Articles from: January 2012

Gnosis and the Pursuit of Happiness by Dalf Wale

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The term gnosis is the Greek word for knowledge, but not just intellectual knowledge; it refers to knowledge that comes from personal experience that elevates the human spirit to a divine level. This ancient spiritual tradition represents the basis of most major religious and spiritual movements, including Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism and Judaism.

The word religion come from re-ligare, in Latin, meaning the “re-union” of man with the divine, and the purpose of gnosis has always been as a method of self-discovery to help anyone achieve this ultimate aim of these religions. As a method to develop self-discipline and psychological stability, gnosis provides a way to arrive at genuine inner tranquility without the need to rely on anything or anyone other than ourselves.
 

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Lynn Andrews Training Session Launches in February

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Lynn Andrews, The New York Times bestselling author of the Medicine Woman book series, has announced the launch of a new Sacred Arts training program at Lynn Andrews Center for Sacred Arts and Training (LACSAT). Founded in 1996, LACSAT offers a Bachelors of Science degree in Natural Health Sciences with a concentration in Sacred Arts Training in conjunction with the University of Natural Medicine, located in Sante Fe, New Mexico.