I began a journey with Nepal and her people in 1993 and was straightaway humbled and magnetized by the culture, larger-than-life mythologies and warm-hearted hospitality.
Spiritualist mediumship in Brooklyn, the vivid memories of NDEs, and the therapeutic value of afterlife encounters.
Research on the medical benefits of LSD, MDMA, psilocybin and other psychedelics is once again underway after decades of halted progress.
Two Worlds of Open Government Data: Getting the Lowdown on Public Toilets in Chennai and Other Matters
Locating public toilets would appear to
be a natural for Open Government Data (OGD). Data on such facilities should be relatively accessible
from municipal government offices and making that information available
to the general public as a service via a mobile app is an obviously
useful application and seemingly win-win-win…
The Greeks regarded sexual passion as a kind of madness —
possession by Eros — which deprived you of all dignity and made you betray your
friends. Nowadays we are particularly prone to such madness because we have
lost the religious depth which would contain and define the soul's desire for
something beyond the human.
What is the connection between divination and parapsychology? Why is divination's mode of operation so alien to science, and rejected by mainstream religion? The MA programme in the cultural study of cosmology and divination at the University of Kent, Canterbury (UK) seeks to bridge the gulf between theory and practice in the study of divination.
Landshare, a website started by UK television chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, connects unused land with gardeners and encourages self-sufficiency. It is a project where the material and spiritual intersect, building skills that could prove utterly necessary in the hard times ahead.
A study of music and trance states in Siberian shamanism.
What is this Zeitgeist phenomenon that has torn through the American consciousness, and why is it resonating with the people?