Posts Categorized: enlightenment

IS “SPIRITUAL BUT NOT RELIGIOUS” AN ANNOYING CLICHE?

Posted by & filed under Buddha, christian dogma, enlightenment, Lillian Danial, Meister Eckhart, orthodox, Ramakrishna, spiritual awakening, spiritual books, spiritual but not religious, Spirituality.

According to a recent Belief.netstory, roughly one-fifth of Americans describe themselves as “Spiritual but not Religious.” The story also says: A group of social scientists studied 346 people representing a wide range of religious backgrounds in an attempt to clarify what is implied when individuals describe themselves as “spiritual, but not religious.” Religiousness, they found,…
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MY CORE MESSAGE: Spiritual Growth & Loving-Kindness (FREE ON KINDLE 7/10/12 – 7/11/12)

Posted by & filed under Bible Symbolism, Bible Symbols, enlightenment, Free Kindle, inclusion, interfaith, religious symbols, religious tolerance, spiritual awakening, the door is open.

Tweet Share  Click for Kindle Religion does not have to divide us. Rather than reading scriptures as literal history or fearful warnings about the dire consequences of moral failure, where each religion sounds contrary to all the others and insists that it, alone, has the only ‘real’ Truth, let me show you how to read…
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THE OCTAVE OF INITIATION: THE PATH TO ENLIGHTENMENT ACCORDING TO WESTERN MYTH AND SCRIPTURE

Posted by & filed under enlightenment, Esoteric Christianity, Greek Myths, holy octave, Kabbalah, meaning of Bible, octave of Initiation, sacred octave, symbols meaning.

TweetShare Sacred Western stories are full of fabulous diversity when read externally – Gods and Goddesses, Heroes, Patriarchs, Saints, Miracles, Prophets, etc. But when read internally they all tell the same story – how to return ‘home’ to the Divine. In fact, The Bible, Qur’an, and Greek Myths can be read as ‘How To’ Manuals…
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PICKING ONESELF UP AGAIN: THE GOLDEN CALF

Posted by & filed under enlightenment, Golden Calf, mixed multitude. Bible code, Moses, scriptural code, spiritual awakening, Ten Commandments, what is Kabbalah, What is the Bible about, where in the Bible.

TweetShare When God finished speaking with Moses on Mt. Sinai, He gave him the two tablets that had been inscribed with His finger. According to folklore, these tablets of stone were made by God’s hand in the dusk before the first Sabbath, as Creation came to an end. The stone was like opaque sapphire, and…
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Buddhism (In 362 Words!)

Posted by & filed under Ben Riggs, bliss, Buddhism, enlightenment, nirvana, spiritual awakening, Suffering.

by Benjamin Riggs Recently, I received an email asking me to explain Buddhism. Here is my answer: First of all, Buddhism is the recognition of suffering. Second, Buddhism recognizes that suffering is not dumb, but intelligent. So, we look at our own suffering, so as to see the pattern or path that gives rise to…
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