When Worlds Collide

When Worlds Collide: A Dialogue between Sigmund Freud and Nisargadatta Maharaj by John Komperda It was the spring of 1935 and an elderly Sigmund Freud was finding himself in somewhat of an existential crisis. Years ago, Freud had been diagnosed with cancer and sensing that his time would soon come to an end, Freud spent much time in introspection. Despite decades of developing theories and attempting to understand human nature, Freud still felt a void which he could not explain. During this time Freud started to loosen his ridged grip on his theories…continue reading →
Anam Cara and the Celtic Spirit

Anam Cara and the Celtic Spirit

Anam Cara and the Celtic Spirit Anam is Gaelic for Soul and Cara is the word for Friendship, meaning “Soul Friend” or “Spirit Friend.” The Kindred Spirit In the Celtic tradition, there is a beautiful understanding of love and friendship, known as Anam Cara. Anam Cara refers to the Celtic spiritual belief of souls connecting and bonding. In this Spiritual tradition, it is believed that the soul radiates all through and over the physical body. When you connect with another person and become completely open and trusting with that individual, your two souls…continue reading →