Tag Archives: spirituality

Heart Sutra For the Balsamic Moon

Allow your judgments their own silent, undisturbed development, which, like all progress, must come from deep within and cannot be forced or hastened. Everything is gestation and then birthing. To let each impression and each embryo of a feeling come … Continue reading

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Images of the Zodiac: Contemplating Taurus

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The Crossroads of Time

The Selkie, via here The song featured below captured my mood today with the dark skies and decisively non-Spring weather. Loreena McKennitt’s voice just wraps around me and carries me far away. She was born in Canada but her music … Continue reading

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The Fountain or Death as the Road to Awe

The Fountain by Darren Aronofsky is by far the most powerful symbolic movie I have seen in the last few years. Watching it is always like being transported into another reality; the music, the powerful images and the three interwoven … Continue reading

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Symbolism of the Forest

In the middle of our walk of life, I found myself within a forest dark, for the straightforward pathway had been lost. Dante, The Divine Comedy Foggy Forest on Emei Shan, via http://tryse.net/blog/2009/08/ It seemed to him that he had … Continue reading

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The Symbolic World – Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

A short talk by a Sufi mystic about a symbolic world which mediates between our ordinary consciousness and the world of the soul.

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A Few Words on the (Western) Soul

The Heart Chakra (via here) I have always believed, and actually started my blog with that idea, that the anatomy of the human soul is the same regardless of any superficial cultural differences. There is a general lament for the … Continue reading

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Why Think of Something Rather than Nothing

Malevitch, Black Square I have an American Indian friend who is a Pueblo chieftain. Once when we were talking confidentially about the white man, he said to me: “We don’t understand the whites. They are always wanting something, always restless, … Continue reading

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The Source of Unity and Harmony

To the magus, there exists no accidental happening…everything is established solidly by that law which the wise man discerns in happenings that appear accidental to the profane. The curve observed in the flight of birds, the barking of a dog, … Continue reading

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Hear Your Inner Voice

Image of the Self from Carl Jung’s Man & His Symbols I am in a mood for a self-indulgent post. I just wanted to share my joy of inspiration. Someone was inspired by me today to create a haiku (http://martsart.wordpress.com/2013/04/01/water/) … Continue reading

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