Attar’s Seven Valleys of Love, as translated by C.S. Nott The Valley of the Quest “When you enter the first valley, the Valley of the Quest, a hundred difficulties will assail you; you will undergo a hundred trials. There, the Parrot of heaven is no more than a fly. You will have to spend several … Read more
La Illaha Illallah, the statement of Unity, means not only that there is no God but one God. It means all gods are of one God. This is the crux of all faiths, be it Hinduism, Christianity or Judaism. When you tear away the veils cast by the interpretations of history, you find that the … Read more
I am experiencing the molecule. I witness the atomic structure. I see multitudes, multiverses – square-ruled-grid-of-mind. I see forty six and two ahead of me.
While in Kataragama I kept hearing the Gayatri Mantra over and over and over again until it was the only thing resonating in my mind. Aum Bhoor Bhuwah Swahah, Tat Savitur Varenyam, Bhargo Devasaya Dheemahi, Dhiyo Yo Naha Prachodayat. It was a man chanting, and it was very calm, and soothing. I’ve been trying to … Read more
Day 2 It is morning. I do not want to wake. I have failed, if I had ever attempted to accomplish anything. Over the past few months a lot has changed for me, and all this while it had seemed for the better. I have lost that certainty. I don’t know what the future holds … Read more
So I’ve found a couple names that would suit the project, now it’s your chance to have a say in the matter. But first, the concepts of the music are going to be on consciousness, spirituality, mysticism, and the shedding of ignorance, and the advance towards enlightenment, and the evolution of the mind, body, and … Read more
How apt it was to see your face as I opened the doors again. At your head, an illuminated crescent. Your third eye, almost closed, Almost open. “Time to sleep”, you said. And so we did, Atman and I. photo-credit: flickr.com/thepluginguy
We were all assigned two essays, one narrative, one descriptive. The previous post was my narrative and this one’s the latter. The essay had to appeal to the senses, about a place you’ve been to or an experience, so I decided to write about… Rain (: Hehe… if you haven’t read Draft then you should … Read more