II - Self Development TAO TE CHING 'When everyone recognizes beauty to be only a masquerade, then it is simply ugliness. In the same way, goodness, if it is not sincere, is not goodness. So existence and non-existence are incompatible. The difficult and easy are mutually opposites. Just as the long and short, the high and … Continue reading Self Development from Ancient Chinese Teachings: Tao Te Ching.
"To give good influence to someone it is important to begin the matter seriously but with a very friendly tone and very thoughtful words. Face the facts of the inadequacy forgive the deficiencies, notice the lack of knowledge and be not in opposition to the wishes. To give good influence to someone it is important to … Continue reading Important words from Confucius
Meditation Makes You Happier and Boosts Your Immune System 'Brain mapping and MRI technology were able to determine that the regular practice of mindfulness meditation activates the left prefrontal cortex of the brain - the area associated with positive emotions.' Psychosomatic Medicine (Davidson et al., 2003). 2. Meditators Have Lower Blood Pressure 'Twenty hypertension patients … Continue reading 10 RESEARCH STUDIES ON MEDITATION
'Everybody is looking for Krishna. Some don't realize that they are, but they are. Krishna is God, the source of all that exists, the Cause of all that is, was, or ever will be. As God is unlimited, He has many Names. Allah-Buddha-Jehovah- Rama: ALL are Krishna, all are ONE. By serving God through each … Continue reading WORDS FROM GEORGE HARRISON
There's an old Zen story about a scholar who visited a famous Zen master to inquire into the meaning of zen. The scholar asked question after question but was so full of his own ideas that he rarely gave the master an opportunity to answer. After about an hour of this one-sided dialogue, the master … Continue reading EMPTY YOUR CUP
'The traditional healers of the Australian outback are the Ngangkari, who are still practicing today as they have always done, quietly and without fuss.' "You've got to remember that this is the tradition, this is the knowledge and Law. It's something that has been held on to which came from the days before there were … Continue reading NGANGKARI – TRADITIONAL HEALERS OF THE AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK