Featured

SPHOTA-MERAKI – 2019

SPHOTA: “That from which the meaning bursts forth”
In Hindu linguistics “sphota” relates to the theory and understanding of what words and phrases represent when someone reads them and relates them on a deeper level. It is the ‘light-bulb effect’, that ‘Ah-ha!’ moment of understanding aspects of words, sentences, mantras etc.

MERAKI: “The love one puts forth into something. The creative essence of putting yourself into your work”
In Greek, “merkati” represents the passion and soul one puts into their work.

Sphota-Meraki.com represents the drive and passion individuals feel in making change in their personal life as well as putting it forth out into the world. It is that moment of clarity before, during and after when one puts their whole essence into creating something anew.

This is that process….that moment of thought, turned into reality. The belief of doing what you love and how it enhances others in the process. Continue reading “SPHOTA-MERAKI – 2019”

Advertisements

Fringe News May 2019

Consciousness News May 2019

Consciousness and Spirituality News
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM –
In most Western countries, only a minority of people pray every day. The US is the exception

DISCOVERY SCIENCE –
Stephen Meyer: Darwin’s Doubt
CONSCIOUS LIFE NEWS –
Connect With Your Inner Self To Know If You Need A Fresh Start
SPIRITUALITY & HEALTH –
The Crowded Labyrinth: Mastering Relationships on the Labyrinthine Path
THE DENVER POST –
Denver first in U.S. to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms
WAKING TIMES –
CONTACTING THE DEAD: DOES IT HELP OR HINDER THE GRIEVING PROCESS?

Educative News May 2019


Education and Government News – May 2019
THE WASHINGTON POST –
Bones discovered in an island cave may be an early human species
DISCOVERY SCIENCE –
Stephen Meyer: Darwin’s Doubt
EDUTOPIA –
Teaching With a Chronic Illness
DATELINE –
China’s ‘horrifying’ new surveillance system could have global consequences
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM –
These are 7 of the most exciting breakthroughs in healthcare today
CNN POLITICS –
Trump administration opens the door to pushing more poor people off benefits
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM –
These countries have the biggest military budgets as a percentage of GDP
THE ECONOMIST –
Thanks to education, global fertility could fall faster than expected
EDUCATION WEEK –
Many Native American Students Don’t Learn About Their Languages and Cultures in School
THE FLORIDA TIMES UNION –
Whistleblowers describe culture of racism, abuse and coverups at Florida prison
NARSOL –
Registry is the cause of death of man in Kentucky
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM –
An economist explains what happens if there’s another financial crisis
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM –
How does Finland’s top-ranking education system work?
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM –
Can inequality be blamed on the Agricultural Revolution?
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM –
These countries spend the most on education

Wellness News May 2019

Mental, Physical and Spiritual Health News – May 2019
VIBRANT EMOTIONAL HELP –
Coping With Distress after International Disasters
ANXIETY AWARENESS –
What Having Anxiety Feels Like

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH –
Help for Mental Illnesses
A HEALTH BLOG –
Dietary Magnesium Is Important For Prevention Of Disease
I HEALTH TUBE –
HPV Vaccine Used as Population Control?
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH –
NIMH Answers Questions About Suicide
SEEKING INTEGRITY –
Trauma, Intimacy Issues, and Addictions
SEX AND RELATIONSHIP HEALING –
Infidelity: Is Staying the New Shame?
A HEALTH BLOG –
12 Proven Ways On How To Manage Stress
A HEALTH BLOG –
10 Proven Ways to Help Boost Your Mental Energy
A HEALTH BLOG –
Frankincense & Myrrh Neuropathy Rubbing Oil For Neuropathic Pain
GOOP –
A 90-Second Breathwork Tool to Reduce Stress
WEBMD –
How to Use Good Memories to Feel Better
FOUNDATION FOR EXCELLENCE –
Antidepressants: is there a better way to quit them?
METRO –
How to work with someone who has depression

Ecological News May 2019

Animal and Environmental News – May 2019
THE GUARDIAN –
Why are the US news media so bad at covering climate change?
VOX –
Why the US bears the most responsibility for climate change, in one chart
FRIENDS OF THE EARTH –
Vermont passes bill to ban consumer use of bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides
FOOD SAFTEY NEWS –
New York steps ahead of Hawaii on agricultural pesticide chlorpyrifos
BBC NEWS –
Nature crisis: Humans ‘threaten 1m species with extinction’
THE GUARDIAN –
EU ‘outright dangerous’ in its use of natural resources, says WWF
TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT –
Airlines are the biggest carbon emitters in four European countries
RENEWABLE ENERGY WORLD –
Washington becomes fifth state in the US to aim for 100 percent clean energy
SCIENTIFIC AMERICA –
Children Change Their Parents’ Minds about Climate Change
PEW –
The Push to Safeguard 30% of the Ocean
PEW –
Casting a Safety Net on the Seafood Industry
GRIST –
Air pollution in many national parks is as bad as Los Angeles
THE GUARDIAN –
The EPA is meant to protect us. The Monsanto trials suggest it isn’t doing that
GREENPEACE –
Protect Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in the fight to protect the climate and our planet.
UN ENVIRONMENT –
Birds globally threatened by plastic waste
THE WASHINGTON POST –
In Alaska, climate change is showing increasing signs of disrupting everyday life
ECOWATCH –
EPA Ignored Its Own Scientists’ Calls to Ban Asbestos
THE HILL –
Green New Deal for farming: Address climate crisis and revitalize food system

Conscious/Spiritual Music – HIP-HOP/RAP/R&B – Jan-April 2019

New list of Conscious/Spiritual Music…Hip-Hop, Rap and R&B List.

FETTI PROFOUN – Rabbit Hole
SPIRIT OF TRUTH – Starchild
FERAL THE EARTHWORM – Dreamer’s Anthem
SUPAMAN – Prayer Loop Song
BURAKA BLUE – Love & Light
TRUTHSEEKAH – Esoteric Agenda
ATMA – Eternal Boundlessness
SON OF SATURN & LIFE SCIENTIST – Mystic Pantheon
LOST CHILDREN OF BABYLON – Where Every Breath Is A Prayer
MASTA BUILDAS – Meditation Chant
ANAHATA SACRED SOUND CURRENT – Uprising

VIDEOS BELOW
Continue reading “Conscious/Spiritual Music – HIP-HOP/RAP/R&B – Jan-April 2019”

Conscious/Spiritual Music – EDM/TECHNO/DUB – Jan-April 2019

Here’s ten tracks in the Electronic Dance Music realm I came to enjoy.

PORAT – Shiva Shiva Shankara
GOVINDA – Higher and Higher
DESERT DWELLERS – More Than Anything
KAMINANDA – Temple of De’light
NIBANA – I Am a Soul
DJ SHUB & NORTHERN CREE SINGERS – Indomitable
A TRIBE CALLED RED – Sisters
SHANTI PEOPLE – Hanuman Jam
W&W & VINI VICI – Chakra
HILIGHT TRIBE – Gayatri

VIDEOS BELOW
Continue reading “Conscious/Spiritual Music – EDM/TECHNO/DUB – Jan-April 2019”