Spiritual Reflections on “The Four Noble Truths” by Gautama Buddha

Spiritual Reflections on “The Four Noble Truths” by Gautama Buddha

There were many ascended masters that have come and gone. There was Jesus of Nazareth, Lao Tzu, Saint Germaine, and countless other prophets and truth-sayers. One of these ascended masters was Gautama Buddha. Though many of the ascended master have not written their teachings, preferring instead to voice their teachings to their disciples. And no medium of recording (audio or video) existed then, therefore many of their teachings, written and re-translated, could have become detached or veered from the true essence of their master’s intention. The Four Noble Truths is…

The Power of Slowing Down (A Mindfulness Practice)

The Power of Slowing Down (A Mindfulness Practice)

New York City is a metropolis filled with tall skyscrapers, home to wealthy elites, major finance corporations, and technology startups. One word describes this city: “fast.” Every day there is a sense of rush in the air. The energy moves quickly. This same energy can be felt in most major large cities similar to New York. On the other end of the spectrum, I can compare growing up in a quaint farm of my childhood. On the outskirts of the Pacific Ocean in Southeast Asia, I lived in a village…

Thoughts on Deliberate Intentions

Thoughts on Deliberate Intentions

Life delivers what you ask. Not by the words you speak but by the energy that you put out. If you complain, the universe will happily find more stuff for you to complain. In fact, it will move mountains to match that energy that you put out. Bringing with it more things for you to complain about. If you are thankful, the universe will move mountains, bringing with it more stuff for you to be thankful for. This universe is a universe of energy. This energy will always seek to…

How to Pray (The Secret Way of Praying to Unlock Blessings)

How to Pray (The Secret Way of Praying to Unlock Blessings)

Whether you pray or not. Spiritual, religious, or not. The power of prayer is well-documented. It is similar in many sense to the power of meditation and deep visualization. Greg Bradden’s book:  Secrets of the Lost Mode of Prayer: The Hidden Power of Beauty, Blessing, Wisdom, and Hurt rediscovers prayer and examines our mode of praying. The book shows that most there is a certain way to pray that many of us have forgotten. The way we pray now is much different than how our ancestors prayed — and possibly…

Guide to Mindful Meditation

Guide to Mindful Meditation

What is Mindful Mediation? Mindful meditation is a type of meditation that has its roots in ancient Indian tantras such as the ‘Vigyan Bhairava Tantra.’  Gautama Buddha practiced this type of meditation 2,500 years ago. Today, it has become part of the Buddhism spiritual practice.  It is often referred to as ‘mindfulness meditation’ and has since become widespread, adopted by regular people like you and I, wanting to attain inner peace and a sense of self-awareness. The popularity of mindful meditation has spread around the globe as researched findings show…