Monthly Archives: May 2016

Dogen Zenji ~ Extracts from Uji (The Time Being)

(Note : Dogen’s ”Uji” and Heidegger’s ”On Being and Time” are often compared. The following are brief extracts from Who is this Dogen? ~ UJI An ancient buddha said: For the time being stand on top of the

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The Whole Mess…Almost ~ Gregory Corso

I ran up six flights of stairs to my small furnished room opened the window and began throwing out those things most important in life First to go, Truth, squealing like a fink: “Don’t! I’ll tell awful things about you!”

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”The mandorla is an ancient Christian symbol of two circles coming together,  overlapping one another to form an almond shape in the middle.  The circles may represent spirit and matter, or heaven and earth. In the middle is a place

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The Rosicrucian Tarot ~ Mark Stavish

Article Copied from The Rosicrucian Tarot By Mark Stavish, M.A. For centuries tarot cards have mystified and instructed students of mysticism. Yet, the actual history of this deck of cards called `tarot’, after the Italian playing cards tarocci, is often

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John C Lilly on Alternate realities, Psychedelics, Men, Women and God….

Very edited extract of Interview with John C Lilly John Cunningham Lilly (January 6, 1915 – September 30, 2001) was an American physician, neuroscientist, psychoanalyst,psychonaut, philosopher, writer and inventor. He was a researcher of the nature of consciousness using mainly isolation tanks,[1] dolphin communication, and psychedelic drugs, sometimes

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Wren Attributes: Wisdom, Inconspicuous, Cunning, Humbleness, Invisibility, Shape-shifting, Healing, Watchfulness This unassuming and inconspicuous bird was considered by the druids to be chief among all birds. Even the name wren comes from a modernizing of the Celtic word ‘Drui-en’ or

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The Active Side of Infinity ~ Carlos Castaneda

The Active Side of Infinity ~ Carlos Castaneda (All Castaneda’s work is copied from Julian Rose’s Website (without his commentary) which is linked at end of page.) “Every one of us human beings has two minds. One is totally ours,

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