Wednesday, May 22, 2019

So, What is Meditation?

For me, the idea of meditation and its practice are one and the same, but then again, who doesn’t make such claims when they...

It’s Affirmation Time

Are you ready? So, we’re gonna do some affirmations now, right? Repeat them after me: I’m an idiot… I’m a dumbass… I’m a fool… I’m...

The Soul Mate Phenomenon

Every utopia is in fact a truth remembering itself, and the utopia of soul mates is very much like this. The desire to reunite,...

The Tyrant and the Sage

We have two sides, one side that deems itself to be two sides. One is a tyrant, while the other is a sage. The tyrant divides...

The Elephant in the Room

I loved a note on Cem Şen's Facebook profile: “All experience is kept in one’s memory, because it’s interpreted by the mind. Reality is...

A Little Note About Meditation

Sometimes when we sit to meditate, the pain in our backs or legs becomes unbearable. Sometimes a fly boldly lands on our noses. Sometimes our...

Degustation

"We recently visited Urla County in İzmir to do some wine tasting. A fine lady told us about the qualities of each wine and...

“Evil” in the Universe

Evil, demonic powers, freakish creatures, horrific movie scenes… These are all images produced in the mind. It’s unlikely that you would ever actually encounter such...

A Question of Time

Let me put it this way: It’s just a question of time, buddy. You can resist me with all your might and power, you...

Allow a Place in Your Heart for All Our Beings

We know the English verb “live” describes the act of experiencing life, but what if the flow of life is beset by obstacles? The word “live”...

On the Divine Order and the Universe

We interviewed A. Cemal Gürsoy, chairman of the Metapsychic Studies and Scientific Research Society (MTIAD) and the Bilyay Foundation, about the activities of these...

To Forgive

To forgive is to recognize and honor your experiences. To honor your experiences is to accept them, embrace them, and give them a cozy...