Author - astralbabe

Beyond : Varanasi, India

“BEYOND” is a short visual documentary about Varanasi in India featuring incredibly young and talented photographer Joey L. The spiritual essence of Varanasi city is strongly explored throughout the documentary as we are directly engaged with the people of this city, Varanasi is known as one of the main spiritual vortexes on Earth. This 43 minutes cinematic masterpiece is a gorgeous and well-made film, well worth your time.

Mind Over Matter

It was in the year 1960’s and 1970s that the expression “mind over matter” became popular which was frequently applied when they have discussion about paranormal phenomenon such as psycho kinesis. It is the idea that when a person concentrates on something, like pushing a ball, he can control it with his mind without using any parts of his body to move the ball. It is all in the mind, and a person usually rejects the idea that...

Arambol Beach Goa : Paradise for Groovy New Agers

Arambol Beach is a perfect mix of Robinson Crusoe, Neverland, and New Age. By Evening on around 6.30pm, creatures of all shapes and sizes come out of the woodwork to enjoy high energy bash on the drums to celebrate the evening at Sunset Point with heart-throbbing drumbeats and mesmerizing dances.The official Arambol uniform is rasta braided hair, osho mala, ying-yang tattoo, silver earring and maroon trouser with crotch located somewhere about...

Understanding, Not Controlling, Desire : Krishnamurti

In this Intense conversation between Jiddu Krishnamurti and Dr. Allan W. Anderson, Krishnamurti dig into Psychology of pleasure and Fear in Pleasure, as J Krishnamurti puts it, " Pleasure and fear seem to be deeply rooted in us - these two principles of pleasure and fear. I don't think we can understand pleasure without understanding fear. Like punishment and reward. If there was no punishment at all nobody would talk about reward."

What kind of brain is needed for meditation : Jiddu Krishnamurti

A brain must have space. So what is space? Not only the space between here and there - space indicates 'without a centre'. If you have a centre, and you move away from the centre to the periphery, however long, wide the periphery is, it is still limited. This is Sixth Public Talk of J Krishnamurti in Madras, Talks from the series This Light in Oneself.

How can the mind transform itself : Krishnamurti

In This talks J. Krishnamurti discusses, is it possible to bring about a mutation in the very brain cells themselves conditioned for thousands of years? Either one says that it is not possible and closes the door or one says I really don't know. Addressing to large audiences at Brockwood Park on 27 August 1983, this was Krishnamurti's first talk in series The World of Peace.