Monthly Archives: June 2016

Ikkyu ~ ‘Crazy Cloud’

Ikkyu – 14th century Japanese Zen Monk (Ikkyu with Courtesan) oh yes things exist like the echo when you yell at the foot of a huge mountain sin like a madman until you can’t do anything else no room for

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On Walking ~ Henry Thoreau

Extracts from a quirky piece by Thoreau on the ”Crusade” of walking………. We should go forth on the shortest walk, perchance, in the spirit of undying adventure, never to return; prepared to send back our embalmed hearts only, as relics to

Posted in Oddities, Uncategorized

Another ~ Goethe

Go! obedient to my call, Turn to profit thy young days, Wiser make betimes thy breast In Fate’s balance as it sways, Seldom is the cock at rest; Thou must either mount, or fall, Thou must either rule and win,

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On Beauty ~ Plotinus

Withdraw into yourself and look. And if you do not find yourself beautiful yet, act as does the creator of a statue that is to be made beautiful; he cuts away here, he smoothes there, he makes this line lighter,

Posted in Uncategorized, Western Mysticism

The Sutra of the Great Realisations of the Eight Beings

The First Realization is the awareness that the world is impermanent. Political regimes are subject to fall. Things composed of the four elements are empty, containing within them the seeds of suffering. Human beings are composed of Five Aggregates and

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Andrei Znamenski ~ Shambala Prophecies and GeopoliticalGames

(Order of Rigden Djapo by Nicholas Roerich. Note : Rigden Djapo is also known as Rudra Chakrin) Ooooooo I came upon something interesting, but I don’t know how to compress it into one post and make it clear. But this

Posted in The Shrine of Eris, Uncategorized

Freedom/Saoirse ~ Séan O Ríordáin

A reading and singing of the poem ‘Freedom’ written by Seán Ó Riordain. It was written in Irish as ‘Saoirse’, and Iarla Ó Lionaird sings it, while Paul Muldoon reads his translation simultaneously. It’s a satire on people’s mistrust of

Posted in Poetry, Uncategorized
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