New App Tests Whether You Have Psychic Powers
Think you’ve got psi powers? Here’s your chance to test them out, and help with psi research, from the comfort of your own home. The Institute for Noetic Sciences (IONS) has released a free iPhone app titled ‘PsiQ‘ that offers “three simple but valid tests for different types of psychic abilities”, and additionally helps you […]
The Magical Vibrations of Ray Man Shabad
The next time you find a particular piece of music very relaxing, there might be more to it than you realize. The first time I heard Snatam Kaur’s Ray Man Shabad, I was instantly hooked, yet I failed to understand exactly why. Now I’ve always been affected by music. All through high school and college […]
The Breakthrough Experience of Salvia Divinorum
For centuries, the Mazatec Indians in Oaxaca, Mexico, have used the plant salvia divinorum in their shamanic rituals. Based on their history of use as well as other research that has demonstrated no toxic or addictive potential of the plant, I decided to explore for myself this entheogen’s mind-altering effects. The experience is nothing less […]
Two Very Different Reactions to Chanting
When my family and I arrived at the temple at the Mata Amritanandamayi’s ashram in San Ramon, a member greeted us and asked if we were first timers. We said yes, then she placed colored dots on...
Four In, One Out: On the Way to Meet the Hugging Saint
It was just supposed to be an interesting outing, something you do on a Sunday afternoon with your family – maybe a little something different. But when my family agreed to indulge Dad on Father’s day by going to see a Hindu woman who is known for giving free hugs, no one had any idea […]
The Mayan Prophecy – Two Intriguing Ideas
Talk of the end of the world in 2012 has been going on for a number of years now. And if anyone hadn’t heard of this Mayan prophecy, they most certainly do now with the release of the movie 2012. That movie depicts a common idea regarding what will happen in December of that year. […]
How You Can Benefit From Yoga and Meditation
Life can be full of fun and excitement! Inevitably, however, life can also be challenging, demanding, and even frightening at times. The conflicting conditions can create stress, which can be unbearable as there is a limit to what our minds and hearts can handle. Sad to say, no magic pill has been developed to fix […]
Is Dougall Fraser an Authentic & Real Psychic?
Are psychics real? Can they really do all the things they claim – like read minds, foretell the future, or talk to dead people? I can’t vouch for every claim made, but several years ago I became acquainted by someone whom I consider to be an authentic psychic – Dougall Fraser, and have since attended […]