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Alan Watts on death in a beautifully animated version by Luke Jurevicius (producer) and by Ari Gibson & Jason Pamment (directors) Music: Mike Oldfield – Let there be light.

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To mix death into everything seen

Is he someone who dwells in this single world? No: both realms are the source of his earthly power. He alone who has known the roots of the willow can bend the willow-branch into a lyre. Overnight leave no bread … Continue reading

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Primordial Void

Listening to Orpheus (15) Adyashanti on the challenge to discover the primordial void. As Orpheus followed Eurydice into the underworld, we follow our longing to dissolve into nothingness. Adyashanti Talk ” Rooted in the Primordial” (1:47 hr)

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He has to vanish

Sonnets to Orpheus I/5 Erect no gravestone for him . Only this: let the rose blossom each year for his sake. For it is the god.  His metamorphosis in this and that. We do not need to look for other … Continue reading

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The capacity to discover

Gangaji on difficult decisions, death and surrender. Life is a teaching story…  “Awakening is endless” – A conversation between Tami Simon and Gangaji

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The nostalgia of the infinite

When I started this blog in the summer of 2010, I developed a curious and intense interest in Beethoven and his music. Where I live, many of Beethoven’s later and greatest works have been composed. He had moved to the … Continue reading

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Orpheus: I will charm death himself

This is the second part of Anthony Minghella’s adaptation of the story of Orpheus and Eurydice. Not just a story – but a myth, full of pointers and hints to a profound truth

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The “Little Match Girl” A teaching by HC Andersen

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A new heaven, a new earth

Should one be worried if prophecies start to make complete sense ? I don’t know how this is going to happen, I just know this IS happening right now and we all are a part of it. In fact, we … Continue reading

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The mystery of God in a broken world

By Randall C Archibold As a poet, novelist and essayist, Javier Sicilia tapped a deep strain of Catholicism to obsess over “the mystery of God in a broken world,” as he put it two years ago when he was awarded … Continue reading

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