindu Mythology?

If you only read one article on this blog, let it be this one. The 12 Adityas in Hindu mythology explain the evolution of consciousness from its primordial unformed state into energy that transforms into karmic manifestation.  And according to mainstream historians, archaeologists, paleoanthropologists and other short-sighted academics following the official line, ancient civilisations were…