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incense, meditation, prayer, resin, ritual, spirituality, Spirituality and Metaphysics -

"Let my prayer be incense before you; my uplifted hands an evening offering" Old Testament - Exodus, Psalm 141:2 No worries, we won't be quoting scripture here, just want to make a point that incense and the burning thereof for spiritual beliefs have been around a long, long time. Most every faith or culture has used them in one shape or form to carry their message to the Heavens. There is something about the whole process, the flame, lighting it and letting it burn until you have a nice glow, placing it in the censer, the incense itself that lends...

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More and more people are becoming aware of the fact that our universe and everything within it is made up of energy. With this awareness comes the desire to create a space where there is more positive energy. One way of creating this positive space is by smudging. Smudging is the ancient practice of burning dried herbs such as sage, sweetgrass, cedarwood, juniper, lavender and many other herbs and plants. It is used in rites, rituals and ceremonies based on spiritual, medicinal and cultural teachings. Today we are specifically talking about White Sage Burning white sage has been traditionally used...

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What are Mala Beads? Mala beads are a strung set of 108 (traditionally) beads with an extra bead, called the Guru bead  which is normally larger than the rest of the beads. They are typically made out of crystal gemstones, Rudraksha beads and Sandalwood. Each type of bead carries a certain vibration. Why 108 beads? There are many views on why there are 108 beads (plus the Guru) bead. We believe that it is because the number 1 stands for the Divine, 0 stands for emptiness/humility and 8 is for infinity. How to choose a Mala For the most part,...

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