How do I practice Transcendental Meditation and what is a Mantra?

How do I practice Transcendental Meditation and what is a Mantra?

In Transcendental Meditation we learn a mantra, or sound, as a vehicle, to serve as a vehicle to allow the attention of the mind to take this inward direction. And a mantra is defined as just a sound that is known to be positive and life supporting, and has no particular meaning. So we use

Christianity (Part 3) Love and Morality According to Jesus Christ • Respect, the Poor, and Enemies

Christianity (Part 3) Love and Morality According to Jesus Christ • Respect, the Poor, and Enemies

How’s it going everyone? I’m Nick and you are listening to the Fresh Perspective Podcast. When many of us leave spirituality, dogmatic belief, and religion behind, we tend to throw the good out with the bad. We think of our past religious beliefs like a pie in which we found a worm. Do we really

One Minute Hinduism

One Minute Hinduism

900 million people in the world practice something called Hinduism. But not really. You see, what we consider Hinduism isn’t really Hinduism at all. It’s much more complex. Some say Hinduism is a religion. But it’s not. It’s more of a way of life, a culture or a philosophy. And in fact there are many

East vs west — the myths that mystify | Devdutt Pattanaik

East vs west — the myths that mystify | Devdutt Pattanaik

To understand the business of mythology and what a Chief Belief Officer is supposed to do, you have to hear a story of Ganesha, the elephant-headed god who is the scribe of storytellers, and his brother, the athletic warlord of the gods, Kartikeya. The two brothers one day decided to go on a race, three

Christianity (Part 1) 5 Great Life Lessons from Christians • Meek Heroism and Reaping what you Sow

Christianity (Part 1) 5 Great Life Lessons from Christians • Meek Heroism and Reaping what you Sow

How’s it going everyone? I’m Nick and you are listening to the Fresh Perspective Podcast. You may be thinking, “Wait, Nick, if you are an Atheist, what in the world are you doing propping up a religion like Christianity?” That would be a fair question, and the answer calls back to what the Free Thought

We Are All Divine Creators – Urgent Message from Kiesha Crowther ‘Little Grandmother’

We Are All Divine Creators – Urgent Message from Kiesha Crowther ‘Little Grandmother’

Wir kommen hierher, nicht an alles erinnernd… Das ist das wunderbare, das ist das kostbare… Denn wenn Du hierher kommen kannst, auf diesen wunderschoenen Planeten, dich erinnern kannst wer Du bist, erinnern wofuer Du stehst und erinnern an dein grossartiges Wesen (Ich Bin), und erinnern an Gott in seiner Goettlichkeit, das ist so wunderbar, so

Religion vs  Philosophy in 3 Minutes

Religion vs Philosophy in 3 Minutes

As a history teacher, I am often asked the question about what’s the difference between a philosophy and a religion. It’s always a difficult question to answer, because of course there is so much overlap between the two and many philosophies have religious aspects just as many religions are filled with philosophy. It’s also hard

Manifest Any Desire | Guided Meditation

Manifest Any Desire | Guided Meditation

Welcome Find a quiet space. Place your body in a way in which it will allow you to be the most relaxed, awake and aware. Prepare yourself for today’s journey by bringing with you an open mind, a body that is willing to let go and your limitless spirit, which never stops growing through experiences

Thinking Spirituality | Sadhguru

Thinking Spirituality | Sadhguru

Sadhguru: So I want you to know no thought is spiritual. Thought is just a thought, but it’s a tremendous instrument, it can do things. A thought does not take you anywhere, but a thought can set the course of your life. Suppose I sit here and think of Vishakhapatnam, how much ever in detail

Are We a Church or a Religious Group? • Becoming a Platform for Atheists, Christians, and more

Are We a Church or a Religious Group? • Becoming a Platform for Atheists, Christians, and more

How’s it going everyone? I’m Nick and you are listening to the Fresh Perspective Podcast. We just got back from the 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival and were perplexed by one question that came up a few times. “Are you a church?” In this episode, I will answer that question so that all of you