MORE ON MIND TRAINING: NEARLY EVERYTHING MAY BE PSYCHOSOMATIC

Of course, the two mantras that must be said once in order to perform Agnihotra properly are crucial or, shall we say, non-negotiable. When discussing the mind, it is helpful to reinforce the connection between the mind and daily sunrise/sunset Agnihotra. In a nutshell, Agnihotra has beneficial effects on atmosphere. One way this is done … Read more…

HOMA PSYCHOTHERAPY: STEPS 4 & 5

Were we to take a deep breath and assess where we as a planet are today, some prominent points stick out: Taking a deep breath is easier said than done by millions of us. Covid-19 prevents many from taking deep breaths and, most sadly, more than 800,000 will never breath again. 2) there are two … Read more…

HOMA PSYCHOTHERAPY

This is the first article of a planned series of regular pieces on HOMA PSYCHOTHERAPY, which is a focus of Homa Therapy on aspects of the mind and issues of human behaviour. Future entries may be geared to those of us in the helping professions, that is, how to ‘practice’ Homa Psychotherapy or employ its … Read more…

SUPPORTING FARMERS WITH AGNIHOTRA

Dream on, fellow seekers and wannabe survivors. THIS IS NOT A TEST. This is not a movie. All the woods, be they Hollywood, Bollywood or Nollywood are as clueless as our “leaders.” The fiction would be too strange to be thought of as fact. This one’s on us, on you. “You talkin’ to me?” Yes, … Read more…

HOMA ORGANIC FARMING

In India, a unique, though sad problem evolved in this century whereby more than 200,000 farmers committed suicide under the financial and other pressures that had been thrust upon them. Government of India was forced to subsidize farmers to prevent further such tragedies. Homa Psychotherapy states that Agnihotra transposes to the mind, via the agency … Read more…

THE HUMAN CONDITION

If our minds were to concentrate on human similarities and not the differences, we would immediately cognize—and feel, hopefully—that all of we humans share at least one major similarity—we all are part of the human condition. The ‘Human Condition,’ First, we all will die some day. Reborn? Let’s save that for another day. Second, there … Read more…

ADDICTIONS, SURRENDER, 12 STEPS AND HOMA THERAPY

Addictions, Surrender, 12 Steps and Homa Therapy (Barry Rathner, Ph.D. Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.) Steps 1 through 3 of the 12 steps of alcoholics anonymous can and have been summarized to state, “I Can’t, He can, Let Him.” In other words, I cannot manage my life because of my addition to alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, food, … Read more…

THE CHOICES ARE YOURS; CHOOSE WISELY

—————– fill in your own blanks.? Eat, drink and be merry —the Epicurean mantra–doesn’t end there. It continues, ”for tomorrow we die.” If you plan on living longer than tomorrow,…. In the past 1 1/2 yrs, many more have died than perhaps ever in history. For we the living, our choices include 1–what life lessons … Read more…