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Gopi Krishna by Lobsan Payat

Gopi Krishna (1908-1984, India)

Gopi Krishna was an office worker and spiritual seeker from Kashmir who was born in 1903, and wrote autobiographical accounts of his spiritual experiences. One famous one is Kundalini: Path to Higher Consciousness.

Two unlikely events led him to the practice of yoga. First, his father renounced the world to lead a religious life leaving his twenty-eight year old mother with the responsibility of raising him and his two sisters. His mother as a result pinned all her hopes for success on her only son.

Second, he disappointed his mother by failing…

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Heraklitos The Unknown Philosopher by Gas Terzoulin

Heraklitus Simple Life(5k image)

Greek philosopher Herakleitos had wondered from ancient years about the progress of the society. His opinion about economy, energy, environment and how the society can achieve this goals was that we to change our sense of value. . .

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Ibn Sina (Avicenna) by Ali Argis

Ibn Sina (Avicenna) 980-1037 C.E.

Western historians consider the era between the sixth and the 12th centuries A.D. as one of the earth's darkest periods of history. Although Europe had lapsed into an epoch of ignorance, some parts of the world continued to grow and flourish during this period. Specifically, in the Islamic world (Afghanistan, Arabian countries, Iran and Turkey), a golden age had dawned, and achievements in the arts and sciences of the time can be seen clearly in the development of the medical sciences. Babylonia, Phoenicia, and Judaeh were the most ancient centers of learning and culture from which the Greeks derived their…

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John Stuart Mill by John Kostopoulos

John Stuart Mill 1806-1873

John Stuart Mill, British philosopher-economist, the son of James Mill, had a great impact on 19th-century British thought, not only in philosophy and economics but also in the areas of political science, logic, and ethics. Mill was early introduced to the Benthamites, who actively pursued various social and political reforms along the utilitarian lines laid down by Jeremy Bentham. James Mill personally undertook the education of his precocious son, beginning with Greek at age three, with the aim of preparing him intellectually for eventual leadership of the group. At the age of 17 he had completed advanced and thorough courses…

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