We look at the history of the English word “attention” and the Sanskrit word “dhyana” and what their history means for us modern day meditators.
When we measure temperature what we’re really measuring is energy being released by moving molecules. To make a soothing cup of tea, we take some water and put it over a source of heat, like an electric element or a gas stove. As the heat enters the water, it makes the water molecules move faster… Read More →
When astronauts blast off for space, the quick upward acceleration of the rocket results in a force pushing down on the astronauts’ bodies. This force is so strong it has its own name. It’s called g-force. The g in g-force is a reference to the force of gravity on Earth which is the standard for… Read More →