Spirituality and health – how are they connected?

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Spirituality is something very personal, so there is no common definition. In general, spirituality describes our relationship to the transcendent, the divine, the infinite. The word spirituality is derived from the Latin word ‘spirit’, which has several meanings: breath, mind, soul, meaning … Read more about spirituality and what it actually is. The still relatively […]

What is a power animal?

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Power animals, or spirit animals, spirits or totem animals, support and accompany the shaman in his work. According to shamanic traditions, every person has one or more guardians who protect him. Often there are parallels between the person and his power animal. For example, the character and the personality are similar. A power animal can […]

What is Ayurveda?

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The Western World mainly knows Ayurveda for Ayurvedic diet, but there is much more to discover. Ayurveda is the oldest health system (read here about the oldest healing system – shamanism). It has its origins in the Vedic culture of the Old India. Originally, the knowledge was passed on orally. The first written records were […]

Ostara – The Celtic spring festival on 23rd of March

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Names Ostarûn, Eostre, Eostra, Eostar, Eostrae, Estre, Eastre, Osteria, Ostar, Easter, Spring equinox Meaning in the annual cycle Beginn of spring, Beginn of growth Symbols Egg, Rabbit, Lady bird, Birch Colours All colours, but in pastel Stones Fluorite, Agate, Jade Keywords Growth, New beginning, Fertility, Prosperity   The origin of Ostara     The first written evidence […]

Development of consciousness

Development of consciousness, Ken Wilber, Yog Temple, Yoga, Schamanismus

In this second article of the series ‚Science of Spirituality’, I will introduce you to the development stage theory by Ken Wilber, an American philosopher and co-founder of the Center for World Spirituality (now Center for Integral Wisdom). What are the steps of the Development of consciousness? Levels of Development of consciousness Ken Wilber divides […]

What is meditation?

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Meditating is fashionable. Meditation music, meditation pillows and guided meditations seem to be available on every corner. It is often overlooked what meditation really is, far from materialism and the distorted image in the media.   The roots of meditation Meditation is a spiritual practice which is used in many religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism […]