Monthly Archives: January 2012

We don’t need a reason…

The shared experience of absurdity. An inspiration. Watch how in the end he feels compelled to address the common critique to his action ” These people have too much time on their hands”. This does say something about our addiction … Continue reading

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How do you live your dream ?

Listening to Orpheus (8) This series is really about discovering the creative flow in all of us. How do you approach it, how do you work with it and how do you align the appearance of the outside world with … Continue reading

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Orpheus entering the Hades

 Listening to Orpheus (11) The second movement of Beethoven’s 4th piano concerto is said to have been  been inspired by Orpheus entering the Hades. L v Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 G Major – II. Andante con moto, D Barenboim

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The trees gather around Orpheus

   THE TREES GATHER AROUND ORPHEUS There was a hill whose summit was an open level plain with fresh green turf, a place which had no shade. But when that poet, born of gods, sat down and struck his lyre … Continue reading

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The notion of self

Adyashanti on the process and  illusion of “self” From a talk Jan 18,2012 (about 1,5 hrs)

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A god can do it

A god can do it. But will you tell me how a man can enter through the lyre’s strings? Our mind is split. And at the shadowed crossing of heart-roads, there is no temple for Apollo. Song, as you have … Continue reading

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The linden tree

Listening to Orpheus (10) Today I took a photograph of the 600 years old linden tree standing  in the old courtyard of the Eroica House.  Ludwig van  Beethoven lodged there  over the summer until late autumn of 1803 and  wrote … Continue reading

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Open your eyes…

The quote is  from a poem by justme (The Parting)

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When you see a lofty mountain

When you see a lofty mountain Be reminded of the inner view: The view is the teacher’s mind, Inseperable from the nature of your own. When you see a lovely forest, Be reminded of experiences and realization: Have no hopes … Continue reading

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What is the nature of mind ?

Listening to Orpheus (9) This is a beautifully made documentary  about the life and teaching of H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche – a true Vajrayana master, teacher, writer and poet. In my quest listening to Orpheus, I came across his life … Continue reading

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