Who Are The 12 Adityas in Hindu Mythology?
Hindu Symbolism

Who Are The 12 Adityas in Hindu Mythology?

If you only read one article on this blog, let it be this one. The 12 Adityas in Hindu mythology explain the evolution of consciousness from its primordial unformed state into energy that transforms into karmic manifestation.  And according to mainstream historians, archaeologists, paleoanthropologists and other short-sighted academics following the official line, ancient civilisations were…

What Is Jung’s Collective Unconscious?
Psychology

What Is Jung’s Collective Unconscious?

The collective unconscious is a topic that divides opinion. For some, Carl Jung’s controversial theory provides profound psychological insights into the human psyche. Others label the concept as ‘pseudoscience’ on grounds that the theory cannot be scientifically proven. When I was in Cambodia, I encountered a highly-educated German with a PhD in neuroscience and a…

What Do The Four Elements Represent In People?
Miscellaneous Symbolism | Self-Development

What Do The Four Elements Represent In People?

How To Identify Your Weaknesses and Transform Them Into Strengths The four elements feature heavily in every ancient culture around the world. Our ancestors had a profound understanding of how the symbolic elements of air, earth, water and fire affect emotions and characteristics and enriched their mythologies with deep meaning.  The four elements have a significant…

The Three Gunas in Hinduism
Hindu Symbolism | Self-Development

The Three Gunas in Hinduism

Human consciousness is complex; so complicated in fact that modern science is struggling to come to terms with the unpredictable and unexplainable “phenomena” that is pure consciousness. Scientists that do attempt to explain the nature of consciousness are criticised for their “pseudo-scientific views and labelled cranks. It’s a harsh criticism – especially when the daggers…