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    Who is Archan Nair? Archan Nair is a visual artist and illustrator from New Delhi, who uses mixed media to communicate the beautiful landscapes in his mind. In 2007, he began his career as an artist, collaborating over the years with brands and artists from Nike and Red Bull to Kanye West and... / READ MORE /
Artwork by Pilar Zeta This post was originally published on SamBrinson.com “The central riddle I’ve set out to solve concerns the self’s continuity in change: how can we remain the same people over time, even as we change, sometimes considerably?” ― Julian Baggini, The Ego Trick What makes you… YOU? Silly question right? But think... / READ MORE /
Tina Turner has been practicing Buddhism for over thirty-five years, and she credits the chanting of mantras with unlocking the doorway to inner peace. In particular, the words “Nam-myoho-renge-kyo” have remained her tried and true mantra, which keeps her feeling at ease, and aware. Regardless of which type of spirituality you practice, chanting (and listening... / READ MORE /
Dark Room Meditation/Therapy for DMT production is a practice that has been used for thousands of years by sages endeavoring to unlock the great mystery to life. Looking for a drug-free, quick-fix, to having the most profound spiritual experiences available to man? Ever heard of dark room therapy or, as they call it in Thailand,... / READ MORE /
You’ve heard all of the incredible ways creative visualization can bring what you want into your life, how it can create your reality and how powerful it can be to use along with other methods ala “Law of Attraction.”   Professional athletes like Tiger Woods use it and billionaires like ….. use it.  You know... / READ MORE /
This Christmas is the first time since 1977 that we will be experiencing a Full Moon. The particular moon we will be working with is known as the Cold Moon (Long Night Moon), and through our studies its spiritual significance presents a powerful moment in time – where we must face our true reflection. According... / READ MORE /
Tonight, beginning at 11:49pm (EST), is the 2015 Winter Solstice. The Winter Solstice is the shortest day of the year, but the deeper significance relates to an integral aspect of our soul’s journey here on Earth. In esoteric spirituality, this period of time relates to Christ as a level of consciousness that all can attain... / READ MORE /
The video below is a great source of knowledge for those looking to activate their super consciousness, or to learn more about spiritual realities. This provides excellent insight for the spiritual beginner, novice, and even is refreshing for the advanced “seeker”. Knowledge is power, and the more you know, the more you grow. So sit... / READ MORE /
The video below explores the phenomenon, known as the “Maharishi Effect”, which occurred over the course of 3 weeks with a group of 7000 people. The people involved in the “Effect” spent a concentrated amount of time meditating, in hopes of transforming the collective consciousness of their environment by bringing peace, tranquility, and calm to... / READ MORE /
The Lord’s Prayer is extremely venerated by Christians/Catholics alike, as this prayer was an original given to Jesus by God to teach his disciples. However, there is an interesting theory that finds a curious link between this prayer, and 7 chakras. First, lets investigate the chakra system. The 7 chakras start from the top of your head, and work... / READ MORE /
The power of prayer extends beyond any religious ritual…it is a way to connect to your higher self, to allow the energy of the universe to work through you – so your intentions can be made manifest through the attention you place on them. Prayer is not dogmatic, nor is it limited to just putting your hands... / READ MORE /
As society continues to collectively wake up, and see the issues our current “planetary paradigm” is facing, one can’t help but initially feel a sense of fear, anxiety, and anger at the situation. However, these feelings need to be fleeting as it is more important to place your energy into solutions, as opposed to wasting... / READ MORE /
The pineal gland is a small endocrine gland located in the brain, which produces melatonin, the hormone that modulates our sleep patterns. The shape is reminiscent of a tiny pine cone (hence the name), and some postulate that the pineal gland is essentially our “third eye.” French philosopher, mathematician and scientist, Rene Descartes, once referred to the... / READ MORE /
Meditation is a must when it comes to living a more expansive/magic(k)al life. The pratice is what allows us to quiet our mind, in order to listen to our heart – which is essentially the magnetic “device” to attract our desires without distraction. Putting aside 10 minutes a day (no more, no less) is a... / READ MORE /
Quieting the mind through meditation is a practice that takes focus and diligence, as it is not always so easy to tune out from the outside world. Thoughts can bubble up, worries can weigh, and the voice inside sometimes has A LOT to say. Through practice you will find your flow, and in time you’ll be... / READ MORE /
Insight Meditation: Responding to Social Unrest by Benjamin W. Decker “Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one.” –Marianne Williamson  Last year, on December 5th, a young man was shot and... / READ MORE /
Ron Sirchie and Josh Rinaldi are two teachers from Drunvalo Melchezidek’s School of Remembering, and are facilitating workshops to allow you to Awaken the Illuminated Heart. The next workshop will be from February 27th – March 2nd, and this illuminating experience will change your life in many ways. Ron Sirchie explains: This workshop comes to... / READ MORE /
In our current paradigm of thought, the illusion of separateness still runs rampant. Separateness leads to a polarization of “ism”/”ist” labels, which perpetuates continued discrepancies between opposing poles.  Creationism vs. evolution, science vs. spirit, this vs. that, good vs. evil… The juxtaposition between diametrically opposed archetypes can trick the brain into believing that they must sit... / READ MORE /