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Showing posts from April 4, 2008

Unique Mercury Shivling at the Earth Peace Temple at Sinhagad, Pune

The new EarthPeaceTemple at the Siddhanath Forest Ashram at Sinhagad near Pune, Maharashtra is in the news due to a unique alchemical Mercury Shivalinga or Shiva Lingam installed in the temple. The linga is made of solidified mercury (paras mani) and is possibly the largest akhand Shivalingam. The temple belongs to Hamsa Yoga Sangh, a non-profit organization. Spiritual guru and founder of the Hamsa Yoga Sangh, Yogiraj Gurunath Siddhanath says that the unique Shivalinga is a symbol for earth peace. The Shivlinga weighs over a tonne and is around 30 inches in height. Yogiraj Siddhanath indicates that the Earth Peace Temple Shivling is possibly the largest known unbroken Shivling – akhand Shivalinga. Mercury when purified and brought to a solid state is called the ‘Philosophers Stone’ or Paras Mani (Mercury Gem).The Indian Express reports'Shivling can be termed the elusive philosopher’s stone and has a distinctive spherical shape,' Yogiraj Siddhanath said. He said the science of…

Osho Quotes on Intelligence

Intelligence needs tremendous courage, intelligence needs an adventurous life.Intelligence needs that you are always going into the unknown, into the uncharted sea. Then intelligence grows, it becomes sharpened. It grows only when it encounters the unknown every moment. People are afraid of the unknown, people feel insecure with the unknown. They don’t want to go beyond the familiar; hence they have created a false, plastic substitute for intelligence – they call it intellect.Intellect is only a mental game. It cannot be creative.Intelligence creates a Picasso, a Van Gogh, a Mozart, a Beethoven. Intelligence is a totally different dimension. It has nothing to do with the head; it has something to do with the heart.The expert, the knowledgeable, the intellectual, has no insight of his own. He depends on borrowed knowledge, on tradition, on convention. He carries libraries in his head, a great burden, but has no vision.Intellect is in the head; intelligence is a state of heart wakefulne…