Hello fellow seekers of truth! In this blog, we delve into the practice of self-inquiry. Self-inquiry is a technique used to examine and gain insights into oneself, including one's thoughts, emotions, and behaviours, ultimately leading to self-realisation and liberation. This practice has been validated by scientific studies and can positively impact one's mental, emotional, and physical well-being. Self-inquiry can be practiced in various ways, such as asking oneself a series of questions. The benefits of self-inquiry are numerous, including increased self-awareness, reduced stress and anxiety, improved mental health, improved relationships, personal growth, and a greater sense of purpose along with enlightenment! We also explore the story of Ramana Maharishi, a self-realised sage who pursued the truth of his existence by asking himself the question "Who am I?". This blog will show you how the simple act of self-inquiry can lead you to profound and life-changing discoveries about yourself.
Ubuntu is an African word that describes a philosophy of “humanity”, this philosophy of ubuntu is used throughout many African countries and tribes with the word changing in pronunciation and spelling from one country and tribe to the next but one commonality remains the same, I am because we are. Meaning I am human because
Yasiin Bey (born Dante Terrell Smith; December 11, 1973), better known by his stage name Mos Def, is an American rapper, singer, actor and activist. One of the founders of the conscious rap movement, writing and rapping about god, society, government, freedom and universal truth, or as Yasiin states, universal law. Yasiin Bey grew up
“Virtue: (Latin: virtus, Ancient Greek: ἀρετή "arete") is moral excellence. A virtue is a trait or quality that is deemed to be morally good and thus is valued as a foundation of principle and good moral being. Personal virtues are characteristics valued as promoting collective and individual greatness. In other words, it is a behavior that shows high moral standards. Doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong. The opposite of virtue is vice.” - Wikipedia.org
Dual awareness: the ability to be aware of the outer world and inner world simultaneously, due to the fact that nothing is separate and everything is present in the moment, this is possible. A very simple way to practice dual awareness is to focus on the breath, and while the awareness is on the breath, we become aware of the sounds that surround us.