The massacre of the Sakya clansmen

Even the Buddha can't escape his Karma. The massacre of the Sakya clansmen Before the advent of Sakyamuni Buddha, there was near Kapila town a village inhabited by fishermen, and in...

Floating balances your brain hemispheres

Much of what is known about brain function is owed to Roger Sperry, whose experiments examined the way the human brain’s hemispheres operate both independently and in concert with...

Adam and Eve; A figurative perspective.

As I was studying the first few chapters of the book of Genesis once again, I had a different realization from what's popular in the Christian community. The story of...

Your life doesn’t need a Grand Plan

I spent most of my prime working life trying to achieve some notion of success. To that end, I studied time management techniques, life goals evaluations, productivity hacks, and...

Floating testimonials on the benefits to the body

Floating is one of the most extraordinarily beneficial recovery tools that I can utilise as a highly driven, hard training, internationally competitive CrossFit athlete – of over 45 years...

The Old Man and the Scorpion

What is your essential nature? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cu0AIQg4blQ The Old Man and the Scorpion One morning, after he had finished his meditation, the old man opened his eyes and saw a scorpion floating helplessly...

Floating sharpens concentration

Many first-time floaters remark on how aware they become of the endless chatter in their mind. With so many external stimuli to deal with most people don’t realize how...

The Tamarind Tree

How quickly do you need to attain liberation? A day? A year? A lifetime? Many lifetimes? What is more important, being on the path, or actually obtaining liberation? The Tamarind Tree One...

We are nothing without God.

"We are nothing without God" is a widely used statement in most Christian circles, and I found myself pondering on this. Why do we say that we are nothing...

Relying on Joy

Relying on Joy At the time of Buddha, there lived an old beggar woman called "Relying on Joy". She used to watch the kings, princes, and people making offerings to...

Floating decreases anxiety and depression

Since floating facilitates meditation, floating has scientific backing to claim its efficacy against anxiety and depression. A review study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)...

Enlightenment is the Key

I must apologize before I start that this would sound preachy. I don’t like preaching because it entails making conclusions about a subject matter and I believe that we...

The Young Monk Who Saved The Ants

The Young Monk Who Saved The Ants Once upon a time in the deep mountains forest there lived an old monk and a young monk. The old monk was a...

The Fish and the Turtle

The Fish and the Turtle (Is Nibbana Nothingness?) Once upon a time there was a fish. And just because it was a fish, it had lived all its life in...