Summer 2014, Changes Underway

August 22, 2014

Under Renovation

Thank you for visiting my website. I am currently reworking the contents. I am separating the fictional writings and related posts from the metaphysical and meditation materials. Follow me on Twitter @RishiEdSharrow to get my announcements and short thoughts. Or send me your contact email address via the form.  Thank you.  Ed Sharrow

Under Renovation

Thank you for visiting my website. I am currently reworking the contents. I am separating the fictional writings and related posts from the metaphysical and meditation materials. Follow me on Twitter @RishiEdSharrow to get my announcements and short thoughts. Or send me your contact email address via the form.  Thank you.  Ed Sharrow

Writing a biography

Ed in the driver's seat

Without storytellers, history would be lost. History belongs to the pop historian. Most of what the average person knows about history comes from the best told stories, not necessarily the most factual stories. By deciding to undertake a series of biographies, I have to make decisions regarding my approach to each life. While I strive to make the stories entertaining, I also juggle the goals of literal accuracy, integrity to the lessons learned from the person’s example, a respectful homage, and providing something of personal use to the audience. A biography is a specialized form of storytelling based upon the example of one person’s life. There are four …continue reading

Seven Human Energy Centers – Overview

7 Subtle Energy Centers

Seven energy centers form the framework of consciousness that incarnates in human form. Most yoga traditions refer to these energy centers as chakras. The Christian book of Revelation refers symbolically to the energy centers as seven seals that must be opened to realize the kingdom of God. Opening the seven energy centers is the result of a natural and desirable progression of human consciousness. The top attributes of each center and its main purposes are listed below. The lowest five centers create the universe as average humans perceive it. The lowest energy centers are also responsible for the stages in …continue reading

Symbology of My Back Tattoo

My back tattoo is of Shiva (often spelled Siva) as the Lord of Yogis. Archeologists have found representations of Shiva more than 4,600 years old. He is the greatest of the triumvirate of Hindu gods which includes Brahma, the Creator, Vishnu, the Protector, and Shiva, the Destroyer. For the yogi, Shiva destroys ignorance and all bonds which tie the Soul to material existence. All symbolism associated with Shiva has been given more than one meaning over the millennia. The meanings range from matter engrossed associations to the highest spiritual attainment. I have chosen the meanings which I apply to my …continue reading

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