Caverns by Adam Varga Perception changes everything in our life. I am reminded of the “Make Everything OK” button website. Everything that is going awry in our life is because we perceive it so. This is not to say things are the most preferable they could be, but it is always the case, that we can … Continue reading Scattered Remnants of Mystical Visions
In my dream, I accomplish something valuable. We are brought into a mysterious room, where a large, magical-looking structure stands in the middle of the room. This structure seems to be cracked, and has glimmering blue sand, flowing down its sides. It seems now, we can begin to collect the sand and begin a new … Continue reading Sands Of Time
Meditating Monk by Garrett Post Meditation has been used by mystics of the past, to connect with a more real source of energy that lies dormant within them. To this day, we continue to explore the benefits that meditation can bring, which has been scientifically revealed to reduce stress, control anxiety, promote emotional health, lengthen … Continue reading The Optimal Window: A Simple Trick To Deepen Your Meditation
Embroidery wall art, hand-stitched by artists in Suzhou, China Most mystical philosophers have a way of being unpronounced in their wisdom. I was always fascinated with stories of sages who would perform great acts of compassion and asked for nothing in return. It always seemed to be the highest form of wisdom anyone could enact … Continue reading Being Nobody: Reflections Of The One Mind
Searching for an image online, I picked this one. I never really use any of my own artwork, because I rather it be an image that looks good. While searching for this image, I noticed another one that sort of seemed similar to my own art style, a kind of cartoonish look, with hardly any … Continue reading Burning Up Time, Burning Up Karma
Life can be seen from a number of differing perspectives. But, when one looks around at the world they live in, and sees the great amount of suffering around them and inside them, they are usually gently guided towards a path of higher principles. In these higher principles, there is an immense amount of joy … Continue reading Arhats And Bodhisattvas: Compassion To Self And Other
Any creative process is very difficult to master. We may pick up one or two skills in our life that we hardly assume we have a "mastery" of. It is the case in how our physical reality operates, that a very slow and often addled methodical process, is required to become good at any art. … Continue reading Unlocking A Quantum Leap In Our Ability To Learn And Create
If the universe is intelligent, and if there is a God— why create the experience of suffering? I have seen this question asked a lot on online spiritual/philosophical forums, though for many others, suffering is the exact reason why they believe that the universe is not intelligent, and why there is no greater reality beyond … Continue reading Why Did Existence Create Suffering?
In mysticism, there is no higher and there is no lower. Nothing is a competition, and nothing is superior to anything else that may be exploring itself within a limited paradigm. While this is all true, perhaps less so, is the truth of the mind to distinguish between differences. Differences exist so our physical mind … Continue reading What Is The Purpose of The Higher Self?
There are many mystics in the world that have been a great inspiration in my life. Nearly, all of them mention the importance of focusing away from thoughts, towards higher consciousness. For in the vast space of a free mind, is Enlightenment. Many scientists, writers, artists and creators of all kinds— have utilized this fundamental … Continue reading Self-Improvement Is The Barrier To Enlightenment, And The Way To It