Archive for the ‘Spiritual Phenomena’ Category

Understanding Dimension

Dimension is simply the set of points in an object that defines its shape and size. In physics and mathematics, dimension is defined as the minimum number of coordinates that specify every point within an object. Science fiction also has its own definition of what a dimension is. It can also refer to an alternate plane of existence other than what people are used to knowing. Physical DimensionsThe conventional dimensions in the physical world are considered to be composed of four different point…

Ascended Masters

The Ascended Masters are known as individuals who have undergone the process of ascension. They are known to have a higher state of spiritual awareness and enlightenment but offer themselves in the service of humanity and look over its spiritual growth. The concept of the Ascended Masters was first derived from the theosophical teachings concerning the Masters of Wisdom or the Mahatmas. Belief OriginsThe belief over Ascended Masters living on Earth may have originated from esotericism. It is the…

History Behind Halloween

History Behind Halloween

Halloween has been one of the much awaited holidays each year. Although its celebration today is usually surrounded by fun and excitement, the history behind Halloween is largely based on a more controversial subject. The mystery and the nature of Halloween has since been hidden and covered through a mixture of fun and games that it has since been known for. Halloween OriginsThe ancient celebration of Halloween is not so innocent and as fun then. It was first held on the ancient Celtic New Year …

Jerusalem Syndrome

Jerusalem Syndrome

The Jerusalem Syndrome is a mysterious condition that seems to affect deeply religious people who come to the Holy City of Jerusalem for a visit. The condition is characterized by a seemingly sudden change in otherwise healthy and normal people that display sudden psychotic behavior such as random street preaching or singing, going around in nothing but a garb of bed sheets and other abnormal displays, most of them usually stemming from religious fervor. Jerusalem Syndrome HistoryThe condition w…

The Evil Eye

The evil eye is a kind of curse put on a child, livestock, crops, etc., by someone who has the “evil eye.” There does not seem to be any particular reason why some people are born with and others without the evil eye. The curse is usually unintentional and caused by praising and looking enviously at the victim. In Sicily and southern Italy, however, it is believed that some people–jettatore– are malevolent and deliberately cast the evil eye on their victims. Belief in the evil eye is not neces…