Rene Guenon’s Critique of Theosophy

A presentation based on the book by René Guénon – Theosophy : History of a Pseudo-Religion. Including contextualising material bringing the story of Theosophy, it’s teachers, doctrines and influence into recent times. Music – The Spirit of Russian Love by

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The Way and The Mountain ~ Marco Pallis

Very nice book. Written in 1960.       ”The Way and the Mountain is a selection of Marco Pallis’ most important writings on Tibetan Buddhism. Pallis traveled extensively in the Himalayas and studied Buddhism from Lamas within the tradition

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A Song On The End of the World ~ Czeslaw Milosz

On the day the world ends A bee circles a clover, A fisherman mends a glimmering net. Happy porpoises jump in the sea, By the rainspout young sparrows are playing And the snake is gold-skinned as it should always be.

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To Posterity ~ Bertolt Brecht

1. Indeed I live in the dark ages! A guileless word is an absurdity. A smooth forehead betokens A hard heart. He who laughs Has not yet heard The terrible tidings. Ah, what an age it is When to speak

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Earth ~ David Walcott

Let the day grow on you upward through your feet, the vegetal knuckles, to your knees of stone, until by evening you are a black tree; feel, with evening, the swifts thicken your hair, the new moon rising out of

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Nagarjuna

“I am not, I will not be. I have not, I will not have. This frightens all children, And kills fear in the wise.”     Nagarjuna, lived between approximately 150 and  250 AD (CE). The name means ”noble serpent”. 

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Sometimes ~ Mary Oliver

1. Something came up out of the dark. It wasn’t anything I had ever seen before. It wasn’t an animal or a flower, unless it was both. Something came up out of the water, a head the size of a

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