The Japanese myth of how the Sun Goddess Amaterasu disgusted by her brother's behaviour, once withdrew from the earth and hid in a cavern.
Festival of India: Jain community in India observes Festival of Navpad oli, that lasts for nine days, twice a year. They perform Ayambil and worship Navapad alias Siddhachakra during these days.
My first girlfriend started breaking my heart in 2001 and didn't stop until five years later. Over the course of our two-year relationship and ten-year friendship, we played out a sick series of events involving...
This article offers a summary of the life of Zoroaster and Zoroastrianism, the religion he founded circa 400 B.C.E.
Every religion believes in hell. Read on if you have the courage to see the worst set of sufferings and tortures in the hell.
Ching-Ming, Qing Ming, Cheng Beng or Tomb Sweeping Day is the Chinese All Souls Day to remember the dead. Some are turning to cyberspace to offer these rites.
The famous Hakuin koan featuring the phrase "sound of the one hand" is often misquoted as "the sound of one hand clapping," resulting in an absurdity that renders the koan spiritually useless.
A brief outline of the life of Confucius. A summary of the teachings of Confucius. Some sayings attributed to Confucius.
Gurdjieff became famous as a philosopher and mystic who was teaching a system of knowledge he claimed to have learned about in Asia. He was from Armenia in Russia and wrote a series of books.
Two great texts. One view of why one could be deemed morally superior over another.