Category: People & Places

The Valley of Love ~ Memorial to Joy

The Valley of Love ~ Memorial to Joy

Little Known Wonders of the World # 1 ~ Somehow, hidden from world knowledge by a greater coalition of world religions for century upon century …the “Valley of Love” was built by a mystery race that inhabited what is now a remote part of Ireland. Resting at the top of the valley and 3000 years […]

Top 10 Spiritual Places with The Strongest Energy Field

Top 10 Spiritual Places with The Strongest Energy Field

~ by GOSTICA There are places in the world, where you can feel the connection with the divine – one of them Rila’s Lakes, known for strong energy field. Where sensitive people dream strange things, after spending the night there. Such type of places could give you answers to a long asked questions and make you […]

10 Ideas for Unique California Weekend Getaways

10 Ideas for Unique California Weekend Getaways

~   by Katherine and Romeo Belarmino We recently attended the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show for some travel inspiration.  Since we work full-time, we’re always looking for fun new California weekend getaways to provide us with a little bit of vacation without having to take time off.  The travel show had an aisle-and-a-half […]

15 Ridiculously Adventurous Things To Do on Your Travels

15 Ridiculously Adventurous Things To Do on Your Travels

~ And Where To Do Them by Matt Hershberger THE WORLD’S MOST EXTREME TRAVELERS don’t look out over an ocean or a mountain range and think to themselves, “Oh, that’s nice. Well, time to head back to my hotel and get some shuteye before another big day tomorrow.” No, they look out over the world’s […]

Arenal Volcano ~ Costa Rica

Arenal Volcano ~ Costa Rica

~ Positioned within Costa Rica’s fertile northern lowlands, the Arenal Volcano is an unavoidable presence while traveling within this part of the country. It is tall and imposing and has a reputation that precedes itself. Arenal’s perfectly symmetrical shape makes it a sightseer’s dream, while its abundance of outdoor activities makes it an easy place […]

20 Reasons New Zealand is the Ultimate Adventure Destination

20 Reasons New Zealand is the Ultimate Adventure Destination

~ by Liz Carlson FEW COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD pack more into as compact an area as New Zealand. From Jurassic Park rainforests to 12,000ft mountains, neon-blue lakes to white-sand beaches — all within a day’s drive of each other — it’s hard to find a place with more varied landscapes or easier spots to […]

5 Mind Blowing Underwater Cities ~

5 Mind Blowing Underwater Cities ~

~ There’s no doubt we’ve all heard of the legend of Atlantis, the ancient, once great city that was lost when the ocean submerged it. To this day the legendary city has yet to be found (or proven to have ever existed) yet over the years many other underwater cities have been found, each of them just […]

Lost City Discovered in the Honduran Rainforest

Lost City Discovered in the Honduran Rainforest

~ In search for legendary “City of the Monkey God,” explorers find the untouched ruins of a vanished culture.   Photograph by Dave Yoder, National Geographic By Douglas Preston Photographs by Dave Yoder An expedition to Honduras has emerged from the jungle with dramatic news of the discovery of a mysterious culture’s lost city, never […]

Cadiz Spain ~  Andalucia

Cadiz Spain ~ Andalucia

~  CADIZ is among the oldest settlements in Spain, founded about 1100 BC by the Phoenicians and one of the country’s principal ports ever since. Its greatest period, however, and the era from which the central part of town takes most of its present appearance, was the eighteenth century. Then, with the silting up of […]

Best Places to Stay and See The Northern Lights ~

Best Places to Stay and See The Northern Lights ~

The Lyngen Lodge, located on the Lyngen Fjord, set off by the characteristic fluorescent green glow of the aurora borealis (Photograph by Graham Austick) If you’ve never seen the northern lights, there’s still time to catch the spectacular display this year. The aurora borealis–named, aptly, after the Roman goddess of dawn and the Greek word for […]

The Goddess Sophia ~

The Goddess Sophia ~

~ “The metaphorical shape of future beliefs will be determined by the needs of the people who live in that future. We are working towards better integration of the sexes and that cannot come about until the spiritual values are given justice. The Goddess Sophia’s androgeneity and her intensive repertoire of metaphors exemplifies her availability […]

The Maldives ~

The Maldives ~

Maldives, Farid Khousainov Culture The islands of Maldives appear in-between the trading route of the Indian Ocean. Thus settlers, and visitors from neighbouring regions and around the world have come in contact with the islands for as long as history has been recorded. Such is the to-and-fro flow of people and their cultures, that a […]

The Goddesses of The Four Directions ~

The Goddesses of The Four Directions ~

By Goddess Celebrations ~ East, South, West, North     Each one is equally beautiful, powerful and necessary.   The Goddess of the east is beautiful and young, full of vibrant life energy with flowers in her hair. She is the mother of all growing things. She loves and nurtures all of nature, like earth […]

5 Fantastic and Gorgeous Meditation Retreats Around the World

5 Fantastic and Gorgeous Meditation Retreats Around the World

~ Here are some of our favorite places where you can clear the mind amid stunning scenery.   By Elizabeth Nicholas Meditation is credited with helping with everything from high blood pressure to depression, and while you can meditate pretty much anyplace, it’s awfully nice if that place happens to be in a stunning remote […]

Dream Vacations ~ Five Unspoiled Surf Destinations

Dream Vacations ~ Five Unspoiled Surf Destinations

~ Sometimes you wanna go where nobody knows your name! ~ by Gillian Telling Black’s Beach, San Diego There are a few reasons Black’s is so popular with surfers: it’s in a totally secluded stretch beneath the bluffs of Torrey Pines (getting there, by way of a quiet trail, takes about 20 minutes), the water […]

Swim with Divine Dolphins & Whales ~ Costa Rica

Swim with Divine Dolphins & Whales ~ Costa Rica

~ Swimming with Wild Dolphins & Whales with Sierra Goodman and  Divine Dolphin The Divine Dolphin’s Dolphin and Whale tours have been featured on Animal Planet, Travel Channel, BBC with Steve Backshall, Discovery Channel, Jeff Corwin Experience, Destination Wildlife, in Vegetarian Times Magazine and more. Since 1987 The Divine Dolphin has been offering the amazing life changing opportunity […]

Pura Tanah Lot ~ Bali Indonesia

Pura Tanah Lot ~ Bali Indonesia

~   One of Bali’s most important sea temples, Pura Tanah Lot (“Temple of Land in the Middle of the Sea”) is a spectacular sight, especially at sunset.   Tanah Lot Temple or Pura Tanah Lot in Balinese language is located in the coastal side of Beraban in Kediri, a sub district in Tabanan. It […]

About Lemuria and Telos ~

About Lemuria and Telos ~

The Lemurian Age took place approximately between the years 4,500,000 BC to about 12,000 years ago. Until the sinking of the continents of Lemuria and later of Atlantis, there were seven major continents on this planet. The lands belonging to the gigantic continent of Lemuria included lands now under the Pacific Ocean as well as […]

Lake Titicaca, Bolivia ~ Sacred Sites

Lake Titicaca, Bolivia ~ Sacred Sites

  Lake Titicaca is a beautiful and much-venerated sacred lake that lies on the border between Peru and Bolivia, near Copacabana. According to Incan mythology, it was from Lake Titicaca that the creator god Viracoca rose up to create the sun, moon, stars, and first human beings. Recently, a large temple was discovered submerged in […]

Quilalea Island ~ Mozambique

Quilalea Island ~ Mozambique

  An aerial view of the uninhabited Quilalea Island in the Indian Ocean. Photo: Courtesy of Azura Retreats   The Next Big Destination: Quilalea Island is a private island in the Quirimbas Archipelago off the northeaster coast of Mozambique. The archipelago is studded with fishing settlements that turned into Arab trading posts — though most […]

Easter Island Archaeology Project digs up Island's Secrets

Easter Island Archaeology Project digs up Island’s Secrets

  New photographs reveal what lies beneath the surface of Easter Island, one of the most remote places in the world — the carved bodies of the island’s 887 famous guardians. Most people think of the 63-square-mile Pacific island’s silent stone sentinels as simple heads. But the heads all have bodies — and a backstory […]

Sacred Sites ~ Giant Buddha of Leshan

Sacred Sites ~ Giant Buddha of Leshan

The massive Giant Buddha of Leshan. Photo David Schroeter. The Giant Buddha of Leshan (aka Dafo) is the tallest stone Buddha statue in the world, carved out of a cliff face by an 8th-century monk in southern Szechuan province. The Giant Buddha overlooks the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers and faces the […]

Sacred Sites ~ Borobudur, Indonesia

Sacred Sites ~ Borobudur, Indonesia

One of many Buddha statues at Borobudur. Photo Susan Catherine. Borobudur, a Buddhist stupa in the Mahayana tradition, is the largest Buddhist monument in the world. Located on the Indonesian island of Java, 40 km (25mi) northwest of Yogyakarta, Borobudur was built around 750 AD. The magnificent temple is a three-dimensional mandala (diagram of the […]

Palenque, Mexico ~ Mayan Sites

Palenque, Mexico ~ Mayan Sites

The monumental ruins of Palenque. Photo Luis Reyes-Galind Surrounded by a dense jungle forest in a dramatic mountain setting, Palenque is widely regarded as the most atmospheric and impressive of Mexico’s Mayan ruins. Palenque’s monumental stone temples are famed for their architectural sophistication and fine sculptures, and are made even more interesting by the detailed […]

Kuan Yin ~ The Beloved Goddess

Kuan Yin ~ The Beloved Goddess

The goddess Kuan Yin is a symbol, not only of the Chinese assimilation of Buddhism, but also of the many hued flavor of karuna, expressed through the softer wisdom of a woman. She is a pointer to the re-emergence of the goddess and the gender transformation of Avalokiteshvara in China represents perhaps a universal imperative, […]

Advertise ~ Get Seen Around The Globe

Advertise ~ Get Seen Around The Globe

  Wendy Zake ~ Publisher/Editor Advertise with Global Light Minds ~ A Daily Spiritual Magazine We connect with people all over the world. Our Daily email, Website, New Weekly Blog Radio Show, Inspirational Videos  and Community Events make us more accessible to spiritual seekers around the globe. Whether our readers are looking for green products, […]

Ehuang and Nvying ~ Goddesses of Xiangshui

Ehuang and Nvying ~ Goddesses of Xiangshui

  Ehuang and Nvying, beautiful and bright, were daughters of the King Yao (a king in China 4,000 years ago), who, in his late years, wanted to leave his throne to a dependable young man. He chose Shun, who had both ability and virtue, to inherit the crown and married his two daughters to him, […]

Mysteries of The World ~ Sky Caves of Nepal

Mysteries of The World ~ Sky Caves of Nepal

Cliffside caves in the former kingdom of Mustang, are giving up their secrets. By Michael Finkel Photograph by Cory Richards The skull, a human skull, was perched atop a crumbly boulder in the remote northern reaches of the Nepalese district of Mustang. Pete Athans, the leader of an interdisciplinary team of mountaineers and archaeologists, stepped […]

A Practical, Professional and Spiritual Approach to Life

A Practical, Professional and Spiritual Approach to Life

Suzanne Strisower   A Practical, Professional and Spiritual Approach to Life Are you ready for an adventure to take the next step in reaching your full potential? Often professionals reach a plateau of success, where they feel burned out, or are looking for the next step. I guide people looking to use their professional skills […]

Yemaya: Mother Goddess of the Sea ~

Yemaya: Mother Goddess of the Sea ~

~   by thebalancedsoul   She is everywhere these days for me…every time I bathe and rest in water, every time I ache for the ocean and walk in the rain: She is there.   Yemaya   She is older than life, in white: strong currents that go deep deep down within the marrow of […]

Lord Shiva ~

Lord Shiva ~

  Posted By Rainah Goldfeather Lord Shiva represents the aspect of the Supreme Being (Brahman of the Upanishads) that continuously dissolves to recreate in the cyclic process of creation, preservation, dissolution and recreation of the universe. As stated earlier, Lord Shiva is the third member of the Hindu Trinity, the other two being Lord Brahma […]

Edgar Cayce ~ Reincarnation Past Lives

Edgar Cayce ~ Reincarnation Past Lives

  During forty-three years of his adult life, Edgar Cayce (1877–1945) gave more than 14,000 psychic dissertations, called readings, on a variety of subjects. In 1901, at the age of 24, Edgar Cayce gave the first reading for himself, diagnosing a health condition, but it really wasn’t until 1923 that the subject of reincarnation was […]