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Satan: Prince Of Darkness

Was Satan a Rebellion ? known as Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Devil, fallen angel and many other names, Satan was once god's favorite angel who fall from grace. Kicked out from Heaven, he became mankind's tormentor, vowing to destroy the creation of his former master. From the Biblical tale of his fall to the incredible stories of those who believe they have crossed his path, this Documentary paints the ultimate portrait of the face of evil, and...

Sweat Lodge Protocols and Safety

First, this is intended to only be a very basic general knowledge and certainly is not all inclusive and does not apply to every tribal tradition and way of practicing the sweat lodge ceremony.  It is only a brief description of protocols that from my personal experience seem to be good rules of thumb when attending any Native ceremony.  When attending a ceremony with a particular ceremonial leader of a particular tribe or group, you should...

Oregon Experience: Rajneeshpuram

In 1981, Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, a spiritual leader from India, and thousands of his disciples, set out to build a new city, a utopian community in the desert -- Rajneeshpuram -- on what had been the Big Muddy Ranch in Eastern Oregon. Thousands of people from around the world gathered here to celebrate life and transform the landscape. They worked hard and transformed the landscape. And more than a few hoped to spend the rest of their days at...

Using Tiger’s Eye in Magick

Tiger's eye is a mystical looking gemstone that resembles a cat's (domestic and exotic) eye. It is covered with colored stripes of red, brown and golden yellow. It has a silky, lustrous appearance and is typically described as a brown stone with bands of light. It is very beautiful to look at and simply gazing into it can calm your mind.

The Zen Mind

Zen is a recent phenomenon in the west but is spreading so rapidly that it’s influence is touching all of us and now rivals the east in the numbers of enthusiasts. Zen centers have sprung up all over America and Europe. There are more books with Zen in the title than any other belief or religion. Yet, what do we know about its original practice? When Dogen, the founder of Soto Zen, brought Zen to Japan some 800 years ago it quickly took root. So...

Hill of Dhamma – Dham­ma Giri : Vipassana Meditation Center

This 16-​minute documentary film entitled Hill of Dham­ma tells about the the tech­nique of Vipas­sana it­self, the 10 day cours­es and Dham­ma Giri the first Cen­ter to be es­tab­lished in In­dia af­ter this tech­nique was re­turned from Myan­mar (for­mer­ly Bur­ma) where it has been pre­served for over 2,000 years. Ris­ing above a small vil­lage named Igat­puri which is North­east of Mum­bai (Bom­bay), In­dia, is the Vipas­sana...