With the elections in the US, it is a good time to introspect on our lives, the world around us and how we can make it a better place for everyone. Those practice spirituality have a somewhat different view and disposition towards events like elections.
Do the Climate Change Deniers Annoy You?
The good news is that if they do, then this is a natural reaction expected from you. Science backs it up by proving that meditators are proven to be more socially conscious than most people.
So, you are likely to get annoyed by the lack of respect people have for Mother Nature. However, getting into debates isn’t the answer. Meditators use a more profound and subtler approach to contribute to increased environmental and social consciousness.
How Meditation Binds People into A Happy Family
For starters, we’d like to clarify that by family, we mean any group you’re associated with that makes you feel happy, welcome and share the bond with others in the group. It could your workplace, the circle of friends, the group of people you play tennis with, your actual biological family or most relevant to us, the collective group of meditators or yoga practitioners you associate with.
Meditation can make a world of difference by cementing your place in any family. It can make you the most loved, sought after and respected member of the family. This can fill the void in your life with help and assistance being available to you whenever you need it, whether it’s emotional support, physical assistance or just about anything.
So, how does meditation do it and why is it special?
From Fake News and Alternative Facts to a Common Truth
Sahaja Establishes A Common Universality in Our Perception
“Fake news” was recently made the official word in the Collins dictionary. No doubt, we’re almost tired of discussing this phrase by now because so much has been said and analyzed on this topic. “Alternative fact” was used by a slightly less popular personality, that’s probably the only reason it didn’t make it to the dictionary as well.
The bigger questions facing us are – why did such a concept as “Fake News” become so popular when it is clear that anything untrue should automatically disappear soon as it makes its emergence? Shouldn’t collective wisdom be able to see what’s true and what it isn’t? Why does something fake even make it all the way to become news and then be labeled as “fake news”? Could it be possible that our civilization has a genuine difference in perception? Before you jump off your chair and say “These are exceptional times created by one individual” or “Fake News” is not the norm, let’s explore some related examples of this concept.
Finding Stillness in the Storm
Fall colors – probably few better places to admire the verdant Autumn transition than Syracuse in Upstate New York. However, when I headed for Syracuse University in the Fall of 2001, I wasn’t going there for the picturesque road trip. I was headed to the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications for a graduate degree in Advertising. I was one of the thousands ‘immigrating’ to the United States from India, with hopes and aspirations of living the fabled ‘American’ campus life.