Today I would like to share with you some of Epictetus wisdom, by sharing with you a few of his quotes. Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher, born a slave at Hierapolis and lived in Rome until his banishment. Epictetus was banished from Rome along with other Stoic philosophers by the emperor Domitian, who was irritated…… Continue reading Epictetus’ Wisdom
From ancient times and within every culture, sexuality was considered Sacred; that is, because of all the capacities we as human beings can develop, the only thing capable of creating life is sexuality. We can witness how Sacred Sexuality was to our ancients by studying their cultures and the vast numbers of sexual rites found…… Continue reading Sacred Sexuality Part II: Objective And Cultivation
Sacred sexuality nowadays is often confuse with what is modernly called conscious sexuality; although similar there are important distinctions. Conscious sexuality is a path of self-knowledge and empowerment, which helps to live sexuality more freely (this does not imply promiscuity, it rather focuses on discarding the guilt most people feel when exploring their sexuality). Conscious…… Continue reading Sacred Sexuality Part I: What is Sacred Sexuality?
Those who are familiar with magick as well as many who are not, are quite familiar with the “Malleus Maleficarum” or the “Witches Hammer” which was used to “haunt” down “witches” who were being accused of performing Covens–a coven usually refers to a group or gathering of witches. The word coven, from Latin “Conventum”, remained…… Continue reading Covens: Myth or Reality?
The concept of death in modern times is considered to be more or less taboo. People perceive it as a morbid theme rather than a natural aspect of our 3D existence. We talk about faith and science yet when it comes to death, we seem to hit a wall and use neither. Both explain energy…… Continue reading Understanding Death
The following verses were obtained from Hagakure, which some might know as Hagakure Kikigaki and others as “The book of the Samurai: Analects of Nabeshima”. Today I chose to write about it as tribute to my father. My “padre” (father) was devoted to its code and taught me as much as he could, his admiration…… Continue reading “The Way”: Samurai Wisdom
Anxiety can be one of the most crippling sensations. There are many people who suffer from serious anxiety problems which on many occasions lead them to find themselves in the most stressful and painful situations; not only for themselves but also for their loved ones and others around them. Anxiety can start to manifest for…… Continue reading Simple Steps To Help Reduce Anxiety
The life rules which I am about to share, are based on the Havamal, a collection of old Norse poems from the Viking age. “Norse” and “Viking” refer to the same Germanic people who settled in Scandinavia during the Viking Age and who spoke Old Norse. “Norse” refers to Norsemen who were full-time traders and Vikings refers…… Continue reading Viking Wisdom
Baruch Spinoza was a Dutch philosopher of Portuguese origin. He was one of the early thinkers of the enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions of self and the universe; he came to be considered one of the great rationalists of philosophy. As a rationalist, he was a member of the philosophical current which…… Continue reading Life and God According to Spinoza
We live in a dual world; at the current level of “sleep” consciousness we live in, we use Polarity (Duality) to determine what is good or bad. We believe we use logic and reason, however many of us fall pray to a logic skew by our false ego. As human beings we are always looking…… Continue reading Duality: Understanding Good And Evil