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Jain Nun

Discovering Jainism – For Business

The first time I consciously remember hearing about Jainism was when I was in the middle of an obsession with sevens and eights. Inspired by Timothy Leary’s and Robert Anton Wilson’s “Game of Life” and Arthur Young’s Theory of Process, I had been playing with various matrices that describe universe in sets of seven (e.g. Chakras) and eights (e.g. the… Read more →

Dantes Inferno

Meditation can make your life hell

“Man Describes How Meditating Made His Life Hell” – a catchy headline in a world where mindfulness meditation is beginning to get traction from Silicon Valley conferences to boardrooms, to the backrooms of churches somewhere in Bumblefuck, middle of nowhere. Of course, someone had to ride the “dark side” meme eventually. And yes: Meditation can make your life hell. The… Read more →

In search of meaning…

Since becoming aware of his existence, man has sought to give meaning to it. In his comparatively short life on earth, a whole array of philosophies, cosmologies, ontologies have arisen and have been amply documented. In terms of their stance on the underlying meaning, nearly all of these models of reality fall into one of two categories: materialistic or spiritualistic.… Read more →