On an early November morning I saw clear skies ahead and drove off for a fine day in Västra Götaland, to visit a megalithic site, and as it happen also some of the beautiful sites along the way.
If all knowledge, ignorance, wisdom, non-wisdom and any sort of mental knot or idea of freedom one might have – would have an epicenter, a sort of a black hole that takes it all and spits it out again with no mercy or regards to your illusionary happiness or well-being.
I want to dress the nonsense of “all religions are good” or something along those lines.
Every major religion out there has a bloody history. Starting from the old testament and the genocidal descriptions in it,
Here’s a translation from the last chapter, Conclusion, in the book Boumili by Radmilo Petrović. It sums up what is known and unknown regarding the Gnostic Bogomils of medieval Bosnia.
For he who has not known himself has known nothing, but he who has known himself has at the same time already achieved knowledge about the depth of the all. – The Book of Thomas the Contender
Here is a four part documentary about Gnosticism or simply perhaps the true Christianity.
This is an interesting, enjoyable and inspiring Q&A session with Alan Watts. It’s as enjoyable to listen to as to read so that’s why I did this transcription. The questions are not always audible but Alan’s answers are witty and worth it.
Reading the Genesis chapters I come to this speculation about Cain, the mark he got from god and about the land he left for ”east of Eden”. This is speculation and not rooted in any evidence of course (like many other things in the Bible),
Here is a translation of Salve Regina, first in latin, then in English. My favorite version is performed by Marcel Pérès and his Ensemble Organum, which was recorded is made in the French abbaye de Fontevraud.
It’s not about the great person – but what ignited the greatness in that person.
Who is Alan Watts for you? I must start off with by saying that the first times I heard his audio lectures they really did good for me.
The religious meanings all come from some kind of a common source. Like as they dispersed from that essential source into different and rather brutal diversions. Looking at the wonderful Gayatri Mantra we find the word savitur which is too close to the word saviour.