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What is Spirituality?

Essentially, spirituality is the individual's search to understand the Universal truth.

So, what is the Universal truth?
It is a fact that we are all in this world, to play endless games (re-births! Are they for real? We will discuss this later), to make us ready for the next stage in our evolution.

Over the course of time, we will try to find logical and rational reasons for the meaning of life on Earth.

Spirituality is a subject that we learn, like any other.

And like any subject, the students of spirituality rank from being in the kindergarten to the ones who have achieved the doctorate level.

One tends to understand inherently the ways and means of the cosmic system and consciousness over a period of time.

One trait I have seen in spiritual people is compassion for self and other fellow beings, humans, animals and others; a universal love which encompasses all the living and non living beings.

A spiritual being does not want to disturb nature. He/she enjoys being one with nature; blen…

Solved "XAMPP: Couldn't start MySQL!"

The error XAMPP: Couldn't start MySQL!seems to be an issue related to one or more corrupt log files; system running Red Hat. It was sorted out by the following steps.
Corrupt log file in MySQL
A review of the error log revealed the following 
170308 19:44:18 mysqld_safe mysqld from pid file /opt/lampp/var/mysql/ ended 170308 19:48:20 mysqld_safe Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /opt/lampp/var/mysql 170308 19:48:20 [Note] Plugin 'FEDERATED' is disabled. 170308 19:48:20 InnoDB: The InnoDB memory heap is disabled 170308 19:48:20 InnoDB: Mutexes and rw_locks use InnoDB's own implementation 170308 19:48:20 InnoDB: Compressed tables use zlib 1.2.3 170308 19:48:20 InnoDB: Initializing buffer pool, size = 512.0M 170308 19:48:20 InnoDB: Completed initialization of buffer pool InnoDB: Error: log file /opt/lampp/var/mysql/ib_logfile0 is of different size 0 5242880 bytes InnoDB: than specified in the .cnf file 0 134217728 bytes! 170308 19:48:20 [ERROR] Plugin 'I…