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Samkya Yoga

Samkya (or Sankya) Yoga – Yoga of Mind

Samkhya (सांख्य) is one of the lesser known schools of Yoga and is based on the sutras, or writings of the sage Kapila. Hindus believe this Yoga philosopher was none other than the god Vishnu, the son of Brahman in one of his earthly reincarnations.

On the surface, the sutras seem to be merely a series of philosophical propositions, yet students of this school affirm that a study of them will lead to samadhi and mental deliverance.

Samkhya also referred to as Sankhya, Sāṃkhya, or Sāṅkhya, a Sanskrit word that depending on the context, means “to reckon, count, enumerate, calculate, deliberate, reason, reasoning by numeric enumeration, relating to number,

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Space and Places for Massage

The massage room or space

Massage master at work

Massage is a versatile healing art, it can be done almost anywhere from living rooms to bedrooms or spare rooms, and serious practitioners will have a room set aside for massage, and perhaps some other spiritual practices.

Some massage can also be done in public places usually without the person completely undressing and it is common for many therapists to work on beaches or in malls.

Physical Space In nice weather or if you reside in a tropical country, massage can be done outdoors out of direct sunlight. But for privacy and warmth in cooler climates, the massage room is a warm space and ideally is large enough that

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Pausing the conversation

Defining relationships

I’ve been reading through other people’s stories and ideas about the changes in human relationships. The Christian moral perspective is that anything other than a unrelated male-female relationship is somehow a crime, an attitude that denies the fact that love can exist independently of this ideal. Disease is not discussed, but must be remembered.

So let’s look at some of these situations.

Incest between a father and daughter, or mother and son:

Within some branches of Islam, sex between fathers and daughters, older brothers and sisters is legal and encouraged as is marriage between cousins. But when these relationships produce children, genetic weaknesses and mutations occur giving rise to physical deformities and mental illnesses. This has also

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Yasmeena Ali

Giving the finger to morality

This is a story that everyone should take note to to better understand how Islam functions, it’s cruel reality and implications for Islamic host countries. Born in Afghanistan during the Taliban regime and moved to the UK as a child aged 9, Yasmeena rebelled against the nonsense that ruled her life.  Yasmeena in her speech below gives  a synopsis of Islam and living as a Muslim inside ond outside an Islamic country.

What Yasmeena describes as common to the many thousands of people born Muslim and escaped when their sensibility and appreciation of life awakened. That is something that takes great courage as you can really turn their backs on their families and communities. But what is

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Winston Churchill Notes

The Poisonous Religion of Islam

Winston Churchill is most famously renowned as Britain’s world war two prime minister and the driver of Hitlers defeat. But he is also renowned as disliking with some intensity anyone not British although perhaps here ‘dislike’ is a kindness.

On Islam, Churchill writes in The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan:

“How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy. The effects are apparent in many countries, improvident habits, slovenly systems of agriculture, sluggish methods of commerce, and

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The Fable of Four Wives

Metaphorical wisdom

An ancient Vedic Indian Story of a man with four wives that was at some point taken literally by some as they could never understood the essence and secret of this tale:

There was a rich man who bought and sold things, earn and lose money and a life of twists and turns, of fortunes and misfortunes; tragedies and good times. This man had four wives, he loved the fourth one very dearly, he would be lost in her charms He would adorn her with jewellery, rich dresses for her and entertain with her all the time, giving all his best. She loved him, he loved her. Both were forever thinking of each other and dint know

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The Art of Belly Dance

A Goddess Celebration and Fertility Dance

‘The Pearl Fishers’. Rene Milot. Oil on canvas. Click for larger image

Belly dance plays a number of functions within society and it has a rich history. Often referred to as Arabic dance, Oriental dancing or Exotic dancing, it’s widely believed to be an Arab dance originating in Egypt. Know one knows the exact origins although it appears to have been centred between North India, The Black Sea and North Africa. Over the millennia it has evolved to take many different forms depending on the country and region between the Mediterranean to the Pacific.

It originated as a fertility dance within cultures inspired by the joy of life

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Living with Boobs

Big breasted women talk of life with big boobs

For most people, big boobs are fantasy or a fetish and do not define a woman. They are body part that does not always conform to social norms and therefore presents various problems yet those problems exist mostly in the eyes of the holders while those woman blessed with big boobs experience problems with other people’s attitudes and finding suitable apparel.

Bodies come in all shapes and sizes, some are deemed good-looking and some are not the most important thing about bodies is that they work and everything else is cosmetic. Unfortunately in this age, people pay more attention to the cosmetic and the glamour than they do to the

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The History of Massage

With a little rubbing, the ouch soon goes away

Massage is an instinctive human response that when we bump ourselves, we rub the sore spot and the ‘ouch’ soon goes away. This basic instinct has been slowly developed over the countless generations into a sophisticated healing art and science in some form in over most of the World.

Egypt had a well developed social structure 5,500 years ago and people may have used massage then. Imhotep, the physician and architect recorded his knowledge of aromatic oils or unguents made by mixing aromatic plants, resins and gums with oils or fats.

The use of massage in India goes back a long way with written records appearing around 1500 BC. But it

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The Female Deer Exercise

Yoga Asana Series

Awakening the Goddess Within

It is thought that this simple Qi Gong exercise to increase Women’s Vitality, Sexual Health, Fertility and Pleasure has its roots in tantra and can be performed once or twice daily, except during menstruation or pregnancy.

The Female Deer Exercise tones the female endocrine system, increasing overall vitality, sensuality, centeredness, and turns uncomfortable bottled-up sexual desire into relaxed, enjoyable sensuality. It cultivates sexual energy, improves overall vitality and mental alertness, improves sexual enjoyment, and reduces or eliminates many common women’s ailments. It is simple to perform, takes only a few minutes and is very pleasurable.

Together, the two phases of the female deer exercise spread sexual pleasure and energy throughout the body,

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