Monks With ‘Superhuman’ Abilities Show Scientists What We Can All Do

Monks With ‘Superhuman’ Abilities Show Scientists What We Can All Do

It’s fascinating to consider just how many ancient teachings tell us that humans have the capacity to gain extraordinary powers through various techniques. Some of these techniques, known as siddhis in the yoga tradition (from the Sanskrit, meaning “perfection”), include meditation, static dancing, drumming, praying, fasting, psychedelics, and more. In Buddhism, for example, the existence of advanced powers…

Why Artists Are Saying No to TTIP

Why Artists Are Saying No to TTIP

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVrDF0nSIAU A group of artists including actors Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott and Juliet Stevenson and designer Vivienne Westwood are fronting a campaign to raise public awareness of the trade deal TTIP (pronounced tee-tip) which is being secretly negotiated between the EU and the US. They are questioning its democratic validity, as no UK MP has had…

Thich Nhat Hanh: The 4 Aspects of True Love

Thich Nhat Hanh: The 4 Aspects of True Love

By Thich Nhat Hanh / reading.buddhistdoor.com HAPPINESS IS ONLY POSSIBLE WITH TRUE LOVE. True love has the power to heal and transform the situation around us and bring a deep meaning to our lives. There are people who understand the nature of true love and how to generate and nurture it. The teachings on love…

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