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Enclosed within the lush jungles of Cambodia, an otherworldly sanctuary graces the earth with its enigmatic presence. Its sacred ruins carry the story of a fallen kingdom whose forgotten glory can still be heard in the whispers of its crumbling corridors. The illustrious Angkor Wat, translated as “The City of Temples”, has become known as... / READ MORE /
This Summer I was blessed with the opportunity to spend a month in Asia, traveling through Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. During my travels in Kathmandu, Nepal, I spent some time at the Pashupatinath Temple a sacred complex located on the banks of the Bagmati River, dedicated to Pashupati – an incarnation of the Hindu god, Shiva. Pashupatinath’s grounds... / READ MORE /
In Hinduism a Deva (Sanskrit: देव, Devá) means “heavenly, divine, anything of excellence”. This word  is also one of the terms for a deity – with deva representing the masculine aspects of the Godhead, while the related feminine equivalent is called a devi. In the earliest Vedic literature, all supernatural beings are called Asuras, and the concepts and legends of this beings evolve... / READ MORE /
In Hinduism, an ashram is a spiritual center or monastery – where activities such as yoga, music study, and spiritual development are practiced. According to Wikipedia: An ashram would traditionally, but not necessarily in contemporary times, be located far from human habitation, in forests or mountainous regions, amidst refreshing natural surroundings conductive to spiritual instruction and meditation. The... / READ MORE /
Brooklyn-based photographer, Joey L, has traveled the world searching for mystics, and those who have dedicated their lives to spiritual liberation. His series, Holy Men, features the people he has encountered along his journey, and the photo series below focuses on the sadhus (holy men), who live in Varanasi India. A large portion of the portraits... / READ MORE /
via: AboutReligion.com The theory of reincarnation, which has its roots in ancient Hindu philosophy, influenced many a great Western mind. Here are some eye-opening thoughts on reincarnation from renowned personalities. 1. “I am confident that there truly is such a thing as living again, that the living spring from the dead, and that the souls... / READ MORE /