Monthly Archives: March 2011

Is it your business?

(click on the picture for bigger size) From the anime: D.Gray-man

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The melody of fate

“Fado” is the Portugese word for “fate”. It is a form of music characterized by mournful tunes and lyrics, often about the sea or the life of the poor. Portugal’s political crisis and potentially being the next domino to fall in … Continue reading

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Make yourself pure, my heart

Johann Sebastian Bach St Matthew Passion BWV 244 Mache dich, mein Herze, rein, Make yourself pure, my heart Ich will Jesum selbst begraben, I want to bury Jesus himself within me, Denn er soll nunmehr in mir For he now … Continue reading

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Global Denial

By Danny Schechter What will it take for our world to recognise the dangers that nuclear scientists and even Albert Einstein were warning about at the “dawn” of the nuclear age? Amy Goodman reminds us of the prophetic statement by … Continue reading

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Losing the Centre

Looking around me, all I can see are lies being pushed to the surface. There is the outer world and everything that is happening right now.  The financial meltdown, the banking and debt-crisis, the political crisis and breaking up of … Continue reading

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Matthäus Passion BWV 244 (Helmuth Rilling) Geduld! Patience! Wenn mich falsche Zungen stechen. Even if false tongues stab me. Leid ich wider meine Schuld If I should suffer contrary to my guilt Schimpf und Spott, Abuse and mockery Ei, so … Continue reading

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rhizome of choice

The shadows of rhizomes creep Across the border of the self…. Influence on the reaching choices Wrung from the presentable known. This tableau of the creative tilting Toward a balancing weight, Of limb and root, of earth and sky, A … Continue reading

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The Small Print

Did I really sign up for all that ? I love Adyashanti’s clarity in terms of explaining what enlightenment really is about. The part of losing the center is confusingly awesome and as far as I am concerned, I much … Continue reading

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Stay in the Centre

Verse 33 Knowing others is intelligence: knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power  . If you realize you have enough, you are truly rich. if you stay in the center and embrace death … Continue reading

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The Buddhist View

HH the Dalai Lama on Buddhist science, Buddhist view and Buddhist philosophy and the difficulty and confusion of bridging tradition, religion and faith. Question and Answer Session in Dharamsala, Mar 19th 2011: 

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