Get our latest May 2019 issue packed with inspiring stories that aim to guide you on your spiritual journey to total liberation and highest truth.
The May issue of The Awakening Times brings a diverse set of texts, carefully curated to provide you with insights into various topics: the power of purpose in life that leads to sacrifice, the right attitude towards giving and charity as well as the use of silence and inward insight as a powerful spiritual practice. Learn how self-doubt can also be tool for improvement when handled correctly. Find out more about shamanism and its approach towards treating illnesses as well as the inherent contradictions and confusions in understanding deep spiritual experiences. This issue also contains simple reading on how not to talk to kids and daily Tibetan rites to keep one in good health.
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Read on to learn about the popular Vipassana (roughly translated as insight) system of meditation, something practised by Buddha himself. The author shares her experience from attending one such 10-day program and how it impacted her approach to life.
Using the story of the life and death of Banda Singh Bahadur, a celebrated hero of the Sikh tradition, the author introspects on the lessons from the ordeals that the hero endured – what is the purpose of life? And when can one truly say that his life was lived to the fullest? Read this article to learn more.
In this article, spiritual guide Om Swami talks about how the right attitude towards giving can make it a deeply spiritual process. He also gently points out the pitfalls of expectations and reminds one to watch out against it.
A shaman is a man or woman who uses the ability to see “with the strong eye” or “with the heart” to travel into hidden realms. In this fascinating article, the author explains the approach of shamanism towards illness and their all-encompassing view of the web of life and the spirit that lives in all things.
Conventional wisdom emphasises the overarching importance of self-belief and pep talks for success at anything. But could self-doubt also be a tool to push one towards one’s goals? Read this interesting and counter-intuitive article to learn more about the author’s arguments in favour of reasonable self-doubt.
How the Extrapolation of Transcendent Experiences has created a chaotic landscape of religious and metaphysical contradiction and confusion.
In this article, the author speaks of the evolution of spiritual practices leading to enlightenment, as seen in various religions, and how this has led to confusion among seekers on what is most suited to them
Children are fragile and filled with innocence. However, adults can hurt children, often unintentionally, with their choice of words. This article points out a few such common phrases and serves as a reminder to make more compassionate and mindful choices of language and tone.
This article showcases an ancient set of dynamic postures from Tibet, considered to be more than 2500 years old, and bearing close similarity to yoga that originated in India. Often referred to as “A Fountain of Youth”, these exercises, when practised daily, offer various health benefits.