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  • On Yoga Terms and Philosophy: What is Samadhi?

    On Yoga Terms and Philosophy: What is Samadhi? [Last article in the series] by Alice KohSamadhi Many people think that Enlightenment is elusive, so...
  • On Yoga Terms and Philosophy: What is Pranayama?

    On Yoga Terms and Philosophy: What is Pranayama?[Eighth article in a series]by Alice KohPranayama“He who knows Prana knows Vedas” is the important ...
  • On Yoga Terms and Philosophy: What is Puja?

    On Yoga Terms and Philosophy: What is Puja?[Seventh article in a series]by Alice KohBefore I begin in defining Puja, I would like to remind my read...
  • On Yoga Terms and Philosophy: What is Asana?

    On Yoga Terms and Philosophy: What is Asana?[Sixth article in a series] by Alice Koh[Note, photo is taken at the most sacred mountain of Kailash]. ...
  • On Yoga Terms and Philosophy: What is Moksha?

    On Yoga Terms and Philosophy: What is Moksha? [Fifth article in a series] by Alice KohWhat is Moksha? Moksha means liberation from the cycle of reb...
  • The August Birthstones: Peridot, Sardonyx and Spinel

    The August Birthstones: Peridot, Sardonyx and SpinelThe August birthstone is the peridot. The alternative August birthstones are Sardonyx and the S...
  • Fertility Stones, Symbols and Charms

    Fertility Stones, Symbols and CharmsSince ancient times, people performed rituals in front of symbols, statues, stones that were believed to bestow...
  • Fertility Gemstones

    Fertility Gemstones What is fertility? Fertility is the god given power of creating children. Creating babies is as magical as the earth being fert...
  • July Birthstones

    Birthstones for the Month of July There is no escaping the spirit world. The spirit dwells in the water that you drink and bathe with, in the air y...
  • Friedrich Mohs and the Mohs Hardness Scale

    Friedrich Mohs and the Mohs Hardness Scale Friedrich Mohs created the Mohs scale in regards to mineral hardness in 1812.Friedrich Mohs was born in ...
  • The Chinese Five Elements and Gemstones

    The Chinese Five Elements and Gemstones Whereas Plato and Aristotle spoke of four elements in nature, the ancient Chinese developed a philosophy of...
  • The Four Elements and their Gemstones

    The Four Elements and their GemstonesWhat is nature? Or rather, what is found in nature? Plato and Aristotle believed that nature was composed of f...