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Let us all unite

A teaching by Charlie Chaplin

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Delivering Freedom

By Larbi Sadiki I was told by some friends from the National Front for the Salvation of Libya (NFSL) that Gaddafi’s regime would be dead by the end of August. Today I can say they have given me the heads up, and … Continue reading

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Today, I am a tree. My long, gangly limbs arc upwards and embrace the heavens my roots spiral down into the dark, damp, dirt a ganglia of a million beautifully tangled connections. I am here because you breathed life into … Continue reading

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Freedom of Rumi

happy is the one who doesn’t want to try getting wealthy or remaining poor free of other people and worldly worries a stranger to himself free in every way ..what does it mean: a stranger to myself ? From: Rumi … Continue reading

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The aviary

On my morning walks I sometimes pass an aviary – a large enclosure that gives the birds a larger living space that allows them to fly and is made to resemble the natural habitat. I often watch those birds – cockatoos … Continue reading

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Freedom by Rumi

Ghazal 1419 is about freedom and it is about the path to liberation. Liberation means to de-condition, de-identify from all that we think we know. It takes a while until the body and the mind have adapted to a life … Continue reading

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Peace and Freedom

Pablo Picasso Dove with Olive Branch, 28 December 1961 Colour lithography on paper Exhibition: Picasso – Peace and Freedom Albertina, Vienna 2010

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Dropping out

Conversation with Solveig Solly is a friend of mine who has been walking on the path with me  for some years now. Currently she is stationed in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Two weeks ago she quit her corporate job and is now … Continue reading

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The martyr’s crown

Fidelio is Beethoven’s only opera and he wrote it under considerable  difficulties. In a letter he mentioned that this opera will surely win him a “martyr crown”. Beethoven has been such a teacher on this journey. From the windows of … Continue reading

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Freedom means to leave everything as it is

Freedom means to leave everything as it is. Freedom is what awakening is all about. It is the realisation that the unthinkable is entirely possible and at that even within reach. It is right there, here in front of us … Continue reading

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