Religious beliefs and practices

News, articles, and daily documents on religions, beliefs, and practices in the mystical and spiritual realm.

Tisha B´Av Day

Tisha Bav

The Kabbalists tell us that the day Tisha B’av is the only day of the year when the force called Satan (our Ego, adversary, or internal opponent) governs for a period of 25 hours.

St. Ignatius of Loyola

St. Ignatius of Loyola / San Igacio de Loyola

On the occasion of the liturgical feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, which the Catholic Church celebrates on July 31, here are some facts about the life and work of the founder of the Society of Jesus, called Jesuits, and the creator of the Spiritual Exercises.

Month of Av

Mes de Av / Month of Av

The Hebrew month of Av (or Menachem-Av, the consoler of Av) is the fifth of the twelve months of the Jewish calendar. The name Av means “father.” It derives from the root which means to will or desire.

Bein HaMetzarim The Three Weeks

Bein Hametzarim Judaísmo

We call the three weeks that fall between the 17th of Tammuz and the 9th of Av (Saturday, July 16, 2022, to Saturday, August 6, 2022) the days of narrowness. From the sunset of Saturday, July 16, 2022, to Saturday, August 6, 2022, begins three weeks in which the Shechinah withdraws and the Light reaches us in its maximum intensity.

1st Day of Elul

1 elul

The sunset of August 28, 2022 (refers to the 1st of Elul) marks the first day of the rest of your life. We have here a method to materialize this concept. The most auspicious time to embark on a self-development program is the first day of the Hebrew month of Elul – Virgo.