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  • FIVE BUDDHA FAMILIES

The Five Buddha Families and How They Can Help You Understand Yourself

By |2019-12-25T16:12:12+02:00December 25th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

The Five Buddha Families are a vital principle in Buddhist philosophy. Buddhism is primarily concerned with reaching a state of Enlightenment, wholly separated from the individualistic and earth-bound tendencies of the Ego. Through the purging of ego-based beliefs and emotions, we grow to inhabit a space of Connection and Oneness with the Source. As a [...]

  • perennial philosophy

What Is Perennial Philosophy and How It Can Open Your Mind

By |2019-11-27T17:42:24+02:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality|Tags: , , |

Perennial philosophy is a strand of philosophical thought prevalent in culture since the Renaissance. It became popularised in the 20th century where these ideas became widespread across academia and society. Perennial philosophy is a viewpoint that provides an interesting outlook on the practice of many religious faiths. It is a source of valuable insight for [...]

  • epicurean philosophy

4 Ways Epicurean Philosophy Can Help You Be More Happy

By |2019-11-25T14:49:17+02:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Epicurean philosophy has been one of the most influential schools in philosophy to guide what really makes people happy. Philosophy has always had at its heart the pursuit of happiness and the greater good. It seeks to understand life and how we can enjoy it to its fullest. There are many schools of thought in [...]

  • philosophy jokes

8 Philosophy Jokes That Hide Profound Life Lessons in Them

By |2019-10-14T17:10:23+02:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , |

Philosophy can often be wordy, complicated and difficult to engage with, but philosophical jokes can provide an alternative to this. Adding humour to this philosophy through jokes may make engaging with it more fun. Moreover, it helps build an understanding of interesting and profound philosophical ideas. This article will take a look at some clever [...]

  • zen teachings

5 Zen Teachings That Will Help You Become a Wiser and Calmer Person

By |2019-10-02T22:29:17+02:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

There are several Zen teachings that can be profoundly useful to our well-being. We can often feel worried, angry, confused or a number of other unhealthy emotions at various times in our lives. Zen teachings can help us deal and understand these emotions to make us much wiser and calmer individuals. But before we explore [...]

  • greatest philosophical novels

10 of the Greatest Philosophical Novels of All Time

By |2019-08-14T23:00:56+02:00August 18th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature|Tags: , , |

Reading philosophical novels can be a brilliant way to engage in philosophical themes, ideas and teachings. It is quite understandable how one may find it daunting to tackle a thick, multivolume non-fiction work by someone like Arthur Schopenhauer or Immanuel Kant. Coming across something like Schopenhauer’s The World as Will and Representation on a bookshelf [...]

  • Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

8 Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes That Will Help You Reach Inner Peace

By |2019-08-03T14:36:27+02:00August 3rd, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , |

If you’re struggling with inner peace, it’s hard to find a place of sanctuary. However, quotes by powerful people like Jiddu Krishnamurti can help. It’s not easy finding peace sometimes. Just when you think you’ve got everything under control and rolling smoothly, something blindsides you, knocking you out of your state of pure love. I [...]

  • must-read fiction books

7 Must-Read Fiction Books That Will Leave a Mark on Your Soul

By |2019-07-13T17:39:47+02:00July 13th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Literature|Tags: , , |

Reading is an important part of life, truly. There are many fiction books which are a must-read and are sure to impress you. Despite the uprising of technology and ever-changing modifications of modern times, reading is still a timeless treasured activity. I remember a time when reading books, you know, the ones you can actually [...]