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Where The Great Spirit Dwells ~ Black Elk

Where the Great Spirit Dwells “I am blind and do not see the things of this world; but when the Light comes from Above, it enlightens my heart and I can see, for the Eye of my heart sees everything.

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The Age of the Feminine

Some interesting points in this article from the Gornahoor website. People can agree or disagree equally, I am simply posting because I think there is something of value there. Article was written in response to a comment made to author. The Age

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Spiritually Informed Political Activism ~ Paul Levy

Paul Levy is a writer (Wetiko and Awaken in the Dream) and a practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism Incarnation is about showing up. We need to play our roles fully. We need to speak our true voice, which is the very

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Leonardo Da Vinci ~ Aliens

Fazio Cardano (1444 – 1524) was a mathematician and philosopher from Italy, and a friend of Leonardo Da Vinci. In August 1491, in Milan, for three hours Cardano had an audience with seven majestic looking beings who materialised in his

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The Four Natural Enemies of Knowledge ~ Carlos Castaneda

A man of knowledge is one who has followed truthfully the hardships of learning, a man who has, without rushing or without faltering, gone as far as he can in unraveling the secrets of power and knowledge. To become a

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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

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Cornel West

Dr. West, now 61, has, in the past, described himself as a revolutionary Christian in the Tolstoyan mode, one who wrestles with his faith on a daily basis.

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Thaddeus Golas

”no matter what your spiritual condition is, no matter where you find yourself in the universe, your choice is always the same: to expand your awareness or contract it.” Thaddeus Golas Thaddeus with friend during war I was driven to

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Oliver Sacks

I like this guy. His most famous book is ”The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat” “We speak not only to tell other people what we think, but to tell ourselves what we think. Speech is a part

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Like Frenzied Wasps in a Nest ~ Davi Kopenawa

Words from Davi Kopenawa, one of the most influential tribal leaders from Brazil. Source ~ http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/dec/30/western-living-yanomami-shaman-brazil?CMP=share_btn_fb Here, taken from his autobiography and conversations at Survival International’s offices in London, are some of his observations of the rich north and its attitudes to consumerism,

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Buddhist Anarchism ~ An Essay by Gary Snyder (1961)

Buddhist Anarchism Buddhism holds that the universe and all creatures in it are intrinsically in a state of complete wisdom, love and compassion; acting in natural response and mutual interdependence. The personal realization of this from-the-beginning state cannot be had

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The Shadow/Alchemy

”He who wants to get insight and enlightenment in all truth, think of God’s birth in himself, in the depth of his soul.” ~ Meister Eckhart This is my own musing on this…so not authoritative. The lead is those shadow

Posted in Inner Transmissions, The Shrine of Eris, Uncategorized, Western Mysticism

White Stag

This symbol of the White Stag has been cropping up for me again lately, and is one that has been with me a long time, so thought I would do a post on it. It is not specially about Deer

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Introducing the Fool

The Fool is variously considered the first card or the last card of the Major Arcana, thus is either numbered 0 or 22. The Fool is both really, that one before and after the Journey, who finds it comes back

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U.G. Krishnamurti ~ The Mystique of Enlightenment

His writings available to download at ~ http://www.well.com/~jct/ My teaching, if that is the word you want to use, has no copyright. You are free to reproduce, distribute, interpret, misinterpret, distort, garble, do what you like, even claim authorship, without my

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Tesla and Vedic Philosophy

Source ~ http://www.scienceandnonduality.com/the-influence-vedic-philosophy-had-on-nikola-teslas-idea-of-free-energy/ Tesla and Ancient Vedic Philosophy and the Properties of Space ”We’ve seen a very interesting trend (especially within the past decade) of modern-day science catching up to an ancient understanding about the true nature of reality, its make-up,

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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

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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The Appointment with Infinity ~ Carlos Castaneda

The Appointment With Infinity ~ Carlos Castaneda (All Castaneda’s words have been copied from Julian Rose’s website (without his commentary) which is linked at end of page.) “The practicalities that scientists are interested in are conducive to building more and

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