Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Older Asana (Yoga Poses)

”Child, concepts are wild and stubborn, so remain mindful at all times.” ~Padampe Sangye (Indo-Tibetan yogi 12th century) Much of what is taught in Yoga classes nowadays are recently invented postures or ways of moving/contorting the body. This is fine

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Psalm 23

The Lord Is My Shepherd I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s

Posted in Uncategorized, Western Mysticism

‘The Best’ ~ Lao Tzu

The Best The best, like water, Benefit all and do not compete. They dwell in lowly spots that everyone else scorns. Putting others before themselves, They find themselves in the foremost place And come very near to the Tao. In

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Simple Union ~ Kabir

Simple Union O seeker, the simple union is the best. Since the day when I met with my Lord, There has been no end to the sport of our love. I shut not my eyes, I close not my ears,

Posted in Sufi Wisdom, Uncategorized

If You Want To Draw Near To God ~ Abu Said Abul Khayr

If You Want to Draw Near to God If you wish to draw near to God, Seek him in the hearts of those around you. Speak well of all, present or absent. If you would be a light for others,

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Amaroli

  URINE THERAPY   ‘Drink the waters of thine own cistern…’                                                           The Book Of Proverbs 5.15   ‘It is the spiritual dimension to Amaroli (Urine Therapy) that I believe to be the most important. By drinking your

Posted in Health and Healing, Oddities, Uncategorized

Requirements for Membership of the Fianna, according to Fionn MacCumhail (by Flann O’ Brien)

Written in Flann O’ Brien’s brilliant, strange book ”At Swim Two Birds.”  Look out for the seat of your hempen drawers… Sweet to me your voice, said Caolcrodha Mac Morna, relate then the attributes that are to Finn’s people. I

Posted in Books and Literature, Humour, Uncategorized

Archetypal Saraswati

Saraswati Archetypal Goddess   May Goddess Saraswati,  who is fair like the jasmine-colored moon,  and whose pure white garland is like frosty dew drops;  who is adorned in radiant white attire,  on whose beautiful arm rests the veena,  and whose

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On Energy ~ William James

Extracts from ”The Energies of Man” by William James (in 1906).     ”….If an unusual necessity forces us to press onward, a surprising thing occurs. The fatigue gets worse up to a certain critical point, when gradually or suddenly

Posted in Uncategorized, Western Mysticism

Singing Sun (and Dancing Earth)

“The Sun is playing a secret melody, hidden inside itself, that produces a widespread throbbing motion of its surface. The sounds are coursing through the Sun’s interior, causing the entire globe, or parts of it, to move in and out,

Posted in Oddities, Uncategorized

Ta Hai Speaks.

This is a conversation between John Blofeld and his friend, Ta Hai. Ta Hai was a Chinese doctor and erudite Buddhist scholar with whom Blofeld was very friendly. Ta Hai’s English was very broken, but he still managed to convey

Posted in Buddhism, Uncategorized

Cleo Loi ~ ‘Plasma Tubes’ in the sky..

Astronomy. But mathematical in a way. 23 year old Cleo Loi, a student, says she has mapped invisible plasma tubes around earth. http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/aussie-student-proves-existence-of-plasma-tubes-floating-above-earth/story-fnjwlcze-1227379756018 “For over 60 years, scientists believed these structures existed, but by imaging them for the first time,

Posted in Environment, Oddities, Uncategorized
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