An old remedy for modern times
There is no doubt that massage is perhaps the oldest healing art because we have known for many centuries that just a little rubbing ouch go away. But it’s not just humans, most animals enjoy being stroked and rubbed, primarily because it makes them feel good.
In today’s modern world what we feel is shaped by external forces, and
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And a brave new world
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Western allopathic medicine is a new phenomenon when we consider the timespan of human history. No one is quite sure how long human beings have lived on this planet as past knowledge has mostly been lost and what people believe is largely theoretical.
Throughout history, lifespan and health have been dependent on good fortune like food
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Key to our evolution and survival or demise as a species
When we consider our history over the past few thousand years, Western science has virtually ‘only just’ discovered DNA. In their analysis, scientists because they couldn’t understand what they were dealing with were quick to label most of our DNA as junk. However if we jump back to ancient India they have known
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As a species we get addicted to so many things from money and power to sugar, sex and other behaviours, various drugs and alcohol. All of these addictions or compulsions arise through a combination of deep-seated unhappiness and improper education.
Western civilisation believes that it is built on a rational foundation, it is all about what is around us and evolving practical solutions
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Ignorance is not bliss
Body language says all. Turkish president Erdogan dominating Barak Obama. However many think that Obama’s purposeful appeasement of Muslims was placing America at great risk
Everyone has an instinctive desire to live and to be happy. An extension of that desire to live is to have children and grandchildren, and for them to be happy, to have
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Communicating in anger
A Hindu saint who was visiting river Ganges to take a bath found a group of family members on the banks, shouting in anger at each other. He turned to his disciples, smiled and asked.
‘Why do people shout in anger shout at each other?’
Disciples thought for a while, one of them said, ‘Because we lose our calm, we shout.’
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A major confusion
There is about as much consensus in society about sexuality as there is about spirituality, and more sex happens in peoples minds than their genitals.
Confusion arises because those who assume moral leadership say one thing and do another. Couple this with the ongoing deconstruction of our societies by social and economic forces.
Sigmund Freud described sexuality as the driver
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Obstacles to healing
We exist within our physical body and it becomes a playground for working out some of our karma as we have experiences ranging from vibrant health to debilitating illnesses.
Most of us identify ourselves as our body and refer to our body as me, myself or I. Yet anyone familiar with any modern understanding of spirituality will recognise that the body is
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A misunderstood aspect of our humanity
Religious morality dictates that young men and women should abstain from sexual contact until after they are married, and this is an issue going way back in history because the husband always wanted to know that only he was the father of of any children produced.
But the idea of virginity has changed over the centuries. If we go
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A current social issue
Let’s be clear, sexual activity between consenting adults is a natural, normal, healthy and essential activity for human well-being. The desire to participate in sexual activity is normal and natural for everyone and these desires usually begin with puberty.
Pornography has always existed because it is simply about people communicating their ideas about sex. Up until the invention of modern
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