EGYPTIAN MYSTICISM

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  • A centuries-old secret society is hanging out in Facebook groups 23 Apr 2021 20:30 Mashable What do you do when you're a centuries-old secret society looking to grow your membership? Make a Facebook group. Centuries ago, Rosicrucians were only able to maintain their society through their ability to be invisible. But over the past several …
  • How Did Rodeo Drive Become the Most Luxe Street in the Area? 13 Apr 2021 02:39 Los Angeles Magazine - California Readers Ask Chris about new museums, a unique bit of In-N-Out architecture, and more For answers to more of your burning questions, visit the Ask Chris archive. Q: How did Rodeo Drive come to be the most luxe street in Los Angeles? A: The road connecting …
  • Liberation from ‘Invisible’ Chains: Recovering Addicts Celebrate Freedom From a Different, but Powerful Form of Slavery 25 Mar 2021 21:51 The Detroit Jewish News Most of us are familiar with the traditional meaning of Passover, a commemoration of the Jews’ liberation from slavery in Egypt. During the holiday, we take part in the seder and refrain from eating leavened foods. For recovering addicts, the holiday takes …
  • ‘Our biggest challenge? Lack of imagination’: the scientists turning the desert green 20 Mar 2021 13:56 The Guardian Flying into Egypt in early February to make the most important presentation of his life, Ties van der Hoeven prepared by listening to the podcast 13 Minutes To The Moon – the story of how Nasa accomplished the lunar landings. The mission he was discussing …
  • This Day in History (January 7) 06 Jan 2021 19:33 Kayhan Today is Thursday; 18th of the Iranian month of Dey 1399 solar hijri; corresponding to 23rd of the Islamic month of Jamadi al-Awwal 1442 lunar hijri; and January 7, 2021, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 519 solar years ago, on this day in 1502 AD, …
  • City lore: How a Trenton native brought Tibetan mysticism to the world 27 Dec 2020 15:05 Community News Lama Kazi Dawa with Walter Evans-Wentz circa 1919. One summer afternoon in the early 20th century a young Trenton man lounging on the banks of the Delaware River had an overwhelming sensation that “this is not the first time I possessed a human body.” …
  • Scholars turn anew to an old question: If Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon, how did he do it? 28 Sep 2020 22:42 The Salt Lake Tribune - Utah Everybody loves a good whodunit, but in the case of the Book of Mormon, the mystery is more like a howhedunit. For more than 190 years, critics of Mormon founder Joseph Smith have tried to find unimpeachable evidence that the former money-digger-turned- …
  • The unique life of butterflies 28 Sep 2020 19:52 Creative Loafing Charlotte - North Carolina Nature has quite an extensive family living together here on earth, from the birds to the bees, flowers, and ALL other living creatures. Today I want to share about the flowers of the sky, butterflies. Born to Fly The transformation from caterpillar to …
  • A Post-Palestine Middle East 15 Sep 2020 14:13 Daily Alert When I was a 14-year-old jihadist wannabe in Cairo in 2003, I didn’t care about Egyptian politics, Arabs, Hosni Mubarak, regional powers, Arab monarchy, Arab republicanism, capitalism, or any of the issues that animate worldly observers of Middle East …
  • 7 ideas for adventurous tours in the Ruse region 23 Aug 2020 03:27 BNR - Radio Bulgaria The region of the Danube riverside town Ruse is a real challenge for adventurous people. How can you spend an unforgettable weekend in this beautiful part of Northeastern Bulgaria? Here are some suggestions: 1.Have a motorboat trip to the Lyulyak island or …
  • COVID-19: Time To Go Madagascar By Festus Adedayo 10 May 2020 16:53 Sahara Reporters Like many other societies in the world, Africa boasts of a past that is ambivalent, a mixture of the good, the bad and the ugly. She had villains, despots, tyrants, developmental leaders and all sorts as rulers. As she had a ruthless hero in leader of the …
  • What We Are Reading Today: Peace and Penance in Late Medieval Italy 07 Apr 2020 09:24 Arab News Author: Omnia El Shakry In 1945, psychologist Yusuf Murad introduced an Arabic term borrowed from the medieval Sufi philosopher and mystic Ibn ‘Arabi—al-la-shu‘ur—as a translation for Sigmund Freud’s concept of the unconscious. By the late 1950s, Freud’s …
  • Simon Wilson: Travels with my armchair 23 Mar 2020 21:19 New Zealand Herald If you can't travel you might as well read about places you never could travel to anyway, right? Like Antarctica. Beryl Bainbridge's short novel, The Birthday Boys, is the story of Scott's fatal expedition, seen through the eyes of each of the …
  • The Marvellous Case of Tamino 19 Mar 2020 02:34 Daily Star Have you ever found something extraordinary yet obscure? You wish to make it known and keep it a secret at the same time. Most of all, you want to cherish it, like trapping lightning in a bottle. That's what happened to me late last year. One night, I …
  • XOXO: Where to Rock This Weekend 29 Nov 2019 08:52 Tucson Weekly - Arizona Friday, Nov. 29 Always wanted to sing in a group? Come kick the tires at this open participation event—turning the audience into a choir. The science shows the therapeutic benefits (neurotransmitters spark the right temporal lobe to life releasing …

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