.…she became an arhat, or holy one—quite a feat since few men ever achieved this state—which is as far as a human could go without actually being the Buddha or achieving nirvana.…
Millions of people in more than 80 countries will be turning off their lights for an hour at on Saturday, March 27 at 8:30pm (local time), as the world joins Earth Hour’s global call for action on climate change. Even the Eiffel Tower, the Empire State Building, the Great Pyramids of Giza and Chicago’s iconic skyline are planning to go dark.
The big difference between healing the skin and healing the mind is that you have to participate in the latter. But this difference is not a stumbling block once the healing gets under way. At the level of the soul there lies an entire healing mechanism every bit as effective as the body’s immune system. If you have the intention to heal, you give new energy permission to come into you and clear away obstacles.
Each solstice falls upon the ecliptic midway between the equinoxes, when the sun reaches that midway point, generally about June 21 and December 21. Winter Solstice on December 21 is the shortest day of the year. After Winter Solstice each day becomes longer until the longest day of the year arrives around June 21st. The solstices have been observed and celebrated by cultures throughout the world.