Meaning of Sphota-Meraki

SPHOTA-MERAKI is the continuation of Along Your Path, both online as well as in print.

SPHOTA – “That from which the
meaning bursts forth.”
MERAKI – “The creative essence of
putting yourself into your work.”

Meaning behind SPHOTA:
The word sphota can be traced back to various Indian philosophers such as Pânini and Patanjali, but is most notable through Bhartrihari  (450—510 C.E.) and his theory associated with it in his writings, Vākyapadīya (treatise on words and sentences).
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#NODAPL 12/5/16 – IT WILL CONTINUE

#NODAPL 12/5/16 – IT WILL CONTINUE
Posted on December 5, 2016 by alongyourpath

So, yesterday the Department of the Army denied the approval of the easement in North Dakota ( 1 ). sacredSacred, yet to the applause of a lot of people that have been aware of this issue, this isn’t a victory, but a slight reminder that “this is the government and these are powerful oil and gas companies.”

Back in September, stemming from a federal judge declining the project (2). , Continue reading “#NODAPL 12/5/16 – IT WILL CONTINUE”

QUOTES

“Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.” ~ Lao Tzu

“Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” ~ Dalai Lama

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ART: Visionary Storytelling – Keith Prossick

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The Art of Keith Prossick

Visionary artist Keith Prossick has been creating elaborate and beautiful works of art live at festivals and workshops for over ten years and now is looking to create a traveling gallery where art and storytelling are mixed to give the attendees an experience of ‘the visions that humans have created to help us understand who we are, where we came from, and where we want to go.’

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RANT: Two documentaries on the hardships of the Australian Aboriginals

After watching two documentaries on the struggles of the Aboriginals of Australia I realize how upset I get over the struggles indigenous cultures have had throughout the ages. ‘Our Generation’ and ‘Utopia’ show the struggles Aborigines have and still have against the modern ‘civilised’ world in Australia. When I watch movies like Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman ‘Australia’ I see the hypocrisy in what the world sees as the ‘white Australia’ yet seeing these documentaries you see the arrogance and discrimination that is still going on.

Our Generation..

Utopia info…
http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/utopia_2013/

QUOTES

“A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away.” ~ Bil Keane

“The love of heaven makes one heavenly.” ~ William Shakespeare

“Sooner or later you’re going to realize, just as i did, that there’s a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.” Morpheus (Matrix movie)

‎”Lay forgiveness on your mind and let all fear be gently laid aside.” ~ A Course In Miracles

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