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Ethics Virtues Meditation and Spiritual Growth|
Susan Helene Kramer, BellaOnline's Meditation Editor
To progress towards self-realization requires an ethical basis, built upon with virtuous living, and the crowning glory of deep meditation.
Reaping The Last Stalks at Lammas|
Ro Longstreet, BellaOnline's Wicca Editor
Lammas is the harvest festival that occurs on August 1. It is the First Harvest, which focuses on wheat, barley, maize, and other cereal crops. Arguably the most significant part of the Lammas festival is the reaping of the last stalks in the fields, which are made into the corn dolly.
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Ideas For Your Lammas Party
The sabbat of Lammas, which occurs on August 1, is the First Harvest of wheat, barley, and maize. Lammas sabbat feels like a county fair replete with feasting and good-natured competition. It can be a giddy event infused with the rowdy, high-spirited energy of the young trickster sun-god Lugh.
Intuition & Working with the Otherworld
Learn the underlying priciples of using your intuitive skills to contact the energies of the Otherworld
Mary King’s Close in Edinburgh
. Stories and tales of hauntings and ghosts in the old Mary King Close have been told since about 40 years after the last plague outbreak in Edinburgh.
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
Buddha´s Daughters: Teachings from Women Who are Shaping Buddhism in the West is a collection of teachings compiled and edited by Andrea Miller, a writer and editor at the popular Buddhist magazine Shambhala Sun. It includes beautiful teachings from some of the most prominent women teachers in the West, including Lama Tsultrim Allione, Sharon Salzberg, Tara Brach, Pema Chodron, and more.
Meditation for All Kids
Sitting, walking, dance, relaxation, instant, music, guided and more meditations, plus affirmations, inspirations, and prayers - for tots to teens of all abilities in 100 pages with many illustrations. Paperback or ebook versions.
Meditation Lessons - for Teens and Adults
More than 70 offerings, from guided meditation techniques to on-the-go stress relief and relationship meditations interspersed with verse, and a section of special occasion prayers. Perfect as a home study course to answer all your meditation needs. 114 pages. Paperback or ebook versions.