“When the soul sees itself as a center surrounded by its circumference—when the Sun knows that it is a Sun, surrounded by its whirling planets—then is it ready for the Wisdom and […]
The Vedas and Quantum Mechanics
This article explores the theory that quantum mechanics and the Vedic concepts of consciousness are compatible. The mind is something greater; it’s plurality of experiences, and physiological states is an illusion of a single unity.
Dharma, Duty, and Freemasonry: Part II
This is Part II of a two part series on Dharma, Duty, and Freemasonry. Readers can view the first installment here: Part I. “Hindu Dharma is like a boundless ocean teeming with […]
Dharma, Duty, and Freemasonry: Part I
WE all have duties, which we are responsible for in life, although some may not ascribe these responsibilities that term. We are responsible for the well-being of families and our own self-improvement. […]
The Illusion That Is Caste
The word “caste” comes from the Portuguese word casta, meaning “race, lineage, tribe or breed.” It originally comes from the Latin word castus meaning pure. The Spanish and Portuguese used the word differently […]
Soma and the Holy Grail: What Role Have Psychedelics Played in the Mysteries?
In the past two decades, the world has seen a renaissance in research on psychedelics, after being completely banned for the previous twenty-five years. Continuing the research that was done in the […]
Ancient India, Yoga, and the Seven Chakras
The word chakra (pronounced “shock-ra”) comes from the Sanskrit cakra, which means, “wheel.” The yoga systems of ancient India (roughly the 1st millennium BCE) conceived of the intersection between the physical body […]
Annie Besant: The Pearl of the Indian Renaissance
“She loved India with a fervor and devotion all her own. Our country’s philosophy, our history or legends, our spiritual heritage, our achievements in the past, our sorrows in the present, our […]
Is Freemasonry a Cult?
As one of the largest organizations in the world, Freemasonry has weathered its share of criticism. In America, questions have been raised as to whether the fraternal organization qualifies as a “cult.” […]