Chakras: An Explanation

Many websites will explain a chakra as being a 'wheel' of energy, or a series of spinning vortices. To the uninitiated, this can seem ludicrous, illogical, or downright false. Let me start by saying, that the only way to determine whether or not a chakra is real, let alone what one is, or how they… Continue reading Chakras: An Explanation

Beginning from Emptiness

"Begin from a place of emptiness" During pranayama practice (or breathwork) we often start by emptying our lungs. This can be a great way of expelling stagnant air from our system, creating space, and preparing us for receiving fresh energy. I feel that starting from a place from emptiness holds an even deeper meaning, and… Continue reading Beginning from Emptiness

Corruption of Svadhishthana

Balancing any chakra is a tricky business. But the second chakra, has to be one of the trickiest. Governing pleasure, creativity, and sexuality, the orange-hued, and watery world of Svadhishthana has certainly kept me on my toes. It takes a great deal of awareness to help this area flow openly, and I am somewhat inspired… Continue reading Corruption of Svadhishthana

‘Troll King’ – a short story

“I can see it’s VR, but what makes it unique? It’s all been done a jillion times.” Snorfglorp looked at the game store attendant behind the counter. It was a blo-Bhumb. Notoriously rude - and flatulent. “Arcade survival,” he wheezed, its bulging eye fixed on Snorfglorp’s last remaining credit. On the game’s cabinet was an… Continue reading ‘Troll King’ – a short story

Quantum Karma

In the spirit of blending popular science with philosophy, this week's post is an experiment that you can perform anytime, anywhere. Let's start with a simple hypothesis: How we think directly affects what happens to us. It might seem like an obvious conclusion. Thoughts precede action => action precedes behaviour => behaviour precedes fate. It's the old… Continue reading Quantum Karma