Spirituality

10.01.2019

A post-materialist science already exists

A post-materialist science already exists

Thousands of practitioners around the world nowadays use knowledge that sits on the frontier of conventional science with fantastic results, but they are still considered more “witty” than serious professionals. In psychology, they are those who work with family constellations, hypnotherapy, shamanism, past-life therapies, among others. Their patients recognize the… »

02.11.2017

Women of Standing Rock: Working together as human beings, sharing the planet and the future

Women of Standing Rock: Working together as human beings, sharing the planet and the future

Standing Rock has become a worldwide symbol of nonviolent yet firm resistance to highly damaging extraction projects. These projects not only contribute to global warming by continuing to burn fossil fuels and release harmful emissions into the atmosphere, but also violate human rights in many ways, in particular those of… »

22.05.2017

The mysticism of wide open eyes

The mysticism of wide open eyes

By MICHAEL EDWARDS for openDemocracy How does spirituality connect to social change? Three months before his death from pancreatic cancer in 1994, the British playwright Dennis Potter was interviewed for the BBC by broadcaster Melvyn Bragg. In obvious pain and taking regular swigs… »

14.12.2016

Crystal Zevon: the struggle at Standing Rock has a strong spiritual foundation

Crystal Zevon: the struggle at Standing Rock has a strong spiritual foundation

Crystal Zevon, a videographer, is deeply involved with Defenders of the Black Hills efforts to ban uranium mining and has spent several weeks at Standing Rock, supporting the Water Protectors in their struggle against the Dakota Access pipeline project. Here is her interview. What atmosphere did you find at Standing… »

13.03.2015

Humanism and Spirituality in the Age of Disillusion

Humanism and Spirituality in the Age of Disillusion

by East-West dialogues We would like to introduce the topic of Humanist tendencies that exist within a worldwide social situation and their development through the disillusioned age (starting around 1887) until the present. By humanist tendencies we mean those movements,… »

13.01.2014

Why people travel from all over the world for an encounter of Silo’s Message in Punta de Vacas

Why people travel from all over the world for an encounter of Silo’s Message in Punta de Vacas

A remote outpost on the foothills of Mount Aconcagua, the highest mountain of the Andes Range near the Argentinean/Chilean border has been for several years, at the beginning of January, the site for an encounter of Silo’s Message, attended by people from the most distant corners of the world, from… »

14.04.2013

Religious violence and experience of contact with the Sacred

Religious violence and experience of contact with the Sacred

In a world that is characterized by all sorts of violence (physical, economical, racial, psychological, sexual, etc.), a fanatic and intolerant aspect manifests itself with preoccupying intensity in the three monotheistic religions (Christianism, Judaism and Islam). Apart from constituting a dramatic reality, violence inspired, exercised or justified by religion is… »

28.01.2013

Japan Treading New Horizons in Education

Japan Treading New Horizons in Education

By Ramesh Jaura When I visited Japan five years ago and met senior representatives of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI)in Tokyo, I learnt about the educational activities of this faith organization and the underlying concept spelt out by its President Daisaku Ikeda: “Education that lacks an ethical or spiritual… »

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