Many scholars report that Alexander the Macedonian, having established his kingdom in the region, began to choose soils with a healthy climate, fertile and with good irrigation. Arriving at the site of Alexandria, he found traces of a huge building, with a large number of marble columns.
Mercenaries in Italy were generally referred to as condotieri (s.s.: from the contract –condotta– that they signed with their employers). The term appears in texts as early as the middle of the 12th century, but it seems that the gradual predominance of Italians in the profession, from the middle of the 14th century onwards, contributed to its prevalence.
When we hear the term "alchemy", our mind goes to the alchemists of the Western Middle Ages who tried to transmute matter, i.e. change the properties of chemical elements and thus prepare, for example, precious metals using base metals (e.g. .to turn iron into gold).
With continuous – uninterrupted prayer we manifest the Goodness, Beauty and Truth that exists in everything and covers our little self. We open the eyes of our hearts to see the Colors of the earth, the sky, the ocean, our friend, our lover, our dog, our job, our song lyrics.
If today we refer to the books of Alchemy, fascinated by their wisdom, we owe it to a large extent to the work of the Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung, who devoted a significant part of his writing work and research to the field of Alchemy. In fact, if today we know the Rosarium Philosophorum...
In every sexual relationship, regardless of whether there is love or not, the energy of one partner mixes with the energy of the other. In Despina Palamari's book on Tantra you can find energy cleansing and discharge exercises, healing meditative practices and rituals...
Tantra was born in the myth of the sacred – erotic – meeting of the god Shiva with Shakti. It arrives in the West from exotic India and is an ancient tradition that concerns all aspects of life. Many books have been written on Tantra worldwide, and each one approaches it differently. This is because the science of Tantra…
A God who loves music, sometimes with unbridled eroticism and sometimes tender and kind, who nevertheless does not cease sometimes to spread panic.
Why would we be interested in a god like Panas in our time? Deity of forests and pastoral life how could his presence be associated with the man of the urbanized society of modern times?
"Is there a God after all?" A clear question, which states that there have been a myriad of opinions ‒ and I'm not only referring to those of the distinguished friends Petros Papapostolos and Panagiotis Asimeonoglou - since the dawn of human thought. Only that for the ancient man the specific question did not raise any doubt, but had only one strong answer – and this is certainly affirmative!
But what changed and we went from the self-evident "yes" to modern questioning? I believe that the difference lies solely in the way of interpretation.
After all, is there a God? Clearly, the answer to this question cannot be limited to a "Yes" or "No". And this is because the subject around which we revolve is not an empirical object. Nevertheless, people throughout the ages have asked this question and have sought divinity in various ways: They have looked to ancient sources, followed enlightened teachers, believed in various stories, embraced doctrines, and followed various Paths that are heralded as leading to "theosis."