The pentagram is a symbol rife with controversy in the Western world. Often portrayed as a symbolic representation of Satanism, it has historically been banned in schools, and only fairly recently was approved as a suitable symbol of religious affiliation for United States veteran’s headstones.


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If we want to feel good we have to fight for our energy flow. It’s that simple. What does that mean?

First, I am equating energy flow with what in India they call Shakti and in China they call Chi. When you feel great, this energy flows freely. …


Ego death isn’t the shortcut to enlightenment.

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Ego death became an attractive concept among the spiritually-oriented folks. It refers to temporarily transcending your sense of separate self and connecting to a broader, more inclusive consciousness.

This experience — sometimes also called ego loss or ego dissolution — can be scary, fascinating and alluring all at the same…

Esofyan Lyamv

Writing mostly to myself. Sharing some of it with you. Hope it helps.

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