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Zazen Meditation Posture 7 Ways to Do it Right

To learn a zazen meditation posture is not hard.  It is the very core of Zen practice.  Actually Zen itself is the "meditation" form of Buddhism.  According to Alan Watts Zazen is the seated form of Buddhist practice.  There isn't just one sort of zen practice, however. Zazen by all...

Who Was Osho, The Sex Guru?

A couple of years ago, the internet went wild (pun intended) with the premiere of Netflix’s "Wild Wild Country". This documentary series followed Osho, a spiritual leader (and sex guru), and his controversial cult. Osho, a single man with thousands of hardcore, and mostly rich, followers from all over the...

How To Avoid A Bad Trip

The dive into the wonders of the psychedelics’ world has its ups and downs, its high and low moments. Once you enter the journey there are only two possible outcomes: either you have an amazing, sometimes life-changing, experience or you will end up suffering from some nasty side effects (commonly...

DMT Bad Trips Are Real

A DMT bad trip can happen to anyone. All hallucinogenic substances share pretty similar effects. They usually offer users a unique opportunity to have an “out-of-body” experience and dive into the wonders of the complex human consciousness. With this comes also a not so great side. That is because Some...

Spiritual but not Religious: Sugar Free Yoga

There are plenty of people who want to be spiritual but not religious. After all, some people find organized religion too constraining.  Truly, it isn't for everybody. However, we all have an inherent desire to understand ourselves and make meaning of the Universe.  It's true that religion offers a plethora...

Kewpie Doll Tattoo Symbolism

 Those little kewpie doll tattoos are just so loveable, aren't they? He is always smiling, even in the darkest of times. Kewpie is always happy just to be a part of your skin.  However innocuous he is, the Kewpie doll tattoo symbolism is a very powerful image to add to your...

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