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How Siddhartha Gautama Became the Buddha

How Siddhartha Gautama Became the Buddha

In this episode of Enlightenment Today I will explore the two births of the Buddha and why Buddha Purnima is important to celebrate. The two births are known as the Rupakaya and Dharmakaya births. I will explain the significance of both births and how they are related to the journey Siddhartha Gautama…

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10 Books You Must Read in Self-Isolation (COVID-19)

10 Books You Must Read in Self-Isolation (COVID-19)

At the moment a lot of people are in self-isolation due to the current situation. This is an uncomfortable experience for many who are attuned to constant busyness. People are going stir-crazy without seeing this time as an opportunity that may never return. Instead of going crazy, we should be…

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How to Meditate Properly: The Ultimate Guide to Meditation

How to Meditate Properly: The Ultimate Guide to Meditation

Meditating properly requires a lot more than closing our eyes and observing our thoughts. Meditation actually requires a complete transformation of our lifestyle to cultivate concentration so that we can harvest a deeper level of meditation. To achieve the ultimate benefit from meditation we need a philosophy and expert techniques…

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The Hidden Meaning of Yoga | Patanjali Yoga Sutras

The Hidden Meaning of Yoga | Patanjali Yoga Sutras

The first four sutras of the famous Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are the essence of yoga philosophy and practice. These sutras contain the well-known Sanskrit phrase yogas chitta vritti nirodha, which means “yoga is the cessation of the whirlpools (fluctuations) of mind.” In this episode of The Sacred Word, I…

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How Your Ego Survives Spiritual Transformation

How Your Ego Survives Spiritual Transformation

In this episode of Enlightenment Today, I will explain how our ego survives spiritual transformation. When people encounter spirituality the ego has a tendency to slip under the door of our apparent spiritual transformation. This is in part due to how we drop our social role and persona for a…

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