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Elisabeth Kübler-Ross on Beautiful People

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross on Beautiful People

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with...

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Shiva’s 112 Ways to Attain Enlightenment

Shiva’s 112 Ways to Attain Enlightenment

Vijñāna Bhairava Tantra (sometimes spelt Vigyan Bhairav Tantra) is a 5000 year old Sanskrit text of the Shaivism. The text is a chapter from the Rudrayamala Tantra, a Bhairava Agama. Cast as a discourse between the god Shiva and his consort Devi or Shakti. Devi, asks...

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The Song of the Avadhut

The Song of the Avadhut

  "The Avadhuta Gita is a call to knowledge, the supreme knowledge of ultimate Truth. The Avadhut holds out no compromise with illusion, he offers no foothold on separation, he allows no semblance of duality at all to creep into our perception of reality. Perhaps...

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Characteristics of those unsuitable to be Gurus

Proud, ruled by anger, and lacking vows, greedy, without knowledge, working to deceive disciples, a mind that has fallen from great bliss, without initiation, totally attached to wealth, unaware, of harsh and coarse words, filled with carnal desire, the wise disciples...

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Brahmananda Swaroopa

Brahmananda Swaroopa

  Brahmananda Swaroopa, Isha Jagadisha Akhilananda Swaroopa, Isha Mahesha   Brahma refers to the creator. The creator has been described as emptiness, as boundlessness, as light, and as darkness - the ultimate reality. Whatever is the basis of creation,...

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Lord Sri Brahma – The Creator of the Universe

Lord Sri Brahma – The Creator of the Universe

  Lord Sri Brahma is the first member of the Brahmanical, Sri Vishnu being the second and Sri Rudra or Siva the third. Sri Brahma is the God of Creation. He is traditionally accepted as the Creator of the entire universe and all living creations, all the energy's...

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The Eight Limbs of Yoga

The Eight Limbs of Yoga

Non-Violence - to others and to myself Truthfulness - honesty, don't lie Non-Stealing - refrain from taking anything that is not freely offered Energy Moderation - preventing the dissipation of one’s energy through the misuse of the senses. preventing the dissipation...

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The Highest Blessings – Mangala Sutta

The Highest Blessings – Mangala Sutta

Thus I have heard that the Blessed One Was staying at Savatthi, Residing at the Jeta's Grove In Anathapika's Park. Then in the dark of the night, a radiant deva Illuminated all Jeta's Grove. She bowed down low before the Blessed One Then standing to one side she said:...

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The Many Wines ~ Rumi

The Many Wines ~ Rumi

God has given us a dark wine so potent that, drinking it, we leave the two worlds. God has put into the form of  hashish a power to deliver the taster from self-consciousness. God has made sleep so that it erases every thought. God made Majnun love Layla so much...

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