Superstitions are deep rooted and irrational beliefs which have no profanity. Superstitions are the legacy of every civilizations and are inherited by the following generations. It was once believed that superstition could be rooted out with the...
I hope this story helps you grow and nurture your karma. I lived it and know from the experience that karma is real.
Confucius is one of the four greatest thinker, philosopher, and educator ever lived (the other three are Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad). To understand the teachings of Confucius is to understand the essence of the Chinese culture.
Fellow hubber, alloporus, posed the question: Why is there often such a big difference between 'want' and 'need'? Looking at the matter carefully, one reaches some suprising conclusions.
Who Was Paythagoras? Pythagoras was a Greek philosopher as well as a mathematician, who born in 570 B.C.E. on the island of Samos. He was founder of Pythagoreanism, a religious movement, which has many similarities with Jainism. The similarity suggests that Pythagoras was influenced by Jainism, as...
The underlying summations for a Japanese garden are the essential belief and cultural understanding that man and nature are one. What is it like to visit a Japanese Garden and have tea?
Elizabeth Gilbert has written a very entertaining and enlightening book about her travels to Italy, India, and Indonesia. Following her divorce, Elizabeth experienced a crushing depression resulting in panic, confusion, and weight loss. This is the...
The crow is a bird is associated with bad luck. The eastern religions of Hinduism and Buddhism also consider the crow as bad. But Tibetan Buddhism gives an exalted position to the crow.
Garuda, a mythical bird, originated from Hindu mythology. A powerful predatory bird, he feeds exclusively on Nagas (serpents or dragon-like divine beings).
In Hindu philosophical terms karma is a process of blind inevitability, a force of the universe, like gravity. You don‘t get a choice over how gravity works, your only choice is whether to jump off any high buildings, and whether to carry a parachute if you do.