The water represents the energy, the ambrosia of eternity pouring into the field of time. The endless flowing, the continuous flowing, represents the eternal nature of this mystical dimension and also the infinite nature of its source. Since you can’t see the water’s source, that represents that it’s coming from the ground of being and also… Continue reading The Symbolic Meaning of a Water Fountain
Opening the world to the dimension of mystery. To realize the mystery that underlies all forms. “That’s the message of the myth: you as you know yourself are not the final term of your being.” Joseph Campbell: The indication is of a notion of a plane of being that’s behind the visible plane and which… Continue reading The Basic Theme of All Mythology
“Becoming free of Ego means becoming free of thought, identification with thought. That’s the end of the Ego. It may reassert itself from time to time, but at least its the Awakening.” – Eckhart Tolle [video-link] When you read enough Mythology, fairy tales, and religion, you start to realize that the most important archetype, the… Continue reading What is Ego? Ego is Thought.
The soul is the arrow. Brahman is the target. AUM is the bow. — Ancient Hindu I.e., meditation, sacrifice is the “bow” or the mechanism to get the soul to God. Aaaah, ooooh, mmmmm is Being. Being, Consciousness, Bliss or in ancient Hindu: Sat, Chit, Ananda. In some iterations it’s Being, Sacrifice, Bliss. Consciousness and… Continue reading The Metaphorical Meaning of Sacrifice and Bliss in Mythology
Whenever I’m reading a book or watching a video there may be one snippet that really turns the light bulb in my head, or should I say my heart, on. I want to start writing these down so I can have a repository of them to look back on. Two of my inspirations are Deepak… Continue reading Shamans and Medicine Men