Monthly Archives: March 2012

Desire as Homecoming (in 20 bullet points!)

In this world there is only love and fear, but only one of them is real. Indra’s ‘Jewelled Net’ describes love’s relation of all-with-all. The motive force of this cosmos of love is desire. Human being receives its inspiration from this … Continue reading

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Dao and Desire

A million individual events. Each one nothing in itself, nothing but the effervescence of the moment. A million little events, a billion little events? Right now across the universe, how many billions upon billions of events, momentarily shape its direction? … Continue reading

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New Pages

Please note that a new section has been added to include basic texts from Zen Masters, Christian Mystics, philosophers and others who help us as we find our way.

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New Permaculture Books

Please check out the new permaculture books posted in ‘Agricultural Documents’, subsection Permaculture by Jean Pain, Russell Smith, Jean Giorno, Wendell Berry… Happy Reading

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The Problem of Technology?

Dr John Alroy, from the Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science at Macquarie University, New South Wales, said the debate about whether humans contributed to widespread extinction should “be over now”. “But it has dragged on for nearly a … Continue reading

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Desire as Cosmic Pulse

It is never clear toward what we are led, but it is undoubted that what leads us is desire! Pseudo-Dionysius says we are led to God (although it is worth understanding that what this great master of negative theology means … Continue reading

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The Call

There are those who need religion and there are those who need philosophy, yet there are also those who are pushed beyond both toward they know not what, by a call that cannot be heard, to become what cannot be … Continue reading

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These Tired Words

These tired words that long years have rubbed raw in hopeless pursuit of meaning, will here be relifed in the ever-vain hope of saying the impossible. Flow of fleet life must needs rest its resistless course to say what is. … Continue reading

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Cosmic Consciousness

Cosmic Consciousness is a phrase gaining currency today in the English-speaking world as an expression of a long-standing although relatively silent tradition in the West. It has been taken up by those who seek to extrapolate the work of Twentieth … Continue reading

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Spiritual Materialism

Anything can be said and has been, endlessly. There is no end to words, they stream and branch, flow and tarry, rush and meander, always and everywhere on the way but never arriving. But all these words, the torrents that … Continue reading

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