Spirituality is about seeking a meaningful connection with something bigger than yourself, which can result in positive emotions, such as peace, awe, contentment, gratitude, and acceptance.

Spirituality is concerned with matters of spirit, however defined, and the moral and practical consequences of the feeling of aliveness: the turbulence of emotion, the torment of stress and misery, the efficacy of love and worship, of contemplation, prayer and compassion, the meaning of birth, the encounter with death and the possibility of afterlife, salvation or transcendence.

Be Thankful

Be Thankful Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire, If you did, what would there be to look forward to? Be thankful when you don’t know something For it gives you the opportunity to learn. Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow. Be...

The Enlightenment for Every Dimension

The Enlightenment for Every Dimension for Christians  Nothing in the world you have ever done or can ever do, is more important than reading and understanding these writings of Truth. Reading and understanding these Truths of Love is the most important thing in your life. Reading and understanding these Truths...

Spirituality

Meaning of Spirituality The meaning of spirituality has developed and expanded over time, and various connotations can be found alongside each other.[1][2][3] Traditionally, spirituality referred to a religious process of re-formation which “aims to recover the original shape of man”, oriented at “the image of God”[4][5] as exemplified by the founders and sacred texts of the...

Spirituality, How Do You Measure It?

What Is Spirituality? Spirituality means something different to everyone. For some, it’s about participating in organized religion: going to a church, synagogue, mosque, and so on. For others, spirituality is a non-religious experience that varies from person to person—some people get in touch with their spiritual side through private prayer, yoga, meditation, quiet...

Poetry

What is Poetry? Poetry (“making”) is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic[1][2][3] qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. Poetry has a very long history, dating back to prehistorical times with the creation of hunting poetry in Africa, and panegyric and elegiac court poetry was developed...

Sufism

What Is Sufism? Sufism, mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through direct personal experience of God. It consists of a variety of mystical paths that are designed to ascertain the nature of humanity and of God and to facilitate the experience of the presence of...

Spiritual Enlightenment

Enlightenment (Spiritual) Enlightenment is the “full comprehension of a situation”. The term is commonly used to denote the Age of Enlightenment,[note 1] but is also used in Western cultures in a religious context. It translates several Buddhist terms and concepts, most notably bodhi,[note 2] kensho and satori. Related terms from Asian religions are moksha (liberation) in Hinduism, Kevala Jnana in Jainism, and ushta in Zoroastrianism. In Christianity,...

Meditation

What Is Meditation? Meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness, or focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity – to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm state.[1]:228–29[2]:180[3]:415[4]:107[5][6] Meditation has been practiced since antiquity in numerous religious traditions and...

Self-reflection

What Is Self-reflection?   Human self-reflection is the capacity of humans to exercise introspection and the willingness to learn more about their fundamental nature, purpose and essence. The earliest historical records demonstrate the great interest which humanity has had in itself. Human self-reflection is related to the philosophy of consciousness, the topic of awareness, consciousness in general and the philosophy of mind....

SELF-RENEWAL

Self-renewal is the first condition of survival. Those who cannot renew themselves when necessary face annihilation sooner or later, no matter how powerful they may be. Everything lives and continues to live through the effort of self-renewal. When renewal ceases – as it has ceased for a corpse –decomposition sets...

The wisdom behind fasting

>From the wisdom of fasting is that: It is an act of worship done for Allâh, in which the ‘abd (servant) draws closer to His Lord by abandoning the things that he loves and desires, such as food, drink and sexual intercourse. So because of this, the truthfulness of his...

Young Man

Young man, Give some thought to the terrible maladies, now a century old, that afflict this society on every side. There is no remedy known for such fainting hearts and feverish minds: crowds in the street shouting for no reason; people, become like fish in the aquarium, Blundering anywhere in...

Zoroastrian Music

Zoroastrian Music Zoroastrian Music is a genre of religious music that accompanies religious and traditional rites among the Zoroastrian people. Although, certain ancient Zoroastrian traditions show a negative approach towards Zoroastrian melodies such as the pre-Islamic pastorals and minstrels, Zoroastrian music has been in the religion since it was founded....

Balancing the Spiritual and the Physical

The true life is the one lived at the spiritual level. Those whose hearts are alive, conquering the past and the future, cannot be contained by time. Such people are never excessively distressed by sorrows of the past or anxieties of the future. Those who cannot experi­ence full existence in...

Mevlânâ Celâleddin Mehmed Rumi’s biography

>Mevlânâ Celâleddin Mehmed Rumi was born in Afghanistan (which was the Persian city of Balkh) in 1207. Loosely translated, Jalal means “majesty”, Din means “religion”, and Rumi means “the Roman”, which means “Majesty of Religion”. The Anatolian region in Turkey that Rumi died in was then part of the Byzantine...

Mevlana Celaddiin-i Rumi’s works

Diwan-i Kebir, called poets, poems, book collecting. Diwan-ı Kebir “Big Book” or “Great Divan” means. Mevlana’s poems on various topics, all the Courtiers said. Divan-i Kebir in the Persian language, although a small number of Divan-i Kebir in Arabic, Turkish and Greek poetry is in the half. Diwan-ı Kebir 21...

Mawlavi order

>The discipline of Mevlevi Order was established by Mevlevi’s son Sultan Veled, his disciple Chalabi Husameddin, and his grandson Ulu Arif Chalabi in order to pass on his teachings to future generations. Ever since then, the “order” has been presided over by a Makam Chalabi (Chief Master) elected from among...

Jalaladdin al – Rumi

>Rumi was born in the city of Balkh in 1207, at a time when all of Asia was suffering from social, political, and military problems. His father, Muhammad Bahauddin al-Siddiqi, was part of the tenth generation of the descendants of Abu Bakr al-Siddiq, the first caliph of Islam. According to...

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