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The authoritarian personality makes life very difficult for people, especially those he or she has power and influence over.

Authoritarians share a similar psychological posture, which is difficult to address.

The unexamined inner lives of an authoritarian parent/teacher/boss/political master and others oppress sons/daughters/students/employees and citizens. Continue reading 

What is Art? Art is a Meditation on Life and much more…

What is Art?

(Art expresses itself through music,  words, spoken, sung and written, the paint, the stone, the wood, other materials, the cloth,  dance, other movements of the body, aesthetic sensitivities, magic, instruments, the singular and the collective of people, as a manifestation of the creative). Continue reading 

Dear Christopher. You fly to different countries. Your CO2 footprint is a million times higher than a poor person…..I wouldn’t know what to learn from you.”

To Fly or not to Fly?

That is the Question

Here is the criticism extracted from the two emails from Germany about this wallah’s taking flights.

Thank you for your article The Profound Meeting of Mindfulness with Nature, in the book Rieche das Feuer, spür den Wind.”

 It’s an inspiring article. Continue reading 

What is Mindfulness? 26 Definitions


26 Definitions

The Buddha engaged in the regular application of Mindfulness in his teachings. The Pali word for Mindfulness is Sati. His teachings on mindfulness serve as the primary inspiration for the teachings on mindfulness available in the West  and elsewhere in the world.

Sati conveys remembering what leads up to an experience or situation and the presence of the experience or situation. There is no English equivalent to the word sati. Continue reading 

What is Mindfulness? Current Limited Definitions. 21 Examples.

What is Mindfulness?

21 Current Limited Definitions

The current wave of exploration and interest in Mindfulness started 2600 years ago with the Buddha. He employed the use of mindfulness (Pali language: sati) to apply to a variety of other teachings and applications for the welfare of human beings.

There are significant differences in definition between the original  meaning of sati and its contemporary use. Continue reading