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Grapeseed Oil

Fruit of the vine

Grape seed oil or grape oil is pressed from the seeds of grapes, and is a by-product of wine making. Unfortunately grape seed oil is usually extracted from grape seeds using a solvent rather than being pressed from the seeds which aromatherapists say makes it an inferior oil for aromatherapy massage.

However; for some, grape seed oil is a preferred cosmetic ingredient for control of skin moisturization and it is a popular massage medium as its nice to work with. It also contains more linoleic acid than many other oils.

The oils are usually extracted in factories by crushing the seeds and using solvents, but a healthier oil is gained by cold-pressing or expeller pressing.

Some

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East vs West

Spiritual truth in the East and the lack there of in the West

Gaia as the world tree by Alex GrayThe tree of life giving life – East but being destroyed by human greed, the West

The philosophical and lifestyle differences between East and West are apparent particularly when travelling from any western country to India. It is such a crazy chaotic place and yet there is something wonderful and transcendent in India not in addition to the resplendent colours and the joy on people’s faces.

I’ve written several posts on the subject and now thanks to a line by Chaman Lal, the penny has finally dropped in regard to what I’m attempting to

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Creating a Better World

By way of Sanatana Dharma, Human Duty or Humanism

I have written extensively on the failure of modern civilisation that I need say no more. This is clearly seen by watching any newscast – is it only good news? The reason why civilisation is failing is evidenced within our social behaviour and many of our movies contain rather eloquent examples.

In so many movies we have a principal character or set of characters desiring to be happy and they equate happiness with possessions and financial wealth. Yet almost always in these stories, the only outcome of antisocial behaviour is an increase in pain and suffering, often placated by some happy moments for some winners at the end of the story.

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Amitayus Buddha

The Buddha of Infinite Life

Amitayus also known as Amitābha or Amida Buddha is the celestial Buddha of Infinite Light, and resides in the heavenly abode of Sukhavati, also known as the Western Pure Land.

Adored throughout eastern Asia, devotees of Amitabha, Amitayus or Amida (as known in Japan), recite mantra, meditate and pray to awaken these Buddha qualities within themselves.

As the Buddha of Infinite Life and Infinite Light, Amitayus has special popularity amongst Buddhist practitioners due to the infinite benefits that can be received from expanding consciousness, the immediate result being inner peace and joy.

“Amitābha is known for his longevity attribute, magnetising red fire element, the aggregate of discernment, pure perception and the deep

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Visitors Guide

Tips on how to find your way around webenz

In compiling and organising these two and a half thousand pages on a wide range of human activities and endeavours, the primary focus of this site is to remind people that we have a common origin from that very first spark of life, we have all taken different paths to get to here and to continue our story, we must all cooperate.

Here now in this modern world of 2019, it is clear that civilisation is in a very bad way and if we are going to remedy our current problems and continue as a species, we need to adapt which means letting go old habits, curing ourselves of addictions and

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Islamophobia

And does it affect one’s health?

Phobias are an extreme and often irrational fear of or aversion to something. Women are often terrified of mice or spiders, mice may carry some disease and some spiders are deadly and therefore must be avoided. Avoiding them or having them exterminated from one’s home is a sane healthy choice, screaming and fleeing is an over reaction.

Phobias are one of the most common mental illnesses in the United States. The National Institute of Mental Health suggests that eight percent of U.S. adults have some type of phobia. Women are more likely to experience phobias than men. Typical symptoms of phobias can include nausea, trembling, rapid heartbeat, feelings of unreality, and being preoccupied

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Sari Tradition

Without blouse – A kick back against colonialism

Whatever country men live in, the majority have a somewhat unhealthy appreciation of the female body because we live in a capitalist and patriarchal society where things are to be possessed. Women for the most part have been chattels in many countries, slaves and baby makers for the men who owned them.

India as a matriarchal civilisation was spared this tradition until midway through the British occupation when they decided that because women in England had no rights, Hindu women should also have no rights. With stroke of a pen they passed a law disinheriting women of their wealth and social status and telling men that they had all the power.

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Pranayama

The science of breath

The fundamental principal of pranayama otherwise know as yoga breathing are to develop a breath that is consistently soft, smooth, even and deep.

Pranyayama or breath control works on our central nervous system. An uneven, or erratic breath will lead to diminished health whereas a soft, smooth, even breath can strengthen the nervous system and even cure diseases of the body, mind and soul.

Breath is life and life is breath as the first thing we do on entering life is to begin breathing and when our life is over, we let out our final breath.

We breathe for two primary reasons;

The exchange of gaseous energy – absorbing oxygen from the atmosphere and exhaling carbon

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Mohenjo Daro

Secrets emerging from the dust

Mohenjo Daro and Harrappa are the focal cities for research into the Indus Valley civilisation yet they are only two of hundreds of cities. But by focusing on these two instances we must ask if archaeologists and researchers are missing some vital information?

There are other towns like Rakhigarhi (Rakhi Garhi) much closer to present-day Delhi.

One agreed-upon factor by most researchers is that the Indus Valley people were peaceful, town walls were to keep out herds of wandering elephants and no doubt lions while providing a degree of collective comfort during the hours of darkness.

Another partially agreed factor is that over the past 30,000 years, is that people have been travelling, communicating

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Hindu Economics

And the art of civilisation

Hindu civilisation in India preceded the ancient civilisations of Egypt, Babylon, Persia, Greece and Rome However the further one travels from India, the weaker its influence and modern humanity more corrupted.

The purpose of this paper is to describe the evolution of money, capitalism and its influence on not only Hindu culture, but on global civilisation.

Introduction

The word Hinduism is a misnomer coined by invaders as a derivation on Hindustan reflecting a failure to grasp the significance of the Hindu way of life although it may be more accurate to say that Hinduism is a term given as part of the effort to break the spirit of India by the most recent invaders, the

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