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,

Posted in Poetry, Uncategorized

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

Sahaja

you were born on earth as human why are you in slumber now? take care of yourself; yourself is what you have to Know ~ Kabir Sahaja means easy, naturalness, the gentle path, spontaneous. Don’t go off somewhere else! Kabir

Posted in Uncategorized, Yoga

Rudolf Steiner ~ A Chapter of Occult History

These are edited extracts from Steiner’s lecture given in December 1908. He had an interesting way of looking at the passing of times. ”Before entering into the bodies of our present civilisation, all your souls lived in bodies of the

Posted in Uncategorized, Western Mysticism

Moon Times For Planting

The general suggestions are these… Plant vegetables that bear crops over the ground in the waxing moon; that is, from new moon to full moon. Plant Vegetables that yield edible roots in the waning moon; that is, from full moon

Posted in Back to Eden, Uncategorized

Lucid Dreaming ~ Charlie Morley

http://www.charliemorley.com/what-is-lucid-dreaming/ What is Lucid Dreaming? Lucid dreaming is the art of becoming conscious within your dreams. A lucid dream is one in which you realize, ‘Aha! I’m dreaming!’ while you’re still asleep. Once you become conscious within a dream, you

Posted in Inner Transmissions, Oddities, Uncategorized

Deteriorata ~ A Parody by National Lampoon

You are a fluke of the universe. You have no right to be here. Deteriorata. Deteriorata. Go placidly amid the noise and waste, And remember what comfort there may be in owning a piece thereof. Avoid quiet and passive persons,

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