Be Our Own Soulmate in Overcoming Singlehood (Brother Pháp Nguyện)

In a world that seems to be geared up for couples and young people, Buddhist monk, Brother Pháp Nguyện (Br. Aspiration), offered the following advice in how to "overcome singlehood" (ie a person who is past the prime age for marriage) in this modern age.  His talk (translated by Chúc Mai) follows: Recognizing and embracing … Continue reading Be Our Own Soulmate in Overcoming Singlehood (Brother Pháp Nguyện)

2020 Bali Spiritual Retreat (March)

It is official.  I will be hosting the long awaited Transform the Soul spiritual retreat in March next year on the "Island of the Gods", Bali. This will be a spiritual retreat with a difference as our timing will include NYEPI, Bali's Day of Silence. Commencing on Sunday, 22 March 2020, this special six day/five … Continue reading 2020 Bali Spiritual Retreat (March)

Persephone and the Pomegranate

In the Homeric Hymn of Demeter the story is told of how the Grain Goddess (Demeter) fell into mourning when her daughter (Kore, meaning "maiden" or "girl") was abducted while out picking early spring flowers with her friends.  It was when she reached out to pick a narcissus, that Hades, the God of the Underworld, … Continue reading Persephone and the Pomegranate

Reincarnation and You (Dr P.L. Masters)

Have you lived previous lives?  Two-thirds of the world’s population believes they have, based on their own belief in the concept of reincarnation.  Through hypnotic past life recollection, many people claim that they have had remembrances of past lives through such regression.  Students of deeper forms of meditation have also claimed to experience visions of … Continue reading Reincarnation and You (Dr P.L. Masters)

Discovering and Enhancing Your Psychic and Intuitive Abilities

We are all born psychic … or at least with the ability to become psychic.  For some of us, this ability activates naturally, usually when we undertake certain spiritual practices.  However, for others, this ability it remains latent within until a conscious decision is made to focus on activity it.  There are certain techniques are … Continue reading Discovering and Enhancing Your Psychic and Intuitive Abilities

Breaking Family Cycles (Madisyn Taylor)

Breaking your family patterns may be the most important work you do and the most challenging. It is easy to believe that in leaving our childhood homes and embarking upon the journey of adulthood, we have effectively removed ourselves from harmful and self-perpetuating familial patterns. In looking closely at ourselves, however, we may discover that … Continue reading Breaking Family Cycles (Madisyn Taylor)

Decision Making: Who Makes the Decisions? (Dr Paul Masters)

How life turns out, or how it is going for anyone, is based on what decisions one has made, to one’s betterment or detriment.  When a soul is born into this physical earthly dimension, with but few exceptions, he or she incarnates with a false sense of identity, the personal ego. As they grow to … Continue reading Decision Making: Who Makes the Decisions? (Dr Paul Masters)

Becoming the Person You want to Become

How attached are you to the person you are or have been compared to the person you wish to become? Is this attachment to the past what is holding you back? You need to completely trust and surrender to the transformation process in order for it to be successful. You need to be 100% willing … Continue reading Becoming the Person You want to Become

Being Spiritually Tested (Dr P.L. Masters)

Have you ever felt that you were being spiritually tested? It is not uncommon for a person to sense that they are being put to the test spiritually by a divine power, or your higher self. As in blaming one’s karma for making something happen, so too, for many, being spiritually tested seems to offer … Continue reading Being Spiritually Tested (Dr P.L. Masters)

Meaning of “Hamsa”

The hamsa is a fascinating ancient symbol often found in jewellery, clothing and art.  This rather enigmatic symbol is believed to have originated in the Middle East and today it holds meaning not only within Muslin and Jewish cultures as a protective talisman that brings good fortune, health and happiness. The hamsa is primarily used … Continue reading Meaning of “Hamsa”